WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
Quality Learning for All Program (QLEAP)
IDA Loan: US$700 million
Terms: Maturity = 38 Years, Grace = 6 Years
Project ID: P162619
Project Description: The Project will help improve the education quality and ensure equitable access to primary education and benefit over 18 million children studying in pre-primary level to grade 5. It will finance implementation of the government’s Fourth Primary Education Development Program (PEDP4). The Project will focus on improving learning outcomes for Bangla and mathematics in Grade 3 students. This will be achieved through an evaluation of the current curricula, textbooks and supplementary learning materials based on new curriculum, recruitment and training of about 100,000 teachers, providing digital materials for teachers and students, exams system reforms, and the expansion of one-year quality pre-primary education in all government schools.