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"Learning to Realize Education’s Promise" looks into how to expand the scope and quality of education around the world.

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WB approved a $200 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to improve learning outcomes for Kenyan students.

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Keeping girls in school would give them a better chance to health and education and to make their own life decisions

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FOCUS AREAS

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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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Jaime Saavedra

Senior Director

Luis Benveniste

Practice Director

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Impact Evaluations

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

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Results Based Financing

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

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Education Systems

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

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Mapping Our Education Work

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

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