About Us

Since its inception, BRAC Institute of Educational Development (BIED) has been an active advocate and proponent of contributing to the development of education from a holistic perspective through professional development, capacity building, skills development, training and research.

The Institute aims to tap into emerging areas of development by exploring areas including early years’ learning & early childhood development, play-based learning methodology, psychosocial wellbeing of stakeholders from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, adolescent mental health, Primary and Secondary education and curriculum & textbook design.


BIED will strive to be a cater for innovation in educational development and wellbeing.


A world where all children grow up with dignity as informed and healthy adults.

What We Do:

The Institute of Educational Development (IED) of BRAC University was established in 2004 and began functioning as an Institute in early 2005.  The primary goal of the Institute as conceived at the initial phase was to contribute to the knowledge and skill development in the education sector of Bangladesh. Additionally, IED aimed to become a center of excellence in the field of education that will take into consideration both conceptual and practical aspects of education.  Since then, the strengthening of the theoretical knowledge and field-based practical skills of the educational professionals has been the focus of the Institute’s activities. The activities have been identified and designed keeping in view national needs and areas of deficiency.

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Play Summit 2018
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BRAC Centre, Dhaka
BRAC Centre, Dhaka
BRAC Centre, Dhaka


Clowns Without Borders UK (CWB UK) will be visiting FDMN in Cox’s Bazar January 20- February 2, 2

BRAC, in collaboration with ANJI Play China, and supporting partner Tung Wah College, will

Since its inception in 2004, BIED, as a pioneering educational institute, has strived to cater to the public sector as well as to the very vibrant and emerging private sector. Its focus on the diverse areas of courses, researches and other thematic areas make it indeed different and in some ways the only institute that offers these.
Dr. Erum Mariam
Director, BIED

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