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$4.6 billion
in grants
have been allocated to education by GPE since 2003

Our Impact

A three-year project assisted Burkina Faso, Senegal and Niger in developing effective reading instruction by aligning national curricula with teaching materials, training and assessment
Educators from Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania Mainland, Uganda, Zambia and Zanzibar gathered in Dar Es Salaam, tanzania this week to pilot the use of the recently released GPE/UNGEI Guidance for...
In Nicaragua, newly constructed preschools, resembling the outside of a castle, combined with new learning materials and improved teacher training have created a stimulating atmosphere for children,...
Photo story: View the impact that a US$5.2 million GPE grant to Zanzibar has made in building a more inclusive education system.

Our Latest Blogs

May 25, 2017
New guidance developed by GPE and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) ] supports practitioners to refresh their knowledge of...
A teacher training workshop organized by UNESCO Bangkok in the Republic of Korea. Credit: UNESCO Bangkok
May 24, 2017
Our demands on teachers are high and so are the stakes: the quality of an education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers and the quality...
Fifth grader Sinangoa Mohamed, 12, sleeps at her desk during break time at Mwangala Primary School Kenya. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch
May 19, 2017
At Mwangala Primary School in Mombasa County, Kenya 70% of the students must walk 7-10 kilometers to school. Most are from poor families and are...