Advantages And Disadvantages Of Integrated Education System In Bangladesh

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Prepared by: Sabbir Ahmed Jubaer
Jhuyena Akter
Imran Ahsan
Maisha Samiha

Drawbacks of the Diversified Education System in Bangladesh
Historically, Bangladesh or the region of Bengal had been enriched with its own indigenous system of education before any formal or non-formal educational system was brought here under the British colonial rule. Before the introduction of British rule, there were mainly two types of elementary education system- Pathshalas and religious elementary education system built around Masjids and Temples. The concept of state education came up in the Indian Subcontinent through the Charter Act of 1813 that authorized the East India Company to undertake the education and moral uplift of the Indian people. Later on, different types of elementary educational institutions were introduced under British rule. The placing of different types of education system ultimately destroyed social bondage, uniformity, social values and divided the society into different segments based on wealth, religion, caste, race and region (Laird. 1972:51). Although the British left us in 1947, we are still bearing the cursed legacy of its diversified education system.
According to the Constitution of People’s Republic of Bangladesh, article 17, a uniform, mass oriented and universal system of education is supposed to be established where all the children of Bangladesh could receive full free education up to secondary level. But the reality is far different from what it is

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