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Child marriage will cost developing countries trillions of dollars by 2030, says a new report from the World Bank and ICRW.

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These assess the efficiency, effectiveness, and equity of education expenses and sustainability relative to a country's goals.

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More than 20 mn students in Latin America and the Caribbean attend university. Are they being prepared for today’s job demands?

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Girls’ Education

Girls’ education is a strategic development priority. Better educated women tend to earn higher incomes and marry later.

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Early Childhood Development

The benefits of supporting ECD range from better schooling outcomes to increased adult productivity.

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Skills Development

Skills development can reduce unemployment, raise incomes, and improve standards of living.

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Education and Technology

Globalization & rapid technological change have made knowledge a critical determinant of competitiveness in the world economy.

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Higher Education

Quality institutions, diversified options, and equitable tertiary education are key to ending poverty.

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Primary & Secondary Education

The tasks ahead are to get all remaining out-of-school children into school by eliminating barriers created by poverty.

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Blog: Education for Global Development

Our global team of education and development experts share their insights.

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SIEF: Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund

Research that measures the impact of education policies to improve education in low and middle income countries.

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REACH: Results in Education for All

A program that supports education services by focusing more sharply on results.

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SABER Education Systems

SABER evaluates the quality of education policies against evidence-based global standards.

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Interactive Tool: Smarter Education

Explore where the World Bank supports countries on both the financing and knowledge fronts.

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