1st March 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

‘KP govt making all-out efforts to provide free, compulsory education to children’

The Adviser to chief minister for Information and Broadcasting and Higher Education Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani has claimed that provincial government was making out all efforts to provide free and compulsory education to boys and girls of the province. He was addressing a function as chief guest on Tuesday at University of Swat where he awarded need base scholarships to deserving students of the university under the banner of Higher Education Commission (HEC).

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-01/lahore/10034/70741

 

Poets, writers protested against textbook board

The poets and writers in Mardan staged a protest demonstration against Textbook Board Peshawar for calling eminent figure Malik Kalu Khan a thief and robber in the English book of Class-IX.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-01/lahore/10035/70748

 

Parents oppose handing over school chain to Turkish NGO

Parents of the students of Pak-Turk International Schools and Colleges on Tuesday criticised government’s plan to handover the education system to a Turkish non-profit organisation and warned of protest against the proposed move.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-01/page-3/detail-4

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=01_03_2017_182_003

 

Over 40 teachers appointed in Lower Dir

The elementary and secondary education department on Tuesday issued appointment orders of 42 teachers of different cadres.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=01_03_2017_183_009

 

Federal

 

Roots IVY wins National Robotics Championship for 4th time

The 6th National Robotics Championship 2016-17 was organised by STARFALL Foundation in February 2017 at National Library Auditorium Islamabad where teams from all over Pakistan competed to build, test and program an autonomous robot using Lego Mindstorms to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/01/page09.php

 

Matric examinations to start from 14th March

Matric Examination organised by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) will start from 14th March this year.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/islamabad/01-Mar-2017/572194

 

Experts call for fighting intolerance with peace education

Speakers at a conference here on Tuesday stressed on peace education in schools saying this could help address growing intolerance in the society by making the younger generation appreciate religious, cultural, and linguistic diversity.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-01/lahore/10041/70709

 

Punjab

 

Low cost Christian Schools increasing literacy rate despite challenges

At least 13 percent of low cost Christian schools have no toilet facilities for the students in Pakistan’s largest province, whereas around half lack separate facilities for students.

Complete Story: https://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__01-03-2017_-lhr/6

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/01/page18.php

 

10,000 schools to go solar by year-end

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has approved shifting 10,000 schools across the province to solar energy by year-end, starting from southern Punjab.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201703010030&EN_ID=11201703010012&EMID=11201703010006

 

Officials expose govt’s anti-education policies

No primary school is available for the children of 1,295 villages of Sialkot since the establishment of Pakistan thus a number of kids are out of schools as their parents are unable to afford exorbitant fees of private schools.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-01/page-21/detail-2

 

School lacks electricity for three years

Govt Primary School for Boys in village Pehlwan Ka, Tariqabad area here has been deprived of electricity facility for the last three years in spite of the payment of the demand notice.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-01/page-22/detail-3

 

Nations cannot progress without education: Adeeb Javedani

President All Pakistan Private School Management, Adeeb Javedani said that by working hard, students will be able to make their parents, teachers and their nation proud.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2017/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_05.gif

 

Matric examinations starting from today

Matric examinations, organised by Lahore Examination board, will be starting from today.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-20http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2017/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=1543.gif17/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_06.gif

 

Minority students of private schools are no less than others: Khalil Tahir Sindhu

Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs and Human Rights, Khalil Tahir Sindhu said that minority students are no less than other students studying in the same schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2017/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_06.gif

 

299 madrassahs in Punjab are involved in sectarianism and terrorism: Ministry of Interior

After geotagging of around 13,000 madrassahs in Punjab, 299 of them were found to have been involved in sectarianism and terrorism according to a report by the Ministry of Interior.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2017/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=1543.gif

 

Christian schoolgirl fighting for life

A student of the Daanish school in Chishtian is fighting for her life at Lahore’s Services Hospital for the last two weeks after she suffered multiple wounds on the campus under mysterious circumstances.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=01_03_2017_178_004

 

Sindh

 

Feudal lords behind the destruction of Sindh’s education system: Rasool Baksh Palejo

President Awami Tehreek Rasool Baksh Palejo said that Sindh’s education system is being ruined through a planned strategy and landlords and feudal lords are behind this.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=275209

 

Pattern of examination papers will be updated soon: Professor Inam

Chairman Board of Intermediate Examination, Professor Inam Ahmed and Nazim Education, Muhammed Imran Khan Chisti said that in order to improve the learning of students, the quality of examination papers will be improved.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=275032

 

Operation of Cadet College Larkana’s student completed in USA

Muhammed Ahmed, student of Cadet College Larkana who was tortured by his teacher, underwent a 6-hour operation in the USA.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104057401&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170301