Students also worked in small groups to apply their lessons in social service projects
Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) hosted a virtual graduation ceremony for the 2021 batches of Building Bridges through Leadership Training (BBLT) and Building Bridges through Leadership Training Junior (BBLTJ) programmes on Sunday.
Some 124 students from English and Bengali medium schools and madrassas graduated from the BBLT and the BBLTJ programmes in 2021 from Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts.
The program participants – from different socio-economic backgrounds and communities, ethnic minorities – went through rigorous sessions of virtual training on theoretical and practical concepts of leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication.
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Aside from leadership training, the students also worked in small groups to apply their lessons in social service projects.
By designing and implementing small but realistic, measurable, and results-driven projects, the graduates served 2,738 people from different communities.
Their activities included various topics ranging from raising awareness regarding Covid-19, health and nutrition during the pandemic, mental health awareness and support, plastic pollution, climate crisis and clean energy, and building emotional intelligence.