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ERIC Number: EJ639109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1598-1037
Colonial Secondary Education in a Global Age: Economic Distortions in Bangladesh.
Ilon, Lynn
Asia Pacific Education Review, v1 n1 p91-99 Dec 2000
Argues that existing secondary education system in Bangladesh, designed during British colonial times, is ill suited to serve current labor-market demands. Discusses three economic distortions resulting from the misalignment of secondary education with the labor market: inappropriate curriculum, excess demand for secondary education, and increased economic inequalities. Proposes several changes. (Contains 15 references.) (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; British Colonies