Creative Questions: Futile exercise of ADB funded SESIP component
Eight years inside implementation of a multi-billion-dollar project to improve secondary education quality, the government found at least 52 per cent teachers were unable to prepare creative questions for their students. Of the 52 per cent teachers, 32 per cent take help of their colleagues in preparing and the other..
Dhaka University to observe ‘Black Day’ Wednesday
Dhaka University (DU) will observe August 23 as the “Black Day” in memory of the “inhuman, sad and condemnable” attack on the university’s teachers, students and officials on August 20-23, 2007. To mark the day, teachers, students, officials and employees of the university will wear black badges, said a DU press..
UNFPA wants DSHE to refund ‘ineligible expenditure’
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has asked the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) to recover and refund a total of Tk 6.45 million as its audit identified the amount as ‘ineligible expenditure’ in the project titled “Generation Breakthrough”. Generation Breakthrough project is a multi-pronged community approach to..
Teacher forced students to drink drain water
Although the corporal punishment is prohibited, a teacher of a primary school in Jajira upazila has forced some 28 students of class IV to drink contaminated water from a sewer for not completing their lessons. Victims, their parents and locals told dainikshiksha.com that Shahanaz Parveen, assistant teacher of Gangaprashad Govt..
Primary schoolteacher raped in classroom
An assistant teacher of a government primary school was allegedly gang raped in a classroom of a primary school in Betagi upazila in Barguna. The victim filed a case with Betagi police station on Thursday night accusing six people. Officer-in-charge of Betagi police station Mamun-or-Rashid said the victim was sent..
bKash offers 20pc cash back on Eid shopping
bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country offers up to 20% instant cash back to its customers on shopping at select outlets on the occasion of Eid-ul- Adha. Once the payment is made through bKash, the customer will receive the cash back amount instantly in their..
WB-funded education project’s oppressed teacher seeks transfer
Asim Kumar Das has requested his higher authority to transfer him to a high school as he has been a victim of communal oppression at his current workplace, Shimuliya Siddiqia Alim Madrasha, Gazaria, Munshiganj. Asim is posted as an additional class teacher of science subjects at the madrsha under the..
Poor result leads to ban on facebook use by Rajuk College students
Authorities of Rajuk Uttara Model College has imposed a ban on the use of facebook by its higher secondary students for six months citing the grounds that the access to the most popular social media divert their attention from study. At a guardian-teacher meeting held on Saturday (August 5), the..
President, PM pay tribute to Bangabandhu
President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday morning (August 15) paid deep homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his 42nd death anniversary and the National Mourning Day. Hamid placed floral wreaths at Bangabandhu’s portrait in front of Bangabandhu Memorial..
Siddiqur returns home
Siddiqur Rahman, the college student whose eyes were damaged during a demonstration in the capital last month, today returned home this afternoon from India after his eye treatment there. The flight carrying Siddiqur landed at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 3:20pm. Talking to reporters, Siddiqur said, “My health condition..
BB allows students to release fees for health coverage abroad
Bangladesh Bank (BB) has relaxed its regulation allowing students to release foreign exchange on account of health coverage or medical insurance fees for admission and study abroad. “It is observed that students intending to study abroad are in some cases required to make payment on account of health coverage or..
ACC launches drives against coaching-loving teachers
The Anti Corruption Commission has launched drives to stop coaching business where teachers of schools and colleges are involved violating the policies of education ministry in this regard. On Saturday (August 5) afternoon, for the first time, an ACC team conducted drives at Shahjahanpur and Shiddheshwary areas in the capital..
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..
Education minister seeks DCs’ support to fight militancy
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday sought supports from divisional and deputy commissioners to fight militancy which has been introduced and nourished among the students in the country. The local administration could play a vital role in curbing militancy at initial stage, he said while addressing the three-day annual..
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..