Nepal: Teacher Education

Sovereign Project | 32236-012

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Project Name Teacher Education
Project Number 32236-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3217-NEP: Teacher Education
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The PPTA will prepare a feasibility report for the Basic Education Project for consideration by the Government and the Bank. The focus of the Project will be (i) to promote more equitable access to basic education for people living in selected remote areas, and for girls and other disadvantaged groups; (ii) improve the quality of basic education (particularly primary education) through improved preservice and in-service teacher training; and (iii) strengthen Government capacity for policy-making, planning, and managing the delivery of more efficient and better quality basic education services, particularly in the area of teacher training.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nationwide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The Bank will engage four international consultants - (i) teacher training specialist/team leader (7 person-months); (ii) teacher training curriculum development specialist (3.5 person-months); (iii) education economist (2.5 person-months); and (iv) institutional capacity development specialist (4 person-months); and five domestic consultants - (i) teacher training curriculum (6 person-months); (ii) training needs assessment (4 person-months); (iii) architecture (2 person-months); (iv) teacher training policy/institution development (4 person-months); and (v) social development (5 person-months).
Procurement None.
Responsible ADB Officer Sukhdeep Brar
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
National Center for Educational Development
Mr. B. D. Shrestha, Director
Kathmandu, Nepal
Concept Clearance 19 Mar 1998
Fact Finding 18 Apr 1999 to 30 Apr 1999
Approval 05 Jul 1999
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 07 Dec 2006

TA 3217-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Jul 1999 31 Aug 1999 31 Aug 1999 30 Sep 2000 31 Oct 2000 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 05 Jul 1999 588,436.43

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