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Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Every girl deserves a quality education and every country deserves gender equality. In December 2020, Global Partnership for Education (GPE) created the US $250 million Girls' Education Accelerator to transform girls' opportunities to go to school and learn. To secure funding, countries commit to ambitious action for gender equality by investing…
Descriptors: Females, Equal Education, Gender Bias, Womens Education
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Education drives gender equality which is key to creating a more peaceful, prosperous, healthy and sustainable world. But for education to fulfill its potential, both girls and boys must equally benefit from it. This brief provides information on the gender equality challenge, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) approach, why gender…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Equal Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Global Partnership for Education (GPE), the largest global fund dedicated to transforming education, now offers the GPE Match. Through the GPE Match, GPE will double qualifying philanthropic investments made in education in GPE partner countries by the business community or private foundations. That doubles the impact on getting more girls and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Investment, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Although more girls than ever go to school today, 129 million girls worldwide are still denied an education. Educating girls generates huge dividends for economic prosperity, gender equality, climate resilience, public health, and lasting peace and stability. GPE believes that all girls should be educated, healthy and safe, and it has taken bold…
Descriptors: Females, Access to Education, Sex Fairness, Economic Development
Global Partnership for Education, 2019
This document has been conceived to facilitate reflection and guide countries in optimizing the potential of their education policy dialogue and sector coordination mechanisms. It brings into focus the possible core functions of the local education group, the main challenges to realizing these functions and the key principles for ensuring…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Planning, Program Implementation
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
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