25 May 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Education, health to get over 20 per cent more in next KP budget

Provincial Minister for Finance Muzaffar Syed has said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government would allocate Rs449 billion for development projects in the province in its tax-free budget for the fiscal year 2015-16.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1184063/education-health-to-get-over-20-per-cent-more-in-next-kp-budget

Enrolment drive held in Mohmand Agency

In a bid to increase awareness and boost enrolment rates, Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRSC) Mohmand Agency launched a drive on Friday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/890773/education-awareness-enrolment-drive-held-in-mohmand-agency/

 

90 per cent of teachers in Kohistan untrained

A seminar titled `educational budget review`  held by Alif Ailaan was addressed by representatives of the education department, NGOs and civil society in Peshawar. Speaking at the occasion, the sub divisional education officer of Kohistan, Tanveer Khan, said that about 90 per cent teachers in the district are untrained and less educated.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=23_05_2015_182_010

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-319743-90pc-of-Kohistan-teachers-untrained

 

NGO refurbishes four govt schools in Mashogagar

Residents of Mashogagar union council (UC) have appreciated the Integrated Social Services Programme (ISSP), a local non-governmental organisation, for fixing four government-run schools in the area.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891656/providing-facilities-ngo-refurbishes-four-govt-schools-in-mashogagar/

 

Poverty pushes children from school straight into unforgiving labour

In a place where ever-increasing prices bring crippling poverty, children are pushed into the workforce even before they can hope to dream big. Yet some of them manage to hold firm to their visions of breaking the cycle.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891655/working-hard-dreaming-big-poverty-pushes-children-from-school-straight-into-unforgiving-labour/

 

No ghost schools in Lower Dir, says official

Addressing a meeting of education officers at the DC Jirga Hall in Balambat , Lower Dir Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Suhail Khan said that there was no ghost school in the district and that 88 per cent attendance of teachers in state run schools had been ensured through the independent monitoring unit.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_182_011 

 

Stakeholders demand removal of hate material from schoolbooks

A roundtable discussion on ‘Education reforms for a pluralistic society’ was organised by Rights of Expression, Assembly, Association and Thought (REAT) Network in collaboration with the Peace Education and Development (PEAD) Foundation at a local hotel in Peshawar on Friday.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005230380&EN_ID=11201005230116&EMID=11201005230056

 

New vehicles for education officials

Provincial government approved then vehicles for 28 officials of education department. These include secretaries, DEOs Male or Female etc. These vehicles will have power engine of 800 CC to 1300 CC.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102863324&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150523

 

Amendments in article of educational and health institutions

Government planned to do amendments in law related to educational and health institutions for retaining their commercial activities. It was said that a number of peoples are engaged with these commercial activities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102863346&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150523

 

Body of girl found in sack

The body of an eight-year-old girl wearing her school uniform, was found stuffed in a sack near Jabba-Sirikot bypass in Haripur on Saturday morning.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_181_004

 

Demands made for students with visual impairment

Students and teachers from various schools for children suffering from visual impairment across the province pressed the government to provide basic facilities.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005230376&EN_ID=11201005230115&EMID=11201005230056

 

Secretary told to explain appointment revocation

The Peshawar High Court has directed the provincial health secretary and Khyber Teaching Hospital board of governors to respond to a woman doctor`s petition against the secretary over the alleged revocation of her appointment as an assistant professor to accommodate the wife of a serving bureaucrat.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=23_05_2015_182_005

 

Varsity holds conference on Nato’s Afghan drawdown

The Abdul Wali Khan University organized another major conference in which foreign scholars also participated and expressed their views on ”The Nato Drawdown from Afghanistan - Opportunities and Challenges.”

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-319739-Varsity-holds-conference-on-Nato%E2%80%99s-Afghan-drawdown

 

Events organised on Biological Diversity Day

The UN ‘International Day for Biological Diversity’ was observed at the Azakhel Botanical Garden, University of Peshawar, by arranging events to highlight the importance of Biodiversity. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-319744-Events-organised-on-Biological-Diversity-Day

 

Balochistan

 

UNHCR project launched in Ziarat school

The United Nations refugee agency has initiated an education project in Ziarat under a programme aimed at improving educational facilities in various districts of Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1184090/unhcr-project-launched-in-ziarat-school

 

Misconduct with university teachers will not be tolerable

Academic Staff Association, Balochistan University, said that misconduct by students would not be tolerable. They said the some students threatens and commit valance on teachers. It is a serious situation.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102866420&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150525

 

To relax the criteria for appointments of SSTs

Pashtun Student Federation said that government should not consider B.Ed. as compulsory condition for appointment of SSTs. They said that government should consider BA and Master’s degree holders as qualified for SSTs.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-24-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Expelling teachers from Syndicate is against law

Pashtun Student Federation said that it is unlawful to not to invite and consider teachers to attend the syndicate meeting. They said that it is in Balochistan University law of 1996 that teachers will also be a part of Syndicate.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-24-2015/quetta/page3.asp

 

Expelling all absent teachers and administrative staff

Secretary Education Balochistan said that they would all absent teachers along with administrative staff of education department. He said that government is taking action against careless administrative staff.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102864315&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150524

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Increase the schools teachers’ salaries

Balochistan Schools Teachers Union said that government should merge the adhoc teachers allowance to basic salaries. They said that government should revise the pay scales of teachers and increase the monthly income of teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102862419&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150523

 

An emergency meeting by educational wing APCA
Technical Education Unit of APCA had an emergency meeting about the issues of employees of technical education institutions. They said that their cases are opening at directorate since 2012.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102862473&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150523

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

In Diamer, only four girls go to middle school

Diamer, Gilgit-Baltistan, with an estimated population of 200,000-plus, only four girls attend middle school, a dismal situation that is the product of a confluence of adverse factors, including a difficult geography, insufficient government resources and cultural biases against women’s education.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505250084&EN_ID=11201505250038&EMID=11201505250013

 

Staff, students protest against raid

A protest demonstration was held at University of Science & Technology Mirpur as a 10-member AJK Accountability Bureau team raided MUST Secretariat Office for the third consecutive day on Friday and demanded official record about the recent appointments made by the varsity.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-3/detail-10

 

Islamabad

 

NBF completes task to re-develop textbooks

National Book Foundation (NBF) has completed 100% task of re-developing textbooks. NBF Managing Director Prof. Dr. Inam-ul-Haq Javeid made a comprehensive plan to re-develop textbooks with attractive layout, design and technique of taxonomy.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319665-NBF-completes-task-to-re-develop-textbooks

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-6

http://www.dawn.com/news/1184066/nbf-completed-re-developing-textbooks

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264702

 

Only eight buses catering to 110,000 FDE schoolchildren in capital

The students of Islamabad are facing difficulties due to shortage of transport facilities, as only eight buses are available to provide pick and drop service to them. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-13/detail-13

 

FDE asked to educate students on dengue prevention

Parliamentary Secretary for the Capital Administration and Development Division Raja Muhammad Javed Ikhlas on Friday directed the Federal Directorate of Education bosses to ensure creation of awareness of ways to prevent dengue among students of the schools and colleges overseen by it as well as their parents.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319662-FDE-asked-to-educate-students-on-dengue-prevention

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-5

 

Summer holidays from June 11

According to FDE Director-General Shahnaz A. Riaz, schools and colleges will observe two-month break from June 11 to August 10

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=23_05_2015_004_004

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319835-Summer-vacation-in-FDE-schools-from-June-11

 

Student sells dust-cloth, garlands to met educational expenses

Naveedullah Khan, a grade three student at a private school in Rawalpindi Fauji Colony has been selling dust-cloth for the past two years to bear his educational expenses.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505250489&EN_ID=11201505250171&EMID=11201505250071

 

‘Madrassas linked to terrorism? No way!

Speaking at a ceremony of Dastarbandi at Al-Khalil Quran Complex in Rawalpindi, the Federal Minister for Information Pervez Rashid revealed that he has been associated with madrassas in Pakistan for about 40 years and that there is “no link of madrassas with terrorism”. He said that the government is keen in eradicating the menace of terrorism from the state.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/25/national/madrassas-linked-to-terrorism-no-way/

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-25/page-2/detail-2

 

BMI authorised IB World School

The Beaconhouse Margalla Campus has been authorised by the International Baccalaureate (IB) to offer the Diploma Programme (DP) and is now an IB World School, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319840-BMI-authorised-IB-World-School

 

Online learning challenge begins

Knowledge Platform is sponsoring a series of educational activities for ninth grade students and teachers under the banner of Learn Smart Pakistan (LSP).

