Uplift schemes approved for Karak area
The authorities have approved establishment of a middle school, a dispensary, water supply scheme and two megawatts powerhouse in Shnawa Guddikhel union of the district.
Students demonstrate skills at project exhibition
The annual electronics project exhibition was held at University of Peshawar (UoP) on Thursday to encourage the hardworking students of the electronics department.
Commemorative coin on 100 years of Islamia College launched
The State Bank of Pakistan has inscribed the image of Islamia College Peshawar on the new coin of 20 rupees in recognition of the services of the 100-year-old educational institution, which has been upgraded since 2008 to a university.
Improvement in college education
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is working for improvement in education standards of colleges. In this regard, government hired 39-college principal out of 189 required principals.
Funds for furniture
Education department Lower Dir released grant of 140 million for High and Higher Secondary schools at Timer Grah. Furniture will be provided with this grant.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-04-03/page-8
Inter provincial education conference
Governor Balochistan said that we need to work hard to improve standards of education. In the conference, he said that we need to redesign the basic education structure.
Baloch Student Organization is running enrollment campaigns at Quetta. They went door to door for awareness about enrolling the children to parents.
Rally for awareness of issues of education
Baloch Student Organization will conduct a rally on 14 April 2015 for providing awareness about issues of education and educational institutions. They said that institutions are in poorest condition that requires government support.
High fees by private institutions is compressing parents
Due to negligence by government on their educational institutions, the standard of education is decline there. Parents are now decline toward private institutions for their children. They are paying high fees and dues, which is compressing them.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-03-2015/quetta/page3.asp
Fool proof security at University
Foolproof security management completed at Balochistan University. Almost 33 security cameras and 27 walk through gates are installed into university. More than 100 watch man and security guards also appointed.
HEC to establish faculty of engineering at KIU Gilgit
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is working with the Gilgit Karakuram International University (KIU) to expand its capacity to accommodate greater number of students. The Planning Commission has accorded approval to HEC’s project costing Rs 887 million to establish faculty of engineering at KIU Gilgit as well as development of University’s Skardu Campus.
FDE extends spring vacations till April 12
Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has extended the ongoing spring vacations for the students of all its’ educational institutions till April 12. Earlier the spring vacations were announced from April 1 to April 5 but now the vacations have been extended till April 12
Govt revolutionising education system: Baligh
Minister of State Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman was the chief guest at The Roots International Schools (RIS) 27th annual convocation on Thursday. He emphasized that the government is making every possible effort to improve and revolutionize the education system in the country.
Special centre for autism to be inaugurated
New National Education Policy
New national education policy is under way. Different task of redesigning this policy is given to all regions for their inputs and discussion on it in an upcoming advisory meeting.
Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education conducting a training workshop on improving the standards of examinations.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-04-03/page-3
No electricity to schools for special children
There is no electricity at special education school for mentally retarded children at H-8 sector. Baitul Maal and the admin of schools paid dues for the transformer but IESCo did not install the transformer since two weeks.
Dr Qaiser takes over as acting VC FUUAST
Professor Dr Muhammad Qaiser assumed the charge of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Sciences and Technology (FUUAST) Islamabad as acting vice chancellor as per the decision of the university senate, although, the matter is still subjudice.
Lecturers’ delegation visit IIU
A delegation of 64th Islamic Orientation Programme for teachers and lecturers by Dawah Academy International Islamic University (IIU) visited new campus of the university.
The Chinese government has contributed towards the expansion of the `Confucius Institute` at the National University of Modern Languages (Numl) in Islamabad. `As the Chinese economy expands, there is a rapidly growing demand for learning Chinese language, ` said a Numl professor.
Air varsity students awarded degrees
Students of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi were awarded degrees at the convocation ceremony on Monday. Degrees were awarded to 2109 students in total. Forty-two students were given PhD degrees, 365 graduated with M.Phil degrees while Masters degrees were awarded to 1056 students while 646 students were awarded undergraduate degrees.
Only merit can ensure country`s development
`Youth should be equipped with education and knowledge. Moreover, only merit can ensure country`s development,` said MNA Asad Umar from Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf at a seminar on: `Social Exclusion of Youth and its Impact on National Development`. The seminar was organised by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday.
Skill development course held
Closing Ceremony of 15th training course titled “Organization Development” was held at the Islamabad, Capital Development Authority (CDA) Training Academy (CTA) Pak China Friendship Centre. Officers of the civic body (CDA) and students from Preston University, NUML, Quaid-e-Azam University and Bahria University participated the training course.
