Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, and Teach it, a community-driven e-learning platform have jointly introduced online live classes for PEC examinees. Teach it is one of the participants of IT Incubator, a digital entrepreneurship program run by Banglalink and Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (a wing of the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh).
Banglalink is supporting Teach it to launch live classes as part of its efforts to develop the startup ecosystem in the country. The initiative also aims at facilitating remote learning of the students impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
Conducted by qualified teachers, the online live classes will be broadcast from Sunday to Thursday every week on the Facebook page of Teach it (https://www.facebook.com/teachitonline/). Starting from 21st June, 2020, the classes will run from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on each of the aforementioned days. Along with following the classes online, the students can engage themselves with the sessions by asking questions and working on the assignments suggested by the teachers. All the recorded versions of the online classes will be available on the digital platforms of Banglalink Toffee and Teach it afterwards. Banglalink users can browse the content free of charge visiting www.teachit.online.
Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, Honorable State Minister, ICT Division said, “I am really delighted to see Banglalink and Teach it take this great initiative for helping the students keep their studies uninterrupted amid the pandemic. We have witnessed how digital initiatives can benefit people during such a critical time by giving them access to essential facilities. I hope Banglalink continues to take such digital initiatives addressing the needs of different sections of our society.”
Hosne Ara Begum ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority said, “We are consistently trying to support promising digital entrepreneurs, as we believe that their digital innovation can significantly contribute to the technological advancement of the nation. Teach it has given us an indication of the real potentialities of our digital entrepreneurs through this initiative. If we continue supporting them, they will surely come up with many endeavors like this.”
Erik Aas, Chief Executive Officer, Banglalink said, “At Banglalink, we are immensely proud to partner with an IT Incubator participant helping students to continue their studies during this critical time. The initiative reflects how effectively promising digital entrepreneurs can serve the society if they are groomed properly and shown the right guidance. With this vision, we launched IT Incubator in collaboration with Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority, and now it is good to see that our efforts are adding value to the students.”
Syed Naimul Hossain, Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Teach it said, “Banglalink has been supporting us from the very beginning of our journey. Teach it aims to democratize the online education, and we are glad to have Banglalink’s assistance, which will help us launch live classes for the students affected by the pandemic.”
Banglalink has taken several initiatives to provide customers with additional facilities during the Covid-19 crisis.
Banglalink is one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh working to unlock new opportunities for its customers as they navigate the digital world. Driven by the vision of transforming lives through technology, Banglalink also strives to transform into a future-ready service provider capable of catering the demands of the new digital era. It is a subsidiary of VEON Ltd – a Nasdaq and Euronext listed connectivity provider headquartered in the Netherlands.