MuktoPaath Facilitating Use of e-Learning in Skills and Professional Development

Details of the organization
Access to Information (a2i) Programme, Prime Minister’s Office
  • The organization has a strategy for coordinating WSIS Implementation at the national level: No
  • The organization has a national e-strategy: Yes

Information about the project
MuktoPaath Facilitating Use of e-Learning in Skills and Professional Development
The 27 directorates under 23 ministries in the Bangladesh government are faced with multilateral challenges when providing training opportunities to professionals, semi-professionals and unemployed persons from their facilities. a2i has developed key partnerships and led a unique project to facilitate coordination and capacity development of institutional content developers and develop a national e-learning platform MuktoPaath ( to promote anywhere-anytime learning by anyone using validated content and relevant performance appraisal. This platform has made meaningful contributions to attaining SDGs goal no 4 (Quality Education) and 8 (Decent Jobs and Economic growth). At a more micro level, it is helping to achieve SDG target 4C of substantially increasing the supply of qualified teachers by 2030.
National implementation: Bangladesh
Completed from 01/02/2015 to 01/02/2016
Government organizations: 1. Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) 2. Department of Youth Development (DYD) 3. Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) 4. Department of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) 5. Department of Primary Education 6. Ministry of Primary and Mass Education 7. Ministry of Education 8. Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment 9. Ministry of Youth and Sports Non-Government Organizations: 1. Save the Children 2. British Council 3. IOM 4. Dhaka Ahsania Mission Academic Institutions: 1. Bangladesh Open University, the pioneer university in Bangladesh on distant learning programs 2. University of Dhaka, the leading university in Bangladesh

WSIS information
      * E-learning
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Project
  • Training initiative
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