Closure of the educational institution extended until February 28
The government extended the closure of educational institutions to February 28 amid the COVID-19 outbreak on Sunday.
The Quami madrasas, however, are exempt from the order and will continue with their normal educational activities, a press release from the Education Ministry said on Sunday.
Other educational institutions, from primary schools to universities, will continue administrative activities for online admissions and online courses or exams, he added.
As of March 17, 2020, classroom activities at educational institutions across the country have remained closed due to the COVID-19 crisis.
In order to compensate for the loss of learning, the government ordered educational institutions to organize online classes and the government also broadcast classes for primary and secondary students on the Sangsad and Bangladesh Betar TV channel. .
The 2020 Primary Education Completion, High School Certificate and Upper Secondary Certificate exams have been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.
The government has also decided to customize the 2021 HSC and SSC exam programs so that students can prepare in a short period of time, by taking face-to-face classes at their respective institutions after they reopen.
The government has decided not to hold annual exams or admission test for students from pre-primary to class IX in 2020 for which instructions have been given to promote students to next classes giving homework and completing the admission process via an online lottery.
In December 2020, public universities were asked to organize final semester exams for bachelor’s and master’s students without opening rooms and without complying with health guidelines.