295,000 out-of-school children to be enrolled in Sahiwal
High targets: Education campaign launched in Bahawalpur
“Some 155,000 students in Bahawalpur Division will be enrolled this year,” said DCO Imran Sikandar Baloch on Thursday.
BISE chairman likely to get second tenure
Dr Muhammad Nasrullah Virk is likely to get second tenure as chairman of the Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISE) Lahore, it is learnt
Juveniles’ education vital
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on law Ashtar Ausaf has said that a comprehensive legislation on juveniles is important but their education and training is more vital.
Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-03/page-13/detail-6
Knowledge a must for progress: PU chancellor
Acting Punjab Governor Rana Muhammad Iqbal has vowed the government will promote education to secure the future of Pakistan. “Acquiring knowledge is vital for progress and development of any country,” the Punjab University chancellor said while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Pakistan’s largest book fair at PU Institute of Education and Research (IER) here on Thursday
Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-03/page-14/detail-1
High court stays promotions of BZU officials
The Lahore High Court (Multan bench) directed the Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) on Thursday not to promote officials, including university registrar, through the Departmental Promotion Committee. `Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza stayed the promotions of the officials` concerned, issued notices to the university authorities and directed them to submit their reply, said Advocate Chaudhry Sagheer Ahmed, the counsel for the petitioner.
Free education for Children
Lahore high court ordered the provincial and federal governments about education provision to children. Court said that government has to provide free education to children of 5-16 years old.
Glowing tributes paid to iconic VC Dr Kamran
GLOWING tributes were paid to the services of Dr. Mujahid Kamran, Vice Chancellor of the elite and the oldest educational institution of Pakistan, Punjab University at a select dinner held at the Civil Officers Club.
Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=261425
Comic poetry, bait baazi, calligraphy, cartoon contests at UVAS
The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore Qirtas literary and art society arranged comic poetry, paragraph narration, bait baazi, calligraphy and cartoon competition in connection with the Spring Festival 2015 here on Thursday.
Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=261450
Launching Ceremony of Pervaiz Vandal Award for Art & Architecture
“Teacher of Teachers”, Prof. Pervaiz Vandal has this year completed 50 years of his continuous teaching and 75 years of his life. This milestone was commemorated by his students, friends and family with the launch of the “Pervaiz Vandal Award for Art and Architecture” on Thursday.
Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=261449
Over 500 schools join hands with EFS against illiteracy
More than 500 schools in Sindh have partnered with Education Fund for Sindh (EFS) under Taleem Aam Programme to impart quality primary education to over 80,000 Out of School Children (OOSC) in Sindh during last two years.
Teachers Seniority Lists
Government School Teachers Association said that all SST and PST teachers should check their names in seniority lists displayed at Government Higher Secondary School Sharif Abad, Government Boys Metropolitan School, and government high school new Karachi.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-04-03/page-3
JUI-F rally warns govt against targeting seminaries, ulema
The Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) on Thursday took out a big rally and held a public meeting in Hyderabad against closure of seminaries in the country in the name of the ongoing military operation against terrorists.
Of the 175 colleges in Karachi only three teach history as a subject, claimed Prof Dr Jaffar Ahmed, the director of the Pakistan Study Centre of the University of Karachi.
Pride of performance to Dr. Rehanna Asghar
Chairman Bio technology, Mirpur University of Science and Technology, Dr. Rehanna Asghar received pride of performance award for her services. She has produced more than 50 international research articles, 5 PhD scholars and 14 M.Phil. Students.
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Unavailability of textbooks
Chairman Private Schools association said that there are no textbooks available in market. Parents are tense about it. He said that the concerned official of textbook board should be investigated.
Dow University installs water treatment plant
Dow University of Health Sciences has installed an indegeniously developed water treatment plant to ensure easy and round the clock availability of safe drinking water for the students, staffers, faculty members and patients admitted.
Comlete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-04-03/page-13
SMIU hails services of late Justice Bhagwandas
The Sindh Madressatual Islam University on Thursday paid tribute to the late Justice (Retd) Rana Bhagwandas for his services to the country’s judiciary and for serving the SMIU as a member of its selection board.
Banks and madressahs
Madressahs have complained to the government that banks are reluctant to open accounts for them for fear of becoming entangled in a possible illicit activity investigation. The complaints were shared with the secretary, religious affairs, who conveyed them at a PAC meeting, in the context of an ongoing effort by the government to get all seminaries to register themselves and make disclosures about their source of funding.
Education and mother tongue by Syed Mohammad Ali
The emphasis on switching to English-medium public education is based on the rationale of creating a uniform education system, which can alleviate the exiting disparities between students educated from private schools that teach in English versus those who remain at a disadvantage due to receiving a public education provided in Urdu. However, there is growing evidence pointing out that adoption of English will not have a favourable effect on improving universal literacy or even the quality of education being provided by government schools.
