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Madagascar - Emergency Support to Education for All Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Emergency Support to Education for All Project for Madagascar is to preserve access to primary education and improve the teaching and learning environment in targeted areas in the recipient’s territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21795 MAY 19, 2016

Disclosed

Lesotho - Education Quality For Equality Project (English)

The development objective of Education Quality For Equality Project for Lesotho is to improve basic education service delivery and student retention in targeted schools. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1533 MAY 05, 2016

Disclosed

India - National Agriculture Higher Education Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous people's policy framework (English)

The objective of the National Agriculture Higher Education Project for India is: ‘to support participating Agricultural Universities and ICAR in providing more relevant and higher quality education to agriculture university students.’ ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2146 MAY 03, 2016

Varma,Bela Disclosed

Public school teacher management in Sri Lanka: issues and options (English)

Sri Lanka is increasingly seeking to ensure that its public school system not only delivers greater shares of students who have completed higher secondary and tertiary education, but also that all students obtain a much better education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7651 APR 26, 2016

Raju,Dhushyanth Disclosed

Assessing the impacts of Mais Educacao on educational outcomes : evidence between 2007 and 2011 (English)

To address the educational gap, many Latin American countries are focusing on extension of the school day and enrichment of the curriculum. In Brazil, a nationwide policy -- Mais Educação -- was implemented in 2008 with this objective. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7644 APR 18, 2016

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Bresolin,Antonio; Pugialli Da Silva Borges,Bruna; Mendes,Karen; Menezes Filho,Naercio Disclosed

Peru - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Higher Education Quality Improvement Project for Peru is to improve Peru’s higher education quality assurance system through the promotion of self and external evaluations, the financing of improvement plans, and the provision of information. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18302 APR 13, 2016

Disclosed

Unraveling a secret : Vietnam's outstanding performance on the PISA test (English)

This paper seeks to find an empirical explanation of Vietnam's outstanding performance on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7630 APR 12, 2016

Parandekar,Suhas D.; Sedmik,Elisabeth Disclosed

School grants and education quality : experimental evidence from Senegal (English)

The effect of increasing school resources on educational outcomes is a central issue in the debate on improving school quality. This paper uses a randomized experiment to analyze the impact of a school grants program in Senegal, which allowed schools to apply for funding for improvements of their own choice. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7624 APR 06, 2016

Amaro Da Costa Luz Carneiro,Pedro Manuel; Koussihouede,Oswald; Lahire,Nathalie; Meghir,Costas; Mommaerts,Corina Disclosed

Congo, Republic of - Education Sector Support Project (English)

The development objective of the Education Sector Support Project for Republic of Congo is to improve education outcomes of primary and lower secondary school children and to increase the effectiveness of select management systems. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1486 APR 06, 2016

Disclosed

India - Do kids in private schools learn more? (English)

Primary school education is a basic building block for children’s development, preparing them for success later in life. But in many countries, poor children often don’t finish school even if it’s available to them. ... See More +

Brief 105178 MAR 01, 2016

Marcus,Aliza Disclosed

Pakistan - Does sharing test scores with parents improve student learning? (English)

Education is a driver of development around the world. But as many countries have found, getting children into school is only the first step in an education. ... See More +

Brief 104860 MAR 01, 2016

Marcus,Aliza; Burke,Laura Erin Disclosed

Nicaragua - Education Sector Strategy Support Project : restructuring (English)

The development objectives of the Education Sector Strategy Support Project for Nicaragua are to: (a) increase access to preschool education in selected municipalities, and to improve preschool education learning conditions nationwide; and (b) increase access to lower secondary education in selected municipalities, and improve lower secondary education quality and completion rates nationwide. ... See More +

Project Paper RES22788 FEB 23, 2016

Barrientos,Gabriel Esteban Disclosed

How much teachers know and how much it matters in class : analyzing three rounds of subject-specific test score data of Indonesian students and teachers (English)

Improving the quality of education is one of today's main challenges for governments in the developing world. Based on a unique matched student-to-teacher panel data set on test scores this paper presents two empirical results for Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7556 FEB 02, 2016

De Ree,Joppe Jaitze Disclosed

Tanzania - Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14888 JAN 19, 2016

Disclosed

How Shanghai does it : insights and lessons from the highest-ranking education system in the world (English)

This report, how Shanghai does it: insights and lessons from the highest-ranking education system in the world, presents an in-depth examination of how students in Shanghai achieved the highest scores in the areas of reading, science, and mathematics on a respected global assessment of 15-year-olds’ educational abilities. ... See More +

