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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

China: Can classroom observations measure improvements in teaching?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank has funded a pilot of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) in Guangdong, China to test its usefulness as a...
Region/Country: China Type: Brief Year: 2018

Moldova preschool and general education: transitioning to a decentralized service delivery model

Moldova’s public expenditures on education as a share of GDP and total public sector spending are higher than in most countries in the European Union (EU) and the Organization for Economic...
Region/Country: Moldova Type: Publication Year: 2018

Coding bootcamps for youth employment: evidence from Colombia, Lebanon, and Kenya

Coding bootcamps are intensive short-term programs designed to train participants in programming skills to make them immediately employable. They combine characteristics of traditional vocational...
Region/Country: WLD 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

Coding bootcamps: guide for practitioners

Funded under the Jobs Umbrella Multi-Donor Trust Fund, the World Bank launched an initiative to assess the key success factors for rapid technology skills training programs (in particular, coding...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

SABER Teachers Slovenia 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: Slovenia Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018
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