31st October 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

France Office in UET Peshawar

A France office has been set up in UET Peshawar. This will help students and teachers receive necessary guidance for higher studies and research in France .

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103826238&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161029

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KP college teachers begin week long strike

College teachers across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will go on a week long strike from today onwards to protest against the delays in one step promotions.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610310079&EN_ID=11201610310024&EMID=11201610310012

 

Timergara Girls College short of Science Teachers

Students of Government Girls Degree College, Timergara have demanded from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to fill vacant posts of science teachers in the college here on Sunday .

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=31_10_2016_182_011

 

Students visit Gurdwara to understand other faiths in the region

In order to learn about various religions, promote racial and religious harmony in the region, students of various educational institutes (mainly universities) have started visiting worship places of different beliefs in Peshawar.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=31_10_2016_182_004

 

Former DI Khan BISE officials convicted of corruption

An accountability court has convicted two former senior officials of the Board of Intermediate (Dera Ismail Khan) and sentenced them to five years' imprisonment and Rs 5 million fine each in the case of misappropriation of funds in the purchase of stationary items

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_10_2016_182_004

 

Teachers awarded cash for good performance

Scores of teachers of Government High and Higher Secondary Schools in Lower Dir were awarded Rs 5.4 million cash on their performance in the report of the Independent Monitoring Unit (IMU)here on Saturday .

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_10_2016_182_003

 

Schools closed due to absence of staff

Residents of Dheri Mashakhel village, Battagram have protested against the closure of a Government Girls Primary School because of the absence of teachers. Residents urged the Ministry of Elementary Education to assess the performance of the Education Department.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_10_2016_183_008

 

Chitral Schools Uplift Project faces felay

Differences between the District Government and the Finance Department on the mode of utilizing funds for construction of infrastructure in schools here has led to a delay in release of funds by four months.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_10_2016_183_007

 

KP Government urged to repeal Private School Authority Bill

Representatives of Private Schools Association have warned the government to abstain from experiments in the education sector and called for an urgent reversal of class-five assessment test and regularity authority bill.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-30/lahore/7489/46425

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PUCLA Arranges convention of professionals

Peshawar University Campus Librarians Association (PUCLA) and Directorate of Cultural, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) organized a grand convention for professionals associated with libraries. HED Additional Secretary Khalid Khan assured the participants that all colleges and universities would be equipped with modern technology and special training would be arranged for librarians in future.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-30/lahore/7489/46429

 

Seminar on Breast Cancer Awareness in Economics College Peshawar

An awareness seminar was held yesterday in Economics College Peshawar to enlighten participants on breast cancer. The seminar was held in collaboration with an NGO.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103826241&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161029

 

Stop commercial activities in Peshawar’s University Town By Nov 7: PHC

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has dismissed petitions of educational institutions and private hospitals which had sought exemption from shifting residential areas of University Town.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/160802-Stop-commercial-activities-in-Peshawars-University-Town-by-Nov-7-PHC

 

10000 to receive technological vocational training in Haripur District

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zone Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC) will be providing vocational and technical training to 10,000 candidates in the Haripur district.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/160842-10000-to-get-tech-vocational-training-in-Haripur-district

 

Students receive laptops

Laptops were distributed on Friday among the students of Khushal Khan Khatak University, Karak under the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme. The VC gave away laptops to 19 students.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=29_10_2016_183_004

 

Workshop for promoting reading

A workshop was organized to promote book reading culture by establishing libraries in public Primary Schools. The workshop was jointly conducted by Alif Laila Books Society and USAID.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103826223&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161029

 

Students' talent show

Winners of a Student Talent Show held by KDM, Master Gul Khan Foundation and Caravan were awarded prizes over the weekend. Medical and engineering students had participated  in the show.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103826242&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161029

 

First Ever Cultural Competition in Women Institutes of Hangu

For the first time, cultural competition was held in female academic institutes of Hangu. The female participants were very excited to take part in the event.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-10-31/page-2

 

 

Balochistan

 

No hope for the education of hundreds of students

An underprivileged area Al Gadwal that consists of 17 thousand dwellers is experiencing a severe shortage of essential life facilities in the entire district. Despite claims of the Balochistan government to promote better education in the province, existing schools in nearby areas too lack basic facilities other than teachers and infrastructure.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201610/31/page02.php

 

Our mission to conduct  transparent exams: Controller Inter Board

Controller Inter Board Quetta, Ibad Ullah Gharsheen has said that it is the board’s mission to conduct exams without cheating. Cheating culture has destroyed all values from the region's youth.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103825558&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20161029

 

Policy for admissions in Medical Colleges

Secretary Health of Balochistan has urged for the formulation of an admission policy for medical colleges. With admissions in new colleges, the health system will improve and shortage of doctors will be addressed.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103827413&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20161030

 

Issues of teachers to be resolved

Secretary General of Senior Educational Staff Association Balochistan, Abdul Hameed Sabir visited various schools of Quetta; they were accompanied by various provincial organisers of the association. He vowed that all issues of teachers will be resolved in the near future.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103829564&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20161031

 

Education Sector of Balochistan in shambles

In a statement issued by Hazara Democratic Party, it has been stressed that the education sector of Balochistan is in shambles. The slogans of education reforms are mere gibberish.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2016/Quetta/page2.asp

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

Welcome Party for Students

Senior students of Government Degree College Landi Kotal held a welcome party for fresh comers. College’s principal, Prof. Aslam Taseer Afridi was the chief guest on the occasion.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-10-31/page-2

 

Transfer of Girls School Principal

Principal of Girls High School, Shaarian has been transferred although she had shown 100% results and is a competent and diligent administrator. Students of the school have announced boycott of classes unless principal is restored to her previous position.

