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Book Distribution System in Bangladesh : Problems and Solutions

Distribution of books in Bangladesh is carried out in an unscientific and unco-ordinated way.  The views of book sellers, publishers, authors and readers were collected.  Problems of book distribution were found out through analysis of data and measures for solution were suggested.

Jatiya Granthakendra (National Book Centre)

 

1994

1995

 

Evaluation of the project " Assistance to District and Thana level Public Libraries."

The performance of the project was evaluated. Strong and weak areas were identified and measures to enlarge services in any such future project were suggested.

Jatiya Granthakendra (National Book Center)

 

1995

1996

 

 

Reforms of Higher Secondary Education, Bangladesh (ADB Loan No. 1123-BAN(SF) /UNDP TA No. BGD/91/022/A/99)

 

The Higher Secondary Education system in Bangladesh needed to be improved to suit the requirements of the nation in the context of modern science, technology and business. The project aimed at bringing about revolutionary changes in the curricula, text book, examination system and information management system of Higher Secondary Education in Bangladesh. Pathmark in association with others in the consulting consortium provided expertise support to initiate strategic change in the overall system of operation and management of the Higher Secondary Education System.

 

Ministry of Education, GOB

 

1995

1998

Secondary Education Sector Development Project (ADB TA No. 2908)

 

Asian Development Bank funded a sector review in the light of major shifts of eight year basic education and four year secondary education as recommended by new education policy. Both international and domestic consultants were engaged to study recent trends in primary and secondary education. The study helped in developing a realistic project document for the secondary education sector.

 

Ministry of Education, GOB

 

1998

 

Establishing Base Line Data and Training Needs in the Field of Educational Planning under ESTEEM Project

ESTEEM aims to strengthen the Government’s capacity to deliver high quality primary education  through a sustainable, cost effective and equitable school system. It is designed to improve planning and management of all aspects of primary education in Bangladesh. An investigative study was conducted to achieve the two main objectives of  determining the planning process and also to determine training needs of decentralized planning personnel. The study had been carried out through participative approaches and it emphasized conducting indepth investigation in but representative sample of Districts and Thanas.

 

Primary and Mass Education Division,

GoB

 

1998

 

Institutional Development of  the Directorate of Non-formal Education Project (TA No. 2534-BAN)

The Consultants, Special Contract Staff and Specialist Subcontract Services, the company provided expertise support to (i) carry on extensive research works in the form of studying all relevant documents, administering questionnaires and interviewing concerned persons; (ii) develop appropriate materials, manuals, guides etc; and (iii) offer training to the key persons on the use of the above mentioned materials, manuals and guides. A comprehensive report covering all aspects was prepared and submitted to the employer on scheduled time.

 

Primary and  Mass Education Division,

GoB

 

1996- 2001

 

Second Non-Formal Education Project

(ADB TA No. 3465-BAN)

The consultants undertook extensive study of the existing NFE sector in Bangladesh, upon which recommendations for a second NFE project were based. The TA study carried out in a collaboration and consultative manner, securing input from relevant agencies such as DNFE, under the PMED, as well as district administrations involved in the total literacy movement, NGOs, community groups and learners. The consultants maintained liaison with NGO deliverers of NFE. After thorough study a project document was prepared.

 

Primary and  Mass Education Division,

GoB

 

2000- 2001

 

Secondary Education Sector Improvement Project (ADB Loan No. 1690-BAN)

 

The consultants identified four critical issues of secondary education in Bangladesh. These are: (i) weak policy and planning structures, (ii) poor quality, (iii) low internal and external efficiency, and (iii) limited access and equity and evaluated the present planning, implementation, evaluation and monitoring and management structure of secondary education.

 

Ministry of Education, GoB

 

2001-2006

 



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