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The Jordan education initiative : a multi-stakeholder partnership model to support education reform (English)

The Jordan Education Initiative, launched in 2003 under the umbrella of the World Economic Forum, is a public-private partnership, or multi-stakeholder partnership, that integrates information and communication technologies into the education process as a tool for teaching and learning in grades 1-12. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6079 JUN 01, 2012

Bannayan, Haif; Guaqueta, Juliana; Obeidat, Osama; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)

The Education Management Information System (EMIS) in St. Kitts and Nevis is part of the Education Planning Division of the Ministry of Education. ... See More +

Working Paper 67663 FEB 01, 2012

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Arcia, Gustavo; Nannyonjo, Harriet

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)

The aim of the new Education Management Information System (EMIS) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is to provide accurate and timely information to stakeholders including government departments, educational institutions, and local, regional and international organizations. ... See More +

Working Paper 67665 FEB 01, 2012

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Arcia, Gustavo; Nannyonjo, Harriet

Antigua and Barbuda - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)

Education data in Antigua and Barbuda is collected through both paper and electronic questionnaires. The electronic questionnaires are collected from three secondary schools through the AbusSTAR Education Management Information System (EMIS) software that was developed in Barbados. ... See More +

Working Paper 67660 FEB 01, 2012

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Arcia, Gustavo; Nannyonjo, Harriet

The Commonwealth of Dominica - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)

Dominica is transitioning from a paper-based Education Management Information System (EMIS) to a fully computerized system. The new, fully computerized system will: facilitate information-based planning and decision-making, reduce the costs associated with the paper-based EMIS, provide multipoint access for data users, facilitate easy transmission of data to regional and international agencies, and foster efficient collection, analysis and reporting. ... See More +

Working Paper 67661 FEB 01, 2012

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Arcia, Gustavo; Nannyonjo, Harriet

Saint Lucia - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)

With the growing demand for timely and accurate data, the Ministry of Education (MOE) in St. Lucia embarked on a project to implement an Education Management Information System (EMIS) for all schools across the island. ... See More +

Working Paper 67664 FEB 01, 2012

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Arcia, Gustavo; Nannyonjo, Harriet

Grenada - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)

The Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report for Grenada includes the following headings: background which includes education data in Grenada, EMIS staff, facilities and equipment, EMIS data, and publications; prerequisites of quality; assurances of integrity; methodological soundness; accuracy and reliability; serviceability; and accessibility. ... See More +

Working Paper 67662 FEB 01, 2012

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Arcia, Gustavo; Nannyonjo, Harriet

Assessing sector performance and inequality in education (English)

This book gathers in one volume all the information related to Automated DEC [Development Economics - Vice Presidency at the World Bank] Poverty Tables (ADePT) Edu, the software platform created by the World Bank for reporting and analyzing education indicators and education inequality. ... See More +

Publication 63252 JUN 30, 2011

Porta, Emilio; Arcia, Gustavo; Macdonald, Kevin; Radyakin, Sergiy; Lokshin, Michael

Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to analyze learning outcomes changes over time : an application to Indonesiaapos;s results in PISA mathematics (English)

The Oaxaca-Blinder technique was originally used in labor economics to decompose earnings gaps and to estimate the level of discrimination. It has been applied since in other social issues, including education, where it can be used to assess how much of a gap is due to differences in characteristics (explained variation) and how much is due to policy or system changes (unexplained variation). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5584 MAR 01, 2011

Barrera-Osorio, Felipe; Garcia-Moreno, Vicente; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio

Bulgaria - Review of the Bulgaria school autonomy reforms (English)

The sweeping decentralization reform of the education system introduced by the Government in 2007 to promote greater school autonomy and more efficient spending produced impressive efficiency gains and set the foundation for better adjustment to local needs. ... See More +

Other Education Study 54890 JUN 25, 2010

Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Fasih, Tazeen; Guaqueta, Juliana; Porta, Emilio; Macdonald, Kevin; Danchev, Plamen Bulgarian

