The impact of the Project will be improvement of the general education system, which is responsive to the needs of a modern market-oriented economy and focused on poorer areas. The outcome of the Project is increased enrollment in primary and general secondary education in poorer areas of the country, and student performance raised through (i) improving the curriculum and learning assessment systems, (ii) strengthening the teaching profession, and (iii) upgrading facilities and equipment.
students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities
students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems
teachers trained with quality or competency standards
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|Project Name||Second Education Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Grant
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
|Sector / Subsector||
Education / Education sector development - social protection initiatives - Pre-primary and primary - Secondary
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The impact of the Project will be improvement of the general education system, which is responsive to the needs of a modern market-oriented economy and focused on poorer areas. The outcome of the Project is increased enrollment in primary and general secondary education in poorer areas of the country, and student performance raised through (i) improving the curriculum and learning assessment systems, (ii) strengthening the teaching profession, and (iii) upgrading facilities and equipment.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Project was included in the Country Strategy and Program Update (CSPU)2005_2006, which prioritized investments in education and early childhood development as important means of achieving poverty reduction. The CSPU highlighted the importance of restoring universal access to basic education and prioritizes strengthening the education sector_s quality and financial sustainability and improving access for children from poor families. The Project_s focus is also fully consistent with ADB_s Policy on Education. Its activities are based on framework priorities to reduce poverty, enhance the status of women, and provide knowledge and skills essential for pro-poor economic growth and sustainability.|
|Impact||A general education system responsive to the needs of a modern market economy and focused on poorer areas.|
|Description of Outcome||Enrollment increased in primary and general secondary education in poorer areas of the country, and improved student performance|
|Progress Toward Outcome||To ensure successful implementation of the remaining project activities and achievement of project outcomes the project was extended until 31 Dec 2011|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Component 1. Modernizing Curriculum and Learning Assessment
Component 2. Strengthening the Teaching Profession
Component 3. Improving Participation and Quality in Rural Schools
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
All achieved except for the approval for new curriculum for 5-11 grades, which is ongoing
Achievable by end of the project
Schools have been rehabilitated and textbooks delivered, equipment to be supplied by end of the Project
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A total of 81 person-months (pm) of international and 791 pm of domestic consulting services will be required. This will include experts in the fields of policy research and evaluation, curriculum and learning materials design, and learning assessment, teacher training and evaluation, curriculum and learning materials design, learning assessment, teacher training, procurement, finance, civil engineering, project management, accounting, monitoring and evaluation, and translation. The consultants will be recruited as firms or individuals. QCBS with full technical proposals will be applied to consulting firms. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on engagement of domestic consultants.|
|Procurement||The Project will procure textbooks, learning materials, furniture, computer equipment, language laboratory equipment, audiovisual equipment, and limited office furniture. Loan financed goods and services will be procured according to ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Procurement of educational equipment will be carried out through international competitive bidding (ICB), international shopping (IS) and local competitive bidding (LCB)) satisfactory to ADB. Procurement of civil works will be carried out through LCB satisfactory to ADB.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Ruben Barreto|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Kyrgyz Resident Mission|
Ministry of Education
Deputy Minister of Education
257, Tynystanov Str._Bishkek, 720040 Kyrgyz Republic
|Concept Clearance||15 Mar 2005|
|Fact Finding||03 Oct 2004 to 22 Oct 2004|
|MRM||10 Mar 2005|
|Approval||27 Oct 2005|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||04 Jun 2007|
|Last PDS Update||14 Nov 2011|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|27 Oct 2005||05 Nov 2005||06 Apr 2006||30 Jun 2011||30 Jun 2012||14 Sep 2012|
|Financing Plan||Grant Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||21.85||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||15.50||27 Oct 2005||14.13||0.00||91%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||27 Oct 2005||14.13||0.00||91%|
|Status of Covenants|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Second Education Project||Project/Program Completion Reports||Jun 2013|
|Second Education Project||Procurement Plans||Aug 2011|
|Second Education Project||Project/Program Administration Manual||Jun 2006|
|Grant Agreement for Second Education Project between Kyrgyz Republic and ADB||Grant Agreement||Nov 2005|
|Second Education Project||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Oct 2005|
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