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RU teachers in rare unity

Teachers at Rajshahi University have united against students protesting fee hike and evening classes, despite their political differences. Thousands of students have been on strike to press for their demands when they came under attack by student activists of the ruling party on Sunday. Their teachers have not protested the armed attack on students that led to closing down the ... Read More »

Entrepreneurial spirit burns brightest in minority students

The drive among students to become entrepreneurs when they grow up decreases as they get older, new research shows. A Gallup-Hope study revealed that students’ desire to start their own business is lower among high schoolers than middle schoolers, and decreases with each grade level. Specifically, 51 percent of kids in grades 5-8 say they plan to start their own ... Read More »

Attack on JU teacher: BCL leader suspended

Savar – Authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) have suspended the studentship of a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader for assaulting a teacher on the campus on Thursday evening. The suspended is Mamun Khan, publicity secretary of JU unit BCL and a Master’s student of the JU Urban and Regional Planning Department. Sources at the university said the decision came from ... Read More »

Daylong Blood Donation Program by IUBAT with Quantum Foundation

Prof. Dr. A F M Ruhul Haque, MP, Former Minister for Health and Family Welfare has called upon academic community to involve in socio-humanitarian services for extending support to strengthen healthcare leading to healthy nation in line with global changes.  He was inaugurating a ‘Daylong Blood Donation Program of International University of Business Agriculture and Technology(IUBAT) at its permanent campus,Uttara ... Read More »

MA Matin acting JU VC

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor MA Matin has been made the acting Vice-Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University (JU) nine days after Professor Anwar Hossain quit his job. Read More »

Security for ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level examinees

‘O’ and ‘A’ level examinees can take police protection if they want. The examinations for English medium students began from Tuesday amid countrywide violent agitations by the Opposition. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Benzir Ahmed told a press conference at Minto Road that candidates sitting for the exams and their guardians would be provided personal security if they want it. Read More »

Free textbooks distribution successful: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has expressed satisfaction for successfully handing over textbooks to millions of students across Bangladesh at the beginning of the new year despite volatile political situation and the Opposition’s agitations. Read More »

‘Notebooks for students in future’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has pledged to give Notebooks to all students in future so they can download books from the internet. “We will give Notebooks (to students) that will have everything. Digital books will also be given in the future,” she said, while inaugurating a textbook festival at the Gana Bhaban on Wednesday. Read More »

Education in South Sudan

South Sudan officially known as the Republic of South Sudan is a land-locked country in middle Africa. South Sudan is bordered by the Republic of Sudan to the north, Kenya to the Southeast, Uganda to the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the southwest, the Central African Republic to the west, and Ethiopia to the east. The capital ... Read More »

PSC-Ebtedayee results out

The success rate in Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Ebtedayee exams has been better this year, despite disruptions suffered during Opposition strikes and blockades. Read More »

JSC, equivalent exams’ results published

The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dhakhil Certificate examinations were published on Sunday, showing the average pass percentage of 89.94.   The record number of 1,72,208 students — 78940 boys and 93268 girls — secured GPA 5 this year against only 46,942 last year. Read More »

JSC, JDC results on Sunday

The results of this year’s Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will be published across the country on Sunday. Read More »

2 RU teachers suspended for harassing female students

Rajshahi University (RU) authorities have suspended two university teachers on charge of sexually harassing some female students.   Those suspended are Shaon Uddin, a teacher of RU Management Department, and Sarowar Hossain, a trainer of Teacher-Student Cultural Centre (TSCC) of the university. Read More »

Textbooks to reach students on 1st day of New Year

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday said the textbooks will reach the students of primary and secondary levels on the first working day of the next year despite the ongoing acts of sabotage and violence by BNP-Jamaat. Read More »

IUBAT Victory Day pledge for knowledge-based society

International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT) observed the 43rd Victory Day with due solemnity and paid homage to martyrs. Academics expressed renewed pledge to make the country a prosperous and peaceful abode realizing the objective of the liberation war of 1971. Read More »

JU VC forced out of campus

The agitating teachers of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Monday seized the car of Vice Chancellor Prof Anwar Hossain and forced him out of the campus. As soon as Prof Anwar entered the university campus at about 9 am after paying homage to the war heroes at the National Mausoleum at Savar marking the Victory Day, the teachers seized the VC’s ... Read More »

Questions of 2 papers of Pry exams leaked partially: Nahid

Question papers of two subjects- Bangla and English- were leaked partially in this year’s primary terminal examinations in four districts, said a committee investigating the leakage.   Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday disclosed this at a press briefing at his secretariat office. Read More »

RU evening LL.M admission test on Jan 11

The admission test of evening Masters of Laws (LL.M) under the Law Faculty of Rajshahi University (RU) will be held on January 11, said a press release on Monday. Read More »

JU VC, Juta president receive death threat

Jahangirnagar University (JU) Vice-chancellor Prof Anwar Hossain and JU Teachers’ Association (Juta) president Prof Ajit Kumar Majumder have received death threats on their cell phones. Read More »

Introduce scout movement in all edn institutions: President

President Abdul Hamid on Thursday urged all concerned to introduce scout movement in all the educational institutions so that the young generation can build a golden Bangla through making them self-reliant and an educated nation. Read More »

IU Admission tests postponed

Admission test for the first year Honours courses in 2013-14 academic session of Islamic University (IU) scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 4 has been postponed following the 71-hour non-stop blockade. Read More »

Thursday’s primary exams deferred

The Ministry of Education has deferred Thursday’s Primary School Certificate (PSC) and its equivalent Ebtedayee examinations to Saturday due to the Opposition’s nationwide blockade. Read More »