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  • PM, ministers visit school to open Montessori class

    ISLAMABAD: As part of his promise of upgrading the education system, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday inaugurated the first ever Montessori classes at the Islamabad Model School for Boys, F-8/3...

    The school is among five institutions where the Montessori classes have been started...

  • Palestinian primary teacher wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize

    DUBAI: A Palestinian primary school teacher who encourages students to renounce violence has won a $1 million prize for teaching excellence, beating out 8,000 applicants from around the world...

    Hanan al-Hroub, who teaches in the West Bank, was awarded the second annual Global Teacher Prize during a ceremony on Sunday evening in the Middle Eastern city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates...

  • Quality and teacher training

    In a conversation with her, where she mentioned many challenges she faced (lack of transport facilities, frequent non-academic duties, unclear career paths, relative lack of training/mentoring support, no method for giving input/feedback in curriculum/books), it was also clear that she had significant gaps in her own knowledge and understanding of basic mathematical concepts...

    But, more importantly, he feels that he does not have...

  • Female school teacher kidnapped, killed in Karachi

    KARACHI: A female school teacher was kidnapped Wednesday morning from her school in PIB Colony and later in the day found murdered in Karachi’s Korangi Industrial Area, said police...

    The dead body of the school teacher, identified as Quratul Ain, 26, was found with her hands and legs tied in an abandoned area in Allahwala Town of Korangi, said Landhi SP Afnan Amin...

  • PCB inaugurates training academy in Karachi

    Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan inaugurated High-Performance Centre (HPC) in Karachi on Thursday, named after cricketer Hanif Mohammad...

    It is the first facility of its sort in Karachi that will cater to cricketers and trainers, not only from the metropolis but also the surrounding areas...

  • Funds of parent-teacher councils to be doubled

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa elementary and secondary education department has decided to double the parent-teacher council (PTC) funds for government schools in the province to accelerate infrastructural improvement and security arrangements...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country
  • Yemen escape: bullets hit our car, recalls teacher

    PESHAWAR: Schoolteacher Saima Tanveer betrays little emotion as she recounts her family’s terrifying dash through war-torn Aden, dodging bullets and shells to reach the port and flee Yemen on a Chinese naval vessel...

    The 35-year-old was among around 170 Pakistanis who escaped the country on April 3, along with her accountant husband and two disabled children
  • Physical abuse of 9-year-old girl by teacher causes outcry in AJK

    A video of a 9-year-old girl showing marks of physical abuse allegedly by her teacher went viral over the weekend and caused outrage among people in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), police said on Sunday...

    In the video, the mother of the minor girl, a student of a state-run primary school in Upper Tangerran village of tehsil Abbaspur, is seen showing marks of abuse on her daughter which she says are a result of brutal corporal...

  • Teacher held, three booked for using schools as guest houses

    MITHI: In a first case of its kind, four persons were booked and one of them, a primary teacher, was arrested for using closed schools as guest houses on Tuesday after the Islamkot civil judge at Mithi, Sajjad Ahmed Chandio, paid a surprise visit to several schools in the taluka...

    The judge ordered arrest of the teacher, Shamsher Ali Janjhi, when he came to know that he had been using the school building in Mohammad Saleh Janhji...

  • Teachers’ Day: Nature, the inspiring teacher

    The lesson that a teacher gives has long lasting effects on our lives...

    I believe that nature is our greatest teacher and I find many similarities between our teachers and nature, because we learn too many things from it in our daily life...

  • ‘Missing’ Turkish teacher, wife deported

    Former regional director of Pak-Turk schools Mr Orhan told Dawn that Mr Kacmaz’s daughters had called from Karachi and informed them that their parents had been deported to Turkey from Isla­mabad on Saturday (Oct 14)...

    The girls left for Turkey by a regular flight via Karachi as they would stay with their grandparents there, said Mr Orhan...

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