UGC visited a study tour comprises 50 trainee of two batches of Foundation Training
The UGC visited a study tour comprises 50 trainee of two batches of Foundation Training (coming from 20 universities) run by the Graduate Training Institute (GTI) financed by the University Grants Commission. Professor. Dr. Md Sajjad Hossain, Honorable Member of the Commission and also a full-time member of the Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) spoke about the University automation for the visitors.
The Graduate Training Institute is the first institute of BAU, established in 1976. GTI was established with the financial assistance of FAO/UNDP to train officers working in agriculture and rural development GTI performs the third function of the university: extension and community service. The motive behind establishing GTI in BAU campus was to make links between teaching, research and extension.
Speaking on the occasion of 16th and 17th foundation training for University officers, Prof. Dr. Sajjad Hossain delineates about the prospectus of Foundation Training more specifically training on teaching, learning, curriculum and quality assurance provided by GTI- Graduate Training Institute, BAU, Mymensingh. “It’s a training of changing attitude, a training of making fellowship with other 15 university's teacher colleagues, a training of gathering & sharing knowledge, a training of making individuals a lifelong learner".
Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Member, UGC; Jesmin Pervin, Additional Director of International Co-operation & Collaboration ,among others, were present in the courtesy call.