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 |

The 2018 World Development Report (WDR), Learning to Realize Education’s Promise, launched this week.  While it draws on research and collective experience—both from within and outside the World…

Deon Filmer, Halsey Rogers |

Margaret Wete, first female Village Peace Warden in Makira Province, Solomon Islands。 Photo: Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening In a hot and crowded school classroom…

Sophie Egden |

هذه المدونة متوفرة باللغات التالية: English في عالم يشهد انقساما بشأن كيفية التعامل مع مشكلات خطيرة مثل الإرهاب والهجرة والتجارة الحرة وتغير المناخ، تتفق الحكومات على الأهمية العاجلة لحل ما يبدو…

Luis Triveno, Michael J. Lea |

También disponible en: English | Français    En un mundo dividido acerca de cómo ocuparse de problemas graves como el terrorismo, la inmigración, el libre comercio y el cambio climático, los…

Luis Triveno, Michael J. Lea |

This page in: Arabic | Français | 中文 In a world divided over how to deal with such serious problems as terrorism, immigration, free trade, and climate change, governments agree on the urgency of…

Luis Triveno, Michael J. Lea |

Students at Beijing Bayi High School in China. Photo: World Bank In 1950, the average working-age person in the world had  almost three years of education, but in East Asia and Pacific (EAP), the…

Michael Crawford |

A prevention program against crime and violence in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, supports sporting activities for the children from this municipality. Photo: Victoria Ojea/World Bank

Jorge Familiar |

Technology in education is often seen as a solution. It holds promise, but caution is warranted.Photo: Charlotte Kesl / World Bank There is no denying that governments around the world are…

David Evans |