Tunisia - Secondary Education Support PAES (Phase I)

Project Summary

Approval Date 16 Sep 1998
Signature Date 13 Oct 1998
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2006
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2006
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 11322
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 31,173,597.84
Status Completion

Project General Description

The proposed project is in line with the sectoral priorities of the Government and the Bank Group, and meets a clear social demand for education. To improve institutional performance and internal efficiency of the system, the project will provide, in the form of various activities, the necessary and additional support to the Government’s effort. The project has three components: (i) Expansion of the Secondary Education Intake Capacity; (ii) Enhancing the Quality of the Education System; and (iii) Institutional Support. The expected outputs : expansion of intake capacity of 40 new institutions to be built; strengthening of the teaching mechanism and the education system management; improvement in teacher training; mprovement in the efficiency of secondary education; and high school student population slightly proportional to the number of preparatory school leavers. The project total cost, net of taxes, is estimated at UA 58.54 million. Its implementation will cover a period of five years.

Project Objectives

The overall objective is to contribute to the development of the country’s human resources. Its specific objective is to increase the enrolment capacity, strengthen the education management system and improve the quality of the overall system.


The intended beneficiary is primarily the education sector of Tunisia and Tunisians generally. Through the provision of new class rooms, the project will help to resolve the problem of shortage of capacity at the secondary school level. It will also improve the performance of technical, teaching, and school administration personnel.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Government Of Tunisia


IATI identifier 46002-P-TN-IAC-001
Last Update 24 Sep 2022


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Geographic Location

Country Tunisia