United Kingdom

View the UK’s priority areas for development cooperation in education along with its contributions to the GPE Fund.

Partner since
2005
GPE focal point
Coordinating agency
Board constituency
Donor 3
Pledge for 2021-2025 replenishment
GBP430,000,000
Total contributions to GPE
US$1,403,625,206

Latest blogs and news

July 18, 2022
Solving the climate and education crises together
The education sector is on the frontline of resilience efforts to climate change. Better planning and preparedness could enhance this role, while minimizing the disruption that disasters have on education. ...

Aid to education

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), formed in September 2020, integrates development and diplomacy in a single department. FCDO is among the largest funders of primary education in the OECD-DAC.

Girls' education - ensuring that every girl receives 12 years of quality education - is a key priority for the U.K.'s development cooperation.

The United Kingdom and GPE

The United Kingdom sits on the Performance, Impact and Learning Committee of the GPE Board.

Last updated November 16, 2022