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‘World poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education’

PARIS: A new UNESCO policy paper shows that the global poverty rate could be more than halved if all adults completed secondary school. Yet, new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) show persistently high out-of-school rates in many countries, making it likely that completion levels in education will …

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HEC, PITB jointly focus group discussion on Technology Incubators & Accelerators

ISLAMABAD (July 24, 2016): A Focus Group discussion entitled “Incubation and Acc eleration Programmes in Pakistan: Challenges & Policy Preferences” was organized at Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad in collaboration with TechHub Connect, a Project of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Dr. Arshad Ali, Executive Director HEC chaired the session, which …

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Catholic schools a symbol of the Christian-Muslim solidarity

33,935 students including 34% Muslims are studying in 87 schools under Catholic Board of Education in Lahore The network of Catholic Schools is spread throughout the country under National Catholic Education System Catholic Schools with 87 schools serving only in Lahore providing education to 33,935 students including 11,538 Muslim boys …

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Inspiration for all and sundry

By Mian Saifur Rehman The Educationist has grown into a constant source of enlightenment, not only for students but also for its readers from other walks of life. My own experience about this intellectual endeavor is a learning experience and I suggest that journalists especially those engaged in teaching Mass …

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Brain drain in higher education

Every year Pakistani teachers go abroad for higher education and research. Those who complete PhD from America, Germany, France and other countries on scholarship, many of them, either don’t wish to come back or they remain unable to re-adjust in Pakistan. Before going abroad they sign some agreements with their …

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