2nd May 2016

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Higher Secondary School refuses admission

Jandool: The Government Higher Secondary School refused to give admission to 9th class students, on reason of insufficient capacity, who have passed 8th class from Middle school of the area.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103491417&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160502 

Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3

FATA Teachers demands must be fulfilled as students are suffering

Landikotal: FATA Teachers demands must be fulfilled as students are suffering and their precious time is being wasted, due to teachers protest. The Government & Political administration is not interested & not taking their protest serious & if they will continue their behavior & such attitude, then teachers will start a protest campaign by blocking roads. This was said by Khyber Committee leader Shakir Afridi.  He said that where the funds are utilized, which were specialized for FATA teachers & school. He threatened that if their demands were not fulfilled, then FATA teachers will block the roads & make school children sit on the roads & schools will remain closed till their up gradation notification issue.

Complete Story:   Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.3

Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.2

Teacher’s illegal transfers must be stopped: Gohar Shah

Mardan:  The Senior Vice President of District Mardan Gohar shah said that illegal transfers of teachers must be stopped, few people are giving statements by using the name of Coordination Council Mardan but they are not associated with Coordination Council Mardan. He expressed these views in a meeting held at the Government Higher School.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5

Schools will remain closed in Fata till up gradation

Wana: The President of North Waziristan Agency Teachers Association Muhammad Saeed Khan Wazir said that schools will remain closed in Fata till the issue of up gradation notification. Teachers are protesting for the last ten days but it didn’t bother government at all due to which 1 million students are suffering. Only government is responsible for the bleak future of students and not resolving Fata teachers up gradation issues.

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

FATA teachers protest in favor of their demands

Peshawar: The thousands of nation builders in FATA demand to end unnecessary delay in up gradation and increase in 75% Adhoc Relief in basic salary, without discrimination of 50% house rent for male and female teachers, and other demands. These demands made by the Fata teachers in front of the Peshawar Press Club.

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

No proper security measures in schools

Peshawar: The Former President of Pakistan People’s Party KPK Mujahid Khan and Awami National Party Councilor, Mr. Nasar-ullah Khan said that government has stopped work on girls and boys School of Mama Khel and there is no proper security in girls school, due to which parents are afraid to send them in schools. Moreover, there is no female counter available in the Nadra office for female due to which females are facings lots of problems. They demanded from the provincial government to resolve all these issues.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103489197&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160501

Schools will remain closed in Fata till up gradation

Fata: The President of North Waziristan Agency Teachers Association, Mr.  Muhammad Saeed Khan Wazir said that schools will remain closed in Fata till the issue of up gradation notification. Teachers are protesting for the last ten days but it didn’t bother government at all due to which 1 million students are suffering.

Complete Story:   http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx

Better and standard education is responsibility of both community and government: Alif Ailan

Mardan: Both community and government are responsible for Education development and for providing standard education. In this regard a traditional Jirga was held at Khazana Dheri and Minga, under Saibaan Development Organization with the cooperation of Alif Ailan, in which Teachers, students and their parents PTC members and local members were present.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3

Teacher’s illegal transfers must be stopped: Gohar Shah

Katlung:  The Senior Vice President of District Mardan Gohar shah said that illegal transfers of teachers must be stopped, few people are giving statements by using the name of Coordination Council Mardan, but they are not associated with Coordination Council Mardan. He expressed these views in a meeting held at the Government Higher School. He demanded from DEO Mardan to take a look of these illegal transfers and eradicate all the doubts and anxiety of teachers.

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

Students should concentrate and pay attention only on Education

Charsadda: The Member of District Council Charsadda Haji Zafar Khan and Education specialist and principal Shoaib Jan said Students should only pay attention on seeking education; education should be their first priority. They further said that through the combined efforts of Teachers and parents, education can be established .They said this in a prize distribution ceremony in Government high school.

