Curriculum being changed so students not only learn by memorisation: PM Sheikh Hasina

Published Date: 12-May-2024 | 02:36 PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said her government is bringing changes to the curriculum and the method of education mainly to cut dependency on learning through memorisation to flourish talents and creativity of the students.

"We want our children not only to learn by heart rather they get scope to flourish talents and creativity as they can move ahead with their merits. So, changes are being made in the curriculum and education method," she said.

The premier made the remarks while unveiling the results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations-2024, digitally by clicking a button at her official Ganabhaban residence.

She said her government has introduced pre-primary education to teach the children through play.

"There is a way to educate the children through toys and we are creating that scope," she said.

One child can easily learn the name of seven continents through jumping one to another continent on a world map, she opined.

"We have to do such many things as the children can learn through playing. If we do so, they don't have need book-learning," she said.

In doing so, the premier said her government is giving necessary training to the teachers and increasing their salaries and other benefits.

She said her government has attached topmost priority on education as they can know that no nation can develop without education.

"Our target is to eradicate poverty. Poverty alleviation is not possible without an educated nation. So, we consider expenses in education as investment," she said.

The prime minister said her government wants to prepare an appropriate education system to cope with the competitive world.

She said her government is prioritising science, technology, information and vocational education alongside the regular education.

"Our children will not only do BA and MA, but also will be educated in science, technology, information technology and vocational literacy to make them prepared completely," she said.



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