Lessons Learned: From Emerging Realities to Implications for the Future of Education in Bangladesh
The twenty-first century places demands on every country to build a high-quality, inclusive and equitable education system to educate a young generation with adequate knowledge, twenty-first century skills and social values to live, work and contribute responsibly to the society as well as to the local and global economy. Most of the developing countries including Bangladesh, therefore, have committed to reform their education system in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, since education is arguably considered the best investment for a country to become developed. As it is widely recognised, a reform action requires policy makers to review evidence-based education practices to undertake informed decisions. This book, therefore, is an attempt to present recent studies being conducted by a group of dedicated researchers working at home and abroad, addressing emerging issues in education in Bangladesh to facilitate policy makers to undertake evidence-based and informed reform action plans. Based on the studies presented in the book, this concluding chapter draws together common threads and discusses learning points that may offer insightful directions for the future of education in the country. The insights and guidelines, therefore, could assist the government of Bangladesh and relevant stakeholders in developing effective action plans to improve current practices at all levels of education.
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