Bangladesh: Development of an Implementation Strategy of the National Education Policy for Secondary Education Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 44197-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Development of an Implementation Strategy of the National Education Policy for Secondary Education Sector Project
Project Number 44197-012
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7719-BAN: Development of an Implementation Strategy of the National Education Policy for Secondary Education Sector Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The implementation strategy was presented by the Ministry of Education with all relevant stakeholders during 2 national workshops in June 2012 and November 2012, with the Minister of Education as chief guest. The road map for a sector-wide approach is currently being developed as part of the preparation for the next ADB-investment program in secondary education. A significant number of recommendations from the implementation strategy will be part of this ADB-investment program
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) A draft Implementation strategy for the National Education Policy (NEP) was developed with the support of the Technical Assistance team. This strategy was developed based on extended consultation with all stakeholders. Consultation sessions were conducted in Dhaka with important stakeholders as well as in the field with education officers, teachers and SMC-members. The final draft implementation strategy was presented during 2 national workshops; one in June 2012 and one in November 2012. The Minister of Education was the chief guest during both workshops.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design tbd
During Project Implementation During project implementation the TA team consultant with all relevant stakeholders in the education sector at national level, as well as in the field. This involved government organisations, Civil Society, Development Partners, School Management Committee members, and teachers.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting services will be provided for a total of 40 person-months, comprising 15 person-months of international and 25 person-months of national consultants inputs. The consultants will be engaged individually in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Procurement of equipment under the TA will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Equipment and goods procured under the TA will be handed over to the Government of Bangladesh at the end of the project.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Eisuke Tajima
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Shikkha Bhaban, 16 Abdul Ghani Road


Concept Clearance 03 Dec 2010
Fact Finding 01 Nov 2010 to 01 Nov 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2013

TA 7719-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2010 20 Jun 2011 20 Jun 2011 31 Oct 2011 31 May 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 90,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 690,000.00 10 Dec 2010 541,237.69

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