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

Video of the week: Fifth grade teacher Fidèle puts into practice new skills to improve the learning environment in schools
The new education sector plan being developed by the government of Zanzibar aims to expand early childhood education around the country
The global initiative on out-of-school children, a joint UIS and UNICEF project supported by a GPE grant, helped more than 70 countries develop and apply an innovative methodology to better identify...
12-year-old Zinah lives in Soanafindra, a village in the region of Antananarivo, Madagascar. In 2012, a tornado destroyed her school. Thanks to the support of GPE, she is now back in school....

Our Latest Blogs

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...
Three girls listen attentively in class, October 2012.
May 16, 2017
The GPE Focal Point at the Ministry of Education in Chad, writes about how accelerated funding and support for refugee and displaced populations in...