10 June 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

KP declares 'education emergency'

KP government has declared education emergency to provide the missing facilities to all the schools of the province. In the current financial year, all allocation of Rs 9.8 billion is made for this purpose through conditional grant programme. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1194527/

Students protest changes in question paper

Students of the Khyber Girls Medical College (KGMC) on Tuesday boycotted classes in protest against the changes in the pattern of question papers in the examinations. They also warned of holding indefinite sit-in if the decision wasn`t revoked.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_06_2015_007_002

 

Teachers stage rally

The teachers on Tuesday staged a protest rally outside the office of deputy commissioner here to protest the alleged harassment of their colleagues during the election duty on May 30.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-322879-Teachers-stage-rally

 

KP Edu Deptt Establishes Toll Free Number To Address Public Complaints

The Elementary and Secondary Education Department has established a toll free complaint number “8889” to address public complaints about the department. The Press Release said the provincial Government is committed to resolving the problems in education sector by taking prompt action, adding that one of the major steps to tackle the emergency in education sector is to provide the missing facilities to all the schools of the province.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266054

 

Vacation fees: Examination boards directed to take notice

The provincial government has directed the relevant examination boards to take action against private schools which are collecting fees for summer vacation in advance.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/900692/vacation-fees-examination-boards-directed-to-take-notice/

 

VC Islamia College University Challenged

High Professor Ajmal Khan is appointed as Vice Chancellor of Islamia College University Peshawar for four years. A judicial rid is submitted to court against this hiring because professor Ajmal Khan is not coming upon the merit of VC post.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895896&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150610

 

Security could not be approved by department

Education Department Charsadda has not approved the security clearance SOS form for private institutions. As response private institutions are protesting.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2015-06-10/page-8


Writing skills training held at SBBWU

The five-day training in writing skills at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University (SBBWU) concluded here on Tuesday. SBBWU Vice-chancellor Prof Dr Razia Sultana was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-322882-Writing-skills-training-held-at-SBBWU

 

Display centre at UoP for students` artworks soon

Vice-chancellor of the University of Peshawar (UoP), Prof Rasul Jan, has said that a display centre would be soon set up at the varsity to showcase the work of talented students of the Department of Art and Design.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_06_2015_182_008

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Balochistan

 

Government wasting big amount on absent teachers

Quality of Education is compromising at Balochistan on the cast of absent teachers. In most of schools teachers not coming, in some teachers are lacking, and basic education facilities are not provided in presence of Education Emergency. Government spending 800 million on salary of teachers. Most of them are absent.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page11.asp

 

Cluster program for education

In an event at Government High School Qila Abdullah, Director Education and district education officer said that government is serious about progress of education sector. They said this in distribution of basic educational material through cluster programs.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page11.asp

 

Protest against irregularities at Balochistan University

Student Action Committee protested against irregularities committing at Balochistan University. Rally held by them from Science College to Quetta Press Club and they argues that no rules and regulations being following by University Administration.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Altering staff at Girls College

Pashtun SF said that Secretary Colleges is interfering in internal affairs at Inter Girls College Muslim Bagh. They said that department is altering staff of Girls College in their working.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Strict instructions against tobacco use in schools

On the advice of Chief Secretary Balochistan, the Secretary Education and Secondary Schools said to social sector that use of tobacco in educational institutions will not be tolerable. We need to take stick actions against this act.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page3.asp

 

99th meeting of Board of Advanced Studies at Balochistan University

Vice Chancellor Balochistan University said that in past due to non-professional and un necessary working has affected the performance of Balochistan University very negatively. He said that no external forces will be allowed to interfere internally at University.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page3.asp

 

Court’s decision against Student Scholarships

General Secretary PML-N said that high court has recently given their decision against student relief BRP fund. He said that high court should review their decision because this fund is big relief for students.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895346&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150610

 

Delay in college construction

Kahnui Olso Committee said that Khanu Zai Degree College is under construction since ten years. All payments delivered to Contractors but nothing improved.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page10.asp

 

Lack of Teachers at Female college

Tribal leaders said that there is lack of teachers in schools and girls colleges.  They said to fulfill the requirement of teachers in the institutions.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/quetta/page10.asp

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Islamabad

 

Prime Minister yet to decide fate of 18 education bodies

The prime minister has yet to approve the proposal to hand over 18 different bodies to the education ministry which was decided in December last year during a secretaries-level meeting.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/900791/post-devolution-prime-minister-yet-to-decide-fate-of-18-education-bodies/

 

Aitzaz terms budget anti-poor, pro-rich

Leader of the Opposition in Senate Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan on Tuesday strongly criticised the federal budget for 2015-16 and termed it anti-poor and pro-rich. The government should give priority to fulfilling the basic necessities of life of the poor who cannot afford to avail expensive services, especially health and education,` said Tahir Hussain Mashhadi of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).

