27 November 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Funds for infrastructure

Provincial Education Minister said that they are committed to the betterment of education. He added that the government has granted 10 billion rupees for the improvement of school infrastructure.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Peshawar/2015-11-27/page-1/detail-17

Role of private institutions

District Nazim Batkhella, Syed Ahmed Ali Shah acknowledged and applauded private educational institutions for playing an extensive role in the delivery of education. 
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-11-27/page-3

 

Lack of facilities at school

There is a lack of basic educational facilities at Government Middle School, Leo, and Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103197860&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151127

  

190 students in a class

There are almost 190 students in one class at government Girls Primary  School Shah Dandh.  Most of the female students take their classes while sitting on the cold floor due to the acute shortage of basic facilities such as furniture and adequate learning space in the school.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=1341.gif

 

Friends Group sweeps PUTA elections

The ‘Friends Group’ sweeps the University of Peshawar Teachers Association (PUTA) elections for the seventh consecutive time on Thursday. Dr. Jamil Ahmad Chitrali, director, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies of the University of Peshawar (UoP), was elected as president and Dr Mohammad Iqbal, general secretary of the association.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353645-Friends-Group-sweeps-PUTA-elections

 

GHSS Manga win match as basketball tournment begins

The provincial basketball championship kicked off at Government Higher Secondary School No 1, Peshawar. In a thrilling opening match, the team of Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Manga, Mardan, played excellently and defeated the team of Government Centennial Model School No 2 (GCMS-2), Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353649-GHSS-Manga-win-match-as-basketball-tourney-begins

 

Students union in FATA fights for construction of college

FATA Students Organisation (FSO) has said the Directorate of Education in the tribal areas failed to construct Government Degree College (GDC) Dogar. According to the FSO, former governor Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah had given orders in 2004 to initiate its construction in Kurram Agency.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999242/stay-of-implementation-student-union-in-fata-fights-for-construction-of-college/

 

Balochistan

 

Girls’ education

Governor Balochistan attended the 16th Annual Population Conference. On the occasion, he stressed the importance of educating the women of the country to ensure overall progress and development.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103197919&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151127

 

Fake education emergency

Jamat e Islami questioned the veracity of education emergency claims made by the provincial government.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Teachers required at Primary School

Tribal Leader of Kali Kochal, Dilbadin said that there is lack of teachers at Government Primary School Kali Lochal. Students are unable to continue education due to the unavailability of teachers at school.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/quetta/page8.asp

 

Education emergency

Pashtun Student federation, Degree College Lorelei said that education emergency has had no real impacts. The standard of education in institutions is declining day by day.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/quetta/page8.asp

 

Issues of female teachers should be resolved

Chairman, Talimi Jaiza Committee, NA Sabir said that Secretary Education should resolve the issues of female teachers on a priority basis.  

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103197525&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151127

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

Education Board for Poonch division

Islami Jamiat Talba had a meeting at Poonch Hjera Division where they stressed the need for setting up a separate board for the division.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-27&edition=ISL&id=2008413_67576866

 

                                          

Teachers: Alienated community in occupied Kashmir

The recent decision of PDP led coalition government to hold the screening test of more than 65000 teachers has initiated a dynamic debate.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201511/27/kashmir.php

 

Islamabad

 

Supplementary Examination Results

Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education announced results of Supplementary Examinations Matric. 5501 candidates cleared the exams yielding a 43.7% success rate.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103198017&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151127

 

Protest by daily wage teachers

Daily wage teachers of federal educational institutions decided to hold protest today at D-Chowk. They protested against late payment of salaries and demanded for regularization. 
Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103198013&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151127

 

Daily wage teachers

Minister of CADD stated that the government is spending one billion for improvement of school infrastructure and that the summary of the recruitments of 2230 teachers has been sent.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-27/page-12

 

Honour for NUST

The National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) has been ranked at 85 among world’s top less than 50-year-old universities by QS (UK). The ranking is aimed at recognising the fast-emerging young universities, which have made their mark internationally.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353657-Honour-for-NUST

 

Ivy Youth Leadership Olympiad 2015 starts

The opening ceremony of the three-day Ivy Youth Leadership Olympiad 2015, an international inter-school and college annual talent competition, was held at Roots Ivy International Schools and Roots School System, DHA-I Campus, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353662-Ivy-Youth-Leadership-Olympiad-2015-starts

http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/27-Nov-2015/ivy-youth-leadership-olympiad-contest-commences

