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Focus on Education Series


  • Public-Private Partnerships in ADB Education Lending, 2000-2009 Reports | 01 Nov 2010

    Public-Private Partnerships in ADB Education Lending, 2000-2009

    Education is a concern for all, including students, parents, communities, employers, societies, and governments. All stakeholders have a role in providing education services. In this context, the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) operations in the education sector pursue new and innovative models of education service delivery and financing. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) can contribute to improving the quality and relevance of education, and to raising the cost efficiency of education delivery, including to disadvantaged groups.

  • Strengthening Inclusive Education Reports | 01 Jun 2010

    Strengthening Inclusive Education

    'Inclusive education systems in [ADB] developing member countries will help create a broad human resource base for inclusive growth.'

    - Jouko Sarvi, Practice Leader (Education), Asian Development Bank

  • Good Practice in Cost Sharing and Financing in Higher Education Reports | 01 Dec 2009

    Good Practice in Cost Sharing and Financing in Higher Education

    Higher education will have increasing importance in channeling human resources to support social development and economic growth but faces resource constraints and competing priorities in ADB's developing member countries (DMCs). Sudden and large shifts of government financing to higher education in DMCs may derail adequate funds for basic and secondary education. It is thus critical that new paradigms be found for financing higher education.

  • 技术与职业教育和培训的: 最佳实践 Reports | 01 Nov 2009

    技术与职业教育和培训的: 最佳实践

    许多亚行的发展中成员体深受缺乏合格工人之苦。技术与职业教育和培训以及技能开发对劳动力市场需求常常反应迟缓、不灵活、不充分而且效率低。本最佳实践指南为亚行教育部门的职员和其他规划者提供支持,帮助他们与发展中成员体政府及其他教育领域的利益相关方进行对话,旨在分析技术与职业教育和培训部门及其发展方向。本书强调了战略问题,提出了投资设计事项,包括各种类型培训和融资模式的优势和劣势,讨论了亚行在该部门的实践中所汲取的经验教训,以及这些教训在未来的技术与职业教育和培训项目中的应用。核查表是评估投资计划的实用工具。

  • Good Practice in Technical and Vocational Education and Training Reports | 01 Nov 2009

    Good Practice in Technical and Vocational Education and Training

    Many ADB developing member countries (DMCs) suffer from a shortage of qualified workers. This good practice guide supports ADB's operations in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and dialogue among stakeholders in the DMCs on the TVET sector and its directions. The booklet highlights strategic questions and presents investment design issues, including the strengths and weaknesses of different forms of training and financing. It discusses the lessons learned from ADB's experiences in the sector and their implications for future TVET projects.

  • Good Practice in Information and Communication Technology for Education Reports | 01 Sep 2009

    Good Practice in Information and Communication Technology for Education

    The guide includes the findings of ADB's studies on ICT for education and the experience ADB has gained with stakeholders and partners in providing project assistance for ICT for education in its developing member countries.

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