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  • Education Watch: FJWU policy denies gold medal to student

    An archaic policy of the Fatima Jinnah Women’s University (FJWU) deprived a brilliant student of a gold medal she was initially told she would be receiving...

    FJWU VC Samina Qadir told Dawn Madeeha Hameed was a brilliant student and she deserved a gold medal, but the varsity’s policy does not allow her to receive the award...

  • Policy: Higher education under threat

    The steps taken by the present Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI)-led government to improve higher education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) can really bring a change if implemented in letter and spirit...

    After witnessing violations of merit and deteriorating education standards, the party coined the slogans of “justice”, “merit” and “education”...

  • Revised education policy by January 2016

    ISLAMABAD: The revised education policy will be introduced in the country in January 2016...

    According to a statement issued on Thursday, the National Education Policy (NEP) 2009 Review Committee has approved the roadmap of the policy...

  • ‘Education policy 2016 must be in line with 18th Amendment’

    LAHORE: Participants at a consultative meeting unanimously said on Friday the National Education Policy (NEP) 2016 must be in line with international standards and the 18th Amendment in order to enable students to achieve marketability and compete globally...

    The debate was organised jointly by Idara-i-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) Public Trust and Pakistan Alliance of Independent Schools (PAIS) at the University of Punjab...

  • Concerns over implementation of new education policy voiced

    ISLAMABAD: Experts and educationists at the Teachers’ Literature Festival questioned the need for a new education policy in the presence of so many similar existing policies and appeared sceptical about its implementation...

    Speaking at ‘Asaataza Kee Awaz: National Education Policy 2016’, Alif Ailaan’s Mosharraf Zaidi said he wondered what happened to earlier policies...

  • Government to unify education system under new policy framework

    Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training on Tuesday launched National Education Policy Framework 2018 under the first 100-day plan of the government...

    The education ministry in its framework has identified four key areas it shall be focusing on: improving the quality of education, enrolment of out of school children, introducing a uniform education system, and skill development of the youth...

  • Education ministers to finalise exam policy today

    ISLAMABAD: Education ministers of the country will give final touches to the new policy on the cancelled exams of sec-Thursday as students were eagerly waiting for it...

    The inter-provincial education ministers’ virtual meeting will be held under the supervision of Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood...

  • Rs100 billion spent on education and health sectors: Bilawal

    HALA: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Monday said that the Sindh government had spent Rs100 billion on “revolutionary” steps being taken in the provincial health sector which was an example for other provinces...

    “PPP government always tries to focus on health and education sectors, besides providing jobs to youth,” he said...

  • KP govt lauded for ‘improvement’ in education, health sectors

    Addressing an advocacy seminar for health here on Tuesday, he said that provincial government had taken revolutionary steps and spent record amount for promotion of education and improvement in health sector...

    He said that if PTI won the next general elections, it would not only strengthen service delivery in health sector in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but in the entire country and would provide all basic health facilities to people at their...

  • USAID contributes $241m to education, health and municipal services in Sindh

    KARACHI: The United States has given $241 million to the Sindh government since 2011 under the USAID programme for improvement in education, health and municipal services sectors...

    At present, Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP), Municipal Services Delivery Programme (MSDP) and Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) projects are in progress in the province...

  • Education, health sectors given boost in Sindh budget

    KARACHI: The largest chunk of Sindh’s budget (27 per cent) has been allocated for the education sector for fiscal year 2017-18, documents show on Monday...

    5 billion for education includes allocations for higher education, technical education, special education and medical education...

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