Islamia Collegiate teachers to challenge eligibility of ICU VC
The teaching staff association of Islamia Collegiate School has announced to challenge the eligibility of Vice-Chancellor Islamia College University Ajmal Khan in the court.
At your fingertips: ICU central library digitises database
Islamia College University has created a digital database which students can use to check which book or resource is currently available at the library.
No fuel for student transport
There is no fuel to transport students attending the government school at Sorab. Students have to travel from remote areas for their schools and are missing opportunities.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-10-2015/quetta/page1.asp
Inter University Consortium
An interuniversity consortium of 26 universities of the region held on topic of “Social Sciences” at Gawadar. In consortium, it was decided that these 26 Universities would be linkup with 35 American Universities.
Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-10-2015/quetta/page1.asp
Corruption in Prime Minister Scholarships
Recently a test held for Prime Minister Scholarships. All successful candidates belonging to influential families. It reveals that there is a big corruption in distribution of these scholar ships at Balochistan.
Teachers go on strike in Khyber Agency
The teachers in Khyber Agency went on strike on Thursday to protest what they called the failure of Fata Secretariat to implement their upgradation plan.
Highly expensive textbooks
Government textbooks are expensive to children and parents. A survey reveals that private publishers offer 60% of their to private teachers for using their books and keep a margin of 200% profit on their textbook prices.
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ISLAMABAD: Dubai Cares $8 million-phased education programme launched to support the unprivileged children and break shackles of poverty is helping get quality primary schooling in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan provinces. Dubai Cares, which had divided its programme into three phases, had accomplished two of its projects worth $6.2 million in Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan aimed at providing quality primary education to children, the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares Trariq Al Gurg told a group of journalists along with UAE ambassador to Islamabad Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Noaimi here late Thursday.
Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/pakistan/general-news/237800.html
10 madrassah students recovered in Lahore before being trafficked to Kabul
Law enforcement agencies on Thursday recovered 10 students of a Lahore-based madrassah who were to be trafficked to Kabul this week.
Pakistan far from meeting Unesco's millennium education goals
Pakistan, one of 164 countries that pledged in 2000 to provide universal basic education, has failed on the pledge made 15 years ago.
Increasing charges at medical colleges become serious issue
Supreme Court of Pakistan takes notice of case related to increasing charges of medical colleges. As a response, the court asked for an explanatory report to be produced within six weeks.
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University campuses in underprivileged areas
HEC collected data about underprivileged areas and is planning to establish at-least one university campus at each of these areas.
Union president’s wife and relatives working as FG teachers
The Federal Government Teachers Association has over 7000 teachers as members and the president of this association holds clout within education circles. The association president’s own wife and two close relatives are working as daily wage teachers at a Federal Government run school and their cases are being put forward for regularisation.
Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175050/education-watch
Lights off, green on!
The Roots Millennium School (RMS) has consistently been involved in celebrating Earth Hour over years. The evening ended on a high note with students, faculty members, parents, guardians and celebrity guests taking a more determined stance to raise awareness on environmental issues.
Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-311836-Lights-off-green-on!
Cyber security expert visits Grafton College
Leading cyber security expert Ammar Jaffri visited Grafton College to speak on the modern cyber threats and prevention methods.
NAB chairman meets LUMS VC
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry called on Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Vice Chancellor (VC) Dr. Sohail Naqvi for support to create an effective Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) System in NAB in order to further improve accountability system and good governance.
School turned into sewage pond
The ground of Government Girls Community Model Elementary School, Seehowal, Pasrur, has become a pond of sewage as wastewater from the village is disposed of into it and the students and teachers have to walk through the sewage to reach classrooms.
Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1175003/school-turned-into-sewage-pond
PEF distributing free textbooks
The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has started distributing free textbooks to partner schools in the districts of Jhang, Chiniot and Toba Tek Singh from Thursday. A total of 3, 24,738 textbooks will be distributed in 262 school partners of these districts
Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-10/page-14/detail-4
Action taken by PEF against corrupt paper markers
Punjab Education Foundation reveals paper markers were charging thousands of Rupees per students. PEF taken against such person pointed out by partner schools.
