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Great teachers : how to raise student learning in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

While the importance of good teaching may be intuitively obvious, only over the past decade has education research begun to quantify the high economic stakes around teacher quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 89514 JAN 01, 2014

Bruns, Barbara ; Luque, Javier

Achieving world-class education in Brazil : the next agenda (English)

Education is improving in Brazil. The average years of education has almost doubled over the last 20 years, as has the proportion of adults who have completed secondary school. ... See More +

Publication 65659 NOV 03, 2011

Bruns, Barbara; Evans, David; Luque, Javier

Brazil - Quarterly knowledge report (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: bringing Brazil to Washington, by Makhtar Diop; achieving the world class education in Brazil: the next agenda, by Barbara Bruns; Brazil knowledge day: a 'south to bank' exchange, by Mauro Azeredo; minas gerais: ready for third generation of public sector reforms, by Denise Marinho; formal-informal wage convergence, by Romero Rocha and Marcio Firmo; total factor productivity and economic growth: static and dynamic links, by Guilherme Lichand; Brazil's missing middle, by Makhtar Diop. ... See More +

Newsletter 63330 APR 01, 2011

Diop, Makhtar; Bruns, Barbara; Firmo, Marcio; Azeredo, Mauro

Making schools work : new evidence on accountability reforms (English)

This book is about the threats to education quality that cannot be explained by lack of resources. It reviews service delivery failures in education: cases where programs and policies increase inputs to education but do not produce effective services where it counts in the classroom. ... See More +

Publication 60050 FEB 24, 2011

Bruns, Barbara; Filmer, Deon; Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Achieving universal primary education by 2015 - a chance for every child (English)

A number of countries committed themselves to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), aimed at eradicating extreme poverty, and improving the welfare of people by the year 2015. ... See More +

Publication 26605 AUG 31, 2003

Bruns, Barbara; Mingat, Alain; Rakotomalala, Ramahatra [editors]