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Robotic tutor in the next generation education system

The methodology of teaching is known as pedagogy. Education is usually divided into different categories such as preschool education, primary education, secondary education, college education and university education. In any type of education, a teacher is of prime importance and plays a pivotal role in the development of a child. …

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Report: Punjab Higher Education Commission pilot project of Community Colleges

Staff Report   LAHORE: Following the international model of community colleges, Punjab Higher Education Commission in collaboration with Higher Education Department (HED) has launched a Pilot Project the “Establishment of Community Colleges in Punjab”. In the first phase, four colleges have been selected. Initially 2-year Associate Degree (equivalent to Bachelors …

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Report: Top countries having more PhDs in world

  Muhammad Ittefaq Over the last two decades, the world has seen a steady rise in the number of doctoral graduates. According to the OECD report, the United States of America is the largest PhD producer churning out 67,449 graduates in 2014. That’s well over twice as many as second-placed …

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It’s high time to adorn our classrooms with Sir Syed’s portrait again: By Dr. Zia Ul-Qayyum

With the dogmatists and purblind extremist forces losing much of their clout, the hope of a resurgence of all that they remained dead set against – social, moral and intellectual progress and enlightenment of our nation has already started gaining ground. We must do something to reverse the damage caused …

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AIOU’s ‘vulgar’ essay question became controversial

Describe “Personality of elder sister.” in following details Age, Physique, Height, Looks, and Attitude etc. By M Asad Saleem LAHORE: Students, parents and social media consumers are showing anger on a controversial question paper of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) asking the Matriculation students to write an essay on the “personality of …

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Student-To-PhD-Teacher Ratio needs attention

PU is at 73:1, UET and UCP 86:1, UMT 100:1 and UoL 146:1  By Muhammad Nasir Butt, Mudassar Raza, Kinza Arshad and Warda Akhtar LAHORE: The public and private universities of the city must focus on increasing student to PhD teacher ratio which compared to the international standard is unsatisfactory …

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