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Guyana - Improving Teacher Education Project (English)

The objective of the Improving Teacher Education Project for Guyana is to assist the recipient to improve the effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of quality teacher education. There are three components to the project, the first component being improving the quality and efficiency of teacher education delivery. This component will focus on the delivery of the newly established associate's degree in education and the Bachelor's of Education (the 'two plus two model') through: (a) the development of appropriate courses and terms of reference for administrators, faculty, lecturers and tutors at the Cyril Potter College of Education and the University of Guyana's School of Education and Humanities, and their subsequent evaluation based on terms of reference acceptable to the recipient and the association; and (b) the integration of information and communication technology in the teaching and learning process, and in support of the transition to a dual mode delivery of the initial teacher training programs. The second component is the building human resources and capacity for more effective teaching and learning. Finally, the third component is the communications, project management, and monitoring and evaluation. Strengthening of the Ministry of Education capacity to administer and oversee project implementation (including its procurement and financial management capacity), as well as to monitor and evaluate the project objectives and outcomes, through the provision of technical assistance and training and the acquisition and utilization of goods required therefore.

Details

  • Document Date

    2010/08/18

  • Document Type

    Project Appraisal Document

  • Report Number

    53927

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Guyana,

  • Region

    Latin America & Caribbean,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/09/10

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Disclosure Type

    1111495

  • Board Meeting Date

    2010-10-14T00:00:00Z

  • Doc Name

    Guyana - Improving Teacher Education Project

  • Keywords

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Guyana - Improving Teacher Education Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/336411468255881142/Guyana-Improving-Teacher-Education-Project