The Enhancing Education Quality Project (EEQP) is supported by the Asian Development Bank. The Project total budget is USD 33.38 million, of which the ADB's grant is USD 27.10, and the contribution by the Royal Government of Cambodia is USD 6.28 million. The Project focuses mainly on education system management and development, teacher professional development, and strengthening secondary education. The Project is led by a Project Steering Committee (PSC), which is chaired by His Excellency Im Sethy, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport. Its membership includes directors of technical departments of MoEYS and representatives from the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), the Ministry of Women's Affairs (MoWA), the Ministry of Planning (MoP), and the ADB/CARM. The Project is managed by the Directorate General of Education under which the Project Management Staff (PMS) and three Technical Units (TUs) have been established. His Excellency Koeu Nay Leang, Under Secretary of State, MoEYS, is the Project Director and His Excellency Sam Sereyrath, Director General of Education, is the Project Manager.
The Project aims to strengthen the quality of school education by carefully targeting support for (i) Education System Management and Development, (ii) Teacher Professional Development, (iii) Strengthening Secondary Education.
The impact of the Project will be an increased number of better educated and skilled people from all sections of Cambodia’s population, in particular girls and students from remote and disadvantaged areas.
The Project outcome will be improved quality and equity of education in Cambodia with more effective secondary education, improved teacher competencies, and stronger education management systems.
The effective date of the EEQP is 15 September 2008.
The Project is led by a Project Steering Committee (PSC) and managed by a Project Management Staff (PMS) Group, consisting of a Project Director, a Project Manager and support staff.