03 Feb 2016

National Press:

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

KP government makes a bizarre move to protect schools

In a bizarre move, the elementary and secondary education department has directed all schools that if the concerned watchman is unfit to handle a weapon then he should bring any of his relatives trained for that purpose.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237140

 

Teachers body threaten strike

Tensions between government school teachers and local police resulted in a tussle between the two groups over security arrangements for government schools in the city, and teachers have alleged that local police officials misbehaved with them.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237092/teachers-body-threatens-strike

 

School heads allowed to recruit their relatives as peons

KP government has given a new security plan for the schools of KP. According to this plan the school heads can appoint their close relatives who know how to use gun as peons.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324757&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160203

 

Special squad for security of schools in Landi Kotal

Special squads will be made for security of schools in Landi Kotal. The squad will perform duties at vulnerable points. School peons will also be given the permission for keeping weapons.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324760&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160203

 

Increase in sales of weapons after attack on academic institutes

After attack on APS Peshawar and BKU Charsadda, the trend of buying private weapons has increased in KP. Weapon making has also increased in the province.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324970&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160203

 

Security drill panic students, teachers at Islamia College Peshawar

Gunshots fired during a mock security exercise at the Islamia College University on tuesday panicked a number of students and teachers in the nearby educational institutions. The people took to the social media and reported that firing was taking place on the University Road and near the University Public School.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95718-Security-drill-panics-students-teachersat-Peshawars-Islamia-College

http://tribune.com.pk/story/1038994/more-trauma-panic-grips-icu-as-security-forces-open-fire-during-drill/

                       

Suspension of teachers

67 teachers in FR Bannu have been suspended. The agitated teachers staged protest in front of Bannu Education office. They have been suspended after a report by inquiry committee on their alleged illegal appointment.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324731&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160203

 

Favoritism with Hazara’s teachers

Teachers from different districts have alleged that the higher education department is favoring the assistant and associate professors of Hazara division in the postings and transfers. They are getting postings in the urban areas.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324739&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160203

 

UET teachers go on strike against VC’s Extension

Members of the Engineering University Teachers’ Association went on strike on all five campuses of the University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar across the province against the government’s decision to give extension to the university’s vice chancellor, Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gilani.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237133

 

CIUT, NUST Sign MOU to strengthen transport System

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) and Component Implementation Unit Trucking of UNDP/GEF Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) project which is being implemented by Government of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287922

Main facilitator of BKU attack arrested

In a major breakthrough, intelligence agencies have claimed to have arrested the main facilitator of the attack on the Bacha Khan University that left about 20 people dead and several others wounded, credible sources said.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237113

 

BOG for Nowshera medical college notified

The government has notified the Board of Governors for Nowshera Medical College (NMC) as part of its programme to extend Medical Teaching Institutions Reforms Act, 2015 to nine hospitals in the province. The health department through a notification announced seven private members of Board of Governors who would run the institution.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237131

 

Balochistan

 

Security of students

Secretary Education, Abdul Saboor Kakar has said that the security of students will be ensured at all costs. Private academic institutes should also take action for security of their students.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103323852&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160203

 

Sardar Bahadur University is a successful Institute

Governor Balochistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai has said that Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University is approaching its destiny of success. Initially, foreign PhD professors were hired for teaching purposes but now the university is capable of producing PhD qualified scholars.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324644&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160203

 

Hike in IT University’s Fee

JTI has refused to accept the recent hike in fees of IT University. They have urged the university to take bake the decision of fees hike. Otherwise JTI would stage protests as the last resort.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103323855&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160203

 

Balochistan University has been made a factory of degrees

Information secretary of Baloch Students Organisation (BSO), Nasir Baloch has said that the research trend has ended in Balochistan University. Now the university has merely become a factory of producing degrees. It has become a source of earning for corrupt elements. Similarly, PSF has urged that the registration fees for vacant posts in Balochistan University should also be reduced.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103323885&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160203

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/Quetta/page2.asp

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

FATA reforms: Senators call for education emergency

A parliamentary panel has recommended the government impose education emergency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to address backwardness in education and health sectors.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1039148/fata-reforms-senators-call-for-education-emergency/

 

Islamabad

 

