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6011 IDPs children as part of increasing enrollment drive

The Govt with assistance of Peace Education and Development Foundation (PEAD) and UNESCO selected 6011 children of Fata as part of its efforts to provide them quality education and enhance literacy ratio. They were selected under a project to ensure psycho-social support to in and out of camp children of FATA and increase enrollment ratio and decrease dropout rate by attracting children for schools.

The project closing ceremony, a joint venture of Peace Education and Development Foundation (PEAD) and UNESCO was organized by Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).

Additional Secretary Education, Qaiser Alam said that department of education is committed for provision of quality education and it has taken remarkable steps to achieve the goals. He said to enhance the standard of education and teaching methodology in the province, a hefty amount of Rs.113 billion was specified by the incumbent government. He said that it was call of the day to provide equal educational opportunities to all children. Earlier Tariq Hayat Program Manager PEAD foundation said that thousands of Internally Displaced children, elders and community members living in and out of camp were given training.

These training sessions were conducted at Peshawar valley, Jalozai Camp and New Durrani Camp Kurram Agency where professional trainers from Civil Defense Department KP, PDMA and FDMA and other departments trained the beneficiaries.

Tariq Hayat said that a total of 6011 IDP children of FATA have been identified and selected during the reporting period for project interventions. \"3000 children have been provided with psycho-social support sessions in camp and out of camp including over 1300 women\".

He said that team of qualified and practicing psycho therapists from psychology department of University of Peshawar facilitated the PSS sessions.

As many as 100 IDP\'s teachers including 48 females have been equipped with the evolving concepts of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and inclusive education during six month project as well as a series of five Pashto radio programs namely \"Da Elam sparlay\" has been initiated in order to spread the messages about the importance of education and other mentioned concepts.

Assistant Director PDMA, Zia-ur-Rahman, PEAD foundation Executive Director Sameena Imtiaz, UNESCO Provincial Coordinator Shams Waqar, Social Mobilizer of PEAD Salman, Representatives of FDMA, PDMA, beneficiaries and IDPs were also present.

Source: The Frontier Post.

ICP Chitral students gets fee reimbursement

Male and female students of Masters, M.S and Ph. D classes of the Islamia College, Peshawar belonging to Chitral, received fee reimbursement cheques, Yesterday (Friday) on the special directive of the ICP Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr. Qibla Ayaz. The students from Chitral had requested the ICP Vice Chancellor for early reimbursement of their fee under the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme, as their departure was due on Saturday to Chitral. The Treasurer, Mr. Ariful Haq and Deputy Treasurer, Mr. Yaqub of ICP disbursed cheques among the Chitrali students. The process for fee reimbursement under Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme has already been started off at the ICP on June 2.

, when around 121 masters and MS students belonging to less developed areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Malakand Division, Kohistan and Dera Ismail Khan had been reimbursed their tuition fee under the scheme, considering the refund as scholarship for continuation of their higher studies at the public sector universities. 

Under this scheme more than 469 students acquiring Masters, M. Phil and Ph. D level education at the Islamia College Peshawar will be awarded this scholarship. The Vice Chancellor, ICP, Professor Dr. Qibla Ayaz will further disburse cheques of fee amount among the students from less developed areas on June 30. 

Source: The Frontier Post.

Mushtaq inaugurates HE Teachers Training Academy

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Higher Education Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani while terming the training system as basic need of human life has said the establishment of Higher Education Teachers Training Academy (HETTA) is certainly a change-friendly initiative of present provincial government through which not only the new comer lecturers would be trained before joining their duties but working lecturers would also be provided training opportunities to improve teaching system in higher educational institutions.

He was addressing a certificates distribution ceremony on the occasion of the completion of first training course arranged by the HETTA at Peshawar. 32 lecturers from different colleges and universities attended the course and completed it successfully.

The Provincial Minister while talking on the occasion said the training was the basic need for successful human life as no individual or institution can be developed without proper training. 

But unfortunately, there was no training system for higher education in the whole province. The present provincial government has established the said academy to achieve the goals, which would helpful to improve the teaching methodologies.

Highlighting the initiatives undertaken by government in education sector, he stated that TEVTA has been authorized as technical and vocational authority to create skilled workers in the province. A huge amount of 1500 millions has also been allocated in budget for the purpose.

Source: The Frontier Post.

Superior Model School and Iqra Academy shines

Superior Model School and Iqra Academy, Girls Section, once against showed 100 percent result in SSC 9th and 10th recently announced by Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar.

Noor Saba of Class 9th score an outstanding 508 marks out of a total 550 marks to top the 9th class result of the school while Aneeqa Naveed of class 10th took 968 marks out of a total 1100 marks to take the top position in the school.

Both the students termed their success a result of hard work by the teachers of the school and the prayers of their parents.

Principal of the institution Asma Khaliq also congratulated the students of outstanding result. She also congratulated the teachers of the board classes whose hard work and dedication proved the main force behind the result.

Source: The Frontier Post.

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