RAJSHAHI, March 16 (BSS)- Parents', especially the mothers' role in making the local level primary schools more functional together with enriching their children with moral and social values is inevitable, said the speakers yesterday afternoon at a mothers gathering in the metropolis.
Similarly, they stated that the mothers have deserved the rights to make the services of the primary teachers and others concerned transparent and accountable through proper surveillance.
To this end, they laid emphasis on making the mothers aware about their rights and responsibility towards making the local level government institutions including the primary schools effective.
The gathering and prize-giving ceremony was organised by Conscious Citizens Committee (CCC), a sister organisation of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), at Naodapara Government Primary School attended by a large number of mothers.
Main thrust of the meeting was to motivate and encourage the mothers so that they could work together for transforming the school into an ideal and standard as they have pioneer role in this regard.
Addressing as the chief guest, District Primary Education Officer Nofisha Begum said the mothers should be committed to send their children especially the girls to school timely.
Besides, she said the mothers have bigger role to play for
depicting the school problems being faced by the students as they
are always ahead than the teachers and others concerned.
In addition to the early childhood mental and physical development, she mentioned that proper institutional learning of
the children is totally dependent on the mothers' awareness.
Not only that, Nofisha Begum said the mothers should take
the responsibility of debarring their children from becoming drug
addicts and other social criminals.
In his address of welcome, Headmaster of the school Azizur Rahman gave an overview of the school's teaching and learning activities and the successful features.
With President of the School Managing Committee Ashraf Ali Chowdhury in the chair, Assistant Thana Education Officer Laila
Arjumand, CCC Member Kolpona Roy Bhowmik, Ward Councilor of Rajshahi City Corporation and Sufiya Islam and TIB Area Manager Monirul Haque also spoke on the occasion.
Later, the guests distributed prizes among 115 students who participated in 27 literary and sports events of the school's