Education Sector Development Program

Project Overview

Project Title Education Sector Development Program
Project Number 34160-013
Country Uzbekistan
Overall Project Value(EUR) More than 4 000 000
Project Start – Project End December 6, 2003–June 15, 2007
Project Status Closed

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Project Budget(EUR) 52,000,000
Implementing Organization / Consortium

ADB, Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of Uzbekistan

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team

Responsible ADB Officer
Marc M. Cohen
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Beneficiary Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of Uzbekistan

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The Investment Project supported government efforts to improve the quality of basic education, with priority given to poor and remote rural areas, and to modernize sector management. It has three main components: (i) strengthening sector planning and management capacities— will support participatory policy formulation processes and develop national capacities to manage the education reforms; (ii) improving and extending teacher education—will principally establish a distance education capacity to conduct teacher training and retraining activities; and (iii) strengthening community involvement in schooling and improving learning conditions.

Project Objectives

Objective 1: Modernize structure, contents, and processes of education

Objective 2: Improve sector sustainability and efficiency

Objective 3: Reform governance of education

Objective 4: Protect the poor and vulnerable population groups

Education Sector HE, VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Quality assurance, Standards and curriculum development
Occupational Field Not applicable
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Decision-makers and managers in VET and HE institutions, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers
Related Projects

Uzbekistan: Education Sector Development Project

Activities

The project aimed to achieve its objectives through the following activities:

– Streamline the education structure
– Review of curriculum and monitoring of education quality
– Strengthen teacher education
– Organizational audit and staff redeployment

Project Results

Objective 1: Modernize structure, contents, and processes of education

1. Streamline the education structure

2. Review of curriculum and monitoring of education quality

3. Strengthen teacher education

Objective 2: Improve sector sustainability and efficiency

1. Organizational audit and staff redeployment

2. Improve service conditions of education personnel

3. Rationalize facilities

Objective 3: Reform governance of education

1. Policy formulation, planning, and management

2. School management and community participation

3. Nongovernment provision of education

Objective 4: Protect the poor and vulnerable population groups

1. Targeting of deprived areas

2. Provide assistance to the poor and vulnerable population groups

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