SSc exams: KP CM wants foolproof security at examination Centre’s
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has directed for ensuring security at all examination Centre’s during the coming SSC annual examination 2016. He ordered to chalk out strategy for preventing cheating and take action against the elements found involved in unfair means.
Inter District women games
The closing ceremony of Inter District Women Games was held on Friday. Mardan’s players won the champion trophy. Malakand was runners up and Swabi was third. VC Abdul Wali Khan University, Prof. Dr. Ahsaan Ali was the chief guest of the ceremony.
New experiments in education department should be stopped
Govt. should implement same policies in education sector for at least 10 years. New experimentations with education sector have led to downfall of the sector.
K-P’s Secretary Education called to the Supreme Court
Supreme Court has called K-P’s secretary education while hearing the case of promotions of 89 teachers. Court remarked that it was important to hear the views of govt. too.
Campaign against ‘Boothi’ Mafia
Nazim of Tehsil Domail, Fida Muhammad Khan has said that transparency will be ensured in the matriculation exams. He will lead a campaign against the cheating and ‘boothi’ mafia.
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Education is a great treasure
Famous academician, Prof. Siraj-ul-Islam has said that education is a great treasure for humanity. Private schools should play positive role in ending our educational downfall.
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K-P Govt. considering household level survey to determine OOSC
K-P’s Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, Muhammad Atif Khan has said that the K-P government is considering conducting a household level survey to determine the number of out of school children.
IRC Pakistan awards training certificates to 85 displaced youth
Peshawar: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) Pakistan organised a certificate distribution ceremony at the Government Advanced Technical Training Centre (GATTC) here on Saturday. At the ceremony, 85 young people from the families temporarily displaced from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) were given certificates, toolkits and stipend.
Quality education key to Peace, Prosperity: Jhagra
Peshawar—The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that knowledge is the main step for the peace and prosperity adding that societies attain the goals of prosperity, peace and development through the quality of education and innovation.
The right focus: New governor highlights importance of knowledge, education
Peshawar: Governor Zafar Iqbal Jhagra has said knowledge is a key for peace and prosperity and this can only be attained through quality of education and innovation.
Three-Day Int’l Conference on Medical Education kicks off at KMU
Peshawar: A three-day International Conference on Medical Education jointly organised by Khyber Medical University (KMU) and Association for Excellence in Medical Education (AEME) begins at KMU phase-V Hayatabad in Peshawar. The theme of the conference is “Standardising Medical Education in Pakistan: A National Agenda”.
PU wins mega KP challenge trophy
Peshawar: The two-day Youth Carnival Mega Challenge MC-16 concluded amid joy and fun at the Qayyum Sports Complex here on Sunday, with the Punjab University grabbing maximum number of trophies.
Stay order against cutting increment of teachers
Peshawar High court’s bench has given a stay order against the recovery of six lac rupees each from the teachers of Peshawar Public School Warsak Road.
Tribes urged to educate their children by tribal leaders
Abdul Raheem Baraich and other tribal leaders of Baraich tribes have urged the members of Baraich tribe to educate their children so that they can actively take part in the growth and development of the country. Similarly, Sadokhan Khilji has stressed Khilji tribe to get their children educated.
School vacations end
As soon as the school vacations ended in Balochistan, huge crowds could be seen on the stationery shops. Stationery items are more expensive this year as compared to the previous year.
Separate examination room for specific girls
It has been revealed that over two dozen girls were seated in a separate room. They were supposed to be seated in the examination hall. When DEO female tried to inspect those girls then they reacted against her aggressively.
Rain water creating problems for examinees
Students had to sit on their desks to give matric exam in Ali Sheikhan to avoid the rain and sewerage water that had entered the exam hall after heavy rain.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-05-2016/Quetta/page2.asp
Enrolment campaign on full swing
Additional Secretary Education, Muneer Ahmed Noorzai claimed in a press conference that the enrolment campaign is on full swing in Balochistan. This year more than 19,000 students will be enroled in Qila Abdullah.
Balochistan to send every child to school: minister
Quetta: Balochistan Education Minister Abdul Rahim Ziaratwal has alleged that a number of teachers hired to teach science subjects are incompetent. He made this observation while addressing a ceremony in the border-town of Chaman that marked the launch of the education department’s campaign ‘to send every child to school’.
AJK PM says quality education govt’s top priority
Mirpur: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Ch. Abdul Majeed has said that provision of quality education in AJK is the top priority of his government. Addressing the annual awards distribution ceremony at Kashmir Model College on Saturday, the premier said that setting up five universities and three medical colleges is a big achievement of his government.
Education: Public and private sectors must deliver quality, says Majeed
AJK Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed on Saturday called for the delivery of quality education, from primary to university level by private and public sector educational institutes. He was speaking as chief guest at the annual prize distribution ceremony of Kashmir Model College.
Loans for private institutes
AJK’s education minister, Matloob Inqilaabi has said that PPP led government has rendered many services for education. If it comes to the government again then private schools will be provided loans on easy conditions.
Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/index.php?statio_id=8
2 crore out of school children are sufficient to wake us up, says Baligh-ur-Rehman
Minister of Federal education & Professional Training Egr Muhammad Baligh-Ur-Rehman has said that the 2 crore out of school children are sufficient enough to give us a wakeup call. He was addressing the Provincial Conference for Education Goals in Lahore.
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Saira Afzal outraged over inspection of Medical Colleges
PMDC’s President and Executive Committee member have started the process of inspecting medical colleges without prior information. Saira Afzal has shown her dissatisfaction over this practice.
Results announced by AIOU
Allama Iqbal Open University has announced the results of final examinations of PhD, MPhil and MSc. Result cards are being posted to the students. Results are also available on the varsity’s website.
AIOU extends admissions’ deadline till 21
Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Friday extended the last date of admissions for Matric to postgraduate-level programmes till March 21 without any late fee. The decision to this effect was taken by AIOU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Shahid Siddiqui to accommodate maximum number of people particularly those living in far-flung areas. There is also a pressing demand from prospective students and their parents for the extension of the last date for admissions.
RYMUN concludes with high spirits
Roots Youth Model United Nations (RYMUN 2016) concludes after four days of intellectual brainstorming, interactive committee sessions and exchange of ideas. The event was full of ethnic demonstration from the different parts of the world, colors, eagerness, enthusiasm and energy.
Quaid-i-Azam University tops ITU ranking
The Scientometrics Lab (SLAB) of the Information Technology University (ITU) on Friday launched its first Quality Research rankings of more than 200 universities and research institutions of Pakistan. According to ITU-QRR rankings, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad topped the overall ranking list issued by SLAB.
AIOU result announced
Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has declared final results of its postgraduate programs for Semester Spring, 2015 and placed them at the University’s Website www.aiou.edu.pk”
Complete story: http://thenews.com.pk/print/103365-AIOU-result-announced
Up gradation of schools continues under Education Reform Programme
Islamabad: In a bid to reform education in public sector and bring it at par with private sector, the Prime Minister Education Reforms programmes continues in the federal capital as government has upgraded the Islamabad Model School for Boys F8/3.
Triple achievement for 'Robokids United' In National Robotics Championship at CASE
Islamabad: As many as 17 teams with more than 160 children between 9 to 16 years of age from more than six cities of Pakistan competed in the 5th National Robotics Championship organised by Starfall Foundation at CASE University in the federal capital on Saturday (February 20th).
Host of challenges for newly appointed Executive Director of HEC
Islamabad: Host of challenges need immediate attention of newly appointed executive director of Higher Education Commission (HEC) who is responsible for the utilisation of HEC's budget worth of Rs 65 billion being the principal accounting officer.
Govt in rapid pursuit of Reforming Education
Islamabad - In a bid to reform education in public sector and bring it at par with private sector, the federal government has initiated the much needed and awaited reforms marking their beginning with schools renamed after the names of Army Public School (APS) Peshawar martyrs.
AIOU, HEC join hands to prepare National Policy on ODL
Islamabad - Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) will join hands to prepare a unified national policy on Open Distance Learning (ODL) system. In this connection, a high-level conference is being convened next month to seek suggestions from the institutions which are involved in imparting education through ODL or online system. Such a policy is need of the hour to make the ODL system more effective, said Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Shahid Siddiqui while reviewing the arrangements of the conference.
David Medawar visits Preston University
Islamabad—Eminent globetrotter David Medawar set his feet on the soil of Pakistan. He has come here as part of his ambitious journey to become the fastest person to travel to all the 195 countries of the world in the shortest possible time.
QAU, IIUI 'Flouting' CDA Building Bylaws
The two biggest public sector universities of the federal capital; International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) and Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU) are developing their buildings in absence of an approved layout plan. The approval of layout plan from Capital Development Authority (CDA) is a legal requirement to initiate the development work on site.
AIOU, HEC to prepare Policy for Distance Learning
Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) will be jointly preparing a national policy on open distance learning (ODL) system. According to press release issued on Saturday, a high-level conference would be convened next month to seek suggestions from the institutions regarding imparting education through ODL.
F-7/2 Women's College to get Gym
The Islamabad Model College for Women F-7/2 would soon have a gymnasium. An official source said that the construction work on the gymnasium could not be started for the last years due to shortage of funds adding that now funds have been made available to the administration to start work on the project.
45% children of Pakistan deprived of education
Senior member of PTI, Abdul Aleem Khan has said that 45% children of Punjab are deprived of education in Punjab. The required number of schools will not be achieved even in the period of 35 years from now onwards. Govt. has miserably failed to implement the Compulsory Education Act.
Dengue spray made students unconscious
33 girls of were left unconscious by the alleged dengue spray in Govt. Girls High School in Jhelum. The affected students were shifted to the DHQ Hospital.
3-Day book fair commences At PU
Lahore—The Punjab University will hold Tomorrow (Monday) a three-day book fair on New Campus to provide latest books on all subjects to students, research scholars, teachers and visitors at a special discount ranging from at least 10 to 40 per cent on its original price.
