13% of children aged 3-5 are receiving early childhood education in Bangladesh.
Only one-third of the world has achieved the goal of education for all, with only half of the countries attaining universal primary enrolment. Globally, children from the poorest households are five times more likely to be out of school than those from the wealthiest.
Pioneering non-formal primary education for children who have dropped out of public schools, and then expanding that to create a full system of educational opportunities from early education to adolescence, focusing particularly on girls from disadvantaged areas. Our low-cost, scalable schooling model and range of complementary services has made us the world’s largest secular private education provider.
children graduated from our award-winning schools across eight countries in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, and our globally-recognised model has been adopted by numerous governments worldwide.
students are currently enrolled in our schools across Bangladesh.
youth across Bangladesh are currently engaged in reading, socialising and learning through our adolescent clubs, mobile libraries and multi-purpose learning centres.
WHAT WE DO
Early childhood development centres
Promote the importance of learning through play.
Enable smooth transition into mainstream primary schools and increasing retention rates.
Low-cost schooling solutions and quality education for all.
HOW WE DO IT
Students learn an enterprising mindset and how to think for themselves.
Learning beyond textbooks
Co-curricular activities that help develop cognitive and social skills.
Wider support for education
Teacher training, community centres, mobile libraries and interactive digital content.
Floating schools in remote areas
Bring classrooms to children in hard-to-reach areas in Bangladesh and Philippines.
Enable young people to socialise, learn valuable life skills and access finance.
WHY IT WORKS
Classrooms with 50% female students ensure an enabling environment for gender equality and social transformation.
Centrally-located schools with flexible timings that become part of the community.
Trained teachers from within the community.
Proactive and academically-advanced students trained as mentors provide free after-school support to other students.
Monitoring from start to finish
Track all graduates, no matter when they enter the system, until they complete secondary school.