Since 2018, Morocco has been implementing a large program to broaden access to quality preschool education. In just a few years, the country significantly increased the number of children in pre-…

Abdeljalil Benzouina, Nisrine Ibn Abdeljalil, Fouad Chafiqi |

New research brings to light the importance of household dynamics in shaping people’s acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines and provides insights that can be used to increase vaccine uptake in low-…

Christopher Hoy, Rajalakshmi Kanagavel, Corey Morales Cameron |

Over the past three years, the pandemic has brought profound disruptions to children’s learning, exacerbating the pre-existing global learning crisis. We need to act urgently to recover learning…

Stefania Giannini, Robert Jenkins, Jaime Saavedra, Andreas Schleicher |

Despite major strides in improving education in Vietnam, inequalities persist. There are wide differences among socioeconomic groups with regards to education completion, the quality of the…

Anh Thi Bao Tran, Judy Yang |

Seven out of ten children in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMICs) don’t read with understanding by age 10. No one doubts the urgency of reversing this tragic failure of learning, but what…

Michael Crawford, Kathy Rastle, Neha Raheel |

A fast track to acquiring relevant job skills is critical in a region facing obstacles to growth, innovation and consolidation of equity gains.

Emanuela Di Gropello, María Marta Ferreyra |

As we take a short editorial break for the summer, we looked back at our most viewed blogs from the past year. It’s no surprise that many of our most viewed blogs addressed the global learning…

Christina Nelson |

As we celebrated International Youth Day on August 12 , we reflect on the progress made in ensuring that the youth of Vietnam are on a pathway to greater upwards economic mobility.

Judy Yang, Anh Thi Bao Tran |

Even before COVID-19, the world was facing a learning crisis, with nearly 6 out of every 10 ten-year-olds in low- and middle-income countries (LICs and MICs) suffering from learning poverty—…

Thomas Poulsen |

A World Bank report sought to understand the reach of online training for Indonesian teachers, including how the training was perceived by teachers, and whether it was effective.

Noviandri Nurlaili Khairina, Indah Shafira Zata Dini |