16 March 2015

National Press: 

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhua

 

Teachers demand up gradation of services

he teachers of state-run school staged a protest rally against the government for not up-grading services of the Khyber Agency’s teachers.
The teachers staged a protest demonstration in front of the Landi Kotal Press Club under the auspices of All Teachers Association.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-4/detail-5

 

DEO Lakki appoints 19 teachers

DEO Lakki Marwat has appointed 19 teachers against the vacant posts in government middle, high and higher secondary schools.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-03-15/page-5

 

52 girls’ schools closed in Karak due to zero enrollment

The officials of the Education Department in Karak district kept the provincial government in the dark about the closure of more than 52 state-run girls’ schools in the annual progress report sent to the authorities, sources said here on Sunday. The sources said the Karak education authorities did not affix some pages to the annual progress report concealing information about the nonfunctional schools in the district.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-307218-52-girls-schools-closed-in-Karak-due-to-zero-enrollment

 

Private schools in Abbottabad attract more students

Besides its natural beauty and low crime rate, Abbottabad is known for standard educational institutions and some of them are as old as creation of Pakistan. In the wake of the December 16, 2014 attack on Army Public School in Peshawar, most of the private and semi-government school and colleges in Abbottabad are faced with huge influx of students and most of them have to get some recommender in order to get admission.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-306983-Private-schools-in-Abbottabad-attract-more-students

 

Official inspects schools in Lower Dir

Following the directives of the provincial government, an official of the district administration inspected two militancy-hit schools in Maidan area in Lower Dir district. Taking a serious notice of the media reports about the exam-taking students in two schools in Bandai village in a rainy day, the provincial education authorities directed the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Lower Dir district, Sohail Khan, to inspect the miserable condition of the schools.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-306952-Official-inspects-schools-in-Lower-Dir

 

Owners of private schools booked over poor security

LAKKI MARWAT: The local police on Friday booked owners and heads of 10 private educational institutions over poor security of campuses. A police official said the police issued security advisory to both private and government schools and colleges in the wake of the recent terrorist attack at the Army Public School Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169512

 

Teachers threaten strike if female staff not reinstated

MANSEHRA: All Teachers Association, Mansehra chapter, has threatened to go on strike if the 67 female teachers terminated from service on various charges are not reinstated on their posts.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169894/teachers-threaten-strike-if-female-staff-not-reinstated

 

Students protest mass expulsion from college

CHITRAL: The students of Government College, Chitral, on Saturday took out a procession against the principal for expelling 173 students without any solid reason.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169702/students-protest-mass-expulsion-from-college

 

Tribal students rally against delay in payment of scholarship

PESHAWAR: The members of Kurram Students Organisation (KSO) held a demonstration here on Saturday to protest the alleged delay in disbursement of scholarships among the displaced students from the tribal region.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169701

 

19 teachers appointed to Lakki schools

The Lakki Marwat education department has appointed 19 teachers against the vacant posts in government middle, high and higher secondary schools. An official said on Saturday that district education officer Nazir Khan notified appointment orders of the teachers. He said the newly appointed teachers had qualified NTS test and were placed on merit list.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169700

 

Monitoring unit officials accused of victimising teachers

KARAK: The provincial president of All Primary Teachers Association (APTA) Malik Khalid Khan has criticised the independent monitoring unit (IMU) working in the education department, claiming that the unit’s wrong reporting had resulted in withholding of salaries of hundreds of teachers and cut in salaries of thousands of others by the government.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169511

 

GIKI students to participate in design, build, fly contest in US

SWABI: The students of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology would participate in the design, build and fly contest to be held in the United States of America, next month.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169508

 

Varsity students protest non-registration of department

TIMERGARA: The students of the Malakand University’s software engineering department on Thursday boycotted their classes and took out a procession to demonstrate against the varsity administration for its alleged failure to get their department registered with the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169504

 

Teachers seek release of teenaged student

LANDI KOTAL: The local chapter of the All Teachers Association on Friday demanded immediate release of a teenaged student arrested by the political administration on murder charges.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169514

 

DFID asked for poor performance from secretary education

DFID asked for explanation of poor situation of education in presence of heavy funding from Secretary Education through General Secretary PTI. DFID called on its explanation through Video Conference.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102738473&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150316

 

Reasons of low education standards in region

Governor KP said that increasing the number of universities in KP by previous government is major indicator of low education standards in the region. He said that we need to work hard. He said that FATA university is very important for FATA peoples.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102736601&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150315

 

Education Budget

Speaker Provincial Assembly said that provincial government reserved 28% budget for education. It will help to improve the standards and expand the education in the region.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102736745&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150315

 

CM asked for feasibility report of Women University

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa asked for feasibility report of Mardan Women University. The plan will be examined from beginning. Related departments have solved its issues cumulatively.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734930&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150314

 

Distribution of Laptops

Government of KP decided to provide interactive boards and laptops to students of 100 higher secondary schools of the province. It worth 56 million. It will propagate Quality Education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734943&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150314

 

VCs discuss KP Universities Act 2012

An emergency meeting of all the vice –chancellors (VCs) of Public Sector Universities of Khyber Pakh-tunkhwa was held here on Friday to discuss the proposed amendment in the Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa Universities Act 2012 and alleged interference in the affairs of universities.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-306812-VCs-discuss-KP-Universities-Act-2012

 

Governor urges ICU graduates to serve nation

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan on Saturday expressed optimism that the graduates of Islamia College University (ICU) would earn a good name like the previous generation of students of this institution in various walks of life because of their hard work and excellence in academics.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-306934-Governor-urges-ICU-graduates-to-serve-nation

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-03-15/page-5

 

Action against absents

A teacher was absent from Government Girls Alamzeb Commerce College. On the action by higher officials, she joined her duty back in the college after eight months.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734967&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150314

 

Land provided to education department

On the command of Commissioner Buner, Dc taken backs the grabbed government land and handed it to Education Department.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-03-14/page-8

 

FATA/GB/AJK

 

Fata teachers demand better pay scales

LANDI KOTAL: The local chapter of All Teachers Association, Khyber Agency, held a protest demonstration to express its anguish over the persistent delay in upgradation of scales of government teachers in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169886/fata-teachers-demand-better-pay-scales

 

Free education mandate of government

Prime Minister AJK said that free education is mandate of their government. Provision to deserving students is their responsibility. He said that Subject of Psychology would be included in curriculum of degree colleges.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-03-16/page-5

 

Schools in Turbat

Schools in Turbat and the education they impart are far from satisfactory. The reason is obvious: crumbling building structure, near absence of furniture, improper classrooms, etc.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-307153-Schools-in-Turbat

 

Balochistan

 

School owners decry security requirements

QUETTA: The All Pakistan Progressive Private Schools Association (APPPS) has expressed apprehensions that thousands of private schools in the city would be forced to close down because of strict government conditions regarding security arrangements.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169664/school-owners-decry-security-requirements

 

Balochistan govt asked to focus on education, job creation

The Balochistan government has been advised to treat education and employment on war-footing as it would bring the youth to political and social platform. This was the unanimous point of view of a radio-based show Balochistan Kay Awaam Ki Awaaz (Voice of Baloch People), on Thursday. The ceremony was held at the local press club and attended by a large number of youths, both male and female.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169450

 

Poor condition of education at Balochistan

Baloch Student Organization said that Standard of education lowering in Balochistan. Government spending a lot on publicity of education revolution and enrollment campaign but its indifferent from reality. Mostly teachers taking salaries at home.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-16-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Education campaign at Qila Abdullah

District Education Officer holds a press conference on Education Campaign at Qila Abdullah. He said that progress depends upon education. There is low literacy rate at Qila Abdullah.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102737876&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150316

 

Men wondering around Girls schools are problematic to female students

Due to ignorance of administration, people are parking their vehicles near girl’s schools. Men often rush around girls schools. Female students facing these hurdles while coming to their schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-15-2015/quetta/page3.asp 

 

