Established in October 2008, the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) program has been a collaboration of the Government of the Russian Federation and the World Bank that focuses on improving education quality in low-income countries. The READ trust fund was a part of this program, with an amount of United States (U.S.) 32 million dollars to be executed over a seven-year period, 2008 to 2015. The READ trust fund’s main objective was to help low-income countries improve their student learning outcomes through the design, implementation, and use of robust systems for student assessment. This report contains a detailed account of program achievements in each of these areas from 2008 to 2015. Together, the different sections provide a complete picture of program results and demonstrate the significant impact of the program.


Report can be found here>>