Education minister to find coaching-loving teachers
Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid has asked the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education to prepare a list of the teachers who are involved in private tutoring at home and coaching centres defying the policy in this regard. In a note issued on June 28, Nahid also asked to..
NU masters exams begin July 16
Masters final course irregular and improvement (old syllabus) examinations of 2014 under National University will be held between July 16 and August 24. First semester examination of masters of 2015 will also begin on July 16 and continue till August 9, said a NU release. Detailed schedule of the final..
Deadline for college admission confirmation extended
Deadline for confirmation of admission to class eleven has been extended till 12pm Jun 10. Those who made it to the merit list were given two days time, 6-8 June, to confirm their admission. The deadline was extended after the number of confirmed admissions did not meet expected values. Manjurul Kabir,..
Students’ vital role to prevent terrorism, militancy
Students should play vital role towards thwarting all sorts of terrorism and militancy so that none more militants and extremists are generated. All quarters of the society including the students should remain alert and conscious against the militancy for the sake of freeing the nation from its curse. They should..
Seven HSC examinees held for question paper leak
A mobile court in Keraniganj arrested seven Higher Secondary Certificate examinees and a cybercafé owner in front of the Joipara Degree College at Dohar in Dhaka on charge of leaking a question papers, minutes before the examination is scheduled to be held on Wednesday morning. Dohar upazila nirbahi officer Al-Amin..
Burnt teenager dies at DMCH
A burnt teenage girl died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, three days after miscreants set fire on their house in Gazaria of Munshiganj. The victim, Sonia Aktar, who attended this year’s HSC examination, was a student of Dr Abdul Gaffar School and College in Gazaria. Her mother Hazera Begum..
Girl killed for pursuing studies
Marufa Akhtar continued pursuing education after marriage and her illiterate in-laws did not like it. As she was taking Higher Secondary Certificate exams from Nalchity Degree College in Jhalakathi, her in-laws’ family in the absence of her husband, who works in the Middle East, became more harsh on her. On..
Five brothers get life for college student murder
The Khulna Divisional Speedy Trial Tribunal has awarded life term rigorous imprisonment to five brothers in a college student murder case of Keshabpur in Jessore. Judge of the tribunal MA Rab Hawlader delivered the verdict on Thursday (April 13) in presence of four convicts. The court also fined the convicts..
`Government to arrange students, guardian and teachers counseling against radicalization’
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government would arrange counseling for students, teachers and guardians against radicalization of youths. In a video conference with the people of Mymensingh division from her Gonobhaban residence here today the Prime Minister said a trained group of personnel would be developed to counsel..
College girl hacked by BCL leader
A female student of Sylhet Government Women’s College, who was hacked with a sharp weapon by her alleged boyfriend a day ago, has been brought to Dhaka and admitted to Square Hospitals in critical condition. Khadiza Begum Nargis was sent to the capital in the early hours of Tuesday, said..
Authorities support rising number of creative questions
In response to protests by some students against the rising number of creative questions in SSC and HSC tests, the authorities say the move aims to stop question paper leak. The inter-educational board also thinks the students ‘misapprehended’ the new time allocation. The protesting students say they will have to..
Students protest over creative questions
Several hundred students today blockaded the road in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka protesting a government move to increase the number of “creative questions” in both SSC and HSC examinations. The students under the banner of “Dhaka Chhatra Samaj” staged a two-hour sit-in in front of the press..
Govt college affiliation: Public univs not yet empowered
Implementation of a decision to hand over the government colleges to public universities still remains in paper only even two years after the prime minister’s order in this regard. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina asked the education ministry on August 31, 2014 to give the authority to affiliate the 281 government..
Missing college teacher found dead
A teacher of Government Azizul Haque College, who went missing while taking a pleasure bath under a waterfall in Rijuk area of Ruma upazila on Saturday afternoon, was found dead on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Professor Towfiq Ahmed Siddik, head of the Bangla department of the college…
Improving college education WB provide $100m
World Bank (WB) will provide US$ 100 million to improve education and management at the National University-affiliated colleges to create a competitive workforce for the country. To this end, Bangladesh and WB today signed a financial agreement. Economic Relations Division (ERD) Additional Secretary Kazi Shofiqul Azam and Zahid Hussain, Acting..
Strengthening cultural activities to prevent militancy stressed
Strengthening and flourishing cultural activities in the educational institutions could effectively prevent militancy, terrorism, drug abuse and corruption from the society to establish sustainable peace in the country. Chairman of Dinajpur Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Professor Ahmed Hossain said this while addressing the launching ceremony of Lions..
College girl missing for seven days
A college girl has reportedly remained missing from Jakiganj upazila in Sylhet since 1 August. The missing college girl was identified as Rubina Akter,20, a student of Hafsa Majumder Mohila Degree College and daughter of Mokarm Ali, a resident of Uttarkul village of the upazila. Family sources said Rubina had..
15 students held for suspicious movement
Border Guard Bangladesh members detained 15 students, including 13 university ones, from bordering Kashinagar area of Bijoynagar upazila in Brahmanbaria district on Thursday for their suspicious movement. Of the detainees, nine are students of South East University and one each is of American International University, Prime Asia University, Northern University,..
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..