Guests and participants of a workshop on the OBE program pose for a photo at Notre Dame University of Bangladesh in Dhaka on Friday. – Photo press release.
A faculty members workshop on the outcome-based education program was held at Notre Dame University in Bangladesh on Friday.
As part of NDUB’s commitment to creating a beautiful and ideal educational environment in line with the OBE curriculum, the second workshop was held after four months, a press release said.
Speakers from the NDUB open space program titled “One-Day OBE Program Workshop” discussed the modernization of the program.
They also focused on customizing the program according to the demand of the current situation.
While chairing the session, Professor Father Patrick Daniel Gaffney, CSC, Vice-Chancellor of the university said, “Our teachers encourage students in the classroom about their careers and achieving a learning outcome.”
“NDUB students not only learn based on the results of their academic knowledge, but also prepare for the difficult world by having an appropriate foundation of ethics and humanity. They will do their job for humanity,” he added.
He added: “During the post-Covid period, we realize that the OBE program is essential for our students. So we launched the workshop for our faculty members.
At the previous workshop, NDUB VC said the university is working to modernize the learning program and it will be adjusted by January 2023, the statement added.
According to the statement, Professor M Ashraful Alam, Head of Department of Chemistry at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, participated in the program as a resource person who led the teachers’ workshop.
During his speech to teachers, he said, “Teachers can teach beyond the traditional education system. But always keep in mind that you have to formulate the plan as well as determine the outcome of your strategy.
“You will be successful once you coordinate with the OBE program,” he suggested.
NDUB teachers among the Dean of Faculty, Prof. Dr. Aloke Kumar Chakraborty, respective department heads as well as teachers took part in the Q&A session.
Among others, Prof. Fr Charles B Gordon, CSC, Treasurer of NDUB Fr Subas Adam Pereira, CSC, Student Advisor and Director of Maintenance Fr Edmond Cruze, CSC, Fr Robert R Nokrek, CSC, Assistant Registrar, Assistant General of human resources and registrar Fr Nitto Ekka was present.
Father Ashim Theotonius Gonsalves, CSC, NDUB Deputy Registrar voted thank you all.