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Ict policy in education and research presented by titas sarker

  1. 1. ICT policy 2009 in Education and ResearchWelcome To My Presentation
  2. 2. Presented byTitas Kumer Sarker : 131055Master’s in Information TechnologyIIT, Jahangirnagar University.Prepared forK M Akkas AliAssistant ProfessorIIT, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka-1342Date : 15-05-2013
  3. 3. •The first ICT Policy of Bangladesh was formulated in 2002•The ICT Policy has been revised in 2008•The revised ICT Policy has been adopted by the government in April2009History of ICT Policy in Bangladesh
  4. 4. •Expand and diversify the use of ICTs to establish a transparent,responsive and accountable government•Develop skilled human resources•Enhance social equity•Ensure cost-effective delivery of citizen-services through public-privatepartnerships•Support the national goal of becoming a middle-income country withinten years and join the ranks of the developed countries of the world withinthirty years.Vision of ICT Policy 2009
  5. 5. The ICT Policy 2009 appropriately identified the objectives of ICT indevelopmentThe Objectives of the policy are(1) Social equity(2) Productivity(3) Integrity(4) Education and research(5) Employment(6) Strengthening exports(7) Healthcare(8) Universal access(9) Environment, climate and disaster management(10) Support to ICTs.Key feature of ICT policy 2009
  6. 6. Bangladesh has a large educational system consisting of some 150,000 institutions,34 million students and over 900,000 teachers. There are about 20 million studentsin primary education (including madrasas and non-formal programs) and 11 millionat the secondary level (including madrasas). At university level, there are 31 publicand 54 private universities. The nation has achieved an enviable near-100%enrollment in primary education, but, at the same time, the dropout rate is analarming 50% by the end of the 5-year primary cycle. It has been observed that alittle over 1% of the students who complete primary schooling acquire the standardcompetencies. 25% of the primary graduates drop out at the initial stage ofenrollment in secondary education.Information of Education and Research
  7. 7. Establishment of computer labs in 128 secondary schools and colleges (2 in eachdistrict); 568 secondary schools and 64 colleges supplied with laptops andprojectors on movable trolleys which can be moved into classrooms for e-learning;all primary and secondary textbooks available on the internet; digital contentdevelopment on English, mathematics and science; training of primary andsecondary school teachers using digital content; ICT literacy for teachers withprivate sector operators; Post Graduate Diploma in ICT in 13 public institutions tocreate 1,200 ICT experts every year; creation of Bangladesh Research and EducationNetwork (BdREN) to be connected to high-speed internationalresearch network Trans Eurasia Information Network (TEIN3).Current Initiatives in Education and Research
  8. 8. •Assess skills of ICT professionals and meet gaps with targeted trainings.•Encourage closer collaboration between academia and industry.•Extend the reach of ICT literacy throughout the country by incorporatingICT courses in secondary education and technical and vocationaleducation.•Enhance the quality and reach of education at all levels with a specialfocus on Mathematics, Science and English•Ensure ICT Literacy for all in public service•Boost use of ICT tools in all levels of education.•Ensure that all universities provide global standard ICT education.Key feature of ICT policy 2009: Education and Research
  9. 9. •Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology•Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC)•Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MoPT)•Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)•Support to ICT Task Force (SICT) Programme•Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) Institutional Arrangements
  10. 10. •Ensuring power supply•Building inclusive information and knowledge system•Intellectual Property Rights•Absence of Universal access policy•Building E-learning Infrastructure•Digital Government•Access to Government Information•Online transaction and payment infrastructure•Promotion of e-business and e-commerce•Automation of financial industryChallenges
  11. 11. ICT Policy 2009 has specific direction and guidelines reflecting most ofthe priorities of the Digital Bangladesh agenda of current government ofBangladesh.Digital Bangladesh and ICT Policy 2009
  12. 12. Almost 40 years ago, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the father ofthe nation, dreamt of a ‘SonarBangla’ where the common citizen of thecountry lives in prosperity and has equitable access to quality education,healthcare, law and justice ensured by the government. The currentgovernment has resurrected that vision and made it ready for the 21stcentury highly globalized world and names it Digital Bangladesh.Although Bangladesh has its own limitations in resources, capacity andknowledge, the country’s potential in human resources can be tappedthrough appropriate use of ICT tools. The government is committedtowards reaching the goal of a knowledge based and middle incomecountry by 2021, with an actionable ICT Policy 2009.Conclusion
  13. 13. Thank you for your attentionAny questions or comments?Email : titasce@gmail.comSkype : titasce