Friday, September 30, 2016

Australian Catholic University Scholarships for International Students, 2017

Applications are invited for Australian Catholic University Scholarships to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree programme. Scholarships are available to eligible international students commencing a course offered by the university in 2017.

Australian Catholic University (ACU) engages the Catholic Intellectual Tradition to bring a distinct perspective to higher education.

For most undergraduate courses, international applicants must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate and Postgraduate courses are for students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree or have significant work experience.  Students can provide evidence that they have successfully completed studies where the medium of the study was English, or they can provide evidence of their English proficiency.

Course Level: Scholarships are awarded to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered to different departments across the University, all offering a diverse range of courses.

Scholarship Award: Scholarships are offered annually to up to 20 undergraduate and postgraduate students equivalent to one-half of the full-time fees1 for the recipient’s course of study.

International Student Scholarship

Scholarship Award:

Scholarships are offered annually to up to 20 undergraduate and postgraduate students equivalent to one-half of the full-time fees1 for the recipient’s course of study.
Up to two Higher Degree by Research scholarships equivalent to the fees1 and stipend2 for recipients enrolling in a Masters by Research or Doctoral course of study3 will also be offered.
Eligibility

This scholarship is open to commencing International postgraduate and undergraduate students with outstanding academic merit of at least an average result of 80% in prior studies.

Malaysia Australia Colombo Plan Commemoration (MACC) Scholarship

Established in 2002, this initiative was developed by the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC) to promote and cultivate Australian education opportunities for Malaysian students. Just as the Colombo Plan was originally created to strengthen ties and enhance the Malaysia-Australia education relationship, so too does the MACC Scholarship.

Scholarship Award One scholarship valued at $5,000 is available, paid as a tuition waiver for the first year (in 2 installments over 2 semesters) of an ACU postgraduate degree.

Eligibility

This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:
you must be a Malaysian citizen
you must be eligible for a postgraduate program at ACU
you must commence a postgraduate coursework unit either in February 2017 or July 2017 (deferment not possible)
You must NOT be:

currently enrolled at ACU
holding an Australian student visa
in receipt of another form of scholarship or reduced fee arrangement.
If you hold a conditional offer, you must accept your offer immediately after meeting the conditions.

Peter Faber Business School Postgraduate Scholarship : The Peter Faber Business School Postgraduate Scholarships are available to eligible international students commencing a course offered by the School of Business in 2017. Recipients will receive a AU$1,000 tuition-fee waiver for the first year of their course, provided they continue to successfully complete all their enrolled units. Scholarships are awarded to postgraduates who have a prior academic result of 70% or greater*.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

be an international student
be enrolled full-time in an ACU postgraduate coursework program offered by the School of Business commencing in 2017
not be receiving any other form of financial assistance from ACU or the Australian Government
Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: For most undergraduate courses, international applicants must have the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate and Postgraduate courses are for students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree or have significant work experience.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Students can provide evidence that they have successfully completed studies where the medium of the study was English, or they can provide evidence of their English proficiency.

International Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The following documentation must be submitted with the application:

Evidence of academic merit, showing achievement of an average of 80% across the applicant’s most recent study.
Online Application

Application Deadline: The application open will open on 1st September 2016.

Scholarship Link

source: scholarship-positions.com

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Postdoctoral Molecular Biologist Position at Centre for Genomic Regulation in Spain, 2017

Applications are invited for Postdoctoral Molecular Biologist position for international applicants. The position is available for an excellent and highly motivated experimental postdoc with interests in synthetic biology to engineer the minimal bacterium M. pneumoniae as chassis for vaccine production.

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, based in Barcelona, Spain, whose mission is to discover and advance knowledge for the benefit of society, public health and economic prosperity.

The Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) is an international biomedical research institute of excellence, created in December 2000. It is a non-profit foundation funded by the Catalan Government through the Departments of Economy & Knowledge and Health, the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation, and includes the participation of Pompeu Fabra University.

Applicants need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Course Level: Position is available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: CRG is looking for an excellent and highly motivated experimental postdoc with interests in synthetic biology to engineer the minimal bacterium M. pneumonia as chassis for vaccine production. The approaches include molecular, biochemical, systems biology, and protein design tool, as well as assays in animals.

Scholarship Award: The Offer

Duration: 1-year renewable contract up to 5 years
Estimated annual gross salary: A competitive salary will be provided, which will be well matched relative to the cost of living in Barcelona, and adjusted according to experience
Starting date: as soon as possible from October 2016.
Scholarship can be taken in Spain

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this position:

Requirements

Studies:

PhD in Biology-related areas
Experience:

Experience in systems biology and network analyses
Knowledge in immunology
Technical skills required:

Experience in engineering synthetic circuits
Molecular biology, yeast and/or bacterial genome engineering
Languages:

Fluent level of English
Soft skills:

A highly motivated and organised candidate
Passion for cell biology
Capable of working in a group, and with a high degree of work autonomy.
Nationality: Applicants of nationalities are eligible to apply for this position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have PhD in Biology-related areas.

English language Requirements: Fluent level of English is required.

Spain Scholarships

How to Apply: The mode of all application is online. All applications must include:

A presentation letter addressed to Dr Luis Serrano.
A full CV including contact details.
Two contacts for further references.
Application Form

Application Deadline: Please submit the application by September 19th of 2016.

Scholarship Link

source: scholarship-positions.com

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

600 QAU students’ future hangs in balance

Islamabad-Despite finishing of four-year course in 2014, fate of several Quaid-i-Azam University's understudies of business organization and financial aspects hangs in funds owed to administration's powerlessness to issue degrees.

The college had propelled undergrad programs in business organization and financial aspects in 2010 and pioneer bunches were issued point by point marks testaments (DMC) in 2014 and were advised to be honored degrees inside a couple of months.

Be that as it may, even following two years, their instructive and expert progression is in limbo for not having the most true and pre-imperative archive (degree).

"I have connected for a remote grant however I am perplexed I won't have the capacity to profit it since I don't have pre-essential archives to create before the supporters due to University administration's relentless mentality on the issue," an understudy Hussain whined while conversing with APP yesterday.

"I can't begin my monetary vocation.

I have connected for an administration work however have been clarified to give degree at the season of meeting; else, I won't be qualified for the post," said Yasir, another affectee.

He said he had likewise documented a suit before Federal Ombudsman against college's "maladministration and detached state of mind for playing with the fate of many understudies.

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At the point when reached the college's Controller Examination Sardar Muhammad Babar said, "We have been taking a shot at this issue since a year ago.

Endorsement of degrees' configuration was a protracted procedure that backed off the entire method of issuing degrees.

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He said the college stayed in money related emergency as new pieces and inns were worked to suit BS understudies which left college with less assets close by to request degrees' imprinting in time.

Connection of government schools with Quaid-i-Azam University was another reason that further deferred the procedure.

"The college in these money related circumstances figured out how to pay Rs 130 million to a Karachi press in four portions.

We are sure that we will begin recompensing degrees in October this year," Babar included.

Ahmad, an understudy who has finished his graduation, has diverse variant, saying each time they have been offered three to four months' timetable since 2014.

