16 December 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Parents hail naming of schools, college after slain APS students

The parents of martyred students of Army Public School Peshawar (APS) here Tuesday lauded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for renaming 122 colleges and schools of Islamabad after the slain students. They called it the best tribute by the government to the victims of the attack on its first anniversary, which is being observed today (Wednesday). 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-2/detail-1







Sacrifice of APS Martyrs won’t go in vain

COAS Genreral Raheel Shareef has assured that the sacrifice of those who laid their lives for this motherland won’t go in vain. Anti-terrorist operation will be made more sustainable. This is the only way to commemorate the sacrifice of APS children. The Peshawar incident unified all the disarrayed segments of the society against the menace of terrorism. Rallies will be organized in all the country. PM and COAS will attend the function to be held in APS Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103233795&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151216






PM announces to observe Dec 16 as ‘National Education Resolve Day’

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has announced to observe December 16, the day when terrorists attacked Army Public School Peshawar and martyred more than 140 people including 132 children, as a ‘National Education Resolve Day’ to promote education.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/82239-PM-announces-to-observe-Dec-16-as-National-Education-Resolve-Day


AAG directed to consult government on law institutions university status

The Additional Advocate General was directed to consult the provincial government and inform the court on progress made to upgrade Khyber lawcollege to a university. The directive came from the Peshawar registry of the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201512160294&EN_ID=11201512160102&EMID=11201512160051


Education Takes a back seat

Focus after the massacre in Peshawar shifted to many things in subsequent days, weeks and month. Bereaved families, school security, national action plan were all reappearing motifs.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201512160282&EN_ID=11201512160098&EMID=11201512160049


Sports Day in Govt. Girls Degree College

Sports gala was arranged in Govt. Girls Degree College Mithra. Girls took part in cricket match, tug of war and races. All the teachers and girls praised the sports gala a lot.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103233170&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151216




Reforms likely to be introduced in education sector

Secretary Education, Abdul Saboor Kaakar has said that the process of formulating education reforms is in full swing. Some of the reforms to be introduced include: primary level education in native language, basic education policy in primary schools, recruitment of 4800 teachers through NTS and ban on new recruitment.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103232381&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151216


Standard of education has improved comparatively

Provincial minister of S & GAD, Nawab Muhammad Khan Shahwani has said that incumbent government has taken effective measures to promote education. Specially, girls’ education has been given the top priority. That is why the standard of education has improved as compared to the past.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103232382&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151216


Reduction of open merit seats in BMC is an anti-education Step

In a statement issued by Pashtunkhwah Students Organization, the decision to reduce open merit seats in Bolan Medical College has been termed as an anti-education step.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Winter Educational Center

Spokesperson of Islami Jamiat e Talaba has said that the annual winter education center will commence from today. Matric students will be prepared for the board examinations.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Foundation stone for Mir Chaakar University

Vice Chairman of Baloch Students Organization has demanded that the foundation stone of Mir Chakar University should be laid down in Sibi as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/Quetta/page2.asp




Anti-Education elements are sabotaging the education policy

Minister for Education, Mian Abdul Waheed has said that man keeps on learning until he is alive. Retired employees of education department should be revered. Ant-education elements have tried to sabotage AJK Government’s education policy. But they won’t be allowed to succeed in their mean designs.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2015-12-16/1515/elm%20dushman%20copy.jpg


Kashmiri students banned from getting admissions in Indian Institutes

Indian academic institutes have put a bar upon giving admissions to Kashmiri students till further notice. Kashmiri students are not getting admissions even on the quota for them.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-3/detail-5




Government increases education budget to promote academic standards

State Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Muhammad Balighur Rehman on Tuesday said education budget has been increased showing government’s seriousness for raising academic standards in the country.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-13/detail-0





