Transformative Competency-Based Public Health Education for Professional Employability in Bangladesh’s Health Sector (Trans4m-PH)

Chronic high-skilled workforce shortages in Bangladesh’s Public Health Sector are a formidable constraint to the nation’s sustainable human development. Primarily stemming from their Public Health programmes, HEI are unable to meet the priority skill demands of the sector’s NGOs, government agencies, multilateral partners and other stakeholders. The academic learning model coupled with the faculty teaching capacities, cannot equip graduates for the real-world professional skillsets to constructively engage community Public Health needs

Trans4-PH Project devised a multi-faceted framework to achieve the desired education outcomes for our valued students and future health workforce. This model systemically redesigned around the student learner’s competency development by introducing the following four interdependent components in the academic learning endeavour.

It is only by integratively designing these core features of Competency-based Curriculum, Competency-based Learning Methodologies, Competency-based Faculty Development and Professional Competency Training into a sustainable Learning ecosystem that Trans4-PH Project has more fully realized our students’ innate potential and contributions to the Public Health sector.

Four interdependent components in the academic learning endeavor are as follows:

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Transforming Bangladesh’s Health Workforce for Sustainable Health Impact
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Reforming the Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Module
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Trans4m-PH Experience Through the Eye of a Former Student and Teaching Fellow
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How the IUB-ICCCAD Team Trans4m-ed their Curriculum?
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TRANSFORMATIVE COMPETENCY-BASED PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION FOR PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYABILITY IN BANGLADESH’S HEALTH SECTOR (Trans4m-PH)
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How a Skills-Based Approach helped in teaching anthropology
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The Process of Reforming the Introduction to Public Health Curriculum
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