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Traders, teachers reject budget

The government servants and trade union leaders have criticised the government for ignoring the salaried class in the budget and described 7.5 per cent increase in salaries as “peanuts.”

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-06-10/page-13/detail-2

 

Abrupt change in books for 9th, 10th grade by FBISE disliked

Students and their parents have voiced a strong protest against changing syllabus books of three subjects  for grade nine and 10 by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) after two months since the new year commenced.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/06/09/city/abrupt-change-in-books-for-9th-10th-grade-by-fbise-disliked/

 

TPP scam IHC issues notice to NAB

Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a petition filed by the principal accused in Rs 3.6 billion Tawana Pakistan Project (TPP) scam seeking his post arrest bail. Under this project, nutrient milk was to be provided to schools in less developed areas. After carrying out an audit of 23 schools of selected districts, about 73 per cent of school teachers made a startling disclosure that milk supplied to the schools was unhygienic and turned sour even before its expiry. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1194557/

 

Panic at Urdu university campus as student groups clash

A brawl between two groups of students at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST), on Tuesday, left almost a dozen students injured. As the brawl escalated, students bred gunshots in the air and a passerby in a nearby market was injured by a stray bullet. Following the incident, the FUUAST administration closed the university until June 12.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_06_2015_004_005

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Annual CAS Award ceremony of Fazaia schools, colleges held

The CAS Annual Award Ceremony of Fazaia Schools and Colleges was held at Aftab Auditorium, Fazaia Inter College, here on Tuesday. Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/pakistan/general-news/245219-annual-cas-award-ceremony-of-fazaia-schools-colleges-held.html

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IIUI has good news for IDPs

The International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) would facilitate the internally displaced persons (IDPs) with scholarships.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/10-Jun-2015/iiui-has-good-news-for-idps

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-322893-IIU-to-offer-scholarships-to-IDPs

 

How the HEC is wronging Pakistan's scholars

The Social Sciences discipline has long remained an extremely neglected and mistreated subject area in Pakistan. Our present complex policy, security, societal, local and regional challenges demand a great deal of scientific investigation through high quality and cutting-edge research.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1186940/how-the-hec-is-wronging-pakistans-scholars

 

CPO vows strict action against suppliers

A delegation of All Pakistan Private Schools Managements Association (APPSMA) called on city police officer (CPO) on Tuesday and drew his attention towards the trend of increasing use of narcotics in schools and colleges.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/10-Jun-2015/cpo-vows-strict-action-against-suppliers

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Training of head teachers from today

The Early Childhood Education and Development Centre of Excellence and Private Schools Network have jointly organised a three-day head teachers training workshop here.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-322888-Training-of-head-teachers-from-today

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`Students of merit` protest outside parliament

About 100 students denied admission by the Federal Medical and Dental College (FMDC) demonstrated outside the Parliament House on Tuesday.

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Student’s support to Burma

A rally held by ATI from FUUAST to Zero point to support the Muslims of Burma. Students from different departments participated in this rally.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-10&edition=ISL&id=1738366_97785801

 

Farewell function for outgoing students held

A farewell party for the outgoing students of MA final year was hosted by students of MA previous year here at Islamabad Model Postgraduate College, H-8, on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/10-Jun-2015/farewell-function-for-outgoing-students-held

 

Minister assures full support for QAU

Federal Minister of Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan has assured the maximum support of his Ministry for Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) in bridging the gap between industry and university research. He was addressing a round-table on ‘The role of HEIs in Pakistan’s commercial and industrial development’ here on Tuesday. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-322899-Minister-assures-full-support-for-QAU

 

Tariq Ashraf new Air Univiersity registrar

Air Commodore (r) Tariq Mahmud Ashraf SI(M), SBt, TI(M) has been appointed as registrar of the Air University (AU), says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-322897-Tariq-Ashraf-new-Air-Univiersity-registrar

 