Check on annual fee hike: Private schools in Punjab to close for two days
Lahore: Private schools, including the elite, in Punjab will remain closed for two days (March 8 and 9) to lodge their protest against the Punjab Private Educational Institutions (Promotion and Regulation Amendment) Bill 2015.
Children forced to work instead of going to school
Labor Department Rawalpindi could not curb child labor despite the special instructions of Punjab govt. Children are forced to work instead of going to schools.
School Categorization by PEF
Punjab Education Foundation has decided to do the ranking of schools affiliated with the Education Voucher Scheme. The ranking report will be uploaded on the PEF’s website.
Fake teachers: Three more cases of illegal appointment unearthed
Three more cases of unlawful appointments in the Rawalpindi education department have been unearthed. According to sources in the education department, three fake women teachers have been hired for a high school for boys.
Teachers union holds foreign consultants responsible for downfall of education
Punjab Teachers Union’s central president, Sajad Akbar Kazmi has said that the education policies devised by foreign consultants have led to the downfall of education system. There used to be 70,000 academic institutes in Punjab but now there are only 52,000 institutes. They will also hold a protest on March 14 against the govt.’s policies on education.
Guidelines for paper distributors from BISE Lahore
BISE Lahore has given strict instructions to the paper distributors to perform their duties diligently. Distribution Inspectors have been ordered to ensure their presence in the bank at the time of paper distribution.
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Funds approved for Dhoke Syedan Degree College
Funds have been approved by Planning and Development Department Punjab for the construction of Degree College in Dhoke Syedan, Rawalpindi. 9.03 million rupees and 25.02 million rupees have been approved for girls and boys Degree College respectively.
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Degree College Raiwind vulnerable to security risks
Government Degree College for Boys, Raiwind is prone to security risks. Parents have urged the local police to beef up the security of said college to prevent any terrorist event.
Law Colleges body set up
Lahore - A law colleges association was established which would work for the development of law colleges and quality of law education in Punjab, says a press release. It said a committee comprising principals of eleven law colleges was also made. It said that the participants unanimously had decided that they would work for the quality of legal education after consulting Pakistan and Punjab Bar Councils in the province.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/05-Mar-2016/law-colleges-body-set-up
All Pakistan debating championship kicks off
Lahore - First time in the history of Punjab University the Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) is organizing All Pakistan Parliamentary Debating Championship 2016. In this connection the inaugural ceremony was held at Institute of Education and Research’s Waheed Shaheed Hall here on Friday.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-03-05/page-14/detail-6
Schools urged to follow research-oriented IB System
Lahore: The office bearers of an emerging educational system, International Baccalaureate (IB), urged Pakistani schools and parents of students to go global with IB education if they want future of Pakistani youth equipped not only with quality education but character building as well.
Punjab schools to go solar
Lahore - Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the Punjab government has evolved a programme to convert 5,000 schools on solar energy. He was presiding over a meeting which reviewed different proposals regarding installation of solar tube-wells, converting schools on solar energy and running of water filtration plants for Saaf Pani Project through solar energy.
A Royal Academy
Lahore: When Ranjit Singh’s grandson Nau Nihal Singh constructed his three-storey haveli inside Mori Gate in the Walled City of Lahore, little did he know that it would eventually become a place of learning.
Right to learn: Roshni Toh Tum Bhi Ho - A photography show
Lahore: Roshni Toh Tum Bhi Ho—an exhibition featuring the work of eight freelance photojournalists commenced on Friday. The photojournalists have come together to present images of Pakistani schoolchildren from across the nation in a bid to express solidarity with those martyred in the 2014 Peshawar carnage.
‘Quality education imperative for delivery of justice’
LAHORE: The quality of justice system greatly depends on the standard of legal education, former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has said. “There is a need to revamp the legal education system… law is the driving force for a country’s development,” the former CJP said at a conference, titled Redefining Legal Education in Pakistan, held on Saturday.
IB teaching reviewed
Lahore: A bi-annual meeting between International Baccalaureate (IB) school representatives of 30 private and public schools, members of the Association of IB World Schools in Pakistan (IBPAK) from 5 cities was organised on Friday.
Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1060095/ib-teaching-reviewed/
Teachers’ Training schedule for PEF partner schools
Punjab Education Foundation has given the schedule for training of teachers of PEF’s partner schools. The workshop will be coordinated by the Directorate of Staff Development.
Stationery Items get expensive
At the start of new academic session, the prices of stationery items are soaring high. The prices of copy, register, school bags and uniforms have increased by a factor of two to three. Copy was sold at Rs. 40 last year but this year it is being sold at Rs. 120.
Teachers’ appointments declared bogus
Appointments of teachers made from 17th April, 1995 to 18th January 1996 in Rawalpindi have been declared as bogus. DEO Elementary has issued a special circular memo which has asked all the school heads to submit the list of teachers who got appointed in these dates. A meeting has been called in CDGR to scrutinize the degrees of teachers.
