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Annual academic attainment of Kushtia SunUP School

Kushtia DC Belal Hossain emphasised on learning English to meet global challenge

Staff Correspondent - January 1st, 2013

Kushtia Deputy Commissioner (DC) Seyed Belal Hossain said it is now a pressing need to learn English suffering no emotion with mother tongue.
“How can we avoid English when it is Esperanto; administering the world. All important things including documents are in English. How can we avail it without learning the language?” DC said queuing question.
The Deputy Commissioner was addressing during annual academic attainment ceremony of SunUP International School and College, a Kushtia based English version school following National Curriculum Text of the nation.
The school organised the programme held at Kushtia Shilpokala Academy on Saturday.
With SunUP International School and College patron also Chief Executive Officer of Kushtia Zilla Parishad Dr. Mohiuddin in the chair, the programme was addressed among others by Principal of the school Kazi Shamsunnahar Alo,  Ajoy Moitra, Assistant professor of the Department of English of Kushtia Government College, Editor and Publisher of Kushtia based English weekly The Kushtia Times and Bangla Daily The Dainik Kushtia also renowned researcher Dr. Amanur Aman special and Director of the  School and College advocate Mosaddek Ali. The DC asked the school and college to ensure qualitative education.
Quoting his experience of education abroad Dr. Aman emphasized the need to strengthen English education among children to help them meet global challenges ahead. He also insisted that English be made compulsory in all higher education in Bangladesh. Our pride in our mother tongue suffers no loss even if we try to be pragmatic in our thinking giving major importance on learning effective English through our educational courses, he added. Once we are outside our national boarder we must feel helpless without a strong base in this language as our educational courses aim at making skilled manpower.
Ajoy Moitra in his speech elaborated on the problems and hurdles our students face without much understanding in English. He also requested the school staff to ensure strong foundation of the kids in their mother tongue as well.
“I will ensure my presence with help if the institution can run with deserved quality,” DC said. He also hopes the success of the mission the school aimed at.
After the discussion, results were given among the students. A cultural programme was also held with participation of the students of the school.