Suggesting District government to transfer education department
Minister of Baldiat hold a meeting with Health, Finance and Law Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. They discussed to introduce a new setup of operating the Baldiat. They discussed to give rights of transferring the employees of education department to District Government.
Examination Commission at Balochistan
Secretary Secondary Education Balochistan said that they are making a new examination commission for standardized management and analysis of examination results in Balochistan. Commission will implement same system for primary and middle throughout the region.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-03-2015/quetta/page2.asp
Releasing funds for Khuzdar University
Deputy Chairman Senate met with Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology. He said that government is releasing funds for development purposes at Engineering University at Khuzdar.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-03-2015/quetta/page7.asp
Notification issued for promotions in Balochistan
Secretary Finance Mushtaq Ahmed Raisani (BSS/BS -20) and Dr Khawaja Usman Masood (BSP-20), a professor in the pathology department of Bolan Medical College Quetta, have been promoted in BS-21 and BSP21, respectively.
47-year-old tribesman passionate for education
The saying ‘getting knowledge has no age restriction’ is applied truly on 47-year-old tribesman of Landi Kotal who is attempting his third year exams along with with his 19-year-old son here at Degree College for Boys Landi Kotal exam hall.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-03/page-2/detail-3
Summer holidays in FDE schools likely from 6th
Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) is likely to announce summer vacation from June 6. Earlier, Federal Directorate of Education had announced summer holidays from June 11 to August 10, 2015 due to interprovincial games here at Pakistan Sports Complex from June 9 to 12, where 15,000 students were supposed to watch games.
Scale of education crises means joint efforts are needed`
The country`s education sector requires support from the government and the communities,` said Dr Faisal Bari on Tuesday. He was speaking at the Pakistan Innovation Corridor, which brought together policymakers, academics and practitioners who discussed the challenges facing the education sector and the ways in which global best practices may be applied.
Adhocism affecting the Private Institutions
Due to ignorance of Ministry of CADD, Private Institutions Regulatory Authority is again affecting by Adhocism. Since two years there is no regular head of this department.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-06-03/page-3
Students Of Pak-Turk School Visit Parliament
A delegation of teachers and students of Pak-Turk International School Islamabad here on Tuesday visited Parliament House. The delegation was received by the senior officials of the Senate, said a news release.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=265536
Roots International Schools Endorses “Say No To Corruption!”
A significant meeting took place at NABs headquarters yesterday which was chaired by director NAB and directors and executives of different organizations and schools. Mr. Walid Mushtaq, CEO RIS and others were also holding placard which said “Say No to Corruption”.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=265524
TMUC students hold exhibition
The Department of Fashion and Textiles of The Millennium University College (TMUC) organised an exhibition titled ‘Fashion Shout Out,’ says a press release.
Training of Madrassa English teachers starts at IIU
A two-week workshop for training of madrassa English teachers began at the International Islamic University (IIU) here.
RIS hosts annual staff dinner
The Roots International School (RIS) organised annual dinner for the nationwide employees in Islamabad hosted by RIS CEO Mr. and Mrs. Walid Mushtaq and Department of Human Resources, as another year of academic excellence comes to an end.
QAU students left with a wing and a prayer
Students at the Islamabad’s premier varsity have been left with little option but to look to the sky and pray that they get to class and back home with the contents of their pockets still inside. Quaid-e-Azam University has still not lodged an FIR against robbers who made away with money and cell phones from students at the campus last week.
PMDC binds all faculty to serve out three-year term
The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has formulated a policy under which faculty members cannot leave medical and dental colleges before completing a mandatory three-year tenure.
Symposium & workshop on gynaecology held
The Department of Urology & Renal Transplantation of Rawalpindi Medical College, in collaboration with the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of RMC, arranged a symposium along with international live operative workshop on gynaecology here.
Cricket League ends at PMAS-AAUR
The University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) won the 7th Annual Aridian Premier League (Cricket) by defeating Barani Institute of Information Technology (BIIT) in the final match at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Tuesday.
