Education policy

Education policy

Govt urged to move away from forming education board over PECE

Thirty-six eminent citizens today expressed concern over the government’s initiative to form an education board for holding Primary Education Completion Exams (PECE).

Education Minister hints at scrapping JSC exams

Education Minister Dipu Moni today said that Junior School Certificate (JSC) and equivalent exams “are not supposed to stay” once the new curriculum is implemented.

Work with govts, pvt sector to declare online education a public good: PM to Unesco

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked Unesco to declare remote learning and online education as a global public good as these are creating a new divide.

Questions, duration reduced for this year’s JU admission test

Changes have been brought to the admission test for first year honours students for the academic session of 2020-21 of Jahangirnagar University.

Govt cancels PECE exam of this year

The government cancelled this year’s Primary Education Completion Examinations and its equivalent exams due to the pandemic.

No PEC exams this year due to Covid-19

The government has cancelled this year's Primary Education Completion and its equivalent exams due to the coronavirus pandemic.

No more scope for shortening syllabus of SSC, HSC exams: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dipu Moni today said there is no scope for further shortening syllabuses of this year’s SSC and HSC exams.

No public exams before class 10, no exams till class 3 from 2023: Education Minister

In a sweeping change to primary and secondary curriculum, the government is going to scrap all public exams before class 10 and all exams till class 3.

PM for making education programmes time-befitting

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed the need for making education programmes time-befitting, keeping up with global educational advancement, as she witnessed a presentation of the draft outline of the national education framework.

‘We need to foster policy literacy in young people’

There is no one “young people”. In this country, we have young people from various backgrounds, rural and urban, as well as varied economic conditions.

Closure of primary, kindergarten schools extended till August 31

The government has extended the ongoing closure of all primary and kindergarten schools across the country till August 31.

Covid-19: Closure of secondary, higher secondary educational institutions extended till August 31

The government has extended the ongoing closure of all secondary and higher secondary educational institutions till August 31 as a preventive measure against further spread of coronavirus.

Private university owners urge PM to cancel 15% income tax

Owners of private universities today urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to cancel the 15 percent income tax on the universities, terming it “unacceptable”.

Demand to open educational institution despite spike in Covid-19 absurd: Dipu Moni

Education Minister Dipu Moni told the parliament today the demand to open educational institutions during this high transmission period of Covid-19 pandemic is absurd.

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