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GSAT CELEBRATION

GSAT results are out…yupiee!!!

The much anticipated Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) results are out. The print media was saturated with congratulatory publications for the many boys and girls who have worked hard, –and sacrificed a big part of their childhood (play) — and aced the examination. 605 more words

High School

GRADUATION ─ A TWISTED PRIORITY IN THE EDUCATION PROCESS

“Your name is on the list but I cannot allow you to be a part of the rehearsal process until your graduation fee is paid” 871 more words

Leadership

2% Drop in Literacy Rate

According to the Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM) carried out by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) from August 2013 to June 2014 shows a 2% drop in the overall literacy rate of Pakistan; dropping from 60% to 58% in a year despite the 2% increase in the Government spending on education. 339 more words

Education

Webinar: A Faithful Response to Fast Track June 10th 12pm (EST)/ 9am (PST)

The past few weeks have allowed us a glimpse into the heavily politicized world of trade politics. Last month, the Senate narrowly passed the undemocratic “Fast Track” trade promotion authority.  172 more words

Economic Justice

Dumsor : The Lights are out in Ghana. |by Adjoa Anyimadu

Country: Ghana

Author: Adjoa Anyimadu

The lights are out in Ghana. Dum sɔ. Without any notice, they flicker off, briefly on, then off again. For years, periodic electricity shortages have meant stretches of time with ‘light off’; or dumsor. 1,157 more words

Guest Writers

Humble Pie à La Mode

AMERICA MAGAZINE
By Valerie Schultz

When you go hiking up a mountain with your fit husband and fit daughter and find that, between the altitude and the steep grade, you can’t keep up with them, even though it’s a hike you’ve done before, you eat a little humble pie. 146 more words

Education

"Protect the earth, dignify humanity"

INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC NEWS

World leaders meeting at the Vatican for a conference on climate change have issued a final statement today, declaring that “human-induced climate change is a scientific reality” and “its decisive mitigation is a moral and religious imperative for humanity.” 87 more words

Environment