Friday, 27 Nov, 2020

Education

School admission through lottery: Education minister

The Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said admission (class I-IX) into government and private schools for the upcoming academic year would to take place through lottery due to the coronavirus pandemic. She made the disclosure at a virtual news conference on school admission on Wednesday.

All primary students to be promoted thru assessment

The government has directed all primary schools of the country to promote their respective students to upper class through individual assessments conducted by teachers. Directorate of Primary Education (DPE) issued letters to officials concerned in this regard on Monday. The

DU to take admission test in divisional cities; Written 40, MCQ 40

The admission test of Dhaka University for 2020-21 academic year will be held in divisional cities besides DU campus. The examination will be on 100 marks with 40 for MCQ and 40 for written exams while the remaining 20 (10+10) marks will be drawn from results of SSC and HSC

DU suspends admission test for evening MBA

The authorities of Dhaka University have suspended the admission test for its Faculty of Business Studies MBA (evening) courses. The test for the 45th batch of evening MBA was scheduled to be held at Azimpur Govt. Girls' School and College from 11:00am-12:00pm on Friday.

Schools, colleges asked to charge only tuition fees from students

The government has asked all non-government schools and colleges of the country not collect any fees other than tuition from students during the coronavirus pandemic.  Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education issued a circular in this regard on Wednesday.  According

Closure of educational institutions extended till Dec 19

The ongoing closure of educational institutions across the country has been extended till December 19 due to the lingering coronavirus pandemic and a possible second wave of infection during the coming winter.   M A Khayer, public relations officer of Education Ministry, made the

Decision to reopen edu institutions in limited scale soon

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has said the government will come up with a decision soon on whether to extend the ongoing closure of educational institutions or to reopen education activities in limited scale for some classes.  The decision will be made public within tomorrow or

DU admission test 2021-22 to be held in 3 units 

Dhaka University (DU) authorities will hold the first-year admission test for the academic year 2021-22 in three units. The decision came from the Deans Committee meeting on Sunday. Vice Chancellor of the university Prof Akhtaruzzaman confirmed the matter to Banglanews after the

Closure of educational institutions extended till Nov 14

The ongoing closure of educational institutions across the country has been extended till November 14 due to the lingering coronavirus pandemic and a possible second wave of infection during the coming winter.   Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni made the announcement at a virtual

Part of HSC registration fees to be refunded 

Bangladesh Inter-education Board has decided to refund part of the registration fees charged from the candidates of HSC and equivalent examinations as this year's exams were cancelled. Dhaka Education Board Chairman and President of Bangladesh Inter Education Board Coordination

No annual exam for secondary students

Education Minister Dipu Moni said there will be no annual examinations for secondary level students this year as educational institutions remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Moreover, students will be assessed through assignments, the minister said at a virtual press

Coursera announces free versions for campus, academic integrity upgrades

Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform, announced free versions of Coursera for Campus and upgraded features to address the critical and long-term needs of higher education worldwide.  New features allow universities to deliver academic integrity for

Australia to require English test for partner visas

Australia will require foreign partners of existing residents to pass an English language test before gaining a permanent visa, its government says. The controversial immigration requirement, if approved by parliament, would apply from mid-2021. It would also force the partners of

No HSC exam this year

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations would not be held this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, aspirants would be evaluated in a new and different way, she said while addressing an online press

Closure of educational institutions extended till Oct 31

The government has extended the ongoing closure of all educational institutions across the country till October 31. Mohammad Abul Khayer, public relations officer of the Education Ministry confirmed the matter to Banglanews on Thursday.  He said the ongoing closure till October

HSC exam schedule to be announced next week: Edu minister

The government is going to announce the schedule for the long-stalled Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and equivalent examinations either on Monday or Tuesday in next week. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni made the disclosure at a virtual press conference on Wednesday. "We

Govt to extend closure of educational institutions

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday said the ongoing closure of the educational institutions across the country will be extended further due to the coronavirus situation. “The closure will have to be extended. We will announce the new date later,” she said while

Edu ministry forms probe body over MC College gang-rape

The Education Ministry has formed a three-member body to investigate the gang-rape of a woman in a dormitory of Sylhet Murari Chand (MC) College on last Friday. Secondary and Higher Education Division of the ministry on Monday formed the body making Prof Md Shahedul Khabir Chowdhury,

Decision on HSC exam on Sep 24

Bangladesh Inter-Education Board has called a meeting to decide when and how the HSC and equivalent examinations, which have been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, will be arranged.   Chairmen of all education boards of the country will attend the meeting to be held at 2:00

Hathazari madrasa closed until further notice

The government has declared shut the Darul Uloom Moinul Islam madrasa in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram until further notice. The Ministry of Education issued an order on Thursday with an immediate effect. The order was signed by Syed Asgar Ali, assistant secretary to Technical and