Girls school reopens in Bara after six years
Khyber Agency political administration on Wednesday reopened government higher secondary school for girls in Kalanga village. As many 686 girls students from kindergarten to intermediate level started attending their regular classes as the institution was reopened after about six years.
KP to open 1,000 community girls schools
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday said that as many as 1,000 community-based girls schools were being established throughout the province during the current year which will allow for 50,000 girls to be enrolled.
Govt asked to ensure early legislation on child rights
A non-government organisation, Child Rights Movement (CRM), has demanded of the provincial government to ensure legislation on the bills related to the children`s welfare, which have been pending in the KP assembly. The CRM representative also called for an end to violence against children and child labour and for adopting a comprehensive policy for their welfare and education.
Inquiry into misuse of NCHD funds begins
The National Commission for Human Development has begun an inquiry into the alleged embezzlement of funds meant for improving educational standards, checking school dropouts and increasing school enrolments in the district.
VC KP universities reject amended university act 2015
All vice chancellors of KP universities have rejected new amended University Act 2015. They said that it would propagate politics in University. Therefore, they cannot adopt it.
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Case of fake roll number slips forwarded to NAB
Police arrested the principle and teachers of a private college at Peshawar for issuing fake roll number slips to students. It revealed that they were taking 22 thousand per head for the roll number slips. Police forwarded case to NAB.
Teachers get relief from KP governor
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan heard the appeals of two teachers of different universities, facing action for their unauthorised long study leave, and decided the cases in their favour.
University of Swabi students’ protest continues for second day
Pharmacy students at University of Swabi (UoS) boycotted classes for the second consecutive day on Wednesday against the administration’s failure to obtain an NOC from the pharmacy council
Fake degree maker arrested
A fake degree maker arrested. It has revealed that he made 30 fake degrees. Bank Challan forms and other official fake documents recovered from him.
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To revise pay scales of teachers
Government teachers association said that government should revise pay scale of all teachers. They say that they will protest after Parliament if government will not increase the house rents and other demands.
Solving teachers issues
Recently doctors and teachers met with deputy commissioner Pishin. They discussed professional issues. DC said that government is working for solving the issues. He said that teacher’s absence would not be tolerable.
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Malala fund to finance education of AJK children
Viki Jonson, the director of the UNESCO Malala Fund, along with representatives Zaffar Hayyat Malak and Waqar Shams called on Azad Kashmir`s Education Secretary (Schools) Raja Muhammad Abbas to inform him about their decision to finance education expenses of poor children in Azad Kashmir as well.
PHC gives FATA Secretariat a month to hire teachers
The Peshawar High Court has given the FATA Secretariat a month to make appointments on various posts vacant in the FR Kohat education department.
Literacy rate slips nationwide by 2%
The overall literacy rate, estimated at 60% in 2012-13, has gone down to 58% in 2013-14, shows the results of Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM).
Danish envoy extends support to new RMS campus
Danish Ambassador Jesper Moller Sorensen inaugurated the Roots Millennium School (RMS), Greenwich Campus, in Sector G-13, says a press release issued here on Wednesday.
HEC issues another letter against illegal campuses
Instead of taking action itself, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has once again asked public and private universities to stop running illegal campuses.
Express Education & Career Expo opens on somber note
The third Express Education and Career Expo kicked off here on Wednesday, attracting hundreds of students, apprentices and professionals from the twin cities to get latest updates about a vista of study opportunities abroad.
No space for day scholars
Majority of the youth belonging to different cities studying in educational institutions of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad have to opt for expensive private hostels due to shortage of comparatively cheaper accommodation facilities by the government, sources said.
Social scientists urged to identify major challenges and find out their workable solutions
The third International Social Sciences Conference titled ‘State and Society of Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities’ organised by the Higher Education Commission in collaboration with University of Peshawar began at the HEC Secretariat on Wednesday.
Hashoo Foundation’s early childhood development trainees visit schools
Hashoo foundation with financial support from GIZ initiated a project “livelihood through Early Childhood Development training”,240 young and fresh graduates were trained, while 80 awareness sessions were conducted that catered to 4,339 community members.
AIOU holds educational expo
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervez Rasheed on Wednesday visited the stall of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) at an educational expo held at the Pak-China Friendship Centre.
