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Rule on int’l students: Harvard, MIT sue U.S. govt

Washington, Xinhua/UNB, July 09 – Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday filed a suit to prevent the U.S. government from enforcing a rule about international students that has caused anxiety among the tens of thousands of foreign students studying in the United States. Read More »

Customised, blended post-Covid-19 learning urgently needed

May 25 2020 (IPS) – Many well-meaning education benefactors and commentators in South Africa have expressed that in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic online self-guided learning could solve some of the current teaching problems and address the educational backlog. What learners need, the reasoning goes, is to get free internet access to educational support materials on offer online. Read More »

COVID-19: Online classes bring social divide to the fore

Khulna, May 17 – The government’s decision to run distance-learning programmes after it shut down educational institutions amid coronavirus outbreak is gradually bringing out the social disparity. Only students with smartphones and digital devices equipped with internet connections are able to take advantage of the online classes, leaving behind those from poor families. Read More »

DU not to go for online classes now

DHAKA, May 12: Dhaka University (DU) has decided not to go for online classes now considering the incapability of a large number of students to attend the classes as many of them may not have proper internet access during their stay home. Read More »

Online education using Facebook,YouTube introduced in Khulna

Khulna district administration on Monday introduced online education on Facebook and YouTube platforms for school students as they have been staying at home for over one month and will have to continue to stay out of their schools until May 30. Khulna Divisional Commissioner Dr Md Anwar Hossain Hawlader inaugurated the digital education programme on Monday. Primarily, expert teachers will ... Read More »

SAU Fab lab’s contribution to control Corona

M ZAHIDUL HAQUE THE Fab Lab (Fabrication Laboratory) at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU), Dhaka was established in January 2017 under the Higher Education Quality Enhance Project (HEQEP), implemented by Bangladesh University Grants Commission and funded by the World Bank. ‘A Fab Lab is typically equipped with an array of flexible computer-controlled tools that several different length scales and various materials ... Read More »

Rajshahi University declared closed sine die

Rajshahi, April 12 – The Rajshahi University authority has decided to close the university sine die due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was taken in an emergency syndicate meeting on Sunday with the university vice-chancellor Professor M Abdus Sobhan in the chair. Read More »

KU makes hand sanitizer

KU Correspondent Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the teachers and students of Khulna University (KU) has started producing hand sanitizer to distribute this hygienic material free of cost among the health workers. Read More »