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Higher education for development : an evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support (English)

The World Bank Group’s twin goals have redefined the rationale for engagement across all sectors. Although the World Bank Group has never had an explicit strategy for higher education, institutional- and regional-level strategies and knowledge work anchor the World Bank’s engagement in supporting and promoting (i) greater access and equity, (ii) relevant and quality teaching and research, (iii) improved management and financial systems, and (iv) institutional diversification and innovation.The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has aligned itself with the World Bank’s approach and focuses on access and equity, relevance, and quality. ... See More +

Working Paper 113867 SEP 29, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group Disclosed

Building capacity of school leaders : strategies that work - Jamaica’s experience (English)

This paper examines literature about good practices in developing capacity for school leadership, identifies key good practices in the Jamaica National College for Education Leadership Program and reports on leadership practices of principals who were trained under this program. ... See More +

Working Paper 114464 APR 20, 2017

Nannyonjo,Harriet Disclosed

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Quality and Relevance of Secondary and Tertiary Education Project : procurement plan (French)

Procurement Plan 114175 APR 11, 2017

Disclosed

From compliance to learning : a system for harnessing the power of data in the state of Maryland (English)

The book From Compliance to Learning: A System for Harnessing the Power of Data in the State of Maryland builds on a 2015 World Bank report that assessed Education Management Information Systems(EMISs) in the state of Maryland. ... See More +

Publication 114178 APR 11, 2017

Abdul-Hamid,Husein; Mintz,Sarah Maurice; Saraogi,Namrata Disclosed

The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades (English)

Most impact evaluations of Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) and Unconditional Cash Transfers (UCTs) focus on the returns to increased human capital investments that will be reaped largely or exclusively in the future (e.g., when current children have increased productivities as adults). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8026 APR 10, 2017

Alderman,Harold H.; Behrman,Jere R.; Tasneem,Afia Disclosed

Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114124 APR 09, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114122 APR 09, 2017

Disclosed

Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114121 APR 09, 2017

Disclosed

Lessons learned from World Bank education management information system operations : portfolio review, 1998-2014 (English)

This report provides an overview of the World Bank’s portfolio in the area of Education Management Information Systems (EMISs) over 17 years from 1998 to 2014. ... See More +

Publication 114096 APR 06, 2017

Abdul-Hamid,Husein; Saraogi,Namrata; Mintz,Sarah Maurice Disclosed

Neighborhood effects in integrated social policies (English)

When potential beneficiaries share their knowledge and attitudes about a policy intervention, their decision to participate and the effectiveness of both the policy and its evaluation may be influenced. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8022 APR 03, 2017

Bobba,Matteo; Gignoux,Jeremie D. Disclosed

Lao People’s Democratic Republic : second education development project (English)

This Project Performance Assessment Report (PPAR) assesses a primary education project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Second Education Development Project, commonly known as EDP2. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 113148 MAR 30, 2017

IEG Disclosed

Can parental migration reduce petty corruption in education ? (English)

The income generated from parental migration can increase funds available for children's education. In countries where informal payments to teachers are common migration could therefore increase petty corruption in education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8014 MAR 27, 2017

Hockel,Lisa Sofie; Silva,Manuel Santos; Stohr,Tobias Disclosed

Nicaragua - Alliance for Education Quality Project (English)

The development objective of the Alliance for Education Quality Project for Nicaragua is to improve: (a) teacher practices for participating teachers in preschool, primary, and secondary education nationwide; and (b) physical learning conditions in targeted schools. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2208 MAR 23, 2017

Disclosed

Brazil - Recife Education and Public Management Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of Recife Swap Education and Public Management for Brazil is to expand coverage of improved early child education (ECE), create conditions more conducive to learning in fundamental education, and improve municipal public management, all within the Municipality of Recife's territory. ... See More +

Project Paper RES21389 MAR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Cambodia - Secondary Education Improvement Project (English)

The objective of the Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP) is to expand lower secondary education to achieve minimum standards in target areas, and to provide immediate and effective response in case of an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1830 MAR 20, 2017

Disclosed

Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDA101967 MAR 17, 2017

Adebo,Janet Omobolanle Disclosed

Tanzania - Additional Financing for Tanzania Education Program (English)

Program Information Document PIDC103854 MAR 15, 2017

Asim,Salman Disclosed

China - Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project (English)

The objective of the Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project for China is to improve the quality and relevance of project schools in Gansu and strengthen the school and industry linkage. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1884 MAR 10, 2017

Disclosed

Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact of these policies on child labor is undetermined. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7999 MAR 07, 2017

Dammert,Ana C.; De Hoop,Jacobus Joost; Mvukiyehe,Eric; Rosati,Furio Camillo Disclosed

Nepal - School Sector Development Program (English)

The development objective of the School Sector Development Program for Nepal is to improve the quality, equitable access, and efficiency of basic and secondary education in Nepal by supporting the Government’s School Sector Development Program. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 112198 MAR 03, 2017

Disclosed

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Higher education for development : an evaluation of the World Bank Group’s support (English)
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SEP 29, 2017 113867 Working Paper
Building capacity of school leaders : strategies that work - Jamaica’s experience (English)
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APR 20, 2017 114464 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Quality and Relevance of Secondary and Tertiary Education Project : procurement plan (French)
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APR 11, 2017 114175 Procurement Plan
From compliance to learning : a system for harnessing the power of data in the state of Maryland (English)
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APR 11, 2017 114178 Publication
The contribution of increased equity to the estimated social benefits from a transfer program : an illustration from PROGRESA/oportunidades (English)
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APR 10, 2017 WPS8026 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114124 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science and Technology Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114122 Procurement Plan
Vietnam - Fostering Innovation through Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Project : procurement plan (English)
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APR 09, 2017 114121 Procurement Plan
Lessons learned from World Bank education management information system operations : portfolio review, 1998-2014 (English)
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APR 06, 2017 114096 Publication
Neighborhood effects in integrated social policies (English)
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APR 03, 2017 WPS8022 Policy Research Working Paper
Lao People’s Democratic Republic : second education development project (English)
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MAR 30, 2017 113148 Project Performance Assessment Report
Can parental migration reduce petty corruption in education ? (English)
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MAR 27, 2017 WPS8014 Policy Research Working Paper
Nicaragua - Alliance for Education Quality Project (English)
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MAR 23, 2017 PAD2208 Project Appraisal Document
Brazil - Recife Education and Public Management Project : restructuring (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 RES21389 Project Paper
Cambodia - Secondary Education Improvement Project (English)
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MAR 20, 2017 PAD1830 Project Appraisal Document
Nigeria - Better Education Service Delivery for All Operation Project (English)
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MAR 17, 2017 PIDA101967 Program Information Document
Tanzania - Additional Financing for Tanzania Education Program (English)
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MAR 15, 2017 PIDC103854 Program Information Document
China - Gansu Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project (English)
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MAR 10, 2017 PAD1884 Project Appraisal Document
Effects of public policy on child labor : current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 WPS7999 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - School Sector Development Program (English)
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MAR 03, 2017 112198 Project Appraisal Document