Boys clinch top position in Abbottabad
Boys clinched the top position in the annual result of Higher Secondary School Certificate exam of 2015 in Abbottabad meanwhile the second and third positions were bagged by girls. The results came out on Wednesday evening.
Immediate filling of school vacancies demanded
Villagers on Thursday complained about shortage of teachers at the Government Girls` Primary School Gola and demanded the immediate filling of vacancies.The PTC members said they repeatedly contacted the relevant authorities for the filling of vacancies, but to no avail.
Removal of hate material from school curricula stressed
The Government Citizen Front stressed upon the elimination of hate material against non-Muslims from school curricula and resolution of issues encountered by jail inmates.
Prizes are given to the principals of 120 schools in KP
The government of Khyber Paktunkhwa announced prize and net cash to the principal Mubarak Haleem government Shaheed Taimoor high school Tangi Abazai. Due to their good performance 50 thousand was given to 7 teachers.
Curriculum To Be Updated According To Need
Member Provincial Assembly Zareen Zia said that curriculum should be considered as a living object and updated according to needs and requirements. She was addressing a panel discussion on ‘our Curriculum’ exclusive organized by Peace Education and Development (PEAD) foundation in collaboration with Right to Expression, Assembly, Association and Thought (REAT) Network here.
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New medical colleges, educational institutions to be established on basis of survey, says KP CM
Chief Minister Pervez Khattak Thursday said that the provincial government had initiated a survey to ascertain needs of medical colleges, engineering universities and other higher educational institutions in all districts of the province and new college and universities would be established on the basis of the survey.
New facility for advanced studies opens at UET
This fall, University of Engineering and Technology in the city will not only receive a fresh batch of students but will also have a new research centre. According to a press release issued on Thursday, a US-Pakistan Centres for Advanced Studies (USPCAS) unit has been established at the varsity with the support of the US government.
Community model schools by Balochistan Education Foundation
Managing director of the Balochistan Education Foundation said in a briefing that they are visiting different schools. In the meeting they discussed increasing teachers’ salary from 4000 to 10,000.
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Teachers of FATA rejected the rationalization policy
Khan Malik Mahsood said that a 10% increase in salaries and promotion notifications are issued. All teachers association president said to the teachers in a Jirga in Fata. In this Jirga all the general secretaries and presidents of all the divisions participated. They said that in this budget 10% allowance is also cut from salary.
AJK varsity VC assumes charge
Renowned academician Dr Khawaja Farooq Ahmad assumed the charge of vice chancellor of the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK), here on Thursday. The new VC has more than 24 years of teaching and research experience at various universities.
Speakers lament lack of progress on Article 25-A
Speakers at a day-long conference, organised by Ilm Ideas, speakers urged the government to increase the budget for the education sector and focus on improving formal education. Planning and Reforms Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal said across the globe, the medium of education at the primary level is the mother tongue but in Pakistan, students are forced to grapple with English.
‘Education has never been a priority in policymaking’
The education, health and social sectors have ever been ignored by policymakers in the country. With investing into them, no country can rightfully claim to be developed. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) leader Naeem-ul-Haque on Thursday said this during his address to the participants of the seminar titled “Teachers’ manuals for English and Mathematics subjects of grade 1,2 and 3”, organised by the Management and Development Foundation (MDF), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working for education.
Schoolteachers seek regularisation
Dozens of schoolteachers on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the National Press Club seeking regularisation of their services. The teachers also tried to march towards Parliament House, but Aabpara Police aborted their move and arrested a few teachers, who were released later on.
AIOU declares results of matric programme
Islamabad - Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has declared the final results of its matric program for the Semester Autumn, 2014 and placed the results at its website. According to Controller of Exams (CE), result cards are being sent by post to all the concerned students at their given addresses. The students can also download their results from the University’s website, he added.
Govt To Privatize Institutions In Larger Interest Of Country
Minister of State for Federal Education, Professional Training, Interior and Narcotics Control Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman on Thursday said the government has pre-pared a policy to privatize institutions in the larger interest of the country.
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Educational opportunities for Pakistani Students in America
American state Lova governor Terry Branstid wants to cooperate with Pakistan in educational field . Pakistani counselor general meets with American governor in Chicago and said that Pakistani students are increasing day by day. Governor appreciated the relationship between Pakistan and America in an economic and educational field.