Colleges heads take up filing of cases with CPO
A delegation of women principals of government-run collages on Wednesday called on the City Police Officer (CPO) and discussed the matter of filing cases against them for not making proper security arrangements in their educational institutions.
BU holds lecture, workshop
As a capacity building exercise, Quality Enhancement Cell of Bahria University, invited Brig (r) Engineer Salim Ahmed Khan, Director Quality Enhancement at Riphah International University, to deliver a lecture on ‘Improving Relevance and Quality of Undergraduate Education’ and to conduct a workshop on preparation of Self-Assessment Reports
Students exhibit sensitivity towards social problems
The venue of a poster competition themed ‘Street Life’ presented a true scene of the inner city streets as students of the National University of Modern Languages (NUML) used their creative skills to bring life to a simple poster competition.
Drama workshop hones hidden talent of youth
As many as 50 students from various educational institutions of the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad showed their hidden talent in a three-day drama workshop at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).
President determined to restore education standards
President Mamnoon Hussain here on Wednesday expressed his firm determination to restore the standard of education in Karachi and said that education was on the top of his list of priorities.
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PEF rejecting the unfair partner schools
Recently a partner school of Punjab Education Foundation submitted illegal documents, which were not attestable from Punjab Examination Commission. PEC rejects their application. PEF chair said to take strict action against such schools.
Hearing of teachers promotions case today
Today is hearing of case of failure to meet quota for promoting 70 employees from education department. The tribunal court of Mr. Jawed up Hassan is hearing the case. Previously its explanation was asked from Secretary Education and EDO Shiekhupura.
MOU b/w Punjab group of colleges and INTEL
Recently an MOU signed between Punjab group of Colleges and Intel Company. Aim of the MOU is to support student to get education through advanced technology.
Case against schools head for poor security
Government of Punjab started inspection of school security and accounting the school heads for their poor security. In this regard, a case registered against Principal of Government Girls high School, Dhok Hassu, Rawalpindi.
Flood effected school effecting 400 students
Government high School, Indra Seri was damaged during flood of 2009. Almost 30 million granted for is rebuilding but until now, nothing happened. Students and teachers are working in school without any proper infrastructure.
Minister all praise for private schools
Provincial Minister for Law, Excise & Taxation, and Finance Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said the private educational institutions are playing a pivotal role in providing quality education and the government highly appreciates the services of private sector for the enhancement of literacy rate.
Peace linked to professional education
A Jang Economic Session on the ‘role of public and private sectors in modern and cheap education’ was held on Wednesday.
Workshops a threat to school students
Dozens of motor vehicle and rickshaw repairing workshops are posing a threat to the students of City District Government Boys High School near Railway Engine Shed.
Teachers’ assembly: day 6
Teachers’ protest for their rights entered the 6th Wednesday. The protesting teachers staged a demo in front of the Punjab Assembly and they blocked traffic at Faisal Chowk, which troubled motorists and caused traffic jam on The Mall.
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Hunt for VCs in final stages
The Vice-Chancellors (VCs) Search Committee has shortlisted 23 candidates out of 180 applicants against the coveted post of vice chancellor at 10 public sector universities of the province, Pakistan Today has learnt.
BDS supple result
University of Health Sciences (UHS) has announced the result of Third Professional BDS supplementary examination. According to a press release issued here Wednesday, the pass percentage remained 87.23.
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Degrees awarded at VU convocation
The 6th Convocation of Virtual University of Pakistan was held at the Expo Centre Lahore on Wednesday in which degrees were awarded to graduate students.
PU students win declamation contest
PUNJAB University students have won team trophy and top positions in declamation contest, theatre while showing outstanding performance in Zestival 2015 organised by Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan.
Government College University, Lahore has produced a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the field of Chemistry.
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A-Levels paper leaked out
Recently A-levels Mathematics paper leaked out on face books and thousands of students solved the same paper in exam. British council; declared it is as leaked paper for covering the reexamination.
Admit cards not given to students of inter commerce
Board of higher Secondary Education has not properly dispatched admit cards to candidates of inter commerce private examinations. Most of the students did not get their admit card. They may get its copy from board office.
