Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 01 Dec 2006
PDS Updated as of 16 Oct 2008

Project Name Teacher Training
Country Viet Nam
Project/Program Number 31039-013
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan1718Asian Development Fund25,000
TOTAL US$ 25,000

Safeguard Categories

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Environment C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The overall objective of the Project is to assist the Government in improving the quality and efficiency of the lower secondary education subsector by providing lower secondary students with sufficient number of qualified teachers. The specific objectives of the Project are to improve the quality, access, and institutional capacity of the lower secondary preservice teacher training system.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Dec 01
Consulting Services
Seventy-five person months of international and 336 person-months of domestic consultants will be required to support various aspects of the Project, including curriculum redesign, materials development, textbook loan scheme design, model teacher training colleges (TTCs) development, external assessment development, design of transition program to improve TTC pre-entrance qualifications for ethnic minorities, and staff development.
Civil works under the Project are small and scattered throughout the country and are not likely to attract the interest of international contractors. Thus, civil work contracts will be awarded on the basis of local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to the Bank. Each contract for the supply of goods, including equipment furniture and instructional materials will be awarded in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 07 Apr 1999 to 28 Apr 1999
Management Review Meeting 07 Jun 1999
Approval 14 Dec 1999


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 1718 14 Dec 1999 28 Jun 2000 21 Sep 2000 30 Sep 2006 31 Mar 2008 28 Nov 2008


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
29 Sep 2016 Loan 1718 22,444 0 98.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
29 Sep 2016 Loan 1718 23,007 0 100.00%

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 1718

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Eiko Izawa (
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Human and Social Development Division, SERD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Education and Training
Prof. Dr. Nguyen Ba Kim


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