Education Sector Enhancement Programme (ESEP) -EDUTECH

Lead Organisation Ministry of Education Youth Affairs and Sports
Type of Project Activity Development project with ICT4D component
Project URL
Brief Description The specific objectives are: ˇrepair and upgrade the existing school plant; ˇintegrate all available information and communications technologies within the school system; ˇprovide teacher training to enhance pedagogical skills; ˇachieve the desired balance between teacher-centred and child-centred approaches; ˇstrengthen the capacity of the Ministry to effectively manage the education system; and ˇimplement revised curricula which will enable students to have world-class educational experiences.
Contact name N/A
Contact email
Contact Phone/Fax 1-246-426-4605 Fax: 1-246-426-4605
Regular Postal Address The Office of Public Sector Reform, 2nd Floor NIS Annex,Corner Culloden Road and Collymore Rock,St. Michael,Bridgetown, Barbados
Affiliated Organisations University of the West Indies -Cave Hill Campus
Funding Agencies Government of Barbados (45%), the Inter-American Development Bank (40%) and the Caribbean Development Bank (15%).
Target Beneficiaries students, teachers, school managers and relevant Ministry of Education personnel
Start Date 18-12-1998
End Date 18-12-2007
Project Budget US$ 213 million
Current Status in progress
Countr(ies) Involved Barbados
Sector Education
Description of ICT Components procurement and installation of hardware, software and technical infrastructure for the school system and the Ministry of Education;
Millennium Development Goals 2. Education;1. Poverty Eradication
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