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History or Early History/ Dhaka College

    History or Early History/ Dhaka College

    History or Early History/ Dhaka College

    July 22, 2018

    Dhaka College The Baptist missionaries of serampore took initiative for the first time to introduce English education system in Dhaka. They sent an Irish Reverend Owen Leonard, in 1815 to open a branch of the Calcutta Benevolent Institution to impart education to the children of the Europeans. On April 1816, Leonard opened the first English school of Dhaka with 39 students mainly Greek and Armenians accommodating then in the chhota katra building chawkbazar. The students were taught English, Grammar, Mathematics,…

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