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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 »

Let’s free education from the hands of the stale, pale male

Let’s free education from the hands of the stale, pale male Why can’t we take politics out of education? It is a frequent refrain, asked by someone at nearly every headteacher conference I have spoken at in the last few years. And it’s understandable. The level of change foisted on schools has been wearisome, but today the waters seem oddly ... Read More »

European Higher Education Fair set on October 18

European Higher Education Fair set on October 18 Now is the time to embark on a journey of a lifetime – travelling around and learning from the best European universities at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2017. EHEF will be held on October 18, 2017 at the Grand Atrium of Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong, and will feature more than ... Read More »

Former polytechnics should lose university status, says Adonis

Former polytechnics should lose university status, says Adonis The former Labour education minister Andrew Adonis has reignited one of the oldest controversies in British education by calling for the clock to be turned back on polytechnics granted university status. Lord Adonis told a House of Lords committee that the government’s decision 25 years ago to allow more than 30 polytechnics ... Read More »

How the higher education system is holding Latino workers back

How the higher education system is holding Latino workers back The fastest-growing group of workers is being held back by our higher education system. Between 1992 and 2016, the share of the population made up by Latinos grew by 9%, but the share of Latinos with at least some kind of college education grew by just 6% during that same ... Read More »

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group

York school board receives human rights award from national Muslim group National Council of Canadian Muslims awards York Region District School Board in panel discussion event on Aug. 27 The York school board is starting the new school year with a diversity accolade. The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has awarded the York Region District School Board the Human ... Read More »

PM’s remarks at the Release of the Book – “Education of Muslims”

PM’s remarks at the Release of the Book – “Education of Muslims” The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today described “knowledge” (“ilm”) as the focal point of all religions. Addressing an eminent gathering of scholars, historians and diplomatic representatives at the release function of the book, “Education of Muslims: An Islamic Perspective of Knowledge and Education – Indian Context”, the ... Read More »