HEC selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015

C2 SEECS: HEC has selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015. This program aims to encourage and recognize the contribution of outstanding university teachers. It also envisages to upgrade quality of research through staff development and provision of better facilities.

The objective of this project is to provide monetary as well as self-esteemed incentives to a teacher of Universities/DAIs through awards and certificate.

"This national

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Academicians given Best University Teacher Award

STAFF REPORT ISB: Two academicians – Assistant Professor Hakeem Syed Zahoorul Hasan Zaidi and Professor Sharif – have won the best teacher award during 11th Best University Teacher Award Ceremony 2014.The event was organised by the HEC in Islamabad. After short listing the entries, only 35 government and five private sector universities across Pakistan were considered eligible to receive the award, said HEC academics director-general Prof Dr Raza Bhatti. The award was presented by KP Governor

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Best university teacher award conferred on 40 academicians

STAFF REPORT PESH: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has underlined the significance of higher education and research for socio-economic growth of the country.

"The nations which evolve a futuristic approach towards development and invest in quality higher education are the ones who progress," said he said this while speaking at the Best University Teacher Award ceremony recently organised by the HEC in Islamabad.

As many as 40 teachers from

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Speakers link quality edu, teacher to better society

STAFF REPORT ISB: There is a need for more joint efforts towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, particularly in education, as we have to go a long way in achieving this goal.

Experts expressed these remarks during a recently organized conference in Islamabad to mark the World Teacher’s Day 2014. This year’s theme for the Day is "Invest in the future, invest in teachers."

In relation to the importance of this observance, the Pakistan Education for All (EFA)

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NUST teacher gets prestigious award

STAFF REPORT ISB: NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) Assistant Prof. Dr. Osman Hasan received the 2014 Teradata Excellence in IT Research and Development Award.
Teradata Corporation, which is one of the leading data analytic solutions company, announced the winners for the 12th Teradata National Information Technology (IT) Excellence Awards at an awards ceremony held recently in Islamabad. Twelve awards were given to the best of the best in the

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Invest in teacher training for quality education

STAFF REPORT LHR: With over 70,000 private schools, the private education sector in the country is rapidly growing.
A vast majority of these private schoold was low-fee private schools, but the real issue is whether these schools with low fees are providing quality education.
This question was raised by Tahir Andarabi, co-founder of the Centre for Economic Research Pakistan, while addressing a recently held conference on harnessing the potential of low-fee private schools, at the LUMS.

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Pak teacher gets award at Microsoft world forum

STAFF REPORT IBD: Microsoft has recently organised the Partners in Learning Global Forum 2012 in Prague in order to acknowledge the contribution of teachers in implementing technological resources in schools and class rooms from across the world, says a message received here last week.According to details, at the Forum the Microsoft announced 21 winners, narrowed down from more than 250,000 teachers registered across national and regional forums throughout the year.Munazza Riaz, a teacher at

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Pak teacher develops water-run rocket missile

STAFF REPORT KHI: A Pakistani mechanical engineer and a school science teacher has developed a rocket missile, with an initial capability of flying up to 320 feet high, which uses water as its fuel."I had to cut water bottle and to install air compressor to develop this missile," says Muhammad Faisal, a teacher in Government Model School, Karachi, which is considered as the economic hub of the country.Using the back pressure technique to launch, the missile could easily be used for

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