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Special summer classes in Rawalpindi colleges

Special summer classes in Rawalpindi colleges RAWALPINDI: On the directives Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, special classes would be arranged during the summer vacation in all the colleges of the city and other districts. Following the directions of the CM, all major colleges of the city and other major colleges of the region have been […]

Turkish contribution to education in Pakistan hailed

Turkish contribution to education in Pakistan hailed ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Chief Commissioner Jawad Paul has lauded the Turkish contribution for education in Pakistan terming it a great service by the brotherly country.Turkey is supporting quality education in our country which would have a lasting and positive impact on millions of lives and society […]

Govt universities appointments – SHC stays key appointments in govt universities

Govt universities appointments – SHC stays key appointments in govt universities Karachi: The Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the Universities and Board secretary and others from finalising the appointment of the registrar, director finance and controller examinations of different public sector universities in the province till further orders. The interim order came on a […]

USAID awards scholarships to Sindh students

USAID awards scholarships to Sindh students Karachi: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded scholarships to 102 students enrolled in Associated Diploma in Education (ADE) and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) (Hons) programmes in Sindh as part of the $165 million Pakistan Reading Project. USAID provincial Director for Sindh and Balochistan Leon S Waskin also […]

Over 850 schools in Thatta, Sujawal closed

Over 850 schools in Thatta, Sujawal closed Thatta: Out of 3,226 girls and boys primary schools, more than 850 are closed in nine talukas of Thatta and Sujawal districts and those operational are also not up to the mark. These primary educational institutions identified as ‘closed schools’ are located in 55 union councils of talukas […]

Govt to focus on promotion of quality education: governor

Govt to focus on promotion of quality education: governor LAHORE: Punjab Governor Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar said on Sunday that the government would focus on promotion of quality education in the province, especially in public and private sector universities. The governor in an exclusive interview with APP here said that Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and […]

All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) condemns stoning of pregnant woman

All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) condemns stoning of pregnant woman LAHORE: The All Pakistan Women’s Association (APWA) has strongly condemned the stoning of pregnant woman, Farzana, outside the Lahore High Court (LHC) on May 27. In a statement on Saturday, the executive committee of APWA’s Punjab chapter urged the Punjab government to take exemplary steps […]

Govt of Punjab to increase education, health budgets in next fiscal

Govt of Punjab to increase education, health budgets in next fiscal LAHORE: Punjab Finance Minister Mian Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has said that the government will increase education and health budgets during the next fiscal year. Rehman said this while addressing as the chief guest the first convocation of the Punjab University College of Pharmacy (PUCP) […]

76 young professionals ready to attend United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) scholarships

76 young professionals ready to attend United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) scholarships ISLAMABAD: Seventy-six (76) young professionals gathered at a local hotel on Saturday for their pre-departure orientation for a year of study at the United States community colleges.This is the eighth group of Pakistani students to study in the US under the […]

Summer vacation from June 1 in Punjab educational institutions

Summer vacation from June 1 in Punjab Lahore: Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan has said that summer vacation will start in public sector schools of Punjab from June 1. Talking to the media at Punjab Assembly on Thursday, the minister said private schools also had been asked to observe this schedule and, if […]

500 private schools not teaching Sindhi to students: Khuhro

500 private schools not teaching Sindhi to students: Khuhro Sukkur: Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that some 500 private schools are still not teaching Sindhi as subject to their students. Talking to reporter here on Tuesday, he said that strict action against the management of these private schools will be taken.He said […]

Teachers to hold strike against administration today

Teachers to hold strike against administration today RAWALPINDI: The Teachers Allies Action Committee has announced a strike today (Monday) against the arrest of the teachers. According to reports, Joint Action Committee of teacher unions President Chaudhry Sagheer Alam has announced a strike throughout the district against the arrest of senior teachers in paper leak-out case. […]

Educational institutes to close for summer from June 7

Educational institutes to close for summer from June 7 ISLAMABAD: The educational institutes would close for summer vacations from June 7. A notification has been issued in this regard by the CAD. According to the notification, the federal government run educational institutions would close for the summer vacations from June 7 till August 10. Meanwhile, […]

Punjab highest in ranking for education

Punjab highest in ranking for education ISLAMABAD: Punjab is surging ahead of the other provinces in education with its 14 districts ranking in the top 20 in education, according to a report released by Alif Ailaan and the Sustainable Development Institute on Thursday. The report provides a snapshot of the education situation in Pakistan’s 146 […]

Call to delete outdated matter from textbooks

Call to delete outdated matter from textbooks Karachi: Outdated stuff from education courses must be deleted from one to matriculation classes and modern practical-based education system should be introduced across the country for achieving real development and progress, said TechLabx/Mamdani Incorporation CEO Essa Mamdani in a statement on Sunday. Our education system is not much […]

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