Bangladesh education

The perils of our English education

The problem of students underperforming in English is perennial.

Educating education: An academic's two cents on education reform

Today, students are still subjected to, more or less, the same so-called education that we or our seniors experienced.

National assessment of students give ominous signals

What is most telling is the discrepancy in academic performance across divisions as well as geographical areas.

Sustaining dev, curbing inequality major challenges

Sustaining the development that has taken place in Bangladesh in the past 14 years and curbing inequality are key major challenges facing the economy owing to the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war, said Planning Minister MA Mannan.

Fixing the learning gaps caused by Covid-19

The government has to invest in good education; a meagre two percent of the nation’s GDP is not going to create a "Smart Bangladesh."

The problem is not with coaching centres or ChatGPT. It's with our education system.

AI and edtech can be helpful for our students in an inclusive manner when the plans and programmes in this respect recognise the basic and long-standing weaknesses in the system.

NCTB textbooks: Never-ending cycle of controversies

The National Curriculum and Textbook Board has been stuck in the loop of controversies centring on school textbooks with academics and some NCTB officials blaming it on the negligence of writers and editors, insufficient training and lack of serious punishment for blunders.

‘New year, new curriculum’ cannot transform our school education

Throughout 2022, education authorities focused on returning to a “normal” routine, making minimal adjustments mostly in organising public examinations.

Spending All for Nothing

Education abroad does not always come with golden opportunities

July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016

Change law to bar MPs in educational instt: HC

High Court directs the authorities concerned to take steps in two months for amending the provisions of a law that allows lawmakers to become chairman of the governing bodies of private educational institutions.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Huge task ahead as primary education in Bangladesh is now up to class VIII

From now on, primary education in the country will be up to class-VIII. The government made the decision yesterday to extend the level of primary education from class-V in light of the National Education Policy 2010.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Educational institutions asked to beef up security

The government directs the country’s all educational institutions to beef up their security measures.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Nahid claims ‘overwhelming success’ in education

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid claims Bangladesh has achieved “overwhelming success” in the education sector.

December 4, 2015
December 4, 2015

10 hurt in BCL infighting at Comilla University

At least 10 people are injured in a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League Comilla University unit over establishing supremacy near Kotbari Government Laboratory School.

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