Young Thari Woman’s Tribute To Malala

Mehnaz Qasimani, who considers Malala a role-model for girls striving for their fundamental rights, drew a sketch when she learnt that Malala has graduated from Oxford   By Sanjay Mathrani When a young Thari woman Mehnaz Qasimani learnt that MalalaYousafzai, the 22-year Pakistani activist and youngest recipient ever of a Nobel Peace Prize, graduated from […]

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Give exams a restricted role in education system!

It’s time to take a fresh look at the aims of education and the very limited role of exams in true education. By Nazarul Islam The common perception among children and parents persists—that exams are the main reason, for anyone going to schools. Somehow, the whole exciting journey of learning new things, finding out interesting […]

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Sindh questions Fed. Govt.’s Single National Curriculum

Education is provincial subject under the 18th Constitutional Amendment – Murad Chief Minister says Sindh will not adopt Single National Curriculum as a whole; the province has already designed its own curriculum Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has sought clarification from the Federal Ministry of Education & Professional Training, regarding the Single […]

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Tharparkar youths form new forum to face challenges in education sector

By GR Junejo Mithi: The students of Mithi town of Tharparkar district have formed a new forum to create awareness among their fellows and get them prepared to cope with the emerging issues in the education sector due to coronavirus and the prolonged lockdown, due to which the educational institutions are closed for indefinite period. […]

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Teaching community on the brink of cooking the stones…

Hundreds of thousands teachers of private schools are among the worst-sufferers of pandemic lockdown and closure of schools. Writer says ‘Let the children of those teaching our children, not be allowed to go to bed hungry; this could be achieved by giving fees to school authorities.’ By Nazeer Ahmed Arijo According to Solomon Ortiz, teachers […]

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Pursuing a valid, home-based learning system

The writer expresses his personal views on how the educators can continue to offer learning—even in the face of pandemics and disasters. He also discusses merits and demerits of existing education system in our country, and suggests simple ways to cope with changing situation. By Nazarul Islam Midway through the month of March, 2020, our […]

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Thar Education Alliance reviews COVID-19 impact on girls’ education

A large number of girls will be out of schools; Alliance’s volunteers urge Sindh govt. to reopen schools with strict orders of observing SOPs   By GR Junejo Mithi: Thar Education Alliance (TEA) held a session here on Saturday to review the impact of outbreak of coronavirus and the subsequent prolonged lockdown on the overall […]

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Tangles of competition at home and the educational institutes

Since admission, the children get pressured to achieve good numbers in their academic outcomes instead of showing up their creativity. By Dolat Chandani It’s a modern century but the prevailing and persisting trend of competition is rapidly increasing in the environment of learning rather than stopping. Since admission, the children get pressured to achieve good […]

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