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

More than 2 million children are out of schools and involve in child labor

Peshawar: According to Population Welfare department, it is found that almost 2 million children are outside the schools and involve in child labor. This statistics involve both the children who are unable to get admission in schools and who leave education after Primary Education. These children are found involve in child labor.

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

Thousands of girls deprived of education in Charsadda

Charsadda: A meeting held under the management of DEO female, Ms. Safia Tabassum, in which various officers were present. In the whole district banners and posters were hanged and glued in prominent places of the district with the cooperation of the community. Target of admitting 20 thousands girls in primary schools were set by the DEO and also plan was made against the drop out control.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103487534&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160430

School charges 500 Rupees for correction of name

Lower Dir: It has revealed that in a government primary school, 500 rupees have been taken for correction of name, whose slip has not issued to students, which shows that this amount is used somewhere else. The School Principal admits this news correct and said that this amount is used on the construction of school in a good way.

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

Students protest against school privatization

Peshawar: The Students and staff of the Auqaf Model School Tangi took out a protest rally against privatization of the school at Farooq Azam Chowk and chanted slogans against the provincial government for privatizing the school. Speaking on the occasion, they said privatization of the school would deprive children of acquiring quality education. Poor people cannot afford to send their kids to private schools and it is an injustice and would add to the miseries of the poor people.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5

Khyber Agency teachers continued protest

Jamrud: Teachers continue their protest on the 9th day as well and Tribal leaders and owners of agencies also supported them. Leaders of Koki Khel Faiz-ullah and Malik Aijaz of Orakzai Agency also attended the protest of Babe Khyber. They said that Fata teachers have been neglecting since 2012.

Complete Story:  Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4

Parents reached a court against sealing of Auqaf School

Charsadda: Against the privatization and locking of the school and closing the door of education on students district Nazim, parents and students are protesting and demanded the withdraw of the notification within 48 hours, otherwise they will show their courage and strength and department Auqaf will be responsible for this. The Auqaf department has locked and sealed the school against which Parents consulted the court.

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

Teacher’s deficiency must be fulfilled in Primary School Pasmal

Madain:  The Education department must fulfill the in the Teachers deficiency in the Government Primary School Pasmal. The Teachers of the Government Primary School Pasmal took part in the awareness walk of enrollment drive which was organized by Muhammad Munir Shah Azmat and Muhammad Zohaib.

Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3

Balochistan

High school deprived of facilities

Geva: The Government High school Geva is deprived of basic facilities of potable water, scientific instruments, library and Boundary wall and imparting Education in decrepitude. Teachers & students lives are at risk. 

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p6/story.php?param=high.jpg

80% schools of Zhob are closed & teachers are absent: Qaomi Jirgah

District Zhob: The chairman Qoami Jirgah, Mr. Akhtar Shah Mandokhel along with others said in joint statement that 80% schools of Zhob are closed; teachers are absent and taking salaries at home. They demanded to close salaries of absent teachers & to make bound of duty to all teachers otherwise demonstration will be held against absent/ghost teachers. 

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-02-2016/Quetta/page7.asp

Cheating openly on rise: Fazal-ur-Rehman Bazai

District Qilla Abdullah: The Principal Boys & Girls Degree College chaman Mr. Fazal-ur-Rehman Bazai disclosed in press conference that superintendent examination center demanded to provide separate class room for his near and dear students which is regrettable and shameful act while provincial Government is claiming for Educational emergency in province which is baseless.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103490701&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160502

Educational facilities are inadequate in Baluchistan: PSF

District Quetta: The PSF stated that Provincial Education Minister Claims of Educational development are quite changed than reality. The Educational facilities are inadequate in Baluchistan. Student bus provided to district Harnai which is still standing but students are commuting which is lamentable. PSF condemned deficiencies of Education department.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 6

Billion of rupees went in corruption in lieu of Education: IJT

District Quetta: The administrator IJT Baluchistan, Mr. Usman Kakar said that Educational emergency in Baluchistan is a drama & source of earning for politicians and Educational officials. Billion of rupees have been wasted in lieu of Educational development and standardization but regrettably scenarios are quite worse than imagination. He said if vacancies are not available than why Government introduced ADE degree instead of PT & CT.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 3

