Source: UN On International Anti-corruption Day 2014, one of the issues we at the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative want to illustrate - is how recovering stolen assets helps fight corruption and…

Jean Pesme |

When it comes to measuring student learning outcomes, you often hear critics refrain “you can’t fatten a cow by weighing him all the time, ” in an attempt to say that you cannot truly educate…

Harry A. Patrinos |

Vous souvenez-vous d’avoir eu, élève, un(e) enseignant(e) préféré(e) ? Sauriez-vous dire pourquoi cette personne vous a marqué(e) plutôt qu’une autre ?  Parmi toutes les ressources dont dispose l…

Claudia Costin |

¿Tuviste un maestro favorito en la escuela? ¿Qué hizo a ese maestro tan especial? Los docentes son el recurso más importante que tenemos que garantizar que los niños aprendan. Pero la realidad es…

Claudia Costin |

In the seven years between 2000 and 2007, the world undertook a massive push to increase enrollments for all children in primary school. This organized effort was successful in reducing the…

Donald Baum |

Did you have a favorite teacher at school? What made that teacher so special? Teachers are the single most important resource we have to ensure that children learn. But the reality is that many…

Claudia Costin |

Editor's Note: "Notes From the Field" is an occasional feature where we let World Bank Group professionals conducting interesting trade-related projects around the globe explain…

Miles McKenna |

In Tunis this month, the Arab Regional Agenda for Improving Education Quality (ARAIEQ) held its second annual meetings of representatives from institutions from across the region. The idea for…

Simon Thacker |

Le Programme régional pour l’amélioration de la qualité de l’enseignement dans le monde arabe (ou ARAIEQ selon son acronyme en anglais) a tenu ce mois-ci à Tunis sa deuxième réunion annuelle des…

Simon Thacker |

عقدت مجموعة البرنامج العربي لتحسين جودة التعليم (ARAIEQ) اجتماعها السنوي الثاني لممثلي المؤسسات من شتى أنحاء المنطقة في تونس العاصمة. والفكرة من وراء هذه الشبكة بسيطة للغاية: أن الدول العربية…

سايمون ثاكر |