Fired from service
913 school employees of Grade I to XIII were terminated by the Workers Welfare Board.
Biometric attendance system for Dir schools planned
The lower Dir education department has planned to install biometric system in all government high and higher secondary schools in the district to ensure 100 percent attendance of staff members on duty.
Girls outshine boys in HSSC Abbottabad exams
Eight of the top 10 positions were bagged by girl students in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) annual examination 2015 conducted by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.
Summer Camp in Government High School
The activities of Summer Camp in Government High School no. 1 Haripur have started. Different co-curricular activities are part of these activities.
Meeting of board of university of Swabi held
Department of zoology of university of Swabi has approved a four year BS and Masters 2 year program in zoology. A meeting was held under the presidency of Mian Saeed Khan Muhammad lecturer at the department of microbiology.
Government schools perform poorly in board exams
In 20 government high schools in the Rawalpindi District, only 10 per cent students passed the secondary school examinations, while in one high school, not a single student appeared for the examination.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1198714
End of vacations Schools to reopen on Aug 10
Government and private schools in the federal capital will reopen on August 10 after the end of summer vacations
RIS students take part in children’s art festival
As many as 14 students of the Roots International School (RIS) participated in the 6th China Xinjiang International Children's Art Festival held in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, says a press release.
New educational year starts in Madrassas
The new educational year has started in Madrassas in Pakistan. The admission schedule has been announced according to the decision of Chairman Ulma Council and Secretary. They instructed the administration to collect complete information from students and foreign students are not allowed to get admission without their complete documents.
DPS&C students excel in SSC exam
The students of Divisional Public School and College (DPS&C), Benazir Bhutto Road, Shamsabad, have excelled in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Annual Examination 2015, says a press release.
OPF Girls College holds certificate distribution ceremony
The certificate awarding ceremony of in-service teacher's training for the year 2015 was held here at OPF Girls College, F-8/2, Islamabad, to recognise the participation of the faculty, says a press release.
British Council to announce O, A-level results on 11th
British Council is all set to announce the result for O and A level examinations on August 11. “Candidates can access the results on the British Council website while results of regular students would also be dispatched to their institutions,” a British Council official told APP on Wednesday.
School teachers seek regularization
Dozens of school teachers on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the national press club seeking regularization of their services.
New girls college work started at Kotli Sattian Rawalpindi.
In the big and populated tehsil of Rawalpindi, work is set to begin on a new girls college work from September 1st. A new principal and all the teaching staff for college have been approved by Punjab government. The construction of new college will take 2 months before becoming functional.
Pakistani students gets best Nobel award from Oxford University
A medical sciences student from Sadiqabad, Muhammad Huzaifa Zafar got the best nobel award from Oxford University London.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-08-06/page-8
One day workshop on recent development in Math in AIOU
Recent development is made on maths in which all the researchers and teachers from all over the country have gathered. In this workshop students of M S and M Phil of Allama Iqbal university have also presented. Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-08-06/page-3
IIUI familiarises students with ‘Iqbal and 21st century’
Islamic International University Islamabad (IIUI) held a one-day workshop towards understanding Iqbal in 21st century on Wednesday.
Riphah, PCRWR sign MoU
Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) and Riphah International University’s Institute of Public Policy signed a MoU of mutual cooperation here Wednesday.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=269871
Bestway Cement signs MoU with NUST Institute of Civil Engineering
Marking a momentous leap in its devotion to innovation, Bestway Cement signed a MoU with NUST Institute of Civil Engineering, recently.
Complete Story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2015/08/06/6-page/681685-news.html
Posters, models project
Department of chemistry, Allama Iqbal Open University will hold research based “posters, models’ competition among students on Thursday at 10 am.
Education Policy hub
A conference titled “Education Policy Hub” will be organized by llm Ideas on August 6, at Mauquee Hall, Marriott Hotel, at 9 am.
Accountability for education delivery
A panel discussion on ‘Effective Voice and Accountability Models for Improved Education Delivery’ organized by Fafen at Marriott Hotel on Thursday at 10:45am.
2nd phase of PM laptop scheme launched, says HEC chief
The second phase of Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme has been launched with award of contract to the successful bidder for provision of 200,000 laptops to university students.
Distant learning awesome for remote areas’ education, says Mamnoon
President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday stressed on the promotion of education in remote areas of the country and said that distant learning programmes from various universities could play an important role in this regard.
Can ECED address educational woes at primary level?
State Minister for Education Balighur Rehman on Wednesday informed United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Director Education Natasha about several projects being initiated by the ministry including the National Education policy 2009 and the National Curriculum Council.
