A classroom in Godineşti in Gorj county, Romania. (Photo: Chiara Amato / World Bank) Buildings, classrooms, laboratories, and equipment- education infrastructure - are crucial elements of learning…

Janssen Teixeira, Jeremie Amoroso, James Gresham |

Une salle de classe à Godineşti, département de Gorj, Roumanie. (Photo: Chiara Amato / World Bank) Les infrastructures – bâtiments, salles de classe, laboratoires et équipements – constituent des…

Janssen Teixeira, Jeremie Amoroso, James Gresham |

O clasă în Godinești din județul Gorj, România. (Photo: Chiara Amato / World Bank) Clădirile, sălile de clasă, laboratoarele şi dotările – într-un cuvânt, infrastructura educaţională - constituie…

Janssen Teixeira, Jeremie Amoroso, James Gresham |

While more ECA program countries are participating in the PISA assessment of 15-year-old students' skills, education poverty in these countries has only slightly declined since 2000. (Photo:…

Cristian Aedo, Katia Herrera Sosa |

Editor’s Note: This guest blog is by Salah-Eddine Kandri, the Global Sector Lead for education at the International Finance Corporation (IFC).   According to a report from McKinsey, about 60…

Salah-Eddine Kandri |

PISA measures the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in reading, mathematics and science. Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank  Investing in people starts by ensuring that graduates…

Christian Bodewig, Lucas Gortazar |

Every moment- but most especially today- we should celebrate young people and the great potential they have. Happy International Youth Day! I’ve been fortunate to meet and talk to several bright…

Claudia Costin |