Zambia

Practitioner

Xiaoping Wang

Xiaoping is a senior energy specialist at the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) of the World Bank.

Practitioner

Alexandria Valerio

Alexandria Valerio is a lead education specialist in the Education Global Practice at the World Bank Group. She is currently a member of World Development Report 2018, which focuses on Education.

Practitioner

Mahesh Uttamchandani

Mahesh Uttamchandani is the World Bank Group’s Global Lead for Credit Infrastructure (Insolvency & Creditor Rights, Secured Transactions & Moveable Collateral and Credit Information), advising governments around the world on the development of insolvency, collateral, credit information an

Practitioner

Sudarshan Gooptu

SSudarshan Gooptu is a Macroeconomist with over 25 years’ experience in the World Bank. Currently he is the Global Lead of the Fiscal Policy Global Solutions Group in the World Bank's Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice.

Practitioner

Jose Antonio Cuesta Leiva

José Cuesta is a development economist with a Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University. He is an affiliated professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.

Case study

LESSON STUDY: SCALING UP PEER-TO-PEER LEARNING FOR TEACHERS IN ZAMBIA

This case study explores how Lesson Study, a program administered by the Zambian Ministry of General Education in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) from 2005 until 2015, provided primary and secondary schoolteachers in Zambia with the knowledge and skills to continuously improve their teaching through a monthly cycle of “Plan-Do-See” activities.

Case study

WORLDREADER: CREATING A CULTURE OF E-READING AROUND THE GLOBE

This case study explores how Worldreader’s digital reading program, implemented by international and local partner nongovernmental organizations, provides children and their families in 53 countries access to culturally and linguistically relevant digital books.