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The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone (English)

A textbook provision program in Sierra Leone demonstrates how volatility in the flow of government-provided learning inputs to schools can induce storage of these inputs by school administrators to smooth future consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7021 SEP 01, 2014

Sabarwal, Shwetlena; Evans, David K.; Marshak, Anastasia

Yemen - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : additional financing (English)

The objective of the additional financing for Higher Education Quality Improvement Project (HEQIP) for Yemen is to create the enabling conditions for the enhancement of the quality of university programs and graduate employability. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1025 AUG 19, 2014

Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)

The paper examines the levels and trends in access to education and educational outcomes across generations of Egyptian youth. Examination of three cohorts of individuals aged 21 to 24 (born between 1964 and 1967, 1974 and 1977, and 1982 and 1985) shows that access to education has substantially improved during the last three decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6996 AUG 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Gignoux, Jeremie

Tanzania - Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project (English)

Ratings for the Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project for Tanzania were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to global environment outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3150 JUL 14, 2014

West Bank and Gaza - Quality of teaching in PA school : learning from local practices - improving student performance in West Bank and Gaza (English)

The motivation for this study is to contribute to the preparation of the new Palestinian Education Strategy by shedding light on the school and classroom level factors that influence student learning, and to identify good practices that can be generalized from high-performing classrooms to those that need improvement. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9460 JUN 12, 2014

Private non-state sector engagement in the provision of educational services at the primary and secondary levels in South Asia : an analytical review of its role in school enrollment and student achievement (English)

Private (non-state) sector engagement in the provision of educational services at the primary and secondary levels in South Asia has recently undergone remarkable growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6899 JUN 01, 2014

Dahal, Mahesh; Nguyen, Quynh

Academy community : current development and future challenges : Akademi komunitas : kondisi saat ini dan tantangan di masa depan (Bahasa (Indonesian))

In the last five years, the Government of Indonesia has successfully expanded access to higher education through various programs, as demonstrated by a significant increase in the gross enrolment rate (GER), from 21.3 percent in 2008 to 27.1 percent in 2011. ... See More +

Brief 89220 JUN 01, 2014

English

Academy community : current development and future challenges (English)

In the last five years, the Government of Indonesia has successfully expanded access to higher education through various programs, as demonstrated by a significant increase in the gross enrolment rate (GER), from 21.3 percent in 2008 to 27.1 percent in 2011. ... See More +

Brief 89220 JUN 01, 2014

Bahasa (Indonesian)

Tertiary education in Indonesia : directions for policy (English)

Indonesia has made notable progress in raising attainment levels in primary and secondary school. More than 1 million additional students graduated high school in 2012 when compared with 1999, and graduation rates are expected to increase further. ... See More +

Working Paper 89301 JUN 01, 2014

Negara, Siwage; Benveniste, Luis

Tertiary education in Indonesia : directions for policy : Pendidikan tinggi di Indonesia : arah kebijakan (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Indonesia has made notable progress in raising attainment levels in primary and secondary school. This progress at primary and secondary school creates more demand for tertiary education (TE). ... See More +

Brief 89223 JUN 01, 2014

English

Tertiary education in Indonesia : directions for policy (English)

Indonesia has made notable progress in raising attainment levels in primary and secondary school. This progress at primary and secondary school creates more demand for tertiary education (TE). ... See More +

Brief 89223 JUN 01, 2014

Bahasa (Indonesian)

IT skills assessment in Armenia (English)

The IT and high-technology sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Armenian economy. Since 2006, the sector, excluding Internet service providers, has grown with a CAGR of 22% reaching a total output of US$294 million in 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper 89814 JUN 01, 2014

Vietnam - Upper Secondary Education Enhancement Project (English)

Ratings for the Upper Secondary Education Enhancement Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 88352 MAY 29, 2014

Moldova - Quality Education in Rural Areas of Moldova Project (English)

Ratings for the Quality Education in Rural Areas of Moldova Project for Moldova were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3000 MAY 26, 2014

