Centre of Excellence in Teaching & Learning-Jahangirnagar University (CETL-JU) is a service oriented and research led centre that supports the university to achieve its strategic teaching and learning aims. CETL-JU achieves this objective through (a) supporting new academic staff in their development as expert teachers; (b) helping on matters such as pedagogical design of course, planning a lesson, assessment of student rating of teaching, promoting student learning and profiling student learning preferences, development of e-learning contents etc. tailored to the needs and desire of the faculty members; (c) professional learning including workshops and seminars; (d) collaborating with other units to bring pedagogical perspectives to join endeavors; (e) offering consultations at all aspects of teaching at the university; (f) sharing teaching tools, good practice and guidelines; and (g) building a repository of teaching and learning resources.


Vision: The vision of CETL-JU is to develop a powerful arm of the university through the back-up of high-quality teaching, learning and research.

Mission: CETL-JU is committed to providing professional programs of high quality that assists the academic staff of the university to maximise their teaching and learning skills and facilitate effective student learning, and to cooperate with other higher education institutions to the same end. CETL-JU is also committed to conducting research in support of university-wide teaching and learning developments.


CETL-JU aims to maintain a student-centred teaching agenda in the direction of the improvement of teaching and learning at Jahangirnagar University and other regional higher educational institutions. It aims to promote teacher’s pedagogical skills, including training to utilise the tools and materials. CETL-JU also aims to promote effective teaching and assessment strategies and facilitates discourse on teaching innovation and improvement.


  • Organise need oriented training for the teachers, students and support staffs of JU and other regional universities.
  • Teaching and learning research.
  • Arrange dialogues, lectures, seminars and symposia to support a diverse range of academics at different stages in their career.
  • Develop a team of competent trainers.
  • National and regional liaison. Coordinate and lead activities of JU and other universities and develop exchange collaboration among different relevant institutions home and abroad.
  • Offer certificate/diploma courses.
  • Publish journals, develop e-resources, curriculum and modules for different faculty development programs.
  • Use information and communication technology to facilitate information-sharing among institutions and to increase the scope of teachers’ access to training.
  • Offer consultation services about all aspects of teaching and learning at the university level.
  • Perform such other functions and activities necessary to facilitate the attainment of the objectives of the centre with the approval of a proper authority.


Professor Sheikh Md. Monzurul Huq
Professor Sheikh Md. Monzurul Huq DIRECTOR, CETL-JU
Department of Geography and Environment
Professor Dr. Syed Hafizur Rahman
Professor Dr. Syed Hafizur RahmanDEPUTY DIRECTOR, CETL-JU
Department of Environmental Sciences


Jahangirnagar University
Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.