Bulgaria - Review of the Bulgaria school autonomy reforms (Bulgarian)

The sweeping decentralization reform of the education system introduced by the Government in 2007 to promote greater school autonomy and more efficient spending produced impressive efficiency gains and set the foundation for better adjustment to local needs. ... See More +

Other Education Study 54890 JUN 25, 2010

Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Fasih, Tazeen; Guaqueta, Juliana; Porta, Emilio; Macdonald, Kevin; Danchev, Plamen English

EdStats newsletter (English)

The new EdStats country profiles bring together all of the data and research resources on the EdStats website into a thorough and up-to-date profile of the education sector in a selected country. ... See More +

Newsletter 56676 JUN 01, 2010

Porta, Emilio

The impact of the 1999 education reform in Poland (English)

Increasing the share of vocational secondary schooling has been a mainstay of development policy for decades, perhaps nowhere more so than in formerly socialist countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5263 APR 01, 2010

Jakubowski, Maciej; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio Ernesto; Wisniewski, Jerzy

EdStats newsletter (English)

The new stand-alone version of ADePT Education gives users easy access to data on gender, income, and geographic disparities in educational provision. ... See More +

Newsletter 56675 APR 01, 2010

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The Education Atlas has been updated with data from 2007/2008. Users can now create thematic world maps of 59 key education indicators for any year from 2000 to 2008. ... See More +

Newsletter 53287 FEB 01, 2010

Porta, Emilio

The determinants of wealth and gender inequity in cognitive skills in Latin America (English)

Wealth and gender inequity in the accumulation of cognitive skills is measured as the association between subject competency and wealth and gender using the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5189 JAN 01, 2010

Macdonald, Kevin; Barrera, Felipe; Guaqueta, Juliana; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

EdStats has launched six new state of education data analysis presentations: pre-primary education, primary education, secondary education, tertiary education, adult literacy, and gender and education. ... See More +

Newsletter 52479 DEC 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

EdStats has launched the new household survey module, which presents education data from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Living Standards Measurements Study (LSMS), and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS). ... See More +

Newsletter 51694 OCT 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The EdStats query and EdStats country profiles have both been updated to include new UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) data for 2007 and 2008. ... See More +

Newsletter 50308 AUG 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The World Bank (WB) public expenditure database has been updated with data extracted from 2008/2009 public expenditure review (PER) documents. Users can now search for public expenditure data from 73 countries including seven new countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Macedonia, Mali, and Nigeria. ... See More +

Newsletter 49188 JUN 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

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The Jordan education initiative : a multi-stakeholder partnership model to support education reform (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 WPS6079 Policy Research Working Paper
Saint Kitts and Nevis - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67663 Working Paper
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67665 Working Paper
Antigua and Barbuda - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67660 Working Paper
The Commonwealth of Dominica - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67661 Working Paper
Saint Lucia - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67664 Working Paper
Grenada - Education Management Information System (EMIS) country report (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 67662 Working Paper
Assessing sector performance and inequality in education (English)
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JUN 30, 2011 63252 Publication
Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to analyze learning outcomes changes over time : an application to Indonesiaapos;s results in PISA mathematics (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 WPS5584 Policy Research Working Paper
Bulgaria - Review of the Bulgaria school autonomy reforms (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 54890 Other Education Study Bulgarian
Bulgaria - Review of the Bulgaria school autonomy reforms (Bulgarian)
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JUN 25, 2010 54890 Other Education Study English
EdStats newsletter (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56676 Newsletter
The impact of the 1999 education reform in Poland (English)
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APR 01, 2010 WPS5263 Policy Research Working Paper
EdStats newsletter (English)
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APR 01, 2010 56675 Newsletter
EdStats newsletter (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 53287 Newsletter
The determinants of wealth and gender inequity in cognitive skills in Latin America (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 WPS5189 Policy Research Working Paper
EdStats newsletter (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52479 Newsletter
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OCT 01, 2009 51694 Newsletter
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AUG 01, 2009 50308 Newsletter
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JUN 01, 2009 49188 Newsletter