‘Our children deserve more’: Shehzad Roy

He has, however, been involved for many years in some remarkable attempts to reform public-sector institutions as well.

How it all began Most people know Shehzad Roy only as a musician. He has, however, been involved for many years in some remarkable attempts to reform public-sector institutions as well. He recounts here his involvement with government schools and the lessons he learnt along the way. Imran Akhoond has been playing guitar with me […]

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Around 15,000 grade two students undergo assessment

PESHAWAR: To identify the areas of improvement, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Department (K-PESED) conducted a sample based assessment around 15,000 students of grade two across the province. The assessment was administered through the Assessment and Evaluation wing of Directorate of Curriculum and Teacher Education (DCTE) in three key subjects: Mathematics, English and Urdu. Around […]

Immediate action: Student unions banned at state universities

Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan has banned all student organisations in the province to ensure a conducive environment for learning at public sector universities across the province. This was stated in a handout issued on Tuesday. It said the governor has urged varsity administrations across the province to observe this ban with immediate effect and […]

Community service activities and giving back to the society

Social Committee Imsciences in Collaboration with YES alumni Peshawar conducted a one-day workshop and activity at Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar to highlight the importance of community service activities and giving back to the society. The project aimed to educate the students regarding the individual and collective benefits resulting from such activities. In this manner, […]

Peshawar falls to 10th place from 6th in education report

Peshawar ranks 10th out of 25 districts in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), according to Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Ranking Report 2014. Even though education is heavily featured in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s manifesto and is the most-oft heard sound byte from government officials, Peshawar is four spots down from the year before. The report suggests Peshawar, the […]

A click away: K-P govt to start online education complaint cell

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government plans to launch an online complaint cell for education where grievances against education facilities and officials can be registered. “We will be bound to act upon the complaints,” Standing Committee for Education Chairperson Muhammad Arif told The Express Tribune on Sunday. According to Arif, an online complaint cell has been set […]

FATA to get 230 Montessori systems, four year bachelor’s degree programme

For the first time in the history of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), the government will establish 230 Montessori systems as well as a four years bachelor’s degree programme at the college level will be introduced in all agencies of the region. FATA Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Mohammad Azam Khan chaired a meeting in the […]