Education

Upper Secondary Education Enhancement Project in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government has made remarkable gains in improving education outcomes since the early 1990s. But disparities in educational attainment – particularly between income groups – remain. GPOBA’s first project in the education sector addressed persistent inequalities in learning outcomes, enrolling more than 8,000 low-income students and lowering dropout rates. Read about the lessons learned from this successful pilot.

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Output-Based Aid in Education: What Have We Learned So Far?

OBA and other innovative forms of results-based financing (RBF) are still relatively new to the education sector, but emerging evidence suggests that OBA/RBF may be versatile tools for addressing issues of educational access, quality, and inequity. In 2015, GPOBA undertook a major study on the use and potential impact of OBA/RBF in education: Paying for Performance: An Analysis of Output-Based Aid in Education.

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Paying for Performance: An Analysis of Output-Based Aid in Education

In 2014-2015, Results for Development Institute (R4D) conducted a scoping study on the potential for OBA in education for GPOBA. This report provides the consolidated findings from the study which included (i) a literature review of RBF schemes in education, (ii) a landscaping and analysis of existing OBA projects in education, and (iii) recommendations for applying OBA in the education sector moving forward.

Read: Paying for Performance: An Analysis of Output-Based Aid in Education

For more information, access these two supplemental reports: 

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