PM Imran Khan: Must set rules before allowing student unions.

PM Imran Khan: Must set rules before allowing student unions.

Students rallying across the country and pressing for their demand to unionize has been in news from past some days. On Sunday PM Imran Khan acknowledged the positive role in grooming young people into becoming future leaders but he also added that they could not be restored after establishing and...

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HEC encourages industries to facilitate students by offering paid internships

HEC encourages industries to facilitate students by offering paid internships

Islamabad: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has suggested that industries may facilitate a total of six weeks paid internship for practical training of students before completing undergraduate degree, especially in engineering technology, agriculture, veterinary sciences and architecture. According to an official document, HEC has suggested this while preparing interventions for...

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Pakistani leader advocates ‘no homework’ policy for schools

Pakistani leader advocates ‘no homework’ policy for schools

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Naeem-ul-Haque took to Twitter and asked if homework for schoolchildren should be banned? In his tweet, Haque said children would spend six to eight hours studying at school and then come home and spend one to two...

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Chinese school principal introduces new dance regime to break the monotony

Chinese school principal introduces new dance regime to break the monotony

A school principal in China has gone rogue, binning the state-approved, mandatory daily exercise program in favor of a more ‘Footloose’ approach to keeping his pupils fit and healthy – by shuffling. 40-year-old Zhang Pengfei, principal at Xi Guan Primary School in Shanxi Province, has become an internet sensation in...

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Schools coerce parents into home educating their children

Schools coerce parents into home educating their children

Local authorities in England say some parents are being “coerced” by schools into home educating their children, often before GCSE exams, and that there has been a sharp increase in the number of pupils being removed, according to the government’s admissions watchdog. The annual report of the Office of the Schools...

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Saudi government collaborates with HEC, likely to provide scholarships to 583 Pakistani students

Saudi government collaborates with HEC, likely to provide scholarships to 583 Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD: Saudi government in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) will provide fully-funded scholarships to 583 Pakistani students this year, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. The commission has invited applications from talented students of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir for studying opportunities in Saudi Arabia. Under these scholarship opportunities,...

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Sindh schools reopen, while Punjab enjoys extended winter vacations

Sindh schools reopen, while Punjab enjoys extended winter vacations

KARACHI: The Department for Schools Education extended the duration for winter vacation owing to the extremity of winters in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to a notification issued, the schools across Punjab would now reopen on January 7 instead of January 1. Dear All Due to severe cold the winter...

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