33245-013: Secondary Education Modernization Project.

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall objective of the Project is to assist the Government to modernize the secondary school system to prepare the young to compete in the modern global economy. Specifically, the Project will improve the quality of secondary school instructional materials and training to raise the national examination results. Quality improvement will lead to higher pass rates especially through improved access for disadvantaged students by introducing stipends and upgrading selected schools to full ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 33245-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1756
Approval Date 12 Sep 2000
Closing Date 05 Oct 2007
Geographical Location Nationwide.
Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 13,283
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 1,630,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ayako Inagaki
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Mr. Anura Dissanayake

PDS Creation Date
16 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
31 Jul 2007