12 Feb 2016

National Press:

*Khyber Pakhtunkhwa* 

*Call To Build Girls Schools In Backward Areas Of Karak* 

The local chapter of the retired professors association has demanded establishment of a Girls high school in all the backward areas of the district and immediate start of classes in the newly-established Girls degree colleges.

Complete Story:

http://www.dawn.com/news/1238926/call-to-build-girls-schools-in-backward-areas-of-karak

*Police, EDU Institutions’ Coop Urged*

 

In order to further develop mutual beneficial assistance progress between police department and the eminent educational institutions of the province, a high level meeting under the chairmanship of Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani was held at CPO Peshawar Additional IGP Training, DIG Training, Vice Chancellors and Principles of the prominent Universities and Colleges of the province and Directors of police Specialized Schools attended the meeting.

 

Complete Story:http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288944

 

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340818&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Bio-technology Entrepreneurship Course in Peshawar University*

 

Centre of Biology and Microbiology of Peshawar University held a bio-technology entrepreneurship course. Students showcased their projects during the course. Purpose of the event was to polish the skills of students so that they can advocate their research findings to general public.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103341271&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Plan of Action for Curriculum Reforms*

 

Director PEAD gave a briefing to the standing committee of KP Assembly about the plan of action for curriculum reforms. He said that content related to minorities will also be made part of the new curriculum.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340815&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Dual Office: TEVTA VC Appointment In Violation Of Constitution*

 

Senator Nauman Wazir might have resigned as the vice chairman of the Khyber-Pakthunkhwa Technical Education and Vocational Training Agency

(TEVTA) a day ago. However, his initial appointment was in contradiction of Article 63 of the Constitution of Pakistan. And it seemed the K-P government has no qualms about it.

 

Complete Story:

http://tribune.com.pk/Story/1045090/dual-office-tevta-vc-appointment-in-violation-of-constitution/

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/1045090/dual-office-tevta-vc-appointment-in-violation-of-constitution/>

 

 

 

*Balochistan*

 

 

 

*Inauguration of School*

 

A school constructed with the funds given by Barkat Ali will be inaugurated today. The school’s control will be transferred to the education department.

 

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Quetta/page2.asp

 

 

 

*No Growth Without Education*

 

Nazar Muhammad Caithran, DC Zhob, has said that growth is impossible without education. The nations which based their growth on education are the leaders of the world in current times. Teachers should educated the children with full honesty and affection.

 

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340394&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160212

 

 

*University Professor Injured In Firing*

 

An assistant professor of the Balochistan University was injured in firing by unidentified armed men at Aalmo Chowk on Airport Road here Thursday, police said. The police sources said the armed men opened indiscriminate firing at a teacher, leaving him critically injured. The assailants managed to escape from the scene.

 

Complete Story:

 

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/12-Feb-2016/university-professor-injured-in-firing

 

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-3/detail-8

 

*GB/FATA/AJK*

 

 *Results Announced by AJK University*

 

AJK University has announced the results of annual examinations of MBBS Part I and II.

 

Complete Story:

http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-02-12/4691/7%20copy.jpg

 

 

 

*Lecturers From FATA Out For Regularisation, Salaries*

 

Education has been an effective tool to deal with the menace of terrorism, yet it remains the most-neglected subject in the militancy-plagued Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). A survey conducted recently by the FATA Secretariat and Bureau of Statistics reveals that at least 44.2 per cent children in the country’s tribal belt have never been enrolled in schools, while the overall literacy rate remains 33.3 per cent and female literacy rate 7.8 per cent.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/12/national/lecturers-from-fata-out-for-regularisation-salaries/

 

 *Islamabad*

 

 

*Roots IVY DHA-1 Achieves Top Positions In Cambridge Exams*

 

The students of Roots Ivy International School/ DHA-1 Campus Islamabad celebrated the outstanding success of the Cambridge International Examinations’ 2015-16 results with jubilations, honor, pride and excitement yesterday according to a press release.