UK govt launches service to combat Axact-type fake varsities

The British government ordered crackdown on fake universities after investigators identified as many as 190 institutions offering bogus degrees in almost copycat style of Pakistan’s degree mill factory known as Axact.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-322801-UK-govt-launches-service-to-combat-Axact-type-fake-varsities 

 

Punjab


‘PEF to achieve 100pc enrolment target by 2018’

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) is playing a leading role in materialising the educational vision of the chief minister to ensure 100 per cent enrolment by regularly extending its free educational programmes and helping the poor to send their children to PEF-sponsored schools in Punjab. PEF Chairman Engineer Qamar-ul-Islam Raja stated this while addressing the school partners at district coordination meeting held at Cultural Complex, Qaddafi Stadium on Tuesday. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-322858-PEF-to-achieve-100pc-enrolment-target-by-2018

 

Education dept tells court 77 schools issued notices over advance vacation fee

The Punjab education department on Tuesday told the Lahore High Court that show-cause notices had been issued to 77 private schools for collecting three-month summer vacation fee in advance from students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_06_2015_177_005

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Provincial autonomy to affect HEC scholarships

While steps are being taken to establish Higher Education Commissions on provincial level, the number of scholarships for over 2000 students is feared to be affected by the process.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/10-Jun-2015/provincial-autonomy-to-affect-hec-scholarships

 

Seminar of Quality Assurance

A Seminar on Quality Assurance held by Virtual University of Pakistan and King Edwards Medical College. Director Virtual University delivered a lecture on it.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-10&edition=LHR&id=1738690_68940615

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BS honors failed in Punjab colleges

Higher Education Department, Punjab given autonomy to 26 boys and girls colleges to start BS honors programs. Due to non-availability of teachers and poor working of college administration almost sixty percent students left these programs and this plan flopped.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102896662&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150610

 

Posts of Library science teachers at colleges

For introducing the Library Science as a separate subject government of Punjab is planning to hire teachers of Library science throughout the region. These posts will be met through service commission.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895557&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150610

 

Budget ignore the education

Islami Jamiat said that education is ignored again in this new annual budgetary allocation. Jamiat demanded to allocate five percent for Education in Budget. They said that there are millions of OOSC in Punjab and they are ignored. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-10/page-12/detail-7

 

PU admission schedule

Punjab University has issued the schedule for submission of admission fee and forms for different examinations. The last date for submission of admission forms for said exams with single fee is 12-6-15 while the forms can be submitted with double fee till 15-6-15.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-322862-PU-admission-schedule

 

Career fair at UET

Around 20 national, multinational industrial concerns and software houses set up stalls at the first Industrial Open House and Career Fair 2015 that began at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_06_2015_177_001

 

PUASA to protest against metro train land purchase

The Punjab University Academic Staff Association (PUASA) has decided to besiege the Chief Minister Secretariat on The Mall if the Lahore Development Authority was not barred from acquiring land of their Complete Story: housing society for constructing a terminal for the orange line Metro Train.

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Sindh

 

President for better education, training of youngsters

President Mamnoon Hussain said on Tuesday that imparting quality education and training to the younger generation was the need of the hour. He was talking to a delegation of Kiran and Akhuwat Foundation here at the State Guest House. Students from Lyari area were also present on the occasion.

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Probe into school occupation

The special branch of police has initiated an inquiry into the illegal occupation of a school allegedly by opponents of girls education in deh 381 of Shuja Abad taluka.

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Committee working on curriculum amendments

President Mamnun Hussain met with Kiran and Akhuat foundation he said that we need to focus on providing the education to our new generation. He said that government has established a committee working on amendments in curriculum.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895463&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150610

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Teachers training on new curriculum

Professional Institute of Teachers Education is holding seven days workshop on new curriculum for over one thousand teachers from Jamshoror at Girls High School Kotri. Teachers protested for non-availability of facilities committed by PITE.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895114&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150610

 

Department did not declare the notification of Sixteen years serving lecturers

Lecturers serving since sixteen years. Sindh professors and lecturers association said that department did not declared the notification of this lecturer although they have the DPC.

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Additional secretary delaying teachers promotions

Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association said that additional Secretary Education is delaying the promotion cases of teachers deliberately. He always busy on tours and paying less attention on files of these cases on his desk.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895448&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150610

 

Big Fund laps by Education Department

Due to negligence an inability of Education Department it is suspected that a big fund of 65.5 million by World Bank for Umar Kot has lapsed. This fund was allocated for provision and maintenance of education material at schools of Umar Kot.