Schools implement verdict on fee
A good number of parents have heaved a sigh of relief as many private educational institutions have implemented the decision of the Lahore High Court (LHC), restraining them from collecting three-month summer vacation fees in advance by issuing three post-dated challans to their students.
Court seeks draft of law on private schools
THE Lahore High Court Tuesday sought draft of law made to control private schools and adjourned hearing until June 5 on a petition challenging collection of summer vacation fee at once from the students.
Increasing education budget
Government of Punjab has decided to increase the education Budget. Five billion PKR will be allocated for laptop scheme. Punjab government will increase the education development budget by PKR three billion.
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High level protest by Teachers Associations
Punjab Teachers Union and APCA had unsuccessful dialogue with provincial Secretary Finance. They decided to hold a high level protest from Islamabad Press Club.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-06-03/page-2
Unaffilating private schools taking three months advance fee
On the complains by parents against two renowned private schools for taking two months advance fee, education department released show cause against them. Department decided to unaffiliate such schools.
High student teacher ratio leads to compromised education quality
Government of Punjab has targeted to reach an optimum ratio of 14 students per teacher, but there are some schools with more than 300 students per teacher. Therefore because of high enrollment rates and less availability of teachers, education quality is compromised.
Women`s varsity gets HEC accreditation
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has accorded accreditation to the Government Sadiq College Women University (GSCWU). According to a press release issued by the varsity`s registrar office here on Tuesday, the accreditation, had been granted provisionally by the HEC after about three years of establishment of the institution.
Thousands throng The News Education Expo-15 in Faisalabad
The News Education Expo-15 was held at Garvaish Luxury Hotel here on Tuesday.The expo was inaugurated by MNA Khalida Mansoor.
PU Syndicate okays incentives for staff
The Punjab University Syndicate in its 1712th meeting held on Tuesday discussed 20 out of 27 agenda items as four of its members had to leave to attend to other engagements.
PU teachers march against two syndicate members
As many as 250 members of the Punjab University Academic Staff Association from all departments of new campus and old campus, carrying placards and banners inscribed with slogans against Sami and Shumaila demanded their immediate removal from the syndicate.
Ni hao, Lahore!: ‘Long distance never separates close friends’
Chinese Council General Yu Boren said that imparting language training to Pakistani labourers with the collaboration of China would enhance their capacity utilisation and preference over untrained workforce.He was addressing the inaugural ceremony to launch a Chinese language course at TEVTA Secretariat on Tuesday.
PTI gives proposals for upcoming provincial budget
The city president of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, Ali Zaidi, on Tuesday presented proposals pertaining to healthcare, education, water, transportation, police and energy projects for inclusion in the upcoming 2015-2016 budget.
Sindh to coordinate with federal govt to frame policy to register seminaries
The Sindh government has decided to coordinate with the federal government to frame the madaris registration policy at the earliest so that they could be registered accordingly.
495 children cannot understand Urdu ; 63% English
A new Alif Ailaan Reports says that almost 49% children in Sindh cannot properly speak and understand Urdu and 63% cannot speak English properly. 42342 schools are aiming to fulfill the vacant posts only and they are not improving the education quality.
95pc FUU Students To Stop Learning Due To Threefold Increase In Fee
Three-fold increase in semester fee by the administration of Federal Urdu UniversityKarachi had become a seething cause for the students hailing from lower and middle class to continue their education.
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From a mechanic to a public speaker
Muhammad Yaseen Rahimoon, the head of training at the alGhousia Training Centre, was addressing students at the sixth session of the ‘I Am Karachi Talks’, organised by ‘I Am Karachi’ in collaboration with the Express Media Group at Ziauddin University on Tuesday Rahimoon is now the founder of Youth Mobs, an organisation that aims to promote education in small communities that give little importance to literacy.
Seminar on moon sighting
The Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics (ISPA), University of Karachi (KU), will be organising a seminar titled ‘Scientific Aspects of Moon Sighting for Ramazan 1436’ at the university premises on Thursday (tomorrow) at 4pm.