 

AIOU allocates Rs15m for scholarships to deserving students

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has allocated Rs15 million as its annual budget to provide scholarships to its deserving students in order to bring maximum number of people in the educational network.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353663-AIOU-allocates-Rs15m-for-scholarships-to-deserving-students

 

Cultural, education exchange: Journalists, scholars prepare to depart for UK

The British High Commission on Thursday held a pre-departure ceremony for seven Pakistani journalists to pursue a three-month journalism fellowship in the UK under the South Asia Journalism Programme (SAJP). British High Commissioner Phillip Barton awarded certificates to the selected journalists.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999157/cultural-education-exchange-journalists-scholars-prepare-to-depart-for-uk/

 

Annual ‘Tectiqs’ competition begins at Iqra University

The annual national-level competition titled ‘Tectiqs’ started at Iqra University here on Thursday. This year, more than 800 teams involving about 3,500 participants from 60 different schools, colleges and universities of twin cities, Lahore, Karachi and some other parts of the country are participating in the fifth edition of the contest, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353669-Annual-Tectiqs-spell-begins-at-Iqra-University

http://www.dawn.com/news/1222617

 

Three Roots teachers selected as MIE experts

Three teachers from Roots, including Nazia Malik from Roots Garden Schools Harley Region, Mariam Asad and Amna Jaffery from Roots IVY International Schools have been selected as Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) experts along with 5,600 educators in the MIE programme worldwide. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/27-Nov-2015/three-roots-teachers-selected-as-mie-experts

 

IIUI, Germany to launch joint academic venture

International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) and German academicians in a meeting discussed different matters of mutual interest to initiate new academic programmes and create opportunities for scholarship linkages with German educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-27/page-13/detail-5

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280455

 

Student Exchange Scholarship Programs strengthen Pak-Turkmenistan ties: Riaz

Federal Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination, Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada stated that student exchange and scholarship programs could help strengthen Pakistan’s brotherly relations with Turkmenistan.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280451

 

Punjab

                                       

Local Governments and Basic Education System:

A seminar on “Role of Local Government Representatives in Education” was held in Bhawalpur by Alif Ailaan in collaboration with Society for Democracy and Human Development.

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Rs210m for special education institutes

Punjab Minister for Special Education Asif Saeed Minais has said that Rs210.059 million have been released for the construction and establishment of institutes of special education in different parts of the province. Sharing details, he said that a sum of Rs135.933 million had been released for the establishment and construction of buildings of nine Government Special Education institutes in Samundri, District Faisalabad, Pattoki, District Kasur, Dunyapur, District Lodhran, Mumtazabad Town, Multan, Karor Laleson, District Layyah, Burewala, District Vehari, Kalorkot, District Bhakkar.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353626-Rs210m-for-special-education-institutes

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/26/news/govt-launches-special-schools-for-children-with-disabilities/

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Resolution against text book board to assembly

Opposition leader has submitted a resolution against Punjab Text Book Board Lahore for big corruption and 600 million rupees and production of books using poor quality papers.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-27/page-12/detail-5

 

WB team visits two Hafizabad schools

A Word Bank team visited two schools here on Thursday. The World Bank team comprising Senior Education Specialist and Programme Manager for the Early Learning Partnership Amanda E Devercelli and Ella Humphrey with consultant Ali visited the Government Girls Community Model School at Dhingranwali. The World Bank team observed classroom activities of the early child education (ECE) while caregiver role and responsibilities were also observed separately.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-353745-WB-team-visits-two-Hafizabad-schools

 

PEF services towards needy students eulogized

More people than ever are going to college, yet the nation’s overall college graduation rate has remained low especially the professional college students who come from low-income. This was the message delivered to philanthropists by Professional Education Foundation (PEF) in a donation collecting ceremony held at a local hotel here on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280503

 

Protesters demand appointment letters

Dozens of protesters on Thursday voiced their concerns over the delay in hiring for various positions in the education department. The protesters were outside DEO’s office in Charsadda where they demanded authorities address the issue of appointments on an urgent basis.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999233/education-department-protesters-demand-appointment-letters/

 

GCU job fair attracts hundreds of students

Hundreds of university graduates and final year students visited Government College University’s job fair organised at the varsity campus on Thursday. Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Prof Dr Muhammad Nizamuddin was the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the job fair organised by the GCU Career Guidance and Placement Centre under the guidance of Quality Enhancement Cell.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353640-GCU-job-fair-attracts-hundreds-of-students

