Social Media: Walk before you run: the challenges of results-based payments in aid to education

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  • fund education1JUST RELEASED @GEMReport policy paper: Walk before you run: the challenges of results-based payments in aid to education #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • New @GEMReport policy paper calls on donors to exercise caution over results-based financing ahead of major @GPforEducation global conference #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • New @GEMReport policy paper looks at the risks of results-based financing -- Evidence that monetary incentives trigger better performance in education is currently lacking #FundEducation Bit.lyGEM/rbf
  • The @GEMReport warns that results-based aid may not fulfil the principle of country ownership #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • .@GEMReport policy paper raises doubts about the impact of results-based approaches on aid relationships and education systems #FundEducation Bit.lyGEMrbf

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  • fund education 3Investment to strengthen public institutions’ capacities must not be neglected but donors favor channeling resources through non-government providers, supporting private management of public schools, voucher programmes & school construction #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Moving towards one principle of aid effectiveness may undermine others #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Does results-based financing dampen innovation and motivation? Shifting risk to education providers can cancel out the promise of innovation that payment by results approaches hold #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Donor countries are under pressure to demonstrate to their citizens what aid projects their taxes are funding and whether they provide good value, but the @GEMReport warns that results-based aid may not fulfil the principle of country ownership #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Is it better for donors to build the capacity of national statistical systems rather than hoping that results-based contracts can instill an overall result orientation in government? #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Do defined but limited outcomes risk diverting energy to short-term results that are potentially incompatible with, or come at the expense of, long-term development? #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • fund education2Payment by results may work best where it is needed least -- in education systems with a clear sense of purpose and objectives aligned with donors that can afford to take risks #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Payment by results may be just another attempt to impose conditionality on aid, and one that does not completely address issues that have obstructed aid conditionality in the past #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Are results-based contracts necessary to instil an overall result orientation in government, or can that be better achieved by building the capacity of national statistical systems? #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf
  • Do defined but narrow outcomes risk diverting energy to short-term results that are potentially incompatible with, or come at the expense of, longterm development? #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf

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  • A new @GEM Report UNESCO policy paper argues that donors need to be cautious when considering to disburse aid to education through results-based payments. There is not enough evidence yet that this approach works and the very purpose for which the approach has been introduced is also questionable. #FundEducation Bit.ly/GEMrbf