School Education Quality Assurance (WB-P091747)

  • Vietnam
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Specific Location
National-wide - Education Sector
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Jun 23, 2009
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 127.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 181.40 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 27, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 11, 2006

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Project Description
The objective of the School Education Quality Assurance Program (SEQAP) Project for Vietnam is to improve learning outcomes and education completion for primary education students, particularly disadvantaged primary education students, through supporting the Government's full-day schooling (FDS) reform program. There are four components to the project: 1/The first component of the project being improve policy framework for the implementation of the FDS program. This component aims to complete the requirements for the transition to FDS in the 2009-2015 period and build more efficient and equitable framework for scaling-up the reform in the 2015-2025 time period. 2/The second component of the project is the improve human resources for the implementation of the FDS program. This second component will support the training and professional develompment of teachers, school leaders and education managers to successfully move to FDS in the provinces which focuses on teaching methods, teacher standards, and school management. 3/The third component of the project is improving the school facilities and resources for the FDS program's implementation. This third component will mostly support the upgrade of infrastructure and facilities and support recurrent expenditures as needed in about 1,730 schools to successfully move to FDS, with related decentralized capacity building for effective school construction and preparation of the FDS plans. 4/Finally, the fourth component of the project is the program management. This component will support the management of SEQAP to ensure smooth implementation and results on the ground.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
International Development Association IDA 127.00 DFID 23.90 Belgian Government 3.60 VN Government 26.90
Contact Information
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