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Educating students for jobs, stability, and growth : Luminus : transforming vocational education in Jordan

Youth unemployment rates in the Middle East and North Africa region currently 31 percent are the highest in the world. For female youth in the region, the figure rises to 48 percent. Along with the...
Region/Country: Jordan Type: Publication Year: 2018

Indonesia - Can performance-based school grants improve learning?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at The World Bank funded an evaluation that assessed the early impact of a performance-based school grants program on student learning in...
Region/Country: Indonesia Type: Brief Year: 2018

Growing Smarter : Learning and Equitable Development in East Asia and Pacific

More children are going to school, staying in school for longer, and learning than ever before in East Asia and Pacific (EAP). During the past 50 years, a group of countries in EAP have successfully...
Region/Country: East Asia and Pacific Type: Publication Year: 2018

Returns to investment in education: a decennial review of the global literature

Returns to investment in education based on human capital theory have been estimated systematically since the 1950s. In the 60-plus year history of such estimates, there have been several...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Understanding effective teaching practices in Chinese classrooms : evidence from a pilot study of primary and junior secondary schools in Guangdong, China

This study documents the results of a pilot study jointly undertaken by the World Bank and the Guangdong Department of Education to assess teaching practices in public primary and junior secondary...
Region/Country: China Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

A Window of Opportunity: A Diagnostic of Adolescent Girls and Young Women’s Socio-Economic Empowerment in Jharkhand, India

The study reveals substantial vulnerabilities and exclusion of this population; key constraints toeducation, training, and employment; and insights for the design and delivery of programming to...
Region/Country: India Type: Publication Year: 2018

Mozambique improves education and health by emphasizing results

Weak implementation of Mozambique’s public financial management (PFM) systems and procedures adversely affected its health and education sectors, particularly the medical supply chain and school...
Region/Country: Mozambique Type: Brief Year: 2018

Bangladesh - Skills for tomorrow’s jobs: preparing youth for a fast-changing economy

The skills for tomorrow’s Jobs in Bangladesh attempts to address key skills challenges and identifyopportunities in the backdrop of fast technological and economic changes. It proposes mid to long-...
Region/Country: Bangladesh Type: Publication Year: 2018

from Evidence to Policy: Bulgaria: Does making early education free benefit disadvantaged children?

[SIEF, Impact Evaluation] Giving children access to quality early education can help prepare them for primary school by strengthening their physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development. But...
Region/Country: Bulgaria Type: Brief Year: 2018

from Evidence to Policy: Pakistan: Can private schools catering to the poor increase access and improve learning?

[SIEF, Impact Evaluation] Educating children is a priority across the world, but low-income countries can face enormous challenges. Schools are often overcrowded and in disrepair. Teachers don't...
Region/Country: Pakistan Type: Brief Year: 2018
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