Decision made to enroll 500 teachers in the Capital

Federal Directorate of Education is going to enroll 500 male and female teachers according to the Prime Minister’s education reforms programme against 1400 vacant positions in Federal Educational Institutions. Informed sources in CADD ministry said that to fulfill the 1400 vacant posts in the Federal educational institutions, 500 teachers would be recruited initially on priority basis to avoid the losses to students in their studies,.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=282572


Security measures lacking in schools

One year has passed since Peshawar attack. But the security clearance of teaching and non-teaching staff of 422 academic institutes has not been taken care of. Boundary wall of 24 schools has also not been fixed.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103233424&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151216


Maryam Nawaz visits Islamabad school

Chairman of PM Education Reforms Program, Maryam Nawaz visited a FG school in F-8/3. She inspected the renovation and decoration activities being carried out in the school.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=413.gif


Registration of Private Schools

Subsidiary of Ministry of CADD, PEIRA (Private Educational Institutes Registration Authority) has formed a new policy for registration of private schools. Only those schools will be registered which meet the building and other standards. Moreover, one year grace period has been given to the schools which have been established in residential schools for bringing them under the PEIRA rules.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103233896&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151216


Varsity inks pact to nurture talent in ICT domain

FAST University Islamabad hosted the celebration of one successful year of collaborative excellence with HUAWEI yesterday. A new agreement ‘HUAWEI Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA)’ was also signed during the ceremony.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/16-Dec-2015/varsity-inks-pact-to-nurture-talent-in-ict-domain


Air Varsity Hosts International Language & Literature Conference

A 2-day International Conference on Emerging Trends of Researching Language, Linguistics and Literature (ETRL3) started today at Air University main campus Islamabad. Air UniversityDepartment of Humanities has organised the maiden international conference to highlight the importance of language and literature with particular focus on contemporary trends of researches.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=282569




Decision taken to hand over 274 primary schools to PEF

Decision has been taken to hand over 274 primary schools to Punjab Education Foundation (PEF). Teacher organisations have voiced strong protest over this decision and demanded for its immediate withdrawal.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-13/detail-5


NGOs running public schools to the ground

Greater intrusion in the education sector by NGOs, under the banner of public-private partnership, has worsened education standards rather than improving them, Punjab Teachers’ Union District Multan president Rana Altaf Hussain said a press conference on Tuesday.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010506/public-education-ngos-running-public-schools-to-the-ground/


Over 4 lac students submit admission forms for matriculation exam

440,000 students have submitted the admission forms for matriculation exam 2016 with single fees.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-12/detail-2


Terrorism will be fought with the weapon of education

Leaders and office bearers of Punjab Teachers Union have said that the menace of terrorism will be fought with the weapon of education. Teachers will play their role in the fight against terrorism by educating the children and making them averse to terrorist propaganda.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-12/detail-1


Winter Vacation in Punjab

Winter vacation from 24 December to 4 January have been announced for all the academic institutes of Punjab.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-3/detail-6


PU incorporates population courses

Punjab University’s Department of Mass Communications is set to introduce the subject of “population and development” in its bachelors and master programmes.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010532/changing-course-pu-incorporates-population-courses/




EFS seeks funds to enroll out of children

After enrolling more than 120,000 out-of-school children across Sindh, Education Fund for Sindh (EFS) has started its donation drive to support its mission. The EFS organised its awareness and fundraising drive at three different venues, Forum Mall, Millennium Mall and Port Grand to engage people and persuade them to be the part of this change movement.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-15/detail-3


Schools emergency alert system down over non-payment of dues

While the security establishment has issued a terror threat warning for educational institutions in the city on the first anniversary of the Army Public School attack in Peshawar, the crucial Emergency Alert System (EAS) project launched for schools security in Karachi has been lying inoperative for the past three months owing to non-payment of dues, said sources and officials on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1226602/schools-emergency-alert-system-down-over-non-payment-of-dues


