In the second chapter on "Operational Curriculum and Citizenship: An Exploration of What Happens in the Bangladesh Secondary School Classroom", Safayet Alam (University of Canterbury) attempts to explore the ways in which present teaching-learning practices in secondary classrooms address the need to develop creative and critical citizenry in both local and global contexts. Foreword by Professor Dr. Gail Gillon (University of Canterbury), this publication is a valuable contribution to the literature on Education. 0 Chapters 4, 5, 6 and 7 shed light on the topics of language and language teaching with special attention to Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) approach in Bangladesh. Teachers' Training College, Bangladesh) examine the conceptual understandings and practices of teacher leadership in the Non-Formal Primary Education (NFPE) in Bangladesh. H��UKo�8��W̑\X�H���S��l�@Y�T��ڌ�֑ �N7�~�3Tc#]la����#G�* Any successful change requires the proper implementation and application of both. He argues that the historical, social and cultural contexts of the country were rarely considered in formulating SPHE. The book "Research and Educational Change in Bangladesh" offers us access to a number of research studies conducted by Bangladeshi as well as western educational researchers. The book concludes with the article (chapter 15) "Inclusive Education at Secondary Level in Bangladesh: Challenges and Recommendations" by Tania Afreen Khan (Govt. Primary education is the first step of the Bangladesh education system. In some cases it indicates problems, but it also explores opportunities for change. The eighth chapter, contributed by Dr. Mohammod Moninoor Rashid (IER, Dhaka University) and Professor Sue Webb (Monash University), on "From Workplace Learning to Work Integrated Learning for English Communication Skills: Professional Development in an International Business Sector" explores how professionals in the ready-made garments (RMG) sector in Bangladesh become proficient at developing the required communication skills through workplace learning in order to operate in the global business. The Bangladesh education board has taken steps to leave such practises in the past and is looking forward to education as a way to provide a somewhat poverty-stricken nation with a brighter future. 61 0 obj <> endobj endstream endobj 65 0 obj <>stream E-mail : [email protected], [email protected], © 2020 - All Rights with The Financial Express, Educational Change in Bangladesh: Challenges and opportunities, Monday, 30 November 2020 |. Dr. Md. 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His research findings show that successful use of ICT in education requires a holistic change in all the curricular components, instruction, assessment, professional development, and academic culture. Based on the findings of their study, the authors propose introducing 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL)' at the higher education sector in Bangladesh which blends theoretical knowledge with practical experience in preparing graduates for industry. Md. Abu Nayeem Mohammad Salahuddin (IER, Dhaka University) examines a range of initiatives that school leaders (headmasters or principals) can take for the improvement of education within their schools. ��BA�� Published by Syed Manzur Elahi for International Publications Limited from Tropicana Tower (4th S. M. Rayhanul Islam | endstream endobj 67 0 obj <>stream There are both structural and functional flaws in the education system of the nation. ���Ѯ��}� endstream endobj startxref ���,+t��C���C]e�@WyQ����t����� nEa�. It addresses current challenges in education in Bangladesh, using a range of research tools to investigate practices and attitudes. endstream endobj 62 0 obj <> endobj 63 0 obj <> endobj 64 0 obj <>stream Kabir draws our attention to a recent development in higher education, the introduction of the 'Strategic Plan for Higher Education (SPHE)' by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh. X2};�����e�����3e���ű=���t�C�Rp �l��/�51e�vt�z�%f&�2n�EM�Vs��X�JR�����[X|������qy3ev��r0q��fl�x̿��%ށ81'Ƒ*�x�"���q�t�"C�ci��$�hd9.�p:����I#�8滤Ii��c�4���s�o���و�����(V�q�)��8�*��4�t'r Ą�~�v�.��o��|�0�xp��� b����6��]Y��~�5��5��zư���f8� S��6��Yn�`%(�B�:���j��zy$Sؖæi&�[�/d�JOx.N�Ftrv7�}ĖFj�x�:o��}?&�. Chapters 12 and 13 focus on issues of educational leadership as part of the process of change in Bangladesh. He also attempts to explore the gap between current practice and desired outcomes in terms of international literatures, providing an overview of the challenges facing school leaders and possible implications for policy. h�b```f``��b�x�����900$0��PHv(�X�OR��!,t h��UmO�0�+�q�P��'��e��H4&�~Ȋ�Fj�*1���9q0�1Z�L���|�\�D��� �J@p%A� ! Abdus Salam (IER, University of Dhaka) and G. M. Rakibul Islam (Govt. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated education disparities, according to UN Secretary-General’s policy brief on "Education during COVID-19 and Beyond" released on Tuesday. In 2016, statistics from Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS) showed great developments in gross enrollment with 112.1 percent of children listed in primary education. 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