Assessing Development Impact: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education | Asian Development Bank

Assessing Development Impact: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education

Evaluation Document | 1 August 2002
This digest of evaluation studies in the education sector provides a summary of issues, lessons, major findings, and conclusions of OEO's recent studies and reports in the sector in reader-friendly format and language.

This digest of evaluation studies in the education sector is the first in the Operations Evaluation Office's (OEO) Assessing Impact on Development Series. It provides a summary of issues, lessons, major findings, and conclusions of OEO's recent studies and reports in the sector in reader-friendly format and language. The studies examine the issues contributing to the successes and failures of specific projects. This digest affords another avenue for the understanding of OEO's role in promoting economic and social development within the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) developing member countries through its feedback to ADB operational departments and to executing and implementing agencies. Readers who wish to have more in-depth knowledge of the subsectors discussed here, viz., secondary education, technical education and vocational training, and tertiary education, are invited to access the original studies and reports.

Contents 

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Impacts
  • Lessons Learned
  • ADB strengthens Lending to Education
  • Operations Evaluation Office