35192-013: Secondary Education Modernization II

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The broad sector goal of the Project is to help establish a secondary education system that is more responsive to labor market requirements, and contributes to sustainable peace through reconciliation and building of social cohesion. The specific objective is to increase equity of access to quality secondary education, and to improve efficiency of the system. The Project will upgrade approximately 1000 target schools and will provide system wide support to all 2300 secondary schools. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 35192-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2096
Approval Date 25 Oct 2004
Closing Date 14 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 35,000
Geographical Location Nationwide
Sector Education
Subsector Upper Secondary Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 2,667
Teachers trained (number) 148,690
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 282,211

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
Mr. Anura Dissanayake

PDS Creation Date
31 Jan 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013