Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), in collaboration with the ProGRESS Project of ILO, Country Office for Bangladesh, organized and conducted a daylong workshop on “Strengthening the Apprenticeship System in Bangladesh” on 15 November 2023 at its Gulshan office. The objective of the workshop was to increase the awareness of the main stakeholders on the provisions of the Quality Apprenticeships Recommendation, the milestones of apprenticeship training modality in Bangladesh, and to discuss government guidelines to explore alignment with the Recommendation. Also, to understand the ILO Quality Apprenticeships Recommendation 2030 and the current practices, lesson learned of apprenticeship programme in Bangladesh. Mr. Farooq Ahmed, Secretary-General & CEO, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF) welcomed the guests and participants to attend the session. Mr. Pedro Jr. Bellen, Chief Technical Advisor, ProGRESS Project, ILO Country Office, shared the objectives and outcomes of this workshop. Mr. Saif Moinul, Senior Programme Officer and Representative, ILO Country Office for Bangladesh, presented the keynotes on Quality Apprenticeships Recommendation by ILC, 2023. Mr. A.N.M. Tanjel Ahsan, National Program Officer, ProGRESS project of ILO and Mr. Joha Jamilur Rahman, Sr. Training Coordinator, BEF, moderated the workshop. 45 participants (Female-05, Male-40) attended the program.
BEF Organizes Workshop on Strengthening the Apprenticeship System in Bangladesh