Component: 1

TO UPGRADE PRIORITY PUBLIC HEALTH (PH) COURSES TO COMPETENCY-BASED PH CURRICULUM

Competency-based Curriculum

These institutions have undertaken steps to improve student’s learning experience, with BRACSPH piloting competency-based courses and conducting Employer Demand Assessments; AUW’s Center for Teaching & Scholarship; and ICCCAD- IUB’s faculty initiatives. Thus validating their need for best-practice curriculum and the Competency based learning imperative for Bangladesh. However, adopting this approach requires students to simulate and practice real-world workforce skills. This is achieved by centering its learning praxis on students and employers’ skill needs to ensure graduates’ public health workforce readiness.

Core principles for component #1

  • Employer & Sector demand-driven Technical, Management & Soft Skills required by Public Health workforce
  • Designing Skill Outcome-based Content – Developing World contexts
  • Student-Centric Learning praxis Participative, Interactive, Sequential Learning
  • Continual Student Skill Outcomes Assessment in courses
  • Yearly quality review and updating of Curriculum based on evolving Sectoral needs