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Bangladesh - Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (English)

Ratings for the Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project for Bangladesh were as follows: outcome and Bank performance was satisfactory and monitoring and evaluation (M and E) quality was substantial. Some lessons learned included: undertake substantial investment for introducing blended online programs to match with the global trends of higher education. Transparent and rigorous peer review-based screening and selection process for awarding of competitive grants improves legitimacy and sustainability of the process. Ensure capacity building to ensure lasting gains attributable to project. Provide effectiveness and versatility of competitive grant mechanism in supporting autonomous higher education institutes (HEIs), which can make a difference in grant success. Strong project implementation mechanisms needed to assure requisite fiduciary capacity.


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    Implementation Completion and Results Report

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    South Asia,

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    Bangladesh - Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project

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    research infrastructure; millennium development goal; Economic Internal Rate of Return; quality and relevance; quality of higher education; Human Development and Gender; Primary and Secondary Education; research and education network; Monitoring and Evaluation Unit; Standards, Curriculum and Textbooks; Vocational and Technical Education; gross domestic product growth; gross primary school enrollment; higher education sector; research environment; higher education institution; quality of education; higher education system; Research and Innovation; quality of teaching; professional development opportunities; development of student; higher education institute; higher education authority; implementation of reform; fiber optic cable; Science and Technology; Access to Education; sustainable development goals; gross national income; human development outcome; higher education community; secondary school enrollment; human resource development; institutional capacity building; secondary education level; problem solving skill; private sector delivery; engine of growth; access to internet; collaboration in research; competitive selection procedure; video conference facility; creating job opportunity; Investment Project Financing; learning by doing; competitive funds; intermediate outcome; intermediate indicator; outcome indicator; private university; online journal; internet connectivity; digital library



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Bangladesh - Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.