|Project Name||Second Lower Secondary Education Development|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Education - Secondary - Secondary - social protection initiatives
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The purpose of the TA will be to (i) conduct an in-depth analysis of the remaining issues in universalizing quality lower secondary education by 2010, including related in-service teacher training; and (ii) develop a detailed project proposal for consideration by the Government and ADB. The Project will pursue the following broad objectives: (i) promoting equitable access to lower secondary education for students in underserved rural areas focusing on the poor and ethnic minorities; (ii) improving the quality and efficiency of lower secondary education; and (iii) strengthening institutional capacity in managing lower secondary education under decentralized education management.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will be implemented by 4 international (14 person-months), and 7 domestic consultants (30 person-months) engaged through a firm using quality and cost-based selection and a simplified technical procedure. The international consultants will consist of (i)a secondary education policy, planning, and monitoring specialist/team leader; (ii) an education economist-financial analyst; (iii) an education methodologies expert; and (iv) a learning assessment and examination expert. The domestic consultants will consists of (i) a project management and costing specialist; (ii) an education methodologies specialist; (iii) a learning assessment and examination specialist; (iv) an equipment content and procurement specialist; (v) a facility development (civil works) specialist; (vi) a gender and ethnic minority education specialist; and (vii) an ICT in education specialist.|
|Procurement||To be determined.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Hirosato, Yasushi|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SERD|
Ministry of Education and Training
H.E. Nguyen Van Vong, Vice Minister
32 Hai Ba Trung St., Hoan Kiem Dist Hanoi, Vietnman
|Concept Clearance||21 Apr 1999|
|Fact Finding||15 Jun 2002 to 21 Jun 2002|
|Approval||23 Sep 2002|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||22 Apr 2009|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|23 Sep 2002||20 Dec 2002||20 Dec 2002||30 Jun 2003||12 Aug 2004||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|600,000.00||0.00||150,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||750,000.00||23 Sep 2002||579,093.29|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Second Lower Secondary Education Development Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2002|
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