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My flirtation with gaming has been an education

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Education diplomacy for resolution of everyday problems stressed

Education diplomacy for resolution of everyday problems stressed Euro-Pak International Conference Islamabad: Chairman of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Professor Mukhtar Ahmed stressed upon adoption of education diplomacy for resolution of everyday problems, adding this diplomacy will also give a boost to contacts amongst the masses globally. He was speaking at the concluding ceremony of a three-day first Euro-Pak international conference ... Read More »

T-Levels: New post-16 ‘education and childcare’ vocational route announced

T-Levels: New post-16 ‘education and childcare’ vocational route announced An “education and childcare” T-level will be one of the first of the new post-16 routes into technical education, the Department for Education will reveal today. The T-level qualifications are being developed by industry professionals and will be offered as two-year college courses or as apprenticeships from 2020. Three of the ... Read More »

The answer to our education woes

The answer to our education woes Though quality education is the most powerful weapon for change, successive governments in Pakistan have displayed a reluctance to equip the people with the power of effective education. Sadly, despite the importance of education in today’s globalised world, there are around 24 million out-of-school children in the country and the government does not have ... Read More »

Higher education: SC issues notice to AGP in HEC petition

Higher education: SC issues notice to AGP in HEC petition ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has issued notice to the attorney general for Pakistan (AGP) in a petition filed by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) against the Lahore High Court’s verdict, empowering the provinces to develop their own standards of higher education instead of following those set by the commission. A ... Read More »

PSP demands education emergency in country

PSP demands education emergency in country KARACHI – The Secretary General of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Raza Haroon has expressed grave concern over the deteriorating state of education and apathetic attitude of the federal and provincial governments. In a statement issued here on Monday, he said unfortunately the rulers had utterly failed to rise above their personal and party interests. ... Read More »

Shehbaz Sharif boasts of quality education, increased enrolment

Shehbaz Sharif boasts of quality education, increased enrolment LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a three-hour meeting to review progress on the School Reforms Roadmap Programme. Addressing the meeting, the CM said reforms in the education system, introduced by the Punjab government, were producing positive results and the provincial government had made great progress in achieving targets. ... Read More »

Women in Jharkhand village use education to achieve development goals

Women in Jharkhand village use education to achieve development goals With a strong belief that education would lead the community to achieve sustainable development goals, a night school in Ilami village in Jharkhand educates and empowers women. It is basic education that can help one understand the importance of health, hygiene and nutrition in life. Therefore, it is natural that ... Read More »

Sudan: Experts Call for Increase of Spending On Education

Sudan: Experts Call for Increase of Spending On Education Khartoum — Speakers at the Media Forum on “Quality Education” organized by the “Media for Children” Association in cooperation with the Project to Strengthen Basic Education have stressed the need to increase education spending, increase teachers’ salaries, create appropriate school environment, promote school health, the implementation of the regulations that prevent ... Read More »

Irregularities of Rs10.936b unearthed in higher education

Irregularities of Rs10.936b unearthed in higher education LAHORE: Irregularities of nearly Rs11 billion were detected in the accounts of the higher education sector in the province, according to the Auditor General of Pakistan’s (AGP) audit report for the year 2015-16. According to the report, a copy of which is available with The Express Tribune, irregularities in the accounts of the ... Read More »