Summary

Project Management – Since February 2010 I am the key person for managing British Council Schools Online platform in Bangladesh. It is a global platform for teaches and educators to enable themselves to access collaborative online projects.I am also the key person in planning and implementing the development of British Council Schools Online Programme in Bangladesh context.

Partnership management - Local and international partners like UNESCO, TQI, Ministry of Education, UCEP, Chittagong City Corporation, VIEW and implementing partners like TDI and BARCIK.

ICT in Education Speaker - Speaker on ICT development and presented papers in several workshops and conference.

Technology Teacher Trainer - I travel to various parts of Bangladesh to provide hands-on workshops to train teachers in the fields of ICT skills development, integrating technology in the classroom and curriculum, using social media in schools for international dimension in the school, and distance learning. I complement in improving the learning outcomes of teachers through the effective integration of various online technologies. I am supporting over 230 schools and 400 teachers and head teachers, educator’s professional development.

Specialties:Online collaborative project management, Teachers Training, Partnership management,Event Management, Workshops, Distance Learning, Instructional Technology, E-learning, Social Media Consultancy for Education,online instruction

Work History

Work History
Jul 2012 - Present

Project Manager, English and ICT

British Council

Main challenges of the role:

- To sustain a network of schools, teachers, entrepreneurs and UISCs through digital engagement and to align our work with the Digital Bangladesh agenda

-To build new partnerships and take forward agendas for ICT and English skill training

- To help the English team position themselves for donor-funded projects (in particular ICT and English skill training for marginalised groups)

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

1. Project management

2. Partnerships Pursuit 

3. Relationship management

4. Financial planning and management 

5. Human resource management - 

6. Vision and values

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Key relationships:

External: One key partner is currently the Prime Minister’s Office through the Access to Information project, part of Bangladesh Government’s Digital initiative. Other partners include Ministry of Education, Bangladesh Technical Education Board, BELTA, BRAC and associated partners; Champs 21; Nokia, Grameenphone or other national mobile providers. Potential partners include BBC Media Action, English in Action (OU project) and Bangladesh media departments.

Internal: English Team Bangladesh (including Training and Development Consultant and ELT Adviser), other members of the Education/Arts & Society programmes teams in Bangladesh,regional ELT manager and ELT colleagues in the South Asia region, BC UK Connect and Engage teams, including Head of PD and EL materials teams.

Dec 2009 - Jun 2012

Project Coordinator

British Council

Main challenges of the role:

·To sustain a vibrant network of school partnerships through digital engagement

·To promote opportunities for ICT enhanced teaching and learning

·Meeting internal reporting and monitoring deadlines

·Promoting joint curriculum projects

·Working with NGO and government partners

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:

1. Project implementation

2. Project planning

3. Relationship management

4. Operational management

5. Financial administration

6. Vision and values

Key relationships: Government Ministries and other Departments relating to secondary education (Ministry of Education) and primary education (Ministry of Primary and Mass Education). Head teachers, teachers, principals of schools and colleges, colleagues of the British Council offices in Bangladesh, the south Asia region and head quarters.

Education

Education
Jul 2003 - Jul 2004

Masters of Education

Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka
Jul 1999 - Jul 2003

Bachelor of Education

Institute of Education and Research, University of Dhaka

Skills

Skills

Information Technology Skills

  I have experience in the following technologies:   Skype Communicating teachers locally One-to-one instruction   British Council Schools Online   Coordinate online collaborative school projects Monitoring and evaluation online collaborative school projects  Regional administrator of British Council Schools Online       Social media   Coordinate and support facebook group Support teachers, educators community      Working Capabilities in Computer & IT Field      Operating systems - Windows XP. Windows 7 Word Processing & Editing - Office 2010 (MS word) Data Processing Programs - Office 2010 (MS Access, MS Excel). Multimedia Presentations - Office 2010 (MS Power Point). Graphics - PhotoShop CS, Microsoft Photo Editor, ACD See Statistical Analysis with SPSS Internet Browsing & E-mail. Troubleshooting & assembling