A Common Monitoring Platform for Education to be Developed

Following the end of MDG (Millennium Development Goals) in 2015, the current concern with education sector in the country remains to overcome challenges, capitalize opportunities and undertake necessary actions to...
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IID-NDI Policy Breakfast 4: Gender Budget

The 4th of IID-NDI monthly Policy Breakfast series held on 28 May 2015 at the Hotel Bengal Blueberry on Gender Budget and Women’s Empowerment in Bangladesh. Professor Dr Shirin Sharmin...
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Library Landscape Report Presented

The Library Landscape Assessment of Bangladesh is the most comprehensive and in-depth study of library and information services ever undertaken in Bangladesh. The study was commissioned by the British Council,...
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IID Promotes ‘Informed Debate’ among DCC South Candidates

Amidst all the rhetorical talkshows, IID promoted informed and focused debate among mayoral candidates in partnership with Dhaka Tribune and ATN News. The town-hall style debate took place on 20...
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Children are Still Far Below the Acceptable Standard in English Word Reading and Bangla Story Reading

In Line with its policy targets for education sector, Bangladesh has recently seen a positive growth in the education sector with indicators like enrolment rate, dropout rate and passing rate...
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Education Budget for FY2015-16: Further Drop in Sectoral Priority

In the budget for FY2015-16 taka 31,605 crore has been allocated to education (for the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education), which is taka 2,392...
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Political Unrest in the Country is Negatively Affecting Public Examination Passing Rate

In the verge of the completing MDGs, the newly planned Sustainable Development Goals are now the targets for development. Education sector have been a priority development area for Bangladesh and...
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Majority Believes Libraries are Essential for the Society and for Women Empowerment

About 99 percent of the library users find the role of libraries to be essential for the society. At the same time, around 70 per cent female library users think...
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