Sudokkho partnered with 11 new private training providers

In response to an expression of interest (EoI) published in February 2017, a total of 43 institutions applied to partner with Sudokkho as private training providers (PTP) for both readymade and/or construction skills training. A three members’ committee including a representative from the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) initially screened the applications and recommended 22…

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David Cameron visits one of the IBT partners of Sudokkho

Former British prime minister, David Cameron, during his short visit to Bangladesh last week, visited a readymade garments factory that is partnered with Sudokkho. Mr Cameron went to Urmi Garments Ltd in Tejgaon, Dhaka on 27 April 2017 to see one of Sudokkho’s industry-based training projects. Sudokkho provides technical assistance to develop the in-factory training…

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Swiss parliamentary delegation’s visit to Sudokkho

On 3 April 2017, a Swiss parliamentary delegation, led by Ms Margret Kiener Nellen, Swiss National Council Member, who were in Dhaka to attend the Inter-Parliamentary Union meetings, visited a readymade garments factory in Dhaka EPZ. The delegation of nine members was accompanied by Ms Beate K Elsässer, Director of Cooperation and Deputy Head of…

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Brainstorming Meeting on Industry Based Training System in Construction Sector

On 28 November 2016, Sudokkho organised a brainstorming meeting with its stakeholders representing the government, development partners, industry-input supplies, industry-contractors, industry-developers, and skills training providers to explore points of access for Sudokkho to promote Industry Based Training (IBT) systems within the construction sector. It is very crucial to understand the situation on the ground within…

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Capacity Building Workshop on Skills Development in the Construction Sector

Construction Industry Skills Council (CISC) and Sudokkho in cooperation with the NSDC Secretariat organised a ‘Capacity Building Workshop on Skills Development in the Construction Sector’ on 3 November 2016. Distinguished guests from NSDC Secretariat, Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB), development partners and associations of the Construction Industry Skills Council (CISC)…

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Strengthening the association between Sudokkho and CISC

Sudokkho has been trying to build the capacity of the Construction Industry Skills Councils (CISC) from 2014 and got its registration in February 2016. To strengthen the CISC, Sudokkho has supported to develop a business plan. To carry out the current activities of CISC, a signing ceremony on the scope of cooperation between Sudokkho and…

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MoU signing between employer and private training provider

With the technical assistance of Sudokkho, Montage Training and Certification arranged a meeting between the industry employers and Montage management on 26 October 2016 at their training centre in Tongi. The meeting ended with the signing of a MoU between RISDA Bangladesh and Montage Training and Certification (MTC) agreeing to recruit 200 house wiring electricians…

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Sudokkho arranged employers’ linkage meetings for the first time!

Sudokkho organised two separate employers’ linkage meetings between its two partners and relevant industry employers on 26 and 27 October 2016. The first meeting took place in Montage Training and Certification (MTC) on 26 October and the second in Mirpur Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) on 27 October. These employment linkage meetings focused on…

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Free online employability skills course is now offered!

A new online course from the British Council and the University of Sheffield can equip you with the skills and techniques to succeed in the global workplace. Learn how to communicate effectively across cultures and build new relationships. See videos from employers globally to gain insights into what they look for in new employees. Get…

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Sudokkho supported finalising competency standards for three occupations

Sudokkho extended successful technical supports to Construction Industry Skills Council (CISC) to develop Competency Standards for three occupations (rod binder, aluminum fabricator and finishing carpenter) following guidelines of Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB). Experienced skilled workers, subject matter and industry experts were utilised to develop these competency standards. The technical sub-committee of the CISC validated…

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Seminar on the findings from a pilot project in RMG sector

An information dissemination seminar was hosted by Sudokkho on 25 July 2016 in Lakeshore Hotel, Dhaka to share the findings from a pilot project through a training system for sewing machine operations that was implemented in the readymade garments (RMG) factories. Sudokkho partnered with a leading British brand, Debenhams and a local group of companies,…

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Sudokkho-graduates get jobs in flyover construction project

Md. Abdus Sobahan is a well-established construction contractor in Dhaka, who is currently providing workers for a series of major government infrastructure projects. These include the construction of Padma and Meghna bridges and a flyover at Mouchack/Mogbajar. The flyover project requires a large number of skilled workers to work as masons, steel fixers and carpenters.…

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