PPA/Unit 3: International Initiatives on Education and Bangladesh

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SLMtitle.png Unit 3: International Initiatives on Education and Bangladesh

Chapter Outline


3.1 Introduction
3.2 Learning Objectives
3.3 International Conventions

- 1948
- 1989

3.4 Education for All

- Jomtien
- Dakkar

3.5 Millennium Development Goals
3.6 Initiatives in Bangladesh (cover constitutional provisions and status of EFA in Bangladesh)

3.6.1 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)
3.6.2 NPA-II and PEDP-II (in brief)
3.6.3 Stipend Programme

3.7 Summary
3.8 Keywords
3.9 References and Further Readings
3.10 Answers to Self-Assessment Questions (SAQs)

SLMobj.png Learning Objectives
After reading this chapter, you are expected to learn about:

  • List various international conventions on right to education;
  • Explain education as a right of every child;
  • Describe the Education for All (EFA) initiative;
  • List the six EFA goals;
  • Identify Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) related to education;
  • Describe various initiatives related to primary education in Bangladesh; and
  • Examine status of primary education vis-à-vis international expectations.