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Government Launches Digital Training Program for Teachers

The government in Pakistan has started a new program to teach teachers digitally. There are about 1.8 million teachers in the country, and more might join soon. This program is a big step forward for education in Pakistan. It’s run by the National Institute of Excellence in Teacher Education (NIETE) and the LUMS School of…

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punjab empowers local officials to supervise matric and inter exams in punjab

Punjab Empowers Local Officials to Supervise Matric and Inter Exams in Punjab

Punjab has made a significant decision regarding the supervision of annual exams in the Rawalpindi division. For the first time ever, Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars, Gurudwaras, and Patwaris will take charge of overseeing Intermediate, FA, and FSC examinations. In the past, teachers usually handled these responsibilities. However, due to concerns about integrity and fairness, the Punjab…

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punjab government plan to tackle teacher shortage 30,000 visiting teachers recruitment

Punjab Government’s Plan to Tackle Teacher Shortage: 30,000 Visiting Teachers Recruitment

The Punjab government has introduced a significant plan to deal with the lack of teachers in schools. They aim to recruit 30,000 visiting teachers in the first phase. Currently, the School Education Department (SED) in the province is short of 115,000 teachers. The last big hiring of schoolteachers happened in 2018 under the PML-N government….

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