Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE)www.campebd.org
Address5/14 Humayun Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207
Action Week demands:• Finalize ECCD policy framework and adopt it in the national parliament; • Implement ECCD policy framework and create space for CSO engagement; • Take measures to ensure universal access to Early Childhood Care and Pre-Primary Education; • Recognize ECCD as a right and part of lifelong education in all relevant government policies; • Improve curricula and pedagogy in tune with ECCD; • Take immediate measures to implement ECCD as per NEP -2010 • Take measures to overcome all forms of discrimination and guarantee quality early childhood care and education provision for all; • Increase investment in early childhood care and education and set up the framework for delivery of early childhood programs that include the participation of civil society; • Increase education budgets for ECCD (prior to school) and for significant increase in resources for early primary.
Organisations participating:1. Bangladesh ECD Network (BEN) 2. Bangladesh Mohila Parishad 3. Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar (Child Rights) Forum (BSAF) 4. Bangladesh Teachers’ Association (BTA) 5. Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association (BNWLA) 6. Bangladesh Adibashi Forum (Indigenous Group) 7. Coalition for the Urban Poor (CUP) 8. Campaign for good Governance (SUPRO) 9. Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) 10. Center for Disability in Development (CDD) 11. CARE Bangladesh 12. CARITAS Bangladesh 13. Bangladesh Debate Federation (BDF) 14. Women for Women (WFW) 15. Federation of NGOs in Bangladesh (FNB) 16. National Forum Of Organizations Working With The Disabled (NFOWD) 17. BRAC 18. Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) 19. Ganoshasthaya Kendra (GK) 20. KAROK 21. Solidarity 22. Rangpur Dinajpur Rural Service (RDRS) 23. Hunger Free World 24. Society for the Welfare of the Intellectually Disabled (SWID)- Bangladesh 25. Gram Bikas Kendra 26. Grameen Jana Unnayan Sangstha (GJUS) 27. Sabalomby Unnayan Samity 28. ASK 29. TCM Bangladesh 30. AID 31. Daridra Samajunnayun Sangstha 32. VPKA 33. SFF 34. ALOW 35. YWCA 36. BUK 37. TDH-Italy 38. Gram Bikash Kendra (GBK 39. SKDS 40. ACD 41. SDS 42. Change Makers 43. Protibandhi Unnayan Sangstha 44. ISDE 45. HASI 46. Shaw Unnayan 47. CHETONA 48. PDAP 49. Action Aid Bangladesh 50. Steps Toward Development (STD) 51. Plan Bangladesh 52. Save the Children Alliance 53. National Federation of Youth Organization in Bangladesh (NFYOB) 54. World Concern Bangladesh 55. Village Education Resource Center (VERC) 56. World Vision of Bangladesh 57. UNICEF 58. UCEP-Bangladesh 59. BURO-Bangladesh 60. PROSHIKA 61. Sight Savers 62. COAST Trust 63. BACE 64. BRAC University-IED 65. National Federation of Youth Organization in Bangladesh (NFYOB) 66. RACIN 67. ASROY 68. ODEC 69. SUROVI 70. Speed Trust 71. Sahid Seba Sangstha(SSS) 72. National Development Programme (NDP) 73. BABUS 74. RSDA-Bangladesh 75. PASS Rangpur 76. Intervida Bangladesh 77. FIVDB 78. Karmajibi Nari ( Women Workers’ Group) 79. Manob Unnayun Kendre 80. TIB 81. BDO 82. SODESH 83. Ashar Alo Sangstha 84. Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad-BUP 85. ZABARANG Kalyan sSmity 86. Palli Sahitay Sangsthya 87. Mother Development Society-MDS 88. PDE 89. SETU 90. SATHI 91. BGPTS 92. Gono Kollayan Kendra 93. Protyasa 94. Law And Society Trust Bangladesh
plans for a national highlight event:- Organizing national and sub-national BIG PICTURE events in cooperation with Bangladesh ECD Network (BEN), teacher association and partner NGOs; - Children between of 3 to 8 years will draw picture in big canvas. Celebrities, writers, artists, popular musicians, civil society members, educator, child psychologists, media personnel, Teachers, guardians and parents will participate and draw picture to express solidarity with the demands; - A Memorandum demanding on Early Childhood Care and Education for all children will be handed over to the relevant ministers; - A high level national advocacy seminar/dialogue would be organized to draw attention of policy makers to include at least 83% young children who are out of any support program of ECCD.
Where:BIG Picture events will be arranged in a public place where children along with their parents can join easily i.e. in Schools, Town Hall, Shishu Academy (a place for the children gathering, run by government, where they learn music, art, dance) etc.
When:The GAW event would be organized in central level at Dhaka and in another selected 20 districts across the country. Considering the school timing, the BIG PICTURE preferably can be arranged on 28 April, 2012. As these are weekends, parents will be able to bring their children without hampering their classes. Considering the local situation we are planning to organize the BIG PICTURE event in a suitable time during the week or prior to the week.
Who:Minster of Education, Minister of Primary and Mass Education, State Minister of Primary and Mass Education, State Minister for Women and Children Affairs, renown artists, representatives from other concerned ministries and departments, renowned educationist, researcher, Teacher union leaders, teachers, school management committee representative, local govt. representative, high profile celebrities, popular musicians, artists will be invited to join in the program.
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