faculty

Dr Faruque A. Haolader

Professor
Dept. of Technical & Vocational Education
308, Academic Building 1, IUT

  • haolader@iut-dhaka.edu
    +880 9291254-3287

Biography

Dr. Faruque A. Haolader has over 30 years of extensive work experience in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) including teaching and research at Technical and Vocational Education Department of this University (since Jul 2010) and at the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering of Technical Teachers’ Training College (TTTC), Dhaka University (Jan 1994 – Dec 1996). Dr. Haolader worked as TVET Leadership & Management Training Specialist/ ILO Consultant and Coordinator and developed in a team a Postgraduate Certificate Course and trained over 125 Bangladesh TVET Mangers in collaboration with the ILO under European Union (EU) funded TVET Reform project and Canadian Govt. funded Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project (2011 - 2015). Very recently, he worked as Vocational Higher Education Expert/ Team Leader under ADB funded Polytechnic Education Development Project– Lead Consultancy Services for Developing Center of Technology (COT), ADB/ Directorate General of Learning and Student Affair, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education in Indonesia (Feb – Mar 2017). 

Dr Haolader was Research Fellow at Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems in Dresden, Germany (Aug 2000 – Sep 2004), (Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization). At Fraunhofer he worked on various engineering projects including German Railway (Deutsche Bahn AG), BMW AG funded projects, in particular, he designed and developed computer based (software) systems for trains, automatic vehicles, and railway-platform/ station surveillance systems. Furthermore, working as Design & Development Engineer at DINA Elektronik GmbH in Stuttgart (Sep 2005 - 2009), Germany and as Computer Programmer at the Planning Division of the Ministry of Planning, Govt. of Bangladesh (Nov1998 – Apr 99), Dr Haolader earned industry experience in the real World of Work. At DINA he designed and programmed microcontroller-based embedded electronic systems according to functional safety standard IEC 61508. For example, he designed (in a team) DINA-SafeLine- Central module, Speed, standstill and position monitoring module, digital and analogue I/O module, Safety relay, and individually designed PROFIBUS & Ethernet Interfaces, which were passed through rigorous testing at Munich University Lab and then certified by Profibus International), among other products for machine and installation controls and for industrial automation and communication. During his tenure at the Planning Ministry Dr Haolader designed, procured, and installed the first Local Area Network (LAN) at the Planning Division as well as provided IT support service to the officials and staff of the Ministry. From December 1984 to November 1998 Dr. Hoalader taught at Technical Teachers’ Training College (TTTC), Dhaka, and at various Government Polytechnic Institutes in Dhaka, Chittagong, Tangail, Barisal and at Dhaka Mahila (Women) Polytechnic Institute under the Directorate of Technical Education of the Ministry of Education, Govt. of Bangladesh. 

Dr. Haolader has presented numerous research papers/ talks at (inter)national conferences, symposiums and seminars held in America, Europe, and Asia, which have been published in journals and conference proceedings. He has written book-chapters and two text books. 

Since joining the TVE Department of IUT he has been very much active and engaged in the development of workforce of the OIC member countries, particularly through TVET teacher training, research, and collaborating with other international actors in this very important field.

Qualification

Ph.D(Stuttgart University,Germany); M.Sc. Engg. (Birmingham University, England); M.Sc.VEd (Dresden University of Technology, Germany); B.Sc. Engg.(DUET, Bangladesh)

Experience Portfolio

  • 09.2009 – 07.10 Research Fellow, Department of Vocational Education, Stuttgart University, Germany
  • 09.2005 – 09.09 Engineer (Design & Development), DINA Elektronik GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 08.2000 – 09.04 Research Fellow, Fraunhofer–Institute for Transportation & Infrastructure Systems (IVI), Germany
  • 11.1998 – 04.99 Computer Programmer, Planning Division, the Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh
  • 12.1996 – 11.98 Instructor & Head of Electrical Department, Tangail Polytechnic Institute in Bangladesh
  • 01.1994 – 12.96 Lecturer (Electrical & Electronic) at Technical Teachers Training College (TTTC), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 12.1984 – 01.94 Instructor (Electrical) at Government Polytechnic Institutes under Directorate of Technical Education of Bangladesh, in Dhaka, Chittagong, Tangail, Barisal and at Dhaka Mahila Polytechnic.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Teaching-Learning and Curriculum in TVET,
    • Educational Technology & Teaching-Learning Media,
    • Competency-Based Training & Assessment (CBT&A),
    • Competence Modelling and Measurement,
    • Entrepreneurship Education,
    • Greening TVET for Sustainable Developmen,t
    • Gender Equality and Inclusiveness in TVET, among others.

