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China early child development : early childhood education in Yunnan (English)

Yunnan is a medium-sized and relatively poor Chinese province on the southwestern border of China. In 2012, the Yunnan department of education formally requested Bank support in conducting a review of early childhood education policies and programs in order to gain an in-depth and evidence-based understanding of the challenges the province faces in expanding early childhood education-in particular to rural and mountainous regions. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS6915 NOV 18, 2013

Cambodia : challenges in scaling up preschools (English)

It has been shown that pre-schools are beneficial in helping children develop the skills that are necessary for them in primary school. However, the implementation of pre-school in countries such as Cambodia is challenging due to social and economic constraints. ... See More +

Brief 83178 NOV 01, 2013

Giving children a better start : preschool attendance and school-age profiles (English)

This brief summarizes the giving children a better start: preschool attendance and school-age profiles in Uruguay for the period 1995. The author study the effect of pre-primary education on children's subsequent school outcomes by exploiting a unique feature of the Uruguayan household survey (ECH) that collects retrospective information on preschool attendance in the context of a rapid expansion in the supply of pre-primary places. ... See More +

Brief 81335 AUG 14, 2013

Berlinski, Samuel; Galiani, Sebastian; Manacorda, Marco

Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines, conducted in 1999 in Philippines. ... See More +

Brief 81304 AUG 14, 2013

Armecin, Graeme; Behrman, Jere; Duazo, Paulita; Ghuman, Sharon; Gultiano, Socorro; King, Elizabeth; Lee, Nanette

Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study, conducted during the time period between 1986-1987 in Jamaica. ... See More +

Brief 81389 AUG 14, 2013

Gertler, Paul; Zanolini, Arianna; Pinto, Rodrigo; Heckman, James; Walker, Susan; Vermeersch, Christel; Chang, Susan; Grantham-McGregor, Sally

The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique, conducted during the time period early 2008 to 2010 in Mozambique. ... See More +

Brief 81508 AUG 14, 2013

Martinez, Sebastian; Naudeu, Sophie; Pereira, Vitor

Dominican Republic - Early Childhood Education Project (English)

Ratings for the Early Childhood Education Project for Dominican Republic were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 78275 JUN 27, 2013

Early childhood education and development in poor villages of Indonesia : strong foundations, later success (English)

Influenced by the condition of young children within its own country and by the pattern of international evidence about the value of Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED), the government of Indonesia has implemented policies and programs that prioritize the early years of children's lives. ... See More +

Publication 78484 JUN 11, 2013

Hasan, Amer; Hyson, Marilou; Chang, Mae Chu Bahasa (Indonesian)

Early childhood education and development in poor villages of Indonesia : strong foundations, later success : Pendidikan dan Pengembangan Anak Usia Dini (PPAUD) di desa-desa miskin di Indonesia : landasan kokoh, hari esok cerah (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Influenced by the condition of young children within its own country and by the pattern of international evidence about the value of Early Childhood Education and Development (ECED), the government of Indonesia has implemented policies and programs that prioritize the early years of children's lives. ... See More +

Publication 78484 JUN 11, 2013

Hasan, Amer; Hyson, Marilou; Chang, Mae Chu English

Can disadvantaged kids ever catch up with better-off peers? (English)

The World Bank is focused on developing and supporting programs that help children reach their potential and live lives free of poverty. To help build a body of evidence of what works, the World Bank financed an evaluation of a program in Jamaica that targeted mothers of babies stunted due to malnutrition. ... See More +

Brief 77086 MAY 01, 2013

Marcus, Aliza

Is preschool good for kids? (English)

How can we help kids reach their full potential? Experts know that the first years of life are crucial to healthy development. And that's just the start. ... See More +

Brief 67807 APR 01, 2013

Marcus, Aliza Spanish

Uzbekistan - Improving early childhood care and education (English)

Uzbekistan is a lower middle-income country of 29.5 million people, located in Central Asia, with an economy that has been growing by over 8 percent per annum since the mid-2000s. ... See More +

Other Education Study 71930 MAR 15, 2013

Expanding and improving early childhood education in Turkey (English)