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Microsoft And HEC Announce Free Office Plan For Students

Microsoft Pakistan and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, as part of their Educational Alliance Agreement have announced at the ‘Launch of Student Advantage Program’ that the Office 365 services are available for free for students who are enrolled at Higher Education Institutions in Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266060

 

318 uplift schemes to be completed by June 30

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah was informed on Tuesday that the provincial government would complete 318 new development schemes in the province by June 30 at a total cost of Rs52 billion. The chief minister stressed the need for making the budget people-friendly and providing the health and education facilities to the common man

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-322843-318-uplift-schemes-to-be-completed-by-June-30

 

College Students Arrange Leadership Camp For Under Privileged Kids

Under-privileged children from Shireen Jinnah Colony were witnessed extremely interested and equally keen attending the “Leadership Summer Camp,” organized by a group of Karachi based college students, in coordination with Bahbud Foundation School.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=266061

 

WWF-P To Host Summer Camp

Summer vacations are here and children have joined different summer camps to enjoy their holidays. WWF Pakistan’s Green School programme, has set up a three-day summer camp at the Arts Council of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/900703/engaging-children-wwf-p-to-host-summer-camp/

 

SSGC signs MoUs with five non-profit organisations

The MD SSGC inked the MoUs with respective representatives of five leading organisations in education and health sector including IBA Karachi, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) Jamshoro, Quaid-e-Awam University of Science and Technology (QUEST) Nawabshah, Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centres in Gwadar and Mirpurkas and Al-Hijrah Schools, Ziarat. 

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/fuel-a-energy/193/1194531/

 

‘Semi-lingual teaching trend making the knowledge of students imperfect’

The first indigenous PhD in linguistics in Pakistan, Prof Dr Kaleem Raza Khan, has said that the subject teachers of Karachi University are using both Urdu and English in their classrooms for teaching, which is making the knowledge of students imperfect.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/09-Jun-2015/semi-lingual-teaching-trend-making-the-knowledge-of-students-imperfect

 

Universities’ 3-day sports festival starts from tomorrow

Students of popular universities across the city are going to participate in three-day sports festival starting from 11th June to 14th June to be held in NCC Sports Complex, NBP Sports Complex and 100 campuses of SZABIST University, said Karachi Commissioner Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/06/09/city/karachi/universities-3-day-sports-festival-starts-from-tomorrow/

 

Compensation for Prof. Waheed Demanded

A joint session of Karachi University Teachers Society was held in Karachi University here the other day. KUTS regretted that the victims family had not received an compensation money yet which was announced by the government.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-06-10/page-14

 

Editorial/op-ed

 

War and schools by Rafia Zakaria

In 2014, the GCPEA had reported how both militants and the Pakistani military (also the US in Afghanistan) have used schools for various military purposes. The declaration (as well as the proposed guidelines) emerged to mark a crucial first step in achieving international consensus on prohibiting the use of the education infrastructure by any party involved in conflict.

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Budget: lack of vision by Dr Atta-ur-Rahman

The present government had promised in its manifesto that it would allocate four percent of GDP on education. Where is that promise today? What we see instead is a massive attempt to cheat the masses by now twisting that promise from ‘four percent to education’ to ‘four percent to education and health’ sometime in the future! Mr Prime Minister, look at Malaysia.            

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-322797-Budget-lack-of-vision

 

The one-dimensional goalpost by Talat Masood

The question arises: can a country be economically viable and politically stable and earn an honourable place without a sound educational and scientific base? Moreover, is it feasible to sustain economic development in a globalised world without due emphasis on modern education.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/900705/the-one-dimensional-goalpost/

 

Degeneration of our national values by Dr. Ikhlaq Hussain

Education enlightens the higher centres of brain of an individual, enhances depth of vision and promotes far sightedness. The unfortunate people of Pakistan since its creation have been deprived of their basic right of education which has never been the priority of any ruling Government in the history of this country and criminally neglected its necessity.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/columns/10-Jun-2015/degeneration-of-our-national-values

 

Parhi Likhi Hawwa ki Betyan Kahan jaieyn? By Nasim Shahid

Now a days thousands of female candidates appearing in entry test of posts of lecturers and teachers by Service Commission. Thousand are appearing against hundreds of the posts most of them wasting their time and spoiling themselves.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2015-06-10/page-4/detail-6

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Education budget  

Several projects of power generation and infrastructural development have been completed and many others are in progress. However, there is a need to give more importance to education. By investing in education, we can get rid of many problems caused by illiteracy. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/10-Jun-2015/education-budget

 

More funds for higher education

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is entrusted to cater to the recurring and development grants of public sector universities across the country, in all the seven federating units. The expenses pertain to the development projects of these institutions of higher learning, its 30,000 faculty members along with 1.4 million student body.

