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Burundi ASA : summary of the findings of the four analytical studies (English)

The World Bank is re-engaging in the education sector in Burundi at a time when the country has launched a major reform of its school education system, including the lengthening of the compulsory basic education cycle to 9 years in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 117128 JUN 29, 2017

000368252:Celia A Dos Santos Faias:cdossantosfai; as@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Burundi ASA : study two report on the quality of education (English)

The objective of this report is to explain the relatively good performance of Burundi in the PASEC and EGRA tests. Burundi had the highest scores of all participating countries in the PASEC evaluation, well above other countries (one standard deviation, 100 points on a scale of 500). ... See More +

Working Paper 117127 JUN 29, 2017

000258281:Simon Thacker:sthacker@worldbank.org; Disclosed

Tonga - Economic Reform Support Development Policy Operation (English)

Ratings for the Economic Reform Support Development Policy Operation Project for Tonga were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was significant, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4159 JUN 12, 2017

Disclosed

Ghana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Secondary Education Improvement Project is to increase access to senior secondary education in underserved districts and improve quality in low-performing senior high schools in Ghana. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3387 MAY 27, 2017

Adebo,Janet Omobolanle Disclosed

Uganda - Repositioning local governments for economic growth (English)

While Uganda has a long history of decentralized service delivery, and has instituted Local Economic Development (LED) as an additional mandate for local governments (LGs), there has been less progress in operationalizing the concept and practically implementing it across LGs in Uganda. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18797 JUN 27, 2016

Hobson,Emma Sameh Wadie Disclosed

Albania - Project For Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) : environmental assessment : Kuadri i menaxhimit mjedisor dhe social (Albanian,English)

The objective of the Project for Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) for Albania is to improve urban infrastructure, enhancing cultural assets and strengthening institutional capacity to support local economic development in selected areas in the South of Albania. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2276 JUN 22, 2016

Hamilton,Delphine Alberta Disclosed

Reducing early grade drop out and low learning achievement in Lao PDR : root causes and possible interventions (English)

Participation in basic education in Lao PDR has improved steadily in recent decades. The net enrollment rate for primary schooling has climbed from 65 percent in 1990 to 98 percent in 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 111627 MAY 30, 2016

Patrinos,Harry Anthony; Danchev,Plamen Nikolov; Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro; Marshall,Jeffery H.; Naka,Emiko Disclosed

Unraveling a secret : Vietnam's outstanding performance on the PISA test (English)

This paper seeks to find an empirical explanation of Vietnam's outstanding performance on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7630 APR 12, 2016

Parandekar,Suhas D.; Sedmik,Elisabeth Disclosed

School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)

School dropout is a growing concern in Central America, and in Latin America as a whole, because of its consequences for economic productivity, the inclusiveness of growth, social cohesion, and increasing youth risks. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7561 FEB 09, 2016

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Szekely,Miguel Disclosed

Kenya - Devolution Support Project (English)

Program Information Document PID46283 JAN 14, 2016

Musira,Lucy Anyango Disclosed

Tajikistan - A moderate slowdown in economic growth coupled with a sharp decline in household purchasing power (English)

Tajikistan’s economy exceeded expectations during the first six months of 2015 despite a challenging external environment. According to official data, GDP growth slowed only moderately from 6.7 percent in the first half of 2014 to 6.4 percent year on year (y/y) in the first half of 2015, even as remittances from Russia fell, global demand weakened, and prices for the country’s key export commodities such as aluminum and cotton dropped significantly. ... See More +

Working Paper 101278 NOV 01, 2015

Bakanova,Marina; Sobirzoda,Ravshan; Rajabov,Alisher; Odinaeva,Zarina; Strokova,Victoria; Elzir,Angela; De Padua,David Keith Santos; Merotto,Dino Leonardo Disclosed

Skills gaps and the path to successful skills development : emerging findings from skills measurement surveys in Armenia, Georgia, FYR Macedonia, and Ukraine (English)

Working Paper ACS14318 JUL 01, 2015

Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes Disclosed

Lao People's Democratic Republic - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative (EFA-FTI) Catalytic Fund Application Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14758 MAY 27, 2015