Right around six hundred understudies of BS projects' three clusters from 2014-2016 are sitting tight for the issuance of degrees to push forward in their particular zones of interests in life.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Indo-US Science and Technology Forum Khorana Program for Scholars Awards, 2017

The Khorana Program offers scholarships to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in summer 2017 for a period of 10 weeks.

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2017.

The Khorana Program is envisaged to provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake R&D, enable students to carry out research at a premier University in the United States and Transform research into societal benefits Build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States

The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF), established under an agreement between the Governments of India and the United States of America in March 2000, is an autonomous, not for profit society that promotes and catalyzes Indo-US bilateral collaborations in science, technology, engineering and biomedical research through substantive interaction among government, academia and industry.

Course Level: The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and partner universities in Summer 2017 for a period of 10 weeks.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in all fields of research.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship offers Stipend, Airfare, and Health Insurance to the applicants.

Scholarship can be taken in USA (University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) and Partner Universities)

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Tech, M.Tech and B.Sc./M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institutions of higher education in India in Biotechnology and allied areas are eligible to apply.
Students pursuing Ph.D/Final year students are not eligible to apply.
Nationality: Indian applicants are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Scholarships in India

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is 30 November 2016.

Scholarship Link


source: scholarship-positions.com

Monday, September 26, 2016

Teachers reluctant to use interactive smart boards

PESHAWAR: Around 70 for every penny of the 600 intelligent keen sheets introduced in the administration schools at an expense of Rs260 million are not being utilized by instructors, for the most part as a result of their absence of interest and PC capability, as per sources.

They said that the Elementary and Secondary Education Department had introduced 600 intuitive shrewd sheets in the administration high and higher optional schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa amid most recent two years back to instruct the understudies with the assistance of audiovisuals devices.

The intelligent keen board (ISB) is a propelled showing device, which is extremely valuable in showing science, science, material science and arithmetic through audiovisuals with the assistance of as of now introduced programming, they said.

The training division is set to introduce ISBs in 500 more schools in the progressing monetary year, the sources said, taking note of that even the popular non-public schools had not gave this office to their understudies.

After establishment of ISBs the instruction division gives one day preparing to two educators from every school on the best way to work these sheets, they said. Being not acquainted with the data innovation, the sources said that the educators were not appreciating the preparation.

They said that the absence of interest was expressed to be five to six hours preparing at a stretch. The educators picked next to no from the preparation as everything was new for them.

Like mobile phones sets, they said, the ISB's orders would be educated by more use and association. Rather than giving their addresses through ISBs the educators incline toward the conventional strategy for uproariously perusing a point from the reading material and at some point utilizing the writing boards.

They educators utilizing ISBs are exceptionally cheerful, saying these sheets are an extremely powerful instructing apparatus. "On the off chance that conceivable the legislature ought to introduce ISBs in every classroom on the grounds that the educator can without much of a stretch make the understudies comprehend about any convoluted subject," an instructor of the Government Higher Secondary School City No. 1 told this journalist.

He said that one and only ISB had been introduced at the PC lab of his school. The 10 areas of class ninth and tenth had been utilizing it, the educator said. So a timetable has been made to offer opportunity to every segment to utilize ISB, he said.

The instructor said that the ISB was extremely useful for understudies in clearing their ideas of various themes. "The instructors are not required to draw graphs on the slate or show the outlines for showing purposes as everything is introduced in the ISB," he said.

He said that educators should have been given refresher instructional classes about how to work ISB, including it had made the showing procedure simple and persuading by getting rid of the conventional instructing strategies.

At the point when reached for remarks, a senior authority of E&SE Department said that the division had wanted to mastermind refresher preparing for the instructors, as they were very little keen on the past preparing when ISBs were presented surprisingly.

"Endeavors are in progress to build up an observing component for ISBs," he said. The authority said that every school would be gone by following two months to check whether the instructors were utilizing ISBs or not. The issues being used of ISBs would be determined amid the visits to schools, he said.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Faculty of Social Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship in Norway, 2017

The University of Oslo is offering postdoctoral fellowship for applicants who are interested in doing high-quality research on the Extreme Right, Hate Crime and Political Violence. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded to applicants who are interested in doing high-quality research on the extreme right (ideology, activism, violence etc.).

Scholarship Award: University offers:

Salary according to “SKO 1352 postdoctoral”,  NOK 486 100 – 567 100 per year (pay grade 57-65)
The budget for travel and research assistance
A pleasant and stimulating working environment
A good pension scheme through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
Excellent welfare schemes, including possibilities for University kindergarten
Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:

A comprehensive assessment of the applicant’s scientific qualifications forms the basis of appointment. Successful applicants must have handed in their PhD thesis for evaluation before the application deadline, and must have achieved a relevant PhD degree before taking up the post. In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description. Emphasis will also be given to the applicants’ qualifications, teamwork skills and personal suitability for the position.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Successful applicants must have handed in their PhD thesis for evaluation before the application deadline, and must have achieved a relevant PhD degree before taking up the post.

Scholarships in Norway

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted electronically with the following:

Letter of application
CV
Project description (maximum 3000 words)
A complete list of publications.
Application Form

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 1-December-2016.

Scholarship Link

source: scholarship-positions.com

Saturday, September 24, 2016

‘Punjab HEC addressing institutions’ issues’

LAHORE: The Punjab Higher Education Commission says it is advancing exploration culture and tending to essential issues of advanced education establishments in the area.

"We are effectively seeking after our objectives as PHEC is focused on meeting them through orchestrating courses, workshops, and financing the go of workforce in national and global gatherings. To furnish educators with present day showing philosophies and exploration abilities, PHEC is occupied with different staff advancement programs," PHEC Chairman Dr. Mohammad Nizamuddin said.

Conversing with Dawn here on Saturday, he said given the way of difficulties being confronted by the advanced education organizations in the region the PHEC was concentrating more on the limit building programs, intending to upgrade the principles and nature of exploration and the educated community in these establishments.

He said the PHEC had as of late embraced postgraduate preparing for college and school instructors. Additionally, it had likewise prepared more than 500 recently enlisted school instructors.

"Right now, preparing of more than 700 principals of open part schools in Punjab is under way," Dr. Nizam said, including the PHEC had accomplished numerous developments in a relative limited capacity to focus time.

Dr Nizam said: "PHEC is hoping to work in close coordinated effort with the government HEC to accomplish the basic targets for the advancement of advanced education in Punjab."

Friday, September 23, 2016

Lecturers, teachers move court against CADD

Islamabad, 120 instructors and educators of the universities and schools in Islamabad here Wednesday fought under the watchful eye of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) under Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) is going to promote new posts regardless of the way that the candidates were regularized against the same posts and were not given joining.

Equity Noorul Haq N Qureshi of the IHC while issuing stay request coordinated FDE and CADD to submit para-wise remarks inside one week.

Solicitors through their advice, Aftab Alam Rana advocate embraced under the watchful eye of the court that they were serving under FDE since 2007 on either authoritative or day by day wage premise. In 2010 summit Supreme Court and IHC through different requests had guided the service to allude instances of the applicants to the parliamentary advisory group for regularization.

On February 8, 2013 candidates were regularized. Later, they were requested that by the office get restorative wellness declarations from government doctor's facilities that they did and submitted. According to rules, the office then brought to the table joining letters to the applicants. In spite of an omission of three and half years the office did not offer them joining letters and now it is verbally passed on to them that FDE is going to contract new staff against the posts for which they were regularized.

