Digital lottery held for govt, private secondary school admission
Digital lottery was held on Tuesday for admission to government and private secondary schools across the country. Education Minister Dipu Moni inaugurated the lottery programme at International Mother Language Institute at Segunbagicha as per he chief guest.
Primary school set on fire in Manikganj's Ghior
A government primary school was allegedly set on fire by some miscreants in Manikganj's Ghior upazila on today. The incident took place at Pachuria Govt Primary School of Baliyakhora union of the upazila around 4:30am on Thursday (16 November).
A Texas school where students bring their babies along
Seventeen-year-old Yavezi Alvarado wakes up early to get her backpack ready for school -- but she also has to prepare bottles for her one-year-old daughter, Kamila, who rides on the school bus with her.
Egyptian 6th grader accelerates journey straight to univ
In an unprecedented move, the Egyptian Cabinet has chosen to catapult sixth-grade wonder Yahya Abdul Nasser Mohamed directly into university life, specifically at the esteemed Faculty of Science at Damietta University. This extraordinary leap bypasses conventional elementary and secondary education
Opposing new curriculum aimed at sustaining coaching business: Dipu Moni
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni asserted on Friday that the majority of those advocating for reforming or cancelling the new curriculum are individuals involved in the coaching business. She emphasised that the demands being put forth by these groups lack logical justification.
New Curriculum Guardians announce programme demanding cancellation
A group of guardians has declared a series of programmes demanding the cancellation of the new curriculum. They have scheduled a guardians' rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on November 24, urging the withdrawal of the new school curriculum. Leading up to the rally, they plan to organise
Campaign against online gambling in edn institutions soon
The education administration has launched a new initiative to protect students from engaging in illegal activities such as trading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, online gambling, and hundi.
New Curriculum Religious edn to get importance like other subjects: Dipu Moni
Education Minister Dipu Moni has clarified that religious education will be evaluated in the same manner as other subjects within the new curriculum. This statement aims to dispel the misconception that there will be no examinations for religious education. The overarching objective of the new curr
New Curriculum No written exams for classes VI, VII
The assessment of students in classes VI and VII under the new curriculum system commences today. In this innovative curriculum, both public and private schools are prohibited from conducting written examinations as part of the evaluation process for these two grade levels. Instead, students will
Students' contribution too fails reducing teachers' retirement benefit crisis
The state of retirement benefits and welfare trust funds for teachers under the Monthly Pay Order (MPO) system paints a bleak picture of prolonged agony and uncertainty. It seems as if their fate has been hanging in the balance for years, only to be further marred by a cruel twist of irony. Teacher
‘Rastar Master’ Deep shines as Global Teacher Prize finalist
In the realm of education, where the dedication and innovation of teachers shape the future of countless students, Deep Narayan Nayak, hailing from the Indian state of West Bengal has emerged as a beacon of inspiration. On October 25 he achieved the remarkable feat of being named one of the top 10 f
Reckless bribery in registration card distribution at Dhaka board
Allegations of rampant bribery have marred the process of distributing registration cards to SSC candidates, implicating several staff members of the Dhaka Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board.
Experts call for adding more content on climate change in textbooks
Former Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman stressed the importance of incorporating more content on climate change and its effects on girls into the education curriculum to promote better adaptation and disaster management in climate-affected areas.
Uncertainty, tension grip students amid raging political crisis
The persistent anti-government political programmes enforced by BNP and like-minded political parties have cast a shadow over academic activities in the capital city and parts of the country. Many schools and colleges in the capital have remained open despite the blockades but students’ attendance
No more birth registration with a single-word name
From now on, birth registrations must include a name with at least two words. Single-word names like Sakhina, Marjina, or Rashid will no longer be accepted for birth registrations.
She acts as school committee chairman concealing MP identity!
For several years, Nargis Rahman has held the position of chairman of the management committee of the Goran Adarsha High School in Khilgaon, the capital, all while concealing her identity as a Member of Parliament. This has allowed her to avoid the scrutiny of the Education Board. Nargis Rahman was
Students to get bounced back stipend funds
In an effort to rectify the mishandling of stipend funds for the fiscal year 2022-23, students from Class VII to Class XII will soon have the chance to recover their funds. Errors within the software system led to the inadvertent return of these stipend funds.
Schools shut as toxic smog engulfs India's capital
Schools were shut across India's capital on Friday as a noxious grey smog engulfed the megacity and made life a misery for its 30 million inhabitants.
Political turmoil hits academic calendar
The past week began with a significant opposition gathering by the BNP on October 28, followed by a general strike and concluding with a three-day blockade. As the situation unfolds, there is a looming possibility of more disruptive programmes. Although the current protests have not been continuous,