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SABER tertiary education - What matter most for tertiary education : a framework paper (English)

The main objective of this paper is to outline what policies matter most for an effective tertiary education (TE) system. It is crucial to ask not simply whether a system is working, but whether it is working to cope with current and expected demand in nations across the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 114295 JUN 01, 2016

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What matters most of engaging the private sector in education : a framework paper (English)

This paper provides an overview of what matters most for engaging the private sector in basic education. In many countries, private schools educate a substantial and growing share of the student population. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 95570 JUL 01, 2014

Baum,Donald Rey; Lewis, Laura; Lusk-Stover,Oni; Patrinos,Harry Anthony Disclosed

Raising literacy from 20 percent to 80 percent? : A science-based strategy for GPE partner countries (English)

Governments and donors have been working hard to develop efficient learning programs and resolve the learning crisis. Scientific lessons have already been implemented in a few countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79775 MAY 30, 2013

Abadzi, Helen French Disclosed

Raising literacy from 20 percent to 80 percent? : A science-based strategy for GPE partner countries : Faire passer le taux d'alphabetisation de 20 a 80 pourcentage : une strategie d'innovation basee sur la science pour les pays du partenariat mondial pour l'education (French)

Governments and donors have been working hard to develop efficient learning programs and resolve the learning crisis. Scientific lessons have already been implemented in a few countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 79775 MAY 30, 2013

Abadzi, Helen English Disclosed

Literacy for all in 100 days? A research-based strategy for fast progress in low-income countries (English)

In low-income countries many students are marginalized very early and remain illiterate. In grades 1-3 they attend rarely, though they may officially drop out in grade 4. ... See More +

Working Paper 79785 MAY 30, 2013

Abadzi, Helen French Disclosed

Literacy for all in 100 days? A research-based strategy for fast progress in low-income countries : L'alphabetisation pour tous en 100 jours? Une strategie basee sur la recherche pour obtenir des progres rapides dans les pays à faible revenu (French)

In low-income countries many students are marginalized very early and remain illiterate. In grades 1-3 they attend rarely, though they may officially drop out in grade 4. ... See More +

Working Paper 79785 MAY 21, 2013

Abadzi, Helen English Disclosed

What matters most for education resilience : a framework paper (English)

This paper presents the tools developed under the Education Resilience Approaches (ERA) program and several key principles that guide the application of a resilience process. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 78811 MAY 01, 2013

Reyes, Joel Disclosed

What matters most for school finance : a framework paper (English)

The drivers of a well-functioning school finance system have not been well established. How resources for education should be used is often controversial. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 79922 APR 01, 2013

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What matters for workforce development : a framework and tool for analysis (English)

This paper presents a diagnostic tool for assessing a country's institutions, policies and praxis for workforce development (WfD). The tool is part of a broader suite of analytical resources associated with a new World Bank initiative called the Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) which covers multiple policy domains, among them WfD (World Bank 2012a). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 79902 APR 01, 2013

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What matters most for teacher policies : a framework paper (English)

Over the past decade, both developed and developing countries have become growingly concerned with how to raise the effectiveness of teachers. The growing focus on the need to strengthen the teaching profession to ensure better education results has encountered the problem that evidence on the policies that raise teaching quality is scattered, incomplete and, in some cases, presents contradictory findings. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90182 APR 01, 2013

Vegas, Emiliana; Loeb, Susanna; Romaguera, Pilar; Paglayan, Agustina; Goldstein, Nicole; Ganimian, Alejandro; Trembley, Andrew; Jaimovich, Analia Disclosed

Visual and linguistic factors in literacy acquisition : instructional implications for beginning readers in low-income countries (English)

Improving the quality of literacy teaching may require intervening at different levels, for example, encouraging school attendance and optimizing textbook format and teaching methods. ... See More +

Working Paper 79779 JAN 01, 2013

Abadzi, Helen; Marinelli, Chiara Valeria; Martelli, Marialuisa; Praphamontripong, Prachayani; Zoccolotti, Pierluigi Disclosed

What matters most for early childhood development : a framework paper (English)

Around the world, inequalities in child development are stark. These inequalities often begin before birth and expand during a child's early years. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90183 JAN 01, 2013

Neuman, Michelle J.; Devercelli, Amanda E. Disclosed

How to speed up Arabic literacy for lower-income students? : some insights from cognitive neuroscience (English)

Students in low-income countries often have trouble learning to read; 80-90 percent of second and third graders in some countries cannot even read a single word and may know few if any letters (RTI 2009, 2010, 2011a, 2011b). ... See More +

