39293-013: Education for Knowledge Society Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objective of the project is to improve quality, relevance, management, effectiveness and equity of access to secondary and tertiary education and training programs, in particular, in rural and disadvantaged locations. The Project components are: (i) to increase equity of access to education through secondary schools upgrading and scholarship program; (ii) to enhance quality and relevance of education through competency-based education (CBE) curriculum devt, competency standards for ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 39293-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2371
Grant No. 0091
Approval Date 26 Nov 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 80,000
Geographical Location nationwide
Sector Education
Subsector Education sector development
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Gi Soon Song
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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
11 Jun 2008

Last PDS Update
12 Aug 2014

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