From NORRAG: https://norrag.wordpress.com/2015/05/19/the-implications-of-changing-private-rates-of-return-to-schooling/ By Harry Anthony Patrinos, World Bank. High returns signal that tertiary education is a good private investment; the public priority, however, isn’t a blanket subsidy for all, but a concerted effort to improve fair, equitable, sustainable cost-recovery at the tertiary level. In addition to being a basic human service, education produces someContinue reading “The Implications of Changing Private Rates of Return to Schooling”
Pakistan’s unusually useful education report card.
ICT和EMIS应用及政策影响研讨会在京举行(组图) May 5, 2015 – 6 May, organized by the Institute of Fiscal Science, Peking University, China Education and the World Bank’s Global Education Practice Board, Chong off the headquarters, “education, technology, finance and policy -ICT and EMIS applications and their policy implications,” Zhongguancun Internet seminar held in association with the Education Innovation Center inContinue reading “SABER ICT and EMIS applications and policy symposium held in Beijing, May 5-6, 2015”
Inclusion, Diversity & Development and Indigenous Peoples World Bank HeadQuarters April 21, 2015 10-11:30
Returns to Education.
http://blogs.worldbank.org/education/disability-and-education-charity-investment Today, on World Autism Day, I’d like to highlight the impact of education on what persons with disabilities are capable of achieving. More than one billion people – 15% of the world’s population – experience some form of disability. One-fifth of the estimated global total, up to 190 million people, encounter significant disabilities. PersonsContinue reading “Disability and Education: From Charity to Investment”
Education for all: the private sector can contribute From: Private Sector and Development By Oni Lusk-Stover, Operations Officer, Education Human Development Network, The World Bankand Harry Anthony Patrinos,Manager, Education Human Development Network, The World Bank ¹ Education is a human right, which states have the responsibility to ensure. But they need not be the sole provider.Continue reading “Education for all: the private sector can contribute”
The American model of higher education is spreading. It is good at producing excellence, but needs to get better at providing access to decent education at a reasonable cost, says Emma Duncan Mar 28th 2015 |IF YOU LEARNED that the top dogs in a particular market were the same as 100 years ago, you wouldContinue reading “Excellence v equity: From The Economist, March 28, 2015”
My interview on #girlseducation on WPFW archived under Sojourner Truth, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 4pm: http://ow.ly/KMScG