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Is Edutech changing the game plan for...

June 15, 2017

Pakistan is facing an education crisis with 22.6 million out of school children, and the remaining who do go to schools are left at the mercy of unresolved systemic issues and with insufficient resources of learning. In order to solve the problem of education scarcity, the st andard of education must be upgraded. The youth […]

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SECP to promote Investor Education Awareness Programs

September 23, 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) signed a memor andum of underst anding (MoU) to join h ands for conducting investor education and awareness campaigns for the students and members of ICMAP. “An initiative ‘Jamapunji’ was launched under the SECP’s education investment […]

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US-Pak Knowledge Corridor to produce 10,000 PHDs

August 19, 2016

Ahsan Iqbal,The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and reform recently shared the most important initiative taken for promotion of higher education in Pakistan.Its a one of a kind project developed in decades-long strategic relations between US and Pakistan. This initiative was proposed as a “US-Pak Knowledge Corridor” last year, under which 10,000 PHDs are to […]

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Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation 2016 attracts over...

August 13, 2016

LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with Ilm Ideas 2 and Techstars, organized a themed Startup Weekend event at LUMS to scout and support innovators looking to address the enrollment, retention and learning outcome challenges in the education sector of Pakistan. The event started on Friday evening, August 5, with Dr. Zartash Afzal Uzmi, LUMS […]

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HEC to fund creative problem solvers

August 10, 2016

The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) was established in 1947 and is governed by Mukhtar Ahmed,The chairman of HEC.It is a constitutionally established institution for primary funding recognized by the Government with an annual budget of Rs 57.4 billion.It aims to develop a culture of enterpreneurship regulating higher education efforts in Pakistan. It is […]

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Ready to change the face of Education...

July 26, 2016

Are you passionate about making an impact in education? Do you want to be a part of an innovation in the education sector? If so, you now have a chance to be a change maker through the platform of Startup Weekend. Powered by Google for Entrepreneurs, the current event, Startup Weekend Lahore Ed-Innovation, is presented […]