Results of Annual Examination of Inter Part – I and Commerce Group

BIEK has announced the results of annual examination of Inter Part – 1 and commerce group. 33052 students appeared in the commerce exam. Out of them 49.32% passed all the seven papers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_01.gif


14th Convocation of Iqra University

Iqra University held its 14th convocation in its Defense View Campus. VC Iqra University, Javed Lakhani said that students should burn the midnight oil for education and play their part in image building of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_07.gif


Socio-economic growth can be gauged through libraries

The status of socio-economic well being of any society can be gauged through the presence of libraries. Librarians play a vital role in academic grooming of the society. These views were expressed by the speakers on the occasion of inaugural of a recently decorated and renovated library complex on Sunset Boulevard DHA.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif



Administrative hiatus

Administrative matters of education department have come to a halt because of limitations on jurisdictions of Additional Director Primary schools. This was revealed during a meeting of APCA headed by Liaqat Ali Khan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_09.gif


Conference by Federal Urdu University

IR Department of Federal Urdu University will arrange an international conference on the theme of ‘Pakistan’s Foreign Policy; Challenges and Prospects’. Conference will commence upon 22 December.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_10.gif



Proposal of Reducing Bus Fares for Disabled and Students

DIG Traffic Police has sent the proposal for allocating at least two seats for disabled ones and reducing the bus fare by 50% for boys and girls students to Secretary Transport.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-16&edition=KCH&id=2047745_11180099


Holiday in Sindh Today

The Sindh government on Tuesday announced a holiday across the province for Wednesday amid the punishing heatwave and power crisis that have so far claimed more than 780 lives as the chief minister and his cabinet announced a plan to hold a sit-in against K-Electric and the federal government, an official said.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1190081


Education Alliance to launch 2nd phase of struggle from today

The Sindh Education Alliance (SEA) has announced to start second phase of its massive struggle from today (Wednesday) to press the government for acceptance of its demands which included issues faced by the primary teachers and other lower school staff.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/12/15/city/karachi/education-alliance-to-launch-2nd-phase-of-struggle-from-today/




Educational Institutes Named After APS Martyrs

Federal government has decided to name 122 Federal schools and colleges after the names of APS Martyrs. This is a very noble and unique step to pay homage to our innocent victims of Peshawar school attack.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103232326&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151216


Attack on Independence of Education By Dr. Tauseef Ahmed Khan

Famous pedagogue of history, Dr Waqar Shah has presented a paper in which he has analyzed the history books on Pakistan movement. He has concluded that the books have ignored most of our ancestors who had face jail and other atrocities of British government.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103232331&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151216


Read the Lesson Again By Ammar Masood

141 children who lost their lives in struggle for education have given us an invaluable lesson. We would have to understand that for a brighter future, the leaves of history have to be turned over.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=15_03.gif


Tribute to APS Martyrs By Riaz Ahmed Chaudhry

All the leaders should put aside their political differences in order to succeed in fight against terrorism. Similarly, government should also protest against Afghanistan for providing safe havens to the terrorist groups.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-12-16/page-16/detail-6


What Did we Learn from Fall of Dhaka and Peshawar Incident?  

One year has passed since the Peshawar incident. We suffered another tragedy on 16 December 1971 too when we lost our eastern wing because of our inexperienced and careless leadership and conspiracies of our enemies. Even after one year to Peshawar incident, National Action Plan has not been implemented in its letter and spirit.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-12-16&edition=LHR&id=2049244_89404781


APS tragedy: forever etched by Zahid Hussain

ONE year on, the horror of the Army Public School tragedy in Peshawar continues to haunt our conscience. Terror atrocities have killed thousands of people in this country and yet it remains unthinkable that anyone could target children. There are perhaps few parallels of such brutality in modern history. Children as young as 10 were among the victims.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=16_12_2015_008_004


