WIFi service at Lahore College for Women University

LAHORE:22 May:Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has signed an MoU which will extend the existing wireless facilities of the university. LCWU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Rukhsana Kausar said the the university would be developed into a 'smart university’ as the federal Higher Education Commission (HEC) would provide WiFi blanket across the campus. Express News.

Second shift in schools ordered

LAHORE:22 May:Punjab School Education Secretary Dr Allah Bakhsh Malik has directed the CEOs of District Education Authorities (DEAs) across the province to ensure education facilities near the homes of students to achieve 100 percent enrolment target by 2018. Chairing a meeting held at Directorate of Staff Development (DSD) here on Sunday, he also directed the CEOs to ensure second shift in schools where possible so that no child was left behind. Talking to The News, Dr AB Malik said the CEOs had been directed to ensure that teachers should be accorded the highest respect.

Moot on learning issues in education

Lahore:21May:An NGO on Saturday organises a conference to discusses the issues related to language in education in Pakistan. The event, Language and Learning Conference , was aimed to interrogate the role of regional, national and global languages in the education system of Pakistan, address the current practice of the teaching of languages, review the policies regarding the medium of instruction, and identify the key gaps and challenges that ultimately contribute to poor student learning.

A major step in medical education, health care improvement

Rawalpindi:21May:A number of health experts serving in this region of the country appreciated the efforts of provincial health department and Secretary Health Najam Shah for launching of Rawalpindi Medical University, Nishtar Medical University and Faisalabad Medical University. According to many health experts, the launching of medical universities will not only raise the standards of medical education but also health care facilities by producing more and competent specialists in the province.

Information Technology University students develop 100 robots

Lahore:21May:The Information Technology University (ITU) students have developed 100 robots so far through innovation to handle the daily life problems by providing ICT solutions. Soon the ITU will send a team to an international robotic competition. Such activities are bridging the gap between academia and the industry, said Dr Umar Saif, founding vice-chancellor of ITU, while talking to the media at the sixth Robotics Expo, Machines of The future: Robots, here on Saturday..

The News Education Expo 17 attracts thousands of students on first day

LAHORE:21May: Pakistan’s biggest “The News Education Expo’17”, an initiative of the Jang Media Group, started at the Expo Center here on Saturday, which attracting a large number of students on the first day. Dr Umar Saif, adviser to the Punjab chief minister and vice-chancellor of the Information Technology University (ITU), was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony, who formally opened the expo. Sarmad Ali and Saadia Shariff of the Jang Media Group were also present.

TEVTA establish collaboration with Tianjin University of Technical

LAHORE:May 20:To fulfil the future manpower needs of China Pakistan Economic Corridor, TEVTA Punjab will establish Pakistan’s first vocational training university in collaboration with the Tianjin University of Technical Education (TUTE). The agreement to set up the University of Technical and Vocational Education (UTVE) was signed by TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and TUTE President Liu Xin in Tianjin, China. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Minister for School Education Rana Mashhood were also present on the occasion.

The News Education Expo 17 from today

LAHORE:May 20:“The News Education Expo’17”—a mega education event by Jang Media Group, is starting at Expo Center, Johar Town, on Saturday (today). The two-day expo will continue without any break from 10am to 7pm with free entry to all on Saturday (today) and Sunday (tomorrow). Like previous years, the event is likely to attract large number of visitors, particularly prospective students and their families, as dozens of local and national educational institutions and education consultants are taking part in the expo.

Public School Support Program meeting:

LAHORE:May 19:The first meeting of CEOs of newly established District Education Authorities (DEAs) of Punjab has been scheduled at Directorate of Staff Development (DSD) for May 21. The meeting to be chaired by Secretary Schools Punjab Dr Allah Bakhsh Malik will discuss the enrolment campaign 2017, recruitment of educators, double shifting in over-crowded public schools, up-gradation of schools to next level, establishment of ECE rooms, Public School Support Program (PSSP) and other issues.

market-based education

LAHORE:May 19: Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Prof Dr Nizamuddin has said that PHEC is making efforts to ensure market-based education and skills to youth. He said this while addressing Rotary Youth Leadership Award organised by Rotary Club of Lahore Canal at Punjab University (PU) Pervez Hasan Environmental Law Auditorium here on Thursday.

Punjab University Organised a pre-budget seminar

LAHORE:May 19:Punjab University Department of Economics on Thursday organised a pre-budget seminar in which the speakers said 2017-18 budget must be public-friendly budget. Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Prof Dr Nizamuddin, economist Dr Ashfaq Hussain, Chairman Department of Economics University of Lahore Prof Dr Muhammad Aslam Ch, Vice President Pakistan Kissan Board Sarfaraz Ahmed, In charge PU Department of Economics Ms Kulsoom Zulfiqar, faculty members and a large number of students were present.

MoU to set up technical Varsity

LAHORE:May 19:Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has signed an MoU with Tianjin University of Technology and Education (TUTE), China, to establish Pakistan’s first ever technical and vocational training university in Punjab. According to a press release, the agreement for establishing University of Technical and Vocational Education (UTVE) was signed by Tevta Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh and President TUTE Liu Xin in Tianjin China. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and School Education Minister Rana Mashhood were present.


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