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Role of media in the advancement of Science and Technology

  Media have a power to create an intellectual environment in any society. Media can create academic and logical temperament in the populace or non-serious environment, confusion, uncertainty, disappointment and frustration by bringing sensationalism, propaganda and political slogans in its content. It has cultivation effects. If media can avoid irresponsible …

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Entry Test – Trust Deficit

After Punjab there are reports of medical entry test paper lead in Sindh now. Students are protesting in different cities of the province along with their parents and civil society members. The entry test for admission to MBBS and BDS programmes in medical universities and colleges of the province was …

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Teachers low salary main issue of Pakistan education: UNESCO

Staff Report LAHORE: Pakistan is among the countries with the lowest levels of education spending. However, the level of teachers’ salaries in the country has been identified at the core of its education problems, says Unesco’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report 2017-18. The report, ‘Accountability In Education: Meeting Our Commitments’ …

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EDITORIAL NOTE: Defining literacy!

THE question of how to define literacy is an international debate. The debate ranges from whether literacy is just the ability to read and write or whether it should be defined widely. Pakistan opted for the lowest possible denominator i.e. the ability to read and write. But now, in 2017, …

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Editorial: Blind Spots

IT has been reported that the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has issued a list of illegal higher education institutions (HEIs) and sub-campus across the country and a similar action has been taken by the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC). The issue of private universities and HEIs minting money …

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