JCI Dhaka Sparks launches 'Digital Enlightenment' Project at Mathabhanga Bhairab High School.
JCI Dhaka Sparks, a local extension of JCI-an international youth organisation launched its first project 'Digital Enlightenment' at Mathabhanga Bhairab High School, Homna, Cumilla. The project targets foundational digital literacy through two interventions. The first is a TOT program that equips teachers with basic computer literacy and accessible resources to teach. The second is a test batch of students who will receive specialised training on Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and other available learning resources. The project covers SDG-4: Quality Education, SDG-7: Decent Work, and SDG-10: Reduced Inequalities.
The program was inaugurated by the chief guest A K M Siddiqur Rahman Abul, Chairman of the school committee and secretary of Bangladesh Awami League, Homna Thana emphasising on the importance of such skills focused training of teachers and students while particularly appreciating the teachers' program. At the program, senior teachers of the school Md. Jashim Uddin, Md. Tofazzul Hossain and Md. Atiqur Rahman Bhuiyan also joined at the inauguration to share words of encouragement to the teachers.
20 teachers and 100 students participated with great enthusiasm. 9 mentors from JCI Dhaka Sparks taught in a group task practical format working with MS Office application, using emails and setting up zoom.
This project was led by Shahmina Isha Mannan, founding Local President of JCI Dhaka Sparks and Project Chair Noor- E-Alam Bhuiyan, Executive Vice President of JCI Dhaka Sparks. JCI Dhaka Sparks board members and general members were also present on that occasion.