Militants target primary schools in Mohmand Agency
Suspected militants bombed two government primary schools in Mohmand Agency, officials said on Monday, in the latest attack on government educational institutions.
HEC, USAID to sponsor 550 young students’ education
The Higher Education Commission and USAID jointly organized a reunion of USAID-funded ‘Merit and Needs based Alumni’ from Sindh at the Governor House, Karachi, to acknowledge the selection of over 450 students in the programme.
Non-teaching staff seeks court’s attention
Non-teaching staff of the capital’s educational institutions, who have been protesting at D Chowk since march 6 for time scale promotions, creation of posts, and education allowances, moved their sit-in to the supreme court on Monday.
importance of education
federal college of science and commerce, wah, organized an event where speakers discussed the importance of education and noted the great strides Pakistan must make to ‘stand side by side with other nations in the global cillage’
SC briefed on schools’ plight
The Supreme Court on Monday was informed that there are as many as three schools of the federal government which are surrounded by the Bahria Enclave due to which they are almost non-functional. The court directed the deputy attorney general and FDE DG to file a report mentioning steps taken to improve the situation in the federal capital.
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HEC chief stresses making higher education accessible
The chairman of the Higher Education Commission stressed the importance of paying increased attention to low education budget allocations and access to higher education in Pakistan.
Dr Javaid R Laghari said the country’s current enrolment rate of 7.8 percent of the youth between the ages of 17 and 23 puts Pakistan in line with some Sub-Saharan African countries. Laghari was addressing a gathering at the Governor House where the HEC and the USAID organised a reunion of the USAID-funded merit and need-based alumni from Sindh.
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Pakistan's education crisis: What ever happened to Malala's friends?
Almost half a year after Malala Yousafzai was attacked on her school bus, the two girls injured alongside her also symbolize Pakistan's uphill battle with girls' education.
How can we give our children a future, when horses are kept in schools
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Abdul kabrees appointment at high school malik khel khotkay welcomed
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Deputy controller examinations visited different schools
Private sector has played an important role in the promotion of education
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Ghost schools case seems that court has to interfare to reclaim the school from the occupation of mafia.
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