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  • Schooling without learning is a wasted opportunity

    Bangladesh has made a space for itself in the region. Over the last few decades, there has been stable economic growth underpinned by increased investments for human development, poverty alleviation, increased access to microcredit,

  • School of Hope

    The school of hope

    To find a good school for their children is many a parent's dilemma. It's a task made harder if the child happens to be on the autism

  • Bamboo in Construction: Engr, contractor to be charged

    The Anti-Corruption Commission is going to file a charge sheet against a sub-assistant engineer of the Department of Public Health Engineering and two others in the case filed for using bamboo sticks instead of iron rods in the construction of Meghdomor Government Primary School in Gaibandha.

  • Rangamati Landslides: School-goers stare at bleak future

    Hasna Begum is still numb from the shock of losing her homestead in the landslide that reduced all her valuables and belongings to

  • Gregarious keep going

    The Gregarious notched up a massive 94-29 win over Bakshi Bazar in the UniMed and UniHealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

  • Gregarious, Greggs notch victories

    The Greggs Club and The Gregarious Club notched victories in the Unimed Unihealth Premier Division Basketball League yesterday.

  • Silent conflicts of interest

    Cricket Coaching School was renamed as Shinepukur Cricket Club almost silently. According to Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), Shinepukur is a sister concern of Beximco Group, which bought the club after they defaulted on their players' payments.

  • When will national school football start?

    After Bangladesh national football team's debacle against Bhutan in the Asian Cup Qualifying play-offs, there have been some bold recommendations from all stakeholders to concentrate on grassroots and youth development in a bid to strengthen the pipelines for the senior national teams.

  • Tigers' fans

    Greenherald crowned champs

    SFX Greenherald School emerged as champions in the women's section of the Pran-Frooto Dhaka Metropolis School Volleyball tournament after defeating BISC 3-0 in the final.

  • DCs, UNOs can disburse teachers' salary

    The Education Ministry issues a directive requiring the deputy commissioners and upazila nirbahi officers (UNOs) to sign the salary bills of private school and college teachers and employees in case of any complicacies under the existing system though which their salaries are disbursed with signatures of the governing body chiefs of these institutions.

  • Teacher’s humiliation punishable act: Minister

    Drawing reference to the public humiliation of a school headmaster in presence of an influential lawmaker, Law Minister Anisul Huq says such an action is “a punishable offence and won't be tolerated.”

  • School-goers hit hard by heat

    With a heat wave sweeping the country for weeks, school-going children are falling sick due to the scorching summer sun.

  • Dropout rate worrisome

    Grade eight students accounted for almost half of those who dropped out at the secondary level in the country last year.

  • Los Angeles schools shut over 'threat'

    Los Angeles schools are closed as an unspecified threat is investigated, police say.

  • Sweden stunned by school attack

    Sweden has reacted with shock to the killing of a teacher and pupil at a school in the west of the country, near Gothenburg, by a sword-wielding man.

  • Sweden sword attack: Two dead after masked attacker strikes

    A pupil and a teacher at school in Sweden are killed after a masked man with a sword entered the building.

  • Technology doesn't make school pupils smarter

    Computers do not noticeably improve school pupils' academic results and can even hamper performance.

  • Antonio Banderas back to school

    Actor Antonio Banderas has enrolled at a fashion school to master the craft.

  • Boarding School

    Life in a Boarding School

    The question arises, is there any scope for self-actualisation in such an environment? Do they really learn to cope with the real world from within their carefully-controlled domain?

  • 1m children may not return to school in Nepal: Unicef

    At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to repair damaged school buildings following the April 25 earthquake, Unicef says.

  • Indian media: Ex-minister's 'bizarre' suggestion to stop cheating

    Indian websites are abuzz with former federal minister Laloo Prasad Yadav's "bizarre" suggestion to stop cheating in school exams.

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