Unregistered schools not accounted by department
Education Department could not take any action against unregistered schools. A number of academies serving as schools and charging high from parents for their children are left unaccounted.
Information technology: System launched for digital monitoring of schools
The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has launched a Smart Monitoring of School System (SMSS) for the effective monitoring of schools across the province. “Under the system, the government’s monitoring staff has been equipped with SIM-enabled tablets allowing digital submission of key statistics related to attendance of students and school staff, administrative inspections, availability of utilities, cleanliness arrangements, distribution of free books and budget.
Non-cooperation in anti-dengue campaign
MPA Lubna Faisal has said that besides registration of FIR, strict action will be taken against the owners of educational institutions not cooperating in anti-dengue campaign and having poor cleanliness conditions. She said that dengue can be eliminated from schools, homes and society only with coordinated and nonstop efforts.
Energy crisis to be resolved by 2017
About 4,000 schools will be shifted to solar energy during the next year. He said the PML (N) government would rid the country of load-shedding till 2017, which will help end the unemployment and economic crisis.
Poor attendance: NTU students protest exclusion from exam
Scores of students of National Textile University on Thursday protested against the administration after 74 students were stopped from taking the final exams on account of poor attendance.
Microsoft to help TEVTA teach IT
Business Enterprise head of Microsoft in Asia Faouzi Soussi on Thursday revealed that Microsoft to help Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) in introducing Information Technology (IT) module in all courses for its all students which will be mandatory for their regular study.
LUMS students protest ‘academic censorship’
Carrying placards condemning the cancellation almost at the 11th hour of a roundtable on `Unsilencing Balochistan’ scheduled to be held on Thursday on the campus, the students and faculty of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) held a silent protest against ‘academic censorship’ imposed by the ‘state’ on the campus.
‘Now students just want degrees, not knowledge’
While addressing a one-day symposium on “Expanding Horizons for Information Professionals: Challenges for Education and Training Programms” organised by PU Department of Information Management (DIM) at Institute Administrative Sciences (IAS) on Thursday, Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said the importance of books cannot be denied and the people, who are interested in finding the truth, love books.
Cheating in exams goes unchecked in Sindh
Using unfair means and cheating in annual examinations is on the rise in Sindh primarily due to bad governance of the authorities concerned. Despite wider use of computers in Pakistan including Sindh, old examination method of writing with hand on script copies is still in vogue, which provides chances of cheating.
Declining state of primary education at Sindh
Chief Minister for Sindh said that primary education is declining in the region. He said that chair education boards of Mirpur and Hyderabad have not been appointed due to political issues.
Improving schools conditions through DOBAI Care Program
A training workshop was held for teachers in Karachi as part of DOBAI Care program of education campaign. Through this program, condition of 186 schools have been bettered and 400 teachers trained.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-04-10/page-12
Illegal construction: 10% of Hyderabad madrassas built on state land, says report
Nearly 10 per cent of the 649 madrassas in the Hyderabad police range are built on state land, according to a report compiled by Hyderabad DIG’s office. A majority of these seminaries, built illegally on government land, are in Jamshoro district (51), followed by 13 in Dadu and two in Badin.
Musharraf’s modern madrassas struggling to survive
Situated on the premises of New Haji Camp in the Sultanabad area, the sole model madrassa in the city offers education for free. The principal of the institution said they had also been offering an annual stipend of Rs6,000, free food, books, uniforms and boarding. Regardless of such provisions, there is a very low enrollment ratio.
SU officials taken into protective custody after near-showdown on Larkana campus
Students protested against the SU administration for not organising annual tours and sports weeks on the campus, boycotted the BBA, BCS and BS (English) midterm examinations and raised slogans. The situation grew tense when the official in charge of the campus, Bisharat Abbasi, waved his pistol trying to scare away the protesters. He also called in his armed private guards and along with them threatened students and journalists covering the unrest with the firearms.
