Vietnam Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness (WB-P150060)

  • Vietnam
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Vinh, Hue, and Danang City in the Central. Ho Chi Minh City in the South, and Ha Noi and Thai Nguyen
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Jun 29, 2016
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 95.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 26, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jun 9, 2015

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Project Description
The development objective of Enhancing Teacher Education Program (ETEP) for Vietnam is to strengthen teacher education institutions to enhance teacher and principal effectiveness through improved continuous professional development. Technical Assistance (TA) Component, supported through IPF, will mobilize world-class expertise to help develop and operationalize the strategies for improving onsite continuous professional development for teachers and principals at the school level. It will also support the efforts of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), Departments of Education and Training (DOETs) and Lead Teacher Training Universities (LTTUs) to: (i) elaborate and operationalize relevant policies and directives for more effective teacher and principal continuous profession development (CPD), ' (ii) inform and improve the technical quality of the expected results, and (iii) reinforce the implementation capacity, including monitoring and evaluation, of the Operation. The technical assistance will mobilize expertise in the following areas: • Operation management capacity and relevant country systems. These include financial management and environmental management. • Technical expertise to ensure satisfactory achievement of expected results. These include, inter alia, developing and implementing effective onsite CPD, innovative CPD programs, IT infrastructure and architecture for the online platform that will host the LMS (Learning and Management System) and TEMIS (Teacher Education Management Information System), professional profile of Core Teachers and Principal Advisors and relevant regulations and selection and appointment procedures, teacher professional standards, training needs assessment methods, and training programs in selected subject areas. • Institutional reinforcement of teacher training institutions. Teacher Education Institutional Development Index will measure the effectiveness of LTTUs to provide quality and relevant teacher education services in a timely manner. • Third party validation. The MOET will identify an independent entity to undertake performance audits and confirm DLI achievement. Third party studies will provide external validation for key performance data and implementation activities. The MOET may wish to hire a firm or institution with strong educational expertise and country system understanding to provide this service.
Investment Description
FINANCIER International Development Association (Ida) 95,000,000.00 Borrower 5,000,000.00

Contact Information
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Education and Training Contact: Mr. Nguyen Vinh Hien Title: Vice Minister Telephone No.: 84-4-3869 5144 Email: Contact: Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Vu Title: Director General, Planning and Finance Department, MOET Telephone No.: 84-4-3869 2191 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: