The British Council and English in Action have jointly organised a two day seminar on “Education, Technology and Women: Key Issues for Development”. The policy seminar held on 16-17 September 2014, offered a timely platform to discuss and influence policy agendas surrounding education and technology and their access by women in Bangladesh and around the world.
The policy seminar’s goal was to inform and influence policies across Bangladesh, taking lessons from national and international experiences.
One of the key messages from the seminar emphasised the role of innovative and cost-effective technology to aid quality education initiatives for all learners in Bangladesh. Challenges around the infrastructure development were discussed along with the importance of private and public sector partnership to solve these.
The chief guest of the concluding session, Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid, Hon’ble Education Minister, discussed and shared with the participants, Bangladesh Government’s vision for a fully inclusive and technologically advanced country.
[Source: eiabd.com, 28 September, 2014]