China, People's Republic of: Technical and Vocational Education Development (formerly Enhancing Education and Training for Poverty Reduction/Education Development)

Sovereign Project | 40047-012 Status: Closed

Summary

The Project will include (i) improved internal efficiency of the TVE sector in management improvement, teaching and training, learning and teaching materials development, information and communications technology, and other capacity strengthening; (ii) improved extenal efficiency, including closer and bette labor market linkages; (iii) specific measures to improve migrant workers' access to and attainment of TVE; and (iv) strengthened public sector's quality control and supervisory role (vocational qualification and certification systems). The project will be implemented in Guangdong and Hunnan Province.

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Project Name Technical and Vocational Education Development (formerly Enhancing Education and Training for Poverty Reduction/Education Development)
Project Number 40047-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4868-PRC: Technical and Vocational Education Development (formerly Enhancing Education and Training for Poverty Reduction/Education Development)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The Project will include (i) improved internal efficiency of the TVE sector in management improvement, teaching and training, learning and teaching materials development, information and communications technology, and other capacity strengthening; (ii) improved extenal efficiency, including closer and bette labor market linkages; (iii) specific measures to improve migrant workers' access to and attainment of TVE; and (iv) strengthened public sector's quality control and supervisory role (vocational qualification and certification systems). The project will be implemented in Guangdong and Hunnan Province.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA was included in the country strategy and program update 2007-2008.
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 Guangdong and Hunan provinces
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

A team of 1 international and 6 national consultants will be engaged for a total of 34 person months (6 person months international and 28 person months national) with expertise in the areas of technical and vocational education, sector strategy and planning, etc.

The consultants will be engaged in on an individual basis accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers.

Responsible ADB Officer Eisuke Tajima
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Bureau of Finance, Hunan Province
Mr. XIONG Jian Xiang
Tel. 86 1360731 2392
Bureau of Finance, Hunan Province
Guangdong Provincial Finance Department
Mr. LI Shuyuan
lisy@qdwbo.gov.cn
Dept. of Finance of Guangdong Province World Bank Project Management Office 11th Floor, 26 Cangbian Road Guangzhou, PRC 5100330; Tel. No. 8620 8336260; Fax No. 8620 8333 0007
Timetable
Concept Clearance 27 Apr 2006
Fact Finding 05 Sep 2006 to 15 Sep 2006
MRM -
Approval 16 Nov 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Oct 2006
Last PDS Update 15 Feb 2010

TA 4868-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Nov 2006 23 Jan 2007 23 Jan 2007 30 Sep 2007 31 Dec 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 16 Nov 2006 435,809.04

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