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Pakistan will soon reach higher economic growth: ADB

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Vice President of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Wencai Zhang said Pakistan can achieve good economic status in coming years if we observe the pace of ongoing work for economic growth. “I am truly impressed by the efforts of Pakistan government to stabilize the macroeconomic indicators showed encouraging performance in the country during recent years. The […]…Read More

No compromise on higher education

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article image ISLAMABAD-The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan organized 6th meeting of all the Accreditation Councils to discuss various accreditation issues pertaining to different disciplines, universities and their campuses. While chairing the meeting, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed stressed the need for close coordination and joint effort to ensure quality of higher education in the country. "The two most important issues facing the higher education sector…Read More

Govt intends to increase higher education grant

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PESHAWAR: Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Engr Mian Muhammad Balighur Rehman said Pakistan is going on right path to progress and has come up from all crises due to positive policies of the federal government. Addressing a three-day International Conference on Earth Science Pakistan organized at Peshawar University Baragali Campus on Sunday, the state minister said the country is going on the path of success because of the long lasting policies introduced and…Read More

HEC-US collaboration to boost higher education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad Ali has said that Pakistan-US university partnerships have been helping to promote higher education in Pakistan by utilising the experiences of US partners. While speaking at the a day-long Pak-US university partnerships follow-up workshop organised jointly by HEC and US Embassy, HEC Executive Director Dr Arshad said that the partnerships among the higher education institutions of the two countries will go a long way in achieving…Read More

Seminar discusses to raise higher education quality

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Directorate of Quality Enhancement (DQE) Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan has recently organized a one-day national seminar on "How to raise the quality of higher education" here in Lahore. Prof. Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy a renowned Pakistani scholar, essayist and national security analyst, was the resource person in the seminar. The seminar was attended by the principal officers and faculty members from the Virtual University of Pakistan from various stations…Read More

Seminar discusses to raise higher education quality

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Directorate of Quality Enhancement (DQE) Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan has recently organized a one-day national seminar on "How to raise the quality of higher education" here in Lahore. Prof. Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy a renowned Pakistani scholar, essayist and national security analyst, was the resource person in the seminar. The seminar was attended by the principal officers and faculty members from the Virtual University of Pakistan from various stations…Read More

Misadventure with higher education!

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The ongoing controversy over devolution of higher education to provinces has got intensified following the federating units are in the process of grasping this important sector but without any professional homework. The higher education, after the 18th amendment, was devolved to provinces keeping the central role with the at the centre. Though this initiative was taken to ensure transparency in affairs, better performance of institutions as well as lessen burden on the central HEC, yet the…Read More

Investing in higher education

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article image Education is the most powerful weapon and tool that we can employ to eradicate poverty, to nurture puerile minds, to develop ingenious solutions, to banish the scourge of terrorism and the most paramount of all to make us capable enough of standing, with our heads raised, among the comity of nations. Where primary education helps nurture the pre-mature minds; Higher education aides in building economies that control the world. It is an era of "knowledge-based economy"…Read More

The need of improvement in Higher Education of Pakistan

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article image THE EDUCATION sector of Pakistan needs a long overhaul in order to get the sustainable result that is in accord with the future challenges. The incumbent government of Pakistan is focusing to make country a hub of knowledge based economy’ by surfacing several initiatives aiming at reforming and restructuring the education system. The industry-academia linkage is highly important for RandD initiatives and curriculum designing of the universities. The curriculum currently being…Read More

Our share in global higher education market :-(

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TO COMPETE in global human resource market quality education is a basic requirement. Due to increasing competition it is more pertinent to have quality education then past time. Quality education means physical facilities as well as faculty, curriculum and the outcome of the academic learning. By bringing revolutionary changes at national level in universities like; planning, funding, physical facilities, monitoring, research, faculty, training, syllabuses, classroom dynamics and educational…Read More