33251-013: Distance Education Modernization (formerly Postsecondary Education Modernization)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project is directly aimed at human resource development with special attention provided to ensure wider equal access to poor students seeking postsecondary education opportunities. Special attention will be provided to qualified rural students through distance learning (including off-shore learning), computer learning technologies, and support for private education..... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 33251-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1999
Approval Date 11 Jun 2003
Closing Date 28 Jul 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 45,000
Geographical Location Nationwide.
Sector Education
Subsector Tertiary and Higher Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 55
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 11,878

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
Sofia Shakil
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Mrs. Malani Peiris

Ministry of Tertiary Education and Training

PDS Creation Date
01 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013

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