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Education in Bangladesh: A continuum of learning or a dichotomous system?


  • Mohammad Muntasim Tanvir


Mohammad Muntasim Tanvir examines the education sector in Bangladesh, from primary to adult education, along with the concept of lifelong learning, in the background of policy goals set in Education for All and Millennium Development Goals. He looks at how lifelong learning can be used to build a democratic and knowledge-based citizenship, and concludes with recommendations to promote education as a continuum of learning, rather than the existing tendency to classify it into incrementally exclusionary levels.

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  • Mohammad Muntasim Tanvir, 2010. "Education in Bangladesh: A continuum of learning or a dichotomous system?," Development, Palgrave Macmillan;Society for International Deveopment, vol. 53(4), pages 475-478, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:develp:v:53:y:2010:i:4:p:475-478

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