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..
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..
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..
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..