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

72 million more children were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
72 million
more children
were in primary school in 2015 in GPE partner countries compared to 2002
65% of GPE partner countries with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
65%
of GPE partner countries
with data showed improved learning results between 2000 and 2015
64% of GPE partner countries had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
64%
of GPE partner countries
had as many girls as boys completing primary school in 2015
US$2.3 billion in GPE grants have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003
US$2.3 billion
in GPE grants
have been allocated to partner countries affected by fragility and conflict since 2003

Our Impact

Kenya is allocating more than Sh1 billion, from a grant by the Global Partnership for Education, to 3,654 primary schools to improve the teaching of mathematics for students in grades 1 and 2.
Photo of the week: Harrison Nyamawi has had more than his share of struggles trying to get an education, including raising the money he needed to stay in school. Despite these challenges, he...
There is growing interest in the role of early learning programs in promoting peacebuilding because the foundations of development and learning are laid in the first five years of life. The link...
Aicha Macky, a sociologist and documentary film maker from Niger, can't imagine her life without an education. She strongly believes that a woman who is educated is better equipped to run a...

Our Latest Blogs

Children at their desks in a primary school in Vietnam. Credit: GPE/Koli Banik
October 16, 2017
Reflections on the ASPBAE event, where civil society coalitions working on education from 28 countries in the Asia and South Pacific region met in...
During a simulation exercise at the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute in the Philippines, a participant playing the role of the press carries out an interview. Credit: Jonathan Rudy
October 16, 2017
Teaching peacebuilding through simulations and scenario-based learning is applicable for all grade levels, from preschool to adult education. These...
Senegal schools show how including children with disabilities transform communities
October 13, 2017
Sightsavers piloted a project in Senegal to enable blind and visually impaired children to be enrolled in mainstream primary schools in Dakar. Given...