4 November 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Only 4% of 313,000 students at higher secondary level

Quenching their thirst is not an option for students at around 740 schools in Swat which lack drinking water facilities. This was highlighted at a seminar organised by the Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS) on ‘Tracking budgets for public schools in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa: A case study of Swat’.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984622/swat-education-situationer-only-4-of-313000-students-at-higher-secondary-level/

Dell, Microsoft present education tech

Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan said the provincial government was taking practical steps to bring K-P’s education system into the modern era, stated a handout. “The government is in close contact with national and international companies to establish IT labs in government schools across the province,” said Atif while attending corporate presentations at the education department on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984605/it-labs-dell-microsoft-present-education-tech/

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Teaching staff absent in Loe Shalman School, Landi Kotal

The future of hundreds of students is at stake because of the absence of a headmaster and teachers in a school in a backward area of Landi Kotal. Students are leaving the school and education.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-11-04/page-2

 

Allama Iqbal Open University’s examination center shifted

AIOU’s examination center has been shifted from FG High School Khyber Road to Govt. Higher Secondary School No.3 Peshawar City for Spring Semester 2015. This information is addressed to all the students from Peshawar of Matric, F.A., B.A. and Postgraduate.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103155304&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151104

 

It is my mission to provide modern education to women

While talking to Express News, Fatima Nausherwan, the newly elected youngest member of District Council and Female Youth President has said that she would like to have up to date information technology courses introduced for women instead of traditional stitching courses.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103154457&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151104

 

Survivors in Chitral, Shangla to be evacuated to schools

The government and relief agencies have decided to evacuate affected populations in Chitral and Shangla to schools in nearby areas if heavy rain and snowfall continues. This was announced by Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) spokesperson Latifur Rehman in an interview with The Express Tribune.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984627/survivors-in-chitral-shangla-to-be-evacuated-to-schools/

 

Eight college students nabbed in Haripur

At least eight students of Government Postgraduate College for Boys in Haripur were baton-charged and arrested for blocking the road and throwing stones at policemen on Tuesday. They were released later in the day.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984618/violent-turn-eight-college-students-nabbed-in-haripur/

 

Forest institute updates curriculum after 42 years

Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) has reviewed and updated its curriculum for the first time after 1973, which would be implemented from the next academic session (2015-17) at the MSc and BSc level.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-349346-Forest-institute-updates-curriculum-after-42-years

 

Balochistan

 

Grant for special schools

Secretary Education Balochistan visited Government Special High School. He said the government is focusing on education and has allocated Rs.9 million for special schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Strengthening Turbat University

In a five days training workshop at Turbat University the VC said that they are working with HEC to strengthen the university. It will meet international standards.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/quetta/page3.asp

 

Teachers unions should be banned

BSO Pajar said that all teachers’ unions should be banned. They said that these unions do nothing except blackmailing the government.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/quetta/page7.asp

 

Teachers’ children quota should be retrieved

Government Teachers Association said that government should reopen the special quota for teachers’ children. They said that immediate action should be undertaken otherwise they will protest.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/quetta/page7.asp

 

Provision of education facilities in Poly Technical College

Baloch Student Front has commended the provision of educational facilities in Poly Technical College, Mastung. Chief of BSF, Ataullah Baloch has given the credit of this betterment to the untiring efforts of principal of the college.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/Quetta/page2.asp

 

Balochistan University faces conspiracy, Jamiat e Tulaba e Islam (JTI)

JTI’s Provincial Convener Jalal Shah and Hafiz Muhammad Hassan have said that Balochistan University is facing a dire conspiracy. The university’s administration is indulged in corruption and nepotism.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

Rechecking of FSc papers

Scores of students took to the streets against Azad Kashmir Board of Education, Mirpur for not rechecking FSC papers.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/Muzafarabad/04-11-2015/p2/story.aspx?param=a4%20copy.jpg

 

Torturers of students must be brought to book, Shaukat Nawaz

Central Trade Union of Muzaffarabad has made three demands to the government of AJK : 1) rechecking of FA papers, 2) establishment of separate Muzaffarabad Board and 3) action against torturers of students.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/Muzafarabad/04-11-2015/p2/story.aspx?param=3%20copy.jpg

 

Islamabad

 

