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Public schools: Lack of facilities blamed for dropouts

PESHAWAR:  Shortcomings of government-run schools are the main reason for low enrolment and poor quality of education in the public sector. This was the consensus of participants at a day-long discussion organised by the Institute of Social Policy Science (ISAPS). Titled ‘Citizens agenda for education reforms’, the event was attended by Jamaat-e-Islami’s former MPA Kashif Azam, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl’s Arbab Farooq ...

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Schooling dropouts: AIOU, Punjab govt to educate one million within five years

ISLAMABAD:  Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has promised full support for Allama Iqbal Open University’s (AIOU) initiative to run an open schooling system to educate 1 million dropouts in the province within five years. He conveyed this message during a meeting with AIOU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nazir Ahmed Sangi on Wednesday. The university has already prepared a draft plan for ...

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