English in Action Across Bangladesh

In Bangladesh 1 in 5 teachers have no teaching qualification (UIS, 2006) and the EIA programme aims to significantly improve the teaching of English by offering alternative forms of support including integrating ICT. We have adopted different approaches in primary and secondary education in order to evaluate the effectiveness of each and also to mediate the different levels of teacher expertise at primary and secondary level.

This project creates resources for the classroom and for teacher professional development using mobile technologies, which are then deployed by primary and secondary school teachers. Currently there is a critical shortage of English language skills, both throughout Bangladeshi society and within the teaching profession. Educational Technology Debate. Read more…

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