 

Complete Story:

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2016-02-12/page-14/detail-11

 

 

 

*CDA Directed To Withdraw 15 Days Deadline For Private Schools*

 

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan yesterday directed the civic agency to withdraw the 15 days deadline given to private schools under the Supreme Court orders to vacate residential buildings.  The minister at a meeting with the representatives of private schools said the Supreme Court would be requested to review its decision regarding private schools as the government has no alternate plan to accommodate thousands of students enrolled in them.

 

Complete Story:

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2016-02-12/page-13/detail-1

 

 

 

*Plea Challenging Govt’s Decision Against School Fee Hike Adjourned*

 

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned plea challenging federal government’s decision that there would be no increase in private school fee in current academic year. The plea was adjourned till 23rd of this month. A single bench of Justice Aamer Farooq heard the petition in which petitioner’s counsel and parent’s counsel concluded their arguments.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-13/detail-10

 

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/12/city/islamabad/ihc-adjourns-school-fee-case-till-23rd/

 

 

 

*Speech, Poetry Competition Held At AIS*

 

A large number of students participated in a “Speech and Poetry Competition”conducted by Alhuda International School at AIS F-8/4 in three languages including Urdu, Eng-lish and Arabic with the purpose to enable the stu-dents to express their ideas in front of an audience.

 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288936

 

 

 

*Quality Education : Minimum Standards For Teaching Approved*

 

With the aim to ensure that quality education is imparted to students, the government has approved a set of minimum standards to be followed by every academic institution in the country. The criteria were approved during the Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) held at the Higher Education Commission on Thursday.

 

Complete Story:

http://tribune.com.pk/Story/1045304/quality-education-minimum-standards-for-teaching-approved/

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/1045304/quality-education-minimum-standards-for-teaching-approved/>

 

http://www.dawn.com/news/1239003/provinces-agree-on-minimum-standards-for-quality-education

 

 

 

*Free Quality Education*

 

Minister for State, Balighur Rehman has said that free and quality education is the priority of government.  The recipients of BISP have been increased from 10 lacs to 20 lacs.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=ISL&id=2171342_66287105

 

 

 

*Private Schools Operating in Residential Areas*

 

It has been revealed that 46 private schools of Islamabad have opened their branches in residential areas. They got the plots from CDA but even then they are operating in rented buildings of residential areas.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340647&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Security of Media Houses and Academic Institutes*

 

IG Islamabad has given special instructions to the police officials to take special steps for the security of media houses and academic institutes.

They should do surveillance of their sub-ordinates and make beat system more effective.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340626&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160212

 

http://tribune.com.pk/Story/1045232/security-concerns-foolproof-security-for-media-houses-schools-ordered/

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/1045232/security-concerns-foolproof-security-for-media-houses-schools-ordered/>

 

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/12/city/islamabad/nisar-vows-adequate-security-at-educational-institutes-media-houses/

 

 

 

*Broken Boundary Walls Leave G7 Schools Exposed*

 

Boundary walls of different public schools in sector G7 of the federal capital are in dilapidated conditions, which are posing a question about the safety of students. Currently, hundreds of students are enrolled in public schools of capital city and there is an urgent need to carry out work for repair of boundary walls of these schools besides trimming the bushes in the premises.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-13/detail-8

 

 

 

*Books To Be Provided To Schools On Allama Iqbal, Quaid-E-Azam*

 

Advisor to Prime Minister on National HiStory and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui on Thursday said that a comprehensive programme was underway to provide books to schools across the country. It is aimed at enlightening the younger generation about the ideology and visionary leadership of Allam Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam.

 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288906

 

 

 

*3-Day Seminar On Entrepreneurship At FJWU*

 

Placement office of Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi organized a 2 days seminar on Women Entrepreneurship Capacity Enhancement

(WECEP) in collaboration with Shaoor Foundation for Education and Awareness (SFEA), under SFEA’s Project “Women Can Do”.

