The objective of the TA is to assist the Government prepare a project proposal to be financed by a project loan to improve access, relevance, quality, coordination, efficiency, and sustainability of TVET in response to labor market needs. In turn, this would contribute to improving the skills base of the country and provide more people with income-generation opportunities and help reduce poverty.
|Project Name||Skills Development|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Education / Technical and vocational education and training
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The objective of the TA is to assist the Government prepare a project proposal to be financed by a project loan to improve access, relevance, quality, coordination, efficiency, and sustainability of TVET in response to labor market needs. In turn, this would contribute to improving the skills base of the country and provide more people with income-generation opportunities and help reduce poverty.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The TA supports the Government's National Poverty Reduction Strategy and is included in ADB's Country Strategy and Program.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Whole country|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The PPTA will employ the services of three international (12.5 person-months) and five domestic consultants (18.5 person-months) for a total of 31 person-months. The international consultants will be specialists in TVET policy, management and institutional development; TVET training programs and teacher- and trainer-training; and TVET finance and economics. The domestic consultants will be specialists in TVET policy, management and institutional development; TVET training programs; TVET teacher- and trainer-training; TVET finance and economics; and gender and social development. The consultants will be engaged by ADB through a firm using the quality- and cost-based selection method in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and Its Borrowers and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the selection of domestic consultants. The simplified technical proposal will be used.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Chowdhury, Kowsar P.|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD|
Ministry of Education
Mr. Rafiqul Islam, Chief Planning
Shikkha Bhaban, 16 Abdul Ghani Road Dhaka-1000 Bangladesh
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2006|
|Fact Finding||27 Jan 2006 to 02 Feb 2006|
|Approval||15 Jun 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||02 Nov 2005|
|Last PDS Update||21 Oct 2008|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|15 Jun 2006||14 Sep 2006||14 Sep 2006||31 Dec 2006||30 Sep 2008||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||500,000.00||15 Jun 2006||423,388.35|
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