Bangladesh spends around 2%of our GDP on education - the second lowest level of spending in South Asia, and lower than most countries at similar levels of development.
More than 40%of government primary school teachers have a secondary or higher-secondary school degree, and no university degree.
The average student to teacher ratio in government primary schools is 1:50. Some schools in Dhaka can have up to 120students in one classroom.
1. Directorate of Primary Education Government of Bangladesh (2014).
Annual Sector Performance Report 2013.
2. Teach For Bangladesh (2016). Fellow Survey Data.