Roll call: teacher absence in Bangladesh

Author(s) : Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey; Kremer, Michael; Mularidharan, Khartik; Rogers, F. Halsey

Organization : World Bank

Imprint : 2004

Collation : 53 p.

This study represents the first systematic examination of the issue of teacher absence in Bangladesh. The objectives of this study are to: (a) document and characterize the extent of teacher absence in primary and secondary schools; (b) understand the patterns and correlates of teacher absence; (c) examine the association between teacher absence and scholastic outcomes.

  • Corruption, Absenteeism, Educational quality, Teachers, Primary education, Secondary education
  • Asia and the Pacific