Disclosed

Transcript of the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim during a press briefing at the Indonesian presidential palace (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on accomplishments of Indonesia, including the substantial reduction of poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper 101780 MAY 20, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Analyzing data from a national assessment of educational achievement (Russian)

This fourth volume of the National Assessment of Educational Achievement series is comprised of two parts and provides step-by-step details on how to analyze data collected in a national assessment. ... See More +

Publication 94732 JAN 01, 2015

Cartwright,Fernando; Greaney, Vincent [editor]; Kellaghan, Thomas [editor]; Shiel, Gerry Disclosed

Broken gears : the value added of higher education on teachers' academic achievement (English)

Good teachers are essential for high-quality educational systems. However, little is known about teachers' skills formation during college. By combining two standardized tests for Colombian students, one taken at the end of senior year in high school and the other when students are near graduation from college, this paper documents the extent to which education majors relatively improve or deteriorate their skills in quantitative reasoning, native language, and foreign language, in comparison to students in other programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7168 JAN 01, 2015

Balcazar, Carlos Felipe; Nopo, Hugo Disclosed

Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)

As evidence from rigorous impact evaluations grows in development, there have been more calls to complement impact evaluation analysis with cost analysis, so that policy makers can make investment decisions based on costs as well as impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7027 SEP 01, 2014

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna Disclosed

Transcript of press conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim in New Delhi (English)

This report discusses the remarks delivered by Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. He discusses on the new goverment of India. He talks about the country that if it reaches its economic goals and creates jobs at a more robust pace, several hundred million people will be lifted out of poverty in a generation’s time. ... See More +

Working Paper 101942 JUL 23, 2014

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Data collection instrument for Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) : school autonomy and accountability 2.0 (English)

SABER-School autonomy and accountability helps countries to identify the depth and scope of their programs and policies for school-based management. ... See More +

Working Paper 115465 APR 01, 2014

Disclosed

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Burundi ASA : summary of the findings of the four analytical studies (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 117128 Working Paper
Burundi ASA : study two report on the quality of education (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 117127 Working Paper
Tonga - Economic Reform Support Development Policy Operation (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 ICR4159 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Ghana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : additional financing - environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAY 27, 2017 SFG3387 Environmental Assessment
Uganda - Repositioning local governments for economic growth (English)
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JUN 27, 2016 ACS18797 Working Paper
Albania - Project For Integrated Urban Economic Development (PIUED) : environmental assessment : Kuadri i menaxhimit mjedisor dhe social (Albanian,English)
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JUN 22, 2016 SFG2276 Environmental Assessment
Reducing early grade drop out and low learning achievement in Lao PDR : root causes and possible interventions (English)
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MAY 30, 2016 111627 Working Paper
Unraveling a secret : Vietnam's outstanding performance on the PISA test (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7630 Policy Research Working Paper
School dropout in Central America : an overview of trends, causes, consequences, and promising interventions (English)
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FEB 09, 2016 WPS7561 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Devolution Support Project (English)
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JAN 14, 2016 PID46283 Program Information Document
Tajikistan - A moderate slowdown in economic growth coupled with a sharp decline in household purchasing power (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 101278 Working Paper
Niger - Quality Education Support Project (PAEQ) : procurement plan : Niger - Projet d'Appui à une Education de Qualité (PAEQ) : plan de passation (French)
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SEP 15, 2015 100189 Procurement Plan
Skills gaps and the path to successful skills development : emerging findings from skills measurement surveys in Armenia, Georgia, FYR Macedonia, and Ukraine (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 ACS14318 Working Paper
Lao People's Democratic Republic - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative (EFA-FTI) Catalytic Fund Application Project (English)
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MAY 27, 2015 ICRR14758 Implementation Completion Report Review
Transcript of the World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim during a press briefing at the Indonesian presidential palace (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 101780 Working Paper
Analyzing data from a national assessment of educational achievement (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2015 94732 Publication
Broken gears : the value added of higher education on teachers' academic achievement (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7168 Policy Research Working Paper
Cost-effectiveness measurement in development : accounting for local costs and noisy impacts (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7027 Policy Research Working Paper
Transcript of press conference with World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim in New Delhi (English)
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JUL 23, 2014 101942 Working Paper
Data collection instrument for Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) : school autonomy and accountability 2.0 (English)
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APR 01, 2014 115465 Working Paper