18th May 2017

Education dept monitoring unit staff faces job insecurity

The staff at Independent Monitoring Unit of Education department said that it has helped a great deal in providing timely data but what the staff lacks is job security.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_05_2017_182_005

 

Govt asked to include profile of Sher Shah Suri in syllabus

Speakers at the seminar demanded that of the authorities to include Pakhtun King Sher Shah Suri in the history books so young students can know about his achievements.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_05_2017_183_008

 

Zardari wants APS report made public

Addressing a press conference at the residence of PPP’s provincial president, the PPP co-chairman called the government to make public the inquiry report of the APS attack.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705180056&EN_ID=11201705180022&EMID=11201705180013

http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/05/18/12-page/875916-news.html

 

Teachers to be given time-scale promotions

Elementary and School Education Department, KPK has assured teachers that they will be given time-scale promotions.  

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104196055&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170518

 

Parents day at The Knowledge School

Annual Parents Day was held at The Knowledge School and College and chief guest of the event was Commandant Dir Task Force, Col Halid Mehmood Shafiq.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104195872&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170518 

 

Balochistan

 

Students should take part in extracurricular activities: Suraiya Ud Din

Government Girls College held the annual flower arrangement and poster competition. On the occasion, the chief guest encouraged the students to take part in extracurricular activities as they are equally important.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/316471-todays-print-city-news

 

Federal

 

Govt broke its promise to APS martyrs: Khursheed

Leader of opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah took the government to task for not keeping its promise of holding a judicial inquiry into the APS attack.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_05_2017_003_009

 

FDE told to establish wing to oversee toll-free helpline

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has directed the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) to establish a particular wing to oversee toll-free helpline at the directorate to entertain the complaints by public regarding educational institutions.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-18/lahore/11666/85963

 

‘Summer Art Camp’ starts from June 5

The Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) will organise its annual 'Summer Art Camp' for children aged between 6 and 16 years from June 5 to August 30

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-18/lahore/11666/85967

 

 

Punjab

 

Registering cases against teachers is a very unjustified

Representative of Punjab Teachers Association said that protesting peacefully for rights is protected by the constitution. Teachers are respected citizens of the society and should be given the due respect.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/316637-todays-print-city-news

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104196823&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170518

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-18/page-9/detail-32

 

Plan developed for the beautification of schools

School Education Dept, Punjab will provide around Rs 50,000 for the beautification of schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104196449&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170518

 

Students visit Aiwan-e-Karkunaan Tehreek-e-Pakistan

On behalf of Vision Pakistan Trust’s awareness programme, students from City District Government Girls High School paid a visit to Aiwan-e-Karkunaan Tehreek-e-Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-18/page-9/detail-2

 

Sindh

 

Education budget should be increased: Ashar Niazi

Chairman International Aman Council, Ashar Niazi said that the education budget should be increased because the current budget is not enough for our children.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-18/page-9/detail-23 

 

Model schools to be developed in DMC Korangi

Chairman DMC Korangi said that the schools run by DMC Korangi will be developed as model schools and the complaints of parents will also be addressed.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/18/page17.php

 

Summer vacations from 1st Ramazan:

Keeping in view the hardships of parents, teachers and students, the Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy declared summer vacations from 1st Ramazan.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/18/page17.php

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/205007-Briefs

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104195535&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170518

http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/05/18/5-page/875836-news.html

 

CTD-led team starts probe to unearth exam cheating racket

A committee led by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) has started an investigation into rampant cheating in the ongoing annual examinations by intermediate students in Karachi.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/204995-CTD-led-team-starts-probe-to-unearth-exam-cheating-racket

 

Concern voiced over slow progress in implementing SDGs

Showing their concerns over slow progress towards an institutional response to implementing the sustainable development goals (SDGs), civil society activists called upon the Sindh government on Monday to come forward with a strong political will to speed things up.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/205001-Concern-voiced-over-slow-progress-in-implementing-SDGs

 

Primary education should be further developed: Jamiat-ul-Mudarseen

During a session of Jamiat-ul-Mudarseen in Hyderabad, it was advised to the government and education department that primary education system should be separated from other school levels and be developed further.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104195561&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170518

 

Editorials/Op-eds

Regulating the sale of carbonated drinks

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-18/lahore/11663/85829

‘Students only cheat when adults permit them to do so’

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_05_2017_118_010

Raising national consciousness

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/205052-Raising-national-conscience

 

Letters to the Editor

Ban on carbonated drinks

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-18/page-7/detail-3