As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the number of megacities is growing rapidly. Today there are 37 cities worldwide with populations of greater than 10 million, and 84 with populations…

Philip E. Karp, Peter Ellis, Barjor Mehta |

Students need to develop and practice 21st century skills, such as leadership, teamwork, and cooperative learning. (Photo: World Bank) I believe that people who are constantly on the lookout for…

Harry A. Patrinos |

© Crédits photo : Center for Conservation and Research, Sri Lanka Dans le village de Bulugolla, au Sri Lanka, les habitants poussent un soupir de soulagement. On est au mois d’octobre et la…

Hasita Bhammar |

© Center for Conservation and Research, Sri Lanka The members of the community in the Bulugolla village in Sri Lanka breathed a sigh of relief. It was the month of October and the rice harvest had…

Hasita Bhammar |

Construction of a sky train in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Seksan Pipattanatikanunt/World Bank In the past, procurement (purchasing) was not considered to be a specialist function but one of the…

Adu-Gyamfi Abunyewa |

Photo: Sasin Tipchai/bigstock Khát vọng của Việt Nam là trở thành một quốc gia thịnh vượng, sáng tạo, công bằng, và dân chủ vào năm 2035. Muốn đạt được mục tiêu đầy tham vọng này thì Việt Nam cần…

Jana Kunicova, Huong Thi Lan Tran |

HafenCity, Hamburg.Photo Credit: ELBE&FLUT / Thomas Hampel at http://www.hafencity.com Bà Jane Jacobs, một chuyên gia đô thị nổi tiếng, từng nói: “Bến…

Fen Wei |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

版本: English 劳动者具备使用新技术的技能吗?教育可以起到帮助作用。 (摄影:Sarah Farhat/世界银行)​ 自动化正在引领教育和技术之间的新一轮竞赛。不过,劳动者与自动化竞争的能力受到了大多数发展中国家教育系统表现欠佳的制约,这将阻碍很多人受益于学校教育带来的高回报。

Harry A. Patrinos, Raja Bentaouet Kattan, Kevin Macdonald |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English | 中文 تنذر الميكنة بتجدد السباق بين التعليم والتكنولوجيا. غير أن قدرة العاملين على منافسة الميكنة يعوقها ضعف أداء أنظمة التعليم في معظم البلدان النامية.…

Harry A. Patrinos |