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Women Entrepreneurship Skills Development Workshop held at KIU, Gilgit

Women Entrepreneurship Skills Development Workshop held at KIU, Gilgit

Gilgit: (PR) Center for Social Education and Development (CSED), Islamabad successfully implemented 5 days Women Entrepreneurship Skills Development Training Workshop at Karakoram International University from May 26 to June 1, 2018. SheCan, that was funded by the Ambassador Fund Program, and provided strong professional development training to over 1,000 female...

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Fulbright scholar, Dr. Haji Karim Khan, returns to his roots

Fulbright scholar, Dr. Haji Karim Khan, returns to his roots

From a remote village in Gilgit-Baltistan to Oxford University in England and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, (UMass Amherst) in the United States; Dr Haji Karim Khan has travelled the world to become a better teacher. Dr Khan, a Fulbright scholar, recently completed his postdoctoral programme at UMass Amherst and has...

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AKU-EB partners with UNICEF for capacity development of Balochistan Assessment and Examination Commission

AKU-EB partners with UNICEF for capacity development of Balochistan Assessment and Examination Commission

Quetta: (PR) The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) conducted a formal opening ceremony that cemented the agreement, titled “Consultancy services for capacity development and technical support to the Balochistan Assessment and Examination Commission”, that it has reached with the Government of Balochistan and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as part of the...

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Dr. Saranjam Baig receives highly competitive HEC Thematic Research Grant worth PKR 3.3 million

Dr. Saranjam Baig receives highly competitive HEC Thematic Research Grant worth PKR 3.3 million

Gilgit: Dr. Saranjam Baig, Assistant Professor at the Karakoram International University, has received a highly competitive HEC Thematic Research Grant for studying “CPEC – Tourism Development Nexus: Using “CPEC Tourism” as an indigenous tool for development of Gilgit-Baltistan.” As part of this research, a team of four research scholars and three...

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Undervalued and overlooked – low status of teachers hurting Pakistan’s education system: experts

Undervalued and overlooked – low status of teachers hurting Pakistan’s education system: experts

Karachi: The misconceptions present in phrases such as those who can’t do, teach and you’re just a teacher are at the heart of Pakistan’s education problems, according to speakers at the Teachers Mattersymposium organised by AKU’s Institute for Educational Development (IED). The symposium brought together 250 policy experts, principals, teacher educators and researchers who noted that...

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