A two-day long GEIST Regional Meet-2018 on Education styled Ensuring Quality and sustainable Education for all ended on Sunday at Police Lines School & College in Rangpur.
Global Educators Initiative for Sustainable Transformation (GEIST) International Foundation, Bangladesh team and Rangpur unit organised the event.
Academics, researchers, students and development activists joined the meet. Around 200 teachers and students from eight districts of Rangpur region took part in the programme.
Professor Dr KM Jalal Uddin Akbar, principal, Police Lines School & College, Rangpur attended the program as the chief guest while Biplob Kunmar Deb, President, GEIST International Foundation was present as keynote speaker and Mohammad Shahed Ali, Chief Information Director and Brand Ambassador, GEIST International Foundation was present as guest of honour with GEIST Regional Director and Khurshiduzaman Ahamed in the chair.
Keynote speaker, Biplob Kumar Dev said, “We need to ensure quality and sustainable education to build the future generation to make a better and safe world.”
He emphasised the need for ensuring social, environmental, cultural awareness, girls empowerment, youth engagement, using open educational resources, games and games design in Teaching-learning. Developing networking and communication with national and international partner schools is very important to ensure quality and sustainable education for the students, he observed.
The guest of honor, Mohammad Shahed Ali made the observation to build leadership and to create a sense of internationalism among the students. Learning global languages is very important. He also emphasised on using educational technology in English Language classroom.
In his speech, the chief guest said teachers need to be updated with latest information of knowledge and ideas. He also urged the teachers to remain sincere in discharging their duties.
GEIST is a platform supporting the educational organizations the beneficial worldwide work to transform ideas, views and culture aiming to make the beautiful earth more beautiful. It encourages the learners and educators to build a better and safe world using their knowledge.