Evaluation of Tutors’ Role: a Case of Junior School Certificate (JSC) Program of the Open School of Bangladesh Open University in Association with NGO coalition, Campaign for Popular Education

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2008
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Rahman, Md. Mizanoor
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF5: Cross-Cutting Theme // Open School (OS) of Bangladesh Open University (BOU) launched, in 2007, Junior School Certificate (JSC) Program for grade 6-8 in association with the NGO coalition, Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE), for the disadvantaged children of grade-5 pass graduated from the NGO schools. The main objective of this program is to ensure learning for development that is learners will be enterprising in getting jobs and setting new business (Matubber, 2007). Through this program, OS introduces the area-based vocational courses for bringing the economic balances. In this way, BOU OS has become an innovation centre of education program. Tutoring for this program has become a challenging effort as it combines vocational courses with general courses in consistent with regular mode of schooling. This paper discusses current state of tutoring and learner-focused evaluation of tutors’ role of the JSC program. This paper also outlines the thinking and methodology employed for the program. // Paper ID 249
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Open Schooling, Primary Education, Learner Support
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Bangladesh
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Asia
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