Pakistan News

    Teach For Pakistan Campus Ambassador Jobs

  • A British physicist ignored Taliban threats to teach in Pakistan

    It is just over a year now since the emir of the Pakistani Taliban, FazleHayat (better known as Fazlullah), claimed Taliban responsibility for the massacre at the Army Public School in Peshawar, when gunmen went through the college, shooting down 143 boys, girls and teachers...

    Gosling had already left Pakistan but, while condemning the atrocity, he recalls how Fazlullah had also called for social equality, more employment and a...

  • Doll-making event aims to teach children about heritage

    Now I can make one for my little sister as well,” a very happy Rohi beamed while attending the first day of a week-long doll making event at Lok Virsa on Tuesday...

    To promote Pakistan’s traditional skills and heritage and to raise awareness about them among the youth, Lok Virsa is holding a series of programmes titled ‘Craft of the Month’ where one craft is focused on every month...

  • What nine countries founded in past 25 years teach Catalonia?

    And the experiences of these countries produce some mixed lessons for others hoping to follow their path:South Sudan: South Sudan declared independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011, after a violent war with the ethnically Arab north that had lasted decades...

    East Timor: East Timor, now also known as Timor-Leste, achieved independence on May 20, 2002, but the country had effectively voted for independence years before, when a...

  • Festival to teach children traditional embroidery, stone-carving

    The program is aimed at promoting traditional skills, encouraging master artisans and raising awareness among the younger generation about the craft heritage of Pakistan...

    Three stalls were set up outside the Heritage Museum Hall where the artisans had displayed their art pieces and tools to teach children their skills...

  • Egypt deploys scholars to teach moderate Islam, but scepticism abounds

    CAIRO: In his battle against militant Islam, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is relying not just on bomber planes and soldiers but on white-turbaned clerics from Al-Azhar, Egypt's 1,000-year-old centre for Islamic learning...

    In a televised speech in January at an Al-Azhar conference centre in Cairo, Sisi called for “a religious revolution” in Islam...

  • Sabeen, what do I teach our children now?

    Our paths had crossed twice at those posh events organised in hotels where people talk at length about what they are doing to ‘make Pakistan a better place’...

    You see, it seems Pakistan doesn’t belong to all Pakistanis...

  • Turkish schools teach evolution one last time

    ISTANBUL: Students in Turkey return to school on Monday (today) where they will be taught evolution for the last time in their biology classes...

    Opposition parties and unions have organised protests against the changes, demanding that Turkey provide a scientific, secular education for its students...

  • In China, universities teach how to go viral online

    A 21-year-old student walked around her campus in China using invaluable skills she learned in class: Holding a selfie stick aloft, she livestreamed her random thoughts and blew kisses at her phone...

    At Yiwu Industrial and Commercial College, the classrooms for Jiang and the other 33 mostly female students are typically dance studios, catwalks strafed by flashing lights, and bustling makeup rooms...

  • Punjab govt to launch poultry farming programme in girls' schools to teach 'kitchen skills'

    ISLAMABAD: Schoolgirls in Punjab will be given poultry to care for in an initiative partly aimed at teaching them about the kitchen, officials said, raising the eyebrows of women's activists...

    Naseem Sadiq, head of Punjab's Livestock and Dairy Development Department, told AFP the aim was to promote poultry and educate about nutrition, citing World Bank figures showing Pakistan ranks among the top countries in the world for protein...

  • Plan to teach Quran with translation may hit snags

    “We will start teaching the Holy Quran at 18,000 of our non-formal schools all across the country,” Balighur Rehman, Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, told Dawn...

    “Some of the NGOs working in the education sector have expressed support for the idea,” the minister said, adding, “We need a law to discuss the idea with private schools and the provinces so that they too can follow the same pattern...

  • Fading glory: Can a festival teach Karachi to love music again?

    But the fact is that we could really use a saviour in Pakistan, even if it is in the form of rapturous enjoyment at a first-of-its-kind music festival in Karachi...

    Experienced artists such as Humera Channa, Omran Shafique, Shallum Xavier, Tina Sani teamed up with the young guns still making their way to breakthrough into the mainstream and provided an experience for the audience and aspiring musicians to learn from the best and...

  • NUML to teach Chinese to Baloch people, Balochi to Chinese nationals

    ISLAMABAD: The National University of Modern Languages (NUML) will set up a campus in Gwadar primarily to teach Chin­ese language to the people of Balo­chistan and Balochi language to Chinese nationals...

    The purpose is to enable local people to play an effective role in trade and economic activities likely to be generated after completion of the Gwadar Port and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project being implemented...

  • Artists teach children weaving skills

    ‘Craft of the Month’, in which masters of different arts are invited to display their skills and show schoolchildren a glimpse of their craftsmanship, was started with an aim to promote traditional skills, raise awareness among the younger generation about the importance and utility of different crafts and provide an opportunity for young people to know more about Pakistan’s culture...

  • PhD degree holders to teach primary students if JI comes to power: Siraj

    PESHAWAR: Making an unrealistic announcement, Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq on Wednesday said PhD degree holders would teach in primary schools if his party came to power in the country after winning the next general elections...

    He unveiled the party’s next manifesto titled ‘Prosperous Pakistan and Islamic Pakistan’ here at the Talent Award Festival which was attended by large number of students and workers of Islami Jamiat...

  • More
Back to top