Authorities support rising number of creative questions
In response to protests by some students against the rising number of creative questions in SSC and HSC tests, the authorities say the move aims to stop question paper leak. The inter-educational board also thinks the students ‘misapprehended’ the new time allocation. The protesting students say they will have to..
Students protest over creative questions
Several hundred students today blockaded the road in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka protesting a government move to increase the number of “creative questions” in both SSC and HSC examinations. The students under the banner of “Dhaka Chhatra Samaj” staged a two-hour sit-in in front of the press..
Govt college affiliation: Public univs not yet empowered
Implementation of a decision to hand over the government colleges to public universities still remains in paper only even two years after the prime minister’s order in this regard. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina asked the education ministry on August 31, 2014 to give the authority to affiliate the 281 government..
College student stabbed in capital
A group of miscreants stabbed a college student at Malibagh level crossing in the city on Sunday. Our reporter said a group of 5-6 youths attacked Alvi Hasan, 17, a first year student of Wills Little Flower School and College, at the level crossing around 3:00 pm. They stabbed Alvi..
Improving college education WB provide $100m
World Bank (WB) will provide US$ 100 million to improve education and management at the National University-affiliated colleges to create a competitive workforce for the country. To this end, Bangladesh and WB today signed a financial agreement. Economic Relations Division (ERD) Additional Secretary Kazi Shofiqul Azam and Zahid Hussain, Acting..
Strengthening cultural activities to prevent militancy stressed
Strengthening and flourishing cultural activities in the educational institutions could effectively prevent militancy, terrorism, drug abuse and corruption from the society to establish sustainable peace in the country. Chairman of Dinajpur Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Professor Ahmed Hossain said this while addressing the launching ceremony of Lions..
College girl missing for seven days
A college girl has reportedly remained missing from Jakiganj upazila in Sylhet since 1 August. The missing college girl was identified as Rubina Akter,20, a student of Hafsa Majumder Mohila Degree College and daughter of Mokarm Ali, a resident of Uttarkul village of the upazila. Family sources said Rubina had..
15 students held for suspicious movement
Border Guard Bangladesh members detained 15 students, including 13 university ones, from bordering Kashinagar area of Bijoynagar upazila in Brahmanbaria district on Thursday for their suspicious movement. Of the detainees, nine are students of South East University and one each is of American International University, Prime Asia University, Northern University,..
Over 800 educational institutions closed due to flood
Educational institutions remain submerged in Jamalpur due to heavy rain and flood around 800 academic institutions in seven upazilas of Jamalpur district remain submerged for about 12 days due to heavy rains, leaving all the academic functions mothballed. Around 20 primary and high schools of Islampur upazila were seen submerged..
Govt orders to close all Peace schools
The government on Tuesday (August 2) issued an order to close the Peace schools in the country. Earlier on 10 July, the government also shut down telecast of Peace TV Bangla, a satellite channel which used to broadcast the speeches of Zakir Naik in Bengali. With the growing popularity of..
Ctg edu board gets new chairman
Chittagong Government Women College principal Professor Shaheda Islam has been appointed as new chairman to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Chittagong. Education ministry issued an order on Monday (August 1) saying the appointment on deputation basis. The order also said Shaheda Islam will receive allowances and other fringe benefits..
HSC result to be out on Aug 18
The results of this year’s Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams will be published on Aug 18, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said. Almost 1.2 million students took the tests this year held between Apr 3 and Jun 9. As per the tradition, the education minister, along with chairmen..
HSC Result to be Publish on 3rd Week of August
HSC/equivalent exam 2016 results could be published in the third week of August 2016. The summary will be sent to the Prime Minister within a day or two to sought approval. The Ministry of Education sources confirmed that. Chairman of Dhaka Education Board and Convener of Inter-education Board Coordination Committee..
College, university students want to get engaged with SDGs
Several dozen of college and university students want government’s effective mechanism to engage them with the implementation process of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the country. They said this at a workshop titled “Finalizing National Youth Policy 2016″ organized by the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), in collaboration with..
SC asks for syllabus, exam module of teacher training colleges
The Supreme Court today directed the government to submit the syllabus and examination module of all the teachers training colleges in the country to the court in two weeks. A four-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order during hearing and appeal..
Missing student’s body found in Bay
The body of the missing college student was found in Bay of Bengal on the Saturday one kilometer off the coast of Kuakata in Patuakhali. Plaban Ahmed, a higher secondary student of Hossain Shaheed Sohrawardy College in Magura, went missing while bathing at Kuakata beach on Friday noon. Kuakata tourist..
College student held over the murder of a teenage girl
Police have arrested a Kabi Nazrul Government College student over the murder of a teenage girl inside a cabin of a Patuakhali-bound launch at Dhaka’s Sadarghat. The victim has been identified as Parul Akter, 16, from Aganagar at Kerniganj in Dhaka. The vessel workers caught and handed over the student,..
Early teacher recruitment needed to save education
Vacancy in teaching positions accounting for about a fifth less — or about 17.74 per cent, to be precise — of the total required to impart education on 2.69 crore students in government primary, and government and non-government secondary schools and colleges is gravely concerning. The shortage of teacher is..
College teacher attack: ‘Mastermind’ held
Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Unit last night detained the alleged mastermind behind the attack on a Hindu college teacher in Madaripur. Detainee Khaled Saidullah was arrested from Dhaka’s Demra area, said DMP Deputy Commissioner (Public Relations) Masudur Rahman. The details regarding the matter will be disclosed in a press..