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Smart monitoring of Punjab schools’ condition: PITB

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Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to start smart monitoring of schools for improving condition of schools following in the 36 districts of the Punjab province. The latest evaluation by Programme Monitoring and Implementation Unit (PMIU) resulted in improved enrollment of students along with presence of teachers and accessibility of essential utilities. Dr. Umar Saif Chairman […]…Read More

4,321 schools to be shifted on solar energy

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The Government of Punjab resolute to shift at least 4,321 schools on solar energy. The provincial government has decided a plan to adapt solar energy at the schools with no electricity. Officials told that work on project worth Rs1413 million will soon be initiated. According to the authorities, eightt firms have qualified for the project. Shehbaz Sharif Punjab Chief Minister had announced to shift as many as 5000 schools on solar energy. He stated that it’s the need…Read More

PakTurk schools, colleges organise Math Olympiads

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The PAKTURK International Schools and Colleges have recently arranged the 11th edition of much awaited annual event National ISMO (Inter Schools Mathematics Olympiad). As many as 10524 students attended this annual event. The show-case event of PakTurk was held on November 22nd, 2015, in 17 centers, located in 9 cities of Pakistan (Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Karachi, Multan, Khairpur Mirs, Jamshoro and Hayderabad, Bahawalpur), simultaneously…Read More

KP Gov deliberates IT labs establishment in public sector schools

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after declaring the year as Year of Technology’ has decided to establish Information Technology (IT) laboratories in the public sector schools across the province. The lack of IT infrastructure in government schools is a major problem leading towards inadequate skill development and exposure of students towards IT. This step beholds a milestone importance and its fruitful impacts will be observed in coming years. As per the…Read More

KP Gov deliberates IT labs establishment in public sector schools

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after declaring the year as Year of Technology’ has decided to establish Information Technology (IT) laboratories in the public sector schools across the province. The lack of IT infrastructure in government schools is a major problem leading towards inadequate skill development and exposure of students towards IT. This step beholds a milestone importance and its fruitful impacts will be observed in coming years. As per the sources…Read More

Need to popularise ICTs use in schools

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INFORMATION AND Communication Technologies (ICTs) like internet, television, radio, mobile, networks, are the major phenomena around which the whole fabric of modern technology revolves. However, since the start of the 21st century, the education field is confronted with several multiple social, cultural, technical and economical problems. The educational technology helps in eradicating these problems by developing new ways, models and technologies in order to facilitate performance of…Read More

PSF to carry out need assessment of rural area schools: Dr. Ashraf

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article image PR: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) will carry out need assessment of rural area schools for launching a pilot project in one of the districts to promote inquiry-based science education, said Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). The Chairman was speaking as the Chief Guest at a function in connection with 24th Inter Board Science Poster Competition, at PSF. Prof. Dr. Akram Sheikh, Member Science PSF, Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi, Member Finance PSF…Read More

PSF to carry out need assessment of rural area schools: Dr. Ashraf

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article image Press Rlease: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) will carry out need assessment of rural area schools for launching a pilot project in one of the districts to promote inquiry-based science education, said Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF). The Chairman was speaking as the Chief Guest at a function in connection with 24th Inter Board Science Poster Competition, at PSF. Prof. Dr. Akram Sheikh, Member Science PSF, Hasnat Ahmed Qureshi, Member Finance…Read More

Popularising science in schools

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It is a proven fact that children and students, imbibed with a sense of intrigue, eagerly use this knowledge to understand new concepts, make well-informed decisions and pursue new interests. Latest studies suggest that computer technology has helped students to improve their grades in other subjects, most notably science. Practically, they can work much faster using a computer which enables them to do more study in the same period of time. Prompted by the magnificent benefits of science and…Read More

UNESCO, PSF to strengthen science labs in schools

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STAFF REPORT ISB: UNESCO and Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) will join hand to strengthen science labs of rural area schools. It was decided at a meeting between PSF Dr. Ashraf and Vibeke Jenson, Director UNESCO Pakistan, here on Tuesday. UNESCO and PSF have a longstanding collaboration to promote science culture in the country. During their meeting, it was decided that UNESCO will provide science kits for rural area schools to strengthen their laboratories. These kits will be…Read More