Group insurance for university employees
University of Sindh approved group insurance for their employees. In a high-level meeting under VICE Chancellor, university also approved distribution of plots for their employees.
Rejuvenating education: Pakistan’s first law university opens its doors to students
“The change begins here!” With this ambitious slogan, the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto University of Law, the country’s first law university, will open its doors to prospective lawyers from July this year.
KU announces BPED result
Karachi University (KU) announced results of Bachelor of Physical Education (BPED) annual examination 2014. As per result statistics there was a 96.30 pass percentage.
Letters to the editor
Some parents, to date, do not think it is alright for girls to be educated. People should think about how they imprison what could be great minds.
The burden of education
It seems that we are heading nowhere as far as education is concerned. Just look at the size of a school bag of a student of grade II or III. We have made education a joke in our country. As if that was not enough we have added a new language for students to learn.
The business of education
The new academic year is about to begin. Schools have already increased their tuition fees by 30-40 per cent without prior intimation to parents. Private schools in Peshawar have become vendors selling books, notebooks, stationary, uniforms, entertainment and recreational activities but are hardly imparting quality education.
Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/867185/the-business-of-education-2/
Mardan, Education Department & NGOs “Every Child in School” Campaign inauguration
Mardan: Education Department and different NGOs inaugurated “Every Child in School” campaign in Mardan. During this campaign 35 thousands boys & girls were given admission in school. In this regard on Wednesday a ceremony was held in Government Girls High School Mardan.
Haripur number of teachers getting salaries without performing duties
HariPur: District Education Officer Haripur Zafar Arbab Abbasi corruption more cases showed that teachers are getting salaries sitting home and do not performing duties. These teacher deployed jobless youth on their places on daily basis and themselves enjoying their home sitting. The Watchman of the Taza Amazai getting salary due to the favor of the DEO as he is sitting in Karachi.
Students give full attention to their studies, Prof. Dr.Ibraheem Khattak
Karak: Vice Chancellor Khusahal Khan Khattak University Kark Professor Dr.Ibraheem Khattak said for the better future the students give full attention to their studies. After the better future the students can play their better role in the development of the country. These he share in the University main hall during the provincial government Challenge award prize distribution ceremony.
Engineering University employees threatened lock up & protest sitting
Peshawar: University Employees Association threatened if the notice not taken on the irregularities & appointment against the merit than the employees’ constraint to took protest sitting in front in front of Vice Chancellor’s office. Against the Supreme Court’s orders after the appointment of the two retired professors now retired police employee appointed.
Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
FATA Adhoc Lecturers Association protest camp continued
Peshawar: FATA Adhoc Lecturers Association protest camp continued in front of the Peshawar Press Club. The Association President and Vice President said on this occasion the demands of the Association immediately may be accepted by the government otherwise they continued their protest unless the demand acceptance and also spread their protest.
Complete story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2
Girls & boys student hold protest on the examination paper out of course
Abbottabad: From the Board of Technical Education Peshawar during the B.Com examination given English paper out of course due to which the girls & boys students hold protest and condemn this act of the Board.
Complete story: Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.8
The nations are built with the education, Farhat Ullah Marwat
Alpuri: Education Department Shangla & National Commission for Human Development organized Educational Seminar in Government Senitenial Model High School Alpuri for the awareness of Admission Campaign. A large number of Teachers, Parents, Children & members of PTC committees attended this Seminar. On this occasion the chief guest Additional Deputy Commissioner Shangla said that nations are built with the education. Education department utilize all new techniques for the promotion of the education in the society.
Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.2
A writ petition file against the closing of the Benevolent School & College in Peshawar
Mangora: The residents of the Mangora protested against the non construction of the Government Primary Girls School Hayatabad, Mangora. The residents of the area said there is shortage of the rooms for the students of High school and DEO Female want to merge the Primary school in the High School building which is already have lack of space. The student is forced to study in the open area. DEO desire to here open Primary School in the same building and will be increase the problems of the students.
