The World Bank Education Resources Guide directs you to key resources available online to help you with your research, project or any education-related question you might have.
What is the Access to Information policy at the World Bank?
The Access to Information policy, implemented on July 1, 2010, makes information produced by the World Bank more widely available to the public, particularly on Board actions and projects under implementation. The World Bank will now disclose any information in its possession that is not on a list of exceptions.
Where can I find World Bank publications on education?
Education Publications Database
This database contains documents and reports specifically related to education. Users can search by date, education level, topic, region and country.
Documents and Reports
The Documents and Reports database contains World Bank documents that are made available to the public in order to better share the institution's knowledge base.
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Where can I find information about World Bank projects related to education?
Education Projects Page
This page provides you with direct access to recent World Bank Projects in education. For information on all World Bank projects, visit the Projects Database.
Results Profiles outline World Bank project outcomes according to country, topic and project.
Where can I find education statistics?
EdStats is the World Bank’s comprehensive database of education statistics, compiling data from sources such as the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and its client countries. For data and indicators on a variety of topics, visit the World Bank's Open Data webpage.
How can I get additional help if I can't find the information I'm looking for?
Education Advisory Service (EAS)
The Education Advisory Service can help you access information about the World Bank and education. Ask the EAS to find education-related documents, good practice examples, statistics and project information.
How do I stay updated on education news from the World Bank?
Education for Global Development Blog
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Gender and Development
Learn more about the World Bank's commitment to achieving gender equality and read the Gender Action Plan.
Human Development Network
The Human Development Network is the World Bank's home for policy, programs and research in the fields of Education, Health, Nutrition & Population (HNP), Social Protection and Labor, Children & Youth, HIV/AIDS, and Development Dialogue.
Millennium Development Goals at the World Bank
Visit this page to learn more about the World Bank's contributions towards achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals, including Goal #2, Achieve Universal Primary Education.
World Bank Institute (WBI)
The World Bank Institute is a global connector of knowledge, learning and innovation for poverty reduction. The WBI offers trainings and works to connect practitioners, networks and institutions to help them find solutions to their development challenges.
Designed to facilitate dialogue about international development amongst youth, YouThink! is a World Bank initiative that provides information about global issues and encourages young people to learn, share their stories and take action.