PSC, JSC exams under primary education ministry
The primary and mass-education minister, Mostafizur Rahman, on Saturday said the Primary School Certificate and Junior School Certificate examinations will now be held under his ministry from this year. ‘The PSC and JSC examinations will be held under the ministry of Primary and Mass-education from this year. The education boards..
Nine year old school girl raped, 1 held
A nine-year-old girl was raped allegedly by one of her neighbours at Shehla village in Purbadhala upazila of the district on Tuesday (28 July, 2016). Police arrested the alleged rapist Mohammad Harunur Rashid, 45, of the village, the same night. Quoting locals, police said Harun lured the girl, a Class..
College, university students want to get engaged with SDGs
Several dozen of college and university students want government’s effective mechanism to engage them with the implementation process of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the country. They said this at a workshop titled “Finalizing National Youth Policy 2016″ organized by the Centre for Research and Information (CRI), in collaboration with..
Greece to school migrant children from September: PM
Greece will hire hundreds of extra teachers to help thousands of migrant children join its public schools in the autumn, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday. “The inclusion of all refugee children in the public school system will begin in September,” Tsipras said in a televised address. “Around 800 backup..
Death sentenced of five for killing schoolboy
Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal in Narsingdi on Wednesday convicted five people and sentenced them to death for killing a schoolboy in 2013. The condemned convicts are Sajib Khan, 22, son of Yasin Khan, Emran, 20, son of Hazrat Ali, Shamim Osman, 19, son of Aftab Uddin Bhuiya, Rubel,..
High Court stays eviction of two schools
The High Court has stopped the eviction of Scholastica School at Gulshan North Avenue and Arura International School at Gulshan-2. This two schools have their time extended to Dec 31,2016 for relocation. The bench of Justice Quamrul Islam Sidduque and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil issued the stay order on hearing separate writ..
Police shuts schools at Kalyanpur for the security reason after the anti-militancy operation
The authorities today declared shut at least eight governments and non-government schools in Kalyanpur area of Dhaka where an anti militancy drive was going on. The schools have been declared closed considering the security of the students, quoting the school authorities. The authorities took the decision after nine alleged militants..
Schoolboys wear skirts in protest
Four teenage boys have worn skirts to school in protest at being disciplined for wearing shorts on the hottest day. The year nine students at Longhill High School in Rottingdean, East Sussex in England, were among about 20 boys who wore PE shorts instead of trousers on Tuesday. Some were..
Primary, Ebtedayee terminal exams to start 20 Nov
The Primary and Ebtedayee Terminal examinations-2016 will start across the country on 20 November this year. The examinations are scheduled to end on 27 November while the results are likely to be published in between 27 and 29 December. The decisions were taken at a meeting of the ‘National Steering..
Schoolgirl raped, 1 held
A schoolgirl was gang-raped by miscreants in Sylhet on early Tuesday. The family said some miscreants broke in their house at her house at Islampur of Golapganj upazila and raped the girl making her unconscious by applying sedative in her body. They also tortured the victim and cut off her..
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..
Children’s pain and mis-education to continue?
The ill-advised decision taken in 2009 to subject children to a high-stake public examination at the end of class 5 is to continue. The cabinet decided on 27 June that both the Primary Education Completion examination for class 5 and the Junior School Certificate examination for class 8 should continue..
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..