Sudokkho creates strong, inclusive private sector training markets for the RMG and construction sectors.Working with industry partners and private training providers, the programme seeks to facilitate the training of more than 100,000 people from disadvantaged groups, including women and the extreme poor.

SECTORS

Ready Made Garments (RMG) Ready Made Garments (RMG)
The Ready Made Garments (RMG) sector employs more than 4 million people in Bangladesh and is key to the country’s economic success. Generating more than 75% of export earnings, the government of Bangladesh has identified growth in the RMG sector as vital to achieving its aim of reaching middle-income status by 2021.
Construction Construction
The construction industry is growing rapidly in Bangladesh, with annual employment growth of 13.5%, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. It is also creating substantial demand for skilled workers, with an estimated 50% of all positions in the next five years expected to be in skilled and semi-skilled roles.

PROGRAMME

Private Training Providers (PTP) Private Training Providers (PTP)
Sudokkho works with Private Training Providers to support the provision of short skills training courses, giving people the opportunity to enter skilled or semi-skilled work.
Industry-Based Training (IBT) Industry-Based Training (IBT)
Sudokkho works together with private sector employers to develop skills training systems that allow existing or new employees to acquire the skills that lead to employment in higher valued semi-skilled or skilled jobs
Industry Skills Councils Industry Skills Councils
The Construction Industry Skills Council (CISC) exists to provide specific advice on occupations and skills in demand and to identify key skills priorities in the construction industry.

NEWS

South Asia Youth Skills and Solution Forum 2019

Sudokkho represented Bangladesh in the South Asia Youth Skills and Solution Forum 2019 in Mumbai, India. The forum was co-hosted by UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia and the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education). Building on the Generation Unlimited initiative and GBC-Education’s Youth Skills and Innovation Initiative, the Forum aimed to build strategic partnerships…

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A new milestone: introducing quality standards for private training providers

Mr. Munshi Shahabuddin, Honorable Secretary of the Technical and Madrasah Education Division, Ministry of Education said that if the private training institutes are able to uphold commitment to profession and nation, maintain quality in all aspects and create effective linkage with the industry they will sustain as businesses even if there is no funding support available…

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BGMEA signs collaboration agreement with Sudokkho

BGMEA office bearer Dr. Rubana Huq signed a collaboration agreement on 28th August 2019 with Sudokkho. Under the agreement BGMEA will get technical assistance from Sudokkho for providing training consultancy service to the RMG industry. The technical assistance will further encompass transferring Sudokkho’s know-how into the academic curriculum of BGMEA University of Fashion and Technology…

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Sudokkho rolls out social marketing campaign

Sudokkho has started piloting social marketing campaign titled ‘Somriddhir Ogrojatra’ (march for progress) with its partner PTPs. Social marketing concept for Sudokkho is designed mainly on GSI perspectives. The aim of the campaign is to reach the community with the message of availability of demand driven competency-based training in the market and convert social followers…

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Certificate giving ceremony for BIST

On 5th July, Thursdays, The Honorable Director General of the Directorate of Technical Education Mr. Ashoke Kumar Biswas distributed certificates among the participants of the Basic Instructional Skills Training organized by Sudokkho. The honorable Director of Planning and Development Mr. Ohidul Islam and Team leader of Sudokkho Mr. Erling Petersen were also present in the occasion.…

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Experience Sharing Workshop with IBT partners and their supplier factories 14th Dec 2017

Sudokkho organised an experience sharing workshop with Debenhams on 14th December 2017 at BRAC CDM Khagan, Savar. Seven supplier factories of Debenhams attended the workshop and another five potential factories were invited as observers to learn about the training system. Trained operators, trainers, supervisors, assessors and management officials represented each factory. RBC, the training consultancy…

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Construction Sector Skills Strategy Consultation & Validation Workshop

Construction Industry Skills Council (CISC) organized a consultation workshop on the construction sector skills strategies on 13 December 2017. Sudokkho has been providing financial and technical support to CISC in this regard. The objective of the workshop was to disseminate the strategies among the construction sector stakeholders. Engr. Shafiqul Alam Bhuiyan, the Chairperson of CISC…

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Experience Sharing Workshop with IBT partners and their supplier factories, 12th Dec 2017

Sudokkho organised an experience sharing workshop with its IBT-RMG partners on 12th December 2017 at BRAC-CDM, Rajendrapur. A total of seven factories, from three IBT partners, participated in the workshop. The implementation of the training system is ongoing in all these factories. Trained sewing machine operators, trainers, supervisors, assessors and management officials represented each factory.…

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Successful completion of the ToT for Berger Training Programme

A 5-day Training of Trainers for Berger Training Programme has recently been conducted by international consultant Mr. Graham Charles Wellsted and Project Officer of Sudokkho Mr. Tasfin Aziz. The Training Programme took place from 29 October to 02 November 2017 at Amin Technical Training Centre premises. A total of six instructors have been trained and…

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Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon visits Sudokkho programme

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Foreign Office Minister for the Commonwealth and the United Nations paid visit to Bangladesh to reinforce UK-Bangladesh relations in early August. On 7 August 2017, he visited one of our industry-based readymade garments factories in Dhaka. He was accompanied by his private secretary Helen Walker-Fleming and Tom Wintle, Deputy Director:Policy, 2018 Commonwealth…

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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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