Research-based studies to highlight women’s issues

LAHORE:13July: The Punjab Commission on Status of Women’s annual summer internship programme started in collaboration with Social Enterprise Development Centre (SEDC) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Lahore Students Union (LSU). This programme will continue for two weeks and currently includes eight interns from different universities and colleges within Pakistan and abroad.

Universities should focus on quality’ University of Education

LAHORE:13July: The Quality Enhancement Cell of University of Education (UE) organized a training workshop on the implementation of minimum quality standards in affiliated colleges. The purpose of the workshop was to create critical thinking and to develop the required competence to address the challenges faced by Higher Education Institutions in producing effective graduates. Pakistani university among world’s top 300 business schools Advertisement

PHEC orders immediate redressal of students’ issues

LAHORE:13July:The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) has taken serious notice of protests by Indus Institute’s students in Dera Ghazi Khan and their degree affiliation issues. PHEC has directed the Indus Institute, Government College University Faisalabad and National College of Business Administration and Economics Lahore to take immediate action and address the concerns of students Separate letters have been written by PHEC to the three aforementioned institutions for immediate compliance and with an order to submit a report by July 20, 2017. Advertisement

Beaconhouse students do wonders in Int'l Baccalaureate Programme

LAHORE:13July: The Beaconhouse and the TNS Beaconhouse students have once again achieved remarkable results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) this year. Some students have attained exceptional scores of 40 and 41 out of a maximum of 45, placing them in the top 4% in the world and the highest in Pakistan. Scores are based on the grades of 1 to 7 awarded for each of six subjects, and up to 3 additional points for the core components of theory of knowledge, extended essay and creativity, action, service.

Summer programme to protect women rights at Lums University

Lahore :13July:Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) has started its annual summer internship programme in collaboration with Social Enterprise Development Centre (SEDC), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and Lahore Students Union (LSU). This programme will continue for two weeks and currently has eight interns from various universities and colleges within Pakistan and abroad. The interns will be tasked with conducting four research-based studies on various subjects which are key to PCSW’s mandate of securing women’s rights and enabling their empowerment.

NTDC starts internship for 45 universities

LAHORE:12 July: National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has started six-week internship training programme for 250 students of 45 public and private universities of the country under its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative (CSR). On completion of this programme the successful students will be awarded with certificates and stipend. To welcome internees, an orientation ceremony was held at WAPDA House on Tuesday.Published in Daily Times,

LCWU to introduce ‘TED Talks’ at its campus

LAHORE:12 July: The Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has decided to introduce 'Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Talks' to shine a spotlight on students' talent. "The TED Talks share ideas from a broad spectrum from science to business to global issues in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independent TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world," a statement quoted LCWU Vice Chancellor as saying.

LCWU to help students train for speech

LAHORE:12 July: Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) will start TED Talks to develop international standards of speech for its students. TED stands for "Technology, Entertainment, Design", and is a conference series that was the brainchild of Richard Saul Wurman, who began it in 1984. In 2001, it was acquired by Chris Anderson, who oversees all conferences today and acts as the curator for thousands of talks that can be viewed at TED.com

Professor’s mysterious death in police vehicle

LAHORE:12 July: A 40-year-old professor died under mysterious circumstances during the raid of Islamabad police for his arrest in the Kot Lakhpat police limits Tuesday. He was accused in a cheque dishonour case registered in Islamabad. Police conducted raid and arrested him. As the accused sat in the police vehicle his condition started deteriorating and he died on the spot. Kot Lakhpat police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy. According to the initial investigations, he died of heart attack.The news.

No internship in Pakistan of engineering students

Lahore:12 July:Each year in Pakistan, thousands of engineering students pass their examinations. While some university graduates are offered a salary package lower than their expectations, many students fail to get a job. This is because many fresh graduates do not have working experience. The education department should consider offering paid internship opportunities to fresh graduates so that students can have work experience. This will also increase the confidence of employers since most of them would prefer hiring a person who had the exposure of the relevant industry.The news.

Training 1,200 students: Afternoon vocational classes for women

LAHORE :11July:The Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) provided short-term job-driven courses and announced a stipend for students taking these programmes on a monthly basis. The programmes range from three to six months in length and include market driven courses. TEVTA calls the programme Industry Demand Driven (IDD) short courses and is meant to provide Rs1,000 per month as a stipend.

NTDC has started six weeks internship training programme for 250 students

internship: National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has started six weeks internship training programme for 250 students of 45 public and private universities of the country under its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative (CSR). On completion of this programme, the successful students will be awarded with certificates and stipend.The news.

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