20th October 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Progressive Professors Association to protest against lag in teacher appointments at colleges

Peshawar: The Progressive Professors Association has threatened to protest against the delay in appointment of Grade 19 professors in government colleges in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. They stated that the government is forcing these individuals to resort to bribery for their appointment.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103808900&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161020

Government asked to start repair of historical Jahanzeb College

Mingora: The members of civil society organizations and culture activists have demanded of the provincial government to start rehabilitation of Government Post Graduate Jahanzeb College as promised by chief minister last year.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_182_003

 

Balochistan

 

Construction of FC school, hostel in Qila Saifullah launched

Quetta: Frontier Corps, Balochistan Inspector General Maj Gen Sher Afgun, laid the foundation stone of FC Public School and Hostel in Qila Saifullah district on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-5/detail-23

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_005_006

 

50,000 ghost workers in Balochistan, including 15,000 teachers

Quetta: It has been discovered that there are 50,000 ghost workers in Balochistan. Only ghost teachers number more than 15,000. The Public Accounts Committee has issued notices to all government departments.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-3/detail-20

 

Islamabad

 

We will keep fighting for the rights of teachers: Sohail Khan

Swabi: The All Physcial Education Teachers Association KP head Sohail Khan said that he would not stop fighting for the basic rights of all Physical Education teachers in the province.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-10-20/page-2

 

World Space Week 2016 starts at IST

Islamabad: Institute of Space Technology (IST) has launched a four day activity-based programme from October 19 to 22 to celebrate World Space Week at its campus in Islamabad.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610200358&EN_ID=11201610200129&EMID=11201610200054

 

2.5 Arab rupees approved for development of Islamic University

Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan has approved 2.5 Arab rupees for the development of International Islamic University.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-20/page-3

 

Admissions in AIOU

Islamabad: Admissions have been opened for nine professional programmes in Allama Iqbal Open University.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-20/page-3

 

Chinese language course begins at Islamic University

Islamabad: The International Islamic University has started offering its Chinese language course.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-20/page-3

 

Media houses and education institutions should be secured properly: Sajid Kiani

Islamabad: SP City Zohair Ahmed Shaikh visited media houses and said that the security of media houses and education institutions should be ensured.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-20/page-2

 

Instead of protesting, students should adopt a positive outlook

Rawalpindi: The Chairman Education Board has announced free checking, according to Abrar Ahmed Khan. He has urged students to adopt a positive outlook and told them that breaking things and surrounding the Board is not a solution.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-10-20/page-2

 

FDE receives five buses for schools

Islamabad: The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) on Wednesday received its first fleet of five buses for educational institutions, while five more are likely to reach Islamabad from Karachi on Thursday.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_152_009

 

Dawn spelling bee concludes today

Islamabad: Students from around 130 schools participated in the 12th Dawn in Education Spelling Bee, held in the auditorium of the Islamabad Club on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_152_005

 

A provincial university cannot be affiliated with a federal hospital: Supreme Court

Islamabad: The Supreme Court ended the affiliation of Jinnah Sindh Medical University with three federal hospitals. It maintained its decision, which contradicts that of the Sindh High Court.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-3/detail-28

 

44 to 53 percent of children in Islamabad’s private schools take drugs: Senate Committee

Islamabad: 44 to 53 percent of children in Islamabad’s private schools take drugs, according to a revelation by a Senate Committee. Members were startled by this news. It was discovered that students’ friends and teachers supply them with drugs.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-1/detail-11

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-20/lahore/7288/44318

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/158582-Students-in-Islamabad-schools-becoming-drug-addicts-Senate-body-told

 

24 USAID- funded PhD scholars return

Islamabad: At least 24 PhD scholars who received their degrees in the United States with the assistance of US government shared their experiences at an event in Islamabad.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-20/lahore/7287/44319

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/158462-24-PhD-scholars-return-from-US

http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/20-Oct-2016/us-funded-scholars-vow-to-transform-education-in-pakistan

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103809109&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161020 

 

 

Punjab

 

Education our top priority: Rana Mashhood

Lahore: Education Minister for Punjab Rana Mashood has emphasized that education is and will remain one of the top priorities of the current provincial government. He was addressing a meeting of top education officials at the Punjab Education Foundation. Mashhood described the Public School Support Program on the occasion, saying that the introduction of this program has caused a rise in enrolment in both public sector and partner private schools.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/158460-Education-sector-uplift-priority

 

Pervez Hoodbhoy urges large scale educational reforms across country

Lahore: Pakistan’s famous Physicist Pervez Hoodbhoy delivered a talk on “The Flaws/Shortcomings of Educational System” here on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-20&edition=LHR&id=2678645_91008358

 

Punjabi ban in private school, report demanded from government

Lahore: The Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Syed Mansoor Ali Shah has demanded a detailed report from the Punjab government on the alleged ban of the Punjabi language by a private school.