Strengthening the education

Provincial Minister Baldia said that they would make education sector strong in their area at Pishin. Teachers will be punctual. Education will be delivering according to standards.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-15-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Enrolment Campaign

Baloch Student organization is starting enrolment campaign from 20 March 2015 from Quetta. They said the public recognized the obstacle to education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-15-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Private schools closed due to non-security

City administration has closed 27 private schools for no security system at their institutions. Administration has released show cause to number of private schools for maintain the security of their schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102735919&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150315

 

Plantation at schools

District officers hold a meeting at Pishin and decided to started plantation in each schools of the region. Forest officers delivered briefing on methods of growing trees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-14-2015/quetta/page12.asp

 

Increment in education fees

Parents Committee, Education foundation, said that education foundation increased the fees of students in schools. It altering students to changes their schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-14-2015/quetta/page12.asp

 

Mother language helps children in education

Governor Balochistan said that use of mother’s language in education for children will help them to understand and learn something in institutions. He said we should make our children eligible of research.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-14-2015/quetta/page1.asp

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734470&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150314

 

Matter of Pak Girls School

Governor Balochistan said that Provincial government is not closing Pak Girls School at any cast. He said that it is not a political matters but it is an administrative issue.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-14-2015/quetta/page1.asp

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734450&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150314

 

Islamabad

 

FBISE plans reforms in exam system

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education has planned structural reforms in its examination system. The board will hire a consultant for the purpose by the quality and cost-based selection method. According to a relevant official, the consultant, who will report to the FBISE chairman, is to devise strategy and make recommendations for improvement and modernisation of the board’s examination system in line with global trends and technological advancements. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-307011-FBISE-plans-reforms-in-exam-system

 

Three months on: Schools still lack basic security

More than three months after the December 16 attack on Army Public School in Peshawar, measures announced to beef up security at educational institutes have yet to materialise.  

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/852840/three-months-on-schools-still-lack-basic-security/

 

FBISE reforms

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education has planned structural reforms in its examination system. The board will hire a consultant for the purpose by the quality and cost-based selection method. According to a relevant official, the consultant, who will report to the FBISE chairman, is to devise strategy and make recommendations for improvement and modernisation of the board’s examination system.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-306940-FBISE-reforms

 

Cheaters never prosper?: HEC presents plagiarist with ‘best research work’ award

Plagiarism at the higher education level has been an open secret, with many suspected plagiarists holding senior faculty positions in different universities across the country.

Meanwhile, in a comical turn, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Friday gave its best research paper award to a scholar who had been blacklisted by the regulatory body in 2008 for publishing a plagiarised paper.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/852884/cheaters-never-prosper-hec-presents-plagiarist-with-best-research-work-award/

 

Bickering between centre, provinces leaves HEC in limbo

ISLAMABAD: Four years after it was decided that the portfolio of higher education would be devolved to the provinces in light of the 18th amendment, the federal government appears unmoved.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169863

 

HEC fails to take action against ‘plagiarist’ senior official

ISLAMABAD: Rather than taking action against their own senior official, accused of plagiarism, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has been delaying making a decision for the last four years.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169682

 

CDA fails to verify educational certificates of its staff

Capital Development Authority (CDA) is still unable to verify educational certificates of its staff from the respective boards raising suspicions that employees have fake degrees. In the year 2011, former prime minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani had ordered verification of the degrees and certificates of officials and employees working in CDA. Action would be taken against the employee working in the organization with fake educational documents.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/03/14/city/islamabad/cda-fails-to-verify-educational-certificates-of-its-staff/

 

Parents perturbed over raise in private schools’ fee

RAWALPINDI: Most of the private schools in the city have enhanced their fee with the advent of new academic year, perturbing the parents already worried owing to price-hike. Despite the presence rules and legal provisions for monitoring of the affairs of these institutions, the students and their parents have been unable to get any relief.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/16-Mar-2015/parents-perturbed-over-raise-in-private-schools-fee

 

UNCW team visits IIU

The delegates from the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), NC, USA, Dr. Cara Cilano, Dr. Caroline Clements, and Dr. Daniel Masters met with faculty and students of the Department of English at International Islamic University (IIU), says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-307016-UNCW-team-visits-IIU

 

Processing for Chairman HEC

After 9 months staying long time, HEC restarted processing for nominations of HEC Chairman. HEC Short Listed the candidates. Two of them belongs to non-teaching institutions and become controversial.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-16-2015/pindi/pic.asp?picname=612.gif

 

NUST among top 100 universities from emerging economies’ countries

ISLAMABAD: Only one Pakistani university could succeed to get place among top 100 universities from the emerging economies countries, recently announced by the Times Higher Education Ranking 2015. The National University of Sciences and Technology in Islamabad ranks at number 95 with 22.8 points on Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/16-Mar-2015/nust-among-top-100-universities-from-emerging-economies-countries

 

EDUCATION WATCH: Diplomats say their goodbyes

Ahmed Chinoy from Citizen Police Liaison Committee in Karachi, Zaffarullah Khan from Centre for Civic Education in Islamabad, and other speakers drew attention to the importance of strengthening of local democracy in order to improve security.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169685

 

Maleeha says Pakistan striving to expand opportunities for girls’ education

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan is confronting the challenge of girls’ education through innovative schemes and pilot projects, with the objective of scaling up the successful models, while addressing the gender gap in the system, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi told a side-event as the UN Commission on the status of women continues its deliberations.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/14-Mar-2015/maleeha-says-pakistan-striving-to-expand-opportunities-for-girls-education

 

AIOU achieves distinction, having largest academic network

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has achieved a singular distinction, having largest academic and infrastructure network in the country, with 44-campuses and thousands of tutorial centres.

Complete Story:

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102737249&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150315

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-307027-AIOU-achieves-distinction-having-largest-academic-network

 

HEC awarded to researchers

Higher Education Commission gave award to 28 researchers for their research work in research articles and projects. It also includes young researchers.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-03-14&edition=ISL&id=1593674_29400270

 

Weak security at QAU

There is no proper security system at Quaid I Azam University. Irrelevant person often riding in university busses. There is no boundary wall of University. Guards are also not working properly.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102737237&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150315

 

HEC short-lists two candidates for full-time ED

After more than 11 months, the Higher Education Commission has finally initiated the process to appoint its full-time Executive Director but the process has become controversial as the two short listed candidates do not fulfill HEC’s own prescribed criteria for the post.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-307212-HEC-short-lists-two-candidates-for-full-time-ED

 

AIOU to set up updated chemistry lab

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will set-up the most up-to-date Chemistry lab at its campus to involve and encourage youth in research activities for promotion of science and technology in the country. This would be one of the country’s most-modern labs where all state-of-the-art science equipments and instruments would be available to students for their practical and research activities in the field of science, this announcement was made by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui while speaking at the concluding ceremony of the two-day training workshop for college teachers at BS level under the title ‘Special Topics in Physical Chemistry’.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-306751-AIOU-to-set-up-updated-chemistry-lab

 

RIS recognition at Microsoft Education Forum

The Roots International Schools (RIS) representative got recognition at the Microsoft Global Education Forum 2015, Dubai. Alishba Javed, Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIE Expert), a faculty member of RIS was awarded certificate by Anthony Salcito, Microsoft vice president. Humaira Shaheen (project manager ICT Initiatives) from RIS head-office was also representing RIS at the forum.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-306753-RIS-recognition-at-Microsoft-Education-Forum

 

Capital admin for action against unregistered seminaries

The administration of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to immediately take strict action against the unregistered religious seminaries operating in the federal capital, said the sources on Sunday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-3/detail-1

 

Work on medical college lingers on

Work on the Quaid-e-Azam Postgraduate Medical College building in the premises of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) could not be completed even after 25 years of it’s launching. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-03-16/page-14/detail-3

 

Admin seeks action against unregistered seminaries

The administration of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to immediately take strict action against the unregistered religious seminaries operating in the federal capital, said the sources on Sunday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-03-16/page-13/detail-7

 

