employment

January 14, 2023
January 14, 2023

Will our universities survive in 25 years?

Finding the “quality” in quality education continues to be elusive in Bangladesh

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Without good teachers, any education reform agenda is futile

The solution to this problem lies in generating more opportunities for the employment of our graduates – at home and abroad.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Why the mismatch between what we study and what we do?

There is no serious study on the kind of jobs that are out there and the kind of degrees or training that we are providing in our academic institutions.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Learn online to earn online

Training for online freelancers could have a significantly positive impact on the employment and income of underprivileged women, according to a recent study by the Brac Institute of Governance Development (BIGD).

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Mental health: The conditions in which people grow, live, work and age matter

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) is a fairly new concept which is increasingly gaining momentum in the West. The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined SDOH as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.”

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Engaging private organisations for sustainable development

The session aimed to identify areas of collaboration amongst stakeholders to create enduring partnership for development and better serve disadvantaged groups through engaging the private sector.

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Employment in industrial sector down

According to the latest Labour Force Survey by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), employment in the industrial sector for the current fiscal added a mere 300,000 people over the last seven years (an average of 42,857 jobs per year).

June 21, 2017
June 21, 2017

Hiring people with disabilities

According to the World Health Organisation (2011), persons with disabilities make up 15 percent of the population. Developing countries lose up to seven percent of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) due to the exclusion of persons with disabilities from the labour market. When persons with disabilities have access to skills training, they can significantly meet the rising demand of skilled labour, which provides considerable economic advantages.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

PM stresses taking measures to end beggary

Terming beggary a mean job, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directs the Social Welfare Ministry to take steps for the rehabilitation of those living in the streets and put an end to this malaise across the country.