Global Partnership for Education

Since 2002, GPE partners have achieved remarkable results and helped millions more children enroll in school for a quality education.

64 million
more children
were in primary school in 2014 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
78%
of primary teachers
received pre- or in-service training in GPE partner developing countries in 2014
36
GPE partner countries
have achieved gender parity in primary school completion or have more girls than boys completing primary school
US$4.7 billion
in grants
have been allocated to education by GPE since 2003

Our Impact

1,696 secondary schools in Tanzania will receive laboratory equipment and 213 special needs schools will benefit from learning and teaching materials, in an effort to improve the teaching of science...
The Government of Nicaragua sees investing in early childhood education as a high priority.Quality preschool better prepares children for primary school and helps them to learn more and better.
An interview with Liz K. Ahua of UNHCR and Douglas Lehman of GPE about the coordination of humanitarian and longer-term efforts in the crisis that affects Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon
In early March 2017, GPE and UNGEI launched a new tool to support partner countries in addressing gender equality as they prepare or revise their education sector plans.

Our Latest Blogs

The Learning Progression Explorer
July 26, 2017
Common metrics are being developed to monitor learning. It is crucial if we are to obtain a comprehensive and comparable picture of how well children...
GPE Board Chair Julia Gillard was joined by GPE Global Ambassador Rihanna and Global Citizen CEO and co-founder Hugh Evans during a trip to Malawi.
July 25, 2017
GPE Global Ambassador Rihanna called world leaders including Macri, Macron, and Trudeau on Twitter to prioritize education financing and GPE’s...
L-R: President and First Lady Macri of Argentina, GPE Board Chair Julia Gillard, Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, Save the Children CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Shakira, Wongani Nyirenda and Gordon Brown at Global Citizen Festival Hamburg.  Credit: Jorg Modrow/ Global Citizen
July 21, 2017
For the first time, the G20’s Leaders’ Declaration included concrete recommendations to support education for all. This was in part thanks to...