Training workshop on Peer Review held at UGC

Training workshop on Peer Review held at UGC

A-day long training workshop on ‘Peer Review’ organized by Quality Assurance Unit, UGC was held at UGC auditorium today ( 30 April 2018). Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, UGC graced the function as the Chief Guest. Professor Dr. Yousuf Ali Mollah, Member, UGC and Dr. Mokhlesur Rahman, Senior Operations Officer, World Bank, Dhaka were Special Guests.  Professor Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary, Head of Quality Assurance Unit, UGC delivered the welcome address on the occasion. Sohel Ahmad, Deputy Project Director, Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project presided over the function.

The Chairman of UGC, in his speech, observed that quality education at tertiary level needs to be ensured to keep pace with today’s world. Peer reviewing of self assessment report is an important component for Quality Assurance (QA).  University Grants Commission of Bangladesh has been has been relentlessly working to establish Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) in country’s public and private universities for enhancement of quality of higher education in the country.

Professor Yousuf Ali Mullah urged the peer reviewers to perform their duties honestly and ethically for quality enhancement of higher education.

Director and Additional Director of IQAC from 20 public and private universities of the country took part in the training workshop.