25th May 2017

 

Private schools authority will regulate private educational institutes: Atif Khan

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education, Atif Khan said that the purpose of the private schools regulatory authority is to ensure that a unified curriculum is taught in both public and private schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209635&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170525

 

Ensuring facility of education, growth opportunities our responsibility

Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, Baligh-ur-Rehman Wednesday said government is providing facility of education and growth opportunities to children enabling them to meet the challenges of current world. Addressing the inaugural session of 10th Inter Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC), he said we have gathered here to ensure facility of education and chances of advancement to children as it is our religious, constitutional and moral responsibility.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/ensuring-facility-education-growth-opportunities-children-responsibility/

 

Challenge of illiteracy

Chairperson NCHD, Former Senator Razina Alam Khan on Wednesday said that NCHD is fighting against illiteracy in the country through Non-Formal Feeder Schools and Adult Literacy Centres. While explaining the concept of Non-Formal Education, she informed that through multi-grade teaching we are trying to educate children of 5 to 15 years age group through accelerated courses.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/25/page02.php

 

191 headmasters’ posts, five year experience required

 

On the orders of KP government, KP Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has decided to set a five year eligibility criteria for the recruitment of headmasters.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209652&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170525

 

Supreme Court restored KP’s  107 teachers

Supreme Court Justice Mian Saqib Ansari  with three other Justices on the bench restored 107 primary school teachers from KP and rejected department of elementary and secondary education’s appeal.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-25/page-5/detail-33

 

Balochistan

 

Gul Kakar visits primary school in Quetta

Deputy District Education Officer Chilton Town, Gul Muhammad Kakar along with his team visited Primary School Muhammad Shahi, Saryaab Link Road. The team posted teachers in this school, which has been closed for a long time and promised students that free books will be provided to them.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209489&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170525

 

Funds will be allocated to non-formal education: MPA Raheela Durrani

Social Welfare, Special Education, Literacy/Non-Formal Education Department, Government of Balochistan and JICA have adopted a non-formal education policy, which includes providing education to out-of-school children from the ages of 5-16 years.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208583&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170525

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

FATA MNAs plead with government to eliminate ghost schools

Lawmakers belonging to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have pleaded with the government to eliminate ghost schools from the tribal areas where, according to them, public schools are fast shrinking with some even turning into animal farms due to state failure.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705250183&EN_ID=11201705250065&EMID=11201705250037



Over 70,000 children are out of school in G-B

Every third child of primary school going age out of 10 are out of school in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B). This was revealed in the first report on the number of out-of-school children in the region prepared by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Education Department of G-B, the Federal Ministry of Education and Professional training and with support from the Lahore University of Sciences.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1418465/70000-children-school-g-b/



Prize distribution ceremony at Army Public School and College, Landikotal

A prize distribution ceremony was held at Army Public School and College, Landikotal and chief guest of the event was Station Commander, Col Akhtar Zaidi.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209683&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170525



First Cash Assistance To Secondary Girl Students Using Biometrics In Fata

The World Food Programme (WFP) has launched its first cash-based assistance for secondary school girls in Pakistan and is using biometric attendance data for the first time as part of its support to the FATA Secretariat education programme. About 15,000 female students in 179 middle and high schools in 7 FATA Agencies and the Frontier Regions will take part in the innovative programme. Girls who attend at least 80 percent of classes each month will receive a cash grant of PKR 1000 (just under US$10).

Complete Story: http://reliefweb.int/report/pakistan/first-cash-assistance-secondary-girl-students-using-biometrics-fata




Federal



‘Hand over elementary, primary education to women’

President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday suggested the handing over of the sector of elementary and primary education to women, who, he insisted, could better handle the young students and prepare the new generation with solid foundations of knowledge.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/206441-Hand-over-elementary-primary-education-to-women



Zong 4G’s larger than life social welfare initiatives reshaping lives

With regards to the education sector, Zong is working diligently with partner organisations to come up with innovative solutions and localised products and services for the Pakistan market. Within the education sector, an example is of a 4G lab set up at Mashal Model School, Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/25/page13.php



1.32 million children enrolled under Waseela-e-Taleem

Almost 1.312 million children are facilitated under Waseela-e-Taleem (WeT) with the ratio of 52 percent male and 48 percent female children respectively.

Complete Story: https://www.app.com.pk/1-32-million-children-enrolled-under-waseela-e-taleem/




Islamabad to get two teachers training institutes

The government is in the process of establishing two teachers training institute in the federal capital, one for conventional education and other for non-formal education and adult literacy, with the Unesco collaborating for the latter.

Complete story:

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/206444-Islamabad-to-get-two-teachers-training-institutes



MSI holds annual sports day

The much-awaited sports day of MSI school was held in Islamabad and saw a fantastic turnout of both teachers and students.

