Essays

The quest for equitable investment in education

  “Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages.” – Article 26, Universal Declaration of Human Rights   Education is a powerful instrument to break the cycle of poverty and disadvantage for individuals, Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Protecting children from air pollution

  (Clear the air for children, Published by UNICEF, October 2016, Pages: 100, ISBN: 978-92-806-4854-6)   Air pollution has now become a major global environmental risk to our health and food security. It is also a big threat to the children’s health and Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

A crocodile farm

  ‘Unconventional’- is the only word that comes to my mind when thinking of Reptiles Farm Limited, the pioneers of crocodile farming in Bangladesh. Located in Bhaluka in the district of Mymenshingh, Reptiles Farm spans over 13.4 acres of land with Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

A Seminal Work on Educational Science and Educational Practices in Bangladesh

  (Shikkha Bigyan o Bangladeshe Shikkha-6th Edition by Dr. Abdul Maleque, Dr.  Mariam Begum, Dr. Fakhrul Islam and Sheikh Shahbaz Riad, Published by the Ramon Publishers, Banglabazar, Dhaka-1100, February 2017, Pages: 693, ISBN: 984-70350-0176-0)   Like in the other countries, ‘Education Science’ has Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Boats – Bangladesh’s true indigenous legacy

When friends of Bangladesh, from outside and within, collaborate to write books on the lost art of boats and more   BOATS – A Treasure of Bangladesh   Although the book on boats may initially appear to cater to a niche audience, Yves Marre Thursday, September 21st, 2017

‘Boat Museum’ to be setup to preserve disappearing boats: Minister

  Two books published by Cosmos Books launched   Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor on Sunday (September 10) said the government is going to set up a ‘Boat Museum’ as the country’s many traditional boats are disappearing with the introduction of mechanised ones.   “There’s Thursday, September 14th, 2017

A beautiful portrayal of our rich heritage

  The earliest recovered boat in the world was constructed around 8,000 year BC. However, historic records in various parts of the world suggest that the advent of boats in the form of primitive rafts dates back to a much earlier Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Higher Education in Private Universities: Challenges and Opportunities

  (Private Universities in Bangladesh: The Dynamics of Higher Education by Hafiz G. A. Siddiqi, Published by Academic Press and Publishers Library, Dhaka, 2016, Pages: 272, ISBN: 978-984-92427-6-5)   “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Role of men in addressing the issues affecting families

  (Men in Families and Family Policy in a Changing World, Published by the United Nations, New York, 2011, Pages: 209, ISBN: 978-92-1-130306-3)   The growing interest in the role of men in the family has been triggered by diverse demographic, socio-economic and Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Exploring Gender Issue in Development Work

  Module: Gender and Development Published by: Commonwealth Secretariat, London   Gender issue is considered a critical element in achieving decent work for all women and men, in order to effect social and institutional change that leads to sustainable development with equity and growth. Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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