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Rights education: A value-added learning in the pedagogy

A. R. Farrukh Ahamed

Getting an education is a basic human right.  It is also the same to get education regarding human rights.  So, getting human rights education is, no doubt, a basic human right. The right to education is now synonymous with the right to human rights education considered almost worldwide as a precondition of quality education. Bangladesh has successfully achieved a record of almost 100 percent enrollment in primary education after a l...

Moral Learning: Looking beyond the present syllabi  

A. R. Farrukh Ahamed

‘Where is morality?’, if one asks, then nobody seems to hesitate to answer, it is nowhere now in Bangladesh. It has become now a million-dollar question as from the high ups of the country to the pious cleric, politicians, businessmen, bureaucrats, university teachers to poor schoolmasters; nobody is spared from the allegations of corruption. When talks about such moral degradation emerge in a city seminar or either in a village tea stall gossiping, usually it blames the education system of the country to be responsible for making more heinous minds among the educated ones. No wonder it makes when a news report reveals that a university teacher is accused of harassing his female student sexually, or...

VCs Like Generals With No Guns

Two phrases consist of same words; just change the position of the words, the meaning also alters --- lexically and contextually. The words are business and education, and when they set altering to make sense, they are --- either Business Education or Education business. Very unfortunately, these two words are now very synonymous considering the reality of private universities in Bangladesh, writes Farrukh Khosru.

However, after the collapse of Soviet statehood, with the emergence of corporate capitalism u...

R2P’s certificate course on Research Proposal held

Right to Peace (R2P) carried out a certificate course on 𝘙𝘦𝘴𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘩 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘢𝘭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 u𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 s𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝘢𝘯𝘥 r𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 e𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐬 from 12 to 19 September 2020. R2P is an organization of youths with an aim to ensure ‘the right to peace’ of the people and to empower the countries youth in the process. The course was organized with the association of Skillspro a skill development platform by R2P. It was an excellent opportunity for university students and researchers to participate in the online certificate course on 𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩...

ULAB, Asian Institute of Technology sign MoU

The University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 1 September 2020 at AIT campus, Thailand. Professor Dr. Shamsad Mortuza, Pro Vice-Chancellor, ULAB, and Dr. Eden Woon, President, AIT, Thailand signed the MoU on behalf of their respective institutions. Professor Jayashree Roy, Bangabandhu Chair at AIT, facilitated the bridging of the two institutions. This agreement between UL...

EUJF organizes green journalism workshop

Along with the theme of “Citizen Journalism for Sustainability and Development”, Eastern University Journalist Forum (EUJF) organized an online workshop on “Green Journalism” jointly with environmental web portal bdenvironment.com. This exclusive workshop was held on 28 August (Friday).

In the workshop, Iftekhar Mahmud, Special Correspondent of Prothom Alo, Sheikh Rokon, Secretary General of Riverine People attended as resource person and the program has hosted by Md. Ashrafu...