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Results in education for all children : assessment of the pilot year (English)

Results-based financing (RBF) has the potential to transform how education systems operate, and the types of results they achieve for children the world over. As a financing instrument, RBF shows much promise for helping clients enroll the 121 million children still out of primary and lower secondary school, and teach the 250 million in school but still unable to read or write. In 2015, the World Bank Group (WBG) launched results in education for all children (REACH), a multi-donor trust fund that strives to support country clients in this space, and accelerate the RBF agenda within the institution. This assessment reflects on lessons learned in 2015, and estimates the demand for future RBF in education. The lessons have been distilled from the early experiences with the 20 REACH-funded grants, as well as from the just-in-time support provided to Bank teams and country clients across the globe (about 20 countries in total). The assessment concludes with recommendations for the continued evolution of REACH.

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  • Author

    Holland,Peter Anthony, Adelman,Melissa Ann, Benveniste,Luis, Lee,Jessica, Manevskaya,Diana, Price,Wenna Ross, Nannyonjo,Harriet, Radhakrishnan-Nair,Karthika, Sabarwal,Shwetlena, Watsa,Kavita Phyllis, Wright,Christina D.

  • Document Date

    2018/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    126315

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region, Other,

  • Disclosure Date

    2018/05/17

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Results in education for all children : assessment of the pilot year

  • Keywords

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Holland,Peter Anthony Adelman,Melissa Ann Benveniste,Luis Lee,Jessica Manevskaya,Diana Price,Wenna Ross Nannyonjo,Harriet Radhakrishnan-Nair,Karthika Sabarwal,Shwetlena Watsa,Kavita Phyllis Wright,Christina D.

Results in education for all children : assessment of the pilot year (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/978461526627379198/Results-in-education-for-all-children-assessment-of-the-pilot-year