Settling the debate

The team from Bangladesh broke third, right after India and the USA.

Making the jump from O level to A level

It only takes a few weeks into A levels for students to realise the stark difference between O and A levels.

The benefits of positive self-talk

Occasionally changing one’s perspective of things can also do the trick.

The SATs: Explained

What is the SAT? What does it evaluate?

Team Bangladesh secures 3 gold medals in IMDO 2023

This year, team Bangladesh secured the first place globally, and won three gold and one silver medal. The winners include Naimul Islam, from Notre Dame College, Dhaka, Ture Saina Tithi, from Mulagram High School, Brahmanbaria, Mst. Samia Afrose Sruty, from Adamjee Cantonment College, Dhaka, and Md Sanaul Haque Shanto respectively.

How to avoid getting distracted while studying

Here are a few things you can do to avoid getting distracted while studying.

Five amazing board and card games worth checking out

Here are five amazing board and card games that are worth checking out.

Reintroducing TMNT to a new generation

Mutant Mayhem follows the titular turtle brothers as they attempt to find ways to be accepted by the human world while encountering other mutants on their journey.

Reader Submission / My Home

The trust you gain takes time. 



Why we should include philosophy in our curriculum

As more students opt for STEM subjects for its financial prospects, the importance of liberal arts is shrinking.

What should modern schools look like?

A school must provide a holistic environment to the impressionable minds and equip them with diverse tools to foster their versatility

The trade-off between school and private

The dilemma arises due to significant structural failures, and in reality, it's a choice only for some.

Why school newspapers should be encouraged

From the students' perspective, journalism is a great way to develop crucial skills needed to succeed in the real world.

What schools can do to support students’ mental health

It is high time schools started supporting students going through emotional distress.

Can English medium students get into public universities? Yes!

The struggle for English medium students is high when trying to get into public universities.

Area-wise schooling is a great idea, but conditions apply

To make area-based schooling successful this time, development must be well-researched and efficient.

Pop culture

Pop culture

Hosting Pokémon battles with your friends

These online Pokémon games have grown into immersive experiences for an individual to dive into

Is Your Lie In April as good as remembered?

Your Lie In April is a name that pretty much every anime fan out there has heard of at one point or another.

Anime / The Wind Rises: A heart-wrenching tale of love and war

The Wind Rises is a sumptuous delight for both the sight and the soul.

Music / Japanese musicians to check out if you're into musical storytelling

If you’re into musical storytelling, you should definitely check them out.

Superman is the best kind of fictional role model

An iconic character who inspires from the confines of comic books and silver-screens.

Music / 5 Korean R&B artists you don’t want to miss out on

For listeners who want to tune into the genre.



Climate Crisis: Explained

What is the common factor between you, a student stuck on a rickshaw in 40-degree Celsius temperature, and a polar bear, stranded on a tiny piece of ice?  You’re both suffering under the global climate crisis.

What you need to know about inflation

Inflation leads to the devaluation of a particular currency.

Jalebi, Saree, Samosa: When did we become too good for Bangla?

“It just doesn’t sit well in your mouth, ma.”

Menstruating for the first time

People who never get prior education always end up panicking.

What They Don’t Tell You About the Statement of Purpose

The SOP, in a way, is a conversation with the admissions committee.

What is this morbid curiosity?

Knowing the unknown isn't bad. But it's up to us where we draw the line.

YouTuber Burnout Explained

Since its inception fourteen years ago, YouTube has become a fundamental part of our lives. Not just for the youth but for people of all ages, it is an indispensable tool



Fathers and Daughters and Unmailed Letters

Perhaps father was never taught to love.


While I fear whom you’ll become once you hear me, once you leave me.


Memories melting together, shattering to shreds

Leafhopper under the vast purple sky

In that world, ignorance amassed like water near the roots of a cypress tree.

Fable Factory / Love will live

Or will you bloom into a new life with me? 

Fable Factory / Chander Buri and an insomniac’s drivel

I’d never felt sadder at the prospect of not being a part of someone else’s story.



Getting into the habit of reading

The habit of reading seems to have gone out of fashion. Why is that? Many young people shy away from books for many reasons, seemingly finding them too similar to strict textbooks they are taught in schools. However, for those who want to try reading as a hobby but struggle to get into it, there are a few ways to get back on track.         

Growing up surrounded by music

All in all, music is pretty significant in my life nonetheless.

How photographing my life on a daily basis helps me

Keeping track of your life with the visual gift of photography is a 21st century marvel.

When you’re not good at your new hobby

If you relate to this feeling, don't worry. You're not alone.

Why Writers Write

As Anne Frank wrote in her diary, "I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn."

Rekindling Old Hobbies

A common excuse that slips out of our mouth every now and then is “life happened”. Somewhere along the way we all lose sight of ourselves, about who we used to be, about what we liked.

Stars on the rise

Stars on the rise

14-year-old makes Marvel props at home

Shukonna Barua Prapti, an 11-year-old student of London Grace International School, is a huge fan of Marvel movies.

Bangladeshi school students bag first prize at NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023

Six students from DPS STS School Dhaka secured first place at the NASA Space Settlement Contest 2023.

YOUNG ACHIEVER / A promising star of karate

From the age of 10, Marzan Akter Priya knew that her calling in life is karate. She used to watch seniors and juniors in karate training from a window in her classroom. However, she did not pluck up the courage to join them because such activities were strictly prohibited in her household.

YOUNG ACHIEVER / Faatiha’s earnest mission of combatting climate change

Faatiha Aayat is a Bangladeshi writer, child rights activist, and climate campaigner living in New York, USA.

11-year-old Toky Yasar Ayman’s earnest tribute to Sheikh Russel

Eleven-year-old Toky Yasar Ayman has impressed one and all with his melodious voice.  He recently partnered up with renowned singer and lyricist Shafiq Tuhin for the duet song, “Sheikh Russeler Kanna”.