Even I want to attend school
Afghan refugee, 12 year old Bashir is a resident of vegetable market. He picks usable things from the garbage heaps. He earns 400 rupees per day and gives 300 out of them to his parents. He also longs for getting education in the school.
No compromise on school security
Administrator of Eastern Baldia, Ashfaq Ahmed Mallah has said that there would be no compromise on the security of schools. The future of our country is linked to the children in schools.
Data Science Degree Program in University of Karachi
World can’t prosper without data. If we also want to be counted amongst developed countries then we shall have to lay the foundation of such a science. The role of data science is very important. That is why University of Karachi is going to start a degree program in data sciences.
Under Investigation officers appointed in Karachi’s Colleges
The process of appointing officials in Karachi’s colleges has started. Most of the appointees are already facing inquiries in different cases.
JPMC’s 39 doctors to deliver lectures at JSMU
Karachi: Sindh Health Department has provided services of 39 doctors of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) to Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU), where they will deliver lectures. JSMU has been affiliated with JPMC. According to a notification, following doctors from JPMC are allowed to join their new assignments at JSMU as per list provided under their current post. These doctors will deliver lectures at JPMC for one-year period.
NAB interrogates Mirpurkhas education officials
Karachi: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Karachi interrogated officials of Mirpurkhas District Accounts Office in the case of issuance of salaries to suspected teachers and other staff without the approval of relevant drawing and disbursement officers and appointments on the basis of fake documents.
Winners of Oxford’s reading Contest announced
The Oxford University Press (OUP) announced names of the national winners of its school reading programme—Oxford Big Read (OBR).
CJP asks students to play role for Country’s Progress
Karachi—Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has asked the students of Sindh Madrassat-ul-Islam University to come forward and play the leadership role, in conformity with the ideals of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
LLB Part II results announced
Controller Examinations, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Rashid Azmi has notified the results of LLB Part-II. 668 candidates had appeared in the exam. 314 were declared pass and the remaining 354 remained unsuccessful.
188 Madaaris getting foreign funding
188 Madaaris of Pakistan have been getting foreign funding. Major funders include Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Iran and Turkey. Largest number of foreign funded madaaris is in Punjab.
Gawadar Book Festival By Naseem Anjum
The importance of education in Gawadar can be gauged through the fact that this year’s book festival was visited by more than 7,000. Nearly 650,000 rupees worth book were sold in the festival.
Education and Prophet’s companions
Hazrat Maaz bin Jabal (R.A.) said, ‘Seek education because getting knowledge actually amounts to fearing Allah’. Getting knowledge is nothing less than offering prayers. Hazrat Abdullah bin Abbass (R.A.) said, ‘I prefer a night spent in academic dialect to night spent in worship’.
Student politics by “Kuldip Nayar”
Should students take part in politics was the question even before independence. The same debate raged when I was studying law at Lahore. We would skip classrooms on the call of Mahatma Gandhi or some other national leaders to show solidarity with the independence struggle. The agitation was against the British rulers and it never struck us that we were missing studies.
US committed to the enablement of women By David Hale
Education is one of the surest paths to success and social mobility. Yet thousands of girls are still kept out of school in Pakistan. Each empty classroom seat represents untold and untapped potential. Through scholarships, teacher trainings and other education programs, the US is dedicated to helping Pakistan increase girls’ enrolment in schools and improve the quality of education they receive.
Don’t blame the healer By Muhammad Hamid Zaman
There is no doubt, based on data over decades and countless personal stories of victims, that there are deep issues associated with education, safety and security of girls and women in the country.
Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1060483/dont-blame-the-healer/
Letters to the Editor
Downfall of education
No one can deny the importance of education. But it is unfortunate to observe that education is treated indifferently by the leaders.
Higher education – still a dream
Education is necessary for all. But in Pakistan, getting higher education is a daunting task. It is just a dream which is hard to fulfill.
No school for girls in Dahand Locality
Due to the risky location the only one Government Primary School for Boys Dahand Pandiali is an alarm for the locals students therefore most of the area students are saying goodbye to education because the school building situated under the Dahand bridge and adjacent to the main Peshawar Bajaur road.