 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288909

 

 

 

*Mock ‘Terror’ Drills In 10 Schools To Test Response Times*

 

A mock terror attack was carried out in ten educational institutions across the city by the city police, Elite Force and some volunteers on Thursday to check if they were prepared for a real life terror attack. The exercise was also meant to check response time of the police, ambulance services and the quick response forces and to gauge how they will deal with a real terror attack.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.dawn.com/news/1238996/mock-terror-drills-in-10-schools-to-test-response-times

 

 

 

*AIOU To Conduct PhD Level Research On ‘Intizar Hussain’*

 

The Department of Urdu, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will conduct a PhDlevel research on the life of the leading Urdu Writer “Intizar Hussain”.

Two research scholars at M Phil level have already been engaged, doing research on his columns aimed at promoting academic knowledge of the students about the people who achieved distinction in their respective field.

 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288910

 

*Punjab*

 

 

*PEF Free Educational Interventions*

 

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) on Thursday introduced different free educational interventions to help the needy and disfranchised segments for the education of their children. Chairman PEF Qamar-ul-Islam Raja shared above said information while talking to a delegation of school partners at his office. He said that this step of PEF had encouraged the low income families to send their children to schools, instead of languishing them in child labour activities.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/97656-PEF-free-educational-interventions

 

 

 

*Change of Marks Scheme for Class 9th Exams*

 

BISE Lahore has changed the marks scheme for science subject papers of Class 9th. Now the total marks will be 60 instead of 75.

 

Complete Story:

http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-02-12/4682/9.jpg

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171433_23411523

 

 

 

*Water In 478 Schools Undrinkable, To Be Filtered*

 

The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has decided to install water filtration plants in 478 schools where water is undrinkable and unfit for human consumption. The chief minister had directed the CDGL a few months ago to carry out a comprehensive water sampling of schools and test the quality of drinking water being supplied in the schools.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/97639-Water-in-478-schools-undrinkable-to-be-filtered

 

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-14/detail-1

 

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_05.gif

 

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-2/detail-12

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171464_63778766

 

 

 

*Change of Curriculum from Grade 2 to 5*

 

Syllabus for Grade 2 to 5 classes has been changed. It is feared that students will not get books in time due to change of syllabus. It is the responsibility of Punjab Textbook Board to provide new books to the wholesalers.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-1/detail-6

 

 

 

*Academic Institutes Being Ignored, Budget Convention*

 

Due to lack of class rooms in government schools, many children are bound to go to private schools. Govt. has released 4 billion rupees in seven days for orange line. But academic institutes are being ignored.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-9/detail-33

 

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-3/detail-0

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171465_31660660

 

 

 

*Another School In Gujrat Receives Threatening Letter*

 

Police has failed to trace those involved in issuing threatening letters in the name of militant Islamic State group to some local educational institutions. In another such case on Thursday, the principal of a women’s college received a letter demanding Rs5 million as well.

 

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1238964

 

 

 

*Innovation: IT-Based Solutions To Education, Health Issues Showcased*

 

The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the Sub-National Governance (SNG) Programme on Thursday showcased IT-based innovative models of governance employed by the provincial government at Arfa Karim Software Technology Park.

 

Complete Story:

http://tribune.com.pk/Story/1045218/innovation-it-based-solutions-to-education-health-issues-showcased/

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/1045218/innovation-it-based-solutions-to-education-health-issues-showcased/>

 

 

 

*Australian Educationist Appointed As Aitchison College Principal*

 

Michael Thompson, an Australian educationist, has been appointed as principal of Aitchison College. A member of the Board of Governors of the college confirmed the appointment. Thompson, 60, has 25 years’ experience of working as an administrator of public schools in Nigeria and India.

Insiders at the college said he topped all three interview rounds. Thompson will take charge on Thursday.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/11/national/australian-educationist-appointed-as-aitchison-college-principal/

 

 

 

*Colleges Stop the Admissions for Intermediate Exams*

 

Public colleges of Rawalpindi district have stopped the admissions of almost 4000 male and female students for the Intermediate exams to be held this year. The admissions have been stopped for low results. Those students have been asked to appear privately.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340655&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Political Interference in Recruitments of Guards*

 

According to directions of Punjab government recruitments of guards were supposed to be completed by 8th February. But due to political interference, guards have not been appointed hitherto. At some places gardeners and sweepers are doing the duty of guards. Government has also claimed to provide fool proof security during Matric exams.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340652&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160212