    Publications

    Books/Book Chapters

    1.Faruque A. Haolader, Khan M. Foysol and Che Kum Clement. TVET in Bangladesh: Systems, Curricula, and Transition Pathways. In: Pilz, Matthias  (Ed.) Vocational Education and Training in Times of Economic Crisis: Lessons from Around the World, ISBN 978-3-319-47854-8 under the Series: Maclean, Rupert  (Ed.) Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects, ISSN: 1871-3041. Published in December 2016, Springer International Publishing, Germany. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-47856-2_11  http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319478548.

    2.Kasagga Usama and Faruque A. Haolader. ICT Competence: Assessment of Competence of TVET Trainee Teachers in the Field of ICT. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, October 1, 2012, Language: English, ISBN-10: 3659256986, ISBN-13: 978-3659256981.

    3.Faruque A. Haolader. Microprocessors and Interfacing.A textbook of Bangladesh Technical Education Board. Gyanokosh Publishers, Bangla Bazar Dhaka, 1998.


    Refereed Journal Articles

    4.F. A. Haolader, D. Cicioglu, & , K. Kassim. A Model of Technical and Vocational Teacher Education at Bachelor’s Degree Level and its Relevance to the Occupational Tasks of TVET Teachers in the OIC Member States. In: TVET@Asia, issue 8, 1-19. January 2017 Online:  http://www.tvet-online.asia/issue8/haolader_etal_tvet8.pdf .

    5.F. A. Haolader, W. Hakim1, K. Kasim and H.R. Mubarak. A Comparative Study on the Academic Performance of Students in Bachelor’s Degree of Information Technology Having Arts and Science Background in Uganda. World Journal of Educational Research ISSN 2375-9771 (Print) ISSN 2333-5998 (Online), Vol. 4, No. 2, 257 – 273. March 2017, www.scholink.org/ojs/index.php/wjer.

    6.Faruque A. Haolader, S. H. Khan and C. K. Clement. Inclusion of Green Competencies in the Recognition of Prior Learning: Current Practices in Bangladesh. In: M. Pavlova and M. Singh (Eds) Recognizing Green Skills in Non-formal Learning Settings - A Comparative Study in Asia, Springer International Publishing, Germany (under review, expected to be published in late 2017).

    7.F. A. Haolader. Entrepreneurship Education in TVET for Small and Medium Enterprise Development: A Case Study in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Education Journal, Vol. 14, No.2, ISSN 1811 – 0762, Pages 27 – 44, December 2015.

    8.F. A. Haolader, M. R. Ali and K. M. Foysol. The Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching and Assessing: Current Practices at Polytechnics in Bangladesh and Its Effects in Developing Students’ Competences. International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, Vol. 2, No. 2: 99-118, ISSN 2197-8646, DOI:
    10.13152/IJRVET.2.2.2, 2015.

    9.B. Ayub, F. A. Haolader and M.M. Rahman. The Influence of ICT Security to Academic Environment at Universities, Case Study Uganda. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), ISSN: 2319-8753, Volume 2, Issue 11, November 2013.

    10.A. Guma, F. A. Haolader & M. Khushi. The Role of ICT to Make Teaching-Learning Effective in Higher Institutions of Learning in Uganda. International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), ISSN: 2319-8753, Vol.2, Issue 8, Pages 4061 – 4073, August 2013.

    11.F. A. Haolader and D. K. Paul. The Present Status of Polytechnic Curriculum and Student Assessmet  Approach in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Management Sciences & Education. Oyama, Japan. ISSN:2186-845X, ISSN:2186-8441 Print., Vol. 2, Nr. 1 January 2013.

    12.F. A. Haolader and R. Nickolaus. Technical and Vocational Education and Training- Curricula Reform Demand in Bangladesh. An Empirical Study of the Curricula of the Diploma-in-Engineering Programme in Bangladesh and the German Initial Vocational Training in the Dual System and the Curricular Effects. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI). Orlando, Florida, ISSN 1690-4524, Volume 10, Number 4, Pages 36-40, Year 2012.

