Canada to collaborate in technical education

Campus Desk :
Canadian High Commissioner in Dhaka Heather Cruden said her country would collaborate in technical education of Bangladesh. She expressed the interest to the Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid in a meeting at his office. Second Secretary of the Canadian High Commission, Laurie Samilak was present at the meeting.
The minister said, “The tech sector has already made considerable uplift but it requires extensive development. The Skills & Training Enhancement Project works with $ 11.10 million funding by the Government of Canada and Skills for Employment and Productivity Project has been formulated by the contribution of Canadian SEDAR. It will be approved soon”.
The minister said, “Despite many limitations in last five years, we successfully brought the discipline in education sector like the national education policy announcement, books were given to the primary and secondary level by 1st January, to start continuous classes, taking admission tests and results in 60 days”. ‘Our primary level enrollment rate is over 99 per cent, but it’s a challenge to retain them in class’ the minister said. He urged the Canadian government to cooperate in the development of vocational education.