 

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-3/detail-6

 

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-3/detail-11

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=ISL&id=2171967_52568601

 

 

 

*Medical Colleges Should Improve the Quality of Education*

 

President of PMDC, Dr. Shabbir has said that curriculum for National Examination Commission has been changed altogether. Now the medical colleges should improve the quality of education.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=413.gif

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171473_29799524

 

 

 

*Seminars in Universities*

 

Urdu departments of Punjab University and Oriental College held an informative seminar on Aligarh Movement and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. Meanwhile Virtual University held a seminar on Islamic banking. Education University held a seminar on awareness and sensitization of human rights. GCU Lahore held a seminar on Drug Control and Awareness.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_01.gif

 

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_05.gif

 

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-2/detail-4

 

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-12/detail-19

 

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-12/detail-7

 

http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-02-12/4676/war.jpg

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171487_62196552

 

 

 

*Campuses, Offices Of Renowned Companies To Be Set Up At Knowledge Park*

 

Provincial Minister for Education and Sports, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan has said that campuses of the best universities of world as well as offices of renowned business companies will be set up at Knowledge Park. He said that in addition to educational institutions, residential facilities will also be available to boy and girl students while commercial area is also included in project.

 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288892

 

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171204_67504091

 

 

 

*Bigger Allocations Sought For Education*

 

Speakers at an education budget convention on Thursday stressed the need for raising the allocations for education and removing hurdles in the timely transfer of funds to the departments concerned. The session titled Lahore Education Budget Tracking Convention was organised by Alif Ailaan in collaboration with Kafka Welfare Organisation.

 

Complete Story:

http://tribune.com.pk/Story/1045195/bigger-allocations-sought-for-education/

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/1045195/bigger-allocations-sought-for-education/>

 

*Sindh*

 

 

*2nd Largest Number of Out of School Children in Pakistan*

 

Pakistan has the 2nd largest number of out of school children in the world.

Every twelfth out of school child is from Pakistan. These facts were shared by Khawaja Adeel Aslam, CEO of EFS while speaking at the 5th CSR Summit 2016.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-02-12/page-2

 

 

 

*Across Sindh: 107 Educational Institutes Termed 'Most Sensitive'*

 

Police and Rangers have compiled a list of 107 ‘most sensitive’ educational institutes out of 33,549 schools, colleges and universities all over Sindh.

This was revealed at a press conference by South DIG Dr Jameel Ahmed on Thursday where he explained measures to make educational institutes more secure.

 

Complete Story:

http://tribune.com.pk/Story/1045213/across-sindh-107-educational-institutes-termed-most-sensitive/

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/1045213/across-sindh-107-educational-institutes-termed-most-sensitive/>

 

 

 

*Conflict Between Principal and Teachers of Larkana’s Degree College*

 

The protest by teachers of Larkana’s Degree College continued for the 84th day too yesterday. Education has turned deaf ears to the issue. Teachers have formed a protest camp against the alleged corruption of the principal.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-02-12/page-2

 

 

 

*Banned Outfit Networks in Karachi’s Universities*

 

It has been revealed that network of banned outfits is getting more functional in the universities of Karachi. They are alluring educated youth to get more funds.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340539&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160212

 

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-1/detail-26

 

 

 

*BIEK Declares 2015 Supplementary Exam Results*

 

The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) declared results of supplementary examinations 2015 of Commerce (Private), Science General, Pre-Medical, and Pre-Engineering groups on Thursday.

