How to Close Gender Gaps with Results-Based Financing in Education Projects

This report serves as a tool to project teams working on Results-Based Financing (RBF) projects in the education sector. It provides sector-specific entry points, key questions to consider, and sample objectives and indicators that can be used to consider how RBF can be used to close the gender…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Education, Gender

Results-Based Financing Through Social Enterprises: A White Paper for the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches, in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global humanitarian crisis, putting both lives and livelihoods at risk. In the initial stages of the pandemic – especially in contexts where the state machinery was caught unawares or lacked capacity, or both, social enterprises (SEs) or socially-driven…

Date: 2020

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Energy, Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Urban

An Example of a Development Impact Bond (DIB): Educate Girls, India, 2015

Despite substantial commitments to education, India still has the largest illiterate population in the world. Nationally, an estimated 3.7 million girls are out of school and in Rajasthan, 40 percent of girls drop out before reaching fifth grade. For those who remain, learning quality…

Date: 2018

Type: Other Publications

Tags: Education

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…

Date: 2016

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: 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…

Date: 2016

Type: Lessons Learned

Tags: Education

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…

Date: 2016

Type: Publications

Tags: Education

Output-Based Aid in Education: A Solution for Quality Education

A number of approaches have been tried to improve school attendance and educational attainment, including the use of Output-Based Aid (OBA).

The challenge of introducing OBA in education has often been finding an appropriate definition of “output” that balances achievement of results…

Date: 2010

Type: OBApproaches

Tags: Education