27th Sep 2017

NATIONAL

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Development of schools destructed by earthquake starts

Peshawar: Government of KP is giving special attention and focus to all the schools that were destructed in earthquake. Several development programs have been launched under the banner of Peshawar Uplift Program.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104579550&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170927

 

Balochistan

 

Chief Minister resolving students’ issues

Quetta: Political Secretary to Chief Minister Balochistan, Zahir Kakar said that Chief Minister takes interest in the educational development has taken steps to resolve problems students face.  

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-27-2017/Quetta/page9.asp

 

All claims of education emergency in Quetta refuted

Quetta: A Government Girls School in a thickly populated area of Quetta is devoid of basic facilities required for normal functioning of school. The total number of girls is school was 1000 but now it’s only 300 due to poor school condition.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104578222&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170927

 

Quality of education improved in Lady Sundamon High School

Quetta: Quality of education in Lady Sundamon High School has improved since the recruitment of new principal. Government should highlight the efforts of the principal on the official level.

Quetta: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-27-2017/Quetta/page9.asp

 

Federal

 

Federal Education Board held 3 day training workshop of Master Trainers

Islamabad: A 3 day training workshop of all the education boards associated with Federal Board of Education was held at Islamabad for master trainers that are responsible to train teachers across the country. 150 master trainers will be trained under this program.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/islamabad/27-Sep-2017/669597

 

Construction Sector Skill Council launched

Islamabad: The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission has announced the establishment of construction sector skill council to cope up with the market driven needs.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/9-27-2017/page14.asp

 

Punjab

 

132 teachers promoted as per CM package

Rawalpindi: 51 Elementary School Teachers (male) of boys’ schools and 72 ESTs (female) of girls’ schools, as well as 10 PSTs, in district Rawalpindi have been promoted as per the CM package.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-27-2017/pindi/pic.asp?picname=11_01.gif

 

24 teachers suspended over absenteeism

Faisalabad: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Education has suspended 24 male and female teachers of four schools on charge of absence from duty without permission and without informing the department formally.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709270012&EN_ID=11201709270005&EMID=11201709270001

 

Kindness Week held at SLS School

Rawalpindi: A week took place in which teachers taught students basic acts of kindness at Sadeeqah Learning System Montessori and High School. The aim was to teach students to be nice towards other humans, animals and plants.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/9-27-2017/page19.asp

 

Education Vital to country’s success

Gujranwala: Education plays a vital role in development and prosperity of a country while addressing a ceremony of high achievers. The essential contribution of every human is important to lead the country towards prosperity.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-27/lahore/14372

 

Legal action to be taken against absent teachers

Lahore: Deputy Commissioner Lahore Sameer Ahmed conducted a session with other educational dignitaries present stated that action will be taken against teachers who don’t show up in schools.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-27/page-2

 

Punjab Government Making arrangements for provision of clean water

Multan: The Punjab Government has vouched to provide clean drinking water to students in schools and for this purpose all resources are being utilized to their best. These views were expressed by provincial assembly member Ahsan ud Din Qureshi at the inauguration of a Public School.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-5

 

Government boy’s school is the worst condition
Mian Channu: The school building lacks a boundary wall and is a home to the animals of that region. The Students are forced to sit on the ground and study adding to the miseries already present.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-5

 

Students are the future of the country

Bela: No compromise will be made to the future of students thus those teachers who remain absent must change their school, these views were expressed by the principle of Government Girls Primary School Khan Bela.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-8

 

Punjab Teachers Union session held

Kot Addu: Greetings were exchanged on the news of the upgradation of teachers and a session was held where academicians were present and shared their views.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-8

 

Rahim Yar Khan: Teachers restricted from using mobile phones

A strict restriction has been imposed on both female and male teachers on using their phone during the academic deliverance.Those seen indulging in the act will be dealt with strict action.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-13

 

Water filtration plant inaugurated

Shujabad: A water filtration plant was inaugurated at Government Girls Elementary School Shujabad. The aim is to ensure the provision of clean drinking water and avoid the spread of diseases that are at rise.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-13

 

Teachers have found an end to their struggle

With the upgradation in teachers scale, it is evident that teacher’s hard work and dedication towards the struggle has truly paid off. The Punjab teachers union has always emphasized on teachers rights and ensured they are rightly catered.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-27/page-13

 

Jinnah Institute Celebrates HSSC exams

Annual prize distribution was held at Jinnah Institute to honor the students on their remarkable results in the Higher Secondary School Certificate.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/9-27-2017/page14.asp

 

Upgradation of teachers

Rawalpindi: Grade scale promotion of teachers is being carried out. Punjab Teachers Union has also requested grade scale upgradation of SST teachers as well.

