DHAKA: State University of Bangladesh (SUB) organized a seminar on ‘Higher Education: Regional Perspective, English as Skill’ as a part of faculty development program at the Main Campus of the university on Saturday, said a press release.
Professor Dr Iftekhar Ghani Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor presented the keynote paper.
Addressing the seminar, Professor Iftekhar emphasized that without regional or national connectivity between educational institutions, development is not possible and learning ‘English as Skill’ is a must for all to get connected to the outside world.
Professor AMM Hamidur Rahman, Advisor, Department of English Studies presented another paper on ‘Transforming English Language Skills in Higher Education Sector in Bangladesh (TELSHEB)-Project of British Council and University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC)’.
In the seminar, Professor Hamid highlighted different modules developed for the learners and the faculty members at the tertiary level in Bangladesh.
Both speeches were followed by discussion sessions. Among others, Dr AM Shamim and Dr M Mahbubur Rahman, respectively President and Vice-President of the Board of Trustee of the university were present in the seminar.
The seminar ended with awarding ‘Faculty of the Year 2013’ to the best teachers of different departments.
Dr AM Shamim, President of Board of Trustee, handed over certificates and crests to the best faculty members.
In his speech, Dr Shamim emphasized on teaching ethical values and transforming the students into human resources through quality education.
BDST: 1730 HRS, JAN 19, 2014
Edited by: M. Mahbub Alam, Asst Output Editor