Govt gives HEC 90 days to review education standards

The federal government has tasked the Higher Education Commission (HEC) with playing its due role in the improvement of higher education standards in the country. The prime minister has given them 90 days to check university standards.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_152_005

 

NDMA, Unicef sign deal for child disaster risk reduction plan

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the United Nations Children`s Fund (Unicef) signed a joint work plan on Tuesday to promote a child-centred disaster risk reduction approach in Pakistan through the implementation of a comprehensive school safety program.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_005_002

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-349356-NDMA-and-Unicef-to-promote-child-centred-disaster-risk-reduction-approach

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=277910

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-13/detail-7

 

MIUC students meet the Chief Justice of Pakistan

Metropolitan International University College (MIUC) students from all disciplines, including those pursuing the University of London, LLB Honors Programme had a meeting with the Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali at the Supreme Court.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-349363-MIUC-students-meet-chief-justice-of-Pakistan

 

AIOU holds national conference on social sciences today

Allama Iqbal Open University will hold a two-day national conference on social sciences today (Wednesday) at its main campus. Senior academicians and social scientists from all over the country will cover wide-ranging topics of different disciplines to help understand complex social problems in the conference.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-13/detail-6

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Strong education linkages units Muslim world: IIUI Rector

International Islamic University Islamabad’s (IIUI) Rector Prof Dr Masoom Tuesday stressed the need to extend cooperation, collaboration and support with each other. Delivering a lecture at the ‘1st Asia and Pacific Countries Muslim Religious Leaders' Summit" titled Unity in Multiplicity; Rethinking "WISDOM and PEACE" being held in Turkey, he highlighted issues, challenges and future prospects of education in Muslim countries.

Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/top-news/1/259160-strong-education-linkages-units-muslim-world-iiui-rector.html

 

Decision taken to establish the Iqbal Corner at Allama Iqbal Open University’s Library

AIOU’s administration has decided to establish Iqbal Corner at its central library. The center will be inaugurated on 23 November. Moreover, the university will publish a book titled “Khutbaat e Javed Iqbal” within a month and will also publish a research journal titled “Tashkeel e Jadeed” (Modern Renaissance) within two months.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-04&edition=ISL&id=1969275_22328479

 

Theater performance arranged in Girls College F-6/2

Scores of students gathered at the Girls College F-6/2, to witness a theater performance on the theme of health and cleanliness.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-04&edition=ISL&id=1969293_48087135

 

Literacy plan will be devised to improve literacy rate, says Rozina Alam Khan

Famous academician and chairman of Nation Commission for Human Development (NCHD), Rozina Alam Khan has said that in order to increase the literacy rate, enhance the wages of teachers and provide easy access for women to food and loans; a Prime Minister Literacy Plan shall be devised.

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HEC forms panel to decide on BZU issue

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has formed a committee to decide the fate of hundreds of students enrolled in illegal campus of Bahauddin Zakariya University within 15 days after the students took to the streets in Lahore over the crisis of degree recognition.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-11-04/page-13/detail-2

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AIOU holds condolence reference for Justice Javed Iqbal

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Tuesday held a condolence reference in memory of late Justice Javed Iqbal and decided to establish an ‘Iqbal-Corner’ in its Central Library as well as publishing a research journal on the life and work of Dr. Muhammad Iqbal.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-349367-AIOU-holds-condolence-reference-for-Justice-Javed-Iqbal

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Punjab

 

Girls` school operating in `dangerous` building

Some 400 students at the Government Girls Community Model Primary School in Thatta Khalil are studying within a constant threat to their lives, as they attend classes in a school building that has been declared `dangerous`. The October 26 earthquake has left the walls and roof of the school with cracks, and students are afraid the school will cave in on them at any moment.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_152_004

 

Education Department fails to depute security guards in more than 200 institutes

Despite instructions from the Punjab Government, the education department has failed to depute security guards at more than 200 schools of Rawalpindi. There are no fool proof security arrangements at entry and exit routes of the schools.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-\04&edition=ISL&id=1968955_70364476

 

Female education can’t be neglected, Hanif Abbasi

Hanif Abbasi said women are an important part of our population and should seek education with hard work and diligence. Without their active participation in the economy, growth is not possible by any means.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-04/page-2

 

