Private schools to start online teaching
Online teaching started by private schools
Islamabad, Nov 3: Due to the prolonged closure of leading private schools
owing to security concerns, the administrators have decided to start
assisting students online to prevent any academic loss, it is learnt.
private schools of the city have announced extensions in vacations
fearing incidents of terrorism, parents are concerned over the current
situation as it is adversely affecting the education of their children.
Private schools have started assigning homework to the students on
their e-mail addresses.
"It is happening for the first time that
schools have been closed for such a long time and it is still uncertain
whether they would be reopened or not in coming days. There is not much
time left for the mid-term exams so we have decided to give homework
online. We have collected data in this regard including the e-mail
addresses of students so that they can be contacted and given
assignments", informed a teacher of Beaconhouse School Islamabad.
teachers of private schools have started taking classes in the homes of
the students, and students themselves have been conducting combined
study sessions to lessen academic loss and use the time effectively. The nation
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Rawalpindi schools and colleges closed once again
Rawalpindi: The city's government and private educational institutions
were closed within minutes of the Shalimar Plaza suicide bombing. The
classes will however resume today (Tuesday), according to Rawalpindi
Commissioner Zahid Saeed. The commissioner said that the
city district government (CDG) had already directed the administrations
of private and government at local schools and colleges to tighten
security in and around their premises.
He said directions had been
issued for placing concrete blockades and deploying security guards in
front of main entrance to educational institutions. Saeed said the
school and college closure was a temporary solution to the problem and
therefore, the CDG had been making every effort to provide students and
teachers with safe environment. President of All Pakistan Schools and
Colleges Owners' Association (APSCOA) Muhammad Abrar confirmed that
private educational institutions would be opened today (Tuesday). He
said the APSCOA didn't favour the idea of closing down schools and
colleges in view of terrorist attacks.
He said the association had
directed all its members to beef up security in and around their
premises. Meanwhile, Arsalan, the spokesman for Rawalpindi Board of
Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE), said there was no change
in the intermediate supplementary examination schedule. He said the
Pakistan Studies (Compulsory) Part-II examination would be held in the
morning and that of Fine Arts Part-II in the evening. Daily times
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Delegation of Beaconhouse School
Islamabad: A delegation of Beaconhouse School Islamabad visited the International
Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) to condole the loss of lives due
to bomb blasts of October 20th, 2009 with IIUI authorities and
The Principal Dr. Sajad Hussain led the delegation
comprising Executive Director of Beaconhouse School Daniyal Kasuri,
Incharge Security Major (R) Muhammad Akram, and In charge of middle
section Rukhsana Shahzad.
The delegation called on Dr. Anwar Hussain
Siddiqui, President IIUI, Mrs. Parveen Qadir Agha, Vice President
(A&F) IIUI, and other officials of the university.
expressed their grief over the tragic incident and said that terrorists
are not sincere to Pakistan & Islam. They laid a floral wreath on
the sites of bomb blasts and offered Fateha for the departed Souls.
They assured IIUI of full support, especially in security matters. The nation
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