RMS teachers going tech-savvy

Islamabad: A three-day training session of Intel Teach Elements “Moving into Mobile Learning & Creativity in the Mobile Classroom” was conducted at Roots Millennium Schools’ One World Campus E-11/4, Islamabad this week. This three-day session was conducted by Pakistan, Intel Education, Project Manager, Khadija Bashir along with Intel senior trainer Rubina Jahangir and Asim Sheikh.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/15-Mar-2015/rms-teachers-going-tech-savvy

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-307023-RMS-holds-session-on-learning-and-creativity

 

Punjab

 

Teachers demand cancellation of EDO Education transfer

HAFIZABAD: Members of the Apca and different teachers unions on Sunday staged a demonstration against the transfer of EDO Education Muhammad Ashraf. The protesters were led by Muttahida Mahaz Asataza chairman Riaz Ahmad Tarar, Muhammad Abubakar Alvi, Naseeruddin, Mian Ghulam Abbas, Jafar Bajwa, Fiaz Ahmad, Mushtaq Ahmad, Zubair Hashmi, Aqeel Azad and Shabbir Ahmad Gujjar.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-307243-HAFIZABAD-City-News

 

‘Rs 2.40bn given for non-formal education to 2m illiterate persons’

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Excise and Taxation, Law and Finance Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has said that the Punjab government has provided Rs 2.40 billion for non-formal basic education to 2 million illiterate persons.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/14-Mar-2015/rs-2-40bn-given-for-non-formal-education-to-2m-illiterate-persons

 

PEF introduces interactive classroom technology project

LAHORE: Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has launched the pilot project of interactive class room technology in Lahore, Multan and Chakwal districts to provide world-class education to the students enrolled in its partner schools. In the first phase, the technology has been introduced in 24 selected partner schools in these districts

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/15-Mar-2015/pef-introduces-interactive-classroom-technology-project

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-306945-Pilot-project-of-interactive-classroom-technology-launched

 

Teacher’s nonacademic duties altering student’s results

Punjab Teachers Union said that nonacademic duties of teachers might alter the results of students. Teachers are overburdened.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102739504&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150316

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-03-16&edition=LHR&id=1597622_84811261

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-12/detail-6

 

Commercial Tax of Private Schools Increased

Cantonment Board, Rawalpindi has increased commercial tax of Private Schools. Board released notification for paying Tax to private educational institutions. Schools will be closed for not paying this tax.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-03-16&edition=ISL&id=1597104_35687545

 

Education for deserving students planned

PUNJAB Education Foundation has devised a strategy to encourage the corporate sector to use their corporate social responsibility (CSR) principles in the field of education. The purpose is to open the doors of education to more deserving students. According to a handout issued here Sunday, under this programme, awareness sessions was held in Bhakkar and Multan districts to motivate the eligible PEF alumni to apply for LUMS national outreach programme (NOP).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-307112-Education-for-deserving-students-planned

 

Free education to homeless

PTI education wing presented their annual education report to their Punjab president. In the report, they planned to provide one-room schools at each living area of homeless peoples. There will be one teacher for each such point offering free education to homeless children.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-9/detail-4

 

Awareness about HEC Scholarships

Punjab Education Foundation started awareness campaign about HEC scholarships for students who passed matriculation. They start this campaign from their partner schools.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-12/detail-3

 

ATX+PAK Start-up Showcase launched at LUMS

LAHORE: LUMS Centre for Entrepreneurship in collaboration with City of Austin and Capital Factory launched ATX+PAK Start-up Showcase. The objective was to showcase Pakistani start-ups to mentors and investors in Austin and engage in a cross-cultural relationship to promote entrepreneurship.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-3/detail-3

 

Training for teachers

Education Department decided to relaunch the “Quality Education” under Cm education program “Road Map for Education.” It is important for all teachers to have modern trainings.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102737738&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150315

 

Expectation of poor results due to PEC

Punjab Teachers Union said that Punjab Examination Commission did not designed papers according to regular pattern. Students of Primary and Middle did not prepare for exams according to these uncertain patterns of papers.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-15/page-12/detail-11

 

New Campus for University of Taxila

On the advice of Chief Minister, a new compass of University of Taxila started building at Pind Dadan Khan. In this regard, CM approved one billion for its construction.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Islamabad; Page 3.

 

Teachers training

Department of Literacy and non-formal education announced to start training of teachers in eleven districts under their program “Punjab Works Place Literacy Project.”

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-14/page-12/detail-14

 

Students spend a day out with Pakistan army troops

A group of over 100 students and faculty members belonging to F G Degree College and University of South Asia Lahore spent a day out with Pakistan Army troops at Lahore Garrison. The day long programme, was specifically organised for students to sensitize them on security, self defence and also to enlighten them on operational preparedness of Pak-Army – The programme ‘Know your Army’, has been specifically initiated for the youth on desire of Chief of Army Staff.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=260830

 

PU officer held for bribe

The Anti-Corruption Establishment officials, Lahore Region, on Saturday claimed to have arrested a Punjab University grade-17 officer for taking bribe red-handedly on the university’s premises. According to an official of the ACE, the trap raid was conducted after a complainant named Asad Ali of Lahore had approached ACE Director Lahore Region Tariq Mehmood stating that an accused Husnain Javed, a Career Development Officer at Punjab University, had received Rs 150, 000 as bribe for getting his appointment done in a department of PU.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-306993-PU-officer-held-for-bribe

 

‘Importance of distance education increasing’

The importance of distance education is increasing day by day and even in developed countries millions of students learn through this system. It was said by State Minister for Education, Professional Training and Narcotics Control Mian Baleeghur Rehman while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the regional campus of the Allama Iqbal Open University here on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-306997-BAHAWALPUR-City-News

 

Seminaries offer talks to govt to sort out security issues

Ittehad Tanzeemat Madaris Deenia (ITMD) has once again appealed to the government to shun their apathy towards the Islamic seminaries and come to the negotiation table with them to sort out the outstanding issues concerning national security.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-306942-Seminaries-offer-talks-to-govt-to-sort-out-security-issues

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-15/page-14/detail-2

 

Right activists support EDO Education

Right activists have expressed concern over persecution of EDO, Education Hafizabad, Ashraf Haral for his refusal to succumb to political pressure. 
A press release issued by Human Rights Movement (HRM) said that Haral has been transferred on the intervention of a federal minister for not meeting the illegitimate demand of a local PML-N worker who wanted an education official to be transferred to some other place.  

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-14/page-14/detail-11

 

Candidates for ‘Educators’ suffer

For Punjab Education Department there still persist eighteenth century practices, as the officials of this department yet to learn about the uses of information technology; it was due to this kind of mentality in the department that thousands of candidates for ‘Educators’ immensely suffered due to non-provision and easy access to information.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-306752-Candidates-for-Educators-suffer

 

PU book fair

MAINTAINING its previous marvellous traditions, Punjab University administration will organise Pakistan’s largest three-day book fair this year on April 2, 2015. According to a press release issued here Sunday, PU Chief Librarian Haseeb Ahmed Paracha said that renowned publishers, booksellers and information technology organisations would establish their stalls and provide books and other products to teachers, students and general public on highly discount rates.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-307116-PU-book-fair

 

Missionary schools closed

ALL the Missionary schools in the provincial metropolis will remain closed today (Monday) to express solidarity with the families of the persons who lost their lives in Sunday’s twin blasts in two churches here at Yuhannabad.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-307119-Missionary-schools-closed

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-13/detail-0

 

AIOU distinction

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has achieved a singular distinction, having largest academic and infrastructure network in the country, with 44-campuses and thousands of tutorial centres.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-306932-AIOU-distinction

 

Funds for deporting Madrassa students released

The Punjab government has released the funds of Rs 30 million to the Home Department for deportation of 498 foreign students, studying in various religious seminaries in the province and whose visas have been expired, The News has learnt.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-306836-Funds-for-deporting-Madrassa-students-released

 

Students, faculty members of private college spend a day with troops

A group of over 100 students and faculty members belonging to a private college and a university spent a day out with Pakistan Army troops at Lahore Garrison here on Friday. The day-long programme was specifically organised for students to sensitise them on security, self-defence and also to enlighten them on operational preparedness of army.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-306846-Students-faculty-members-of-private-college-spend-a-day-with-troops

