HED finalised five varsities VCs Advertisement

LAHORE:April 25: Higher Education Department (HED), Punjab on Tuesday finalised the advertisement for the post of Vice-Chancellor (VC) of five public sector universities in the province. These universities include the University of Home Economics, Lahore; Women University, Multan; University of Okara; University of Jhang and Ghazi University, Dera Ghazi Khan. Sources in the HED said the advertisements would soon be placed in the media to search for the suitable candidates for these universities.

inaugural ceremony under PHEC's Induction Training of College

LAHORE:24 April: Teachers must focus on the conceptual learning of the students and should discourage rote memorisation which erodes the critical ability and productivity of education system. This was said by Provincial Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gilani while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the first batch of new college teachers under PHEC's Induction Training of College Teachers programme, according to a press release issued Monday.

PU inaugural ceremony of Pakistan Co-curricular Competitions

LAHORE:24 April: Punjab Minister for Higher Education Syed Raza Ali Gillani has said that Pakistan’s young generation is full of potential and their abilities must be utilised for the development of the country. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of All Pakistan Co-curricular Competitions being jointly organised by Punjab University, Punjab Higher Education Commission, National Accountability Bureau and Lahore College for Women’s University, at New Campus here on Monday, according to a press release issued here.

conference on “Research in Special Education at PU Law College

LAHORE:24 April: Punjab University (PU) Department of Special Education in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Punjab Higher Education Commission and Punjab Welfare Trust for the Disabled will organise inaugural ceremony of three-day international conference on “Research in Special Education” on Tuesday (today) at PU Law College Auditorium. According to a press release, PHEC Chairman Dr Muhammad Nizam-ud-Din, Dr Amjad Saqib, Prof Dr Barbra, Prof Dr Aftab, Prof Dr Muhammad Tahir and other will address the ceremony.The news.

PITB launches hotline for 53,000 public schools

LAHORE:21 April: A hotline service for more than 53,000 public schools in Punjab was launched on Thursday. The initiative was taken by the School Education Department in collaboration with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). PITB Chairperson Dr Umar Saif launched the service. While addressing the participants, Dr Umar Saif said, “Punjab’s education system is among the largest networks in the world where performance of students and teachers will be monitored in real time by 1,143 school inspectors and education officials.”

PPLA postpones sit-in for two weeks

LAHORE:21 April: The protesters, led by the Punjab Professors and Lecturer Association (PPLA), on Thursday postponed their sit-in for two weeks after successful negotiations with the government. A 10-member committee chaired by Punjab Higher Education Department (HED) Secretary Nabeel Awan held negotiations on the demands made by the PPLA. After successful talks, it was decided that each point on the demand list would be deliberated upon and committee had been formed for the purpose. In response, PPLA postponed its sit-in for two weeks.

Sports committees should be established in schools

Lahore:21 April:After the initial ban, the department has moved to issue instructions to further safeguard students. In another letter issued on Friday by the SED Chief Minister’s Monitoring Force to all district education authorities’ (DEAs) chief executive officers (CEOs), it was stated that the preventive measures must be implemented. According to the letter, “It is advised that the following preventive measures should be taken by the school administration for playing games in schools during break time and games period.” The letter mentions eight instructions for safeguarding students.

Punjab School Education issued safety instructions for sports periods

LAHORE:21April: The Punjab School Education Department (SED) has issued safety instructions for sports/games periods and break time at schools of the province after a student lost his life playing kabaddi on April 14. Following the incident, the department initially banned kabaddi at schools during recess time. The SED also issued instructions for the school administration during break-time games at schools.

Punjab University Vice Chancellor suspended

LAHORE:21 April: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has suspended Punjab University’s Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr. Zakaria Zakar, and has installed a senior professor as temporary VC. The Supreme Court also inquired on whose authority were 80 kanal of the University’s land given to the government. The Court also summoned the members of the syndicate that was responsible for selling the land.

Police investigations to trace out a female college student

LAHORE:21 April: Police have started investigations to trace out a female college student, who went missing under mysterious circumstances the other day. The girl identified as M was a student of FSc and went missing from outside her college situated at Ghazi Road in the Kot Lakhpat police limits. A police official said a CCTV footage shows the girl exiting the college during the educational hours. According to her father named Ashiq, his daughter had gone to college for exams but did not return. He suspected that her daughter had been abducted from the premises of the institution.

Punjab University seminar to mark World Book and Copyright Day

Lahore:21 April: Punjab University Department of Information Management and PU Library jointly organised a seminar titled “Role of Reading in Personality Development” to mark the World Book and Copyright Day on Friday. Punjab Commission on Women Chairperson Dr Fouzia Waqar, Oriental College Principal Prof Dr Muhammad Fakhar-ul-Noori, Department of Information Management Chairperson Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen, poet Rehman Faris, faculty members, librarians and a large number of students attended the event.

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