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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (English)

This study uses a randomized experiment to evaluate the impacts of the training and internship program piloted in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu counties by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance and the Government of Kenya with support from the World Bank’s Kenya Youth Empowerment Project. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7404 AUG 27, 2015

Honorati,Maddalena

Kosovo - Education System Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Education System Improvement Project for Kosovo is to strengthen selected systems that contribute to quality, accountability, and efficiency improvements in education in the Republic of Kosovo. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1015 AUG 19, 2015

The impact of vocational schooling on human capital development in developing countries : evidence from China (English)

A number of developing countries are currently promoting vocational education and training (VET) as a way to build human capital and strengthen economic growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7396 AUG 18, 2015

Loyalka,Prashant Kumar; Huang,Xiaoting; Zhang,Linxiu; Wei,Jianguo; Yi,Hongmei; Song,Yingquan; Shi,Yaojiang; Chu,James

Ghana - Partnership for Education Grant Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Partnership for Education Grant Project for Ghana is to improve the planning, monitoring, and delivery of basic education services in deprived districts of the recipients territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17147 AUG 17, 2015

Mikesell,Deborah Newitter

The impact of an accountability intervention with diagnostic feedback : evidence from Mexico (English)

In 2009, the Mexican state of Colima implemented a low-stakes accountability intervention with diagnostic feedback among 108 public primary schools with the lowest test scores in the national student assessment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7393 AUG 13, 2015

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Garcia Moreno,Vicente A.; Patrinos,Harry Anthony

Bangladesh national nutrition services - assessment of implementation status (English)

This report presents the findings of an operations research study conducted to assess the implementation of the Government of Bangladeshs National Nutrition Services Program (NNS) and to identify the achievements, determine the bottlenecks that adversely impact these achievements, and highlight potential solutions to ensure smooth delivery of the program. ... See More +

Publication 98839 AUG 12, 2015

Saha, Kuntal K.; Billah, Masum; Menon,Purnima; Arifeen, Shams El; Mbuya,Nkosinathi Vusizihlobo

Afghanistan - Second Education Quality Improvement Program Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Second Education Quality Improvement Program Project for Afghanistan is to increase equitable access to quality basic education especially for girls through school grants, teacher training and strengthened institutional capacity with support from communities and private providers. ... See More +

Project Paper RES20388 AUG 10, 2015

Lahire,Nathalie

Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)

This paper studies gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia. Using the National Census of Population and Housing 2012 and an estimation method analogous to difference-in-differences, the paper finds that the intersection of gender and indigenous identity confers cumulative disadvantage for indigenous women in literacy, years of schooling, and primary and secondary school completion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7387 AUG 10, 2015

Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama; Tas,Emcet Oktay

Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)

Investing in children in their early years represents a unique window of opportunity to improve individual, community, and societal outcomes. For poverty reduction and shared prosperity, investments in early childhood development (ECD) or early childhood education and development (ECED), are among the best investments that countries can make. ... See More +

Publication 98961 AUG 06, 2015

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Hasan,Amer; Wodon,Quentin T.; Adams,Lindsay Sarah; Hadiyati,Titie; Hartono,Djoko; Kim,Janice Heejin; Roesli,Rosfita; Putri,Mayla Safuro Lestari; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft

Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 5) : procurement plan - training (English)

Procurement Plan 98759 AUG 05, 2015

Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 2) : procurement plan - goods (English)

Procurement Plan 98759 AUG 05, 2015

Armenia - Education Improvement Project : procurement plan - consultants (English)

Procurement Plan 98759 AUG 05, 2015

Kyrgyz Republic - Social sectors at a glance (English)

Traditional benchmarks to assess performance rely on unconditional rankings or regional averages. This paper uses a recently developed methodology based on quantile regressions and initial conditions to propose alternative benchmarks for social sectors in Kyrgyz Republic. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 99275 AUG 01, 2015

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Calvo,Paula Andrea; Nguyen, Minh; Posadas,Josefina

Bangladesh - Additional Financing of the Skills and Training Enhancement Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social management framework (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing of the Skills and Training Enhancement Project for Bangladesh is to strengthen selected public and private training institutions to improve training quality and employability of trainees, including those from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1313 AUG 01, 2015

Understanding out-of-work and out-of-school youth in Europe and Central Asia (English)

The objectives of this study are to describe and analyze the out-of-work and out-of-school youth (ages 15-24) in the Europe and Central Asia2 (ECA) region. ... See More +

Working Paper 98665 JUL 30, 2015

Mauro,Joseph Anthony; Mitra,Sophie

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Project Information Document 98753 JUL 30, 2015

Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)

This paper develops and estimates an equilibrium model of charter school entry and school choice. In the model, households choose among public, private, and charter schools, and a regulator authorizes charter entry and mandates charter exit. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7383 JUL 29, 2015

Ferreyra,Maria Marta; Kosenok,Grigory

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89172 JUL 29, 2015

Senegal - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)

Ratings for the Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project for Senegal 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 moderate; satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2644 JUL 29, 2015

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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (English)
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AUG 27, 2015 WPS7404 Policy Research Working Paper
Kosovo - Education System Improvement Project (English)
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AUG 19, 2015 PAD1015 Project Appraisal Document
The impact of vocational schooling on human capital development in developing countries : evidence from China (English)
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AUG 18, 2015 WPS7396 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Partnership for Education Grant Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 17, 2015 RES17147 Project Paper
The impact of an accountability intervention with diagnostic feedback : evidence from Mexico (English)
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AUG 13, 2015 WPS7393 Policy Research Working Paper
Bangladesh national nutrition services - assessment of implementation status (English)
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AUG 12, 2015 98839 Publication
Afghanistan - Second Education Quality Improvement Program Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 RES20388 Project Paper
Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 WPS7387 Policy Research Working Paper
Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98961 Publication
Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 5) : procurement plan - training (English)
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AUG 05, 2015 98759 Procurement Plan
Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 2) : procurement plan - goods (English)
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AUG 05, 2015 98759 Procurement Plan
Armenia - Education Improvement Project : procurement plan - consultants (English)
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AUG 05, 2015 98759 Procurement Plan
Kyrgyz Republic - Social sectors at a glance (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99275 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Bangladesh - Additional Financing of the Skills and Training Enhancement Project : indigenous peoples plan : Social management framework (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 SFG1313 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Understanding out-of-work and out-of-school youth in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUL 30, 2015 98665 Working Paper
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUL 30, 2015 98753 Project Information Document
Charter school entry and school choice: the case of Washington, D.C. (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7383 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 89172 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Senegal - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 ICR2644 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Eastern Africa - Sustainable Management of the Nyika Transfrontier Conservation Area Project : procurement plan nuumber 7 - dated January 1, 2015 to June 30th, 2016 (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 98571 Procurement Plan