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Zanzibar : Can Goal-setting and Incentives Improve Student Performance?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank funded an evaluation that measured how two different incentive approaches affected the academic performance of grade 9...
Region/Country: Tanzania Type: Publication Year: 2019

Over-Enrollment in the Early Grades

In this short note, we summarize findings from a forthcoming analysis for 39 countries with unusually large over-enrollment in the early primary grades. We investigate the scope of the problem, the...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Brief Year: 2019

Pakistan at 100 : Shaping the Future 2047

Pakistan at hundred – Shaping the Future is the flagship report by World Bank Pakistan, focusing on long-term development opportunities for a more prosperous future. It articulates the key actions it...
Region/Country: Pakistan Type: Publication Year: 2019

Student Learning Outcomes in Tanzania’s Primary Schools : Implications for Secondary School Readiness

This policy note is an attempt to systematically analyze and document emerging trends in the evolution of students’ learning outcomes in Tanzania’s primary schools. The note is based on two rounds of...
Region/Country: Tanzania Type: Publication Year: 2019

Can Scholarships Increase High School Graduation Rates ? Evidence from A Randomized Control Trial in Mexico

This paper studies the impact of PROBEMS, a scholarship program in Mexico aimed at improving graduation rates and test scores among upper secondary school students from poor backgrounds. The...
Region/Country: Mexico Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2019

Colombia : Can a Management and Information System Improve Education Quality?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank funded the development of a Management...
Region/Country: Colombia Type: Brief Year: 2019

Zanzibar : Can Goal-setting and Incentives Improve Student Performance?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank funded an evaluation that measured how two different incentive approaches affected the academic performance of grade 9...
Region/Country: Tanzania Type: Publication Year: 2019

Teach : Implementation Brief

Teach is an observation tool that captures: (i) the time teachers spend on learning and the extent to which students are on task, and (ii) the quality of teaching practices that help develop students...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Brief Year: 2019

The Democratic Republic of Congo : Can Incentives to Take Home Textbooks Increase Learning?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank funded an evaluation that measured the effectiveness of both financial and non-financial incentives at the student,...
Region/Country: Congo, Democratic Republic of the Type: Brief Year: 2019

Progress and Challenges of Upper Secondary Education in China (English)

Over the past decade, China's transition rate from lower secondary education to higher secondary education has increased significantly, from 80.5 to 93.7 percent. In light of this impressive progress...
Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2019
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