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Only 37% schools get SMC funds in Sindh, says report

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KARACHI: Only 37 per cent of the public primary schools in Sindh receive regular funding from the government, says a report by Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE) and Workers Education and Research Organisation (Wero). To get the answers for many questions in the education sector about the lack of funding and resources, the PCE in […]

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Only education can give rise to developed nation: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Expressing his displeasure over the non-implementation of Free and Compulsory Education Act 2012, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that education is a basic right of every child and only an educated generation can give rise to a developed nation. Launching the Prime Minister’s Education Initiative here yesterday, Premier Sharif assigned the task to […]

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6.2m children out of schools despite increase in Sindh education budget

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KARACHI: Despite a steady increase in education budget over the years and legislation to make school education compulsory and free for children, the fact that 6.2 million children in Sindh aged between five and 16 years do not go to school is a cause for concern. This was stated in a conference organised by the […]

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Media houses, key buildings get ‘panic buttons’

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ISLAMABAD: Following the interior minister’s directives, the capital city’s police have begun equipping key installations and important buildings – including media houses – with a ‘panic button’, which can be activated in the case of any emergency to summon a quick response from rescue and law enforcement personnel. A total of 78 important installations in […]

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Call to include human rights as subject

KARACHI: The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has urged the Ministry of Education to include human rights as a subject in the curriculum of schools, colleges and universities to educate the masses about their rights and duties. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said in a statement that it was very important to create awareness […]

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