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More meaningful government engagement with all education actors could improve learning in Bangladesh

This blog is written by Mobarak Hossain, Independent Consultant, the author of a case study on accountability and education in Bangladesh commissioned for the 2017/8 GEM Report. The blog is part of a series showing that accountability in education is shaped by a … Continue reading

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What did you learn in school? Is ‘B’ for Banana? Or Burka?

Across the news this week is proof of the explosive nature of textbook content if not got right. The Education Ministry in Bangladesh has released a new version of textbooks for grade one to grade ten that many say display … Continue reading

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Sufia, a champion for women’s rights in Bangladesh

As the 2016 GEM Report shows, many people lack the skills to gain access to complex justice systems, which community based education programmes can help address. Sufia Begum (pictured right) has provided legal aid and essential support to clients seeking … Continue reading

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Bangladesh faces a skills development challenge

Afsan Chowdhury, senior communications adviser for the non-government organization BRAC, looks at what Bangladesh needs to do to bridge the skills deficit that is revealed in the 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report. This article was first published in The Daily Star, … Continue reading

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