humanity's last best chance cop26 - collaborations welcome -civilisation is race between education & catastrophe -hg wells
Happy Easter 2021 --special thanks Japan for 60th year of inspiring JFK dialogue what can English speaking world and youth learn from human development of two thirds of our species living in Asia?...change education's 20 happiest ideas 2021-1984(

2021.0 cooperation promises un and others to review at december year end summit - learning passports (fore unicef), every school satellite mapped (for unicef), korea shares its transformation model with world (gordon brown)
2021.1 college coalition that values sdg generation
2021.2 in blended ai education student owns skills certificate
2021.3 story of how new zealand's learning web flipped china education
2021.4 13th year updates of half of all youth unemployable unless -
+1 240 316 8157 -here are some twitter edu lists where we search for edu tranformation
2021.4.1 - coding is like music, sports, maths genii- more personalised experiential learning more genius - data Csikszentmihalyi
2021.4.2 see what singapore means by ai curriculum for every grade- there isnt a livelihood that wont change in 2020s as ai takes over real time operational platforms of sustainability goals - see aiforgood
2021.5 end forced sequence of edu- from 10+ true education designed round : last 2 years child expected at school to bridge apprenticeship in real world; and lifelong returnability
2021.6 every parent/community can gain from benchmark abed pre-school and abed primary - the 2 largest non gov edu franchises in the world
2021.7 ways communities can take back engaged schools: servive learning -american intlschools- barcelona &; dual language scools - jaumont alumni; reverse mentoring by children- eg global dream kids can help illiterated adults rad during one summer vacation; taiwans reverse mentoring - tech wizard youth paired with mentoring goverment ministers- part of how taiwan stayed covid free nation
2021.8 year 13 of nearly free nursing college blends with where did nations learn from covid about last mile health servants shortages
2021.9 TOP 10 missing curricula of millennials as first sd generation- there's agreement on most missing curricula-but not what education system design needed- eg world needs hundreds of millions more last mile health servants but that begins with peer to per adolescent health-an exactly opposite system to hi cost endless exam systems of medics training usa
2020.10 americas forbidden conversations - what does most of nordica mean by we have no bad schools, we dont do standard exams; we dont do lots of homework- we do community engagement as major process of teens education ... that conversation needs to becomes as popular as sports in usa -
2021.11 propostion led by un envoy of education friends -would you willingly go for brain surgery to a place that hasnt changed its systems for 200 years- but thats what we do in sending kids to the "classrom"
2021.12 - what will worlds fav living educator jack ma do next-
4 years ago jacks promise to return to celebrating edu full time after a 24 year absence as one of world's 2 biggest market sounded fun- aliba would lead olympics sponsors through 20s- as jack sad markets such as sports education arts health green cant be reached by mainly commerce platforms- youth ai platforms can- then covid destroyed japans happiest ever relaunch of youth's purpose, and masa son refinanced selling out jack as hs main profitable asset, and the blockchain work jack had started with beijings end poverty policy makers became too hot for ant to handle; meanwhile gutteres and gates took over ma's digital finance cooperation recommendations - hidden away jack ha several universities that are still on the up -the entrepreneur uni at hangzhou; the train africa coding wizards in partnership with kenyan who ran unctad; the superai research faculty of damo- some old notes at
2021.13 what will bezos do next? we understand his university partnership have increasingly become amazon corporate university so execs update skills every 3 years- but couldnt his foundations leak such curricula to an open university coalition- and is bezos the richest man not to connect edu in dev world?
2017- the year that education changed the economics of everyone why can't UN design modula sdg livelihoods curricula
2018 - YouthWorldAffairs -what if new york suburbs such as amazon hq2.2 rated by sustainability goals generation world class at jobs-connecting education as well as investment banking and media - join our meetings preparing before and after collaborations with WISE@UNGA UN sept 2018
-help map education and sustainability's 7 most wonderful summits for under 30s at xmas 2017 puzzle is it possible to blockchain the world carbon emissions market? summit debrief wise paris march 2019 - fast tracks 09
China's greatest Job Creator; Jack Ma 1 2 -Wise@beijing

