Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 13 Aug 2012

Project Name Third Education Development
Country Mongolia
Project/Program Number 34187-022
Status Closed
Geographical Location
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Sector Education
Subsector Education Sector Development
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance4487Japan Special Fund500

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 TA aims at accelerating economic growth in order to increase the living standards of the population. The TA aims at further improving the quality of the education system, enhancing access to basic education for children and increasing life long learning opportunities for youth and adults. The TA would include (i) draft Education Sector Strategy (ESS) 2006 2010 (ii) draft strategies to align organizational structures, operational procedures, human resource (HR) management systems and financial and HR requirements with the new ESS developed for MOECS, relevant local authorities, schools and training centers, teachers training colleges and universities (iii) prioritized rehabilitation plan for school facilities including strategies for ensuring community participation in rehabilitation and maintenance of schools (iv) draft strategies and investment needs to introduce an improved market oriented TEVT system that opens up life long learning opportunities (v) design for a loan project to complement the Second Education Dev. Project, addressing needs in school rehabilitation, providing teaching and learning materials, policy advice and capacity building.

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 Oct 19
Consulting Services
A total of 27 person months of consulting services will be required for the TA 17 for international and 10 for domestic consultants. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (MOECS) will be the executing agency for the TA which will provide the counterpart support including a qualified staff as the TA coordinator. Under the TA coordinator, a consultant team will be established consisting of international consultants comprising Education Policy Specialist Policy Team Leader Education Economist Organizational Dev. Specialist Education Facilities Specialist Education Information Management Specialist TVET Specialist Training Specialist and Participatory Project Planning Specialist. The domestic consultants will comprise Education Policy Analyst Financial Analyst and Maintenance Specialist. An international consulting firm will be selected based on the quality and cost based selection method and domestic consultants will be contracted individually. The TA will be implemented over a period of 5 months commencing in Feb 2005. It will be conducted in a collaborative and participatory process ensuring a high level of congruence of goals between all major government and non government stakeholders, and the development partners. Preliminary findings will be discussed on a regular basis with counterparts from MOECS.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 05 Sep 2003
Fact-finding 18 Nov 2003 to 02 Dec 2003
Management Review Meeting
Approval 16 Dec 2004


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 4487 16 Dec 2004 06 Jan 2005 06 Jan 2005 30 Jun 2005 30 Jun 2006


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 4487 500 500 453 47 453 47

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Lan Wu (
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Mr. B. Mishigjav, State Secretary


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