Children’s access to education be ensured, says Hasina  
May 4th, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Children’s access to education be ensured, says Hasina  

Dhaka – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the students who could not make a success in the secondary school certificate exam to be more attentive in future.

She made the comments Thursday after Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid handed the result of the public examination to the Prime Minister.

More than 80 per cent of the students appeared in the exam under eight education boards, madrasha and technical education board came out successfully in the exams.

The Prime Minister said her government wants to ensure access of every child to education to make a poverty free nation.

“Education for all is utmost important for the country to build a hunger and poverty free nation,” she said.

Hasina thanked the education ministry for the new system introduced for examining the answer-sheets for proper evaluation of the candidates under which answer-sheets are being checked by third examiners.

The Prime Minister also congratulated the successful students, guardians and teachers saying Bangladeshi children are meritorious.

“If they become attentive a little bit about their learning, they cannot fail in the examinations.”

The government has a plan to make the education in haors, chars, hills and islands fully residential to facilitate the children of the remote areas without any hurdle, the Prime Minister said.

A total of 1,781,962 students appeared in the examination and out of them 1,431,722 students came out successfully. This year total 104,761 students obtained GPA-5.

The Prime Minister urged the students, guardians and teachers to avail the opportunities created by the government for development of education and give proper attention to the education of the children.

She said the government is working for creating facilities for education including development of atmosphere in educational institution, renovation of the school buildings, providing scholarship and distributing text books free of cost, according to state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency.

The government has constituted trust fund to provide financial support to the students up to higher education level.

“We want to provide modern education to the children through introducing multimedia system in the classes,” she said.

The Prime Minister talked to a number of successful students, teachers and officials through video conferencing in Satkhira and Sherpur districts.