|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
1.1. (i) Due to unit cost overruns which amounted to almost twice that at appraisal, the Project was able to upgraded only 100 secondary schools (SSU) while applying EEF. (ii) Different types of civil works undertaken and provision of equipment, furniture, computer facilities provided to the 100 schools under SSU. (iii) Number of teachers in the 100 schools under SSU had increased from 4,142 in 2008 to 4,749 in 2014.
1.2. 73,590 scholarships provided (28,580 Sisudiriya scholarships, 25,064 ASAP, 6,962 SPTP, 7,996 TSTS, 4,988 FFSS)
2.1. (i) With consultancy inputs to NIE, competency-based standards had been developed; (ii) 9,406 teachers trained, (ii) 19,999 teachers trained in International Pedagogical ICT Driving License (IPICT); (iii) currently implemented by the National Education Testing Services (NETS).
2.2. Total of 2,997 personnel trained under 8 types of training programs.
2.3. (i) Integrated MIS developed and in place; (ii) Overseas training for 70 personnel and local training for 302 personnel provided.
2.4. (i) 2,149 Type 2 secondary schools received at least 5 computers, UPS, and printer; (ii) 19,600 ICDL/CAL scholarships awarded, of which 19,561 teachers obtained ICDL qualifications. Under ICT related training for teachers, altogether 50,270 scholarships were awarded and 48,985 completed training; (iii) 439 schools selected for award of National ICT Excellence under the scheme.
3.1. (i) TOT programmes on HIV/AIDS & health education covering 400 NCOE/TTC/TC staff conducted; (ii) The resource persons from the TOTs have trained 6,000 teachers; (iii) 92 ZRCs refurbished & provided with equipment, handbooks, supplementary reading materials, booklets, multi-media learning materials, board games, and etc.
4.1 Inter-agency (UGC & MYA) recognition for GCE AL Technology Stream achieved.
4.2. 109 Deputy/Assist Directors of Education in the provinces and ZEOs trained so that they could function as EMIS coordinators.
4.3. (i) 3,122 principals trained in 39 programmes; (ii) 45 short term thematic training programmes completed in which 4,748 trained.
4.4. (i) 200 ISAs and 184 TC staff completed a locally delivered certificate in vocational counselling programme; (ii) Two teachers assigned to each of career guidance resource centre at zonal level 92 TCs.
4.5. (i) Website http://careers.schollnet.lk developed and launched but needs updating; (ii) Effort to get OUSL to organize a certificate program in social marketing didn't materialize.