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British Council honours 168 schools with IS award

British Council honours 168 schools with IS award


The British Council Bangladesh handed over the prestigious International School Award (ISA) to 168 schools under its 'Connecting Classrooms' programme across the country for their outstanding performances. The event was held on 6 November 2019, at Hotel Radisson Blu Water Garden.
Through UK-Bangladesh school partnerships, connecting classrooms programme provides opportunities for schools, madrassahs, students, and teachers in Bangladesh to engage, connect, and interact with their counterparts in the UK and other countries through digital media. Connecting classrooms programme is implementing ISA which accredits schools as having an outstanding level of support for nurturing global citizenship in young people and enriching teaching and learning. ISA was introduced in Bangladesh in the year 2012 and more than 5,000 schools across the country have joined this exciting journey since then.
Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP, Honourable Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education has attended the event as chief guest along with Prof Ahmed Sajjad Rashid, Director General, National Academy for Educational Management, Ministry of Education. Kanbar Hossein-Bor, Honourable UK Deputy High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Adrian Chadwick, Regional Director, South Asia, British Council, Tom Miscioscia, Director Bangladesh were present in the event along with other top officials from the British Council including David Maynard, Director Education, and Musharraf Tansen, Head of Schools.
On this occasion, Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury said, "Connecting classroom programme developed by the British Council is helping the young people and teachers across different cultures to develop trust and mutual understanding between them. It is also creating a more connected and safer world for the future generation."









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