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What explains the gender gap reversal in education ? the role of the tail hypothesis (English)

The gender gap reversal in educational attainment is ubiquitous in high-income countries, as well as in a growing share of low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8303 JAN 17, 2018

Kanninen,Ohto; Bossavie,Laurent Loic Yves Disclosed

Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Operation Project (English)

The objective of the Transforming Secondary Education for Results Operation Project for Bangladesh is to improve student outcomes in secondary education and the effectiveness of the secondary education system. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 114568 NOV 23, 2017

Disclosed

Madagascar - Basic Education Support Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)

Environmental Assessment SFG3790 NOV 07, 2017

Disclosed

Breaking new ground by addressing an underserved market : ser educacional - efficiencies help expand affordable higher education with positive financial returns in Brazil : case study (English)

As recent as the 1990s, a large share of the Brazilian workforce was largely uneducated. In 1993, a staggering 70 percent of the Brazilian labor force aged 26-30 had not completed secondary school. ... See More +

Working Paper 121279 OCT 01, 2017

Da Silva Alves,Juliana Cristina; Guaqueta Ospina,Juliana; Ribeiro Marques,Vitor; Fernandes De Oliveira,Alexandre; De Paula,Carmen; Casanova,Ann Marie; Kandri Rodi,Salah-Eddine; Sterlin,Elena J.; Correia Lima Viana,Victor; Khan,Mohammed Ali Disclosed

Mexico - Reducing Inequality of Educational Opportunity Project : procurement plan (Spanish)

Procurement Plan 119397 SEP 01, 2017

Disclosed

Zambia - Education Enhancement Project (English)

The development objective of the Education Enhancement Project for Zambia is to improve the quality of teaching and learning in mathematics and science in targeted primary and secondary schools and to increase equitable access to secondary education. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1859 AUG 08, 2017

Disclosed

Kenya - Secondary Education Quality Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Secondary Education Quality Improvement Project for Kenya is to improve quality in basic education and transition from primary to secondary levels, all in targeted areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3491 JUL 27, 2017

Nanshemeza,Hope Disclosed

India - National Agricultural Higher Education Project (English)

The objective of the National Agricultural Higher Education Project for India is to support participating agricultural universities and ICAR in providing more relevant and higher quality education to Agricultural University students. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1672 JUL 11, 2017

Disclosed

Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)

Across Latin America, school dropout is a growing concern, because of its negative social and economic consequences. Although a wide range of interventions hold potential to reduce dropout rates, policy makers in many countries must first address the basic question of how to target limited resources effectively for such interventions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8142 JUL 10, 2017

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Haimovich,Francisco; Ham,Andres; Vazquez,Emmanuel Jose Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic : rural education project (English)

Ratings for the Rural Education Project were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 114047 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Nepal - Second Enhanced Vocational Education And Training Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The Second Enhanced Vocational Education And Training Project aims to improve equitable access to market relevant training programs and strengthened Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector service delivery in Nepal. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3451 JUN 27, 2017

Radhakrishnan,Karthika Disclosed

Timor-Leste - Second Chance Education Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Chance Education Project for Timor-Leste were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3631 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Niger service delivery indicators : education 2015 (English)

This report presents the results of the Service Delivery Indicators in the education sector in Niger in 2015. Survey implementation was preceded by extensive consultation with Government and key stakeholders on survey design, sampling, and adaptation of survey instruments. ... See More +

Working Paper 119485 JUN 26, 2017

Marouma, Abdou Lawan; Erambel, Abdoulaye; Ibrah, Fatimé-Lara; Djibo, Mahaman; Boukari, Alio French Disclosed

Brazil : pernambuco education results and accountability project (English)

Ratings for the Pernambuco Education Results and Accountability Project were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 114046 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

China - Beijing Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Scale-Up (Sunshine Schools) Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Beijing Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Scale-Up (Sunshine Schools) Project for China is to increase the share of clean energy in electricity consumption and to demonstrate the viability of the renewable energy service company model for scaling up the deployment of rooftop solar photo, voltaic systems in schools and other educational institutions in Beijing Municipality. ... See More +

Project Paper RES27428 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Chad - Second Phase of Education Sector Reform Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Second Phase of Education Sector Reform Project for Chad are to: (i) improve teaching and learning conditions in primary and upper secondary schools in selected areas; and (ii) strengthen the system to facilitate evidence-based decision-making in the education sector. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2408 JUN 02, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Operation Project (English)

The development objective of the Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) Operation Project for Nigeria is to increase equitable access for out-of-school children and improve literacy in focus states, and strengthen accountability for results, in basic education in Nigeria. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 115391 MAY 30, 2017

Disclosed

Report to the Board from Committee on Development Effectiveness sub-committee : higher education for development - an evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support (English)

The Subcommittee of the Committee on Development Effectiveness met to consider the IEG report entitled with Higher Education for Development: An Evaluation of the World Bank Group’s Support (CODE2017-0002), together with Draft World Bank Group Management Response (CODE2017-0014). ... See More +

Board Report 115356 MAY 27, 2017

Disclosed

Armenia - Reducing poverty and improving shared prosperity through better jobs, skills, and education (English)

This education report is a compliment to the 2017 World Bank led Armenia Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD), which focuses on how to improve shared prosperity and reduce poverty in Armenia. ... See More +

Working Paper 117478 MAY 24, 2017

Nellemann,Soren; Kutateladze,Nino; Frias,Micheline; Shahverdyan,Anush Disclosed

Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Education Sector Support Project for Mozambique is to improve access to and quality and equity of education. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2135 MAY 11, 2017

Disclosed

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What explains the gender gap reversal in education ? the role of the tail hypothesis (English)
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JAN 17, 2018 WPS8303 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh - Transforming Secondary Education for Results Operation Project (English)
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NOV 23, 2017 114568 Project Appraisal Document
Madagascar - Basic Education Support Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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NOV 07, 2017 SFG3790 Environmental Assessment
Breaking new ground by addressing an underserved market : ser educacional - efficiencies help expand affordable higher education with positive financial returns in Brazil : case study (English)
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OCT 01, 2017 121279 Working Paper
Mexico - Reducing Inequality of Educational Opportunity Project : procurement plan (Spanish)
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SEP 01, 2017 119397 Procurement Plan
Zambia - Education Enhancement Project (English)
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AUG 08, 2017 PAD1859 Project Appraisal Document
Kenya - Secondary Education Quality Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 2) : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUL 27, 2017 SFG3491 Environmental Assessment
India - National Agricultural Higher Education Project (English)
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JUL 11, 2017 PAD1672 Project Appraisal Document
Predicting school dropout with administrative data: new evidence from Guatemala and Honduras (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8142 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic : rural education project (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 114047 Project Performance Assessment Report
Nepal - Second Enhanced Vocational Education And Training Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 SFG3451 Environmental Assessment
Timor-Leste - Second Chance Education Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ICR3631 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Niger service delivery indicators : education 2015 (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 119485 Working Paper French
Brazil : pernambuco education results and accountability project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 114046 Project Performance Assessment Report
China - Beijing Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Scale-Up (Sunshine Schools) Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 RES27428 Project Paper
Chad - Second Phase of Education Sector Reform Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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JUN 02, 2017 PAD2408 Project Paper
Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Operation Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 115391 Project Appraisal Document
Report to the Board from Committee on Development Effectiveness sub-committee : higher education for development - an evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support (English)
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MAY 27, 2017 115356 Board Report
Armenia - Reducing poverty and improving shared prosperity through better jobs, skills, and education (English)
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MAY 24, 2017 117478 Working Paper
Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 PAD2135 Project Paper