Students of 2026 batch will appear for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent exami-nations under new curriculum, Education Minister Dipu Moni said on Monday.
“The new curriculum will be implemented fully in secondary level by 2025 and the students of 2026 batch will appear for their SSC exam under the new curriculum,” she said while talking to reporters af-ter inaugurating Smart Education Festival-2023 at the auditorium of the International Mother Language Institute.
The new curriculum was introduced in Grade-I under primary level while Grades- VI and VII of sec-ondary level in 2023 and the students of Grades VIII and IX will be enrolled under the new curriculum in 2024. The new curriculum will be introduced in Grade X in 2025, she added.
“Already the evaluation has started from this year,” said Dipu.
The Department of Secondary and Higher Education organized the ‘Smart Education Festival’ to mark the beginning of the strategy of smart education to implement the new curriculum in a bid to build a smart Bangladesh.
Twenty smart education activities will be displayed in the festival with the participation of people from all walks of life in ten seminars.
Deputy Minister for Education Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury Nowfel was present.