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Language Presentation


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Language Presentation

  1. 1. Language proficiency of Bengali Medium Students WELCOME TO OUR PRESENTATION
  2. 2. Sector overview  Primary Education (2005Est.) Total student 17,462,961. Number of teachers 326,969.  Secondary education (2005 Est.) Total student 8,126,362. Total teacher: 206,577.  Higher secondary education: (2005 Est.) Total student: 1449229 Total teacher: 85,425.
  3. 3. 0 2000000 4000000 6000000 8000000 10000000 12000000 14000000 16000000 18000000 20000000 Primary Secondary Higher Secondary Student Teacher
  4. 4. Education system in Bangladesh Two languages are being taught: Bengali(Native) and English (Secondary) There are insufficient number of trained teachers in majority schools. The teacher-student ratio is somewhat traumatizing. To what extent, are those students prepared to face the world? Isn’t the education system is biased within the country’s borders?
  5. 5. Primary and secondary education Primary education  Big pool of students.  Insufficient teacher.  Space for dedicating time to language.  Focusing on the basic developmental courses: Language, drawing, Mainly arts. Secondary education  Many students don’t continue.  Insufficient teacher.  Too much focus on major subjects.  Lack of focus on language building skills.
  6. 6. Higher Secondary Education and Tertiary Education Higher secondary Education  Majority students lag behind.  Deprivation of quality education.  90-95% of the study is focused towards major subjects. Tertiary Education  Very small pool of students.  Smaller amount of universities to allocate the students.  Sudden turning to multidimensional English Medium Education
  7. 7. Survey Results (Language Studies)
  8. 8. Primary Vs. Secondary Primary Education  4-5 Classes a week.  Students are more careful.  Tendency to develop memorization of books.  Lack of creativity and knowledge sharing Secondary Education  2-3 classes a week.  Students are more friendly on the copying of homework.  Developed practice of memorization of concepts.  A little emphasis on creativity and knowledge sharing
  9. 9. Higher Secondary Vs Tertiary Higher Secondary Education 1-2 classes a week. Less emphasis on homework and more emphasis on class works. Intense practice of memorization. Extinction of creativity and knowledge sharing Tertiary education  Usually not much academic emphasis on language learning.  Fully dedicated English Medium.  Mixed and matched priorities of Home and Class works.  Sudden development on creativity and knowledge sharing.
  10. 10. But the students who have gone through 12 years of practice in memorizing and faced the extinction of creativity and knowledge sharing, how can they survive in this environment?