Tree plantation campaign starts at IIUI
The tree plantation campaign started here Thursday at International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI). Rector IIUI Dr Masoom Yasinzai started the campaign by planting a sapling at new campus of the university.
Role of academicians, researchers for socio-economic growth of country stressed
Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday stressed the important role of academicians and researchers for socio-economic growth of the country. The minister also inaugurated the website launched for enhancing interaction among industry and academia.
Ulema Council issues code of conduct for seminaries
Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Thursday released a new code for admissions in madressahs, in line with the government`s policies to streamline management of religious seminaries.
Affiliating Baqai Tertiary College.
Muslim League-N leader Saleem Zia visited the college in the presence of the board of governors of Baqai College and principal Sajid Afzal was also present. Dr. Tabinda Khawaja briefed about the college.
Three days international Harappa conference has started on 15 August in COMSATS University Islamabad.
Comstats institute of information and technology Islamabad has organized a conference to protect the city of Sindh valley Harappa. In this conference national and international archeologists also participated.
Environmental, health issues: Students offer solutions
The students of the country’s largest distance learning university on Thursday presented unique ideas to solve environmental and health problems. At an exhibition, the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) chemistry department’s students of BS, MSc and MPhil programmes showcased their research projects in the form of posters and 3D models to elaborate their synopsis.
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.
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‘Punjab govt to ensure 100pc enrollment by 2018’
Rawalpindi - Chairman Punjab Education Foundation Engineer Qamar ul Islam Raja has said that 27 per cent provincial budget was allocated for promotion of education in Punjab. “Reforms introduced in the education sector have brought an education revolution in the province and ensured equal access to educational facilities by the children belonging to different sections of the society.
Baleegh informs USAID team of education projects
A USAID team led by its Director Education Natasha called on Minister of State for Education Balighur Rehman at his office where the minister informed the formers about several projects being undertaken by the government to improve the education sector. These projects include setting up of National Curriculum Council, revision of National Education Policy 2009 and establishment of vocation and technical training schools etc throughout the country, he said.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-08-07/page-22/detail-7
Progressive private schools association protested for their demands in Punjab
Under the presidency of progressive private schools all the partners of Punjab protested for their rights. President of association Muzamil Siddiqui and vice president Ajmal Ishfaque are protested.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-08-07/page-9
Students must realise Pakistan Movement
Pakistan Movement Worker Col (retd) Ikramullah Khan has said the students played an important role in Pakistan Movement. “The new generation should be told about reasons and purposes of the independence movement,” he said. Ikramullah was addressing a ceremony held in connection with the Independence Day celebrations at Nazaria Pakistan Trust on Thursday, where he recalled many historic incidents.
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CTD, police nick two ‘suspects’ during search of madrasas
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) nailed two suspected students during a search operation in prominent madrasas of city on Thursday.
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IUB to have Rsl50m `Study Park`
overnor Rafiq Rajwana on Thursday laid the foundation-stone of a Study Park and inaugurated a day-care centre for the children of Islamia University`s employees at its Baghdad Campus. The governor, who is also IUB chancellor said on the occasion that the Study Park having computer, internet and sports facilities would be established over 13 acres of land and cost Rs150 million.
Bahuddin Zakariya University sub campus in Vehari
Classes are regularly started from this year. Two Arab budgets are approved and 583 canals land is also approved. Business administration and studies of law is started. Vice chancellor said that government pun jab specified 2 Arab for university.
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Poland — an emerging destination for Pak students
Poland has emerged as a new destination in Central Europe which is now attracting good number of international students from South Asia including Pakistan. This was stated by renowned educationist and Career Counselor Syed Azhar Husnain Abidi during a discussion with this correspondent.
University of Sargodha VC set to get clean chit
A 10-member committee, tasked with reviewing the performance of University of Sargodha (UoS) Vice Chancellor (VC) Akram Chaudhry, has acquitted him of charges against him, a committee member told The Express Tribune on Tuesday.
