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West Bank and Gaza - Education to Work Transition Project : additional financing (English)

The Additional Financing for the Education to Work Transition Project seeks to improve the education to work transition of young Palestinians attending participating tertiary education institutions (TEIs) by: (i) fostering partnerships between TEIs and employers in order to make TEIs’ study programs more relevant to the needs of the labor market; and (ii) enhancing the capacity of the MOEHE and TEIs to collect, analyze and disseminate data collected through the TEIs’ graduate tracking system to monitor the outcomes of TEIs’ study programs, and to inform education policy formulation and implementation. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1949 NOV 09, 2016

Disclosed

Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)

The barriers faced by Chinese rural-urban migrants to access social services, particularly education, in host cities could help explain why the majority of migrants choose to leave their children behind. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7881 NOV 07, 2016

Dang,Hai-Anh H.; Huang,Yang; Selod,Harris Disclosed

Global talent flows (English)

The global distribution of talent is highly skewed and the resources available to countries to develop and utilize their best and brightest vary substantially. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7852 OCT 05, 2016

Kerr,Sari Pekkala; Kerr,William Robert; Ozden,Caglar; Parsons,Christopher Robert Disclosed

China - Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (English)

The development objective of the Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China is to improve the quality of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in selected project schools of Gansu and improve school-industry linkages. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG2610 OCT 01, 2016

Kang,Tianxiu Disclosed

The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (English)

The contents of this newsletter focus on World Bank Group support, status of ongoing operations, and Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund. It has the following headings: news; World Bank group support; ongoing operations; raising livestock gives rural poor a chance at brighter future;canal reconstruction improves rural living in Bamyan province; capacity building pays off with first kidney transplant in Afghanistan; International Finance Corporation; Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund; and horticulture provides alternative livelihood to farmers ... See More +

Newsletter 108759 OCT 01, 2016

Pashto, Dari Disclosed

Mexico - Third Upper Secondary Education Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Third Upper Secondary Education Development Policy Loan Project for Mexico were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3655 SEP 30, 2016

Disclosed

Russian Federation - Financial Education and Financial Literacy Project (English)

Procurement Plan 108608 SEP 29, 2016

Disclosed

Training teachers on the job : what works and how to measure it (English)

A significant body of research demonstrates that teachers and the quality of their teaching are crucial components of student learning. Many teachers in resource-poor environments have limited knowledge, skills, or motivation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7834 SEP 26, 2016

Popova,Anna; Evans,David; Arancibia,Violeta Disclosed

Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)

This paper examines gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills among a sample of more than 10,000 children between the ages of 6 and 9 in rural Indonesia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7833 SEP 26, 2016

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

Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Education Sector Development Project for Azerbaijan were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3780 SEP 23, 2016

Disclosed

Peru - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Higher Education Quality Improvement Project for Peru is to improve Peru’s higher education quality assurance system through the promotion of self and external evaluations, the financing of improvement plans, and the provision of information. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18302 SEP 22, 2016

Velarde Arrisueno,Luciana Beatriz Disclosed

Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 108945 SEP 19, 2016

Disclosed

Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education ? evidence from Jordan (English)

The impact of the growth of the local supply of public schools in the post-Colonial period on intergenerational mobility in education is a first-order question in the Arab World. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7825 SEP 15, 2016

Assaad,Ragui A.; Saleh,Mohamed Farid Mohamed Disclosed

Mobility and pathways to the middle class in Nepal (English)

This paper introduces a variety of concepts and methods to examine living standards improvements in Nepal in a dynamic perspective. Using data from three rounds of Nepal Living Standards Surveys conducted in the past two decades, together with data from a nationally representative survey that was implemented in 2014 specifically to collect information on social and economic mobility, the paper presents novel statistics on the extent of inter- and intra-generational mobility in Nepal. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7824 SEP 15, 2016

Tiwari,Sailesh; Shidiq,Akhmad Rizal; Balcazar Salazar,Carlos Felipe Disclosed

Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador (English)