Reviving a Jinnah that was
With an aim to not only relive Quaid-e-Azam’s modern values but also to initiate a debate over the events which led to the partition, the Society for Advancement of Health, Education and Environment (SAHEE), organised a four-day screening of the 1998 biopic “Jinnah” in various cinemas across Karachi, and managed to show it to over 4,200 students of both public and private sectors, aged between 12 and 16.
Safoora incident accused makes startling disclosures
An accused in the Safoora carnage case made startling disclosures on Monday, saying he was involved in recent attacks on Rangers commander, Dr Debra Lobo and schools.
FIA to interrogate PH.D holders of ‘Axact’
Widening the inquiry, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has decided to inquire those holding a PHD degree of Axact, accused of running the ‘fake degree empire’, sources claimed.
The new development budget for the next fiscal year shows some skewed priorities at play. Irrigation projects have been reduced, as have health and education, under the argument that these are now provincial responsibilities.
Western educated terrorists by Marium Irshad
If an educated person becomes a terrorist, why do we put the blame on his/her alma mater? Why do we automatically begin to think that colleges or universities are responsible for radicalising the student? The making of a terrorist does not necessarily begin in school or even at the madrassa (seminary) level.
Incubation and creativity by Dr Qaisar Rashid
In the case of Pakistan, where the field of research is still at a rudimentary stage, especially in comparison to western countries, there is a trend in research institutes and related universities to imitate western research results in the context of a phenotype study (functional differences in gene products) than making an effort for original discovery or invention. Not at all is there given an emphasis on the importance of the incubation of ideas and the way incubation can be used to generate a host of new ideas.
Pak America Collaboration in Science and Education By Richard G Olson
Quaid I Azam said that development is need of every phase of life and we have to adopt this approach. There are almost six working groups working on Pak America collaboration in Education. They are focusing on Research and other areas related to education and science.
Letters to the Editor
A number of Pakistani professors, lecturers and teachers are serving in the Omanian sultanate in different universities, colleges and schools. Oman`s ministry of higher education and ministry of manpower have introduced a new policy for accepting applications from those candidates who have completed their bachelor`s degree programmes in the three-semester system.
Budget: some suggestions
All thresholds (Rs400,000) before the imposition of taxes become applicable should be abolished and at least a token tax levied. This action will not only result in more collection of taxes, but also substantially increase the number of taxpayers who can then become part of the populace which protests unwarranted spending of tax collections by the government.
The establishment of a university in Turbat seems to be a very good initiative and it will be very useful for the Baloch youth, especially those living in Makran. After the establishment of the University of Turbat, a large number of students are pursuing degrees like MA, MBA, MCom or BBA in Turbat.
At this precise moment, someone could be throwing garbage all over the street or even the school. You think this is bad? Well, it isn’t because it has its benefits. I propose that we should have all the streets cleaned up.
Education Department transfer proposed under the District Government
Peshawar: A meeting about the Pakhtunkhwa Local Bodies new system was held under the chaired of the Senior Provincial Minister for local Bodies which is also attended by the Minister for Finance KP, Muzaffar Sayed and others proposed all the transfer in the Education Department under the District Government.
The teachers were insulted in the local bodies election, Sareer Malik
Peshawar: All Teachers Association Provincial Media Coordinator Sareer Malik said we do not allow the insult of the teachers. He said the teacher’s especially female teachers were insulted in the local bodies election.
Complete Story: Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No.2
There is great shortage of the electricity in BA, BSC Examination, Students suffering badly
Swat: Termergarah, Government Commerce College Candaow Lower Deer under the University of the Malakand BA, BSC examination facing shortage of the electricity due to which the students are suffering badly. There is no cold drinking water in the examination Hall. Students condemn the University bad arrangements.
