Mar 2019
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie; Vegas, Emiliana; Viteri, Adriana; Zoido, Pablo
La presente nota presenta los resultados de la evaluación PISA-D en Ecuador, con todos los resultados del estudio a escala nacional. Con resultados cercanos al promedio de la región, y que superan a…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Vegas, Emiliana; Viteri, Adriana; Zoido, Pablo
Esta nota presenta los resultados de la evaluación PISA, que incluye los resultados del estudio PISA-D y PISA-2015. Los resultados PISA-D refuerzan el retrato generalizado de bajos desempeños,…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Ganimian, Alejandro; Barrera-Osorio, Felipe; Biehl, María Loreto; Cortelezzi, María
Many developing countries offer cash to low-income families to encourage children to attend school. These initiatives have increased educational attainment, but they have rarely improved student…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo
Recent studies document that, in many cases, the schools that parents prefer over others do not improve student test scores. This could be because (a) parents cannot discern schools causal impacts,…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment in which children were randomly assigned to classrooms within schools for…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Thompson, Jennelle; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic
Inequity by income level, geographic area, and institution type, school absenteeism, and the lack of educational materials and high-quality professional development for teachers are some of the…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Thompson, Jennelle; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic
Las inequidades por niveles de ingreso, zona y tipo de institución, el ausentismo escolar, y la falta de materiales educativos y el desarrollo profesional docente de alta calidad son algunos de los…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Improving students' social skills is a critical challenge for the region. Schools and families play a critical role in developing these skills by providing opportunities for students to work…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Mejorar las habilidades sociales es un desafío crucial. Las escuelas y las familias juegan un papel fundamental en el desarrollo de estas habilidades al proporcionar oportunidades para que los…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Rivas, Axel; Delgado, Lucas Esteban
Graduate XXI explora iniciativas y tendencias innovadoras en educación para enfrentar el abandono escolar y las desigualdades sociales que azotan América Latina. Este documento forma parte de esa…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; Zarate-Barrera, Tatiana
This technical note standardizes and merges, at the individual level, several cohorts of academic evaluations undertaken during primary and secondary school in Trinidad and Tobago. In addition, it…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
PISA is the principal international test that currently exists to measure and compare knowledge and skills of young people in the education system. In the 2015 edition, 72 countries and economies…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
El Programa para la Evaluación Internacional de los Alumnos, o PISA por sus siglas en inglés, evalúa cada tres años lo que los estudiantes de 15 años saben y pueden hacer en ciencia, lectura y…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Latin America and the Caribbean were again positioned at the bottom of the international ranking on education quality. However, greater inclusion and the commitment of countries to improving learning…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
América Latina y el Caribe se ubica nuevamente a la cola del ranking internacional de calidad educativa. La participación de la región en esta prueba aumentó a 10 países, lo que muestra un claro…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Although several countries in the region improved their results, they must all accelerate their rate of improvement to achieve higher performance levels.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
La región mejora a un ritmo relativamente alto, pero debe acelerar para alcanzar el desempeño de los países de la OCDE.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
Half of the students in the region present low levels of performance. If all 15-year-olds who are outside of the education system or still in primary education were included, this proportion would be…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Bos, María Soledad; Elías, Alison; Vegas, Emiliana; Zoido, Pablo
La mitad de los estudiantes de la región tiene bajo desempeño y esta proporción aumenta cuando se considera a los jóvenes de 15 años que están fuera del sistema educativo o con extra edad.