Social group demands for school approval

Naal: School approval should be given in Jalalabad, so that area children can take benefits of Education; due to unavailability of school children time is going astray. The Social groups demanded from Government to approve school in the area.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p6/story.php?param=nal-jala.jpg

Salaries should be given to NTS recruited teachers: Ismail Kansi

District Quetta: The provincial president Huqooq Teachers Association, Mr. Ismail Kansi along with others said in statement that salaries should be given to NTS pass teachers so that their financial crises can be eradicated.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-01-2016/Quetta/page3.asp

Demand for Bus Government Model High School Uthal

District Lasbela: Mr. Huzoor Bux said in statement that bus should be provided to Government Model High School uthal. He said due to unavailability of school bus students are facing transport problems and their Education is prey of hindrances. He demanded from the Deputy Commissioner Lasbela Mr. Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah & Education department officials to provide school bus for convenience of students. 

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6

Female teachers should be appointed in Girls Inter College: Muslim League (Q)

District Qilla Abdullah: PMLQ held meeting under presidency of Mr. Bakhtiyar Khan, in which other party officials also participated. All members unanimously demanded from Education department and concerned officials and ministers to appoint female teachers in Girls Inter College, because we are followers of Islam. They said seeking Education is compulsory for both male & female because a literate and educated mother can up bring an educated family.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 3

Steps should be taken for quality Education: Jaffer Ali

District Quetta: The Provincial Secretary General Majlis Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen Quetta Mr. Jaffer Ali Jafferi said that Government should ensure quality Education in whole province & parents should encourage their children in extra curriculum activities for their mental and physical growth. He said Government should also keep vigilant eye over the performance and presence of teachers in schools on routine basis.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No: 08

Staff scarcity problem persists in Girls school Grani

Khaliqabad: The Staff scarcity problem persists in Girls school Grani. Only 05 teachers are performing duties & handling large number of student strength. New teachers should be appointed to tackle shortage. The Construction of school buildings solely cannot increase literacy level but Government has to appoint teachers as well and have to keep vigilant eyes on Education system. The Prime Minister, CM Baluchistan & ombudsman should take steps to appoint teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p6/story.php?param=grils.jpg

Female teachers should be appointed in Girls College Chaman: Jamat-e-Islami

District Chaman: Ameer Jamat-e-Islami Tehsil Chaman Mr. Molana Nizamudin along with other party officials said in joint statement that Female teachers should be appointed in Girls College Chaman. They said it is failure of Government and Education department that male teachers are teaching to female students. Islam uplifts the image of woman & sanctity. They demanded from concerned officials to appoint female teachers & principal in Government Girls Inter College Chaman.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-30-2016/Quetta/page8.asp

Religious institutions play key role in education promotion: Molana Yousif

District Quetta: The Central Council Member JUI, Mr. Molana Hafiz Muhammad Yousif said curriculum of religious institutions is proved & designed from Quran & Sunnah. Religious institutions play important role in Education propagation. He emphasized students to acquire Education to excel in modern age.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103486788&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160430

Education officials raid on different schools

District Quetta: The DEO Female Madam Raheela Mir & DDEO Male Chalton town Mr. Gul Muhammad Kakar visited the different schools on the directives of Additional the Secretary Education Mr. Hayat Khan Kakar. Both the officials showed anger over absenteeism of teachers and principals in schools. They said school timings for opening and closing are disturbed from schedule. They warned teachers and principals to be punctual of time otherwise salaries will be stopped.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 3

Notice should be taken of Girls High school Khatan dilapidation: Sarfaraz Ahmed

District Khuzdar:  The socio political leader Khuzdar, Mr. Sarfaraz Ahmed along with others said that Government Girls High school Khatan is prey of Educational dilapidation. Future of students is at risk due to negligence of school administration; teacher’s scarcity is creating hindrances in Educational system. Government and Education department should truly implement Educational emergency for betterment of such schools and society.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 6

Punjab

School building collapsed, Students Compel to study under open sky

District Rahim Yar Khan: Due to tumbling of School building of Government Girls Elementary School 45/p Students are compel to sit under open sky. The Education Department allotted 32 kanals for School construction but still not started. School Staff, Parents and Social workers demanded District Communication Officer for prompt action.

