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King Sejong Institute received performance award in  Korean Language
Islamabad:17 July: King Sejong Institute Islamabad received the exceptional performance award in promoting Korean Language and culture by the King Sejong Institute Foundation, says a press release.
The ceremony in this regard was held in COEX, Seoul, Peoples Republic of Korea. Rector National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Major General (r) Zia Ud Din Najam received the prestigious award

from 1st Vice Minister of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nam Jong-Min. It is important to mention that 174 institutions across the globe participated and only seven institutes were selected for this award.
NUML Rector Major General Zia Ud Din Najam in his address termed that it is great honour and an achievement for NUML also as the said institute established in the university premises. He said NUML is committed to promote languages to enhance the bilateral relations with all the nations. He thanked the Korean government for awarding such a prestigious.award to King Sejong Institute NUML.The news.
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PAL newly published special edition of 'Adbiyat' on literary contribution
Islamabad:17 July: The newly published special edition of 'Adbiyat' on the literary contribution of prominent writer, Dr. Nabi Baksh Khan Baloch published by Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) will be a valuable addition to the Urdu literature and a primary source of information for the writers.

This was expressed by PAL Chairman Syed Junaid Akhlaq on launching of this special edition of ‘Adbiyat’ here on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, Syed Junaid Akhlaq said Dr. Nabi Baksh was prominent researcher, scholar, historian and an educationist.

Although Dr. Nabi Bakhsh rendered great literary contributions in Urdu, English, Arabic, Persian, Balochi, Seraiki languages but this literary contribution in Sindhi language and literature was outstanding.

We have very few writers in Pakistan who have contributed on multiple dimensions of literature especially research and Dr. Nabi was one of them. This edition has been compiled by PAL to recognise his efforts on literary fronts , he said.

This edition is comprised over different chapters which carried articles of renowned researchers and writers on Dr. Nabi Bakhsh works through which the reader can have a glimpse of multiple aspects of Dr. Nabi Baksh personality and his literary contribution.

He said PAL has given the highest Kamal-i-Fun award to Dr. Nabi Bakhsh in recognition of his contribution. This edition, comprising over 595 pages, included translations of his works, tributes, English articles written on him, extracts from his writings and diary, his interviews as well as letters of other writers to him.

Editor in Chief of this edition is PAL Director General Dr. Rashid Hameed while the editor is Akhtar Raza Saleemi. Others who contributed in its compilation include Dr. Tauseef Tabassum, Dr. Iqbal Aafaqi, Muhammad Hameed Shahid and Dr. Waheed Ahmad.The news.
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HEC moot merit based appointments in higher education sector
Islamabad:17 July: The joint declaration of 4th Stakeholders Consultative Dialogue on Higher Education in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities issued here, has demanded ensuring autonomy of universities, strengthening role of civil society, working groups and media for transparent, merit based appointments in higher education sector.

The 4th Consultative Dialogue was organised by Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission and Federal HEC at University of Education, Lahore.

The meeting also demanded a constitutional amendment for allocating 4% of GDP for education sector and one quarter to higher education out of total education budget, establishment of provincial HECs as autonomous bodies that complement functions of federal HEC without jurisdictional conflict as per decision of Council of Common Interests and 18thConstitutional Amendment, formation of National Task Force with proper secretariat and support staff to recommend improvements in higher education. The dialogue was attended by Chairperson, Punjab HEC, Dr Nizamuddin, HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali, Dr Rauf-i-Azam Vice-Chancellor, University of Education, Lahore, and other vice chancellors, academicians, elected faculty and civil society representatives, analysts, columnists and HEC, PHEC officials. The participants highlighted role of civil society, FAPUASA, media and higher education working group in transparent and merit-based recent appointment of Chairperson, HEC, through continuous monitoring and demanded such practices should be continued for ensuring transparent appointments of higher education leadership at provincial levels as well. It was the first public event at Lahore where the leadership of Federal HEC and Punjab HEC gathered and vowed to undertake collaborative efforts for meeting challenges in higher education sector. The joint declaration also endorsed the main decisions of the recent vice-chancellors’ meeting held in Lahore regarding TTS and issues of approved journals especially related to Social Sciences and languages, approval by HEC for new MPhil and PhD programmes, composition of syndicates as well as autonomy of the universities. The said meeting also resolved issues related to functions and representation of provinces in HEC governing bodies and other disputed matters. The participants urged effective mechanism to implement the decisions of the CCI to avoid further confusion. It was also suggested that Federal HEC should work closely with the provincial governments in this regard.The news.
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HEC creating awareness among students about  promoting tolerancee
Islamabad:17 July: Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Bunari has said the HEC was mulling for initiatives aimed at creating awareness among the students about the need for promoting tolerance in the society.

In an exclusive talk with, the chairman said that commission would interact with the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) for the prospects of formulating the strategy aiming at countering extremism mindset at public and private sector universities.

HEC would take further steps after reviewing the recommendations forwarded by the NACTA including peace building through on campus extracurricular activities, promotion of universities-seminaries interaction and impact of social media and online content on youth, exploring causes of violence among students etc, he added.