 

Jalib’s poetry to be included in syllabus: minister

The 20th death anniversary of Habib Jalib, known as ‘Shair e Zamana’(The Poet of his times), was held at the Alhamra Arts Council, The Mall, on Friday evening.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-306724-Jalibs-poetry-to-be-included-in-syllabus-minister

 

PTI to open school in slum

LAHORE: The PTI Punjab education wing decided to open a school in the slums for children of nomads to provide them free education.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169842/pti-to-open-school-in-slum

 

Old people’s home converted into school

GUJRAT: The building of old people’s home has been converted into a slow learners’ school after renovation and provision of basic facilities with the Rs10m donation by a local philanthropist and his family.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169434

 

Sindh

 

Education dept admits its ‘inefficiency’ before SHC

The Sindh education department has shown its inability to enforce particular provision of ‘Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2013’ which mandates the private schools to provide free education to at least 10 per cent students of their total strength and bounds government to monitor inflated fees charged by the schools.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/03/14/city/karachi/education-dept-admits-its-inefficiency-before-shc/

 

Five years on, flood-ravaged schools still in need of repairs

KARACHI: None of the 120 schools affected by the 2010 floods has so far been reconstructed in full and made functional despite passage of almost five years to their destruction in the calamity, forcing extension in tenure of a foreign-funded programme for the schools’ reconstruction, it emerged on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169775/five-years-on-flood-ravaged-schools-still-in-need-of-repairs

 

Corruption at Education Department

Due to un merit recruitments at Education Department, corruption is increasing in the department.

A significant decreased seen in enrollments of government

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_01.gif

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-03-15&edition=KCH&id=1596098_81202881

 

Moulding young minds: Sindh govt plans to revise curricula to promote harmony

The Sindh government has informed the Supreme Court that it will revise school curricula in a bid to promote the cause of religious harmony in the province.

A report regarding implementation of the apex court’s decision announced on June 19 last year was submitted in court.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/852979/moulding-young-minds-sindh-govt-plans-to-revise-curricula-to-promote-harmony/

 

Speak up: Ziauddin University hosts three-day conference on communication disorders

Ziauddin University Hospital is hosting a three-day conference on ‘Communication, Voice and Swallow disorders’. The conference aims to raise awareness about various speech, language, voice and swallow disorders through workshops and panel discussion. Several speakers from India, USA, UK, Sweden and the UAE are participating in the conference.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/852824/speak-up-ziauddin-university-hosts-three-day-conference-on-communication-disorders/

 

KU awards 13 PhD, seven MPhil degrees

The Board of Advanced Studies and Research, University of Karachi, awarded 13 PhD, seven MPhil and one MS degrees on Thursday, KU Registrar Professor Dr Moazzam Ali Khan said.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306909-KU-awards-13-PhD-seven-MPhil-degrees

 

‘Marine Academy needs boundary wall’

The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping on Friday recommended building a boundary wall around the Pakistan Marine Academy (PMA) at the earliest in view of threats to educational Institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306911-Marine-Academy-needs-boundary-wall

 

Sewage inundates University Road near Safari Park

University Road near Safari Park has been under sewage for the past three days, but the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) have taken no action.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306912-Sewage-inundates-University-Road-near-Safari-Park

 

Call for promoting science and technology education

Speakers at a meeting of the Shura Hamdard have called upon the government to promote science and technology education as it would help in utilising country’s natural resources. The theme of the session held on Friday was ‘Natural Resource-rich Country and Rapid Advancement towards Progress and Development.’

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306916-Call-for-promoting-science-and-technology-education

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-03-14/page-14

 

False information: KU cancels three admissions

The Karachi University has cancelled admissions of three candidates for submitting forged or tampered Hifz-e-Quran certificates.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306709-False-information-KU-cancels-three-admissions

 

MOU B/W Karachi university and Thailand

To propagate and populate the halal food, Karachi university signed an MOU with Thailand. The ceremony was attended by Thai Prime Minister.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_02.gif

 

Prince Biscuit supporting education sector

Most popular biscuit brand of Pakistan “prince biscuit” decided to support 2500 deserving students from 16 underprivileged schools under their program “Social Responsibility CSR Corporate.”

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-03-16/page-3

 

Poor performance of Matric Students

Besides heavy funding of billions of rupees I Reform Support Unit and NTS, students of matric produced only 57% result for general science group. This is poorest situation.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102738073&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150316

 

Professors suspended

Due to irregularities by six professors from different universities, including two from Sindh Universities suspended for two years by HEC. HEC compiling list of other professor to send notification of their irregularities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102738049&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150316

 

A number of schools closed

Due to negligence by Education Department, a number of schools are closed at Thatta. Thousands of students are affected. These include primary schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102738035&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150316

 

Violations by Medical Universities

Due to negligence by provincial Health, Provincial Education and Charter Inspection and opposition committee, a number of Public and Private medical universities are offering business studies, which is against charter of medical studies.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-14-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=12_01.gif

 

Teachers waiting for promotions

A number of lecturers are waiting for their promotions at Sir Syed University of Engineering. Their office orders were also released but no action undertaken by administration.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-14-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=12_02.gif

 

Delay in delivery of pension to widow

A widow of a worker of Sindh University did not receive pension, GP fund, and residence by University. She registered a petition against VC. Sindh high court called on VC Sindh University for the explanation.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734028&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150314

 

Dialogue by technical employees association and technical board ended unsuccessfully

A meeting between All Sindh Technical Education Employees Association and Sindh Technical and Vocational Training Authority ended unsuccessfully. Authority rejected their proposal to prefer self-help workers and quota based recruitment. The association decided to protest throughout the Sindh for their demands.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-03-16&edition=KCH&id=1596935_26628902

 

SSUET graduates advised to be problem solvers

KARACHI: The 18th convocation of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET), held at the Expo Centre on Saturday, was a brief affair with degrees swiftly conferred soon after the vice chancellor and the chancellor’s addresses.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169576

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/16-Mar-2015/1-100-students-awarded-degrees-at-ssuet-convocation

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-306902-More-than-1100-engineers-graduate-from-SSUET

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-03-16/page-14

 

Urdu Varsity extends LLB/ LLM exam forms submission date

KARACHI: Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) has extended date for submission of examination forms LLB and LLM upto March 20 without late fee.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/15-Mar-2015/urdu-varsity-extends-llb-llm-exam-forms-submission-date

 

MOU between Karachi University and Chinese Research Center

An MOU signed between ICCBS International center for chemical and Biological studies, Karachi University and Chinese research center “China National Rice Research Institutes” for advancement in rice production.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102736509&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150315

 

Teachers blaming DEO elementary for corruption

Teachers Action Committee is blaming District Education Officer Elementary for corruption of charging extra money illegally for examination of matric 2014-15.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102736101&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150315

 

Corruption in scholarships

Pakistan democratic Party said that government did corruption in scholarships for students of Mirzaa Kalij Baig Girls High School. They said that administration taken copies of CNIC from parents of deserving students but none scholarship awarded to any student.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102736091&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150315

 

Editorial/Opinion

 

Degrees versus intellect by Asif A Malik

If our goal is to prepare students for a diverse and changing world and our education system is intended to help each student to become the very best that he/she can possibly be, then it is no longer good enough to think about students as average, to teach them on average and to rank students against an average

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/16-Mar-2015/degrees-versus-intellect

 

A mindset issue by Javed Hasan Aly

MADRESSAHS have of late been back in the limelight, for discussion of what they produce and how, ever since a feeble expression of intent by the government to regulate them became part of the National Action Plan. (Some of the latest reports suggest the government has reneged on its plan now.)

