The Project will help achieve the Government's commitment to universal lower secondary education by 2010, and general/professional secondary education by 2015, as well as to gender parity in secondary education in the MDGs. The Project aims to (i) improve access of vulnerable groups in the most disadvantaged provinces in Viet Nam; and (ii) enhance the quality, equity, effectiveness and sustainability of service delivery.
|Project Name||Secondary Education for the Most Disadvantaged Regions (formerly Secondary Education Expansion and Quality Improvement)|
|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 - social protection initiatives
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||The Project will help achieve the Government's commitment to universal lower secondary education by 2010, and general/professional secondary education by 2015, as well as to gender parity in secondary education in the MDGs. The Project aims to (i) improve access of vulnerable groups in the most disadvantaged provinces in Viet Nam; and (ii) enhance the quality, equity, effectiveness and sustainability of service delivery.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Included in the 2007-2010 CSPU|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Selected provinces from the most difficult regions|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A team of 5 international consultants (14 person-months) input and 6 domestic consultants (37 person-months) will be required in the following areas: (i) educational management; (ii) education facility planning and data collection; (iii) instructional material planning and management; and (iv) teacher training planning and quality control; (v) education planning for the disadvantaged groups; (vi) project management and monitoring; (vii) development of project implementation capacity of the central and provincial project implementation units; and (viii) resettlement.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Izawa, Eiko|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SERD|
Ministry of Education and Training
Dr. Nguyen Van Vong, Vice Minister
32 Hai Ba Trung St., Hoan Kiem Dist Hanoi, Vietnman
|Concept Clearance||30 Aug 2005|
|Fact Finding||03 May 2006 to 10 May 2006|
|Approval||19 Jul 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||27 Feb 2006|
|Last PDS Update||04 May 2006|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|19 Jul 2006||13 Nov 2006||13 Nov 2006||30 Jun 2007||29 Feb 2008||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|600,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||600,000.00||19 Jul 2006||562,961.26|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Preparing the Secondary Education for the Most Disadvantaged Regions (Financed by the Japan Special Fund)||Consultants' Reports||Dec 2007|
|Preparing the Secondary Education for the Most Disadvantaged Regions||Technical Assistance Reports||Jul 2006|
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