September 10, 2020
On Sept. 10, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with The Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic in Vientiane Capital, to provide grant aid of up to 1.912 billion yen for the Project for Improving Teacher Training Colleges (TTCs).
The objective of this project is to improve the quality of the training environment for teachers in pre-primary, primary and secondary education in the Lao PDR, by providing educational facilities and equipment in the target areas, thereby contributing to the improvement of the quality of basic education in the nation. This project will also contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 4.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Lao People’s Democratic Republic|
|Project title||The Project for Improving Teacher Training Colleges|
|Planned implementation period||56 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Ministry of Education and Sports|
|Target region, facilities||Luang Nam Tha, Luang Prabang, Xiangkhouang, Vientiane, Savannakhet, Saravan and Champasack Provinces and Vientiane Capital|
|Specific project details (provisional)||① Facility improvements/equipment procurement
Rebuilding of TCCs such as classrooms, lavatories, classroom, kitchens
Construction / rebuilding of schools attached to the TTCs and providing educational equipment and texts
② Consulting Services
Providing detailed design work, bidding assistance, procurement supervision and assistance for budget management