Higher Education Department computerized the Intermediate Part One admission process
Peshawar: Higher Education Department Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa computerized the Intermediate Part One (FA/FSC) admission process.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2
Gomal University is great Educational Institution of the area. Hamid Shafiq
Dera Ismail Khan: Maj. Gen(R) Hamid Shafiq, Vice Chancellor Gomal University said Gomal Univerity is a great educational Institution of the area. He said we focus on the development of education field. These views he share the ceremony of the Gomal University Alumnae Forum.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5
Peshawar, Private Schools stared to remove Private Security Guards from their duties
Peshawar: Including the Capital of the Province Peshawar and all over the province the private schools started to remove the private security guards from their duties. The lives of thousands of students would be on risk if any mishap happens.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8
Illiteracy is biggest issue of Baluchistan
Khuzdar: Molana Ghafoor Haidari of JUI said majority of children is not going to schools; Higher education is a dream now days. Education budget is lower than it should be; developed nations focused on education and won the battle of development and Success.
VC Lasbela University should stop injustice with local students
Hub: VC Lasbela University is playing game of injustice with local students. Local candidates are ignored in appointments made in university. Students said VC is also neglecting NTS results and favoring nepotism.
Idara Taleem-o-Agahi arranges 04 days training
Hub: 04 days training is arranged by an NGO namely Taleem-o-Agahi for polishing the skills of teachers. Such efforts for education betterment are highly appreciable.
Pen in a hand better than gun in hand of children
Panjgoor: Commander FC colonel Mazahar said Islam gives the message of peace and harmony; there is a need of practical with knowledge.
Illicit practices at top in Baluchistan University
Quetta: Spokesperson of Islami Jameat Tulba said mismanagement, nepotism, nullified appointments and illicit practices are at top now days in Baluchistan University.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-03-2015/Quetta/page2.asp
Exam and analysis commission will be formed in Baluchistan
Quetta: Secretary Education Abdul Saboor said commission will be formed in Baluchistan for conductance of exams from 5th to 8th classes and analyze the gaps in education system of Baluchistan and will present remedies against faults.
Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-06-03/page-3
Private schools remain opened for recovery of fees, students had to stand under Sun for non-payment
District Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan: The private schools remained opened in different cities of Punjab to recover fees for summer vacations and the students who did not pay fees were punished by standing under the Sun in scorching heat. The private schools throughout Punjab continued to violate the High Court Orders.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8
Teachers torture class 5 student for alleged theft
District Bahawalpur: Mohammed Akram a resident of Chak No.87/DB has given a written application to DSP Bahawalpur that his 13 year old daughter Sobia a class 5 student was tortured by two teachers named Riaz and Shazia for alleged theft of RS.500/- from the purse of teacher Shazia. They tied her with a piece of cloth and locked her in the room where she got fainted. The father of the girl has demanded strict action against the teachers.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9
EDO asks for report on schools not closing for summer vacations
District Rahim Yar Khan: EDO Education Rahim Yar Khan has asked his department officials to submit report about the schools which are not closing for summer vacations. He said that the schools that are not closing are violating the orders of the Punjab Government.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9
Private schools refuse to close down, children getting fainted due to heat
District Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan: The private schools were issued notifications by the government to close down by June 1, but the school owners are constantly violating the government orders and continue to tell the children that summer vacations will start from June 15th. There have been reports that many children get fainted in schools due to the hot weather.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-03/page-5
Citizens demand action against contractor for substandard construction of school boundary wall
District Layyah: The residents of Chak No.219/TDA have demanded that the Punjab Government must send an enquiry team to inspect the boundary wall of Govt. Boys Primary School Chak No.219/TDA and take action against the contractor who has used substandard material in the boundary wall of the school and also used very thin plate for the two main gates of the school.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-03/page-11
None can touch me, claims corrupt headmaster
District Layyah: The civil society members have complained that Khalil Khan Buzdar, headmaster of the Govt. Muslim High School Chowk Azam has been involved in corruption for the past 7 years and considers the said school as his personal estate. He gets examination answer sheets from the Education Board in the name of his nephews and other teachers, the papers are marked by school teachers and the money is pocketed by the said headmaster. He also claimed that he has very closed relation with the EDO Female Tahira Chishti so she will never take any action against him. People have demanded his termination and action against him.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.4
Asifa dental college staff protested for their demands
District Larkana: The Professors, Lecturers and other Pera Medical staff of BB Asifa Denatal College continued their protested for their demands and shortage of staff in the collage.
