JI teachers reject bill for co-education
Dir chapter of Tanzeem-i-Asateza Pakistan (TAP), the teachers’ wing of Jamaat-i-Islami, has rejected the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s decision to introduce co-education at the primary school level and vowed that would soon start a movement against the bill in the regard.
Education key to success: official
Appreciating the sacrifices of the people and security forces against militancy, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Malakand Division, Major General Ali Amir Awan on Thursday said education was key to overcome challenges.
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Student killed in car accident
A first year student was killed and five others were injured when their car overturned in Gwadar on Thursday.
Presser on education turns into Panama gate tirade
Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, state minister for the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD), places more importance on the Panama Papers case rather than Islamabad’s education sector.
Private education not ‘govt’s concern’
It would seem that the federal government has lost interest in the matter of private schools charging exorbitant fees, an issue it had taken up and pursued and had supported the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA) in September 2015 strengthening itself.
422 schools in Islamabad to be transformed into ‘Green Schools’
As part of the materialising dream of a greener Pakistan, 422 public sector schools will be turned into 'Green Schools' through organised tree plantation. Syed Zeeshan Ali Naqvi, Deputy Mayor of Islamabad, made this announcement at the launch of the tree plantation drive in Islamabad on Thursday.
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KP CS asked to pay one-year salary to WWS teachers
The Senate's Functional Committee on Devolution on Thursday asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chief secretary (CS) to pay one-year salaries to teachers working under the worker welfare schools (WWS).
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Millennials return from Japan science study tour
Five students from Roots Millennium Schools, visited Tokyo, Japan through a partnership with Sakura Science Project Programme 2017 says a press release.
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Growth linked to entrepreneur education
A conference was organised by FPCCI in collaboration with a non-profit organisation on ‘Inclusion of entrepreneurial theme in educational syllabus: the way forward to inclusive tolerant, peaceful and prosperous Pakistan’.
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Quran’s education compulsory till higher secondary in Punjab
Punjab government has decided to make education of Quran-e-Pak with Urdu translation for the Muslim students mandatory from first class to 12th class.
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Ayaz bars media coverage of questions by KC students
National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Thursday barred the media from covering his question-answer session with the students of Kinnaird College.
Heads roll as probe into students’ death begins
The District Education Authority (DEA) suspended the headmistress, an SST teacher and watchman of Govt High School Mir Muhammad following the death of two girl students allegedly after eating toxic snacks from a stall at the school.
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Student given show cause notice
Monitoring and evaluation Assistant gives student show cause notice for absenteeism.
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Punjab government’s first priority is to give quality education to children: Rana Mashood
Provincial Minister School’s Education said that it is the first priority of Punjab government to give quality education to children.
Decision taken to ensure teaching Quran in schools should be implemented: Zubair Ahmed Zaheer
Allama Zubair Ahmed Zaheer said that the solution to every problem can be found in the teaching of the Quran. He praised Punjab’s Government’s decision to make Quran education compulsory in schools and said that the government should implement this decision.
Aga Khan School, Bahria College win declamation contest
The students of Aga Khan Secondary School and Bahria College NORE-1 have won the All-Pakistan English and Urdu declamation contest respectively.
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Mirpurkhas Education board recommends termination of 50-plus employees
In the light of Supreme Court (SC) orders; Board of Governors of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Mirpurkhas has recommended Sindh chief minister termination of services of 50-plus illegal appointed employees of different grades.
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Habib School wins girls throw ball final
All-Pakistan Inter School Throw Ball competition held by Pakistan Throw Ball Foundation in Lahore was won by Habib Girls School, Karachi.
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‘Elite-oriented teaching of language increasing ghettoisation’
Further expanding on the theme of languages and their dynamic relationship with speakers in a cultural, political and economic framework, the closing day of the four-day short course titled ‘Importance of language in education’ focused on the case study of Torwali, which is one of the endangered languages of Pakistan hailing from Swat.
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