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Pakistani teachers leave for US to attend training program.

ISLAMABAD, July 05, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Teachers selected across the country left for United States to attend professional training program under Pakistani Education Leadership Institute (PELI) project. The PELI exchange programme is being sponsored by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. As many as 37 teachers, including 29 women and 8 men, were selected from all regions of Pakistan, including AJK, GB, FATA, Baluchistan, KP, Sindh and Punjab. The participants will attend a month-long PELI programme at Plymouth State University and the title of this summer institute is Leadership in a climate of change. PELI is a vibrant cross-cultural and educational exchange and professional development programme that brings together U.S. and Pakistani citizens. The project, with robust components in both the U.S. and Pakistan is hosted by the Plymouth State University (PSU). Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) is the projects in-country collaborator in Pakistan. Mark Davidson, Counsellor for Public Affairs US Embassy formally addressed to them and hoped this program will be helpful in bringing new changes into the education system of Pakistan. He stressed on the need of such programmes to facilitate exchange of ideas between the teaching faculties of the two countries. Bela Raza Jamil, Director Programs ITA saw teachers off and briefed them about PELI project.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Jul 5, 2011
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