Mission

  • Fostering Knowledge Creation
  • Upholding Human Values
  • Promoting Sustainable Development

Vision BracU 2.0

  • Proud, global institution from Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh's flagship university

Brac University plays an important role in creating awareness during this corona virus pandemic by providing assistance to keep the community healthy and safe, as well as conducting research on COVID-19. Many of the departments are proactively working in multiple outreach initiatives, teaching, organizing webinars for students, teachers and the community. Brac University shares expert information on COVID-19 and related topics.

Outreach to students and communities

Brac University is continuously monitoring latest government advice about the virus, and the broader situation. Latest Bangladesh government advice is available on the IEDCR page. Link below

https://www.iedcr.gov.bd/index.php/component/content/article/73-ncov-2019

In this extraordinary time, we are making all efforts to ensure that our students are best able to deal with this situation, this page will provide information, and updates regarding your academic matters. In addition, BU is putting together resources, and support mechanism to ensure students are supported from both academic and personal areas.

The Office of Student Life has launched a hotline to allow BU students to contact the university for any queries and support. This hotline is available from Sunday to Thursday from 9 AM – 6 PM.

Please contact us in case of questions or if you need assistance:

  1. 01556610139
  2. 01893874121

We appreciate you for being understanding during these times and we hope to maintain regular communication with our students. In addition to the hotline, you may also email us at studentlife@bracu.ac.bd

Click to see BU Hotline:

https://www.bracu.ac.bd/covid-19-bu-hotline-01556610139-01893874121

Campus Community Engagement

Facebook Live ( past events)

  • - Social Distancing (CU Counselor) - 2 April 2020
  • - Healthy Ways to Cope with New Challenges and Take Care of Significant Relationships during Crisis Moment (CU Counselors and Peer Ambassadors) - 8 April 2020
  • - Managing Relationship in the Time of Quarantine (Dr. Mehtab Khanam) -13 -April 2020

Facebook Live: On-going

  • Yoga (30 min session) twice per week – Mondays/Thursdays
  • Meditation (30 min-session) twice per week – Sunday/Wednesdays

National Engagement

  • • Moner Jotno Mobile-e (National Telcounseling for Health Care Professionals) - Shami Suhrid has joined the national tele counseling effort for managing mental well-being that is being sponsored by BRAC, PHWC, Kaan Pete Roi and Grameenphone. It is in a soft launch at the moment.
  • • The entire Counseling Team joined the BRAC Outreach to health workers across Bangladesh. The team is calling 350+ people across all local landscape doing check-in. The calls took place between (10-17 April) Thus far, the feedback has been positive for both our staff the recipients with such comments as it is humbling feels good to talk with the frontline workers, there is resilience, good return energy to staff, felt positive to have the staff call them.

Projects

    Circulated Infographics to the Campus Community on:

  • • Coping with Stress during the COVID-19 Outbreak - 24 March
  • • Healthy Usage of Social Media – 15 April

Counseling Session

  • • Counselors are conducting 1:1 sessions with students, flagging high-risk student for additional support if needed
  • • Promoting the availability of online counseling session for student via social media platforms
  • • Peer Ambassadors as they do peer-to-peer mentoring and listening of students concerns
  • • Established a relationship with a Psychiatrist for providing highly vulnerable students to the additional treatment that might be needed.

Summary - Student Activities/Student Life

Passive Activities

  • 14 April - Bengali New Year Message - Student Life
  • 14-20 April – Support the BU Adventure Club (BUAC) - Virtual 7K run for COVID-19 Relief Fund. Student raised and donated 5,000 DBT to Bidyanondo Foundation. The winners were awarded virtual medals and certificates. There were 10 participants who donated 500 BDT as a registration fee for the event. (if you need more details, I can provide the clubs full description of the event)

Department of Architecture

Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management (PPDM)

  • Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management (PPDM) running under the Department of Architecture launched a fundraising program for distributing food to the people in need immediately after the COVID 19 started affecting Dhaka city. They received fund of Taka 1 lac with help of the Department of Architecture. Additional private donations at that point amounted to Taka 70,000. On 24 March 2020, PPDM faculty in collaboration with CDP (Community Development for Peace), a youth community volunteer organization prepared dry food packages and distributed to the rickshaw pullers, day laborers and roadside vendors. Awareness teaching was an integral part of this venture (Table 1 images).

