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Investing in technical vocational education and training : does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ? (English)

Technical education and training has been dramatically expanding in Brazil recently. However, there remains no evidence on the cost effectiveness of this alternative track to a more general education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7246 APR 22, 2015

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Anazawa,Leandro; Menezes Filho,Naercio; Vasconcellos,Ligia Maria De

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Quality and Relevance of Secondary and Tertiary Education Project - P149233 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA25081 APR 22, 2015

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India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95941 APR 22, 2015

India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP786 APR 15, 2015

Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (English)

Education systems in developing countries are often centrally managed in a top-down structure. In environments where schools have different needs and where localized information plays an important role, empowerment of the local community may be attractive, but low levels of human capital at the local level may offset gains from local information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7238 APR 13, 2015

Blimpo,Moussa P.; Evans,David; Lahire,Nathalie

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Second Global Partnership for Education - P149130 (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet ISDSA13021 APR 08, 2015

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Mozambique - Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) Project : additional financing (English)

The objectives of the Additional Financing for Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) Project for Mozambique are to: (a) increase the number and raise the quality of graduates at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and (b) strengthen the national research capacities to produce research outputs of relevance to the Countrys strategic economic sectors. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1296 APR 07, 2015

Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)

Improving education outcomes by disseminating information to parents and thereby encouraging them to become more actively engaged in school oversight is attractive, since it can be done relatively cheaply. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7233 APR 06, 2015

Cerdan-Infantes,Pedro; Filmer,Deon P.

Burkina Faso - Education Access and Quality Improvement Project (English)

The project development objective for the Education Access and Quality Improvement Project for Burkina Faso is to support the Government of Burkina Faso to increase access to pre-school education in the two poorest regions, secondary education in the five poorest regions and to improve teaching and learning. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1044 APR 02, 2015

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

Experiencing violence in schools can negatively impact girls 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 APR 01, 2015

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

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95769 APR 01, 2015

Brixi, Hana; Lust, Ellen; Woolcock, Michael

Impacts of interventions during early childhood on later outcomes : a systematic review (English)

In an effort to bridge the evidence gap, the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) prepared a systematic review that gathers and analyzes the available impact evaluation evidence in developing countries from 1990 to 2013 on whether early childhood interventions shape future outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 95984 MAR 31, 2015

Tanner,Jeffery; Candland,Tara Lynn; Odden,Whitney Swan

Report cards : the impact of providing school and child test scores on educational markets (English)

This paper studies study the impact of providing school and child test scores on subsequent test scores, prices, and enrollment in markets with multiple public and private providers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7226 MAR 30, 2015

Andrabi,Tahir; Das,Jishnu; Khwaja,Asim Ijaz

Analyzing the dynamics of school dropout in upper secondary education in Latin America : a cohort approach (English)

This study examines trends in school dropout at the upper secondary education level across Latin America over the past two decades, and attempts to identify factors influencing these rates. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7223 MAR 26, 2015

Bentaouet Kattan,Raja; Székely,Miguel

What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ? (English)

Female labor force participation rates in urban India between 1987 and 2011 are surprisingly low and have stagnated since the late 1980s. Despite rising growth, fertility decline, and rising wages and education levels, married womens labor force participation hovered around 18 percent. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7222 MAR 24, 2015

Klasen,Stephan; Pieters,Janneke

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Second Global Partnership for Education Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Global Partnership for Education Project for Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (PDR) is to support the Government of Lao PDR in improving pre-primary and primary education quality. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1055 MAR 18, 2015

Armenia - Education Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95085 MAR 17, 2015

Armenia - Education Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95027 MAR 16, 2015

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Investing in technical vocational education and training : does it yield large economic returns in Brazil ? (English)
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APR 22, 2015 WPS7246 Policy Research Working Paper
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Quality and Relevance of Secondary and Tertiary Education Project - P149233 (English)
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APR 22, 2015 PIDA25081 Project Information Document
India - Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Program Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 22, 2015 95941 Procurement Plan
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 15, 2015 IPP786 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (English)
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APR 13, 2015 WPS7238 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet (Appraisal Stage) - Second Global Partnership for Education - P149130 (English)
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APR 08, 2015 ISDSA13021 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Mozambique - Higher Education Science and Technology (HEST) Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 07, 2015 PAD1296 Project Paper
Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents (English)
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APR 06, 2015 WPS7233 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Education Access and Quality Improvement Project (English)
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APR 02, 2015 PAD1044 Project Appraisal Document
Violence against women and girls resource guide : education sector brief (English)
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APR 01, 2015 92968 Working Paper Spanish
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95769 Working Paper
Impacts of interventions during early childhood on later outcomes : a systematic review (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95984 Working Paper
Report cards : the impact of providing school and child test scores on educational markets (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 WPS7226 Policy Research Working Paper
Analyzing the dynamics of school dropout in upper secondary education in Latin America : a cohort approach (English)
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MAR 26, 2015 WPS7223 Policy Research Working Paper
What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India ? (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 WPS7222 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 20, 2015 95444 Procurement Plan
Congo - Support to Street Children and Vulnerable Groups in Kinshasa Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches simplifie (French)
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MAR 20, 2015 95577 Procurement Plan
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic - Second Global Partnership for Education Project (English)
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MAR 18, 2015 PAD1055 Project Appraisal Document
Armenia - Education Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 95085 Procurement Plan
Armenia - Education Improvement Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 16, 2015 95027 Procurement Plan