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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

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

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 »

Undecided fate: DG Khan students protest closure of BZU campus

MULTAN / DERA GHAZI KHAN: Nearly 400 students from Dera Ghazi Khan held a demonstration in Multan protesting the closure of Bahauddin Zakariya University’s DG Khan Campus. The students gathered at the campus at around 11 am on Monday and chanted slogans against the university administration. Ali Rasheed, one of the protesters, told The Express Tribune that they had completed ... Read More »

Technology Teacher Offers Five Tips for Teaching With Toys

When it comes to toys, students can do much more than just enjoy playing with them. Looking around the classroom, there are plenty of toys that can perform “double duty”, such as Legos, Play-Doh or math manipulatives, said an article on “In a learning space crowded with screens, what is the role of the connected toy?” asked Sam Patterson, ... Read More »

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