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Education reforms needed in the Middle East and North Africa
A. Galal / World Bank 2008
Education is at the crossroads for the future of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It plays a crucial role in promoting poverty alleviation and economic growth, both at national and at household levels. This report traces the success...
Overview of school education in India
G. Gandhi Kingdon / ESRC Global Poverty Research Group 2007
India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational...
The transition towards junior secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa
A. Verspoor; J. Bregman / Africa Region Human Development Department, World Bank 2007
The Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA) initiative has conducted a participatory process of analysis, dialogue and reflection in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since 2002. It aims to: help collect and summarise best practic...
What is demand-side financing in education?
H. A. Patrinos / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2007
In an attempt to improve the delivery of basic services and the equity with which public funds are disbursed, some governments are experimenting with new ways of channelling public funds. One such mechanism is demand-side financing, w...
Contracting in education
H. A. Patrinos; N. LaRocque / Education Section, Human Development Department, World Bank 2007
This note on education examines one initiative governments in developing countries have taken in response to the challenge of getting and keeping more children enrolled in school, while simultaneously ensuring that learning outcomes i...
Support for teachers to achieve education for all
id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2007
This issue of id21 insights education looks at a range of issues affecting teachers and the kinds of support they need at local, national and international policy levels to help them fulfil their critical role in achieving education f...
Could Bangladesh’s non-government schools show the way to improved teacher performance?
M. Nazmul Haq; M. Sajidul Islam / Eldis Document Store 2005
This study from Bangladesh forms part of an international research project on the motivation and incentives of teachers, particularly at the primary level, in low-income countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The s...
Interviews and surveys with teachers reveal a motivation crisis in Sierra Leone
J.B. Harding; A.T. Mansaray / Eldis Document Store 2006
Interviews with Sierra Leone’s primary teachers reveal that the country is facing a teacher motivation crisis that threatens the quality of basic education. Although this problem has been clearly recognised in Sierra Leone&rsquo...
Teachers’ motivation is poor but improving in Nigeria
M.A Adelabu / Eldis Document Store 2005
What is the cause of the teacher motivation crisis in Nigeria? This study is one of 12 country studies that examine how teacher motivation is affecting the achievement of Education for All in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Through...
Low teacher motivation threatens the attainment of Education for All in Malawi
E.C. Kadzamira / Eldis Document Store 2006
What factors affect teachers’ motivation? This study from Malawi is one of 12 country case studies that explore this question in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Through interviews and data analysis, it finds that serious moti...
Items 1 to 10 of 75

Items 1 to 10 of 75

Education reforms needed in the Middle East and North Africa
A. Galal / World Bank 2008
Education is at the crossroads for the future of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It plays a crucial role in promoting poverty alleviation and economic growth, both at national and at household levels. This report traces the success...
Overview of school education in India
G. Gandhi Kingdon / ESRC Global Poverty Research Group 2007
India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational...
The transition towards junior secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa
A. Verspoor; J. Bregman / Africa Region Human Development Department, World Bank 2007
The Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA) initiative has conducted a participatory process of analysis, dialogue and reflection in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since 2002. It aims to: help collect and summarise best practic...
What is demand-side financing in education?
H. A. Patrinos / International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO 2007
In an attempt to improve the delivery of basic services and the equity with which public funds are disbursed, some governments are experimenting with new ways of channelling public funds. One such mechanism is demand-side financing, w...
Contracting in education
H. A. Patrinos; N. LaRocque / Education Section, Human Development Department, World Bank 2007
This note on education examines one initiative governments in developing countries have taken in response to the challenge of getting and keeping more children enrolled in school, while simultaneously ensuring that learning outcomes i...
Support for teachers to achieve education for all
id21 Development Research Reporting Service 2007
This issue of id21 insights education looks at a range of issues affecting teachers and the kinds of support they need at local, national and international policy levels to help them fulfil their critical role in achieving education f...
Could Bangladesh’s non-government schools show the way to improved teacher performance?
M. Nazmul Haq; M. Sajidul Islam / Eldis Document Store 2005
This study from Bangladesh forms part of an international research project on the motivation and incentives of teachers, particularly at the primary level, in low-income countries of Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The s...
Interviews and surveys with teachers reveal a motivation crisis in Sierra Leone
J.B. Harding; A.T. Mansaray / Eldis Document Store 2006
Interviews with Sierra Leone’s primary teachers reveal that the country is facing a teacher motivation crisis that threatens the quality of basic education. Although this problem has been clearly recognised in Sierra Leone&rsquo...
Teachers’ motivation is poor but improving in Nigeria
M.A Adelabu / Eldis Document Store 2005
What is the cause of the teacher motivation crisis in Nigeria? This study is one of 12 country studies that examine how teacher motivation is affecting the achievement of Education for All in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Through...
Low teacher motivation threatens the attainment of Education for All in Malawi
E.C. Kadzamira / Eldis Document Store 2006
What factors affect teachers’ motivation? This study from Malawi is one of 12 country case studies that explore this question in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Through interviews and data analysis, it finds that serious moti...
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