While addressing the students, Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr Shahana Urooj Kazmi said that it was important to nurture the young minds. He told that the TFP fellowship was an experience that was compatible with the pursuit of broad range of personal and professional goals. Through this programme, the KU students would gain the potential to transform the lives of hundreds of students, she added. The TFP will recruit outstanding graduates for two year for full time paid position during which fellows are placed as full time teachers in under resourced schools.
On the occasion TFP Representative Amar gave a detailed presentation regarding the eligibility requirement, different steps of application process, on-line application, telephonic interview, assessment day, and placement of information.
In the last session, TFP Director Khadija Bakhtiar delivered a presentation about teaching and leadership training of selected candidates. The fellowship allows professional development opportunities through TFP employer partners, access to international networking through TFP alumni, learning and work experience by renowned universities including Harvard, Columbia, and Princeton in the United States while LUMS and IBA in Pakistan. The session was attended by the students and faculty members of KU who took keen interest in the fellowship programme.
Anti-polio T campaign begins today: The arrangements for three-day polio eradication campaign in Shah Faisal Zone have been finalized. The campaign will start from Monday (today) and will continue till March 14.
Town Health Officer Dr Siddique Marfani while addressing a meeting held regarding the arrangements informed that 90 thousand children would be administered polio drops during the campaign and polio eradication camps have been established at primary schools, offices of union councils, government and private hospitals, clinics and at airport and bus stops as well. He told that town had been divided into eight zones in this regard.