 

The BIEK controller of examinations, Muhammad Dabeer, announced that 3, 463 candidates had registered for Commerce (Private) Group and 3, 342 students appeared of which 1, 190 candidates passed the exam. The overall passing percentage was 35.61 percent.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/97632-BIEK-declares-2015-supplementary-exam-results

 

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340525&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160212

 

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_09.gif

 

 

 

*SEF, EFS Ink MoU To Improve Education Quality*

 

The Sindh Education Foundation (SEF) is signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Education Fund for Sindh (EFS) to improve the quality education in the province. A ceremony has been arranged for the purpose on Friday and the MoU would be signed under the supervision of Education and Literacy Senior Minister Nisar Khuhro.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-15/detail-8

 

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288896

 

 

 

*Students of SMIU Should Help the Public*

 

Vice Chancellor of Sindh Madrissatul Islam University has said that the graduates of SMIU should help the general public. They are the saviors of institute as well as the country.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif

 

 

 

*Research Complex Named After German Scholar Opens At KU*

 

Professor Wolfgang Voelter Laboratories Complex, set up at a cost of Rs85 million, was inaugurated at the University of Karachi’s International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) on Thursday. German Ambassador, Ina Lepel opened the laboratories complex by pulling apart the curtains on the plaque of the new building. The laboratories complex, which is named after renowned German scientist Professor Wolfgang Voelter, is a three-storey building comprising of 50,000 square feet.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/97636-Research-complex-named-after-German-scholar-opens-at-KU

 

 

 

*KU Research Complex Named After Prof Voelter*

 

To pay tribute to the services of Prof Wolfgang Voelter to Pakistan, particularly to the research institutes of chemical and biological sciences at Karachi University (KU), a ceremony was held on the KU campus on Thursday to name a newly established research complex after the renowned German scientist.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.dawn.com/news/1238921/ku-research-complex-named-after-prof-voelter

 

 

 

*Sindh Police To Establish Counterterrorism University* <http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/97631-Sindh-Police-to-establish-counterterrorism-university>

 

The Sindh Police Department has decided to establish a counterterrorism university, said an official statement on Thursday. The decision was taken after senior police officers met Home Minister Sohail Anwer Sial.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/97631-Sindh-Police-to-establish-counterterrorism-university

 

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-15/detail-5

 

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288895

 

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/11/city/karachi/sindh-police-to-establish-counter-terrorism-university/

 

 

 

*Editorial/Op-ed*

 

 

 

*Security of Academic Institutes** By Sikandar Khan Baloch*

 

After the Peshawar school attack, security arrangements were made stringent. Now after BKU attack, government has again become active for security of academic institutes.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-14/detail-9

 

 

 

*Supremacy of Knowledge and Skill*

 

No one can deny the supremacy and importance of education and skills in the human hiStory. There are lots of things around us that are an outcome of the human advancement in skills, knowledge and perceptions.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-18/detail-1

 

 

 

*College For Wahi Pandhi* *by Abdul Salam*

 

The construction of the Government Degree College in Wahi Pandhi was started in 2011, but even after five years the basic building structure is incomplete. This has forced people to send their children to Johi – some 30 kilometres from Wahi Pandhi – to get higher education. Poor families who cannot afford the travel expenses have to restrict the education of their children to matriculation. The Sindh education secretary should order an inquiry into the delay in the construction of the college.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/97693-College-for-Wahi-Pandhi

 

 

 

*Pathetic Education Sector** By Sarwat Ghouri*

 

Sir: Our country got independence almost 68 years ago, and the public sector is still unable to provide quality education to the younger lot.

Now, day by day, the situation is going from bad to worse as in the government institutions, teachers, parents and students are not caring for the deterioration of the education system, which is definitely resulting in multidimensional problems for the youth at home and abroad.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/12-Feb-2016/pathetic-education-sector

 

 

 

*Teaching Them A Lesson **By Hina Butt*

 

Following the deadly attack on Charsadda’s Bacha Khan University, it is clear that our enemies realise the biggest threat they face, i.e.

education. The coward terrorists, who prefer attacking the innocent and harmless youth, have identified their fear and are shunning the whole idea of education by the gun.

 

Complete Story:

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-6/detail-3

 

 

 

*War For Education **By Gul Jan Ibrahim*

 

According to an official report 1.6 million children are out of schools in Balochistan, and majority of those are counted girls. Balochistan, despite having a great strategic importance for the country, has been neglected due to poor governance.  However, the education crisis is very serious at the moment as compared with other parts of the country.

