"Technical education will be made compulsory"
Live Correspondent: Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni today said technical education will be made compulsory for the students at schools and madrasas by 2021 aiming to build skilled manpower.
“Technical education is going to be introduced in 640 schools next year. Technical education will be made compulsory for the students at schools and madrasas by 2021,” she said while addressing a discussion here. The National Skills Development Authority (NSDA) under the Prime Minister’s Office arranged the discussion, marking the World Youth Skills Day-2019.
Speaking as the chief guest, Dipu Moni said preliminary idea about technical education will be disseminated among the students of class six to eight and a subject on technical education will be introduced in class nine and ten.
The education they acquire do not come into use if they do not earn any special skill, he said, adding workers do not get due remuneration while working abroad if they are not skilled.
Bangladesh has taken timely steps for timely and fundamental transformation in technical and vocational training programmes focusing on three issues youth community, technical and vocational education and skills training.
Dhaka 15 July (campuslive24.com)//MIH