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NCOC green lights reopening of schools in low positivity areas

NCOC green lights reopening of schools in low positivity areas

All educational institutes in districts with a low coronavirus positivity ratios can reopen Monday, June 7, the National Command and Operations Centre said Saturday. Last month, the forum had said educational institutes in districts where the ratio was less than 5% could reopen, but in the latest statement it did …

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Punjab announces STEM competition for government schools

Punjab announces STEM competition for  government schools

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas has announced that the province has taken an initiative to hold its first virtual science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) competition in government schools which will begin from June 7 …

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Islamabad decides to reopen schools next week

Islamabad decides to reopen schools next week

Federal Directorate of Education on Friday announced that schools for grades 1-8 would reopen on June 7 in Islamabad. The exam schedule for grades 1-8 will be issued soon, a notification said, directing teachers to complete the course. It is pertinent to mention here that schools are already conducting classes …

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Sindh govt undecided on reopening schools from June 7

Sindh govt undecided on reopening schools from June 7

File photo KARACHI: With only a few days remaining till June 7, the Sindh government still remains undecided on whether or not it will reopen schools from Monday. As per sources, the Sindh Education Department’s steering committee will take the final decision on the matter in a few days.  “The …

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Schools to have 2-3 weeks off for summer vacations: Murad Raas

Schools to have 2-3 weeks off for summer vacations: Murad Raas

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas. File photo LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas said Friday that this year, summer vacations in schools will be for only two to three weeks as students have suffered a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The provincial minister made the remarks while addressing a …

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Private associations call for immediate reopening of schools in Islamabad

Private associations call for immediate reopening of schools in Islamabad

— AFP/File ISLAMABAD: A number of private school associations have demanded the government immediately allow reopening of educational institutes in Islamabad. The call comes a week after the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training said all educational institutes would remain closed in Islamabad as its positivity was higher than …

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