Improving the transition between lower and upper secondary schools in Turkey : recommendations for the design of a more equitable system (English)

The objective of this report is to present a picture of the students in Turkey using data from trends in international mathematics and science study (TIMSS) 2011. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8258 MAY 16, 2014

Student learning in South Asia : challenges, opportunities, and policy priorities (English)

For the past decade, South Asian governments have been investing heavily to achieve the education millennium development goals (MDGs). The region has also made great progress in enrolling girls in both primary and secondary school. ... See More +

Publication 88267 MAY 15, 2014

Dundar, Halil; Beteille, Tara; Riboud, Michelle; Deolalikar, Anil

Guyana - Secondary Education Improvement Project (English)

The development objectives of the Secondary Education Improvement Project for Guyana are to: (i) strengthen the capacity of secondary school mathematics teachers nationwide, and (ii) increase enrollment in general secondary schools in targeted regions. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD846 MAY 05, 2014

Private school participation in Pakistan (English)

Private schooling is an important feature of the educational landscape in Pakistan and is increasingly a topic of public and government discourse. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6897 MAY 01, 2014

Nguyen, Quynh; Raju, Dhushyanth

Equity, access, and success in higher education (English)

The debate about where and how governments should invest in education has raged for decades. On one side are those who argue for strong support to basic education (usually towards universal primary education but also now for early childhood education) in order to guarantee that all citizens have an equal opportunity to gain the foundation essential for further learning and later success in life. ... See More +

Brief 89221 MAY 01, 2014

Bahasa (Indonesian)

Equity, access, and success in higher education : Mendorong pemerataan pendidikan tinggi (Bahasa (Indonesian))

The debate about where and how governments should invest in education has raged for decades. On one side are those who argue for strong support to basic education (usually towards universal primary education but also now for early childhood education) in order to guarantee that all citizens have an equal opportunity to gain the foundation essential for further learning and later success in life. ... See More +

Brief 89221 MAY 01, 2014

English

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The permanent input hypothesis : the case of textbooks and (no) student learning in Sierra Leone (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7021 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : additional financing (English)
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AUG 19, 2014 PAD1025 Project Paper
Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS6996 Policy Research Working Paper
Tanzania - Zanzibar Basic Education Improvement Project (English)
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JUL 14, 2014 ICR3150 Implementation Completion and Results Report
West Bank and Gaza - Quality of teaching in PA school : learning from local practices - improving student performance in West Bank and Gaza (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 ACS9460 Working Paper
Private non-state sector engagement in the provision of educational services at the primary and secondary levels in South Asia : an analytical review of its role in school enrollment and student achievement (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6899 Policy Research Working Paper
Academy community : current development and future challenges : Akademi komunitas : kondisi saat ini dan tantangan di masa depan (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUN 01, 2014 89220 Brief English
Academy community : current development and future challenges (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89220 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian)
Tertiary education in Indonesia : directions for policy (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89301 Working Paper
Tertiary education in Indonesia : directions for policy : Pendidikan tinggi di Indonesia : arah kebijakan (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUN 01, 2014 89223 Brief English
Tertiary education in Indonesia : directions for policy (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89223 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian)
IT skills assessment in Armenia (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89814 Working Paper
Vietnam - Upper Secondary Education Enhancement Project (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 88352 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Moldova - Quality Education in Rural Areas of Moldova Project (English)
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MAY 26, 2014 ICR3000 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Improving the transition between lower and upper secondary schools in Turkey : recommendations for the design of a more equitable system (English)
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MAY 16, 2014 ACS8258 Working Paper
Student learning in South Asia : challenges, opportunities, and policy priorities (English)
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MAY 15, 2014 88267 Publication
Guyana - Secondary Education Improvement Project (English)
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MAY 05, 2014 PAD846 Project Appraisal Document
Private school participation in Pakistan (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6897 Policy Research Working Paper
Equity, access, and success in higher education (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89221 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian)
Equity, access, and success in higher education : Mendorong pemerataan pendidikan tinggi (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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MAY 01, 2014 89221 Brief English