New experiments in education department must be stopped now
Peshawar: The Government should implement 10 year Education Policy because new experiments and changes in it is ruining and making our education system weak and useless. New implementations raise a big question mark on our educational system. These views were shared by ATA member Ikram Khan Daudzai during meeting with with teachers
Bajaur, action demanded against ignoring teachers in matric examination
Bajaur Agency: Notice demanded from Secretary Education against neglecting Senior Teacher of Bajaur during matric examination duty. All Senior Teachers Federation Bajaur Agency Haji Nisar Khan said that Bajaur S.E.T and S.S.T teachers are totally ignored in Malakand Board matric exams which are very disappointing for them. All teachers also participated in a peaceful rally for their lawful rights and demanded Secretary Education to take notice against this situation.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Page No.3
Thousands rupees taken from students for issuing roll number slips
Peshawar: The Youth Welfare Organization Chairman Imran Khan and General Secretary Muhammad Qasid demanded government action against the receiving of thousands rupees from students for roll number slips in Government High School for Boys .He further said that every year thousands of rupees taken from students for issuing Roll number slips and in actual that money is given to the examination duty staff for allowing students to cheat. He demanded from Provincial Education Minister to take action against this situation otherwise protest will be recorded.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Page No.3
Khawaza Khela, shortage of class 9th books, students face difficulties
Khawaza Khela: In Khawaza Khela market there is shortage of class 9th textbooks due to which students are facing difficulties. Student’s wants solution because their studies are badly affected due to shortage of books and parents are also worried about their children’s future. They demanded from board to take notice of the situation and punish people who are responsible for this loss.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx
Kohat, teachers of Model high School Shakar darra haven’t got their salaries for last eight months
Kohat: Teachers of Model high School Shakar darra haven’t got their salaries for last eight months due to which they are facing lots of troubles and stated that if salaries were not granted to them, then they will hold a protest along with students. They further said that they have informed the District Government but still they are deprived of their salary which is now unbearable.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-Nas, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Page No.3
No Primary School in a village situated besides Peshawar
Peshawar: Pakistan Muslim League Khyber Pakhtunkhwa President Intikhab Chamkany stated that Government has introduced Pant Shirt uniform for government schools which is just to make fun of poor People and just doing new experiments as usual in Education Department. They have taken the decision of Pant Shirt uniform without thinking that either poor student will be able to afford or not. Moreover they are unaware of the fact that 75% of population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lives in villages where there is no facility of schools, furniture, water supply, teachers and other facilities but they are focusing on uniform which is a sort of a new experiment in Education Department for them.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Page No.8
Chief Minister directs for foolproof security
Peshawar: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Pervaiz Khattak has directed for ensuring security at all examination centers during the coming SSC annual examination 2016, ordering to chalk out a strategy for preventing cheating and to take action against the elements found involved in unfair means.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.1
Grade-IV staff rejects 24-hour duty as a human rights violation
Batkhela: The provincial grade-IV employee’s Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa rejects 24 hours duty of a government primary school’s watchmen and declares its violation of human rights.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx
Primary teachers disregard in duty assignment is injustice, Bakhtiar Siddique
Peshawar: The Candidate of Wahdat Teachers District Peshawar Bakhtiar Ahmad Siddique said that the primary teachers are totally ignored during examination duty of Educational Board, which is an injustice to them. He also said that if this attitude continued then the teachers will hold a Protest against their unjust act.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3
Haripur, Section-144 imposed on schools and examination centers by the Deputy Commissioner
Haripur: The Deputy Commissioner Haripur Tasleem Khan has imposed Section-144 on schools and all examination centers in Haripur. This order was issued due to security issues and public gathering near the 200 Meters of the exam centers or school is strictly prohibited.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.8
Shangla Education Department ordered the appointments of 385 teachers
Allpuri: In the Shangla Education Department, 385 teachers have been appointed, including 9 persons with disability. According to details, the present government is playing a positive role in promoting education and trying hard to fulfill teachers’ shortage.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3
Private schools agreed on practical actions adapted to get rid of Cheating
Mardan: The Secretary board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Mr. Tariq Jan headed a meeting with the major Cabinet of Private School Management Association in which different things especially Matric examinations, which are going to be start on 15 March, were discussed and it was decided that every private school will adopt special measures to get rid of cheating. Members encouraged his efforts and ensured that they will cooperate in this matter.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4
Demand for taking back decision of raising admission fees
Peshawar: In the supervision of Provincial President of PSF Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Sami-ullah Khan, an urgent meeting was held in which Sami-ullah Khan stated that the increase in admission and tuition fees is the terrorism which is never appreciable .By doing so, education is becoming impossible for poor students, so this decision must be taken back so that the education would be available to everyone.
Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2
Two BBA & Engineering students arrested for taking Bhatta on the name of Talibaan
Abbottabad: Two students of BBA & Engineering were arrested for taking Bhatta of 20 lac rupees, on the name of Talibaan.
Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=2
Pant, Shirt uniform introduced in Government schools
Peshawar: Khyber Paktukhuwa has introduced Pant, Shirt uniform in Government schools. Now the students will wear grey colour Pant and sky blue shirt.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj Peshawar, Page No.1
School administration revealed the false claims of Billion Tree Tsunami
Peshawar: The Government School Jogewara has revealed the false claims of Billion Tree Tsunami Campaign of Tehreek-e-Insaf. The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Insaf, Mr. Imran khan is promoting Billion Tree Tsunami in order to bring greenery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, whereas the Government institutes are doing the opposite by promoting deforestation and cutting of trees which is disappointing for Khyber Paktunkhuwa Government who is investing millions on this project.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.2
Battagram, directives of 10 different cadres appointments
Battagram: The Male District Education Officer Battagram, Mr. Muhammad Riaz Sawati has ordered the appointments of 10 different cadres. DEO has ordered these cadres to take hold of schools immediately in which they have been appointed.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5
Provision of furniture began in different Primary educational institutes
Akora Khattak: The Provincial government has started to provide furniture in different Primary educational institutes. The students have been provided with bench and desks on which they were very happy.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3
Inspection of class 5th Examination Halls
Battagram: The Assistant District Education Officer Mir Samad Khan visits different schools and examine the class 5th Examination Halls, showing satisfaction on examination process and attendance of teachers and directed the teachers to enroll and pay more attention on educational training.
