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Mauritania - General Education Project (English)

The General Education Project will assist the Government in implementing its education sector development program for the period 1993-2000. The project will support policy reforms and investment designed to: 1) expand access to and improve the quality of primary education by providing for: the construction of 1,430 new classrooms mostly in six educationally disadvantaged regions and in peri-urban areas of Nouakchott; special measures to boost girls' participation; the development and distribution of textbooks and teachers' guides; and curricula development and teacher training; 2) increase access to and improve the quality of secondary education by: constructing 120 middle-school classrooms and auxiliary facilities; and improving the quality of science and language teaching; 3) improve the quality and management of higher education by: increasing the availability of learning materials and improving management in the short-run; and supporting the preparation of a long-term development plan; 4) promote private sector provision of education by: modifying the existing legal framework to facilitate expansion; and expanding opportunities for pre- and in-service teacher training of private school teachers; and 5) strengthen sector planning, management and resource use by: improving education planning and management at all levels, particularly of personnel; and supporting pre-investment studies and project management and coordination.

Details

  • Document Date

    1995/03/10

  • Document Type

    Memorandum & Recommendation of the President

  • Report Number

    P6454

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Mauritania,

  • Region

    Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2015/04/10

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Mauritania - General Education Project

  • Keywords

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Mauritania - General Education Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/221611468283143749/Mauritania-General-Education-Project