The Chinese Vice Minister for Education Zhanyuan Du has assured to increase China’s support to train the teacher and management staff of the ICT, technical and vocational education and confirmed to provide scholarship to more Bangladeshi students.
The assurance came as Bangladesh Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid meet him in Qingdao today.
Bangladesh Education Minister called for more cooperation from China in developing ICT in Education of Bangladesh with a special emphasis on technical education.
Mr. Nahid also thanked the Chinese Government for increasing the amount of scholarship recently for the Bangladeshi students studying in China. He also sought support from the Chinese government in recognizing the International Mother Language Institute as a UNESCO category 2 Institute, which is expected to be examined and adopted in the upcoming 198 Executive Board and 38 General Conference of UNESCO in October and November, 2015 respectively.
At present Bangladesh Education Minister is leading a Bangladesh delegation in the ‘International Conference on ICT and Post-2015 Education’, jointly organized by UNESCO and the Government of China in Qingdao, China.