One year after

One year. Even for a country that has witnessed a tableau of horrors over the past several years, Dec 16, 2014 set a new, terrible milestone. On that day, 144 innocents -122 students, and 22 teachers and support staff of the Army Public School, Peshawar were massacred in a terrorist attack that plunged the country into mourning and sent shockwaves around the world. It was a defining moment in Pakistan`s war against terrorism.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=16_12_2015_008_001


When girls education takes a backseat by Amina Khan

Focus after the Army Public School massacre in Peshawar shifted to many things in the subsequent days, weeks and months. Surviving students, bereaved families, school security, National Action Plan were all reappearing motifs. The one thing which few spoke of was: The school that was attacked was a boys school but girls were equally petrified about going back. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010691/when-girls-education-takes-a-backseat/


After the tragedy By Rasul Bakhsh Rais

The terrorist attack on the Army Public School exactly one year ago was a turning point in national thinking about what to do with terrorism. Tragic and cowardly as the attack was, with very few parallels in history for mass murder of innocent children in their classrooms, it was not the first of its kind. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010476/after-the-tragedy/


A year of grief and pain

Some of the survivors of the December 16, 2014 attack on the Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar may never make a full recovery, even though they are physically uninjured. Others, dreadfully hurt, will suffer the after-effects, of the deadliest terrorist attack that Pakistan has ever seen, for whatever is left of their lives. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010477/a-year-of-grief-and-pain/


An APS attack survivor’s extraordinary story — II by M. Bilal Lakhani

“I attended funerals from 9pm to 5am the following morning,” shares Aakif Azeem. “I could only attend nine funerals of my classmates even though more than 15 boys died from my class alone. I came home around 5.30am, but couldn’t fall asleep. My best friend Zain Iqbal’s funeral was at 11am in the morning.”

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010482/an-aps-attack-survivors-extraordinary-story-ii/


One year of evading the hard questions By Mosharraf Zaidi

I had wanted to write an earnest piece of mourning for the victims of the APS attack today. As atrocities go, the memory of December 16, 2014 will not fade away easily. Certainly not this soon. The way that day felt, is present, and latent, like it could burst any moment. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/82159-One-year-of-evading-the-hard-questions


The pendulum of grief By Afiya Shehrbano

On December 16, 2014, the Taliban’s mass murder of 144 students and faculty members of the APS in Peshawar dropped a chilling effect on the country. There followed a momentary national suspension of words and narrative – a silence borne of disbelief and palpable grief.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/82160-The-pendulum-of-grief


Letters to the Editor


School rules

There have been several media reports about the high rates of monthly fees being charged by ‘elite private schools’. The general belief is that the majority of the students in these schools are from wealthy families. This is not true. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/82151-Corrupt-construction


We never learn

After the dismemberment of Pakistan on December 16, 1971, Pakistanis saw another tragedy on the same day in 2014 when more than 140 Army school students and their teachers were brutally murdered in Peshawar. It is time to look back at what we have done to eliminate the menace of terrorism.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/82153-Capitalist-lullaby


Education on Sindh

Sindh with a large population plays an important role in terms of the country’s economy, but the standard of education is very low in the province. There are only a few institutions in urban areas that have shown some improvement, otherwise the education sector has been in a mess.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/16-Dec-2015/education-in-sindh


Corrupt construction

University Town was considered to be one of the best residential areas of Peshawar when it was being managed by the University Town committee. However, under the local government law, the committee was abolished and the area came under the care of the local TMA and nazim.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/82151-Corrupt-construction


APS students, bravo

The pupils of the Army Public School, Peshawar, have indeed set forth an example of bravery which has no parallel. When the school re-opened in January after the December 16 massacre, the world watched in amazement as the pupils, injured, bruised and mentally scarred, walked back through the gates of the same institution that was engulfed in flames and drowned in blood the last time they had walked out of it.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1226640/aps-students-bravo


