Tuesday, 27 Oct, 2020

Education

Qawmi madrasas get permission to hold exams

The government has given permission to qawmi madrasas for arranging examinations equivalent to degree and masters level on condition of following the health guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, academic activities of the madrasas will remain suspended.  Cabinet

Educational institutions to reopen once corona situation improves

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni said the government would consider reopening all educational institutions of the country as soon as the coronavirus pandemic situation improves. Moreover, the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be held within 15

Decision on edu institutions’ resumption after Aug 25

The final decision on resumption of academic institutions of the country will be announced after August 25. Secretary to Secondary and Higher Education Division under Ministry of Education Md Mahbub Hossain said it in Secretariat on Monday in response to a journalist’s question.

Govt for canceling this year’s PSC, JSC exams

The government is about to cancel the Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations for this year in a bid to contain the spread of coronavirus. Secretary to the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Md Akram-Al-Hossain on Tuesday said the decision

ULAB DEH Alumni Association holds virtual Eid get-together

DHAKA: University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)’s Department of English and Humanities (DEH) Alumni Association held a virtual reunion on Zoom on August 2 for its alumni students and faculties. Former DEH faculties and alumni students from both locally and across the globe,

Educational institutions’ holiday extended till Aug 31

DHAKA: The government has extended holiday of educational institutions across the country till August 31 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The decision was made in a virtual meeting chaired by Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Wednesday (July 29). Officials of

Popular Medical College principal dies of Covid-19

DHAKA: Principal of Popular Medical College & Hospital Prof TIM Abdullah-Al-Faruq died of coronavirus (Covid-19) infection at a city hospital on Tuesday (July 28). He breathed his last at Popular Medical College & Hospital this morning while undergoing treatment. Dr Rahat

Faiza Farheen represents Bangladesh in Student Innovator Awards 2020

DHAKA: As the International Baccalaureate (IB) announced this year's finalists for the MYP (Middle Years Programme) Student Innovator Awards 2020. Faiza Farheen, a 10th grade student from International School Dhaka has been Selected as a finalist to receive a prestigious grant awarded

BSFMSTU academic council meeting held virtually

DHAKA: The 4th Academic Council Meeting of the Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib Science & Technology University (BSFMSTU) was held on Wednesday (July 22) through the online platform of Zoom.  Prof Dr. Syed Samsuddin Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, BSFMSTU, chaired the Meeting. And

College admission process begins Aug 9 online

DHAKA: The online process of grade 11 enrolment in colleges under 2020-21 academic years is set to begin on August 9. The admission process will continue till September 15, said Education Ministry’s Public Relations Officer Mohammad Abul Khayer on Sunday (July 19). He said

Amit Chakma new VC of University of Western Australia 

Professor Amit Chakma has been appointed at the University of Western Australia as its 19th Vice-Chancellor. It follows an outstanding career in higher education leadership and academia in Canada, most recently 10 years as President and Vice Chancellor of The University of Western Ontario

38th BCS final result published

DHAKA: The final result of 38th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) examinations under Public Service Commission (PSC) has been published. PSC published the result on its website after completing an emergency meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The BPSC has recommended recruitment of 1204

Govt may lessen HSC exam subjects, time: Dipu Moni

DHAKA: The government is mulling on reducing the time duration and the number of subjects in this year’s Higher Secondary Examinations (HSC) and equivalent examinations due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni made the remarks at a virtual seminar

DPS STS School Dhaka celebrates its first online graduation ceremony

DHAKA: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, DPS STS School Dhaka celebrated its Graduation Ceremony for the class of 2020 virtually over an online platform on June 26th, 2020.  Principal Madhu Wal and outgoing Founding Principal Harsh Wal of DPS STS School Dhaka attended the

UGC approves Tk 8,485cr budget for 46 public varsities

DHAKA: The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Wednesday (June 24) approved a budget of Tk 8,485.12 crore for country’s 46 public universities for 2020-21 fiscal year. Of the amount, Tk 5454.12 crore will come from revenue budget while rest Tk 3,031 crore from development budget.

Univ of North Bengal, India introduces Bangladeshi Literature courses

DHAKA: Bangladeshi literature for the first time has been extensively included in the curriculum of the University of North Bengal in Siliguri of West Bengal in India. A total of six full courses have been introduced in the Bangla Department of the University. The students will now study

Closure of educational institutions extended till Aug 6

DHAKA: The government has decided to extend the closure of all the educational institutions of the country until August 6 considering the safety of the students amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mohammad Abul Khayer, public relations officer of the Education Ministry confirmed the matter.

ISD sets up online graduation commencement for graduating seniors 

DHAKA: International School Dhaka (ISD) has celebrated its graduation ceremony recently, for its thirty-seven graduating seniors.  The event was attended, online, by students, parents, faculty, and staff, says a press release.  The ceremony started with a photo montage featuring

Panel discussion on online education held at Green University

DHAKA: A panel discussion on ‘Online Education in Bangladesh: Prospects and Challenges’ was organized at Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) under the supervision of Center for Career Development (CCD) on Sunday (May 31). Professor Dr. Md. Golam Samdani Fakir, Vice Chancellor of

Not possible to hold HSC exams right now: Dipu Moni

DHAKA: Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has said it is not possible to hold Higher Secondary Examination (HSC) and equivalent examinations at this moment due to coronavirus (Covid-19) situation. The education minister gave the information on Sunday in response to a question of a