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71pc pass 2nd professional BDS exam

The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, has declared the result of second professional BDS annual examination 2015 within two days of culmination of exam on November 24, 2015. According to a press release issued here on Thursday, a total of 717 candidates of 12 dental colleges appeared in the exam, out of which, 508 passed and 206 failed. Overall pass percentage is 71.15%.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353643-71pc-pass-2nd-professional-BDS-exam

 

Appointment of 30,000 security guards in govt. schools still awaited

After the Army Public School Peshawar attack, the Punjab govt approved the appointment of 30,000 security gaurds for govt schools across the province, but despite placing ads for hiring the security guards and after receiving applications and conducting interviews, not a single security guard has been hired yet.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/27/news/appointment-of-30000-security-guards-in-govt-schools-still-awaited/

 

UVAS Annual Book Fair inaugurated

The Library of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore UVAS arranged a two-day annual book fair 2015 in the City Campus Lahore here on Thursday. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Talat Naseer Pasha inaugurated the book fair which will continue till on Friday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280421

 

Sindh

 

100% literacy rate in UC-17

UC-17 Farooq e Azam has 100% literacy rate. It has 70% male and 30% female registered voters.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-27/page-2

 

Why we need to re-think education

It is said that a school has two purposes: one, to teach people how to live and, two, to teach people how to make a living. Roger Schank -- radical educator, Artificial Intelligence theorist and cognitive psychologist based in the US -- says schools today are not serving these two basic purposes. He says schools are more like day-care centers.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-353614-Why-we-need-to-rethink-education

 

Promotions by Sindh University

Sindh University has promoted 32 superintendents to grade 17.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-27/page-2

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-27&edition=KCH&id=2008376_79580528

 

Poor infrastructure

Democratic Student Federation Larakana, said that infrastructure of Girls High School Shahdat Kot is in a deplorable condition, hampering a score of female students from getting education.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-27/page-2

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-27&edition=KCH&id=2008384_78584460

 

Acting VC stopped for transfers

In a case against VC Urdu University, High Court said that a number of charges have been filed against the acting VC in connection to his operations in the university. The court stated that the acting VC cannot exercise the power to transfer any employee from the university until the charges against him are cleared. 
Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103197931&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151127

 

Funds for Girls College

Chairman Municipal Committee Abdul Hameed Baloch applauded government’s release of funds worth millions of rupees for Government Girls Degree College Hab.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=11_05.gif

 

Salaries stopped for absenteeism

Secretary Education said that they have stopped salaries of teachers who are absent from duties. He said that the government will not release their salaries until they ensure consistent attendance at schools. 
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_07.gif

 

Conference by MAJU

Muhammad Lai Jinnah University is organizing a two day international conference from 28-29 November. Almost 50 articles of Economics, Management and Business studies will be presented in the conference.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-27&edition=KCH&id=2008243_25626078

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103197599&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151127

 

Some relief for teachers as govt agrees to conditional promotions

A partial breakthrough in teachers’ issues came about when three members of the Sindh Teachers Alliance met additional education secretary Rehan Baloch on Thursday. The teachers were assured by Baloch that the education department on Monday will issue a notification for the promotion of all teachers with more than 25 years of experience into BPS-16.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-353615-Some-relief-for-teachers-as-govt-agrees-to-conditional-promotions

 

Schoolteacher booked for blackmailing girls

Mubina Town police Thursday booked a schoolteacher for blackmailing the school girls by making immoral videos of the students. The parents of a girl lodged a complaint about the teacher of a private school. The teacher used to teach the Sindhi language.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/27-Nov-2015/schoolteacher-booked-for-blackmailing-girlsed

http://tribune.com.pk/story/999176/abuse-of-trust-teacher-arrested-for-harassing-students/

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/26/city/karachi/police-arrest-schoolteacher-for-making-videos-of-students/

 

Urdu varsity's acting VC restrained from taking major decisions

The Sindh High Court on Thursday restrained the acting Vice Chancellor of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, science and technology from taking major decisions including appointments and transfers.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=27_11_2015_118_007

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/26/city/karachi/shc-restrains-fuuast-vc-from-making-major-decisions/

 

