China, People's Republic of: Shanxi Development Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (formerly Shanxi Medium & Long-term Development Strategy for Vocationa

Sovereign Project | 40644-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Shanxi Development Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (formerly Shanxi Medium & Long-term Development Strategy for Vocationa
Project Number 40644-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4949-PRC: Shanxi Development Strategy for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (formerly Shanxi Medium & Long-term Development Strategy for Vocational Education)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome TA is completed and TCR circulated. The policy recommendations were accepted by the Shanxi local government and TVET school managers which include (i)strengthening government's role for TVET development through more effective institutional arrangement and coordination for better policy making and implementation; (ii) increasing the government funding, and seeking funds from multiple sources including private sector; (iii) enhancing school-enterprise and public-private partnership for demand based TVET development; and (iv) improving quality of education including improvement of qualityenvironment and teacher training (at work place), satisfaction of employers and graduate.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Completed.

Completed.

Completed.

Geographical Location Shanxi Province

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Shanxi Provincial Education Bureau proposed this project. Consultation with ADB was held during the latter part of 2006 and agreement was reached after further consultation between ADB and the Government during the annual country programming mission in November-December 2006.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

A total of 58 person-months (2 international for 8 person-months and 6 national for 50 person-months) of consulting services will be required in the fields of sector planning and strategy, economic analysis, labor market forecasting, labor market linkages and mechanisms, TVET sector reform and development, private sector participation, TVET financing and resource mobilization, and rural urban migration and TVET.

A firm will be selected by ADB based on the quality cost-based selection method, using simplified technical proposal in accordance with ADB' Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

Responsible Staff

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, Shanxi Province
Ms. Xiao Hong / Ms. Liu Jianhua
cztljh@126.com
345 Yung Ze Avenue, Taiyuan City 030001, Shanxi People

Timetable

Concept Clearance 22 Mar 2007
Fact Finding 22 May 2007 to 30 May 2007
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Apr 2007
Last PDS Update 14 Dec 2011

TA 4949-PRC

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Jul 2007 29 Aug 2007 29 Aug 2007 30 Sep 2008 30 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,200,000.00 03 Jul 2007 566,809.10

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