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Israel officially withdraws from UNESCO

Israel has formally notified the UN’s culture and education body (UNESCO) of its withdrawal from the organisation, two months after it announced that it would follow the US by walking out over resolutions critical of the Jewish state. In a statement UNESCO chief Audrey Azoulay said she had been officially …

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Times Higher Education Awards 2017 announced

Awards presented in 19 categories to recognise outstanding contributions to UK higher education  Monitoring Desk The Nottingham Trent University has been crowned University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2017. Judges praised the institution for “combining bold ambition with the hard work and commitment required to turn vision into …

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Build universities, instead of spending on military: Mr. Alexey Kluev

BY AZHAR IQBAL HEAD of UNESCO University Management and Planning Department in Russia, Mr. Alexey Klyuev says history shows that use of military and weapons is not a solution to any problem. “We are with Europe and believe in peace. Nobody wants military invasions. We should spend money for building …

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HEC holds Scholarship Award Ceremony for Afghan Students

3000 Scholarships to be offered in Five Years Staff Report LAHORE (September 28, 2017): The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Thursday organised  an award ceremony for a new batch of 3,000 Afghan students under Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarship Programme. These students will pursue their higher education in different universities of Pakistan …

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The general, the CEO, and the teacher are not the most important

  The main daily newspaper of Naples, Florida ‘Naples Daily News’ has published an article on January 1, 2017, written by syndicated columnist and family psychologist John Rosemond. The teaser headline reads:“Your kids should not be the most important in the family”. This article has gone viral on social media …

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Exclusive interview of Dr. Edward Schiappa, head of Comparative Media Studies and Writing at MIT

Interview by Syed Qasim Raza I do know that there will always be need for writing. Every survey of employers that are done in terms of what skills are you looking for your employees, communication skills, written and spoken, is always one or two on their list. Regardless of what …

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