 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=288969

 

 

 

*Letters to the Editor*

 

 

 

*Purpose of Education?*

 

Education is necessary for every Muslim. But now a days education is obtained only for job seeking. Only those people survive in the societies who obtain 80 or 90 percent.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=07_08.gif

 

 

 

*Mistakes in Textbooks*

 

It seems that there are many blunders in the textbook of 12th grade’s English book. There are such books which are not found in the English dictionary.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-15/detail-0

 

 

 

*Shortage of Teachers*

 

Since 2001, Saint Luke Elementary School is facing shortage of teachers even though secretary education and ombudsman have been approached multiple times in this regard.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-02-12/page-11

 

 

 

*Importance of Education*

 

There is no wealth like education in this world. Education makes man a superman. The difference between human beings and animals is that humans can enhance their knowledge.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-02-12/page-18/detail-3

 

 

 

*Injustice with Primary School Children*

 

During the PEC exam four different papers were given. This reduced the trend of cheating during the exams. However, the questions were out of course.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171679_99321629

 

 

 

*Expectations from Education Department*

 

My relative has been appointed as a female teacher. She teaches the students with honesty. But every month she is not being paid the salary.

 

Complete Story:

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-02-12&edition=LHR&id=2171680_66787641

 

 

 

*NTS Test*

 

THIS is apropos an omission during the psychometric test for the ministry of defence conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) at the Islamabad Model College for Boys, G-9/4, on Jan 24 at 8:30am. Part one of the psychometric test comprised 100 multiple choice questions (related to IQ) to be completed in 30 minutes.

 

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1238905

 

 

 

*Regarding CSS Reforms*

 

THE recent reforms in scheme and syllabus of CSS subjects was both welcomed and criticized. The reforms were inadequate to satisfy candidates who plan to join national civil services. Mere re-grouping and alterations in syllabi of subjects will do no good to already weak and inefficient civil bureaucracy.

 

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1238908

 

 

 

*SPSC Criterion*

 

Reference Arsalan Hyder’s letter ‘SPSC criterion’( Feb 9), recording his complaint against the Sindh Public Service Commission for the post of deputy district officer at the Social Welfare Department. I also appeared for this examination and got a letter from SPSC for submission of documents.

 

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1238911

 

 

 

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Regional Press:

*Khyber Pakhtunkhwa*

 

*Students and teachers start purchasing arms against terrorism*

 

Peshawar: After the recent wave of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the purchasing of arms is increasing to combat the local terrorism.

 

Complete story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=11

 

 

 

*Nazmeen put eyes on security of institutes: Khan Muhammad*

 

Mardan:  The Tehsil Council Mardan meeting was held under the Naib Nazim Convener Mr. Mushtaq Semaab in Tehsil Council Hall. The basic agenda of the meeting was to review the security situation of the educational institutions. The Tehsil Nazim Muhammad Ayub Khan addressed to the council members. The Assistant Commissioner Khan Muhammad also addressed to the meeting, taking the council members into confidence about the security situation in the educational institutions and emphasizing the Nazmeen to be vigilant about the security of the educational institutions of their respective areas.

 

Complete story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar page#2

 

 

 

*Transfer of a Senior Teacher*

 

Lukki Marwat: The victim female teacher approached the court against the District Government, on her transfer from the Government Primary School Shahbaz Khel.

 

Complete story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx

 

 

 

*Joint meeting shows concern over insult of DEO*

 

Peshawar: The Joint meeting of All Coordination District Peshawar shows concerns on the insult of District Education Officer before the District Assembly Session and Nazim E Aala.

 

Complete story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar page#2

 

Complete story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar Page#2

 

 

 

*No compromise on security of institutions: Saeed Wazir*

 

Nowshera: The DIG Mardan has declared that there will be no compromise on the security of educational institutions.

 

Complete story: Daily Khbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar page#4

 

 

 

*The educational institutions are unsafe from security point of view:

Haroon Ali*

 

Bannu: The Pakhtun Students Federation Central Council member, Mr.  Peer Haroon Ali Shah said the ex government of the ANP established the large number of schools and universities in his regime. The regime of ANP provides the Pukhtun children pen and book instead gun. He said the educational institutions of Khyber Pakhutnkhwa on stake, demanding from the government to stop the privatization of the educational institutions.

