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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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Dr. Nahida Begum Khudadad gets PhD degree in Public Policy from University of North Carolina

Dr. Nahida Begum Khudadad gets PhD degree in Public Policy from University of North Carolina

  New York: Dr. Nahida Begum Khudadad has successfully completed her PhD studies in Public Policy at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, USA. She successfully defended her dissertation on “The Relationship between school built environment and student achievement in Pakistan”. Hailing from Gulmit village of Gojal Valley, Hunza, Dr....

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Sosan Aziz from Gilgit-Baltistan a finalist for British Council’s “Social Impact Award”

Sosan Aziz from Gilgit-Baltistan a finalist for British Council’s “Social Impact Award”

Monitoring Desk Islamabad: Sosan is the recipient of the British Chevening Scholarship in 2007. She completed MSc in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex UK She is currently employed at Economic Transformation Initiative, Gilgit-Baltistan (ETI-GB) as the Manager, Gender and Poverty. This is...

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