Articles Posted in the " World Bank " 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...


  • Mother Tongue as a Bridge Language of Instruction

    Policies and Experience in Southeast Asia SEAMEO Project – “Mother Tongue as Bridge Language of Instruction in Southeast Asian Countries: Policies, Strategies, and Advocacy” The recent Mid-Decade Assessment has shown that reaching vulnerable learners and improving quality of education and learning...


  • Education Notes

    Education Notes

    In Their Own Language…Education for All Fifty percent of the world’s out-of-school children live in communities where the language of schooling is rarely, if ever, used at home. This underscores the biggest challenge to achieving Education for All (EFA): a legacy of...


  • 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...