General of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE)
The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education has been
established after re-organizing the erstwhile Directorate of Public Instruction
and placed under the administrative control of the Ministry of Education. The
responsibility of the Directorate is to guide and control the Secondary and
Higher Education of the country and proper implementation and administration of
education policy. At present the following Educational Institutions/offices
have been placed under the administrative control of the Directorate.\
272* Government College (include 89 degree college, honours college-100, honours and master college-90,
and 33 Higher Secondary college).
16* Government Commercial Institutions.
14* Teachers Training Colleges.
4* Government Aliah Madrasha.
5* Higher Secondary Teachers training colleges.
1* Bangladesh Madrasha Teachers training Institutes.
09* Divisional Deputy Director’s office.
64* District Education Offices.
489* Upazila Secondary Education Office.
25* Thana Secondary Education Office (Project).
333* Government Secondary Schools.
2363* Non-Government Colleges.
16,109* Non-Government Secondary Schools.
7598* Non-Government Madrasha.
The board functions of the Directorate are as Follows:
· Implementation of education
policy of the Government in respect of Secondary and Higher Education.
· To advise the administrative
Ministry in matters of formulation of policy concerning general Education at the
level of Secondary and Higher Education of the Country.
· To manage and supervise the
academic functions of the educational institutions.
· To arrange and supervise
execution construction works under the development schemes/projects.
· To maintain the qualitative
standard of General Education.
· To evaluation and assess the
need for changes in curriculum for different Levels of education under the
administrative control of the Directorate.
· To operate revenue and
development budgets and to maintain accounts of all the institutions and making
arrangement of audit.
· To procure goods, Works and
services for Directorate as well development projects.
· To arrange training both at home
and abroad, of the teachers working in different educational institutions (both
college and schools).
· To administer establishment
matters including personnel management involving requisition for recruitment,
posting, transfer, promotion, retirement, disciplinary cases of all the
officers and employees working under the administrative control of the
· To prepare and implement the
development scheme/projects (Educational) both long-terms and short-terms.
· To initiate introduction of new
courses/subjects in Government Educational Institutions and creation of
additional required posts with provisions for other necessary facilities for
· To administer Physical Education
including development of curriculum and facilities in School/Colleges and
organizing games and sports.
· To supply information of
educational matters to approve agencies/organizations.
· To process matters relating to
foreign tour/training of the officers working under the administrative control
of the Directorate.
· To maintain liaison between different
departments of Government.
· To coordinate the work of all
the Educational institutions.
· To deal with the activities
relating to sanction of pensions gratuity benevolent fund, etc. of the Teachers
To prepare budget and given the salary support to the teachers and
employees of the non-Government (Secondary School, College, Madrasha, S.S.C
Vocational and H.S.C B.M)