Over the years, engineering programmes in Bangladeshi universities have stagnated, still clinging to a 20th-century structure.
If embraced by students, it has the potential to revolutionise their learning experience.
There are many challenges to successfully implementing this new curriculum in Bangladesh.
The education that a child can acquire is currently a matter of how much his/her family can pay.
It needs to recognise both the challenges and the opportunities.
AI and edtech can be helpful for our students in an inclusive manner when the plans and programmes in this respect recognise the basic and long-standing weaknesses in the system.
Two recent studies under government auspices have confirmed the warnings given by Education Watch.
The National Curriculum and Textbook Board has been stuck in the loop of controversies centring on school textbooks with academics and some NCTB officials blaming it on the negligence of writers and editors, insufficient training and lack of serious punishment for blunders.