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    Development Of Special Education In Pakistan Dawn

  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • ‘Nothing special about special Eid train’

    KARACHI: “Starting its journey from Karachi, the special Eid train will touch Hyderabad, Rohri, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalpur and Khanewal to reach its final stop — Lahore,” it was announced over the loudspeakers on platform number one of the cantonment railway station, where the first such train awaited departure on Saturday morning...

    “There’s nothing special about this ‘special’ Eid train,” sisters Rizwana Hassan and Sumaira Ansar...

  • Teachers’ paucity hits school for special education

    SAHIWAL: Around 44 percent of special education teachers’ posts are lying vacant at the Government Higher Secondary School for Special Education (impaired hearing), Farid Town, for the last five years or so...

    The teachers’ shortage is seriously hindering provision of quality education to some 300 students (from Grade 1 to 12) with special needs enrolled at the school that is the only institution for children with impaired hearing in...

  • Special focus on education in KP budget

    PESHAWAR: The PTI-led coalition government is set to present its third budget on Monday carrying an approximate Rs142 billion Annual Development Programme...

    Minister for Finance Muzafar Said, who will present the budget in the provincial assembly, told Dawn that total size of the budget would be over 472 billion with special focus on education...

  • CJ orders CCTV cameras in special education institutes, buses

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday ordered the Punjab special education department to get installed closed-circuit (CCTV) cameras in all schools for special children and also in the buses used for their transportation...

    On Monday, an education department report submitted before the court revealed that 273 schools for deaf children were functioning in the province with 2,500 teachers, 754 students and 508 buses for their pick...

  • No increase in development budgets of CADD, education ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) and the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training will face a significant decrease in their development budgets in the fiscal year 2015-16...

    Compared to the outgoing fiscal year, the education ministry will face over 36 per cent and CADD 42 per cent decline in the development allocations...

  • Students throng DAWN Education Fair in Quetta

    QUETTA: A large number of students, including girls, thronged the DAWN Education Fair here on Wednesday, the first day of the two-day event...

    The event, organised by the Dawn Media Group in a hotel, is aimed at introducing prestigious higher education institutions in the country and abroad to students of Balochistan...

  • Students explore career paths at Dawn Education Expo

    LAHORE: The annual 13th Dawn Education Expo 2016 concluded at Faletti’s Hotel here on Wednesday...

    The representatives of the institutions had set up their desks at the expo, organised by Dawn Media Group, and responded to queries of the students and encouraged them to pursue their higher education dream with vigor...

  • Dawn Education Expo comes to Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Students and professionals attended the 13th Dawn Education Expo, held at the Convention Centre in Islamabad on Saturday...

    Following Karachi and Lahore, the two day education expo has now come to the Convention Centre, where over 70 national and international universities have set up stalls...

  • 13th Dawn Education Expo concludes

    ISLAMABAD: The annual Dawn Education Expo 2016 concluded at the Convention Centre on Sunday, after providing two days of academic and career guidance to students...

    Students interacted with representatives from various universities, and discussed various higher education programmes, admission criteria, and more...

  • Girls bag top positions in Dawn in Education Spelling Bee

    ISLAMABAD: The 12th annual Dawn in Education Spelling Bee Competition concluded on Tuesday after the final round – featuring contestants from Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad – at the Islamabad Club...

    The Dawn in Education spelling bee is an annual competition that aims to improve spelling and vocabulary among students and teach them new concepts...

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