CEDAR (Concern for Environmental Development And Research) established a separate training cell in 1998 from the Foundation Training of NFE teacher with financial assistance of Directorate of Non-Formal Education (DNFE) to enhance capacity building of NFE teachers. The initial aim of the Training Cell was to develop skills of staffs of CEDAR with necessary communication and management skills to help them to do their best. This was done by outside expert support to share their learning. After that CEDAR CEDAR haired some skill trainer for developing the training cell. Mr. Jyoti Bhushan Sarkar and Mrs. Zakia Rahman was the first resource person for CEDAR training cell. Over the period the training cell has been equipped with skilled and experienced training personnel along with physical facilities. The training facilities at Dhaka HQ are equipped with modern aids including audio visual support having accommodation capacity of 25-30 participants. In 2006 the training cell has been expanded in Kamrangirchar, Dhaka and Araihazar, Narayanganj. Now, CEDAR training cell is running with few full and part time trainers, both in credit and project’s wing and they have particular experience in microfinance, entrepreneurship development, livelihood promotion, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, healthcare, gender, management of community institutions, project management, monitoring etc. CEDAR’s training team has good track record of providing training support internally and to external institutions. The focused training areas are: Non-Formal Education, Microfinance and entrepreneurship development, Primary Health Care, Water, Sanitation and participatory hygiene promotion, Advocacy and Communication, Gender and Development, Disaster Risk Management (DRM).
The equipment of training cell established by CEDAR at Dhaka HQ, Kamrangirchar and Araihazar has been given bellow (up to October, 2018):
|SL||Name of Equipment||Venue wise Quantity/Unit|
|09||Multimedia Projector with screen||01||01||01|
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