[Open-education] OKFN Bangladesh & BdOSN celebrate Education Freedom Day 2014

Nurunnaby Chowdhury nh at nhasive.com
Thu Feb 6 09:47:17 UTC 2014

Hi All,
On the third Saturday of January, Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN)
and the Open Knowledge Foundation Network (OKFN) Bangladesh jointly
organized program. At the event, the guests are discussing on free
educational software and materials, which can easily reach to all.
This year’s main aim of the day was “Availability of education related
software and open education components”. The goal of the day is the use of
technology in education is a fundamental right for everyone. For the
achievement of the goal, the consortium encourages distribution and
creation of free software, free textbooks, and free educational materials.
This program held at the head office of Bangladesh Open source Network.
General Secretary of BdOSN Mr. Munir Hasan announce that, for encourage of
the open education BDOSN and Shikkhok.com jointly started new course.
OKFN Bangladesh Ambassador and Bengali Wikipedia administrator Nurunnaby
Chowdhury Hasive articulate that, If education related websites and
software are available for all, the overall quality of the education will
be raised. Mukto Asar’s president Abu Sayed, Assistant coordinator of
Bangladesh Mathematical Olympiad Committee Ayubur Rahman, Higher Education
Department official Ariful Islam, Engineer Abu Taher , a central member of
OKFN Bangladesh Rahitul Islam Ruwel, Rafat Jamil, Palash Nandy, Musa Kajim
Naim and volunteers of BdOSN and OKFN attended the program. After the
program, at the open discussion session the participants are talked about
the importance of education related software distribution and creation. A
documentary also aired at the event.

For more you may check:

*Nurunnaby Chowdhury Hasive*
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Bangladesh Ambassador | Open Knowledge Foundation Network
Treasurer | Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN) <http://www.bdosn.org>
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