Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Sunday urged all concerned particularly the teachers to ensure quality education terming it as the first and foremost demand of the nation. “The issue of quality education should be attached with utmost importance, teachers and other stakeholders must play proactive roles with sincerity and honesty to this end,” the minister said this while addressing the opening ceremony on education related workshop as chief guest.
National University (NU) organized the workshop styled “Education Improvement in 13 Century-old Colleges” at Rajshahi College where principals of all 13 century-old colleges of the country attended. Senior Secretary to the Secondary and Higher Education Division , Sohrab Hossain addressed the workshop as special guest while NU Vice-Chancellor Prof Harun-Or-Rashid was in the chair.
Director General of the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education Dr Syed Golam Faruque and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of NU Prof Hafiz Hassan Babu also spoke. In response to a set of recommendations for further improvement of the country’s ancient and glorified colleges , placed before the minister Dipu Moni assured her all-possible cooperation of resolving existing problems being faced by the colleges for more quality education .
She urged the college principals to admit students within their respective seat capacity saying admission of the additional students beyond limit would impede quality education. The education minister urged the principals to uphold the heritage and tradition of the country’s ancient colleges through their heartfelt efforts.
The colleges are Rajshahi College, Chottoram Government College, Chottogram Hazi Muhammad Mohsin College, Norail Victoria College, Barishal Brojomohan College, Sylhet Murali Chand College, Pabna Edward College, Comilla Victoria College, Khulna Brojo Lal College, Mymensingh Ananda Mohan College, Rangpur Carmaikel College, Bagerhat Profullah Chandra College and Faridpur Razendra College.