In the past seven years, secondary level education in the country witnessed a sharp decrease in dropout rate as it stood at 40.29 percent in 2015.
Student dropout rate at secondary level was 61.38 percent in 2008 meaning over 21 percent dropout fell in past seven years, according to the Bangladesh Education Statistics-2015, which was revealed at a function here today.
The Bangladesh Education Statistics-2015 was disclosed at the function in the conference room of Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS).
On the occasion, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid urged all officials and employees of relevant organizations to make their contribution in preparing a perfect education statistics. “It is vital to ensure participation of all to make a flawless education statistics,” he added.
Nahid said Bangladesh Education Statistics-2015 has showed a significant progress in all indicators of education in the past seven years. “I hope this education statistics will contribute in boosting of qualitative improvement of education,” he added.