Project ID 580INT1000

This project aims to increase the supply of qualified teachers in the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions, thereby contributing to achieving access to quality education in both Asia-Pacific and Africa regions. The project will develop a Technical Guidance for National Teacher Competencies and Teaching Standards Frameworks and use it as an entry point and tool to inform and improve teacher policy and teacher training in the regions. The main expected outcomes and outputs are the aforementioned Guidance, enhanced and operationalized National Teacher Competencies and Teaching Standards Frameworks, and strengthened South-South dialogues and cooperation on teacher development and quality education.

  • On-going

USD 2,000,000

Total Project Budget

USD 212,327

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2021.04.26
End Date 2026.05.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Education China 2,000,000 212,327

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Education
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.ED5 - Teachers trained and supported to improve learning outcomes and address the changes brought forth by the digital and AI transformation and the COVID-19 crisis
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Priority Africa | 40%