Project ID 727CMB1004

The objective of the GPE3 is to improve the quality of primary education, especially for children from disadvantaged groups, and to foster effective leadership and management of education staff. The programme is comprised of the fixed with USD 14.40 million (2018-2020) and variable parts with USD 6.20 million (2019-2021), which will be implemented by UNESCO and UNICEF respectively. The fixed part is called STEPCam, which stands for Strengthening Teacher Education Programmes in Cambodia. The STEPCam will be implemented to support the government's efforts in enhancing competencies of in-service teachers, specifically those in early grades, as part of improving learning outcomes.

  • On-going

USD 14,400,000

Total Project Budget

USD 14,315,606

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2018.02.23
End Date 2022.12.31

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 World Bank - Global Partnership for Education 14,400,000 14,315,606

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%