Madrashas asked not to use illegal guide books
Madrasha education board has asked the teachers and students of its madrashas not to use note and guide books. The board also warned that punitive measures would be taken against who would be found using note and guidebooks which had been declared illegal. The directives were issued for all the..
PUST dean Rashed killed in road accident
Rashed Kabir, dean of science faculty at Pabna University of Science and Technology, was killed and nine others were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Pabna-Dhaka Highway in Chakla area of Bera upazila in Pabna early Saturday. Abu Md Delwar Hasan Inam, officer-in-charge of Santhia police..
Truant student buses asked to obey traffic rules
Dhaka Metropolitan Police has asked the authorities of seven government colleges and two public universities to ensure that their student carrying buses obey the traffic rules. On July 25, DMP issued the letter. The authorities of the educational institutions received the message positively and said that they would sincerely cooperate..
DCs for fixing educational standard for school, college committees
Divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners have proposed to set educational standards for the chairmen and the members of management committees of non-government schools, madrasahs and colleges to ensure better educational atmosphere and recruitment at the institutions. The proposal has been included among 349 proposals the divisional and deputy commissioners made..
PM for quality education
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed firm determination to free Bangladesh of illiteracy through science and technology-based education. Bangabandhu had prioritised education and nationalised primary education. The current government stands on the same values. She said this on Sunday (July 23) at the HSC results ceremony at Ganabhaban. Education Minister..
42,000 new classrooms to be constructed: Mostafizur
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman on Saturday said quality education will be ensured for building skilled human resources in the country. “To achieve the target of quality education for all, the government implemented various programs”, the minister said while addressing a meeting here as the chief guest…
HSC results today
The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations-2017 will be published today (Sunday). Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid would formally announce the results at a press conference at his ministry around 1:00pm. Before that, the minister accompanied by chairmen of all the 10 education boards would hand..
Primary, ibtedayi terminal exams begin Nov 19
The class V students of all the primary schools and the ibtedayi madrashas will sit for the terminal exams from November 19 to November 26 for the year of 2017. The centrally conducted class V pass certificate is mandatory for the admission in class VI. The decision was taken at..
1200 DU affiliated college students sued over demonstration
Police filed a case with Shahbagh police station against 1,200 unknown students of seven government colleges which are affiliated under the Dhaka University for allegedly obstructing duties of law enforcers during a demonstration at Shahbagh intersection on Thursday July 20. Deputy commissioner (Ramna Division) of police Maruf Hossain Sardar confirmed..
DU announces exam schedule for 7 affiliated colleges
Amid street demonstration by hundreds of students, the University of Dhaka has scheduled the exams for seven affiliated colleges. Students of the seven colleges in Dhaka have clashed with police on Thursday during an earlier scheduled street demonstration at the capital’s Shahbagh. IK Selim Ullah Khandakar, principal of Kabi Nazrul..
Education minister Nahid nominated again for WEC award
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has once again been nominated for the World Education Congress (WEC) 2017 award in `recognition’ of his contribution to education sector in Bangladesh. The award, consisting of a trophy and a citation, will be handed over to Nahid at the sixth congress of WEC scheduled..
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..