Intel Honors Teachers and Schools with Awards for Technological Integration


Islamabad, December 3, 2014 – Intel Pakistan today organized the Intel Education Awards Ceremony, under the Intel Education Initiative, to recognize the impressive performance in technology integration by teachers and schools across Pakistan. Present at the occasion was Dr. Fazllullah Pechuho, Secretary Education, Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh as the chief guest.



Of all the participants in the Intel Teach Program contest, 24 won awards, in recognition of

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Intel Honors Teachers and Schools with Awards for Technological Integration


96 teachers from Public and Private Schools in Pakistan participated in the ceremony

Islamabad,December 3, 2014- Intel Pakistan today organized the Intel Education Awards Ceremony, under the Intel Education Initiative, to recognize the impressive performance in technology integration by teachers and schools across Pakistan. Present at the occasion was Dr. Fazllullah Pechuho, Secretary Education, Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh as the chief guest.

Of all the

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USAID helps improve teachers education standards


STAFF REPORT LHR: The USAID Training for Pakistan Project believes in providing quality education for teachers. For many of their students in Pakistan, this is their only chance to receive education at par with their peers in advanced countries
According to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, the country has produced over 8,000 PhDs in various fields although education experts claim this number falls short of its demand. As in the field of higher education alone, universities

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Govt universities lag behind due to teachers paucity


STAFF REPORT PESH: PESHAWAR: Majority of the public sector universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are short of required faculty which has been affecting the academic activities.
According to sources, the administration of 13 of the total 19 public sector universities have failed to ensure the required strength of teachers according to the student-teacher ratio fixed by the HEC.
"The teaching staff in the remaining six universities is not on need basis rather there were surplus teachers

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Pak teachers awarded 6 medals at world contest


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistani teachers have won six medals including one gold and two silvers in an international teaching competition recently held at Turkey.
According to details, as many as 344 teachers from different countries participated in the 2nd International Teaching Knowledge Competition titled, "Teachers are Competing," to show their skills in English, Turkish, math, biology, physics, computer, chemistry, junior section and preschool categories, the Technology Times

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Pakistani teachers conferred six medals in global teaching contest


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistani teachers have won six medals including one gold and two silvers in an international teaching competition recently held at Turkey.
As many as 344 four teachers from different countries participated in the 2nd International Teaching Knowledge Competition titled, "Teachers are Competing," to show their skills in English, Turkish, math, biology, physics, computer, chemistry, junior section and preschool categories.
Kamil Ture, Director Education PakTurk

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Balochistan govt to provide science, IT school teachers


STAFF REPORT QUETTA: The Balochistan government has decided to recruit science and information technology teachers for all high schools in the province.
Balochistan Secretary Education Ghulam Ali Baloch told Dawn.com that the provincial government has decided in principle to impart quality education to students.
He said that a total of 1600 science and IT teachers would be appointed across the province.
"Through National Testing Service (NTS), teachers would be recruited,"

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Teachers input in policy making


The possible role of teacher unions in supporting education reforms was in the highlights in the last week of December after their representatives attended the National Teachers’ Conference in Islamabad. Teacher unions have a long and powerful presence in Pakistan with many of them formed before partition. But whenever they have flexed their political muscles, it has usually been to protect the interests of schoolteachers on issues. They have been conspicuously absent in efforts to improve

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Intel honours teachers, schools with awards


STAFF REPORT KHI: Intel Pakistan has organized the Intel Education Awards Ceremony in Lahore, under the Intel Education Initiative, to recognize the impressive performance in technology integration by teachers and schools across Pakistan.

Present at the occasion was the Secretary of School Education Department, Abdul Jabbar Shaheen, as the chief guest. Of all the participants in the Intel Teach Programme contest, 15 won awards, in recognition of their accomplishments in implementing

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Making teachers training effective


TEACHERS’ training in educational institutes, in general, and in higher education, in particular, has remained a neglected area. Short-term trainings, with no follow-ups, do take place only periodically in our educational institutes to help in-service teachers to become aware of new methods and materials of teaching.

However, these trainings have been mostly parachuted in from outside.

They ignore ground realities and instruct local teachers what is good or bad for their students

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Fingerprint bio-matrix to ensure teachers att and ance


STAFF REPORT RWP: In order to complete 100 per cent attendance of teachers in government schools, the Punjab government has decided to install fingerprint bio-matrix in all institutions.

According to sources, the system would contain scanners that would be installed in the school. Every teacher would mark his/her attendance by giving thumb impression on the machine. Financial assistance for the implementation of the bio-matrix system will be sought from international community and NGOs.

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Paucity of science teachers


DECLINING STANDARDS of elementary as well as secondary education in Pakistan has always been the point of grave concern for the stakeholders. Though science education and mathematics in particular have reached their lowest ebb, yet this grave situation has failed to move the relevant authorities who are criminally unwilling’ to lend a listening ear to this national dilemma. The acute shortage of teachers particularly science specialist teachers, poor and ill-equipped laboratories and

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Intel honours teachers, students with awards

STAFF REPORT IBD: Intel Pakistan has organized the Intel Education Awards Ceremony in Islamabad, under the Intel Education Initiative, in order to recognize the impressive performance of outstanding schools and teachers across Pakistan.Of all the participants in the Intel Teach Programme contest, 15 won awards, in recognition of their accomplishments in implementing technology to promote inquiry-based learning."Teachers and schools who are able to integrate technology seamlessly into the

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PU receives USAID fund for grooming teachers

STAFF REPORT LHR:  The Punjab University Institute of Education and Research has received the first installment of research grant for teachers’ resource capacity building under the USAID Teachers Education Project.In this regard, a ceremony was held at Vice Chancellor’s Committee Room where USAID Regional Director Syed Nadeem Ahmed called on PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran. IER Director Prof Dr Mumtaz Akhtar, Dr Rafaqat Ali Akbar, Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry and Ubaidullah also attended the

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Workshop for teachers quality training

STAFF REPORT IBD: The AFAQ Training Division is striving to improve teaching standards in schools and in this connection its trainers are conducting extensive training sessions for the teachers and school principals in order to achieve their best results.According to details, the AFAQ Islamabad region has recently conducted a two-day workshop on Quality Management System (QMS) at a local hotel. As many as 29 principals from leading schools of Islamabad and its adjoining areas attended the

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NAVTTC forms task forces for teachers training

STAFF REPORT IBD: The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) has constituted Task Forces in all the provinces including Islamabad, AJK and Gilgit Baltistan for swift implementation on the in-service training programme of 10,000 TVET teachers.According to details, these Tasks Forces, formed during a day-long workshop recently held here, have been formed to implement the MoU already signed between NAVTTC and GIZ for TVET Reforms Support Programme in Pakistan. Under the

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