12 scholars from Sindh set to leave for UK


KARACHI: As much as twelve candidates from across Sindh collected their certificates and



prizes during the pre-departure orientation of the Chevening programme held at British Deputy



High Commission office.



The scholars, who have been selected for the programme that is fully funded by the United



Kingdom (UK) government, will be leaving to pursue degrees in master’s programmes in their



respective fields.



Shanzae Asif, who is the only

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6-year-old UK-Pakistani surprises world by PowerPoint skills




MONITORING REPORT ISB: Eight-year-old British Pakistani, Saadus Salam Khan, has become the world’s youngest MS Power Point specialist. He performed significantly higher on the free form distractibility index’, achieving an IQ of 131. This placed him at the 98th percentile rank. He secured an IQ of 107 in the verbal comprehensive level’, which indicates his superior concentration level.

Having a passion for math, he has solved math books of class 10 with the help of a tutor

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UK team finds AIOU major user of digital technology




STAFF REPORT ISB: Students of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) have emerged as major user of digital technology in the educational sector, getting access to their academic programmes, course material and other relevant information through Internet. Around 1.3 million students of the university mainly depend on the digital citizen network that connects them with their tutors and education sources.

This was observed during a panel discussion that has recently been held in Islamabad

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6-year-old UK-Pakistani surprises world by PowerPoint skills


MONITORING REPORT ISB: Eight-year-old British Pakistani, Saadus Salam Khan, has become the world’s youngest MS Power Point specialist. He performed significantly higher on the free form distractibility index’, achieving an IQ of 131. This placed him at the 98th percentile rank. He secured an IQ of 107 in the verbal comprehensive level’, which indicates his superior concentration level.

Having a passion for math, he has solved math books of class 10 with the help of a tutor appointed

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Chatham House Academy Asia Senior Fellowship in UK, 2016


The Chatham House awards senior fellowship to established leaders and practitioners from Afghanistan, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, and South Korea. The senior fellow will have the opportunity to focus in depth on a personal project in one of nine key research areas that should result in a Chatham House publication. The Academy senior fellowship will begin in February 2016 and conclude in August 2016. Candidates must be available to be based at Chatham House in London

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Pakistan-UK education sectors to help boost economy




STAFF REPORT FSD: British Council Director Kevin McLaven has said that the UK and Pakistani education sectors will help pave the way for development with knowledge-based economy.

"The British Council fostered dialogue and international partnerships between higher education institutions and organisations and help students who want to study abroad," said Kevin while talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at his chamber.

He said

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Pakistan, UK to work on priority areas in ICT




STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan and Britain have agreed to formulate a "mutual working group" which will comprise high commission and ministry’s officials.

This was agreed in a meeting between British High Commissioner Philip Barton and Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman recently held in Islamabad.According to details, the working group will jointly work out the "priority areas" in ICT where; both countries could collaborate and cooperate.

On the occasion,

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