Workshop on National Qualification Framework held at UGC
Quality Assurance Unit (QAU), University Grants Commission of Bangladesh organized a daylong workshop on National Qualification Framework, Dhaka Region at UGC auditorium on 20 September 2018. UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan graced the workshop as the Chief Guest. UGC Member Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain was Special Guest. Professor Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary, Head of Quality Assurance Unit presided over the workshop. Ajit Kumar Debnath, Acting Project Director (Joint Secretary), Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) delivered the address of welcome. International QA Expert and Professor of Nottingham University Malaysia Campus Rozilini Fernandez Chung facilitated the workshop.
UGC Chairman observed that National Qualification Framework is highly needed for ensuring quality education at tertiary level to compete with others in national and international arena in today’s competitive world.
Terming education as service not business, he urged the university authority to provide quality education to make the students competent for global employment market. He called upon all concerned with education, especially in higher education sector to work together for building Bangladesh as prosperous and a developed country.
It may be mentioned here that Institutional Quality Assurance Cells have been set up in sixty nine public and private universities of the country for quality assurance of higher education.
Vice-Chancellors from different public and private universities in Dhaka region, Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary, UGC, Directors of Institutional Quality Assurance Cell of different public and private universities in Dhaka region, high officials from UGC, HEQEP and QAU were present on the occasion.