  • The PPDM and CDP volunteers also planned to make hand sanitizers for distributing to the poor, but the lab at the Department of Pharmacy, BracU was closed by then.

  • Next important task on their hand is producing spray disinfectant under the guidance of Directorate General of Health Services, Government of Bangladesh for applying on the metal doors of Karail slum which they wish to accomplish when the time is suitable for the young volunteers to engage in such activities.

  • PPDM faculty members are currently involved in gathering data for research based on the COVID 19 crisis.

School of Architecture and Design (SoAD), BracU

  • Department of Architecture raised Taka 1 lac from the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB) for contributing to the Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management (PPDM) relief work.

  • On 1st April 2020, students of Architecture on their own initiatives formed ‘Serving the Needs’, a help group that collected donations and supplied monthly groceries to 72 poor families in Sunamganj, Sylhet and Karail, Dhaka. Currently the group is sending money via BKash to neighborhood grocery stores where poor families registered with ‘Serving the Needs’ can get the food from. The student group has helped 228 families till now. As donations keep coming, their next step is to supply to the lower middle-income group (Table 2 images).

  • Faculty members of the department have also embarked on their own making individual donations with both kind and cash to the people they knew were in need. Some of the faculty members are involved in the relief work through organizations such as Bidyanondo, Agami Foundation, Prakritik Krishi Kendro, Delta Hospital, BUET alumni team, Khulna University Planners' Alumni’s 'Corona Emergency Response Fund' (supported 54 families with one week’s grocery each (Table 3 images), Society for Educational Development Association.

  • The department gets news from WEAPA (Women Engineers, Architects and Planners Association of Bangladesh) on the people in need of relief in the slums and sweepers colonies of the city, and transfers the information to HCPM/DRR/UDP of Brac for extending help.

  • In the beginning of Bengali new year, the department uploaded a music video as a message of hope in various social media which was produced by three faculty members. This video was of a Tagore song ‘aami maarer shagor paari debo’ performed by Rabiraag cultural organization some of the members of which are the faculty members of the department and student of School of Architecture and Design. The song bears similar meaning of ‘We shall overcome’, and sends a message of hope in this time of crisis (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yA2XO8-m8Rc).

Department of Economics & Social Science

Supply Chain Responsibilities in a Global Pandemic

What is the responsibility of Western retailers to the workers who make their garments as the corona virus forces factories to shut down?

Shopping malls are closed, gatherings are banned, thousands of employees have been furloughed, and movement outside of one’s home is discouraged if not outright illegal. This has meant bad news for apparel brands and retailers as nervous customers cease buying. In the U.S. for example retail sales in March were down almost 9% compared to in February. Those brands and retailers which have built their businesses on a fast fashion model – predicated on the continuous churn of high volumes of cheap clothes – face unprecedented challenges and questions about responsibilities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here for more information

Department of Humanities and Social Science

Seuty Sabur and Shehzad M Arifeen | May 3, 2020

Brac Institute of Languages

Response and Initiatives during Covid-19

During this pandemic of Covid-19, each and every person has his or her own personal fears, struggles and problems - and each of us is trying to cope with this unprecedented situation in our own way. The biggest concern however, is to try and provide relief to the people who really need it - to those who are less fortunate than ourselves. In our own small ways, we are trying to reach out to those who are struggling to manage their daily necessities, and to those who are suffering emotionally.

1. Lady Syeda Sarwat Abed: donating to relief organisations/individuals; providing groceries for the needy

I tried to take into consideration the different classes of people whom this situation has affected the most. I am moved by the responsibility to do something for the people who are struggling to earn their livelihood in this dire crisis. Therefore, I have attempted to provide a little relief for the needy by donating to families who are fighting against hunger. I have put together 25 individual bags, each containing 10 kg rice, 2 kg daal, 2 kg sugar, powder milk, puffed rice, oil, onion and salt for distribution among the needy.

Thinking about the doctors and health workers out there who are fighting on the frontlines everyday, I have donated a good amount for the making of uniforms and protective gear. In addition to that, I have donated to individual families and households, for instance, our Brac University support staff and other families who are in desperate need of food. I also have donated ten thousand taka to a member of Kumon team.