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891681/ninth-graders-online-learning-challenge-begins/

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102865588&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150524

 

RMS to attend Goethe Summer Camp

Students of German language at Roots Millennium Schools (RMS), Minahil Noor and Sherbano Noor will attend a Summer Youth Camp in Bangalore, India organised by Goethe Institute, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319842-RMS-to-attend-Goethe-Summer-Camp

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-24/page-13/detail-12  

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-14/detail-5

 

‘Curriculum, classrooms & citizens’transform societies: Faisal Mushtaq

Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz, is one of the 500 most influential Muslims of the world, education chair of world’s leading Young Presidents’ Organisation, member of the World Wide Fund for Nature board of governors, national student counsellor, academician, school practitioner and a social entrepreneur. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319935-Curriculum-classrooms-&-citizenstransform-societies-Faisal-Mushtaq

 

Kids educated on importance of trees

The Headstart School, F-10 Branch, has organised an event on campus to educate its students on the importance of plants and trees in life.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319845-Kids-educated-on-importance-of-trees

 

185 non-accredited universities,institutions on HEC’s radar

A week after the Axact scandal of issuing fake degrees jolted Pakistan, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to examine the functioning of 185 non-accredited universities and institutions of higher learning which are operating for last many years across Pakistan.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-319746-185-non-accredited-universitiesinstitutions-on-HEC%E2%80%99s-radar

 

HEC set to launch varsities rankings

After a delay and struggle in collecting authentic data, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) is all set to launch the second nationwide university rankings on Monday (today).

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891698/2013-14-hec-set-to-launch-varsities-rankings/

 

HEC approves 20 research projects worth Rs 75.5m

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved 20 research projects worth Rs 75.5 million from amongst 129 research proposals received under the Social Sciences Thematic Research Grant in its effort to promote and enhance research culture in the field.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-13/detail-3

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CADD secretary visits government schools, colleges

In a bid to get a better understanding of the issues and challenges faced by the city’s government educational institutions, Capital Administration and Development Division Secretary Khalid Hanif has visited different colleges and schools overseen by the Federal Directorate of Education.

Complete Story:http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319941-CADD-secretary-visits-government-schools-colleges

 

HEC chairman asks VCs to ensure quality of education

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairperson Dr Mukhtar Ahmed on Saturday issued an impassioned appeal to vice chancellors to pay heed to governance issues that beset their universities as well as ensure quality education at the sub campuses that have been set up.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-320031-HEC-chairman-asks-VCs-to-ensure-quality-of-education

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-24/page-13/detail-11

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-13/detail-4

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319836-HEC-chairman-asks-VCs-to-ensure-quality-of-education

 

VCs to discuss varsities’ issues, challenges

Vice chancellors of around 60 universities will meet on Saturday to discuss issues of institutional governance and quality in the countries higher education institutes.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505230112&EN_ID=11201505230051&EMID=11201505230016

 

VCs reject public-private partnership campuses

Around 60 vice chancellors at a meeting held at the Higher Education Commission (HEC) told the HEC to play its role in stopping public-private partnership campuses, saying the practice was creating quality issues.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_151_004

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AIOU allocates Rs 115m to help needy students

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has allocated Rs115 million in ‘students support fund’ for the help of needy students in shape of fee remission and scholarships.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-25/page-13/detail-7

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-25/page-14/detail-3

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505250090&EN_ID=11201505250041&EMID=11201505250014

 

QAU VC gives away degrees to IMCG graduates

The Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG), F-7/2 has conferred degrees on 212 graduates and 76 postgraduates during its 44th convocation, where Quaid-i-Azam University Vice Chancellor Professor Javed Ashraf was the chief guest on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319846-QAU-VC-gives-away-degrees-to-IMCG-graduates

 

QAU has foreign qualified faculty members

Dr. Javed Ashraf assumed charge of Quaid-e-Azam University as Vice Chancellor at the end of December in 2014. Revealing about the history of Quaid-i-Azam University, the Vice Chancellor while talking to The News, said that (QAU) was established as University of Islamabad under an Act of National Assembly passed in July 1967.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319668-QAU-has-foreign-qualified-faculty-members

 

AXACT has damaged the Image of Higher Education in Pakistan

Dr Atta ur Rehman, Former Chairman HEC said that AXACT corruption case has damaged the image of higher Education in Pakistan. He said that there should be fare investigations against AXACT.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102865444&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150524

 

FJWU highlights ‘vulnerable’ human rights in Pakistan

The Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights, in collaboration with the Gender Studies Department of the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi organised a seminar on human rights education at the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) on Saturday, sources said.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-24/page-13/detail-2

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-14/detail-1

 

Intolerance breeds terrorism, says QAU VC

Quaid-i-Azam University Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Ashraf spoke on the occasion of launching of a book ‘Du Tok Batain’ (Straight talk) authored by former Inspector General Motorway Police Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema at the QAU auditorium.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319669-Intolerance-breeds-terrorism-says-QAU-VC

 

CMLT Literary Society and BDS arrange poster and speech competition

The College of Medical Laboratory Technology (CMLT) Literary Forum and Blood Donors Society (BDS) organised a poster and speech competition here at the CMLT campus in National Institute of Health (NIH) in collaboration with Safe Blood Transfusion Programme (SBTP).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319936-CMLT-Literary-Society-and-BDS-arrange-poster-and-speech-competition

 

‘World rankings not sole criteria to assess academic standards’

A noted educationist Professor Arshad Ali Shahid gave an interview of ‘The News Education Expo 2015’ scheduled for the end of the current month in the capital city and said; “Few universities of the country are on world rankings but most of our university graduates make their mark in their respective fields internationally. This suggests these rankings don’t necessarily mean that the quality of education offered by those not on world rankings is of inferior quality.”

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319675-World-rankings-not-sole-criteria-to-assess-academic-standards

 

SCM graduates score high in USMLE

The medical graduates of Shifa College of Medicine (SCM) have scored highly in the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) for the year 2014-2015 giving tough competition to the International Medical Graduates (IMGs).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319674-SCM-graduates-score-high-in-USMLE

 

Pakistani student wins right to enter UK for studies

A Pakistani student has won right to enter the United Kingdom after a judge ruled in his favour and against Britain’s High Commission in Islamabad during an administrative review.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-319753-Pakistani-student-wins-right-to-enter-UK-for-studies

 

NAB seeks help of NUML students in drive against corruption

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Director General (Awareness and Prevention) Aliya Rashid said that corruption is one of the major challenges and it must be checked and controlled with determination and resolve at the national level, from grassroots to the top while delivering a lecture at the National University of Modern Languages (NUML).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319672-NAB-seeks-help-of-NUML-students-in-drive-against-corruption

 

Need to conserve biodiversity stressed

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) organised a seminar here on Friday to celebrate the International Biological Diversity Day with an objective to raise awareness about biodiversity related issues.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-10

 

Islamic scholar delivers lecture at IIUI

The International Islamic University (IIU) in Islamabad organized an evening with noted Islamic scholar Justice (r) Mufti Taqi Usmani on Friday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319673-Islamic-scholar-delivers-lecture-at-IIUI

 

Punjab

 

9 schoolchildren injured in Multan roof collapse incident

The roof of a private school in Basti Allahwala locality collapsed on Saturday, injuring at least 9 children. According to rescue officials, over 25 students were trapped under the debris.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/23/national/9-schoolchildren-injured-in-multan-roof-collapse-incident/

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41 hurt as roof of school hall caves in

At least 39 students and two teachers came under the debris when the roof of a school hall in village Aliwala on Multan-Muzaffargarh Road caved in here on Saturday. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-3/detail-14

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-13-37630-39-children-two-teachers-hurt-in-school-roof-collapse

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http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Rawalpindi/2015-05-24/page-8/detail-5

 

No child (5-9 years) will be out of school in 2018

Provincial minister of Education said that government has launch “Parho Punjab and Barho Punjab” to achieve their target of enrolling all 5-9 years old children In schools. He said this in an event of prize awarding ceremony.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-24-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_19.gif

 

Teachers protest

Muttahida Mahaz Asataza Punjab (MMAP) has announced a protest outside the Punjab Assembly at 4pm on Monday (today).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319929-Teachers-protest

 

Priority To Education, Health In Next Budget

Provincial Minister for Law, Excise & Taxation and Finance, Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman has said priority is being paid to education and health sectors and development budget of current fiscal year is 17 percent more as compared to previous year.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264714

 

16 subject specialists deputed to PEF partner schools

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) on Sunday announced deputing newly-recruited 16 subject specialists to its partner schools in 10 different districts in Punjab.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319922-16-subject-specialists-deputed-to-PEF-partner-schools

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http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-25/page-14/detail-3

