News 2015

EIA participates at the Digital World 2015 through Ministry of Education, Bangladesh

English in Action participated at the Digital World 2015 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on 9-12 February this year. The participation was facilitated by the Ministry of Education to showcase of Bangladesh´s achievements in innovation in education.

The DW2015 aimed at learning from its global peers and to provide a forum for free-flow of ideas and concepts enriching current thoughts on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for development.
Policy-makers, senior government officials and ministers, industry leaders, civil society spokespersons, school, college, university teachers and students, investors and multinational software vendors were the main visitors of this event.

EIA through its stall in Ministry of Education Gallery had the privilege of demonstrating how a large-scale Teacher Professional Develop programme works using innovative technology like mobile phone and SD cards. This paved EIA a great opportunity for networking as well as showcasing EIA materials.

Honorable Education Minister, Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid; Mr. Nazrul Islam Khan, Secretary, Ministry of Education; Mr. Swapan Kuman Sarkar, Additional Secretary (Admin), Ministry of Education; Md. Aminul Islam Khan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Education; Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister, ICT Division, Ministry of Post, Telecommunication and Information Technology; Shamim Ahsan, President, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and other Senior Government Officials visited the stall.

Over 450,000 visitors visited the whole exhibition and about 42 seminars and workshops held at the venue. Ministry of Education won the first prize for presenting their activities in an innovative way.

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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.