Interns praise rural-urban student linkages
“Visits to schools and hospitals made me understand my responsibilities as a citizen of this country,” Iffa Imran, a student of Lahore Grammar School said on Wednesday.
Govt-Unicef plan to improve quality of life of women, children
The Punjab government and Unicef, the United Nations agency for children, have joined hands for provision of human and technical support to government partners and international non-governmental organisations for enhancing capacity building of administrative departments.
Schools demand exemption from commercialization fee
Gujranwala Chamber of Education Schools has demanded the Punjab government to exempt private schools from commercialization fee, otherwise, it would launch a protest campaign against the government.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=269837
Students’ activities on Anti-Dengue Day
An Anti-Dengue day has been observed in different educational institutes of Punjab with different kind of activities like Anti-Dengue Day walk and seminars to spread awareness about the remedial measure for it.
Orders of suspending absent teachers in Punjab
Secretary education Punjab Abdul Jabbar Shaheen ordered all the EDOS of Punjab province to take action against absent teachers and suspend them. He also reported teachers who could not perform well conducting in 5th and 8th examinations.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-06-2015/Pindi/page2.asp
10 lakhs fund made for Sikh students
A few days ago Sikh student Ranbir Kaur rejected the fund and scholarship offered by the Indian government. So the government of Punjab made 2 committees for the inquiry under the presidency of Ramesh Singh Arora, hence, a 10 lakh fund has been made.
Turk public university delegation visits Lahore leads university.
7 degree programs signed MOUS with the Turk public university. VC Dr Safdar Mahmood said complete information and briefing will be given to the Turkish delegation. Fields of business, computer science, education, tourism and finance research is on shared basis.
UoG road full of potholes.
The three kilometer road linking Gujrat-Jalalpur Jattan Road to the University of Gujrat’s Hafiz Hayar Campus is full of potholes.
Shahbaz approves VCs for eight universities
The Punjab government has finalised vice-chancellors (VCs) for eight out of 10 public sector universities of the province, advertised earlier this year, and they will enjoy a term of two years each unlike traditional four-year tenure, it is reliably learnt.
Punjab University Examinations Department has notified revised schedule of written examination of Master of Surgery (M.S) Part-I 2nd annual examination 2012 to annual examination 2014.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-332662-Exam-schedule
Five PhDs awarded
Punjab University, on Wednesday, awarded PhD degrees to five scholars.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-332657-Five-PhDs-awarded
50 madrassas in Sindh linked with banned outfits
The Sindh government with the help of intelligence agencies has identified at least 48 madrassas in the province having links with banned organisations and half of them are operating in Karachi.
Educating the young
15 schools in Karachi are working under the federal government
Tables turned as scrutiny fails to save students
The decision of the Board of Secondary Education, Karachi, (BSEK) to scrutinise the answer scripts of the failed candidates before issuing the mark sheets has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the board.
Protests staged to undermine BSEK, fears chairman
The hue and cry made by ‘failed’ students and hundreds of protesters could be part of a conspiracy against the board office and the BSEK chairman Anwar Ahmed Zai, who shared his apprehensions while talking to The News.
BSEK chief pledges to sort out complaints within a week
The chairman and controller of examinations of the Board of Secondary Education Karachi shared with the media some of the findings of the scrutiny committee at a press conference in the BSEK committee room on Wednesday.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1198593
Sukkur board announces intermediate results
The board of intermediate and secondary education Sukkur announced the result of annual examination 2015 of Higher Secondary Certificate Part I and II (XI and XII), pre engineering and pre medical groups, on Wednesday for the candidates belonging to Sukkur, Ghotki, Khairpur and Naushahroferoz districts.
Varsity teachers protest against govt interference
The simmering friction between the Sindh government and employees of public-sector universities appears set to gradually escalate hostilities between the two sides.
Planning commission delegation meets VC Shah Abdul Latif University
Planning commission of Pakistan and delegation of higher education commission met Parveen Shah VC of SALU who said that khairpur university environment is very peaceful and is going to improve education at international level. She briefed about the projects which are going in university and appreciate to HEC chairman that he released funds for university.
Sindh professors and lecturers association protested in Hingorja.
Sindh professors and lecturers association suspended 45 teachers in Sukkur, causing SPSA workers Mukhtiar Ahmed and Bashir Ahmed to protest in front of the press club.
18 students punished for cheating in technical board examination.
