Mongolia: Third Education Development

Sovereign Project | 34187-022 Status: Closed

Latest Project Documents

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.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

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.

Project Name Third Education Development
Project Number 34187-022
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4487-MON: Third Education Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The TA aims at accelerating economic growth in order to increase the living standards of the population. The TA aims at further improving the quality of the education system, enhancing access to basic education for children and increasing life long learning opportunities for youth and adults. The TA would include (i) draft Education Sector Strategy (ESS) 2006 2010 (ii) draft strategies to align organizational structures, operational procedures, human resource (HR) management systems and financial and HR requirements with the new ESS developed for MOECS, relevant local authorities, schools and training centers, teachers training colleges and universities (iii) prioritized rehabilitation plan for school facilities including strategies for ensuring community participation in rehabilitation and maintenance of schools (iv) draft strategies and investment needs to introduce an improved market oriented TEVT system that opens up life long learning opportunities (v) design for a loan project to complement the Second Education Dev. Project, addressing needs in school rehabilitation, providing teaching and learning materials, policy advice and capacity building.
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
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 A total of 27 person months of consulting services will be required for the TA 17 for international and 10 for domestic consultants. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (MOECS) will be the executing agency for the TA which will provide the counterpart support including a qualified staff as the TA coordinator. Under the TA coordinator, a consultant team will be established consisting of international consultants comprising Education Policy Specialist Policy Team Leader Education Economist Organizational Dev. Specialist Education Facilities Specialist Education Information Management Specialist TVET Specialist Training Specialist and Participatory Project Planning Specialist. The domestic consultants will comprise Education Policy Analyst Financial Analyst and Maintenance Specialist. An international consulting firm will be selected based on the quality and cost based selection method and domestic consultants will be contracted individually. The TA will be implemented over a period of 5 months commencing in Feb 2005. It will be conducted in a collaborative and participatory process ensuring a high level of congruence of goals between all major government and non government stakeholders, and the development partners. Preliminary findings will be discussed on a regular basis with counterparts from MOECS.
Procurement tbd
Responsible ADB Officer Lan Wu
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education,Culture and Science
Mr. B. Mishigjav, State Secretary
Government Building-III, Suite # 514, Baga toiruu-44, Sukhbaatar district Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Concept Clearance 05 Sep 2003
Fact Finding 18 Nov 2003 to 02 Dec 2003
Approval 16 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Dec 2006

TA 4487-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2004 06 Jan 2005 06 Jan 2005 30 Jun 2005 30 Jun 2006 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 16 Dec 2004 453,356.58
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Third Education Development Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2004

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

None currently available.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced in its operations to facilitate stakeholder participation in ADB's decision-making. For more information, refer to the Safeguard Policy Statement, Operations Manual F1, and Operations Manual L3.

Requests for information may also be directed to the InfoUnit.