Letters to the Editor
Education and progress
Education gives us necessary tools for the progress. First of all men learn how to live in the society. The society is nothing but individuals coming together to perform the functions of the society being a unit. This unit then enters into a social contract or the compact to delegate powers to a ruler, surrendering their right to self govern. It is the function of the State to provide education to the people and they in return provide amenities for the rest of the population.
Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=261476
Education for Women
Education is one of the basic needs of an individual and should be available to both male and female members of a society. But unfortunately, in the rural areas of Pakistan, female education is barely a priority.
Private schools issued instruction to their students for attendance in school before practical
Peshawar: Some private schools of District Peshawar issued instruction to their students for attendance in school before practical on the other their practical papers remaining too held. This decision of the schools administration disturbs the parents because the students not give time for the preparation.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No. 3
For the protection of the Biometric system Camera will installed
Peshawar: The Secretary Education issued order for the enquiry the failure attempt to stop the working biometric machine in DDO (Females) office. He further issued the order to install camera to protect the biometric system.
Teachers be sure their attendance in the schools
Shabqadar: SDEO Shabqadar said during the prize distribution ceremony in Government Primary School No.2, Shabqadar Dalazak that teachers be sure their attendance in the school. The teachers who involved in negligence in their duties would not be tolerated.
Up gradation required teachers submit their papers on four April
Peshawar: Director Schools Muhammad Rafeeq Khattak said during the meeting with Central Leader of Teacher Organization Kherullah Hawari that all English teachers Male & Females on the basis of ten years service for up gradation in grade 17 submit their papers until 4th April to process their case for promotion.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Default.aspx
Education is the basic need of the society, DEO
Mardan: District Education Officer Females Mardan a high level officials meeting was held in which DEO said education is the basic need of the society. She said all the stake holders & NGOs jointly effort that provide education to each children of the society and no single children deprived the right of education.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Page No. 3
Government Primary School Sohlan given excellent results
Hawalian: Government Primary School Sohlan had given excellent results in annual 2015 and get first position in Circle Kokal Burseen. On this occasion a special ceremony was held in the school. The Ex-Principal Haji Muslim Sher participated in the program.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Page No. 3
Bannu: Education Department functioning without High Officials, People facing problems
Bannu: The education department of Bannu is function without high officials from the last four month which creates the bundle of problems for the people. The people demands from the government the all vacant posts of the officials fill on urgent basis for the development of education in the area.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page No. 3
Private institutes have boost up their fee and parents are depressed
QUETTA: Private institutes have increased their fee and the fee rate talking with the height of the sky. Poor and middle class family cannot afford the private institutes with the current rate of fees. People are disappointed from Govt. instates due to their cheap system and environment and paved towards private institutes but unfortunately their fees is very high which is out of the range according to the income of middle class and poor family. We need a strict check and balance over these institutes.
Complete Story: Jang News, Page No. 2
Ban imposed on transfer, posting of teaching, non-teaching staff
QUETTA: The Education department has imposed a ban on transfer and posting of all teaching and non-teaching staff serving in BPS-1 to BPS-17 in the province. According to an official notification issued here by the provincial Education department, the ban has been imposed with effect from June 18, 2014. The notification mentioned that all the transfer and posting made since then (June 18, 2014) up till now without approval of the component authority have been made null and void.
Complete Story: Balochistan Times, Page No. 11
The rally will take on April 14, 2015 against the Educational decline, BSO
QUETTA: Baloch students Organization has announced that we will take the rally on April 14, 2015 against the decline of Education. They said that political dilemmas are increasing day by day on the other side there is no attention over the problems of people. Educational institutes are being plighted due to blunt Govt. of Baluchistan. They demanded for the perfect system of Education.
