primary education

Primary education officials asked to monitor their school areas

Field-level officials of Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) have been asked to monitor the areas of government primary schools so that no-primary level educational institutions would be established there.

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

Primary Education Quality: Long way to go

More than half of primary schoolkids do not have the expected level of competence in mathematics and Bangla, reveals a new government assessment, raising questions about the quality of the country’s primary education.

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

Primary education officials asked to monitor their school areas

Field-level officials of Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) have been asked to monitor the areas of government primary schools so that no-primary level educational institutions would be established there.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

No exams up to class III

Students of classes I, II and III will not require to sit for any examinations from this year.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

Don't burden children with extra studies

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon all not to put extra pressure on the children for studying instead of making education interesting and delightful to them.

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

Primary Education Project: Teachers' training in English given top priority

The government has taken up a massive programme for primary education with emphasis on teachers' training in English, so that students can better learn the language at an early stage.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Ministry for scrapping Class V terminal exams

The primary and mass education ministry decides in principle to scrap Class-V terminal examination as the primary level was elevated to class-VIII.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Level of primary education notched up

We will address this from two different angles. Firstly, as a policy, enhancing the level of primary education to class VIII from class V...

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Huge task ahead as primary education 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.

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.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

How education and stimulation in early years can help children thrive for a lifetime

Today, 99 percent of Bangladesh's girls and 97 percent of boys are enrolled in primary school.