NTS Pass Teachers still deprived of salaries
District Sanghar: The NTS test Pass Teachers from Sanghar protested against education department on their stoppage of salaries. They declared that salaries have not been issued since 5 month. They also alleged that treasury officers are involved in stoppage of their salaries.
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Boys Secondary School building ruined
District Tharparker: Government Aisha Boys Secondary School Khokhra par is completely in decaying condition. The building is dangerous for the students and teachers. The students are not ready to get admission in the school due to its crumbling condition. The head master of the school declared that school is running in the hired building and now owner of the building is forcing to vacate the building. The residents have also complained before MPA Mr. Sajid Jokhio, but nothing has happened yet. They demanded from Sindh Education Minister, Chief Minister Sindh and Secretary Education to take notice of the building.
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Girls Primary School building completely damaged due to carelessness on education department
District Badin: The building of Government Girls Primary School village Budho Qambrani is in crumbling condition. Its different parts are falling and it seems that building is near to collapse. The parents have admitted their girls in the boy’s schools. The residents have demanded for its repairing.
Ghost Teachers are responsible for education destruction
Hyderabad: Awami Jamhuri Party has said that Ghost teachers are responsible for ruin of the education of sindh and government is supporting them in their illegal act.
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Teachers protested for their salaries
District Qamber: The Teachers from Sijawal Junejo continued their protest against treasury officers on stoppage of their salaries. They have warned that salaries should be issued, otherwise they would expand protests.
Director Private Schools raided on Private Schools who were running despite summer vacations
District Tando Allahyar: Director Private Schools Hyderabad visited the Schools of Tando Allahyar and raided on the private schools which were running despite the summer vacations. He directed all the private school to remain closed during summer vacations.
School buildings in crumbling condition
District Badin: The School buildings of Golarchi are in crumbling condition due to carelessness of education department. The students are horrified and under danger to get admission and sit in the school buildings.
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Students protested against transfer of teacher from school
District Matiyari: The Students of Middle School Village Darya Talpur protested against the transfer of their teacher from the school. They told that Taluka Education Officer wants to ruin Middle School; they demanded from D.C Matiyari to take notice.
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Most of the Private Schools remain open despite the vacations
District Khairpur Mirs: Most of the Private Schools of Thari Mirwah did not close despite the summer vacations. The Director Private Education did not take any notice against them.
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Protest against D.E.O Education Qamber Shahdadkot
On the call of P.T. Alif teachers from Qubo Saeed Khan stood against D.E.O Education Qamber Shahdadkot. They demanded for his removal and restoration of their IDs.
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Corruption and culture of favoritism has ruined Government Schools: Alif Ailaan
Karachi: According to the report of NGO Alif Ailaan, most of the schools of sindh have been ruined due to favoritism and corruption. It is highlighted that 43% children are unable to read Urdu and 63% children are unable to read sentence in English Language. It is reported that construction of 42 Thousand, 3 hundred and 42 primary Schools was to recruit teachers only. Along with that figure of primary Schools, there are 3 hundred and 36 middle and seven hundred and fifty two secondary schools. 52 percent schools from sindh are without electricity, 51 percent schools are without drinking water, 46 percent are without washrooms and compound walls, 33 percent schools consist only single room, 46 percent schools are running with only single teacher. The total numbers of primary teachers in the schools are 92521, Middle 11980 whereas in secondary there are 32194. Near about 7000 schools are closed and nonfunctional.
Illegal appointments under supervision of female officer
Hyderabad: Secretary Education has directed to investigate the matter of illegal appointments in education department under the supervision of a female officer. He has suspended D.O Education Ms. Rashida Soomro. Even the process of fake ID s and illegal drawing of salaries is on the go.