    13.F. A. Haolader and Kasagga Usama. ICT Competence of TVET Trainee-teachers: A Case Study in Islamic University of Technology. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 1 Issue 09, ISSN: 2278-0181, November- 2012

    14.M. Rahman, F. A. Haolader and A. A. Khan. Barriers of Implementing the Proposed Competency Based Training Programme in TVET Institutions in Bangladesh. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 1 Issue 09, ISSN: 2278-0181, November- 2012.

    15.F. A. Haolader, H. Simmert and W. Ihbe. Technical and Pedagogical Aspects in Designing & Developing Teaching /Learning Environment – Prototypical Realization of ISO-OSI 7-Layer Model. In: Realities in Science, Mathematics and Technical Education, 2001, ISBN 99917-1-078-7.


    Refereed Papers in Conference Proceedings

    16.F.A. Haolader. “A Draft Model for Green Skills Inclusion in Recognition, Validation, and Accreditation (RVA).” The Symposium on Green Skills in Non-Formal Learning Settings: A Comparative Study in Asia. Organised by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)  held in Manila, Philippines, from 20 to 24 September 2017.

    17.F.A. Haolader, S.N Ahmed and M. Sajid. Environmental Aspect in Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Current Practices in Automotive Service Sector in Bangladesh.The IDEB-CPSC International Conference on “Skills for the Future World of Work and TVET for Global Competitiveness” held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 27 to 29 July 2017.

    18.F.A. Haolader, S.H. Khan, and C.K. Clement. “Recognising Green Skills in Non-Formal Learning Settings: Current Practices in Bangladesh.” Presented at the Symposium on “Recognising Green Skills in Non-Formal Learning Settings. A Comparative Study in Asia”, held on 30 to 31 August 2016 at UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in Hamburg, Germany.  https://uil.unesco.org/lifelong-learning/recognition-validation-and-accreditation/recognizing-green-skills-non-formal.

    19.F.A. Haolader, S.H. Khan, and C.K. Clement. “Inclusion of Green Competencies in the Recognition of Prior Learning: Current Practices in Bangladesh.” Presented at the Symposium on ‘The Inclusion of Green Competencies in the Recognition of Prior Learning: A Comparative Study of Seven Countries in the Asia and Pacific Region, held from 26 and 27 August 2015 in Hong Kong, China. http://uil.unesco.org/home/news-target/recognizing-environmentally-friendly-practices/600baa59f8f337238b990ec55c0f941e/

    20.F.A. Haolader. “Entrepreneurship Education in TVET for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development: A Case Study in Bangladesh.” Presented at the 1st International Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for Sustainable Development, organised by IDEB in Dhaka, 30 April to 2 May 2015

    21.F. A. Haolader, M. R. Ali and K. M. Foysol. “The Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching and Assessing: Current Practices at Polytechnics in Bangladesh and Its Effects in Developing Students’ Competences”. Presented at the 2nd International G.R.E.A.T. Conference: “Youth in Transition: VET in Times of Economic Crisis” held in Cologne, Germany, September 2014.

    22.F. A. Haolader and R. Nickolaus. "Technical and Vocational Education and Training  Curricula Reform Demand in Bangladesh.  An empirical study of the curricula of the Diploma-in-Engineering programme in Bangladesh and the German Initial Vocational Training in the Dual System and there curricular effects." Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics (ICETI 2011) in Orlando, Florida, USA, March 27 - 30, 2011. (Won the Session’s Best Paper Award).

    23.F. A. Haolader. “TVET Systems and Technical Teachers Training Model of Bangladesh.” Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) Systems and Technical Teachers Training Model in Developing Countries.” Beijing, China, September 25 –30, 2004.

    24.F. A. Haolader, N. Moehler, W. Oertel and M. Rueder. “Video-based Approaches for Onboard Obstacle Detection on Railroad.” Žel 2004 - 11th International Symposium on European Railway, Zilina, Slovakia, May 27 –28, 2004.

    25.S. Funck, U. Spengler, C.W. Brock, F. A. Haolader. “Increased Security and Operating Efficiency by Automatic Train Interior Inspection.” The World Congress on Railway Research, Edinburgh, UK, 28 Sept. – 1 Oct. 2003, pp. 1498 – 1503.