Complete Story: Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No. 4
Ghost employees being protected: Wattan teachers
District Quetta: The Central spokesperson of Wattan Teacher Association condemned MPA yesterday’s statement saying that truth cannot hide; the current Secretary Education is totally protecting ghost employees, instead to make bound of duties. He said merit is violated in this regard while NTS pass candidates are still wondering for legitimate right of recruitment. He demanded from CM Balochistan and other high officials to take action against such violations.
Basic facilities should be provided to students during matriculation examinations
District Zhob: The District President GTA Zhob Mr. Fatah Khan Mandokhel condemned poor arrangements for matriculation examinations. They said irrelevant people are wondering in examination halls, no proper lighting arrangement is there in class rooms and no portable water facility is available for students in examination centers. They demanded from concerned officials to take notice of such irregularities.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-07-2016/quetta/page7.asp
Education department arranges walk regarding admission campaign
District Panjgoor: The Education department arranged a walk regarding admission campaign in which people from different walks of life participated and leaded by ADC Panjgoor Mr. Muhammad Ikram Kashani and other officials. Participants shared views saying that current age is of education and technology; parents should be encouraged to admit their children in schools for better and secure future.
No nation can succeed without education: Mir Tajal Sumalani
Sorab: The Socio tribal leader Mr. Mir. Tajal Khan Sumalani said in his statement that no nation can succeed without education, emphasizing on youth to take keen interest in field of education for sure success of tribe and nation.
Complete story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6
Educational officials are proving themselves agents of political parties: WTA
District Quetta: The Provincial Coordinator Watan Teachers Association, Mr. Muhammad Bux Baloch along with other officials of WTA said due to negative role of Secretary Education, teachers as well as Education department is suffering a lot. They said educational officials are proving themselves representatives of political party than unbiased official.
Complete story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No: 02
Steps for eradication of copy culture are appraisable: Ghulam Muhammad Sabirah
District Lasbela: Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Sabirah said that current education officials are taking appraisable steps, for eradication of copy culture. He said officials are visiting matriculation examination centers, which is positive omen. He said such vigilance and strictness will bring positive change in educational atmosphere.
Educational betterment claims are limited up to statements: Zamraq Achakzai
District Quetta: The Awami National Party Parliamentary leader Mr. Zamraq Achakzai condemned the poor arrangements of class room exams taken in rain water of Sheikhan High School. He said such poor infrastructure is opening secrets of educational emergency, adding that politicians and Educational officials are solely taking oaths and wasting national treasure instead of positive and legitimate usage.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-06-2016/quetta/page2.asp s
Secretary food visits to Suhbatpur examination center
District Jaffarabad: The Balochistan provincial Secretary Food Mr. Zaffar Ali Buledi visits to different examination centers of Suhbatpur, showing annoyance over poor arrangements of seating & light. He was briefed by superintendent examination center Mr. Jamal-u-Din; he appreciated efforts of duty bearers to stop copy culture.
Number of Primary Schools of Wadh is closed: Mir Jalil Mengal
District Khuzdar: The organizer Balochistan National Party Tehsil Wadh, Mr. Mir Jalil Ahmed Mengal said in his statement that many Primary Schools of Wadh are closed and lacking behind in basic facilities. In modern age of science and technology children are getting education on pavement, water and electricity facilities are also missing in Primary School Qilli Gul Jan Abad, demanding from the CM Baluchistan and Government should take serious notice of the situation.
Complete Story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No. 3
Dozens of schools in Usta Muhammad are closed, Government claims are baseless
District Jaffarabad: Dozens of Jaffarabad schools are closed; teachers are taking salaries sitting in their homes, without fulfilling duties with utmost honesty, thousands of children’s future is at risk due to lack of education in district. The Government Primary School Ali Dost, Primary School Hyder Zaman, Primary School Chakar Muhalla, Primary School Wali Khan and many other schools are closed from many years while District Education Department is spectator on situation. Social Groups demanded from Government to take notice of closure of schools and take steps for teacher’s accountability.
Complete story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page No. 3
“Every child in school is our aim & program”: Pashtoonkhwa SO
District Quetta: The Pashtoonkhwa SO stated in provincial statement that every child in school is our aim and program; stating that educational development will bring happiness/prosperity and will end slavery. PSO emphasized members to urge people to admit their children in school for personal and national development.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-05-2016/quetta/page2.asp
Old questionnaire handed over to students in matriculation examinations in Uthal instead of new one
District Lasbela: The Matriculation examinations are going on in Balochistan, under the supervision of Balochistan Board in which superintendent examination center distributed supplementary minority questionnaire among students of current year instead of new one. The Superintendent examination center emphasized students to resolve the questionnaire while female students wanted her to rectify but she did not listened anyone. This gigantic blunder can lead to Educational year in danger of being wasted.
