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1,400 teachers with fake degrees resign in India

PATNA: A total of 1,400 contract teachers, who managed to get jobs using fake degrees, have resigned in Bihar fearing arrests and recovery of salaries. However, authorities say the number of resigned bogus teachers is too small, as their total number could be around 40,000. According to a report by …

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Striving to enroll out-of-school children: Abdul Jabbar Shaheen

Secretary Schools says his performance monitoring scheme implemented By Hafiz Abdul Aleem Punjab Education Department Secretary Schools Abdul Jabbar Shaheen said that Punjab government was making all out efforts to enroll out-of-school children. “My proposal regarding a scheme of school education check and balance was approved by a high-powered committeeunanimously. …

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UET – my alma mater

University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore is amongst the leading educational institutions of Pakistan. People prefer UET for engineering as compared to other institutions because of many reasons,including quality education, research work, best faculty and above all readiness of teachers to students 24/7. No field is complete without research work, …

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Brain drain in higher education

Every year Pakistani teachers go abroad for higher education and research. Those who complete PhD from America, Germany, France and other countries on scholarship, many of them, either don’t wish to come back or they remain unable to re-adjust in Pakistan. Before going abroad they sign some agreements with their …

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Education budget: dismissive increase despite promises

Federal Education Budget 2015-16 Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar presented the Rs 4,451.3 billion federal budget 2015-16, with a 3.5 per cent higher outlay than the budget of 2014-15. Out of the total,Rs71.5 billion has been allocated for higher education, a mere 1.6 per cent of the total, but 14% …

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