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Aware that discussion of the influential Academie francaise might overshadow all other discussions of French scholarly societies, the editors decided to invite scholars to discuss earlier forms of scholarly association.
Academies of science began to appear in the 16th century, and academies of fine arts, music, social sciences, medicine, mining, and agriculture were formed from the 18th century on.
But some of the above academies never took off due to local politics and stakeholders sabotage.
The framework covers all aspects of the Trusts ICT services, from its academies network management, email, storage, security, software and hardware management to IT support services, consultancy and advice.
In fact, since the end of Middle Ages, and for almost four centuries, the custom of gathering to found cultural academies has spread, mainly in Italy but also in the rest of Europe.
It may be noted here that five cricket academies of boys have already been established in several cities of the province as per the vision of Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.
We are quite confident that the players trained in SBP academies will become part of national cricket team in near future,' he predicted.
No longer would local education authorities be able to dictate to schools - those which converted to academies would have more self control and rights.
There is absolutely no evidence whatsoever that academies deliver better educational outcomes than local authority maintained schools.
Supporters argue academies drive up standards by putting more power in the hands of headteachers over pay, length of the school day and term times.
Academies are effectively independent schools which receive their funding directly from central government, rather than through a local authority as most state schools do now.
Pandove, a former Punjab Ranji captain, says as the game expands rapidly in the country, more academies are needed to handle the increasing workload of players and their related issues, like rehabilitation, as well as organising courses for coaches and trainers etc.
BIRMINGHAM'S education chief has hit back at 'misleading' government claims that 41 struggling primary schools have improved as a result of becoming sponsored academies.
THE British School of Bahrain (BSB) held a celebration on Monday to mark the first anniversary of the launching of its highly-successful academies.