Solicitor's advice told 'The News' that for junior staff from evaluation 1 to 7 service has as of now issued notice. Every one of these speakers and teachers were either in evaluation 16 or above. IHC seat issuing the above said request place of in this matter till one week from now.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

80 laptops distributed among PhD scholars at UET

PESHAWAR: Around 80 portable workstations were dispersed among PhD researchers under Phase-2 of the Prime Minister's Laptop Scheme at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) here on Wednesday.

UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain was boss visitor on the event. Dr Khizar Azam, recorder of UET, Shafiullah, collaborator executive Higher Education Commission (HEC), Engr Naveed Ahmad, chief clubs UET, senior employees and understudies were likewise present on the event, said an official statement.

Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain said that the portable PC plan had been executed easily and straightforwardly at the UET.

He asked the PhD researchers to benefit as much as possible from the portable PCs for examination purposes with a specific end goal to effectively finish their PhD degrees.

He expressed gratitude toward the HEC and national government for arrangement of value tablets to the examination researchers.

Naveed Ahmad prior respected the members. He said that 26 central people had been given the undertaking to recognize and check the meriting PhD researchers to make the procedure straightforward for the tablet conveyance. He likewise specified that the central people were given honorarium surprisingly.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

UoS declares 40.06pc students successful in BA/BSc exam

SARGODHA: The University of Sargodha (UoS) has announced the consequences of BA/BSc first yearly examination 2016.

As per the outcomes reported by Controller of Examinations Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Chaudhry, rustic applicants got the majority of the positions, while young ladies appeared to have performed superior to anything young men.

The aggregate number of applicants showing up in the examinations was 28,119 out of which 11,241 were proclaimed fruitful. The rate of passing applicants was 40.06pc. In the BA examination, 19,413 applicants showed up out of which 6,887 with the rate of fruitful hopefuls being 35.52pc. In the BSc examination, 8,706 competitors showed up out of which 4,354 were proclaimed fruitful; the passing rate stayed 50.23pc. The quantity of young ladies sitting the exams was 16,333, while 11,786 were young men.

Asma Kausar secured the general first position in the BA/BSc examination with 671 imprints.

In the BA exam, Nasir Rafique, an understudy of Government Postgraduate College, Bhakkar secured 641 checks and stood first; Kiran Iqbal of Superior College, Bhalwal got 634 stamps and got the second position; while the third position was shared between Iqra Younas of Millat College, Jhang and private applicant from Sargodha Ume Ruqayya with 612 imprints.

In the BSc exam, Asma Kausar of the Government College for Women, Kallur Kot secured the main position with 671 imprints, Iqra Mubeen of Punjab College of Science, Sargodha stood second with 655 imprints and Punjab College of Science Jauharabad understudy Rabia Aftab secured 654 stamps and stood third.

UoS Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Zahoorul Hassan Dogar granted money prizes of Rs30,000 to the main position holder, Rs20,000 to second and Rs10,000 to third other than shields and legitimacy testaments.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Separation of DHQ hospital from medical college sought

KOHAT: The wellbeing coordination gathering here has requested detachment of the divisional base camp (DHQ) healing center from the KMU Institute of Medical Sciences, Kohat, – a constituent of Khyber Medical University (KMU) – and decried holding of three portfolios by its foremost at once.

Wearing dark armbands the specialists reported here on Wednesday to watch a token strike from Monday for three days for the acknowledgment of their interest. They declared that in the event that the interest was not acknowledged they would go to court.

Talking at a meeting here, chamber director Dr Mir Ahmed said that the healing facility was set in classification "An" in 2013, yet was later pronounced a showing doctor's facility illicitly by joining it with the KMU unit.

He said that the proposed injury focus and CT output were a piece of the healing center, however were not being presented in light of the fact that it had been made showing doctor's facility against the principles. In this manner patients are being sent to Peshawar for treatment, he said.

Dr Ahmed said that one specialist was holding the charge of three posts, including central, teacher and CEO, and running both the foundations at once.

The meeting was gone to by Paramedics Association president Rashid Bokhari, Dr Gulab Zareen and Dr Rehman Afridi.

They said that the school had involved a part of the DHQ healing center subsequent to 2009, yet was not paying rent. They said that the school ought to be set under the wellbeing office and moved to its own particular building.

MERGER OPPOSED: Tribal older folks of Adamkhel Jawaki territory of Frontier Region, Kohat, have restricted the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, saying it would deny them of advantages.

They said that the administration could revise the 40 FCR, however it ought not push them into the police and kutchery society as they were fulfilled by the jirga framework.

In an announcement, they said that with the merger the Fata seats in schools would likewise be canceled. They have engaged the President and executive to abstain from taking any ruling against the desires of tribal individuals.

In the mean time, a policeman who was captured on the charges of killing his better half a couple days prior fled from Jarma police headquarters on Wednesday.

Taking after the episode, the locale cop suspended head constable Mohammad Nawaz and constables Said Marjan, Ibrar Hussain and Khaliq Nawaz against whom request had been started. Prior, examining the homicide case the police had captured her significant other Ahmad Nawaz, likewise a policeman, on suspicion of slaughtering her.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Primary schools ‘threatened’ with abduction of students

RAWALPINDI: The organizations of two elementary schools, one for young ladies and the other for young men, have gotten snatching dangers with respect to their understudies. These undermining calls were produced using the Karak locale and Afghanistan, the chief of the young men's school and the police said on Thursday.

The chief of a young men's grade school and his significant other, who instructs at a young ladies' elementary school in Rawalpindi, swung to the police after the guest debilitated to hijack schoolchildren from their schools soon.

"We were getting prepared for work when my significant other got the most recent debilitating approach Wednesday, somewhere around 6:30 and 7am. The guest did not uncover his character, but rather he was not communicating in Urdu smoothly. He undermined to abduct youngsters from both schools," Haroon Yousuf, the young men's school key, said.

He said his significant other had been grumbling to him for the most recent month of mysterious calls to her cellular telephone. She had let him know she couldn't comprehend the guest and had disregarded them.

"The guest was making short calls of 30 seconds or less. My significant other couldn't comprehend what he was stating, yet she got stressed when he talked over hijacking understudies," Mr Yousuf said. He included that the guest did not request any cash or whatever else, and just demanded he would hijack schoolchildren.

Since the police were educated, four police authorities – two in casually dressed and two in uniform – have been conveyed outside the schools amid school hours to watch out for individuals meandering around the school.

"We have informed teachers on the dangers and are taking careful steps for the kids, however we didn't let them know they were under risk of being kidnapped in light of the fact that it would start alarm among them and additionally their folks," Mr Yousuf said.

He added that he had kept in touch with the instruction office requesting a security watchman to be given and was educated that elementary schools were not approved to be allotted private security protects.

Station House Officer (SHO) Ishtiaq Cheema told Dawn a body of evidence has been enlisted against a unidentified guest in light of the central's grievance, and an examination had been propelled.

"Since I am occupied with security for the cricket match, it is too soon to say regardless of whether the dangers were veritable. The genuine circumstances must be known after the examination is dispatched," he said.

