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How well do we measure non-cognitive skills in developing countries? Initial lessons from STEP skills measurement program

Standard skills indicators leave an information gap on workforce skill characteristics, job skill requirements, and quality of worker-job matches that prevents policymakers from making informed and...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Brief Year: 2018

"If it's already tough, imagine for me..." a qualitative perspective on youth out of school and out of work in Brazil

Drawing on in-depth interviews with young women and men in rural and urban Brazil, this qualitative research explores gender dimensions in the causes and consequences of being "out of work and out of...
Region/Country: Brazil Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Improving student outcomes for only twenty cents

Messages that promote the idea that intelligence is a skill that can be improved through practice and effort significantly increased student achievement in Peru.
Region/Country: Peru Type: Brief Year: 2018

Learning for all: towards quality education for enhanced productivity and economic growth in Indonesia

This note synthesizes the findings of various analytical pieces conducted by the World Bank in the education sector in Indonesia. The World Bank has supported the knowledge base on education in...
Region/Country: Indonesia Type: Publication Year: 2018

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
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