Improving the Quality of Basic Education in the North Pacific (ADB-49456-002)

  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 3, 2017
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 13.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 16.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 15, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016

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Project Description

The proposed Improving Quality of Basic Education in the North Pacific Project will improve quality of basic education in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Marshall Islands. The project will improve student learning outcomes through a set of comprehensive and sustained initiatives over 6 years. The project will focus on developing the following output areas: (i) Better prepared teachers in primary education; (ii) Strengthened capacity to use assessment to improve learning (iii) Expanded access and usage of bilingual teaching and learning resources and materials (TLRM) for literacy and numeracy; and (iv) Strengthened governance and management of schools, including parent/community engagement.

Investment Description

Contact Information

Department of Finance and Administration
PS2, Palikhir
Pohnpei State
Federated States of Micronesia

Ministry of Finance
P.O. Box D, Majuro
MH 96960
Republic of the Marshall Islands


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