Report: By Saad Zahid and Usman Chaudhry LAHORE: (Wednesday, November 28, 2018): At a time when India and Pakistan are opening Kartarpur border to facilitate Sikh pilgrims, Punjab University, Lahore has announced to established Guru Nanak Chair at its Oriental College to do research on the teachings of Baba Guru …Read More »
US-Pakistan Knowledge Corridor (Phase I): HEC to Provide GRE, TOEFL Training for 6,000 Students to Study in US Varsities
ISLAMABAD: (November 1, 2018): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will provide coaching to 6,000 candidates of GRE/ TOEFL in collaboration with the United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP), public sector universities and private sector trainers and firms. The training is part of Talent Farming component of the US-Pakistan Knowledge …Read More »
PTI government’s ﬁrst 60 days: Education minister still not able to set direction for policy reforms!
Report: By Samra Arooj ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education and Reforms Shafqat Mahmood remained unable to set a direction for policy reforms during the ﬁrst 60 days of the government to implement education agenda of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as promised in the party’s election manifesto. A direction for Tabdeeli (change …Read More »
The humiliating incident of handcuffing of senior professors by the officials of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) remained very high in the public discussions as well as media agenda since their arrests. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, Chairman NAB, HEC Chairman and teachers associations took notice of the humiliation …Read More »
CJ censures DG NAB Lahore; FAPUASA observes black day; HEC, 65 VCs say apology not enough LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan, media, teachers’ community, politicians and people from all walks of life condemned the handcuffing of senior professors by National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The Federation of All Pakistan Academic Staff …Read More »
Students who fail in English are victim of ﬂawed policy! MAJORITY of the students who fail in Compulsory English Examinations particularly are a victim of ﬂawed policy because English is not their ﬁrst language. Unfortunately, English has become a symbol of status in Pakistan anyone who knows English language will …Read More »