Guyana Education Sector Improvement Project (WB-P159519)

  • Guyana
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 28, 2017
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 13.33 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 14.03 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Nov 4, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 1, 2016

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Project Description
The development objectives of the Education Sector Improvement Project for Guyana are to: (i) improve teaching practices and student achievement in mathematics at the primary level in selected schools; and (ii) strengthen the teaching capacity and improve the learning environment of the University of Guyana (UG) faculty of health sciences (FHS). The project comprises of three components. The first component, integrated curriculum reform objective is to improve student achievement at nursery, primary, and lower secondary levels. It consists of following sub-components: (i) curriculum framework and teaching guides; (ii) teacher training; (iii) national assessment capacity; and (iv) teaching and learning materials. The second component, strengthening the teaching capacity and improving the learning environment for the UG FHS will support the UG FHS in achieving and maintaining regional accreditation for programs through improved and sustained teaching quality and learning environment. It consists of following sub-components: (i) strengthening teaching capacity; and (ii) improving the learning environment. The third component, project implementation support will support: (a) project coordination, implementation, and administration, including inter alia, the carrying out of monitoring and evaluation, procurement, financial management and environmental and social activities, and project audits; and (b) capacity building activities on project implementation.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Total Project Cost: US$ 14.03 million Commitment Amount: US$ 13.33 million
Contact Information
Web: Email: Fax: +1-202-614-7313 Postal mail: The World Bank Grievance Redress Service (GRS) MSN MC 10-1018 1818 H St NW Washington, DC 20433, USA