Teacher jailed for forgery
A high school teacher named Delwar Hossain at Islampur upazila in Jamalpur district was sent to jail for his fraudulent act in grabbing Tk 250,000 from 23 individuals of poor farmer families in the name of insurance services. On Tuesday morning, the Jamalpur district court asked to sent Delwar to..
School committee president assaults teacher
A teacher was allegedly assaulted at his school premises by the president of the school managing committee. The incident took place at Mahendra Jhabati Government Primary School located at Madhabpur union in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on July 10. On July 12, the victim, Abdul Khalek Chowdhury, filed a..
Corruption increases after digitization of MPO enlistment
Bangladesh Shikkhak Samity, an apex body of non-government teachers’ in Bangladesh, on Thursday demanded cancellation of digital enlistment of MPO as corruption in the process had gone up. Now, for enlistment of the MPO requires a teacher to pay Tk 60,000 to Tk 70,000 in bribe in the digital system..
Parliamentary committee for promoting local films at schools
Parliamentary standing committee on information ministry has suggested to arrange film show once in a month at schools to promote local films as well as to offer students healthy entertainment. The committee at a meeting held in the parliament building on Thursday also formed a three-member committee to prepare recommendations..
Primary students stripped off in school
At least six primary students were stripped off as punishment enforced by the acting headmaster, Rabindranath Sarkar of Sanatan Government Primary School at Keshabpur upazila under Jessore district . Rabindranath forced the students to put off their pants as they wanted to play football going against his will, said Jalal..
HSC results on July 23
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations results are to be published on July 23. Dhaka education board chairman, Mahbubur Rahman stated that the prime minister is scheduled to receive the results on July 23. All the education boards would then publish the results, he added. A press conference is..
5 lakh teachers yet to get June salary
Nearly five lakh teachers and employees are yet to receive their June salaries from the government exchequer. Teachers blamed the bureaucratic tangles in disbursing funds to the teachers and employees of more than 27,000 post-primary (Class VI) to masters’ level non-government educational institutions. Officials of Directorate of Secondary and Higher..
Most private universities aimed at business : Serajul Islam Choudhury
Most of the private universities are aimed at business instead of exercising and dissemination of knowledge, said public intellectual and professor emeritus Serajul Islam Choudhury. Universities lack a standard of education and usually have poor academic and laboratory facilities, he said in an interview. He continued that most private universities..
JNU teacher fired for sexual harassment
Jagannath University has sacked its journalism teacher Mir Moshref Hossain, popularly known as Razib Mir, for sexually harassing several female students. Razib was an associate professor at the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism of Jagannath University and was suspended on April 28 when the first investigation committee found him..
Workers’ child education support allowance up to Tk 1,000
The National Wage and Productivity Commission- 2015 has recommended the government to provide up to Tk 1,000 per month in allowances to the permanent workers of the state-owned mills and factories to facilitate the education of their children. The education support allowance would be provided at the rate of Tk..
Education minister to find coaching-loving teachers
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid has asked the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to prepare a list of the teachers who are involved in private tutoring at home and coaching centres defying the policy in this regard. In a note issued on June 28, Nahid also asked to..
Selfie kills schoolboy
A class VIII student of Chuadanga VJ Government High School died while taking a selfie on a moving nagordola on Friday. The accident occurred on Friday (Jun 30) at 6:00pm in the city’s Police Park. The deceased Ishtiaque Ahmed Ridu was the only son of Advocate Imtiaz Hossain Ujjal. His..
Education Minister bedridden
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid is suffering from Chikungunya. His Personal Assistant (APS), Jakir Hossain, told dainikshiksha.com that the Minister’s wife has also been infected. The couple is currently resting at their residence while undergoing treatment. His assistant further said the couple were taken to Labaid on Thursday (Jun 8)..
13th Teacher Registration exam results published
The final results of the thirteenth Teacher Registration exam have been published. Results can be obtained by visiting the website: ntrca.teletalk.com.bd and entering the roll number. Moreover, the text messages have been sent by the authority to the mobile phones of those who passed the examination. A M M Ajhar,..
Transparency, accountability in pry edn stressed
Speakers at a view-sharing meeting at Rajshahi on Thursday emphasised the need for ensuring transparency and accountability in primary education for making it qualitative and quantitative to free the nation from the curse of illiteracy. Terming the primary education as foundation of all higher institutional learning, they said maximum importance..
17 Univs ink deal with University Grants Commission
The University Grants Commission on Sunday signed an agreement with 17 universities (sixteen public and one private) to implement 38 sub-projects for the improvement of quality of education in the universities. According to press release issued by the commission, the sub projects involving Tk 57.62 crore will be implemented under..
Literature can lead the way: Prof Anisuzzaman
The more the people of Bangladesh and India would know each other, the closer they would come, overcoming confusion and fear, and literature could play a pivotal role in this regard, eminent educationist and writer Prof Anisuzzaman said yesterday. He said this after receiving prestigious “Ananda Puraskar-1423”, a literary award..
Janata Bank test question leaked
A two-day ultimatum was issued yesterday by a group of jobseekers to cancel the written test for a position at state-run Janata Bank as the question paper for the test was allegedly leaked. The jobseekers under the banner of “general students” also demanded a fresh written test for the Executive..
Govts unable to meet growing higher education demand: UNESCO
Governments across the world are struggling to keep pace with rapidly rising demand of higher education as many families cannot afford it, shows a UNESCO paper released yesterday. The new policy paper from the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report and the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) at Unesco reveals..