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Three Pakistanis get Queen’s Young Leaders Awards

Three Pakistanis get Queen’s Young Leaders Awards

Three Pakistanis received the Queen’s Young Leaders Awards at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Mahnoor Syed, Haroon Yasin and Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi were presented with medals by Queen Elizabeth II for their outstanding contributions to their community. The Queen’s Young Leaders Award celebrates …Continue reading

With its first ever science festival, Swat begins to benefit from peace dividends

A two-day science festival for school children is underway in Saidu Sharif, Swat. The aim of the festival is to ignite a spark for science and discovery among students of the region, and to promote better quality of learning available in government …Continue reading

Providing a Global Education in a Local Language

The advent of free online courses provided by non-profit institutions such as edX and Khan Academy have provided convenience and flexibility to students who want to continue learning. These online courses provide free education to all and are a supplement to in-class …Continue reading

ITU and edX Sign MOU for Pakistan’s “First Digital University”

Lahore’s Information Technology University (ITU) and edX, the global education platform founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to integrate edX courses into their degree programs. The MOU was signed …Continue reading

Education Startup at Plan9 Secures Product Acceleration Investment

An education sector startup under incubation at Plan9 has raised product acceleration investment including technical and operational support from Shopistan, a company that provides products and managed services to e-commerce retailers. The announcement was made through a press release last week. Nearpeer, …Continue reading

All You Need to Know About the Punjab IT Policy

The Punjab Information Technology (IT) policy draft is not just about IT. Rather, it aspires to be about governance in the age of IT. The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has held a public consultation on the draft and is now revising …Continue reading

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