Dhaka, Jan 25 (UNB) – Edexcel, a UK-based institution offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing, has awarded a total of 689 students for outstanding results in their International GCSE and A Level examinations in 2018.
In collaboration with the British Council, the 7th academic award ceremony was held in the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on Friday, said a press release.
Deputy Education Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury graced the ceremony as the chief guest.
A total of 572 students received awards for obtaining 7 ‘A’ and ‘A*’ grades in one sitting, and 8 ‘A/A*’ grades in one or more sittings in International GCSE.
And, 80 students received awards for obtaining 4 ‘A’/A*’ grades in one sitting in International A Levels and 37 students achieved the world highest marks in individual subjects.
Dhaka, Jan 25 (UNB) - Awami League (AL) Advisory Council member Tofail Ahmed on Friday gave emphasis on holding elections to the students union of all the universities and colleges of the country.
Tofail, a former vice-president of Dhaka University Central Student's Union (DUCSU), came up with the remark while speaking as the chief guest at a discussion programme organized by the university unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) marking the 50th anniversary of mass upsurge of 1969 at Abdul Karim Sahittobisarad Auditorium of Bangla Academy.
The senior Awami League leader said the leadership of DUCSU should be open for everyone and the elected members will have to work for each and every student of the university.
Earlier, the university authorities announced to hold DUCSU election on March 11.
Tofail said, “Dhaka University is an industry of producing leaders. I felt very happy when came to know that the DUCSU polls are going to be held on March 11.”
“All the commands were given by the student leaders during the period of mass uprising and I was the convener for being the DUCSU VP,” he remembered.
Presided over by BCL DU unit president Sonjit Chandra Das, DU Pro-VC (Administrative) Prof Dr Mohammad Samad, BCL central unit’s President Rezwanul Haque Chowdhury Shovon and General Secretary Golam Rabbani, BCL DU unit general secretary Saddam Hussain, among others, spoke on the occasion.
Dhaka, Jan 24 (UNB) – Education Minister Dipu Moni on Thursday said the government is working sincerely to wipe out corruption from all sectors, including education.
“We’re moving forward, we’ve many aims. Eliminating corruption from all sectors, including education, is our election pledge. The government is working on it,” she said.
The minister came up with the remarks while speaking at a discussion programme marking the International Day of Education at International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) in the city.
The programme was jointly organised by Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO (BNCU) and Secondary and Higher Education Division (SHED). Dr Dipu Moni was present there as the chief guest while State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Ministry Md Jakir Hossain, Deputy Minister for Education Ministry Md Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury as special guests.
The Education Minister said the government is working for introducing an inclusive education where every children, including ethnic or physically-challenged ones, get equal facilities.
“We’ve much success in education sector in the last 10 years. No other government could achieve much success like that of Bangabandhu’s daughter,” she said.
The minister also called all officials of education-related ministries to perform their duty properly from their respective positions to reach their goals.
“I would like to tell all the guardians that raise your children as a good human being alongside a good student. They should be self-confident, open minded and aware about the Liberation War,” she said adding, “If we lead the life with integrity, then there’ll be no need for any anti-corruption drives.”
Technical and Madrasah Education Division secretary Md Alamgir, Primary and Mass Education secretary Md Akram-Al-Hossain, National University Vice Chancellor Harun-or-Rashid, among others, spoke at the programme.
Islamic University, Jan 24 (UNB) - A two-day international seminar on ‘Global peace and Harmony’ will be held at Islamic University in Kushtia on January 28.
The seminar will be continued till January 29, sources at IU Vice-chancellor’s office said on Thursday.
IU and Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture will jointly organise the seminar at Birshrestha Hamidur Rahman Auditorium in the campus.
Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC) Professor Abdul Mannan will attend the seminar as the chief guest while Islamic Foundation Director General Shamim Mohammad Afzal will be attending as the special guest and IU Vice-chancellor will preside over it.
An international door of Islamic education and research will be open through such an international seminar, said IU Vice-chancellor Professor Rashid Askari.