18th July 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Illegal occupants evicted from Mansehra Primary School

The local administration on Thursday evicted illegal occupants from a primary school in Shania Bala area here. The illegal occupation of the building, continuing for over six years now, had forced the school’s children to get an education in a rented building. “We have taken back the possession of the school building, which was granted by Unicef in 2010 but had been illegally occupied by local landlord Allauddin ever since. Now, the school will have regular classes,” additional assistant commissioner, Zakir Hussain Jadoon told reporters.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1270943


Books and pens: ‘Funds being utilised to ensure every child goes to school

“Resources are being utilised to streamline the education sector in the province to ensure every child has access to proper schooling without facing any discrimination.” said the Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan. He expressed these views while speaking to teachers and students at a summer camp for Government Girls High School No. 4 and Government Girls High School No. 1 in Abbottabad on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143280/books-pens-funds-utilised-ensure-every-child-goes-school/


Questioning language: Activists protest over low education standards

Activists of Dr. Khan Tehreek (DKT) protested against the current education system in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. They asked the incumbent government to switch to the mother language in all educational institutions. The activists gathered outside the Peshawar Press Club, carrying placards and banners inscribed with their demands and shouted slogans against the government.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143272/questioning-language-activists-protest-education-standards/


For women cadet college: Khattak orders for establishment of a team to select a site for cadet college in Mardan

A joint team must be constituted under the chairmanship of the Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education, Muhammad Atif Khan to select a site for a cadet college for women in Mardan. This was said by Chief Minister Pervez Khattak while addressing a meeting at CM’s Secretariat; this was also mentioned in a handout issued on Sunday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143629/women-cadet-college-khatak-orders-establishment-team-select-site-mardan/


Bacha Khan University imputed their two hostels in the name of Edhi

According to the Media and Public Relation Officer Saeed Khan of Bacha Khan University the boys hostel is to be attributed to Abdul Sattar Edhi.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103634499&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160717




Last date to submit admission forms in science colleges

The principal of Government Science College Rafi Ullah Khan announced the last date to submit admission forms in the college as 25th July. And further gave strict orders saying that after the due date no forms will be accepted.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103634289&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160717


Turbat University will soon shift in a permanent building

Vice Chancellor of Turbat University, Dr. Abdul Razzaq has said that with the help of Federal and Provincial Government, Higher Education commission and civil society strong foundations of the university have been set. By the end of this year, the university will be shifted to a permanent building.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103632295&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160716


Vice Chancellor of Turbat University said that strong foundations of the university had been laid

In accordance with the orders of the Balochistan governor, the report on the progress of the project has been reviewed in a meeting. The Vice Chancellor said that the targets set to be achieved within 3 years have been achieved already. He hopes that in the coming years Turbat University will be in one of the highest ranking universities of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/quetta/page2.asp




FGTA plans agitation for uniform education system in the capital

The Federal Government Teachers Association (FGTA) has threatened agitation after the ongoing summer vacation against the Capital Administration and Development Division’s (CADD) failure to introduce a uniform education system in Islamabad’s government schools and colleges. The capital city has around 400 FG and 20 model schools and colleges, with the latter having much better facilities and staff than the former.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135632-FGTA-plans-agitation-for-uniform-education-system-in-capital


Two schools were given the go-ahead to raise fee

Justice Aamer Farooq of Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday allowed another private school to increase its fee as it suspended a notification issued by the Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA). On Thursday, the same bench had suspended the notification on the petition of City School System. On Friday, the court offered the same relief to the Beaconhouse School System after the school’s administration challenged the notification.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1271143/two-schools-given-go-ahead-to-raise-fee


Clarification sought over online prospectus

The Director Higher Education Punjab has sought an explanation from director colleges of nine divisions of the province over growing complaints regarding the provision of an online prospectus that according to the students are available only in page format instead of PDF and also don’t carry important information about subjects’ combinations.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135438-Clarification-sought-over-online-prospectus


Summer school: French language lessons start from today

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will be hosting French language lessons from Monday (today), for children between the ages of six and 19. Activities such as games, drawing, and painting, role-playing, cooking and singing will be arranged as a tool to teach the language in a fun and simple way. Admissions may be obtained from the AIOU’s French department and will come with Rs 5,000 registration fee.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143816/summer-school-french-language-lessons-today/


Admissions open in Allama Iqbal Open University

Allama Iqbal Open University admissions in different programs Matric, F.A/FSC, B.A/BSC, Master, MPhil, and Ph.D. will open from 1st August 2016.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2016-07-18/page-2


Two Pakistani institutes among world’s top 800 universities

Two Pakistani universities of higher education have been ranked among the world’s top 800 universities by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad and National University of Sciences And Technology (Nust), Islamabad are the two universities that made it to the top 800 universities in the world.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1142975/two-pakistani-institutes-among-worlds-top-800-universities/


