Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 07:21:06 AM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

Unthinkable mistakes in textbooks

Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

MEDIA reports say the textbooks provided by National Curriculum and Textbook Board for students from Pre-Primary to Secondary levels are full of mistakes. Students and their guardians pointed that such mistakes demonstrated the sheer irresponsibility of the Board which could have been averted before handing over the textbooks to the students. It is known that NCTB made several content wise changes which also frustrated many. According to Media reports, Primary and Mass Education Minister and NCTB Chairman assured on Thursday that the board would take necessary steps to correct the mistakes in quick time. A review committee has been formed to investigate into the matter. NCTB had distributed around 36.21 crore text books free of cost among 4.26 crore Primary and Secondary level students for the academic year 2017, that began on January 1.

Distribution of Text Books free of cost among the school level students is a good initiative indeed on behalf of the government. But if these books have misspelled words with dropped sentences or part of the sentence then both the students and the teachers become vulnerable about what to read and what to teach. It is an agreed fact that text books are the basic component of whole education system. So, throughout the world, in depth study and research works are continuously going on how to improve the standard of text books as these can attract students more smoothly and help them to become capable to cope with contemporary reality in attaining proper skill and temperament. Spelling mistakes and other errors in text books are unimaginable in developed and most of the developing countries.

But unfortunately, the picture is reverse in our country. Though we are not so rich a country, a good amount of money is allocated every year in our national budget for education sector. This allocation is increasing every year. But there is no adequate reflection of proper use of this money. If the basic components of education, i.e. text books are not prepared with proper care then what more can we hope from the system. We must say that our students are helpless victims of some careless and corrupt people who know profit only and nothing else. But there are authorities to monitor whether the works are done properly and whether any irregularity has surfaced. Why this part of the system is not working properly is a big question. Should we believe that the whole system has been rotten? If so, overhauling is a must. 

Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Sports »

John McEnroe (left) responds to a question while promoting the Laver Cup tennis tournament with Rod Laver (second from left), Roger Federer and Nick Kyrgios Monday in Chicago.

Football »

Self-belief is key to success: Ronaldo

AFP, Lisbon :Cristiano Ronaldo says the key to his staggering success is believing nobody is better than he is -- and he advised his Portuguese teammates to adopt the same attitude.The Real Madrid star made the comments as he accepted the Portuguese player of the year award in Lisbon."We should ...

Entertainment »

Sayali Bhagat reveals her Marathi Debut

Sayali Bhagat, the title holder of 'Femina Miss India World turned actress was last seen in 'Yaariyan' in 2014 is now enjoying motherhood and preparing for her next project simultaneously. She was recently seen at a book launch event of her dear friend, Sonia Golani at Marini queen exhibition at ...

Entertainment »

Amjad Hossain out of danger now

Entertainment Report :Amjad Hossain, a prominent Film director, actor, scriptwriter, the lyricist is known for making films like `Golapi Ekhon Trainey`, `Bhat De`, `Janmo Theke Jolchhi`, `Dui Poyshar Alta`, `Abar Tora Manush Ho`, `Nayanmoni`.So far, there are about 30 films of him, but there are numerous films made by his ...

International »

China ready to fight `bloody battle` to regain its rightful place in world: Xi

AFP, Beijing : President Xi Jinping delivered a blistering nationalist speech on Tuesday, warning against any attempts to split China and touting the country's readiness to fight "the bloody battle" to regain its rightful place in the world.Xi's address capped an annual session of the National People's Congress that paved the ...

International »

'Women are absolutely equal to men': Saudi Crown Prince

AP, Washington :Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said that women are "absolutely" equal to men as he is set to arrive in the United States on Monday during which he will meet President Donald Trump and tour a number of American cities.On Sunday, CBS News programme "60 ...

Editorial »

Developing nation status without reaching benefits to common people meaningless

DESPITE Bangladesh's positive achievements towards becoming a developing nation soon growing inequality, unemployment, lack of good governance, high cost of borrowing and less trade facilities are still the major challenges that need to be overcome to achieve the developing nation's status. The nation requires sustained efforts to fight back these ...

City »

Former Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Dr. AK Azad Chowdhury, among others, at the inaugural ceremony of a programme on the debut of 'Green Environment Movement' on the premises of Public Library in the city on Tuesday.

City »

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury, among others, at a discussion on 'Recovering of Democracy, Rule of Law and Role for Holding Impartial Election' organised by Bangladesh Jatiya Dal at the Jatiya Press Club on Tuesday.

International »

N. Korea `in talks to free US detainees` as diplomacy escalates

AFP :North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three jailed Americans, reports said, as diplomatic activities intensified ahead of Pyongyang's planned summits with Washington and Seoul.The release of the three Korean-Americans is under discussion through multiple channels more than a week after President Donald Trump ...

Editorial »

Bangabandhu in satellite era

THE country's first ever-satellite -- Bangabandhu-1 is ready for launch and likely to be sent into orbit next month. It is a defining moment for the country to enter into the satellite era of our own; which will be ready for commercial use in three months after the final launch, ...

Football »

Ronaldo scores 4 goals as Madrid beat Girona 6-3

AP, Madrid :Cristiano Ronaldo extended his impressive scoring run by scoring four goals in Real Madrid's 6-3 rout of Girona in the Spanish league on Sunday.Ronaldo scored once in the first half and three times in the second, reaching 21 goals in his last 11 matches in all competitions. The ...

Entertainment »

Anushka tried something different for perfection!

These days all the actors try their best to be realistic and get into the skin of their character. From changing looks to mastering the art, they have tried everything. Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan who are shooting for their film Sui Dhaaga also doing the same. Anushka took to ...

City »

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressing his reaction over the verdict of the Supreme Court on the bail appeal of BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia at the party central office in the city's Nayapalton on Monday.

Sports »

From left: Natalia Maliszewska of Poland; Choi Min-jeong of South Korea and Qu Chunyu of China hold up their medals following the women's 500 meters at the ISU world short-track speedskating championships in Montreal on Saturday.

Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Write a comment to this news