No textbooks at Kotri
Text Book board Sindh could not distribute the textbooks to schools at Kotri. Students purchasing books from markets.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-14/page-14
Children return from school to grief-stricken parents
The children of al-Azhar Gardens, a gated community of Ismailis, who went to school on Wednesday morning had no idea they will be received by grief-stricken parents on their return.
Exams deferred but educational institutions to remain open today
Despite the announcement by the Sindh government to observe a day of mourning on Thursday (Today) over killing of around 45 innocent people in a bus attack, provincial Education Minister Nisar Khuhro has decided that educational institutions across the province would remain open.
FUUAST postpones today’s exams
The Federal Urdu University of Science, Arts and Technology (FUUSAT) on Wednesday issued a notification to postpone its all examinations scheduled for today (Thursday).
‘Dialogue’ series ends with revived hope in youth
The ‘Dialogue’ series of the ‘I Am Karachi’ came to an end on Tuesday at Bahria University, with revived hope in youth acting as a catalyst to change.
Letters to the Editor
Corruption in education system
I would like to draw the attention towards education system in Karachi. Syllabus has not been revised and children are still reading about inventions of the 19th century.
Education Minister’s assurance is encouraging: Dr.Fazal Nasir
Peshawar: Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President Dr.Fazal Nasir said that the Provincial Minister for Higher Education Mustaq Ghani assurance encouraging for us.
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Education Department Kohat ordered to complete the appointments
Peshawar: Peshawar High Court issued the ordered to the Education Department Kohat to complete all the appointments that were advised in 2012. The applicant has given application to the Peshawar High Court that posts advertised in 2012 and appointments still pending.
Students and Parents hold protest against Sher Garh School building transfer
Mardan: Sher Garh Lowand Khwarr hundreds of the students and parents hold protest against the transfer of the Elementary School Gul Mera.
Complete Story: Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No.3
Teachers shortage at High school Garru students hold protest
Nowshera: Government High School Nizam Pur village students hold protests against the faulty policies of the education department which affect the future of the students.
University Act would build up balance of power in the Universities
Peshawar: Federation of All Public Sector Universities Officers Association welcomes the 2015 Universities Amendment Act. Through this act the balance of power will be equal in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities.
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Ghalanai Higher Secondary School started enrolment campaign
FATA: Mohmand Agency Ghalanai Higher Secondary School started enrolment campaign. The campaign succeeded 72% in the area.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3
Child Rights Movement demanded increase in Budget
Peshawar: Child Rights Movement Khyber Pakhtunkhwa demanded from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to increase in the budget of the child rights. Through this budget the children are protected from the child labour & wrong doing.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government will establish one thousand community girls schools
Peshawar: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa announced that government decided to open one thousand community schools for the girls. For the development on the education in the province we decided it from the core of heart. Through special scheme in middle schools girls are compensate with honoraria.
Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page No.1
Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8
Students protest against local buses
Quetta: Students of government Sunday-min School Quetta hold protest against ill behavior of local buses staff to students.
Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-05-14/page-3
Government & BSO role in education campaign
In education campaign BSO and Government played a vital role to produce awareness in the society. Government took 1st time in history such marvelous steps for uplifting education.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3
Teacher absenteeism will not be compromised
Pishin: DC Pishin said for the betterment of education it is necessary to take steps on prior basis Teacher absenteeism in this regard will not be tolerated.
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Wander: National party demanded that teacher appointments should be made to fill vacant post of teachers in Wander high school. Due to less number of teachers students are suffering in getting education in continuity.
Salary stoppage of female teachers
Naal: Female teachers said in joint statement we are regular in schools yet our salaries are stopped without any reason and prior notice, it is injustice and gender discrimination.
Necessary Steps for quality Education
Mastong: District officer education Muhammad Saleem said nations development is directly associated with quality education. He added various revolutionary decisions have been taken for quality education.
Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.8
600 scholarships for youth of Baluchistan
Quetta: Federal government is taking every possible step for development and wellness of province. To eradicate poverty and illiteracy 600 scholarships will be provided to Baluchistan youth to empowering them and nation.