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 8

Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7

PEF school owners looting students

District Muzaffargarh: The Local community of Different areas of Jatoi like Jatio permat, Phalon Sharif etc. reported that Punjab Education Foundation looting the parents from different way and show the bogus enrollment. They requested to Higher Authorities to investigate the PEF School owners and take action an action.

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

Teacher tortured and struck off a Student for sleeping in class

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Mother of the child alleged teacher of local Private School of Mohalla Ghazali that Teacher has beaten her child badly, due to minor reason. The mother demanded Secretary Education for inquired the matter. On other hand School Management refused to state in this account

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 14

School without boundary wall

District Bahawalnagar: The Government Primary Boys School Chak No.91 has a no boundary wall and influence person occupied the school compound. The Students are compelled to sit open sky.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11

Local Landlord involved in anti-education activities

District Bahawalpur: The Local people alleged Political influential landlord Mr. Mazhar wants to grab school building. In this context he harassed school staff of Government Elementary School Sheikh Naseer Cholistan and provoked students to leave Education. They demanded Higher Authorities for prompt action against the offenders

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11

School Principal becomes a habitual absentee

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The Principal of Government Girls Primary School Basti Barhani Wala has become a habitual absentee. The Parents appeal Authorities to take action.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7

Teacher Union announce protest complain against privatization of Government School

District Khanewal: The teacher Union announces the protest complain in the press conference, while addressing and said that if the Government institution converted in to privatization, country instead  bright future go to decline. He added that the Governemtnt break the rules of 25-A and taken action for privitization .   

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

Teacher beats a student for not attending private tuition

District Dara Ghazi Khan: A teacher of 9th Class Miss. Asma of Government Girls Higher Secondary School Daira Din beat a student Nazia Gull due to not taking tuition in a private school.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-01/page-02 

Girls school students still without text books

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Students of Girls Higher Secondary School are still without Text books and Teachers forced the students to buy books from the Market. The resident of Tranda Muhammad Panah requested to the District Coordination Officer Rahim Yar Khan and Executive District Officer Education to ensure timely distribution of Text Book.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-01/page-03  

Teachers protest against privatization of government schools

District Muzaffargarh: Thousands of male and female teachers, along with Punjab Teachers Union District Muzaffargarh, protested against the decision of Punjab Government to privatize Government Schools. Due to protest, all the government schools remain closed without informing the management.

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

Children compelled to remain at home due non availability of Middle School

District Jatoi: The Local residents of bait Hazari requested the Chief Minister to upgrade the boys and girls primary school, as after passing the primary class, due to non-availability of middle schools in the nearby areas, they are required to remain at home. 

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

Teacher struck off a student

District Muzaffargarh: A Teacher of Girls High Secondary School Sait Pur Stuck off a Student with School bag, for not following her order to look after her a child. The Father of Student submitted an application to Education Sectary against the said Teacher and School mismanagement.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 02

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-30/page-02

Shortage of teachers in schools, future of students at risk

District Ghazi Khan: 14 Teachers were appointed in Government Primary Boys & Girls School Ali Wala for 200 Students, a long time back. But now Student strength remained only 20-25 due to the shortage of teachers and Education standard. Parents appealed Higher Authorities to inquire the matter for the future of children.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 13

Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 8

Teacher’s misbehavior, 40 Students drop school

District Bahawalpur: The Teacher of Primary School Qaim Pur consistently punished Students after complaint application forwarded to Education Department. In response, the Parents stopped 40 Students to send their Children. They protested against harsh behavior of Teacher and sent application to Chief Minster for transfer of said Teacher. 