Complete story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.2
Swat, Bribe giver of the education department employees suspended
Swat: Bribe giver of the education department employees suspended & ordered for immediate disciplinary enquiry report to quarter concerned. The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Irrigation department Mehmood Khan Education department Swat employee Shah Duraan suspended due to the charges of bribe & issued the order to relevant department District Officer for immediate enquiry report about him.
Complete story: Daily Wahdat, Peshawar, Page No.2
Parents must play role for promotion of Education
Quetta: UNICEF provincial chief Mr. Frances applauded positive struggles taken from government of Baluchistan for betterment of Education. He further said parents as well as civil society and elected representatives should also contribute for uplifting of Education in province.
Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.1
Scholarships awarded against Merit
Quetta: Scholarships are awarded non-meritorious and high profile families students from previous two years instead of poor and able students. All this mishap is going on in Prime Minister Scholarship Secretariat.
Complete story: Daily Express, Quetta, Page No.1
Notice should be taken against Irregularities in Baluchistan University
Quetta: PSF demanded for taking notice against irregularities in Baluchistan University. They urged university be set free from disable administrative officials.
Complete story: Daily Jung, Quetta, Page No.2
Different programs arranged to incline children towards Education
Turbat: Anjuman Falah-o-Behbod organized session in which different speakers said extra curriculum activities is arranged for children so that students can take more interest in acquiring Education.
Free uniform distribution in Government primary School Bundari
Gawader: UC Pannwan Chairman Hasil khan distributed free uniforms in primary school Bundari and said our future is bright due to awareness of Education, students are founder of future so we should take care of them.
2 students sued Case and 2 arrested doing Copy
Quetta: Assistant Commissioner City Tarique Mengal visited Intermediate examination centers and arrested 4 people, 4 bikes kept in custody, sealed photo state shops because act 144 is imposed in examination centers and surroundings.
Copy Culture Demolishing abilities of Students
Khuzdar: Mr. Abdul Basit Secretary of Jamat-e-Islami Khuzdar said copy culture is demolishing abilities of students like cancer, he praised government initiatives of uprooting copy culture in province. He said both parents and teachers play vital role of stopping copy culture from society.
Complete story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/
More Community Schools will be setup in Backward areas of Baluchistan
Quetta: Education is light and light be spread everywhere, Without Education men is blind and we should overcome darkness said by Managing Director of Baluchistan Education foundation Dr. Abdul Tawab Khan Achakzai. He further added community schools will be established in far flung areas of Baluchistan to spread light of Education.
Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-10/page-2
Loralai GGPS received Letter of threat To Keep School Closed
Quetta: Loralai Government Girls Primary School received Letter of threat to keep school close till 10th April. Police officer said security of school has increased and search operation is in process to reach culprits.
Complete story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/
Schools to be set up for children of fishermen as well
Dera Ghazi Khan: Saqib Aziz, Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan while addressing a function said that after success of the pilot project of schools for the nomad children, schools will be set up for the children of the fishermen as well. He advised the Govt. officials to gather data on the children of fishermen.
Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.6
River water enters into Girls High School
Wohwa: The water of Chashma Gung has entered into the Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School and inundated many areas including crops. The principal has brought the matter into the notice of the authorities but none paid any attention, parents are concerned.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-10/page-5
Students being charged money for school books
Zahirpir: The students of Government Schools in Chacharran Sharif and surrounding areas are being charged money for books that are supposed to be distributed free of cost. RS.100/- per student is being charged in the name of transportation of books.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-10/page-2
Poor Examination System causing problems
Rahim Yar Khan: Rana Riaz Ahmed, District President Teachers Association has said that the poor Examination System is causing problems for the students and it was a big joke with the students to give out of course papers.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9
Students have to walk through sewerage water
Chawindah: In the middle of the Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab, 400 students of Govt. Community Model School Sehwall, Chawindah have to walk through sewerage water. The teachers and Principal said that DCO and EDO are so busy that they do not have time to resolve this problem.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.8
Primary School closed for the past 5 years
Rukanpur: The Govt. Girls Primary School Basti Faiz Bakhsh Chachar has been closed for the past 5 years and the building has turned into ruins. Parents say they cannot afford to send their childern to private schools so authorities must reopen the school.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.7
Teachers alleged for torturing students
Rajanpur Kalan: The students of Govt. Girls High School Hasanabad have alleged that the teachers are inflicting torture on the students and are compelling them to study Arts subjects instead of Science. The Principal has refuted the charges.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.9
Girls Gollege being constructed with garbage bricks
Tarandah Mohammed Panah: The citizens of Tarandah Mohammed Panah have complained that BB Fatimatu Zahra Girls College is being constructed with bricks which are prepared with garbage and wheat husk.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-10/page-11
100 Million Rupees Girls College begins to collaps
Liaquatpur: Govt. Girls College, Shedani Road, Khan Bellah, which has been constructed with huge amount of RS.100 Millions has begun to collaps within a year and half of its construction . The Provincial Ombudsman asks for report from Distric advisor to Ombudsman.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.2
Government Girls Primary School restored
District Tando Muhammad Khan: With the help of Awami Jamohuri Party and villagers Government Girls School village Umeed Ali Rind was restored. They also have appointed Teachers in the School with their self help. On the other hand Taluka Education Officer Female Ms. Ruquya Lashari told that she would try corresponding with higher authorities about appointment of these private teachers as government teacher in the same school.
College Building construction work left incomplete; budget violated
District Tando Muhammad Khan: 53 Million rupees were issued for the construction of Government Degree College Bulri Shah Karim, but its construction work is left incomplete by the contractor and Education and Works Department. The budget is violated under their corruption.
Shortage of basic facilities in Primary Schools
District Larkana: Government Primary School 1,2; Primary School Shaheed Major Mujahid 3, Primary School Gareeb abad 1,2 and 3 along with others are under acute shortage of basic facilities of Drinking water, Classrooms, washrooms and sweepers. Students are getting education under open sky due to shortage of sufficient classrooms and about 300 students are sitting in nearby Madarsa due to insufficient capacity in their school. There are 132 Teachers who are Teaching more than 5000 students; it is very difficult for them to carryover their educational activities and to provide quality education. On the other hand some of the schools are under construction, but their contractors have left them incomplete; whereas, the civil and social parties of Naudero city stood against that much injustice with Education and innocent children.
Girls Middle School running in Government record
District Khairpur Mirs: The building of Government Girls Middle School was approved 20 years ago, but since then it is not constructed. It is also reported, the school is running in record. The residents and others protested and told media that Teachers and other staff is getting salaries in their homes; whereas no building is available; girls are facing difficulty in attending school in other villages. They demanded from Chief Minister Sindh and Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice and resolve the issue.
High School land grabbed by land mafia
Hyderabad: The land of Government High School Jamia Arabia; whereas Building Control Authority and Education Department silent to take any action against land mafia.
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Cheating in Board Examination; 54 Students caught during copy
Hyderabad: 25 vigilance Teems visited examination centers of 10 districts of Sindh where 54 Students have been caught while found in copy case.
30000 students out of Schools in Dadu
A meeting was held among PT ALif members and Head Masters in Dadu, whereas it is declared that more than 30000 students are out of Schools due to shortage of basic facilities. They also said there are 19 girls schools in dadu out of 61 Primary Schools.
Parents protested against DSP’s visit to Girls School
District Mirpur Khas: The parents and Students protested against DSP’s visit in the Government Girls School Shahdadpur. They told that Deputy Superintendent of Police visits examination centers and inspects girls, which is illegal act.
18 Governemnt Schools restored; Teachers appointed
District Thurparker: On the directives of PPP Sanator Mr. Engineer Giya Chand, 18 Schools of different areas have benn restored by Education Department. The schools include, Union Council Jhumrio, Lakhoro, Patri Mokha, Odhano and Panelo. The Teachers have been deputed and other facilites have been provided.
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