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How are Tongan Children Developing? Results from the second national census and policy recommendations for better child development in Tonga (English)

This policy brief presents findings from the second national census of children’s early development in Tonga; the Tongan early Human Capability Index. ... See More +

Report 139237 JUN 27, 2019

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Tuvalu - Early Grade Reading Assessment (TuEGRA) : Results Report (English)

This report summarizes the results of an Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) conducted in Tuvalu from September 21 and October 27, 2016. With funding from the Global Partnership for Education, the World Bank and Education Technology for Development (Et4d) carried out the assessment in collaboration with the Tuvaluan Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS). ... See More +

Report 139238 JUN 27, 2019

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Kiribati - Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) : Results Report (English)

Report 139235 JUN 27, 2019

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Implementing and Evaluating Interventions to Improve School Readiness and Early Literacy : Experience from the Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning Program : Operational Guide (English)

In recent decades, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) have improved school enrollment substantially. While children are performing better on numeracy than literacy in primary school, PI Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) results show children are falling behind as they progress. ... See More +

Report 139232 JUN 01, 2019

Macdonald,Kevin Alan David; Machuca-Sierra,Myrna; Brinkman,Sally Anne; Vu,Binh Thanh; Jarvie,Wendy; Sincovich,Alanna; Mcdonall,Kristen Andrew; Beemer,Sandra F. Disclosed

Using Taxation to Address Noncommunicable Diseases : Lessons from Tonga (English)

Tonga has experienced a high burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the past two decades. Data indicate the continuing rise of four major NCDs -cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer,and respiratory diseases – as the leading causes of premature death and disability. ... See More +

Working Paper 138311 JUN 01, 2019

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Zheng,Rong; Hufanga,Sione Vaioleti; Latu,Catherine Faleola; Lounkaew,Kiatanantha; Krahn,Jutta; Ve’etutu, Erling; Latailakepa,Sela Ailine Lupeongo; Viriyataveekul,Sarulchana; Wang, Yang; Hu, Xiao; Saumaki,Sione Kemoeatu; Lolohea, Kilifi Disclosed

Improving the Use of Taxation Policy to Address NCD in Tonga : Summary from Stakeholders Consultative Workshops (English)

The report provides an overview of the "Improving the use of taxation policy on tobacco, alcohol, unhealthy food and beverages as a response to the NCD crisis in Tonga" consultativeworkshop held in Tonga from Monday 3rd to Wednesday 5th September 2018. ... See More +

Working Paper 136257 APR 01, 2019

Osornprasop,Sutayut; Brabin,Jodie; Latu,Catherine Faleola; Hufanga,Sione Vaioleti; Zheng,Rong; Lounkaew,Kiatanantha Disclosed

Early Childhood Development in Samoa : Baseline Results from the Samoan Early Human Capability Index (Vol. 2) : Appendix (Samoan,English)

The Pacific early age readiness and learning (PEARL) program aims to support Pacific Island countries and their development partners in building capacity to design, implement, and monitor evidence-based integrated policies and programs that prepare children and their families for primary school. ... See More +

Report 139231 JAN 01, 2019

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Implementing and Evaluating Interventions to Improve School Readiness and Early Literacy : Experience from the Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning Program (Vol. 2) : Supplementary Annexes (English)

In recent decades, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) have improved school enrollment substantially. While children are performing better on numeracy than literacy in primary school, PI Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) results show children are falling behind as they progress. ... See More +

Report 139232 JAN 01, 2019

Macdonald,Kevin Alan David; Machuca-Sierra,Myrna; Brinkman,Sally Anne; Vu,Binh Thanh; Jarvie,Wendy; Sincovich,Alanna; Mcdonall,Kristen Andrew; Beemer,Sandra F. Disclosed

Intervening at home and then at school: a randomized evaluation of two approaches to improve early educational outcomes in Tonga : Intervening at home and then at school a randomized evaluation of two approaches to improve early educational outcomes i (English)

This paper evaluates and compares two randomized interventions in Tonga, one targeting the home environment of children up to age 5 and one targeting the school environment for 1st and second grade students. ... See More +

Report 139234 NOV 01, 2018

Machuca-Sierra,Myrna; Brinkman,Sally Anne; Vu,Binh Thanh; Jarvie,Wendy; Tapueluelu,Siosiana; Messaoud-Galusi,Souhila; Mcdonall,Kristen Andrew; Macdonald,Kevin Alan David Disclosed

Parametric Indices for Excess Rainfall and Drought Pacific Rapid-Respose Financing (English)

In 2017, Pacific Island Countries (PICs) made a request to the World Bank to investigate the potential development of a rainfall product that would provide governments insurance against both excess rainfall and drought. ... See More +

