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Education data

Strengthening Planning and Policy Dialogue for Education Sector Development

Tajikistan, 2007

Sector: Education

Partners: Ministry of Education, Asian Development Bank

Project summary: Technical assistance to guide the establishment of a national education management information system (EMIS) and to design EMIS activities

Position: Team leader and EMIS adviser



  • assisted the Ministry of Education in designing the overall concept for an EMIS
  • conducted a needs assessment and mapped relevant previous projects
  • developed an inventory of relevant data sources and databases in various government departments and across levels of government
  • identified gaps in existing educational information and data, and developed an overall methodology for enhanced data collection and integration within the EMIS
  • developed an implementation plan, including new systems, procedures and institutional arrangements to support and sustain the EMIS
  • provided technical advice on Fast-Track Initiative plans on EMIS and represented the Asian Development Bank in Fast-Track Initiative review missions