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Bahawalpur to get two special education centres

BAHAWALPUR:  Two educational facilities for children with special needs will be established in the Bahawalpur division aimed at imparting modern education to disabled students. The government has allocated Rs87m for the facilities. This was shared by Punjab Cooperatives Minister Iqbal Channar while talking to a delegation of special children at …

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‘Turk schools likely to be handed over to INGO’

Islamabad-Minister of State for Federal Education Baligh-Ur-Rehman yesterday said that Pak-Turk schools will not be closed but likely to be handed over to an INGO. The issue of closure of Pak-Turk schools network was discussed in the meeting of Senate Committee on Interior. The committee while taking notice of the …

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Govt promoting technical education in Fata: official

KHAR: Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) classes started in Government College of Management Sciences, Khar, on Tuesday. In this regard, a ceremony was held on the premises of the college, which was attended by assistant director Technical Education, Fata, Zargoon Shah, Fata Development Authority manager Arshad Farooq and principal and teachers …

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Academic corruption in Pakistani varsities

Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan recently announced that it had closed 31 PhD and 26 MPhil programs in various universities in Pakistan during last 18 months. Thank you very much, Chairman HEC for at least making an attempt to slow down the wholesale of higher education degrees in Pakistani …

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Empowering youth

YOUTH empowerment, active youth participation and provision of education and employment to the young population are considered as avenues to future development for any country and society. According to Global Youth Development Index and Report 2016 (YDI), out of 183 countries, Pakistan has witnessed the largest decline with 154 the …

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Education in CSS

CSS exam is considered the mother of all exams in Pakistan. In CSS; candidates are scrutinized by examiners at all levels of knowledge and ability. During this exam individual’s own ability, creativity and innovation are judged. The more focus is given to candidates own point of view rather than standard …

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Value of education

Provincial governments have been trying to get every child enrolled in school. Public education systems, across all provinces, have gone through a plethora of reforms in last couple of decades to achieve higher enrollments. Teacher salaries have been increased, more infrastructure facilities have been provided, there is more monitoring of …

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US consul general inaugurates high school in Rohri

SUKKUR:  The United States (US) is making all efforts to boost the quality of education in Pakistan and 106 schools are being constructed throughout Sindh for the purpose. This was stated by US Consul General Grace W Shelton during the inauguration of the newly-constructed building of a high school in …

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Australian govt to support education programme in FATA

The Australian Government is set to support an education programme in Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA) through the World Food Programme (WFP). In this connection an event would be held here Wednesday entitled “Recognition of Australian Government support to education programme in FATA” by the Ministry of States and Frontier …

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France provides 250,000 euros for scholarships to underprivileged students

Ambassador of France to Pakistan HE Martine Dorance and Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed signed a grant agreement of 250 000 euros for the next phase of the Needs-Based Scholarship Programme. Since 2012, France has been offering hundreds of scholarships to promising underprivileged young people, hailing primarily …

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