February 2018 – The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved the following grant:
US$150,000 for Uzbekistan to develop a new education sector plan (ESP)
The education sector plan development grant (ESPDG) for Uzbekistan will support the development of the education plan for 2018-2022. Activities include technical assistance to establish policy priorities, key strategies, and design programs; the development of finance simulation models; and the development of an action plan that links with national budget process.
UNICEF has been nominated by the local education group to be the grant agent on behalf of the Government of Uzbekistan.
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.