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WB team inspects school

A two-member delegation of the World Bank Mission Team, comprising Ali Insari and Ali Inam, visited a private girls’ school attached with Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) near Nishter Colony.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319645-WB-team-inspects-school

 

WB team discusses reforms with PEF

The World Bank Mission Team held a tripartite focus group meeting at a local hotel with Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) and its partner NGOs to discuss the potential sub-reform areas for the third phase of Punjab Education Sector Reforms Programme.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319826-WB-team-discusses-reforms-with-PEF

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005240320&EN_ID=11201005240094&EMID=11201005240050

 

Data recovery from AXACT

FIA recovered data of ACACT main servers. They have recovered information about 42 international universities and 42 thousand students. Their candidates belonged to a variety of countries including Saudi Arabia, India and other countries.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102864222&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150523

 

Retained the practical exams of Matriculation

Government has retained the practical exams of matriculation. Previously practical exams were replaced by an additional question with marks of 15 numbers since two years. Now the education boards have changed it to practical exams.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102863055&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150523

 

Punishing schools with poor results

EDO Rawalpindi said that there wills punishment for schools producing near to 10% results consecutively three times in Punjab Examination Commission exams.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-05-25/page-2

 

Protesting for Talim Bachao Campaign

Teachers associations announced to protest against government for their Talim Bachao campaign on 28 May 2015. Associations saying the government planned to handover 450 government schools to private sector/NGOs. They said that this is unfair with the system.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=41.gif

 

Punjab Literacy Movement Project

Department of Literacy and non-Formal Basic Education started their second round of Punjab Literacy Movement Project. In this regard, a high-level meeting held among teachers. Assistant Commissioner, Pind Dadan Khan attended the event. He said that Literacy Department is serving well at underprivileged areas.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2015-05-25/page-2

 

Private colleges black mailing students

Private colleges are issuing roll number slips to first year students on submission of full fee for the next year. Those who could not submit the fees could not get their roll number slips.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/24-05-2015/p2/story.aspx?param=7.jpg

 

Recruitments by TEVTA

Technical Education and Vocational training Institute is recruiting almost 1000 teachers in the region. These include grade 14 to grade 17 officers. In this regard, NTS is called on for scrutinizing the recruiting process.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/23-05-2015/p2/story.aspx?param=/10.jpg

 

Action against teaches by literacy department

In an event some teachers didn’t accept the orders by two assembly members. As results, education department asked these teachers along with head master for the explanation. Previously teacher association demanded Chief Minister for their protection from unlawful warnings and unethical behavior by education department.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-05-23&edition=ISL&id=1709386_68080541

 

Teachers role lauded

LAHORE Garrison Education System (LGES) Chairman Major General (r) Liaqat Ali has said that academic institutions equipped with a team of mature, dedicated and motivated educationists can play a key role in grooming the youths into healthy members of society while addressing a gathering at the Scholarship Award Ceremony on Friday

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319646-Teachers-role-lauded

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-6

 

Students told not to fear terror

A programme titled ‘Wall of Peace against Terrorism’ was held under the auspices of Tanzeem Al-Fajar Pakistan during a ceremony held at Govt Central Model School Rettigan Road.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-0

 

Children literature festivals next year

Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan has said that children literature festivals will be held in seven big cities of the province next year and Rs 10 million will be allocated during the next fiscal year for this purpose.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319816-Children-literature-festivals-next-year

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264625

 

Call to abolish class system in education

Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Chaudhry Barjees Tahir addressed a medal awarding ceremony by Idara-e-Frogh-e-Taleem (IFT) on Saturday in Lahore, where he said that the class system in education needs to be abolished to ensure Pakistan’s place in the group of developed countries.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319819-Call-to-abolish-class-system-in-education

 

Certificate awarding ceremony

A certificate award ceremony was held at Fazaia College of Education for Women Lahore. The chief guest awarded certificates to 42 students, who have completed the course in Montessori Method of Teaching (MMOT).

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-7

 

PU spokesman denies VC’s wife plagiarized articles

A Punjab University spokesman has rejected plagiarism allegations leveled against Punjab University Law College Dr Shazia Qureshi by faculty members of the same institution.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/23/city/lahore/pu-spokesman-denies-vcs-wife-plagiarized-articles/

 

USEF to help the Punjab with faculty training

A delegation of United States Educational Foundation (USEF) led by Executive Director Rita Bruun Akhtar visited the office of the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) and met the PHEC chairperson. He gave the delegation an overview of the role, plans, strategies and activities of the PHEC.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/890852/higher-education-usef-to-help-the-punjab-with-faculty-training/

 

Reham vows to work for street children

Reham Khan, who was made ambassador for street children by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government last month, addressed a ceremony for the street children in Lahore on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_177_007

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/24/city/lahore/reham-khan-vows-all-out-support-to-street-children/

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-5/detail-2

 

Education Must For Country’s Progress : Ahsan Iqbal

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has said the PML-N government was striving hard to end darkness of ignorance through spreading light of knowledge and education as pervision of the government by promoting the public-private partnership in the education sector.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264686

 

Children’s festival attracts thousands

Around 3,000 students from public schools gathered to attend the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) at Moon Market Park, Gulshan-e-Ravi.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-24/page-14/detail-8

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-3/detail-15

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005240326&EN_ID=11201005240096&EMID=11201005240051

 

‘Muslims perpetrated communal disturbances’

Amritsar would have been indefensible if Gurdaspur had been awarded to Pakistan, Stockholm University Professor Emeritus Ishtiaq Ahmed said on Friday. He was addressing a seminar on the partition of India and its impact on the Punjab at the Information Technology University. 

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005230316&EN_ID=11201005230097&EMID=11201005230047

 

18 injured in school van accident

At least 18 people, including14 students and three teachers, were injured when their school van turned turtle near Phoolnagar on the Multan Road on Sunday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1184100/18-injured-in-school-van-accident

http://tribune.com.pk/story/891735/hazardous-travel-24-including-18-children-injured-in-school-bus-accident/

 

Keeping flag of Urdu aloft in US

The Alliance for Pakistan and Urdu Studies at New York University keeps the flag of Urdu language high in the United States by celebrating the inauguration of the APUS Community Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319927-Keeping-flag-of-Urdu-aloft-in-US

 

First convocation of SIMS held

Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khwaja Salman Rafique addressed the first convocation of the Services Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS) at the Expo Centre on Saturday

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_177_011

 

Decades-old college hostel in rundown condition

The dilapidated condition of Jinnah Hostel building of Khawaja Freed Government Postgraduate College (KFGPC) is a constant danger for its resident students.

Complete Story:http://www.dawn.com/news/1184103/decades-old-college-hostel-in-rundown-condition 

SGH`s urology dept upgrade not included in ADP

The health department has not included an `important scheme` of the Fatima Jinnah Medical College/Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the annual development programme (ADP), showing a zero `mercy` towards the patients who are getting treatment in a very `hostile environment`.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_177_002

 

‘Overnight’ changes to FJMU bill shock medics

The authorities have made several ‘overnight’ amendments to the proposed Fatima Jinnah Medical University Bill 2015 for political gains, triggering a debate on the impartiality of the varsity’s status.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1184110/overnight-changes-to-fjmu-bill-shock-medics

 

PU buys two security vans

Punjab University (PU) has purchased two vans for the varsity’s Patrolling Squad for improving the vigilance facilities on the campus.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319659-PU-buys-two-security-vans

 

MA/MSc exams

Punjab University (PU) Examinations Department on Friday announced that the MA/MSc Part-I Annual Examinations 2015 will commence from June 30.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319652-MAMSc-exams

 

New DPI Colleges

The Punjab government has posted Prof Khalid Javed as new DPI (Colleges) Punjab.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319651-New-DPI-Colleges

 

‘Medical profession incomplete without nurses’

Principal Postgraduate Medical Institute Prof Anjum Habib Vohra has said that medical profession is incomplete without nurses. It has become the need of the hour to turn Postgraduate College for Nursing into a university so as to add a new chapter to the history of the medical field in Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319921-Medical-profession-incomplete-without-nurses

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264716


Day for Biological Diversity observed

The WWF-Pakistan commemorated International Day for Biological Diversity at Virtual University (VU) to increase the understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-319647-Day-for-Biological-Diversity-observed

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-5

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-14/detail-4

 

Sindh

 

‘40% of Hyderabad’s children do not go to school’

Around 40 per cent children of school-going age in Hyderabad are not enrolled while both the quality of education and infrastructure facilities are lacking in public schools.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891651/a-sorry-state-of-affairs-40-of-hyderabads-children-do-not-go-to-school/

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-23/page-14

 

Education exhibition to help

Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro was the guest of honour at The News Education Expo 15 that opened at the Expo Centre on Friday. The three-day exhibition has been organised by the Jang Group.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-319621-Education-exhibition-to-help

http://e.jang.com.pk/05-23-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=1841.gi

 

Besides madrassas, varsities also on watch list

Intelligence agencies have started keeping a close eye on Karachi’s academic institutions too along with madrassas following the recent arrest of three university students in connection with high-profile terrorist attacks.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-319617-Besides-madrassas-varsities-also-on-watch-list

 

A report on irregularities by NED

A report on irregularities committed during ex VC of NED has been compiled and produced under instructions of governor Sindh. Repost shows that ex VC use university resources unlawfully. He granted teachers to teach also in other new universities in the region.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_02.gif

 

Scholarships by Alamgir Trust

Alamgir trust respondent said that Alamgir Trust is spending millions of rupees on scholarships, free textbooks and scholarships for underprivileged students. Their aim is to minimize the education expenses on head of poor parents.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_10.gif

 

Thousands of students lacking basic educational facilities at their institutions

Twenty-four schools of workers welfare associations lacking basic educational facilities. Almost 24 thousand students are studying are effecting due to lack of facilities.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=09_01.gif

 

Arts to be made compulsory at schools in Sindh

In an attempt to bring the young generation towards healthier and aesthetically rich activities, the Sindh government has decided to make fine arts and performing arts compulsory at all private and public schools of Sindh.

