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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

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
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