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NCOC asks provinces to ensure strict compliance of SOPs

September 4, 2020 |

National Command and Operation Center has asked the provinces to ensure health guidelines and standard operating procedures at schools and other educational institutions after reopening. Presiding over a virtual meeting of NCOC in Islamabad, Minister for Planning, and Development Asad Umar said the provincial governments should increase their existing capacity of contact tracing and quarantining. […]

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KP Govt devises Covid-19 SOPs for schools

August 25, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has devised strict SOPs of Covid-19 for opening of schools from 15th of next month. According to a notification issued in Peshawar on Tuesday, the Education Department directed schools administration to procure disinfecting materials, soaps and other items before opening of schools in the province. Wearing face masks is compulsory for all […]

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Uniform education system, best way to end discrimination: PM

August 8, 2020 |

Prime Minister Imran Khan says a uniform education system is the best way to end discrimination among different segments of the society. Chairing a review meeting on reforms in the education system of Punjab, he said real development is possible only through education. Provincial Education Minister Murad Raas gave a detailed briefing on reforms and […]

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Public sector schools opened in KP

August 6, 2020 |

The public sector schools have opened in all districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The schools have been opened after an approval was accorded from the National Command and Control Center and provincial cabinet meeting. According to a notification from the Elementary and Secondary Education department, the schools have been opened for teaching and administrative staff to […]

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KP Education Department, WFP sign MoU

July 22, 2020 |

A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Education Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the World Food Programme (WFP) in Peshawar on Wednesday. Under the programme, joint efforts will be made to enhance the female literacy ratio besides providing quality health care service in merged districts of province. Similarly, a stipend of one thousand rupees […]

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Sindh: 71 schools constructed by USAID hand over to private sector

July 22, 2020 |

An agreement signing ceremony to hand over 71 schools constructed by USAID in Sindh to private sector held at Chief Minister’s house in Karachi on Wednesday. Addressing the ceremony, Syed Murad Ali Shah said that Sindh government is performing well under public-private partnership. He said these schools have been constructed under USAID’s Sindh basic education […]

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Efforts underway to re-open educational institutions from 15th September in GB

July 21, 2020 |

Gilgit Baltistan Caretaker Minister for Education Abdul Jehan says efforts are underway to re-open educational institutions from 15th September this year. In an interview with Radio Pakistan in Gilgit today (Tuesday), he said the schools will be opened with strict SOPs in shifts.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Schools to reopen from September with SOPs in place

July 8, 2020 |

An interprovincial conference on Education was held in Lahore today (Wednesday) with Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood in the chair. Reopening of educational institutions was thoroughly discussed in the meeting. It was decided in the meeting to restart the education process in schools from the first week of September with the SOPs in place. It […]

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Govt taking steps for improvement of skills of students during COVID-19: Akbar

July 2, 2020 |

Minister for Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Akbar Ayub Khan says the government is taking necessary steps for improvement of skills of the students during COVID-19. In a statement, he said the elementary and secondary education department has uploaded more than one-hundred and seventy videos of courses in English and other local languages on the learning portal […]

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Teachers play an important role in progress of country: Governor Balochistan

June 28, 2020 |

Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has said that teachers play an important role in progress and prosperity of any country. He said this while talking to a delegation of University of Balochistan and Lesbela University, led by former Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani that called on him in Quetta today (Sunday). Governor said that […]

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Reading Holy Quran with urdu translation made compulsory in all universities of Punjab

June 15, 2020 |

Reading the Holy Quran with Urdu Translation has been made compulsory during studies in all universities across Punjab. According to a notification issued in this regard by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar, all universities in the province will make it obligatory on students to attend the compulsory ‘Quran with translation’ classes. The Quran Reading will […]

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Govt will launch Radio School to impart education to students in wake of coronavirus, NA told

May 13, 2020 |

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood says the government is planning to launch Radio School to impart education to students in wake of coronavirus pandemic. Participating in the discussion on the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic in the National Assembly on Wednesday, he said the government has already launched Tele School, […]

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