A preparatory police examination proposed that the teachers had gotten undermining telephone requires the most recent month beginning from Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In any case, the most recent call was produced using Afghanistan. Mr Yousuf told Dawn: "Because of security issues, the quantity of understudies has been falling step by step."

Sunday, September 18, 2016

‘Dangerous school buildings to be demolished’

LAHORE: Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhud says the administration will destroy and remake the school structures announced risky in studies.

He was reacting to an inquiry by MPA Tariq Mahmood amid the Question Hour in the Punjab Assembly on Tuesday. Chip away at 50 for every penny of the hazardous structures would be embraced in this year and the rest of the following year, he included.

To an inquiry by Dr Nosheen Hamid, he said activity against the instructors demonstrating poor results was being taken under PEEDA (Punjab representatives, proficiency, control and responsibility) Act.

He said one-year administration of the Faisalabad school superintendent, whose execution was called attention to by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MPA, had been relinquished.

The MPA said the evaluation 16 representative had been holding an evaluation 18 post throughout the previous four years and in spite of activity against him under PEEDA, the authority being referred to had not been evacuated.

The priest said that a free request board was exploring into the issue and its suggestions would be taken after.

Under the demonstration, he said, move had been made against 19,000 instructors indicating poor results.

PPP's Faiza Malik brought up an issue about the giving over of schools to the Care Foundation. The clergyman conceded that the Foundation was paying only a Rs4,000 compensation to its staff, an infringement of the base wages law.

Ms Malik affirmed the non-government association (NGO) was confronting debasement allegations however was given a doctor's approval by a house advisory group of the past gathering.

The seat and also the pastor reprimanded her for demonstrating no trust in the house advisory group as Mr Mashhud offered setting up a sub-board of trustees to test the charges. Speaker Rana Iqbal, nonetheless, demonstrated no interest.

The pastor said that the division was observing the working of NGOs which had received state-run schools. He was all applause for general society private organization model, saying the studies bolstered this model the world over.

Likewise, the house embraced four resolutions. The first was about the organization of the Water and Sanitation Authority in Bahawalpur and moved by Jamaat-i-Islami's Dr Waseem Akhtar. MPA Faiza Mushtaq looked for presentation of inclines out in the open transport for the general population with inabilities.

Manazir Ranjha requested coating of the west bank of the Chenab River in Sargodha to spare Miana, Hazara and Takht Hazara from the stream disintegration.

The fourth determination, by Ahmed Khan Bachhar, was about week by week cleaning of channels amid blustery seasons.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Teachers boycott academic activities at govt universities across Sindh

KARACHI: Academic exercises were suspended at eight noteworthy open segment colleges in the area on Wednesday in light of a call for strike given by the Sindh section of the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (Fapuasa).

At Karachi University (KU) instructors tended to a question and answer session after blacklist of classes to vent annoyance and disappointment over delayed money related emergency the college had been confronting and the way the common government had been taking care of illicit relationships at colleges.

They cautioned the legislature of a 'solid disturbance' not long after Eid if the administration did not discharge the Rs350m stipend it had reported a year ago for the college.

Posting various different requests, instructors, which incorporated the general public's office-bearers and individuals from the college's statutory bodies, called upon the legislature to promptly pull back what they depicted as 'one-sided changes' to the Sindh Universities Law 2013, and either actuate the commonplace advanced education commission in conference with senior educators or abrogate the body out and out.

The requests which were advanced to the commonplace government included making arrangements to all key managerial posts through a choice load up, expelling resigned authoritative officers, making normal arrangements to all posts including that of the bad habit chancellor (who was right now taking a shot at specially appointed premise), starting significant examination concerning budgetary acts of neglect on the grounds, embracing a uniform approach for instructors and non-showing staff of all colleges, expanding KU gift to Rs1bn and installment of leave encashment to all KU workers before Eid, which, they said, was being paid to staff at different colleges.

"This has now turned into an issue of oppression KU. The administration must pay leave encashment to all college workers before Eid," president Kuts Dr Shakeel Farooqi requested.

The college would be closed if the issues were not tended to, he cautioned.

"It's not any more conceivable to proceed with scholastic exercises in a domain lacking essential gear; the college's physical base seriously needs repair, labs are working without an entire arrangement of chemicals and legitimate hardware while no assets are accessible to buy research diaries for libraries," he disclosed because of an inquiry.

Educators additionally requested the Higher Education Commission (HEC) build college concede and pay full pay including the raise reported by the legislature.

"In a matter of seconds, the deficiency the college faces under the head of staff compensations is Rs800m. As it were, the administration just pays eight months' compensations to KU staff. The rest is to be orchestrated by the college itself," he said.

On the self-sufficient status of colleges, he said instructors had been dissenting against the dubious corrections for as long as three years however without much of any result.

It was the congregations, he watched, which made the colleges autonomous bodies and consented to have an objective dignitary as chancellor (senator) as an agent of the central government.

"This has been so in light of the fact that an extensive piece of college gift originates from the national government. Yet, when a political specialist or a man saw as a delegate of the foundation turns into the senator and common government brings a law that serves its own particular personal stakes, the whole framework at colleges is demolished, as has been going on," he noted.

On the part of common HEC, it was called attention to that since the Punjab HEC had chosen to work with the government HEC, Sindh was presently taken off alone.

In the interim, VP of the Fapuasa-focus Dr Kalimullah Bareech bolstered the Kuts position. "We bolster all colleges of Sindh in their battle and request the administration and the HEC address their worries. Generally an across the country strike will be seen at colleges," he said.

Friday, September 16, 2016

‘Education most powerful weapon to defeat terrorism’

TIMERGARA: Lower Dir District Nazim Mohammad Rasool Khan on Wednesday named training as the most effective weapon to thrashing fear based oppression.

He was tending to prize dissemination function at government secondary school, Mian Banda Timergara.

Locale instruction officer Prof Mohammad Uzair Ali, Timergara Tehsil Nazim Riaz Mohammad, previous common priest Mehmood Zeb Khan and school superintendent Gul Rehman likewise tended to the capacity.

The locale nazim said change of instruction offices bested the motivation of the Lower Dir gathering, including disorder, foul play, psychological oppression and unemployment must be handled through guaranteeing quality training to students. "Obliviousness and absence of instruction is the mother of every single social shrewdness," he kept up, saying through training the hazard of militancy and neediness could be found.

He said the legislature was focused on conquering all missing offices in the state-run schools.

Rasool Khan said youth were the genuine resource of Pakistan and it was the duty of the administration to guarantee a brilliant future for them.

On the event, understudies exhibited melodies, talks and scenes and got praise from the gathering of people.

The area nazim additionally circulated prizes among the understudies who performed well in various exercises amid the year. He reported to introduce a 25kv force transformer in the school.

Timergara Tehsil Nazim Riaz Mohammad declared to build a pathway to the school, while locale councilor Alam Zeb reported to give the school Rs500,000 from his assets for water supply plan.

VARSITY AFFAIRS: The Malakand University Teachers' Association on Wednesday claimed that the varsity was being keep running on impromptu premise and educators were being abused by the organization.

Tending to a general body meeting of the relationship at Chakdara, its leader Prof Salam Zeb said the varsity administration had kept hush over issues confronting the instructors.