Final round of debate competition in Punjab College

The week long debate competition being held in Punjab College will end tomorrow with its final. Students have taken part in English, Urdu and Punjabi language debate competition.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-04&edition=LHR&id=1970290_22714990

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103154898&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20151104

 

Grade 4 vacancies to be filled

Interviews will be conducted in Govt. Dyal Singh College for 12 vacancies of Grade 4 on November 5, 2015.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-12/detail-5\

 

Students visit worker’s convention

Students and teachers of Govt. College for Women, Kahna Noki had had a study tour of Worker’s Convention of Pakistan Movement. They also explored the Pakistan Movement’s photo gallery.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-12/detail-8

 

Punjab Private Schools Regulation Ordinance, 2015

Govt. of Punjab has promulgated an ordinance to restrict the fees hike by private schools. If the schools raise fees or fail to reimburse already increased fees, then they will be fined Rs.20,000/- per day. The fine can go up to Rs. 4 million.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-16/detail-3

 

Standard of education in pakistan

Pakistan will have to make extraordinary efforts to bring its standard of education to international standards. Although education up to secondary level is free but still many students do not visit school.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-16/detail-4

 

Nursery students left behind

The Attock District Education Department has suspended the entire staff of a primary school after they locked two students in their classroom on Monday. Teachers and staff of Government MC Girls Primary School No 5, R Block, Madni Road, locked all the rooms after school closed not realising that two nursery students were still in their classroom. Maria Rasheed and Muhammad Faizan, both four-years-old, were locked in the school for over two hours. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984766/after-school-nursery-students-left-behind/

 

Punjab ready to facilitate Baloch students: Shahbaz

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan is for all of us and collective efforts are required for its development and prosperity. Addressing a delegation of female students of Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology Khuzdar, he said the Punjab government is ready to enhance the quota of students from Balochistan in educational institutions of Punjab and in this regards, steps would be taken in consultation with the Chief Minister of Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-14/detail-10

http://tribune.com.pk/story/984769/inter-provincial-harmony-shahbaz-announces-school-for-khuzdar/

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-13/detail-2

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-11-04/page-8

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103154087&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151104

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-11-04/page-8

 

Rajwana mulling formation of think tank on higher education

Governor Malik Rafique Rajwana is working on the formation of a think tank that will help improve quality of higher education in the province. In an exclusive talk with The Express Tribune, he said the think tank would include eminent educationists. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984772/exclusive-talk-rajwana-mulling-formation-of-think-tank-on-higher-education/

 

Teaching block at degree College Pindi

Hanif Abbasi laid foundation of teaching block at Government Post Graduate College for Women at Satellite Town Rawalpindi. He said that students should focus and pay attention to their studies.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-04/page-2

 

Founder Day Aitcheson College

Governor Punjab visited Aitchison colleges and attended event of founder day. He said that education plays an important role in the development of any country. He said the government is focusing on progress of this sector.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/04-11-2015/p3/story.aspx?param=mulkoo%20ki%20%20copy.jpg

 

Scholarships

On the directions of C.M Punjab, Chairman Ashra e Zakat distributed scholarship checks to students of Government Girls College, Pir Bahar Shah and Government Post Graduate College for Women Sheikhupura.

Complete Story: http://www.khabraingroup.com/back-issues/04-11-2015/p4/story.aspx?param=musthaq.JPG

 

BZU sub-campus students continue protest

Students of the Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) Lahore sub-campus continued their protest for the second day on Tuesday and blocked the Canal Road to press the authorities to remove the ambiguity looming over their future.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_177_006

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/04/national/bzu-lahore-campus-affiliation-protest-enters-second-day-as-fate-of-students-hangs-in-the-balance/

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-13/detail-4

 

Deaf mute students take to the street

Hundreds of deaf mute students of the Government Special Degree College, Jhangiwali Road on Tuesday protested against alleged slapping of their fellow student by their principal, Rehman Afzal, and demanded his transfer.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_178_002

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-13/detail-5

 

IUB students witness army`s preparedness

More than 100 male and female students of Islamia University Bahawalpur (IUB) accompanied by their teachers spent a day in the military training area along with army troops here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_177_010

 

Sindh

 

