President Asif Ali Zardari Monday announced $10 million for a global war chest to educate all girls by 2015 set up in the name of Malala Yousufzai,the teen education activist shot and injured by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education.
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LONDON –Ziauddin Youasfzai,father of teen education activist Malala Yousafzai’s,was on Sunday named the United Nation’s Special Adviser on Global Education.
Former British prime minister and UN Special Envoy Gordon Brown announced the appointment of Ziauddin as an adviser to assist the UN in getting every child to school by the end of . . . →Read More:Ziauddin Youasfzai to be UN Special Adviser on Global Education
By Shaan Khan
It’s the latest cruel tactic in the Pakistani Taliban’s battle to stop girls and women from getting an education:acid thrown in their faces to scar them for life and deter others from following in their footsteps.
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In the rural areas of Pakistan,mobile phones are being used to help education.
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By Feisal H Naqvi
Two days after Malala Yousufzai was attacked by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP),Imran Khan went to the hospital in which she was being treated to show his concern regarding her condition. And yet, when asked a day earlier why he didn’t directly condemn the TTP,Mr Khan had responded as follows:
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By Yaqoob Khan Bangash
I have been back and teaching in Pakistan for a year now and one thing which I have noticed repeatedly is that Pakistanis have become increasingly devoid of logic. And logic not just in the sense of the Greek fathers,but even simple common sense — which,of course,is . . . →Read More:Lacking logic
By Peer Muhammad
ISLAMABAD: The government will spend Rs500 million on students from Balochistan,FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan pursuing Masters,M.Phil and PhD this year.
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Extracurricular activities and a little appreciation can go a long a way
While reading about five concurrent curricula which include official curriculum,operational curriculum,hidden curriculum,null curriculum and extra curriculum,I suddenly had a strong argument in my mind that in today’s world it is important for the educators to put equal stress on . . . →Read More:The importance of extracurricular activities