He requested of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to execute its University Act in the University of Malakand. The general body reported to hold its races in October.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Students in limbo in TMA-education dept row

NAROWAL: The Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) staff bolted an administration young ladies elementary school working here on Tuesday over a question with the instruction division in regards to responsibility for school building.

Around 350 understudies alongside school staff now need to sit out and about before the school to proceed with their instruction.

Responsibility for of the Government Liaquat Girls Primary School was guaranteed both by the instruction office and the TMA.

On Tuesday morning, the TMA staff coercively bolted the building and ceased understudies and staff from entering, asserting the building was their property. The school staff and understudies sat out and about under the sun and proceeded with their classes there in dissent.

The understudies additionally yelled mottos against the TMA while lying out and about.

The staff reported the occurrence to training office officers, yet nobody turned up for help.

The inhabitants engaged the main pastor and high-ups of the training division to pay heed to the circumstance and request solid measures for resumption of the school in the building.

Official District Officer (Education) Ghayas Sabir said their dialogs on the matter with the TMA were continuous, yet the organization persuasively shut the school.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Govt to pay over Rs50m for registration of medical students

PESHAWAR: The commonplace government will pay Rs53.212 million to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council to get enrolled the understudies, who were admitted to therapeutic and dental universities on the seats surpassing the assigned amount in scholarly year 2008-09.

Sources said that central pastor endorsed the rundown, sent to him by wellbeing division, on Monday to pay the sum to PMDC and get enlisted the understudies, who were given confirmation when seats were not accessible in the schools. The legislature had enlisted 30 understudies in dentistry bureau of Bacha Khan Medical College, which was built up in January 2012, sources said.

They said that other restorative schools additionally conceded a bigger number of understudies than the distributed amount and PMDC declined to allow enlistments to them. It put the fate of understudies in question, they said.

Sources said that on the influence of PMDC individuals from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the understudies were requested that compensation Rs57,000 per head to get enlisted and stand perceived.

They said that wellbeing office had given an endeavor to PMDC that it would not permit schools to accept more understudies while the principals of all open part medicinal universities were issued composed guidelines in such manner. The bad habit chancellor of Khyber Medical University has likewise given undertaking that the understudies, who were conceded far beyond the share, would not be permitted to take the examinations.

Sources said that such understudies confronted hardships. It was troublesome for them to land a position even after graduation, they said. The schools where additional seats were made gotten orders from skillful power, they included.

"The gathering won't acknowledge any understudy in future attributable to which government is taking additional consideration in admission to the current 10 open division medicinal schools," said Prof Ijaz, the bad habit chancellor of KMU.

Prof Ijaz, who is likewise individual from PMDC and executive of entrance advisory board to state-run therapeutic schools, said that two universities were anticipating acknowledgment. "We have included Nowshera Medical College and Gaju Khan Medical College, Swabi in the as of late directed passage tests however subject to the acknowledgment by PMDC," he included.

The legislature has additionally requested the wellbeing office to distinguish the people, who acknowledged political weight and disregarded guidelines and made misfortune open exchequer.

"A portion of the understudies have graduated while the others are still in schools. They are agonized over their future. The administration will permit confirmations in schools just when they are perceived," said Prof Ijaz.

Sources in wellbeing office said that administration requested to permit the joint entrance advisory board to choose understudies for the medicinal and dental universities and speed up endeavors for acknowledgment of the two more restorative schools to offer admission to 200 understudies. "At present the region produces 1,000 specialists in broad daylight segment universities consistently. The number would swell to 12,000 when Nowshera and Swabi universities are remembered," they said.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Punjab govt to build 25,000 additional classrooms

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the Punjab government will develop extra 25,000 classrooms in state funded schools over the territory under "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Program" in next two years.

The development will begin from South Punjab amid current year, the main clergyman said while tending to an abnormal state meeting which was held here yesterday to survey matters relating to "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Program.

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The main clergyman said that Punjab government was actualizing a thorough project of arrangement of present day offices to understudies in order to advance quality instruction in the area.

He said that extraordinary consideration had additionally been paid to arrangement of missing offices in schools and these have been guaranteed to a huge degree in instructive establishments.

Shehbaz Sharif said that "Khadim-e-Punjab Schools Program" is a progressive stride of Punjab government and its usage will bring about accessibility of better scholastic offices to understudies and they will have the capacity to give careful consideration to their studies.

He said that a system has been developed for the development of more than 10,000 rooms in various schools amid current year and it is being begun from south Punjab.

He said that this anticipate will leave a positive effect on instruction area and better instructive offices will get to be accessible to kid and young lady understudies.

Issuing directions to Communication and Works Department for the rapid execution of the project, the main priest said that an elevated expectation ought to be guaranteed in the development of classrooms and a viable arrangement of checking ought to likewise be concocted.

He said that matters relating to early execution of this system ought to be settled and the divisions concerned ought to work rapidly in such manner.

Common Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan, Chief Secretary, Secretary Education and powers concerned were available in the meeting while Secretary C&W took part in the meeting through Viber from abroad.

Monday, September 12, 2016

50,000 more scholarships for students in 2017

LAHORE, The Punjab Higher Education Department will convey 50,000 more grants in 2017 and the volume of Punjab Educational Endowment Fund will achieve Rs11 billion.

Common Minister for Higher Education Begum Zakia Shahnawaz directed an audit meeting here today with respect to appropriation of grants among poor and gifted understudies in nine divisional base camp under Punjab Educational Endowment Fund.

PEEF Vice Chairman Dr Amjad Saqib gave an instructions on the system of Punjab Educational Endowment Fund Campaign 2016. He said that the center of the project was capable understudies of low-salary groups of in reverse regions who can't proceed with their studies because of money related issues. He said the Punjab Educational Endowment Fund would connect with such understudies and give them a chance to profit by the progressive system of the commonplace government. He said that understudies of Gilgit, FATA, Azad Kashmir and Balochistan could likewise profit by it.

Dr Amjad Saqib said the Higher Education Department gave 150,000 grants worth Rs7.45 billion till June 2016. He said that Punjab Higher Education Department was developing an exposure crusades on the system at open level and understudies, their folks, instructors, altruists, political authority, common society and mediamen would likewise be incorporated into the battles. Common Minister Zakia Shahnawaz while offering endorsement to the project coordinated to send its synopsis quickly to the main clergyman. She said that the system would help capable kids.

She said the system would likewise help in neediness mitigation. Common Secretary Higher Education Capt. (R) Dr. Naseem Nawaz, Additional DIG Operations Shahzada Sultan, Special Secretary Higher Education Tahir Yousaf, Dr. Kamran Shamas, Deputy Secretary Information Admin. Hina Pervaiz and Deputy Secretary Higher Education Irtiza Naqvi went to the meeting.

Workshop: The partner conference workshop on Water Resources Management sorted out by the Center of Excellence in Water Resources Engineering of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) in the coordinated effort with STEDEC Technology Commercialisation Corporation of Pakistan was held here on Monday.

Prestigious specialists from crosswise over Pakistan went to the workshop while Federal Minister for Science and Technology and Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain was the main visitor on the event.