Complete Story:http://tribune.com.pk/story/891653/promoting-aesthetics-arts-to-be-made-compulsory-at-schools-in-sindh/

 

NAB plans awareness campaign

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), in accordance with recent directives of its chief Chaudhry Qamar Zaman to focus on formation of Character Building Societies (CBSs) for students, has initiated coordination with managements of several educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-319807-NAB-plans-awareness-campaign

 

Increased budgetary allocation for social sector demanded

At the discussion session on “Fiscal Allocation for Social Protection: Now is the Time” organised by the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) in Karachi on Saturday, it was highlighted that 25-A in the constitution for compulsory education has been inserted but no province has practically taken any serious measures, including allocation of funds for education nor any province has made legislation in this regard.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-319909-Increased-budgetary-allocation-for-social-sector-demanded

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264586

 

Call for efforts to protect street children

A group of 25 street children, representatives of civil society, school children and teachers participated in the consultative dialogue meeting with held by the Foundation for Research and Human Development (FRHD) at Beach Park, Clifton as part of events lined up for the ‘Global Action Week: Education for All’.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-319910-Call-for-efforts-to-protect-street-children

 

Axact wasn’t just selling fake degrees!

Apart from the alleged sale of fake diplomas and degrees through its online universities and colleges, Karachi-based IT company Axact has also been offering its services as “proxy students”, filling in for all the academic work originally assigned to students enrolled in reputed educational institutions in US, Pakistan Today has learnt.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/24/national/axact-wasnt-just-selling-fake-degrees/

 

The divide between public colleges

Each year, around 650 students with the highest Matriculation grades gain admission into Adamjee Government Science College each year, over 90 per cent of them pass their exams with flying colours.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891626/a-matter-of-prestige-the-divide-between-public-colleges/

 

Stop following the US or UK, find role models within you

University of Winconsin-Madison’s School of Education Professor, Tom Popkewitz, talked via Skype to a group of students and teachers at Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED). 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891317/stop-following-the-us-or-uk-find-role-models-within-you/

 

NED students make anti-power theft device

The NED University of Engineering and Technology (NEDUET) Organisation for Research and Innovation Centre (ORIC) on Saturday announced making an innovated “Electric Device” that could be installed parallel to Electricity Meter to watch online its load of consumption from any place all over Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-24/page-15/detail-3

 

JPMC, NICH announces ‘no work’ on May 28

The Joint Action Committee of Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and National Institute of Child Health (NICH) on Saturday announced to hold a strike at the two major hospitals of the metropolis on May 28.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-24/page-15/detail-2

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264619

 

Acting FUUAST VC to continue until detailed judgement

The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ruled that the acting vice-chancellor of the Federal Urdu University of Art, Science and Technology (Fuuast) will continue to hold the position of the vice-chancellor until a detailed judgement regarding the legality of the varsity senate’s decisions was announced.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505230040&EN_ID=11201505230017&EMID=11201505230006 

 

Why are campuses more dangerous?

If four “graduates” of prestigious educational institutions are really involved in the heinous crimes like massacre of 47 Ismailis and murder of human rights activist Sabeen Mahmood, the war against extremism can be far more challenging than war against terrorism, in the presence of dangerous tendencies on campuses. Do we have a strategy to save the future generations?

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-319754-Why-are-campuses-more-dangerous

 

6th DUHS convocation

Dow Uni­versity of Health Sciences held its 6th convocation on Sunday and conferred degrees, gold medals and shields to more than 2,200 graduates belonging to different disciplines on its Ojha Campus.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1184010/6th-duhs-convocation

 

Editorial/op-ed

 

Textbook Killing by Saroop Ijaz

To be formally literate means very little if the education being imparted is faulty. In our case, to expect formal education to de-radicalise is peculiar since the radicalisation, the hate and xenophobia are learned phenomena and are taught in our schools and colleges.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891262/textbook-killing/

 

Private schooling and inequality By Umair Javed 

In February, Oxfam, in collaboration with the department of economics at LUMS, published a report on persistent inequality and multi-dimensional poverty in Pakistan. The core message at the heart of their study is that despite moderate-to-high rates of economic growth, Pakistan remains a thoroughly unequal society if measured along multiple dimensions, over and above consumption and income.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1183987/private-schooling-and-inequality

 

Axact-ly by Saad Rasool

Education has become a commercial transaction in Pakistan. It has become an instrument, in the hands of a few private conglomerates, who transact with citizens in terms of the quantum of fee charged, as opposed to the quality of education delivered. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-24/page-7/detail-0

 

Educated militants by Huma Yusuf

WHY are we feigning shock at the revelation that IBA graduate Saad Aziz might be a militant? The news that Aziz and his friends from prominent universities are jihadis has been met with widespread histrionics. But there is nothing unprecedented about this.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1183986/educated-militants      

 

Education myths by Ziauddin

The delivery of education services is a very important and much talked about topic in Pakistan. This article attempts to challenge the myths associated with this topic. The focus of this article is government schools in Peshawar. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-319691-Education-myths


The well-educated criminal

Around four individuals have been captured and accused of multiple terrorist incidents in Karachi. As the list of allegations against them grows longer, a ‘shocking’ revelation has been made by Chief Minister Sindh: the captured men are well educated.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-319694-The-well-educated-criminal


Exploding minds

Busting the terror ring involved in the Safoora massacre, the killing of Sabeen Mahmud and targeting other prominent personalities is surely good news. But even this silver lining is not without its dark cloud: the gang members were well-educated, had studied in reputable institutions and looked, from their use of technology to their interest in political and social affairs, like normal young men with fairly secure careers. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-319958-Exploding-minds

 

Schools of terror

It is strange to see the surprise shown by many that members of the terrorist cell accused of conducting the Safoora Chowk massacre and the murder of activist Sabeen Mahmud were graduates of major private and public universities. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-8-319859-Schools-of-terror

 

The war on campus by Ghazi Salahuddin

So, how do we make Pakistan safe for future generations? The arena of action in this respect is obvious. It is all about education and how the minds of our children and our youth are nurtured.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-319862-The-war-on-campus


Ibn Khaldun and today’s Pakistan by Imran Khan

The right to quality education is reserved only for a tiny elite. There are 800,000 children getting English-medium education, two million going to madressahs and 30 million who go to Urdu-medium schools. And the most shameful statistic is that we have 25 million children out of school. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-319863-Ibn-Khaldun-and-todays-Pakistan

 

What poor children want from us? By Zafar Alam Sarwar

Schoolchildren’s vision is better than that of leaders who they say remain engaged in power struggle. Educated and uneducated children take seriously the creepy unemployment, hunger and poverty.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-319843-What-poor-children-want-from-us

 

Task and controversies by Inayatullah

For peaceful conditions to return to Karachi and the rest of the country, it is vital that all the NAP points are simultaneously dealt with vigour and speed, including the squeezing of financial sources of the extremist entities as also a thorough reform of the madrassas. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-7/detail-0

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Fake Degree Fake Education and Fake Life By: Ghazi Salahuddin

Recently news about AXACT Company was shocking. Beside this, the terrorists of Safura incidence were also recognized as highly educated. Information minister, Pervez Rasheed also delivered un pleasant words against Madrassas in an event on Madrassas. These are not pleasant news.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-23-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_08.gif

 

Lack of Education in our Society By: Waqar Ahmed

A finding shows that there are almost 70% children who take education only up to matriculation and only 30% can 0067et only primary education. Government of Sindh Should work out on maintain and improving the education standards.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-23-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=11_08.gif

 

Higher Education, Fake Degrees, and Future By: Choudhry Khadim Hussain

It is easy for everyone who has money to have a doctorate degree without getting master’s degree. Everyone try to take title of Doctor from money. Now it is proven that there is need to attest the all foreign degrees.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-4/detail-8

 

Universities and Terrorism By: Khurshed Nadeem

Recently terrorist are being arresting from Universities with good University education. All such criminals should be killed. If proper environment were given to Universities, then these Universities will provide significant effects.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-05-23&edition=KCH&id=1709356_27639677

 

Advanced education system, Fake Degrees and Corporate ethics By: Orya Makbool Jan

Education is considered as success of western nations. Relationship between student and teacher is limited to delivering a lecture although it is linked to all stages. Unfortunately, highly educated social scientists are not getting satisfactory status in market.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102866566&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150525

 

Education Policy By: Yousaf Abbasi

Government announces summer vocations from 1 June 2015. In summer vocations, government postponed the summer camps due to Ramadan ul Mubarak. Private sector rejected the government proposal to start summer vacations from first of June but also votes for summer camps.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102866570&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150525

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Why academies?

