Government Policy

15-point recommendations placed to improve secondary education

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today placed a set of 15-point recommendations to improve standard of secondary level education.

While placing the recommendations at a press briefing in the conference room of the education ministry, he said, "We will take necessary initiatives in line with the recommendations to improve quality of education at secondary level."

Education Secretary Md Sohrab Hossain, Chairman of Biswa Sahitya Kendra Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed, Executive Director of Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) Rasheda K Choudhury, Prof Jafar Iqbal of Shahjalal Science and Technology University and senior officials of the ministry addressed at the press briefing.

The recommendations were prepared at a two-day workshop held in Cox's Bazar recently. Eminent educationists, teachers and officials of the education ministry attended the workshop.

The recommendation included preparing textbook easily understandable with taking global experience, establishing item bank for MCQ and creative question, modernizing curriculum, introducing internationally accepted marking system and formulating teacher's guide book.

Nahid said, "We will reduce the number of examinations as well as textbooks as per the recommendation to make student life easy and interesting." "I hope we would be able to improve the standard of education at the secondary level by introducing modern education system," he added.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)