Complete story: https://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__25-05-2017___isb_/10



Three officers promoted in Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education

Imtiaz Ahmed Mehmood has been promoted to Deputy Controller Examination, Ahmed Nawaz has been promoted to Controller Examination and Shahab-Ul-Deen has been promoted to Assistant Controller Examination.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208966&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170525



Punjab



Society cannot prosper without Education

Government of Pakistan is focusing on the provision of basic facilities in schools.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-25/page-4



Apart from obtaining education, extracurricular activities are important for the students too

St Anthony High School’s Principal Shahid Ambrose Mughal stated that extracurricular activities are as important for students as education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-25/page-9/detail-18



29 Government Laboratory High Schools to be upgraded to higher secondary

29 schools will be upgraded to higher secondary and subject specialists will be appointed in these schools to teach students of class 11th and 12th.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2017/Multan/page2.asp



Chairman education board visited examination centre

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/320264-todays-print-city-news

 

Prize distribution ceremony at Divisional Public School

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2017/Multan/page6.asp

 

India performing better in science, technology says Mashood

Rawalpindi-Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan on Wednesday blamed previous governments for not spending funds on education and technology and said that the youth was not their priority but Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) wanted to spend money on the next generation.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-25/page-14/detail-1



Private schools fined over unclean drinking water

Seven private schools in Rawalpindi have been fined for Rs 0.25 million over unclean drinking water being given to students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2017/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=414.gif



A bit of confusion about summer vacation

The summer vacations in the government schools in Punjab begin here today (Thursday). Most private schools will observe vacations from June 1.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_05_2017_177_005

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104210666&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/206438-Briefs

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-25/page-2/detail-7

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Failure places hurdles in the field of education: Governor Punjab

During a laptop distribution ceremony at a local university, Governor Punjab Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana said that a country fails when its education sector has failed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104210737&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525



Under 12s pin hopes on LHC to sit for papers

Students wanting to sit for the Class IX examination have pinned their hopes on the Lahore High Court to lift the 12-year age limit set by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE).

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209510&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-25/page-4/detail-21

https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705250020&EN_ID=11201705250010&EMID=11201705250005

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Lahore Board has distributed more than 10,000 laptops amongst students

Chief Minister has distributed 10778 laptops amongst students under the Youth Programme.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-25/page-2/detail-13



We are not distributing laptops for the sake of votes: Rana Mashood

Punjab’s Education Minister, Rana Mashood Khan said that around 15 million students are studying in 53,000 public schools in Punjab and laptops are not distributed in order to get more votes but the aim of distributing laptops is to praise the achievements of students.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208970&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170525

http://pakobserver.net/govt-making-investment-youth/

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Landikotal APS holds elocution competition

The Annual elocution competition of Army Public School (APS) was held in Jirga hall of Tehsil Landikotal on Wednesday. Station Commander Lieutenant Col Akhtar Ali Zaidi was the chief guest. Assistant Political Agent Niaz Muhammad, tehsildar, forces officials, tribal elders, teachers, students, and parents also attended the event.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-25/lahore/11808/87441

Private schools to be closed from today, permission for summer camps should be given, Sadaqat Lodhi

Chairman All Pakistan Private Schools Alliance Sadaqat Lodhi said that private schools will observe summer vacations from 25th May till 15th Aug. Punjab Education Board should keep in view the difficulty of the syllabus and allow summer camps for students to perform better.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104210468&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170525



Sindh



Steps to save school from encroachers ordered

Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar on Wednesday ordered the relevant authorities to take adequate measures to save a school from being encroached upon by land grabbers in Karachi’s Central district.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_05_2017_118_002

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=City_Page002&Date=20170525&Pageno=2&View=1 (total 5 stories on Muniba Public School on this page)

https://jang.com.pk/print/319972-todays-print

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/25/page17.php

https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705250012&EN_ID=11201705250005&EMID=11201705250003

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-25/page-2/detail-2

http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=319978  

 

 

Dept of Education, Thatta: Appointments of retired headmasters and headmistresses

A notification has been issued by the department of education, Thatta, regarding appointing retired headmasters and headmistresses as education officers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=319975



Inter-school squash championship

Sindh Squash Association held its first inter-school squash championship. In the boys under-17 category, Bilal won the finals whereas, in the girls under-15 category, Zainab Khan won the final against Aina Sheikh.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208624&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170525



Speakers stress promotion of research culture in country

Stressing the need for promoting research work in the country, scholars and academicians have asked the government to give priority to it in order to make the country economical vibrant, socially progress and educationally rich.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-25/page-13/detail-3



CTD Says 23 board officials helped leak papers
The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of the Sindh police has identified some board officials, agents, teachers and students as part of the much-talked-about cheating mafia that remained proactive during this year’s intermediate examinations

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-25/page-13/detail-0

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DCK junior school starts functioning in DHA city

DCK Junior School has started functioning as an institution which is like an oasis and constitute a renewed hope for spread of knowledge and awareness in society.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/25/page17.php

Imran stresses 20 percent of the budget should be spent on the education sector
25 million children in Pakistan are deprived of education because their parents cannot afford it, and are compelled to send their children to work.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-25/page-5/detail-3

Larkana, SEF, contracts signed with school owners

Under the supervision of Sindh Education Foundation, contracts for primary, elementary and high school signed in Larkana, Shahdadkot, Jacobabad, and Shikarpur for 2017-2020.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208769&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170525



Prize distribution ceremony for position holders will be held tomorrow

Rajput Bandhani Welfare Association Sukkur position holders will be awarded tomorrow at a ceremony held by the association.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208751&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170525





Editorials/Op-eds



Pakistan's education financing—a glass half empty?

https://www.geo.tv/latest/143218-pakistans-education-financinga-glass-half-empty

 

Corruption in books

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209531&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525



A teacher is a person who forces students to think

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209583&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525



Lack of quality education

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-25/page-14

 

Letters to the Editor



Teachers and census

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_05_2017_009_006

 

Education ignored

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_05_2017_009_005



Examinations during Ramazan

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209565&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525



Amendments in education sector required

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104209565&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170525



Unfair means in examinations

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/25/page05.php

 

For students of Beaconhouse

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-25/page-7/detail-2