Complete Story: http://express.epaper.pk/quetta.php
Substandard construction of Primary School
Fatehpur: The residents of the village have complained that the contractor is using substandard material in the construction of boundary wall of Govt. Boys Primary School Chak No.219/TDA, the low quality bricks and much lesser quantity of cement was being used. The authorities have been complained many times, but they have not paid any attention so far.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-03/page-11
Government teachers running their own private schools
Bahawalpur: The government teachers have set up their personal private schools instead of teaching properly in the government schools where they are working. They are charging heavy fees in the name of entertainment funds, donations, since education has become a lucrative business so the business community also investing in education as partners. The poor people also do not like to send their children to government schools due to their poor performance. Doubts have been cast on the success of the “Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab” Programme.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8
RS.100 Million corruption in school furniture, responsible to be nabbed soon
Rajanpur: The residents of Rajanpur had given an application to the authorities that officials of the education department had done a corruption of RS.100 Million in the purchase of furniture for schools and had eaten up commissions of RS.25 to RS.30 Millions. The Anti-Corruption has expanded the investigation and soon a case is going to be registered against EDO Abdul Ghaffar Khan Langah and others.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Private academies to be banned during school timings
Dera Ghazi Khan: Saqib Aziz, Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan while addressing the inauguration ceremony of “Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab” Programme said that the private academies have been banned during the school timings, the teachers of government schools must pay attention to their teaching jobs to promote trust of the people in the Government Schools, rote system should be abolished, self-confidence should be promoted among the students, RS.370 Million were spent for provision of basic facilities in educational institutions and Dera Ghazi Khan was on No.19 in development and progress among 36 districts of Punjab.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Nazria-e-Pakistan School System Scandal exposed, gang disappeared
Bahawalpur: The Fraudulent gang that had disappeared a year ago after extorting RS.50 Million from the owners of the private schools in the name of getting them partnership and funds from the so called Prime Minister Pakistan Education Project Nazria-e-Pakistan School System, had resurfaced recently in Bahawalnagar and again asked the private schools to deposit RS.2000 for signing the agreement, and has again disappeared after the media hype. People have demanded an arrest of the said gang.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.8
Girls School Teachers not paying attention to female students
Khanpur: Mohammed Hanif Haidery, a resident of New Shafi Town, Khanpur has given an application to the DCO that the teachers and headmistress of Govt. Girls High School Mohallah Rahimabad are not paying any attention to the students, his own daughter had to spend two years in class 3, and that the teachers and he headmistress should be replace with efficient and hard-working teachers and headmistress.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Female teacher notorious for violence tortures colleague
Fatehpur: Residents of Chak No.242A/TDA have demanded that a female teacher of Govt. Girls Primary School Chak No.242A/TDA who is notorious for inflicting violence on students has recently beaten up her female colleague. People have demanded strict departmental action against her.
Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.3
Low boundary wall, Loafers peeping into Girls College
Loodan: Government Girls College Loodan has very low boundary wall so loafers peep into the college. The parents of the students have demanded up-gradation of the boundary wall.
Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.2
Thirty seven thousand Students remained deprived of Text Books
District Dadu: New Educational Session has been started in Sind, but most of the students are still deprived of collecting text books from the schools due to shortage of the curriculum. Books distribution meeting was held at Primary School Shamsu Al Uloom Dadu, where DO Elementary Mr. Maqsood Qureshi, Taluka Education Officer Mr. Liaquat Ali Niaich and others attended it. On the occasion Mr. DO Elementary Mr. Maqsood Qureshi told that 15% Books are short in Dadu District. About 37000 Students boys and Girls are deprived of text books. On that PT Alif President Mr. Shabir Ahmed Magsi told that students have been kept aloof of getting text books; he demanded action against officers who are involved in this matter.
Two Schools have not been issued Text Books
District Larkana: Government Boys Primary School Bait Ul Maal and Government Boys Primary School Two Shaikh Zaid Colony have not been issued New Year Text Books by the Government. On of a Teacher from the school told that Education Department Larkana is showing noncompliance in this matter that is why schools have been kept aloof of text Books for the new session. On contact Director Education Mr. Nawab Khokhar told that there is no shortage of books and all schools have been provided with books.
13000 Books issue to 234 Government Schools
District Shikarpur: 234 Boys and girls Schools of Khanpur have been issued 13000 Text Books by the EDO Male Mr. Rabnawaz Bhayo. The students of class one two 5th class have been given Text Books. On the occasion Mr. Bhayo told that parents should admit their children in the schools.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-04-03/news/page3/1%20(7).htm
School roof pieces tumbled; Students and Teachers remained safe
District Qamber: The condition of Government Primary School village Hani is poor; the building is decaying. Recently its roof pieces tumbled down, but students and Teachers remained safe. The Head Master of the school briefed that they have informed higher authorities about condition of the school building, but no action is taken for its repairing.
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Free books distribution in schools
District Badin: Assistant Commissioner Talhar Mr. Dr. Ali Nawaz distributed free books in the schools. On the occasion he said that poor students are getting free education in Government Schools and they are being provided with free text books for new education session.
School building not repaired since 27 years
District Naushehro Feroz: Government Primary School village New Samtia near Kandiaro is not repaired since 27 years; students are compelled to sit in dangerous building and study. The Students and villagers protested for its repairing. They told that many time students have been injured due to poor building, but Government does not take any notice of it.