Research and Academic Writing
International Conference Paper (First Author) Title: Creating a Context for Values Education in Bangladeshi Primary Schools: Highlights from Recent Government Initiatives. Authors: Rukhsana Tarannum Tajin, Kerry Dally, & Terry Lovat. Paper presented in November, 2012 at the Conference on Moral and Values Education in the College of Education, the University of the Philippines, Quezon City, the Philippines. Abstract: This article reports partial findings from a larger project, the central focus of which was to investigate the curricular incentives aimed towards the values development of children in the primary education system of Bangladesh and the extent to which the primary school learning environment nurtures children's personal, human, social and moral values. This article discusses the ways in which the values development of children has been incorporated in the educational philosophy, priorities and recent agenda of the state.