|How is the Current education system in Bangladesh?|
In Bangladesh, the Back to School Day program was organized on 16th October 2017 at Barguna district located in the remote southern part of Bangladesh. Honorable Member of Parliament Advocate Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu attended the program organized at his own school where he studied up to Class VIII as part of his Back to School mission. While reflecting on his childhood experiences in the school he appreciated the thoughts and concerns that were shared by the participating students.
He promised to take back the information to the parliament for policy interventions and gave directives to the local administration to take necessary steps to bring all children to school and ensure a safe learning environment. He reminded everyone of the government’s commitments to achieve SDG 4 and its previous initiatives to achieve MDGs and EFA. He pointed out Bangladesh has made significant progress in the primary education sector but still needed to do more. He stated that with joint effort of all it is possible to help everyone to emerge as a skilled human resource
Students shared the causes of drop out from schools and existence of out of school children in their area as well as potential solutions to bring the children back to school and ensure quality education for all.
The program was jointly organized by Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) and Dhrubotara Youth Development Foundation (DYDF), a youth led organization of Bangladesh. More than four hundred people including students, teachers, civil society leaders, government officials and media attended the program.