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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BIST training completed successfully

On 7 April, the fourth BIST (Basic Instructional Skills Training) for instructors from private training providers was completed successfully. To date, approximately 100 instructors are equipped with skills that assists them applying the Sudokkho training materials effectively.

Official launch of Sudokkho

10th March 2016 marks the official launch of an innovative programme that designs and facilitates private-sector led training for more than 100,000 people from poor and marginalised groups across Bangladesh. Alison Blake, the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, said, “The skills agenda is tremendously important for Bangladesh, as it seeks to keep pace with countries…

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Skills training programme with BTTTI launched

The very first training course under Sudokkho commenced through an inaugural session that took place at the training centre of Bismillah Technical Training and Testing Institute (BTTTI) in Turag, Ashulia, Dhaka. Bismillah Technical Training and Testing Institute (BTTTI) is one of the country’s leading private training providers engaged in developing vocational skills of unskilled and…

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Approval of Technical Project Proposal

On 8 September 2015, the Government of Bangladesh officially approved the TPP (Technical Project Proposal) of the “Skills and Employment Programme in Bangladesh”, in short SEP-B, which programme is branded under the name Sudokkho. With this, the preparation phase of the programme comes to an end, and the implementation of the first set of seven…

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GRM International rebranded as Palladium

In August 2015 GRM International has been re-branded and renamed as Palladium. We are delighted to announce a new phase for our company reflecting our vision for the future. We see commercial and social interests aligning, with a shared focus on impact. We call this the impact economy, a highly integrated ecosystem of players focused…

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