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Australian universities sign scholarships arrangement with Higher Education Commission

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ISLAMABAD — A joint arrangement between four Australian universities and Higher Education Commission (HEC) to provide partial PhD scholarships to HEC scholars was on August 12, 2015 finalised in a signing ceremony witnessed by Australian High Commissioner designate, Margaret Adamson. Under a Document of Understanding (DoU) between the HEC and University of Melbourne, Macquarie University, University of Wollongong and RMIT University, partial PhD scholarships will ... Read More »

Govt, private schools to open on 10th August


Government and private schools will open on August 10 after summer vacation in the Federal Capital.An official of the Federal Board of Education (FDE) said FDE is all set to open government’s schools in the ongoing month.Another official of Ministry of Capital Development Division (CADD) said all private schools will also open on August 10.In case any school was found open before the ... Read More »

Japan’s Fuji Kindergarten is the world’s best teaching space

Japan's Fuji Kindergarten is the world's best teaching space

By Thu-Huong Ha At Fuji Kindergarten outside Tokyo, kids make the most of a magical environment designed just for them. The roof of their oval-shaped school, designed by Tokyo-based firm Tezuka Architects, is an endless playground, and trees grow right through classrooms. So how do you build to let children be children? says Takaharu Tezuka (TED Talk: The best kindergarten you’ve ever ... Read More »

Fighting child labour with quality education


New ILO report shows the need for coherent policies tackling child labour and the lack of decent jobs for youth together GENEVA – Around 20 to 30 per cent of children in low income countries complete their schooling and enter the labour market by the age of 15, says a new International Labour Organization (ILO) report prepared for World Day ... Read More »

GC University Lahore gets the fourth US patent

GCU Lahore

The Government College University, Lahore this week made an unprecedented achievement by getting another key invention, “ZNO-SIO2 nono-powder for the development of latent fingerprints”, patented with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. “It’s the fourth US patent of GCU which is hopefully going to be landmark development for crime scene investigation,” said Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman while ... Read More »

Mountain Community seminar on Climate Change held in Gilgit Baltistan

The Mountain Community Seminar on Climate Change, held in Hoper Valley, Nagar, by WWF-Pakistan, was aimed at sharing environmental education

An informative seminar on impacts of climate change on the livelihoods of mountain communities was held in Hoper Valley, Nagar in Gilgit Baltistan. The seminar was a great opportunity for local communities, students and teachers to learn about the importance of environmental education. WWF-Pakistan, in collaboration with Hoper Conservation and Development Organization, Hoper Development Organization and Education Department Hunza-Nagar district ... Read More »

600 Pakistani doctors complete education in Cuba


ISLAMABAD — More than 600 Pakistani future doctors graduated this week from the different medical colleagues in Cuba after completing years of education and practical practices. Appreciating the hospitality of Cuban Government and people a representative of Pakistan future doctor, Muhammad Rashid Usman at the University of Medical Sciences of Sancti Spiritus was quoted as saying that Pakistani student were ... Read More »

Balochistan: In a big province, an even bigger push to fix a schooling crisis

sCHOOLING CRISES. Dec. 11, 2014

QUETTA: If you have a chief minister who also runs the education department, you can be guaranteed Balochistan will give this area a big push, and rightly so. Spending on primary schools alone will be Rs29 billion this financial year—even more than law and order—out of the 215-billion-rupee budget, according to the provincial secretary for education, Abdul Saboor Khan. The ... Read More »

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