Education

Poor humanities preps, floods down SSC success rate
Many experts believe pass rate should not be considered to be a tool to measure the performance of students
Mentorship secondary to money for many teachers: Hamid
The chancellor stressed talent and qualifications as the main parameters for recruitment to the university
Secondary school admissions begin via lottery
Applications can be submitted until 5 pm on Dec 6 and students will be chosen via digital lottery for admission
Teachers behind question ‘mocking’ Anisul Hoque identified 
The question described Anisul as an ‘unsuccessful writer who hastily writes for the Ekushey Book Fair’  
Concerns linger over primary textbooks
Printing press owners want import duty to be slashed as the paper price increased
5 teachers responsible for controversial HSC question identified
The question on the HSC Bangla-1 paper was criticised for fanning communal tension
Dipu Moni vows action for ‘inflammatory’ HSC question
A question involving a land dispute among Hindu brothers and an Eid-ul-Azha sacrifice was criticised for being insensitive to religious sensibilities
Technical Education Board postpones HSC Bangla exam
A notice from the board cited no reason behind the postponement, but the exam controller Md said the test was postponed under ‘unavoidable circumstances’
Toufique Imrose Khalidi
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