eC2: Expansion of the Master degree program in Educational Measurement and Evaluation

Deadline: 08-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Financial Education

Specific objectives of the assignment are:
1.Identification of the partner university in one ECA country and adjustment of the existing Masters degree program training materials to national legislation and specific requirements (Phase 1).
2.Launch of the Masters degree program branch in identified university in one of ECA countries (Phase 2).
3.Further implementation of the Masters degree program branch in the identified university in the ECA country (Phase 3).
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Well-Designed Early Childhood Development Programs Can Pay Big Dividends

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  • 250 million children under the age of five suffer from stunting and extreme poverty.
  • The rate of return on investing in a package of nutrition interventions at scale is estimated at 17 percent.
  • Well-designed early childhood development programs include a focus on quality, complementarities between interventions, and behavioral change.

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Education for Growth and Prosperity: A Keynote Speech by President Jim Yong Kim

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Good afternoon, your Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.

I am grateful to the people of the United Arab Emirates and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for inviting me again to this year’s World Government Summit.

I can’t think of a more fitting place than Dubai to give this speech.

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Basic Education in Sudan: The Long Road to Stability

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  • The Basic Education Recovery Project is helping to ensure that children across Sudan have equal access to quality basic education
  • Supported by a grant from the Global Partnership for Education, the project has helped to improve the educational environment of hundreds of schools nationwide by building classrooms, training teachers, and distributing textbooks
  • Operating in all of Sudan’s 18 states, the project helps to provide access to basic education for some of the country’s most remote and isolated communities


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eC2:Textbook Quality and Quantity Study

Deadline: 30-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)index

The Emergency Education System Stabilization Project (EESSP) is a $32 million grant from the Lebanon Syrian Crisis Multi-Donor Trust Fund that has as its development objective to support the operational needs of Lebanese public schools and to improve the learning environment in response to the continued influx of Syrian refugee children, as part of the overall Reaching All Children With Education (RACE) strategy of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MEHE). In order to achieve this outcome, the following activities are grouped into three components: (i): Support to Schools; (ii) Learning Environment Quality; and (iii) Project Management and Support. The three-year project aims to address two central human development and education system challenges facing Lebanon: maintaining the ability of schools to provide education services and maintaining the quality of the learning environment.

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