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169597

 

Why Women’s Day belongs to the girl child by Aisha Fayyazi Sarwari

We have a tendency to look too far back into the past when we honour the day celebrating women but in Pakistan some of the most worthy heroes are young women themselves working towards a more prosperous Pakistan

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/15-Mar-2015/why-women-s-day-belongs-to-the-girl-child

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Special education

PEOPLE with disabilities have also got a right to acquire education. However, due to lack of facilities at educational institutions they are not able to do so and face hardships.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169417/special-education

 

Education for all

Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah while addressing a prize distribution ceremony in honour of position holders of Board’s examination on Saturday has clearly stated that almost 04 million children in Sindh Province cannot attend school due to poverty. It is quite alarming situation that a Chief Minister, who has served as CM for the last seven years in Sindh has explicitly stated such facts and figures. But the situation is no different in other Provinces.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=260846

 

Just one school please

After visiting agricultural farm house at village Haji Essa Ghirano which is about 20 km far from Tando Muhammad Khan, I observed that there was no school within a radius of 10 kms of the village. There were about 10 villages and population of these villages must be in thousands but unfortunately, no school was seen anywhere.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=260842

 

FUUAST fee

THE Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology (Fuuast) is a government-run institute in Karachi, a mega city with a population of 22 million. The students enrolled in the university largely hail mostly from the poor and lower middle class.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1169419/fuuast-fee

 

About libraries and awareness

This is with reference to the article ‘Libraries, books and extremism in Pakistan’ (Daily Times, March 13, 2015). The writer has pointed out the importance of libraries in our society by quoting many examples about libraries in the developed world and their educational system. Unfortunately, education, as practiced in our country, is far from being true education

Complete Story:  http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/15-Mar-2015/about-libraries-and-awareness

 

High fee structure

Sir: The University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila is a renowned engineering university where talented students from all over the country come and fulfil their dream of becoming an UET graduate. One major hindrance that the students usually face during their stay at the UET Taxila is its high fee structure.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/14-Mar-2015/high-fee-structure

 

Education inequality

Our education system has aligned hierarchically along three parallel categories: schools in the private sector including those of the armed forces, those run by the government especially in rural areas, and religious seminaries or madressahs. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-306818-Education-inequality

 

School security

We have short memories. Hardly do we remember now what happened in Peshawar on December 16 last year. The threat posed by terrorists to educational institutions in the country has not diminished but we seem to have relapsed to complacency.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-306820-School-security

 

Education needs

In Pakistan, access and quality of education is unsatisfactory. More than 50 million people aged above 10 years are illiterate while the literacy rate is 58 percent. Approximately 6.5 million children aged 1-5 years are out of school and 40 percent of students drop out before they reach grade 5. There is a gigantic gap of literacy between urban and rural areas and between boys and girls.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-16/page-7/detail-8

 

Regional Press: 

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhua

 

Swabi, teachers announced to refuse to duty in Matriculation examination

Swabi: All Teachers Coordination Council Districts Mardan, Swabi and Nowshera teachers announced to refuse to perform duty in matriculation examination under the Mardan Board and also announced the complete boycott.  They appeal to all province teachers must be show unity and boycott the matriculation examination duties in all over the province until all the demands were accepted by the government.

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

 

The decision to boycott examination duties is totally unwise

Peshawar: Gesta Provincial President Sardar Amanullah said that the decision to boycott the matriculations examination duties is totally unwise.  The government inappropriate behavior punishment given to the students is not justice. He said we do not want any benefit from boards and nor any demand from the board than the protest with boards is totally unjustified. He said the teachers boycott open the doors for outsiders because all the boards are decided to take examinations duties from the outsiders.

Complete Story: http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/index.php?edition=&date=&page=2&type=

 

Failure in education reforms: On the complaint of the Britain Institution explanation demanded from the Minister & Secretary Education KP

Peshawar: Britain government sub Institution in Pakistan DEFID released billion of rupees fund to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for education reforms in the province but under “work in progress file” the institutions complaint and Tehreek-e-Insaf Central Genral Secretary Jahangir Khan Tareen taken explanation from the Education Minister & Secretary Education through video conference.  The head of the sub Institutions also present in this video conference with Jahangir Tareen.

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_PEW&Page=FRONT_PAGE&Date=20150316&Pageno=1&View=1

 

Unlawful captured land of government school released: Land handed over the administration

Boner: Government Primary School Nogram Tehsil Totalie captured two canal official land was released through an action taken by the Assistant Commissioner Khado Khel Syed Nawab by the order of the Deputy Commissioner Khaista Rehman.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=5&date=2015-03-16

 

Kurram Agency: Matriculation & Intermediate student’s education affected due to absence of electricity

Kurram Agency: In Kurram Agency 25 days left there are no electricity people in troubled.  In the homes and mosques water supply affected. The education of the matriculation and Intermediate students are badly affected.  The exams of the matriculation are near.  Students are also in great trouble.

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

 

Swat all teachers are benefitted with the time scale 

Swat: An emergency meeting was held in Government Primary School #2 by the Insaf Primary Teachers Association. In the meeting a resolution unanimously passed by the participant. In this resolution demand was presented to the government that all the teachers are given time scale. The amount is deducted from the teachers in the benevolent fund this fund may be utilized for education of the teacher’s son.

Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Page no. 3

 

FATA deprived from the basic facilities, 50% education institutions are destroyed

FATA deprived from the basic facilities, 50% education institutors are destroyed, faulty & less health facilities provision, peoples of the area facing great difficulties.

Complete story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Pageno.3

 

Discrimination should be stopped with the FATA teachers: ATA

Landi Kotal. The discrimination with the FATA students closed immediately. The FATA teachers are also upgraded like the entire province. The delay in up gradation of the FATA teachers is not entertaining more. FATA teachers are also Pakistani Nationality. In FATA nobody is paying attention to the problems of the school teachers and students. The All Teachers Association Landi Kotal hold protest rally in Landi Kotal Bazar against the delay in up gradation of the FATA teachers

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

 

Time Scale and up gradation demand for the teachers

Peshawar:  All Teachers Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa demanded from the provincial government to provide scale and up gradation to the teachers. They also demanded teacher’s child quota. In the Association program Haji Muzammal Ternabi and Sareer Ahmad stated in their addresses that government only show announcement, on the other hand practical work is ignored. If our demands are not fulfilled then we will hold protest rally from 25th March.

Complete Story: http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/index.php?edition=&date=&page=2&type=

 

Former government has increased the number of the Universities which results in the sub standard

Peshawar: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan said that according to former government’s rules, the number of the universities was increased on large scale which affected the standard of education. The sub standard of the education has badly affected and resulted in the downfall of the province. He said that if we will not take serious steps for the development of education standard then the students’ future seems to be dark.  He said we will open new University in the FATA.  Further he said that he will try to provide good opportunities to the Afghan students so they can also take part in the development of their country.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102736601&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150315

 

Universities rejected the model act 2012

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa public sector Universities had anemergency meeting was held in University Campus.  The Universities heads have rejected the model act 2012 and said that the amendment in act is above the law which is totally unlawful interference in Universities. For the amendment in act, everyone was not taken in confidence from the stack holders.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=3&date=2015-03-15

 

Government should improve the plight of Khyber Agency schools

Khyber Agency: Every country and area development is possible by the education but Khyber Agency education situation is worst day by day.  In the Khyber Agency more than 77 schools staff are doing the jobs abroad and also getting salaries here from education department whereas the government schools staff & teachers’ children are studying in private schools. 

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

 

Pull near the Hangu Ali Abad School was broken: People are facing severe problems

Hangu: Pull near the Hangu, Ali Abad Government Middle School was broken for last few months. The teachers, students, elders and Religious Scholars are facing great problems. The General Public demanded from Minister for Local government, District Administration to take immediate action for the construction of the said pull. 

Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Pageno.3

 

Kohat, on the appeal of all teachers co-ordination teachers are rallying

Kohat, on the appeal of all teachers co-ordination teachers are rallying, they will fight for their rights and are supporting the co-ordination council fully . All teachers co-ordination had held a meeting  which was attended by different teachers and head of all teachers co-ordination Saeed was also there and all they members said that they will not bear the  harsh behavior of government with nation building teachers .

