Schoolgirls stage bicycle rally to raise awareness
Hundreds of female school students brought out a bicycle rally in Panchagarh district town today with a view to raise awareness against superstition and gender disparity. The District Education Officer with the assistance of local administration organised the event styled ‘Doranto Bicycle Rally’ with the theme of ‘Tumi Egiye Gele..
Govt. asked not to raise tuition fee more than 30pc
Ministry of EducationThe government has asked all the non-government educational institutions not to raise the monthly payment and tuition fees of students without the education ministry’s approval. Besides, the educational institutions must not realise any extra amount as session charge and development fee other than what is mentioned in their..
Guardians Unity Forum demands scrapping PSC exam
Guardians Unity Forum on Saturday demanded the scrapping of Primary School Certificate examination from this year. They, addressing a press conference in the capital, also demanded immediate execution of the High Court order to hold elections to all non-government schools and colleges. The forum, a platform of guardians of students..
Over 800 educational institutions closed due to flood
Educational institutions remain submerged in Jamalpur due to heavy rain and flood around 800 academic institutions in seven upazilas of Jamalpur district remain submerged for about 12 days due to heavy rains, leaving all the academic functions mothballed. Around 20 primary and high schools of Islampur upazila were seen submerged..
Govt orders to close all Peace schools
The government on Tuesday (August 2) issued an order to close the Peace schools in the country. Earlier on 10 July, the government also shut down telecast of Peace TV Bangla, a satellite channel which used to broadcast the speeches of Zakir Naik in Bengali. With the growing popularity of..
Ctg edu board gets new chairman
Chittagong Government Women College principal Professor Shaheda Islam has been appointed as new chairman to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Chittagong. Education ministry issued an order on Monday (August 1) saying the appointment on deputation basis. The order also said Shaheda Islam will receive allowances and other fringe benefits..
JSC, JDC exams to start from Nov 1
This year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will start on Nov 1. The schedule was finalised on Monday at a meeting presided over by the secretary to primary and mass education ministry. “The exams will be held between Nov 1 and 17. Other issues over..
90 schools shut down amid deteriorating flood
Floodwater has inundated 15 unions in four upazilas of the Shariatpur district, forcing the authorities of around 90 schools, mostly primary ones, to shut them down. Sources at the UNO offices of Zanjira and Naria said the school authorities in consultation with the officials concerned closed the educational institutions due..
HC releases verdict barring MPs from leading school bodies
The High Court on Sunday released the text of its verdict that declared two sections of the Governing Body and Managing Committee Regulations, 2009 illegal as those allow MPs to lead the managing committees or governing bodies of private schools and colleges, reports news agency UNB. The court directed the..
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..
JSC should be declared invalid
Junior School Certificate (JSC) should not be hold as a public examination; a Supreme Court lawyer filed a petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the government on Wednesday. Eunus Ali Akond submitted the petition also praying to the HC to issue a rule upon the government..
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..
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..