China, People's Republic of: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Management Capacity Building in Hunan

Sovereign Project | 47032-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Technical and Vocational Education and Training Management Capacity Building in Hunan
Project Number 47032-001
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8462-PRC: Technical and Vocational Education and Training Management Capacity Building in Hunan
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 350,000.00
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
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA was approved on 26 Sep 2013 and became effective on 18 Oct 2013. The national consulting firm was mobilized on 30 Jun 2014. An inception mission was fielded on 17-19 Sep 2014 to discuss TA implementation progress, including a workshop which focused on TVET quality assurance, TVET skills testing certificates, TVET performance monitoring and evaluation, and East-West (National) Partnerships.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Inception report from the consulting firm was submitted on 12 Jan 2015. Interim report with main recommendations and specific activities or actions is under preparation. The draft Quality Assurance framework has been prepared but still needs fine tuning in consultation with HED and pilot institutions. The following activities are being planned for Q4 2015 to Q2 2016: pilot implementation by three pilot institutions, conduct survey on the results of the pilot program, a workshop to present findings/results of the pilot, draft final report and final report.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Hunan Provincial Government (EA), Hunan Education Department, Hunan Department of Science and Technology, Hunan Department of Human Resources and Social Security, among others were consulted during project design.
During Project Implementation Policy dialogue will be maintained with the government and project-specific issues will be taken up with government counterparts during review missions.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The consultants will be engaged by ADB through a firm in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time), based on the quality of the proposal (80%) and the cost (20%) of the services to be provided (the quality- and cost-based selection method) using the simplified technical proposal procedure.

The consultants will have expertise in the following: (i) TVET quality assurance, (ii) skills testing and certification, (iii) TVET performance monitoring and accountability, and (iv) east-west partnerships.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sofia Shakil
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Hunan Education Department
Hunan University, Changsha,
Hunan Province, China, 410082


Concept Clearance 30 Aug 2013
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Sep 2015

TA 8462-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Sep 2013 18 Oct 2013 18 Oct 2013 31 Jul 2015 30 Apr 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
350,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 400,000.00 26 Sep 2013 288,688.37

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