Experts call to adopt advanced learning methods through edtech

Islamabad : The current educational policies at national and provincial levels have little room for EdTech and alternative learning pathways, therefore, advanced learning methods must be adopted through similar research initiatives to compete with the advanced world. This was stated by Bella Raza Jamil, the Chief Executive Officer, Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi, at a seminar on “Investigating the […]

GCU to increase overtime payment for non-gazetted staff

LAHORE:The Finance and Planning Committee of Government College University (GCU) Lahore has recommended an increase in extra-duty and overtime remuneration for the non-gazetted staff and a special allowance at the rate of 25 percent for the employees BPS 1-19. According to a press release, the 30th meeting of the committee was chaired by the GCU […]

White coat ceremony held at AMC

ABBOTTABAD: The Ayub Medical College (AMC) on Tuesday arranged white coat ceremony to welcome the first-year MBBS and BDS students into the medical profession. Dean, Prof Dr Umer Farooq, was the chief guest whereas heads and faculty of various departments were present. The ceremony signifies the beginning of medical students’ journeys and confers a sense […]

IBA Karachi selects Amber Shamsi for director’s post

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi on Wednesday selected Amber Rahim Shamsi for the post of Director of the Centre for Excellence in Journalism at the Institute. The Centre for Excellence in Journalism had received 70 applications for the post of Director. After scrutinising the applications, 15 candidates were called for interviews and […]