 

Complete story: Subh, Peshawar page#5

 

 

 

*Demand to establish a security plan for educational institutions*

 

Dargai: The Provincial President, All Private Education Net Work Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Saleem Khan demanded from the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to prepare a security plan, just like the Punjab government and award the categories to the educational institutions.

 

Complete story: Surkhab, Peshawar page#3

 

*Balochistan*

 

*Nationalist Educational Emergency was a drama*

 

District Turbat: The BNP leader Mr. Younis Hussain Zamrani said that Baluchistan Government has deteriorated Education system in the province.

The Schools are closed in many areas, while teachers with political support, are absent from the schools. Nationalist’s Educational emergency was a drama; corruption, nepotism and favoritism has demolished the standard of Education in Baluchistan

 

Complete story:

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

 

 

 

*NTS successful candidates should be recruited: National Party*

 

District Quetta: The Deputy General Secretary National party Quetta City Mr. Muhammad Irfan Baloch said in a statement that NTS pass candidates are waiting for recruitment orders from 1.5 year. He said due to delay in recruitments candidates are facing problems financially, while appealing to the CM Baluchistan and other concerned officials to take steps for the resolution of the matter.

 

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-12-2016/Quetta/page3.asp

 

 

 

*Development without Education is impossible: Deputy Commissioner Zoab*

 

District Zoab: The Deputy Commissioner Zoab Mr. Nazar Muhammad Kethran said that no nation can progress without excelling in Education; the nations who focused on Education, are ruling the world. The Modern world challenges can only be faced through Education.

 

Complete story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340394&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Notice should be taken of dilapidation of Education: Haji Yaseen Zehri*

 

District Panjgoor: The Senior leader BNP Mr. Haji Yaseen Zehri said Education system in Panjgoor has been completely destroyed; 80% of city schools are closed and prey of dilapidation and no nation can progress without Education, stressing on the notice of such closed schools should be taken immediately.

 

Complete story: Daily Nai- Baat Quetta, Page No: 06

 

 

 

*Demand for up gradation of school*

 

District Kech: The Senior Leaders of Dasht Baloch Student Committee, Mr.

Shoaib Dashti and others said that our area Kasarban Bazar Dasht is deprived of Educational institutions; there is a sole Primary Boys school, which is converted into animal house, indicating towards incompletion construction work of primary Girls school from 02 years. They demanded from Government to upgrade the Boys Primary School Kasarbaz bazaar into Middle school.

 

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No: 03

 

 

 

*Punjab*

 

*Rescue 1122 to train Islamia University Staff in different phases*

 

District Bahawalpur: Mr.  Asif Rahim Chunnar, Divisional Safety Officer explained, while addressing a seminar at the Islamia University Old Campus, that Rescue 1122 will train teacher, admin and security staff of the Islamia University in the area of emergency exit, fire-fighting, first aid, emergency disaster management, back life support and fire safety in different phases. He also briefed the university staff on tackling emergency situations.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-02-12/page-02

 

 

 

*Girl’s School occupied by landlord for the past 3 years*

 

District Bahawalpur: The Government Primary School Mouza Naseerpur Ganjanah,Hasilpur has been under the occupation of local landlords Ali Sher Thuddi and Nazir Ahmed for the past three years. They broke the main gate and boundary wall and are using the School as their residence. The people of the area told the press that the occupants were influential and had close relations with the politicians

 

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

 

 

 

*Bus hits rickshaw, 10 Students injured*

 

District Rahim Yar Khan: A flying coach on its way to Karachi from Rawalpindi crashed into a rickshaw on Jamaluddin Wali Road that was carrying School children. Ten Students were injured and taken to the DHQ Hospital.

 

Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, page No. 01

 

 

 

*Mobile phones banned in Examination Centers*

 

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Secretary Education Punjab has issued notification to all the EDOs, to ban use of mobile phones in the Examination Centers by the Examination Staff.  The supervisory staff at the Examination Centers is supposed to deposit their mobile phones outside the Centre. Only Headmaster and Superintendents will be allowed to use their mobile phones.

