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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.

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

The alignment of staff knowledge and learning with the World Bankapos;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;

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.

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.

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.

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 regionapos;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 French, Arabic

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

One challenge facing countries in the Middle East and North Africa is born of the regionapos;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 English, Arabic

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 regionapos;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 English, French

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

World Bank support for capacity building : the challenge of educational assessment (English)

This paper examines the challenge of developing educational assessments. It defines and describes educational assessments and attempts to provide insight into building assessment and educational research capacity by exploring institutional and social conditions under which applied research in sciences flourish in developing countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 10771 MAY 31, 1992

Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Population and Human Resources Department

The empty opportunity : local control of secondary schools and student achievement in the Philippines (English)

Decentralization policies are at the heart of education reform efforts in many countries internationally. Two important types of policies are those that: (a) remove barriers to private education; and (b) devolve authority and responsibility for schools from central level administrations to intermediate level organizations and ultimately to schools, relying more on local communities for financing, with an overall goal of improving effectiveness. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS825 JAN 31, 1992

Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Qinghua Zhao

Primary education : Educacion primaria (French)

This report presents policy options for improving the effectiveness of schools in developing countries. The recommendations are based on a broad program of research and evaluation that takes into account various country conditions and experiences. ... See More +

Policy Paper 9063 JAN 01, 1992

Lockheed, Marlaine E. English

Improving primary education in developing countries (English)

Primary education is a building block not only for further education but for the future. Economic and social progress depend on a thinking population and a literate, numerate labor force that can acquire, apply, and advance knowledge. ... See More +

Publication 11594 DEC 31, 1991

Lockheed, Marlaine E.; Verspoor, Adriaan M.

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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 Bankapos;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 French, Arabic
Education in the Middle East and North Africa : a strategy towards learning for development : Lapos;education au moyen-orient et en Afrique du nord: une strategie pour mettre lapos;enseignement au service du developpement (French)
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APR 01, 1999 21589 Working Paper English, Arabic
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 English, French
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
World Bank support for capacity building : the challenge of educational assessment (English)
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MAY 31, 1992 10771 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The empty opportunity : local control of secondary schools and student achievement in the Philippines (English)
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JAN 31, 1992 WPS825 Policy Research Working Paper
Primary education : Educacion primaria (French)
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JAN 01, 1992 9063 Policy Paper English
Improving primary education in developing countries (English)
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DEC 31, 1991 11594 Publication