That was the question a little girl asked out loud about the woman who had accompanied her schoolmate to a birthday party. In any segment of the Indian urban population, the visual distinction between mothers and maids is sacred. The maids look impoverished and servile, and in a room filled with the master class they . . . → Read More: Pakistan should study Indian education reforms
The proportion of pupils getting at least grade C in English fell markedly on Thursday as 500,000 pupils received their results for the first time since Michael Gove overhauled GCSEs to make them more rigorous.
Overall the pass rate in English fell by almost two percentage points – from 63.6% in 2013 to 61.7% – but some schools saw their success . . . → Read More: Why are teachers and students upset with their GCSE grades?
With the announcement of the Intermediate pre-engineering results on Thursday, The Board of Intermediate Education, Karachi (BIEK) has revoked affiliation of four more private colleges that have failed to improve on their ‘zero per cent’ results over the last four years.
The colleges are Clifton High . . . → Read More: Education board revokes affiliation of 4 more sub-standard private colleges
As I read a story to my year 1 pupils, I felt a whack on my arm. I knew immediately that it was Sara, a girl in my class with autism. But I couldn’t say that because if I did she might leave, and the private school l worked for was worried about losing out . . . → Read More: Greed behind the private schools
The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Baytul Iman Academy New Jersey (USA) signed an agreement on Wednesday to provide educational facilities to American Muslims and overseas Pakistanis for learning and promoting Islamic knowledge as per the teachings of Quran and Sunnah.
It was decided that . . . → Read More: AIOU signs agreement with US academy to provide educational facilities to American Muslims
College students in the garrison city are being forced to drink water tainted with sewage, contaminated due to a faulty sewerage system which has been mixing effluent with the water supply lines in at least eight colleges of Rawalpindi.
A letter available with Dawn reveals that the education department has asked the provincial building department . . . → Read More: Have a glass of sewage water
To ensure that everyone is provided equal opportunity, provincial minister Mushtaq Ghani on Thursday announced free education for students with disabilities.
Addressing a conference organised by the Society of Home Economics (SHE) at Archives Hall, Ghani said the government will cover all expenses, including hostel fees . . . → Read More: Increasing opportunities for the disabled