Daffodil International University introduces ‘Teaching Apprentice Fellowship’ Program

Daffodil International University introduces ‘Teaching Apprentice Fellowship’ Program

Daffodil International University (DIU) is going to launch the ‘Teaching Apprentice Fellowship (TAF)’ program with the aim of creating skilled and trained teachers for the 21stcentury. Through this fellowship program, the fresh Graduates will get the opportunity to develop themselves as a teacher or reseachers. This fellowship program will run for one year.

These information wwere presented today (24 September) by Professor Dr. Mostafa Kamal, Dean, Academic Affairs of DIU and convener of the TAF program through an online press conference. The press conference was also addressed by Professor Dr. SM Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Acting Vice-Chancellor of DIU, Professor Dr. Engineer AKM FazlulHaque, Registrar, Professor Dr. Masum Iqbal, Dean, Faculty of Business and Entrepreneurship Syed Mizanur Rahman, Director, Students Affairs, and Ejaj-Ur-Rahaman, Deputy Director of HRDI.

According to the press conference, the interested graduates must have a CGPA-4 in the SSC and HSC and a CGPA of 3.5 or 70% marks in the Graduation level. In addition, those who have a score of 7.5 or above in the IELTS exam and have research articles published in various journals will be especially benefited.

Applications for the Teaching Apprentice Fellowship program begin today, September 24, 2020 and end on October 24, 2020. The initial training of fellows will start on November 1 and end on December 31, 2020. After that, the final training and selected Fellows will run from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021.

The Meet the Press also informed that Teaching Apprentice Fellowship (TAF) is a full time in job leadership development program. The TAF Fellowship is an intensive and cohesive, one-year program that supports early-career, university teachers in their efforts to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom. The main objectives of this program is to create a sustainable, valid & reliable source of loyal teachers, to maximize and ease the opportunity for the graduates to be a teacher and to train candidates to be a leader with 21st century leadership skills & qualities.

The demand for excellence in higher education is a major concern today. Knowledgeable and competent faculty members are one of the key components.  For Daffodil International University at its massive growth stage, it is absolutely critical to improve the quality of education to establish and retain its position as one of the best universities in Bangladesh, says the meet the press.

Most of the teachers are hired given their academic records only. But If graduates with excellent academic background coupled with proper teaching & 21st century leadership skills then the graduating students will be mentored and coached to be a global leader. 

DIU management has decided to recruit & train knowledgeable, wise, hardworking and tech-savvy teachers in advance to face the upcoming challenges, says the meet the press.

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