Bangladesh government has introduced the country’s first ‘smart school’ in sadar upazila, Chuadanga, aiming to stop school dropouts and make learning easier and more enjoyable.
The smart school is a technology-based teaching institution for preparing children for the Information Age.
Organisers of the school said the purpose of this initiative is to ensure a vibrant and effective teaching and learning environment for students to cope with future challenges as global citizens.
In smart schools, they said, technology is used in taking attendance and teaching in the classroom, making learning more interesting and enjoyable one.
This first smart school of the country has been set up at Pirpur village under Alukdia Union Parishad in Sadar upazila.
The activities of the school started on Nov 15 after it was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner of the district Gopal Das, local media reports said.
The multimedia system and internet have been put in place in the school classrooms.