Complete story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Page no. 3

 

It is so unfair to provide rooms in government girls secondary High school Hayatabad for primary school, EDO female Swat

It is so unfair to provide rooms in government girls secondary school Hayatabad for primary school.EDO females are helpless and public sector is also anxious of this act  that government is not providing a separate building for primary school as in secondary school the population of students is already high and students are hardly managing in that school so parents feel dark future of their daughters and demanding not to make dark future of students  and provide a separate building to primary school otherwise they will protest against this act.

Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page no.8

 

In the 2 primary schools of Kani kot,only two teachers are available

In the 2 primary school of Kani kot,only two teachers are available and the government middle school which was built three years ago has still not started  tuition classes so students can only get  primary education and after primary, they are unable to continue their education. For 71 students only there are two teachers in primary school of Kani Kot, there is no boundary wall of school, the building of school is not satisfactory and in damaged condition. Similarly in Government Girls Primary school there is only one teacher for 60 students due to the non–availability of teachers only 12 students are left. So because of that people are forced to move to other places.

Complete Story. Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page no.2

 

Teachers announced boycott to perform Matriculation examinations duty

Peshawar: All Teachers Coordination Council Khyber Pakhtunkhwa announced boycott to perform Matric exams duty. They said teachers are protesting but government is not taken any action about their demands.  On the other hand SST Association refused to boycott they said they would perform the matric examinations duty with great honesty.

Complete Story: http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/index.php?edition=&date=&page=3&type=

 

Interactive Boards & Laptops provision decision in 100 schools of the province

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government decided to provide Laptops and Interactive Boards in 100 higher secondary schools of rupees 5 crore & sixty Lakh to improve the quality education in province.  The tenders will be demanded from the registered forms within few days.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102734943&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150314

 

Pakhtunkhwa 275 Ghost Schools, Chief Minister Constituency is also not safe

Peshawar: The claim of education development in the province totally collapsed, Pakhtun Khwa 275 Ghost Schools, the Chief Minister Constituency is also not safe from such type of schools. Education Minister of the KP Muhammad Atif Constituency 17, Swat 125, Peshawar 9 schools are found Ghost.

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/#

 

There is no drinking water in Jamrud Girls High School, Staff Shortage and building is bad condition

Jamrud: There is no drinking water in Jamrud Government Girls High School, facing teaching staff shortage, no staff room for teachers, no wash rooms for girls students, no examination Hall, building is very condition, technical staff is also short, no chowkidar, boundary wall is very short, students not covered themselves.

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

 

The government schools teachers’ son are studying in private schools

Bat Khela: District Education Officer Malakand Muazam Jan Khan said that government schools teachers’ son are admitted in private schools due to large number of students in one class in government.  These views were he shared yesterday in Open Kachehri in District Secretariat Bat Khela. He said a large time was spent in attendance in one class due to large number of students in the class.

Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Page no. 3

 

To stand equally with the developed countries it is necessary for us to solve the educational problems.

Chakdara: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Malakand arrange a function for the honor of positions holders in annual axams 2014.Gold, Silver. Browns Medals and cash prizes are given to top twenty Matric and Inter students. Chief Guest Chief Minister Special Assistant  Shakeel Ahmad Khan said on this occasion that if we want  to change and may be an developed nation than it is necessary for us to solve the problems of the education field.  

 Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page No.3

 

Fool proof security measures should be taken for Matriculation annual exams

Peshawar:  Chief Minister’s Secretariat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa responsible officials issued instruction to the administrative officials to take fool proof security measures during the matric annual exams which is started from 19th March, 2015.

Complete Story. Daily Awam-un-nas Peshawar, Page no.8

 

Chief Minister, Pervaiz Khattak calls the women university report

Peshawar: Chief Minister, Pervaiz Khattak calls the Mardan Women University feasibility report. He showed his anger on the delay in the project. Chief Minister issued the order to immediate open the complete project phase two of the Abdul Wali Khan University for the students.

Complete Story. Daily Wahdat, Peshawar, Page no. 6

 

Balochistan

 

Closure of Educational institutes is not fair by the reasons of security, JTI:

QUETTA: Jamat-e-Islami has given a statement that the closure of schools are not feasible step due to security threats. They said that the non-serious behavior from Government side is not means that to close the Educational institutes, we demanded to the Govt. to please a little more focus over the security system and promotion of Education. They said that where the private institutes are closing due to security reasons, while on the other side Govt. is showing non-response to the Govt. institutes in the result there will be no Education in the Baluchistan. 

Complete Story: Mashriq news Page 2                                            

 

Private school fees disturbed the children everywhere: Abdul Ghafar Kudezai

LORALAI: District Education officer Loralai Haji Abdul Ghafar Kudezai said that the private school fees is  high as compare to the income of normal household which is mismating, due to fast increasing private school fees is not under the condition to maintain the studies. The poor people will bring their children to the Govt. school due to under compulsion. In the reward District Education Officer has said that he will visit the private school very soon, and inspect their entire system of Education either they are able to maintain their current rate of fees or not.   

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/balochistan

                                                              

Educational emergency claims are only limited to the news paper statement: BSP

QUETAA: Baloch Students Organization’s chairman Wafa Baloch along with other members have said that the Governments’ revolutionary claims for Education are just remained like a thriller stories in the books there is no practical work over their promises. They said that after a long Education revolution of Government, but still there is shortage of basic facilities in the Institutes and majority of teachers are enjoying their salaries in the home with no services provided. We need the practical change in Education system rather than their aggressive statements.

Complete Story: Jang news page 2

 

Naal Gresha School has been closed since two years:

NAAL: In the region of District Naal a primary school near situated to the Gawarast Gresha has been closed since two years, and still no inquiry is conducted about that and the Education Department is silent to take action. In the received statement they have said that due school closure our children are depriving from basic Education, and our humble beseech to the Education Department please kindly cogitate over our Education system not only the reopening of a school but we need the Education facilities too. 

Complete Story: Azadi news Page 8

 

UoB is progressing satisfactorily, says Vice Chancellor

QUETTA: The Vice Chancellor of Baluchistan University (UoB) Dr. Javed Iqbal has said that the University is progressing well. Vice Chancellor has chaired a meeting regarding the growth of UoB in the meeting Pro-vice chancellor of UoB, Professor Dr, Mehrab Khan, Registrar, Muhammad Tariq Jogezai, Deans of faculties and Heads of the Departments attended the meeting. V.C said that academic activities has resumed in the University on start of the new academic year. As the University affairs are being run under its charter so it is progressing well.

Complete Story: Baluchistan Times news page 11

 

Quetta school captured and trying to make Shopping center over there: Munawara Munir

QUETTA: Councilor of Metropolitan Corporation and provincial leader of Pakistan Tehree-e-Insaf Munawara Munir has said that some political elements from Govt. with the help of their member are trying to eliminate the Pak Girls School and want to make shopping center over the Government’s property. In local Government we will never allow anyone to become obstacle and Govt. must take a notice against the school captured case.

Complete Story: Mashriq news page 2

 

No obstacle will not tolerate in the way of quality Education: Mustafa Tareen

PISHIN: Provincial Minister for Local Government Haji Ghulam Mustafa Tareen Khan Said that provision of quality Education and teacher’s duties in the school will be possible. In Educational institutes we will provide quality Education and also emphasize over the absence of teachers in the school. The teachers’ absentees are the biggest dilemma in the field of Education and we will eradicate this sought of dilemma very early.  

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/balochistan

 

People have been recognized those anti-Educational elements who oppose Educational steps: BSO

QUETTA: Baloch Students Organization’s chairman Aslam Baloch and vice chairman Comrade Imran Baloch along with others said that children admission in the school campaign will be started from March 20, and Government is serious to eliminate the Educational backwardness.

Complete Story: Jang news page 2

 

Govt. revolutionary claims for Education are only limited to the statements: Abdul Rub

NAAL: Baluchistan Government and Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch along other ministers said from the first day that there increasing day by day in the work over Education, but still there is no adequate change in the Education of Baluchistan. We do not need only the revolutionary claims from Govt. we need a positive change for the Education of our children.

