Project Name Second Secondary Education Sector
Project Number 34022-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3526-NEP: Second Secondary Education Sector
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development - Education sector development - social protection initiatives - Secondary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The objectives of the TA are to (i) assist the Government in preparing a Secondary Education Development Program through an in-depth sub-sector analysis for secondary education taking into account the linkages, wherever relevant, with primary education and higher education; and (ii) based on this analysis and in consultation with Government, prepare a costed project with components, proposed management structure, a monitoring system, and an implementation schedule designed to make specific interventions that will facilitate achievement of Government objectives and targets identified in the Secondary Education Development Plan. The scope of the TA will cover strategies for a costed, overall implementation framework towards interventions for more equitable access, improve quality, policy guidelines, institutional capacity building, and improved monitoring and supervision.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nationwide.

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 four international and six local consultants will be recruited to provide specialist services totaling 40 person-months in (1) education planning, sector assessment; (2) education cost and finance; (3) monitoring, evaluation and examination reform; (4) management and administrative training; (5) teacher education and training; (6) student learning assessment; (7) finance, costing and Project management; (8) information technology; and (9) curriculum development and design. The services of all consultants will be engaged in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to the Bank.
Procurement Procurement of equipment and office supplies will be done in accordance with Bank's Guidelines on Procurement or other arrangements satisfactory to the Bank.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Inagaki, Ayako
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education & Sports
Keshar Mahal


Concept Clearance 21 Jan 2000
Fact Finding 23 Jul 2000 to 04 Aug 2000
Approval 30 Oct 2000
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 05 Feb 2007

TA 3526-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Oct 2000 23 Feb 2001 23 Feb 2001 31 Oct 2001 31 Jul 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 98,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 898,000.00 30 Oct 2000 724,069.44

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