7th June 2017

KP approves timescale, promotion policy for primary school teachers

After nearly a decade, primary school teachers in K-P are set to get their long awaited timescale increase and grade promotion policy after it was approved by the provincial government.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1429160/k-p-approves-timescale-promotion-policy-primary-school-teachers/


KP will spend millions on health and education

The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa would spend Rs 200 millions to provide free education and health facilities to the transgender community under the patronage of the social welfare department.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12085/89788


Jhagra says govt giving priority to education

Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the incumbent government is giving special attention to promoting higher education in FATA and the lack of funds will not become a hindrance.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12085/89799



Private schools dismiss KP govt’s claim of admitting 151,000 private school students to government schools

Private schools have rejected the KP government’s claim and has asked the government to answer that of 2.4 million out-of-school children in KP, how many of them have been enrolled in schools?

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104243886&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170607


Appointment letters given to staff of Girls’ Schools in Pabbi

DEO (Female) has given appointment letters to 39 teaching and non-teaching staff.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104243341&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170607



Summer vacations of schools from 26th May till 9th August

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242442&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170607


Education, Security and health will be given priority: Budget

Balochistan budget 2017-18 will be announced on 13 June summary sent to chief minister.



12 DEO’s suspended

Education minister Abdur Raheem suspended 12 DEO’s on not submitting data for BEIMIS before 31 May



Matric results to be announced on 15th June

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242456&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170607



Girls school could not be reconstructed

Several years ago, a government girls primary school was destroyed due to heavy snowfall and is still awaiting reconstruction.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104243939&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170607



PML-N government completes four years but ignores 2013 election manifesto

In their manifesto, PML-N has committed to eradicate illiteracy, ensure 100% enrolment and create a uniform system of education.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/209052-PML-N-govt-completes-four-years-but-ignores-2013-election-manifesto


Students are dropping out from public schools

Survival rate from KG till 10th grade is just 30%.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244219&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170607


NCC finalises curriculum for early childhood care education   

National Council of Curriculum (NCC) has finalised the curriculum for Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), and will be tabled today for approval, The Nation learnton Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-07/page-13/detail-8


College officials ‘charging’ for CM’s laptop scheme

The education secretary and deputy commissioner (DC) ordered an inquiry into allegations that Government Sadiq Egerton College officials charged between Rs 100-200 from each recipient of a laptop under the chief minister’s scheme.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_06_2017_178_003


31 position holder students visit PHC London

A group of top 31 position holder students of Matric, Intermediate and Graduate levels from all over Pakistan visited the Pakistan High Commission London on June 5th.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201706/07/page02.php


Hamdard school observes Youm-i-Babul Islam

The Hamdard Public School Karachi, observed the Youm-i-Babul Islam at its premises here on Tuesday. The day is observed on the 10th of Ramazan to commemorate the advent of Islam in the sub-continent and the establishment of Muslim rule by Muhammad Bin Qasim in modern Pakistan in 712 A.D.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201706/07/page17.php


Summer camp at PNCA

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201706/07/page10.php




PPDWP approves education sector scheme

Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PPDWP) approved Third Party Validation of works for reconstruction of dangerous school buildings & providing missing facilities in schools project for FY 2015-16 (PC-II) at the cost of Rs 30.378 million.

Complete Story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/06/07/13-page/880360-news.html

Shahbaz approves new teachers training programme

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has accorded approval to new plan of teachers training programme under which educational training at primary, elementary, and higher education levels will be provided.

Complete Story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/06/07/13-page/880367-news.html


Caretaker Secretary Education School’s posting

Caretaker Secretary Education Schools Punjab, Allah Baksh, has been made permanent Secretary Education Schools. Notification issued.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-07/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496783790.gif


Summer Schools in Lahore

Rafiq Tarar in Lahore stated that the ideology of summer schools was taken from Majeed Nizami.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-2/detail-2


Understanding the Federal Budget

Governments in Pakistan are always criticized for lack of attention on education. Recently growth rate of education spending has been targeted. Since 2015-16 till now, planned expenditures increased by 21% from PKR 59,260 million to PKR 71,716 million, resulting in a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10%. This is 1.7% of overall budget.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12084/89849


Progressive Schemes could not be started in Government schools

The third installment for fiscal year 2017-18 has still not been paid due to which progressive schemes in Government schools could not be started. The second installment was used to pay for electronic tabs and other expenses.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-07/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496783790.gif


Education conference

Punjab Minister for Schools Education Rana Mashhood has said a two-day international education conference will be held in Lahore on October 5 and 6.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/209078-Education-conference




