Project Name Third Education Development
Project Number 34187-022
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4487-MON: Third Education Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA aims at accelerating economic growth in order to increase the living standards of the population. The TA aims at further improving the quality of the education system, enhancing access to basic education for children and increasing life long learning opportunities for youth and adults. The TA would include (i) draft Education Sector Strategy (ESS) 2006 2010 (ii) draft strategies to align organizational structures, operational procedures, human resource (HR) management systems and financial and HR requirements with the new ESS developed for MOECS, relevant local authorities, schools and training centers, teachers training colleges and universities (iii) prioritized rehabilitation plan for school facilities including strategies for ensuring community participation in rehabilitation and maintenance of schools (iv) draft strategies and investment needs to introduce an improved market oriented TEVT system that opens up life long learning opportunities (v) design for a loan project to complement the Second Education Dev. Project, addressing needs in school rehabilitation, providing teaching and learning materials, policy advice and capacity building.
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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 total of 27 person months of consulting services will be required for the TA 17 for international and 10 for domestic consultants. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (MOECS) will be the executing agency for the TA which will provide the counterpart support including a qualified staff as the TA coordinator. Under the TA coordinator, a consultant team will be established consisting of international consultants comprising Education Policy Specialist Policy Team Leader Education Economist Organizational Dev. Specialist Education Facilities Specialist Education Information Management Specialist TVET Specialist Training Specialist and Participatory Project Planning Specialist. The domestic consultants will comprise Education Policy Analyst Financial Analyst and Maintenance Specialist. An international consulting firm will be selected based on the quality and cost based selection method and domestic consultants will be contracted individually. The TA will be implemented over a period of 5 months commencing in Feb 2005. It will be conducted in a collaborative and participatory process ensuring a high level of congruence of goals between all major government and non government stakeholders, and the development partners. Preliminary findings will be discussed on a regular basis with counterparts from MOECS.
Procurement tbd

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Wu, Lan
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education, Culture, Science & Sports
Mr. B. Mishigjav, State Secretary
[email protected]
Government Building-III, Suite # 514, Baga toiruu-44, Sukhbaatar district Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


Concept Clearance 05 Sep 2003
Fact Finding 18 Nov 2003 to 02 Dec 2003
Approval 16 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Dec 2006

TA 4487-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2004 06 Jan 2005 06 Jan 2005 30 Jun 2005 30 Jun 2006 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 16 Dec 2004 453,356.58

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