UHS considers thesis
The 104th meeting of Advanced Studies and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held on Thursday with Vice-Chancellor Prof Muhammad Aslam in the chair. According to a press release issued here on Thursday, the board considered various thesis reports
Anti-corruption officials raid warehouse to find books rotting away
The Sindh Text Book Board, responsible for publishing text books for all the schools in the province, has become the latest casualty in the action against official corruption and embezzlement of public funds. The reported corruption in the publication of school books for the ongoing academic year drew the Sindh Anti-Corruption Establishment to the STBB’s head office in Jamshoro on Thursday.
Varsity to Develop Sindh Agriculture Development Strategy
The first meeting of the competitive Agriculture Research Technical Committee was held at Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Dr. Mujeebuddin Sehrai.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2015-08-07/page-13
Illegal recruitments by Education Ex-Minister
Three teachers were appointed in the directorate of colleges Karachi from grade 1 to 15 .According to the law at these posts local domicile holder are eligible but they break the rules and appointed from interior Sindh and they made illegal domicile and PRC from Karachi and also neglect the disabled quota .
FUUAST employees protesting for their salaries
Academic and non-academic employees are angry on the behavior of university. Employees said that we protested against higher education commission. Vice chancellor said that from last three years higher education commission not released funds.
Agreement signed between the Quaid e Awam University and Beijing University
Quaid e Awam University of engineering sciences and technology Nawabsha and Beijing University of chemical technology China signed agreement for research sharing. Province chancellor Prof. Raza Samoon and china university president Chean Dan Shing signed agreement.
Chairman Hyderabad examination board visit Mehran University enhancement cell
Implementation of quality enhancement cell of Mehran university Jamshoro on Hyderabad examination board. Chairman Hyderabad board Dr Muhammad Memon visit under the presidency of controller examination Masroor Ahmed Zai visit university then V C Mehran university briefed about the activities and functions of Quality enhancement cell.
HEC releasing salaries of FUUAST
HEC chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed said that we don t stop the salary checks of Urdu university. He said their statement on the protest of employees of Urdu university. The problem in operating the university accounts.
KU unions demand justice for Yasir Rizvi
Various teachers’ organisations of Karachi University and Karachi Union of Journalists have demanded Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah to check the progress in the murder case and the compensation that Late Prof Dr Waheedur Rehman alias Dr Yasir Rizvi’s family was to receive.
Former Registrar KU Passes Away
A former Registrar of Karachi University, Tariq Mehmood, was laid to rest at the Campus Graveyard here on Thursday. A University official said that the deceased had passed away on Wednesday.
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It’s a dream of every parent to provide the best education to their children from best institutes like Cadet College Petaro, Aitchison College Lahore, Military College Jhelum etc. Unfortunately their children don’t qualify for the admissions as they fail to come on the merit list. This is just because the roots of corruption, money and source have crept long inside the educational institutes such as Aitchison College where from decades of years the students were being selected on source by using the powers of our so-called leaders to get their kids qualified for the admission.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/07-Aug-2015/killing-dreams
The vulnerable children of Pakistan by Zeeba T Hashmi
The Constitution of Pakistan enshrines six Articles to safeguard the rights of children, which include protecting children from slavery, forced labour and employment of children under 14 in hazardous vocations, providing special protection to children, maintaining the religious identity of children at educational institutions, to provide free and compulsory education to children between the ages of five and 16 and to remove all social evils against children.
eLearning — the devil in the detail
The eLearning website was launched in January 2014 by the government of Punjab with great fanfare. Full page advertisements appeared in major newspapers, informing the public about a revolutionary educational initiative of the government of Punjab. The advertising claimed that Punjab had made a giant leap in disseminating education through the internet. Under the Media tab, the site makes a lofty claim that “the first government e-Learning initiative in Pakistan has revolutionized the entire education of the country”.
Implementation of Urdu and Education System by Najma Alam
All the private and public institutions in the three months presented their all rules and regulations and all their activities in Urdu language. According to the Supreme Court order all the government officials, leaders and president delivered speech in Urdu in the country and outside the country. English language has its own value but we promote our national language. Before the independence of Bangladesh in Pakistan Urdu is spoken and written in universities and in the least level but the Bengalis are in majority and we did not give them government.
School safe place for girls
Schools are considering as most safe place for girls where they learn and get some progress. Government of KP has recently reserved 5-6 billion for constructions of poor infrastructure and boundary walls to all schools. Parents and female students are now happy from this initiative.
