Until about two to three decades ago, educational units – schools, colleges and universities – working under the public sector played an efficient role in providing quality education with nominal government fees.
Education is the wholistic development of an individual. Intellectual, moral and emotional knowledge are crucial to achieve the end wherein a pupil becomes a socially responsible, compassionate and functional member of a society. Education is more than what any school can provide to a child, and the learning does not, cannot and should not stop once a child steps out school boundaries.
The recent expulsion of City School students over the dispute of fee increase has led parents to come further together against private schools and move the relevant courts of law to take school administrations to task.
For most toddlers nowadays, parental pressure to start getting ‘educated’ begins much before the child can take the first step…
A few years ago, I was approached by a friend. She asked, “How old is your son now? 20 months? Does he know his colours, animals and modes of transport yet?”
Summer vacations are an exciting time of the year that is highly looked forward by both parents and kids.
The federal government on Monday launched new curriculum and text books aimed at raising the quality of education in public schools in the federal capital. The new curriculum and text books are part of the government’s 100/100/100 programme that envisions 100% enrolment, 100% retention and 100% passing out of children in schools in the federal capital.
With private schools up in arms against the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Private Schools Regularity Authority (KP-PSRA) regarding its recent directives regarding fee increase, the provincial government has now softened its approach in an attempt to reach a workable solution.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Thursday said educational emergency in FATA had started yielding results as 143,000 students had been enrolled in public sector educational institutes across the tribal areas in 2017.
The Government of Punjab on Thursday announced summer vacations in schools across the province from May 17 after considering the rising temperature and the advent of the holy month of Ramazan.
Faisalabad’s largest two-day science festival for schoolchildren kicked off on Thursday at the University of Agriculture Expo Centre, aimed at igniting a spark for science and discovery among students in the region, and to promote better quality of learning available in government schools.