Public schools in Sindh in a grim state

In an attempt to highlight the grim situation of public school funding, Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE) in collaboration with Workers Education and Research Organisation (WERO) on Wednesday launched a research report titled “Do Schools Get Money?” In Sindh – where around Rs 22,000 are provided to each school every year – only 37% of the surveyed schools said they received funds.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-04/page-2/detail-7

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How schools get their funding

Public schools in the province receive different funds from the Government of Sindh, which are monitored by the Reform Support Unit (RSU). The money these schools get from the government is utilised in five different ways. The largest chunk of it is spent on salaries of the teachers, given by the department of education and literacy.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/984663/divisions-how-schools-get-their-funding-karachi-city/

 

BSEK announces ninth class results

The Board of Secondary Education Karachi on Tuesday announced results of the science and general groups of Class-IX (secondary school certificate Part-I) annual examinations-2015. The pass percentage was 97.49 percent.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-349311-BSEK-announces-ninth-class-results

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Chairman Board Mirpur

Chairman Secondary Education Board Karachi has taken the additional charge of the office of Chairman Secondary Education Board Mirpur Khas. CM house instructed deputy controller to take charge of controller Mirpus Khas Board.

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Career Conference Begins in University of Karachi

The first program of threes program series on career management was held yesterday in Public Administration Department in University of Karachi. The first program covers the ‘human resource vision’ sector.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-04/page-3

 

Students protest against exams before completion of syllabus

Govt. Boys Degree College, Latifabad‘s students protested against the exams before completion of the course work.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103154206&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151104

 

Time to strengthen relation with modern science: Dr Qaiser

University of Karachi (UoK) Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qaiser said that in the modern era for the existence of civilized and broad minded society, expertise in the latest science is essential. He was addressing the academic council of Newports Institute of Communication and Economics (NICE).

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=277998

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Chairman took millions in bribe, says the report

The inquiry reports malpractices in the inter examinations and has revealed that the Chairman of Intermediate Board took millions in bribe to manipulate the results. He altered the results of seven students in twelve subjects without the controllers’ approval.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-04&edition=KCH&id=1969798_69004675

 

Conflict of interests emerge in intermediate board

The daily official affairs are being jeopardized in the Intermediate Board because of conflict of interest between the Chairan Akhtar Ghauri and Controller of Examinations Imran Chishti. The situation is more harrowing for the students and their parents because now their concerns are not addressed exigently.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-04&edition=KCH&id=1968937_57533290

 

Date announced by Islamia Science College for Admission in BSCS

Last date for applying in four years BSCS Program is 23rd November.

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Youth are facing difficulties in getting jobs, says Prof Tahir

The first program of threes program series on career management was held yesterday in Public Administration Department in University of Karachi. The first program covers the ‘human resource vision’ sector. Speaking at the occasion Prof Tahir highlighted the importance of industry and commerce in the present global labour market.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-04/page-3

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Jawaid Anwar takes over as new SSUET chancellor

The newly elected president of the Aligarh Muslim University Old Boys’ Association (AMUOBA), Jawaid Anwar, on Monday took over as the new chancellor of the Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) replacing former chancellor Enginner Adil Usman, who was defeated in the association’s elections held on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-349307-Jawaid-Anwar-takes-over-as-new-SSUET-chancellor

 

Injured students being threatened to stay silent on KU cricket match

Students who either suffered injuries or have witnessed the violence that occurred over a mixed gender cricket match last week at Karachi University are receiving threats and being warned not to share details of the incident with anyone, it emerged on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_117_004

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Drastic changes urged in youth policy draft

Experts in economic, social, educational and political fields on Tuesday called for enactment of long-awaited Sindh youth policy with drastic changes in the existing draft lying with the government.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_118_003

 

Editorial/op-ed

 

The abandonment of science by Rafia Zakaria

Often the teachers themselves did not have an education broad enough to be able to teach effectively, were untrained in inquiry-based science education and often stymied by oppressive bureaucracy. As a result, they failed pathetically to train those trying to learn.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_11_2015_008_001

 

Pakistan’s Discriminatory Education System

Pakistan’s education system is divided into three categories, English Medium, Urdu Medium and Madrissah System.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-04/page-15

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Girls’ education

A country’s literacy level is judged on the basis of its educated population. I belong to a poor family and live in a remote area of Sindh but I always wish that every child should go to school. But recent incidents of abduction, murder, and forced conversions of Hindu girls have made me fearful and I have given up the idea that girls should be sent to schools. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/04-Nov-2015/girls-education

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Suspicious persons presence girls schools; students ran away 

Nowshera: Two masked persons tried to peep into the government girls’ school Islamabad Koroona. The students saw them and created hue and cry. The girls started running away from the schools to nearby houses to get emergency shelter. The police & inhabitants jointly searched the area but the suspicious persons had run away by then.  

