Excellence Award in Australia, A Bangladesh born academic with a passion for providing support and guidance to first year students studying via distance education has been named the winner of the Charles Sturt University Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award for 2005. Charles Sturt University is the largest distance education provider in Australia. Dr Mir Rabiul Islam, from the School of Social Sciences and Liberal Studies on the University's Bathurst Campus, is course coordinator of the largest undergraduate psychology course, Bachelor of Social Science - Psychology. Including Education/ Psychology double degrees, he is coordinating courses for over 450 students. Details...
Urban Villages or Urban Wastland ?
Details... Sent By: Helal Morshedi
Venue: Matraville Public School, Matraville. Con. Beauhamp Rd & Bunnerong Rd, Date& Time: 2nd April-2006, 6.30 pm
Sent By: Masud Chaudhury
The 12th Talent Day, 2006
The 12th Talent Day, 2006, a ceremony to recognise all the achievements of selective school entrants and HSC graduates, was held on the 12th of February at Hassalgrove Community Center. This annual event hosted by Dr. Abdul Haq and his family has been held for the past 12 years. The Faheem Bhuiyan Memorial Award was given to all the successful selective school entrants by Faheem’s two sisters followed by the awarding of medals to the HSC graduates of 2005. This year there were 31 selective school entrants and 55 HSC Graduates. This function gives Bengali students the opportunity to meet other Bengali students. The function was organized and presented well. Dr. Haq should be praised for his social work. Photos..
Date: March 26, 2006 Time: 5:00PM, Venue: Matraville Public High School, Cnr. Of Bunnerong & Beauechamp Road
‘Nijere Harae Khuji’ presented By Oikotan
Oikotan organised a
musical program, ‘Nijere Harae Khuji’, at Burwood Girls High School in which
they presented popular songs from old Bengali cinemas. The program began with a
short speech by Ismail Hasan Badol, and Wasif Ahmed
songs were sung in the first half while eleven songs were sung in the second
half with narration in between each song. Two dances were presented as well.
Many people came to the program and enjoyed remembering their old time favourite
songs. This program was dedicated to Late Mr. Khan Ata who was one of the
pioneers of Bangla cinema. Photos...
Mohammed A Razzaque Ph.D. is currently teaching at UNSW. Archives...
Bangabandhu Parishad of Australia Meets With Media Representatives & Ekushe discussion by Sonar Bangla Newspaper
26th of February 2006, Bangabandhu Parishad of Australia Inc.
invited media representatives for a friendly
exchange of views and ideas for the new venue “Homebush
Olympic Stadium” of ‘BOISHAKI-MELA 2006’, which will be held in April
29, 2006. Due to the heavy crowed old venue, “Burwood Girls High
School” is no longer a high-quality spot to hold this extremely popular mela.
The organisers, Dr Abdur Razzak (president) and Mr. Sheik Shamim (Vice president)
asked the audience to come forward with new thoughts and suggestions to make the
mela more colorful and successful events among the Bangladesh community.
Dilruba Shahana lives in Melbourne. Archives...
exciting addition to the cricket calendar has been born today with the launch of
the inaugural Cricket Masala Festival to
be held on April 9, 2006 at Bankstown
Ovals 1 & 2 as part of the annual Harmony
day celebrations. The Commonwealth Bank has agreed to be the major sponsor
of the festival. Bangladesh, Aus, Srilanka and India will take
Bangladesh, Aus, Srilanka and India will takeWhen : Sunday April 9, 2006
Tickets : $5 for Adults, $3 for Concession, Children and Seniors (Family of 4 for $15) with part proceeds going to the World Vision Kashmir Earthquake fund. Detail... www.cricketmasala.com.au http://www.cricketmasala.com.au/news29.htm
Ekushe Boi Mela-2006 and International Mother Language Monument Unveil, Ashfiled
On the 19th of February, 2006, Ekushe Academy arranged their annual book fair at Ashfield Park. The significance of this event was to unveil the International Mother Language Day Monument. This was a very special occasion for the Bangladeshi community. The chief guest, Bangladesh High Commissioner H.E. Ashraf-Ud-Doula, unveiled the monument. The Special guest, Monument Designer, Dr. David Niven (Retired General Manager, Ashfield city council) could not attend to the ceremony. There were many people who came to the program. During the day there were many programs and activities such as performances from musical groups, dances, poetry recitations and an art competition. Photos...
Dilruba Shahana lives in Melbourne. Archives...
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