School Principal prosecuted

A school principal in Multan presented a fake cheque due to which an FIR has been administered against him and the case will soon be prosecuted in court.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-07/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496783810.gif


Quality Education provision is imperative

Rohail Gohar stated in an interview that quality education is a milestone that needs to be met.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-07/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496783823.gif


Education is a basic human right

Aizaz Ahmed Khan Joovia stated in Multan that Education, Health and life are the fundamental right of every child.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-07/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496783823.gif


Special emphasis on Education

Khawaja Muhammad Awais stated in Multan that the Chief Minister Education and department of Education Punjab is putting a special emphasis on the improving the quality of education being supplied.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-07/page-6


Arrangements underway for transferring of 10,000 schools to PEF/ PTU expresses regret over such an experiment

School Education Department Punjab is making the necessary arrangements to transfer 10,000 schools to PEF which includes 110 schools from District Rawalpindi,

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244720&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170607



40 day training annually declared compulsory for teachers

Punjab government has made it compulsory for teachers in Punjab of primary, middle and higher secondary levels to get a 40-day training annually.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244710&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170607


Two principles appointed in Kotri College

Two principles have been appointed in Girls Degree College, Kotri, showing the incompetency of the government.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242694&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170607


Deteriorating condition of Government Girls School in Sanghar

The condition of a girls primary school located in Sanghar has deteriorated. The school’s roof  is at the verge of collapsing, putting the lives of 740 students in danger.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242657&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170607


Notice taken of less spending by government organisations on projects

Punjab government plans to take strict action against departments, including education, for under spending funds.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244705&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170607


One year extension to be given to 25,000 teachers

School Education Department Punjab has ordered to extend the contracts of 25,000 teachers for one year.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244706&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170607


Stepmother behaviour with teachers will not be tolerated: Rana Altaf Hussain

President Punjab Teachers Union, Rana Altaf Hussain said that Punjab Teachers Union will ensure that teachers get their due rights.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244033&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170607


Seminar by Educationists and Social Scientists forum

Educationists and Social Scientists Forum held a seminar at Government Iqbal Secondary School, Shah Rukan Alam Colony, on the ‘Conquest of Makkah’.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244033&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170607


PKR 30.03 million approved for development scheme in education sector

For the construction of school buildings, planning and development department of Punjab approved Rs 30.03 million.

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Teacher punished students for getting low marks, students loses his eye

A teacher punished a student of class-3 for getting low marks in his test due to which he lost his vision in one eye.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244567&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170607




Education, health and security top priorities in Sindh budget, says Murad

He said that his government earmarked Rs 202.2 billion for education.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_06_2017_117_005





Education and Health Sectors neglected in Sindh budget: PML-N

Karachi Division Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Munawar Raza and Secretary General Khawaja Tariq Nazir have rejected the Sindh budget for the FY2017-18 and termed it ‘unrealistic’.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/06/06/education-health-sectors-neglected-in-sindh-budget-pml-n/


Double standard educational system create differences in community

Chairman Baldia Korangi Syed Nayar Raza said MQM Pakistan is taking practical steps in improving education

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Students met with the President of the delegation

Students met with the President of the delegation Sabir Hussain Qayimkhani, to discuss better provision of education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-07/Karachi/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496795248.gif


Session of Education Reform Committee, improving quality of education stressed

DC Ghotki, Syed Ejaz Ali Shah said that we need to work hard in order to improve the quality of education and strict action should be taken against headmasters who are involved in corruption of SMC funds.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242591&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170607


Sindh Government cuts budget for primary education

Sindh Education Budget 2017-18, the allocation percentage has decreased from 21.03 percent from 2016-17 as total allocation for education in 2017-18 is Rs 202.7 billion which is 20.06% of the total Current and Development budget allocation.

Complete  Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-07/lahore/12088/89721


Culture dept likely to revise allocation for Jufelhurst's restoration

Like every year, the culture, tourism and antiquities department has made an allocation of Rs30 million in the upcoming year’s budget for the preservation, conservation and restoration of the Jufelhurst Government School building. However, the department will have to revise this cost due to the building’s recent demolition.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1428989/culture-dept-likely-revise-allocation-jufelhursts-restoration/


Auditorium should be constructed in public school: Commissioner

Commissioner Abbas Baloch said that auditorium should be constructed in Public School, Sukkur.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242384&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170607


Different sessions (including education) under Deputy Commissioner in Khandkot

DC Munawar Ali Mithiani asked the officials from the education department to keep an eye on closed schools and ensure that teachers are present.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242603&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170607




The future of Global Economy



Nine billion reserved for the upgradation of teachers



Education woes



Our education dilemma



Budget and Education reforms



Sindh budget






Positive and negative aspects of Sindh budget



Variety shows in Malala Yousefzai Danish School



Children are getting education but no grooming


Letters to the Editor


Changes in Education regime



Failed enrolment policy



Failed education boards?