Ever since competition skyrocketed, various academies mushroomed across Pakistan, dedicated to preparing students for examinations. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-23/page-7/detail-4

 

Axacting questions

One can very well imagine the adverse impact of the fake degree scam on the credibility of our universities. It will add to the ordeal of students and those seeking employment abroad.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-319682-Axacting-questions

 

Educated killers

It is very disgraceful, however, that highly educated persons are also involved in highly heinous crimes. Now, gentle and educated people will also be under suspicion.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/890739/educated-killers/

 

Education in Balochistan

There is no denying the fact that the nation can reach the pinnacle of success only through education. The education sector of Balochistan has been neglected by every successive government.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/890735/education-in-balochistan-2/

 

Turbat University problems

It is very painful to mention that the Turbat University has been facing countless problems that are getting worse day by day. It is the only university in Balochistan but lacks all facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/23-May-2015/turbat-university-problems

 

Trouble for KU evening students

A crucial issue faced by evening students of the University of Karachi (KU) is the unavailability of university buses, a transportation service known as the Point, even though evening students pay higher fees than morning students. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/890210/trouble-for-ku-evening-students/

 

Library & outages

Quaid-i-Azam Library is the most prestigious library in Lahore and Punjab. It is meant to serve as a centre of reliable knowledge and to provide opportunity and encouragement for research scholars. Special attention is paid to textbook facilities for university students. 

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=24_05_2015_009_010

 

Private universities

The present educational system is based on the principle of earning money only so as to fill the coffers of the owners of schools, colleges, universities and coaching centres.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1183992/private-universities

 

Parents’ responsibility

Parents believe that their responsibilities end after they get their children admitted to schools. They consider a school a complete institution that is responsible for the overall character building of a child.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/24-May-2015/parents-responsibility

 

Incomplete college

Work on the Government College building in Tarushah, Naushahro Feroze District began in 1998 and it has not been completed yet. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/24-May-2015/incomplete-college

 

Women Education In Pakistan

Pakistan has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world. The picture of educational condition is grim in Pakistan. All the urban areas of Pakistan are replete with developed institutes, universities but in spite of this, most of the citizens seem to be unemployed. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264733

 

CSS age limit

I believe the CSS age limit should be enhanced to 35 and this would not affect the bureaucracy’s efficiency. When people over 60 years can be appointed at important positions, after retirement, what’s the harm in increasing the CSS age limit to 35?

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-25/page-7/detail-8

 

E-Learning and Pakistan

E-learning is one of the most rapidly growing fields of education and its potential impact on effective education delivery through the development of internet-based information technologies is gradually being realised in today’s world. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891608/e-learning-and-pakistan/

 

A teacher’s tale of bravery

We are all aware that the lack of basic education is one of the core problems of Pakistan and for that we often blame our education system and government officials. However, very few of us take the responsibility upon ourselves to enlighten the children of our nation with education in the true sense. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/891268/a-teachers-tale-of-bravery/

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Dera Educational Board correction in marking very slow

D.I.Khan:  After the decision of the High Court D.I.Khan Bench the correct marking system of the Dera Educational Board is very slow this is very harmful for the students.

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=4&date=2015-05-25

 

All the claims of the Nowshera Educational Department remained futile

Nowshera:  The residents of the Kotar Panrra, Nowshera announced to hold protest against the behavior of the D.E.O education department Nowshera because he was not taken interest to provide science teacher of said area school. The said area school was deprived from science teacher for the last two years.

Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx

 

Teachers hold protest against Election Commission District Shangla

Shangla: The different organization of the teachers holds protest against the Election Commission of Pakistan District Shangla administration. The Teachers blame upon him the administration of the ECP assigned the duties on their own wishes to their loved ones.

 Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.8

 

High educated female teachers up gradation summary ready

Peshawar:  Education department prepared high qualified teachers of the department summary and sent to the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for their approval.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.1

 

Without education no nation can developed

Peshawar: Under the University of Peshawar Muslim educational Complex Dalazak Road, Peshawar. On this occasion Inaamullah Khan said without education no nation can get development and west today development through the education.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Education Department 25 numbers EDOs served notices to return laptops and camera

Peshawar:  Education Department 25th EDOs were served the notices to return Laptop and cameras.  An International NGO was provided this equipment to the EDOs in 2011 for improvement of the education quality but these EDOs used this equipment for their personal use only.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nasPeshawar, Page No.2

 

To provide best education, training and guidance is the duty of Parents, Miss Fatima

Peshawar: Miss Fatima, principal of” The City school” stated that it is the duty of parents to provide their children the best possible education, guidance and training. Parents should help educational institutes in their children’s education. So if parents want their children to become good citizen and to serve their country so they should pay special attention in their studies. Parents also guide them to participate in co-curricular activities so that they will not physically and mentally trained but also will have leadership skills in them.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102864891&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150524 

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Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

Teachers protested against the irregularities in their duties in Local Bodies Election

Poran: Teachers protested against the irregularities in their duties in Local Bodies Election. All organization of teachers was bothered by the irregularities of their duties in local bodies election. They employed slogans against the associated officers and protested against them. This protest was head by Haji Aurangzeb, Syed Adil Shah and secretary Muhammad Iqbal .

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=4&date=2015-05-24

                                                                                                        

Our first priority will be education and health, Hayat Ali

Yar hasnain: Revolution has come and promises with public will be fulfilled, stated by Hayat Ali. He further said that his first priority will be education and health because they are the basic requirements without which we cannot get success.

Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.asp

 

Mohmand agency: Through self-help 100 books  and school uniform has distributed in poor students

Mohmand agency: Through self-help 100 books and school uniform has distributed in poor students. Administration and parents welcome this step. Many nearby people and political administration Tehsildar Ghancha Gul, organization members Rahim Shah Ali, Nazir Sher and Majeed Khan attended the event.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Peshawar: Sports are necessary for physical and mental development of students

Peshawar: Sports play vital role in physical and mental development of students. It is a type of exercise for students which make them mentally and physically strong .these views were expressed by Pakistan judo federation secretary Masood Ahmad .Yesterday he gave a lecture on importance of sports to the Islamia model school students that sports are so much important in both mental ,physical development as well as in character building. It develops sportsman spirit in students. So along with studies sports should be arrange in schools so that students will be fit and active and students of higher grades must play football ,judo, hockey, cricket, badminton, basketball, table tennis etc. This will help us to settle our grounds.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

In Establishing and developing Merit,govt role is appreciative,Shakeel Ahmad

Malakand: Provincial minister Mushtaq Ghani has ensured to give teaching assistant the rank of permanent lecturer. Assistant survival society KP members Shakeel Ahmad, Muhammad Nauman and Farman appreciated the role of provincial government in the establishment of merit. Provincial minister of higher education Mushtaq Ghani said that he has met the assembly of TASS and ensured to resolve all the issues in budget.

Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4

 

Teachers of deer bala warned to close the school

Warri :some people occupied with weapon entered in a government school ,misbehaved with teachers  and tortured the students, against which Teachers of deer bala demanded to provide them security from local administration otherwise they will not open the school.

Complete Story:  Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Peshawar: Minorities demanded to remove hatred materials in education sector; minorities must not be neglected

Peshawar, Seminar held regarding educational modifications, addressers of Seminar want to bring peace by making the education’s standard better. Minority members demanded to remove hatred materials from syllabus and make the society peaceful and get rid of extremism and extremist .They demanded this in a seminar which was held by the Rights of expression, Assembly association due to cooperation of Peace education and diplomatic foundation. In this event many Islamic scholars and representatives of minorities were also present who all support this view.

