Education

KP launches enrolment drive for out-of-school children

KP launches enrolment drive for out-of-school children

The new KP government expects to enrol about 250,000 out-of-school children in government schools this year.


KP approves draft bill to end corporal punishment in schools

KP approves draft bill to end corporal punishment in schools

The bill, if it becomes law, would make corporal punishment in KP schools punishable with a fine and imprisonment.


Scholarship program aims to make recipients 'ambassadors of Pakistan to Afghanistan'

Scholarship program aims to make recipients 'ambassadors of Pakistan to Afghanistan'

Educational opportunities in Pakistan for Afghan students are a sign of strong ties between the two nations, officials say.


KP schools institute new ethics, morality curriculum

KP schools institute new ethics, morality curriculum

Teachers are welcoming the subject matter, which is aimed at helping the younger generation act socially responsible.


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government begins registering seminaries

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government begins registering seminaries

The move will mainstream seminaries, preventing terror links and allowing the government to provide funds for new facilities, say officials.


Officials attempt to overcome education challenges in Balochistan

Officials attempt to overcome education challenges in Balochistan

More than 15,000 schools have been closed in the province due to various insurgent activities.


Pakistani universities battle on-campus extremism

Pakistani universities battle on-campus extremism

Extremism at universities is a complex threat, says an Institute of Strategic Studies report.


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa expands provision of basic education to inmates

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa expands provision of basic education to inmates

The programme is currently running at jails in Peshawar and Mardan. Authorities are looking to expand the programme even further.


Efforts under way to ease education for Afghans studying in Pakistan

Efforts under way to ease education for Afghans studying in Pakistan

The Pakistani government is offering special student visas, dedicated slots in schools and scholarships for Afghan students.


FATA University brings hope for development opportunities

FATA University brings hope for development opportunities

Education is the key to development and ending militancy and violence in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, observers say.


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