“Building Horizontal Partnerships with Shared
Ownership & Mutual Accountability” –
Bangladesh-Korea ICT Training Centre
Partners
KOICA –Government
of the Republic of Korea
BANBEIS- Government
of Bangladesh
Presidency University
Bangladesh
“Building Horizontal Partnerships with Shared Ownership & Mutual
Accountability” – Bangladesh-Korea ICT Training Centre
Background
In pursuance with national ICT
(Information and
Communication Technologies)
policy 2002 to foster
knowledge-based society,
Bangladesh Bureau of Education
Information and Statistics
(BANBEIS), in collaboration with
Korea International Cooperation
Agency (KOICA) initiated a
project “Establishment of
Bangladesh-Korea ICT Training
Center for Education (BKITCE)”.
“Building Horizontal Partnerships with Shared Ownership & Mutual
Accountability” – Bangladesh-Korea ICT Training Centre
Objectives
Innovation
Improve the capacity of Bangladesh
ICT human resources through the
application of Korean training
system model.
The establishment of Bangladesh-Korea
ICT Training Center for Education
(BKITCE) most appropriately embraced
the government’s fundamental
objective of harnessing the power of
ICTs as the important tool for achieving
economic prosperity through improving
the management of nation’s scarce
resources and enhancing quality of life.
Enhance access to ICT training in
Bangladesh through the transfer of
Korean IT development knowledge
and experience.
Contribute to narrowing the digital
divide and enhance the ICT
cooperation between the countries
in the region.
All the principles of aid effectivenesswere practiced by both the
Government of Korea & GoB by jointly
taking responsibility for managing the
project activities & monitoring results.
“Building Horizontal Partnerships with Shared Ownership & Mutual
Accountability” – Bangladesh-Korea ICT Training Centre
Results
Applicability
Establishment of an state-of-the-art ICT
training centre in the education sector to
transfer Korean expertise in ICT training
and “courseware” for institutional capacity
development.
The success of this project
ensured complementarity in this
sector and encouraged both the
host government/institution and
Donor Agency to expand their ICT
horizon and to undertake
another project for the
establishment of Upazila* ICT
Training and Resource Centre for
Education (UITRCE).
Enhancement of ICT knowledge for
implementing e-governance in the country
to establish ‘Digital Bangladesh’.
Demand driven training on e-application in
daily official works.
Involvement of women in ICT management
through training & participation.
*Upazilas: sub-regional administrative divisions in
Bangladesh, similar to western countries.