Dr Parvez Hassan inaugurated extension block of Razia Hassan School

LAHORE:08 August: Renowned lawyer, philanthropist and member of Beaconhouse National University (BNU) Board of Governors, Dr Parvez Hassan inaugurated the construction work of the extension block of Razia Hassan School of Architecture at BNU here on Tuesday. According to a press release, members of the BoG, including Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, Mueen Afzal, Vice-Chancellor Shahid Hafiz Kardar and members of university management were also present at the groundbreaking and first bricklaying ceremony.

SED Punjab notification regarding exoneration of 94 heads of schools

LAHORE:08 August: School Education Department (SED) Punjab has issued notification regarding exoneration of 94 heads of schools across the province against whom disciplinary proceedings were initiated under PEEDA Act for poor performance in 2016. According to the SED notification, an inquiry committee concluded that the charges against the accused heads were not proved. “Therefore, the Chief Minister/Competent Authority, in exercise of powers under Section 13 (3) of the PEEDA Act, 2006 has exonerated the officers of the charges levelled against them.”

Dr Umer Jahangi Schools bound to enrol 10% students from poor families

Rawalpindi :06 August: Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi, Dr Umer Jahangir has said that all 6,500 private schools of the district will be made bound to enrol 10 per cent poor and needy students in their institutions to provide free education. He said the Punjab Free and Compulsory Education Act 2014 has been implemented in Rawalpindi district and the administration of all the private schools have been directed to send details of poor and needy students, getting free education or on subsidized fee.

King Edward Medical University conducted 7th joint admission test

Lahore:06 August:LAHORE King Edward Medical University conducted 7th joint centralised admission test on Sunday at the examination hall, Punjab University. According to a press release issued here, candidates after qualifying entry test will be placed for training for 4 to 5 years in different specialties in different attached hospitals in the province of the Punjab. In this exam, 2,509 candidates applied out of which 2,239 candidates appeared of MD/MS part I and 120 candidates of MDS part I.

graduation ceremony of WhizKids 2018, a project of IT University

LAHORE:06 August: The graduation ceremony of WhizKids 2018, a project of Information Technology University (ITU) and PITB catering to students aged 8 to 18 years, was held at Arfa Software Technology Park (ASTP). According to a press release issued on Sunday, speaking at the closing ceremony, Dr Umar Saif, founding Vice-Chancellor of ITU and PITB Chairman, said under the project kids had been given an experience to learn in an environment that promote the ‘learning by doing’ model. He added WhizKids programme was designed to empower students with state-of-the-art technology.

FUUAST is largest federally-run education institute Minister for Education

Lahore:August 4:Caretaker Federal Minister for Education Mohammad Yousuf Shaikh visited the Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) on Friday and informed the acting management that the Higher Education Commission has included the varsity's Gulshan-e-Iqbal campus in its ‘90 smart campuses of Pakistan’ list.

King Edward Medical University VC organised a farewell ceremony

Rawalpindi:03 August: An event was organised in the honour of Fatima Jinnah Medical University Vice-Chancellor Prof Aamer Zaman Khan at the King Edward Medical University here on Thursday. According to a press release, King Edward Medical University Vice-Chancellor Prof Khalid Masud Gondal, head of departments and chairman department of surgery organised a farewell ceremony for Vice-Chancellor of FJMU.

FUUAST non-teaching staff to protest against acting management

Lahore:03 August:The non-teaching staff at the Federal Urdu University for Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) announced a protest demonstration on Friday (today) against the varsity’s acting management. As per a press statement issued by the FUUAST Non-Teaching Staffers Association, some officeholders went to the vice chancellor’s (VC) office to discuss problems they were facing, but they were not allowed to meet with the VC.

Prof Abedi ,s seminar arranged at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore

Lahore: 29 July:In order to pay tribute to his multi-faceted personality and his invaluable services, a seminar has been arranged at Alhamra Arts Council, Lahore on August 4. Dr Mubarik Ali, Dr Mehdi Hassan, Prof Saadat Saeed, Prof Rubina Kamal, Prof Tahir Kamran and Prof Abbas Raza Baig are amongst the eminent speakers at this event. The following link can be used to register for this event: www .raziabedi. com/ registration.The news.

City School three new teacher training centres with niversity Of Cambridge,

LAHORE:28 July: The City School has planned to introduce three new teacher training centres in collaboration with the University Of Cambridge, Faculty of Education, the top ranked teacher training institution in the UK, and Cambridge International. According to a press release, the agreement signing ceremony has already taken place which was attended by Aurangzeb Firoz, Member of the Board of Directors, The City School; Ms Uzma Yousuf, Country Director of Cambridge International; Shahzad Khan, COO and Mr Philip Hallworth, Director Studies.

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