Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program: Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
|PDS Creation Date||–|
|PDS Updated as of||21 Oct 2013|
|Project Name||Third Education Development Project|
|Geographical Location||The project will be implemented nationwide|
|In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.|
|Sector and/or Subsector Classification||Education
/ Pre-Primary and Basic Education
|Drivers of Change||–|
|Gender Mainstreaming Categories||–|
|Type/Modality of Assistance||Approval Number||Source of Funding||Approved Amount (thousand)|
|Technical Assistance||4803||Technical Assistance Special Fund||150|
|Loan||2238||Asian Development Fund||13,000|
For more information about the safeguard categories, please see http://www.adb.org/site/safeguards/safeguard-categories
Some school rehabilitation works (minor) include improved water supply and sanitation and sewage systems, which will promote good health and have a positive environmental impact. Activities related to civil works are in comliance with ADB's safeguard requirements.
The Project will carry out minor rehabilitation and repairs of existing school buildings and facilities with no land acquisition required, and no negative environmental or resettlement impact.
There are no issues of ethnic minority language of instruction in Mongolia, therefore the Policy on Indigenous Peoples is not applicable.
|During Project Design
The Project was designed in a participatory process involving major government and nongovernment stakeholders at national and aimag level, school directors and teachers, community leaders and development partners through regular consultations, series of workshops, and presentations.
|During Project Implementation
The Project will maintain broad stakeholder participation in its activities and will benefit from the establishment of a Sector-Wide Approach (SWAP) in the education sector. The Project will encourage (i) nationwide consultation in the development of the new national curriculum framework, (ii) greater community participation in supervising and ensuring the quality of (a) school construction work and equipment procurement, and (b) school facilities maintenance and (iii) partnership between employers and VTE institutions in developing and delivering market-oriented training programs
|The Project will improve employability and income earning opportunities of graduates from secondary and vocational education. The outcome of the Project is equitable access to and improved quality and relevance of primary, secondary and vocational education. The Project has three components (i) improving quality and relevance of education in primary and secondary schools; (ii) improving teaching and learning environments in primary and secondary schools; and (iii) promoting demand-driven vocational education for youth.|
|Employability and income-earning opportunities of graduates from secondary and vocational schools improved|
|Description of Outcome
Enhanced equitable access to and improved quality and relevance of primary, secondary and vocational education
|Progress Towards Outcome
To be assessed at project completion. Project closure is 30 March 2012. All outputs are achieved (see below)
|Description of Project Outputs
National curriculum framework and aligned education standards developed Teaching and learning environment in primary and secondary schools are enhanced Demand-driven VTE system is in place
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Achieved. Achieved. Achieved. Achieved. Achieved. Achieved. Achieved. Achieved Achieved Achieved Achieved Achieved.
|Status of Development Objectives
|Date of First Listing||2012 Jul 25|
A total of 9 person-months (pm) of international and 334 pm of domestic consulting services will be contracted to be financed by ADB funds. This will include experts in the field of (i) curriculum and standards development; (ii) teacher training; (iii) civil engineers specialized in school rehabilitation; (iv) technical and vocational education and training policy development; and (v) National Vocational Qualification development. The consultants will be recruited as firm or individuals under QCBS or QBS methods in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB in engaging domestic consultants.
All ADB-financed civil works, goods and services will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Civil works will involve rehabilitation of existing school and dormitory facilities, but no construction of new facilities. Civil works contracts will be less than $1 million. Domestic contractors are capable of carrying out all rehabilitation works, hence civil work contracts estimated to cost $1 million or less will be procured through local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB. ICT, laboratory and vocational training equipment as well as teaching aids, and classroom furniture, learning materials, and manuals will be provided under the Project. Equipment and goods estimated to cost more than $500,000 will be procured under the international competitive bidding procedure. Equipment and goods estimated at $500,000 or less will be procured under local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB except for equipment and goods valued at $100,000 or less which will be procured by direct purchase.
|Procurement and Consulting Notices
|Concept Clearance||17 Aug 2004|
|Fact-finding||27 Jul 2005 to 12 Aug 2005|
|Management Review Meeting||–|
|Approval||21 Jun 2006|
|Last Review Mission||–|
|Date||Approval Number||ADB (US$ thousand)||Others (US$ thousand)||Net Percentage|
|Cumulative Contract Awards|
|Approval Number||Approved Amount||Revised Amount||Total Commitment||Uncommitted Balance||Total Disbursement||Undisbursed Balance|
Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.
|Sector||Social||Financial||Economic||Others||Safeguards||Project Financial Statements|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Lan Wu (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Divisions||Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD|
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Dr. R. Bandii
|List of Project Documents||http://www.adb.org/projects/34187-013/documents|