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Institutional Service to Conduct Bottleneck Analysis of the Barriers to Girls Access to Senior / Higher Secondary Education


The main objective was to conduct the study using/adapting the UNICEF Bangladesh Bottleneck Analytical Method to the Secondary Schooling Service; to use the approach to analyses the bottlenecks and barriers that affected girls dropout at higher secondary education level in selected unions/upazilas in most deprived populations/areas (20 UNDAF districts) and develop appropriate interventions to address the bottlenecks and barriers to girls' access and completion of higher secondary education in order to reverse the trend.


MSL conducted Bottleneck Analysis of the Barriers to Girls’ Access to Senior/Higher Secondary Education and performed the below tasks:


  • Conducted a desk and literature review to document the pattern of drop-out of girls in secondary and tertiary schooling and create preliminary map of bottlenecks and causalities;
  • Developed tools (guided by the 10 determinants of MoRES) for data collection in two upazilas on the bottlenecks and barriers to girls’ access to senior higher secondary and completion;
  • Conducted field visits to selected unions/upazilas for data collection and engagement with claim holders (girls who have dropped out of schools) and their families, duty bearers (teachers and school proprietor’s and Education officials etc.):
  • Conducted a bottleneck analysis of girls drop-out in higher secondary based on 10 determinants by clusters of causes/bottlenecks/barriers across but focused on selected unions/upazilas in the 20 UNDAF districts and other characteristics (rural urban, urban slums, terrains, disability, ethnicity, types of school etc.);
  • Developed a Tanahashi model for addressing bottlenecks and barriers to girls’ access to higher secondary level and completion, this should include an action plan prepared in a traffic lights format for monitoring progress in line with MoRES;
  • Prepared a presentation of the Tanahashi model and collected inputs from stakeholders after presenting and finalize the model and study report.


Timeframe: July 2013 - April 2014

Realated Countries: Bangladesh

Client(s): UNICEF

Categories: Education and Skills Development, Research and Study

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