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Education for All – Article 25-A implementation still awaited!

Punjab with 9.2 million out-of-school children stands 2nd in world after Nigeria Poor families do not sent children to schools: Dr. Rauf-e-Azam Political parties don’t know how to implement manifestoes: Dr. Abid Hussain Ch. LAHORE (Wednesday – July 18, 2018): The Punjab government of PML-N has claimed building over 5,000 …

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Parties fail to focus Education in General Elections 2018 manifestos

Lahore (Wednesday July,18 2018) Three major political parties, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N), Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaaf (PTI), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) unveiled their party manifesto for General Elections 2018 with almost no or least priority to the much needed education sector of the country. PML-N kept education on 12th number priority …

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Why all 9 education policies failed in Pakistan?

All policies were good on paper but implementation lacked: experts Governments were not committed to fulfill their promises: Rauf-i-Azam Dr. Abid Hussain blames weak planning and change of political scenario LAHORE (Wednesday, July 18,2018): Pakistan has a history of developing detailed and well-designed nine ed  ucation policies since 1947 to 2017, …

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Man vs Machine: Microsoft, Alibaba AI programs beat humans in reading comprehension tests

Here comes the day when man-made programs defeated their creator. That is the height of human knowledge and wisdom. This happened when artificial intelligence programs developed by Alibaba and Microsoft managed to defeat humans in reading comprehension tests. Stanford University conducts reading comprehension tests, which have been used by different …

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VCs pay raise vs uni ranking

Despite poor performance of public sector universities in the international rankings, Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has proposed another major salary raise for the vice chancellors of the province. PHEC has sent a summary to Punjab Higher Education Department (PHED) for increase in the salary of vice chancellors, registrars, controllers …

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