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PREVIEW PAPER

One generation’s education can make or break the next generation’s success.

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Annual Meetings 2017

Watch the video replay: Leaders & education experts discuss action points to end the learning crisis.

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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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Teachers

Teachers are the single most important factor affecting how much students learn. More than just conduits of information, they ...

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Jaime Saavedra

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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.