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A pre-primary classroom at Kisiwandui primary school, Zanzibar. Tanzania. Credit: GPE/Chantal Rigaud
The Global Partnership for Education’s Board of Directors approved a US$5.76 million grant enabling Zanzibar to strengthen its education system and give more of its children access to quality schooling.


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Girls and boys sit in the classroom at their desks ready to learn. The Gambia, March 2013 Credit: GPE
Additional financing granted for The Gambia. October 2017
In October 2017, the Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved US$56,000 for The Gambia as additional financing, bringing the total education sector plan development grant amount to US$443,362 and extending the end date of the grant from October 30, 2017 to April 30, 2018.

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Avondale Primary School, Harare, Zimbabwe. Credit: GPE/ Carine Durand
Zimbabwe allocates US$29 million to implement new curriculum
As part of the implementation of a new curriculum, Zimbabwe plans to spend US$29 million on training teachers and upgrading school facilities nationwide, announced the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education. US$20 million of these funds will be generated with support from the Global Partnership for Education.


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