17th February 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Encyclopaedia Quiz Competition
AFAQ Association For Academic Quality hosted an award distribution ceremony for the winners of the encyclopaedia quiz competition winners in Peshawar. 1000 students of 74 schools participated in this event.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/269177-todays-print-city-news
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspxnewsID=1104036007&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170217

Balochistan

There is a need to reform the system of education
The provincial deputy of Balochistan Amir Bashir Ahmed has been reported to have stressed upon the need to reform and revolutionize the education system in Balochistan so that the youth is well equipped with technical and cognitive skills.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104035113&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170217

Federal

Pakistani schools producing ‘unacceptably low level outcomes in maths, science’: Alif Ailaan report

Pakistani schools (especially government schools) are producing unacceptably low levels of learning outcomes in maths and science, according to a report from Alif Ailaan
Complete Story: https://en.dailypakistan.com.pk/pakistan/pakistani-schools-producing-unacceptably-low-levels-outcomes-in-maths-science-alif-ailaan-report/

Punjab

Rs5.2m scholarships distributed among minority students
Provincial Minister for Minorities and Human Rights Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that the nation will defeat the enemy of peace and country with the power of education.
Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/186826-Rs52m-scholarships-distributed-among-minority-students

Education board has accepted the request for inauguration of hall
The governing body of Education board Multan has accepted the request to establish a multipurpose hall.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104036273&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170217

6th grade Maths exam
6th grade maths exams were held at Multan today at 10 AM.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104036273&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170217

6 Committees have been set up for private school registration
Ministry of Education Multan has decided to set up 6 committees for private school registration.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104036273&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170217

Sindh

Effective utilisation of human resources is must for success
Effective utilisation of human resource through quality education is a proven way to progress and prosperity in modern times. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman lamented that the total budget spent on education, science and technology in Pakistan was less than the amount to be spent on the construction of Orange Line train in Lahore.
Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/02/16/effective-utilisation-of-human-resources-is-must-for-success-dr-atta/
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/karachi/17-Feb-2017/budget-spent-on-education-science-less-than-that-of-lahore-s-orange-train\

Missionary schools role in spreading quality education lauded
Sindh Education and Literacy Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Thursday said that the missionary schools have been playing a positive role in spreading quality education in the society they deserve to be appreciated.He expressed these views while addressing as a chief guest on Annual Sports Day at St Joseph College Saddar Karachi.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/missionary-schools-role-in-spreading-quality-education-lauded/
Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/02/16/dahar-hails-missionary-schools/

Govt gives priority to improvement in city, education system
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that he has given top priority to the development of Karachi and improvement of education system. CM Sindh urged him for more support for capacity building of teachers from primary to secondary levels.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/govt-gives-priority-to-improvement-in-city-education-system-murad/

Award distribution ceremony at PAF Institute of economics and technology
PAF Institute of economics and technology held its 14th prize distribution ceremony at PAF museum Karachi, where 646 students of science and social sciences were awarded.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104035631&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170217

Editorial

Enlightenment encumbered
http://dailytimes.com.pk/editorial/17-Feb-17/enlightenment-encumbered

Education
http://pakobserver.net/education-2/

Growth Vs Development
http://www.dawn.com/news/1315226/growth-vs-development

The worst thief is someone who steals others’ childhood
http://nation.com.pk/blogs/16-Feb-2017/the-worst-thief-is-someone-who-steals-others-childhood