Talking on the event, Rana Tanveer Hussain said government was completely resolved to elevate science and innovation to reinforce the establishments. He included examination in water administration was the need of great importance to deal with the water assets in proficient way keeping in mind the end goal to satisfy the necessities of nation in agribusiness and different segments.

The government pastor said new model of sharing aptitude and different systems was bringing productive results. He additionally guaranteed that every single down to earth suggestion originating from the partners in the workshops would be upheld by the Ministry for Science and Technology.

Prior, UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Fazal A. Khalid said colleges delivered HR as well as elevated exploration and commercialisation to determine the issues on experimental grounds.

Overseeing Director STEDEC Technology Commercialisation Corporation of Pakistan Syed Raza Abbas Shah said the prime target of STEDEC was to give participation to indigenous exploration associations opposite commercialisation of their items, exchange imports and upgrade the fares limit for financial development of Pakistan.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

RMS gets status of IB World School

Islamabad, Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) declares accomplishment of the status of IB World School for International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP) for its best in class One World Campus (OWC) in Sector E-11/4, says a public statement.

This is the primary establishment in twin urban communities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad to have accomplished this level of magnificence and fourth in general in Pakistan.

IB MYP is an expansive and adjusted five years instructive system for the early pre-adult understudies maturing 11 to 16 i.e. from evaluations 6 till 10. The MYP educational programs ranges more than 8 subjects including the advanced strategies for training that requires no less than 50 hours of showing time for every subject gathering, in every year of the project. In the last two years of the system, precisely characterized subject gathering adaptability permits understudies to meet nearby necessities and the individual learning objectives. It urges understudies to make functional associations between their studies and this present reality. It is comprehensive by outline and understudies of all interests and scholastic capacities can profit by their cooperation.

Roots Millennium Schools accomplished the office status for MYP in June 2014 and began actualizing the MYP educational programs in September 2014. Presently Roots Millennium Schools' One World Campus have effectively finished two years of usage and offering 4 years of the system in scholastic year 2016-17 and anticipating that first bunch should be graduated in 2018. Taking after the IB continuum RMS Wahid Campus F-10/2 is an applicant school for International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP) and will begin educating in September 2016 while the Flagship Millennium Campus I–9/3 is a competitor school for International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB DP).

Quest for the IB projects is a jump forward in instructive long for the nation and caters for the universal and nearby market necessities of advanced education and businesses. RMS is focused on giving understudies the best quality training that guarantees their comprehensive advancement and unequivocal achievement in the expert world. It is firmly trusted that IB projects are the best decision for the understudies of the present world being the most applicable capabilities in light of the theory of calculated and request based learning. RMS stands focused on IB logic of creating and changing the identities of IB learners into globally minded and long lasting learners.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

45 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships for UK/EEA Applicants in UK, 2017

British Academy is offering up to 45 postdoctoral fellowships to study in the UK. The UK or EEA nationals are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

The aim of the British Academy in making these awards is to offer opportunities for outstanding early career researchers to strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university environment which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the Fellowship.

The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures, and societies, past, present and future.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in diverse subjects offered by the academy.

Scholarship Award: Awards are offered on a Full Economic Costing basis. There is no fixed amount awarded for the Fellowships and the value of the award will vary depending on the host institution. Awards cover the salary of the Postdoctoral Fellow to work full-time on the Fellowship, small-scale research expenses (up to a maximum of £6,000), costs towards the time of a mentor (equivalent to one hour per month for the 36 months of the Fellowship) and the host institution’s estates and indirect costs.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Applicants must be supported by the UK host institution in which they wish to hold the Fellowship
Applicants must be within three years of the award of a doctorate (for the 2016-17 competition this means either already having been awarded a doctoral degree following a viva voce examination held on or after 1 April 2014; or having a reasonable expectation that they will have submitted and had their thesis examined by 1 April 2017)
Applicants in the 2016-17 competition awarded a Ph.D following a viva voce examination held prior to 1 April 2014 who are unable to offer extenuating circumstances, such as interruption to their academic career for maternity leave or illness, will not be considered
Applicants must be the UK or EEA national, or have completed a doctorate at a UK university. Any applicant who does not fall into one of these categories must demonstrate a strong prior association with the UK academic community, for example through already having been employed in a temporary capacity (longer than twelve months) at a UK university.
Nationality: UK or EEA nationals are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be supported by the UK host institution in which they wish to hold the Fellowship

English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Scholarships in the UK

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline:  Fellowship application deadline is 5 October 2016.

Scholarship Link

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Friday, September 9, 2016

SLS School students return from abroad

Rawalpindi, Two understudies of Sadeeqa's Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School as of late returned subsequent to being in the United States for a year under iEarn's Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program, says a public statement.

Yumna Owais and Maira Asrar, understudies of the SLS, Lalkurti grounds were 16 and 15 years of age individually when they were chosen to burn through one year in the United States as social diplomats of Pakistan.

Yumna lived with the Oliver's family and went to Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland. Aside from examining a various scope of subjects which included Modern American Culture, and Film Making, Yumna was likewise on the school track group, in the theater club and an individual from Churchill Robotics group. She acted as a part at a suicide mindfulness and counteractive action program among the understudy group and finished 100 hours of group administration at an old people home. Yumna had a unique slant towards brandishes and pick Physical Education as a subject. This empowered her to learn bows and arrows, swimming, horseback riding, ice-skating, softball, tennis, and b-ball amongst different games.

Maira was facilitated by the Ochoas' family in Lewis Center, Ohio where she went to Olentangy Orange High School. Maira was a piece of her school's Service Club where they led distinctive group administration exercises for various occasions. She acted as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity (an association that constructs houses for poor individuals) which empowered her to go on an administration trek to South Carolina with her school where she assisted with the ground surface and decking of the houses being fabricated.

Exceeding expectations in Mathematics made her work as a volunteer guide at a secondary school. Maira started the festival of International Education Week at her secondary school and kicked it off by acquainting Pakistan with her host school. She said the best some portion of her stay was that not just did she get the chance to experience American culture additionally Mexican society since her host Dad was Hispanic.

In the most recent decade, SLS School has sent 30 understudies for this concentrate abroad program. Three more understudies will leave for their concentrate abroad this year.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

PhD Research Fellowship in Acoustics/Signal Processing at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

A position as PhD Research fellow is available at CIUS – Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions The fellowship will be for a period of 3 years. Starting date no later than 31.12.2016. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Ph.D. research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is available in Acoustics/Signal Processing at University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: Position code 1017, NOK 435 500 – 489 300 per year (pay grade 50 – 57), depending on qualifications and seniority.

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility:

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in ultrasound imaging, acoustics, physics, or signal processing and should have good analytical and programming skills. For this project we will use our own programmable research ultrasound scanner as well as commercial equipment from corporate partners in the project. Besides technical skills, we are looking for a curious, ambitious candidate who is highly motivated to do research and contribute to the work done at our group. Good communication skills in both oral and written English are expected. We strongly encourage that the application is accompanied by a short cover letter explaining briefly how the applicant’s background and education fit the goals and requirements of this project.
Centre for Innovative Ultrasound Solutions for healthcare, maritime, and oil & gas (CIUS) is one of the Norwegian Research Council centres for research-based innovation (SFI). We collaborate with Norwegian Industry, NTNU (host institution for CIUS), and HSN. A more in-depth description of the possible projects is available at the CIUS home page.
The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.
Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in ultrasound imaging, acoustics, physics, or signal processing and should have good analytical and programming skills.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests

TOEFL– Test of English as a Foreign Language
IELTS– International English Language Testing Service
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
Applicants to the programme for the Ph.D. degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

Application letter
CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
Documentation of English proficiency
List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 19th September 2016.

