Sexual harassment in universities and the struggle for justice

The recent case of Fairuz Abontika is a painful reminder of how incompetent universities are in dealing with sexual harassment complaints

1m ago

With Ramadan returning, should classes be online?

When we speak of learning being efficient, it is important to remember that the traffic in Dhaka city really works against everyone.

1m ago

Opinion / The drawbacks of open credit systems

Despite the pros that open credit systems come with, a few fundamental pitfalls can threaten to make your academic life even more of a struggle.

2m ago

The need for diverse scholarships beyond sports

Why limit scholarships and quotas to sports?

4m ago

How political instability affects students

While online classes are necessary given the situation, they are not a cure.

5m ago

Why must there be a mandatory minimum university attendance?

Whilst it is not an easy task to do well in tests without attending classes, if a student somehow manages to make up for it by working hard they shouldn’t suffer for it.

9m ago

Was the six-month semester a good idea for private universities?

The new system has created a looming threat of session jams, something previously unheard of in private institutes.

9m ago

Why there’s a lack of English medium students applying to public universities

It’s commonly seen that participation from English medium students is comparatively much lower.

11m ago

The BCS obsession of public university students

Why do many public university students abandon their majors to become BCS cadres?

1y ago

Should menstrual leaves be issued in educational institutions?

Menstruation, one of the most normal bodily functions, has been branded as taboo since the beginning of time.

1y ago

Are private universities ready for a two-semester system?

The scenario here has been nothing but rushed and confusing.

1y ago

Do university rankings reflect reality?

Do rankings serve any purpose other than boosting institutional pride?

1y ago

The unwanted necessity of coaching centres

Given the current quality of education, a lion’s share of students needs extra guidance to understand complex topics.

1y ago

No science, arts or commerce in secondary education: A good idea?

The new curriculum subjects include Life and Livelihood, Digital Technology, Well-Being, and Art and Culture, while all students will be required to study Science and Social Science.

3y ago

A way to evaluate student performance

How do you measure a student's progress? Grades may not be it.

5y ago
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