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April 2002 - February 2012

 

Education Notes is a series produced by the World Bank Human Development Network to share lessons learned from innovative approaches to improving education practice and policy around the globe.



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Building better learning environments in the Philippines (English)

Evidence from around the world has shown that improving school infrastructure leads to better learning outcomes. For example, a 2011 review of the economics literature over the last 20 years showed that the availability of basic school infrastructure (such as classrooms, desks, and chairs) and facilities (such as electricity, libraries, and blackboards) is frequently associated with better student learning achievement. ... See More +

Working Paper 106951 JUN 01, 2016

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Developing a proficient and motivated teacher workforce in the Philippines (English)

Over the last decade, research from many different countries has demonstrated the important role played by teachers in increasing students’ learning and improving their academic performance. ... See More +

Brief 106950 JUN 01, 2016

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Assessing school-based management in the Philippines (English)

The purpose of this policy note is to assess the current status of school-based management in elementary and high schools in the Philippines. The findings reported in the note are based on a comprehensive survey of the public education system that tracked public education expenditure and assessed the quality of education services. ... See More +

Brief 106953 JUN 01, 2016

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Increasing investment to improve basic education outcomes in the Philippines (English)

Over the last decade, the Government of the Philippines has embarked on an ambitious education reform program to ensure that all Filipinos have the opportunity to obtain the skills that they need to play a full and productive role in society. ... See More +

Brief 106948 JUN 01, 2016

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Assessing systems for hiring and deploying teachers in the Philippines (English)

Over the last decade, research from many different countries has demonstrated the important role played by teachers in improving students' learning and increasing their competencies. ... See More +

Brief 106960 JUN 01, 2016

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Providing schools with enough resources to deliver quality education in the Philippines (English)

Providing schools with direct funding to meet their operational needs is the cornerstone of the government's efforts to strengthen school-based management in the Philippines. ... See More +

Brief 106958 JUN 01, 2016

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Understanding the drivers of public school performance and efficiency in the Philippines (English)

This note attempts to identify the factors associated with differences in overall school performance and efficiency. It draws on data from the Philippines Public Education Expenditure Tracking and Quantitative Service Delivery Study (PETS-QSDS), which tracked public education spending and assessed the quality of the systems governing the use of these funds. ... See More +

Brief 106956 JUN 01, 2016

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Assessing the role played by local government in supporting basic education in the Philippines (English)

Many developing countries have devolved the responsibility for education services to local governments in an effort to improve educational quality and make public spending more efficient. ... See More +

Brief 106955 JUN 01, 2016

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Improving student learning through informed decisions : the role of education management information systems (English)

Assessing the state of education in a country demands information about the inputs, resources, governance, operations, and outcomes of its education system. ... See More +

Brief 95555 FEB 01, 2015

Abdul-Hamid, Husein; Mintz, Sarah; Saraogi, Namrata Disclosed

Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J. Disclosed

Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

Increasing recognition that investments in early childhood development (ECD) are essential for children to reach their full potential has led development agencies, including the World Bank, to place a higher priority on young children in their partnership with countries. ... See More +

Brief 93206 NOV 01, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca Kraft; Wodon, Quentin T. Disclosed

Investing in young children : an elearning course (English)

A child's earliest years present a window of opportunity to improve outcomes later in life. A growing body of literature demonstrates that lack of investments in children in early years can have dramatic negative consequences for their future ability to learn and lead healthy and productive lives. ... See More +

Brief 93787 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; McLin, M.; Neuman, M.; Sayre, R.; Wang, Y.; Wodon, Q. Disclosed

Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)

Among the various investments in human capital that countries can make, those related to early childhood development (ECD) may have the largest returns later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93205 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Devercelli, A.; Neuman, M.; Sayre, R.; Wodon, Q. Disclosed

Prepared to learn : how school health and school feeding policies help students learn (English)

Healthy children are better able than sick or malnourished children to go to school and learn. Developed and developing countries are increasingly concerned about how children’s health impacts their school attendance, learning, and development. ... See More +

Brief 93788 SEP 01, 2014

Chiting Louie, Michelle Disclosed

Voices from the field : interview with an MPhil participant of the Education Resilience workshop at Kathmandu University (English)

This field note is a transcript from the highlights of an interview with Ramesh Neubane, an MPhil student who attended the Education Resilience workshop at the School of Education at Kathmandu University, in April 2014. ... See More +

Brief 88835 MAY 01, 2014

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Education resilience research training in South Asia : building on local higher education capacities (English)

The Education Resilience Approaches (ERA) Program offers a RES-Research training module (Resilience in Education Settings Research) that builds on the capacity of local researchers to collect relevant evidence to inform policy and programming for education systems in situations of violence and conflict. ... See More +

Brief 88833 APR 01, 2014

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Learning and resilience : the crucial role of social and emotional well-being in contexts of adversity (English)

Children with social and emotional skills do better in school, have improved relationships with peers and adults, are better adjusted emotionally, and have improved mental health. ... See More +

Brief 83259 DEC 01, 2013

Varela, Andrea Diaz; Kelcey, Jo; Reyes, Joel; Gould, Meridith; Sklar, Jennifer Disclosed

Education resilience research training in South Asia : a transformative and capacity building agenda (English)

The Resilience in Education Settings (RES)-Research training module, designed by the Education Resilience Approaches (ERA) Program, builds on the capacities of academics and education practitioners in fragile, conflict and violence affected contexts to undertake locally relevant and rigorous education resilience research. ... See More +

Brief 84858 NOV 01, 2013

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Voices from the field : interview with a local researcher studying resilience and gang violence in Honduras (English)

The Resilience Rapid School assessment (RES-School) was conducted by a research team at the the Francisco Morazan Pedagogical University in Honduras, with training and technical assistance from the World Bank's Education Resilience Approaches (ERA) program. ... See More +

Brief 81141 JUN 01, 2013

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Transforming adversity into opportunity : how resilience can promote quality education amidst conflict and violence (English)

This Education Note concerns education systems in countries at all levels of development increasingly need to manage the challenges of crisis, conflict, and violence. ... See More +

Brief 77673 MAY 01, 2013

Reyes, Joel Disclosed

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Building better learning environments in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106951 Working Paper
Developing a proficient and motivated teacher workforce in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106950 Brief
Assessing school-based management in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106953 Brief
Increasing investment to improve basic education outcomes in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106948 Brief
Assessing systems for hiring and deploying teachers in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106960 Brief
Providing schools with enough resources to deliver quality education in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106958 Brief
Understanding the drivers of public school performance and efficiency in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106956 Brief
Assessing the role played by local government in supporting basic education in the Philippines (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106955 Brief
Improving student learning through informed decisions : the role of education management information systems (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95555 Brief
Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief
Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93206 Brief
Investing in young children : an elearning course (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93787 Brief
Investing in young children : the SABER system approach (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93205 Brief
Prepared to learn : how school health and school feeding policies help students learn (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 93788 Brief
Voices from the field : interview with an MPhil participant of the Education Resilience workshop at Kathmandu University (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88835 Brief
Education resilience research training in South Asia : building on local higher education capacities (English)
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APR 01, 2014 88833 Brief
Learning and resilience : the crucial role of social and emotional well-being in contexts of adversity (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83259 Brief
Education resilience research training in South Asia : a transformative and capacity building agenda (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 84858 Brief
Voices from the field : interview with a local researcher studying resilience and gang violence in Honduras (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 81141 Brief
Transforming adversity into opportunity : how resilience can promote quality education amidst conflict and violence (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77673 Brief