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..
Three school students missing
Three school students of Sadar upazila went ‘missing’ separately from three areas of Kulaura on Monday(11/7/16). The students are Popy Chanda, 13, from Kulaura, Aysha Akter Riya, 13, from the same area and Rana Dhali, 13, from Ahmedabad area. Popy and Riya are students of sixth standard at Rabeya Adarsha..
Inclusive edn for students with special needs, autistic underscored
The primary level school teachers should ensure inclusive education for the physically challenged students with special needs to flourish their latent talents equally like the common students. Secretary to the ministry of primary and mass education Md Humayun Khalid said this while addressing concluding ceremony of a training course on..
School girl electrocuted
A school girl was electrocuted at Uttor Bhushi village of Boalkhali upazila in the district on Thursday. The victim was identified as Shoshi Chokroborti, 12, a class six student of local high school and daughter of Bishaw Nath Chokroborthi and resident of Uttor Bhushi village of Boalkhali upazila in the..
Qualified teacher shortage plagues pry education
Shortage of qualified teachers was on Wednesday identified as a major barrier obstructing quality education at primary schools. The debilitating problem was identified by parents, teachers and field level education officials at four brainstorming sessions provided by the National Conference on Primary Education Quality in the capital. At Wednesday’s brain..
Public Univ to be set-up in Kishoreganj : president
President Abdul Hamid said the government has planned to set up a public university in Kishoreganj along with the development of communication infrastructure of the district. “Initiatives have been taken to establish a public university in Kishoreganj. Massive programmes have also been taken up for development of communication infrastructure of..
Four schoolboys murder: Charges against 9 accepted
A Habiganj court today accepted the charges against nine people in a case filed over the killing of four schoolboys in Bahubal upazila of the district in February. Magistrate Kiran Shangkar Halder of Special Court for Prevention of Women and Children Repression passed the order, our correspondent reports quoting Abul..
60,000 posts of teacher vacant in primary schools
More than 60,000 posts of teacher are now vacant in primary schools across the country, Primary and Mass Education Minister Mostafizur Rahman told Parliament today. Among the vacant posts, 16,603 are of headmaster and 44,095 are of assistant teacher, the minister also said.[inside-ad]
PEC, JSC to continue in 2016
The cabinet on Monday sent back a proposal of the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (MoPME) for introducing the Primary School Certificate Examination system from Class-VIII and cancelation of the existing system of Primary Education Completion (PEC) in Class-V. The cabinet meeting with Prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the..
34th BCS non-cadres to be appointed at schools
Candidates of 34th Bangladesh Civil Services (BCS) exams, who could not secure any cadre position after passing the test, will be recruited as assistant teachers at government-run secondary schools as per a government decision taken today. The decision came at a meeting held at Public Service Commission (PSC) today in..
DCs, UNOs can disburse private school, college teachers’ salary: ministry
The Education Ministry today issued a directive requiring the deputy commissioners and upazila nirbahi officers (UNOs) to sign the salary bills of private school and college teachers and employees in case of any complicacies under the existing system though which their salaries are disbursed with signatures of the governing body..
151 truant school management committees to be dissolved
The education ministry has asked the authorities of the Rajshahi and Chittagong education boards to dissolve the management committee of 151 schools who have not returned the additional fees realised from students for taking the Secondary School Certificate examinations in 2015. Education ministry joint secretary AKM Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan said..
Over 88 per cent crossed SSC hurdle
The number of candidates who passed the Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations this year increased as a percentage of the total, although the number of students who secured a highest grade point average of 5 fell in comparison to the previous year, according to results published on Wednesday. There..
Jobs of 2,595 pry teachers to be nationalised
The government is going to nationalise the jobs of 2,595 teachers of 519 registered primary schools across the country. Of them 519 are headmasters while the others are assistant teachers. The fiancé ministry on Thursday approved the proposal for creating posts for the 2,595 teachers under the third phase of..
Schoolgirl raped in Benapole
A schoolgirl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old tenth-grader in Benapole of Jessore on Thursday. Police arrested the rapist, who is a neighbour of the girl, at night on the day following a complaint filed by the victim’s father with Benapole Port Police Station, said Sub-inspector Moniruzaman. The boy violated..
Independence Day observed at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy College
With due respect and honour the 45th Independence and National Day is observed at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy O College in Mohammadpur of the Dhaka city through a loving cricket match among the girls (students) of the institution. The competing two groups are namely Lal Dal and Sobuj Dal symbolize the..
Students cabinet election held
The Students of Secondary Education Institutions and Madrashas elected members for their cabinet today. District Education Officer (DEO) Khondokar Rezaul Karim said students of 144 secondary Schools and 29 Madrashas of Manikganj district have elected their leaders through votes for the first time in school lifetime. The DEO said heads..
Students cabinet election to be held tomorrow
The government is set to hold students cabinet elections at 22,991 secondary level schools and madrasas. “Students cabinet elections will be held at 18,133 secondary level schools and madrasas tomorrow while the cabinet polls will be held in 5,858 schools and madrasas on March 31,” Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid..
Tornado damaged government primary school
A tornado yesterday damaged a government primary school including 50 thatched houses at Bakterpur village in Noakhali. Md Abul Kalam, headmaster of Bakterpur Government Primary School, said the schoolhouse and nearly 50 thatched houses were destroyed by a tornado that hit the village at around 4:00am. A lot of trees..