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Allama Iqbal Open University announces free education for transgenders

Allama Iqbal Open University announces free education for transgenders PESHAWAR: The Allama Iqbal Open University announced free education for transgenders on Monday, spreading widespread joy among members of the third gender. According to details, transgenders can now seek education free of cost from the matriculation level to PhD. Transgenders not only showed up to inquire further about the initiative but ... Read More »

A bad-tempered Brexit is a risky move for universities

A bad-tempered Brexit is a risky move for universities Brexit – that is not the future of Europe,” said Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, in his annual agenda-setting state of the union speech in September. While few universities on the continent would be so dismissive, it is fair to say that Brexit has lost its sense of ... Read More »

Waymo teams with MADD, the NSC and more on self-driving education

Waymo teams with MADD, the NSC and more on self-driving education Waymo is working with a number of organizations on a new self-driving education campaign to help answer questions the public has about autonomous vehicles and technology. The program is designed to provide easily accessible info that offers answers to questions including “are self-driving cars safe?” and “how do they ... Read More »

Theresa May’s race audit shows the limits of a “good education”

Theresa May’s race audit shows the limits of a “good education” Black and Asian students do well at school, but lose out in the jobs market. Another day, another report about racial inequality in Britain. This one may have stamp of authority that accompanies a government publication, but ultimately Theresa May’s race audit is just a collection of existing data ... Read More »

My flirtation with gaming has been an education

My flirtation with gaming has been an education Please use the sharing tools found via the email icon at the top of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of FT.com T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email licensing@ft.com to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up to 10 or 20 articles per month using the gift article service. ... Read More »

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 »