VC’s humiliation

This is with reference to the episode involving Dr S.K. Alqama, former vice-chancellor of Baha Uddin Zakria University (BZU) and Ambassador to Yemen. He happened to be my classmate at the Dhaka Model School back in the good old days where the Dhaka Nawab family, especially his father Khawaja Khairuddin, was considered synonymous with everything that was Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1226632/vcs-humiliation


PM’s school visit

It was wonderful to recently witness the prime minister visit a government model school near Islamabad. In his well-organised visit to the school, the prime minister freely mixed with the students and asked them about the school’s facilities.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1010444/pms-school-visit/


KP government to renovate private property in guise of varsity

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated Rs100 million for renovation of a private property in order to run a university in a rented building in his hometown Nowshera.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/16-Dec-2015/kp-govt-to-renovate-private-property-in-guise-of-varsity

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Teachers demand 4% quota in SST

Dir Payan:  A meeting of PETs teachers was held which was chaired by Mr. Abdul Wadood. The agenda of the meeting was a demand for 4% quota for the Physical teachers in SSTs cadre.

Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=10


SDO angry over teacher absenteeism

Peshawar: The Sub Divisional Education Officer Male, Peshawar, Mr. Irfan Ali, paid a surprise visit to various primary schools of Peshawar and expressed his displeasure over absent teachers, deducting their salaries by a day and issuing them show cause notices.

Complete Story: http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTUwMjM4


Martyred children are symbol of unity against terrorism

Peshawar: In charge, Jamate Islami Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Women Wing, Ms. Fatma Inayat Ameen said the incident of Army Public School has united the nation against terrorism. 

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Shortage of basic facilities in School

Mardan: The leader ANP Union Mangah, Mr. Meer Zafar Khan said that the Government Primary Girls Primary School Sher Dil Khan Killi only has one female teacher and is facing an acute shortage of electricity and water.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 2


Book Fair

Peshawar: Two days book fair was held in Khyber Medical College Peshawar University, by the National Book Foundation.

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


Demand for up gradation of teachers

Jamrud: The FATA Teachers Representative, Ms. Dilshad Begum has said that, FATA female teachers have been deprived of their up-gradation for the past five years. 

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


Meeting of KP Assembly Standing Committee for Education

Peshawar:  A meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Standing Committee for Education was held under the chairmanship of MPA Saleh Muhammad in the Assembly Secretariat. The committee decided to conduct another meeting in recommendations for the regularization of Teaching Assistants will be discussed

Complete Story: Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No. 2


Shortage of staff in School

Nowshera:  The Government Girls Higher Secondary School Nowshera if facing shortage of staff.

Complete Story:  Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No. 5




Education Department reluctant to issue offer orders to successful candidates

District Chaman: The NTS pass candidates of Qilla Abdullah are still waiting for recruitment orders despite the lapse of seven months.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Struggle for resolution of educational issues will continue: Director Education Nasirabad

District Bolan: The Director Education, Nasirabad said basic facilities have been provided to all the educational institutions under the educational emergency so that the youth of Balochistan should be equipped with weapon of Education to face the challenges of modern time.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Criticism over reduction in open merit seats in BMC: PSO

District Quetta: The PSO South zone stated that open merit seats in BMC have reduced and have been shifted to area based quotas which is a violation of merit and injustice with talented students. PSO demanded to implement the open merit system for selection in BMC.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Need to make education common in Balochistan: Samina Saeed

District Quetta: The administrator, Jamaet-e-Islami Balochistan Provincial Women Division, Ms. Samina Saeed said with emphasis that women education is necessary for national development and progress. She said that educating a woman is equivalent to education a whole family.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-16-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Reforms will be introduced in education sector: Secretary Education

District Quetta: The Provincial Secretary for Education, Mr. Abdul Saboor Kakar said that reforms will be introduced in education sector for the development of education. These reforms include making native language the medium of instruction in primary schools for better comprehension among students and provision of basic facilities in all governmental schools.