Working Paper 79784 NOV 20, 2012

Abadzi, Helen Disclosed

Effective teacher training in low-income countries : the power of observational learning research (English)

The Education for All (EFA) initiative depends on students being taught by suitably and sufficiently trained teachers. But time-on-task studies conducted in low-income countries show that relatively little time is being spent on instruction, including the critical teaching of reading. ... See More +

Working Paper 79777 NOV 01, 2012

Abadzi, Helen Disclosed

Developing cross-language metrics for reading fluency measurement : some issues and options (English)

Since 2005, over 70 oral reading fluency tests have been given in many languages and scripts, either as part of the Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) or as individual one-minute tests. ... See More +

Working Paper 79774 JUL 10, 2012

Abadzi, Helen Disclosed

What matters most for school health and school feeding : a framework paper (English)

The provision of quality schools, textbooks, and teachers can result in effective education only if a child is in school and ready and able to learn. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 79908 JUN 01, 2012

Disclosed

Remedial education programs to accelerate learning for all (English)

Students from low income background often fall behind early on their education journey. Without adequate and timely support to address their learning needs they continue to perform poorly. ... See More +

Working Paper 79783 MAY 01, 2012

Schwartz, Analice C. Disclosed

The foundations of numerical and mathematical abilities : a literature review (English)

The processing of numerical information is a dominant feature of everyday life. Whether it is in the context of financial transactions, such as shopping for groceries or in gauging how many people are in a room, we are constantly using numerical information to guide our behavior and make decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper 79781 APR 08, 2012

Ansari, Daniel Disclosed

Reading fluency measurements in EFA FTI partner countries : outcomes and improvement prospects (English)

Students in lower-income countries often acquire limited literacy in school and often drop out illiterate. For those who stay, the problem is not detected until it is too late to intervene. ... See More +

Working Paper 79778 SEP 01, 2011

Abadzi, Helen Disclosed

Labor competency certifications in commercial occupations : a literature review (English)

Firms generally seek to acquire a competent and stable workforce, as well as to maintain and upgrade the aggregate knowledge and skills of their workers at the lowest possible cost. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 61696 MAR 01, 2011

Crawford, Michael; Paulina Mogollon, Maria Disclosed

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SABER tertiary education - What matter most for tertiary education : a framework paper (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 114295 Working Paper
What matters most of engaging the private sector in education : a framework paper (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 95570 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Raising literacy from 20 percent to 80 percent? : A science-based strategy for GPE partner countries (English)
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MAY 30, 2013 79775 Working Paper French
Raising literacy from 20 percent to 80 percent? : A science-based strategy for GPE partner countries : Faire passer le taux d'alphabetisation de 20 a 80 pourcentage : une strategie d'innovation basee sur la science pour les pays du partenariat mondial pour l'education (French)
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MAY 30, 2013 79775 Working Paper English
Literacy for all in 100 days? A research-based strategy for fast progress in low-income countries (English)
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MAY 30, 2013 79785 Working Paper French
Literacy for all in 100 days? A research-based strategy for fast progress in low-income countries : L'alphabetisation pour tous en 100 jours? Une strategie basee sur la recherche pour obtenir des progres rapides dans les pays à faible revenu (French)
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MAY 21, 2013 79785 Working Paper English
What matters most for education resilience : a framework paper (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 78811 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What matters most for school finance : a framework paper (English)
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APR 01, 2013 79922 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What matters for workforce development : a framework and tool for analysis (English)
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APR 01, 2013 79902 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
What matters most for teacher policies : a framework paper (English)
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APR 01, 2013 90182 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Visual and linguistic factors in literacy acquisition : instructional implications for beginning readers in low-income countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79779 Working Paper
What matters most for early childhood development : a framework paper (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 90183 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How to speed up Arabic literacy for lower-income students? : some insights from cognitive neuroscience (English)
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NOV 20, 2012 79784 Working Paper
Effective teacher training in low-income countries : the power of observational learning research (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 79777 Working Paper
Developing cross-language metrics for reading fluency measurement : some issues and options (English)
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JUL 10, 2012 79774 Working Paper
What matters most for school health and school feeding : a framework paper (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 79908 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Remedial education programs to accelerate learning for all (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 79783 Working Paper
The foundations of numerical and mathematical abilities : a literature review (English)
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APR 08, 2012 79781 Working Paper
Reading fluency measurements in EFA FTI partner countries : outcomes and improvement prospects (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 79778 Working Paper
Labor competency certifications in commercial occupations : a literature review (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 61696 Working Paper (Numbered Series)