19th May 2017


Students protest against delay in start of school activities

Building of Government Inter College Sohrab was started in 2003 to be completed by 2005. 14 years later, the said building is still incomplete and the work on it has been halted and students are deprived of a school to study at.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/317148-todays-print-city-news

Won’t back out of sacrifices required for education emergency in the province: Islami Jamiat Talba

Representative Nadeem Baloch said that IJT is running the ‘Taleem do’ movement in the province to provide education to all.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/317154-todays-print-city-news

Government Muniba School under threat from land mafia again

Government school located in Federal B area, block 6 under threat from the land mafia as it is located on a land worth millions. In case the land mafia manages to capture the land, 300 students’ future will be at stake.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/316860-todays-print


Propaganda against Director Schools is condemnable

Huqooq Teachers’ Association and other organisations present at the occasion were of the view that not accepting unfair demands of teachers leads them to protesting which is uncalled for. All those present condemned the protest against the Director Schools and the attempt to defame him.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/317153-todays-print-city-news

‘Instead of promoting education, youth is being kept away from it’

Female representative of Balochistan National Party, Prof. Shahnaz Baloch was of the view that the government has declared education emergency since the past 4 years and claims to be spending 24% of the budget for the cause. However, the reality contrary to the promises made.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/317156-todays-print-city-news


Montessori kits distributed among children and teachers of FDE schools

To create child friendly Montessori ambience for children of age group 3 to 5 years in Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) schools in the rural suburban areas, the head teachers were given Montessori kits at a ceremony organised by Parwaan National Center of Excellence on Early Childhood Care.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/205246-Montessori-kits-distributed-among-children-and-teachers-of-FDE-schools

Educating every child state’s responsibility, says minister

While addressing a ceremony in Islamabad Model College for Girls on Thursday, Marriyum Aurangzeb said that federal and provincial governments were focusing on improving education and health sectors on priority basis.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-19/lahore/11682/86203

Government Fails to Spend Allocated Budget In Education and Health Sciences

Tall claims by the incumbent PML-N government to bring about revolutionary changes in various sectors, especially in health and education services, is proving to be superficial.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/05/19/islamabad-e-paper-may-19-2017/

Educational reforms have started to yield results

Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb said that inclusion working towards bringing the government schools at the same level as private ones through improvement of quality etc. have started to result successful.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/317183-todays-print-city-news


Pakistan Agahi Program gives lectures to students in collaboration with different mobile units of Tahreek-e-Pakistan and Aiwan-e-Quaid-e-Azam

Many public girls and boys schools participated in the lectures. A total of 248 students benefitted from the initiative.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-19/page-4/detail-7

Coca Cola’s commitment to education

Future Trust and USAID have signed a memorandum of understanding to address development challenges in Pakistan. Both partners seek to provide collective opportunities and support to people of Pakistan through their ongoing and upcoming projects on science, technology and innovation

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-19/page-9/detail-5

Marking museum day

The Lahore Museum Thursday arranged a seminar to mark the International Museum Day. The objective of celebrating the day is to raise the awareness among public about their past highlight the importance of museums in the development of society.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-19/page-13/detail-7

Reply sought in Punjabi language case

Justice Ayesha A Malik of the Lahore High Court on Thursday sought reply from the law ministry within two weeks on petition seeking request to make Punjabi language compulsory in schools for class 1 to 5 students.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/205235-Reply-sought-in-Punjabi-language-case


Training workshop held for teachers at FJWU

A three-day workshop on “Bridging the Gap between Theory & Practice for Participants of Pre-Service Teacher Education Programme” was organised by the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) on Thursday.  The workshop was organised in collaboration with Leicester, UK and funded by HEC-BC under their knowledge Economy Partnership Programme.


Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-19/page-14/detail-7


Matric board, increase in admission, registration and exam fee

Examination board increased the examination and enrolment fee by 58.7% and 29.4% respectively. Admission fee increased from Rs. 680 to Rs. 880 and enrolment fee from Rs. 315 to Rs.500.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/316857-todays-print


Letters to the editor

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