Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday underscored the need for modernizing the national education framework further to cope with the technology-driven competitive world.
She came up with the views while witnessing a power-point presentation on the draft outline of the “National Education Framework'' at her official residence Ganobhaban.
The Ministry of Education prepared the draft outline.
Sheikh Hasina said technology is advancing and Bangladesh must move ahead keeping pace with the advancement of the world and technology; and the country’s education framework needs to be a time-befitting one.
Mentioning that the education framework is being modernized following the policy of the government, she said Bangladesh must not lag behind as the world is advancing in terms of knowledge, science and technology.
Hasina expressed satisfaction over today’s presentation saying measures were highlighted there to make academic activities more attractive to students alongside teaching them on life and livelihood.
The Prime Minister regretted that the educational institutions had been closed for more than last one and half years due to the Covid-19 pandemic although online education activities continued during the time.
In this regard, she said, the children were deprived of enjoying their academic life and environment in educational institutions, including colleges and schools.
About reopening of the educational institutions, the PM hoped that the situation would get normal in the days ahead.
She said the government introduced pre-primary education to attract the children to schools through games and amusement.