State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossain has said the primary education completion (PEC) examinations would be completed by December if it is possible to open schools by upcoming September.
The state minister made the remark as the chief guest while addressing a seminar titled “Challenges of primary education during corona pandemic and steps for the solution” on Monday.He said the academic year will be extended till February next year, if schools are not opened in September. The National Primary Education Academy and the Directorate of Primary Education are preparing revised syllabus marking both plans.
Zakir Hossain said, “We have no plan to cancel the PEC exams. The government is also working to form a Primary Education Board in order to make PEC exams time-befitting.”