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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (English)

This study uses a randomized experiment to evaluate the impacts of the training and internship program piloted in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu counties by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance and the Government of Kenya with support from the World Bank’s Kenya Youth Empowerment Project. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7404 AUG 27, 2015

Honorati,Maddalena

Ghana - Partnership for Education Grant Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Partnership for Education Grant Project for Ghana is to improve the planning, monitoring, and delivery of basic education services in deprived districts of the recipients territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES17147 AUG 17, 2015

Mikesell,Deborah Newitter

Chile - Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Program Information Document 99164 AUG 10, 2015

Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)

This paper studies gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia. Using the National Census of Population and Housing 2012 and an estimation method analogous to difference-in-differences, the paper finds that the intersection of gender and indigenous identity confers cumulative disadvantage for indigenous women in literacy, years of schooling, and primary and secondary school completion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7387 AUG 10, 2015

Reimao,Maira Emy Nakayama; Tas,Emcet Oktay

Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 5) : procurement plan - training (English)

Procurement Plan 98759 AUG 05, 2015

Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)

There have been many initiatives to improve education outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7362 JUL 13, 2015

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel

Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Education Sector Support Project for Mozambique is to improve access to and, quality and equity of education. The additional financing (AF) will cover the costs associated with scaling up activities to enhance the impact of a well-performing project while introducing the following innovative elements: (i) strategic changes in the design of the operation supporting transformational impacts on enhancing service delivery; and (ii) disbursement linked indicators to strengthen the focus on results and address issues related to sector efficiency. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1261 JUL 02, 2015

Driving development with tertiary education reforms (English)

Tertiary education refers to all postsecondary education, including but not limited to universities. Although universities are a key part of all tertiary education systems, in recent years a diverse and growing set of public and private tertiary institutions in every country—colleges, technical training institutes, community colleges, nursing schools, research laboratories, centers of excellence, distance learning centers, and many more—form a network of institutions that prepare students for application of knowledge at an advanced level. ... See More +

Brief 98454 JUL 01, 2015

Supporting great teaching (English)

With the exception of parents, few individuals exert as much influence on children’s future as do their teachers. In today’s world, teachers are no longer just a source of information and knowledge. ... See More +

Brief 98452 JUL 01, 2015

Skills for jobs in the 21st century (English)

There is an indisputable link between learning outcomes and economic growth. From preschool to university to technical and vocational programs, education matters for human development and future employment. ... See More +

Brief 98451 JUL 01, 2015

Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)

In many countries today, primary and secondary school enrolment rates are the same for boys andgirls. Two-thirds of all countries have reached gender parity in primary enrolment. ... See More +

Brief 98450 JUL 01, 2015

Information communications technologies and education (English)

Globalization and rapid technological change have made knowledge a critical determinant of competitiveness in the world economy. The World Bank Group (WBG) is playing an important role in assisting countries in taking advantage of the opportunities in information and communications technologies (ICTs) to contribute to education goals and poverty reduction strategies. ... See More +

Brief 98449 JUL 01, 2015

Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)

The third Arab development symposium (ADS) - covers issues related to the double transition from education to work in the Arab World. It was held in Kuwait in November 2014. ... See More +

Brief 98245 JUL 01, 2015

Rouis,Mustapha; Limam, Imed; Faour, Muhammad

Afghanistan - Skills Development Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14732 JUN 30, 2015

Vietnam - Second Higher Education Project (English)

Project Performance Assessment Report 97849 JUN 30, 2015

Liberia - Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project : P117662 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19148 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

Niger - Niger - GPE - Support to Quality Education Project : P132405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR19121 JUN 29, 2015

0000A8056

Magical transition ? intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China : 1988–2002 (English)

This paper presents evidence on intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China over a period of 14 years (1988–2002). To understand whether the estimated inter-generational persistence can be driven solely by unobserved heterogeneity, biprobit sensitivity analysis and heteroskedasticity-based identification are implemented. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7316 JUN 22, 2015

Emran,Shahe; Sun,Yan

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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (English)
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AUG 27, 2015 WPS7404 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - Partnership for Education Grant Project : restructuring (English)
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AUG 17, 2015 RES17147 Project Paper
Chile - Social Inclusion for Shared Prosperity Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 99164 Program Information Document
Gender education gaps among indigenous and nonindigenous groups in Bolivia (English)
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AUG 10, 2015 WPS7387 Policy Research Working Paper
Armenia - Education Improvement Project (Vol. 5) : procurement plan - training (English)
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AUG 05, 2015 98759 Procurement Plan
Eastern Africa - Sustainable Management of the Nyika Transfrontier Conservation Area Project : procurement plan nuumber 7 - dated January 1, 2015 to June 30th, 2016 (English)
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JUL 29, 2015 98571 Procurement Plan
Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7362 Policy Research Working Paper
Mozambique - Education Sector Support Project : additional financing (English)
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JUL 02, 2015 PAD1261 Project Paper
Driving development with tertiary education reforms (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98454 Brief
Supporting great teaching (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98452 Brief
Skills for jobs in the 21st century (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98451 Brief
Reaching girls, transforming lives (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98450 Brief
Information communications technologies and education (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98449 Brief
Third Arab development symposium : a new social contract - enhancing employability in the Arab World (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98245 Brief
Skills gaps and the path to successful skills development : emerging findings from skills measurement surveys in Armenia, Georgia, FYR Macedonia, and Ukraine (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 ACS14318 Working Paper
Afghanistan - Skills Development Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 ICRR14732 Implementation Completion Report Review
Vietnam - Second Higher Education Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97849 Project Performance Assessment Report
Liberia - Global Partnership for Education Grant for Basic Education Project : P117662 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19148 Implementation Status and Results Report
Niger - Niger - GPE - Support to Quality Education Project : P132405 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ISR19121 Implementation Status and Results Report
Magical transition ? intergenerational educational and occupational mobility in rural China : 1988–2002 (English)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7316 Policy Research Working Paper