Thursday, August 31, 2017

august = bangladesh and asean delegates at wise

singapore    see podcast with mahbubani dean of singapore


Sir Fazle Hasan Abed
Founder & Chairperson

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG is the Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, ranked by Geneva-based 'NGO Advisor' in 2017 as the number one NGO in the world on the basis of innovation, impact and governance. Established in 1972, BRAC's primary objectives are alleviating poverty and empowering the poor. Sir Fazle has been honoured with numerous national and international awards for his achievements in leading BRAC, including the Thomas Francis, Jr. Medal in Global Public Health (2016), World Food Prize (2015), Spanish Order of Civil Merit (2014), CEU Open Society Prize (2013), Inaugural WISE Prize for Education (2011), David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award (2008), Inaugural Clinton Global Citizen Award (2007), UNDP Mahbub ul Haq Award for Outstanding Contribution to Human Development (2004), Gates Award for Global Health (2004), Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurship Award (2003), Olof Palme Prize (2001) and Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership (1980). In 2009, Sir Fazle was appointed Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (KCMG) by the British Crown in recognition of his services to reducing poverty in Bangladesh and internationally. In 2014 and 2017, he was named in Fortune Magazine’s List of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders.

Lady Syeda Sarwat Abed

Syeda Sarwat Abed is the Director of the BRAC University Institute of Languages. The Institute provides the required undergraduate English language classes and offers a Masters in TESOL to educate teachers for all levels of English language instruction. Chinese, French and German classes prepare the students to enter the global community. The Institute has started a program to provide English language skills for the children in the community who do not have access to educational resources. Both the faculty and graduate students teach in this service-learning program. Sarwat takes an active role in university activities as the head of the counselling team and the coordinator for the residential semester at the rural Savar campus. Before joining the university, Sarwat was the Director of Aarong and the Ayesha Abed Foundation. Aarong is a BRAC social enterprise that carries products created by rural artisans. The Foundation trains men and women to create these traditional products, so that they can move from a life of poverty to one of paid, meaningful employment. Sarwat is active in the community, and she is a member of the Aminul Alam Foundation, which is a BRAC scholarship program for medical students. She is the Founder and Chair of STAR, an organization that raises funds to educate poor Bangladeshi students. Sarwat has a Masters in English Literature from the University of Dhaka. She did additional work in English language teaching at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Safiqul Islam
Director of Brac Education Programme (BEP)

Safiqul Islam is the Director of BRAC Education Programme. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1985. Prior to joining BRAC in 1987, he was a Research Associate at Center for Integrated Rural Development for Asia and Pacific (CIRDAP), a multi-government research organization. At BRAC, he has held different positions including Senior Research Economist at the Research and Evaluation Division and Programme Coordinator at the Monitoring Department. In 1995, he joined BRAC Education Programme (BEP) as its Coordinator and became the Head of Post-primary basic And Continuing Education (PACE). Meanwhile, he worked for 6 months for UNICEF in Pakistan in 1998-9 as an international Consultant to the Government of North-West Frontier Province on Non-formal education. He was seconded to Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) to work for the Directorate of Non-Formal Education of the Government of Bangladesh during 2002. In 2006, he has become the Director of BRAC Education Programme (BEP) that comprises of six major components: Early Child-care & Development (ECD),Pre-primary School, Primary School (BPS), Adolescent Development, Post-primary basic And Continuing Education (PACE), and management support Units. BEP currently reaches more than two million children and adolescents, and engages 5,000 full time personnel and 40,000 part time teachers. He works with a professional team responsible for operation and development of BEP activities.

