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  • Education dept creating post of secretary for primary schools, says minister

    KARACHI: After the posts of secretary and special secretary education and literacy, the school education and literacy department of the government of Sindh will now create a new post of ‘secretary primary education’...

    This was said by Minister for Education and Literacy, Sindh, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar during his speech at a provincial consultation on the National Education Policy 2017 held by the Reform Support Unit with the support...

  • Education for all: Primary schools in Balochistan to end gender segregation

    QUETTA: The government of Balochistan, in an attempt to improve female literacy rate, declared on Saturday that all primary schools across the province will now function without any gender segregation...

    Beside boys, the girls would also be allowed to study in all the government-run primary schools across the province, said a notification issued by the provincial education department...

  • KP govt approves co-education in primary schools

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Monday made a landmark decision to introduce coeducation at primary level in the province and declared that only women teachers would be appointed to primary schools in future...

    “The government will establish schools where boys and girls can study together,” said adviser to the chief minister on information Mushtaq Ghani while giving details to the media about the cabinet’s meeting here... ...

  • One in four Pakistani children won’t complete primary education by 2030: Unesco

    ISLAMABAD: New projections of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organ­isation (Unesco) show that one in four Pakistani children will not be completing primary school by the deadline of 2030...

    The country will only be half-way to the target of 12 years of education for all, with 50 per cent of youths still not completing upper secondary education at the current rates, Unesco says...

  • Punjab primary schools may start evening classes

    RAWALPINDI: To accommodate students at overcrowded government primary schools, the Punjab government is considering starting a second shift of classes at schools...

    The provincial government asked seven districts in the province, including Rawalpindi and Attock to seek opinion of the civil society, local leaders of the ruling party and representatives of parents on second shift...

  • ‘81pc of all schools in Pakistan are primary’

    ISLAMABAD: A staggering 81pc of all government schools in Pakistan are primary schools, which implies that after the primary level, most children have limited opportunities to continue their studies...

    This statistic was revealed in the District Education Rankings 2016, jointly launched by education campaigners Alif Ailaan and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on Tuesday...

  • ‘Government far from education spending target’

    ISLAMABAD: Successive governments in Pakistan have failed to allocate four per cent of Gross Development Product (GDP) for education...

    In the remaining two budgets of these assemblies, they will need to increase the education budget cumulatively, more than three times the increase they achieved in the first three budgets,” nongovernmental organisation Alif Ailaan said in a report released on Thursday...

  • 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...

  • Financing for primary producers

    The lower import bill of crude and vegetable oil would lend comfort to the government’s dealings with the IMF, particularly in the presence of higher foreign exchange reserves...

    On the banking front, the decline in the State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) policy rate and the concomitant decrease in banks’ lending rates is good news for the private sector...

  • Primary school children in KP to get tablets

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Education Mohammad Atif Khan on Friday said the provincial government in collaboration with national and international organisations was planning to introduce information technology at primary schools to bring them at par with the private educational institutions...

    Speaking at a meeting of education officers, IT experts and officials of Telenor mobile company here, he said the KP government...

  • Primary prognosis

    Although a government intervention was needed, the question of universal healthcare begins at the foundations: are the most vulnerable sections of society able to access primary healthcare provided by the government? Does primary healthcare infrastructure even exist?The PM’s health insurance scheme talks a big game for secondary healthcare but ignores the dire straits in which public sector primary healthcare finds itselfThe launch of the...

  • Disgusting smell around primary school

    NAROWAL: The compound of the Government Primary School of Nawan Pind, Baddomalhi, is inundated with sewage...

    Students, who happen to be ages 4 to 10 years, sit on the heap of filth every day to get education...

  • Primary school being run in rented shops

    MINGORA: Students of the government primary school, Sherabad, here have demanded of the government to construct their school building and provide them basic facilities...

    They said that many students had given up their studies due to lack of basic facilities for getting education...

  • Rs210 million for primary schools in Swabi

    SWABI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to meet all the requirements of the government primary schools here in the district and released Rs210 million under the improvement plan...

    Assistant district education officer Gaza Bacha said this while speaking at a programme organised by Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE) under the global action week programme at Utla in Gadoon region...

  • CII wants Arabic, Persian, local languages taught at primary level

    Speaking at a seminar on primary education organised by the CII, its Chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sheerani on Thursday read out the recommendations, which included, among others things, the stipulation that primary education should include the fundamentals of Islam, including the Holy Quran, hadith, fiqh, and the history of Muslims with the help of modern information technology (IT)...

    Also read: Editorial-CII’s latest remarksAt the...

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