Seminar on “Utilization of Adaptive Technology and Innovation in Education in Bangladesh
Submitted by Tori Serazi on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 10:14
This inter-ministry interactive seminar at World Bank Dhaka on April 12, 2016, jointly organized by World Bank and Agami Education Foundation, formally started with a welcome address from Dr. Md. Mokhlesur Rahman of the World Bank followed by introduction session among participants. Dr Sabir Majumder, president of Agami Inc. (USA) then presented his keynote. The presentation provided an overview of Agami Education Foundation and its current work in collaboration with Khan Academy. The work focuses on localizing Khan Academy educational videos for Bangladesh, which are made available through the Khan Academy Bangla (KAB) online platform for all to access. Dr. Majumder also discussed on the use of u2018disruptiveu2019 technology and innovation in education in Bangladesh. He described the present situation of Khan Academy Bangla initiative of Agami and explained Agami's future plans on implementing Khan Academy Bangla in schools. A live demo of the KAB was presented to participants by Mr. Fazley Rabbi followed by a Q&A session.