Publication 104594 JAN 01, 2016

Liang,Xiaoyan; Kidwai,Huma; Zhang,Minxuan Disclosed

Indonesia - Teacher certification and beyond : an empirical evaluation of the teacher certification program and education quality improvements in Indonesia (English)

The certification program aimed to certify all teachers by 2015. The program was rolled out at a rate of approximately 200,000 teachers each year. ... See More +

Working Paper 104599 JAN 01, 2016

De Ree,Joppe Jaitze Disclosed

Teacher performance in Bihar, India : implications for education (English)

The overarching objective of the World Bank Group’s support to India and its low-income states is to support poverty reduction and shared prosperity. ... See More +

Publication 102726 JAN 01, 2016

Sinha,Shabnam; Banerji,Rukmini; Wadhwa, Wilima Disclosed

Understanding the trends in learning outcomes in Argentina, 2000 to 2012 (English)

This paper seeks to understand what drove the trends in learning outcomes in Argentina between 2000 and 2012, using data from four rounds of the Program for International Student Assessment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7518 DEC 17, 2015

De Hoyos Navarro,Rafael E.; Holland,Peter Anthony; Troiano,Sara Disclosed

Poland - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Poland’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)

Facing the prospects of rapid demographic aging and decline over the coming decades, Poland needs a highly skilled workforce to help generate the productivity growth that it needs to fuel continued convergence of its living standards with those of its West European neighbors. ... See More +

Working Paper 101562 DEC 02, 2015

Bodewig,Christian; Gortazar,Lucas; Herrera Sosa,Katia Marina; Kutner,Daniel; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Moreno,Juan Martin Disclosed

Slovak Republic - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Slovak Republic’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)

Facing the prospects of rapid aging and shrinking population over the coming decades, Slovakia needs a highly skilled workforce to help generate the productivity growth that it needs to fuel its continued convergence of living standards with its West European neighbors. ... See More +

Working Paper 101563 DEC 02, 2015

Herrera Sosa,Katia Marina; Gortazar,Lucas; Amoroso,Jeremie Matthew; Bodewig,Christian; Karacsony,Sandor I.; Moreno,Juan Martin Disclosed

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Madagascar - Emergency Support to Education for All Project : restructuring (English)
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MAY 19, 2016 RES21795 Project Paper
Lesotho - Education Quality For Equality Project (English)
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MAY 05, 2016 PAD1533 Project Appraisal Document
India - National Agriculture Higher Education Project : indigenous peoples plan : Indigenous people's policy framework (English)
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MAY 03, 2016 SFG2146 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Public school teacher management in Sri Lanka: issues and options (English)
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APR 26, 2016 WPS7651 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessing the impacts of Mais Educacao on educational outcomes : evidence between 2007 and 2011 (English)
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APR 18, 2016 WPS7644 Policy Research Working Paper
Peru - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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APR 13, 2016 RES18302 Project Paper
Unraveling a secret : Vietnam's outstanding performance on the PISA test (English)
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APR 12, 2016 WPS7630 Policy Research Working Paper
School grants and education quality : experimental evidence from Senegal (English)
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APR 06, 2016 WPS7624 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Republic of - Education Sector Support Project (English)
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APR 06, 2016 PAD1486 Project Appraisal Document
India - Do kids in private schools learn more? (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105178 Brief
Pakistan - Does sharing test scores with parents improve student learning? (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 104860 Brief
Nicaragua - Education Sector Strategy Support Project : restructuring (English)
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FEB 23, 2016 RES22788 Project Paper
How much teachers know and how much it matters in class : analyzing three rounds of subject-specific test score data of Indonesian students and teachers (English)
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FEB 02, 2016 WPS7556 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project (English)
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JAN 19, 2016 ICRR14888 Implementation Completion Report Review
How Shanghai does it : insights and lessons from the highest-ranking education system in the world (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104594 Publication
Indonesia - Teacher certification and beyond : an empirical evaluation of the teacher certification program and education quality improvements in Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 104599 Working Paper
Teacher performance in Bihar, India : implications for education (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102726 Publication
Understanding the trends in learning outcomes in Argentina, 2000 to 2012 (English)
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DEC 17, 2015 WPS7518 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Poland’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 101562 Working Paper
Slovak Republic - Skilling up the next generation : an analysis of Slovak Republic’s performance in the program for international student assessment (English)
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DEC 02, 2015 101563 Working Paper