“Financing for Education Research: Government should take responsibility”- Stated Education Activists at a Workshop on Education Financing

Education research, infrastructure development in hard to reach areas, recreational better financial package for teachers and education professionals came out to be the most important areas to be considered for increased financing from the government at an undialogue style discussion among the education experts and activists.

As part of the joint education advocacy campaign, BRAC, CAMPE and IID organised a workshop on Education Financing to identify the issues regarding adequacy, source and areas of funding for educational development. The workshops took place on 22 October 2014 at the BRAC Center Conference Room.

Findings of the workshop will be used in formulating the Position Paper of the campaign which will be shared in a national seminar among the high level policymakers and actors of the education sector.

Rasheda K. Choudhury, Executive Director of CAMPE; Manzoor Ahmed, Senior Adviser of BRAC-IED; Syeed Ahamed, Chief Executive Officer of IID; Principal Quazi Faruque Ahmed, National University Bangladesh; Professor Mahmudul Alam, Northern University Bangladesh; M. Shahidul Islam, Program Officer (Education) of UNESCO; Golam Mostafa, ECD Advisor of Aga Khan Foundation-Bangladesh; Talat Mahmud, Program Director (Shikhon) of Save the Children were present at the workshop.

For more pictures of this event click here.

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