Tajikistan: Education Sector Reform II

Sovereign Project | 37556-012

Summary

The TA will assist the Government in review and update national sector policies, and analyze sector needs and action plans. It will assess the achievements, progress under the ESRP and projects funded by other donors. Specific TA activities will include (i) identifying key medium and longer term reform measures and assessing policy alternatives; (ii) reviewing sector policy documents, strategies and action plans to address priorities and investment needs; and (iii) preparing a detailed feasibility study with costings to support the project design. The TA team will analyze current education sector expenditures and make recommendations to improve system efficiency of resource allocation and utilization, and review a mid-term expenditure framework for the education sector, prioritizing functions by capital and recurrent expenditures. These activities will lay the groundwork for initiating a SWAp. The TA will focus on three principal areas:

1. Sustainability of School Facilities

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Project Name Education Sector Reform II
Project Number 37556-012
Country Tajikistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4796-TAJ: Education Sector Reform II
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The TA will assist the Government in review and update national sector policies, and analyze sector needs and action plans. It will assess the achievements, progress under the ESRP and projects funded by other donors. Specific TA activities will include (i) identifying key medium and longer term reform measures and assessing policy alternatives; (ii) reviewing sector policy documents, strategies and action plans to address priorities and investment needs; and (iii) preparing a detailed feasibility study with costings to support the project design. The TA team will analyze current education sector expenditures and make recommendations to improve system efficiency of resource allocation and utilization, and review a mid-term expenditure framework for the education sector, prioritizing functions by capital and recurrent expenditures. These activities will lay the groundwork for initiating a SWAp. The TA will focus on three principal areas:

1. Sustainability of School Facilities

2.Curriculum, Textbooks, and Learning Materials

3. Learning Assessment and Teacher Development

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Country Strategy and Program Update (2006-2008)
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location throughout the country
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B
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 Implementation of the technical assistance will require 10 person-months of international consulting services and 34 person-months of domestic consulting services. The team of consultants will comprise the following: (i) education economist/planner (team leader) (international); (ii) education finance specialist/economist (domestic); (iii) curriculum, textbooks and learning materials specialists (international,domestic); (iv) learning assessment and teacher development specialists (international, domestic); (v) civil engineer (domestic); (vi) poverty/gender specialist (domestic).
Responsible ADB Officer Jazira Asanova
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education_and ScienceMr. A. Rakhmonov, Minister13 a, Nisormuhammad Str Dushanbe, 734024, Republic of Tajikistan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 19 Jul 2005
Fact Finding 07 Mar 2006 to 19 Mar 2006
MRM -
Approval 07 Jun 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 07 Apr 2006
Last PDS Update 30 Apr 2008

TA 4796-TAJ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Jun 2006 25 Jul 2006 25 Jul 2006 28 Feb 2007 30 Sep 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 07 Jun 2006 309,381.84
Title Document Type Document Date
Education Sector Reform II TA Completion Reports Jun 2014
Preparing the Second Education Sector Reform Project Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2006

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