The chairman also highlighted the role of the students in the development of the society through interaction with the concerned stakeholders over the issues like countering intolerance and extremism in the society.The news.
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HEC encourages universities to go for plantation, contribution for dams
Islamabad:17 july: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has directed higher educational institutions to participate in tree plantation campaign and contribute in Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam fund being established by Supreme Court to combat on-going water crisis and environmental degradation.

In a recently issued letter to vice chancellors, rectors of all public and private sector universities, the HEC directed the educational institutions to be an active part of greener Pakistan movement by initiating tree plantation campaign in their respective campuses.

One of the primary reasons of instructing universities is to play their part in HEC’s resolve to involve universities in fight against socio-economic issues including water crisis and environmental degradation, the letter said.

The letter further reads, every student and member of the university should plant one tree to contribute to this effort. It advises that every plants should be tagged with the name of student or staff member who planted it and they should take care of plant till 8 weeks.

This will ensure better survival of the trees planted and inculcate a sense of responsibility in those who spend a few minutes of their day to nurture it,” the letter explains. Universities should allocate proper place for each department for plantation, keeping in mind that plants would not be damaged during construction activities, advises the letter.

Referring to Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund being established by Supreme Court of Pakistan, HEC says that each and every HEI should ensure that a minimum of one day salary be contributed to the fund. HEC staff will also contribute to the fund.The news.
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Education News from Sindh / Karachi University MPhil classes to begin on July 20
« Last post by sb on July 17, 2018, 01:48:10 PM »
Karachi University MPhil classes to begin on July 20
Karachi:17 July:Karachi University has announced classes for the MPhil Program 2018 will begin on July 20 in all relevant departments, research institutions and centres.

According to KU spokesperson Muhammad Farooq, the students can contact their relevant departments for further details. However, he said, the majority of the faculties and non-teaching staffers had been assigned election duty on July 25; therefore, some of the departments might delay classes. He said that the classes would be regularly held soon after the elections.The news.
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Education News from Sindh / Minister Faisal Mushtaq visited National Book Foundation
« Last post by sb on July 17, 2018, 01:46:58 PM »
Minister Faisal Mushtaq visited National Book Foundation
Islamabad:17 July: Chaudhary Faisal Mushtaq, Provincial Minister for Human Rights, Population & Social Welfare, Minorities and Bait ul Maal visited National Book Foundation (NBF), last day says a press release.

NBP Managing Director of Dr. Inam ul Haq Javed introduced Minister Chaudhary Faisal Mushtaq and appreciated his services in the field of education. Chaudhary Faisal Mushtaq has been the Book Ambassador of NBF for consecutive three years.

Minister Faisal Mushtaq addressed the children and parents at the Summer Book Club and emphasised upon the children and parents to play their role in the prosperity of Pakistan by following the principles of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and philosophies of national poet Allama Iqbal.

He further spoke about the key role teachers and parents can play in the holistic development of the children and emphasized upon the promotion and love for book reading as it will enrich social, cultural and intellectual life and strengthen the cause of peace, harmony, tolerance in society. He acknowledged the contribution of National Book Foundation in the promotion and development of books among the younger generation and appreciated NBF for the services they are rendering to the community. He called books as our best friends and said a nation only strives and prospers if the importance of books is appreciated and understood deeply.

During the sessions of Summer Book Club arranged by NBF many innovative activities were carried out including reading sessions, marathon reading, story-telling, drawing and colouring activity, question-answer sessions, etc.. The minister was also given a tour of the National Book Museum which is Pakistan’s First Ever Book Museum. The minister along with the distinguished guests were mesmerised by the Quran Gallery, Rumi, Shah Latif Bhatai, Khushal Khan Khattak corners and other first and original manuscripts of rare books. The minister & book ambassador wrote his remarks in visitor’s book along with his signature on the Pillars of Autograph in the Book Museum.The news.
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Education News in Punjab / student of Army Public School, Chaklala secured 468 marks
« Last post by sb on July 17, 2018, 01:45:42 PM »
student of Army Public School, Chaklala secured 468 marks
Rawalpindi:17 July: Muhammad Ahsan Khan, a student of Army Public School, Chaklala has secured 468 marks in Secondary School Certificate (Part-I) Examination of the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, says a press release.The news.
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City School plans to introduce three new teacher training centres
LAHORE:17 July: City School plans to introduce three new teacher training centres in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, the top ranked teacher training institution in the UK, and Cambridge International.
A Centre for Educational Professional Development (CEPD) is being introduced and launched in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Each CEPD is to be run by a team of teacher educator who will be trained by the Faculty of Education team. The centres will offer a complete professional development pathway for teachers and school leaders across the country.The news.
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BISE Sahiwal Board / Check Sahiwal Board Matric Result 2018
« Last post by nasiralimalik on July 17, 2018, 10:55:55 AM »
Students from Sahiwal can check their Sahiwal board matric result 2018 at all results.pk website free of cost.
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