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  • Changes in PakTurk institutes: Parents, teachers seek sympathetic solution

    LAHORE: Withdrawal of faculty from PakTurk institutes and change of management at a time when new academic year is about to commence will not only adversely affect the standard of education but also have negative impact on students’ educational development...

    “We appeal to the government not to stake the future of some 11,000 students of PakTurk schools and colleges,” said Saima Ilyas, the representative of the Parents Teachers...

  • Turkish principals removed from PakTurk schools

    LAHORE: The management of the PakTurk Schools has removed the Turkish principals of 28 schools and colleges of the chain besides dissolving the board of directors (BoD) having representation of Turkish nationals...

    The drastic change is being seen to thwart the likely handing over of the control of the school system to any organisation by the government...

  • Fate of PakTurk schools across country uncertain

    KARACHI: The future of private schools set up by the PakTurk International Schools and Colleges network plunged into uncertainty a day after Turkey’s ambassador called on the Pakistan government to close down all the institutions backed by the Fethullah Gulen-inspired Hizmet movement...

    The network of 28 schools and colleges in Islamabad, Lahore, Quetta, Karachi, Hyderabad, Khairpur and Jamshoro has a staff strength of 1,500 who teach...

  • Govt weighs different options to decide fate of PakTurk schools

    LAHORE: The government seems ready to oblige the Turkish government in deciding the fate of PakTurk schools as an official of the Foreign Office says relations with the brother Islamic country demand that its concerns are addressed at all costs...

    “Though we haven’t received a formal request yet from Ankara (regarding the educational institutions run by the PakTurk Foundation), the deep relations with Turkey demand that we don’t look...

  • Students protest continues against PakTurk teachers expulsion

    LAHORE: “We want our teachers back” was one of the slogans raised by students of PakTurk schools during a protest staged at Charing Cross on Tuesday...

    The protesters warned they would resist what they called the government’s illogical move against PakTurk schools and jeopardising of students’ future...

  • Girls school in Toba Tek Singh wins international award

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Government Girls High School, Chak 338-JB, Nawan Lahore, Gojra, has won the British Council’s International School Award (ISA) for teaching skills and activities of students aimed at promoting local culture, cultivation, embroidery, traditional games, hand wash, earth pot making and languages learning...

    The skills were shared with the British Council international partner schools in the countries of Bangladesh,...

  • Habib School, City School PAF, St Joseph win netball ties

    KARACHI: Habib Girls School outplayed City School 10-2 in the opening match of the Karachi Girls Netball Cup which commenced here at the PSB Coaching Centre on Tuesday...

    In the other schools matches in the junior category, City School PAF beat City School North Nazimabad 8-0 while St...

  • City School PAF, Habib Girls School in netball final

    KARACHI: The City School PAF Chapter and Habib Girls School reached the final of Karachi Girls Netball Cup 2015 here on Wednesday after overpowering their rivals in keenly contested matches...

    Results: Nasra School Malir bt Aga Khan School 4-0; Nasra School Malir bt Habib Girls High School 2-0; City School PAF Chapter bt Aga Khan School 6-1; Habib Girls Second School bt City School Gulshan — walkover...

  • City School, Nixor College win inter-school basketball

    KARACHI: The City School Gulshan Campus, City School PAF Chapter and Nixor College emerged as champions in boys and girls basketball contests held at the Yolande Henderson Memorial Inter-School Basketball Tournament 2016 which was staged at the St Patrick’s High School...

    The schools which took part in the event included Lyceum School, Karachi Grammar School, The City School P...

  • Roy-adopted school wins United School Championship 2017

    KARACHI: SMB Fatima Jinnah Gove­rnment Girls School, adopted by Shehzad Roy’s Zindagi Trust, won the Karachi United School Championship 2017, beating Lyceum 2-1 in the finals on Saturday...

    Sixteen of Karachi’s top private schools, including Cedar College, Karachi Grammar School and Nixor College, fielded teams in the tournament...

  • Habib School, CJM, Aga Khan School win

    KARACHI: Habib School, CJM and Aga Khan School beat their respective rivals in the 7th Culligan Senior and Junior Girls Throwball Tournament which commenced at The City School PAF Chapter here on Monday...

    Results:Juniors:Pool ‘A’: CJM school bt Aga Khan School Kareemabad 2-0; Sean Beam School bt Nasra School 2-0; City School PAF bt Karachi Cambridge 2-0...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

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