World Bank allocates additional $2mln for Tajikistan’s education modernization project

World Bank allocates additional $2mln for Tajikistan’s education modernization projectThe Board of Directors of the World Bank has approved a $2mln grant for the project aimed at modernization of Tajikistan’s education system.

According to WB, the goal of additional funding is to develop the system of evaluation of pupils progress and finally improve the quality of pedagogic techniques used for evaluation of the quality of education.

The funds will be allocated for the construction and purchase of equipment for recently established National Testing Center (NTC).

The overall goal of NTC lies in supervision and provision of reliable form of education, including admission of students to universities, passing exams and evaluation of students’ knowledge level.

The grant will be allocated to Tajik Education Ministry within three years. The funds will be provided by the World Bank’s International Development Association.

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