Officials have urged primary school teachers to take the responsibility for ensuring 100 percent enrollments by reducing dropouts to improve quality of primary education, reports BSS.
They made the call at a post-rally discussion arranged by the Department of Primary Education at the Rangpur Town Hall auditorium marking National Primary Education Week-2019 in the city on Wednesday.
Earlier, students, teachers, school managing committee (SMC) members, officials, employees, guardians and civil society members participated at the rally that paraded the streets from the Deputy Commissioners’ Office to Town Hall premises.
Additional Divisional Commissioner (Revenue) Abu Taher Md Masud Rana attended the discussion as the chef guest with Divisional Deputy Director of the Directorate of Primary Education Md Abdul Wahab as the chair.
Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education and ICT) and Deputy Director (Local Government) Ruhul Amin Mian addressed the discussion as the special guest.
District Primary Education Officer Md Shahidul Islam, Assistant District Primary Education Officers Asaduzzaman Chowdhury and Ahsan Habib and Sadar Upazila Primary Education Officer Zakirul Hasan also addressed the function.
In his welcome speech, Abdul Wahab said, “The present government has taken realistic approaches and extended cooperation to the teachers who should turn the learners of today as worthy citizens of tomorrow by ensuring quality primary education.”
“The present government is providing different types of training to the primary level teachers for enhancing their skills, techniques and capabilities for providing quality teaching to make all students understand lessons in classrooms,” he added.
The chief guest stressed on bringing a positive change in the primary education sector involving teachers, SMC members and guardians for proper implementation of the primary education management system.
He called upon the teachers for ensuring quality primary education to give stronger basic foundation to the children paving their way to modern science and technology-based higher education for becoming worthy citizens.