Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Education

SSC exams from Nov 14, HSC Dec 2

The government finalised the schedules of this year's Secondary School Certificate (SSC), Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and their equivalent examinations. The Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board published the exam schedules on Monday. As per schedule, the SSC and

SSC, HSC exams to be held on time: Dipu Moni 

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has said preparations are underway to hold Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinations in mid-November and late December respectively. The minister made the disclosure after attending Bangabandhu-Bapu Digital

School-college students to get Pfizer vaccine

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has said the government will start administering Pfizer vaccines to students aged between 12-17 years soon. He also said: “Prime Minister has announced to vaccinate students between the ages of 12 and 17. In the next 15 to 20 days,

Reception in London: British Council marks 70 years in Bangladesh

As Bangladesh celebrates 50 years of its extraordinary journey as a nation, this year also marks 70 years since the British Council opened its first office in Dhaka.  To celebrate the strong cultural connections between the people of the UK and Bangladesh, the British Council in

Universities to reopen after Sep 27

Authorities concerned can reopen their respective universities across the country after September 27 as the vaccine registration of all students will be completed within the time. This decision was taken in a virtual meeting of Education Minister Dipu Moni, the University Grants

Azimpur school's Principal suspended for unclean classrooms

The Principal of Azimpur Govt Girls' School and College was suspended for keeping the classroom unclean. Besides, the school monitoring team led by the Principal has also been suspended temporarily. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni suspended them during a visit to the Azimpur

Schools, colleges reopen after 543 days 

Schools and colleges across the country reopened on Sunday (Sep 12), after closure of one and half years due to coronavirus pandemic. Students and teachers have entered the classrooms maintaining all the safety rules. They were seen wearing facemasks, Banglanews correspondents report.

Students above 12-yr to get Covid vaccines after WHO approval  

The government will administer vaccine to students -- aged between 12 and 17 years-- upon recommendations from WHO and Covid-19 Technical Committee of the country. Health Minister Zahed Maleque made the remark while responding to reporters after the cabinet meeting at the secretariat

Schools, colleges to reopen on Sep 12

The government has decided to reopen all schools and colleges across the country on September 12 after about one and a half years of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moin made the announcement after an inter-ministerial meeting on the issue today (Sep

ULAB concludes Int'l Conference on “Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces”

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) held a three-day International Conference online titled "Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces" from September 2-4, 2021. The conference was organized by the university’s Center for Language Studies and the Department of

Students over 12 years to get Covid vaccine: Health Minister

Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque has said students, who are above 12 years of old, will be given Pfizer and Mordana vaccines. The minister said: "Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are being given to students over 12 years old but less than 18 years in the developed

Medical colleges to reopen from Sep 13 in phases

The government has decided to reopen the medical colleges and universities of the country from September 13 in phases. Health Minister Zahid Maleque made the announcement during a press briefing at the Secretariat in Dhaka on Thursday afternoon. The minister said classes will

ULAB's Int'l Conference on “Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces” on Sept 2-4

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is going to hold a three-day International Conference on “Entangled Englishes in Translocal Spaces” from September 2-4, 2021. The conference has been organized by the Center for Language Studies (CLS) and the Department of

Rajshahi University gets new VC

Dr Golam Sabbir Sattar Tapu, director of Institute of Environmental Sciences at Rajshahi University, was made its vice chancellor. He has been appointed for four years. A gazette notification, signed by Mahmudul Alam, Deputy Secretary of Ministry of Education, issued on Sunday.

Closure of educational institutions extended till Sept 11

The government has extended holiday of educational institutions across the country till September 11 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The decision was made on Thursday (Aug 26) in a virtual meeting of the government policymakers over preparation for the opening of

Educationalist Najma Chowdhury dies of Covid-19

Emeritus Professor of Dhaka University Najma Chowdhury died of Covid-19 at a hospital in the capital on Sunday. She was 79. Nazma Chowdhury, academic and pioneer in establishing women studies in Bangladesh, breathed her last on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment. Professor

ULAB’s Media Studies and Journalism program gets GA accreditation

The Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ) program of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) has recently been accredited by the prestigious Academic Council of the Swiss-based Global Alliance (GA) for Public Relations and Communication Management.  This accreditation will

SSC exams begin in Nov, HSC in Dec: Dipu Moni

The government will hold Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations in November and Higher Secondary Certificate examinations in December. Education minister Dr Dipu Moni made the announcement in a virtual briefing on Thursday morning. The minister said the SSC exams will begin

Decision on SSC-HSC exams Thursday 

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni will disclose the decision whether students will appear SSC and HSC examinations 2021 with shortened syllabuses or will get auto promotion.      Dr Dipu Moni will come up with details information on the two examinations pending for long

Reopening of schools cannot wait: UNICEF, UNESCO

UNICEF and UNESCO have called for reopening of schools saying it has been 18 months since the COVID-19 outbreak started and education for millions of children is still disrupted. "This should not go on. Schools should be the last to close and the first to reopen," UNICEF