Sheikh Russel Literacy program was held in Bangladesh International School, English Section Riyadh (BISES) on 16th may 2019. Young Bangla organization under the reign of Bangladesh Awami League collaborated with the government’s ICT Division to set up countrywide computer and language training labs called Sheikh Russel Digital Labs (SRDLs) to develop Information Technology (IT) and foreign language skills among school students. Furthermore, the program was initiated in honor of Sheikh Russel who was the youngest child of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and brother of current Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The program was conducted as part of a continuous effort to establish an ICT training program for the teachers and the students. The program was initiated and supervised by His Excellency, ambassador of the peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh. The program took place over a span of one month training a total of 60 teachers with a goal of establishing an E- teaching environment.
At the end of the program an assessment was carried out to evaluate the proficiency of the program which showed excellent results. Lastly, the participants were awarded certificates of completion.