ERIC Number: ED432533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Education Sector Strategy.
World Bank, Washington, DC.
This report takes stock of key changes in the world today and their implications for education (Chapter 1), reiterates the vision for education in the new millennium (Chapter 2), takes stock of progress so far and the gaps that remain (Chapter 3), describes the rich group of partners in the educational endeavor (Chapter 4) and how the Bank's role has evolved (Chapter 5). This all sets the context for the strategy that is now guiding activities and setting priorities in the education sector. Chapter 6 describes the Bank's global priorities and programs to help countries progress toward the international education goals and improve the quality of teaching and learning. Chapter 7 describes the processes and operating principles that will help Bank staff contribute more effectively to better educational outcomes in each client country and to monitor success in implementing this strategy. Chapter titles include: (1) "The Context: Education in a Changing World"; (2) "The Vision: Quality Education for All"; (3) Education Today: Progress Achieved, Progress Needed"; (4) "Partnering: A World of Opportunities"; (5) "The Bank's Role Thus Far: Learning by Doing"; (6) "Moving Forward: What the Bank Will Do"; and (7) "Moving Forward: How the Bank Will Do It." (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Preschool Education, Womens Education
World Bank, Education Advisory Service, 1818 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20433.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.