Michigan State University celebrates its annual International Education Week festivities

Michigan State University celebrates its annual International Education Week festivities

Michigan State University will hold its annual International Education Week festivities starting Monday, continuing throughout next week until Friday. IEW embodies the celebration of education at the international level, all while marking the importance of exchange programs and cultural diversity in colleges and universities. Starting Tuesday, the Passport Acceptance Facility in the...

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Malala renders support for her father’s latest biography named “Let Her Fly’

Malala renders support for her father’s latest biography named “Let Her Fly’

Nobel prize winner and activist Malala Yousafzai, in a sweet gesture, showed support for her father Ziauddin Yousafzai’s latest book ‘Let Her Fly’. In a Twitter post, Malala shared a picture of her father with her and said that she has been proud of him. Ziauddin Yousafzai also tweeted, “Let...

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Federal Minister Human Rights; Dr Shireen Mazari condemns KP’s policy on banning male chief guests at girls’ schools

Federal Minister Human Rights; Dr Shireen Mazari condemns KP’s policy on banning male chief guests at girls’ schools

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights, Dr Shireen Mazari has been critical of the ban in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on male chief guests at government girls’ schools. Last month, the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa imposed a ban on male chief guests along with media and social media coverage of functions/programmes held at...

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Educational institutions remain closed today as protest against Aasia’s acquittal enters third day

Educational institutions remain closed today as protest against Aasia’s acquittal enters third day

KARACHI: Majority of educational institutions across the country have been closed today (Friday) as religious parties continue to protest and block roads for a third day, amid efforts by the government to defuse the situation. Private and public educational institutions are closed across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh’s Karachi....

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Aasia’s blasphemy protest: Private schools across Pakistan to remain closed due to law and order situation today (Thursday)

Aasia’s blasphemy protest: Private schools across Pakistan to remain closed due to law and order situation today (Thursday)

KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: All educational institutes across Punjab will remain closed today (Thursday) in light of the traffic and law and order situation in the country, a spokesperson for the provincial government confirmed. The decision to close schools comes in the wake of protests in several cities of Pakistan against the acquittal...

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Malala Yousafzai to be awarded with Leadership Award for promoting girls education by Harvard University

Malala Yousafzai to be awarded with Leadership Award for promoting girls education by Harvard University

LONDON: After a number of accolades and recognition for promoting girls education, Nobel Prize Winner, Malala Yousafzai, is set to be honoured by Harvard University for the same cause. Harvard’s Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a December 6th ceremony. Yousafzai became the youngest...

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KP official ban on male guests, coverage at girls’ schools meets utmost criticism

KP official ban on male guests, coverage at girls’ schools meets utmost criticism

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday imposed a ban on male guests along with media and social media coverage of functions/programmes held at government girls’ schools in the province. The circular by the provincial government placed a ban on male dignitaries taking part in functions/festivals at government girls’ schools as...

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Sindh’s ECCE policy struggles in infancy

Sindh’s ECCE policy struggles in infancy

KARACHI: Unfortunately, there was none for the Sindh government’s Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) initiative. The scheme, envisaged for the education and protection of minors, before the primary school age, is now a victim of the traditional lack of interest by the education department and other government officials. The ECCE...

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2 Pakistani universities listed among the top 100 varsities of Asia by QS Asia Universities Rankings 2019

2 Pakistani universities listed among the top 100 varsities of Asia by QS Asia Universities Rankings 2019

Two Pakistani universities have been listed among the top 100 varsities of Asia by QS Asia Universities Rankings 2019. The National University of Sciences and Technology (Nust), Islamabad and Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums) have been ranked among top 100 universities in the continent in the annual rankings by...

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Education: 5 free computer courses from the best universities in the world

Education: 5 free computer courses from the best universities in the world

Listening to the classes of some of the professors of the most prestigious universities on the planet is just a click away from you. Thanks to the revolution that has led to the Internet and the interest of many university centers to “democratize” education, millions of people have access to online courses without...

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