Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education today laid emphasis on technical education for creating skilled workforce in the country.
The committee vented such notions at its sixth meeting held at Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Bhaban in the city, said an official release.
The meeting held an elaborate discussion regarding the plans to achieve the sustainable development goal-4 aiming to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.
At the meeting, the committee said the process of establishing 100 technical educational institutes in 100 upazilas in the first phase has already started. The activities regarding of the second phase of setting up 329 technical institutes in 329 upazilas are underway, it mentioned.
The committee recommended for evaluating overall standard of the teachers before opening honors courses in the colleges under the National University Curriculum.
Committee Chairperson Muhammad Afsarul Ameen presided over the meeting while committee members Minister Dr Dipu Moni, Deputy Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury, M Abdul Kuddus, AKM Shajahan Kamal, Md Abdus Sobhan Mia, Golam Kibria Tipu and other officials concerned were present, reports BSS.