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Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

The World Bank is actively supporting early childhood development based on demand from governments and convincing evidence on the benefits of investing early for children, families, and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 93210 DEC 17, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca K.; Devercelli, Amanda E.; Neuman, Michelle J.; Wodon, Quentin

Internal Audit Vice Presidency (English)

IAD is an independent and objective assurance and advisory function designed to add value to the World Bank Group (WBG) by improving the operations of WBG’s entities. ... See More +

Board Report 93226 DEC 10, 2014

Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)

Kazakhstanapos;s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas Russian

Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)

Kazakhstanapos;s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas English

Argentine - Second Rural Education Improvement Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 92947 DEC 02, 2014

Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost (English)

This paper reviews the experience of the Middle East and North Africa region in education attainment over the past four decades (1970-2010). It documents the following main findings: (a) all countries in the region experienced significant improvements in educational attainment over this period; (b) most countries in the region did better in this regard than comparators that had roughly the same education stocks in 1970; (c) collectively, the region achieved a greater percentage increase in education than other regions; (d) the regionapos;s better performance was in part because of higher rates of public spending on education, better food sufficiency status, and a lower initial stock of education in 1970 in comparison with most other developing country regions; and (e) the region had among the lowest payoffs to public spending in terms of increments in education stock; the impressive advance in education was achieved at high cost. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7127 DEC 01, 2014

Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf

Motivations, monitoring technologies, and pay for performance (Vol. 1of1) (English)

Monitoring technologies and pay for performance contracts are becoming popular solutions to improve public services delivery. Their track record is however mixed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7128 DEC 01, 2014

Cordella, Antonio; Cordella, Tito

Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girlsapos; enrollment as well as the quality of the education they receive. Evidence suggests that sexual harassment is widespread in educational settings in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 92968 DEC 01, 2014

Gennari, Floriza; Urban, Anne-Marie; McCleary-Sills, Jennifer; Arango, Diana; Kiplesund, Sveinung

Guinea - The Education For All Project (English)

The Education For All Project for Guinea was moderately unsatisfactory with a substantial risk to development outcome. Both the Bank and the Borrower’s performance in the project was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 90841 NOV 27, 2014

Bangladesh - Third Primary Education Development Program : additional financing (English)

The objectives of the Third Primary Education Development Program Project for Bangladesh is to (i) increase participation and reduce social disparities in primary education; (ii) increase the number of children completing primary education and improve the quality of the learning environment and measurement of student learning; and (iii) improve effectiveness of resource use for primary education. ... See More +

Project Paper 90812 NOV 21, 2014

School-based management : lessons from international experience and options for Turkey (English)

As Turkey explores how to further improve education quality, there is growing interest from policy makers in increasing school autonomy. Providing more autonomy to local-level decision makers is referred to generally as school-based management (SBM). ... See More +

Other Education Study 93113 NOV 21, 2014

Sri Lanka - E-Lanka Development Project (English)

Ratings for the E-Lanka Development Project for Sri Lanka were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR939 NOV 20, 2014

Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)

Project Information Document 92608 NOV 15, 2014

English

Senegal - Skills for Jobs and Competitiveness Project (English)

The project development objective is to strengthen the TVET system for delivery of better quality and more relevant training in order to improve the employability of youth in selected priority sectors of the economy. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 88066 NOV 12, 2014

India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 92617 NOV 11, 2014

Argentina - Second Rural Education Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Second Rural Education Improvement Project for Argentina is to support the national government to reduce repetition rates in primary education and increase enrollment in, and completion rates of, secondary education, all in Argentina’s rural areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD557 NOV 05, 2014

Intelligence, personality, and creativity : unleashing the power of intelligence and personality traits to build a creative and innovative economy (English)

Cognitive ability, as measured by IQ and background factors such as socioeconomic status and demographics have historically been seen as the principal determinants of a student’s academic success. ... See More +

Working Paper 92212 NOV 04, 2014

King, Elizabeth; Rogers, Halsey

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Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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DEC 17, 2014 93210 Working Paper
Internal Audit Vice Presidency (English)
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DEC 10, 2014 93226 Board Report
Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper Russian
Strengthening Kazakhstanapos;s education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper English
Argentine - Second Rural Education Improvement Project : chair summary (English)
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DEC 02, 2014 92947 Board Summary
Education attainment in the Middle East and North Africa : success at a cost (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7127 Policy Research Working Paper
Motivations, monitoring technologies, and pay for performance (Vol. 1of1) (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7128 Policy Research Working Paper
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 92968 Working Paper
Cote dapos;Ivoire - Emergency Basic Education Support Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation simplifie (Vol. 1 ) (French)
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NOV 27, 2014 92907 Procurement Plan
Guinea - The Education For All Project (English)
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NOV 27, 2014 90841 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Third Primary Education Development Program : additional financing (English)
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NOV 21, 2014 90812 Project Paper
Vietnam - Ministry of Education and Training : Escuela Nueva Project : procurement plan for the next 18 months (English)
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NOV 21, 2014 93032 Procurement Plan
School-based management : lessons from international experience and options for Turkey (English)
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NOV 21, 2014 93113 Other Education Study
Sri Lanka - E-Lanka Development Project (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 ICR939 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Armenia - Disease Prevention And Control Project : procurement plan for goods and non consulting services (English)
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NOV 18, 2014 92891 Procurement Plan
Djibouti - Enhancing Income Opportunities Project (French)
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NOV 15, 2014 92608 Project Information Document English
Senegal - Skills for Jobs and Competitiveness Project (English)
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NOV 12, 2014 88066 Project Appraisal Document
India - Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness in Bihar Project (English)
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NOV 11, 2014 92617 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Argentina - Second Rural Education Improvement Project (English)
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NOV 05, 2014 PAD557 Project Appraisal Document
Intelligence, personality, and creativity : unleashing the power of intelligence and personality traits to build a creative and innovative economy (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 92212 Working Paper