Complete story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-10-31/18666/15.jpg

                

Classes begin in 4 departments of FATA University

Classes at departments of sociology, political sciences, mathematics and management sciences have started at FATA University. 

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-31-2016/page2.asp

 

 

Islamabad

 

Educationist blasts Government Policies

Chairman, National Education Council Pakistan has said that educational institutions are on the verge of destruction due to inappropriate government policies. He said that the government is destroying private institutes through the Private Schools Regulatory Authority.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page3.asp

 

HEC Delist Science International

Higher Education Commission has taken back the Recognized' status from the journal, Science International, according to a statement issued on Friday.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610290268&EN_ID=11201610290083&EMID=11201610290044

 

Private Medical Colleges barred from enrolling students 

While announcing new regulations, the watchdog for medical education and practice in the country, PDC, has stopped private colleges from enrolling students in MBBS and BDS programs on their own.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-31-2016/page13.asp

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Teachers’ Promotion

Seven months after its Departmental Promotion Committee made recommendations, the Capital Administration and Development Division has issued notifications for the promotion of senior teachers (BS-17) working at Islamabad's Model Schools.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-31-2016/page16.asp

 

AIOU Post-Graduate eams begin tomorrow

Final exams of post-graduate programs of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will begin in Rawalpindi-Islamabad and other parts of the country from Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2016-10-31/page-14/detail-4

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Teachers, Non-Teaching Staff to Continue Boycott

Teachers and non-teaching staff  in about 20 schools and college in Islamabad will continue to boycott their duties today, affecting classes of over 20000 students. A representative of the Joint Action Committee of Teachers was invited by CADD Additional Secretary for negotations. CADD official assured representatives of the Joint Action Committee that a meeting would soon be arranged with the Minister.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610310342&EN_ID=11201610310103&EMID=11201610310058

 

Schools will remain open on 2nd November

Minister of State for the Capital Administration and Development Division Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhary has announced that schools and colleges in Islamabad will remain open on 2nd November, the day PTI has planned to lock down the federal capital against the government over corruption charges .

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/160951-Schools-wont-close-on-Nov-2-says-minister

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Former Senate Chairman Accused of Encroaching on QAU’s Land

QA University will register formal complaints with concerned institutions today with regards to PPP stalwart and former Senate chairman Nayyer Hussain Bokhari of his alleged grabbing university Land.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=31_10_2016_152_006

 

Uncertainty surrounds around HSSC exams

Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education has planned to hold the Higher Secondary School Certificate-II supplementary exams on November 1. Students are confused due to the lockdown call by PTI.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page13.asp  

 

International Social Science Conference

International Social Science Conference was recently concluded by the Higher Education Commission. Chairman HEC, Dr Mukhtar said that there is a lack of funding for researchers of social sciences. He said that social scientists should be responsible for sorting out solutions to prevailing problems of our society.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page13.asp

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Lecture on Korean Literature held at NUML

Professor Sand-guk Jeon, a prolific writer and Professor in Kangwon University Korea, recently delivered a lecture about King Sejeong Institute at National University of Modern Languages.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page14.asp

 

Student Council ceremony held

The investiture ceremony of the newly elected student council was held on Friday, at the Salma Masud College for Women,  in Rawalpindi. Brig. Ameer Muhammad Khan stressed on attempts to make Pakistan stronger. 

Complete story:  http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page14.asp

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Student Council's Oath taking

Islamabad Model College for Women G-10/4, held an oath taking ceremony of its Student Council; shields were also presented to students on outstanding performance in examinations.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page19.asp

 

E-learning at OPF Girls College

Chairman OPF has inaugurated an e-learning inititative at OPF Girls College, F-8/2. He said that this initiative is a way to ensure that children go to school as soon as possible

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-29-2016/page20.asp

 

 

QAU violating decisions of its own syndicate

Despite clear directions from its prime decision making body the Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) has upheld amount to invest Rs 160 million in a low ranked commercial bank, Daily Times has learned.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-29/lahore/7474/46206

 

Ministry of CADD Demands Rs. 29 Crore for salaries of daily wagers

In order to pay salary arrears of over 2050 teaching and non-teaching staff, the Ministry of CADD has sent a requisition of Rs. 29 crore to the Ministry of Finance. Another notification has also been issued that has fixed the minimum salary at Rs. 14,000 per month.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103825979&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161029

 

 

 

Punjab

 

NOC sought for promotion of Head Mistresses

Punjab’s Education Department has sought the NOC of Anti-Corruption Department for promotion of 32 BPS 18 head mistresses. Anti-Corruption Department has started the scrutiny of their records.

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-29&edition=ISL&id=2698248_30546143

 

Teachers divided over protest

Teachers are divided over holding a protest campaign since one group has announced postponing in current prevailing circumstances and section 144; the other group desires to hold a peaceful protest outside the press club.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-31-2016/page13.asp

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Skills training completed

National Vocation and Technical training Commission (NAVTTC) Executive director has said there is a huge demand of skilled workers in various fields in the country and abroad. He awarded prizes to students trained under the Prime Minister Youth Skills Development Programme.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-31-2016/page16.asp

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Faculty Members on additional posts to be probed

HEC has asked public sector universities to provide details of faculty members on tenure track system, who have been assigned administrative posts. Varsities of Punjab have the highest number of faculty members on Tenure Track System.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610310086&EN_ID=11201610310026&EMID=11201610310014

 

Candidates complain of misconduct

Candidates of intermediate Part-1 examinations have alleged that examiners insulted them when they visited them to see their checked exams. Chairman board said that an inquiry has been initiated into the case under Peeda Act.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=29_10_2016_178_002

 

Teachers without salaries since several months

650 teachers of Punjab Literacy Department have been denied their salaries for the last four months. 355 teachers of NFBE and 290 teachers of adult literacy centers have not been paid dues for months.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=29_10_2016_178_007

 

Shelled area schools remain closed

All Government and Private Schools in Sialkot's border villages remained closed for the sixth consecutive day, due to unprovoked shelling by Indian Border Security Forces (BSF).

