33251-013: Distance Education Modernization (formerly Postsecondary Education Modernization)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is directly aimed at human resource development with special attention provided to ensure wider equal access to poor students seeking postsecondary education opportunities. Special attention will be provided to qualified rural students through distance learning (including off-shore learning), computer learning technologies, and support for private education.. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 33251-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1999
Approval Date 11 Jun 2003
Closing Date 28 Jul 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 45,000
Geographical Location Nationwide.
Sector Education
Subsector Tertiary
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

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