Complete Story:  Daily Nai Baat, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

International conference has come to an end in Abdul Wali Khan University

Mardan: In Abdul Wali Khan University, 2 day international conference was held in which along with expert students also participated.Many scholars also presented their suggestions in this conference.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3

 

Through Education, its possible to get rid of crime and other negative acts,Qazi Saif ul Allah

Peshawar: Candidate Qazi Saif ul lah said that only education is a weapon through which we can get rid of all social alarming issues. Through Education, it’s possible to get rid of crime and all the negativity of society.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

Peshawar: Seminar held regarding educational transformation

Peshawar, Seminar held regarding educational modifications, addressers of Seminar want to bring peace by making the education’s standard better. Minority members demanded to remove hatred materials from syllabus and make the society peaceful and get rid of extremism and extremist.They demanded this in a seminar which was held by the Rights of expression, Assembly association due to cooperation of Peace education and diplomatic foundation. In this event many Islamic scholars and representatives of minorities were also present who all support this view.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

Balochistan

 

District Harnai Schools are working

Harnai: DEO Haji Muhammad Khan said id District Harnai schools are working and equipped with latest facilities, teachers should not show laziness and be punctual of duty for the betterment of education and province.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/

 

Girl’s school without building

Sibi: In boys school 03 rooms are given to girl’s students, Baluchistan High court took notice and ordered to allot new building for girl’s school.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/

 

Summer vacations in Balochistan

Quetta: Education Department Baluchistan has announced summer vacations from 1st June to 15 August.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.1

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Establishment of Girls College in Gawader is inevitable

Gawader: Female students are getting education in Boys College because of unavailability of Girls College in Gawader. Many female students are leaving education after matriculation.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Bus should be provided to Government Model High school

Othal: Children are facing music coming from far flung areas to get education, schools bus should be provided to students for convenient and easy access to school.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Teachers shortage in different areas of Balochistan

Quetta: It is witnessed teachers shortage in various areas of Baluchistan; especially science teachers are very short in numbers, B.Ed. condition should be eliminated from current vacancies advertisement.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.3

 

Help to improve educational institutions

Zoab: Deputy District Chairman Qazi Ahmed said it is obligatory on government and public to help in improving educational institutions in area. District budget for development of schools has been allocated and increased from previous year.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.8

 

Grant should be given to private educational institutions

Loralai: All private schools association chairman Abdul Bari said grant should be given to private schools instead of expensing on government educational institutions. He said private schools results are better as comparative to government educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102866163&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150525

 

Salaries stoppage of absent teachers and administrator official’s

Quetta: Mr. Abdul Saboor Kakar Provincial secretary education said in present government severe steps has been like salaries stoppage of absent teachers and administrator official’s of education department. He said closed schools have been reopened and educational activities are going on.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/

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Unavailability of text material in schools

Quetta: Ex-secretary of Watan Teachers Association said every child has a right of getting free education but regret to say and it is joke with law &  justice in many schools text books are still unavailable.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/

 

EDO enmity

Usta-Muhammad: Sajjad Hussain District president Jafferabad of Government teachers association and Taluka Usta-Muhammad President Muhammad Usman Umrani said present EDO Usta-Muhammad is corrupt and producing enmity between teachers. According to both presidents EDO in lieu of schools maintenance and office expenses has broken the records of corruption.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3

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Developed nations can be faced with tool of Education

Karakh: Parents should realize their duties and should admit children in schools, speakers said in present age of science and technology developed nations can only be handled with latest tools of education.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3

 

Female teachers’ salaries are closed from previous 02 months

Naal: Taluka Naal female teachers’ salaries are stopped from previous 02 months without any notice, department in showing negligence in this regard.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.5

 

MPA scholarships & political corruption

Usta-Muhammad: MPA scholarships in Usta-Muhammad are not distributed according to law, illegal and fake degree holders are getting scholarships instead of able and poor students.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.8

 

Absent teachers of Quetta schools

Quetta: District chairman showed anger on absenteeism of teachers in different schools of Quetta, absent teachers will not be set free from the custody of law.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html

 

Joint actions are necessary for betterment of education

Panjgoor: Provincial Health Minister Rehmat Saleh said for establishment of literate society government as well as public will have to conduct joint actions for betterment of educational standards.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No.3

 

Seminar in Lasbela University

Othal: Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine sciences conducted a seminar on importance of Mangroves.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Primary school in dilapidated condition

Suhbatpur: Government Primary school Umar Khan Khosa imparting education from previous 50 years, 2010 flood affected school a lot, in present time school condition is pitiable.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html

 

High level meeting on educational problems chaired by DC

Chaman: DC Chaman Chaired a high level meeting of educational officials in which some decisions were taken that supervisors will do snap visits of schools and absent teachers will be point out and brought in custody of law. Closed schools will be reopened. 

Complete Story: Daily Jang Quetta, Page No.8

 

Teacher’s salaries should be increased

Quetta: Balochistan teacher’s union president demanded to increase teachers’ salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102862419&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150523

 

Punjab

 

Headmistress eaten up school funds, Deputy DEO ordered to inspect

District Rahim Yar Khan: Khalida Perveen School Teacher in Govt. Girls Primary School Bahudi Pur Quraishiya forwarded application to Deputy DEO against the head mistress of said school. She highlighted that Headmistress has been eating up school funds for the last 10 years and have not any record. Deputy DEO has taken action on complains and ordered to inquire the matter.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-25/page-11

 

Mini Cinema house established near the education institute; Students studying in loud music

District: Rahim Yar Khan:  Residential of Ilyas Colony reported that a mini Cinema have established with the wall of Govt. Boys School due to children losing their interest in study as music and other activities of the cinema effecting their children studies. Parents demanded to IG Punjab, DIG Bahawal Pur and Local authorities to take immediate action to remove the said mini Cinema with the school.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-25/page-11

 

600 Schools turns into haunted places; 1500 schools have no security arrangements in Dera Ghazi Khan

District Dera Ghazi Khan: According to the report of special inquiry, 13 Govt and Private Institutes at high security risk while 35 are at risk. 600 Schools have changed into hunted places without rooms and roofs, while 1500 schools do not have proper security arrangement and parents of children are worried about the situation. Students are paying for the duties of security guards. Influential people have grabbed the school building as their private guest rooms and cattle house. Local Tribal community demanded to take action to resolve the issue for the better future of their children.   

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.03

 

School without Water, Electricity and boundary wall

District Bahawalpur: Parents of the children protested against the unavailability of basic facilities (water, electricity and Boundary Wall) in Muhammad Pur School Jamal Pur. Many Children have left their school due to the insecurity and needed facilities. Parents demanded DCO Bahawalpur to consider the issue.

Complete Story: Daily Nay Daur, Multan, Page No.8

 

Private Educational Departments deny to obey order of Punjab Government Summer Vacation Notification

District Khanewal: Government Punjab has issued a notice regarding summer vacation schedule. But Private Education sector refused to follow the notification and will not close the schools from 1st June 2015. Civil Society, Trade Unions and Local Community demanded to take the notice against the private schools that will be open after 1st June. 

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.2

 

Hundreds of children out of school due to unavailibility of Special Education System in Talmba

District Khanewal: According to Govt Survey more than 110 children are needed for special education in Talmba and its surroundings. Poor Families of those children could not afford the charges to send their children in special education centers exist in Mian Chhunu or Khanewal. Parents enforced to authorities to provide especial education center at Talmba so that their children can get education to make progress their country.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12

 

Collapse of the roof of private school, 39 children injured including teacher

District Multan: Parents of the students protested against Mr. Akbar Nazir, Principal of Tameer-Millat Public School Ali Wala who had been construction the shop in around the school building and he put the construction material on the said school roof. 39 students of said school have injured due to negligence of the Principal. DCO, CPO and EDO education has reached on the spot and ordered to form a committee consisting of DEO Secondary Education DEO Monitoring and Assistant Commissioner.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-24/page-02

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.04

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.1

Complete Story: Daily Nay Daur, Multan, Page No.2

 

Negligence proved of the principal in School, Inquiry Report presented

District Multan: According to the Inquiry Committee (DEO Secondary DEO Monitoring and AC) report the incident happened due to immoral negligence of Principal of Tameer- E-Millat Public School. EDO Ishfaq Ahmed Gujjar has canceled the registration of said school. In response of the report CM Punjab ordered to Seal the School to avoid another incidence as roofs of other rooms are also not in good condition.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-24/page-08

 

Parents Protested against the brutally violence of four children in School 

District Khanewal: Residential of the area, parents and students protested against the roughly violence of four children in Govt. Primary School Chak 124/10R Jahania on which students fainted during torture. After inquiry Assistant Education Officer terminated Rana Saleem (School Teacher). According to Deputy DO they said teacher is psycho Patient and violence against children will not bear at any cast. Parents demanded to authorities to take strict action against the said teacher.   

