The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) on Monday released the list of candidates who passed the Civil Superior Services (CSS) examinations held in 2012. Shaheryar Ahmed from Punjab,who is a graduate from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS),stood first according to the list released by FPSC.
A total of 10,066 candidates appeared . . . →Read More:Luminite aces the CSS Exam
They sat on a mound,making dung cakes in Basti Khundo in Rahim Yar Khan (Southern Punjab). Having made palm-sized dung cakes in her 15 years,Aisha was with her little 3 year old sister. Dutifully,she put aside some dung to make some toys for her baby sister.
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The University of Karachi has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Gediz University.
An announcement to this effect was made by a spokesperson of Karachi University.
It was pointed out that the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser,signed the MoU during his visit to Turkey.
The MoU envisages faculty and students exchange . . . →Read More:Karachi University collaborates with Gediz University in graduate programs
Reliable and accurate education statistics are a condition for sound educational planning and management. This report uses internationally recognised education indicators and the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) to monitor the evolution of the education system in Pakistan. It provides a complementary analysis to the national efforts in carrying out the National Education Census.
. . . →Read More:Analyzing Pakistan’s National Educational Census
The National Commission for Justice and Peace brought together various civil society organizations and the public in a seminar last week to highlight bias and discrimination in the textbook curriculum and education policy of Pakistan.
Discriminatory text appeared 45 times in school curriculum in Punjab in 2009,but increased to 122 in 2012,according to . . . →Read More:Textbook biases
The governor of Balochistan on Tuesday issued an ordinance under which primary and secondary school education has been declared compulsory and free.
The ordinance will be implemented with immediate effect,according to a press release.
The move has come against the backdrop of the Supreme Court’s directive to implement Article-25A of the Constitution.
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A woman in Pakistan exemplifies the hardworking spirit of women around the world ahead of International Women’s Day.
By Syed Mohammad Ali
A few days ago,the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) released an education policy vision,which outlines an ambitious plan to address the multiple challenges ailing our education sector. Foremost amongst the proposed measures is increasing educational spending from 2.1 per cent to five per cent of GDP. Creating the fiscal space for this . . . →Read More:PTI’s vision for education
The Sindh Assembly passed a law to set up “Jinnah Sindh Medical University” in Karachi amid protests and a walkout by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmakers on Thursday.
Sindh Law Minister Ayaz Soomro withdrew the existing bill for the university and presented another bill through submission of “supplementary order of the day”. The MQM members, . . . →Read More:Sindh Assembly paves way for another medical university