Nawaz Sharif directs HEC to amend academic curriculum

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed Higher Education Commission (HEC) to make necessary amendments in curriculum from primary to Masters. He focused to make amendments in subjects including Urdu, English and Pakistan Studies for schools, colleges and universities after consulting and receiving approval from the provincial governments. According to Prime Minister, the amendments shall include chapters. read more »

Book on 100 Famous and Influential People of Pakistan Shows A Soft Image of Pakistan to the World

From philanthropists, to artists, to politicians, “100 PAKISTANIS: The Famous and Influential” book is a collection of interviews, stories, and biographies of 100 Famous and Influential Pakistanis. The book is published by Universal Oxford Publications and edited by M. A. Jalandhari  (Founder) & Adam (Co-Founder 100 Pakistanis Project). While compiling ‘THE 100 PAKISTANIS LIST’, Adam read more »

Huawei Announces Internship Program for Fresh Graduates in Pakistan

Huawei Technologies, announced to sponsor “Students Internship Programme” in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is a good opportunity for Pakistani students to develop their technical skills and groom their personality. It is really a brilliant initiative towards educational development of Pakistani students.  Fresh graduates are facing severe problems of unemployment because of lack of opportunities. In this read more »

HEC to distribute 100, 000 EVO devices to eligible students

A ceremony was held, between HEC and between Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL). The ceremony was held at HEC Secretariat where an agreement is signed for provisioning of wireless internet services (EVO) to talented students. This project comes under Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme. Mr. Anwar Amjad, Director General (IT) HEC read more »

NUST students unveil racing car for Formula Student competition in UK

Students of National University of Sciences and Technology (Nust), along Pakistan’s leading IT and technology company, Interactive Group unveiled race car they have manufactured to present at the Formula Student competition in the United Kingdom. These students are from Mechanical Engineering Department of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST). The Interactive EZY Racing read more »

University of Peshawar (UOP) will offer free education for position holders of BA/BSC

Here is an amazing offer for the students of Peshawar University. Realizing the difficulties of students that they have to bear in the form of expensive education, the University of Peshawar (UoP) will be offering free higher education to students who pass the Bachelors of Arts/Bachelors of Science (BA/BSc) exams with distinction. The condition applies read more »

Lahore International Children’s Film Festival (LICFF) 2013

Learning activities are very important for children to groom their personalities. In Pakistan children’s cinema is quite a new phenomenon. Most of the people are not aware with this concept. The Little Art (TLA), is a non-profit organization that is going to hold an international children’s film festival in Lahore from 16-21 September, 2013. This read more »

Malala Yousafzai awarded 2013 International Children’s Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani teenage activist was shot in the head by a Taliban militant last October after campaigning for girls’ right to education. She continued her efforts and has won the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize. She is 16 years old Pakistani girl who is passionate for girls’ education. She was shot in the read more »

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy launches new documentary in London

Pakistani Academy Award winning film-maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has launched her new documentary titled Humaira: The Dream Catcher, at the Chime for Change press conference held in London on March 26. The story is based on the struggles and determinations of a child Humaira Bachal, an activist based in Muwach Goth, Karachi. When Humaira Bachal was read more »

Chal Parha Episode 4: Discussion on corporal punishment

Shehzad Roy’s program Chal Parha is an excellent effort to highlight the different aspects of education. It identifies various obstacles that create hinders for education. It also provides soloution to eliminate these problems. In Episode 4 of Chal Parha, Shehzad Roy highlights the effects of corporal punishment on students. It is a major cause of read more »