Girls Primary school Patook is closed from many weeks: Muhammad Yousif
District Turbat: The Social activist Dasht patook Mr. Muhammad Yousif said that Girls Primary school Patook is closed for many weeks; absenteeism of teacher’s creating hindrances in girls education. The education department is silent spectator at this chaotic situation.
Education experts demand ban on illegal schools
District Multan: Professor Mr. Zain and Sheikh Abdul Hamid have demanded ban on illegal Private schools. They said that these schools were damaging the future of children with their poor performance and mentality of making money. For instance many private schools do not prepare the children for Primary and Middle Examinations and promote them to next classes for making the parents happy and extracting money from their pockets. These students fail in tests in the process of admissions to other schools and also perform poorly in the matriculation examination.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-03-07/page-03
Private school sealed due to poor security arrangements
District Rajanpur: The City Police of Jampur paid snap visit to different Schools and found out a school without security guard and other security measures. It sealed the School and registered a case against the owner of the school.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 2
3 Layyah Colleges without Principals, 100 seats of Professors/Lecturers vacant
District Layyah: Three Colleges of Layyah District have been without Principals and there are 100 seats of Professors and Lecturers vacant for the past many years. The buses were purchased for the colleges but the drivers and conductors could never be appointed to operate those buses. The colleges were never visited by any education officials to inquire about the problems and situation of these Colleges.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 3
Examination Superintendent snatches geometry boxes from candidates during Math paper
District Rahim Yar Khan: Parents of the children who appeared at the Janpur examination centre for Matriculation papers have protested that Mohammed Suleman Shakir, Centre Superintendent snatched the geometry boxes from the children during the mathematics paper. The students were not able to solve their paper and left the examination centre and reported the matter to their parents.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, page No. 11
150 unregistered Medical students threaten protest
District Rahim Yar Khan: Leadership of Young Doctors has threatened to hold protest rallies and sit against government for not registering 150 additional seats of Medical students at Sheikh Zayed Medical College Rahim Yar Khan. They said that the College was established in 2002 with a hundred seats and the Seats were increased to 250 in the year 2010, but so for the Government has not registered the additional seats so far which causes threats to the future of the young doctors.
Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 2
Parents protest against loot by PEF partner schools
District Muzaffargarh: Parents have appealed to the DCO Muzaffargarh to take notice of the looting by the PEF partner schools of District Muzaffargarh, on taking financial grants from the PEF and also charging the parents heavily in the name of different funds. The Teachers are paid poor salaries and under-qualified parents are hired which is badly affecting the quality of Education.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-03-06/page-02
Action against 27 teachers under PEDA for student dropout and absenteeism
District Bhakkur: The DEO Elementary Mahammad Hussain Malik issued notices under PEDA Act against 27 teachers for absenteeism and high dropout rate of students from schools. The teachers have been told to submit their responses with 7 days.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-03-06/page-03
Security companies to be blacklisted on poor security
District Dera Ghazi Khan: Mr. Nadeemur Rehman, DCO Dera Ghazi Khan paid a snap visit to different schools and colleges of the city, expressing his anger about poor security. He said that security companies which will not provide proper security measures for the schools and colleges will be blacklisted.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 7
Hundreds of female educators not regularized even after 3 years
District Khanewal: Several hundred male and female educators were recruited by the Punjab Government in April 2012, and educators in many districts have been regularized, but the female educators of District Khanewal have not been regularized so far. The representatives of the female educators have told the Press that they are planning a protest campaign for their rights.
Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 9
Controller examinations orders provision of drinking water to children at Centers
District Multan: The Chairman Multan Board and Controller Examinations, Mr. Haider Abbas Gardezi paid snap visits to the several Examination Centers of Matriculation and instructed the staff to provide drinking water to the Students.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-03-05/page-08
Scottish Relief Welfare UK distributed free Uniforms to 215 students
District Khanewal: The President and the Secretary General of Scottish Relief Welfare Organization distributed free uniforms among 215 children of different schools of District Khanewal villages. The children were also served sweets during the distribution functions. The President said that it was our duty to distribute gifts among deserving children from the wealth that is given to us by God.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-03-05/page-02
30 schools handed over to PEF partners due to poor performance, good stolen by staff
District Bahawalpur: More than 30 schools of Yazman have been handed over to the PEF Partners. But immediately after announcement of the handing over of these schools, the staff of these schools stole the precious goods including furniture, electric fans and other goods either to their homes or to some other Schools.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-03-05/page-08
Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 2
Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11
Dangerous food items being sold in school Canteens, children getting sick
District Bahawalpur: The residents of Ahmedpur Sharqia have complained to the Commissioner Bahawalpur to take notice of dangerous and substandard food items being sold out at canteens of different Schools of Ahmedpur Sharqia.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 14
Education Officials adding to the problems of teachers, boycott on March 8th
District Rajanpur: Mr. Rana Salim, the District President Punjab Teachers Association said while addressing the meeting of the Association that the Education Officials were adding to the problems of the teachers instead of solving them. The officials were not paying any attention to the pay package and promotion of the teachers. He said teacher will hold a protest and educational boycott on 8th March against the unjust fines and pay deductions due to leave or insufficient attendance of the Students.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 14
Hunger strike against capturing of school plot
District Dadu: The residents of Bhan saeedabad organized hunger strike protest against the local land lord, on capturing of school plot.
