Write a composition on about Compulsory Primary Education.
The meaning of compulsory primary education is that all the children upto the age of 10 must complete their education upto the level of class V. Its purpose is to impart knowledge of reading, writing and simple Arithmetic.
Compulsory Primary Education
The meaning of compulsory primary education is that all the children upto the age of 10 must complete their education upto the level of class V. Its purpose is to impart knowledge of reading, writing and simple Arithmetic .
Illiteracy is a curse. It is the root cause of poverty. No development programme can attain success due to illiteracy. On the other hand. ‘education is the backbone of a nation. It removes darkness and enlightens mind. It develops mental and moral faculties of human being.
Proper education makes a man realize his ultimate aim in life. It helps a man enjoy a fuller and longer life. It also shows how malnutrition, hunger and disease can be overcome. Therefore, universal primary education has become a vital national issue.
Bangladesh is beset with many problems.’ So it is very difficult to educate all the people within a short time, A large portion of the children have not yet got the opportunity to go to primary schools.
There are about 44000 primary schools in our country which are not sufficient to provide accommodation for all the children. By the year 2000 about 24000 new primary schools will be required for providing accommodation to all the children.
Moreover, the poor and illiterate parents do not realize the importance of education. They engage their children in different work to earn money to support their family. Considering all these problems, primary education should be made free and compulsory.
In order to make the compulsory free primary education programme successful we have to eradicate the problems that stand in the way of it. Firstly, the parents should be made to realise the importance of education.
More schools should be established so that no student is deprived of having primary education. Poor students should be provided with books, pens, dresses etc. free of cost. In order to build up good and efficient teachers, training facilities should be arranged.
The government of our country has taken some steps to remove illiteracy from the society. The year 1992 has started as the year for universal education. For this purpose, one Thana has been selected in every district. All the children between ages from 5 to 7 must go to school.
They are taught free there. The government has also launched “food for education” programme to inspire the poor parents to send their children to schools. The prosperity and progress of our nation depend upon the complete removal of illiteracy.
For that implementation of compulsory free primary education has become a crying need, If we are to take a rightful place in the world, we have to bend all our resources and energies to this great purpose without wasting time any more.