Complete Story: Azadi news page 8

 

Quetta, 60-year-old school closure is shocking: Jamat-e-Islami

QUETTA: Provincial statement of Jamat-e-Islami has given and said that 60-year-old school closure is shocking for local people and now some people are trying to capture over the old closed school. Government needs to muse over the same case and take strict action against these anti-Educational elements and Govt. full their promises regarding Education.

Complete Story: Azadi news page 8

 

Department of Education has planned to recruit their personal people: GTA

KACHI PURE: Govt. Teachers Association has given a statement that the Interviews date should be postpone due to indifferences with poor and deserving candidates. Non-Teaching staff has recommended the date of interviews and wants to recruit their personal candidates through personal judgment, but we will resist against the selection committee, if they will not go through proper channel. 

Complete Story: Azadi news page 8

 

A nation cannot progress without having studied, Dawood Shah

QUETTA: Office Secretary of All Baluchistan Private Progressive School Association Dawood Shah has chaired a meeting with the Principals of different private institutes. In which they have discussed the multiple no of issues such as; security system, sports gala, quality of Education and finally they have stressed over the new admissions that the parents should need to admit their children for their bright future.                                               

Complete Story: Mashriq news page 2

 

Transfer and posting in Secondary Education

QUETTA: Transfer and posting of the officers working provincial department of secondary Education has been made here the other day. According to an official notification issued here by the department Rasool Bakhsh (BS-19), who was serving as Additional Director Bureau of Curriculum and Extension Center, Quetta has been transferred and posted as the Principal of Government College of Elementary Education, Uthal.

Complete Story: Baluchistan Times news page 11

 

3 Billion rupees has passed for health, Education and Rural Development

ISLAMABAD: Standing Committee on Planning and Reforms under the Public Sectors Development Program has passed 3 billion rupees for the improvement in Education, Health and Rural areas Development. The progress will be start very early.

Complete Story: Express news page 8

 

Three employees has been dismissed due to corruption has proved in the examination forms

In the University of Baluchistan 3 employees has dismissed due to corruption cases has proved in the examination forms. According to the report that before the B.A exam 2014 some rumors has scattered the foolish news that there is another way to submit their form without bank voucher free of cost and slip will be issued easily. In this corruption some employees are also involved from conduct branch. Research committee has found that 1700 form which is issued without bank voucher and 1430 fake voucher attached with examination form. 

Complete Story: http://jang.epaper.pk/quetta.php

 

Punjab

 

Gang Extracting Money From Headmasters In The Name Of EDO

Bhakkur:  EDO Bhakkur has disclosed to the media that a gang of fraudulent persons has been discovered for extracting money from headmasters in the name of EDO.  The gang is charging RS.9000/- per headmaster.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan, Page No.1

 

Govt. Primary School Closed For 5 Years, Ghost Teachers Getting Salaries At Home

Rukanpur: The Govt. Girls Primary School Basti Faiz Bakhsh Chacharr has been closed for the past 5 years and teachers are getting their salaries while sitting home. The building turned into a haunted house, and is used by criminals for gambling and other activities.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan, Page No.12

 

High School Will Be Upgraded as Higher Secondary School

Khairpur Sadat: MPA Ammer Tallal has said that Govt. High School Khairpur Sadaat would be upgraded to Higher Secondary School.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan, Page No.12

 

Admission of Children Up To 5 Years Age in Schools Be Ensured By First April, 2015

Rahim Yar Khan: The CM Punjab has ordered that the Govt. of The Punjab must ensure admission of all children up to 5 years of age by First April, 2015 and strict actions against parents not sending their children to schools should be taken.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan, Page No.8

 

Mass Corruption In Educators’ Recruitment, Interviews Were Just Formality

Rahim Yar Khan:  The candidates have complained that mass corruption has been done in the recruitment of educators’ recruitment.  Many candidates who were absents have been selected, marks of many candidates were forged in their files and interviews were just a formality. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

 

Tow Headmasters Fight over Student Torture Case

Alipur:  The case of the student torture by Headmaster of Govt. Primary School Jhandeer turned out to be a drama.  The true story is that Acting Headmaster Mureed Hussain had created a drama about the torture of the student to defame former Headmaster Shameer Hussain.  Both Headmasters had gathered their supporters before the inquiry committee. Supporters of the both sides also attacked one another.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.1

 

Sub-Standard Material Used For Boundary Wall Of Govt. Girls College  

Chowk Azam:  The residents of Chowk Azam have demanded that poor quality material has been used for the construction of the boundary wall of Govt. Girls College, Chowk Azam and it should be reconstructed.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-03-16/page-11

 

Loafer Arrested For Peeping Into Girls School From Tree Top

Rahim Yar Khan: Mohammed Akbar was arrested by police for peeping into Govt. Girls High School Sardargarh from a tree top.  A case was registered against him.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9

 

Report Of Madressah Education Board Presented To Federal Ombudsman

Islamabad: The Federal Ministry for Religious Affairs held a meeting of the Madressah Education Board after a long time and presented the report of the said meeting to the Federal Ombudsman. 

Complete Story:  Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.8

 

RS.40 Million Released For Community Schools Of Cholistan

Rahime Yar Khan: EDO Khalid Bhutta, while talking to the press said that the government had released RS.40 Million for the construction of community schools of Cholistan.  The funds will be used for construction of additional rooms and handpumps of 17 Schools of Liaquatpur, and 3 schools of Khanpur.

Complete Story:  Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

 

Books Provided To 3245 Schools Of District Rahim Yar Khan

Rahim Yar Khan: EDO Khalid Bhutta, while talking to the press said that The Government of Punjab had supplied test books to 3245 Boys and Girls Schools of the Distric Rahim Yar Khan for the 625,600 students.  The books will be distributed among students on 16th and 17thMarch, 2015.  

Complete Story:  Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

 

University Grant Increased By RS.30 Billions, Additional RS.20 Billion For Research

Bahawalpur: Engineer Baleeghur Rehman, Federal Minister for Education, while addressing the opening ceremony of the Regional Office of Allama Iqbal Open University, said that the Government had increased the grant of the University by RS.30 Billions, and an additional grant of RS.20 Billions has been kept for the research purpose.  A notification for universal educational syllabus has been issue.   

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf Multan, Page No.12 

 

Boundary Walls Being Constructed Around Schools

Sadiqabad:  Boundary wall are being constructed around schools due to security reasons.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-03-14/page-11  

 

Substandard Material Used For Road Of Special Education School

Hasilpur: The District Highway Department has become a den of corruption.  It has used sub-standard material for the construction of road of Special Education School.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-03-14/page-2

 

The Gang Of Fraudulent Planning To Escape From Country After Looting Teachers

Bahawalpur: The gang of fraudulent persons which extorted millions of rupees from teachers of private schools for getting them jobs in Government Schools is planning to escape from the country.  They had charged RS.100,000/- per person in this regard.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-03-14/page-8

 

Case Against Headmaster Registered For Not Appointing Security Guard, Teachers Protested Against The Arrest Of Headmaster

Khanpur: The Police has registered a case against the Headmaster of Govt. Primary School Moadab Arabia for not appointing a security guard.  The teachers took out a protest rally against the arrest of the said headmaster. 

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2

 

Loafers Troubling Female Teachers And Students

Sheikh Wahan: The residents of the area have complained that the loafers are troubling and eveteasing the female teachers and students  of Govt. Girls School Tatar Chachar.  They demanded action in this regard.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9

 

Newly Constructed Buildings Of Sheikh Zayed Medical College Become Haunted Houses

Rahim Yar Khan: Mian Imtiaz Ahmed MNA visited the newly constructed buildings of Sheikh Zayed Medical College and it was found out that the buildings had bcome haunted house. The water supply lines were leaking and the roofs had been damaged. The MNA said strict action will be taken against the responsible persons.

Complete Story:  Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

 

Girls College Without Teaching Faculty 

Rahim Yar Khan: Girls Degree College Sakkur Adda Rahim Yar Khan is still without teaching staff though the classes were started from 25th Sept.2014.  

