Research Area :: Curriculum Development and Pedagogical Innovation

Curriculum development and pedagogical innovations are the core part of any teaching-learning process. The TVE department is not an exception. We have a range of faculty members having experience in this area at the national and international level. Recently the department has completed its part successfully in the nationwide ILO TVET curriculum reform project in Bangladesh.

Leader of the Research Group: Prof Dr Che Kum Clement

Research Co-Lead: Rashedul Huq Shamim

Other Associated Faculties & Staff:

Related Publications

1. Karim, A., Campbell, M., & Hasan, M. (2019). A new method of integrating project-based and work-integrated learning in postgraduate engineering study. The Curriculum Journal, 1-17. doi:10.1080/09585176.2019.1659839

2. Che Kum, C & Shahadat H. Khan (2006) Curriculum Design Strategies for Technical and Vocation Education and Training; International Workshop on Curriculum Development in Technical and Vocational Education and Training: 19-21 November 2006, IUT Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. Che Kum C & Mahbub H, (2014) Integrating Functional English Language Course in Engineering Curriculum: A Case of Bangladesh. International Journal of English Language and Literature Studies, 2014, 3(1)

6. 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.

7. 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. 

8. Rahman, M. M., Raihan, M. A., & Khan, M. A.A. (2013). Analysis of the Relevance of 4-Year Diploma-in-Mechanical Engineering Course Curricula with Occupational Tasks of Shipbuilding Industries in Bangladesh. Journal of Engineering (JEN), a Journal of International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR-JEN).  e-ISSN : 2250-3021, p-ISSN : 2278-8719, IOSR-JEN 2012, Impact factor: 1.645, Vol. 3, Issue 11, V, pp. 06-13, IOSR Journals got 9th Ranking by AQCJ (African Quality Center for Journals) - Top 20 Journals Ranking. IOSR Journals Indexing: Index Copernicus, Cross Ref (USA), NASA ads , ANED (American national Engineering Database), Google Scholar, Open- J Gate. DOI (Digital Object Identifier) is 10.9790. Retrieved from  :

9. 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).

10. Raihan, M.A. (September, 2011). ‘Technology Integration for Innovative learning Based on Constructivism.’ Education Forum 2011, Organized by Department of Education. Kongju National University, Gongju, South Korea. pp. 29-59. (Educational Forum)

11. Che Kum, C & Shahadat, H. Khan (2006) Work Process Orientation: An Innovative Curriculum Design Concept for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). International Workshop on Curriculum Development in Technical and Vocational Education: 19 – 21 November 2006, IUT Dhaka, Bangladesh

12. Karim, M.R. & Raihan, M.A. (November, 2006). ‘An Overview of Curriculum Planning in Technical and Vocational Education’, An International Workshop on ‘Curriculum Development in technical and Vocational Education’, Organized by TVE Department, IUT, Nov. 19-21.(International Workshop).

13. Clement, C.K., Khan, M. S. H. (2006) “Work Process Orientation: An Innovative Curriculum Design Concept for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)”, International Workshop on Curriculum Development in Technical and Vocational Education: 19 – 21 November 2006, IUT Dhaka, Bangladesh.

14. Che Kum, C, (2002). Design and Implementing Cost-Effective TVE Programs for Achieving Sustainable Human and Socio-Economic Development, International Seminar on New Trends in Technical and Vocational Education, organized by IUT 2-4 November 2002

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.