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Information technology and education

  There are two contrary opinions about Pakistanis being Information technology savvy: 1) Pakistan has reasonable percentage of technology savvy people and 2) the level of IT education is far from satisfactory. Some experts say both the opinions are valid and it depends on the segment of population anyone is trying to explore. However, the split between urban and rural areas continue to have impacts. They say a lot depends …

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IBA establishes center for excellence in Islamic finance

  Dr. Ishrat Husain announced the establishment of the Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance at IBA, with the objective of bridging the gap between trained human resource and industry’s growing requirement. The Centre will broadly perform in the areas such as offering degree programs in Islamic Finance, Conduct Research and case studies for enhancing and disseminating knowledge in Islamic Finance; offer short term open and customized executive courses for …

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Disparity in education

  Access to quality education is the right of every youth of Pakistan irrespective of his financial background. It is the duty of government to protect this right for both the prosperous and poor by ensuring the same standard of education throughout country. Unfortunately, one can observe a candid disparity in education — rich receiving education in high-standard institutions; while poor have no choice and only have to learned through …

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Importance of education to develop human resources in Pakistan

  Pakistan is rich in natural resources. Only the educated, skilled and healthy people can make the best use of the enormous natural resources of the country. The better human capital equipped with education in science and technology can be instrumental in increased productively with modern technology in all economic sectors. This will enhance industrial productivity and increase exportable output of the country. Education is the main tool to develop …

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State of education in Sindh

  The education sector in the country is full of inequalities when the public and private sector are taken into consideration. The conditions of schools which are run privately and those run by the government are in no way comparable with the former certainly outperforming the latter. The condition of government-run schools in Sindh in particular can be judged from the fact that almost 22,000 schools are found without having …

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Influence of electronic media on the education sector in Pakistan

  In the world which is currently experiencing globalization, several domains are no longer what they used to be. The role of the media in particular has widened with it having an influence on a number of domains, education being one of them. Electronic media and social media and networking in particular have changed the way in which traditional classrooms operate because of alternative approaches to learning now spreading like …

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KPK education a model for other provinces

  Based on demographic profiling, Pakistan has a population of 196 million people with a median age of 21 years for both male and female. Based on literacy which is defined as those who have attained the age of 15 and can read and write is estimated at 58 percent with male literacy at 70 percent and female literacy rate being 46 percent. Pakistan comprises of a young population which …

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Online technology available to get access to free and quality education

  Interview with Ms Tara Uzra Dawood – President, Dawood Global Foundation PAGE: Tell me something about yourself, please: Tara Uzra Dawood: I am the CEO of Dawood Capital Management Ltd and the President of Dawood Global Foundation and LADIESFUND. I have studied at Cornell University, Oxford University and Harvard Law School, and am a member of the New York Bar. LADIESFUND is the National Women’s Awards, women and youth …

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Education holds the key to human development

  Pakistan is rich in natural resources and to make the best use of the enormous natural resources, the country not only needs skilled and healthy people but educated person get much appreciation as the better human capital equipped with education in science and technology can be instrumental in increased productivity with brining in modern technology in all economic sectors. This will together enhance industrial productivity and increase exportable output …

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Education: The money minting game

  Gone are the days when imparting education was considered an Ibadat, now it is a billion dollar industry in Pakistan. While many complaint about high cost of education, they actually support those who rip them in the name of education. Be it a small school, a chain of schools or private university the sole motive is money minting. It may not be out of context to say many of …

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