Thousands of students will be deprived due to obligatory of birth certificate and B- Form
District Khanewal: Education Department has declared 20th May as last date for board registration along with make it obligatory for B-Form and Birth Certificate for the registration. It makes panic the parents and their children as record and UC Secretaries are also not available there easily. Thousands of Children will deprived from board registration this year due to long process of Birth registration or B-Form. Parents appealed to CM Punjab to release obligation of B-Form.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-14/page-2
High School Ground turns into Den of Illegal Activities
District Khanewal: Government High School of Jahania has become a favorite place for criminal activities. Criminals used to supply their drugs in that ground. Local people demanded to DPO to take action against these criminal activities.
Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.8
Decision to discharge more than 5000 contracted internees of Government Collages in Punjab
District Khanewal: After 31st May, 2015 contract of more than 5000 entireness will not be extended who were appointed in emergency to fulfill the requirement of staff in Government Collages of Punjab. But now Punjab Higher Education Department has decided to appoint new lecturers through Punjab Public Service Commission Exams to start the new academic session.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-14/page-8
Four Crore & eighty Lacs rupees issued for security arrangements of Collages in Punjab
District Rahim Yar Khan: Punjab Government released four crore and eighty lacs fund for security arrangements in 30 collages of Punjab. All District Governments of Punjab ordered to monitor and utilize the said budget in Boundary walls, hidden Cameras and to make it sure for fool proof arrangements.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Professors of Post Graduate Collage Dera stopped protesting after dialogue
District Dera Ghazi Khan: Professors and lecturers were protesting from 18 days against the decision of inclusion Government Post Graduate Collage Dera with Ghazi University. PMLN District President Mirza Khan Talpur assured Collage Management and staff to fulfill their demands on which protest has been finished.
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NTS Pass Teacher continued protest for offer order
District Naushehro Feroz: The newly appointed NTS Pass Teacher from the city continued protest for offer order. He declared that he had got first position in the entire Union Council, but he has not been issued offer order.
Mistake in Sindh Text Book Board curriculum
Hyderabad/ Tando bago: The process of mistakes in sindhi text Books did not stop since long vigilance and inspection of learned people in Sindh Text Book Board jamshoro. In the text book of seventh class there is lot of mistakes. Even dates and other necessary record information is misprinted.
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Shortage of text Books in Schools of Thano Bola Khan
District Jamshoro: Education is affected in Schools of Thano Bola Khan due to shortage of free Text Books and students are worried about their future. The parents and other social people have demanded from Sindh Government to suffice the vacuum of shortage of text Books.
Protest for construction of compound wall
District Jamshoro: The residents of village Sirai Solangi near Sun protested for the construction of compound wall of their Primary School. They declared that since 7 months compound wall is damaged, but no one is ready to take notice of it.
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Vigilance Team raided on Examination center during paper; 50 students copied case
District Khaipur Mirs: The fake vigilance team raided on the examination center by disallowing the duty officers. The team found 50 students while copying in the paper. On that students protested outside of the collage. While taking notice of the issue, Assistant Commissioner Taluka Faiz Gang visited the college and found that team fake and took action against them.
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Teacher does not allow girl to attend School
District Khairpur Mirs: Parents of female student of Government Primary School Khan Muhammad Solangi near Setharja protested against Teachers of the School on his noncompliance of disallowing girl to attend School.
Girls Protested for compound wall of School
District Khairpur Mirs: The girl students of Government Primary School village Ghous Bux Ghahu Protested for the construction of compound wall of their school. They demanded from Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Commissioner Sukkur, D.C Khairpur Mirs and other officers to take notice of the issue.
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Sindh Education ruined due to political involvement: Conference
District Khairpur Mirs: A conference on the title of Education Problems and their solution was organized at Khairpur Mirs with the help of Institute of Social and Policy Sciences Islamabad where number of political, social, advocates and local people attended it. It was highlighted in the conference that due to political involvement the schools of Sindh Province are ruined and Education is being devastated; Sindh Education department is failed to restore ghost schools and closed schools; there is great need for Education emergency in the province to get better results. It is due to ineffective policies that thousands of children are out of school and remain deprived of getting Primary Education. Teachers are appointed through political involvement.
Karachi Education board dispatched admit cards to private inter commerce students
Karachi: Education board Karachi has announced that examination admit cards of Private Students of Intermediate Commerce have been posted on their postal address. Whereas the regular students can collect their admit cards from concerned colleges.