Heads of global development agencies and ministers from eight developing countries that account for a large proportion of the world’s out-of-school children are meeting to discuss urgent action to remove the barriers to achieving the Millennium Developmen
Private Schools Management Association Chairman Sharaf-uz-Zaman says that he was really surprised at the way the Sindh Provincial Bill (Article 25-A) Right to Free and Compulsory Education was passed without taking the private schools into confidence.
KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) government is keen to promote education and has provided Rs14 billion in the current financial year to the provincial government.
I was sitting in a headteacher’s office of a trust school last week and suddenly saw 20 four year old children crawl into the office bright eyed and faces marked as mice sharing what they knew about mice as part of active learning on the theme “the world
REPRESENTATIVES of public sector teachers’ associations criticising the Punjab government, held it responsible for deteriorating state of education sector and low literacy. They also termed campaigns such as universal primary education (UPE) and universal
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) has praised India’s progress in sharply reducing the number of out-of-school children, but Pauline Rose, director of the organization’s Education for All Global Monitoring Repor
The AHRC staff joins the international community in the celebration of Malala Day and sends sincere greetings to Malala for her 16th birthday "Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic
UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani education activist, ‘a daughter of the United Nations’ when he spoke to her on Friday to mark the 1,000-day milestone in the run-up to a Millennium Development Goal to r
The future of millions of school-going children in Balochistan has been jeopardised due to gender disparity, bad governance and lack of quality education, said United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Balochistan Represent
KHAR: “I am contesting the election with passion, with a clean heart and a clear conscience. My passion is to educate the future generation, girls and women, and to serve them,” says Badam Zari — the first female candidate to run for the elections from Fa
What good does training those teachers do when there is no long term vision and so much institutional disconnect, especially since the Sindh Teachers Education Development Authority is still not functional," Educationist Baela Raza Jamil. PHOTO: BASEER QA
The first-ever children assembly of the Pakistan demanded to ensure free and quality education, enhancing educational budget to 4 per cent of GDP, special initiatives for education particularly for girl’s literacy and to establish help line for registeri
No more contorting the child’s body into a ‘murgha’, no whipping from the frightening cane, notoriously known as the Maula Bux, and no verbal lashing. Children will, it is hoped, no longer be humiliated in class.
The 2013/14 Education for All Global Monitoring Report will show why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It will explain how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform