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  • CM orders appointment of 6,000 elementary school teachers

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who had announced in his last budget speech that he would give every district at least one English-medium school with the Cambridge system in the public sector, was told on Thursday that 15 of 25 such schools are ready to start functioning by December 2018...

    This emerged at a meeting of the School Education Department, which was presided over by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah...

  • Website: Elementary, my dear

    All academic subjects need different levels of understanding and attention...

    Whether they are science-related or arts, they should be taught in a ways that students don’t feel burdened or bored
  • Peshawar school head denied bail in abuse case

    PESHAWAR: A local court on Saturday dismissed the bail petition of a private school’s principal arrested on the charge of sexually abusing several women and blackmailing them by making their objectionable videos...

    The accused, who is also the owner of the school, was arrested after a case was registered against him on July 14, 2017, at the Hayatabad police station on the complaint of a male student, who had claimed the accused had...

  • Teacher, school head on four-day physical remand

    LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Saturday granted the police four-day physical remand of teacher and head of a private school arrested in a case of class-X student’s death by torture...

    Gulshan-i-Ravi police produced Muhammad Kamran, the teacher, and Shahid Mahmood Chughtai, the branch head of American Lycetuff School, before the magistrate and sought their 14-day physical remand...

  • In a first, dept appoints teacher as head of Local Governance School

    PESHAWAR: In an unprecedented move, the local government department has appointed a college teacher as the head of the province’s only local governance training institute ignoring its more than 20 senior officers awaiting posting...

    The Local Governance School has been led by senior officials of the department with expertise in local body system since it became functional around 20 years ago, sources told Dawn...

  • Students start new school year without textbooks

    ISLAMABAD: On the first day of the academic session on Monday, Mohammad Sami, 14, went to school expecting to crack open new textbooks and engage with the challenging materials to be taught in the ninth grade...

    “We can’t learn without textbooks,” said Sami, who is a student at Islamabad Model School in Sector G-9/4...

  • Police start school in Mianwali

    MIANWALI: Just like armed forces’ fund raising ventures, the Mianwali police have come up with a plan to open the ‘Police Educator Public School and College’ by utilising its District Police Welfare Funds and donations from philanthropists...

    The DPO said once they had 200 students, the school would be able to pay back to the District Police Welfare Funds from the earning...

  • School should start late in the morning

    Do you hate waking up early in the morning to go to school? I do and I believe most students do too, especially on cold mornings when you want to do to stay in your warm and cosy bed...

    If we are allowed to sleep till a little later in the morning and the school started later, we will be able to concentrate better on the lessons and learn more...

  • Zuckerbergs to start healthcare school

    SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and his doctor wife on Friday revealed plans to start a private school in a hardscrabble Silicon Valley town, mixing education with healthcare...

    Zuckerberg voiced pride in his wife, Priscilla, for the plan to create “The Primary School” in the working-class city of East Palo Alto...

  • Back to school in China as lockdowns start to ease worldwide

    Children in China's two most important cities went back to school on Monday after more than three months at home, as coronavirus restrictions eased and governments around the world began charting a path out of the pandemic lockdown...

    Italy and New York laid out partial reopening plans, with France and Spain to follow suit this week, while tens of thousands of final-year students returned to school in Shanghai and Beijing after months...

  • PIA head offices in Islamabad, Karachi reopen as flights 'partially' resume

    KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) head offices in Karachi and Islamabad reopened Monday, following 'partial resumption' of flight operations at various international airports across Pakistan, PIA spokesman Daniyal Gillani said...

    Two more planes took off from Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport for Jeddah on Sunday night to bring back the remaining pilgrims...

  • PSL: Dean Jones confirmed as Islamabad head coach

    Former Australia batsman Dean Jones on Monday confirmed his signing as the head coach for Islamabad franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL)...

    Jones’ signing for Islamabad United came hours after Peshawar became the first PSL franchise to launch its logo and team name...

  • Head office not being shifted to Islamabad: PIA

    KARACHI: In what appears to be a vague attempt to allay concerns about the likely shifting of the head office of the national flag carrier from Karachi, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) said on Monday that the transfer of its employees to Islamabad did not “by any way [means] transferring the airline’s head office”...

    Pilots, cabin crews, engineers and dozens of other staffs working at the PIA head office and settled in the...

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