Promoting Child Rights

Quality of textbooks improved significantly in terms of printing, colour and illustration and even content wise. But that's not enough. Teachers should also be trained up so that they can make the class lectures participatory and interactive.

January 5, 2013
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Good text books key to good learning

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Wasim Bin Habib          The role of textbooks in learning is immeasurable. Textbooks largely shape the knowledge the students acquire. Besides teacher’s lectures, textbooks play the pivotal role in the teaching-learning process because it provides the basis of … Continue reading

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Apart from increasing teachers' salary and status, they will have to be provided with more training with new approaches that combine theoretical and practical knowledge.

January 5, 2013
by Promoting Child Rights
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‘Inclusive Education’ yet to be implemented

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Pankaj Karmakar         Despite a decade-long demand from educationists and child rights activists, the much talked about inclusive education still remains at initial stage, depriving thousands of children of quality education. In absence of this system, children with disabilities, … Continue reading

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In absence of specific guidelines and awareness about the dangers of punishing youngsters, some appalling incidents have taken place at different schools across the country.

January 5, 2013
by Promoting Child Rights
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Corporal punishment still in vogue

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Akram Hosen         The well-known Bengali saying, “There is no better medicine than a good beating,” perhaps best demonstrates the traditional mindset of many Bangladeshis about corporal punishment to discipline children. Despite a ban on corporal punishment to the … Continue reading

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