Last week, I had the honor of being part of the fourth World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), in Doha. Pratham, the recipient of the 2012 WISE Prize for education, was praised as a renowned…

Harry A. Patrinos |

Governments across both the developing and developed world are experimenting with private management of public schools to better serve the poorest, and most under-served students. But have recent…

Harry A. Patrinos |

Many have argued this past week for an increased financial boost to achieve the education Millennium Development Goals -- universal primary completion and gender parity in education. But what…

Harry A. Patrinos |

The following piece appeared as a guest blog in the UK's Guardian this past week. A good public education system means public spending – but not necessarily public provision. In OECD…

Harry A. Patrinos |

The World Bank Group’s new Education Strategy 2020 champions learning for all and recognizes that global progress towards this goal will require the commitment of all actors – including…

Svava Bjarnason |