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Bo, Sierra Leone

africa 3043198.stm publisher BBC accessdate 1 11 2012 After Freetown, Bo is the leading financial, educational, commercial and urban center of Sierra Leone. The city of Bo is one of Sierra Leone's six municipalities and is locally governed by a directly elected Bo City Council, headed by a mayor. The municipality of Bo had a population of 149,957 in the 2004 census, Republic of Sierra Leone: 2004 Population and Housing Census: Analytical Report

. From 1930 until independence 1961, it was the capital of the Protectorate of Sierra Leone. The city is the administrative centre of the Southern Province (Southern Province, Sierra Leone). After Freetown, Bo is the leading transportation, commercial, and educational centre of Sierra Leone. Bo began its modern development with the coming of the railroad in 1889 and became an educational center in 1906, when the Bo Government Secondary School was established. The Residency (domicile

generous donations in cash, food, clothing, educational and agricultural. Bo District Development Association has been involved in various projects including sponsorships in Sierra Leone and the UK, for example the introduction of the BODDA Civic Award in which the people of Bo are annually awarded for their contributions towards nation building and community development (this is an effort to encourage the people of Bo in national development and citizenship); donation of two hundred computers

Kish Island

students. The importance of public education from the lowest to the highest levels as a main element in the steady development of Kish is now being paid special attention. The educational centers were built upon the educational foundation and plans developed by Dr. Jerry Griffin in 1977. Some of the most important activities include supporting and expanding existing educational centres, creating new educational centres, using new technology in developing educational activities, exploiting

creditable educational national and international experiences, creating the foundations for all social classes to benefit from educational possibilities, the development of applied sciences regionally, and the promotion of university education levels through holding courses with creditable universities home and abroad. Activities carried out in the educational section on general education, basic education, and higher education are presented as follows: KFZO has made efforts to create educational

centres for basic education and provided facilities to promote the quality and quantity of education. Creating educational spaces by building new schools and giving priority to technical and vocational courses are some of the activities carried out. Kish schools have been located so as to make them easily accessible, especially for the local population. Considering the increased educational facilities, and also the better living conditions of families in Kish, the number of students at each

Alon Shvut

settlement, a tourist centre and educational institutions with dormitory facilities for students from all over the country. The educational structures would consist of (a) a High Yeshiva in a military framework (Nahal), (b) a Jewish study academy, (c) a seminar for activists and (d) a school for teaching Har Hebron. Esther R. Goshen-Gottstein, ''Surviving widowhood,'' Gefen Publishing House Ltd, 2002 p.5 Yigal Allon became its political sponsor, and paved the way

, and the official founding ceremony was held on the 5th. of July. Gorenberg, p.401 n.75 From the outset it was conceived of as a combined educational centre and a residential quarter for families associated with the then-nascent Yeshivat Har Etzion hesder yeshiva, an institution that by special arrangement with the government combines a five year programme of religious study with army service. Graduates from these Gush Etzion yeshivot make up a disproportionately high

neighbourhood is planned for the ''Giv'at HaHish'' (גִּבְעַת הָחִי"שׁ) area northeast of the town, named after the Haganah's HISH unit's operations there. Educational and religious institutions Much of Alon Shvut's growth has been tied to the presence of Yeshivat Har Etzion. In addition to the families of faculty, many of its students have made their homes in the town. The yeshiva, housed in a large, white building overlooking the valley, also attracts many English-speaking students

Madurai Nayak dynasty

; For the next two centuries, this empire withstood repeated Sultan invasions from the north. Kampana Udaiyar, a Vijayanagar prince and an agent of Bukka Raya who also served as a General in the Vijayanagar army, marched into Madurai in 1372. He expelled the sultan out

Udaiyar in charge of Madurai, who was succeeded by his brother-in-law Porkasa Udeiyar. Around 1404 AD, Porkasa Udaiyar was succeeded by a man named Lakkana Nayakkan, thus bringing the dynastic rule of Kampana Udaiyar to an end. Lekkina Nayakkan jointly ruled Madurai with another Nayaka named Mathanan until 1451 AD.

