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Ex-UGC Chairman Prof Zahurul Huq passes away

Ex-UGC Chairman Prof Zahurul Huq passes away

Former Chairman of University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) and also a retired teacher of the Department of Economics of Dhaka University Professor Dr. Zahurul Huq passed away at Square Hospital in Dhaka Tuesday morning (February 7).

PM for prudent policy against terrorism

E-9 Ministerial Meeting

PM for prudent policy against terrorism

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said innovative, mutual and prudent policies are needed in a bid to curb terrorism and militancy.

PM defers E-9 opening schedule for 30-mins

PM defers E-9 opening schedule for 30-mins

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday deferred the inauguration of the conference of E-9, a forum of nine countries to achieve the goals of UNESCO’s Education For All (EFA) initiative, to be held on Sunday (February 5), for half of an hour to ensure smooth movement of SSC examinees.

E-9 conference begins in Dhaka Sunday

E-9 conference begins in Dhaka Sunday

Bangladesh is set to host the conference of E-9, a forum of nine countries formed to achieve the goals of UNESCO’s Education For All (EFA) initiative, for the first time.

SSC, equivalent exams begin

SSC, equivalent exams begin

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations-2017 under eight general education boards, Madrasa and vocational have begun across the country on Thursday (February 2).

‘No school-college picnic in out-districts without permission’

‘No school-college picnic in out-districts without permission’

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said school or college authorities will not be allowed to go on picnic in other districts without authorization of district commissioner or education officer.

Allocation in education is investment: PM

Allocation in education is investment: PM

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday (January 29) categorically said she considers the allocation of national budget in education sector as investment rather than expense.

Education UK Fair in Dhaka raises curtain

Education UK Fair in Dhaka raises curtain

A two-day 19th annual Education UK Exhibition commenced on Thursday (January 26) at the British Council’s Dhaka University Campus office at city’s Fuller Road.

IUB organizes Spring Semester orientation program

IUB organizes Spring Semester orientation program

Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) organized its Spring 2017 Semester’s orientation program for newly admitted undergraduate students at its campus in Bashundhara, Dhaka Saturday (January 14).

3rd Gobeshona Int’l Annual Conference ends at IUB

3rd Gobeshona Int’l Annual Conference ends at IUB

The closing ceremony of four-day long “Gobeshona International Annual Conference for Research on Climate Change in Bangladesh” held on Wednesday (January 11) at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Auditorium in city’s Bashundhara.

Lords School distributes winter clothes at Korail Slum

Lords School distributes winter clothes at Korail Slum

The Community Club members of Lords, an English medium school, distributed winter clothes to the fire affected people in city’s Korail slum on Tuesday (January 10).

Nahid acknowledges textbook errors

Nahid acknowledges textbook errors

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Tuesday (January 10) acknowledged the errors found in the textbooks freely distributed by the government for 2017.

3rd Gobeshona Int’l Annual Conference starts at IUB

3rd Gobeshona Int’l Annual Conference starts at IUB

A four-day “Gobeshona International Annual Conference for Research on Climate Change in Bangladesh” kicked off Sunday (January 8) at the Auditorium of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) in city’s Bashundhara area.

Probe body formed over textbook error

Probe body formed over textbook error

National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) has formed a special probe committee to investigate the errors of the newly given free textbooks meant for use in national schools this year...

Why not competent teachers for checking SSC, HSC scripts

Why not competent teachers for checking SSC, HSC scripts

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday issued a rule upon authorities concerned asking to explain within four weeks why they should not be directed to evaluate the exam papers of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) by qualified and experienced teachers...