Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid

Govt to distribute 35 crore free textbooks: Nahid

The government will distribute around 35 crore textbooks free of cost among the primary and secondary level students in 2019 academic year.

Teachers want students freed; Nahid cites law

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says the law will take its own course against students who have been booked during the student protests in Dhaka.

Go back to classes, Nahid urges again

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid again urges the students to back to classes.

Schools, colleges shut tomorrow: Ministry

The education ministry advises all educational institutions to keep shut tomorrow in purview of the ongoing wave of student agitation.

Send textbooks to students timely: Nahid to DCs

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid calls upon the deputy commissioners (DCs) to act sincerely for reaching new textbooks to the students across the country smoothly on the very first day of the next academic session.

Question paper leak: 'Re-taking SSC exams won't be reasonable'

As SSC question papers reached to very “limited” students, re-taking the examinations will not be reasonable, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says.

People linked to question paper leak won’t be spared: Nahid

Urging guardians to keep their children away from immoral activities like question paper leak, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says no one will be spared if they are found guilty.

13 lakh candidates to take part in 2018 HSC, equivalents

This year’s HSC tests are all set to begin with a special focus to curb the spate of question leak that has tainted the education sector.

Legal notice seeks Nahid removed in 24hrs

A legal notice is served to President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina requesting them to sack Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid over the unstoppable spate of question paper leak.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

Five steps to make it happen

On May 19, The Daily Star headline announced, "From now on, primary education in the country will be up to class-VIII". The decision had been taken and made public by the Minister of Education, Nurul Islam Nahid.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Injustice done to him

An education ministry probe committee found no evidence that Shyamal Kanti Bhakta had hurt anyone's religious sentiment though, on this allegation, the Narayanganj headmaster was publicly humiliated on a local lawmaker's instruction.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Nahid lauds ‘protests’ over N’ganj teacher’s humiliation

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid lauds the “peaceful protests” on social media that broke out over the humiliation of a Narayanganj school headmaster.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Primary education now up to class VIII

In light of the National Education Policy, the government finalises its decision to extend primary education level up to class VIII from V. It’s a major decision for the country’s education system, says Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

Govt opens probe

In the wake of severe criticism on social media, the education ministry has launched a probe into the incident of public humiliation of a headmaster in Narayanganj for his alleged derogatory comments on religion.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

College admission begins May 26

Online application process for admissions to class XI will begin in colleges on May 26 and continue till June 9.

April 3, 2016
April 3, 2016

Nahid avoids entering HSC exam hall

Amid previous controversies and considering the state of mind of the candidates, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid avoids entering exam hall on the first day of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

Question paper leak: Coaching centres, social networks under watch

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says the law enforcing agencies have kept the coaching centers under surveillance to prevent question paper leakage ahead of the upcoming Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

Refunding extra fees: Show-cause issued for 1,209 education institutions

The government serves show-cause notices to 1,209 educational institutions, including many top ranking ones, for not responding to the ministry over the allegation of taking extra admission fees, the education minister says.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

Rein in on ad-hoc school fees

We would like to appreciate the stance taken by Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid with regards to the freestyle manner in which some schools have collected additional tuition and registration fees from SSC examinees.

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