2. Liza Reshmin: Providing groceries for the needy; looking out for household help; spraying disinfectant

From my side, I have been helping a family which is struggling to get their regular meals because of the current lockdown and the only earning member's loss of work. This family is such that they won't even open up freely to ask for help and the recent condition is so bad that they are spending from the little savings they have. As this family is known to my family, friends and neighbours, we know their range of income and therefore helped them by purchasing and donating groceries and other necessary commodities in order to help them survive in this time of crisis. I have also thought of the upcoming Ramadan month and included items that they would need for this holy month. It would be worth mentioning that I have bought groceries for the domestic help at my and my mother's place. Besides this, as part of my civic responsibility to the neighbourhood, I go out to spray disinfectants in the surrounding areas of my residence every two days. I do this early in the morning hoping to keep the lane safe. I hope the situation will come under control if we all actively do our part to prevent the spread of this virus.

3. Sarahnaz Kamolika Zaman: donating to relief organisations/individuals; procuring food/essentials for distribution; running awareness campaign through social media/other means

During this unprecedented situation, I have taken the responsibility to provide fifty families in my village area, Rangpur, with essentials for the next three months, and am sending them goods at ten-day intervals. Besides that, I have also provided seventy female garments factory workers with ten day ration supply. Awareness is also being created among the domestic help to wash hands for twenty seconds, multiple times a day, and to make their families aware about doing the same and maintain social distancing.

4. Evita Amin: providing mental and emotional support to students through social media; donating to relief organisations and individual families; helping individual donors to manage funds

We have found ourselves trapped in the midst of this unique crisis which is causing different dilemmas among different classes of people. I have firstly attempted to reach out to those in desperate need of the bare necessities by donating to individual families who are a part of our everyday lives such as our domestic help, our support staff (the security guards and drivers) and hawkers and vendors. Secondly, I have donated to relief organisations such as Bidyanondo and others which are working to raise money for garments workers. I have also financially contributed to the wonderful initiatives taken by many of our own BracU students who are regularly supporting many families and have bigger plans to continue to do so. Last but not the least, although I am not a professional, I have been trying to provide mental and emotional support to many of my students who are struggling with depression and other anxiety disorders.

5. Imam Zafar Numanee: running awareness campaign through social media; donating to individuals

I have been alerting people about the necessity for preserving the mental health of the students during home-quarantine through making and publishing a video message on social media

[Link: https://www.facebook.com/nizafar/videos/10221261843763458/]

I have also been giving financial support to the people in my community.

6. Easir Arafat: donating to relief organisations/individuals; running awareness campaign through social media/other means

Here in my village under the district and division of Mymensingh, the elderly were indifferent about the deadliness of COVID-19. At the beginning, they literally took the pandemic as a hoax. As a result, none of them either stayed at home or maintained WHO-prescribed sanitisation. Now the good news is that people in my village, regardless of age, are well aware of the lethal nature of COVID-19 and most of them are abiding by what is necessary (quarantine, sanitisation, face mask) in order to contain the pandemic. Behind this wave of awareness, Stand Up Central, a community organisation played a key role along with the local government. As the core member of Stand Up Central, I am proud to mention that I am now helping this organisation in every possible way, either with money or with advice. On an individual level, I am also leaving no stone unturned to be generous about the poor around me.

7. Farid Ahmed: maintaining social distance

In this situation, I am mostly trying to help family members. I have been planning to contribute to causes that get the least attention like the families that cannot think of asking for help but are in huge debt, families of religious scholars. In terms of my contribution to the community, I have been actively maintaining social distancing. Most importantly, I am trying to be a better parent, spouse and son in this very emotionally difficult time.

8. Effat Hyder: donating to relief organisations/individuals

There are many people around all of us, who cannot ask for financial support, neither can they make both ends meet, especially now, during this global pandemic when the only source of their income is closed for almost a month. The tailor we patronise, informed us that under normal circumstances they would have already been overbooked with orders for Eid-ul-Fitr, but this year, he does not even know what he will serve to his family the next day. Another festival, Pahela Boishakh (Bengali New Year), went completely uncelebrated, adding to their suffering.

By the grace of Allah the Almighty I managed something within my limitations, for him to last the month. We do not all need to be on the streets to find people in need; we will be able to find many people within our vicinity, if we think for a while, even may be among our relatives as well.

9. Farzana Rahman Khan: donating to relief organisations/individuals; maintaining social distance

In these trying times, keeping safe and sane has become a full time job. The uncertainty of the future looms dark and overwhelming and I keep thinking, if this is how I feel, being a member of the privileged stratum of the society, how abysmally wretched must be the lives of those who have little or no access to resources. Their plight moves me to contribute financially to alleviate their suffering, through the agencies of organisations most adept at providing them the daily necessities. I have also tried to lessen the suffering of my household help by paying her wages and giving her leave till the situation improves.