Mr. Mohammad Shams Ud Duha
Domains of expertise
Education Technologies
Higher Education
Pedagogies / Assessment / Curriculum

Centres of interest
Education Technologies
Innovation in education

Currently, I teach English at BRAC University. I worked as a Fulbright Scholar at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA from August 2015 to May 2016. My specific research interests are technological integration into teaching, educational leadership and educational management. I am also a writer and chess player. I have written and edited five books, have scripted around 15 plays for television and achieved international rating in chess.
xMr. Samir Ranjan Nath
Programme Head, Educational Research Unit 

I was born in 1966. Studied Statistics at Jahangirnagar University and Educational Research Methodology at University of Oxford. Have been working with the Research and Evaluation Division of BRAC since 1991. I did research for various national and international organizations including IIEP/UNESCO, UNICEF, Save the Children and Plan Bangladesh. I offer research method course at both undergraduate and graduate levels. I contributed many research reports, monographs and books; and contributed articles in journals, chapters in books, and wrote books on various aspects of Bangladesh education.

Ms Jesmin Nahar
Programme Associate

Jesmin, from Bangladesh, has a proven record of championing and creating change within her community. She was raised in a small town in Bangladesh and pursued a bachelor’s degree in public health with a minor in development studies from the Asian University for Women. While at AUW Jesmin was selected as one of Wedu’s ‘Rising Stars’, a mentoring program for a select group of women across Asia with strong leadership potential. She also participated in South Asia Youth Environment Network Regional Summit in Thimphu, Bhutan, in 2013, as well as the Women Deliver Global Conference in Copenhagen in 2016. She also completed a summer course on political philosophy and economics at the University of Hong Kong. Jesmin worked on maternal and infant health with the international NGO Caritas and the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh. She worked as a Peer Health Educator to guide students in accessing available health resources while in university. As a faculty research assistant, she worked on the Urban Database and Social Entrepreneurship Project. On graduation, Jesmin joined the UN World Food Programme in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. She works to empower women living in extreme poverty, and helps implement a food voucher program in two registered refugee camps. Currently, she is working to improve food security, nutrition and the resilience of vulnerable people in the south coastal areas of Bangladesh. Jesmin aspires to work at the WFP’s headquarters in Rome.
Mr. Md Hayder Ali
Assistant System Analyst

Mr. Hayder Ali has about 8 years experience in IT industries. He is working with National University as an assistant system analyst since November, 2014. Prior to join National university he served as a senior engineer IP Planning at Fiber at Home and as an executive in Synchronous ICT. He is a core member of network planning, operation and management team in National University. Mr. Ali has a good academic background. He has got his undergraduate in Computer Science & Engineering from Stamford University Bangladesh, M.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering from The People’s University of Bangladesh, M.Sc in Information and Communication Technology, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Commonwealth Executive MBA, Commonwealth of Learning, Bangladesh Open University, II Level specializing Master in Optical Communication and Photonic Technology, POLITECNICO DI TORINO, ITALY. He has also good number of training, publications and certifications. Mr. Ali is a talented individual and has vast knowledge and expertise in network planning, core and IP networking, network operation, network maintenance, IPv4, IPv6 and FTTx (GPON System), TCP/IP, Ethernet ,xPON, xDSL, PSTN, ATM, PPPoE, H.323, H.248,SIP,SNMP,VoIP system (Soft switch), ss7, Linux, LAN, WAN, VLAN, Access network, router configuration, network performance monitoring, network expansion and rollout. He is playing a vital role in the world bank funded virtual class room project in National University. He is also an active member in the NU Data Center project.
Mr. Sardar Sulaiman
Domains of expertise
Education in Conflicts & Crisis Contexts
Finance & Funding
Girls and Women Education