A meeting was held on August 5th to discuss the future of student who cheated in the exams. In this meeting all the 48 cases were discussed. Out of this 18 students were punished.
Inquiry of Arabs of corruption in Sindh education department.
CM inspection team submitted 25 Crore in the national account balance. Muzaffar Shujra said that one of the security guards received 22 lac. Inquiry has started against illegal appointments. More than 13000 thousands teachers are appointed in Sindh education department.
University teachers observe ‘black day’ in sindh
All public sector universities of the province observed ‘Black Day’ on Wednesday over the controversy over advertisements published by the government for the posts of registrar and controller of examinations in 19 varsities of the province
The End Of UN Funding
The important role that International NGOs play in Pakistan will only be realised once they are gone and the government will be forced to confront the humanitarian crisis alone.
Unicef had stopped running education and child protection programs at Hangu and Nowshera camps.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-06/page-6/detail-2
A curriculum for environment By Dr Raja Muhammad Atif Azad
A crisis can become a cliche if a country keeps facing one tragedy after another.
At school, the subject is normally limited to statistics on pollution. In popular media, such topics easily lose out to spicy political controversies.
Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/932846/a-curriculum-for-environment/
Modernization of curriculum by Sheikh Wali Khan
The curriculum being taught in Pakistani education system is outdated and needs to be updated according to the requirements of modern age. The rest of the world is progressing at a vast pace in every aspect of the life so our ignorance is leaving us behind and doesn’t allow us to progress. The modernization of Education system is mandatory to move forward and to make progress.
Letters to the editor
Apropos Faisal Bari’s article “reimagining education” (July 31), it should serve as a wakeup call to look in to the affairs of the young generation with regard to education.
Our successive governments have done practically nothing to modify the curriculum of history books that have nothing to offer except edited events. We can never rectify our mistakes without accepting them.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-332706-History-update
Removal of principal
These days, we are hearing good news about the government’s success in controlling terrorism and corruption in the country. However, the news about the removal of Aitchison College Lahore is a troubling one.
Education Department of Lower Dir takes action against 82 Non-Teaching Staff
Temergarah: The Education Department of Lower Dir has taken action against 82 teaching & non-teaching staff of the department under the report of the I.M.U and recommended strict disciplinary action against them. They also stated that for improvement of staff attendance, the department has introduced a biometric system in all High and Higher schools of the District.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 8
Education Minister took notice of a complaint by a mute child
Peshawar: Mr. Hassan Khan from Lower Dir Temergaraha passed the class 6th in the Social Welfare School. Minister for Education Mr. Atif Khan took serious notice of non-availability of special school and contacted the Social Welfare Department. The concerned department assured the Minister that immediate action would be taken to solve the issue.
Announcement of second shift in Degree College
Landi Kotal: In Khyber Agency, tehsil Landi Kotal, the Political Agent Mr. Tayyab Abdullah announced a second shift for 350 students of the college who were deprived from admission. He said that expenses would be provided by the assistant political funds.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3
Government Degree College Landi Kotal’s students still deprived of admissions
Khyber Agency: The students of Government Degree College Landi Kotal were deprived of admissions due to the unavailability of seats. Their future seems bleak. During the press conference the students demanded from the Political Agent and other relevant department authorities to take serious action.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3
Frontier Education Foundation employees deprived of salaries
Peshawar: Despite the clear instructions of the provincial government, the employees of the Frontier Education Foundation are still deprived of their salaries. However, the government issued orders earlier to pay salaries till 30th June, 2015.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3
APCA Higher Education President meets Deputy Director Higher Education
Peshawar: APCA Higher Education President, Mr. Zafar Ali Khan Khaksar, met with Deputy Director Higher Education.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3
Chairman Taameer Millat Public School pleas for help
Loralai: Chairman TPS, Mr. Muhammad Ismael, asks for help from the government and the alumni of the institution.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/
Secretary secondary education visits a private school
Quetta: Secretary Saboor Kakar visits a private school in Quetta and dismissed the absent teachers. He further added that unsatisfactory results will not be tolerated. Teachers have to work hard for students. Those who do not complete their course in time will be dealt with harshly.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
No ghost teachers in Loralai
Loralai: The government teachers association said in a press release that there aren’t any ghost teaches in their district and those so-called NGOs and other private organizations are trying to malign the character of teachers.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
D.E.O Mastoong hears teachers problems
Mastoong: G.T.A’s president Mr. Haji Abdullah met the D.E.O with other officials. The D.E.O heard their problems and assured that their problems will be solved. He further added that a lapse will not be tolerated and they will also be given computers.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
Balochistan’s government announces an education endowment fund
Quetta: Balochistan’s government announces an education endowment fund for disadvantaged students in metric.