Letters to the Editor
Without a computer
Students are taught computer science as a subject in The Educators school system. However, the school`s Pindi Road Kohat branch is without a computer lab.
Joint work is needed to promote and develop education: Dilshad Begum
Peshawar: Dilshad Begum has stated that work is needed to make the educational system influential. She welcomed work with all civil societies to make and spread standard education.
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Entry test held at engineering University
Peshawar: An entrance exam for admission in engineering was held in Islamia College and the cricket ground of Peshawar University where students from all over KP were present. 15738 male students and 515 female students appeared in the test. The result would be displayed online the next day.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3
First priority of provincial government is to develop Education: Atif Khan
Peshawar: Provincial education minister, Atif Khan, stated that now the first priority of the provincial government is the development of education. The government wants to develop government schools more than the private ones both in the curricular and co-curricular activities so that every person whether poor or rich will be literate in this province.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.2
Success cannot be achieved without education: Manager Amjad
Katlang: Manager Mr. Amjad stated that success is not possible without education. Parents, teachers and the government should play an important role in Education so they should play an active role as this is the need of time.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.5
Inquiry and notice would be taken against schools that opened before 1st August
Pabbi: Muhammad Inaam has instructed schools not to open before 1st August otherwise they’ll be fined and registration of these schools would be cancelled. According to the government, all schools will be reopened on 31st August.
Complete Story: Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.5
A nation can progress through education
Khuzdar: Colonel Mr. Tanveer Hussain has said that a nation can progress through education and F.C is working in this regard. He shared his thoughts on a laptop distribution ceremony in BRC college.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/
Ghost teachers in government middle schools
Dalbandin: Councilor Dalbandin Mir Badal Khan discussed ghost teachers with the district chairman. He added that S.S.Ts and J.S.Ts teachers are not working properly thus making the students suffer.
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Teachers absenteeism will not be tolerated
Quetta: D.E.O Quetta has claimed that absence from schools by teachers will not be tolerated.
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Teachers should assure their presence
Quetta: Provincial Minister Nawab Jokizai addressed a convention of G.T.A with other officials. He said that teachers are the backbone of the country and they need to assure their presence in schools.
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Government is diligently working for education progress
Turbat: The Secretary of the National Party Baluchistan with other party workers visited elementary colleges of the district where he was briefly told about the problems of the institutes. He assured them that their problems will be addressed soon.
A government primary school to be promoted to middle status
Turbat: Ishaq Dasti (a leader of the National Party) said in his talk that the students are facing difficulties due to unavailability of middle schools. Hence, he has requested the C.M of Balochistan to raise primary school’s standard to middle level.
Availability of text books should be assured
Lasbela: Students of the district said that they were still facing difficulty in gaining books and other facilities. Hence, they requested the NRSP and the education department to solve that their problems before summer vacation ends.
Educational institutes to be made functional
Quetta: Baloch Students Organizations’ members showed their concerns over absent students of the area and said that it is an alarming situation for them. Therefore, educational institutes of darkhasan belt should be made functional.
Teachers’ problems will surely be resolved
Mastoong: G.T.A’s President Haji Abdullah met with the D.E.O Mastoong with the co-party workers. D.E.O told them that their legal issues will be addressed soon and they should work hard for the betterment of education.
