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Why do countries participate in international large-scale assessments ? The Case of PISA (English)

The number of countries that regularly participate in international large-scale assessments has increased sharply over the past 15 years, with the share of countries participating in the Programme for International Student Assessment growing from one-fifth of countries in 2000 to over one-third of countries in 2015. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7447 OCT 19, 2015

Lockheed,Marlaine E. Disclosed

PISA : the experience of middle-income countries participating in PISA 2000-2015 (English)

This report provides a systematic review and empirical evidence related to the experiences of middle-income countries and economies participating in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2000 to 2015. ... See More +

Publication 101547 JAN 01, 2015

Lockheed,Marlaine E.; Prokic-Breuer, Tijana; Shadrova, Anna Disclosed

OECD reviews of school resources : Kazakhstan (English)

The primary and secondary education system in Kazakhstan has accomplished significant achievements. Kazakhstan has embarked on profound reforms to improve the quality of the education system and is increasingly looking to international standards and best practices. ... See More +

Publication 100524 JAN 01, 2015

Pons, Anna; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Herczynski,Jan; Kheyfets,Igor; Lockheed,Marlaine E.; Santiago, Paulo Russian Disclosed

OECD reviews of school resources : Kazakhstan (Russian)

The primary and secondary education system in Kazakhstan has accomplished significant achievements. Kazakhstan has embarked on profound reforms to improve the quality of the education system and is increasingly looking to international standards and best practices. ... See More +

Publication 100524 JAN 01, 2015

Pons, Anna; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Herczynski,Jan; Kheyfets,Igor; Lockheed,Marlaine E.; Santiago, Paulo English Disclosed

Teacher opinions on performance incentives : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

This paper uses data from a post-hoc evaluation of a performance-based teacher incentive program in the Kyrgyz Republic to examine the opinions of teachers receiving different pay bonuses based on their performance as assessed by external evaluators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6752 JAN 01, 2014

Lockheed, Marlaine E. Disclosed

Social exclusion and the gender gap in education (English)

Despite a sharp increase in the share of girls who enroll in, attend, and complete various levels of schooling, an educational gender gap remains in some countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4562 MAR 01, 2008

Lewis, Maureen; Lockheed, Marlaine Disclosed

The alignment of staff knowledge and learning with the World Bank's strategic priorities : an assessment (English)

This report examines the alignment of staff learning with World Bank business priorities, by the beginning of fiscal year 2006 (FY06), a combination of three conditions: the sophistication of middle-income country counterparts, decentralization of the World Bank to over 100 country offices, and increased reliance on newly hired, local (frequently junior) staff and consultants-had created a situation whereby the highest performance risks in all regions related to staff capabilities. ... See More +

WBI Working Paper 43166 NOV 01, 2007

Lockheed, Marlaine; Rouzic, Violaine Le; Disclosed

Capacity enhancement : a framework for indicators (English)

During the past decade, capacity enhancement has become an increasingly important topic of discussion within the development community. Since the international development conferences in Doha, Johannesburg, Monterrey, and recently Shanghai, capacity enhancement has acquired a central place as a driver of sustainable development. ... See More +

Brief 40573 JUN 01, 2004

Lockheed, Marlaine E. Disclosed

Science-based self evaluation of learning at the World Bank (English)

Scientific rigor is being re-introduced into evaluation research after some period of absence, with strong proponents of science in evaluation found among economists. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31296 MAY 01, 2004

Lockheed, Marlaine E. Disclosed

The effectiveness and use in FY03 of WBI FY01-02 activities: a baseline assessment in five countries (English)

This paper analyses the level and determinants of WBI activity effectiveness and use by participants in five WBI focus countries: Brazil, Egypt, Russia, Thailand and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31298 MAY 01, 2004

Quizon, Jaime B.; Ling Chard, Cristina; Lockheed, Marlaine E. Disclosed

Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development (English)

One challenge facing countries in the Middle East and North Africa is born of the region's success over the past decades. In most countries, central governments made great efforts to extend access to basic education to all children while also dramatically expanding tuition-free post-basic education. ... See More +

Working Paper 21589 APR 30, 1999

Lockheed, Marlaine; Avins, Jon; Mae Chu Chang; Darnell, Bill; Demetriou, Vasilios; Ezzine, Mourad; Maughan, Patricia; Millot, Benoit; Mulatu, Meskerem; Parker, Mari; Dung-Kim Pham; Steier, Francis; Takako Yuki; Schubert, Jane; Van Eeghen, Willem Arabic, French

Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development (Arabic)

One challenge facing countries in the Middle East and North Africa is born of the region's success over the past decades. In most countries, central governments made great efforts to extend access to basic education to all children while also dramatically expanding tuition-free post-basic education. ... See More +

Working Paper 21589 APR 01, 1999

Lockheed, Marlaine; Avins, Jon; Mae Chu Chang; Darnell, Bill; Demetriou, Vasilios; Ezzine, Mourad; Maughan, Patricia; Millot, Benoit; Mulatu, Meskerem; Parker, Mari; Dung-Kim Pham; Steier, Francis; Takako Yuki; Schubert, Jane; Van Eeghen, Willem French, English Disclosed

Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development : L'education au moyen-orient et en Afrique du nord: une strategie pour mettre l'enseignement au service du developpement (French)

