Education sector
Papua New Guinea

Human Resource Development Program, Phase 1 (HRDP1)

Papua New Guinea, 2013

Sector: Education

Partners: Department of Education, European Commission

Managing contractor: Eurecna (Italy)

Project summary: Technical assistance and advisory services to develop human resource capacity in Papua New Guinea’s education sector

Position: Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) expert


  • Conducted a desk study of all relevant policy instruments and reports
  • Initiated a review and needs analysis of education M&E at school, district, provincial and national levels to identify gaps in the current procedures
  • Contributed to the design of an extensive three-province review of education sector governance procedures and capability
  • Reviewed existing M&E procedures and regulations in preparation for a collaborative capacity-building process to develop recommendations for a national education M&E policy and framework and associated instruments
  • Established a working group of members of the Education Sector Improvement Program to design an annual education sector review
  • Provided analysis and advice on the quality and usefulness of current initiatives, including an evaluation of the education fee subsidy program and planned expansion of the national education management information system