Austrian Professor meets DU VC
Professor Dr Franz Ottner of the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences of Vienna, Austria paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on October 2. DU Professors at the Department of Soil, Water and Environment Dr Md Aminur Rahman Majumder..
PM to address NU education assembly on October 12
An education assembly of National University (NU) will be held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in the city on October 12 with the theme ‘We will build the country with education’. NU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Professor Harun-Or-Rashid disclosed this today at a press conference at the university’s city office at..
Islamic University of Technology hosts ESONANCE
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Islamic University of Technology (IUT) has organized ESONANCE, a departmental fest of this department on Friday (29 September) at its own campus at Gazipur, Bangladesh. Former education secretary and chief adviser of dainikshiksha.com Md. Nazrul Islam Khan inaugurated the opening ceremony as Chief..
Nahid opens online EIIN programme, education directory app
With the view to reaching e-service to the doorsteps of people, online Educational Institution Identification Number (EIIN) programme and the education directory application were launched here yesterday. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurated the services at a function at Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics (BANBEIS) Conference Centre. The..
Seminar on Bangabandhu’s state philosophy held at BRUR
A day-long seminar on ‘Bangabandhu’s State Philosophy: An Analysis’ was held at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR). The Dr Wazed International Training and Research Institute organised the seminar on the campus yesterday, a press release said here today. The main objective of arranging the seminar was to spread light of..
Efforts sought for saving nearly extinct rivers
Activists of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) unit of the Riverine People have sought comprehensive efforts in saving the nearly extinct rivers of the country. They laid special importance on creating social awareness about importance of ensuring uninterrupted water flow in the rivers round the year to improve environment, ecology,..
KUET celebrates 14th founding anniversary
Students, teachers and employees of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) celebrated its 14th founding anniversary yesterday with much fanfare and festivity on the campus. On the occasion, the university authorities have chalked out day-long programmes to celebrate the day. The programmes include hoisting of national and university flags,..
EED implements Taka 327.65 crore projects
Education Engineering Department (EED) has been implementing 872 projects at a cost of around Taka 327.65 crore in Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts. “We are constructing necessary infrastructure at selected private collages in order to quality education improvement with assistance of information and communication technology,” said Mijanur Rahman, Executive Engineer of..
Indian authorities suspend 54 students for ragging juniors
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh have suspended 54 students of a government university on charges of ragging juniors. “The students of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies in the state’s Krishna district have been suspended after a probe revealed that they ragged juniors on the campus..
Chinese delegation meets DU VC
A three-member delegation led by Prof Wang Weidong Dean, faculty of Art and Design of Yunnan University, China, paid a courtesy call on Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office yesterday. Other team members were Prof Dr Wu Yun and Wang Jingyu, said a press release. Director..
Public Library to be modernized with 11-storey structure
The 59-year-old Central Public Library at Shahbag will be made a world-standard entity by building an 11-storey structure there ensuring modern facilities and also setting up National Museum and National Book Centre on the same compound. “The central Public Library will be modernized at the level of world-standard by constructing..
Virtual classroom launched at BRUR
A modernized virtual classroom with digitized ICT-facilities was launched on the second floor of the Academic Building No-2 at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) here on Sunday. The Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project of University Grants Commission extended financial support in setting up of the virtual classroom, a press release..
Govt targets 30pc enrolment in technical education: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said the government has set a target of 30 percent enrolment in technical education by 2030 aiming to transform Bangladesh into an economically developed country. “In 2009, there was only one percent student enrolment in the technical education while the current enrolment is 14..
30 JU students get Dilara-Mujib Trust scholarship
A total of 30 students of Government and Politics (GP) department of Jahangirngar University (JU) yesterday received ‘Dilara-Mujib Trust Scholarship’. Executive member of the scholarship management committee and Associate Professor of the department ASM Firoz-Ul-Hasan handed over the stipend money to the recipients at a function at the department’s seminar..
25 people, mostly students, killed in Malaysia school fire
Twenty-five people, most of them students, were killed Thursday when a blaze tore through a Malaysian religious school, in what officials said was one of the country’s worst fire disasters for years. The blaze broke out before dawn in the two-storey building, Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, located in the centre..
Chittagong, Rajshahi medical varsities to follow BSMMU policy
The authorities of newly established Chittagong and Rajshahi Medical Universities would carry out their activities following the policy of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). The decision was taken at a meeting on Monday with Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim in the chair, an official release said. The..
Quality of all textbooks to be improved gradually: Edn Minister
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said the quality of all textbooks from class six to eight would be improved gradually. “The corrected textbooks of class nine and ten will be more interesting and easier to read to the students … and quality of the textbooks from class six to..
Education Secretary wants MCQs to go from public exams
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) should no longer be part of secondary and higher level public exams, Md. Sohrab Hossain, secretary of the Secondary and Higher Education Division, has suggested. “We have received reports that sometimes the invigilator is convinced by a school to ensure that all examinees get 30 out..
Interesting teaching-learning materials check student drop-out: experts
Speakers at a function yesterday said interesting and interactive teaching-learning materials are very effective tool to check drop-out rate of students. Poor teaching and learning materials hamper literacy skills of the early graders, they said at the inaugural function of an exhibition of teaching-learning materials at Directorate of Primary Education..