JAMRUD: A female teacher of a community school was gunned down by unknown militants in Shakas area of Jamrud, a subdivision in Khyber Agency, in the early hours of Tuesday. Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/526649/female-school-teacher-gunned-down-in-khyber-agency/
Education Report Backs Punjab CM’s Progress Claims
LAHORE: The report on the situation of education in Pakistan titled “The Good News from Pakistan” has revealed that a million and a half extra students aged 5 to 16 have been enrolled in public or private schools in Punjab during the last two years. However the report also highlights the gender gap existing within the country’s education sector.Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013\03\27\story_27-3-2013_pg13_2
LAHORE: Punjab has achieved several milestones in student enrolment, availability and functionality of facilities, in teacher quality and student and teacher attendance, said Sir Michael Barber, the Department for International Development (DFID) special representative on education for Pakistan, at the Lahore University of Management Sciences here on Tuesday. Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/526891/educational-reforms-punjab-has-achieved-school-milestones/
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that with the implementation of Punjab Education Reforms Program Roadmap, positive and powerful results have been garnered. He said, under this program, provision of educational facilities to schools has been ensured, while thousands of new children have been enrolled in schools. Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2013%5C03%5C27%5Cstory_27-3-2013_pg13_2
LAHORE BRITISH educationist Sir Michael Barber has said that education sector of Punjab is unparalleled in the developing countries, and through modern reforms, such an infrastructure has been developed due to which amazing results have been achieved in less than two years.
LAHORE, March 26: Department for International Development’s (DFID) special representative on education in Pakistan Sir Michael Barber has said the dropout rate is still high in Punjab and there is a long way to go to address the problem.
LAHORE – British educationist Sir Michael Barbar has said that education sector of Punjab is unparalleled in developing countries and through modern reforms, such a infrastructure has been developed due to which amazing results have been received in less than two years period.
Lahore—Punjab government is launching a comprehensive program under schools reforms roadmap for 100 per cent enrolment of children in schools. Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif will formally inaugurate the campaign under which door to door visits will be paid to motivate the parents to send their children to school. The purpose of the campaign is to ensure access of poor children to education.
LAHORE: The Punjab province has the highest teacher presence in percentage terms than any of the 22 countries in which DFID provided financial support. Teacher absenteeism has been reduced from 20 percent to less than eight percent in a matter of less than two years. Such results are unparalleled in the developing world.
THIS is apropos of Imran Takkar`s letter, `Legislation, children and corporal punishment` (March 11). The writer has urged the government to take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to eliminate corporal punishment meted out to school children.