Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Schools in rural areas face English

Shortage of good English language teachers in rural schools is a significant factor that results in an increase in gap between education of urban and of rural students, educationalists say. ‘Most schools in rural area are suffering from an English teacher shortage,’ Amir Farukh Talukder, the headmaster of Nurpur Adarsha High School in Habiganj, told

Feeding biscuits to 73,326 working children launched

Project to Improve Attendance at Schools Feeding biscuits to 73,326 working children launched A school feeding programme was launched at Mohakhali in the city yesterday for urban working children to improve attendance and completion rates at learning centres. Under the programme, all working children at learning centres will receive a 75-gram packet of eight biscuits ... Read more

Policy against corporal punishment on cards

Mushfique Wadud The education ministry is working out a policy to give guidelines for teachers to stop corporal punishment in schools and madrassahs, the education secretary Kamal Abdul Naser Chowdhury told New Age on Friday. ‘We have already drafted the policy and it is now in the final stages,’ he said as he was asked ... Read more