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The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper reports on the quality of early childhood education in rural Indonesia. On average, the paper finds that centers created under the Indonesia Early Childhood Education and Development Project provide higher quality services than other types of preschools, as measured by a comprehensive instrument of preschool quality based on direct observation of classrooms in session (the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7529 JAN 05, 2016

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Nakajima,Nozomi; Pradhan,Menno Prasad Disclosed

Jim Yong Kim speaks at event on early childhood development with Novak Djokovic (English)

Education is one of the surest ways we have to end extreme poverty in the world. When young children and their families have access to early childhood development - essential health, nutrition, education, and social protection services, they are afforded the opportunity to learn and lead healthy and productive lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 101993 AUG 26, 2015

Kim,Jim Yong Disclosed

Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)

Investing in children in their early years represents a unique window of opportunity to improve individual, community, and societal outcomes. For poverty reduction and shared prosperity, investments in early childhood development (ECD) or early childhood education and development (ECED), are among the best investments that countries can make. ... See More +

Publication 98961 AUG 06, 2015

Denboba,Amina Debissa; Hasan,Amer; Wodon,Quentin T.; Adams,Lindsay Sarah; Hadiyati,Titie; Hartono,Djoko; Kim,Janice Heejin; Roesli,Rosfita; Putri,Mayla Safuro Lestari; Sayre,Rebecca Kraft Disclosed

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Project Information Document 98753 JUL 30, 2015

Disclosed

Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 89172 JUL 29, 2015

Disclosed

Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)

In an effort to better understand and improve parenting education, the government of Indonesia commissioned a review of its existing programs to discover which programs have been implemented with which types of families and whether they are working to improve parents’ knowledge and behaviors or child outcomes. ... See More +

Publication 97936 JUL 08, 2015

Tomlinson, Heather Biggar; Andina,Syifa Disclosed

World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 JUL 08, 2015

Disclosed

Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)

A child’s earliest years present a window of opportunity to address inequality and improve outcomeslater in life. The potential benefits from supporting early childhood development (ECD) range from healthy development to better schooling outcomes to increased productivity in life. ... See More +

Brief 98448 JUL 01, 2015

Spanish, French Disclosed

Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)

The sub-committee (SC) of the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) considered independent evaluation group’s (IEG’s) evaluation entitled, World Bank (WB) support to early childhood development (ECD) and draft management response. ... See More +

Board Report 97218 JUN 09, 2015

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Sri Lanka - Early Childhood Development Project (English)

The objective of the Early Childhood Development Project (ECD) for Sri Lanka is to enhance equitable access to and improve the quality of ECD services. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1311 JUN 04, 2015

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World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)

The sustained benefits of early childhood interventions are well established in developed countries. Early development plays a major role in subsequent school performance, health, socialization, and future earnings. ... See More +

Sector or Thematic Evaluation 97851 MAY 28, 2015

Disclosed

Nurturing healthy children to reach their full potential (English)

A country’s long-term development potential depends on how well it nurtures the healthy growth and development of its youngest children. The crosscutting issue affects sectors such as education, health, nutrition, and child and social protection. ... See More +

Brief 95544 MAR 01, 2015

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Mongolia - Early Childhood Education Project (English)

The Early Childhood Education Project for Mongolia seeks to restructure the project by (i) reallocating the Grant Proceeds; (ii) amending the project description in the Financing Agreement; and (iii) adjusting the results framework indicators and targets to facilitate measuring progress towards achieving the Project Development Objective (PDO). ... See More +

Project Paper RES17972 FEB 27, 2015

Disclosed

SABER early childhood development country report : Malawi 2015 (English)

This report presents an analysis of the early childhood development (ECD) program and policies that affect young children in Malawi and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 100034 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

SABER early childhood development country report : Albania 2015 (English)

This report presents an analysis of the early childhood development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young children in Albania and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 100078 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

The World Bank is actively supporting early childhood development based on demand from governments and convincing evidence on the benefits of investing early for children, families, and society. ... See More +

Working Paper 93210 DEC 17, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca K.; Devercelli, Amanda E.; Neuman, Michelle J.; Wodon, Quentin Disclosed

SABER early childhood development country report : Tuvalu 2013 (English)

This report presents an analysis of the early childhood development (ECD) programs and policies which affect young children in Tuvalu and recommendations to move forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 94323 NOV 10, 2014

Disclosed

Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)

Increasing recognition that investments in early childhood development (ECD) are essential for children to reach their full potential has led development agencies, including the World Bank, to place a higher priority on young children in their partnership with countries. ... See More +

Brief 93206 NOV 01, 2014

Sayre, Rebecca Kraft; Wodon, Quentin T. Disclosed

Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)

Investing in young children is one of the best investments that countries can make. A child’s earliest years present a unique window of opportunity to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve a wide range of outcomes later in life. ... See More +

Brief 93207 NOV 01, 2014

Denboba, A.; Sayre, R.; L, Wodon,; Rawlings, Elder, L; Lombardi, J. Disclosed

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The role of preschool quality in promoting child development : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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JAN 05, 2016 WPS7529 Policy Research Working Paper
Jim Yong Kim speaks at event on early childhood development with Novak Djokovic (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 101993 Working Paper
Early childhood education and development in Indonesia : an assessment of policies using SABER (English)
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AUG 06, 2015 98961 Publication
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUL 30, 2015 98753 Project Information Document
Cambodia - Early Childhood Care and Development for Floating Villages Project (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 89172 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Parenting education in Indonesia : Review and recommendations to strengthen programs and systems (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97936 Publication
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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JUL 08, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Improving learning outcomes through early childhood development (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98448 Brief Spanish, French
Report to the Board from the Committee on Development Effectiveness : sub-committee report - World Bank support to early childhood development and draft management response (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 97218 Board Report
Sri Lanka - Early Childhood Development Project (English)
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JUN 04, 2015 PAD1311 Project Appraisal Document
World Bank support to early childhood development : an independent evaluation (English)
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MAY 28, 2015 97851 Sector or Thematic Evaluation
Nurturing healthy children to reach their full potential (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95544 Brief
Mongolia - Early Childhood Education Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2015 RES17972 Project Paper
SABER early childhood development country report : Malawi 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100034 Working Paper
SABER early childhood development country report : Albania 2015 (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 100078 Working Paper
Investing in early childhood development : review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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DEC 17, 2014 93210 Working Paper
SABER early childhood development country report : Tuvalu 2013 (English)
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NOV 10, 2014 94323 Working Paper
Bolivia - BO Early Childhood Care and Development in the Poorest and Most Vulnerable Urban Districts of La Paz and El Alto : P130580 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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NOV 02, 2014 ISR14510 Implementation Status and Results Report
Investing in young children : a review of the World Bank's recent experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93206 Brief
Investing in young children : key interventions and principles to ensure all young children reach their full potential (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93207 Brief