Resources for students
|The World Bank Group, one of the largest sources of development assistance, is a multilateral development institution governed by 184 member countries.|
To share knowledge about the World Bank activities and programs, the Public Information Centers provides information services to the public.
|Access to World Bank information resources & services|
The Development InfoKiosks is a partnership program between the World Bank and institutions that aims to strengthen communication on development issues by facilitating user access to available online information resources. The program is established mainly in academic institutions and can be adapted to other types of institutions. if you want to get more information, visit: http://www.worldbank.org/infokiosks
If you need more information, please contact Valerie Chevalier at x33 1 40 69 3048 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|The YDP network aims to create direct interaction among youth organizations, the World Bank and other partners, to facilitate active youth participation in projects, policy design and youth advocacy for development. This will be achieved through knowledge sharing, capacity building, empowerment and resource mobilization.|
Here you'll find information about global issues that matter to young people today. Explore the research, knowledge and experience gathered by World Bank experts on issues like poverty, development, and conflict.
The Development Education Program (DEP)
We want you to tell us how things look from your angle, your street, your community, your world. Learn the facts. Share your stories with youthink! and the world. Make yourself heard. Figure out what you can do to make your community and this world a better place.
This program contains learning modules on population growth rate, GNP per capita, and access to safe water (a module on life expectancy will be added shortly). Each module contains a comprehensive set of materials for teachers and pupils including maps, charts, data, case studies, photos, lesson plans and outreach activities.
‘Beyond Economic Growth’ – an online student textbook (WBI)
Produced by the DEP team, this book asks fundamental questions such as ‘what is development?’ and ‘how can development be made sustainable?’. It enables teachers and students to explore a broad range of critical development issues using the latest World Bank data.
World Links for Development Program – World (WBI)
This program links students and teachers in secondary schools from developing countries with students and teachers from industrialized countries for collaborative research, teaching and learning programs via the Internet.
The university papers appearing on this site were produced by students during the course of their academic studies and appear by permission of the authors. The findings interpretations and conclusions expressed in the university papers appearing on this website are those of the authors of the papers and are not necessarily those of the World Bank Group, its Boards of Executive Directors or the countries they represent. Queries about individual articles should be addressed to the authors.