To develop our Human Resources Bangladesh needs to focus on high-quality learning, and strong foundational cognitive and behavioral skills from early childhood, says a new World Bank report.
The findings and recommendations of the report, titled Seeding Fertile Ground: Education That Works for Bangladesh’ were discussed at a national dialogue organised by the Campaign for Popular Organization (CAMPE) Monday, said a WB press release.
The report, which focuses on access and equity, quality and skills, was prepared under the guidance of two advisory groups drawn from the members of civil society, the government, academia, think-tanks and development partners in Bangladesh.
The report praises Bangladesh’s success in improving access to education and completion at all levels, despite daunting challenges. Bangladesh achieved gender equity in primary and secondary education well ahead of the 2015 Millennium Development Goal, according to a news agency
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