Vanuatu : Supporting the Delivery of Skills Development Project

Sovereign Project | 54045-001

The proposed project will support the Government of Vanuatu to improve the delivery of skills development training for in-demand occupations, increase students' awareness of education pathways, and pilot initiatives for increased skills development and economic empowerment for women and people with disabilities.

Project Details

Project Name Supporting the Delivery of Skills Development Project
Project Number 54045-001
Country / Economy Vanuatu
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant: Supporting the Delivery of Skills Development Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 16.44 million
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Gender Gender equity theme
Description The proposed project will support the Government of Vanuatu to improve the delivery of skills development training for in-demand occupations, increase students' awareness of education pathways, and pilot initiatives for increased skills development and economic empowerment for women and people with disabilities.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed project will be aligned with the following impact: a quality caring education and training system, which provides every person with lifelong skills, values, and confidence to be self-reliant and to contribute to the development of Vanuatu (Vanuatu Education and Training Sector Strategic Plan 20202030). The outcome is: students with demand-driven qualifications increased.
Impact

A quality caring education and training system established, which provides every person with lifelong skills, values, and confidence to be self-reliant and to contribute to the development of Vanuatu

Outcome

Student with demand-driven qualifications increased

Outputs

Delivery of skills development by a key education provider strengthened

Students' awareness of skills pathways increased

Targeted interventions to enhance learning and employment outcomes for marginalized groups, including women, implemented.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
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

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Responsible ADB Officer Bryson, Cindy M.D.
Responsible ADB Department Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Sector Office (SG-HSD)
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance & Economic Management
Timetable
Concept Clearance 12 Dec 2022
Fact Finding 15 Jan 2024 to 26 Jan 2024
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 15 Dec 2022

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Title Document Type Document Date
Supporting the Delivery of Skills Development Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Dec 2022

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