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High level govt. officials from secondary visit EIA schools

“If the teachers give their 100% effort inside the classroom they can win students”. Prof. Dr. S. M. Wahiduzzaman, Director General, Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education shared the importance of classroom learning during his visit at EIA intervention schools in Narayanganj Sadar on 22 October 2016.

Prof. Wahiduzzaman appreciated the interactive teaching learning activities conducted in the classes by Md. Abdur Rahim, Jibon Chandra Das, Md. Enamur Rahman and Md. Mokarram Hossain, assistant teachers of Fatullah Pilot High School and Hariharpara High School. He motivated the students with tips to excel in English, “think in Bangla but speak in English.” 

The head teachers and assistant teachers of these schools are involved with EIA intervention since 2015. Since then they are arranging teacher development meetings in the sadar upazila – supporting teachers and sharing their experiences with each other for professional development.

Benzir Ahmed, District Education Officer, Dhaka; Sue Williamson, Team Leader, EIA; Zahir Bin Siddique, Deputy Team Leader, EIA; Md. Anowar Hossain and Muhammad Monir Hossain, Head Teachers of these schools and representative of school managing committee were also present during this visit.

On the same day, Prof. Md. Elias Hossain, Director, Secondary visited two schools, Joymontop High School and Singair Pilot High School in sadar upazila of Manikganj. By experiencing the relevance of EIA materials in teaching learning situation, Prof. Hossain instructed the Education Officers to ensure the availability and use of these in all schools around the upazila. He also showed interest to issue a circular with a brief guideline to all USEOs (Upazila Secondary Education Officials) throughout the country to access and download the materials from NCTB’s website.

EIA team along with the respected schools thanked the senior officials of secondary education for their visits and sharing their experience. .


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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.