Financing of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Bangladesh

This report reviews Bangladesh TVET funding system with regard to present funding levels and regulations as well as future funding opportunities to increase overall funding levels and improve efficiency. The report has briefly reviewed the economic environment for TVET as well as political targets and priorities. It then provides an overview of the present TVET-system, the structures of public and private institutions and the number of students enrolled.

The report also examines the budgeting principles and the unit costs for different institutions and assesses the amount of money that is spent on TVET in Bangladesh. The finally it presents the options for improvement through expanding the amount and sources of TVET funding as well as reviewing the funding mechanisms.