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

 

Vacant post of Female Education Officer creates hurdles in working

Peshawar: Due to the vacant post of Senior District Education Officer in Provincial Headquarter Peshawar all the primary schools matters are held up. The total girls’ primary schools in Peshawar are 435 in total & nobody present to look after the necessary matters of these schools.  The District Education Officer has the authority to sign in place of SDEO but she avoids it. The files are piling up day to day in the relevant department. The two month period lapsed but the vacant post has not been filled.

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

 

Landi Kotal’s teachers absent from their duties; students’ future is dark

 

Landi Kotal: The teachers and head master were absent from their duties in far flung areas of Loi Shalmaan Prang Dara Government High School. Future of hundreds of students seems dark. Each day, only one period is held in the class. Students are forced to quit receiving education. These views shared by the students of the school at Landi Kotal Press Club. Only four teachers show up to teach and other teachers and the rest remain absent from their duties.

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

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

 

Batagram: Allai teachers decided to hold protest against Monitoring Assistant

 

Batagram: In Tehsil Allai, teachers were blackmailed in the name of monitoring. The Monitoring Assistant forced teachers and watchmen of government schools to enrol their children in their private school.  The Allai teachers have decided to hold protests against the Monitoring Assistant Iltaf Hussain.

Complete story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar Page No.2

 

Government removed all hurdles in ways of teacher’s promotions: Director Education

Peshawar: The Director Education said the SETs grade has been up graded. Teachers are glad the issue is solved as they will now get their salaries in time.  These views were shared during the informal meeting with the All Teachers Association Independent President Ikram Daudzai who headed the teachers’ delegation.  The Director Education also informed that the present government removed all the hurdles in the way of teachers’ promotions. 

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103155289&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151104

 

Provincial government educational development claims baseless

Haripur: The Tehreek-e-Insaaf provincial government’s educational development claims are totally baseless.  The lack of staff situation at High School No.2 is severe and the students’ future is jeopardized. This situation has created serious concerns for students and parents. They demand the government and education department officials to take immediate action and resolve the issue by appointing teachers.

Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/56/akhbar-e-khyber/page/4

 

 

Balochistan

 

Baghana Changa school closed since years: Muhammad Farooque Changa

Baghana: The Press Secretary of JUI Tehsil Baghana Mr. Muhammad Farooque Changa said Baghana Changa School is closed from 2005 till now. He said teachers bribe the education officials and take home salaries without fulfilling duties.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html

 

Closed schools of UC Jhali should be restored: Abdul Khalique Sherzai

District Dalbandin: The District Vice Chairman Mir Haji Abdul Khalique Sherzai said that in Union Council Jhali many schools are deprived of teachers. Due to educational dilapidation, many schools are closed. Union council Jhali suffers from educational backwardness and lack of teachers and schools are the main problem. Provincial government claims are invisible in this union council as literacy ratio has dropped..

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-11-04/page-3

 

Government and private educational institutions will be monitored strictly: DDEO Kachhi

District Kachhi: The Deputy District Education Officer Kachhi Mr. Rana Anwer Kamal said that private educational institutes should ensure provision of all basic facilities and quality learning outcomes. He said the approved curriculum will be taught in schools. To equip the nation with tools of education which it is in dire need of at present. He said the government and private educational institutions will be monitored strictly.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html

 

Rs. 9 million issued for construction and repair for Special High School

District Quetta: The Provincial Secretary for Education Mr. Abdul Saboor Kakar visited Special High School on the school principal’s request. He examined the construction of the boundary wall and the repair of classrooms. He said Rs. 9 million have been issued for schools’ repairs and construction works which will be expended with utmost honesty under his keen supervision. He said young leadership can change fate of education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-04-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Deputy DEO female issued notices to absent teachers