Scholarship Link

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Residents warn of protest against girls’ college shifting

MARDAN: The occupants, including chose agents of Bakhshali, on Monday debilitated to stage dissent if the Government Girls Degree College was moved to Gujrat town.

Tending to a meeting at town gathering Bakhshali-I, nearby councilors including Qazi Bashir, Zulfiqar Ali, Kareem Khan, Fazl-e-Ilahi, Rashid Khan and others reported to take out a dissent rally on Friday against the administration's choice of moving the school to Gujrat.

They said that Bakhshali was the greatest town in PK-30 wherefrom Education Minister Mohammad Atif Khan was likewise chosen. They included that more than 60 towns were situated in its encompassing zones.

Alternate speakers said that legislature had chosen a spot in March a year ago to set up Girls Degree College on Mardan-Bakhshali Road.

They kept up the practicality report was set up for the school and in addition research center had likewise passed the example of the area chose for the school. "Presently notwithstanding this the administration has chosen to move the school to the Gujrat town," Zulfiqar Ali mourned.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Doctoral Studentships in Religion and Society at St Mary’s University in UK, 2017

St Mary’s University is offering two fully-funded, full-time, three-year PhD studentships, to begin in February 2017. UK, EU or International student are eligible to apply for this studentship programme.

The studentship will provide full-time PhD student fees at the home/EU rate of £4,020 per annum and a bursary of £13,000 per annum (successful non-home/EU applicants will receive a full International fee remission of £12,000 per annum and a partial bursary of £5,020 per annum).

Founded on Catholic values, St Mary’s is an inclusive institution with a mission to provide students from all backgrounds and faiths with an excellent education. They have a welcoming community of around 6,000 students, almost 10% of whom are international, and a high level of support from our staff and student services, helping you to quickly feel at home.

Course Level: Studentships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: The studentships are awarded in Religion and Society (Theology, Economics, Politics, History, Sociology and related areas).

Potential areas include the social-scientific study of religion; theologically-informed approaches to social, political, or economic topics; and empirically-informed areas of pastoral/practical theology. We are particularly keen to receive applications relating to the Centre’s current research areas:

Empirical investigations into the life and mission of the Catholic Church
New evangelization
Catholic Social Teaching and its relation to public policy and political economy
Social-scientific study of atheism, secularity, nonreligion and related areas.
Scholarship Award: The studentship will provide full-time PhD student fees at the home/EU rate of £4,020 per annum and a bursary of £13,000 per annum (successful non-home/EU applicants will receive a full International fee remission of £12,000 per annum and a partial bursary of £5,020 per annum).

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these studentships:

Applicants should have a Master’s at Distinction level (or a Master’s with Merit and a Distinction in the dissertation) in a relevant discipline, as well as an established interest in the study of religion and society.

Nationality: UK, EU or International student are eligible to apply for this studentship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English language Requirements: Acceptable English language qualifications are normally one of the following:

IELTS (academic)
Undergraduates: 6.0 overall with not less than 5.5 in any section
Postgraduates: 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in any section
Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)
Undergraduates: 55 overall with no less than 51 in any section
Postgraduates: 60 overall with no less than 51 in each section
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English grade C
Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English grade C
Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English
ISE Level II With pass in all four components
*For the IELTS or PTE your test must not be more than two years old by 1st September in the year you intend to start your programme.

Scholarships in the UK

How to Apply: To apply, please download and complete a PhD application form and send it together with your 3,000-4,000 word research proposal, two academic references, copies of your Master’s qualification, a current CV and cover letter stating your desire to be considered for the studentship by post.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Studentship application deadline is 20th September 2016.

Scholarship Link

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Monday, September 5, 2016

NA’s committee endorses AIOU’s educational initiatives

Islamabad, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Education and Professional Development has acknowledged and supported the progressing and future activities of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) for encouraging its understudies in their instructive interests.

The board at its meeting held here on Monday at the University's primary grounds commended the AIOU's strides taken amid the most recent two years for redesigning the instructive offices, especially for those living in the nation's far-flung districts.

The meeting, managed by the board's director Colonel Dr. Amirullah Marwat was likewise gone to by the Minister of State for Education Muhammad Baligur Rehman and Chairman Higher Education Commission Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed. It welcomed the complete preparation on the University's execution, working and accomplishments, given by the Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui.

While guaranteeing their full backing to the University in executing its future advancement arrangement, especially setting up its own instruction TV channel and getting Deeni Madrsas' understudies the standard, the board of trustees' individuals made different proposals for the change of educating, checking and examination framework.

They underlined that there ought to be zero resistance for planning of fake assignments by the understudies. It called for laying more noteworthy accentuation on quality instruction and fortifying of local authorities. They recommended holding of customary instructional exercise gatherings and uniting understudies instructors joins.

The board of trustees' director in its finishing up comments said, they are satisfied and fulfilled by the AIOU's execution and accomplishments in instructive segment. He trusted it would keep up its endeavors further enhancing its general instructive framework and learning administration.

Clergyman of Education noticed that the AIOU was moving to right bearing in improving its delicate picture and defeating its specific shortcomings. The University's examination arranged and group based scholastic projects are exceptionally admirable. He additionally underlined the significance of huge online open courses, and noticed that the University has effectively produced activities to this results.

The NA Committee likewise commended the Vice Chancellor's unique activities with respect to arrangement of free instruction to the detainees, setting up openness place for the outwardly debilitated understudies and propelling of group based administrations. It prescribed that the accessible offices for the exceptional understudies ought to be extended. It communicated fulfillment over the University's money related administration framework and trusted it will keep up its sound budgetary position.

Administrator of the board of trustees said he himself had been understudy of the AIOU and now he watched that it had gained a ton of ground throughout the years in reinforcing its general system.

Dr. Shahid Siddiqui advised the advisory group about the flow and primary parts of separation learning framework and said, it met the difficulties of the time enhancing proficiency rate and taking the instruction to the entryway ventures of the general population. It was their pride that most their understudies had a place with less-created areas and minimized segment of the general public. He guaranteed the board of trustees' individuals that they will try more prominent endeavors for enhancing the current instructive offices in light of their proposals and suggestions.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Nottingham Trent University Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2017

Nottingham Trent University Scholarships are now open for international (non-EU) students to pursue full-time postgraduate programme in 2017.

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public university in Nottingham, England. It was founded as a new university in 1992 from Trent Polytechnic (later Nottingham Polytechnic). Its roots go back to 1843 with the establishment of the Nottingham Government School of Design which still exists within the university today.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing full-time postgraduate course (excluding MBA, GDL, LPC, BPTC)

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study all the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award:
International Scholarships: £2,000
Vietnam Scholarship: £4,000
Indonesia Scholarship: £4,000
Egypt Scholarship: £4,000
Jordan Scholarship: £4,000
Nottingham Business School International Scholarship: Up to half tuition fee
School of Science and Technology Scholarships: 1 x half fee

Eligibility: To be eligible for consideration of an international scholarship, applicants must:

Have been offered a place on an eligible full-time postgraduate course (excluding MBA, GDL, LPC, BPTC and exchange students)
Be classed as overseas students for tuition fee purposes.
Nationality: International (non-EU) students can apply for Nottingham Trent University Scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have an undergraduate degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there postgraduate scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships

How to Apply: Applications should be sent via email.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Early closing date is 19 October 2016 and final deadline is 16 November 2016.