Complete Story:  http://tribune.com.pk/story/900701/more-funds-for-higher-education/

 

Despondent civil servants

Many teachers like me live in Islamabad; we have come from remote areas to work here. My friends and I have come here in the search of better future and most of us face problems in this expensive city. Our PM should also increase salary of the teachers and he can establish a teacher colony, where this community can live together.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/09-Jun-2015/despondent-civil-servants

 

Mandatory education

Our leaders need to realise and recognise the importance of education. Only by investing in education can this nation arise. Education should be made mandatory by declaring a national emergency. The federal and provincial governments should reduce budget allocations for all other sectors to increase the budget for education from the current 2 percent to 7 percent of GDP.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-322732-Mandatory-education

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Lump Sum fee receiving, order to take action against private schools

Peshawar: During the summer vacation government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa order for the action against that schools who receive the Lump Sum fee from the students as they earlier advised to not receive lump sum fee from the students.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.8

 

Peshawar University students have good image in creativity Pr. Dr.Rasool Jan

Peshawar: Vice Chancellor Peshawar University Professor Doctor Rasool Jan said the students of the Peshawar University are very good in creative abilities. These views he shared during the annual exhibition of the thesis of Department of Arts & Design.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895925&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150610

 

The decision to ignore the one step up gradation would return back, Teacher council

Swabi: All Teachers Coordination Council Swabi demanded from the government the decision to ignore the teachers in one step promotion would return back. One step promotion is the lawful right of the teachers.

Complete Story:  Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

We never tolerate misbehave with the Principal Khyber Girls Medical College

Peshawar: A meeting was held of the Teachers Association Khyber Girls Medical College Hayatabad under the headed by the Prof. Dr. Anjum Zia Manawar. The Meeting was attended by the General Secretary and others. The participant showed their grievances about the misbehave behavior of the students with Controller of Examination & Assistant Controller and passed the resolution in this regard.    

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=3&date=2015-06-10

 

Teachers are busy in Bajawarr Schools for their personal works

FATA: Fata Students Organization Central President Shoukat Aziz & others said in the joint statement that the teachers of the Bajawar are busy in their personal works instead of official duties.  The mostly teachers are involved in politics & resolve the dispute of the people through jirgas.

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

 

Karak, Government Teachers Alliance hold protest against the violence against the staff

Karak: The government Teachers Alliance holds protest and condemns the violence against the staff and specially female’s employees.  They said if the government not take action against the culprits than it is possible for us the refuse the duties in next time.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Khyber Girls Medical College Hayat Abad girls students on protest

Peshawar: Khyber Girls Medical College Hayatabad Peshawar girl’s students rejected the new change in the method and demanded old method reinstatement during the protest against the Controller of Examination. The Controller of Examination and Assistant Controller misbehavior with the girls students and threaded to fail him in the examination if she not follow the instructions of the Examination department.  

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Under the Federal Board all the High schools matriculation curriculum change

Islamabad. Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education change all High schools matriculation curriculum under the Federal Board. In class 9th & 10th Islamiyat & Pakistan study both are make compulsory.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Balochistan

 

Government should take steps for children

Zoab: RSDP chairman said government should take steps for child labor, torture, physical abuse and deprivation of children education. He said to get free education is right of every children.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/

 

Degrees verification become trouble

Loralai: BPSC has trapped students in complication of degrees verification; many students said it is illogical to get degrees verified before selection.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/

 

Protest against shortage of teachers

Muslim Bagh: Muslim Bagh girls students protested against shortage of female teachers due to dilemma students are suffering in getting education. Government should appoint female teachers as early as possible.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/

 

Transport facility should be given to GMHS

Othal: Bus should be provided to Government Model High School Othal, because of unavailability of transport facility children are facing troubles. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Educational development is limited to corruption

Noshqi: BSO Spokesperson of Noshqi zone said educational development and scholarship promises are nothing but limited to paper work and means of corruption. In reality people are suffering not benefited with such rights and basic facilities.

