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World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
Launched in June 2002, the Education For All-Fast Track Initiative (FTI) is a performance-based program focusing on the implementation of sustainable policies in support of universal primary completion (UPC) and the required resource mobilization. During its twenty months of implementation, FTI has delivered on results, which give reason for…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Policy
Kattan, Raja Bentaouet; Burnett, Nicholas – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
There are a large number of different "fees" that private households sometimes have to pay for publicly provided primary education, including tuition fees, textbook fees or costs and/or rental payments, compulsory uniforms, PTA dues, and various special fees such as exam fees, contributions to district education boards, and the like. In many…
Descriptors: Costs, Tuition, Primary Education, Foreign Countries
Hepp, Pedro; Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Laval, Ernesto; Rehbein, Lucio – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
This document offers examples and insights on a number of issues that are relevant to policy-makers in developing countries. A particular effort has been made to demonstrate that introducing ICT into the schools, without a proper staff development plan and without a pedagogical perspective, is a low-return investment. Technology is still expensive…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Latin Americans, Staff Development, Educational Technology
Peters, Susan J. – World Bank Education Advisory Service, 2004
The fundamental principle of Education for All (EFA) is that all children should have the opportunity to learn. The fundamental principle of Inclusive Education (IE) is that all children should have the opportunity to learn?together. Diversity is a characteristic that all children and youth have in common?both within each individual child and…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Individual Differences, Disabilities, Foreign Countries