April 2018 – The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved the following grant:
US$250,000 for the Federated States of Micronesia to develop a new education sector plan
The education sector plan development grant (ESPDG) for the Federated States of Micronesia will help develop a sector-wide education plan based on a thorough education sector analysis that was previously conducted and other relevant documentation to guide the education strategies.
The grant will also fund an additional assessment of learning achievements in early grades as well as technical assistance for the areas of equity, gender, and inclusion.
The Asian Development Bank has been nominated by the local education group to be the grant agent on behalf of the Government of Micronesia.
Education Sector Plan Development Grants from the Global Partnership for Education are intended to help countries perform strategic, consultative and analytical work to develop or revise their sector plan. The maximum amount is US$500,000, of which US$250,000 is reserved for education sector analysis, and the remainder can be used for additional studies or to develop sector plan.