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Viet Nam: Second Secondary Education Sector Development Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47140-002 Status: Active

The Asian Development Bank is working with Viet Nam to improve and strengthen secondary education quality, access, and management in order to equip young people with the necessary skills and knowledge to meet current labor market demands.

Project Details

Project Officer
Tanaka, Sakiko Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Education
 
Project Name Second Secondary Education Sector Development Program
Project Number 47140-002
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3493-VIE: Second Secondary Education Sector Development Program
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 50.00 million
Loan 3494-VIE: Second Secondary Education Sector Development Program
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 50.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Education sector development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The Program is Aligned with workforce competitiveness, social equity, and lifelong learning opportunity for all secondary school graduates improved (Viet Nam''s Education Development Strategy, 2011 -2020)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Learning outcomes and competitiveness of secondary school graduates enhanced.
Progress Toward Outcome PISA 2018 in Viet Nam was conducted on time. The results were presented in the OECD report in December 2019. The National data will be reported in 2020.The Mid-term Review mission in 2020 will assess the progress of all outcome targets.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Quality and relevance of secondary education improved

Equity of access to secondary education enhanced

Educational governance and management strengthened

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

PISA 2018 was conducted on time. The results were included in the international report published December 2019. National report will be published in 2020.

NAM was conducted in 2019. The results will be reported in 2020.

Based on the new curriculum "model resource schools" are now called "effective schools". Implementation of effective schools concept will commence in SY2021. STEM consultants have been mobilized to monitor quality of proposed subject specific training, promote discussions and foster revisions. Consulting firm that would digitalize IMs for STEM and vocational awareness and career planning have also been mobilized.Training to commence in 2021.

International consultant on inclusive education is yet to be engaged.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
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

Engagement of consulting firms to develop IMs for inclusive education and for accreditation are on-going. Recruitment of individual consultants for inclusive education and gender is also on-going.

All consulting services packages will be recruited using ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).

Procurement

4 ICB equipment packages will be procured with the next 18 months.

All procurement will be undertaken in conformity with ADB Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).

Responsible ADB Officer Tanaka, Sakiko
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education and Training
[email protected]
25 Ta Quang Buu, Back Khoa
Hanoi, Vietnan
Timetable
Concept Clearance 13 Aug 2014
Fact Finding 11 Apr 2016 to 22 Apr 2016
MRM 24 Jun 2016
Approval 08 Dec 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Mar 2020

Loan 3493-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2016 02 Mar 2017 02 Jun 2017 30 Jun 2018 30 Jun 2019 24 Jun 2019
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 57.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 08 Dec 2016 49.32 0.00 100%
Counterpart 7.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 08 Dec 2016 49.32 0.00 100%

Loan 3494-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Dec 2016 02 Mar 2017 02 Jun 2017 30 Sep 2023 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 50.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 08 Dec 2016 9.86 0.00 20%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 08 Dec 2016 8.35 0.00 17%

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Independent quality assurance firm Firm - Consulting Closed 15 Jun 2020 16 Jul 2020
International Consultant on Gender Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Apr 2020 28 Apr 2020
International Consultant for Inclusive Education Individual - Consulting Closed 22 Apr 2020 28 Apr 2020
National Specialist for Secondary Education and School Improvement Individual - Consulting Closed 14 Apr 2020 20 Apr 2020
National Consultant to Support Implementation of Category 3 (Training Facilitator - C15.SESDP2) Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Mar 2020 19 Mar 2020
Develop and digitalize guideline on quality accreditation of secondary education oriented toward development of problem solving capacity and directional distribution of students after LSS and USS Firm - Consulting Closed 25 Dec 2019 03 Feb 2020
PR and Communications for SESDP2 Firm - Consulting Closed 25 Dec 2019 03 Feb 2020
Auditing service for FY 2019-2020 Firm - Consulting Closed 06 Nov 2019 05 Dec 2019
Digitalize instruction material on renovation of school operation, oriented toward student's capacity development; instruction material on strengthen practical teaching - learning, experiment method, Firm - Consulting Closed 10 Dec 2018 08 Jan 2019
Develop and digitalize teaching-learning instruction materials based on new curriculum for youth with special needs; instructional materials for local officers and education management staff on method Firm - Consulting Closed 10 Dec 2018 08 Jan 2019
Auditing Service for FYs 2017-2018 Firm - Consulting Closed 05 Oct 2018 03 Nov 2018
Develop and digitalize: training materials on advanced program for science and technology education; instruction material on improving vocational awareness, career planning of students, career selecti Firm - Consulting Closed 05 Oct 2018 03 Nov 2018
National Consultant on Secondary Education and School Improvement Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jun 2018 01 Jul 2018
National Consultant on Monitoring and Evaluation Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jun 2018 01 Jul 2018
National Consultant on Disability, Migrant, and Pro-Poor Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jun 2018 01 Jul 2018
International Consultant on Education for Children with Disabilities Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jun 2018 01 Jul 2018
International Consultant on Secondary Education and School Improvement Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jun 2018 01 Jul 2018
International Consultant on Pro-poor Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Jun 2018 01 Jul 2018
International Start-up Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017
International Consultant for model resource schools Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017
International consultant for STEM Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017
National consultant for model resource school Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017
National Consultant for STEM Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017
National Start-up Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 23 Aug 2017 31 Aug 2017

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
DEVELOP & DIGITALIZE IM FOR YOUTH W/ SPECIAL NEEDS & FOR LOCAL OFFICERS & EDUC MGT STAFF ON METHODS FOR ENTRY OF MIGRANT YOUTH TO EDUCATION INSTITUTI Loan 3494 01 Jun 2020 MINH VIET MEDIA AND SERVICES JSC HANOI, VIET NAM VIET NAM,SOC REP OF Ministry of Education and Training CONSULTANCY 1,250,301.88 1,250,301.88
DEVELOP AND DIGITALIZE IMS FOR STEM AND VOCATIONAL AWARENESS, CAREER PLANNING Loan 3494 29 Nov 2019 HARMONY SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES JOINT STOCK COM HANOI VIET NAM,SOC REP OF Ministry of Education and Training CONSULTANCY 1,559,128.84 1,559,128.84
DEVELOP AND DIGITALIZE IMS FOR SOFTSKILLS Loan 3494 29 Nov 2019 EDUCATION PUBLISHING AND INVESTMENT JOINT STO HANOI VIET NAM,SOC REP OF Ministry of Education and Training CONSULTANCY 781,499.20 781,499.20
INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR STEM Loan 3494 01 Oct 2019 THI PHUOC LAI NGUYEN VIA ANGELO ROTH 1, SASSARI (07100) (SS) ITALY Ministry of Education and Training CONSULTANCY 240,000.00 240,000.00
INTERNATIONAL SECONDARY EDUCATION AND SCHOOL IMPRO VEMENT SPECIALIST Loan 3494 24 Aug 2018 CARY JAY TREXLER 36475 NETHERLANDS RD, CLARKSBURG CA 9561 2 USA UNITED STATES Ministry of Education and Training Consulting Services 378,600.00 378,600.00

Procurement Plan