Bangladesh: Teaching Quality Improvement II in Secondary Education

Sovereign Project | 40448-012



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Project Name Teaching Quality Improvement II in Secondary Education
Project Number 40448-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7426-BAN: Teaching Quality Improvement II in Secondary Education (TQI II)
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary - Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The impact of the TA will be an appropriate design of the proposed TQI II to ensure measurable progress towards equitable and quality learning outcomes for all students enrolled in secondary education, with special focus onstudents from disadvantaged groups and pockets.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the TA will be to align the design of TQI II with the Government's National Education Policy that is under formulation to achieve (i) improvement in overall teacher development framework; (ii) improvement in teacher development program (including teacher training curricula); (iii) improvement in teacher recruitment and deployment practices; (iv) improvement in teaching and learning in the classroom; and (v) improvement in student performance particularly in science, mathematics and English language subjects in line with Government priorities.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The expected output of the TA is a report that will include (i) a detailed secondary education teacher training sector overview and (ii) propose a project design by building on the ongoing TQI project to implement the proposed TQI II. As noted under the impact section, the focus will be primarily on improving the learning outcomes of students enrolled in secondary education, with a special focus on all eligible disadvantaged children and pockets. The design will also build on the experience and lessons learnt from the ongoing TQI Project as well as support the Government's National Education Policy under formulation, particularly pertaining to teacher recruitment, deployment, career paths and professional development including teacher competencies and teacher performance monitoring. The TA will be implemented over 7 months from January to July 2010.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Entire 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 The TA will engage consultants to provide 50 person-months of inputs (10 person-months international and 40 person-months national). ADB will engage the consultants through a firm, using simplified proposal for the quality- and cost-based selection method, as well as on an individual basis in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Brajesh Panth
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education
House No. 13, Road No. 21
Dhanmondi, Dhaka
Concept Clearance 16 Jul 2009
Fact Finding 31 Aug 2009 to 09 Sep 2009
Approval 08 Dec 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Aug 2009
Last PDS Update 22 Nov 2010

TA 7426-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2009 24 Jun 2010 24 Jun 2010 31 Aug 2010 30 Nov 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 125,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 625,000.00 08 Dec 2009 473,870.68

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