British Excessive Commissioner to Bangladesh Robert Chatterton Dickson on Thursday stated schooling is a elementary human proper and important for the event of a rustic, experiences UNB.
Dickson inaugurated two studying facilities on Wednesday in Narsingdi below the “Educate the Most Deprived Youngsters (EMDC)” program funded by the British Excessive Fee in Dhaka and carried out by UNICEF.
UNICEF Consultant to Bangladesh Sheldon Yett additionally visited the training facilities, stated the British Excessive Fee.
Sheldon Yett has stated regardless of elevated enrollment of each women and boys, thousands and thousands of youngsters in Bangladesh stay out of faculty.
The partnership with the UK authorities is a lift to UNICEF’s efforts to convey high quality schooling to youngsters who would in any other case be lacking out, Yett stated.
The UK authorities is happy to have the ability to present these versatile studying alternatives for out-of-school youngsters to reduce the training hole and assist construct again after the Covid-19 pandemic, Dickson stated.
“On the finish of their course, these youngsters will likely be built-in into mainstream authorities colleges to proceed their schooling,” stated the British envoy.
The target of this system is to supply elevated alternatives for schooling to a few of the most deprived youngsters, particularly women, and to reinforce their main studying.
The challenge immediately helps to beat schooling challenges in Bangladesh by supporting out-of-school youngsters dwelling in hard-to-reach areas akin to city slums, coastal areas, hill tracts and wetlands.
A complete of 1,300 studying facilities will present catch-up schooling to youngsters who dropped out (or are vulnerable to dropping out) because of the Covid pandemic and multigrade, multilevel schooling for kids who had been by no means beforehand enrolled in class.
The UK authorities has pledged 38.5 million kilos for the “Educate the Most Deprived Youngsters (EMDC)” program in Bangladesh which will likely be carried out over eight years.
This system goals to supply schooling to 360,000 marginalized youngsters, together with over 210,000 women throughout Bangladesh.