Shikkha.com is co-partnering with CodersTrust in coordinating the teachers for the training
At least 10,000 primary and secondary teachers in the country are getting necessary training to continue their classes online during this Covid-19 pandemic.
CodersTrust Bangladesh, an international ICT company headquartered in Dhaka, is providing the training free of cost, according to a press release issued on Sunday.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni inaugurated the training program through a webinar on Saturday.
Aziz Ahmad, co-founder of CodersTrust joined from New Jersey while Md Fasihullah, director general of the Directorate of Primary Education, Abdul Karim, former Principal Secretary to the prime minister, Nazrul Islam Khan, former Education Secretary, Brig Gen (Rtd) Abdul Halim, Advisor Coders'Trust, Siddiqur Rahman, editor of Shikkha.com joined the inaugural program.
Shikkha.com is co-partnering with CodersTrust in coordinating the teachers for the training.
Terming Covid-19 as a global crisis, Dr Dipu Moni said, "All our usual activities are somehow hampered, but we are not staying idle, we are trying hard to advance with our educational activities in many different ways."
Every crisis opens up some opportunities, said the minister, adding, "The Covid-19 crisis has opened up the use of information technology for education more effectively in our country."
Aziz Ahmad emphasized the need for enrichment of the education system in Bangladesh through human capitalization.
Abdul Karim, former principal secretary to the prime minister said, "It is important to ensure that teachers do have IT knowledge as we are moving towards an IT based society."
Shikkha.com's editor Siddiqur Rahman described the aims and objectives of the training program and said that they found the necessities of such training while talking with the teachers across country.