No Pak university could make its place among the top 500

No Pakistani university could secure a place among the top 500 world universities, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016, the most reputed higher education ranking agency. Only two Pakistani universities could succeed to make their place among the world’s top 800 universities including Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad. QAU was ranked at 501-600 while NUST ranked at 601-800.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135631-No-Pak-university-could-make-place-among-top-500


President Mamnoon Hussain said, lack of education is a barrier to the nation’s development

In his visit to a human development institute, he further said that women should play their role in national development by getting a higher education. He also said that the education system is in a dire need of improvement, it needs to remove the barriers and set up training centers for teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/lahore/page1.asp


Corruption in installation of CCTV cameras in educational institutes

Corruption of four trillion rupees has been revealed in the installation of CCTV cameras in federal educational institutes.  CCTV cameras were to be installed in schools along with UPS and wireless routers but the corruption made this futile.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103636710&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160718




Education department asks for tax invoices from schools

The education department has asked schools to submit the tax invoices of all the development projects in schools. The education department had earlier directed the schools to spend on development projects from the non-salary budget.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-18&edition=LHR&id=2493630_70328877


Action would be taken against those schools which open before due date

EDO Education of Multan said that we will talk to the secretary education on this issue and it would be brought in the notice of higher authorities.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/multan/page2.asp


Only 28 schools out of 200 achieved the enrolment target

The education department is thinking to transfer the Principals and Headmasters of those schools which showed poor results and fewer admission enrolments. There is a chance of transferring EDO Education officer and District Education officers. The education department of Punjab schools education has asked for data of admission enrolments from class 7th to 9th all over the province.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/multan/page2.asp


Headmasters Association mulls over the deficiency of teachers

The headmasters association mulls over the deficiency of teachers in Punjab. The headmasters association expressed that owing to the small number of teachers in the province, it is not possible to achieve the enrolment targets.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-18&edition=LHR&id=2493648_62356399


Provision of basic facilities in schools

General Secretary of Headmasters association Punjab, Rasheed Ahmed Bhatti said that there are few school teachers especially subject specialists along with a lack of other facilities. He further urged the government to provide every school with basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103636981&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160718


BISE Lahore matric results in 2016

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education will announce the annual examination result 2016 on 20th July 2016 at 10am.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103636960&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160718


School education: EDO’s told to enroll all out-of-school kids

The School Education Department’s executive district officers (EDO’s) met at the Directorate of Staff Development (DSD) on Saturday to finalise the development schemes. The conference was held under the chairmanship of the School Education Secretary, Abdul Jabbar Shaheen. EDOs had been directed to provide details of head teachers who had failed to achieve retention and enrolment targets.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143283/school-education-edos-told-enroll-school-kids/


Lack of school teachers

Leaders of headmasters association said in a collective statement that there is a lack of school teachers especially subject specific teachers in government schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-18-2016/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_12.gif http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-07-18/page-12/detail-6


Extension in service of school security guards

The Punjab government has given an extension to the service of the security guards recruited on contractual basis in government schools till 31 December 2016. According to the written directives issued by Secretary of Higher Education (Punjab) Tahir Yousaf, the security guards who were inducted after rising threats to schools would continue their jobs until the end of this year on a contractual basis.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135215-Extension-in-service-of-school-security-guards


Punjab govt seeks details of Afghan school students

The Punjab government has sought details of all Afghan students studying in schools across the province, including Rawalpindi. Punjab Secretary Schools, Abdul Jabbar Shaheen has issued orders to District Executive Officers (DEO) of all 36 districts, including Rawalpindi to collect details of Afghan children studying in different schools of their respective districts.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/15-Jul-2016/punjab-govt-seeks-details-of-afghan-school-students


Higher education: Over 41,000 sit in UET entry test

The combined entry test of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) for admission to engineering institutions across Punjab was conducted on Sunday. According to a statement issued by the UET, more than 41,000 candidates sat the entrance test for BSc (engineering) and BS (technology). The test was given simultaneously at 13 centers in the province from 10am until 11:40 am.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1143779/higher-education-41000-sit-uet-entry-test/


Availability of medical facilities at Universities

Punjab Education Department has ordered to all owners of the private universities to arrange medical facilities for the students that must be available to them 24 hours. He ordered to prepare a room liaised with all the medical facilities and a male and female Dr.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-18-2016/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_17.gif


University Of Central Punjab Initiated Faculty Development Program

In inaugural ceremony, Dr.Nazim-ud-Din said that for the betterment of Faculty this kind of programs is important. He further said that without training of Faculty the education system cannot be improved and no teacher should be appointed in any university and school without teaching certificate.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/lahore/page6.asp


Punjab University issued schedule to submit examination forms

Punjab University examination department has issued the schedule for submitting the admission form and fees for BS-Aed first, second and third professional second annual 2015 and 2016.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_08.gif


Faculty Development Program

University of Central Punjab Business School has organized launching ceremony of faculty development program. The ceremony was chaired by Chairman of Higher Education Dr. Nizam Ud Din.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_02.gif


Entry test in Medical and Dental College will be held on 28th August

Under the University of Health sciences, Lahore entry test of medical and dental college will be held on 28th of August, 2016.

