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Ahmed, Manzoor – Online Submission, 2011
This monograph, in the CREATE Pathways to Access series, is about the modality of cooperation and programme management in primary education in Bangladesh, based specifically on the experience of the Second Primary Education Development Programme (PEDP II). It is not intended to be an assessment of PEDP II accomplishments, but key information and a…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Cooperative Planning
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Ahmed, Manzoor – International Review of Education, 2011
Increasing recognition of a broadened concept of literacy challenges policy-makers and practitioners to re-define literacy operationally, develop and apply appropriate methods of assessing literacy and consider and act upon the consequent policy implications. This task is given a new urgency by the call of the Belem Framework for Action to…
Descriptors: Literacy, Evaluation Methods, Lifelong Learning, Testing Programs
Sabur, Zia-Us-; Ahmed, Manzoor – Online Submission, 2010
Multiple providers (including state, quasi-state and non-state ones) have contributed to raising initial enrolment and improving gender balance in Bangladesh. The critical question is how multiplicity and diversity of provision can contribute to achieving truly universal primary education with high completion rates and acceptable levels of…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
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Zia-Us-Sabur; Ahmed, Manzoor – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2010
Even though most children in Bangladesh are enrolled in school, the country faces enormous challenges in ensuring that children complete primary education, and learn an acceptable amount. Multiple providers--state, quasi-state, and non-state--have helped to raise the initial enrolment rate and improve the gender balance. The critical question is…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Primary Education, Foreign Countries, Elementary Education
Ahmed, Manzoor – Online Submission, 2008
This Policy Brief describes and explains patterns of access to schooling in Bangladesh. It outlines types of educational provision and provides some basic statistics on access, vulnerability and exclusion, as well as insights into the characteristics of those denied access. It is based on findings from the "Country Analytic Review on Access…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Equal Education, Social Bias
Ahmed, Manzoor; Ahmed, Kazi Saleh; Khan, Nurul Islam; Ahmed, Romij – Online Submission, 2007
This country analytical review examines the key issues in access to and participation in primary and secondary education in Bangladesh, with a special focus on areas and dimensions of exclusion. Against a background of overall progress, particularly in closing the gender gap in primary and secondary enrollment, the research applies a conceptual…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Enrollment Trends, Educational Quality, Intervention