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The pandemic that has spread like wildfire across the globe has left more than 1.5 billion students in schools, colleges and universities out of classrooms, putting their short- and long-term prospects at stake. Sameen Motahhir details how we can limit the loss of learning for the country’s future generations and get COV-ED in Pakistan right.
The Inter-Medicine University Board, consisting of vice-chancellors and rectors of medical varsities, on Monday, announced a uniform policy with regards to online classes and assessments in medical and dental colleges across the province in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was that medical students will not be promoted to the next class without passing the exams.
There is much more than science and vaccines that is needed to fight pandemic outbreaks like the COVID-19. It requires social responsibility and collective action, something that we lack in Pakistan seriously. Moazma Ashraf contends why educational reforms are crucial to fighting pandemics effectively and enabling people prepare for future disease outbreaks of this scale.
The COVID-19 pandemic has woken the world up from its sleep of mediocrity. Every individual has been forced to up his or her personal and professional game in order to survive in these troubling times. Syed Ali Zia contends why the pandemic might actually be a blessing in disguise to improve the entire educational process.
While the Prime Minister’s plan of Digital Pakistan is something we should have had years ago, it is a step in the right direction. Tabish Qayyum contends why digitization of education and moving on to technological education must be the foundation of digital Pakistan that is compatible with a tech-led world .
The COVID-19 has threatened to make education outcomes worse and without aggressive policy, the outbreak across the world will have immediate costs on both learning and the health of children and youth, warns the World Bank.
The Punjab Mental Health Helpline of Government College University Lahore initiated tele-counselling services for the caregivers of Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a halt, and one of the bleakest aspects of it all is the unpreparedness shown by the world at large to tackle a healthcare catastrophe of the magnitude of the current pandemic.