Complete Story : http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-07-16/page-12/detail-10

Need of government focus towards women education

The leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaaf Musarrat Jamshed has said women are the half of population our country. He said Government must focus on women education in order to make this country develop.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103637576&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160718





In Mirpur Khas, the result of matric arts students has been announced

The Chairman of the educational board has announced the results of matric arts group and oriental group.  In examination 789 candidates had given exams and 77-31percent students have successfully passed the exams.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_16.gif


In Dokri the owners of private schools have denied the orders of Provincial Education Secretary

In Dokri by denying the orders of education secretary the private school authorities opened the schools from 15th July. According to education secretary orders, all private and government schools were to be open from 20-25th July.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_17.gif


Chairman Inter Board directs to announce results on time

The Chairman of the intermediate board of education Karachi has stated that the results of the annual examinations 2016 would be announced on time. He also told that the staff is working hard to prepare the result.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-18&edition=KCH&id=2492001_69498976


Checking of Inter Board exam papers

Director exams, Zareena Rashid of Higher secondary education board Karachi has announced that checking of Islamic studies and economics papers of intermediate final exams 2016 will start from 16th of July Saturday.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_13.gif


NAB raids Education Dept offices to seize records

The National Accountability Bureau conducted a raid at the offices of the provincial education department inside the premises of the Sindh Secretariat on Friday. NAB assistant director Asif Jahangir and his team conducted the raid to seize the “original records” of around 1,300 appointments made in 2012. The Sindh accountant general and some departments have expressed their reservations over these appointments, saying that 1,300 teachers were hired without fulfilling the requirements.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/135176-NAB-raids-education-dept-offices-to-seize-records


Private schools reopened in Dokri

Owners of Private schools in Dokri even after the orders of secretary education reopened the schools from 15th July 2016. According to the announcement of secretary educations schools were closed for summer holidays from 20th May until 25th July.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_17.gif


Results of final exam will be announced on time

Muhammad Akhtar Ghori, Chairman of Higher Secondary Education Board Karachi has said that according to the decision of steering committee result of the final examination will be announced on time.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-18-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_03.gif


Bise MirPur Khas Board announced result 2016

BISE MirPur Khas board has announced the result of matric arts and an oriental group final examination 2016. According to the results, Hina Aslam got the first position, Khadija Sadar got second and Nasreen Akhtar got the third position.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_16.gif


Central Library of Dada Bhai imputed on the name of Abul Sattar Edhi

Keeping the services of Edhi in focus, Dada Bhai Institute of higher education change the name of their library and imputed it with Abdul Sattar Edhi Memorial Libray and its opening ceremony will be chaired by Balqees Edhi.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_05.gif


Date for submission of the registration form for M.A private exams has been extended

According to examination officer of Jamia Karachi the last date to submit the registration form is extended till 2nd August.  Furthermore, the registration forms with RS. 3500 can be submitted to the UBL Bank that is situated at Silver jubilee gate of Jamia Karachi.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-16-2016/karachi/page13.asp#




Education must be promoted to defeat the terrorist

Professor Dr.Khalid Iraqi, Vice Chancellor of Karachi University has said that basic purpose of science must be the protection of human rights, due to the wrong use of technology humans are facing life risk. Therefore to defeat this terrorist, education must be promoted in the country.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-18-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_02.gif


Seminar in KU to be held tomorrow

A seminar on Industrial Application of Sea Weed would be held tomorrow at Karachi University. The seminar is organized by Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization of the university. The seminar would be held at 9.30 am at the department of social sciences.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-07-18&edition=KCH&id=2491761_21493255


Education must to weed out terrorism, says KU VC

The university of Karachi acting VC Prof Dr. Khalid Iraqi has said that the real motives of science should be aimed at safeguarding and upholding the human values and rights. He said the relations between different societies of the world could be made and maintained through science adding that science has revolutionised the human life and its credit goes to the scientists. Dr. Iraqi said humanity is also endangered with the negative use of science by some unscrupulous individuals and it is hence the duty of all the stakeholders to be watchful in controlling the negative use of science.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/18-Jul-16/education-must-to-weed-out-terrorism-says-ku-vc