Bangladesh

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Total population (in thousands) 160,996 (2015)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 47,408 (2015)
Out-of-school children 838,624 (2010)
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Education Cannot Wait Announces US $35 Million Allocation to Support Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Sep 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait ...
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World Bank Helps Bangladesh Provide Learning Opportunities to Rohingya

Photo: UNESCO Bkk Date: 19 Sep 2018 | by: World Bank| Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article ...
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‘Floating Schools’ in Bangladesh Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: JASON BEAUBIEN | Story Source: NPR (US) ~ Go to ...
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Children with Disabilities

 

Help is scarce for Rohingya children with intellectual disabilities

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 22 Aug 2018 | by: Wudan Yan | Story Source: Global Post PRI ~ Go ...
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Exploring the potential of children with disabilities

December 19, 2017 by Shamsin Ahmed AMAR chhele kotha bolte pare na, haat tey pare na, tare porai ki hoibo?” (My ...
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Half Of Childhood Blindness In Poorer Nations Is Preventable Or Treatable

Throughout my life I have always been passionate about education and the important role it plays especially for young girls ...
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Emergency

 

Education Cannot Wait Announces US $35 Million Allocation to Support Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Sep 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait ...
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World Bank Helps Bangladesh Provide Learning Opportunities to Rohingya

Photo: UNESCO Bkk Date: 19 Sep 2018 | by: World Bank| Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article ...
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‘Floating Schools’ in Bangladesh Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: JASON BEAUBIEN | Story Source: NPR (US) ~ Go to ...
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Gender

 

Childhood Interrupted: Plan International Release Report on The Lives of Rohingya Refugee Children

Childhood Interrupted Download the Report from PLAN International, 25 February 2018 At least 688,000 refugees have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state, ...
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Rohingya girls are living in a grim purgatory

Sabuka's mother was killed crossing the border into Bangladesh. For every one of the almost one million Rohingya people living ...
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Bangladesh: BE BOLD FOR CHANGE

“Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it.” said Maya Angelou, the famous civil rights activist and ...
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ICT in Education

 

8 unique projects from Bangladesh using mobile technologies to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

By Vallabh Rao  | 25 January, 2018 Highlights from a report by global mobile industry body GSMA, on the positive ...
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Bangladesh: Is innovation in education oversold?

Innovation and technology are seen as the solutions to the educational deprivation of millions of children in the developing world ...
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“Innovative” Technology Helps Rural Education in Bangladesh

The “innovative” use of technology is helping to boost rural education in Bangladesh according to the founder of a school ...
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Innovative Financing

 

Education Cannot Wait Announces US $35 Million Allocation to Support Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Sep 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait ...
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World Bank Helps Bangladesh Provide Learning Opportunities to Rohingya

Photo: UNESCO Bkk Date: 19 Sep 2018 | by: World Bank| Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article ...
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New Education Budget: To fit the purpose

The Tk. 49,000 crore or US$ 6.3 billion allocated for education, when divided by the estimated 40 million students in ...
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Learning Outcomes

 

When urbanization is messy, students fall through the cracks

On a foggy winter morning in Dhaka, 41-year-old Jahid was sipping tea by a roadside stall. “Life was very peaceful ...
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Enabling the agents of change

In Bangladesh, literacy is one of the crucial things still unachieved for a large number of citizens. People living below ...
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In school, but not learning

According to UNESCO, South Asia is home to 335 million adolescents between the ages of 10-19 years, but only 51 per cent ...
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Mother Tongue

 

Quality education in mother languages vital to success of 2030 Agenda – UN

Mother languages are essential to providing quality education, which in turn supports the achievement of the new global development agenda, ...
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BRAC MAKES STRIDES IN EDUCATING INDIGENOUS CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH

Bengali (or Bangla) is the standard language of instruction in Bangladesh. But classes taught exclusively in Bengali exclude children from ...
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In Bangladesh, a new writing system paves the way for learning

Equipped with a newly-designed writing system and well-prepared teachers, the Koch community of Bangladesh launched its first mother-tongue preschool program earlier this ...
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Partnership

 

Education Cannot Wait Announces US $35 Million Allocation to Support Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Uganda

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 20 Sep 2018 | by: Education Cannot Wait | Story Source: Education Cannot Wait ...
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World Bank Helps Bangladesh Provide Learning Opportunities to Rohingya

Photo: UNESCO Bkk Date: 19 Sep 2018 | by: World Bank| Story Source: World Bank ~ Go to Original Article ...
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‘Floating Schools’ in Bangladesh Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Sep 2018 | by: JASON BEAUBIEN | Story Source: NPR (US) ~ Go to ...
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Policy and Curriculum

 

Bangladesh: Is our education sector ready for the future challenges?

November 05, 2017 Selim Raihan The Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is about quality education. The difference ...
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Bangladesh: School enrollment high but dropouts even higher

One in five children dropped out of school last year due to high levels of poverty, child marriage, social insecurity ...
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Bangladesh: Why so many children out of school?

It is disheartening to note that there are about 10 million out-of-school children, adolescents and youths in Bangladesh, as revealed ...
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Private Sector

 

Chevron education programme gets extension – Bangladesh

Chevron Bangladesh has announced a three-year extension of its non-formal primary education (NFPE) programme for communities living near the company’s ...
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USAID and BRAC launch out-of-school project for children

The United States aid arm (USAID) has launched a new project to provide quality basic education to children in South ...
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Measuring literacy, ensuring quality

"BRAC currently runs the largest private school system in the world. We have graduated over 10.2 million students worldwide. Complementing ...
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Teacher

 

Bangladesh: Innovative solutions to improve education for the disadvantaged

"Mosammat is the seventh participating teacher in our Teacher Tuesday campaign. Bangladesh is hit by flooding every monsoon season making access to ...
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