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/national/29-Oct-2016/shelled-area-schools-remain-closed

 

Honor for PU Faculty

Prof. Dr. Zafar Iqbal of Zoology Department Punjab University has received the third position for his poster in the 2nd International Conference on Zoology held at Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan.   

Complete story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2016-10-31/18679/24.jpg

 

First Selection List for MBBS, BDS Candidates

University of Health Sciences (UHS) issued the first selection list of candidates admitted to MBBS and BDS programmes in public sector medical and dental colleges of Punjab for the 2016-2017 session on Friday . The last merit of MBBS has been 88.68 and that of the BDS 88.55 per cent, according to the press release issued.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1292940/first-selection-list-for-mbbs-bds-candidates

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District Monitoring System for free education projects

Punjab Education Foundation has established a district monitoring system for the evaluation of free education projects launched for poor children. Approval has been issued for the recruitment of 100 Monitoring and Evaluation Assistants in this regard.

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PU’s Spokesperson defends VC

While commenting on stories related to NAB inquiry into illegal appointments at PU, spokesperson of the varsity has said that all appointments have been made by fulfilling legal requirements.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-29/page-12/detail-7

 

Pre-Conference workshop on Medical Writing and Education

A pre-conference workshop was held at the Sheikh Zaid Medical Complex Lahore by University of Health Sciences. It was a prequel to the conference ‘Contemporary Challenges to Medical Profession’.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2016-10-29/page-12

 

Arrangements for Garments Institute

All necessary arrangements have been finalized to establish a Garment Institute by the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) at Government Institute of Emerging Technologies. Turkish Cooperation and Co-ordination Agency (TIKA) are providing technical assistance in the form of latest machinery and equipment for its successful launch. 

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-29&edition=LHR&id=2698541_47028219

 

Drug Control in school vicinity

DCO Lahore Capt (retd.) Muhammad Usman has said that the district administration is implementing the Tobacco Control Act. In this regard, sale of cigarettes has been banned in the vicinity of 50 meters around schools.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103829060&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20161030

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Teachers prompted by Government's inaction

Grand Teachers Alliance of Punjab is going to hold a protest today to voice its concerns. They are of the view that the Government's inaction has prompted them to hold protests. Education system has become a laboratory for new experiments.

Complete story: 

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Merit Based Recruitment of teachers

Punjab’s Education Minister, Rana Mashood has claimed that the Punjab Government is working for education sector on a preferential basis. Merit based appointment of teachers is testament to improvements in education sector.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-30/page-12/detail-1

 

Thousands of vacant posts

Despite the claims made by Punjab Government with respect to improved education facilities for females, the ground situation is quite abysmal. Thousands of posts of teachers are lying vacant in schools and colleges of females.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-30/page-9/detail-20

 

Change of University’s Name Proposed

Chairman Matroka Waqf Imlaak Board, Siddique Al Farooq chaired a meeting of advisory committee of the Board. It was suggested in the meeting that name of Gandhara University Taxila be changed to Buddha or Siddarth University.

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No marks for learning scriptures for minority students, 

Muslim pupils get 20 additional marks in all exams for memorising the Holy Quran. Law maker Shunila Ruth said that, three years have passed and the Chief Minister office has done nothing to give equal status to non-muslim students who have learned their holy book.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610300062&EN_ID=11201610300026&EMID=11201610300009

 

New Degree Programs at IT University 

VC Dr. Umar Saif chaired the syndicate meeting of the IT university. In the meeting, 4 new degree programs were approved for launch.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-30&edition=LHR&id=2700238_84177391

 

JI Laments Pakistan’s 100th rank in education

Provincial Naib Ameer of JI in Punjab, Aziz Lateef lamented the 100th rank of Pakistan in the field of education while addressing a public rally in Lahore.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-10-30/page-9/detail-17

 

Lahore Board makes makes illegal appointments

Administrative malpractices have been found in Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Lahore. Government has sought a report from the board. It has been learnt that a Grade 14 clerk was appointed to a Grade 17 seat.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103830614&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20161031

 

NAVTEC to train 100,000 youth annually

Chairman NAVTEC has said that it will train 100,000 youth annually. NAVTEC is receiving a demand for skilled labor domestically as well as globally. There will be a time when the skilled labor force will earn more than doctors and engineers.

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-31&edition=LHR&id=2703058_91900993

 

 

Sindh

 

Laptop Distribution in Sindh Medical University

Laptops were distributed yesterday amongst students of Jinnah Sindh Medical University. Dr. Darshan Lal, MPA of PML-N was the chief guest on the occasion.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103825724&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161029

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Grade IX Results

Secondary Education Board of Karachi announced the results of Grade IX annual examination 2016. 15,200 candidates appeared in the exam. Only 7,821 passed all five papers.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-29-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=204427

 

Supplementary Exams of Matric

Supplementary exams of Matric for 2016 will begin from 8th November. Admit cards for the exams can be taken from board office by school heads.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-29-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=204428

 

 

Better Performance of FUU Attributed to Chancellor

Prof Dr Muhammad Zahid of Federal Urdu University has said that the performance of varsity has improved owing to special focus by Chancellor, President Mamnoon Hussain. He said this while addressing Anjuman e Asaatza.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103825748&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161029

 

Lack of interest in reading

Youth is rapidly losing interest in book reading. All of their efforts are focused upon getting degrees. This has been revealed by a latest survey held by the Express Group.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103827632&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20161030

 

Sindh Higher Education Commission Becomes a Liability for Sindh Govt.