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11

PEF affiliated 500 schools failed to provide quality education

District Muzaffargarh: Free and Quality Education becomes dream for poor Students. About 500 private Schools affiliated with PEF, but failed to provide free and quality education, owners charging 100 to 200 in account of stationary and other expenses, while PEF pays 500 for each Student to these Schools also. The Parents demanded from the Director PEF to take notice.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7

Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 9

Sindh

Protest against non deputation of DDO Education

District Jacobabad: The Seat of DDO Elementary Education is lying vacant, whereas the retired employees held protest against non deputation of the DDO Education, because their works are left incomplete.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388952&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160502

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Nonteaching staff protests against stoppage of salary

District Sukkur: The Non-teaching staff of College side Sukkur held protest against stoppage of salary, for past five years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130389047&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160502

Principal locks school

District Shikarpur: The Temporary established School in Teachers Resource Center Shikarpur is locked by the Principal resource Center, leaving more than 80 Students to sit in their Homes.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130389246&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160502

SAS protests against closure of Public Library

District Larkana: The members of Sindhi Abdbi Sangat branch Ratodero held stood against the closure of Public Library of the Taluka Ratodero.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-02/news/page2/1%20(23).htm

Other cadres teachers continue protests

District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of Other Cadre continued protest over nonpayment of salary, for past forty months.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-02/news/page3/1%20(24).htm

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Fifty  Schools closed after biometric verification of Teachers

District Mirpurkhas: About fifty Schools are closed, due to Teachers’ biometric verification and their deputation in the actual posting places in Taluka Jhudo.

Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 3

152 candidates found appearing in examination against rules

Karachi: The Vigilance Teams found two Colleges, during their sudden visit of the examination centers, of Gadap, where 152 Candidates were appearing in the intermediate examination against their rules.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Page No. 4

Shortage of basic facilities in High School

Hyderabad: The High School Malik Sher Dil is an oldest School of Kotri City, but it is facing shortage of furniture, bathrooms, drinking water and Teachers; even its Science Hall and Library are closed. The Head Master is performing his duty in Director Office, on deputation.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 3

Fortyschools of SEF closed

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Social activist from Taluka Warih, Mr. Ata Hussain Chandio and Muhammad Hassan Sakhani told in a press conference that Sindh Education Foundation has closed forty Schools in the Taluka, leaving thousands of Students deprived of Education.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388737&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160501

Teachers protest over nonpayment of salary

District Dadu: The Teachers from Johi held protest in front of Press Club, declaring that about 400 Teacher’s salaries were not issued, for past five months.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388688&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160501

Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 5

School building parts leave four students injured

District Thatta: Four Students got injured, due to falling of school building pieces, at Government Boys High School Salih Bhabbhro.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388668&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160501

Girls school dysfunctional for past seven years

District Dadu: The Government Girl Primary School, Jiskani Muhalla is dysfunctional, for past seven years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388692&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160501

Teachers walk for school enrolment

District Tharparker: A Primary School Teacher, Mr. Malik Islam from Nao Kot, held a walk for enrolment of children in Schools. He was carrying loud speaker in his hand.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388325&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160430

Seven students caught while cheating in examination

District Ghotki: The Teams of Education Board Sukkur visited different examinations centers of district Ghotki and caught seven students while cheating in first paper.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388363&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160430

Students study under open sky, while teachers on training

District Naushehro feroz: Hundreds of Students of Madrassa High School are compelled to sit under open sky in sizzling heat, due to starting of teachers training in the school classes. The RSU has started training of NTS Teachers.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130388564&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160430

MPA protests against disconnection of school electricity

Sukkur: A rally was organized under the leadership of MQM MPA against disconnection of electricity of Government Primary School Garam Godi.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-30/news/page2/1%20(15).htm