Secondary schools resumed today under stringent SOPs

Secondary schools resumed today under stringent SOPs

Secondary schools will resume classes under strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) from today in the second phase of the reopening of educational institutions.   During a media briefing in Islamabad, Federal Education and Training Minister Shafqat Mehmood announced the decision to reopen middle-level classes in schools. He said a week’s...

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Middle Schools to re-open tomorrow in Punjab, KP and Balochistan

Middle Schools to re-open tomorrow in Punjab, KP and Balochistan

On Tuesday, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) allowed schools nationwide to resume in-person classes from tomorrow (September 23) for grades six to eight, Radio Pakistan reported. Following the decision, notices were issued by Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa concerning the resumption of middle school classes from tomorrow onwards....

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22 educational institutions shut down due to non-compliance of Covid-19 SOPs

22 educational institutions shut down due to non-compliance of Covid-19 SOPs

According to an official of the National Command Operation Centre, at least 22 educational institutions across Pakistan have been shut down in the last 48 hours because of non-compliance with health protocols or standard operating procedures (SOPs). Sixteen educational institutions in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), one in Islamabad and five in Azad...

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Educational Institute in Islamabad sealed after the emergence of 16 Covid-19 cases

Educational Institute in Islamabad sealed after the emergence of 16 Covid-19 cases

After 16 Covid-19 infections emerged, an educational institute in Islamabad has been sealed after the emergence of 16 Covid-19 infections, National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Tuesday. With the institution being secured, according to the information provided by the NCOC, the contact tracing is currently underway to prevent...

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PM Imran welcomes millions back to school on 15 Sept.

PM Imran welcomes millions back to school on 15 Sept.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that it is the government’s priority and the collective duty of the nation to ensure that every child can safely go to school as educational institutes set up to open on September 15 after a six-month closure due to Covid-19. The country’s educational...

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Sindh, Centre agree on collaborative efforts in the education sector

Sindh, Centre agree on collaborative efforts in the education sector

Following a consensus decision to reopen educational institutions around the country in various phases from September 15 to September 30, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood expressed the hope on Thursday that all decisions surrounding education will be taken collectively in future. The federal minister visited Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani...

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Govt issues SOPs for reopening schools

Govt issues SOPs for reopening schools

The federal government has released standard operating procedures (SOPs) to prevent spread of infectious coronavirus disease among students following potential reopening of educational institutions across the country from September 15. In view of the constant decline in the number of coronavirus infections in the country, the government had previously announced...

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Karachi University to undertake semester examinations online

Karachi University to undertake semester examinations online

The University of Karachi (KU) has issued a notification to conduct online semester exams via Skype, Google Classrooms, Microsoft Teams or Whatsapp. The comprehensive two-page notification has been released by Registrar Professor Dr Saleem Shehzad of the KU and applies to affiliated colleges functioning under the annual examination program. It...

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Exciting first Digital Pakistan Conference postponed due to nCovid-19 crisis

Exciting first Digital Pakistan Conference postponed due to nCovid-19 crisis

Karachi: Due to growing cases of Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19) and ongoing lockdown in most parts of Pakistan and other regions in the world, in the interest of the nation’s safety and supporting the directions of the Government, First Digital Pakistan Conference scheduled to be held on April 15, 2020...

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Students forced to take off burqas outside college

Students forced to take off burqas outside college

According to media sources, students and their parents staged a protest on Friday outside Karachi’s Government Degree Girls College Nazimabad against the management for forcing female students to take off their shoes, scarves, dupattas and burqas outside the college premises. Students were asked to take off their shoes, veils, scarves...

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