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..
151 truant school management committees to be dissolved
The education ministry has asked the authorities of the Rajshahi and Chittagong education boards to dissolve the management committee of 151 schools who have not returned the additional fees realised from students for taking the Secondary School Certificate examinations in 2015. Education ministry joint secretary AKM Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan said..
Over 88 per cent crossed SSC hurdle
The number of candidates who passed the Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations this year increased as a percentage of the total, although the number of students who secured a highest grade point average of 5 fell in comparison to the previous year, according to results published on Wednesday. There..
Jobs of 2,595 pry teachers to be nationalised
The government is going to nationalise the jobs of 2,595 teachers of 519 registered primary schools across the country. Of them 519 are headmasters while the others are assistant teachers. The fiancé ministry on Thursday approved the proposal for creating posts for the 2,595 teachers under the third phase of..
Science fair held at Kisholoy College
Authorities of the Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy O College has arranged a creative science fair in its campus where about students displayed 85 science projects recently. They show their creative talent and invent some new plans such as system to lessen environment pollution, solving the traffic jam problem, system to produce electricity..
Schoolgirl raped in Benapole
A schoolgirl was allegedly raped by a 15-year-old tenth-grader in Benapole of Jessore on Thursday. Police arrested the rapist, who is a neighbour of the girl, at night on the day following a complaint filed by the victim’s father with Benapole Port Police Station, said Sub-inspector Moniruzaman. The boy violated..
Independence Day observed at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy College
With due respect and honour the 45th Independence and National Day is observed at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy O College in Mohammadpur of the Dhaka city through a loving cricket match among the girls (students) of the institution. The competing two groups are namely Lal Dal and Sobuj Dal symbolize the..
Students cabinet election to be held tomorrow
The government is set to hold students cabinet elections at 22,991 secondary level schools and madrasas. “Students cabinet elections will be held at 18,133 secondary level schools and madrasas tomorrow while the cabinet polls will be held in 5,858 schools and madrasas on March 31,” Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid..
Tornado damaged government primary school
A tornado yesterday damaged a government primary school including 50 thatched houses at Bakterpur village in Noakhali. Md Abul Kalam, headmaster of Bakterpur Government Primary School, said the schoolhouse and nearly 50 thatched houses were destroyed by a tornado that hit the village at around 4:00am. A lot of trees..
Schoolgirl killed by her cousin
A schoolgirl was killed yesterday by her cousin in Madhupur upazila under Tangail district. The deceased, Mousumi Akter, 13, was the daughter of Mofiz Uddin of Dakkhin Laofula village. She was a class-VI student at a local high school. Mofiz alleged that his elder brother’s son Sujon was locked in..
No farewell but inspiration for HSC examinees
Inspiration program for HSC examinees of 2016 was held at the institution’s auditorium of Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy and College today. Generally it is called Farewell ceremony everywhere in our country but recently the famous writer, educationist and principal of the institution Md. RahmotUllah named it as ‘Inspiration Program’. His arguments..
Kisholoy Balika College celebrates Bangabondhu’s birth anniversary
96th birth anniversary of Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujibar Rahman was celebrated today at Kisholoy Balika Biddaloy and College. Students, teachers, guardians, members of governing body and local people join the discussion program held in the institution’s auditorium in the morning on the day. Students, teachers, and other prominent personalities deliver their..