- The Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution was awarded $430,000 to advance the Global Compact on Learning by supporting multi-stakeholder collaboration and a research agenda on post-primary education.
- Pratham, an NGO focused on education in India, received $380,000 for two studies on post-primary education in India, with a focus on the needs and challenges of girls.
- The University of Maryland College of Education, International Education Policy Program will use its $350,000 grant to study barriers to women becoming secondary school teachers in three African countries and what can be done to overcome them.
- Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab was awarded $75,000 for a comprehensive literature review to identify what works as well as gaps in knowledge to improve post-primary education in developing countries.
Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries
Secondary education grantmaking aims to improve participation by marginalized girls in quality, relevant secondary education, with the expectation that advances will have positive implications for both girls and boys.