9 February, 2012, Dhaka. BRAC Education Programme, Post-Primary Basic and Continuing Education unit (PACE) has been selected as the recipient of the TESOL Presidents’ Award 2012. TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) honors the work of BRAC-PACE in promoting English language education and teacher training in Bangladesh.
TESOL International Association (TESOL) is a global education association representing more than 12,000 English language educators worldwide. The TESOL Presidents’ Award is selected annually by TESOL’s Executive Committee in recognition of individuals or entities who have supported efforts for the field in line with TESOL’s values. This year, the Executive Committee selected BRAC-PACE in recognition of its support for Education throughout Bangladesh, and in particular its promotion of English language teaching in primary, secondary and post secondary education.
The Presidential Plenary will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 in the Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Around 7,000 Head Masters & Assistant Headmasters received Management training, around 30,000 Secondary School Teachers received subject based training and around 15,000 Secondary School Management Committee (SMC) members received training on School Management & Administration from BRAC Education Programme, Post-Primary Basic and Continuing Education unit (PACE). The Objective of this training & workshops are to improve the quality of education of mainstream Secondary Schools in rural areas.