The technical assistance will improve the government's fiduciary risk management at central and local levels. It will improve capacity in fiduciary management by supporting annual fiduciary reviews and conducting in-depth reviews of identified fiduciary risks. It will also help in the smooth introduction of a single budget system by supporting preparation of satisfactory financial statements and reports, following-up audit observations, and preparing audit reports.
|Project Name||Improving Secondary Education Sector Management|
|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
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The technical assistance will improve the government's fiduciary risk management at central and local levels. It will improve capacity in fiduciary management by supporting annual fiduciary reviews and conducting in-depth reviews of identified fiduciary risks. It will also help in the smooth introduction of a single budget system by supporting preparation of satisfactory financial statements and reports, following-up audit observations, and preparing audit reports.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||To mitigate fiduciary risks associated with having the government manage funds and account for program expenditures, the government have requested for a technical assistance to strengthen their fiduciary management.|
|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||When ongoing and ensuring projects are prepared, series of consultations took place with stakeholders including government agencies, development partners, teachers, members of school management committee, and community members. ADB's TA support on fiduciary management was fully supported.|
|During Project Implementation||Annual government and development partners' secondary education sector review will discuss the TA outputs.|
|Consulting Services||The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and the associated Project Administration Instructions/TA Instructions. The TA will engage international consultants for 5 person-months, and national consultants for 40 person-months, for a total of 45 person-months. On output 1, ADB will recruit an audit firm or an equivalent institution to conduct AFR. The firm will be selected using the consultants' qualifications selection method. The firm will provide 2 person-months of international and 12 person-months of national consulting inputs for financial and procurement audits, for a total of 14 person-months of inputs. On output 2, ADB will engage individual international consultants for 2 person-months and national consultants for 24 person-months to support the introduction of single budget. In addition, individual consultants will be engaged for 1 person-month of international and 4 person-months of national inputs through a pool of consultants whose expertise will be defined as the need arises. Outline terms of reference for consultants are in Appendix 3.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Li, Zhigang|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SARD|
|Approval||07 Dec 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||08 Aug 2019|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|07 Dec 2017||13 Aug 2018||13 Aug 2018||10 Dec 2019||10 Sep 2022||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,000,000.00||07 Dec 2017||456,169.49|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|মাধ্যমমক মশক্ষা খাত বযবস্তাপনা উন্নয়ন : প্রকল্প তথ্যপত্র||Translated PDS||Dec 2017|
|Improving Secondary Education Sector Management: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2017|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Improving Secondary Education Sector Management - Fiduciary Management Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||15 Aug 2020||21 Aug 2020|
|Improving Secondary Education Sector Management - Annual Fiduciary Review of the Secondary Education Sector Investment Program||Firm - Consulting||Closed||02 Apr 2020||23 Apr 2020|
|Improving Secondary Education Sector Management - Senior Secondary Education Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||19 May 2019||25 May 2019|
|Improving Secondary Education Sector Management - Firm (Annual Fiduciary Review)||Firm - Consulting||Closed||17 May 2019||15 Jun 2019|
|Improving Secondary Education Sector Management - Senior Procurement Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||23 Jan 2019||29 Jan 2019|
|Senior Budget Specialist (national)||Individual - Consulting||Closed||28 Feb 2018||13 Mar 2018|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor||Contractor Address||Executing Agency||Contract Description||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|Capacity Development||Technical Assistance 9452||21 Sep 2020||Howladar Yunus & Co.(BANGLADESH) in association with Grant Thornton Consulting Bangladesh Limited(BANGLADESH)||67 Dilkusha Commercial Area (2nd Floor) Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh [email protected]||Ministry of Education||125,884.00||—|
|Capacity Development||Technical Assistance 9452||04 Oct 2019||Howladar Yunus & Co.(BANGLADESH) in association with Grant Thornton Consulting Bangladesh Limited(BANGLADESH)||67 Dilkusha Commercial Area (2nd Floor) Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh [email protected]||Ministry of Education||Consulting Services||147,519.00||—|
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