RMS hosts Turk Fest

The Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) hosted the Millennium Turk Fest 2016 here on Tuesday, says a press release. Representatives from the leading Turkish universities attended the Turk Fest were Gediz University, IPEK University, Zirve University, Antalya University, Meliksah University, TurgutOzal University, Orhangazi University, Fatih University, SulemanSah University and CanikBasari University.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95776-RMS-hosts-Turk-Fest

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-13/detail-3

 

Inefficient security of private schools in capital irks students

Most of the private schools in the federal capital have found insufficient security measures in their respective premises as security measures are being considered quite necessary in the current situation to secure institutions and its staff.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-13/detail-2

 

NDMA springs into action to develop school safety guidelines

Keeping in view the recent threats to schools, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has come into action and given an idea to develop comprehensive School Safety Guidelines at national level. The NDMA, in collaboration with the Unicef Pakistan, held first consultative dialogue to develop comprehensive School Safety Guidelines at national level here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95767-NDMA-springs-into-action-todevelop-school-safety-guidelines

 

City Managers-Action against schools in residential areas

City Managers are in a fix about taking action against 293 private schools functioning in residential areas in violation of the CDA by-laws. On the directions of the Supreme Court, the civic agency has been sealing commercial outlets operating in residential areas.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237101/city-managers-in-a-fix-about-schools-in-residential-areas

 

Suspicious bag found in private school

A suspicious bag has been found in a private school International Grammar School and College located in sector F-11/4. The school was evacuated immediately and bomb disposal squad cleared the school subsequently.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324443&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160203

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-13/detail-1

 

Security of academic institutes

National Disaster Management has finalized the rules and procedures for security of academic institutes. Major General Asghar Nawaz has said that timely actions can prevent loss of lives in case of any emergency.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-02-03/page-12

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95767-NDMA-springs-into-action-todevelop-school-safety-guidelines

 

Ban on private educational institutions within RDA jurisdiction

A ban has been imposed on establishment of private educational institutes within the jurisdiction of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA). The ban has been slapped in pursuance of the directives of the Punjab government. Taking notice of mushrooming private schools and unchecked commercial activities, the government issued strict instructions for curbing commercial activities in residential areas due to security concerns. 

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/02/city/islamabad/ban-on-private-educational-institutions-within-rda-jurisdiction/

 

Conference on research and practices in education inaugurated

Education can influence people’s mind for a brighter and better future. It can play vital role in national development and bringing success and prosperity in society.  This was stated by Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Vice Chancellor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui in his presidential address at the inaugural session of the two-day ‘International Conference on Research and Practices in Education’ held at AIOU on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95770-Conference-on-Research-and-Practicesin-Education-inaugurated

 

Education can play vital role in upbringing of societies

Education can play a vital role in upbringing of societies, ensuring national development as it has influence on people’s minds for a brighter and better future.
This was stated by Dr. Shahid Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad in his presidential address in the inaugural session of the International Conference held at AIOU.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287906

 

Unauthorised use of plots by HEC ranked universities in capital

The campus of two private sector Universities IQRA and Preston of Federal Capital are found unauthorised as the Iqra University has established its campus on the plot of a clinic where as the Preston University is using a school plot for its campus in the federal Capital.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-13/detail-5

 

Punjab

 

Going to schools in the shadow of terror threats

Effects of terrorism, abrupt closures of schools on students’ learning outcomes; some remedies and solutions; an interview with Syed Abidi, noted career counsellor & education expert over the years terrorism has undoubtedly, been a menace to everyone in Pakistan like rest of the world.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95665-Going-to-schools-in-the-shadow-of-terror-threat

 

Uniforms, bags distributed among schoolchildren

Fifty three school uniforms, 15 school bags, 46 shoes and 8 sweaters were distributed among deserving students of the Government Municipal Corporation Primary School, Hajipura, under the auspices of a local NGO Eden Host in a simple ceremony on Tuesday here. 

