Progress Sharing Meeting with DSHE

The first progress sharing meeting with DSHE (Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education) took place at Training Studio, DSHE on 1stFebruary, 2016. The objective of the event was to discuss outcomes of the project and to generate opportunities to mainstream its approaches within the existing Government systems.

Representatives from DSHE, NAEM (National Academy for Educational Management), NCTB (National Curriculum and Textbook Board), SESIP (Secondary Education Sector InvestmentProgramme), SEQAEP (Secondary Education Quality and Access Enhancement Project) and TQI II (Teaching Quality Improvement-Phase II) attended the meeting.

Professor FahimaKhatun, Director General, DSHE, the chief guest of the meeting, expressed her interest to upload EIA audio visual materials on the DSHE website and to send the circular to USEOs to promote the effective use of these in schools.

Professor Md. Hamidul Haque, Director General, NEAM, stated his eagerness to enhance capacity building of USEOs (Upazila Secondary Education Officers). He also expressed his interest to upload EIA materials on NAEM’s website.

Professor Moshiuzzaman, Member (Curriculum), Secondary, NCTB, highlighted the joint initiatives between NCTB and EIA for audio visual materials development and uploading those onto the NCTB website. He said, “The information of this is already circulated in twenty national daily newspapers and we also have planned for a television commercial regarding this.”

Mr. Ratan Kumar Roy, Joint Programme Director, SESIP mentioned “as a flagship sector-wide programme for secondary, SESIP has planned to develop teacher training materials, so there are scopes for EIA to contribute there.”

The meeting was chaired by Md. Siddiqur Rahman, EIA Project Director – PMU-DPE.


English in Action programme is a UK Government
funded programme implemented by the
Government of Bangladesh and managed by
Cambridge Education, a member of Mott MacDonald.