14th April 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Teachers protest for not getting duties during board examinations

Primary teachers have decided to protest for not being assigned invigilation duties during board examinations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135276&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170414


Implementation of building code in state-run schools stressed

Speakers at a workshop on Thursday called for strictly implementing the buildings code in construction of school buildings to ensure safety of the schoolchildren.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198457-Implementation-of-building-code-in-state-run-schools-stressed


Only 58% of K-P development budget utilised

Elementary and secondary education department has spent 56 per cent of its allocation.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201704140088&EN_ID=11201704140042&EMID=11201704140016


Infrastructural facilities inaugurated at Municipal Inter College

District Nazim Peshawar, Asim Khan has said that funds will be spent towards building infrastructural facilities at Municipal Inter College for Boys, Wazir Bagh.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135375&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170414  


Student awarded

Student of class 8th, Romaan Khan, has gained 2nd position in his final examinations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135268&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170414




Girls College at Dera Murad Jamali does not have a proper building

Representative PPP Central Executive Committee, Sadiq Umrani accused the government for their incompetency and mentioned the condition of Girls College at Dera Murad Jamali.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104134826&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170414


Roof of Government Primary School destroyed due to strong winds

Due to strong winds, the roof of Government Primary School has been destroyed and students are forced to study under the open sky.

Complete Story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135082&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170414


The situation of education is similar to Thar desert: Islami Jamiat Talba

Nazim Quetta, Nadeem Baloch during a session of Islami Jamiat Talba, said that the situation of education in Balochistan is similar to Thar desert.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104134811&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170414        




SLS School celebrates ‘Don’t cut trees’

Students of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School, Satellite Town senior branch celebrated the theme of their term ‘Respect for All’ by dedicating a programme to forests, says a press release.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198441-SLS-School-celebrates-Dont-cut-trees


Society takes notice of seizing school

RDA has issued a notice to the owner of a housing society for seizing a school.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135573&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170414  


Scouting disciplines our students: Raheela Durrani

During a prize distribution ceremony of Pakistan’s Boys Scouts Association in a college in Islamabad, speaker Balochistan Assembly, Raheela Durrani, said that scouting leads to disciplined students.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135508&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170414   



Panel formed to oversee schools admissions

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has set up a seven-member committee to oversee admissions to the government schools in the Islamabad Capital Territory.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198443-Panel-formed-to-oversee-schools-admissions


Beaconhouse holds high achiever’s ceremony

The Beaconhouse School System, Northern Region recently held its High Achievers Ceremony at the Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-04-14/page-14/detail-4  




Data of Out-of-school children to be collected by female teachers

The government has handed over the responsibility of collecting data of out-of-school children between the ages of 5-9 years in Punjab to female teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104135510&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170414


Student awarded

Muhammad Moiz Irfan has gained 5th position in Class 5th examinations, conducted by Lahore Board.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104136561&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170414


‘80,000 brick kiln workers’ children getting free education’, minister

Schools Education Minister said that the government has paved way for complete elimination of child labor from the brick kiln industry through sustained reforms aiming at providing free education to these children.

Complete story: https://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/epaper-lhr_14-04-17/6




Modern education termed crucial for prosperity

In the age of information technology, modern education has become crucial for students to enable them meet international standards in science and technology. Deputy Commissioner Ali Akbar Bhatti stated during a visit to Govt Girls High School People’s Colony here the other day.

Complete Story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-14/page-21/detail-8

Government schools marginally outshine private ones

The students of government schools outshined those of private schools in the Grade-5 and Grade-8 examinations conducted by the Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) as per the results of the exams.

Complete Story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-14/page-21/detail-10

50 exceptional students awarded

Pakistan Rangers Academy Commandant Col Asghar Niazi congratulated the 50 students who secured 90 percent and above marks in 9th and 10th class examinations.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-14/page-22/detail-9  

Pakistan advised to invest in education to boost economy

Brian McEnery, President Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) shed lights on the future need of accountancy professionals.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198374-Pakistan-advised-to-invest-in-education-to-boost-economy


Sialkot colleges lack librarians for decades

A period of two decades has passed but the libraries of 20 out of 22 government colleges have been running out of librarians putting a question mark on the performance of the Education Department.

Complete Story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-14/page-22/detail-1  

Private educational institutes consider encroachment as their right

Residents of Talangang are already facing stress due to heavy traffic and one of the private schools in the area have encroached the road in front of the school’s premises.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-04-14/page-4  




Progress inevitable only if education is at par with International standards: Dr Qadir Khan

Dr Abdul Qadir Khan, during a prize distribution ceremony at Abdul Qadir Khan Public School Green Town, said that he feels honoured that this school is amongst the top performing schools in Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-04-14/page-3  


Countrywide schools reached a total of 3 lacs

After an increase of 35,000 schools this year, there are now 3 lac schools in the country.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/298595-todays-print-city-news


14 days left in the intermediate exams, examination centers still not finalized among other things: Officers have been not appointed on the posts of nazim and secretary examination due to which exam centers have not been finalized and admit cards have also not been issued yet.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/298414-todays-print


Higher officials meet with Math teachers’ association

Math Teachers’ association met with Nazim Examinations matric board and congratulated on the cheating free first round of examinations.

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4 officers on remand for demolition of school in Soldier bazar: Judicial magistrate in the case regarding demolition of school handed over 4 police officials to CTD police for a 3 day remand.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/298423-todays-print

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/298457-todays-print


The school that is no more

With high aims of spreading education, Sybil D’Abreo had built the Jufelhurst Government School on her own estate in 1931.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201704140015&EN_ID=11201704140008&EMID=11201704140003




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