The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will cause Pakistan’s education sector $2 billion losses, a new study that analyzed the effects of the disease on the country’s economy has revealed.
The post-COVID-19-crisis Pakistan will be able to better equip itself for the 4th industrial revolution, however, we need to remember that how the world will look like if there is a digital virus and this millennium bug would erase all data.
This was stated by experts at an online consultation titled ‘Higher Education and Digital Inclusiveness in Times of COVID-19’ organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad.
Teleschool to help locked-down students minimize loss of learning amid coronavirus pandemic
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the first ever teleschool in the country that has been developed to impart education to students in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
In wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Government College University (GCU) Lahore has arranged its first online viva of a PhD candidate of Political Science, Sadia Rafiq, who completed her research on the topic related to Sunni minorities in Iran.
Punjab University has finalized a policy regarding online classes of the students in the prevailing situation. In this regard, an online meeting of deans and heads of departments was presided over by PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad here on Thursday.
The universities should start blending and online teaching-learning ensuring compliance with the minimum requirements using Learning Management System (LMS) available at campuses and online platforms such as Google Meet, Zoom, Microsoft Class etc.
The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has constituted a nine-member committee to enable higher education institutions (HEIs) to continue teaching lessons online. This comes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic which forced the Government of Punjab to announce the…
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For many years now, parts of Arab world have remained under conflict, resulting in a heavy toll on the educational journey of millions of children. Even today, continued conflicts in Syria and Yemen are forcing closure of hundreds schools, leaving thousands of children without access to formal education.
Following an aggressive strategy to strengthen its online education presence, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is offering several new online degree courses to Pakistanis stationed abroad. The courses are in addition the university’s existing online PhD and MPhil programmes that follow international best practices.
The university is continuously updating its educational plans for overseas students and vastly improved online study material and examination arrangements for expatriates.