Government of Sindh has to pay heavy expenses for running Sindh Higher Education Commission. However, the commission has become virtually dysfunctional.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=205524

 

124 Schools of Tando Allah Yar closed

It has been revealed that 124 schools of Tando Allah Yar are closed and the teachers of those schools are taking salaries regularly although they are sitting at their homes.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=205530

 

Interviews of Candidates for VC Slot at Sindh University

Interviews of shortlisted candidates for the post of VC at Sindh University Jamshoro have been scheduled for 5th and 6th November. Their interviews will be conducted by the search committee in the office of Sindh Higher Education Commission.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=205532

 

Teachers should instill research skills in students

VC of Karachi University, Dr. Muhammad Qaiser has urged the varsity’s teachers to instill research skills in students. Moreover, they should also arouse the spirit of inquisitiveness in students. According to him, our indifference to books has led to the obliteration of moral values in the society.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=205529

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Concern expressed over falling standards of English Language education

The 32nd Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers (SPELT) Conference ended on Sunday evening, with speakers and panelists expressing concerns over the way standards in written and spoken English were going down.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/161252-Concern-expressed-over-falling-standards-of-English-languages-use-and-education

 

Children’s Literature comes of age

A premier children’s magazine, ‘Mahnama Sathee’ has recently issued its annual edition ‘Salnama-2016.’ Being published from 1977, Mahnama Sathee happens to be one of the leading literary initiatives ever taken in the world for the promotion of literature dedicated to children alone. 

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2016-10-31/page-13/detail-1

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201610/31/page17.php

 

Students’ protest against land grabbers

Students of Jufelhurst School chanted slogans during a protest against land grabbers’ attempt to encroach a piece of their school’s land.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/10-29-2016/pic.asp?picname=13_01.gif

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-29/lahore/7476/46165

 

Class-IX General Group results announced

Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) announced the results of the Class-IX General Group (Regular and Private), Secondary School Certificate Part-I annual examinations on Friday . As per the results gazette, 15,539 candidates registered for the General (Regular) group, of which 15,200 students appeared for the exam and 14,947 passed all papers. The pass percentage was calculated at 98.34 percent.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/160687-Class-IX-General-Group-results-announced

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-29/lahore/7476/46169

 

Ecosystem for entrepreneurs

A highly intellectual discussion was held on ecosystem for entrepreneurs at Habib university Campus, Karachi. The topic was 'Being Entrepreneur centric in Pakistan', where participants learned what it will take to build Pakistan’s Entrepreneur Centric eco-system.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201610/29/page17.php

 

BSEK Announces Supplementary Exams Schedule

Karachi Board of intermediate will hold exams of Intermediate Part-II (science and general group) from 8th November 2016. Chairman board directed school heads to not to send students to board office for admit cards.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/10-30-2016/page19.asp

 

Dialogue And practice imperative for learning

The 32nd annual conference of SPELT opened in town on Saturday at the Habib University. The conference is themed, “Expanding your horizons in ELT”. A lecture on writing was delivered by Dr Christine Ludwig of Australia to wind up the day’s proceedings.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/160933-Dialogue-and-practice-imperative-to-rapid-learning

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_10_2016_118_003

 

Gold Medal conferred on Position Holders of Karachi University

Gold Medals were awarded to position holders of faculty of Science, University of Karachi. Vice Chancellor presided over the ceremony. 

Complete story:  http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201610/29/page17.php

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610290227&EN_ID=11201610290070&EMID=11201610290037

 

1000 receive Vocational Training

'Educate a Girl' recently celebrated the completion of fully funded vocational course of 1000 girls in Karachi, as part of its project too help them secure jobs, to ensure sustainability and eventually be donors themselves.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610290218&EN_ID=11201610290066&EMID=11201610290036

 

 

Editorial/Op-ed

 

Academic Framework for Post-graduate Medical Education By Dr. Afaan Qaiser

In order to judge the quality of education in any country, the quantity of colleges and universities and the quality of education being imparted in them are the only benchmarks.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103828965&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20161030

 

Conversation With Students By Tasneem Pirzada

After conversing with students over woman’s historical background, the questions raised by them were not substantive. Their questions seemed influenced by westernised media.

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103829331&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20161030

 

Research Facilitates Evolution

Research is the foundation for development and growth — the key tools elevating the mental, emotional, social, and financial status of a society. Moreover, research enhances the standard of living by facilitating new technologies and concepts in industries and sectors operating in a country.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-30/lahore/7494/46229

 

Education: Needs and Benefits By Dr. A Q Khan

Nobody can deny the necessity of a good education and its benefits. Before Partition, only a small percentage of Muslims were educated while the majority of Hindus were well educated.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/161169-Education-needs-and-benefits

 

Education System By Syeda Tayyaba Tanveer

Education system of the country suffering from many ailments. Workshops should be organized for teachers training. Technical education should be given at all the stages.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-31-2016/page7.asp

 

A New Way to Learn By Hina Riaz

Education is the key to the progress and prosperity of a country. Punjab government has made the promotion of education its top priprity bay launching ‘Khadi,-e-Punjab Schools Programme’. Almost 15 million rupees will be spend on building classroom in schools of 16 south Punjab regions.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-31-2016/page7.asp

 

Model Schools & Govt’s Apathy By M Fazal Elahi

The Central Academic Staff Association (CASA) which had gone on strike earlier has warned it will give a call for complete strile at Islamabad’s schools and colleges yet again, if CADD and FDE don’t fulfill their commitments of promotions.       

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201610/31/page05.php

 

What Makes Sindhi a Teachable Language but Punjabi a Foul one? By Aminah Sohail Qureshi

Both notifications were issued almost back-to-back — one by the Sindh government and the other by Beaconhouse School System, Sahiwal Boys Campus. While the former directed all private and government schools in Sindh to teach Sindhi language as a compulsory subject, the latter equated Punjabi with “taunts, abuses... and the hate speech.”