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-20&edition=LHR&id=2678669_40730424

 

In a first, census of all private schools

Lahore: In a first initiative of its kind, the Punjab government has decided to carry out a census of all private schools in the province.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610200022&EN_ID=11201610200010&EMID=11201610200006

 

Protestors demand far-off school to be shifted to village

Toba Tek Singh: Scores of people of Chak 371-JB staged a sit in an blocked traffic for more than three hours on Wednesday in Gojra to protest non-acceptance of their demand to shift a government girls primary school located adjacent to a graveyard to inside the village.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_178_008

 

Spelling Bee regional contest concludes

Multan: The two-day Dawn in Education Spelling Bee Competition concluded here on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_178_005

 

Punjabi language case: Secretary schools given till Nov 15 to respond

Lahore: The Lahore High Court chief justice on Wednesday issued a notice to the Punjab Secretary Schools (primary) on a petition of the Pakistan Punjabi Adabi Board against banning use of the Punjabi language on its Sahiwal campus by a private school.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_176_006

 

Principal Government Emerson College give recommendations regarding semester examination problem colleges registered with Zakaria University

Multan: Professor Dr Muhammad Saleem Principal Government College Emerson gave recommendations to registered colleges with Zakariya University to solve problems of examination of semester system.

Complete story:   http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-10-20/17998/16.jpg

 

Zakariya University, starts supplementary examination 2015 and final examination 2016

Multan: Zakariya University will start MA, MSc supplementary examination 2015 and final examination 2016 from today.

Complete story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-10-20/17998/19.jpg

 

Al-Khidmat Foundation to help 6144 orphans

Lahore: Al Khidmat Foundation will provide 6144 orphan children with education, health and food.

Complete story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-10-20/17973/al%20hidmat.JPG

 

US declares Nishtar Medical College students Sumika Qadir honorary ambassador for education

Lahore: The US has declared UHS students Sumika Qadir honorary ambassador for girls’ education. She addressed the UN General Assembly as well.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-12/detail-14

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/10/19/city/lahore/qadir-and-kumari-make-pakistan-proud-at-un-general-assembly/

http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/20-Oct-16/uhs-student-represents-pakistan-at-un-general-assembly

 

We did not ban the Punjabi Language

Lahore: Through a press release, Beaconhouse has explained that it has not imposed any restrictions regarding the Punjabi language. The misconception arose because of a circular issued by the headmaster of the Sahiwal branch, Jamil Ahmed. It meant to talk about not using Punjabi swear words, but this detail was missed out because of a typing error.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-9/detail-30

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-20&edition=LHR&id=2678645_91008358

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-20/lahore/7288/44315

 

Students and teachers visit Aiwan-e-Karkunan-e-Tehreek-e-Pakistan under the Pakistan Awareness Programme

Lahore: Students and teachers of Government Progressive Girls High School, Model Town, visited Aiwan-e-Karkunan-e-Tehreek-e-Pakistan under the Pakistan Awareness Programme of Nazariya-e-Pakistan Trust.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-9/detail-10

 

TEVTA will teach Chinese to 15,000 students in one year: Irfan Qaiser

Lahore: The Technical Education and Vocational Authority (TEVTA) will teach Chinese to 15,000 students in one year. Keeping in view people’s interest, courses will be started in other cities during the next month.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-7/detail-10

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/10/19/business/tevta-to-train-15000-youth-in-chinese-language/

 

Issue of the formation of Punjab University Senate sent to governor

Lahore: The Lahore High Court has forwarded the issue of the formation of the senate of Punjab University to the University Chancellor, Governor Punjab Rafiq Rajwana.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-4/detail-17

 

