Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid Today said, Technical education is the 'priority of priority' of the present Government led by prime minister Sheikh Hasina.
"It's not so far when enrollment at Technical Education will reach to 50 percent", he strongly said.
While inaugurating a five-day long training program at the National Mother Language Institute the minister said, " It might be an imagination today, but I hope to increase 50 percent enrollment at Technical education in near future. Because youths with technical education will be in the driving position of the nation".
Around 45 teachers and trainers from Bangladesh Technical Training Institute attended the training titled, " Web based teaching and learning system". Trainer from Manila and Bangladesh will train the five-day long training at the Directorate of Bangladesh Technical Education office.
There are 49 Government Polytechnic Institutes and 63 Technical School and Colleges under the Technical Education Board. Enrollment ratio was double at technical education in the last five years. Currently enrollment ratio is 14 percent in technical education.