District Awaran: The Deputy District Education Officer female Ms. Sabar-un-Nisa Umrani has issued notices to absent teachers. She said absent teachers have to submit reasons for their absence in writing, otherwise their salaries will be stopped. She applauded the efforts of Deputy Speaker Balochistan, Mr. Abdul Qudoos.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html

 

Ready to increase Balochistan quota in Punjab's educational institutions: Shahbaz Sharif

Lahore: Delegation of Khuzdar University met with CM Punjab Mr. Shahbaz Sharif. He said the Punjab Government is ready to increase Balochistan’s quota in Punjab’s educational institutions. He awarded 40 laptops to students and 2 to teachers of Khuzdar University of Baluchistan. He announced to construct girls school and sports complex in Khuzdar.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_1.html

http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-11-04/page-1

 

Punjab

 

Zakaria University - vacant seats to be filled by 6th November

District Multan: A meeting of the Deans Committee and Director Academics was held under the Chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Dr. Tahir Amin and it was decided that all the departments will fill up their vacant seats of the undergraduate and graduate programs.  

Complete Story: Daily Pakistan, Multan, Page No. 3

 

Punjab to have a Teaching Licensing Board

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Punjab government has decided to set up a Teaching Licensing Board to improve the academic and educational capacities and capabilities of the teachers.  The candidates with B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., M.Phil and Ph.D. will be tested and granted licenses.  The jobs of current teachers will continue to be secure.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-04/page.7

 

Government must stop financial exploitation of teachers

District Multan:  Mr. Syed Sajjad Akbar Kazmi President Punjab Teachers Union has said that the Punjab Government must stop the financial exploitation of its teachers.  The Government is unjustly deducting money from the salaries of teachers in the name of absenteeism and poor results and the officials of the Education Department are busy in issuing show cause notices to the teachers and are not paying any attention to the in-service promotion of teachers and other matters.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-04/page.3

 

Online Registration date for Class 5 and 8 be extended by 15 days

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The members of All Pakistan Private Schools Association have demanded that the IT system of the Punjab Examination Commission has flaws and it is difficult to upload data of students, therefore, the online registration date of the Class 5 and 8 students should be extended by 15 days.

 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-04/page.2

 

Sindh

 

Petition filed against teacher on beating two girls

District Dadu: Two girls, Amna Memon and Aniza Khushk were beaten and punished by their teachers in government girls’ high school Bhan Saeedabad. They were shifted to hospital on their critical condition. On the other hand, father of both victims has filed a petition against the teachers responsible in the Sehwan High Court.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130327323&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151104

 

Sindhi text book board employees continue protesting for their salaries

District Jamshoro: The employees of Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro continued protests for getting their salaries released. They declared that they wanted to save the board from financial issues, no officer has taken notice of the issue yet.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130327331&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151104

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-11-04/news/page8/1%20(6).htm

 

Five high schools without headmasters

District Sukkur: The Five High Schools of Kandhra Town are without headmasters for the last five years. Student attendance has been affected due to non-availability of head master in the schools. On the other hand GSTA President Sukkur told that Secretary Education does not want to appoint head masters because he wants to ruin Sindh’s education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130327381&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151104

 

A.C Dadu visited more than 10 schools; show cause notice to teachers

District Dadu: The Assistant Commissioner Dadu Mr. Nazir Ahmed Memon visited more than ten schools and issued show cause notice to twelve absent teachers. During his visit to the government primary School Shamabad, there was an acute shortage of furniture; the students were sitting on the ground. Mr. Soomro told the media that he was directed by the Secretary for Education to visit the schools.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-11-04/news/page8/1%20(33).htm

 

Students protested against examination conducted before completion of course

Hyderabad: The Students of Government Degree College Latifabad Unit no.11 protested before Press Club against conduction of their examination before completion of course.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103154206&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151104

 

Education Board Karachi declares Grade 9's results

Karachi: The Education Board Karachi has announced the result of Grade 9’s General and Science Group.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103154174&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151104

 

Students protest against the crumbling condition of their school

District Sukkur: The students of Government Primary School Site Area Sukkur and their parents protested the dilapidated condition of their school. They declared the building is damaged and is falling apart. They demanded higher authorities take notice of the building to save their future.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Nov/04-11-2015/Page3/P3-46.jpg