10. Md Raisul Islam Chowdhury: maintaining social distance; donating to relief organisations/individuals

This pandemic is a global crisis and has proved to be a disastrous one for my life as well. I am facing a personal struggle as I am unable to go back to my hometown to be with my family. I am living alone and having to manage every single chore and responsibility. However, I still feel the urge to stand beside the ones who need help to survive in this tough time. The actions that I have taken are monetary. I donated to the domestic help in my household. I have also sent money to one of the relatives in our village to buy groceries and distribute those among a few people who really need it.

11. Bineeta Rahman: running awareness campaign through social media/other media

I wrote an article for The Daily Observer as my response to Covid 19. I am worried not only about the deadly situation we have been going through but my concern continues to grow thinking of the post-coronavirus effect also. Therefore, I tried to express my thoughts through my write up. I attempted to make people aware of what initiatives to take during this tough time and also urged people to be cautious of the unexpected post-coronavirus condition that we may encounter very soon. Here is the link :

https://www.observerbd.com/details.php?id=251123

12. Nipa Nasreen: donating to relief organisations; taking care of household help

I have donated to the Biddanondo Foundation. Our JU friends have also taken an initiative to provide dry food supply to some families. I donated there as well. In addition to this, we are trying to take care of the families of our domestic help.

13. Tajnim Imami: providing protective gear; procuring food for distribution; donating to relief organisations.

I have been arranging for masks, gloves, soaps and other things for the guards and the maintenance crew of the building in which I live. I have also been buying packets of food to distribute in the nearby areas and providing donations to places like Bidyanondo and others.

14. Tanjila Ferdous: providing protective gear; donating to relief organisations; providing hygiene products

I am trying to contribute to my community by keeping ourselves as safe as possible. First of all, thinking of the people who have lost their livelihood, I tried to participate in one of the many initiatives taken by Brac for this purpose. I donated money through the bKash app for Brac COVID-19: Emergency food assistance fund. My husband and I also donated masks, soaps, and hand sanitizers to nearly three hundred people in our locality to ensure better hygiene which is very important at this time. Besides, we have kept two basins with water and soap facilities in a locality where road-side people can wash their hands.

We started this initiative last month when the Corona virus started affecting people and it is still operational so that people seeking their livelihoods would be able to wash their hands to maintain hygiene. We also donated money to an orphanage to ensure a meal for a day for 200 orphans. We do not know how long people are going to suffer, so we plan to keep ourselves motivated to help the needy people as much as we can.

15. Tasnova Humaira: providing hygiene products; donating to relief organisations/individuals

During this time of uncertainty, we are all trying our best to adjust, and protect ourselves, our families and communities. Since the first confirmed COVID-19 case in Bangladesh, I have distributed packages containing sanitary utilities to families who cannot afford to buy their own supplies. Even though the majority of the time I am staying home to maintain social distance, I am regularly giving monetary support to the Bidyanondo Foundation through Bkash. There are different people and organisations who are working around the clock in this crisis, we all should try and be any kind of support to them so that we can emerge as little unscathed as possible from the pandemic.

16. Hasna Khanom: donating to relief organisations/individuals; procuring food/essentials for distribution; running awareness campaign through social media/other means; providing hygiene products/facilities; providing mental support; providing protective gear

Covid-19 has rapidly spread to Northern Bangladesh where my only brother works at the front line as a doctor. Therefore, I have initiated broadly, two types of tasks: raising awareness to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus and raising funds to aid those experiencing financial hardships due to lost wages or earning opportunities. Firstly, I have helped my father prepare and distribute a list of Do’s and Don’ts for the members of my household and the surrounding apartments. I have also demonstrated to the caretaker the process of making disinfectant sprays using bleaching powder so that he could clean the premise. Additionally, I, with the guidance of my brother who works as a civil surgeon in Thakurgaon, have bought and distributed around 500 gloves, 300 surgical masks and a few packets of bleaching powder among my neighbours and in surrounding families in Thakurgaon where he resides. I have also raised a sum of money from my relatives staying in Dhaka and arranged for this sum to be used for food supplies for the day labourers in my village. As a teacher, I am trying to be helpful to my students in making them feel that they are not facing this crisis alone and that they could keep themselves engaged in something productive as they wait for better days to come.

