Quality Learning for All Program (WB-P162619)

  • Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 14, 2018
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Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
  • Law and Government
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 700.00 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)
$ 16,000.00 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 Mar 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jan 12, 2017

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Project Description

The project is proposed to improve the education quality and ensure equitable access to primary education in Bangladesh. The project could benefit over 18 million children studying in pre-primary level to grade 5. It will finance implementation of the government’s Fourth Primary Education Development Program (PEDP4). The Project will focus on improving learning outcomes for Bangla and mathematics in Grade 3 students. The project aims to achieve its taregts through

  • An evaluation of the current curricula, textbooks and supplementary learning materials based on new curriculum
  • Recruitment and training of about 100,000 teachers
  • Providing digital materials for teachers and students
  • Exams system reforms
  • The expansion of one-year quality pre-primary education in all government schools
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank
Contact: Saurav Dev Bhatta
Title: Senior Economist
Tel: +880-2-5566-7777
Email: sbhatta@worldbank.org
Contact: Syed Rashed Al - Zayed
Title: Senior Economist
Tel: +880-2-5566-7777
Email: salzayed@worldbank.org
Contact: Mahmuda Begum
Title: Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division
Tel: 9180675
Email: addl-secy2@erd.gov.bd
Implementing Agencies
Contact: Mohammad Asif- Uz- Zaman
Title: Secretary, Ministry of Primary & Mass Education
Tel: 9540484
Email: scy@mopme.gov.bd


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