Scholarship Link

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

PIDE holds training workshop for teachers of statistics

Islamabad, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) has organized a five-day preparing workshop for the instructors of measurement titled 'How to educate Elementary Descriptive Statistics: a HEC Workshop for Teachers of Statistics' at its grounds, says a public statement.

The workshop depended on pedagogical material composed by Dr. Asad Zaman, bad habit chancellor, PIDE. The workshop was organized in a joint effort with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Dr. Asad Zaman is prestigious analyst who has instructed in the top positioned colleges of the world, including MIT, Pennsylvania University, Colombia University, John Hopkins and Bilkent University. Dr. Asad Zaman has built up this course over the time of 10 years of his educating at International Islamic University, Islamabad and PIDE.

Tending to the end service, Dr. Asad Zaman said that current strategies for showing insights is truly lacking in that, it makes next to no utilization of most recent innovation and the instructional method of measurements was created in pre-PC period. There is a need to make broad utilization of innovation in instructing and routine of measurements. He included that insights is vital in light of the fact that the greater part of strategy choices depend on the information and its representation. He likewise highlighted that there is part of subjectivity in the insights which is disregarded by both educators and analysts and it can impactsly affect arrangement making.

Dr. Asad Zaman said thanks to HEC for the sponsorship of the workshop and communicated the trust that the workshop will get progressive change the instructing of insights

Friday, September 2, 2016

USIEF Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships in Israel, 2017-2018

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) is pleased to offer Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; permanent resident status is not sufficient in order to apply for these fellowships.

The Fulbright award totals $40,000, $20,000 per academic year. Fulbright funding supplements basic post-doctoral stipends provided by Israeli host institutions.

The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) was established in 1956 by the Governments of the United States and Israel to administer the Fulbright Program in Israel. The Foundation aims to promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and Israel by means of student and faculty exchanges at the highest possible level of academic excellence.

Candidates must be planning to begin a period of postdoctoral research at an accredited institution of higher education in Israel during the course of the 2017/2018 academic year.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing Postdoctoral program.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in all academic disciplines.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship offers:

USIEF stipend of $40,000 ($20,000 per academic year for two years), payable in dollars. In addition, each grantee will receive from his/her host institution a grant no smaller than its own basic post-doctoral award.
Limited health insurance for the grantee only
Orientation meetings in the US (attendance compulsory) and in Israel and other grantee events during the course of the academic year.
Scholarship can be taken at Israeli institutions

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for these fellowships:

Applicants must be U.S. citizens; permanent resident status is not sufficient.
Candidates must be planning to begin a period of post-doctoral research at an accredited institution of higher education in Israel during the course of the 2017/2018 academic year.  Individuals who have already begun research activities in Israel prior to the application date are not eligible.
Candidates must be planning to conduct post-doctoral research in Israel for a period of at least two academic years (20 months net).
According to Israeli regulations, a researcher may be defined as a post-doctoral fellow for a period of five years, beginning from the date of the award of his/her doctorate.  Thus, to be eligible for a Fulbright Fellowship, candidates must have received their Ph.D. degrees no earlier than April 2014.
Holders of a tenure-track position are ineligible.
Candidates must be in good health. All applicants selected for a Fulbright grant are required to submit a Medical History and Examination Report before their grants can be activated.
A formal hosting commitment, including a commitment to provide financial support, must be received by USIEF from an eligible institution by November 2016 in order for a candidate to be evaluated in the final stage of the grant allocation process.
Prior to activation of grants awarded, candidates selected must give proof of completion of all requirements for receipt of the doctoral degree.
Prior conviction or current indictment for a felony may result in disqualification.
For full details on all Fulbright scholar program eligibility rules.
Please note: only spouses and dependent children are eligible to receive visas, paralleling those awarded to Program Fellows.
Nationality: Applicants must be U.S. citizens; permanent resident status is not sufficient in order to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates must be planning to begin a period of post-doctoral research at an accredited institution of higher education in Israel during the course of the 2017/2018 academic year.

English language Requirements: Hebrew language proficiency is not an evaluation criterion unless such proficiency is required in order to carry out the proposed plan of work.

Scholarships in the USA

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. The Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program is administered by the Department of State by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).  Details on the program and on submission of applications may be found on the CIES website.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: The application deadline for 2017/2018-2018/2019 Fellowships is September 12th, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

University of Tasmania International Scholarships (TIS) in Australia, 2017

University of Tasmania (UTAS) is offering Tasmanian International Scholarships (TIS) for international students. These scholarships are available to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees offered by the University.

Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS) provides commencing international students with a 25% reduction in registered tuition fees for the duration of their course (provided satisfactory grades are maintained).

The Tasmania Scholarships program was established by the University of Tasmania in 1994. The first scholarships were awarded to students in 1995, within a program encompassing undergraduate, honors, research and international scholarships.

If applicant’s previous study has not been in an English speaking environment, they are required to demonstrate their ability by showing the results of an approved test.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees offered by the University of Tasmania (UTAS).

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered to different departments across the University, all offering a diverse range of courses.

Scholarship Award: Tasmanian International Scholarship (TIS) provides commencing international students with a 25% reduction in registered tuition fees for the duration of their course (provided satisfactory grades are maintained).

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility:

Australian Maritime College Tasmanian International Scholarship: Available to all commencing international students who submit an application to study one of the eligible programs offered by the AMC. Applicants can view a list of AMC courses which are eligible for TIS.
Access, Participation and Partnerships Tasmanian International Scholarship: Available to all commencing international students who submit an application to study the Foundation Studies Program leading to an undergraduate degree at the University of Tasmania.
Faculty of Arts Tasmanian International Scholarship: Available to all commencing international students who submit an application to study one of the eligible programs offered by the Faculty of Arts.
Tasmanian School of Business & Economics International Scholarship: Available to all commencing international students who submit an application to study one of the eligible programs offered by the Tasmanian School of Business & Economics.
Faculty of Law Tasmanian International Scholarship: Available to all commencing international students who submit an application to study one of the eligible programs offered by the Faculty of Law.
Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Technology Tasmanian International Scholarship: Available to all commencing international students who submit an application to study one of the eligible programs offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology.
Nationality: International students can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Generally applicants will require the equivalent of an overall B+ average (with the exception of some courses), to be eligible for TIS. Please note: As qualifications and grading scales can vary significantly from country to country, eligibility will be assessed by an Admissions Officer.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: If applicant’s previous study has not been in an English speaking environment, they are required to demonstrate their ability by showing the results of an approved test.

International Scholarships

How to Apply: As students are assessed automatically upon submission of their International Student Online Application, there is no need to apply separately, nor do recipients need to apply for ongoing eligibility.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30th September 2016.

Scholarship Link

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