Speakers at a virtual view exchange meeting underscored the need for quality education imparting STEM based learning and transferable soft skills among the learners aiming to build them coping with the global challenges.
The event was held recently marking the International Literacy Day with the theme "Literacy teaching and learning in the Covid-19 crisis and beyond".Education and Cultural Society (ECS), based in Gazipur district, organised the event under it’s JONAKI program.
Executive Director, ECS, Kazi Nasrin Siddiqa attended the meeting as chief guest.
Among others, program manager, ECS, Shahida Akhter, program executive (Health and Hygiene), ECS, Kamrul Islam, program executive (Education), associate program executive, Lubaba spoke on the occasion.
Program coordinator, ECS, S.M Zahin Morshed moderated the session.
Speakers also emphasised on stopping child abuse, child labour, child marriage, early motherhood, gender discriminations creating massive awareness among the people in order to build the future generation fit for the 21st century challenges.
Mentionable, the organisation has been taking care of around 100 underprivileged children and providing regular nutritious food support, physical exercise tips in order to maintain good health and hygiene knowledge, imparting STEM-based learning support for regular studies and life skills that are necessary or desirable for the engagement in everyday life and to ensure quality education. It aims to reach as many vulnerable children and prepare them as global citizens with adequate knowledge and skills.