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Getting textbooks to every child in Sub-Saharan Africa : strategies for addressing the high cost and low availability problem (English)

This book offers policy options that can help reduce textbook costs and increase their supply. The book explores, in depth, the cost and financial barriers that restrict textbook availability in schools across much of the region, as well as policies successfully adapted in other countries. ... See More +

Publication 96468 MAY 13, 2015

Fredriksen,Birger J.; Brar,Sukhdeep; Trucano,Michael

Why Do students learn so little? Seeking answers inside Haiti’s classrooms (English)

The Haitian education system made substantial improvements in access over the last decade, such that today the majority of Haiti’s children are in school. ... See More +

Working Paper 96500 MAY 01, 2015

Adelman,Melissa Ann; Baron,Juan; Blimpo,Pouguinimpo Moussa; Evans, David K.; Simbou,Atabanam; Yarrow,Noah Bunce

India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)

Indigenous Peoples Plan IPP786 APR 15, 2015

Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (English)

Education systems in developing countries are often centrally managed in a top-down structure. In environments where schools have different needs and where localized information plays an important role, empowerment of the local community may be attractive, but low levels of human capital at the local level may offset gains from local information. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7238 APR 13, 2015

Blimpo,Moussa P.; Evans,David; Lahire,Nathalie

Report cards : the impact of providing school and child test scores on educational markets (English)

This paper studies study the impact of providing school and child test scores on subsequent test scores, prices, and enrollment in markets with multiple public and private providers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7226 MAR 30, 2015

Andrabi,Tahir; Das,Jishnu; Khwaja,Asim Ijaz

Colombia - Upper Secondary Education Project (English)

The Upper Secondary Education Project for Columbia received moderately satisfactory outcome rating with modest risk to development outcome. The Bank’s performance was rated moderately unsatisfactory while the Borrower’s performance received a moderately satisfactory rating. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3198 MAR 25, 2015

Tunisia - Second Higher Education Reform Support Project (English)

The Second Higher Education Reform Support Project for Tunisia received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3297 MAR 17, 2015

China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 5) : Social analysis report (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 MAR 01, 2015

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; Popova,Anna

Romania - Secondary Education Project (English)

The development objectives of the Secondary Education Project for Romania are to improve the transition from upper secondary into tertiary education and increase the retention in the first year of tertiary education in project-supported education institutions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1108 FEB 20, 2015

Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? (English)

Worldwide, some 57 million primary school age children dont have the chance to go to school. Many factors hold these children back: poverty, poor health and overcrowded or faraway facilities. ... See More +

Brief 94784 FEB 01, 2015

Analyzing data from a national assessment of educational achievement (English)

This fourth volume of the National Assessment of Educational Achievement series comprises two parts, provides step-by-step details on how to analyze data collected in a national assessment. ... See More +

Publication 94732 FEB 01, 2015

Shiel, Gerry; Cartwright, Fernando; Kellaghan, Thomas [editor]; Greaney, Vincent [editor]

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

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.

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

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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Getting textbooks to every child in Sub-Saharan Africa : strategies for addressing the high cost and low availability problem (English)
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MAY 13, 2015 96468 Publication
Why Do students learn so little? Seeking answers inside Haiti’s classrooms (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96500 Working Paper
India - Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : indigenous peoples plan (English)
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APR 15, 2015 IPP786 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (English)
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APR 13, 2015 WPS7238 Policy Research Working Paper
Report cards : the impact of providing school and child test scores on educational markets (English)
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MAR 30, 2015 WPS7226 Policy Research Working Paper
Colombia - Upper Secondary Education Project (English)
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MAR 25, 2015 ICR3198 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Tunisia - Second Higher Education Reform Support Project (English)
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MAR 17, 2015 ICR3297 Implementation Completion and Results Report
China - Xinjiang Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 5) : Social analysis report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 IPP764 Indigenous Peoples Plan
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
Romania - Secondary Education Project (English)
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FEB 20, 2015 PAD1108 Project Appraisal Document
Haiti - Can non-public schools fill the gap for poor children? (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94784 Brief
Analyzing data from a national assessment of educational achievement (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94732 Publication
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
Increasing access by waiving tuition : evidence from Haiti (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7175 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
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