|Project Title||Strengthening Education System Sector Development Program (SPD)|
|Overall Project Value(EUR)||Not Assigned|
|Project Start – Project End||January 1, 2014–December 31, 2021|
Funding and Implementing Organizations
|Origin of Funding||Asian Development Bank (ADB)|
|Implementing Organization / Consortium|
|Contact / Team Leader / Project Team||
Team leader J. Asanova, Senior Education Specialist
Team members J. Colasito, Operations Assistant, CWRD (Central and West Asia Department)
|Beneficiary||Students, teacher, school administrators, parents and communities|
Project Summary, Objectives and Results
The Sector Development Program (SDP) will support the government’s plans to improve school education quality as enunciated in the Education Development Strategy for 2012-2020, and the National Strategy for Sustainable Development launched in 2013, which recognizes the quality of education as one of the most reliable indicators of the future development of any nation. The SDP will also support the Kyrgyz Republic’s plans to join the European Higher Education Area and steps taken to implement the Bologna 3-cycle academic process, curriculum development for a Master degree program in pedagogy and supporting reforms in the quality assurance system. The principal objective of the Program is to enhance quality, access and efficiency of public education in the recipient country through: (a) improving the quality of curriculum and teaching and learning materials; (b) improving the quality of teachers and in-service teacher training; (c) improving access to quality education through innovative schools; and (d) improving sector and project management.
|Education Sector||HE, VET (IVET & CVET)|
|Components of the Education Process||Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Institutional strengthening & capacity building, Quality assurance, Standards and curriculum development, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements), Training of teachers / trainers|
|Occupational Field||Political Sciences, Public Administration , Public Affairs, Sociology, Psychology, Educational Science|
|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, Suppliers / developers of learning media, Training providers (public and private)|
The SDP aims to create sustainable reforms process and accrual of long term benefits to the country. The investment component under the SDP will aim at improving the quality of education, including support for:
The impact will be improved human resources development for competitiveness of the Kyrgyz Republic. The outcome will be enhanced quality, access, and efficiency of public education.
The program will deliver four outputs to improve the: (i) quality of curriculum and teaching learning materials; (ii) quality of teachers and teacher training; (iii) access to quality education through innovative schools; and (iv) sector and project management.
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