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104579877&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170927

 

Educated society is the only way forward to progress and development

Liaqatpur: Secretary Education Punjab Dr. Allah Bakhsh says that Government of Punjab is putting all its resources and efforts to improve education system in the province.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104581260&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20170927

 

Elementary School Bhera held Universal Primary Education Seminar

CEO Education while addressing the Universal Primary Education Seminar at Elementary School Bhera says that parents have to play their role in sending all their children to school. Government of Punjab is working vigorously to improve education standards in the province.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104579925&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20170927

 

Sindh

 

Walls of a classroom collapsed

Wasi Malook Shah: Government high school located in Wasi Malook Shah is in a bad condition. Its walls collapsed. 24 lac budget was given to renovate 2 rooms but the contractor used low cost material.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=381172

 

Efforts on to Enforce 10 pc free admission quotas on private educational institutes

Karachi: The Directorate of Inspection and Registration of Private Institution Sindh has vowed to collect information about private Institutions functioning across the province. It inscribes that all schools are bound to offer a 10 percent admissions to underprivileged students without any fee.

Complete story:

https://e.thenews.com.pk/9-27-2017/page19.asp

 

Court wants update on $70m education programme

Karachi: The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed on Tuesday the attorney-general to submit details of the programme, ‘Let Girls Learn’, under which former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama had pledged $70 million for the promotion of girls education in Pakistan.

Complete story:  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709260240&EN_ID=11201709260111&EMID=11201709260031

 

School children not learning much

Karachi: According to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) Pakistan-2016 launched here on Tuesday by the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) many children may be attending schools but they are not learning much.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=27_09_2017_118_004

 

Teacher held, three booked for using schools as guest houses

Mithi: In a first case of its kind, four persons were booked and one of them, a primary teacher, was arrested for using closed schools as guest houses on Tuesday after the Islamkot civil judge at Mithi, Sajjad Ahmed Chandio, paid a surprise visit to several schools in the Taluka.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=27_09_2017_119_004

 

Educational announcement

Karachi: Issue noticed by Chairman BISE (Karachi) for submission of enrollment forms by 15th of October 2017 for examination to be held in 2018.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104578235&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170927

 

Conference headed by Commissioner to examine condition of schools

A conference was held in which a look into closed schools, poor condition of schools and renovation works carried out in schools was done.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104578666&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170927

 

55 percent students fail pre- engineering intermediate exam
Karachi: In the largest city of the country the education quality can be well judged by the fact that 55 percent students failed pre- engineering intermediate exam.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/karachi/26-Sep-2017/668428


37 officers of Education Department get promoted to grade-19

Karachi: 37 officers of School Education and Elementary Department get promoted to grade-19.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/karachi/27-Sep-2017/669102


Matric Board extends deadline to submit enrollment forms.

Karachi: Secondary Education Board Karachi extends deadline of enrollment form submission.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/karachi/27-Sep-2017/669052


FIXIT man protests against increase in private schools fee in in front of Quaid’s tomb
Karachi: The founder of Fixit campaign Alamgir protested against raise in private schools fees and education system of Sindh in front of Quaid’s tomb.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/karachi/25-Sep-2017/667918


Editorials/Op-eds

 

Need for Education Emergency

 

http://e.jang.com.pk/09-27-2017/Quetta/page8.asp

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Letters to the editor

 

Education - A business

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-27/lahore/14370

 

REGIONAL

Punjab

Recruitment of Chief Executive Officers Education, applications scrutinized

Lahore: The Department of Education Lahore has completed the scrutiny process of applications of aspirants for recruitment of Chief Executive Officers Education in 36 districts.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-27/page-8/detail-19

 

18th Grade Education Officers could not be regularized

Multan: Education Officers of 18th grade were recruited through Public Service Commission, but they could not be regularized after three years.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104580495&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170927


Sindh 

Protest for construction of school building

District Naushehro Feroz: A protest was carried by the residents of New Samtia against incomplete construction of primary school building; the building was demolished for new construction. They demanded from the Chief Minister Sindh to take notice of the building.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555809&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

Protest against closure of school

Thatta: The building of Government Primary School Village Habib Kheskheli has reached to crumbling condition; its roof was destroyed for new construction, yet no construction work was started. The residents protested for its immediate construction.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555828&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

