Bangladesh: Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project II

Sovereign Project | 37307-012

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Project Name Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project II
Project Number 37307-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4532-BAN: Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project II
Japan Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
TA 4532-BAN: Secondary Education Sector Improvement II (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 120,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The PPTA will assist the Government in (i) reviewing and updating the Secondary Education Sector Development Plan (SESDP), its policy framework, prioritized strategies, and investment plan; and (ii) preparing a SESIP II.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The PPTA supports the Government's National Poverty Reduction Strategy and is included in ADB's Country Strategy and Program
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 C
Indigenous Peoples A
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 PPTA will be implemented by a team of 6 international (17.5 person-months) and 7 domestic consultants (25 person-months) to be recruited to provide specialist services totaling 42.5 person-months in areas of secondary education planning, management, monitoring and evaluation; education finance; curriculum and materials development; student assessment and examinations; education management and information systems; information and communication technology; decentralized management and administration; social development and gender; and facilities development and procurement.
Responsible ADB Officer Leah C. Gutierrez
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education
Md. Afzalur Rahman
Project Director, Secondary Education Sector Development Project, Shikkha Bhaban, Nawab Abdul gani Road Dhaka Bangladesh
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 17 Oct 2004 to 28 Oct 2004
Approval 23 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 Feb 2006
Last PDS Update 16 Mar 2006

TA 4532-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Dec 2004 24 Apr 2005 24 Apr 2005 30 Sep 2005 30 Nov 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
720,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 720,000.00 23 Dec 2004 704,722.56
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project II Consultants' Reports Jan 2006
Preparing the Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project II TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements Dec 2005
Preparing the Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project II (JSF) Technical Assistance Reports Jan 2005

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