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Ed-Tech will be core pillar of Education Policy 2021: Shafqat Mahmood

February 3, 2021 |

Minister for Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood has said that Ed-Tech will be a core pillar of Pakistan Education Policy 2021. Presiding over a virtual meeting with Ed-Tech Industry owners in Islamabad on Wednesday, the minister said government will use Ed-Tech to make learning holistic, enjoyable, integrated and to create an ecosystem in education […]

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Over 43,000 schools of Sindh located on Google map with GPS technology: Ghani

January 30, 2021 |

Sindh Minister of Education Saeed Ghani has said that over forty-three thousand primary, middle and secondary schools of twenty-nine districts of the province have been located on Google map with GPS technology. This he said while presiding over a meeting regarding Department of School Education Reforms Support Unit at his office in Karachi. Saeed Ghani […]

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MoS&IT, Education Dept to start STEM education in KP schools

January 27, 2021 |

The Federal Department of Science and Information Technology and Department of Science and Information Technology Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have decided to start Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa schools. A decision to this effect was taken in a high-level online meeting chaired by Federal Minister for S&IT Fawad Chaudhry and KP Adviser […]

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International Day of Education observed

January 24, 2021 |

International Day of Education was observed today [24 January], to create awareness about the role of education for peace and development. This year’s theme of the day is ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’. The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his message on the occasion stressed the need to do far more to […]

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Govt ensuring implementation of COVID SOPs in educational institutes: Kamran

January 19, 2021 |

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is ensuring implementation of Covid SOPs in educational institutes across the province. This was stated by Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information and higher education Kamran Bangash during a surprise visit to Government College Peshawar today (Tuesday). During the visit, he reviewed the covid-19 SOPs in the college. Speaking on […]

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ETPB to provide land on lease for educational institutions, hospitals in Punjab

January 7, 2021 |

In Punjab, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) will provide land on lease for construction of educational institutions and hospitals in the province. According to spokesman, lands in Lahore, Kasur and Nankana Sahib have been identified for this purpose.   Source: Radio Pakistan

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Digital reform in Waseela-e-Taleem programme to promote transparency: Sania

January 6, 2021 |

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar says purpose of the deep-rooted digital reform in Waseela-e-Taleem is to promote integrity, transparency, accountability and to improve targeting. Addressing maiden meeting of the Ehsaas steering committee for Waseela-e-Taleem Digital programme in Islamabad today, she said the programme has been scaled up nationwide to […]

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KP Govt inks MoU with int’l welfare organization to promote technical education

December 17, 2020 |

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an International Welfare Organization to complete projects of science education and digitization in the province. The MoU was signed in Peshawar today and under the document, different technical education programmes will be launched for Afghan refugees besides establishment of Information Technology labs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. […]

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Balochistan govt approves second five years Balochistan Education Sector Plan

December 15, 2020 |

Balochistan government has given the approval to set up the second Balochistan Education Sector Plan for five years to improve literacy rate in the province and to ensure a bright future for the younger generation. An official of Balochistan government told APP that Balochistan Cabinet has approved the five years education sector plan that will […]

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Yasinzai underlines role of Cadet College in promoting higher education

December 1, 2020 |

Governor of Balochistan, Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has said that Cadet Colleges play an important role in promoting higher education in the province. He said this while presiding over the 17th Board of Governors meeting of Balochistan Cadet College in Quetta today. The Governor stressed for ensuring merit and transparency in recruitment process of teachers.   […]

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Balochistan Govt to prepare second five-year education sector plan to improve literacy rate

November 30, 2020 |

Balochistan government will set up the second education sector plan for five years to improve literacy rate in the province ensuring a bright future for the younger generation of the province. According to an official of education department, the plan would be formed in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Education and United Nations International […]

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KP Governor directs to resolve financial issues of universities

November 27, 2020 |

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman has directed the authorities of the Higher Education department to constitute a committee of educationalists and technical experts to review the financial and budgetary issues of public sectors universities. Chairing the 7th senate meeting of Agriculture University Peshawar, he said the committee will present its recommendation in this regard. The […]

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