English speaking skills : TEVTA to get 100 trainers

Lahore:September 24:British Council will provide 100 master trainers to Technical Educational and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) to improve the English speaking skills of teachers and students of the authority across the province.

A statement issued on Friday quoted TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh as saying that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) will be signed so the spoken English course starts soon.

Lahore Early Childhood Education Classrooms in 1,000 schools

Lahore:September 24:The Directorate of Staff Development has planned to establish Early Childhood Education (ECE) classrooms in 1,000 schools in the province by next year under an approved PC-1 and government intends to make ECE system effective through supporting partners such as World Bank which intends to develop ECE classrooms in the province.

Educating oneself a lifelong mission University of Education

Lahore:September 22:University education is not only for earning a degree; it is about everything – from learning new skills to achieving lifelong dreams.

Also education is not formal learning, it is about lifelong learning, so keep pushing yourself and keep developing you, said the British deputy high commissioner in Karachi, Belinda Lewis, on Tuesday.

Tevta to train drivers

Lahore :September 22:Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) with the collaboration of City traffic police will train 1,500 drivers annually. This training programme will be started from next month.

It was stated by Tevta Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while talking to Chief Traffic Officer Tayyab Hafeez Cheema during his visit at Tevta Secretariat on Wednesday. Tevta officers Aamir Aziz, Mustafa Kamal Pasha, Uzma Nadia, Umber Chattha, Sarfraz Anwar and others were also present on this occasion.

World Peace Day observed

Rawalpindi:September 22:schools celebrated ‘World Peace Day’ to express their feelings, ideas and visions of a peaceful world by holding poster competition, poetry competition, essay competition, tableau competition and speech competition on the theme ‘Citizenship- How can we contribute to make our community better.’

They depicted this day with enlightening activities. Students were given different themes to write essays on citizenship & Peace. Students presented a magnificent tableau on theme “Honesty is the best policy”.The news.

AIOU specific programmes for Females

Lahore:September 22:Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has launched most-specific educational programmes for the interest of females, enabling them to earn their livelihood and contribute to socio-economic development of the country.

The programs are mainly relating to community education, agriculture farming, gender and women studies, health and nutrition and marketing of home-made goods. These programs are from basic to M.Sc level for which the admission date for spring semester, 2016 has been extended till September 30, without late fee.

University of Engineering Admissions

Lahore:September 21:University of Engineering and Technology (UET) on Tuesday announced that application forms for undergraduate admissions can be submitted till September 26.

A UET spokesperson said the applicants who had appeared in the Combined Entry Test 2016 conducted by UET on July 17, 2016 and secured at least 60 percent marks in FSc, BSc and B-Tech and passed with 50 percent aggregate marks were eligible to apply. The online application facility is available at the UET admission portal http:// admission.uet.edu.pk.The news.

University of Veterinary Science award Honorary PhD Degree

Lahore:September 21:University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) Syndicate on Tuesday decided to award honorary PhD degree to Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations Director General Dr Jose Graziano Da Silva.

The syndicate held a meeting chaired by the UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha. The chancellor/governor of the Punjab has to approve the syndicate decision before the award of the degree to Dr Jose Graziano Da Silva at a UVAS special convocation scheduled for October 8, 2016.The news.

Reply sought in School Children Security Case

Lahore:September 21:The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought a comprehensive reply from the Punjab government on a petition seeking security arrangements for school children in the wake of increasing abduction incidents in different cities of the province.

The court also directed the government to submit report about appointment of security guards at buses, vans and rickshaws used for transportation of school children, and steps taken to stop illegal transplantation of children’s organs.

Disabled man Running street Library

TOBA TEK SINGH:20 September : Imran Asim is defying disability by keeping himself busy with his rent-a-book business.

Mr Asim, 38, of the Eidgah locality, was in grade five when he suffered backbone pain. In the ensuing surgery, his both legs were paralysed. He had to leave the school, but he did not leave book reading.

As books became his best friends, he thought of an idea to earn money from renting books to the people in his neighbourhood. Side by side, he began binding books, mostly textbooks of area students.

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