Complete Story: Daily Nay Daur, Multan, Page No.6

 

“Maar Nhe Pyar” CM’ Punjab‘s Instruction putting behind the back in Govt and Private Schools

District Multan: According to the Instructions of CM Punjab Physically torture and violence is not allowed in Institutions. But after the notification teachers practiced on this and after that even they have doubled their violence against their students.90 present of the Govt. Private schools are not following instructions of CM Punjab regarding “Mar Nhe Pyar”. Political persons, Civil Socity, and Parents protested against the culture of violence in the school.

Complete Story: Daily Nay Daur, Multan, Page No.2

 

Govt Primary School  without basic facilities,students faceing defficulties

District Bahawalpur: Markaz Kala Shadan loundan  have 56 Government Boys Primary Schools. There are  no basic facilities like furniture, drinking water,electricity in hot summer season in most of them. The children are compelled to sit on ground and they do not have even mat to sit on. The Schools have been damages due to not construction. Parents of their children requested to Chief Minister to issue notification and ordered to relevant department to take action.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-23/page-11

 

Discharge teacher released huge amount from School funds

District Layyah: Rana Muhammad Ishaq, discharge teacher of Govt. Boys Primary School 228/TDA Fetha Pur has released the Rs.40000/ from NSB School funds. The School Council, admistration and parents have protested and demanded against said teacher that DCO Layyah, Education Official and Government of Punjab issue the notification for verification and take action.

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3

 

Corruption in purchasing in School furniture of Rs. 70 Millions

District Rajan Pur: Inquiry Committee Officer Mr. Malik Aslam Assistant Director Anti- corruption tolled and shared that Mr.Abdul Ghafar Langha EDO Education involved in Corruption in purchasing in School furniture of Rs.70 Million. They demanded to authorities to investigation and take strict action.

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3

 

Approved contract Policy of 965 Professors of Commerce College of all Punjab

District Multan: Professors of Commerce Collage of all Punjab have been protesting for three years. Chief Minister of Punjab has ordered to issue the notification for Contract Policy in next week and will be issued the Salaries and transfer the three months budget to TAVTA.              

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12

 

Private School ready to plane to take summer vacation fees in one installment

District Rahim Yar Khan: Poor Parents of children of Private School protested and demanded to Punjab Government that Punjab Government has issued orders to all the school owners throughout Punjab to receive fees of summer vacations in monthly installments and not in one installment, and strict action will be taken against schools that will not follow the government policy.

Complete Story:  Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12

 

Sindh

 

Promotion notification should be issued: SPLA

Hyderabad: Joint President SPLA Mr. Syed Ali Murtaza, Secretary General Mr. Professor Sher Khan Seelro, Professor Noor Ahmed Jinjhi and others have declared in their press statement that DEP was held on 26th February, but since then no notification of minutes have been issued. They said that if the notification of Promotion of Lecturers would be issued after May then yearly increment would be cut. So they demanded from Secretary Education to issue notification of promotion in the month of May.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130273221&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150525

 

Protest for completion of construction work of Middle School

Hyderabad/ Tando Fazal: The residents of Tando Fazal protested for the completion of construction work of their Boys Middle School. They declared that contractor and other responsible have grabbed the budget of 34 lac rupees for the construction of school building.

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Villagers protested against closure of School

District Naushehro Feroz: Government Primary School village Ghulam Muhammad Solangi is closed since many years. On that villagers protested before press club and declared that children are kept confined to work in the fields. They demanded for appointment of teachers in school to save future of children.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130273298&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150525

 

Secretary Education suspended Taluka Education Officer

District Shikarpur: Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho has suspended Taluka Education officer of Lakhi Ghulam Shah Mr. Syed Muhammad Shah on the allegations of corruption. While P.T.Alif members praised the step of Secretary against Taluka Education Officer.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130273329&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150525

 

92 IDs closed on drawing extra salary

District Jacobabad: Inspection Team of Chief Minister Sindh has directed A.G Sindh to stop IDs of 92 employs of Education Department on their extra salary. The inspection report has been sent to D.O School Haji Aziz Ul Allah Odho and District Accounts officer. The team has ordered to get back the extra drawn amount from the staff.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130273409&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150525

 

Substandard material used in school building construction work

District Jamshoro: The construction work of Government Girls Primary School village Lakha is running. The residents have protested against usage of substandard material in its construction. They declared that budget of the work is grabbed due to political involvement.

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Primary and Middle School closed since years

District Matiyari: Government Primary and Middle School village Khandu are closed due carelessness of Education Department. The residents have even complained to the department for restoration of both schools, but no response seemed. They have demanded from Government to take notice and restore the schools to save future of their children.

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Rally for sending children to schools

District Thatta: A Rally was organized by Children Global Network Pakistan and SRO at Gharo city for the admission of children in the schools.

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Girls College would be established in Mirpur Khas

District Mirpur Khas: Member Sindh Assembly Ms. Nusarat Sultana Khuwaja has said while addressing to journalists in press club that Girls College would be established in Mirpur Khas and other mega projects.

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Financial mismanagement and corruption report of NED University displayed

Karachi: Governor Sindh’s report of financial mismanagement has been displayed where it contains Misuse of Power, appointment against rules and regulations, corruption in government funds. NED University has been under financial problem.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102866305&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150525

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Education is ruined from Primary to University Level: Ali Hassan Bhutto

Karachi: The head of SANA Sindh Skill Development Program Mr. Ali Hassan Bhutto has declared in his statement that Education in Sindh is ruined in all levels, from Primary to University; Teachers are not even willing to attend schools; if we have to save Sindh, then we have to save our education.

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New Senate formation completed in Urdu University

Karachi: The formation of new Senate has been completed in Federal Urdu University and the approval has been issued by President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain. Dr. Tahir Masood, Dr. Masooma Hassan, Dr. Abdul Bari Khan, Dr. Farooque Barzai, Ms. Zahida Hina and others have been included.

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All fine art institutes would be made part of Education: Education Minister

Karachi: Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has announced that all fine arts disciplines would be fully included in Education up to sixth class in Government as well as in Private Schools. While attending IMF youth Festival ii in Karachi, he said we have to make Pakistan and Sindh Province an enlighten state by promoting fine arts discipline.

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Action being taken against Ghost Teachers: D.C Fayaz Abbasi

District Matiyari: Deputy Commissioner Mr. Fayaz Hussain Abbasi has said that serious action is being taken against Ghsot Teachers and new strategy is formed to construct new school buildings and restore closed schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102866340&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150525

 

30 Schools electricity connections disconnected

District Larkana: SEPCO has disconnected electricity connections of 30 Schools of Larkana city along with Education Offices. The Students have to face sizzling heat while school hours.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karschi, Page No. 11

 

Agriculture University Students continued their Protest against Hostel Provost

Tando Jam: The Studnets of Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam protested against Hostel Provost due to shortage of basic facilities in the hostel. They declared that no basic facilities are available in the hostel; even no arrangements are for drinking water.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130273302&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150525

 

Protest against closure of girls school

District Sijawal: Government Girls Primary School village Hashim Jat is closed since 4 years due to carelessness of Education Department. The villagers protested and demanded from Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice and appoint female teachers in the school to save future of their girls.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130273308&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150525

 

Political unity should be made to promote Education: Seminar

Hyderabad: Non-Governmental Organization Alif Ailann and SEPS organized Seminar in local Hotel at Hyderabad on the title of “Education opportunities and role of Political parties” where MQM MPA Mr. Dilawar Qureshi said MQM has got good credit in the field of Education; it has got 5% stake in country and 30% in Sindh, so it is totally illegal to say that PPP and MQM are responsible for Education ruin, he ensured that he would restore 100% schools in his area. On the other hand MPA Raina Ansar Siddiqui said that 50% of budget should be utilized on promotion of Education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130272830&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150524

 

AJP demanded from Political parties to play role in promotion Education

Hyderabad: AJP President Mr. Abrar Qazi has declared in his issued statement that political parties should play role in the promotion of education. Sindhi School can change the fate of Sindh Province; if schools would be closed than no one would save Sindhi Education from the destruction. He said our politicians have not restored even 20 schools out of 100.

