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Kenya - Enhancing Decentralized Service Delivery Through Participatory Project : Summary overview (English)

Kenya has embarked on a highly ambitious decentralization that seeks to fundamentally change the relationship between government and citizens under the 2010 Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94496 FEB 01, 2015

Disclosed

Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (English)

Minutes 82271 DEC 19, 2012

Disclosed

Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) : minutes of meeting held on Friday, December 14, 2012 (English)

Minutes 82269 DEC 14, 2012

Disclosed

India - Tamilnadu Newsprint Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 52384 NOV 12, 2009

Disclosed

Senegal - Etudes sur l'experimentation de l'enseignement bilingue (French)

This study believes that science studies show that education is better to teach children in their mother tongue, which is used then subsequently as a "learning accelerator" for the teaching of a second language. ... See More +

Other Education Study 72213 NOV 01, 2009

Couralet, Pierre-Emmanuel Disclosed

Morocco - Alpha Maroc Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR13028 MAY 04, 2009

Disclosed

Valuing financial literacy : evidence from Indonesia (English)

The fifth in a new impact series presents results on a careful evaluation of a financial literacy program in Indonesia. Despite the recent hype of the benefits of financial literacy programs in both the media and policy-making circles, this research is the first systematic and scientific evaluation of one such program. ... See More +

Brief 54002 MAY 01, 2009

Zia,Bilal Husnain Disclosed

Ghana - National Functional Literacy Program Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR12688 AUG 13, 2007

Disclosed

Development of assessments of reading ability and classroom behavior (English)

The World Bank seeks to develop a standardized approach to assessing educational outcomes and processes in order to generate comparable data across countries conducting impact evaluations of innovative policy and program interventions at the primary school level. ... See More +

Working Paper 54053 SEP 15, 2006

Jukes, Matthew; Vagh, Shaher Banu; Kim, Young-Suk; Disclosed

Increasing adult literacy: a focus on reading speed and accuracy (English)

Almost one billion people worldwide cannot read, despite increased primary education enrollments. Literacy is essential to meet the Millennium Development Goals. ... See More +

Brief 37708 SEP 30, 2005

Helen Abadzi

Cote d'Ivoire - Pilot Literacy Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR12166 SEP 09, 2005

Disclosed

Mozambique - Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : resettlement plan : Mocambique - Projeto do Programa Integrado da Reforma Profissional : estrutura da politica de reassentamento (Portuguese)

In connection with the implementation of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for Mozambique, this Resettlement Policy Framework (RPF) for land acquisition, and compensation, is based on field visits and public consultations, and establishes the parameters to appropriately deliver and conduct the relocation of, and compensation to project affected people (PAP). ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP358 JUL 01, 2005

Kafatia, Kent Consultant English Disclosed

What factors influence world literacy? is Africa different? (English)

Ninety-five percent of the world’s illiterate people live in developing countries, and about 70 percent are women. Female illiteracy rates are particularly high in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3496 JAN 01, 2005

Verner, Dorte

Senegal - Pilot Female Literacy (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR11837 SEP 10, 2004

Disclosed

When governments get creative : adult literacy in Senegal (English)

This report summarizes lessons learned and key policy findings on the World Bank's work in education in Senegal. In 1993, Senegal established a new policy for literacy programs based on partnership between civil society and the state: the state ensures policy leadership, overall coordination, monitoring and evaluation; the providers (civil society organizations, such as non-profits, village associations, and language associations) implement local literacy activities; an independent contract-managing agency handles contracts and rapid transfer of funds to providers. ... See More +

Brief 28310 JUL 01, 2004

Nordtveit, Bjorn Harald

Senegal - Pilot Female Literacy Project (English)

The ratings for the project were as follows: the outcome was satisfactory, the sustainability was likely, the institutional development impact was substantial, and the Bank and borrower performance were both satisfactory,. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 27339 JUN 19, 2004

Adult literacy : a review of implementation experience (English)

Worldwide, nearly a billion adults, at least 600 million of them women, are illiterate. Adult literacy is highly relevant to poverty alleviation efforts worldwide, because in the 21st century much of the information needed to make decisions and improve one's economic, personal, family, or political conditions is presented in written form. ... See More +

Working Paper 29387 SEP 15, 2003

Abadzi, Helen Disclosed

Improving adult literacy outcomes : lessons from cognitive research for developing countries (English)

Despite the existence of about one billion illiterates in the world, adult literacy programs make up 1-5 percent of government or donor budgets, and they remain severely underfunded in comparison to primary education. ... See More +

Publication 26286 JUN 30, 2003

Abadzi,Helen Disclosed

Teaching adults to read better and faster : results from an experiment in Burkina Faso (English)

Two cognitively oriented methods were tested in Burkina Faso to help illiterates learn to read more efficiently. These were (a) speeded reading of increasingly larger word units and (b) phonological awareness training to help connect letters to speech. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3057 MAY 31, 2003

Abadzi, Helen

Impact evaluation of communication as power : listening, inquiring, feedback (English)

The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of the Communication as Power workshop on the participants and their staffs. The Communication as Power course is one of the two-day workshops instituted by the Bank under the Action Learning paradigm adopted by the Learning Board in the spring of 2001. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31231 MAR 01, 2003

Zia, Heidi S.; Stone, Meredith K.; Palmisano, Maria Bina

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Kenya - Enhancing Decentralized Service Delivery Through Participatory Project : Summary overview (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94496 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) : minutes of meeting held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (English)
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DEC 19, 2012 82271 Minutes
Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE) : minutes of meeting held on Friday, December 14, 2012 (English)
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DEC 14, 2012 82269 Minutes
India - Tamilnadu Newsprint Project : procurement plan (English)
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NOV 12, 2009 52384 Procurement Plan
Senegal - Etudes sur l'experimentation de l'enseignement bilingue (French)
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NOV 01, 2009 72213 Other Education Study
Morocco - Alpha Maroc Project (English)
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MAY 04, 2009 ICRR13028 Implementation Completion Report Review
Valuing financial literacy : evidence from Indonesia (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 54002 Brief
Ghana - National Functional Literacy Program Project (English)
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AUG 13, 2007 ICRR12688 Implementation Completion Report Review
Development of assessments of reading ability and classroom behavior (English)
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SEP 15, 2006 54053 Working Paper
Increasing adult literacy: a focus on reading speed and accuracy (English)
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SEP 30, 2005 37708 Brief
Cote d'Ivoire - Pilot Literacy Project (English)
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SEP 09, 2005 ICRR12166 Implementation Completion Report Review
Mozambique - Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : resettlement plan : Mocambique - Projeto do Programa Integrado da Reforma Profissional : estrutura da politica de reassentamento (Portuguese)
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JUL 01, 2005 RP358 Resettlement Plan English
What factors influence world literacy? is Africa different? (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 WPS3496 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - Pilot Female Literacy (English)
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SEP 10, 2004 ICRR11837 Implementation Completion Report Review
When governments get creative : adult literacy in Senegal (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 28310 Brief
Senegal - Pilot Female Literacy Project (English)
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JUN 19, 2004 27339 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Adult literacy : a review of implementation experience (English)
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SEP 15, 2003 29387 Working Paper
Improving adult literacy outcomes : lessons from cognitive research for developing countries (English)
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JUN 30, 2003 26286 Publication
Teaching adults to read better and faster : results from an experiment in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAY 31, 2003 WPS3057 Policy Research Working Paper
Impact evaluation of communication as power : listening, inquiring, feedback (English)
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MAR 01, 2003 31231 Working Paper (Numbered Series)