Uzbekistan: Second Textbook Development Project

Evaluation Document | 1 January 2012

Validates the completion report's assessment of the project, which aimed to improve the quality of basic education in Uzbekistan.

Validates the completion report's assessment of the project which aims to improve the quality of basic education in Uzbekistan. The project was built on the foundation laid by the BETDP and to expand coverage in key areas through (i) extending affordable textbook provision to all grade levels in all schools; (ii) institutional strengthening of the textbook rental scheme (TRS) and mechanism to ensure its long-term sustainability; (iii) a comprehensive curriculum review and reform related to language of instruction practices, including approaches to reducing the number of subjects and content requirements; (iv) upgrading school libraries into learning resource centers facilitating teaching-learning processes; and (v) regulatory, institutional, and other support to strengthen private sector capacity to participate in producing learning materials.

Contents 

  • Abbreviations
  • Project Basic Data
  • Project Description
  • Evaluation of Performance and Ratings
  • Other Performance Assessments
  • Overall Assessment, Lessons, and Recommendations
  • Other Considerations and Follow-up
  • Regional Department's Response to the Project Completion Report Validation Report