20th April 2017

Khyber Paktunkhwa

PHC disposes plea against education department

The Peshawar High Court has disposed of a contempt of court petition filed against the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa education department after it confirmed compliance with an earlier order and completed the appointment of 128 teachers in the district’s primary schools.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1388245/phc-disposes-contempt-petition-k-p-education-department/

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

Students awaiting return of their teachers for the past two months

Teaching staff of the government middle and primary boys schools in Mir Alam Jan Kalley, Sheen Pokh, and Loy-Shelman of Landi Kotal tehsil have been absent from their official duties for the last two months.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/khyber-pakhtunkhwa/20-Apr-17/students-awaiting-return-of-their-teachers-for-the-past-two-months

 

Federal

NA unanimously approves compulsory Quranic Education Act 2017

The National Assembly on Wednesday unanimously approved the Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Act 2017. The act was approved and referred by the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training in February.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/20-Apr-17/na-unanimously-approves-compulsory-quranic-education-act-2017

 

Punjab

 

Negotiation between teachers and education department Punjab

President Punjab Teachers Union, Chaudhary Muhammad Sarfaraz, had a meeting with Special Secretary Schools, Rana Hassan Akhtar.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-20-2017/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_05.gif

 

Govt Muslim High School turns 100

A ceremony was held at Government Muslim High School No 1, Rehman Street Brandreth Road to mark its 100-year of establishment

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/20-Apr-2017/govt-muslim-high-school-turns-100

 

Sindh

 

Sindh education dept hosts principals’ training conference

Education department hosts principal's training conference. 250 college principals from across Sindh attended the two days workshop and seminar.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1388303/sindh-education-dept-hosts-principals-training-conference/

 

After 18 months: SHC seeks report on schools' security plan implementation

SHC seeks report on schools security plan implementation. Authorities asked to report by May 4th    Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1388287/18-months-shc-seeks-report-schools-security-plan-implementation/

 

Dahar concedes defeat in efforts to curb cheating

Education minister suspends town education officer for Clifton over poor performance; announces waiving admission, exam fees for public colleges.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/199603-Dahar-concedes-defeat-in-efforts-to-curb-cheating

 

No admission, examination fees for college students: Dahar

Provincial minister for education and literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has announced that Sindh education department is going to waive off admission and examination fee for the students of the public sector colleges

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/no-admission-examination-fees-college-students-dahar/

 

Editorials/Op-eds

 

Time to invest in teachers training

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-04-20/lahore/11111/80585

 

Letters to Editor

 

Low literacy rate

https://www.dawn.com/news/1328008