At least 18,465 non-government primary schools closed their doors for good in 2021 and 2022 due to what officials said were the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic.
State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossen has told the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that the government is considering introduction of one-shift at primary schools across the country by increasing sufficient classrooms.
More than half of the primary school teachers are still unclear about creative education method introduced five years ago to bring a qualitative change.
Children must be admitted to primary schools of their respective areas without any entrance examination, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says.
A report published in this daily yesterday revealed the awful conditions of Islamia UP Government Primary School in Sutrapur of Old Dhaka. Four other schools in the same area are in no better state.