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.
|Project Name||Third Education Development|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|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|
|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|
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|During Project Implementation|
|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.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Wu, Lan|
|Responsible ADB Department||East Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD|
Ministry of Education, Culture, Science & Sports
Mr. B. Mishigjav, State Secretary
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|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|16 Dec 2004||06 Jan 2005||06 Jan 2005||30 Jun 2005||30 Jun 2006||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|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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