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from Evidence to Policy: Brazil - Can providing teachers with feedback and coaching improve learning?

[Impact Evaluation, SIEF] Improving the classroom effectiveness of teachers is a key part of improving student learning. How to get this right is a core challenge for education systems. Teacher...
Region/Country: Brazil Type: Brief Year: 2018

Facing Forward : Schooling for Learning in Africa

This book lays out a range of policy and implementation actions that are needed for countries in sub-Saharan Africa to meet the challenge of improving learning while expanding access and completion...
Region/Country: Africa Type: Publication Year: 2018

SABER Teachers Norway Country Report 2015

Evidence on the impacts of many teacher policies remains insufficient and scattered, and the impact of many reforms depends on specific design features. In addition, teacher policies can have very...
Region/Country: Norway Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

SABER Teachers Croatia Country Report 2015

Evidence on the impacts of many teacher policies remains insufficient and scattered, and the impact of many reforms depends on specific design features. In addition, teacher policies can have very...
Region/Country: Croatia Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

SABER School Autonomy and Accountability Guinea-Bissau Country Report 2017

In 2011, the World Bank Group commenced a multi-year program designed to support countries in systematically examining and strengthening the performance of their education systems. Part of the World...
Region/Country: Guinea-Bissau Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

A skills-based human capital framework to understand the phenomenon of youth economic disengagement

This paper revisits traditional human capital models and proposes a new conceptual framework of human capital accumulation, anchored in skills development, to illustrate the phenomenon and...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Hit and run ? income shocks and school dropouts in Latin America

How do labor income shocks affect household investment in upper secondary and tertiary schooling? Using longitudinal data from 2005-15 for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico, this paper explores the...
Region/Country: Latin America and Caribbean Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Optimizing education outcomes : high-return investments in school health for increased participation and learning

The Disease Control Priorities (DCP) series established in 1993 shares this philosophy and acts as a key resource for Ministers of Health and Finance, guiding them toward informed decisions about...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Fair Progress? : Educational Mobility Around the World

Fair Progress? Educational Mobility Around the World will look at an issue that has gotten much attention in the developed world, but with, for the first time, new data and analysis covering most of...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Employment structure and returns to skill in Vietnam : estimates using the labor force survey

This paper uses Labor Force Survey data to assess key aspects of the labor market in Vietnam over 2007-14. The analysis finds large growth in wage employment in the foreign-owned and domestic private...
Region/Country: Vietnam Type: Publication Year: 2018
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