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Webinar stresses equal access to online education for all

  • Published at 02:11 pm July 13th, 2020
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ULAB Center for Enterprise and Society and Dhaka Tribune jointly organized the webinar

Discussants have put emphasis on ensuring equal access to online education for all the students in the country.

They made the emphasis at an online roundtable titled "E-learning in Bangladesh: A New Normal or a Temporary Fix?" on Saturday.

The Center for Enterprise and Society (CES) at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) and Dhaka Tribune jointly organized the webinar, a press release said. 

In the discussion, Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury emphasized on treating accessibility as a key priority while promoting online learning and noted the government's concern regarding the issue.

Tina F Jabeen, investment advisor to the ICT Division, shed light on the initiatives taken to support the EdTech (educational technology) startups, through the platform Startup Bangladesh, in bringing online education to the last mile students.

Prof Imran Rahman, special advisor to the ULAB Board of Trustees, stressed on the importance of collaborations among the government, educational institutions, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equal access to online education for all.

In addition, ULAB Pro-Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Shamsad Mortuza, Dhaka University Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Director Prof Syed Ferhat Anwar, and American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) VC Dr Carmen Z Lamagna shared the experiences of their respective universities while transitioning to the online space.

Nirjhor Rahman, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Bangladesh Angels, shared his critical views on Bangladesh's EdTech sector and the qualitative changes required to scale up the EdTech startups.

ULAB VC Prof HM Jahirul Haque delivered the opening remarks while the discussion was moderated by Sajid Amit, director of the ULAB EMBA program and CES, one of the leading university-based research centres in the country.

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