The speakers in a function on Sunday
underscored the need for cordial and joint efforts of all to make
the primary education programme a grand success to build an
illiterate free country by-2014.
“As primary education is the foundation of all education,
all of the children in the country will be brought under this
programme, for the welfare of the nation”, they said.
They made the observation while addressing a view exchange
meeting on the presentation of a draft of user friendly version
of education watch report 2008 at the conference room of Udayan
Shwabalambee Sangstha (USS) at Putimari areas under Saghata
upazila in the district in cooperation with Campaign for Popular
Education (CAMPE) and Civil Society Education Fund.
Emphasis should be given to check the drop out rate by
taking proper measures so that the admitted students can complete
primary education easily and without any troubles, they said.
The teachers, the guardians and the members of school
management committee will have to come forward with the attitudes
to ensure their respective duties for overall success to primary
education, they said adding that the teachers’ community will
have to be serious, cordial, punctual and more professional in
discharging their duties to make the primary education popular to
the students and help them turn into worthy citizens of the
country in future.
MK Enamul Haque, program manager of CAMPE, presented the
draft of user friendly version of education watch report 2008 in
the meeting while Professor of Department of English,
Jahangirnagar University Shafi Ahmed conducted it as the
Saghata Upazila Nirbahi Officer M. Khorshed Alam was also
present as a guest of honor and welcome speech was delivered by
executive director of USS M. Shahadat Hossain Mondal.
A good number of recommendations were also adopted at the
meeting during its open discussion session to gear up the primary
More than 70 upazila level officials, public
representatives, members of school management committee, NGO
representatives, political leaders, social workers and local
elite including journalists participated in the meeting.