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-31/lahore/7516/46477

 

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Improved Curriculum

Some universities have become degree generation factories. Their performance in research is very low. The capability of our degree holders can be gauged from the poor results in CSS exam. 

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-10-30&edition=KCH&id=2699374_83302544

 

Career Counseling Centers for Female Students

Since 51 percent of the total population of Pakistan comprises of women, therefore, the news that career counselling centres for female students will be set up in educational institutions is commendable as the move will help provide guidance to female students with regard to selecting the career of their interest.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2016-10-29/page-7/detail-1

 

Schoolchildren and the Rise of Drugs

Despite of disastrous impact of drugs on cognitive development of school going children in such cruicial years of their lives, no significant initiative has yet been launched in this regard.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-29/lahore/7471/46070

 

Model Schools and Apathy

The central academic staff association announced to hold a strike against CDA and Federal Directorate of Education for delaying the upgradation of staff.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201610290058&EN_ID=11201610290019&EMID=11201610290013

 

Murder of Teachers 

The violation of human rights has become a common thing in Pakistan. Violation against teachers are going on unchecked. Teachers are the builders of a nation. 

Complete story:  http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-31/lahore/7516/46467

 

Politics at KU 

Karachi University has become a hub of criminal activities. Political parties use students to unleash personal vendettas. These activites are causing distress among students.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-31/lahore/7516/46467

 

Cheating in Examinations

Government should educate the teaching faculty especially in rural areas. It should try to eliminate the culture of cheating from schools so that we can see a qualified and competent nation.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-10-31/lahore/7516/46467

 

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Appreciation for performance of District Education Officer

Swabi: The residents of Zareenabad appreciated the efforts of DEO Swabi, who solved the problems of Government Primary School Zareeanabad on a priority basis.

Complete story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=3

 

Fifth grade assessment is a conspiracy against private Schools

Parachinar: The National Education Council Pakistan Chairman Nazar Hussain and other leaders said that the government is developing policies against education, and they declared these policies as conspiracies. They said if the government imposes them on us by force, then we will be forced to knock the door of justice. They announced that they would hold protests against these anti education policies in front of the national and provincial assemblies.

Complete story: 

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103830274&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161031

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103828084&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161030

 

Private schools are assisting the government: Zuhra Sikandar

Haripur: Private schools are assisting the government in the education sector, said Zuhra Sikandar. Controversial decisions will affect our new generation, so the government and Board administration must make decisions decision in consultation with all stakeholders.

Complete story:  Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page 3

 

Punjab government must take steps to include Khatme Nabuat subject in the curriculum

Swabi:  Alami Majlis Tahafuz Khatme Nabuat Central leadership appreciates the efforts of the Speaker KP Assembly and Chairman, Textbook Board, to ensure the inclusion of Quranic Education in the curriculum and demanded that the Punjab government take steps to include a Khatme Nabuat subject in the curriculum as well.

Complete story:  Aak, Peshawar, Page 16

 

Five Educational boards in Pakhtunkhwa are without regular Chairman

Peshawar: It has been disclosed that five important boards of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are running without a permanent Chairman. Some boards have people recruited on the basis of nepotism, and others have given false reports that everything is in order. Examinations are due to take place early next year, but work is being affected.  

Complete story:  Mashriq, Peshawar, Page 8

 

FATA University starts classes regularly

Peshawar: Classes at four departments including Sociology, Political Science, Mathematics and Management Sciences have begun at the FATA University, with 84 students enrolled for the Bachelor of Science degree programme. The university located in Darra Adamkhel has the capacity to admit 120 students. However, 106 candidates submitted applications for admissions while 84 of them were enrolled. None of the students who sought admission in the first-ever university in FATA is female. The university premises have not yet been provided electricity, telephone connections and drinking water. Nonetheless, tribal people have expressed joy over the opening of the university for students from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). Students from FATA and also Hyderabad Sindh have gotten admission in the university. Meanwhile, the Registrar of FATA University, Tasbihullah, and Controller of Examinations, Nasir Shah, have taken charge of their duties

Complete story:  Surkhab, Peshawar, Page 3

 

Excessive Increase in University admission fee not acceptable: Riaz

Peshawar: Peoples Students Federation Senior Leader and Joint students Action Forum Central President, Riaz Yousafzai, said that the administration of Peshawar University is increasing admission, hostels and examination fee without justification.

Complete story:  Subh, Page 3

 

Curriculum is being changed because of Jews’ lobby: Muhammad Saleem Khan

Haripur: The president Private Education Network (Provincial) Muhammad Saleem Khan said that the government is trying to make change in the educational curriculum on the instructions of the Jews’ lobby. He said that he would never accept the black law about the class 5th and 8th centralization. He said that in the next month of November, he would arrange an all parties’ conference to disclose all the conspiracies against education.

Complete story:  Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page 3

 

Fifth grade assessment, Private schools reject new way of taking exams

Takhtbhai: Private schools owners of Takhtbhai have rejected the fifth grade assessment. In a press conference here in Takhtbhai they said that all the private Schools of Takhtbhai reject this assessment and said that the authorities need to rethink this decision. They said they would protest against these conspiracies of the government

Complete story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2

Khabrain, Peshawar, Page 3

 

Chakdara private schools reject fifth grade Assessment

Chakdara: Private schools of Tank have rejected the fifth grade assessment. The Country Director Islamic Education, Hidayat Khan, and PEN, Mehfooz Jan, said in a Press Conference at Chakdara Press Club that all the private Schools of Chakdara reject this assessment and said that Peshawar Board officers need to rethink this decision. They declared it a western agenda which provincial government wants to implement here. They also condemned the exclusion of Islamic education from the curriculum.

