The education arm of World Bank is a powerful global player aiming to reduce poverty and improve health, gender equality, peace, and stability around the world. It is a multilateral agency of 184 member countries composed the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). Key offerings include information on international skills and education programmes, strategies and education statistics.
With UCL, we also have access to the World Bank eLibrary although access to full text yet although it is on a wishlist. Word Bank Data is a part of the eLibrary and is made up of world development indicators (WDI), officially recognised, current and accurate data from around the world. Click here for more information about using the e-library or go to Databases to access the full range of resources in the library.
Planipolis is a portal of education plans and policies from UNESCO Member States providing a single entry to documents from various official sources. Planipolis is maintained by the IIEP Documentation Centre and is partly funded by EPDF (Education Programme Development Fund).
The OECD iLibrary gives IOE students and staff access to:
Anyone can now access OECD full-text content following the launch of Read editions which can be read online and are also shareable and embeddable.
Library users can also use the freely accessible content which includes:
UCL subscribes to the full OECD iLibrary which can be accessed here: http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/. Sign in with your full credentials to get the full range of resources.
The Open Data Research Network has been established to connect researchers from across the world working to explore the implementation and impact of open data initiatives. It is a joint project of IDRC and the Web Foundation.