Can Providing Information on School Performance Lead to Improvement?

Can providing information on school performance lead to improvement? From the Education for the Global Development Blog HARRY A. PATRINOS  08/18/2015 CO-AUTHORS: RAFAEL DE HOYOS, VICENTE GARCIA-MORENO In high-income countries, learning outcomes have improved as a result of an intervention that increases transparency and accountability through the use of test scores.  In a previous blog, I mentionedContinue reading “Can Providing Information on School Performance Lead to Improvement?”

The Impact of an Accountability Intervention with Diagnostic Feedback Evidence from Mexico

The Impact of an Accountability Intervention with Diagnostic Feedback Evidence from Mexico Rafael de Hoyos Vicente A. Garcia-Moreno Harry Anthony Patrinos World Bank Education Global Practice Group, August 2015 WPS7393 In 2009, the Mexican state of Colima implemented a low-stakes accountability intervention with diagnostic feedback among 108 public primary schools with the lowest test scoresContinue reading “The Impact of an Accountability Intervention with Diagnostic Feedback Evidence from Mexico”

The Economist Higher Education Forum

October 22nd 2015 | New York, NY http://www.economist.com/events-conferences/americas/education-2015 Join the conversation via #HigherEdForum I will focus on the question: What is the return on investment for education? See also: http://www-wds.worldbank.org/servlet/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2014/09/04/000158349_20140904084836/Rendered/PDF/WPS7020.pdf Harry Patrinos Manager, education, World Bank About Harry Patrinos Mr. Patrinos specializes in the economics of education, particularly the returns to schooling, school-based management, demand-side financing andContinue reading “The Economist Higher Education Forum”

Mexico: Impact Evaluation of a Low Cost Private School Model

Mexico: Impact Evaluation of a Low Cost Private School Model Lottery for admission into Christel House School | July 17, 2015 | Mexico City The evaluation of Christel House de Mexico, a low-cost, rigorous private school for poor children that also works to ensure parental commitment, uses a rigorous randomized experimental research design at the childContinue reading “Mexico: Impact Evaluation of a Low Cost Private School Model”

Revolusi Data Bisa Bantu Atasi Tantangan Pendidikan

Revolusi Data Bisa Bantu Atasi Tantangan Pendidikan From my talk at Sampoerna University, Jakarta, Indonesia, May 29, 2015 covered in Actual.co (http://www.aktual.co/sosial/revolusi-data-bisa-bantu-atasi-tantangan-pendidikan) Minggu, 31-05-2015 06:01 Harry Anthony Patrinos (Foto: Istimewa) Revolusi Data dalam arti akses ke informasi, perubahan aturan pelayanan, dan meningkatnya pengambilan keputusan berbasis bukti (evidence), ketiganya adalah kekuatan-kekuatan yang bisa membantu mengatasi tantangan-tantanganContinue reading “Revolusi Data Bisa Bantu Atasi Tantangan Pendidikan”