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Students expelled for low attendance

District Mastung: The Principal Government Higher School Parang Abad, Mr. Yar Muhammad Bungulzai said during a press conference that 13 students of 2nd year have been expelled from the school on account of low attendance.

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Winter vacation

District Multan:  The winter vacation in schools throughout Punjab will begin from 24th Decembers, 2015 and will end on 1st January, 2016.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-12-16/page-08


School without basic facilities

District Layyah: The Government Primary School Chak No.303/TDA does not have electricity and has only one teacher available to teach 100 students.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 03


School named after APS martyr

District Khanewal: The Government Boys High School Kabirwala has been named as Zargham Mazhar Shaheed School and its inauguration will be done today.  The inauguration will be done by Major General Ammir Hasnat and the Commissioner Multan.  This is to commemorate the martyrs of the Army Public School.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-12-16/page-08


Examination admission fees of private schools waived off

District Rahim Yar Khan: The examination fees for students of private schools which are partners of PEF have been waived off.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 03


Ban on Fun Fair functions

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Punjab Government has banned Fun Fair functions in Schools and Colleges throughout the Province.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 03


Teacher demand salaries before Christmas

District Raim Yar Khan: The teachers’ bodies appreciated EDO for what he was doing for teachers.  They demanded a promotion package for teachers and also demanded salaries for Christian employees before Christmas.   

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 03




Protest against Education and Works Department

District Naushero feroz: The social parties and contractors carried out protest against engineers and concerned clerks, alleging them of embezzling an amount worth 50 lac rupees. The development works have been left incomplete due to corruption.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130341290&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151216



Shortage of class rooms in school

District Larkana: The Government Boys Primary School, village Wakro, near Taluka Dokri, is facing shortage of class rooms. More than 500 students are enrolled in the school of which 200 students have to sit under the open sky and study.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130341271&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151216


Protest against SDO Education works

District Dadu: The citizens of Dadu city, along with contractors held protest against Sub District Officer (SDO) Education and Works Department, alleging them of misappropriating millions of rupees of the budget through corruption.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130341508&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151216



Students protest against shortage of teachers

District Sujawal: The students and residents of village Mehmood Wah, near Mirpur Bathoro, protested against the non-availability of school building and shortage of teachers. The school is currently operating in a private building.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130341512&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151216


Professors continue protest against Principal

District Larkana: The Professors and Lecturers of Government Degree College Larkana continued their protest for the removal of the college’s Principal.
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Other cadre teachers continue protest

District Khairpru Mirs: The teachers of other cadre continued their protest for the 39th day against stoppage of their salaries, and warned to hold protest before the Chief Minister House in case of continuance of neglect.

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Objective test in primary school

District Larkana: A new objective test was conducted in different schools of Taluka Ratodero, from the students of fifth class. The test comprised of, English, Social studies, Urdu, Mathematics and Science Subjects.

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Cultural program in school

District Mirpur khas:  A cultural program was organized by the students of Mipur Khas, where Commissioner, Mr. Shafique Ahmed Mehasar said that he felt proud of students of rural areas, who took active part in folk songs, debates and presentation of folk poetry in the program. He added that for spreading education, it is necessary to provide basic facilities to the schools.

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Director Colleges suspends 512 Non teaching staff

District Sukkur: The Director Colleges, Sukkur region, has suspended 512 non teaching staff, issuing them a final show cause notice.

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Seminar on education

Karachi: A seminar, on the title of “Future of students”, was organized by the Social Welfare Department, along with other civil society organizations. It was declared that about 20 thousand schools in Sindh province are non-functional, most of which have turned to storage houses owing to the carelessness of Education Department.

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Illegal collection of fees

District Larkana: The management of Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Naudero City is charging fees from the girls illegally under the head of school identity cards. 
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Investigation against illegal appointments

District Jacobabad: The Chief Minister’s Inspection Team has started an investigation against the illegal appointments of 1542 teaching and other staff of Education Department, District Jacobabad.

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