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    6m students at risk of learning loss: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on May 11, 2021

    Six million primary and secondary school-going children are at risk of learning loss for severe disruptions in their education life amid the closure of schools...

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    Novel, impractical education plan in times of novel coronavirus

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2021

    MANAGERS of national education appear to be floundering as they come up with novel education plans, one after another, after the novel coronavirus, or SARS-CoV-2,...

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    UGC gives clearance to hold online exams for public universities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:03pm on May 06, 2021

    The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh on Thursday gave clearance to public universities to hold exams online as an attempt to reduce session jams amid...

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    Govt must fully plug holes before holding public exams online

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2021

    THE decision of the 15-member committee that the education ministry set up in April on finding alternatives to conventional public examinations amidst the Covid outbreak...

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    Uncertainty looms over higher education aspirants to US

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:04pm on May 04, 2021

    As coronavirus cases continue to rise alarmingly from mid-March, the government imposed an apparently loose nationwide lockdown for one week from April 5 as part...

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    20pc budget allocation sought for education sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on April 30, 2021

    Educationists and development workers on Thursday demanded that the government should allocate 20 per cent of the next national budget for education sector to mitigate...

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    Higher education’s false dilemma

    Albena Azmanova | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2021

    UNIVERSITIES in the United States and the United Kingdom have become a battleground in the war between safe speech and free speech. I believe that...

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    Phygital platform and blended learning

    M Mesbahuddin Sarker | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2021

    THE fatal blow of Covid-19 has challenged the whole world today. The education sector has faced the most challenges. However, regardless of the amount of...

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    Addressing COVID-19 learning loss

    Foyasal Khan | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2021

    EDUCATIONAL institutions have been closed since March 17, 2020 because of the COVID-19 outbreak. As the country is now going through a surge in COVID-19...

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    Government must put in more efforts for national education

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2021

    EDUCATIONAL institutions have remained closed since March 17, 2020 after COVID-19 infection cases were first reported on March 8 that year. The outbreak, which has...