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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

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

The impact of secondary schooling in Kenya : a regression discontinuity analysis (English)

This paper estimates the impacts of secondary school on human capital, occupational choice, and fertility for young adults in Kenya. The probability of admission to government secondary school rises sharply at a score close to the national mean on a standardized 8th grade examination, permitting the estimation of causal effects of schooling in a regression discontinuity framework. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7384 AUG 06, 2015

Ozier,Owen

Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 4) : procurement plan - works (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

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

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

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

Getting textbooks to every child in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have made commendable progress in expanding access to basic education, but continue to face challenges in improving the quality of education. ... See More +

Working Paper 98746 JUL 27, 2015

French

Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)

This study examines the effects of the extension of compulsory schooling from 5 to 8 years in Turkey in 1997—which involved substantial investment in school infrastructure—on schooling outcomes and, in particular, on the equality of these outcomes between men and women, and urban and rural residents using the Turkish Demographic and Health Surveys. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7377 JUL 24, 2015

Kırdar,Murat G.; Dayıoğlu,Meltem; Koç,İsmet

El Salvador - Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Education Quality Improvement Project for El Salvador is to improve access, retention, and graduation rates for students in the lower secondary education and the upper secondary education of the borrowers public schools adopting the inclusive full-time school (IFTS) model. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17213 JUL 13, 2015

Novali,Antonella

Where have all the textbooks gone? : Toward sustainable provision of teaching and learning materials in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This World Bank report is a rich compilation of information on teaching learning materials (TLM) in Africa based on the extensive and multi-faceted experience of the authors work in the education sector in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 97932 JUL 08, 2015

Read, Tony

Vietnam - Second Higher Education Project (English)

Project Performance Assessment Report 97849 JUN 30, 2015

Uruguay - Support to Uruguayan Public Schools Project : P126408 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR18871 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

China - Guangdong Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project (English)

Ratings for the Guangdong Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3094 JUN 23, 2015

Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are reforming their education systems with the view of adding more hours to the school day. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7309 JUN 16, 2015

Holland,Peter Anthony; Alfaro,Pablo; Evans,David

Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (English)

This paper presents evidence from the first three years of a randomized controlled trial of a government-administered pilot teacher performance pay program in Punjab, Pakistan. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7307 JUN 15, 2015

Barrera-Osorio,Felipe; Raju,Dhushyanth

Tunisia – Second Phase of the Higher Education Reform Support Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14762 JUN 11, 2015

Thailand - Wanted : a quality education for all (English)

Over the past two and a half decades, Thailand has made great progress in expanding basic education, closing the gap in attendance between socioeconomic groups, and putting more focus on the quality of education. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13333 JUN 03, 2015

Sondergaard,Lars M.

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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
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
The impact of secondary schooling in Kenya : a regression discontinuity analysis (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 WPS7384 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 4) : procurement plan - works (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
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
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
Senegal - Education for All-Fast Track Initiative Catalytic Fund Project (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 ICR2644 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Getting textbooks to every child in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 27, 2015 98746 Working Paper French
Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ? (English)
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JUL 24, 2015 WPS7377 Policy Research Working Paper
El Salvador - Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 RES17213 Project Paper
Where have all the textbooks gone? : Toward sustainable provision of teaching and learning materials in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97932 Publication
Vietnam - Second Higher Education Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97849 Project Performance Assessment Report
Uruguay - Support to Uruguayan Public Schools Project : P126408 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 06 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR18871 Implementation Status and Results Report
China - Guangdong Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 ICR3094 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
See More +
JUN 16, 2015 WPS7309 Policy Research Working Paper
Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (English)
See More +
JUN 15, 2015 WPS7307 Policy Research Working Paper
Tunisia – Second Phase of the Higher Education Reform Support Project (English)
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JUN 11, 2015 ICRR14762 Implementation Completion Report Review
Thailand - Wanted : a quality education for all (English)
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JUN 03, 2015 AUS13333 Working Paper