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Global Partnership for Education, 2019
Despite significant gains in recent years, education outcomes for girls in developing countries continue to lag behind those of boys. Adolescence is a particularly critical stage for girls, marked by rapid biological and psychological changes as well as powerful social expectations of how their lives should unfold. For many girls in developing…
Descriptors: Females, Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Equal Education
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
While overall primary school enrollment is high in Benin, there are stark differences between regions. In rural areas, children of poor families often have to help with agricultural activities (e.g. working in fields or with cattle) instead of going to school. The Global Partnership for Education is working with Benin to address one of the…
Descriptors: Females, Access to Education, Academic Persistence, Educational Quality
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
Djibouti is a lower middle-income country with a population of nearly one million. Despite considerable economic growth over the past 15 years, 30 percent of the population still lives in poverty. An influx of refugees from neighboring countries has created additional challenges for Djibouti's education system. With the support of the Global…
Descriptors: Poverty, Refugees, Access to Education, Student Needs
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) supports close to 70 developing countries to ensure that every child receives a quality education. The featured stories in this report show the progress that developing country partners are making in getting more children, especially girls, in school and learning. The results are not only evidence of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Practices, Educational Improvement
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
Education transforms lives. It is the surest investment to break down social and economic differences between people, unravel inequalities based on gender and accelerate progress towards the entire vision of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Yet, despite the world's commitment to ensure every child completes 12 years of quality…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Poverty, Developing Nations, Females
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
Increasing equity, gender equality and inclusion for all is one of the Global Partnership for Education's (GPE's) three goals in GPE 2020, GPE's strategic plan for 2016-2020, and critical to achieving the vision of SDG 4 for education. GPE's Gender Equality Policy and Strategy 2016-2020 provides guidance throughout the period of GPE 2020 and…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Womens Education, Inclusion, Barriers
Andersen, Jesper – Global Partnership for Education, 2018
In 2015, one in every two primary aged refugee child was missing out on primary education, and three in every four had no access to secondary education. The five least developed countries in the list of top 10 refugee hosting countries in the world in 2016 were all Global Partnership for Education (GPE) partners: Democratic Republic of Congo…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Refugees, Conflict, Access to Education
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
GPE's [Global Partnership for Education's] Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) aims to strengthen national education systems and accelerate educational progress by engaging developing countries and other partners in knowledge generation, innovation, and capacity strengthening. KIX will have two components: the Learning Exchange -- a knowledge…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Knowledge Level, Information Dissemination, Access to Information
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) supports country-level efforts for equity and quality in education through school health activities. In developing countries, an estimated 500 million days of school per year are lost due to sickness. Poor health conditions of school children in developing countries hinder their access and participation…
Descriptors: Child Health, Well Being, Developing Nations, Health Promotion
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) helps developing countries ensure that children with disabilities can go to school for a quality education. In this factsheet, view what the challenges are, the GPE approach, and its results, with examples in Cambodia and Zanzibar.
Descriptors: Disabilities, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
Financial support to developing countries' education sectors remains low. More and better-targeted resources would unlock large social returns. Education is a critical national investment to raise incomes, tackle deep-seated inequalities, meet obligations for the fundamental rights of children, and enable shared success in delivering the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, Developing Nations, Partnerships in Education
Global Partnership for Education, 2018
This report was commissioned by the Global Partnership for Education's Secretariat to take stock of how disability and inclusive education are in included in education sector plans (ESPs) in 51 countries, including GPE-funded programs, such as education sector program implementation grants (ESPIGs), program documents (PADs), implementation…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Special Education, Foreign Countries
Global Partnership for Education, 2017
Since the World Education Forum in Dakar in 2000, efforts and commitments at both national and international levels have brought significant progress in education systems with a view to reducing inequity between girls and boys. Among the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) partner developing countries, the primary Gross Enrollment Rate (GER)…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Gender Issues, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
Global Partnership for Education, 2017
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is the only multilateral partnership and fund dedicated exclusively to education in the world's poorest countries. The partnership includes developing country partners, donor countries, multilateral agencies, civil society, teachers, philanthropic foundations and the private sector. GPE brings together…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Educational Quality, Equal Education, Global Education
de Chaisemartin, Talia – Global Partnership for Education, 2017
An estimated 274 million primary school children in low and middle income countries are not learning the basic foundational skills necessary to lead productive and healthy lives. The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is committed to improved and more equitable student outcomes, and has framed this as goal 1 of its strategic plan for…
Descriptors: International Programs, Partnerships in Education, Equal Education, Developing Nations
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