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Guyana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Amerindian peoples plan (English)

The objective of the Guyana Secondary Education Improvement Project is to increase the 11th grade survival rate and the number of students that complete secondary education in Guyana's regions 3 and 4 (including Georgetown), by constructing and equipping schools, training teachers, and distributing learning materials. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP704 MAR 28, 2014

Guyana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social assessment for Amerindian peoples plan (English)

The objective of the Guyana Secondary Education Improvement Project is to increase the 11th grade survival rate and the number of students that complete secondary education in Guyana's regions 3 and 4 (including Georgetown), by constructing and equipping schools, training teachers, and distributing learning materials. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP704 MAR 28, 2014

Uzbekistan - Second Phase of the Basic Education Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Second Phase of the Basic Education Project for Uzbekistan is to continue supporting Government of Uzbekistan's (GoU's) efforts to improve effectiveness of teaching and learning through: (1) targeted interventions in selected general secondary education schools and preschools in rural poor areas; (2) development of institutional capacity to assess student learning; and (3) adoption of predictable and transparent school budgets in selected oblasts. ... See More +

Project Paper 86020 MAR 10, 2014

Mozambique's sustained efforts on higher education, science and technology : Les efforts soutenus du Mozambique dans l'enseignement supérieur, les sciences et la technologie (French)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Mozambique has prioritized the development of higher education with a focus on science and technologyl; 2) Building a higher education system from scratch requires longterm external technical and financial support and government commitment; 3) Strong policies and visible progress have attracted international funding; 4) Further efforts are needed to expand science and technology programs; and 5) The momentum must be maintained so students are prepared for jobs in Mozambique’s emerging economy. ... See More +

Brief 85807 MAR 01, 2014

English

Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence (English)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Africa has experienced strong economic growth despite recent global downturns. There has been a resurgence of traditional sectors such as agriculture and the extractive industries, and promising new sectors have emerged such as Information and Communications Technology (ICT); 2) African economies urgently need highly skilled technicians, engineers, medical workers, agricultural scientists and researchers to fuel these booming sectors. ... See More +

Brief 85806 MAR 01, 2014

French

Mozambique's sustained efforts on higher education, science and technology (English)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Mozambique has prioritized the development of higher education with a focus on science and technologyl; 2) Building a higher education system from scratch requires longterm external technical and financial support and government commitment; 3) Strong policies and visible progress have attracted international funding; 4) Further efforts are needed to expand science and technology programs; and 5) The momentum must be maintained so students are prepared for jobs in Mozambique’s emerging economy. ... See More +

Brief 85807 MAR 01, 2014

French

Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence : Répondre à la demande en compétences de l'Afrique : le rôle des centres d'excellence régionaux (French)

The key messages in this brief are as follows: 1) Africa has experienced strong economic growth despite recent global downturns. There has been a resurgence of traditional sectors such as agriculture and the extractive industries, and promising new sectors have emerged such as Information and Communications Technology (ICT); 2) African economies urgently need highly skilled technicians, engineers, medical workers, agricultural scientists and researchers to fuel these booming sectors. ... See More +

Brief 85806 MAR 01, 2014

English

Benin - Youth Employment Project (English)

The objective of the Youth Employment Project is to improve access to employment skills and employment opportunities for underemployed youth in Benin. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD795 FEB 13, 2014

Nigeria - Additional Financing for the Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for the Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project for Nigeria is to improve the quality of public junior and senior secondary education in Lagos State. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD870 FEB 07, 2014

Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Education Sector Development Project for Azerbaijan is to: (i) enhance the effectiveness of teaching in general secondary schools; (ii) improve learning results in schools which receive new school libraries and where teachers adopt improved teaching practices as a result of in-service training; and (iii) improve efficiency of spending on general education. ... See More +

Project Paper RES9884 FEB 04, 2014

How much and what kind of teaching is there in elementary education in India? Evidence from three states (English)

This study focuses on the link between teachers' 'time-on-task' (TOT) and the nature of tasks in classrooms. This study, carried out with concurrence from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), is built upon the independent study commissioned by MHRD to explore teacher attendance rates in schools. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86001 FEB 01, 2014

Sankar, Deepa; Linden, Toby

Academic peer effects with different group assignment policies : residential tracking versus random assignment (English)

This paper studies the relative academic performance of students tracked or randomly assigned to South African university dormitories. Tracked or streamed assignment creates dormitories where all students obtained similar scores on high school graduation examinations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6787 FEB 01, 2014