Decision to upgrade Sargodha Engineering College to a university

Lahore: The Punjab Government has decided to upgrade Sargodha Engineering College to a university. The Chief Minister has approved funds worth 10 crores for this purpose.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-2/detail-13

 

170 foreign Madrassa students to be deported

 

Lahore: More than 170 foreign students are studying in madrassas in Punjab without a visa or with an expired visa. The Punjab government has advised the Foreign Ministry and FIA to begin procedures to deport these students.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-20/page-2/detail-2

 

Sindh

 

FUUAST faculty members demand permanent VC

Karachi: Senior faculty members of Federal Urdu University Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) requested to the president of Pakistan to appoint permanent Vice Chancellor at the university.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-20/lahore/7287/44324

 

In the field of education Corporate with Pakistan, American Council General

Hyderabad:  American Council General Grace W Sheltson has said that corporation will be enduring in the field of education with Pakistan.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/198084-todays-print

 

Federal Urdu University Science Exhibition

Karachi: Students will know the sophisticated information, through science exhibition said by Dr. Rubina Mushtaq.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/198079-todays-print

 

Qaim says PPP govt provides health, education facilities, and jobs

Khairpur: Former Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah said that over three lac jobs were provided to the youth, while NTS passed 2000 teachers recruited on merit during last years in the province.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-20/lahore/7287/44319

 

Matric Board, Election for special seats

Karachi: Metric Board Karachi, for the position of Board of Governor, Mr Ghulam Abass has succeed getting 802 votes.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/198078-todays-print

 

Delegation from Sindh Madrassa University returns to Pakistan after Malaysia trip

Karachi: The 18-member delegation from Sindh Madrassatul Islam University returned to Pakistan after completing its educational tour to Malaysia.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-10-20/page-2

 

Admissions in Urdu University

Karachi: According to the Registrar of Federal Urdu University, the last date to submit forms for BA and B.Com. has been extended to 26 October.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-10-20/page-2

 

2nd Principals Conference to improve schools systems

Karachi: Oxford University and Aga Khan University held a Principals’ Conference in Karachi, and also inaugurated a Principals Network on the occasion.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-10-20/page-2

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610200341&EN_ID=11201610200122&EMID=11201610200051

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/158437-Call-for-paradigm-shift-in-approach-to-educating-children

 

9th grade Science and Arts results will be announced by 7 November

Karachi: The Chairman of the Education Board Karachi Dr. Saeeduddin has announced that 9th grade results for both science and arts will be announced by 7 November.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-10-20/page-2

 

SHC urged to review its 5pc school fee hike order

Karachi: Sindh’s private schools have urged the Sindh High Court to review its order of not more than five percent increase in school fees in one year.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_118_009

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-10-20/page-2

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/158425-Private-schools-body-mulls-moving-SHC-for-review-of-five-percent-fee-hike-restriction

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103808900&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161020

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610200337&EN_ID=11201610200121&EMID=11201610200051

 

Call for shift from traditional approach to education

Karachi: “Why is it that when the human intellect is exploring outer space, probing the depth of the ocean and releasing the vast potential of its genius through invention, discovery, and innovation, our children’s minds are still throttled by an education system that is rigid, inflexible and rooted in traditional system and structures?” questioned the trustee of Nasra Schools and president of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Shahnaz Wazir Ali.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_117_003

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Beaconhouse: setting the record straight by Tabraiz Bokhari

I want to bring to attention that the Op-Ed written by Muhammad Hamid Zaman that was published in The Express Tribune recently has an additional problem. Not only does the writer wrongly accuse the enterprise in myriad ways by suggesting that it views the Punjabi language as “foul” but it incorrectly mentions the Beaconhouse National University instead of Beaconhouse School System.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610200144&EN_ID=11201610200060&EMID=11201610200021

 

Do teachers retire?  by Anonymous

Unfortunately, like all civil servants in the country, teachers also retire after attaining the age of superannuation, i.e. 60, notwithstanding the fact that at this ripe age of experience and wisdom a teacher becomes an intellectual asset for society.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_009_011

 

School reforms by M Sayyad Alam Khan

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary and Secondary Education Department has floated the idea of conducting a general examination for Grade-V and Grade-VIII students of all schools in the province through a testing agency.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=20_10_2016_009_009

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Security of educational institutes a top priority

Mardan: Security officials have made a statement saying that all possible measures are being taken to make educational institutes secure and to provide students with the best possible environment. The statement was issued by the DPO office Mardan, at a meeting with the police & other security agencies under the supervision of SP Operations Shafee-ullah Khan, who said that the security of educational institutes is our top responsibility at present. 

