|Project Name||Teaching Quality Improvement II in Secondary Education|
|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 - Pre-primary and primary - Secondary
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||The impact of the TA will be an appropriate design of the proposed TQI II to ensure measurable progress towards equitable and quality learning outcomes for all students enrolled in secondary education, with special focus onstudents from disadvantaged groups and pockets.|
|Description of Outcome||The outcome of the TA will be to align the design of TQI II with the Government's National Education Policy that is under formulation to achieve (i) improvement in overall teacher development framework; (ii) improvement in teacher development program (including teacher training curricula); (iii) improvement in teacher recruitment and deployment practices; (iv) improvement in teaching and learning in the classroom; and (v) improvement in student performance particularly in science, mathematics and English language subjects in line with Government priorities.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||The expected output of the TA is a report that will include (i) a detailed secondary education teacher training sector overview and (ii) propose a project design by building on the ongoing TQI project to implement the proposed TQI II. As noted under the impact section, the focus will be primarily on improving the learning outcomes of students enrolled in secondary education, with a special focus on all eligible disadvantaged children and pockets. The design will also build on the experience and lessons learnt from the ongoing TQI Project as well as support the Government's National Education Policy under formulation, particularly pertaining to teacher recruitment, deployment, career paths and professional development including teacher competencies and teacher performance monitoring. The TA will be implemented over 7 months from January to July 2010.|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Entire country.|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||The TA will engage consultants to provide 50 person-months of inputs (10 person-months international and 40 person-months national). ADB will engage the consultants through a firm, using simplified proposal for the quality- and cost-based selection method, as well as on an individual basis in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Panth, Brajesh|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SARD|
Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education
House No. 13, Road No. 21
|Concept Clearance||16 Jul 2009|
|Fact Finding||31 Aug 2009 to 09 Sep 2009|
|Approval||08 Dec 2009|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||09 Aug 2009|
|Last PDS Update||22 Nov 2010|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|08 Dec 2009||24 Jun 2010||24 Jun 2010||31 Aug 2010||30 Nov 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|500,000.00||0.00||125,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||625,000.00||08 Dec 2009||473,870.68|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Teaching Quality Improvement II in Secondary Education (TQI II)||Concept Papers||Dec 2009|
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