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

 

TAC protests

Quetta: Tulba Action Committee (TAC) is protesting against illegal appointments, administrative mismanagement and nepotism in Baluchistan University.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/Quetta/page2.asp

 

No interference in internal matters of University

Quetta: VC Baluchistan university said interference is unbearable in administrative affairs, we respect positive constructive criticism, he said due to wrong policies University suffered a lot in past.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/Quetta/page3.asp

 

Punjab

 

Govt. Girls Degree College Manthar nearing completion

District Rahim Yar Khan: Executive Engineer Provincial Building Department Ch. Abdul Majeed told the press that the construction of Govt. Girls Degree College Manthar is about to be completed.  The College has been built with a budget of RS.160 Million.  The College will be inaugurated by Mian Imtaz Ahmed.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.2

 

Female students terminated for complaining about vulgarity of teacher

District Rahim Yar Khan: Four students studying at a private academy of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Rahim Yar Khan complained to the management about vulgarity and abusive language of a male teacher.  The management terminated the students instead of the teacher and issued a warning to the students for not complaining about the teacher next time. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.2

 

Citizens complain about substandard construction of school boundary wall

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The residents of Vahwa have complained that contractor Lal Khan Buzdar is using substandard material in the construction of boundary wall of Govt. Girls High School Vahwa and the authorities must take against the said contractor. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10

 

Literacy programe schools deny summer vacation for the past 12 years

District Multan: 14000 Literacy and Adult Literacy schools of the Punjab Province have been denying summer vacations to the children.  The Project Director said that the vacation are not done to finish the course because the students only study for 8 months throughout the year. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8

 

Private school owners closed doors at the snap visit of the monitoring team

District Multan/Layyah:  The owners of private schools have begun closing down their schools after hearing of the snap visits of the monitoring teams, and some just closed their main gates and pretended as if they were closed, but continued to take classes behind the closed doors.  Most of the schools have also taken 3 months fees in one installment.  There have been reports of children getting fainted due to severe heat.    

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-10/page-8  

 

Case registered for snatching examination answer sheets

District Rahim Yar Khan:  Haafiz Mohammed Yaqub and Hifiz Mohammed Ilyas gave a written application to the police that some people tried to snatch answer sheets from them when they were going to submit the sheets in the bank after the completion of the papers.  The police registered a case against 5 persons. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-10/page-2

 

Sindh

 

Protest against usage of substandard material in construction work of degree collage

District Naushehro Feroz: The citizens of Thru Shah protested against the usage of substandard material in construction of degree college building. They demanded for action against contractor.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-06-10/news/page3/1%20(56).htm

 

NTS Pass Teachers protested for salaries

District Badin: The NTS Pass Teachers PST and JST protested for their salaries before press club. They told media that most of the teachers are deputed in the remote areas and they had to face difficulties while attending training. They demanded for salaries before starting of month of Ramzan.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-06-10/news/page3/1%20(39).htm

 

Additional Secretary has stopped promotions of teachers: SPLA

Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association (SPLA) has declared in their statement that Additional Secretary Education Department has stopped the promotions of teachers. They also alleged that he was on the trips and does not attend his office. Most of the files are put on his table, but they are not signed due to his absence and carelessness. They also opposed appointment of a bureaucrat as the chairman education board.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102895448&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150610

 

Decision of teaching Japanese Language to Sindhi Students

District Jamshoro:  A meeting was held among MEXT Alumni Association of Pakistan at Director Institute of Environment and Management Mehran University of Engineering and technology. It was decided in the meeting that most of the students from Sindh Province would get higher education from Japan through that scholarship. It was decided that Japanese language would be taught to Sindh University Students along with their culture, their social values.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130278650&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150610

 

Appointment of 36 professors in Mahar medical college challenged in High Court

Teachers association President from Mahar Medical College has filed petition in the high court against selection board on their appointment of 36 professors. He has highlighted in the petition that it is necessary to make presence of in service judge in the selection committee.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No.12

 

Extension in the tenure of chairman Larkana board

District Larkana: The tenure of Larkana education board chairman Mr. Daud Memon has been extended for one year.

Complete Story: https://e.jang.com.pk/06-10-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_01.gif