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New curriculum is detached from reality

It is surprising how the government has reacted, as this could have been an opportunity for them to use stakeholders' inputs and improve the curriculum further

On the nuances of discipline

Discipline rarely comes easy, and each person faces a different challenge when trying to find what works for them.

The way to a productive gap year

Taking a gap year is a decision that’s far from simple. An unconventional route after wrapping up high school, a gap year can prove to be a major turning point in your education and career.

Features to look for in an international MBA

In this article, we offer an insider scoop on how prospective students and employers can tell a good MBA from a bad one by evaluating four key feature.

How far ahead should you plan as a student?

As the years have passed, the wide majority of us have veered away from the map we plotted for ourselves.

How to find a tuition gig that is right for you

Here are some common modes through which students usually get tuitions.

TVET and our skills ‘fetish’

There is an inherent bias in our thinking when we imagine the aspirations and career trajectories of students from different socio-economic backgrounds.

Commuting in Dhaka as a student

Whether a split second or a few inches away, there is no doubt that catastrophe is always near on the streets of the capital.

How independent learning can enhance the academic performance of university students

Independent learners can tailor their own pace and schedule of learning outside the classroom to work on their shortcomings. 

June 28, 2023
June 28, 2023

What to pack when commuting on a bicycle to class

Commuting with a bicycle to classes has become a viable alternative for many students.

April 26, 2023
April 26, 2023

How to deal with disagreements with your teacher

Although teachers are there to advise and guide you, it is inevitable that you get into disagreements with them.

November 23, 2022
November 23, 2022

Banks no longer opening student files

How the dollar crisis is affecting abroad-bound students.

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

5 Heartfelt and inspirational teachers in pop culture

A good teacher inspires, motivates and encourages their students to believe in their potential and pushes their students to go beyond their comfort zones. A good teacher also encourages students to carry their own weight, demystifies even the most terrifying journeys, and joins in on the celebrations when their students succeed. This Teachers’ Day, let’s take a moment to appreciate the teachers who go above and beyond for us. They sometimes may do things we do not enjoy but nevertheless, their teachings remain timeless and valuable.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

How the dollar crisis is increasing burden for int'l students

The shortage of dollars has made it enormously expensive to buy the currency for int'l students.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

Nurture students, don’t torture them

We are shocked and saddened by the death of an eighth grader in Narsingdi, who died by suicide after her teacher harassed her for wearing trousers with her school uniform.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Why is working part-time as a student stigmatised?

There is a deep-rooted stigmatisation of working as a student, especially in the service industry.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

How are students dealing with rising prices in Dhaka city?

Being a student with limited finances is quite the challenge with the recent price hike.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Full-time internships for students don’t make sense

Full-time internships for full time students? Something doesn't add up.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

An open letter to our teachers

"Respected teachers, give us time and space to grow."

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