Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Government of the Peoples` Republic of Bangladesh.   
  1. Planning and Management
  2. Language
  3. Social Studies
  4. Science and Mathematics
  5. Research and curriculum development
  6. Monitoring and Supervision
  7. Testing and Evaluation

The activities of  NAPE are performed by the support of  the above mentioned faculties.

Terms of References of NAPE Faculties:

Faculty of planning and management

  • To assess training needs
  • To prepare the Annual Training Calendar
  • To prepare the Training Budget
  • To collect the Training Materials
  • To assist the Authority to implement the training activities
  • To prepare the annual training report
  • To distribute works among the faculty members:

  • training related activities
  • environment
  • protocol

  • To monitor training programs
  • To coordinate the other faculties
  • To assist the authority to conduct BOG & Academic council meeting
  • Other activities as desired by the authority

TOR of Language faculty

  • To publishes Two issues half yearly NAPE newsletter ”NAPE Barta”and the annual Primary Education Journal.
  • To design and develop Test Items and Questions Structures in English and Bangla Language for the Primary     Education Completion Examination
  • To conducts training sessions on Language in training courses held at NAPE
  • Any other duties assigned by the authority.

Faculty of Sociology

  • To develop, revise and renovate in collaboration with curriculum development faculties the Social Science curricula of the teacher education program.
  • To work in collaboration with NCTB to develop, revise and renovate the environment and social science part of the primary education curriculum.
  • To develop resource materials and impart TOT for dissemination of social science part of the primary education.
  • To develop instructional materials and impart training to the social science instructors of PTIs.
  • To design and develop subject based training programmes in social science and provide TOT to URC instructors.
  • To plan, establish and run a low-cost teaching aids design and development centre at NAPE with a view to promoting teaching-learning strategies in social science education including arts and crafts.
  • To undertake in-house and hands on training for strengthening knowledge and skills of NAPE personnel.
  • To organise seminars, symposiums, workshops at NAPE on different issues relating to social science education.
  • To work in collaboration with other faculties to undertake research studies on environment and social science education at primary level.
  • To assist the C-in-Ed/Dip-in-Ed board in preparing standardized tests in social science discipline.
  • To explore the training needs on social science and community mobilization of different stakeholders, plan and develop training programs, instructional materials and impart TOT and training where necessary.
  • To organise intra and inter faculty on progress of work, human resource management and disciplinary issues and shooting out problems and to sort out strategies for improvement and insuring coordinated efforts.
  • To carry out other duties and responsibilities as instructed time to time by the authority for smooth running of administration and management activities of NAPE.

Science and Mathematics

  • To develop, revise and renovate, in collaboration with curriculum faculty, the Science and Mathematics curricula of the teacher education programme.
  • To work in collaboration with NCTB to develop, revise and renovate the Science and Mathematics parts of the primary curriculum.
  • To develop instructional materials and impart TOT for dissemination of Science and Mathematics part of the primary curriculum
  • To develop instructional materials and impart training to the Science and Mathematics instructors of PTIs
  • To design and develop subject based training programs in Science and Mathematics education and provide TOT to URC Instructors
  • To plan, establish, run and maintain Science and Mathematics workshops cum lab at NAPE with a view to promoting innovative skills and creativity of the faculty professionals.
  • To provide expert services and guidance in planning establishing and running Science and Mathematics workshops cum lab at URCs and PTIs for development of innovative low cost teaching aids and doing research.
  • To undertake experimental research exercises to help improve quality of training in primary Science and Mathematics education.
  • To undertaken in house and hands on training for strengthening knowledge and practical skills of NAPE personnel.
  • To organize (both national and international) seminars, symposiums and workshops at NAPE on different issues relating to primary Science and Mathematics education.
  • In collaboration with other faculties and institutions undertake research studies on issues involving Science and Mathematics education at primary level.
  • To assist C. Ed board in preparing standardized tests and question banks in Science and Mathematics subject areas.
  • To explore the training needs on Science and Mathematics of different stakeholders, plan and develop training programs and material and impart TOT and training where necessary.
  • To organize intra and inter faculty meeting on progress of work, human resource management and disciplinary issues and shooting out problems and to sort out strategies for improvement and ensuring coordinated efforts.
  • To carry out other duties and responsibilities as instructed time to time by the authority for smooth running of administration and management activities of NAPE.

Research and Curriculum Development Faculty

  • To conduct research according to the needs and demands of present important issues/problems in the field of primary education in Bangladesh.
  • To take necessary steps for the revision of Diploma in Primary Education (DPEd) and to conduct baseline study for it.
  • To conduct different types of research may offer by Directorate of Primary Education (DPE), Ministry of Primary and Mass Education (MoPME), National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) or any other Ministry/NGO/ Projects/University/Institute/Development Partners/International organization like UNICEF.
  • To build up research capacity for the NAPE faculty members and enhance quality research at NAPE and send it to the different sectors related to primary education like DPE, MoPME and  NCTB or any other organizations for the further policy formulation to ensure quality primary education.
  • To conduct different research seminar, symposium, training and annual research workshops regarding to the need of NAPE research activities.

Monitoring and Supervision

  • To  prepare observation format /monitoring format.
  • To prepare annual monitoring plan for  PTI, URC, Sub-cluster and Goverment primary schools for  yearly monitoring.
  • To visit PTI, URC, Sub-cluster and Government primary schools for monitoring their academic activities  prepare report and submit to the higher authority for further improvement.
  • To follow up the post training utilization activities and to give suggestions for further initiative/development.
  • To do enquiry on the basis of any complain from the field level offices and submitted report to authority.
  • 6.To conduct at least one research work  every year on monitoring and supervision activities.
  • Follow up activities on inspection report of PTI, URC, Sub-cluster and Government primary schools.
  • To perform any other activities assigned by the authority.

Testing and Evaluation faculty

  • To prepare format for training course evaluation, collecting information, processing data and sending report to the authority for taking necessary steps in the light of recommendation.
  • To prepare format for resource person evaluation, collecting data through related course administration, processing data and providing written feedback to the resource persons.
  • To arrange  pre and post test to know the training performance of the trainees who participate in different training programme arranged by NAPE. This faculty also collect and preserve performance records.
  • To prepare course report by the help of the Participants with the collaboration of the related course administration.
  • To prepare and publish question structure for the PECE.
  • To  help MOPME and DPE to prepare and distribute PECE questions.
  • To prepare competency based test item for using in the PECE. This activity is done under the supervision of an international consultant.
  • To arrange training programme for the marker, head marker and field level officers who related to PECE.
  • To prepare marking Scheme for the marker and head marker by the help of the skilled and experienced teachers and send it to the related persons.
  • To do study for the development of assessment procedure to ensure the mastery learning.
  • To prepare a faculty report on its yearlong activities.
  • To prepare budget for the Taylor-made training course to strengthen assessment procedure and preparing training materials for it.
  • Finally any other activities assigned by the NAPE authority are done by this faculty.