Essays

About schools on courtyards

  Uthan School-er Kotha (About Courtyard Schools) is a compilation of writings on education centres to help poor children learn their class lessons, which were printed in the Shikkhalok, an education bulletin published by CDIP (Centre for Development Innovation and Practices), Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Addressing Sexual Violence through Education

  Out in the Open: Education sector responses to violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression, Published in 2016 by UNESCO, Pages: 142, ISBN 978-92-3-100150-5   “No violence against children is justifiable; all violence against children is preventable.” -- UN Global Study on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Challenges and Opportunities for Women at Work

  Women at Work: Trends 2016, Published by International Labour Organization (ILO), 2016, ISBN: 978-92-2-130795-2, Pages 138   We are living in the world which is undergoing deep changes and global challenges affecting both women and men. Throughout their working lives, women have Thursday, October 26th, 2017

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
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