Turkey sent replacement teachers, PHC told
The deputy attorney general told the Peshawar High Court on Thursday that the Turkish government has sent teachers to Pakistan to replace Turkish expatriates currently working under the Pak-Turk Foundation.
Centre pleads with PHC to reject petitions on Turkish teachers’ visa issue
The interior minister on Thursday requested the Peshawar High Court to dismiss two petitions challenging denial of extension in visas of Turkish staff of Pak-Turk School and College, Peshawar, insisting it’s the prerogative of the government to grant or cancel visa of any foreigner.
KP Govt. allocates Rs 1bn for promotion of youth
Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Higher Education and Information Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani has said that the Provincial Government has allocated one billion rupees for the promotion of youth in the province who will present innovative ideas to Higher Education Department
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Private schools, guesthouses seek exemptions from eviction
Private schools and guesthouses operating in residential areas have approached the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to exempt them from the authority’s’ ongoing operation against nonconforming use or at least grant them more time to relocate.
FDE DG retiring on 10th
The incumbent director general of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) will be retiring in the second week of this month, and the directorate will once again have to look for another head.
HEC holds workshop on capacity building for Doctoral Provision
The Higher Education Commission (HEC), organized a two-day 2nd Workshop on Capacity Building for Doctoral Provision in Pakistan with an aim to deliberate on progress in imparting doctoral studies in the country.
Federal Board is organizing a week long Science Exhibition and extra-curricular competition
Federal Board of Education is organizing a week long science exhibition and other competitions in which all directorates will participate.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-12-02/page-3
National education policy should be aligned with Nazria Pakistan
Naib Ameer Jamat Islami and former MNA Mian Aslam while addressing to Jamiat Talb e Islam said that the national education policy should be aligned with Nazria Pakistan.
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LHC order removal of four VCs within 7 days
The Lahore High Court of Thursday ordered the removal of acting vice-chancellors of four public sector universities in the province. It instructed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to fill the posts purely in accordance with the law within one month.
Government takes action against 99 head teachers
The Punjab Government has initiated disciplinary action against 99 head teachers for ‘inefficiency and misconduct’ and sought written replies from them.
Boosting Morale: 266 laptops distributed
At least 266 laptops have been distributed among the student of Ghazi University in Dera Ghazi Khan on Thursday. A ceremony was held at the varsity campus which was attended by MNA Shehnaz Saleem, Ghazi University Vice-Chancellor Qaiser Mushtaq and others.
College Teachers announced protest
After school teachers, college teacher also announced the protest against education department. College Teachers will protest in front of Education Secretariat on December 14.
Second convocation of the Shalimar Medical College will be held tomorrow
A Second convocation of Shalimar Medical College will be held tomorrow, Graduating students will receive their degrees.
Students of Punjab Group of Colleges grabbed 141 position in exams conducted under different Boards
Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif awarded cash prizes and certificates to top position holders. The CM Shehbaz Sharif was the chief guest of ceremony.
One chair for 5 students in 32 colleges
There are around 52,572 students which have been enrolled in 32 public sector colleges of the metropolis, but there is intense shortage of furniture, only 9800 chairs and desks are available for these students.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-02/lahore/8167/53017
Provincial HEC for Balochistan demanded
After the creation of provincial HEC in Sindh and Islamabad, Balochistan has also decided to create provincial HEC of their own and has called for the amendment to Federal Education Commission Ordinance 2002 without further delay.
Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/12-2-2016/page2.asp
Managing Diversity – Faisal Bari
The coping mechanism teachers’ offer in class cannot level the playing field for all students.
One school for blinds
Primary schools for visually impaired student were established in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) about sixty years ago but unfortunately none of these schools could be upgraded to higher level as of now.