Complete story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page 3

Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page 3

http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2

 

OAMS to improve education sector: DEO

Peshawar: The District Education Officer Malakand Muhammad Aziz Ali said Online Action Management System (OAMS) of Independent Monitoring Unit (IMU) would bring improvement in the education sector. Inaugurating the OAMS here, he said the system is good news for honest and dedicated teachers, while it is bad for shirkers.  It will block the way of shirkers forever and finish the discretion of officers, he said. He further said that now the attendance record of all teachers would be available on a single click to the Minister, Secretary Education and other related officers of the department. These views he shared in the ceremony of best teachers and best school principals at Government Zeeshan High School Dargai.

Complete story:  Awam-un-Nass, Peshawar, Page 3

 

Protest against 5th grade assessment held in Peshawar City

Peshawar: Various associations of private schools of different localities on Friday held a protest demonstration against the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Peshawar (BISEP) for planning to carry out grade 5th examinations. The protesters, while holding banners and placards inscribed with different slogans in favor of their demands, gathered at Sher Shah Suri road outside the Peshawar Press Club and chanted slogans against the BISEP administration.

Complete story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page 3

http://naibaat.com.pk/Pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx

 

Balochistan

 

Balochistan University is equipped with modern security system: Vice Chancellor

District Quetta: A meeting was held under the supervision of Vice Chancellor Balochistan University Dr. Javed Iqbal. Other professionals of the university were also present. Different topics came under discussion. He said Balochistan university has now been equipped with 100 CC cameras, walk through gates and walky talkies. All security systems are centralised, so no person is allowed inside without a security check and only vehicles with stickers are allowed. The VC showed satisfaction over the latest security system.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-31-2016/Quetta/page3.asp

 

Divisional Director Education Zoab visits different schools: Qilla Saifullah

District Qilla Saidullah: The Divisional Director Education Mr. Haji Ameer Muhammad Kakar & Assistant  Divisional Director Mr. Jamal-ud-Din visited Model Boys High school, Girls Bindat, Mosazai Boys High School and Akhtarzai schools, and inspected the books and copies of students. Officials said that teachers’ absenteeism will not be tolerated and legal action will be taken against them. They said it is the responsibility of teachers to admit children in schools and mould them as the future of the nation.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page 2

 

Ghost employees are being protected: Wattan Teachers

District Quetta:  The Central spokesperson of Wattan Teachers’ Association condemned an MPA statement yesterday, saying that the truth cannot hide. He said the current Secretary Education is totally protecting ghost employees instead of making them perform their duties. He said merit is violated in this regard while NTS pass candidates are still seeking employment. He demanded from CM Balochistan and other high officials to take action against such violations.

Complete story: Daily Intekhab Quetta, Page 6

 

Panjgoor schools are deprived of text books and furniture

District Panjgoor: The government schools of Panjgoor are deprived of textbooks and furniture. Children’s future is at risk. Children who are getting an education in government schools mostly belong to poor families. The Education department, Government & NGOs are raising funds, but are not raising the standard of education.  

Complete story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page 8

 

Thousands of schools of Balochistan closed: BSO Pachar

District Quetta: Ex Vice chairman BSO Pachar, Mr. Waffa Baloch, along with others said that nationalists claimed for an education emergency, but are actually embezzling funds. Thousands of schools of district Nasirabad, Kacchhi, Jafferabad and Sibi are closed. Government High School Tehsil Baagh is still deprived of a building, and students have to study in the open air.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page 3

 

Female teachers should ensure attendance in schools: DDO Female

Tambo: The DDEO Female Ms Khanzadi Baloch said female education along with male education is compulsory. She emphasized that female teachers should ensure attendance in schools. She visited schools and distributed textbooks among students and said teachers should play a role for the betterment of students’ future.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p3/story.php?param=kawatin.jpg

 

Panjgoor teachers should ensure attendance in schools: Dad Jan Baloch

District Panjgoor: Education officer Panjgoor Mr. Dad Jan Baloch along with Deputy Education Officer Mr. Riaz Saeed said while visiting different schools that teachers should ensure attendance in schools otherwise legal action will be taken against them. They said teachers should be punctual of time & avoid absenteeism.

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page 6

 

Educational facilities should be provided in Gawadar: Ismail Umar

District Gawadar: Central committee member Baloch Student Organization Mr. Ismail Umar said in a statement that there is no big educational insitution in Gawadar for students to get higher education at their doorstep. He said governments and leaders make fake promises to students but take no practical steps. He demanded from the provincial & federal governments to establish universities in Gawadar.

Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page 3

 

CM Balochistan should focus on dilapidation of Educational institutions: Bashir Ahmed Nazriyati

District Qalat: BNP Tehsil Zehri President Mr. Rauf Gul Mosiyani along with other party officials said that members of the party should visit door to door for importance/promotion of education awareness. They said education should be prioritized on a public and private basis so that students can face modern challenges. They said the public treasury should be spent on education instead of festivals.

Complete story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page 8

 

Baloch students are kept away from Education deliberately: Israr Baloch

District Quetta: The chairman Talba Action Committee TAC Mr. Amanat Ali welcomed newcomers to the committee. Mr. Israr Baloch & Malik Kamran along with a large number of members joined TAC. Mr. Amanat Ali said the present era is of science & technology, and hardships only can be faced through education.

Complete story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page 8

 

Administrative affairs at a standstill in Bolan medical college

District Quetta: Dr. Sheranai along with other members of the Bolan Student Society said in a statement that administrative affairs have been halted at Bolan Medical college.  Rooms allotment and student scholarships are not being given to students. They demanded from the Government to deploy honest professionals to resolve student issues. Such a chaotic situation has brought the college to the verge of destruction.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-29-2016/Quetta/page3.asp

 

DOE visits different schools; action against absent teachers

District Chaman: The District Officer Education Mr. Muhammad Rafique Tareen visited different schools and monitored educational activities. He took action against absent teachers and report sent to higher officials and ordered teachers to be punctual of duty timing.  