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Students deprived of basic facilities in Schools

District Nawabshah: Hundreds of Schools of three union councils of Sufi Faqir, Union Council Khan Sahab Ata Muhammad Pali, Satriyu and Sabu are without basic facilities of drinking water, electricity. Most of the school buildings are decaying. Students have to face problems due to non-availability of washrooms and furniture in class rooms. The residents have demanded from Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130272895&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150524

 

NTS test Pass candidates protested for offer orders

District Ghotki: The NTS pass Teachers from Mirpur Mathelo protested against Education Department to issue them offer orders for the Teaching posts. They declared that in 2012 they had qualified examination, but since then no job offered to them.

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Pilot School electricity disconnected; students fainted

District Larkana: The Teachers and other action committees protested against disconnected electricity of Government Pilot Higher Secondary School Larkana. They said students get fainted due to non-availability of electricity.

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Higher Secondary School building not repaired since 5 years

District Jacobabad: E.D.O Education Gharhi KKhero Mr. Ghulam Shabir Khan and Deputy E.D.O Mr. Muhammad Pariyal Shaik has declared during their presence at Boys Higher Secondary School that School building is in poor condition due to floods of 2010, since then it is not repaired; students are getting education while facing difficulties.

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100 years old building dangerous for Sindhi Students in Karachi

Karachi: Dow Medical University has provided an old building to Sindhi Students to stay. The building, Hari Bhai Paragchi, is very old and its different pieces are falling. Many students in past have got injured due to its crumbling condition. Students have demanded for alternate building to stay.

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All Fine arts institution would be made part of Education: Education Minister

Karachi: Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro while attending IMF Karachi Youth Festival at Karachi Arts Council has said that all fine arts institutions would be included in Education.

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Boys Primary School closed since 2 years

District Mirpur Khas: Government Boys Primary School village Taj Muhammad Thaheem is closed since two years and more than 48 students are deprived of getting Primary Education. Teachers are not willing to attend school and they remain busy in their local business; SMC funds are grabbed without using for schools.

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Protest on expel of poems of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai from 4th class text

District Matiyari: Chief of tomb of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai Mr. Syed Waqar Hussain Shah has protested against the expelling of poems of Fufi Sindhi Poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai from the text book of 4th class.

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Teacher beats a 4th class girl on mistake

District Thurparker: Teacher from Primary School Meghani colony Mithi has beaten a girl student ion her mistake in lesson and dictation. On that mother of student protested and demanded for action against the Teacher.

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2200 Students will get Degrees in Dow University Convocation

Karachi: The final year students of MBBS, BDS and other departments would get degrees in convocation at Dow University Karachi.

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JUI opposed 2% budget for Education

Hyderabad: Jamiat E Ulmai Islam Pakistan Joint Convener Mr. Abdul Wahid Kakar has said that 2% budget for Education is great joke with Education. He added that it should be increased to 5%.

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Movement would be fostered for the rights of Teachers: PT ALif

Hyderabad: P.T. Alif Hyderabad members have said that struggle for the rights of Teachers would be fostered. They said Officers are not in the favor of Time scale.

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Hyderabad Kari Mori College would be promoted to University: Jam Khan Shoro

Hyderabad: Minister for Live Stock and Fisheries Department Mr. Jam Khan Shoro while attending the prize Districbution ceremony at Kari Mori College Hyderabd has declared that Kari Mori College is oldest College of Hyderabad it would be promoted to University Campus.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 3

 

Corruption in School restoration funds

Karachi: Auditor General Sindh has declared according to 2013-14 report that Sindh Education department has no record of 3 Arab, 80 crore and 90 lac rupees budget for Furniture, Chalk, duster and other necessary things. It is pointed that said amount is grabbed through corruption. Even the expenditure report of the said things is not sent to auditor general and other concerned officers.

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School roof collapsed; 39 children injured

Multan: 39 Students of class three have got injured due to collapsing of School Building in Multan. It is reported that school building owner was constructing a shop near by the building. The injured students and a teacher were shifted to nearby hospital.

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Teacher kidnapped by unidentified persons

District Kahirpur Mirs: A Primary School Teacher Mr. Ashique Hussain Mallah was kidnapped by unidentified persons at Gambat city. The family of the Teacher protested and informed to the Police.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Lahore, Page No. 3

 

Establishment of Institute of Chemistry at Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur

District Khairpur Mirs: Second meeting of Faculty of Natural and Physical Sciences was held at Shah Abdul latif University Khairpur Mirs. On the occasion Ms. Dr. Yasmeen Qazi said that with the struggle of Dr. Parveen Shah a separate Faculty of Physical Sciences is found. It was decided that Chemistry Department would be promoted to Institute of Chemistry.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Lahore, Page No. 7

 

SPLA protested against Principal and Vice Chancellor Benazir University

District Nawabshah: SPLA Nawabshah protested against Principal and Vice Chancellor Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Nawabshah on the transfer of Professor Waseem Soomro and Professor Muamar Kazafi. They demanded for immediate restoration of both transferred professors and demanded for removal of Principal and V.C and start inquiry against their corruption.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Lahore, Page No. 7

 

School running without Building

District Dadu: Primary School village Bahram Khan Chandio near Pat Sharif is running without building. More than 300 students sit on ground and study. The villagers told that school building is approved by Government, but its building is not constructed.

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Villagers protested against Ghost Teachers

District Badin: The residents of village Bachal Mallah near Kadhan city protested against Ghost Teachers of their village Primary School. They declared that Teachers only come to attend school for putting their signature in the attendance register. They demanded from Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro to take notice and resolve the issue so save future of their children.

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Teachers bound to put on proper gown during school hours

District Badin: On the directives of Taluka Education Officer Matli Head Masters and School Teachers would wear gown during their teaching hours in schools. Proper color has been selected for the gowns, blue for Teachers and Red for Head Masters.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.2

 

Assistant Commissioner restored Girls School on the complaints of villagers

District Larkana: Government Girls Primary Scholl village Babul Jarwar was closed by the local land lord. But in the complaints of villagers Assistant Commissioner visited the School and restored it.

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Pilot Higher Secondary School electricity disconnected; announcement for protest movement

District Larkana: Hundred years old Pilot Higher Secondary School Larkana is under the problem of electricity. The connection is disconnected on the name of remaining bills. The teachers and students have announced to start protest movement against WAPDA for the restoration of their electricity connection.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.5

 

Education not started in Primary School

District Sukkur: No Teachers have been appointed in Government Primary School village Jam Khan Thebo since 10 years.  The School building is standing idle without Teachers.

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Board Selection Committee for Promotion of Officers; Secretary Board not Promoted

District Sukkur: The meeting was held among selection committee for the promotion of Education Board Officers. The Secretary Education Board’s case for promotion from 18 to 19 scale was not forwarded, on that Secretary Board boycotted from the meeting declaring that he was the senior Officer of the Board, but his promotion is stopped.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.2

 

Education system would get better with Biometric System: Shuhab Ul Din Indhar

District Sukkur: Deputy Director Education Sukkur Mr. Shuhab Ul Din Indhar has said during his visit of Press Club that through Biometric System in Schools, education would get better; teachers attendance would increase.

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School roof pieces left two students injured

District Thatta: Two students got injured due to falling of roof pieces at Government Primary School village Ali pur near Bulri Shah karim. Villagers protested and demanded for repairing of School building.

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Middle School building did not complete in 20 years

District Khairpur Mirs: The building of Government Middle School village Muhammad Chutal Solangi near Piryalo is not completed since 20 years. The students go to another village to get education.

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No job offered to Allah Bachai despite the job announcements

District Sangahr: The Courageous girl from Khadro City Allah Bachai is looking for the job offer for her attempts to teach more than 100 children of the village. She voluntarily teaches students of her village despite her disability. Some months ago she was praised in the assemblies and awarded with best teacher prize, but she is still deprived of job opportunity. She is waiting for justice.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.12

 

Construction of medical college Mispurkhas still not complete since 8 years

Hyderabad: Mirpurkhas Medical College building was inaugurated in the tenure of former Chief Minister Sindh Mr. Arbab Rahim, but since then its construction work is still under process, but not started. On the other hand District Kahirpur Mirs was provided with two medical colleges and their construction work is completed and they have even got their registration.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.3

 

All political parties agreed to provide standard Education

Karachi: A joint Political Conference was organized by the Organization Alif Ailaan where number of political parties, MQM, PML (N), PML (F), PML (Q), Jamat e Islami, JUI, SNP, SUP, STP and JSQM members attended it. The parties demanded for increasing 15% budget for Education. It was decided in the conference that rules of Business should be make according to 2013, children of 5 to 16 age should be sent to schools by 29015 to 2019, Primary Schools should be increased, minimum 500 Schools should be upgraded, 30% of total budget should be utilized for Sindh Education, about 5 Billion should be spared for Development works of the School buildings, budget for Teachers training should be increased.

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