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Sorry state of HEC Quality Evaluation Cells

LAHORE: According to the content pasted on the HEC website Despite establishment of over 69 Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) at public sector universities and 15 QECs at “W” Category private sector universities since 2006-07 by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), teaching quality is on the decline in most of the …

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Cyber bulling in Pakistan: the challenge and response

By Dr Noshina Saleem With the advent of information and communication technologies (ICTs) bulling has expanded its boundaries from playgrounds to retiring rooms. Bullying occurs via social networking sites, instant messages, emails, websites, blogs, chat room, phone calls, or text messages. Mostly ICTs are used as a weapon by the …

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Of HEC, quality and applied research in universities

  Tayab Kamboh The Higher Education Commission (HEC) launched National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) with the purpose to give the researchers financial support for their research pursuits to make the research work marketable that would benefit the economy and community. In an interview to a local newspaper, HEC Chairman Dr …

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‘Working to make Pakistani women smile’

Interview panel: Shabbir Sarwar, Ali Arshad, Transcribed by: Maham Rasool Photography: Ahmed Zubair Simi Kamal Chief of USAID Gender Equity Programme 25 public sector universities given grants under GEP Simi Sadaf Kamal is the Chief of the Party of the Gender Equity Program funded by the USAID for women empowerment in …

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