Schoolgirl killed in Sylhet road crash
Schoolgirl was killed when a bus knocked down her in Gopal area of Sadar upazila on Saturday morning. Sources said Jharna Akter, 6, a class I student of a local school and daughter of Nur Ali, a CNG-run auto-rickshaw driver, was killed when a Sylhet-bound bus from Sunamganj knocked down..
Minister orders schools to return extra fees
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday asked the educational institutions to return within seven working days the additional money they had collected in tuition fees and registration fees for the SSC examinations. “If they fail to do so, we will take stern actions … There is no room for being..
‘Quality Education’ Nation’s promise
National Primary Education Week is being celebrated in Mymensingh today. District Administration and World Vision is jointly celebrating the education week. Theme of the week is ‘Quality Education, Nation’s Promise’. Divisional Commissioner GM Salehuddin inaugurated the week today. A colourful rally was brought out from Town Hall. Representative from DC..
7000 absent on first day of SSC exams
Some 7000 students were absent on the first day of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations on Monday. Besides, seven examinees were expelled for copying while an invigilator was expelled for negligence of duty. The examinations began simultaneously across the country and in some overseas centres under eight general..
SSC examinee died in road crash yesterday
Two people, including a female SSC examinee, were killed and 15 others injured in separate road crashes in Haluaghat and Bhaluka upaizlas of the district on Monday. Abdul Haq, officer-in-charge of Haluaghat Police Station, said when SSC examine Merina Nokrek, daughter of Gagan Majhi, was returning home at East Gobrapukur..
1, 12, 959 students sat for SSC exam today, 279 were absent: Chittagong Board
The first day of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination in five districts under Chittagong Education Board (CEB) was held peacefully today. One lakh 12 thousand examinees appeared in the exam. As many as 24,571 students from science group, 30,688 from humanities group and 57,700 students from business administration group,..
No extra marks to increase pass rate: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said there was no instruction from the government to give higher scores to the candidates of public examinations to improve the rate of success. “You [examiners] will check the answer script and evaluate properly. We are not under any kind of pressure over the..
1.52 lakh students to take part in SSC exams under Rajshahi board
A total of 1,52,566 students including 72,800 girls are set to take part in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations-2016 under Rajshahi Education Board scheduled to be begin tomorrow (Monday) like other boards in the country. The students will take part in the examinations in 227 centers from around 2,616..
SSC exam starts tomorrow
The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations – 2016 under ten education boards will start from tomorrow. A total of 16, 51,523 students from 28,119 educational institutions will appear in the exams this year. Of them 8, 42,933 students are male and 8, 08,590 female. As many as 1,..
Students in science increased due to govt’s initiative: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid yesterday said the number of students in science group has been increasing over the last four years due to the government’s time-befitting initiatives to encourage the students about science. “The government has taken various initiatives to check the decreasing of science group students”, he said..
Teachers injured by AL activists in Jhenidah
Seven teachers of Haripur High School in Jhenidah Sadar upazila were injured as a few local Awami League (AL) activists attacked them yesterday over formation of school managing committee (SMC). The injured are acting headmaster Jesmin Nahar, Nur-Islam, Swapan Kumar, Rezaul Islam, Atiar Rahman, Fatema Khatun and Jobbarul Islam. Jesmin..
7 schools hiked fees 11-100pc
Finds education directorate, suggests fixing fees of non-govt schools in keeping with pay scale. Seven renowned non-government schools in the capital had collected tuition fees hiked by 11 percent to as high as 100 percent before the government ordered them to stop it, according to a report. The Directorate of..
Teacher Insulted six Rakhine students
Six Rakhine students have stopped going to their school in Patuakhali after a teacher allegedly made a derogatory remark about their religion and asked other students not to befriend them. Family members of one of the six students have recently submitted a written complaint against Mawlana Afjal Hossain to the..
Police rescued abducted schoolboy in Jessore
Police rescued a schoolboy from in front of a dormitory of MM College in Jessore town yesterday, a day after his abduction. The victim is Naim Hassan Moon, 14, a Class IX student at Jessore Education Board School and College, and son of Rajek Jahangir, district correspondent of TV channel..
Leaking question paper is not possible, said Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said tougher action will be taken against rumour-mongers of question paper leakage in the public examinations. “A vested quarter spread rumour of question paper leakage to undermine the government’s achievements. Our vigilance will be very strong to resist such kinds of troublemakers during public..
‘Teacher’s role vital for eradicating child marriage’
The teachers of different secondary level educational institutions should play their vital role for eradicating child marriage to ensure at least higher secondary level education for every girl child. Educationists said this at a concluding ceremony of a ‘Day-long Master Trainers Training Course on Preventing Child Marriage Affairs Issues’ at..
Schoolgirl died from electrocution in Jessore
A schoolgirl died from electrocution at Dohakula village in Bagharpara upazila of Jessore district on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Nazmin Nahar, 14, a class-IX student of Bagharpara High School and daughter of Yunus Ali, a resident of the village. Police said Nazmin came in contact with a..
PM unhappy with delay in scouting expansion scheme
Dilly-dallying in preparation of a project related to expansion of scouting in the country to make it more time-befitting and upgrade its standard has irked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. “I gave the directive for the expansion of scouting from primary level to higher secondary level to make it more time..
Primary level girls outnumbered boys
Female students outnumbered their male colleagues at the primary level by 1.4 percent. The percentage of enrollment of boys at this stage is 49.3 percent compared to 50.7 percent for girls, according to government data. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid told that the total number of students currently enrolled at..