Complete story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=8

 

Students protest against absence of teachers

Bannu: Students of Kot Bilawar Khan have protested against the absence of teachers at the local Government Primary School. Although the school strength is relatively low, there are still no teachers available for students. According to a protester there are 90 students currently studying at the school, but only 3 teachers are actually available, who charge students with exorbitant amounts in exchange for teaching them the schoolwork.

Complete story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5

 

Protest camp of KP teachers

Peshawar: Government School Teachers Association KP has organized a protest camp in front of the Press Club & recorded a protest against the delay in the release of their allowance, condemning the behaviour of the Finance Department & AJ Office. Members who attended the camp said that they would protest till the release of allowance for Grade 17 employees.

Complete story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3

Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

Ghani issues apology to students

Peshawar: Special Assistant to the CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Higher Education Mushtaq Ghani paid a surprise visit to Government Girls Colleges Pabbi on Wednesday and presented an apology to students over insufficient staff and inefficiency of the college administration. Taking strong note of college administration’s inability to overcome staff shortage, the Government spokesman transferred the Principal and suspended three officials for their absence. The suspended staff included a Lab Assistant of the Chemistry department, Lab Attendant and a gardener. Ghani expressed annoyance over the inefficiency of the Directorate of Colleges for not fulfilling the demand of staff and other requirements.

Complete story:  Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.2

Akhbar-e-Kyber, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

Balochistan

 

Education on verge of destruction in Balochistan: BNP Awami

District Naal: Member BNP Awami, Mr. Mir Habibullah Rakhshani, along with others has said that education is on the verge of destruction in Balochistan. Ministers are merely make claims of educational development while in reality, teachers are non-existent in schools and institutions are lacking basic facilities.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p6/story.php?param=balcohstan.jpg

 

Salaries of absent teachers suspended: Jhao

District Awaran: EDO Awaran has suspended salaries of several absent teachers in Jhao. Textbooks have been delivered to the DC office and teachers have been ordered to collect books and distribute them; however, any teacher who is unable to collect books will be considered absent from his duty. EDO said legal action will be taken against the absent teachers.

Complete story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page No: 02 

 

Primary school village Barah should be equipped with basic facilities: Noor Bux

District Lasbela: A long period has passed and the one room construction for Primary School Village Barah still isn’t complete. The school is deprived of basic facilities like electricity, fans & other need based facilities. Mr. Noor Bux, resident of Village Barah has demanded that students be facilitated in light of the winter weather, as soon as possible.

Complete story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No: 06

 

Backwardness of educational institutions

District Loralai: Senior SSTs have made a statement that Minister for Education and Secretary Education only can notice absenteeism of teachers but are unable to gauge educational backwardness in the form of unavailability of textbooks, junior appointments over senior posts and non-implementation of native languages in the education system. They claimed that 95% teachers are punctual in their duties; only 5% are absent owing to the corruption of ministers, secretaries and District Education officials.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103735727&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160909



Khuzdar Medical College inactive due to political interference: Luqman Zehri

District Khuzdar: President of Women Development Educational Society, Mr. Nouman Zehri and General Secretary, Mr. Zubair Jan Zehri have expressed concerns over the inactiveness of Khuzdar Medical College due to political interference. They said that the principal and project director have turned the college into an experimental lab; nepotism in appointments is their expertise. Mr. Nouman Zehri & Mr. Zubair Jan Zehri has demanded that CM Balochistan make efforts to reinitiate classes at the college.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No: 02

 

Punjab

 

Transfers causing problems for students

District Multan: Due to poor performance and high dropout rate of students, many head teachers across Punjab, including the Multan District, have been transferred to other divisions already producing good results. According to the official statement made by teachers, the transfers have led to an absence of head teachers across Punjab.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-20/page-08                

 

NTS Schedule issued

District Rajanpur: NTS test for Grade 9.SSE and Grade 14 SES, SEDM will be held on 21, 22 and 23 October 2016. Science Grade 16 SCC phase-2 will be held on 28, 29 and 30 October, 2016. 

Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.07

 

Education being affected due to lack of teachers at Boys High School Bangla Minthar

District Rahim Yar Khan: The local community of Bangla Minthar has made a statement that a lack of head teachers, science and art teachers, clerks and domestic help at Boys School Bangla Minthar since an extended period is causing severe inconvenience to students at the school. Teachers’ scarcity is deteriorating the future of students and the nation. An increase in dropout rate and decline in academic standing of students is currently being observed at the school. They demanded that higher authorities to appoint head teachers and other staff as soon as possible.

Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.15

 

Students protest against Inter Board and block road in Bahawalpur

District Bahawalpur: In response to the allegedly unfair marking by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Bahawalpur, students staged a protest in front of the education board and blocked Fawara Chowk Road for vehicular traffic for hours. They claimed that only one student passed out of a 100 due to the carelessness of BISE. They demanded the rechecking of papers of Inter part-1.

Complete story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No.08

 

Teacher Training of Early Child Education Schools held at Rahim Yar Khan

District Rahim Yar Khan: Under DSD, training of Early Child Education school teachers was held on 13, Oct and will continue until 4 November at the Government Girls High School Rahim Yar Khan. 52 Female teachers from Rahim Yar Khan and Sadiqabad participated in the training.

Complete story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.09

 

Sindh

Civil judge visits schools

District Badin: Civil Judge Matli made a surprise visit to Government Schools of Raju Khanani and found three teachers absent from their duty. A report has been sent to higher authorities.

Complete story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130444353&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161020

 

Protest against insufficient facilities in school

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Jhangar protested against shortage of basic facilities in Government Primary School, declaring that more than 100 students have to face difficulties because of unavailability of electricity, drinking water and compound wall.

Complete story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130444417&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161020

 

Education Minister visits schools in Obawro

District Ghotki: Education Minister Sindh Jaam Mehtab Dahar has visited eight different schools of Obawro. Four Teachers were present to teach only three students at the Government School in village Ameer Bux Soomro. He expressed anger at the absence of teachers in schools and suspended the Taluka Education Officer.

Complete story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2016/Oct/20-10-2016/Page2/P2-26.htm

 

No building for school, students receive education in a self help hut

District Mirpurkhas: Government Primary School Nazar Hussain Arain has running for fifteen years without a building. Villagers have made a self-help hut, where students sit for all schooling activities.

Complete story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2016/Oct/20-10-2016/Page3/P3-30.htm

 

Shortage of lecturers at Girls Degree College Mithi

District Thurparker: The only Girls Degree College of Mithi is facing a severe shortage of teaching staff. There are only six teachers present at the college to teach more than 600 Girls.

Complete story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2016/Oct/20-10-2016/Page3/P3-31.htm

 

Primary school closed for four months

District Dadu: Government Primary School Ghulam Muhammad Jamali has remained closed due to unavailability of teachers for the past four months. Residents have demanded that higher authorities take notice of the issue.

Complete story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2016/Oct/20-10-2016/Page3/P3-42.htm

 

Taluka Education Officer visits schools

District Jamshoro: Taluka Education Officer Manjhand paid a visit to schools of Union Council Shalmani; accompanying him were the Union Council Chairman and several councilors. He directed the teachers to remain punctual to their duties. He also deputed staff at the Government School in Village Garwari and Kechi, which were dysfunctional for the last two years. He told the media that a report acknowledging the shortage of basic facilities in more than forty Schools has already been sent to higher authorities and has been approved.

Complete story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-20/news/page3/1%20(28).htm


Two senior teachers suspended

Karachi: Two senior teachers of Government Sindhi Medium School Sachal Goth Karachi have been suspended by the school headmaster. In response to the protest, the reliving order was cancelled by Taluka Education Officer Anisa Bughio; however the headmaster has vanished along with the school record.

Complete story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_20102016011324.jpg

 

Education Minister instructs that Sindhi be taught at private schools

Karachi: Education Minister Sindh Jaam Mehtab Dahar has said that a meeting will be organized with private school management, so that Sindhi language can be taught from class three onwards. Director General Private Institutions has already issued a notification to private institutions.

Complete story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_20102016011506.jpg