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Support for the implementation of extended school days in Paraguay.

Sector : EDUCATION

Subsector : EDUCATION-PRIMARY EDUCATION

Project Type : Loan Operation

Project Subtype : Specific Investment Operation

Environmental and Social Impact Category : C

Year and Category : 2015A

Project Status : Preparation

Financial Information :

Estimated Country Counterpart Financing : USD 20,000,000

Estimated IDB Financing :

Financing Type : Investment Loan

Fund : Ordinary Capital

Reporting currency : USD - United States Dollars

Amount : USD 20,000,000

Description : Intervention that will affect 1,200 schools that offer Inicial and Basic Education in Paraguay. There will be three different models of extended school days implemented: i) extended schooling (from 4 to 8 hours maintaining the same curriculum); ii) double schooling (from 4 to 8 hours, introducing new disciplines); iii) Eira puku (from 4 to 6 hours). The intervention will have 4 components: i) Development of new curriculum, pedagogical contents, materials and teachers training; ii) Development of infrastructure and a transportation system; iii) Development of digital content (language; mathematics; science; second language); iv) Incentives for students and their families; v) Impact Evaluation and Monitoring.

Project completion date : 2017-12-31 12:00:00

Major organization : INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Address : 1300 New York Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20577

Country :United States

Url : http://www.iadb.org/

Financier : Inter-American Development Bank (IADB),

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