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Assignment for secondary students suspended

  • Published at 10:45 am April 24th, 2021
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A circular regarding the matter was issued on Friday

The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) has suspended all of the assignment activities for Class VI to Clash IX students due to the worsening situation of Covid-19 across the country. 

A circular was issued on Friday regarding the matter. 

The order will remain in force until further notice, said the handout. 

After a year of closure due to the pandemic and significant academic losses, the government on February 27 announced that all schools and colleges would be reopening on March 30. 

However, it had to backtrack from its plan. 

On March 25, Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni announced that all schools and colleges across the country will remain closed till Eid-ul-Fitr vacation.

 UGC directives for online education

On May 7, last year, the University Grants Commission (UGC) published a guideline on conducting courses online, including teaching, arranging exams, making assessments, and also private university admission tests.

Bangladesh's Covid-19 picture

Bangladesh recorded 88 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours until Friday morning as the country grapples to tackle the second wave of the virus.

The health authorities also reported 3,629 new cases, said the Directorate General of Health Services in a handout.

The coronavirus death toll now stands at 10,869 with the mortality rate slightly rising to 1.47% after staying at 1.46% for the last two days.

Meanwhile, the daily infection rate fell to 14% from Thursday's 14.63%.

Between April 16 and 19, the country recorded over 100 deaths breaking previous daily records. Bangladesh saw 91, 95, and 98 Covid-19 related deaths on April 20, 21, and 22 respectively.

Bangladesh reported its first coronavirus cases on March 8 last year and the first death on March 18.

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