Ignoring merit: ‘Paramedical education board rife with corruption’

The regulatory body which oversees paramedical education has run into serious issues after many appointments, under the previous government, were allegedly not made on merit. Appointments at Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Medical Faculty (KPMF) Peshawar were based on political influence, insiders told The Express Tribune. The main responsibility of the board is to conduct examinations, and issue role […]

Faulty technology: Without plotter machine, mapping of educational institutes a lost cause

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Elementary and Secondary Education (E&SE) Department is facing a shortage of funds to replace a plotter machine which has been out of order for the past five months. The machine was used to map educational institutions in the province. An official notification of the Education Management Information System (EMIS) section of the […]

SPDI,UET sign MoU to engage academia in policy-making process

The University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote socio-economic development of the country by engaging academia in policy formulation. The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor Imtiaz Hussain Gilani and Dr Abdul Qaiyum Soleri, Chairman, Higher Education Commission (HEC) […]