Complete Storyhttp://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287925

 

Cluster center for Paper marking

1400 cluster centers have been formed in all over Punjab for checking the papers of primary and middle students. Punjab Examination Commission has also given notification in this regard. In the violation of rules, hundreds of teachers have been appointed as superintendents in their own schools.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-02-03/page-2

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-03&edition=ISL&id=2151656_37446584

 

335 schools on panic button

City police yesterday activated a high-tech “operations room” to monitor schools security amid militant threats.  All public and private educational institutions were reopened amid massive attendance, as police patrolling was intensified across the metropolis. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-14/detail-2

 

Private school owners meet DCO

A delegate of All Pakistan Private Schools Association met DCO Capt. Muhamamd Usman in the leadership of Adeeb Javedani. They plead him that the concerned officers should visit the schools in time so that they can get registered.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-02-03/4205/18.jpg

 

Punjab takes stride towards e-governance

There are 54,000 schools in the Punjab with strength of 325,000 teaching staff. Ensuring the presence of teachers and children was earlier a challenge. Teacher absenteeism was hard to monitor.  The PIBT provided global positioning system-enabled (GPS) tablets to 800 monitoring evaluation assistants (MEAs -- mostly retired junior commissioned army personnel). These MEAs visit every school at least once a month and record the attendance of teachers and students on the day of their visit.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95578-Punjab-takes-stride-towards-e-governance

 

13 million girls in Pakistan have never been to school

13 million girls in Pakistan have never been to school. Among 53 million children round about 25 millions are out of school of which 55% are girls. 73,000 children enrolled in school due to a joint project launched in 2013 by Alif Ailaan ─ an education reform campaign funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development but run by Pakistanis.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-9/detail-5

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/02/national/over-13m-pakistani-girls-have-never-been-inside-a-classroom/

http://www.dawn.com/news/1236966/over-13-million-pakistani-girls-have-never-been-inside-a-classroom

 

Appointment of 27 teachers

Punjab government has given the notification of appointment of 27 teachers who had cleared the PPSC test and interview. The new teachers have been appointed in various colleges of Punjab.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-8/detail-9

 

Ban on entry of Tabeeghi Jamat in academic institutes

President of Anjuman Talaba e Islam, Hafiz Muhammad Akif has appreciated the decision for banning the entry of Tableeghi Jamat in academic institutes. He was of the view that the said clique is spreading extremism in the garb of religious preaching.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-12/detail-3

 

Principal of Veterinary University gets best University Teacher award

Principal of College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Prof. Dr. Younas Rana, has been given the best university teacher award by the government of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-12/detail-5

 

GC University got positions in essay writing competition

The debating society of GCU attained record top 52 positions in the Chief Minister debating and essay writing competition. RAVIANS won the cash prizes of more than 1.7 million rupees.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324793&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160203

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/02/city/lahore/gcu-bags-52-prizes-in-cm-debates-competitions/

http://www.dawn.com/news/1237152

 

Quality education is preference

CEO BZU Lahore campus, Hamza Bhatti has said that it is his preference to promote quality education and research in his institute. The secret for growth lies only in quality research and education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103324797&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160203

 

Links of teachers with banned outfits

Intelligence agencies have apprehended that the growing links of students and teachers of universities with banned outfits is a security risk for the country.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=1338.gif

 

Best teacher award for PU Teacher

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shareef, Chairman Mathematics Department, Punjab University, has been awarded the best teacher award by Higher Education Commission.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-2/detail-21

 

Call to consult teachers on admin changes in Universities

Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association Punjab President Prof Dr Hasan Mobeen Alam and Secretary Punjab University Academic Staff Association Dr. Mahboob Hussain in a joint press statement, said that the teachers of universities would not accept any change in the administrative structure of the universities in Punjab in which elected representatives of teachers have not been consulted.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95677-Call-to-consult-teachers-on-admin-changes-in-varsities

 

BZU hires 30 more guards

Taking steps to enhance security, Bahahuddin Zakariya University (BZU) has hired the services of 30 new guards with automatic weapons from a private company. As many as 50 other guards will undergo one week training by police as part of cementing security measures at different educational institutions in the city.

