The World Bank – Sector Support for Education Reform Project

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Project Status: Closed
Project at-a-glance
Project Name Sector Support for Education Reform Project
Project Number P113350
Sector/Subsector Education
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Opening Date 07 Mar 2013
Project Closing Date 16 Jul 2018
Responsible Institution
Responsible International Financial Institution The World Bank
Responsible Executive Agencies

Ministry of Education and Science in the Kyrgyz Republic

Objectives
Strategic Agenda

To create conditions for improved learning outcomes in basic education.

Description

The project will have four components: Component One: Enhanced school accountability and autonomy This component aims to ensure that schools receive, manage well, and account for an equitable allocation of resources. The focus will be on the national scaling up of per-capita financing; the capacity building of school leaders in School based Planning and Management, budgeting and reporting; and on the establishment and capacity building of school Boards of Trustees, including the active participation of communities and parents and the use of School Report Card to provide feedback and information to stakeholders Component Two: Reformed incentives for teacher effectiveness and performance This component aims to ensure that teachers have incentives and capacities to improve their professional practices. The focus will be on supporting and building capacities for an improved incentives scheme designed to promote good professional practices; reward good performance and on improving and reforming the design and delivery of pre and in-service teacher-training programs. Support for more equitable distribution of teachers across the system linked with adjustment in school network and improved teacher-student ratio. Component Three: Improved curriculum, assessment and learning resources This component aims to ensure that more students learn a standards-based curriculum that provides for adequate time to master essential competencies, and have sustainable access to quality essential learning materials aligned with the curriculum. The focus will be on support to the ongoing review and improvement of the general secondary curriculum, including its dissemination and use; and capacity building to introduce a textbook rental scheme/fund and reinforce autonomous mechanisms for textbooks approval and quality assurance. Improvement of the policy framework, institutions and instruments for assessment will be aligned to the reformed curriculum but financed under the Russian Education Aid for Development (READ). Component Four: Strengthened sector monitoring and evaluation for result This component aims to ensure that the MOES develops the capacity to monitor and evaluate its strategic action plan. The focus will be on strengthening the institutional design and functions of units responsible for monitoring and evaluation; developing results framework aligned to the EDS; improving the design and operation of the monitoring process and system and improving the reporting to stakeholders and the use of data towards evidence based decision making.

Source of Funding

The World Bank

Amount of Funding

US$ 16.50  million

Project Outcome

Created conditions for improved learning outcomes in basic education.

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Contact Information of International Financial Institution
Organization/Department The World Bank
Name Dingyong Hou
Address 214 Moskovskaya St.
Province/State Bishkek
Postal Code 720010
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (312) 625 262
E-mail

dakmatbekova@worldbank.org

Website

www.worldbank.org

Contact Information of Project Implementer
Organization/Department Ministry of Education and Science
Address 257 Tynystanov Str.
Province/State Bishkek
Postal Code 720000
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Phone +996 (312) 626 806
Website

www.edu.gov.kg