Educating the orphans
Faridul Islam Farid would not want others to suffer what he went through. After his parents died, his brothers tried to force him to give up studies and work at their family store. So, Farid had to leave home and continued studying on his own. He tutored students and did..
Two schoolgirls prevented
A mobile court yesterday foiled two attempted child marriages in Natore sadar upazila. The court, led by Nairuzzaman Khan, Natore sadar upazila nirbahi officer, rushed to Islabari and stopped the attempted marriage of Bilkis Khatun, 13, daughter of Abdur Razzak of the village, then went to Haguria village and foiled..
Two schools to adjust additional amount
Two private schools in the capital have announced they would adjust the additional money they had collected as tuition fees with the fees for February in compliance with a government order. Viqarunnisa Noon School and College yesterday sent a letter to the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DHSE), saying..
Mostafijur for flourishing talent of children
Primary and Mass Education Minister Mohammad Mostafijur Rahman, MP, yesterday said the authorities concerned should ensure proper caring and opportunity to flourish the latent and inner potentialities of school students. “Many talented children are being deprived of getting proper chance to flourish their hidden potentialities at grassroots level . …
Female schoolteacher held by Meherpur police on extortion charge
Meherpur police arrested a schoolteacher on charge of her involvement in extortion of Tk 89,174 from a local trader, yesterday. The arrestee is Nawrin Ferdous, assistant teacher of Terail Government Primary School in Gangni upazila of Meherpur district. Victim Aftab Hossain, owner of Yasin Medicine Corner at Gangni Bazar, alleged..
Accused teacher found guilty, transferred to a remote school
Shahinur Rahman Shahin, a teacher of Ramnagar Government Primary School in Chatmohar upazila of the district, has been transferred to a school in a remote area as the primary inquiry found him guilty of caning a Class VI student of the school, official sources said. Shahin caned the girl, Ranjina..
Schoolgirl punished as family too poor to buy uniform
Ranjina Khatun Rojoni, a Class VI student of Ramnagar Government Primary School in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna district, was punished during school assembly for not wearing a new school uniform on Saturday. “Md Shahinur Rahman Shahin, a teacher of fine arts, caned me during assembly on Saturday morning because I..
3 jailed for teasing schoolgirl in Meherpur
A mobile court here on Monday sentenced three youths to one month’s jail for eve- teasing under Sadar upazila. The convicts are Shariful Islam, 25, Biddut Hossain, 22 and M Sadhin, 28 at Govipur village of the upazila. The court sources said local people caught them while they were teasing..
Education fair held in Gaibandha
A day-long education fair was held on the premises of Maddhyapara Government Primary School of the town here on Monday amid much enthusiasm to the students and the teachers. Directorate of Primary Education arranged the fair as a part of the celebration of National Primary Education Week-2016 in a befitting..
Schoolgirl ‘raped’ in Ashulia, 2 arrested
Two people were arrested yesterday following a case filed for allegedly abducting an 11-year-old girl on Thursday and raping her in captivity till Friday in Polashbari area of Ashulia, outside the capital. Zisan Ahmed Biju, 30, and Lipi Akter, 22 — claiming to be a married couple — were arrested..
82 schools closed as teachers go on picnics
Keeping 82 government primary schools in Parbatipur upazila closed, at least 265 teachers along with their family members went on picnics on Saturday, angering parents. ”Saturday is a working day. They [the teachers] should have done it on a Friday,” Aleya Begum, mother of a class-V student at Rajabasar Government..
Co-curricular Week at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy & College
Co-curricular Week and The Inauguration of Newly-built Academic Building” holds at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy O College in Mohammadpur of Dhaka city. The local MP, Advocate Jahangir Kabir Nanok, was the Chief Guest of the of function. Alhaz Habibur Rahman Mizan, the general secretary of the Awamileague of Mohammadpur, Adabor &..
Govt. commits to ensure quality primary education: Speakers
Speakers at a discussion meeting here on Saturday observed that the present government is pledged to ensure qualitative and quantitative primary education for the sake of freeing of the nation from the curse of illiteracy. They viewed the district and upazila level officials concerned and teachers should discharge their duties..
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..
‘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..
Schools asked to return extra fees: Nahid
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said extra fees collected during form fill-in of SSC and equivalent examinations must refund money to the examinees within seven days. “Education boards concerned have already been directed to submit a list of the schools, which were found collecting extra money from SSC examinees,”..
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,..