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  • Creating a generation of learners and innovators

    The curriculum for any undergraduate programme is highly influenced by the social, physical, economic and cultural environment. Consequently, with the change of any such setting(s), its development process will also change. The great economist and Nobel Laureate, Wassily Leontief, wrote in 1953 that “labour will become less and less important… More and more workers will be replaced by machines.”

  • Future readiness of Bangladesh's higher education institutions

    The Daily Star's February 3rd issue carries a story on page 5 about the acute teacher shortage at Khulna Medical College.

  • engineering education

    Rethinking engineering education in Bangladesh

    During the twentieth century, engineering education in the developed countries underwent a remarkable transformation.

  • Ducsu election should be covered by CCTV

    As the long-awaited Ducsu election is nearing, the issue of “co-existence” has widely been in discussion for some time now, just as the issue of “level playing field” was in discussion before the last national election.

  • Pratik's death and irregularities in the university recruitment process

    The recent case of suicide of Taifur Rahman Pratik, a student of Genetics Engineering and Biotechnology Department at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), because of the alleged injustices done to him by his teachers,

  • A new learning paradigm

    In the beginning of the twentieth century, a growing number of educators, professionals and representatives of the business community in western countries began to realise the shortcomings of the traditional education (TE) system.

  • Hill teachers in dire straits: They deserve to live in dignity

    It may be hard to believe but Rajendra Lal Tripura, an assistant teacher of Hamachang Forungni Govt. Primary School, has not been getting his salary for the last two years.

  • Why are university graduates failing to meet market needs?

    With 41 public and 103 private universities having more than three million students (around 28 lakh students in public universities and 3.37 lakh students in private universities as per the Annual Report 2016 of the UGC)—greater than the population of some countries—Bangladesh's tertiary education system is one of the most overcrowded in the world. However, the highly educated in the country have fewer chances of employment today.

  • Education Minister Dipu Moni

    Key challenges for the education minister

    President Abdul Hamid appointed 47 members to the new cabinet of Bangladesh this month with Dr Dipu Moni taking over the reins of

  • Challenges for the new ministers

    Dr Dipu Moni has been named the minister of education in the new Cabinet led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the third consecutive term. Md Zakir Hossain is the new state minister responsible for primary and mass education.