2nd March 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

CM calls for uniform education system for all

Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that the class-based education system has widened the gap between the rich and poor.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-2-2017/page2.asp

 

Societies’ success linked to pursuit of education: Jhagra

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that success of societies is closely linked to the pursuit of education and knowledge which their young generations are following.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/societies-success-linked-to-pursuit-of-education-jhagra/

http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/02-Mar-17/success-of-societies-is-linked-to-pursuit-of-education-governor

 

Balochistan

 

Door-to-door enrolment of children soon: Ziaratwal

A door-to-door campaign to enroll every child of school-going age will be launched soon, Balochistan Education Minister Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal said on Wednesday at a press conference.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=02_03_2017_005_003

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-02/page-3/detail-5

 

 

Federal

 

Schools told to ensure proper working of CCTV camera

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has directed Islamabad Capital Territory’s all government educational institutions to ensure the closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed on their respective campuses are working properly.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-2-2017/page14.asp

http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/02-Mar-2017/call-for-fighting-intolerance-with-peace-education

 

Roots IVY wins FLL Robotics Championship

The First Lego League (FLL) is an international contest that enables children to engage themselves in scientific and technological activities and to solve complex tasks in a creative way.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-2-2017/page14.asp

 

SSC exams from 14th

According to the schedule announced by Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) controller of examinations (conduct) Ahmed Nawaz Malik, the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) annual examinations (part I & II) will begin from March 14th and end on April 14th.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/3-2-2017/page14.asp  

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-02/lahore/10066/70906

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104058777&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170302

 

Peace education in schools can help in addressing growing intolerance in society

Speakers at conference on Tuesday said that peace education in schools could help in addressing the growing intolerance in the society by making the younger generation appreciate religious, cultural and linguistic diversity.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-2-2017/page14.asp 

 

200 educational institutions asked to tighten their security

Assistant Commissioner Cantt Mehreen Abbasi said that keeping the current situation in mind, 200 schools in Rawalpindi are asked to improve their security otherwise face legal action.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104059170&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170302

 

FG Schools admission test for Class 1 on 4th March

Federal Government Educational Institution Chaklala Garrison Cantt admission test for Class 1 will be held on 4th March.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104058765&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170302

 

PERA speeds up work for registration of Private schools

In order to make thing lawful, PERA has speeded up its work to register private schools in the Federal Capital.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104058779&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170302

 

Punjab

 

DC seeks report of missing facilities in schools

Deputy Commissioner Zaid Bin Maqsood has directed the official of building department to pay visit of schools and submit feasibility report of missing facilities in schools as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/02/page02.php

 

School Education Department will launch Khidmat card scheme on 7th March in 16 Districts of Southern Punjab: Rana Mashood

On 7th March, School Education Department will launch Khidmat Card Scheme in order to ensure that the future of girls coming from far flung areas does not come under jeopardy.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-02/page-2/detail-19  

 

Alert over threat to leading schools

The provincial authorities yesterday cautioned that police security must be heightened across Lahore as leading English medium schools face terrorist threat.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-02/page-13/detail-2

 

Sindh

 

Shifting of schools for sake of kickbacks

Shifting of schools, which were located in the Jamshed Town of District East Karachi, has created sufferings for the students and teachers since they were already experiencing low enrollment.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-02/lahore/10054/70921

 

Schools closed for ages, are now opened

An education emergency has been applied to Khairpur and 102 closed schools have been reopened.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-02-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=275656

 

SEF introducing ICT in underprivileged schools

In a bid to align its schools with the education system of the modern world and supplement teaching with technology, the Sindh Education Foundation provides tablet computers, LED screens, computer labs and solar panels as part of its project.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=02_03_2017_119_008

 

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Urdu and the condition of education

http://e.jang.com.pk/03-02-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=275663