Teachers urged to improve quality of primary education


RANGPUR, Mar 14, 2019 (BSS) – Officials have urged the primary school
teachers to take the responsibility for ensuring 100 percent enrollments by
reducing dropouts to improve quality of primary education.

They made the call at the post-rally discussion arranged by the
Department of Primary Education at Town Hall auditorium to begin observance
of the 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 in
the rally that paraded the streets from the Deputy Commissioners’ Office to
Town Hall premises in the city.

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 in the chair.

Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education and ICT) and Deputy Director
(Local Government) Ruhul Amin Mian addressed the discussion as the special

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 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 understood
lessons in classrooms,” he said.

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.

“Every teacher should teach their students with utmost sincerity
utilising modern teaching skills and techniques in the classrooms
understanding that every student is like their own child,” he added.

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.