|Project Title||Russia Education Aid for Development Project (READ)|
|Overall Project Value(EUR)||2 000 001 - 4 000 000|
|Project Start – Project End||May 11, 2011–October 31, 2014|
Funding and Implementing Organizations
|Origin of Funding||World Bank|
|Implementing Organization / Consortium||
|Contact / Team Leader / Project Team||
Team Leader – Saodat Bazarova
Project Summary, Objectives and Results
Russia Education Aid for Development READ agreed in 2008 in the framework of cooperation between the Government of the Russian Federation and the World Bank to help developing countries. Center for International Cooperation in Education Development of the Russian Academy of National Economy and the Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation was created to develop the institutional capacity of Russia in development aid. CICED is part of the READ program, aimed at improving the quality of education in the partner countries, as well as strengthening the role of Russia as an a new donor in education.
The main objectives of the program is to promote international development in education and support to member countries in building the capacity of institutions responsible for the measurement of educational achievements and the use of these data to improve teaching and learning.
READ provides support at the global and country levels. At the global level, the focus is on generating and sharing knowledge, in the form of instruments and tools, analytical reports, and sharing of good practices and lessons learned.
|Education Sector||HE, VET (IVET & CVET)|
|Components of the Education Process||Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Mobility and international exchange|
|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., Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers, Standardisation, Certification, Accreditation Bodies|
Scheme of realization of READ program: Center for International Cooperation in Education Development program implements READ by:
In the Kyrgyz Republic, READ TF is working to create a teacher training program to enhance the quality of classroom assessment practices.
In Tajikistan, READ TF is supporting the establishment of the first-ever national testing center to oversee new national university entrance examinations.
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