Garlick, Robert

An alternative estimate of school-based management impacts on students' achievements : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This paper aims to estimate the impact of school-based management on students' test scores in the Philippines. Estimation results using double differencing combined with propensity score matching show that school-based management increases the average national achievement test score by 4.2 points over three years. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6747 JAN 01, 2014

Yamauchi, Futoshi

School Resource and Performance Inequality : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This paper examines inequality patterns of school and teacher resources as well as student performance in the Philippines. School and teacher resources, measured by pupil classroom and teacher ratios and per-pupil teacher salary, became more unequal over time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6748 JAN 01, 2014

Yamauchi, Futoshi; Parandekar, Suhas

Teacher opinions on performance incentives : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

This paper uses data from a post-hoc evaluation of a performance-based teacher incentive program in the Kyrgyz Republic to examine the opinions of teachers receiving different pay bonuses based on their performance as assessed by external evaluators. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6752 JAN 01, 2014

Lockheed, Marlaine E.

Disseminating and using student assessment information in The Gambia (English)

The Gambia has shifted the focus of its education reforms from school attendance to student learning. This shift came with a stronger assessment system to measure learning. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 85711 JAN 01, 2014

Senghor, Ousmane

Using the results of a national assessment of educational achievement (Russian)

More than years of schooling, it is learning, or the acquisition of cognitive skills, that improves individual productivity and earnings, with gains for aggregate income in the economy. ... See More +

Publication 50171 JAN 01, 2014

Kellaghan, Thomas; Greaney, Vincent; Murray, T.Scott English, Portuguese

Implementing a national assessment of educational achievement (Russian)

This national assessment of educational achievement series of publications, of which this is the third volume, focuses on state-of-the-art procedures that need to be followed in order to ensure that the data (such as test scores and background information) produced by a large scale national assessment exercise are of high quality and address the concerns of policy makers, decision makers, and other stakeholders in the education system. ... See More +

Publication 66609 JAN 01, 2014

Greaney, Vincent; Kellaghan, Thomas English, Portuguese

Afghanistan - Additional Financing for Strengthening Higher Education Project (English)

The Strengthening Higher Education Project for Afghanistan had an overall satisfactory outcome with the performance of the Bank deemed moderately satisfactory, while the borrower's performance was felt to be satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2859 DEC 26, 2013

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Guyana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 1 of 2) : Amerindian peoples plan (English)
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MAR 28, 2014 IPP704 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Guyana - Secondary Education Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2 of 2) : Social assessment for Amerindian peoples plan (English)
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MAR 28, 2014 IPP704 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Knowledge building environmentally sustainable infrastructure platform : Plataforma de conocimiento construccion ambientalmente sostenible de infraestructura (Spanish)
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MAR 10, 2014 86002 Working Paper
Uzbekistan - Second Phase of the Basic Education Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 10, 2014 86020 Project Paper
Mozambique's sustained efforts on higher education, science and technology : Les efforts soutenus du Mozambique dans l'enseignement supérieur, les sciences et la technologie (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 85807 Brief English
Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 85806 Brief French
Mozambique's sustained efforts on higher education, science and technology (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2014 85807 Brief French
Meeting Africa's demand for skills : the role of regional centers of excellence : Répondre à la demande en compétences de l'Afrique : le rôle des centres d'excellence régionaux (French)
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MAR 01, 2014 85806 Brief English
Benin - Youth Employment Project (English)
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FEB 13, 2014 PAD795 Project Appraisal Document
Nigeria - Additional Financing for the Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 07, 2014 PAD870 Project Paper
Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 04, 2014 RES9884 Project Paper
How much and what kind of teaching is there in elementary education in India? Evidence from three states (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 86001 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Academic peer effects with different group assignment policies : residential tracking versus random assignment (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 WPS6787 Policy Research Working Paper
An alternative estimate of school-based management impacts on students' achievements : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6747 Policy Research Working Paper
School Resource and Performance Inequality : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6748 Policy Research Working Paper
Teacher opinions on performance incentives : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6752 Policy Research Working Paper
Disseminating and using student assessment information in The Gambia (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2014 85711 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Using the results of a national assessment of educational achievement (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2014 50171 Publication English, Portuguese
Implementing a national assessment of educational achievement (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2014 66609 Publication English, Portuguese
Afghanistan - Additional Financing for Strengthening Higher Education Project (English)
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DEC 26, 2013 ICR2859 Implementation Completion and Results Report