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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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