Ministry of Textile and Jute organized a day-long workshop for finalizing the ‘blended education action plan’. The workshop was presided over by Md Nuruzzaman, Director General (Additional Secretary) of the Department of Textiles where chief guest was Md. Abdur Rouf, Secretary of the Textile and Jute Ministry and special guest was Abul Kalam, NDC, Additional Secretary of the Textile and Jute Ministry. Hosne Ara, Director of Education conducted the program.
Abul Kalam, NDC, stated that the students should be able to do competition globally. They need to be prepared properly. After the covid-19 hit, the online class was a good option for continuing the education system. He advised working on the program properly so that we can continue to grow.
The vision of this program is to establish a textile education system by which the student competes and helps the international market. Also, contribute to the nation and build an innovative Bangladesh. There are six lac foreign managers overall. To have a better impact on the industry the students are needed to be prepared.
Also, the action plan is planned to be done in the high, low-tech and no-tech systems, so that it can cover remote areas to. Also, textile education can’t be done fully online as it has some lab activities and real-time operations to check.
After sharing the ideas, the six individual groups completed a brainstorming session. The six components are teaching-learning, content and other learnings, Continuous and summative assessment, Teacher’s ability development, and Inclusion infrastructure.
They are different people in the group from different institutes and different advisory from other departments.
After the workshop, the groups disclosed their presentation and took feedback from other groups and individuals. After the final drafting they will set the next steps. It will be sent to the national taskforce. Representative from different vocational institutes, private — like Daffodil University, BUFT, NITER, AUST–public universities–like Butex, JUST, DUET– and others were present in the program.