Complete story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page 6

 

Educational propagation & developmental efforts will keep continue in Gadani: Abdul Hameed Baloch

District Lasbela: Ex-senator & Chairman Municipal Committee Gadani, Mr. Abdul Hameed Baloch, said that modern Education of computer science and skill development is the need of the time. Meeting with a youth group, he said focusing on education, especially in computer science, will lead to success. He said facilities will be provided to students. Educational propagation & developmental efforts will continue in Gadani

Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page 2

 

Notice should be taken of merit violation in the Education department: Abdul Ghaffar

District Quetta: The Central President Senior Educational Staff Association Mr. Haji Abdul Ghaffar, along with others, said in a joint statement that Educational Emergency claimers have destroyed the goodwill of the department. Bureaucracy and the education department have hollowed the roots of the Education Department. The Education Department is not working according to rules and regulations.

Complete story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page 3

 

Vacant positions of Education department should be filled: Muhammad Saleem

District Mastoong: The Provincial President Senior Educational Staff Association Mr. Muhammad Saleem while speaking to SESA district officials & journalists said that 818 posts of grade 17 to 20 are vacant in school side. 700 high schools are running without any regular head and juniors are appointed on administrative posts.

Complete story: Daily Express Century Quetta, Page 3

 

Punjab

 

Issuance of show cause notice to more than 250 School Heads for poor performance

District Multan: The School Education Department Punjab issued show cause notices to school heads of grade 17-20 all over Punjab. They have shown poor performance in the form of less enrolment, poor results and increasing drop outs.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-31/page-03  

 

Construction of dangerous building of Schools rapidly started

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Punjab Government has issued instructions to all District Government and Education Department Officers to ensure the education commitments under Chief Minister Punjab Education Road Map and asked to report school staff and students’ attendance and other administrative activities. School buildings were declared dangerous and construction work should be completed rapidly.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-31/page-03

 

Students Protest against limited seats at Medical Colleges

District Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan: Dozens of students along with their parents protested against the Provincial Government, demanding to increase seats in medical colleges and stop the students who had recently given the Medical College entrance test (MCAT).  Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) had announced last year that seats would be increased in Public Medical Colleges but only Private Medical Colleges were given preferences. In addition, they shared that only 30 percent students of South Punjab got admissions.

Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page 8

 

Danish School building could not be constructed

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Residents of Tonsa Sharif Mr. Dr. Naseem Ullah, Ashiq Khan and others said that MNA Mr. Sardar Amjid Farooq Khan Khosa has given an approval for construction of Danish School Building 2 years ago, but construction work has not started.

Complete story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page 9

 

80000 Teachers will be appointed: Punjab Government

District Bahawalnagar: The Punjab Government approved and announced that 80000 more educators from grade 9, 14, and 16 will be recruited in 36 districts of punjab.

Complete story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page 8

 

NTS compulsory for getting admission in Medical Colleges

District Islamabad: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council for the first time regulated the admission process through a central policy in Medical and Dental Colleges of all over the country. In addition, admission in Medical and Dental College will be processed through NTS and 15 percent quota will be given to eligible overseas students.

Complete story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page 3

 

Action ready against Head Master due to poor result and drop outs

District Multan: The Secretary Education School has prepared the show cause notice for Principals and Head Masters of Punjab who showed poor performance in results and failed to drop outs.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-30/page-02

 

HED required detail Information of Professors of Punjab

District Multan: The Higher Education Department (HED) found that 400 more professors are not performing their duties, from which seven belong to Multan.

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-30/page-02

 

Girls Degree Colleges, Training Institutes would be established in Cholistan: Iqbal Channar

District Bahawalpur: Chairman Cholistan Development Authority/Provincial Minister Mr. Muhammad Iqbal Channar announced in a meeting held at the Commissioner’s Office, Multan that development of the people of Cholistan is a priority. As per the instructions of Chief Minister Punjab, Girls Degree College and Vocational Institute will be established and according to Cholistan packages, 12.5 acres land will be allotted to 14926 landless  and deprived farmers. 

Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page 3

 

Teachers’ Alliance protests against Government policies

District Muzaffargarh: The president Punjab Teacher’s Alliance Tehsil Mr. Muhammad Saleem Gopang presiding over a meeting at Tehsil Ali Pur, in which Punjab Teacher Union, Educators Association, Senior Staff Association, SES Association, representatives of Pass Association and teachers participated. The district president of the Teachers’ Alliance said they would protest on 31 October.    

Complete story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page 3

 

Inquiry started for not providing facilities in Schools

District Rahim Yar Khan:The Punjab Government has provided funds for facilities and improvements in schools, and now the Government has instructed all Educational Department officials in the province to start an inquiry under PEEDA Act 2006 against school heads for not providing facilities such as toilets, boundary walls, drinking water and security.

Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page 8

Complete story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-10-29/page-08                          

 

Transforming Education System: Decision to merge Girls Schools with Boys School

District Ghazi Khan:  According to resources, the Punjab Government has decided to merge Government Girls Middle Schools with Government Boys Middle Schools into one from next academic session 16-17 all over Punjab. In the first phase, implementation will be started from cities. All initial preparation has been started in this regard.

Complete story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page 8               

 

Several Schools in Samma Satta lack adequate security arrangements

District Bahawalpur: Some Institutions in rural areas including Khano Wali and Samma Satta were found to be in very insecure condition, as school managements have appointed untrained security guards without weapons. The Local residents of the area demanded that the DCO Bahawalpur and EDO Education take immediate notice of the issue.

