ISBN: 978 984 506 291 6

Cover Type: Hardcover

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Pursuit of Excellence in Teaching: A Memoir

Publisher(s): The University Press Limited (UPL)   

First Published: March 2021 No. of Pages: 314 Weight (kg): 1


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The autobiography chronicles Headmaster Jalal-ud-Din Ahmad 's odyssey from impoverished beginnings to his winning the Presidential award for the "Best Headmaster in Pakistan" in 1967, the inaugural year of the award. In the process, he recounts how he pursued secondary education through scholarships and "Jagir"(a resident-tutor who received foodand lodging in exchange of tutoring the children of the household), and continued his higher education with the help of scholarships and loans. In his professional life he faced and overcame daunting challenges posed by the powerful who wanted him to break the school rules in their favour. He dedicated his life to educating the mostly poor  students of Bangladesh. To him, the interest of his students was paramount.

His students were his top and only priority. Headmaster Jalal-ud-Din Ahmad also delves into how he practiced his teaching philosophy which eventually won him national recognition.

Chapter 1: Ancestors, Childhood, and Education
Chapter 2: Early Professional Life and Marriage
Chapter 3: Establishing Kemal Ataturk High School at Daganbhuiyan (1939-1951)
Chapter 4: My Tenure at Feni High School (1951-68)
Chapter 5: The Best Headmaster in Pakistan Award (1967)
Chapter 6 Eventful Retirement Years (1969-92)
Chapter 7 My Family, Children, Grandchildren and In-Laws

This book features in: Academic and Reference Books Biography

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