News 2015

DG and ADG of DPE, DFID head visits EIA classes in Barisal, Khulna, Rangpur and Pabna

Some of the teachers and students in Barisal, Khulna and Pabna had extraordinary opportunity to show their progress in English classes with Mr. Md. Alamgir, Director General, Dr. Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, ndc, Additional Director General, and DFID country representative Sarah Cooke.

On August 2015, Ms. Sarah Cooke visited Nur Nagar Government Primary School in Khulna. She spent time with teachers and students and discussed what different activities were used to engage students in the classrooms. Her visit was accompanied by DFID Programme Manager Tayo Nwaubani and EIA divisional manager Sudeb Kumar Biswas."

Mr. Md. Alamgir along with Mr. Khan Mosharrof Hossain, District Commissioner, Patuakhali; Mr. Ataur Rahman, District Primary Education Officer, Patuakhali; Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Project Director, EIA, Sue Williamson, Team Leader, EIA and some other education officials visited Residential Government Primary School and Model Primary School in Patuakhali.

Mr. Alamgir, was pleased to see the changes in the English classes. He said- "if the teachers can continue the practices, the students will be more benefitted."

Dr. Md Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal in the same month visited an EIA class in Rangpur, and appreciated the use of mobile and speakers in classrooms to practice listening in Carmichael College Government Primary school and 59 Number Khayer Suti Government Primary School in Pabna on 27th August.

Teachers in these classes were using pair work, group work, and self-made materials along with the audios provided by EIA. The good practices promoted by EIA approaches are transforming classes in all these schools like thousands more around Bangladesh.

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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.