Balochistan Has One Teacher For Every 6,700 Schools


The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations (UN) agency dedicated to the welfare of children, has shed light on the dire state of public schools in Balochistan. A UNICEF delegation recently convened with the caretaker provincial education minister in Quetta to present a comprehensive overview of the education sector in the region. According […]

All You Need to Know About Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has invited applications for undergraduate scholarships for the students of the coastal region of Balochistan. Titled “Coastal Region Higher Education Scholarship Program for Balochistan,” the program aims to provide higher education opportunities to the students of district Gwadar, Lasbela/Hub, Kech (Turbat), and Awaran by awarding 200 scholarships for BS studies […]

AIOU starts flood relief activities

Islamabad : Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has established relief camps in different parts of the country for the flood affectees. Vice Chancellor AIOU Professor Dr Zia Ul-Qayyum has instructed AIOU’s Regional Directors to set up relief camps in flood-affected areas of the country to help the victims. It is pertinent to mention here that […]

PMSA, KU to collaborate on policy research in maritime affairs

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and the University of Karachi (KU) have agreed to undertake integrated policy initiatives on various challenges along the 1046-kilometre coastline of the Sindh and Balochistan provinces. It was decided in a meeting of DG PMSA Rear Admiral Mirza Foad Amin Baig HI(M) and KU acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr […]

President asks HEC to take steps against Baloch students’ harassment, racial profiling

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday directed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Vice-Chancellor of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad to take necessary measures to avoid incidents of harassment and racial profiling of Baloch students at the university campuses. The president passed these directions after hearing the grievances of Baloch students in compliance with […]

‘Education key to better future for girls’

Islamabad : Ahead of the International Women’s Day, representatives of the government of Pakistan, Girls’ Education Challenge, a flagship programme of the UK Department for International Development, British High Commission and international NGO Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development held a joint event here on Friday to underscore challenges to girls’ education and find viable […]