Teachers in parts of Sindh protest ‘tourture’ of colleagues in Karachi

Condemning the police action against teachers in Karachi where police tear-gassed and baton-charged them on Wednesday primary school teachers boycotted academic activities on Thursday and held protest in parts of Sindh.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=27_11_2015_119_006

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-27&edition=KCH&id=2008356_70818960

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KU extends last date for submission of admission form

The last date for obtaining and submitting admission forms for the University of Karachi (KU) has been extended till November 28, announced KU admissions director Prof Dr Khalid Iraqi on Thursday. Earlier, the last date for obtaining and submitting the for the doctorate of pharmacy morning and evening programmes and other entry forms of morning programmes was November 26.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999183/university-news-ku-extends-last-date-for-submission-of-admission-forms/

 

Editorial/op-ed

 

Manhandling teachers

The police used almost all known brutality tactics to subdue teachers who were staging a protest demonstration in Karachi to get government attention to their fair demands. Teachers, led by their representatives, were marching towards the Chief Minister’s House to register their protest, when the contingents of police fell on them. They lobbed tear gas shells, applied stern baton charges and began manhandling the protesters.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-27/page-6/detail-1

 

Why is the Pakistani education system so alarmingly out-dated? By Rai Muhammad Azlan Shahid

Education has never topped our priority list as a nation and it fails to receive the attention it truly deserves. While the world is integrating the latest developments in all walks of life, we are still dealing with the same old questions, “Should I opt for science or arts for my matriculation?”

Complete Story: http://blogs.tribune.com.pk/story/30544/why-is-the-pakistani-education-system-so-alarmingly-out-dated/

 

Seminar on Balochistan at Punjab University by Colonel Akramullah

Chief Minister Balochistan said that there is a need to change mind set for improvement in Balochistan, in the absence of which peace cannot be ensured in the province. Ahsan Iqbal also attended the seminar and said that the law and order situation in Balochistan has dramatically improved over time. 
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-27/page-15/detail-7

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Enough PhDs’

This is apropos the article ‘Enough PHDs’ , thank you’. The writer has raised a very significant point at a critical time when our Universities are in a state of acquiring more PhDs to meet the standards set by the Higher Education Commission.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=27_11_2015_009_014

 

Education of Children

In the flat above mine resides a family with three children, but none of them is sent to school. This family prefers to live in a large house paying for more than what they could afford and let their children grow up uneducated.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=27_11_2015_009_009

 

The ‘educated’ corrupt

When we ask any wise men about why we are still a developing nation after 67 years of freedom, the answer is; it is because of illiteracy, dictatorship and religious extremism.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=27_11_2015_009_010

Regional Press:

KP

 

Lack of facilities in Government Middle School Lewane Baba

Peshawar:  The District Council Peshawar opposition leader Syed Zahir highlighted the lack of basic facilities in Government Middle School Lewane Baba, where students are forced to study on the floor. He demanded the District Nazim to provide furniture in the school on immediate basis.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103197860&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151127

                                                      

Installation of cameras in primary school still awaited

Topi: Due to the non-availability of funds installation of cameras in primary schools of District Topi has been hampered. The police lodged an FIR against the head teacher. According to police sources, there is no boundary wall or cameras in the school building.

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

 

PSF campaign

Peshawar: The Peoples Students Federation & Paktunkhwa Students Federation conducted a meeting in which it was decided to campaign against hike in fees and evening shift re-instatement.

Complete Story:  http://www.dailymashriq.com.pk/index.php?edition=&date=&page=2&type=

 

Struggle for rights of teachers will continue: Muhammad Abid

Peshawar: Haji Muhammad Abid said that the struggle for protection of the rights of teachers will continue. Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No. 3

 

10 billion allocated for improvement of government schools: Atif Khan

Peshawar: The Minister for Education, Muhammad Atif Khan stated that the provincial government has allocated a budget of RS10 billion for the improvement of government schools. This fund will be utilized through the parent-teacher councils. 
Complete Story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTQ2ODAz

 

Balochistan

 

Development work should be completed soon

District Lasbela: Polly Technique College and other development work should be completed soon. These views were shared by Mr. Habibullah Jamot. He pointed out that several developmental projects were being held off by various government regimes.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

No compromise on education standard: DEO Female Khuzdar

District Khuzdar: The District Education Officer (Female) Khuzdar, Ms. Faridah Malik Umrani said no compromise will be made on education standard and meritocracy in appointment. She added that teacher absenteeism will not be tolerated at any cost. She visited girls’ schools and applauded hardworking teachers while condemning those absent from duty, claiming action would be taken against them.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html

 

Delay in appointment order of NTS pass aspirants

District Khuzdar: The NTS pass candidates of District Khuzdar are frustrated because of the constant delays in issuance of appointment letters.

