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Universal Pre-Primary Education: A Comparative Study

M. N. Haque1, S. Nasrin2, M. N. Yesmin3, M. H. A. Biswas4,

1Department of Economics, Islamic University, Kustia, Bangladesh

2Department of Accounting, Bagherpara Mohila College, Jessore, Bangladesh

3Department of Business Management, Noapara College, Jessore, Bangladesh

4Mathematics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(1), 31-36. DOI: 10.12691/education-1-1-7
Published online: August 25, 2017

Abstract

Pre-primary education has become popular strategy to protection drop-out from formal education of children all over the world. Early Childhood Development (ECD) and pre-primary education are widely recognized as having a significant impact on the performance of children in basic education programmes. Pre-primary education would ensure a smooth transition to the primary education and lay the foundation for lifelong learning. Development of a child begins within the family and mostly depends on the parents. Educated parents are able to prepare their child for the smooth entry into formal education but no doubt uneducated parents are unable to do this. To apposite develop of a country education is crying need. So protection drop-out from formal education of child is most necessary for a nation. For this reason pre-primary education is especially important for a nation. In this article we have investigated the role of various governments such as India, Argentina, Nigeria, EU countries etc in pre-primary schooling. Our main objective in this paper is to study, analyze and compare the activities of the government of Bangladesh and NGOs in pre-primary sector with others mentioned above. This paper focuses on the importance of pre-primary schooling in Bangladesh with respect of others developed and underdeveloped countries.

Keywords:

Pre-Primary educations, ECD, EFA, MDG.
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