Centres of interest
Finance & Funding
Migrants / migration

My name is Md. Sulaiman, and I am currently studying at the Department of International Relations of the Jahangirnagar University of Dhaka. I maintain a 3.80 CGPA (out of 4.00) average in my previous final examination with holding the 2nd merit position. Although I am from an underprivileged village of Madaripur district, I am the second who could reach to university from our village. But, I am a person who is positive about every aspect of life. I believe that I am enthusiastic, energetic and capable of representing myself in an extensive and challenging field where innovative ideas, leadership qualities are vastly appreciated. Besides my academic study, I am very eager about social problems and its advancement. I am an Intern. Researcher at the Bangladesh Initiatives of Research and Development Society [BIRDS], Dhaka, Bangladesh and Executive Member Relation in Motion (RiM) Supported by the U.S. embassy, Dhaka. Currently, I am volunteering at Community Legal Service, Maxwell Stamp PLC ( The CLS program aims to provide greater access to justice to the poor, marginalized and socially excluded communities in Bangladesh. I have also experienced through participating in "The 3rd Asia-Pacific Student Forum 2015, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia" and was awarded for presented here a project on "Achieving MDGs through Entrepreneurship; Global Youth Entrepreneurs Summit 2015, Organized by DYDF and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangladesh. I have awarded for presented a project( ARK- Act of Random Kindness) on "Achieving MDGs through Entrepreneurship" at The 3rd Asia-Pacific Student Forum 2015, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia. National level participant at the "Best Speaker Contest 2015" organized by Debate Bangladesh and became champion at Dhaka division. As I came through hardworking efforts from a unprivileged area, I know what are actual challenges in a developing society. Because I had to face many obstacles in different times and this is a common picture and scenario in our regional neighboring countries too. So, by using the WISE platform I will try to share my life experience.

Mr. Habib Ullah

This is Habib Ullah. I was born in the year of 1995 in Manikganj city in Bangladesh. In a family of five member I have one younger brother and one sister. I move to capital city and started my primary education with memorizing Quran when in 2000. From my childhood I attended many competitions like debating, essay writing, general knowledge and so on. I was very popular in my campus because of my academic merits and participation of other activities such as acting, scout team, leadership club etc. I finished my secondary school certificate and higher school certificate with merit results with primary scholarship. Currently I am doing my final thesis for undergraduate program to find out the impact of tourism industry in the economy. There is research interest about refugee issue in near future. After finishing my secondary school certificate I have started social activities. To get connection and increasing my ability to work and gather more knowledge I involved with CriticalLink after a training of emergency medical treatment (EMT) as a fast responders volunteer. Hence I have started work with Jaago Foundation as a volunteer to educate the dispossessed children. After getting admission as an undergraduate program Ahoban Charity Foundation selected me as a campus ambassador. They actually world for street children. On the other hand I attended some summit of different organization, one of them is Social Business Youth Summit in 2016 where Nobel laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus was also attended with many international personalities. I attended 1st Turkish Foreign Policy a winter school program organized by Wise Men Center for Strategic Studies in Istanbul this year. Youth Initiative Nepal has selected me as a primary delegates for their last regional conference based on revitalizing south Asian integration via youth engagement in the SDGs era in Kathmandu, Nepal. At the same time Glocal International selected me as a country representative of their teen conference. Another international program where I have attended in Malaysia this year which was International Capacity Building Workshop on Green Growth. I am trying to involve with more international organization to make more network and connection to increase work ability efficiently to make better and peaceful tomorrow.

Mr. Mohammed Rezwan
Executive Director

Mohammed Rezwan is Founding Executive Director of Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha and invented ‘floating education system’ to ensure access to year round and quality education in flood-prone regions. He developed, expanded, and sustained floating schools over 14 years. Now floating schools are in operation in eight countries. Drawing on his architectural expertise, he designs spaces on boats that successfully accommodating the need of a school, library, to training center. He is the inventor of the ‘integrated floating farming’ technique, as well as the ‘bamboo, bottle and siren’ flood warning system and the ‘surya-hurricane solar lantern’. Rezwan served on international advisory committees dealing with education, technology, and environment. He regularly presents at global conferences on his innovations, climate change, green energy, and education. He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts (RSA).

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