Complete Storyhttp://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287924

 

Minister Dastgir says increase in literacy rate is Government priority

Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan inaugurated an education expo organised by the Jang Media Group in Kangniwala on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, Khurram Dastgir Khan said that an increase in the literacy rate was a priority of the government.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95759-Minister-Dastgir-says-increase-in-literacy-rate-govts-priority

 

Sindh

 

Consultative meeting held by USAID

Under the Sindh Reading Project and Pakistan Reading Project, USAID held a consultative meeting for improving the Sindhi and Urdu language proficiency of Grade 1 and 2.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif

 

School deprived of security

Despite the threats of terrorisms, schools have not been provided security. Main Girls Higher Secondary School is situated at the central place but it is still vulnerable to security threats

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-03&edition=KCH&id=2151692_20576679

 

New controller of examinations for board of higher secondary education

Deputy Controller of Examinations, Muhamad Dabeer has been appointed as the Controller of Examinations for Board of Higher Secondary Education Karachi. Formal notification has been issued in this regard.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_08.gif

 

Protest by teachers of Boys Degree College Larkana

The teachers of Boys Degree College, Larkana have been protesting for the last 75 days. Their protest is against the alleged corruption of the Principal Ghulam Sarwar Qureshi.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-02-03/page-2

 

Ban on Tableegh Unacceptable

Molana Rehman Salfi has condemned the ban on religious preaching in universities. He has said that the ban is against the Constitution of Pakistan and Islamic Ideology.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-02-03/page-2

 

Corruption in Urdu University

Clerks of Federal Urdu University are plundering thousand s of rupees from innocent citizens in the garb of giving them fake B.A. and B.Com private degrees.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-02-03/page-3

 

Vice Chancellors directed to beef up security

Governor Sindh, Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad Khan has directed all the Vice Chancellors to scale up the security arrangements of their universities so that any terrorist event can be avoided in time.

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-03&edition=KCH&id=2151768_91360741

 

Expert to review security of public sector universities soon

Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan said on Tuesday a team of security experts would soon visit all public sector universities in the province to compile a comprehensive report on their security issues and requirements.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95709-Experts-to-review-security-at-public-sector-varsities-soon

 

Students Likely To Receive Civil Defence Training Again

In the wake of a second attack at an educational institute in Pakistan, Provincial Secretary Education Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho on Tuesday claimed that all necessary preparations to resume the National Cadet Corps (NCC) course at colleges across Sindh had been completed, whereas Rangers’ personnel had also been taken on board with respect to the decision.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95706-Students-likely-to-receive-civil-defence-training-again

 

Editorial/Op-ed

 

Objection to Education – Why?

Ever since the terrorist have started to target soft targets like schools, colleges and universities, the military and civil leadership of Pakistan has beefed up their security.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=09_01.gif

 

Poor Priorities By Azam Khalil

Successive governments in this country have either failed to gauge the problems faced by the people or their approach has been causal towards the welfare of the masses. This has in turn created huge problems not only for the governments but also for the country, which has failed to follow in a direction that will take it to progress and development.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/95630-Poor-priorities

 

Schools Security Plan by Nasib Shah Shinwari

The officials of Political Administration, education department and the principals and owners of government and private schools met here and discussed security plan for education institutions on Tuesday.  Addressing the gathering, the Assistant Political Agent of Landikotal, Nasir Khan said it is their prime duty to protect the lives and property of every individual.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287926

 

School buildings & students’ future by Imran Naz

Here we discuss about three different element of our children education: the impact, school buildings and future of students. Impact means the overall influence of education on the development of personality traits which are two types - negative impact and positive impact which mean both kinds of fragrances should be seen in future.

Complete Storyhttp://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287948

 

Education at lowest priority by Arslan Muzamil

We all know the importance of education. It is the most critical part of any country’s survival today. Education builds the nations; it determines the future of a nation. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” (Nelson Mandela).

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287951

 

Safety of students

For now, the storm seems to have been weathered. It had been a week of chaos during which many educational institutions were asked or decided themselves to temporarily close their gates.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237070

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Co-education and Women Education

Co-education system prevails in various institutes of Pakistan. But the co-education system doesn’t corroborate our cultural values.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_09.gif

 

Education in the shadows of weapons

Operation Zarb – e – Azab has shattered the backbone of TTP. But now the terrorists have now taken up new shapes.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-03/page-15/detail-11

 

Attack on Bacha Khan University

The attack on BKU was no doubt an attack similar to the pattern of APS Peshawar attack. According to the eye witnessed the terrorists had entered the university from hind wall. After the APS attack the security of academic institutes should have been beefed up.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-03&edition=ISL&id=2152107_24269568

 