One challenge facing countries in the Middle East and North Africa is born of the region's success over the past decades. In most countries, central governments made great efforts to extend access to basic education to all children while also dramatically expanding tuition-free post-basic education. ... See More +

Working Paper 21589 APR 01, 1999

Lockheed, Marlaine; Avins, Jon; Mae Chu Chang; Darnell, Bill; Demetriou, Vasilios; Ezzine, Mourad; Maughan, Patricia; Millot, Benoit; Mulatu, Meskerem; Parker, Mari; Dung-Kim Pham; Steier, Francis; Takako Yuki; Schubert, Jane; Van Eeghen, Willem Arabic, English Disclosed

National assessments : testing the system (English)

This book is concerned with educational assessments that are systematic, usually sample based, collections of data that include a measurement of student achievement to guide policy. ... See More +

Publication 16023 AUG 31, 1996

Murphy, Paud; Greaney, Vincent; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Rojas, Carlos [editors]

Public and private secondary education in developing countries : a comparative study (English)

This monograph summarizes the results of a World Bank research project that rigorously compares private and public secondary school cost and achievement in five developing countries - Colombia, the Dominican Republic, the Philippines, Tanzania and Thailand. ... See More +

Publication WDP309 DEC 31, 1995

Jimenez, Emmanuel; Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Cox, Donald; Luna, Eduardo; Paqueo, Vicente; de Vera, M. L.; Wattanawaha, Nongnuch

The World Bank economic review 9(2) (English)

Does participation improve performance? Establishing causality with subjective data. Winners and losers in transition: returns to education, experience, and gender in Slovenia. ... See More +

Publication 14870 MAY 31, 1995

Isham, Jonathan; Narayan, Deepa; Pritchett, Lant; Orazem, Peter F.; Vodopivec, Milan; Glewwe Paul; Grosh, Margaret; Jacoby, Hanan; Lockheed, Marlaine; Persson, Annika; Munasinghe, Mohan; Feltenstein, Andrew; Jiming Ha; Ghosh, Atish R.; Ostry, Jonathan D.; Anyadike-Danes, M. K.

Donor coordination for education : the case of Jamaica (English)

The past several decades have witnessed changes in development coordination. There has been a shift in emphasis in aid programs from bilateral to multilateral assistance and an overall increase in donor cooperation in development programs and policies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17677 APR 30, 1995

Lockheed, Marlaine; Larach, Linda; Moran, Theresa

Public and private secondary schools in developing countries (English)

This paper presents the results of recent research comparing the relative effectiveness and efficiency of private and public secondary schools in five developing countries, which show a robust private school advantage in terms of student achievement and unit costs. ... See More +

Human Capital Working Paper 13672 NOV 30, 1994

Lockheed, Marlaine; Jimenez, Emmanuel

Public and private secondary schools in developing countries : what are the differences and why do they persist? (English)

This paper presents the results of recent research comparing the relative effectiveness and efficiency of private and public secondary schools in five developing countries, which show a robust private school advantage in terms of student achievement and unit costs. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21194 JUL 31, 1994

Lockheed, Marlaine; Jimenez, Emmanuel

Concepts of educational efficiency and effectiveness (English)

This paper provides a conceptual framework for addressing efficiency in education, considers how this concept compares to other related concerns and issues, and discusses constraints on improving efficiency. ... See More +

Human Capital Working Paper 12843 MAR 31, 1994

Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Hanushek, Eric

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Why do countries participate in international large-scale assessments ? The Case of PISA (English)
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OCT 19, 2015 WPS7447 Policy Research Working Paper
PISA : the experience of middle-income countries participating in PISA 2000-2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 101547 Publication
OECD reviews of school resources : Kazakhstan (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100524 Publication Russian
OECD reviews of school resources : Kazakhstan (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2015 100524 Publication English
Teacher opinions on performance incentives : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6752 Policy Research Working Paper
Social exclusion and the gender gap in education (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 WPS4562 Policy Research Working Paper
The alignment of staff knowledge and learning with the World Bank's strategic priorities : an assessment (English)
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NOV 01, 2007 43166 WBI Working Paper
Capacity enhancement : a framework for indicators (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 40573 Brief
Science-based self evaluation of learning at the World Bank (English)
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MAY 01, 2004 31296 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The effectiveness and use in FY03 of WBI FY01-02 activities: a baseline assessment in five countries (English)
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MAY 01, 2004 31298 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development (English)
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APR 30, 1999 21589 Working Paper Arabic, French
Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development (Arabic)
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APR 01, 1999 21589 Working Paper French, English
Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development : L'education au moyen-orient et en Afrique du nord: une strategie pour mettre l'enseignement au service du developpement (French)
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APR 01, 1999 21589 Working Paper Arabic, English
National assessments : testing the system (English)
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AUG 31, 1996 16023 Publication
Public and private secondary education in developing countries : a comparative study (English)
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DEC 31, 1995 WDP309 Publication
The World Bank economic review 9(2) (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 14870 Publication
Donor coordination for education : the case of Jamaica (English)
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APR 30, 1995 17677 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Public and private secondary schools in developing countries (English)
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NOV 30, 1994 13672 Human Capital Working Paper
Public and private secondary schools in developing countries : what are the differences and why do they persist? (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 21194 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Concepts of educational efficiency and effectiveness (English)
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MAR 31, 1994 12843 Human Capital Working Paper