Mexico Higher Education Project (WB-P160309)

Countries
  • Mexico
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.
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 17, 2017
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Government of Mexico
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 130.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 130.00 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 Apr 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 10, 2017


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Project Description
According to bank documents, the project objective is to strengthen the capacity for innovative teaching, collaborative applied research, and internal quality assurance across participating Public Higher Education Institutions. The project has the following components: Component 1: Strengthening Innovative Teaching Practices in Teacher Training Colleges (US$6 million): The objective of the component is to strengthen innovative pedagogical practices that improve learning outcomes and to promote engagement and collaboration between teachers in Teacher Training Colleges and Public State Universities through the design, implementation, monitoring and systematic evaluation of communities of practice (CoP). Component 2: Strengthening Collaborative Applied Research and Innovative Teaching across Higher Education Institutions (US$120 million): The objective of the component is to strengthen collaborative applied research and innovative teaching across academic research groups and promote the formation of long-lasting cutting-edge academic alliances among public HEIs. Component 3: Strengthening of Indicators and Quality Assurance for Continuous Institutional Improvement (US$4 million): The objective of the component is to improve the internal quality assurance indicators and systems of participating HEI’s in support of continuous improvement and to conduct impact and process evaluations of the Project.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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