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

 

Occupation of educational institutions is a question mark on the performance of rulers: JTI Nazriyati

District Quetta: JTI Nazriyati’s all units’ meeting was held which was chaired by Mr. Samiullah. JTI’s representatives criticized the west for propagating immodesty and secularism in the country and leading the country’s youth astray. They stated that the occupation of educational institutions by influential people was a question mark on the performance of present government.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/Quetta/page2.asp

 

Qilla Saifullah: Elementary College students protested against non-issuance of scholarships

District Qilla Saifullah: Elementary College students protested on the national highway against non-issuance of scholarships. Deputy Commissioner and Chairman Municipal Committee ensured the students that scholarships will be given soon.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/Quetta/page8.asp

 

Provincial educational institutions in decline: PSF Degree College

District Loralai: PSF Degree college unit’s President, Mr. Gul Faraz along with others stated that the majority of provincial educational institutions were in decline. They criticized Director Colleges for his impassivity in the last 4 years of tenure.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-27-2015/Quetta/page8.asp

 

Punjab

 

Sports competitions held among colleges on tehsil and district level

District Bhakkur: DCO Bhakkur and Deputy Director Colleges applauded the role of teachers in enabling district and tehsil level sports competitions among colleges.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-27/page-11

 

Land mafia occupies college land

District Bahawalpur: The Government Sadiq Abbas Postgraduate College Ahmedpur Sharqia was granted a 400 Kanal land by Commissioner Bahawalpur some 25 years ago for the construction of new campus.  Out of that land, 25 Kanals has been occupied by the local land mafia while 100 Kanal has been given on lease by the government, hampering the construction of the campus.    

Complete Story: Daily Dunia, Multan, Page No. 8

 

Schools in deplorable condition

District Bahawalpur: The residents of Chak No.132/CNB, 133/CNB, 134/CNB, and 135/CNB near Khatri Bangla told the press that the schools of these villages are dilapidated, with the windows and doors of the building missing.      

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

 

RS.40.43 million granted to 233 high schools

District Rahim Yar Khan:  EDO Mohammed Azhar told the press that 40.43 million has been granted to 233 High Schools of District Rahim Yar Khan. This amount will be spent by schools for the provision of basic facilities to students.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Multan, Page No. 9

 

Registration completed for Class 5 and 8 examination

District Rahim Yar Khan: Punjab Examination Commission has completed the registration of students for the examination of Class 5 and 8. Examination will be held in February, 2015.  Some 68,030 students will be appearing from the District of Rahim Yar Khan of which 39,178 are boys and 28,852 are girls.   

Complete Story: Daily Express, Multan, Page No. 9

 

Sindh

 

Girls School closed for over two years

District Larkana: The Government Girls Primary School village Khair Muhammad Jhatiyal is dysfunctional for over two years due to noncompliance of education department. Girls’ education has been ruined due to closure of school. Teachers are not willing to attend the school and their lack of interest has brought deathblow to future of the girls.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_27112015020952.jpg

 

Protest against torture of teachers in Karachi

Hyderabad: Primary teachers form different cities of Sindh stood against the brutality against teachers during their protest in Karachi before the Chief Minister House. P.T.Ailf has directed teachers to boycott their duties in schools.

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Protest against Principal Poly Technical College

District Qamber Shahdkot: All Sindh Technical Employees Association and All Staff Government Poly Technical Institute stood against the principal of their college alleging that he had deducted their salaries for unjustifiable reasons.

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Teachers’ hunger strike enters 18th day against nonpayment of salaries

District Khairpur Mirs: Around 314 teachers of other cadre continued hunger strike for the 16th day. Protestors demanded for the release of their salaries from Chief Secretary Sindh and Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro.

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Village without Girls High School

District Dadu: The city of Kakar city despite being thickly populated is deprived of a high school for girls. Residents have raised demands for a girls’ high school building.

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Teachers demanded for investigation

Hyderabad: Several teachers from Government Naval Rai High School have submitted their joint application before DIG Hyderabad against the owner of a private NGO for establishing a beauty parlor in school and organizing dance parties within school premises. They have demanded for action against the NGO which is running the government school.

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