17. Nusrat Jahan Ema: donating to relief organisations/individuals; running awareness campaign through social media/other media

Within my limited capacity, I have tried to make the following contributions in response to the current pandemic situation. I have donated money to a few low-income wage earners in the locality of my house help and also to Dr. Manisha Chakraborty's initiative for a charity program named as 'এক মুঠো চাল'. I have also committed to donating money to the care home for aged women 'Apon Nibash'. Apart from all these, as the Co-Advisor of Brac University Film Club I am part of their initiative to make short videos to create awareness and raise money for different charity organizations. I function as a mentor in their planning and execution activities.

18. Nishat Sharmin: donating to relief organisations/individuals

I have contributed to ‘One Taka Meal Program’ run by Bidyanondo Foundation on multiple occasions during this national crisis. On a personal level, I am handing out cash periodically to the people in need in my locality.

19. Jafrin Islam: donating to relief organisations/individuals; procuring food for distribution; ensuring maintainance social distance

Among the people who I know, I have tried to arrange foods for more than 50 families which include rice, lentils, potatoes, oil, onions & soap. Hopefully, they can spend almost 5/6 days with those foods. I specially targeted the people who are old, poor, who are unemployed right now. I have also ensured that a lot of people will not be together while taking this relief so that we can be safe. Personally, I have also started donating in my area. I am planning to donate more in Ramadan time and not only the poor but also those who are from middle class families will be targeted for this aid so that all of us can have food for Iftaar and Sahari at least. Beside this food donation, I am talking to different people who are not aware of the hygiene instructed by WHO. I am trying to make them aware of the precautions they need to maintain to fight this COVID 19.

Department of Pharmacy

Hand Sanitizers

Department of Pharmacy, Brac University and Brac University Pharma Society (BUPS) with the commitment to help the society in this crisis of COVID-19 pandemic, started making hand rubs/hand sanitizers from mid-March 2020. When soap and water are not available for washing hands, the use of hand sanitizers is the next most effective way to prevent infection by the virus.

Starting with a pilot batch of 3 liters, an estimated total of 150 liters of hand sanitizers in three batches was prepared following the WHO Guidelines. They were filled in 100 mL bottles and distributed free of cost to Brac University maintenance staff, public authorities, government hospitals, private clinics and underprivileged people around Dhaka city and Chattogram. The distribution of the hand sanitizers was prioritized to the most impacted and high-risk communities, and the underprivileged people. Later, to continue this initiative, in collaboration with BRAC’s Skills Development Programme, an additional 500 liters of the hand sanitizers was made at the Department of Pharmacy, Brac University. Professor Dr. Eva Rahman Kabir, Chair of the Department of Pharmacy, BRAC University, along with her team, Professor Dr. Hasina Yasmin, Dr. Md. Aminul Haque, Dr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Easin Uddin Syed, and Eshaba Karim led the production of the hand sanitisers. Mr. Shahin Mahmud, office staff of the same department, BRAC university was a constant support during the production process. BRAC SDP supported them with providing raw materials, packaging, and distribution. These have been distributed to rickshaw pullers, street hawkers, and street vendors in Dhaka, as well as to Bangabanghu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

The Department of Pharmacy is grateful to those who have been associated with this project. We hope that this initiative is continued to ensure that the most vulnerable have access to this vital and essential product at the time of this pandemic.

COVID-19: What is it exactly?

Professor Eva R. Kabir, Chair of the Department of Pharmacy, BRAC University along with her two colleagues Ridwan Islam, Senior Lecturer and Professor Dr. Hasina Yasmin have published a write-up on COVID.

https://www.thedailystar.net/in-focus/news/covid-19-what-it-exactly-1892428

A team of 6 colleagues will continue to write on COVID-19.

Rapid Dot Blot

This is a kit developed by Gonoshasthaya Kendra, will be detect coronavirus within 10-15 minutes at a minimal cost, according to the founder of the organisation Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury. The team of scientists who developed the kit is led by Dr. Bijon Kumar Sil and the other members are Dr. Nihad Adnan, Dr. Mohd. Raeed Jamiruddin, Dr. Firoze Ahmed and Dr. Muhibullah.