Male, Female teachers to be transferred to their gender relevant schools
District Rawalpindi: The government of Punjab has issued orders to transfer male teachers to boys’ schools and female teachers to female schools immediately after the summer vacations.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.3
Schools Councils become inactive and ineffective
Rahim Yar Khan: The Schools Councils that were set up in 1998 with the purpose of supervising the school performances and improving the situation of the education system have become inactive and ineffective. The bank accounts are being controlled and used by the head masters; audits are just paper works and formalities. The headmasters and members not in coordination with each other, officials report “all is good”.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9
Girls’ school becomes a pond of rainwater
Rahim Yar Khan: Government Girls High School Chak No.45/P, which has 600 girl students, has become a pond of rain water; the residents have demanded action by the officials.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan. Page No.10
Schools to be upgraded, sufficient teachers to be appointed
Rahim Yar Khan: Khawaja Idrees, District Chairman, Zakat o Usher Committee Rahim Yar Khan, while addressing a seminar on the issue of Education, Health and Life organized by the National Commission for Human Development said that the schools will be upgraded and sufficient teachers would be appointed at schools.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan. Page No.2
Lives of 305 students endangered in miserable school building
Rahim Yar Khan: The building of Elementary School Deeno Shah, Sadiqabad is in a miserable condition, the roofs are leaking, which have threatened the lives of 305 students. The school is without basic facilities.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-08-06/page-3
Teachers threaten protest against EDO Bahawalpur for illegal teacher transfers
Bahawalpur: Punjab Teachers Union, Bahawalpur held a meeting and threatened to launch a protest campaign against the EDO Bahawalpur for his illegal transfers of the teachers.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan. Page No.10
Absentee teachers to face action
Lodhran: Nazuk Shehzad, EDO District Lodhran told a group of journalists that action would be taken against the absentee teachers.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaaf, Multan. Page No.04
10th August the last date for paper rechecking
Multan: The Board of Intermediate Education has announced that the last date for rechecking of papers of matriculation is 10th of August, 2015. The rechecking fees is RS.1100/-
Complete Story: Daily Ausaaf, Multan. Page No.03
Anti corruption team raided the Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro
Jamshoro: The anti-corruption team raided the Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro and took thousands of books and other records in their custody. It is reported that millions of rupees of budget for free text books was grabbed through corruption; the text board had to publish 50 lacs sets of text books, but only 45 lacs sets have been printed.
Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 2
Director of private schools rejected registration of 4 schools
Mirpurkhas: The Director of private schools, Mr. Abdul Hamid Shaikh, has suspended the registration of four schools of the city. The schools were open in spite of summer vacations.
Scandal of promotion of Junior Teachers in Karachi
Karachi: Hundreds of Junior Teachers of Malir have been promoted though corruption of the officers. The officers have promoted them on bogus degrees and have grabbed huge amount of budget of the department. The promotions have been done through getting bribe from the teachers.
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Tando Muhammad Khan Education corruption report factual: Ahmed Jan Sarhandi
Tando Muhammad Khan:Mr. Ahmed Jan Sarhandi has declared in his press statement that a report of corruption in the education department of Tando Muhammad Khan is factual. He added that former D.O Mr. Hassan Soomro and Ashraf Memon were the hub of corruption.
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Investigation of corruption in education department of Dadu
Dadu: The Chief Ministers Investigation Team reached the education office of Dadu and started an investigation on corruption. The information was gathered on service books, difference bills and time scale.
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Steps to be taken to save Education in Sindh: Seminar
Thatta: NGOs, advocates, educationists and the youth of the Thatta have said that steps should be taken to save education in the Sindh Province. While addressing the seminar Mr. Rafique Tunio said that girls should be sent to schools to acquire education which is the need of the time now. It was highlighted in the seminar that strategies are made, but no follow up seems to ensure them.
Rain water surrounded College building
Mirpur Khas: The building of High Secondary School and College of Kot Ghulam Muhammad are surrounded with rain water and management is silent to take any notice. The residents have informed town committee, but no response has seemed on the side.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-08-07/news/page3/1%20(2).htm
Khairpur Medical College registered in the name of Qaim Ali Shah
Karachi: Health Department has issued an approval of Khairpur Medical College to be registered in the name of current Chief Minister of Sindh Mr. Qaim Ali Shah.
Secretary Education suspended a clerk on accused of corruption
Larkana: The Secretary Education has suspended a clerk of Director Education office Larkana on the complaint of two sisters. The girls were protesting since many days for their offer order. It is reported that clerk Mr. Gulsher Bughti was directly involved in selling offer orders of teaching posts by taking bribes from ineligible candidates by expelling the names of candidates from the merit lists. He has been suspended by the secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho and the investigation is handed over to Anti Corruption department through an official letter. It is also reported that Mr. Bughti was involved in the same practice in past recruitments of the Teachers through NTS.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 12
Orders to remove contract employees of Education Board Sukkur
Sukkur: Chief Minister’s Secretariat has inquired through a letter from the chairman education board Sukkur to explain the appointment of contract based employees.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 3
Three Thousand illegal appointments in tenure of former Education Minister
Karachi: The scandal of 3000 illegal appointments in colleges of Karachi in the tenure of former Education Minister Mr. Pir Mazhar has been exposed. The illegal appointments were done in different colleges of Karachi.