Help build modern tech education sector
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday stressed the need for ensuring participation of all to build a skilled, modern and dynamic technical education sector.
“Apart from various initiatives of the government, all workers of the technical education sector have to be more skilled, active and creative to ensure quality education in this sector,” he said while addressing the inaugural session of a conference at the Dhaka Polytechnic Institute in the city.
Bangladesh Polytechnic Institute Teachers' Association (BPITA) organised the conference. The theme of the conference is 'Technical education aimed at building digital Bangladesh'.
Asaduzzaman Kamal, MP, Director General of Technical Education Directorate Prof Nitai Chandra Sutradhar, chairman of Technical Education Board Prof Abul Kasem and BPITA former president M Shamsur Rahman also spoke at the conference with BPITA President Idrish Ali in the chair.
Nahid said the technical education sector has not got due importance since its inception, and has been facing various problems.
“Many problems like workforce crisis, lack of equipment, infrastructures and modern curriculum are creating hindrance to its development,” he said.
He stressed the need for cooperation from the private sector to solve those problems.
Nahid said the technical education sector is the tool of development and eradicating poverty.