The study uses a cluster-randomized trial among 1,578 children from 979 households in rural El Salvador to test the impacts of TOMS shoe donations on children's time allocation, school attendance, health, self-esteem, and aid dependency. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7822 SEP 14, 2016

Wydick,Bruce W.; Katz,Elizabeth G.; Calvo,Flor; Gutierrez,Felipe; Janet,Brendan Disclosed

Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth (PSG) Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDC86623 SEP 13, 2016

Pakabomba,Tshela Rose-Claire Disclosed

Combining preschool teacher training with parenting education : a cluster-randomized controlled trial (English)

This paper evaluates a government program in Malawi, which aimed to improve quality at community-based childcare centers and complemented these efforts with a group-based parenting support program. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7817 SEP 12, 2016

Ozler,Berk; Fernald,Lia C. H.; Kariger,Patricia Karol; Mcconnell,Christin; Neuman,Michelle J.; Pinheiro Fraga,Eduardo Disclosed

Ecuador - Transformation of the Tertiary Technical and Technological Institute Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Plan de gestión social de la provincia de Pichincha (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2385 SEP 02, 2016

Paz Gutzalenko,Maria Elena Disclosed

Ecuador - Transformation of the Tertiary Technical and Technological Institute Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan de gestión social de la provincia de El Oro (Spanish)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG2385 SEP 02, 2016

Paz Gutzalenko,Maria Elena Disclosed

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West Bank and Gaza - Education to Work Transition Project : additional financing (English)
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NOV 09, 2016 PAD1949 Project Paper
Children left behind in China : the role of school fees (English)
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NOV 07, 2016 WPS7881 Policy Research Working Paper
Global talent flows (English)
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OCT 05, 2016 WPS7852 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management plan (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 SFG2610 Environmental Assessment
The World Bank Group in Afghanistan : country update (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 108759 Newsletter Pashto, Dari
Mexico - Third Upper Secondary Education Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2016 ICR3655 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Russian Federation - Financial Education and Financial Literacy Project (English)
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SEP 29, 2016 108608 Procurement Plan
Training teachers on the job : what works and how to measure it (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7834 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender gaps in cognitive and non-cognitive skills in early primary grades : evidence from rural Indonesia (English)
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SEP 26, 2016 WPS7833 Policy Research Working Paper
Azerbaijan - Second Education Sector Development Project (English)
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SEP 23, 2016 ICR3780 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Peru - Higher Education Quality Improvement Project : restructuring (English)
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SEP 22, 2016 RES18302 Project Paper
Cambodia - Second Education Sector Support Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 19, 2016 108945 Procurement Plan
Does improved local supply of schooling enhance intergenerational mobility in education ? evidence from Jordan (English)
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SEP 15, 2016 WPS7825 Policy Research Working Paper
Mobility and pathways to the middle class in Nepal (English)
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SEP 15, 2016 WPS7824 Policy Research Working Paper
Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador (English)
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SEP 14, 2016 WPS7822 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Priority Skills for Growth (PSG) Project (English)
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SEP 13, 2016 PIDC86623 Program Information Document
Combining preschool teacher training with parenting education : a cluster-randomized controlled trial (English)
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SEP 12, 2016 WPS7817 Policy Research Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission for the period 25 July - 5 August 2016 : Congo, République démocratique du - Projet de renforcement de systèmes de développement humain : une mission technique pour la période du 25 juillet - 5 août 2016 (French)
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SEP 07, 2016 108198 Aide Memoire
Ecuador - Transformation of the Tertiary Technical and Technological Institute Project : indigenous peoples plan (Vol. 4) : Plan de gestión social de la provincia de Pichincha (Spanish)
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SEP 02, 2016 SFG2385 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Ecuador - Transformation of the Tertiary Technical and Technological Institute Project : indigenous peoples plan : Plan de gestión social de la provincia de El Oro (Spanish)
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SEP 02, 2016 SFG2385 Indigenous Peoples Plan