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SABER in Action - Training Provider Assessment Project (TAP)

Education and training systems have a vast potential to transform lives and contribute to economic growth. This potential can only be realized under a high-quality education and training services...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

SABER Teachers Romania Country Report 2017

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: Romania Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

SABER Student Assessment Cabo Verde Country Report 2017

Cabo Verde has focused on increasing student learning outcomes by improving the quality of education in the country. An effective student assessment system is an important component of efforts to...
Region/Country: Cabo Verde Type: Education System Assessment Year: 2018

School costs, short-run participation, and long-run outcomes : evidence from Kenya

[Impact Evaluation] Access to school has risen dramatically in recent decades, with large gains from reducing costs. Few studies report long-term impacts, however. This paper reports the impact of an...
Region/Country: Kenya Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

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
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