The aim of the study was to evaluate the measures of the public education system (real-estate development, equipment stock development, education programme development, and teachers’ training), their targeting, relevance, and effectiveness.

Although the effects of the measures are not assessable since only a short time has passed, nevertheless, according to the case studies the funds had positive effects, such as the increasing popularity of the school, reduction of the drop-out ratio, institutional development of schools, which on the long term may have an impact on the results of the competencies assessment.

Upon the commission of the National Development Agency, experts of HETFA Research Institute Ltd. carried out the evaluation between October 2012 and March 2013.

Summary of the Research Report in English