47136-005: Preparing Education Sector Programs Facility | Asian Development Bank

Regional: Preparing Education Sector Programs Facility

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47136-005 Status: Active
 
Project Name Preparing Education Sector Programs Facility
Project Number 47136-005
Country Regional
Cambodia
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9397-REG: Preparing Education Sector Programs Facility
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
TA 9397-REG: Preparing Education Sector Programs Facility (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 750,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description

The Technical Assistance (TA) has three outputs:

Output 1: Scope and coverage of the proposed Second Upper Secondary Education Sector Development Program determined. The project team, through the TA, will update the education sector assessment with a focus on the major issues, gaps, and challenges in upper secondary education. The project team will conduct a detailed analysis of upper secondary provision in target areas, the capacity of teachers in upper secondary subjects, and student assessment. The project team will determine the scope and feasibility of the proposed project investments, ranging from capacity building to civil works and equipment, to teacher upgrading and professional development to institutional strengthening. The project team will conduct further consultations to confirm or refine the policy actions that were initially identified with the government and that will form part of the policy-based loan component. Through the TA, the project team will assist in identifying target areas to be supported by the project component. The project team will hold consultations, workshops, and focused group discussions with key stakeholders (e.g., government, development partners, education providers, and major industry partners).

Output 2: Due diligence requirements completed. The project team will conduct the following due diligence assessments: (i) financial management and procurement capacity; (ii) economic and financial analysis; (iii) program impact; (iv) social and environmental safeguards; (v) poverty, social, and gender analysis; and (vi) risks.

Output 3: Project implementation arrangements prepared. The project team will prepare the cost estimates and financing plan and the project administration manual (including the procurement plan) incorporating the necessary aspects to guide the overall implementation of the proposed project.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The technical assistance (TA) will help the government to prepare the Second Upper Secondary Education Sector Development Program (USESDP 2). It will help support the development of a program that is anchored on the government's reform priorities for the upper secondary education and is suitable for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) financing in all dimensions: technical, financial, economic, institutional, sector policy, and safeguards. The TA is aligned with the country partnership strategy, 2014 2018 for Cambodia and build on lessons learned from the previous ADB-financed programs. It complements the ongoing ADB-financed Upper Secondary Education Sector Development Program. Consultants fielded under this TA will work closely with ADB staff as well as other ADB-financed projects in Cambodia. The TA is included in the country operations business plan, 2018 2020.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Regional
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA has engaged 12 individual consultants (6 International and 6 National) and 2 resource persons.
Responsible ADB Officer Perez, Lynnette
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
148 Norodom Blvd.
Phnom Penh
Kingdom of Cambodia
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 03 Oct 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Sep 2018

TA 9397-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Oct 2017 14 Nov 2017 14 Nov 2017 30 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2020 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,550,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,550,000.00 03 Oct 2017 437,762.58

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Specialist on Procurement Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Jun 2018 30 Jun 2018
Specialist on Post-Primary Education Reforms (Deputy Team Leader) Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Jun 2018 30 Jun 2018
Specialist on Gender and Social Dimensions Individual - Consulting Closed 02 Jun 2018 09 Jun 2018
Expert on Post-Primary Education Reforms (Team Leader) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 May 2018 28 May 2018
Expert on Education and Employment Analytics Individual - Consulting Closed 16 May 2018 28 May 2018
Expert on Education Project Procurement and Costing Individual - Consulting Closed 16 May 2018 28 May 2018
Secondary Education Specialist and Deputy Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Oct 2017 01 Nov 2017
Safeguards Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Oct 2017 24 Oct 2017
Gender and Social Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017
Gender and Social Development Individual - Consulting Closed 06 Oct 2017 12 Oct 2017
Financial Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
Procurement Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 07 Oct 2017
TA Coordinator Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
Education Economist and Costing Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
Secondary Education Specialist/ Team Leader Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
School-based Management Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017
Financial Management Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017

Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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