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What really works to improve learning in developing countries ? an analysis of divergent findings in systematic reviews (English)

In the past two years alone, at least six systematic reviews or meta-analyses have examined the interventions that improve learning outcomes in low- and middle-income countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7203 FEB 26, 2015

Evans,David-000213993; Popova,Anna

Mexico - Compensatory Education Project (English)

The Compensatory Education Project for received a satisfactory outcome rating with low risk to development outcome. The Bank’s performance was rated moderately satisfactory while the Borrower received a satisfactory rating. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3228 JAN 29, 2015

Nepal - Higher Education Reforms Project (English)

The Higher Education Reform Project of Nepal has an objectives to support reforms in selected institutions for improving quality, relevance and efficiency of higher education; and to assist underprivileged students for equitable access. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1019 JAN 22, 2015

China - Liaoning and Shandong Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : restructuring (English)

The Liaoning and Shandong Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project of China seeks Board approval for a level 1 restructuring to revise the Project Development Objective (PDO) as it mentions the number of schools benefitting from project support. ... See More +

Project Paper RES16188 JAN 14, 2015

Broken gears : the value added of higher education on teachers' academic achievement (English)

Good teachers are essential for high-quality educational systems. However, little is known about teachers' skills formation during college. By combining two standardized tests for Colombian students, one taken at the end of senior year in high school and the other when students are near graduation from college, this paper documents the extent to which education majors relatively improve or deteriorate their skills in quantitative reasoning, native language, and foreign language, in comparison to students in other programs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7168 JAN 01, 2015

Balcazar, Carlos Felipe; Nopo, Hugo

Wage dynamics, turnover, and human capital : evidence from adolescent transition from school to work in the Philippines (English)

This paper examines wage dynamics and turnover using tracking data of adolescents from the Philippines. The analysis uses individual test scores in grade 6 to proxy abilities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7184 JAN 01, 2015

Yamauchi, Futoshi

MENA regional synthesis on the teacher policies survey : key findings from phase one (English)

This report summarizes the main findings of the first phase of the regional study on teacher policies which draws heavily from the SABER-Teachers methodological papers and country reports. ... See More +

Working Paper 94456 JAN 01, 2015

Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti (English)

Despite impressive gains in increasing access to school over the last twenty years, an estimated 57 million children worldwide do not go to school. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7175 JAN 01, 2015

Adelman, Melissa A.; Holland, Peter A.

Cameroon - CAMEROON--Equity and Quality for Improved Learning Project : P133338 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR17313 DEC 31, 2014

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Nepal - School Sector Reform Plan : joint consultative meeting - December 16-19, 2014 (English)

Aide Memoire 94194 DEC 31, 2014

Nepal - Second Higher Education Project (English)

The Second Higher Education Project for Nepal has the following revised project development objectives: (a) enhanced quality, efficiency and relevance of higher education through a set of systemic reforms and incentives to selected institutions; and (b) improved access for academically qualified students from disadvantaged groups in (i) higher education and (ii) higher secondary education. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2849 DEC 30, 2014

Vietnam - Higher Education Development Policy Program (English)

The Vietnam Higher Education Development Policy Program received a moderately satisfactory outcome with negligible to low risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3269 DEC 24, 2014

Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)

Kazakhstan's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas

Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)

Kazakhstan's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012 performance improved markedly compared to 2009, and indicated a narrowing achievement gap among students. ... See More +

Working Paper 92913 DEC 03, 2014

Inoue, Keiko; Gortazar, Lucas

Educating the next generation : improving teacher quality in Cambodia (English)

This book diagnoses Cambodian teaching quality and presents policy options for reform. Through classroom observation, assessments of mathematics and pedagogical content knowledge, and surveys of teachers and school directors, it sheds light on content and instruction, interactions with school directors, instructional support systems, and the implementation of teacher standards. ... See More +

Publication 93439 DEC 01, 2014

Tandon, Prateek; Fukao, Tsuyoshi

China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Social analysis report : abstract (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China is to improve the quality and relevance of project schools to produce skills that respond to the labor market demand in Xinjiang. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP764 DEC 01, 2014

Chinese

China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Abstract (English)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China is to improve the quality and relevance of project schools to produce skills that respond to the labor market demand in Xinjiang. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP764 DEC 01, 2014

Chinese

China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Abstract (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China is to improve the quality and relevance of project schools to produce skills that respond to the labor market demand in Xinjiang. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP764 DEC 01, 2014

English

China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Full report (Chinese)

The development objective of the Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China is to improve the quality and relevance of project schools to produce skills that respond to the labor market demand in Xinjiang. ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP764 DEC 01, 2014

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

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Basic Education Project for Uzbekistan were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory; risk to development outcome was moderate; Bank performance was unsatisfactory; Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3026 OCT 27, 2014

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What really works to improve learning in developing countries ? an analysis of divergent findings in systematic reviews (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 WPS7203 Policy Research Working Paper
Mexico - Compensatory Education Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2015 ICR3228 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Nepal - Higher Education Reforms Project (English)
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JAN 22, 2015 PAD1019 Project Appraisal Document
China - Liaoning and Shandong Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : restructuring (English)
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JAN 14, 2015 RES16188 Project Paper
Broken gears : the value added of higher education on teachers' academic achievement (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7168 Policy Research Working Paper
Wage dynamics, turnover, and human capital : evidence from adolescent transition from school to work in the Philippines (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7184 Policy Research Working Paper
MENA regional synthesis on the teacher policies survey : key findings from phase one (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94456 Working Paper
Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7175 Policy Research Working Paper
Cameroon - CAMEROON--Equity and Quality for Improved Learning Project : P133338 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 ISR17313 Implementation Status and Results Report
Nepal - School Sector Reform Plan : joint consultative meeting - December 16-19, 2014 (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 94194 Aide Memoire
Nepal - Second Higher Education Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 ICR2849 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Higher Education Development Policy Program (English)
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DEC 24, 2014 ICR3269 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (English)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper
Strengthening Kazakhstan's education systems : an analysis of PISA 2009 and 2012 (Russian)
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DEC 03, 2014 92913 Working Paper
Educating the next generation : improving teacher quality in Cambodia (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93439 Publication
China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 2) : Social analysis report : abstract (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP764 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Abstract (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP764 Indigenous Peoples Plan Chinese
China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Abstract (Chinese)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP764 Indigenous Peoples Plan English
China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 3) : Full report (Chinese)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP764 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Uzbekistan - Second Phase of the Basic Education Project (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 ICR3026 Implementation Completion and Results Report