Working Paper 130709 OCT 10, 2018

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Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) was formally introduced in 2012 following a four yearpilot scheme. The SWP maintains the dual objectives of: (i) contributing to the economicdevelopment of nine participating Pacific Island countries and Timor-Leste; and (ii)filling labor shortages in the Australian agriculture, accommodation (in selected locations)and tourism sectors (the Northern Australia tourism pilot). ... See More +

Working Paper 127068 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The Seasonal Worker Program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island Countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 127067 JUN 11, 2018

Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome; Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja Disclosed

Vanuatu - Health financing systems assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Vanuatu health system as it makes progress toward universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Working Paper 127075 MAY 01, 2018

Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Ruest Archambault,Maude; Wallace,Peter Richard; Cairns,Alan Thomas Disclosed

Vanuatu - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Vanuatu health system as it makes progress toward Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000185 MAY 01, 2018

Disclosed

The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)

The seasonal worker program (SWP) is a temporary migration scheme between Australia and selected Pacific Island countries. It was introduced in 2012 and covers the agriculture, accommodation, and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 126256 MAY 01, 2018

Chattier,Priya; Utz,Anuja; Sharma,Manohar; Doyle,Jesse Jon Gerome Disclosed

Supporting road network vulnerability assessments in Pacific Island countries (English)

In Pacific Island Countries, high vulnerability to the impacts of climate change and natural disasters means that such events can have devastating social and economic impacts when critical infrastructure is compromised. ... See More +

Brief 125385 APR 01, 2018

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Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Kiribati health system as it makes progress towards Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000154 APR 01, 2018

Flanagan,Robert Joseph; Cairns,Alan Thomas; Ruest,Maude; Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Wallace,Peter Disclosed

Solomon Islands - Health financing system assessment : Spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by Solomon Islands health system as it makes progress towards Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000153 APR 01, 2018

Ruest,Maude; Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Flanagan,Bob; Koochew,Adrian Viner Disclosed

Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)

This report identifies critical opportunities and constraints faced by the Kiribati health system as it makes progress towards Universal Health Coverage. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000154 JAN 01, 2018

Ivatts,Susan Lynette; Ruest Archambault,Maude; Wallace,Peter Richard; Flanagan,Robert Joseph; Cairns,Alan Thomas Disclosed

Solomon Islands Early Grade Reading Assessment : Results Report (English)

Early grade reading assessment (EGRA) is a simple instrument that measures foundational reading skills in grades (years) 1 to 3. The results are used to identify progress towards achieving reading fluency and comprehension, which are essential skills for learning and completing primary education. ... See More +

Report AUS0000649 JAN 01, 2018

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
How are Tongan Children Developing? Results from the second national census and policy recommendations for better child development in Tonga (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 139237 Report
Tuvalu - Early Grade Reading Assessment (TuEGRA) : Results Report (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 139238 Report
Kiribati - Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) : Results Report (English)
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JUN 27, 2019 139235 Report
Implementing and Evaluating Interventions to Improve School Readiness and Early Literacy : Experience from the Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning Program : Operational Guide (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 139232 Report
Using Taxation to Address Noncommunicable Diseases : Lessons from Tonga (English)
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JUN 01, 2019 138311 Working Paper
Improving the Use of Taxation Policy to Address NCD in Tonga : Summary from Stakeholders Consultative Workshops (English)
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APR 01, 2019 136257 Working Paper
Early Childhood Development in Samoa : Baseline Results from the Samoan Early Human Capability Index (Vol. 2) : Appendix (Samoan,English)
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JAN 01, 2019 139231 Report
Implementing and Evaluating Interventions to Improve School Readiness and Early Literacy : Experience from the Pacific Early Age Readiness and Learning Program (Vol. 2) : Supplementary Annexes (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 139232 Report
Intervening at home and then at school: a randomized evaluation of two approaches to improve early educational outcomes in Tonga : Intervening at home and then at school a randomized evaluation of two approaches to improve early educational outcomes i (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 139234 Report
Parametric Indices for Excess Rainfall and Drought Pacific Rapid-Respose Financing (English)
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OCT 10, 2018 130709 Working Paper
Maximizing the development impacts from temporary migration recommendations for Australia’s seasonal worker program (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127068 Working Paper
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 127067 Working Paper
Vanuatu - Health financing systems assessment : spend better (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127075 Working Paper
Vanuatu - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 AUS0000185 Working Paper
The social impacts of seasonal migration : lessons from Australia’s seasonal worker program for Pacific Islanders (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 126256 Working Paper
Supporting road network vulnerability assessments in Pacific Island countries (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125385 Brief
Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)
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APR 01, 2018 AUS0000154 Working Paper
Solomon Islands - Health financing system assessment : Spend better (English)
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APR 01, 2018 AUS0000153 Working Paper
Kiribati - Health financing system assessment : spend better (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 AUS0000154 Working Paper
Solomon Islands Early Grade Reading Assessment : Results Report (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 AUS0000649 Report