Articles Posted in the " Development " Category

  • Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Efficient Learning for the Poor

    Insights from the Frontier of Cognitive Neuroscience. Cognitive psychology and neuroscience offer a framework for policy advice on improving poor students’ learning. The research is evolving and has limitations. In some areas it has concrete and counter intuitive implications, whereas in others it...


  • Minority Rights

    Minority Rights

    International Standards and Guidance for Implementation. Since country engagement and a human rights-based approach constitute key elements in identifying durable solutions to address the plight of minorities, this publication was prepared by OHCHR to raise additional awareness, among its staff and colleagues in...


  • Keynote Speech, Mr. Ksor Phuoc

    Keynote Speech, Mr. Ksor Phuoc

     At forum on “Situation of Ethnic Minority Human Resource and the Solutions for Implementation of Policies for Human Resource Development in Ethnic Minority and Mountainous Areas, towards 2020″ Besides the positive aspects, there are still remaining limitations which should be addressed...


  • Global Education Digest 2012: Opportunities lost

    Global Education Digest 2012: Opportunities lost

    The impact of grade repetition and early school leaving. The Digest offers particular value by presenting a wide range of education statistics – from early childhood learning programmes to adult literacy – and by highlighting a special theme, which is...


  • Why Language Matters for the Millennium Development Goals

    Convinced that language is a vital tool for the achievement of the MDGs, hundreds of educators, development workers, linguists, government workers and civil society delegates gathered at a conference in Bangkok in 2010. Participants reported on the many ways in...


  • Education – a Way out of Poverty?

    Education – a Way out of Poverty?

    Research presentations at The POVERTY Conference 2001. This volume gathers a selection of the papers presented at the Poverty Conference in October 2001 in Stockholm, and it is Sida’s hope that it will stimulate the discussion on the role of...


  • Marginalised Minorities in Development Programming

    A UNDP Resource Guide and Toolkit The main objectives of the Guide and the Toolkit are to: Introduce and enhance understanding of the key issues and rights of minorities; Identify institutions and mechanisms at international, regional and national levels fo the...


  • Learning for All

    Learning for All

    Investing in people’s knowledge and skills to promote development World Bank Group Education Strategy 2020 The Education Sector Strategy 2020 lays out the World Bank Group’s agenda for achieving “Learning for All” in the developing world over the next decade. The...


  • Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools

    Language, Literacy, and Learning in Primary Schools

    Implications for Teacher Development Programs in Nigeria This report, Language, Literacy and Learning in Primary Schools: Implications for Teacher Development Programs in Nigeria, synthesizes the main findings of various studies on the quality of teaching and learning in Nigerian primary schools that were...


  • Remembering Minorities in Climate Action

    In his article on Tiempo Climate Newswatch, James S. Pender argues that minorities warrant greater consideration in local, national and international responses to the climate threat.The author is Development and Natural Resource Management Advisor with the Church of Bangladesh Social Development...