Hundreds of the students’ future at stake
Quetta: Prime Minister’s Scholarship program for students has not yet been released putting 424 students’ future at stake in different institutes in Islamabad.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-06-2015/Quetta/page3.asp
The presence of teachers would uplift the education standard
Quetta: D.E.O Education Gull Kakar said that the government is taking measures to uplift the standard of education. He said that teachers and students both will have to play a role in elevating the deteriorating standard of education in Balochistan.
Education or business
Quetta: Chairman BQAI, Zahid Khan Kakar, has said that education has been made a business, degrees are being sold and copy culture has become common in Balochistan. This should be curbed.
EDO system abolished; every district to have District Education Authority
Multan: The Punjab government has abolished the EDO system that was introduced by Gen. Pervez Musharraf and was intact for the past 16 years. Every district will have a District Education Authority, which will be responsible for teacher transfers, appointments, selections and conducting examinations. The Divisional Director will be the Chairman of the Education Authority in every District.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-06/page-08
Cases to be registered against school heads and owners if Dengue discovered from schools
Rahim Yar Khan: The government has decided to register criminal cases against school heads and owners of schools that have Dengue larva or mosquitoes. The schools have been asked to teach students about dengue. Special squads have been formed for inspection of schools in this regard.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaaf, Multan, Page No.03
2.8 million Children to be enrolled in schools by 2018 with PEF partnership
Bahawalpur: Engineer Raja Qamarul Islam, Chairman PEF, while addressing a delegation of schools from Yazman said that by the year 2018, 2.8 million children would be admitted in the PEF partner schools.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.08
100 per cent children to be enrolled under CM Education Roadmap
Lodhran: Mr. Sajid Ali, District Manager, National Commission for Human Development Lodhran, while presenting a progress report in the District meeting said that under the CM Education Roadmap, 100 per cent children will be enrolled. The National Human Development Commission and the EDO office will collaborate in the enrollment program and other development programs in the district.
Complete Story: Daily Nayadaur, Multan, Page No.02
Protest for restoration of suspended lecturers
District Khairpur Mirs: The Sindh Professors and Lecturers from khairpur protested for restoration of 45 suspended lecturers of sukkur division. While their protest they have demanded for restoration of suspended lecturers, otherwise protests would be extended.
Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.2
NTS Pass Teachers deprived of salaries for eight months
Mirpurkhas: The NTS Pass Teachers from Mirpurkhas protested before the press club for their salaries. They declared that they had been appointed on merit, but since their appointment they have not been issued salaries. In addition to this they also declared that all documents were clear, but treasury officers were not serious about releasing their salaries. They demanded that the Chief Minister of Sindh and the Education Minister should take notice to resolve it.
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IT Degree college building was not complete
Hyderabad: The construction work of the Information Technology Degree College Tando Bagho is not complete. NGOs have claimed that substandard material was used in the construction work and corruption was rampant.
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JSSF protested to get a girls school’s construction completed
Qamber: The JSSF members from Qabo Saeed Khan protested to get Government Girls High School’s construction work completed. They alleged that construction work has remained unfinished for the past five years.
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Villagers protested against incomplete construction work of a primary school
Qamber Shahdadkot: The residents of village Camred Wali Muhammad Mangnhar protested against incomplete construction work of their village’s primary school. A large number of people gathered before press club raising slogans.
Education board Hyderabad announces schedule of enrolment forms
Hyderabad: Hyderabad Education Board has announced the schedule for submission of enrolment forms of class ninth. The students can submit their enrolment forms up till 3rdSeptember without late fees.
Sukkur Board announced intermediate result
Sukkur: The Education Board of Sukkur announced the result of first and second year of both Pre-Medical and Pre- Engineering. Ms. Faiza from Evershine higher secondary school gambit got first position, Ms. Mehrulnisa on second position, whereas Muhammad Tayab and Samiya Parveen got 3rd position.
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Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.12
Protest rally against Private Schools in Sukkur
Sukkur: The Private School Association Sukkur organized a protest rally against private schools of the city. They gathered before the press club and declared that despite summer vacations most of the schools are open and the government is not taking any action against them.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.3
High School building in crumbling condition; two employees got injured
Ghotki: The building of Government High School Single Section Daharki is in a crumbling condition. Recently two employees of the school got injured due to parts collapsing. The residents have informed the authorities, but nothing has happened yet.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.2