Primary school building near to collapse

Thatta: The Government Primary School City Bach Band, near Pithoro, was left in a crumbling condition for past 40 years, putting 360 student lives at stake.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555795&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

Session Judge takes notice against shortage of facilities in school

Larkana: The Session Judge Larkana Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Kalhoro took notice of shortage of basic facilities in Government Primary School Bakrani, after publication of news report. The school headmaster was called to explain about the school matters.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555799&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

High school under shortage of facilities

Khairpur Mir: The Government High School Rasool Pur, near Sui Gas, has been under problems due to carelessness of education authorities. There is acute shortage of safe drinking water and furniture.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555803&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

Primary school building dilapidated, muddy hut made to carry education

Nau Kot: No notice was taken of the crumbling condition of Government Boys’ Primary School Nao Kot City. A muddy thatched hut was made by the SMC member, adjacent to the building, to carry on student education.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555804&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

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Two school buildings left in dilapidated state

Mian Sahab: The buildings of Boys’ and Girls’ Schools of Mian Sahab have reached to dilapidated state, having acute shortage of basic facilities; whereas students are facing problems due to unavailability of facilities.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555833&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

417 schools shut, 456 teachers absent in Umerkot

Umerkot: It has been exposed that about 417 government schools, including boys and girls, are left closed due to carelessness of Education Department; whereas 456 teachers of the schools remain absent. A meeting was carried by the Deputy Commissioner regarding District Reform Over side Committee, directing the concerned officers to take measured steps for improvement of education throughout the district.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130555854&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170927

 

Private schools increase fees

Sanghar: The Private Schools in Sanghar have increased their fees from KG to Matric; 34 children were discharged from the School on not paying the fees.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-27/news/page2/1%20(1).htm

 

Girls’ school dysfunctional despite biometric

Kot Ghulam Muhammad: The Government Girls’ Primary School Abdullah Kaliro is left closed even after biometric verification system, leaving education of 40 students at stake.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-27/news/page3/1%20(40).htm

 

Primary School dysfunctional, no notice against it

Daro: The Government Primary School Village Ali Meer Shah, Union Council Daro, is dysfunctional for the last three years due to carelessness of higher authorities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-27/news/page3/1%20(47).htm

 

Primary school building dilapidating

Agra: The building of Government School Faqeer Muhammad Siyal has reached to crumbling condition, due to not repairing since long time.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-27/news/page8/1%20(12).htm
Balochistan
 

Completion of registration of 500 private schools

Quetta: A meeting of Balochistan Education Foundation program was held under president ship of the Secretary Education Abdul Fateh Bhangar. On the occasion PPR declared that registration of 500 private schools was completed.

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

                                                                  

Crackdown against absent teachers of Nasirabad

Nasirabad: A crackdown was carried out against ghost and absent teachers of Nasirabad on the directive of Provincial Minister for Education and Secretary.

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

 

Modern technology to use to stop cheating in examinations

Quetta: The Secretary Education Balochistan said that modern technology will be used for eradication of cheating in examinations. It has also decided to monitor examinations through CCTV system.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/backpage/

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Special meeting called regarding Education Services Act

Peshawar: A special meeting was called by the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Parvaiz Khatak regarding Education Services Act.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=ODA5OTA=

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104580619&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170927

 

Ineligible students took schools to brink of devastation

Peshawar: The Nazim Town 4 Haroon Sifat said ineligible Officers of Education Department have taken schools to the bank of devastation.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=ODA5MTM=

 

Necessary material distributed in 27 schools of Bara

Bara: SRSP, with the cooperation of UNDP and UNICEF, distributed required necessary material in 27 government schools of Bara.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/index.php?city=peshawar&page=18&date=2017-09-27

 

Teachers rights will not allowed to be violated

Thanna: The District General Secretary All Teachers Association and others have said that teachers rights will be defended and will not allow to be violated.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/index.php?city=peshawar&page=18&date=2017-09-27

 

New Education Policy is to raise status of teachers: Atif Khan

Peshawar: The Minister for Education KPK Muhammad Atif Khan has declared that introducing of new Education Policy is to raise the status of teachers and it is for the welfare of the teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-09-27&page=2

http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=27391&date=2017-09-27

 

Government’s Education Emergency slogan has failed: Ameer Nawab

Charssada: The member All Teachers Association Main Ameer Nawab Kakakhel has said that Education Emergency claim of the government have failed.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=27384&date=2017-09-27