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How to Change Behavior : A Menu of Practical Options

World Bank Group · 14 April 2020 English

The success of World Bank projects depends in part on how people and institutions behave. Understanding what motivates particular behaviors, which behaviors are most conducive to project success, and how …


Serbia’s New Growth Agenda - Country Economic Memorandum : Job and Training-Ready

World Bank Group · 30 March 2020 English

Serbia now has an exceptional policy opportunity to promote skills development and create a productive future workforce and a prosperous economy. With its population aging and the nature of work …


Serbia’s New Growth Agenda : Job and Training-Ready

World Bank Group · 26 March 2020 English

Serbia now has an exceptional policy opportunity to promote skills development and create a productive future workforce and a prosperous economy. With its population aging and the nature of work …


Do boys and girls differ in their attitudes towards school and learning?

OECD · 12 March 2020 English

This chapter discusses differences in boys’ and girls’ behaviour and attitudes. It examines how teenagers spend their time outside of school, notably regarding reading and the use of digital devices. …


Teachers’ well-being

OECD · 30 January 2020 English

Modern education systems evolve in a context of growing teacher shortages, frequent turnover and a low attractiveness of the profession. In such a context where these challenges interrelate, there is …


Improving educational equity in Romania

OECD · 29 January 2020 English

Despite improvements in recent years, many students in Romania still progress through school without mastering basic competencies and a large share of them leave school before completing upper secondary education. …


Students’ self-efficacy and fear of failure

OECD · 7 January 2020 English

This chapter examines differences between countries and economies in students’ general self-efficacy and fear of failure, and how they are associated with student and school characteristics. It also looks at …


Assessing students’ social and emotional skills through triangulation of assessment methods

OECD · 20 November 2019 English

Triangulation – a combined use of different assessment methods or sources to evaluate psychological constructs – is still a rarely used assessment approach in spite of its potential in overcoming …


Environmental factors that contribute to child vulnerability

OECD · 19 November 2019 English

This chapter analyses the environmental factors contributing to child vulnerability. These factors operate at both the family and community level. Family factors include material deprivation, parents’ health and health behaviours, …


Individual factors that contribute to child vulnerability

OECD · 19 November 2019 English

This chapter examines five individual factors contributing to child vulnerability: disability, mental health, immigrant background, maltreatment and being in out-of-home care. It provides evidence on how these factors affect child …


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