    26.M. Rueder, N. Moehler and F. A. Haolader. “An Obstacle Detection System for Automated Trains.” IEEE IV2003 Intelligent Vehicles Symposium. Columbus, Ohio State, USA, June 9 –11, 2003, pp. 180 - 185.

    27.F. A. Haolader. Linkage Between Technical-Vocational Education and Production and Service Structures – Consequences for the Technical-Vocational Teachers Training in Bangladesh. 2nd Alumni Workshop of Vocational Education Department, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany in Vientiane, Laos, 16 - 26 Sept. 2002.


    Workings Papers, Reports & Other Publications

    28.F.A. Haolader. Technical and Vocational Teacher Education in the OIC Countries. Workshop on Work Process-Oriented Vocational Education. Organised by the Institut für Berufspädagogik und Berufliche Didaktiken of Technische Universität Dresden, the Universität Leipzig and the Yogyakarta State University held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on 27 to March 31, 2017.

    29.F.A. Haolader. The Role of Technical and Vocational Education in Bangladesh towards Achieving Middle Income Economy Status by 2021. Presented at the Seminar on “Skills Competition in Bangladesh” organized by Mymensingh Polytechnic Institute in Mymensingh held on 09 December 2016.

    30.F.A. Haolader, H. Simmer and W Ihbe. Online Teaching/Learning Materials: Concept, Design Principles and Development Tools. International Workshop on Blended Teaching: New Trends in Technical Education in the OIC Countries, held in Gazipur, Bangladesh on 21 to 24 November, 2016.

    31.F.A. Haolader. Developing Teaching-Learning Materials. Seminar on Digital Content Design. Jhalokathhi Technical School and College (TSC), held in Jhalokathhi, Bangladesh on 18 June 2016.

    32.F.A. Haolader. Designing and Developing Teaching-Learning Materials. International Workshop on Technical and Vocational Teachers’ Education &Training in the OIC member Countries, held in Gazipur, Bangladesh, on 07 to 10 December, 2015.

    33.F.A. Haolader. Polytechnic Curriculum, Quality Training Delivery and Student Assessment. Seminar paper on Quality Training Delivery in TVET Institutions. Barisal, Bangladesh, 14 September 2015.

    34.F.A. Haolader. Technical and Vocational Teacher Education in the OIC Countries. The 1st General Assembly Meeting of the Regional Association for Vocational Teacher Education in Asia (RAVTE). Bangkok, Thailand, 31 October to 1st November 2014.

    35.M.S. Hoque and  F.A Haolader.  Women Entrepreneurs Development in Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh:  Problems and Potentialities in Reference to TVET. International Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development through TVET for OIC Countries. Dhaka, Bangladesh, December  2014.

    36.F.A. Haolader. Polytechnic Curriculum and Student Assessment Practices: A Case Study in Bangladesh. International Workshop on Issues, Trends, and Horizons of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in OIC Member Countries, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25 – 28 November 2013. 

    37.F. A. Haolader. “Quality Management of Training Delivery in TVET Institution”. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Quality Assurance for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutions, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 10 –
    13 November 2012.

    38.F. A. Haolader. “Technical and Vocational Education and Training Curricula Reform Demand in OIC Countries: A Case Study in Banglades”. International Workshop on Competency Based Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for the OIC Member Countries; Dhaka, Bangladesh; 27 - 30  November 2011.

    39.F. A. Haolader. Technical and Vocational Education and Training Systems of the European Countries. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Poverty Reduction in the OIC Member States.” Dhaka, Bangladesh, 27 – 30 November 2010.


    Awards & Commendations

  • German DAAD Scholarship
  • British ODA Scholarship
  • UNESCO-Fellowship
  • Bangladesh Govt. Scholarship
  • Session’s Best Paper Award of the 2nd International Conference on Education, Training and Informatics (ICETI) 2011 held in Orlando, Florida, USA
  • German Green Card for highly qualified IT professionals in 2001

  • Professional Associations

  • Fellow (F5688), Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB)
  • Member (M427), Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS)
  • Member (M41534057), Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), USA
  • Member International Institute of Informatics and Systemics (IIIS), USA
  • Member UNESCO-UNEVOC e-Forum
  • Member, Alumni Association of German Universities in Bangladesh.