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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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

SABER : school autonomy and accountability (English)

The objective of this paper is to present an assessment scale for benchmarking school autonomy and accountability. This scale is one of the tools being developed under system assessment and benchmarking for education results (SABER) initiative created by the World Bank as part of its education strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 94450 APR 27, 2011

Arcia, Gustavo; Macdonald, Kevin; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio Disclosed

Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to analyze learning outcomes changes over time : an application to Indonesia'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 Disclosed

School autonomy and accountability in context : Application of benchmarking indicators in selected European countries (English)

School autonomy and accountability are two components of School-Based Management (SBM) that complement each other to increase the operational and pedagogical efficiency of schools. ... See More +

Working Paper 94444 DEC 01, 2010

Arcia, Gustavo; Patrinos, Harry; Porta, Emilio; Macdonald, Kevin Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

EdStats newsletter (English)

The Education Atlas has been updated with over 100 new world maps and roughly 50 new indicators. The new maps give a global overview of gender parity in education, public expenditures on education, enrollments, and educational system efficiency. ... See More +

Newsletter 48575 APR 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio Disclosed

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of Edstats newsletter is to allow users to easily access projections of educational attainment, enrolment rates, and gender parity indices through the projections query. ... See More +

Newsletter 48036 OCT 01, 2008

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Disclosed

Nicaragua - Análisis del Gasto Público Social (Spanish)

The Nicaragua Poverty Report 2007 indicates that despite the progress made in school enrollment, there are still significant disparities in both access opportunities and the quality of supply. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 71763 SEP 09, 2008

Laguna, José R.; Castro, Vanessa; Pallais, Emilio Porta Disclosed

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of EdStats newsletter is to provide the users with data on the educational enrollment, completion, literacy, and gender parity rates in the country. ... See More +

Newsletter 48035 AUG 01, 2008

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer; Disclosed

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of the Edstats Newsletter is to provide the updates on the newest data and improvement to the Edstats website. This issue reviews the project feature module. ... See More +

Newsletter 45049 JUN 01, 2008

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer Disclosed

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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
Assessing sector performance and inequality in education (English)
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JUN 30, 2011 63252 Publication
SABER : school autonomy and accountability (English)
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APR 27, 2011 94450 Working Paper
Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to analyze learning outcomes changes over time : an application to Indonesia's results in PISA mathematics (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 WPS5584 Policy Research Working Paper
School autonomy and accountability in context : Application of benchmarking indicators in selected European countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 94444 Working Paper
Bulgaria - Review of the Bulgaria school autonomy reforms (Bulgarian)
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JUN 25, 2010 54890 Other Education Study English
Bulgaria - Review of the Bulgaria school autonomy reforms (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 54890 Other Education Study Bulgarian
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JUN 01, 2010 56676 Newsletter
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The impact of the 1999 education reform in Poland (English)
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APR 01, 2010 WPS5263 Policy Research Working Paper
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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
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DEC 01, 2009 52479 Newsletter
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OCT 01, 2009 51694 Newsletter
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OCT 01, 2008 48036 Newsletter
Nicaragua - Análisis del Gasto Público Social (Spanish)
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SEP 09, 2008 71763 Public Expenditure Review
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AUG 01, 2008 48035 Newsletter
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