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What teachers believe : mental models about accountability, absenteeism, and student learning

The time teachers spend teaching is low in several developing countries. However, improving teacher effort has proven difficult. Why is it so difficult to increase teacher effort? One possibility is...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Results-based financing in education : financing results to strengthen systems

This paper outlines the World Bank Group’s (WBG) approach to how results-based financing (RBF) can resolve some of the forthcoming constraints faced by client countries to achieving the education...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Results-based financing around the world : Tanzania - can a simple teacher incentive system improve learning?

The Results in Education for All Children (REACH) Trust Fund at the World Bank co-funded an evaluation that compared the effectiveness of two different teacher performance pay sys - tems in early...
Region/Country: Tanzania Type: Publication Year: 2018

Results in Education for All Children (REACH) : annual report 2016

This Annual Report tracks progress made by the Results in Education for All Children (REACH) initiative during 2016. The report outlines contributions to building the knowledge base around results-...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Using courts to realize education rights : reflections from India and Indonesia

This paper examines the role of courts in promoting fulfillment of the right to education in developing country democracies, focusing on India and Indonesia—two countries that have experienced...
Region/Country: India Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Using courts to realize education rights : reflections from India and Indonesia

This paper examines the role of courts in promoting fulfillment of the right to education in developing country democracies, focusing on India and Indonesia—two countries that have experienced...
Region/Country: Indonesia Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Unrealized Potential : The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings

"The first in a series of reports that aim to measure the global economic costs of gender inequality. This first report measures these losses in lifetime earnings. In many countries, girls’...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Getting out of school and into the workplace : strengthening work-based learning in upper secondary technical education in Poland’s Świętokrzyskie Region

This book describes the methodology and the main findings and results of the technical assistance that was provided to the Świętokrzyskie region in Poland to strengthen the incidence, duration, and...
Region/Country: Poland Type: Publication Year: 2018

The long-run and gender-equalizing impacts of school access : evidence from the first Indochina war

Very few studies currently exist on the long-term impacts of schooling policies in developing countries. This paper examines the impacts -- half a century later -- of a mass education program...
Region/Country: Vietnam Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Western Balkans - Demand for skills in Albania : an analysis of the skills towards employment and productivity survey

The ‘Skills Towards Employment and Productivity Employer Survey’ (or STEP Employer Survey) provides new and important insights into measuring the transversal skill sets valued by employers. The STEP...
Region/Country: Europe and Central Asia Type: Publication Year: 2018
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