 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, page No. 09

 

 

 

*75 sensitive Schools provided weapons*

 

District Dera Ghazi Khan:  Mr. Nadeemur Rahman, DCO Dera Ghazi Khan paid a snap visit to the Schools and Colleges of Dera Ghazi Khan and told the Heads of the Educational Institutions that weapons had been provided to the security guards of 75 sensitive educational institutions.  He showed anger over poor security of some schools and college.  He also issued instruction that record of CCTV Cameras must be kept for at least 15 days.

 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, page No. 02

 

 

 

*Ghazi Medical Students continue their protest on 2nd day*

 

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The protesting Students of Ghazi Medical College blocked the Jampur Road, burnt tires and chanted slogans against the Government. They said their College was showing best results in the whole of Punjab and the results were always more than 90 per cent yet the Government was using delay tactics to fail Ghazi Medical College. They appealed PM, CM and Governor Punjab to solve their problems on priority basis.

 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, page No. 08

 

*Sindh*

 

*School building cracking*

 

Hyderabad: The building of Government Primary School, village Dolho Kolhi is in poor condition since years. Cracks have appeared in different parts of the building. Meanwhile, responsible authorities have not taken any notice.

 

Complete Story:

 

http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130361230&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*High School electricity disconnected*

 

District Larkana: The students and management of the Government Pilot High School Larkana are worried, due to disconnection of electricity of their school.

 

Complete Story:

 

http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130361280&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Girls School building crumbling*

 

District Thurparker: The only building of Government Girls Primary School new Kot City is crumbling; due to its poor conditions, while the girls have to sit and study regardless.

 

Complete Story:

 

http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130361404&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160212

 

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

 

 

 

*97 percent Teachers remain present in schools after biometric: Khuhro*

 

Hyderabad: The Minister for Education Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro said that 97 percent Teachers remain present in Schools, after their biometric verification. He also warned that, if teachers did not get their verification done by 16th February, their jobs will be in dangerous zone.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-02-12/news/page1/1%20(39).htm

 

http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-01.jpg

 

http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2016/Feb/12-02-2016/Page2/P2-5.jpg

 

 

 

*Other cadre Teachers continue hunger strike*

 

District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of other cadre continued their hunger strike, over nonpayment of salaries. Which are due since the last 39 months.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-02-12/news/page3/1%20(37).htm

 

 

 

*Teachers protest against Public School Principal*

 

Hyderabad: The Teachers Public School Hyderabad held protest against the Principal, alleging him of appointing unnecessary staff and violating the school budget.

 

Complete Story:

 

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103340515&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160212

 

 

 

*Girls Primary School dysfunctional since years*

 

District Naushehro Feroz: For 21 years now, The Government Girls Primary School in the village Gul Muhammad Ghanghro near Kadiaro has been still dysfunctional. It is due to the carelessness of the Education Department, that the building has been occupied by animals, while the girls are deprived of getting Primary Education.

 

Complete Story:

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-02-12/news/page3/1%20(4).htm

 

 

 

*Shortage of basic facilities in School*

 

District Sukkur: The Government Primary School Kandhra is suffering from shortage of drinking water, bathrooms, play ground and many other facilities. Future of more than 800 students is at stake.

 

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

 

 

 

*Lecturers protest against Principal*

 

District Larkana: The lecturers and professors of Government Boys Degree College Larkana continued their protest strike against the principal, demanding for notice against him.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2016/Feb/12-02-2016/Page5/P5-17.jpg

 

 

 

*Teachers rally for removal of DEO*

 

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The teachers alongside GSTA, held protests against the DEO Qamber because of his absence from office.

 

Complete Story:

http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2016/Feb/12-02-2016/Page5/P5-33.jpg

 

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The education news bulletin is prepared in collaboration with SDPI <http://www.sdpi.org/> and ISC <http://isc.org.pk/>.

 

For previous bulletins, please visit our website HERE <http://www.alifailaan.pk/bulletin>