Over the past decade, Turkey has experienced significant socioeconomic progress and demographic changes. The benefit of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs is maximized when the interventions are targeted to children from disadvantaged families. ... See More +

Other Education Study 77723 MAR 01, 2013

Turkish

Expanding and improving early childhood education in Turkey : Turkiyede erken cocukluk egitiminin yayginlastirilmasi ve gelistirilmesi (Turkish)

Over the past decade, Turkey has experienced significant socioeconomic progress and demographic changes. The benefit of Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs is maximized when the interventions are targeted to children from disadvantaged families. ... See More +

Other Education Study 77723 MAR 01, 2013

English

Vietnam - School Readiness Promotion Project (English)

The objective of the Vietnam School Readiness Promotion Project (SRPP) is to raise school readiness for 5 year old children, in particular for those most vulnerable to not succeeding in a school environment, through supporting selected elements of Vietnam's Early Childhood Education (ECE) program. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 65942 JAN 29, 2013

Early childhood education and development in poor villages of Indonesia (English)

Influenced by the condition of young children within its own country and by the pattern of international evidence about the value of early childhood education and development (ECED), the government of Indonesia has implemented policies and programs that prioritize the early years of children's lives. ... See More +

Working Paper 75437 JAN 01, 2013

Hasan, Amer; Hyson, Marilou; Chang, Mae Chu

Colombia - Early childhood development (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies that affect young childre

Working Paper 79929 JAN 01, 2013

Kyrgyz Republic - Early childhood development (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies which affect young children in the Kyrgyz Republic. ... See More +

Working Paper 79930 JAN 01, 2013

Tajikistan - Early childhood development (English)

This report presents an analysis of the Early Childhood Development (ECD) programs and policies which affect young children in Tajikistan. This report is part of a series of reports prepared by the World Bank using the Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER)-ECD framework. ... See More +

Working Paper 79931 JAN 01, 2013

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China early child development : early childhood education in Yunnan (English)
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NOV 18, 2013 ACS6915 Working Paper
Cambodia : challenges in scaling up preschools (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83178 Brief
Giving children a better start : preschool attendance and school-age profiles (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81335 Brief
Early childhood development through an integrated program : evidence from the Philippines (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81304 Brief
Labor market returns to early childhood stimulation : a 20-year follow-up to the Jamaica study (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81389 Brief
The promise of preschool in Africa : a randomized impact evaluation of early childhood development in rural Mozambique (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81508 Brief
Tajikistan - Additional financing for the Land Registration and Cadastre System for Sustainable Agriculture Project : special purpose financial statements and independent auditor's report for the year ended 31 December, 2012 (English)
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JUL 17, 2013 79663 Auditing Document
Dominican Republic - Early Childhood Education Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2013 78275 Project Performance Assessment Report
Early childhood education and development in poor villages of Indonesia : strong foundations, later success (English)
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JUN 11, 2013 78484 Publication Bahasa (Indonesian)
Early childhood education and development in poor villages of Indonesia : strong foundations, later success : Pendidikan dan Pengembangan Anak Usia Dini (PPAUD) di desa-desa miskin di Indonesia : landasan kokoh, hari esok cerah (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JUN 11, 2013 78484 Publication English
Can disadvantaged kids ever catch up with better-off peers? (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77086 Brief
Is preschool good for kids? (English)
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APR 01, 2013 67807 Brief Spanish
Uzbekistan - Improving early childhood care and education (English)
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MAR 15, 2013 71930 Other Education Study
Expanding and improving early childhood education in Turkey (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 77723 Other Education Study Turkish
Expanding and improving early childhood education in Turkey : Turkiyede erken cocukluk egitiminin yayginlastirilmasi ve gelistirilmesi (Turkish)
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MAR 01, 2013 77723 Other Education Study English
Vietnam - School Readiness Promotion Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2013 65942 Project Appraisal Document
Early childhood education and development in poor villages of Indonesia (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75437 Working Paper
Colombia - Early childhood development (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79929 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Early childhood development (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79930 Working Paper
Tajikistan - Early childhood development (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 79931 Working Paper