eC2: National Student Assessment, Bangladesh

Deadline: 26-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The National Student Assessment (NSA) 2011, 2013 and NSA 2015 assessed the learning for-better-early-childhood-care-and-education-in-sri-lankaachievement of the aforementioned pupils relative to the learning outcomes prescribed in the primary curriculum. Other objectives were: to investigate differences in pupil achievement by key system, school and pupil factors {e.g., division, district, school type, locality (urban v. rural), and gender}; to examine the relationships between achievement and factors such as school size, class size, pupil-teacher ratio, attendance rate, teachers’ qualifications and training, training of school managers, and frequency of inspection; and to draw implications for improvements in teaching and learning through enhanced policy actions, planning and management, and teacher education. It is expected that relevant Government of Bangladesh (GoB) line agencies will utilize the findings and recommendations in order to inform educational planning of sub-components such as teacher professional development and curriculum reform.

The DPE counterpart for managing this consultancy is the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Division. The technical counterparts are the National Assessment Cell (NAC), DPE (officers responsible for conducting the NSA), and the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB), responsible for developing, piloting and finalizing test items in collaboration with the National Academy for Primary Education (NAPE), under the guidance of the international Consultants.

See full tender here: national-student-assessment-2017-in-bangladesh

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Tender notification: # 1236408

Assignment Countries:

  • BD – Bangladesh