Project Name Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Basic Education
Project Number 37698-012
Country Uzbekistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4495-UZB: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Basic Education
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Education - Pre-primary and primary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The Project will improve the quality, relevance and equitable access of basic education for all students, including students in poor and remote areas. The outcome of the Project is to improve learning through ICT use in priority subject areas in grades 5-9 in project schools with a pro-poor focus. The Project comprises four components: (i) establishment of school clusters for ICT; (ii) strengthening teacher and staff development for ICT; (iii) learning materials development; and (iv) capacity building and management support.
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 Uzbekistan

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 The TA will require 43 person-months (pm) of consulting services, consisting of 17 pm of international consultants and 26 pm of domestic consultants. The international consultants will have expertise including that in ICT strategy in basic education, integrating ICT in learning and teaching including curriculum and content development, capacity building (teaching and management), institutional development, financial sustainability, hardware and support, and economic and financial analysis. A firm of international consultants in association with domestic consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Prina, Manuela
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Public Education
R. Aklidinov
5,Mustakillik Maydoni Tashkent 700008


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 12 Oct 2004 to 29 Oct 2004
Approval 17 Dec 2004
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 24 Aug 2006
Last PDS Update 31 Jan 2007

TA 4495-UZB

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Dec 2004 12 Feb 2005 12 Feb 2005 28 Feb 2006 28 Feb 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 17 Dec 2004 551,930.57

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