Villagers protest against closure of Primary School
District Dadu: The residents of village Muhammad Yousif Jamali held protest against closure of village Primary School, for the last nine years, stating that students are deprived of education.
Primary School restored
District Dadu: The Government Primary School, village Esa Babar was closed due to death of the School teacher, but it has been restored by the Education officers, after appointing a new Teacher.
Teachers protest over nonpayment of salary
District Dadu: The Teachers from Taluka Khairpur Nathan shah held protest over nonpayment of salary, for past eight months.
College side employees take out protest for salary
District Baushehro Feroz: The employees of college side sukkur region held protest in Tharu Shah, for releasing of their salary.
Teachers continue protest over nonpayment of salary
District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of Other cadre continued protest strike over nonpayment of salary, for past 39 months.
Villagers protest for resolution of school problems
District Qamber Shahdadkot: The residents of village Dur Muhammad Mastoi held protest against the shortage of basic facilities in Village School, stating that school building was approved in 1990, but since then it is not constructed, the students are sitting in a private room and study.
More than 50 schools dysfunctional in Taluka Warah
District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Education department took steps to restore closed schools, but all steps went in vain. More than 50 schools are still dysfunctional in Taluka Warah, after introducing biometric verification system; the teachers are issued salary, but they are not willing to perform their duties.
Number of schools dysfunctional in Kacho
District Dadu: The installation of biometric verification system, to ensure attendance of the teachers, did not do anything. Still number of schools is dysfunctional in Kacho; whereas the teachers are getting salary; millions of funds are grabbed.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-03-07/news/page3/1%20(9).htm
453 schools dysfunctional in Mirpurkhas
District Umarkot: A Social Organization, Mehran Development has issued report, with the cooperation of Alif Ailaan, showing that 453 Primary Schools are dysfunctional in District Mirpurkhas, out of 2080 Schools, declaring that 2 lac children are out of schools.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-03-07/news/page8/1%20(9).htm
More than 100 schools dysfunctional in Taluka Sinjhoro
District Sanghar: More than 100 Girls Schools are dysfunctional in Taluka Sinjhoro, leaving thousands of Girls deprived of getting Education. The education authorities are silent to take any notice of the closed schools.
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Primary School shut for past ten years
District Nawabshah: The Government Primary School, village Qaim Khan Gabol is dysfunctional for past ten years due to carelessness of the education department.
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School building in crumbling condition
District Khairpur Mirs: The building of government High School, village Sohu kanasira is in deteriorating condition, due to not repairing since 1992.
Daily Kawish, Page No. 3
Primary School dysfunctional for past 10 years
District Qamber shahdadkot: The Government Primary School, village Norez khan Luhur is dysfunctional, for past ten years, leaving hundreds of students deprived of education.
Daily kawish, Page No. 3
School plot captured
District Badin: The local influential captured the plot of government High school kario Ganhwar city. The higher authorities are silent to take notice.
Daily kawish, Page No. 3
Protest against shortage of basic facilities in Technical College
Hyderabad: The JSSF action Committee held protest against the shortage of basic facilities of Transport, sports and Practical material in Technical College Hyderabad.
Protest against transfer of school teacher
District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Samo Channo held protest strike against the transfer of Teacher of their village Primary School.
JSQM protests against corruption in Education Board
District Mirpurkhas: The JSQM members held protest against corruption in Education Board, alleging that a political party has grabbed the Board and found involved in huge corruption.
Shortage of basic facilities in school
District Larkana: The Students of Government Primary School, village Ghulam Ali Zuhrani held protest against the shortage of classrooms, showing that they have to sit under open sky.
Shortage of teachers in school
District Badin: The youth of Kadhan city held protest against the shortage of teachers and other staff in Government Girls High School, declaring that only one HST and Three JST teachers are performing duties.
Non-Teaching staff protests over nonpayment of salary
District Naushehro feroz: The non-Teaching staff of College Side Sukkur Region held protest over nonpayment of salary, for the last 56 months.
NTS pass Tteachers protest over nonpayment of salary
District Naushehro feroz: The NTS test pass Teachers from Chino took out protest, over nonpayment of salary, for the last thirteen months.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-03-05/news/page2/1%20(7).htm
Shortage of basic facilities in school
District Dadu: The residents of Kakar city held protest strike against the shortage of basic facilities of furniture, declaring that students are compelled to sit under open sky.