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Preventing Violence in the Most Violent Contexts : Behavioral and Neurophysiological Evidence (English)

This paper provides experimental evidence of the impact of an after-school program on vulnerable public-school students in El Salvador. The program combined a behavioral intervention with ludic...
Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2019

Slovakia Catching-up Region Initiative (CuRI) : Secondary VET School Project : Minding the Skills Gap and Mismatches : A Report on Secondary Vocational Education in the Prešov Region of the Slovak Republic (English)

The vocational education and training (VET) school study's purpose was to describe the current status of secondary VET schools in the Prešov region, identify areas preventing schools from achieving a...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

Lesotho - Education Public Expenditure Review (English)

This Public Expenditure Review (PER) is the result of a collaboration among the World Bank Group, and Lesotho’s Ministries of Education and Finance, and is designed to inform Lesotho’s effort in...
Type: Publication Year: 2019

The Lost Human Capital : Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement in Africa (English)

In many low-income countries, teachers do not master the subject they are teaching, and children learn little while attending school. Using unique data from nationally representative surveys of...
Region/Country: Africa Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2019

Back to School : Pathways for Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth in Education (English)

This study identifies what interventions work for reengagement of at-risk and out-of-school adolescents and youth based on effect sizes and systematic evidence. Two core interventions are found:...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2019

Looking at Gender and Socio-Emotional Skills Signaling in Turkey (English)

In the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region, only one in two working-age adults has a job, and the region is experiencing more and more limited job creation to absorb the working-age population. In...
Type: Brief Year: 2019

Equity and Inclusion in Education in World Bank Projects : Persons with Disabilities, Indigenous Peoples, and Sexual and Gender Minorities (English)

At the heart of the World Bank Group education strategy 2020: learning for all is the recognition that a holistic, multidimensional approach is essential to achieve education for all. Student-...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2019

Enhancing Quality Assurance Systems for Early Childhood Education in the Middle East and North Africa : Description of ECE Quality Assurance System - Guidance Note (English)

The objective is to develop a detailed note intended to provide a guide to Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries looking to develop or improve their national quality assurance systems for...
Region/Country: Middle East and North Africa Type: Publication Year: 2019

MENA Skills for the Future Initiative : Equipping the Youth of MENA with Skills Critical for the Future of Work (English)

Skills for the future initiative (SFI) aims to prepare the youth of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to compete in the global economy by equipping them with skills necessary for the future of work...
Region/Country: Middle East and North Africa Type: Publication Year: 2019

Assessment of the Impact of the Jovem de Futuro Program on Learning (English)

Brazil has very well-established educational goals. National goals are set for individual educational networks and schools. They refer to access to school, regarding both progress and conclusion, as...
Region/Country: Latin America and Caribbean Type: Publication Year: 2019
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