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A Second Chance To Education

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Story Source: The World Bank ~ Go to Original Article

Bangladesh has achieved near universal access to primary education and gender equity at the primary and secondary school enrollments. Yet, many school-aged children, from the poorest families, either do not enroll in or discontinue school, due to poverty. Following the Government’s vision of ‘education for all,’ the Reaching Out-of-School Children (ROSC) II project, provides a second-chance education to out-of-school children in targeted rural upazilas (sub-districts) and urban slums.

The project builds upon the experiences of both public schools and NGO education, blending formal education with non-formal means of delivery for young learners. It gives them an opportunity to complete grade five and transition to secondary school and provides pre-vocational skills training to youth who have dropped out…………….