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Brazil - Third Northeast Basic Education Project (English)

The project's overall goals are to increase student learning, reduce grade repetition and dropout rates, and increase primary school completion in the five project states. To achieve these goals, the project will deliver a package of essential educational inputs and services to all public school children in the first four grades in the project states, support a program of school renovation and expansion for urban and rural shcools, and provide the tools and incentives to improve the efficiency of education system management and administration. The project will finance: (a) technical assistance, training and office equipment (including computers) to assist the states in streamlining their education secretariats, increasing management efficiency, modernizing education planning, and developing management information systems; (b) textbooks, workbooks, reading books, instructional guides, teaching kits, and other instructional materials for all state and municipal students in grades 1-4; (c) in-service training to improve the classroom effectiveness of teachers and the management skills of school directors; (d) a time-slice of the states' five year programs for rehabilitating and expanding selected state and municipal schools, conditional upon the states' achieving their annual management reform targets; and (e) grants to support innnovative primary education programs at the state and municipal levels.

Details

  • Document Date

    1993/10/29

  • Document Type

    Staff Appraisal Report

  • Report Number

    11959

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Brazil,

  • Region

    Latin America & Caribbean,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Doc Name

    Brazil - Third Northeast Basic Education Project

  • Keywords

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Brazil - Third Northeast Basic Education Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/783591468743390712/Brazil-Third-Northeast-Basic-Education-Project