Nayakkan again, until Vitthala Raja took over. Vitthala Raja ruled from 1546 to 1558. hereafter Vishwanatha Nayak took over again from 1559 to 1563. A Forgotten Empire, Vijayanagar: A Contribution to the History of India, Robert Sewell, p.346. ref>


-Do, The Daily Aaj-O-Agamikal, The Daily Uttarkon, The Daily Uttarbarta, The Daily Mahasthan-Gar are among the main local newspapers. Education Bogra contains numerous educational institutes. Bogra Zilla School is the most famous among them. Established in 1853, Bogra Zila School is situated at the centre of town. Bogra Cantonment Public School & College

, claimed to be one of the leading educational institutions in Bogra, is located in Majhira Cantonment. Bogra also houses the Government Girls' High School (famous as Victoria Memorial or VM School). Bogra also houses a large English medium school & college in the North Bengal region named Millennium Scholastic School & College, which was established in 1998. There are many other schools such as B.I.A.M. Model School and College, Yakubia Girls High School, S.O.S., Y.M.C.A

., Coronation Institution & College, Pouro Bangla School, Pre-Cadet School, and Bhandari Girls' School. Other special schools are the Seventh-Day Adventist-Missionary Church and Seminary of Bangladesh, the Adventist International Mission School (A.I.M.S.), a privately organized educational organization by the Turkish, the International Turkish Hope School (Bogra Branch) are among the best English Medium Schools in the town which offer education in English medium leading to IGCSE GCE Ordinary

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

is made responsible for formulating higher education policy and quality assurance to meet the international standards as well as providing accrediting academic degrees, development of new institutions, and uplift of existing institutions in Pakistan. The HEC also facilitated the development of higher educational system in the country with main purpose of upgrading the universities and colleges (Universities in Pakistan) in the country to be focal point of the high learning of education

History of Educational Policy Making and Planning in Pakistan journal The Journal of SDPI year 1999 url http: publications files W40-History%20of%20Educational%20Policy%20Making.pdf publisher Sustainable Development Policy Institute , 1999 location Islamabad format pdf Many recommendations were directed and accepted by the government to established the UGC as a federal regulatory institution in 1947.

place." Hayward pointed our that "over the last six years almost 4,000 scholars have participated in PhD programs in Pakistan in which more than 600 students have studied in foreign PhD programs." The HEC instituted major upgrades for scientific laboratories, rehabilitating existing educational facilities, expanding the research support, and overseeing the development of one


"" http: nationalisation-of-ahmadiyya-educational-institutions An old students association of the College is active and publishes the Al Manar http: magazine. Jamia Nusrat Girls College and School This is an all Girls College and School founded by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community which was later nationalized (Nationalization in Pakistan). ref name "

;" Government Degree College Nusrat Jehan Academy and Inter College Nusrat Jehan Academy was established in 1987 as a Private English (English language) Medium School by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, it is the premier educational institute of the city. Currently it has 3 campuses; Junior Campus, English Medium Senior Campus, Urdu Medium Senior Campus and Inter College. Nusrat Jehan Girls College is a proposed extension of the institution

which will be housed in a separate campus. The initial plan is to build 4 Science departments and a general block consisting of 3 floors. The college will be able to teach 1,500 girls on an annual basis. It is proposed that the building will cover an area of 31,500 sq. ft. at the estimated cost of 70 million Rs. Since 2011 the educational board of all private schools of Rabwah; supervised by the Nazarat Taleem Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyyah, has been changed to Aga Khan University Educational Board

Metro Cebu

ecommunity sanfernando-cebu Official Website of the Municipality of San Fernando Cebu The provincial capitol, the central business district, major educational institutions and the international port are all located in Cebu City while major industrial companies and factories are located in Mandaue. The international airport and the export processing zone are located in Lapu-Lapu in Mactan Island. Danao is primarily a mining city while Talisay is a residential city

are called Cebuanos (Cebuano people). Some individuals have European, Chinese (Chinese people) and other foreign ancestries as well as ancestries from other Filipino (Ethnic groups in the Philippines) ethnic groups. Languages Cebuano (Cebuano language) is the most common language spoken in Metro Cebu, followed by Tagalog (Tagalog language). English (English language) is commonly used in educational institutions and business transactions. Other languages spoken include

Chinese (Chinese language), Spanish (Spanish language), and a range of Visayan languages. Education thumb right Cebu Doctors' University (File:CDU.jpg) Metro Cebu is the seat of well-known and highly regarded educational institutions in the country. These includes: *University of San Carlos (1595) *University of San Jose–Recoletos (1947) *University of the Philippines Cebu (1918) *Cebu Normal University (1915) Other note-worthy universities and colleges include

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