August 2018 – The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved the following grant:
US$450,150 for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to develop an education sector analysis (ESA) and update the education sector plan (ESP)
The education sector plan development grant (ESPDG) for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States will support the development of the education sector analysis for OECS, and update the education sector plan for 2019-2021, as well as its implementation plan. As part of the ESA and ESP preparation, the grant will fund a mid-term review and a comprehensive analysis of the OECS education sector strategy 2012-2021.
The World Bank has been nominated by the local education group to be the grant agent on behalf of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.
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.