The Implications of Changing Private Rates of Return to Schooling

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”

SABER ICT and EMIS applications and policy symposium held in Beijing, May 5-6, 2015

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”

Disability and Education: From Charity to Investment

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

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”

My Interview on WPFW

My interview on #girlseducation on WPFW archived under Sojourner Truth, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 4pm: http://ow.ly/KMScG