Fake Degree

Quite often, we get the news of fake degrees in various newspapers. There are conscience less people in every institute who have fake degrees.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-03&edition=LHR&id=2152797_81823752

 

Farewell to VC

Somehow it has become customary these days that we have to have a reason to take out rallies regardless of the fact the reason may be flimsy or beyond the comprehension of protesters. Some academicians and staff members took out a rally against Dr. Kamran Mujahid, acting vice chancellor of Punjab University, followed by another counter-rally in favour of him. Both rallies were irrelevant.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1237078

 

Reforms in education

Sir: We are lacking any ideology worth the name to bring about social cohesion to meet the challenges that our country is currently facing from within and outside. The root cause of all our social problems including terrorism is the lack of any cohesive force that may unite our disintegrated society.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/03-Feb-2016/reforms-in-education

 

School buildings & students’ future

Here we discuss about three different element of our children education: the impact, school buildings and future of students. Impact means the overall influence of education on the development of personality traits which are two types - negative impact and positive impact which mean both kinds of fragrances should be seen in future. Every activity and every step aimed at impacting the children so as to see the shape of the end product, the education and school buildings lay a lasting impression on the children and the future of the nation.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=287948

 

 

Regional Press:

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

67 teachers terminated

Domail:  The Director Education FATA, taken action against the teachers of FATA Government schools and terminated 67 teachers after taking inquiry Committee report. The teachers raised protest against their termination.

Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/

Ban on Nazmeen and Councilors to enters the District Education Office

Peshawar: The District Education Officer has banned, on the entrance of Nazmeen and Councilors, taking the notice of violence.

Complete Story:  http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx

Special squad established for school security

Landi Kotal:  A meeting of the all principals of government, private schools teachers and land owners was held in Jirga Hall under Political Administration. On this occasion the Political Agent, Mr. Nasir Khan addressed the meeting and said that it is their joint responsibility to protect our land.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No. 03

Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No. 3,

Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No. 3

 Head master misusing his powers

Nowshera:  The teachers of Government Primary School, Feroz sons have complained against the Head Master of the school, alleging him of using school building as private vehicle parking, using abusive language against teachers and illegal collection of money from students.

Complete story: Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No. 3

No school building

Shabqadar:  The government primary school Pehlwaan Qila was established in 1978, but it is still working in a rental building. The students do not have basic facilities.

Complete story:  Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No. 3,

Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 8

 

Provincial Lobbying delegation attempting for positive changes in curriculum

Peshawar: The representative groups of different school of thoughts and Provincial Lobbying Delegation hold meetings with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Text Book Board, Directorate of Curriculum and Teacher Education officials, for the positive changes in provincial level curriculum, for the promotion of peaceful environment in the province.

Complete Story:  Subh, Peshawar, Page No. 3

Balochistan

Claims for education confined to Newspaper statements

District Qilla Abdullah: The JTI district President Qilla Abdullah, Mr. Fazal-ur-Rehman along with others said that the educational claimers have limited their performances up to newspaper statements. The tribal leader have approved many schools for chaman to be constructed early for the alleviation of education in the said area.  

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html

Demand for reducing fees

District Quetta: PSF stated, in provincial statement, that fees for advertised vacancies of Balochistan University should be reduced to payable range. Unemployed youth of Baluchistan cannot afford the giant fees for applications. The Vice chancellor, the Chief Minister Baluchistan and HEC should take measures for decrease in fees, so that youth can fill the application forms.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/quetta/page2.asp

Students show concern over unavailability of examination centers and Degree College

 

District Loralai: The social activist, Mr. Syed Arif Shah Bukhari & others said in a press conference that Inter College should be up graded to Degree College because students have to go far away for exams due to non-availability of Degree College and centers. They demanded from concerned high officials to look into the matter.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-03-2016/quetta/page8.asp

Student’s safety has to be ensured: Secretary Education

District Quetta: The Secretary Education, Mr. Abdul Saboor Kakar said that private schools should ensure the security measures for students and security guards will be provided weapon licenses soon for that purpose. He said normal citizens should also keep vigilant eyes over the security systems and surroundings.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103323852&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160203

Scholarships should be awarded to poor and eligible students: Zahoor Ahmed

District Quetta: The General Secretary Balochistan Mutahida Mahaz, Mr. Zahoor Ahmed and others said in joint statement, that scholarships are purely right of the poor and the eligible students; nepotism in this regards is violation of rights of deserving students.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat, Quetta, Page No. 02