Complete story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Kahn, Page 7

Daily Dunya, Multan, Page 9                

            

Science Teacher transfer leaves students’ futures at risk

District Layyah: The Vice Chairman of Government Girls High School Nowshera, Mr. Sajid Husain, demanded from the higher authorities to appoint a science teacher in the school, as due to transfers of the previous science teachers, students have been deprived of education for the past two months.

Complete story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page 9

 

Sindh

 

Teacher beats a Girl severely

District Thatto: A girl student of class 8 was beaten by her teacher at Government Higher Secondary School Dighri. She has left the school out of fear.

Complete story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130447822&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161031

http://awamiawaz.com/epaper/20161031/page8h.php

 

Girls School building in crumbling condition

District Khairpur Mirs: The building of Government Girls Primary School village Ghulam Hyder Arain has been in a dilapidated state for the past ten years, leaving the futures of more than 70 girls at stake.

Complete story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-31/news/page3/1%20(38).htm

 

Villagers carry out a protest against closure of SEF School

District Sukkur: The residents of Sabzoi Village, near the bank of Rice Canal, stood against the closure of a school of Sindh Education Foundation in the village, stating that about 108 students were enrolled, but the school was closed without any reason.

Complete story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130447882&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161031

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-31/news/page2/1%20(11).htm

 

Primary School building in a dilapidated state

District Thatto: The building of Government Boys Primary School Shaikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi Colony has been left in a dilapidated condition because of the carelessness of education authorities. Five classrooms of the school are in danger of collapsing.

Complete story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2016/Oct/31-10-2016/Page3/P3-36.htm

 

Protest against transfer of two teachers

District Badin: The residents of village Bhoorelo, near Chelhaar, protested against the transfer of two female teachers of the school. They declared that the education management was deliberately ruining children’s education.

Complete story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130447924&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161031

 

Protest against closure of Girls Primary School

District Thatto: The residents of village Muhammad Ismail Khadai held a protest strike against closure of Government Girls School of the village, for past five years. Even construction work of Boys Primary School was not completed in four years, while the students have to sit in open for all schooling activities.

Complete story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-31/news/page2/1%20(4).htm

 

Civil Judge visits Schools

District Jamshoro: The Second Civil Judge of Sehwan made a surprise visit of different government schools of Taluka Manjhanad and found innumerable teachers absent from their duties.

Complete Story: http://awamiawaz.com/epaper/20161031/page7h.php

 

124 Schools dysfunctional in Tando Allahyar

District Tando Allahyar: The Member of Taleem Bachayo Forum Advocate Ali Palh and others have stated in a press statement that 124 Government Schools are dysfunctional in District Tando Allahyar, where parents are worried about the education of their children.

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Student studies affected due to construction work of Sports Complex in College

District Dadu: The students of Government Degree College Mehar have to face difficulties while attending the college due to construction work of a Sports Complex in the College Ground.

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DEO visits Schools of Malir

Karachi: The Deputy District Officer, male and female, Rukhsana Memon, made a surprise visit of different government schools of Malir, checking the infrastructure and feasibility of the schools. She removed the headmistress of Jaam Kando School, upon mismanagement of cleanliness in the school.

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16 Schools of Lasbela restored

Hub: Sixteen Government Schools of Lasbela have been restored for all schooling activities, with the efforts of the Chief Secretary and Deputy Commissioner Lasbela.

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No School building, students study in the open

District Thatto: The Primary School Karam Khan Chandio is without a building. The villagers have built a self help hut for students to sit and study, while the education management is silent to take a better step to provide facilities to them.

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Civil Judge pays visit to Schools in Kotri Kabir

District Naushehro Feroz: The Civil Judge Kandiaro paid a visit to different Government Middle and High Schools of Kotri Kabir, checking the school record.

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Teachers protest for deputation of D.O Secondary and Primary

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The P.T. Alif Teachers from district Qamber gathered before the Press Club, protesting for the deputation of District Officer Secondary/Elementary and Higher Secondary in the offices. They told the media that the education department was not taking any measured step for the improvement of schools and education in the district, and countless schools are being closed because of biometric verification.

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More than 100 schools dysfunctional in Taluka Bakrani

District Larkana: About four hundred Boys and Hundred Girls Schools are present in Taluka Bakrani, but out of that hundred Schools are dysfunctional due to unavailability of Teachers and biometric verification. The deputed Teachers were sent to their actual posting palaces.

Complete story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130447575&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20161030

 

Protest against closure of School

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The residents of village Kachu Chandio held a protest strike against closure of Village School.

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Girls High School building crumbling

District Sukkur: The building of Government Girls High School Sultan Pur has reached to crumbling condition, due to carelessness of education concerned authorities. Future of  more than four hundred Girls is at stake.

Complete story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-10-30/news/page2/1%20(3).htm

 

Sixty Primary Schools dysfunctional in Taluka Sehwan

District Jamshoro: Around sixty Government Primary Schools, out of 230, are dysfunctional in Taluka Sehwan, as their funds are grabbed and violated. Most of the schools are lacking basic facilities of drinking water, furniture, teachers and others.

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Protests against closure of School

District Tharparkar: The residents of village Ahmed Sahar, held a protest strike, along with students, against closure of Primary School of the village, declaring that teachers are on Visa, while concerned authorities are not taking any notice to restore the School.

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Primary School dysfunctional for past twelve years

District Tharparkar: The Government Primary School Bako Chachar, near Wali Dad Pali, are left dysfunctional for past twelve years, despite complaints in Education Offices.

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Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate raid on School

District Naushehro Feroz: The First Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Naushehro Feroz had a surprise visit of Government Girls High School Bhriya City. The School was found under acute shortage of basic facilities of Drinking water, washrooms and others.

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