Apr 2020
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora; Elacqua, Gregory; Méndez, Carolina; Montalva, Veronica; Munevar, Isabela; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie; Román, Alonso
Considerando los desafíos que la región enfrenta en seleccionar y asignar los mejores docentes a las escuelas que más los necesitan, en este documento tratamos de responder a dos preguntas…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung; Koh, Anna
In many Asian countries, such as South Korea, teaching is considered a very high-status profession. A teacher in South Korea must meet a minimum qualification, either by graduating from education…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Bertoni, Eleonora; Marotta, Luana; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie; Méndez, Carolina; Román, Alonso
Tener buenos profesores es clave para el desempeño de los estudiantes y para reducir las brechas de aprendizaje. El beneficio de tener una alta exposición a un buen profesor para un estudiante de…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Drouet Arias, Marcelo; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie
Asegurar el reclutamiento de maestros calificados a nivel nacional forma parte de las prioridades de políticas educativas en Ecuador. El objeto del presente documento consiste en presentar las…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Hincapie, Diana; Rodríguez, Catherine
Teacher evaluation is a key instrument to support the professional development of teachers and improve teacher effectiveness. This study analyzes teacher evaluation systems in Latin America and the…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Hincapie, Diana; Rodríguez, Catherine
La evaluación docente es un instrumento fundamental para apoyar el desarrollo profesional de los maestros y mejorar la efectividad de la enseñanza. Este estudio analiza las evaluaciones docentes en…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Hincapie, Diana; Rodríguez, Catherine
Esta nota técnica corresponde al apéndice en línea de “Profesores a Prueba: Claves para una Evaluación Docente Exitosa”', y contiene gráficos y cuadros adicionales. La evaluación docente es un…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Hincapie, Diana; Hincapié, Isabel; Montalva, Veronica
The extensive sorting of more talented teachers into the most advantaged schools contributes to the wide socioeconomic achievement gaps in Latin America. The Chilean Pedagogical Excellence Assignment…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Schodt, Sara
This project analyzes teachers’ practices for around 2000 teachers in 204 schools in Ecuador. Each year a group of teachers was filmed and screened using the CLASS instrument to measure their…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Munevar, Isabela; Sanchez, Fabio; Santos, Humberto
To contribute to the debate about decentralization of education management, in this paper, we take advantage of the arbitrary rule used in Colombia to define the municipalities that can autonomously…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Marotta, Luana
Low salaries, a limited amount of full-time teaching positions, and alternative systems of allocating teaching hours lead teachers to look for additional jobs in other schools. Although this is a…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Fuertes, Nicolás; Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; Schodt, Sara
In this project we analyze data for 82 preschool centers in Trinidad and Tobago where teachers were assessed using the CLASS. The results show that teachers are performing well in the Emotional…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Jackson, C. Kirabo; Navarro-Sola, Laia; Pardo, Francisco
Is a school's impact on high-stakes test scores a good measure of its overall impact on students? Do parents value school impacts on high-stakes tests, longer-run outcomes, or both? To answer…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne; Sampaio, Breno; Sampaio, Gustavo R.; Ribas, Rafael P.; Trevisan, Giuseppe
This paper examines the labor market returns to attending free elite higher education for different socioeconomic and demographic groups in Brazil. Using restricted-access data from a flagship public…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory; Martínez, Matias; Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie
Durante los últimos años, varios países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) han fortalecido sus procesos de evaluación del aprendizaje y la calidad educativa. En este contexto, se vuelve un desafío…
Apr 2019
Author(s): Rieble-Aubourg, Sabine; López, Ángela; Elías, Alison; Margron, Josephine-Evelyn; Rodriguez Tapia, Catalina
The coverage of preschool education in Haiti is relatively high. However, it is a service provided primarily by the private sector and faces challenges such as unequal access, low quality, and…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Székely, Miguel
El presente estudio documenta que, de acuerdo con la información disponible, tanto el nivel educativo como la calidad de la educación en México han mejorado durante los últimos 20 años. En línea con…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Zoido, Pablo
While attendance rates and funding for preprimary have increased education, both remain relatively low. Despite recent efforts like PRIDI, countries still lack data on the quality of programs aimed…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Moffa, Nicholas Dominic; Zoido, Pablo
A pesar de los aumentos en las tasas de asistencia y financiamiento de la educación preprimaria, ambos indicadores permanecen relativamente bajos. A pesar de esfuerzos como PRIDI, países no tienen…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaureguiberry, Florencia; Martinez, Valentina
The defining educational achievement of countries in the region over the course of the last decade has been to improve access. The current challenge: improving quality equitably.