Complete Story:  Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

 

Bus Service For Female College Students Suspended

Bahawalnagar: The management of Government Girls College Bahawalnagar has suspended bus sirvice for female students depite the fact that the students had deposited annual buss fees.

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3

 

Sindh

 

Protest for appointment of female Teacher in School

District Sanghar: Government Girls Primary School village Ghulam Rasool Lighari is without Teacher since 2008. The villagers have protested for appointment of the Teacher. They told that about 200 girls of the village are deprived of Primary Education. They have warned to appoint Teacher in the School, otherwise protest would be continued.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130249311&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150316

 

Previous year question paper issued to students

District Ghotki: Directorate of Schools Sukkur Region published previous year General Science question paper for the examination of 8thclass.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_16032015023520.jpg

 

Education Officer not recruited in the place of suspended Taluka Education Officer

District Sanghar: The post of Taluka Education Officer is not replaced with another officer since the suspension of Ms. Shamshad Prveen.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_16032015023520.jpg

 

Matric Students face worst examination results

Karachi: Millions of rupees are utilized for getting best results in the examinations and for improvement of Education, but in results are appearing in worst modes. Karachi Board has declared worst result of matric class; most of the government students of matric class are failed in science. Only 42.77 students have passed the examination; whereas 60 % students are failed in Science Group and 53% students are failed in general group. The total number of students appeared in examination were 22231 where 8898 students passed examination and 13333 students are failed in Science. Whereas private Schools students have left government students behind by taking good numbers.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102738073&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150316

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ANP Opposed Privatization of Government Schools

Hyderabad: Awami National Party joint Vice President Mr. Mehrab Gul Muhammad has said that instead of restoration of Ghost School, Government is taking steps to privatize Schools which is totally against Education Policy and Awami National Party opposes it.

Complete Story: https://e.jang.com.pk/03-16-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=09_07.gif

 

JTI Protests against annulment of Religious lessons from Curriculum

Sukkur: Jamiat Talibae Islam members from Sukkur protested against annulment of religious lesssions from the Curriculum and have demanded from Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130249163&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150316

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-03-16/news/page2/1%20(14).htm

 

Relief Judge visited Mono Technical College; found it closed

District Thurparker: Relief Inspecting Judge Mr. Fayaz Rabani had a surprise visit of Mono Technical College Chachro, but he found it closed and animals were tied in the college building. He said five lac people are deprived of getting Mono Technical Education. He added that report of the college would be sent to Sindh High Court and other higher authorities.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130249228&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150316

 

College building construction work did not complete in four years

District Dadu: The construction work of Government Degree College Wahi Pandhi did not complete since four years. High School building is used as College and students have to face problems due to that. The residents have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and resolve the issue and save future of the students.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-03-16/news/page3/1%20(30).htm

 

Primary School closed since 2 years

District Sanghar: Government Primary School village Obahyo Ghaho near Sinjhoro is closed since two years. The villagers raised voice and told that their children are roaming in the streets due to closure of the school. They have informed D.O Education and other Officers, but nothing has done. They demanded from Government to take notice and restore school to save future of the students.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248752&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150315

 

Students protested against illegal collection of examination fees

District Sanghar: The Students of Higher Secondary School Khadro protested against school management on their illegal collection of Examination fees.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248960&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150315

 

Education Employees deprived of their salary since three years

District Shikarpur: About seventy employees of Education Department are deprived of their salary since 3 years and they are living life if difficulties. They said that their children are facing many problems due to stoppage of the salary. They have demanded from government to take notice and resolve the issue.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_14032015230137.jpg

 

Education Officer transferred on her action against Ghost Teachers

District Khairpur Mirs: Taluka Education Office female Ms. Nighat Memon is transferred on her strict actions against Ghost Teachers and stoppage of their salaries. She has declared that it was her great effort to take action against Ghost Teachers, but in response she has been transferred. She has claimed to inform Secretary Education about the issue.

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PPP Sh Bh protests against Closure of Schools in Jhudo

District Mirpur Khas: PPP Shaheed Bhutto members from Jhudo protested against closure of school in the area. They said that Education Minister is taking good steps for the promotion of schools, but other officers are not cooperative in this sense and schools in rural areas are still closed. They demanded from Secretary Education and Education Minister to take action against closure of the schools.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-03-15/news/page3/1%20(62).htm

 

ANP Demanded to restore Ghost Schools

Hyderabad: Awami National Party has protested against closure of schools in Sindh and their privatization. They have declared that it is totally against Education and to destroy Education. They also added that Sindh was more forward in Education then other provinces of Pakistan, but the condition is going reverse now.

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SMC Budget used for School Examination

Hyderabad: The Education Officers, Head Masters and Teachers of the Schools have used SMC Budget on Examination papers for the students. The step has been taken due to non-availability of yearly examination funds for the Schools. While students bought their own answer copies and most of the students have been charged with examination fees.

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Students have been charged with illegal examination fees in Higher Secondary School

District Sanghar : About four hundred Students of Higher Secondary School Khadro have been charged with extra illegal examination fees. The School management did not allow students who did not submit their fees.

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Girls School building did not complete in 6 years

District Dadu: The building of Girls Higher Secondary School Thariri Muhabat is still incomplete since years. It was issued by the local MPA Mr. Fayaz But for the Girls of the village, but since then its construction work is still under process. The residents of the city have demanded from Education Minister and MPA Mr. Fayaz Ahmed But to take notice and resolve the issue to save future of the girls.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248490&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150314

 

Villagers protested for repairing of School building

District Naushehro Feroz: The residents of village Sadhoja protested for respiring of their Village School. During their protest they told media that school building is completely decaying and its different parts and pieces are falling and students’ lives are in danger. They demanded from higher authorities to take notice and resolve the issue.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248400&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150314

 

Waste water poured into School premises; students protested

District Naushehro Feroz: The Students of Government Higher Secondary and Primary School Khan Wahan Protested against city management and others. They told that waste water of the city has surrounded both school premises. Whereas, Teachers of the School highlighted that classrooms are cracked and students’ lives are in danger. They demanded to take notice of the issue and find the immediate solution.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248421&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150314

 

Ghost Schools should be restored to improve Education: D.E.O Thatto

District Education Officer Thatto Mr. Nazir Ahmed Chandio attended a local meeting with Teachers and others where he said that action must be taken against ghost Schools for the betterment of Education and Teachers should perform their duties with honesty, otherwise actions would be taken against them.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248646&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150314

 

Scandal of same question paper; students of 7th and 8th got same papers

District Tando Muhammad Khan: Due to carelessness of Education Department, students of 7th and 8th class were given same question paper. The students were given grace time for their paper by District Officer Education and it was declared that it was printing mistake that same papers have been published.

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P.T Alif demanded for restoration of suspended D.E.O Safia Arbab

Hyderabad: Primary Teachers Association members from Hyderabad have demanded from Government to immediately restore suspended District Education Officer Ms. Safia Arbab.

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P.T Alif apposed Privatization of Government Schools

Hyderabad: All Primary Teachers Association has opposed Government’s decision of Privatization of Schools. In this regard, a meeting was held in Hyderabad where it was decided to award retired make and female Teachers. It is also decided to give award to D.E.O Primary Ms. Safia Arbab on her efforts for the promotion of Education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130248353&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150314

 

School roof collapsed ; five students injured

District Ghotki: The roof pieces of Primary School village Ghario Indher tumbled down and left five students injured. While School management told that roof pieces collapsed, but no any harm is observed.

Complete Story: (Daily Kawish Page No. 2)

 

Secretary Education call D.E.O Hyderabad to his office

Hyderabad: Four Taluka Education Officers were suspended due to mistakes in the question papers of 4th and 5th class. Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho had directed to form committee for inquiry against mistakes in papers and responsible persons, but nothing happened and inquired. On that Secretary Education showed anger on D.O Hyderabad. On the other hand Director Primary Education has declared that he was not issued any letter stating about formation of committee.

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