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How to encourage school principals not to play hooky

This research shows that teacher and administration absences can negatively affect students’ reading and math abilities.Working with the Peruvian Ministry of Education (MINEDU) and the UK’s...
Region/Country: Peru Type: Brief Year: 2018

If it’s already tough, imagine for me' : a qualitative perspective on youth out of schooland 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: Publication Year: 2018

Case study : A new dawn for education in post-apartheid South Africa - ADvTECH : how the largest education group is increasing access to quality, affordable higher education

Expanding access to quality and affordable education is a central element to eliminating extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. In developing countries, private education providers play a...
Region/Country: South Africa Type: Publication Year: 2018

Moldova : Education sector public expenditure review – selected issues

"Moldova recovered from the 2015 recession, but its current growth model may not be sustainable. Thanks to good harvest years, the economy grew 4.3 percent in 2016 and is expected to reach 3.0...
Region/Country: Moldova Type: Publication Year: 2018

Focus on performance - World Bank support to higher education in Latvia (Vol. 2) : Internal funding and governance

Focus on Performance - World Bank Support to Higher Education in Latvia. Volume 1: System-Level Funding Since 2013, the World Bank has supported the Latvian government through a succession of...
Region/Country: Latvia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Focus on performance - World Bank support to higher education in Latvia : System-level funding

Focus on Performance - World Bank Support to Higher Education in Latvia. Volume 1: System-Level Funding Since 2013, the World Bank has supported the Latvian government through a succession of...
Region/Country: Latvia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Focus on performance - World Bank support to higher education in Latvia (Vol. 3) : Academic careers

Focus on Performance - World Bank Support to Higher Education in Latvia. Volume 1: System-Level Funding Since 2013, the World Bank has supported the Latvian government through a succession of...
Region/Country: Latvia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Better than most : teacher beliefs about effort and ability in Uganda

Do teachers have accurate beliefs about their effort and ability? This paper explores this through a survey experiment in public-private partnership schools in Uganda, wherein teacher self-beliefs...
Region/Country: Uganda Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Education : optional sectoral module

In a resilient city, the education system strives for complete coverage by removing structural barriers to school enrollment (inclusive). Capacity management and planning of new facilities is...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Even teachers are bested by their biases

Deep-rooted biases can inhibit our best intentions. Research has found that we all have unconscious biases and preferences related to gender, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, or...
Region/Country: Peru Type: Brief Year: 2018
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