Punjab

Rehearsals continue to tackle emergency situations

District Multan/Muzaffargarh/Rahim Yar Khan/Layyah/Bhakkur: The mock exercises and rehearsals are being continued at different schools and colleges in various Districts in order to face uncertainities.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-02-03/page-07

Negligence in supervision of examination, several cause notices issued

District Khanewal/Bahawalpur/Dera Ghazi Khan:  The EDOs of different Districts paid snap visits to the Examination Centers of class 5 and 8 exams and found several Headmasters involved in negligence of supervision. The EDOs issued Show cause notices to the several Headmasters which includes the Kabeerwala and Khanewal institutions. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-02-03/page-08

Headmaster given a warning over security arrangements

District Layyah: The Assistant Commissioner and DPO District Layyah paid a snap visit to different schools and colleges of the District, inspecting the security arrangements of institutions and found that the height of the boundary wall of the Government Boys High School Chak No.498/TDA was less than the prescribed standards.  The Headmaster of the said school was given a warning to improve the height of the School. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 07

Gardner’s and sweepers performing security duties at schools

District Bahawalpur: The Several Government and Private Schools of Hasilpur have appointed gardeners, peons and sweepers as security guards at main gates of the Institutions and they are also not given any weapons.  The Administration of these Schools and Colleges said that they have not been given funds for making security arrangements.  Concerned citizens have appealed to the Authorities to take notice of the situation.   

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 14

UNICEF working for education of children of 200 schools District RYK

District Rahim Yar Khan: Mr. Rana Azhar, EDO Rahim Yar Khan, while presiding a meeting of the Non-Government Organizations working for the non-formal education, said that UNICEF was working for the education of small children of 200 schools of the District Rahim Yar Khan. He said that UNICF will give training to master trainers and will also provide ECE Kit to schools.  He said that the importance of NGOs cannot be underestimated.  

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 03

 

Sindh

Protest against unavailability of school building

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Adam Khan Mahrani, hold protest against unavailability of school building in their village.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130358234&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160203

Protest against closure of school

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Ghulam Rasool Shar took out protest strike, against the closure of Girls Primary School, for the last 8 years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130358240&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160203

Book Board employees continue strike

Jamshoro: The Employees of Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro continue strike, over nonpayment of salary.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130358222&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160203

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-02-03/news/page2/1%20(6).htm

Teacher’s hunger strike against college management

Hyderabad: SLPA members, along with teachers, hold hunger strike against the management of Nuzrath College Hyderabad, on the relieving of five teachers of the College.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130358302&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160203

Protest against grabbing of school plot

District Dadu: The members of National party SUP, protested against the local influential persons of Bhan Seedabad, on grabbing of plot of High School.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-02-03/news/page2/1%20(45).htm

Primary and Middle schools devastating

District Sijwal: The Buildings of Government Primary and Middle School, village Mureed Jarejo are tumbling, due to not repairing, since years.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-02-03/news/page3/1%20(2).htm

NAB raids on Director Education Office

District Mirpur Khas: The National Accountability Bureau raided on the office of Director Education Mirpur, investigating against the appointments from 1995, in the department.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-02.jpg

Thousands of teachers deprived of salary due to blockage of IDs

District Dadu: Thousands of teachers are still deprived of salary, due to blockage of their IDs, by the Secretary Education.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-03.jpg

PPP Shaheed Bhutto protests against closure of School

District Dadu: The members of PPP Shaheed Bhutto Group hold protest against the closure of Government Primary School, village Lutuf Bhand.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-03.jpg

Protest against ruined condition of school

District Sanghar: The residents of village Syed Miskeen Shah protested against the ruined condition of their village school, demanding from the Secretary Education to take notice of the building.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-05.jpg

Sindh Government issues funds of girls

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Government of Sindh has issued 3 coror and 31 lac rupees, as stipend for the Girls of District Shahadadkot.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 2

Primary school in crumbling csondition

District Khairpur Mirs: The Building of Government Primary School, village Edal Metlo is crumbling, due to carelessness of the Education Department.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2016/Feb/03-02-2016/Page3/P3-6.jpg