Dr. Mohd Raeed Jamiruddin is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Pharmacy, Brac University.

https://www.thedailystar.net/online/news/gonosasthaya-kendras-kit-able-detect-coronavirus-15-minutes-dr-zafrullah-1882468

http://m.theindependentbd.com/post/241432

Centre for Peace and Justice

Dr. Samia huq, Interim Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences and Research Fellow at CPJ has participated as a speaker in a Webinar at Georgetown called "The COVID-19 Crisis: Adaptations and Tensions During the Month of Ramadan" Webinar

A Rapid Survey on Role on the Role of Rohingya Youth on Awareness Building around COVID 19 in the Camps in Cox’s Bazar

CPJ has undertaken a rapid survey with the emerging youth leadership in the Rohingya camp to understand the preparation around COVID19 and kind of roles need be played by youth in the camps.

Facilitated Women Peace Café Members for Humanitarian and Awareness Building Campaign on COVID 19

CPJ has facilitated Women Peace Café Members to raise fund for humanitarian support for 200 disadvantaged women. Further to regular awareness building campaign, they have distributed a pack of rice, lentil, mask, oil etc to the adjacent communities around Begum Rokeya University Rangpur and Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University Mymensingh campuses. CPJ facilteted the establishment of Women Peace Cafés in the above two regional universities in 2019 under Empowered Women Peaceful Communities Project with Support of UN Women.

In response to COVID 19, CPJ has also supported the WPC members to participate various online learning courses and prepare digital contents (short videos and poster etc) for awareness raising among youth. Further details of their activities could be accessed from following link:

BRAC Institute of Educational Development (IED)

BRAC Institute of Educational Development (IED), as a pioneering educational institute, caters to the public sector as well as to the vibrant and emerging private sector. BRAC IED’s focus on the diverse areas of courses, research and implementation around various thematic areas make it unique.

BIED Logo Image

What we do

Play-based learning: Developing the whole child through play and creative expression

Play is a tool for learning - a source of joyful, explorative, and interactive experiences that promote the development of cognitive, physical, motor, and socio-emotional skills in childhood and beyond. This idea is central to our work in child development. We seek to change the educational status quo by developing scalable play-based models, building the evidence based on model outcomes, advocating for the importance of play in education, and building capacity among our domestic and international partners. Our low-cost, scalable Play Model series for ages 0-5 has been implemented in over 1,000 centers across the country, and we are widely recognized as a leader in the emerging area of early childhood development (ECD) in Bangladesh.

Humanitarian response: Acting rapidly to support the world’s most vulnerable children

BRAC IED undertakes projects in humanitarian crisis situations whenever the need arises. Currently, we are working in all the Rohingya refugee camps which have been established in Ukhiya and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. We have instituted a play-based curriculum, the Humanitarian Play Lab – adapted from our successful BRAC Play Lab model – tailored to meet the developmental needs of the refugee children while also providing psychosocial support using elements of their own culture. We have also launched and scaled up a four-tier para-counsellor model that trains Rohingya volunteers and individuals from the host community to address the needs of children and families who have experienced trauma. Additionally, we have conducted research on how to best design an intervention to provide psychosocial support to the refugee adolescents in the camps in Cox’s Bazaar. The results of the study have been used to design a project, in partnership with UNHCR and funded by NoVo Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada, which is currently being tested in the field.

Through our work in Cox’s Bazar, we have built expertise in operating in resource-constrained and rapidly shifting crisis environments.

Teaching and learning: Reimagining teaching and learning – in Bangladesh and the world

Transforming student learning begins with elevating adult learning. We offer postgraduate programs and short programs for educators and leaders who share our mission of supporting children to become engaged, empathetic, and empowered individuals through education. To-date, our master’s programs and short courses have reached over 500 professionals. We also conduct educational research and provide expertise to our public and private sector partners on all aspects of instructional design and delivery.

Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD)

Rapid Research Response to COVID-19

Our Rapid Research Response to COVID-19 initiative aims to generate rapid and actionable research-based insights to policy and program actors, on the socioeconomic impact the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives, focusing on the poor and vulnerable population of Bangladesh. This is our primary project page which archives all outputs from the project.

Click here for more information
Bigd Research Image

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health

COVID-19 is impacting everyone’s life and we are living in unprecedented times The BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University is taking an active role in carrying out urgent research focusing on the most vulnerable groups in Bangladesh along with aggregating and sharing useful resources from local and global sources to better combat the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

See Website here:

http://covid.bracjpgsph.org/
Brac JPGSPH Banner Image