Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) teachers play a crucial role in equipping individuals with practical skills for the workforce, yet their significance is often overlooked and…

Nobuyuki Tanaka, Diego Angel-Urdinola, Gemma Rodon |

International Day of Persons with Disabilities offers an ideal moment to assess the progress that has been made in achieving inclusive education systems for all learners, including learners with…

Luis Benveniste, Hanna Alasuutari |

Did you know that Africa has the youngest population in the world and by 2050, it is expected to be home to over one billion young people?

Luis Benveniste, Chido Mpemba |

As the dad to three boys (including twins!) I can attest that parenting has been a source of boundless joy, but also at times I have felt unprepared, even overwhelmed.

Luis Benveniste |

What investment can you make that will almost guarantee that you will beat the stock market?

Harry A. Patrinos |

A decade after the World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development we have seen encouraging improvement in education outcomes for girls. Primary school completion rates are almost…

Raja Bentaouet Kattan, Laura Rawlings, Courtney Melissa Merchant |

Two similar programs in Kenya and Malawi—based on the best evidence on what works to help students learn to read—adopted similar interventions but had vastly different outcomes.

Adelle Pushparatnam, Elaine Ding, Ezequiel Molina |

Education is not only a fundamental human right but also a key investment in human capital that translates into economic growth and other development outcomes. Keeping children in lower-income…

Luis Benveniste, Stefania Giannini |

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a concerning trend has emerged that has captured the attention of educators, mental health professionals, and policymakers alike: a marked increase in…

Angela Hoyos, Diego Angel-Urdinola |

Teachers play a tremendous role in ensuring students’ wellbeing, inspiring their hopes for the future, guiding them through uncertainty, and building resilient schools and communities. This…

Luis Benveniste |