Speakers at a seminar on Friday said technical and vocational education and training among the young generation were very crucial for transforming Bangladesh into a middle-income country.
They viewed technical education could be an effective means of building competent and skilled human resources.
Role of skilled people was also very important for earning more foreign remittance which was significant for the country’s development, they said at the seminar titled ‘role of technical and vocational education and training towards sustainable economic development: Bangladesh perspective’ at Rajshahi Mohila Polytechnic Institute.
Bangladesh Technical Education Board organised the seminar where the participants discussed ways and means on how to hold the forthcoming SSC or Dakhil and vocational examinations properly and ensure a copying-free atmosphere.
All the centre-secretaries, principals and headmasters from 95 examination centres in Pabna, Natore, Naogaon, Chapainawabganj, Sirajganj and Rajshahi districts joined the seminar.
Rajshahi deputy commissioner Hamidul Haque and Rajshahi Mohila Polytechnic Institute principal Omor Faruque addressed the seminar as chief guest and resource person respectively with Samar Kumar Paul, controller of examinations of Bangladesh Technical Education Board, in the chair.
Hamidul Haque said the present government had given more importance towards further expansion of technical and vocational education to create skilled workforce in the country.
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