Forty Days training Program for 46000 Teachers and Education Officers


Lahore: A Program of 40 Days Training has been formed by the Education Department to train newly appointed 46000 teachers and Assistant Education Officers in the Province.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-07/page-3/detail-8




Making ten thousand Schools out course is an unscholarly act: Sarfraz Ahmed


Lahore: The Central President Punjab Teachers Union Mr. Sarfraz Ahmed has said Making Ten Thousand Schools out Course is an unscholarly act, pointing that five thousand Schools were decided to handover to PEF, but 4275 could be handed over, while there was no one to take remaining 725 Schools.


Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/punjab/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=3&dt=07-06-2017




Demand to stop step mother behavior with Teachers


The Senior Vice President Punjab Teachers Union Mr. Rana Altaf Hussain has demanded from education department to stop behavior of step mother with teachers.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244033&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170607




Zakaria University declares Schedule of Practical


Multan: Practical Schedule of BS Program Final Semester in affiliated colleges of Zakaria University has been declared. Practical will begin from 16th of June.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244033&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170607











Governor Greets Position Holders


District Larkana: Ten Students of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto were greeted by the Governor Sindh Mr. Muhammad Zubair, on taking Positions. Each position holder was awarded with fifty thousand rupees.


Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130519848&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170607




Protest for releasing Teacher’s salary


District Qamber: Protest was continued on the call of Teachers Rights Forum Qamber for releasing of a Teachers Salary.


Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130519949&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170607




Usage of substandard material in School construction work


District Jacobabad: The construction work of building of Government Primary School Jongal is started with substandard material by the concerned contractor.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-07/news/page2/1%20(7).htm






Protest continued against Sindh Education Foundation


District Thaurparker: Hundreds of Students along with parents continued protest against the management of Sindh Education Foundation on closing 45 School in different villages.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-07/news/page2/1%20(2).htm




Education Department decides to issue Teachers Salary


Karachi: The Department of Education Sindh has decided to issue salary of Teachers, whose salary was stopped on different reasons. Directives have been issued to the concerned Directors and DEOs to fill forms of the teachers.


Complete Story: http://pknewspaper.com/daily-kawish-hyderabad-news




Karachi University declares B.A result


Karachi: According to the Controller Examination Karachi University, results of B.A first year, 2016 have been declared.


Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/epaper/326908








Shortage of Subject Specialists in College


Kharan: The Former Zonal Organizer BSO Mr. Ghani Hasrat Baloch has said in his statement that Baloch Student’s Organization is leading organisation for Student rights. He added that there is acute shortage of Subject Specialists in Government Degree College Kharan.


Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/33173/5936ee498ba57




Students should pay attention on Education


Osta Muhammad: The President National Party Mr. Ali Hassan Baloch said during talks with Student delegation that they should pay more attention on education, because future depends on their hands.


Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/33208/5936f0817efad




Degree College Kharan under problems


Kharan: The Former Organizer BSO Mr. Hasrat Ghani has said that Government Degree College Kharan has been under acute shortage of lecturers, laboratry instruments and other basic facilities.


Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/




Students continue protets strike against Vice Chancellor


Quetta: The Student Organisations of Balochistan University Quetta continued hunger strike against Vice Chancellor of the University on increasing feeses in the Campus.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242433&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170607




Chairman Education Board ensures to declare Matriculation Results


Quetta: The Chairman Education Board Balochistan Mr. Siraj Ahmed Kakar has said in his statement that matriculation results would be declared up to 15th of June.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104242456&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170607





Khyber Pakhtunkhwa




Federal Government paying attention to Education in FATA: Governor


Peshawar: The Governor Pakhtunkhwa Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said that the incumbent Government is giving Special attention to promoting Higher Education in FATZ and the lack of funds will not become a hindrance in this regard. He expressed these view while chairing a high level meeting of FATA University.


Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=NTUxNjg=






School Dropout ratio increasing in KP


Peshawar: Students admitted ten years ago in KG in Government Schools have remained 30 percent up to matriculation, while 70 percent students have left Schools.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104244219&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170607




Education Officer deputes 39 teachers


Pibi: Deputation Orders of 39 Teaching Staff have been issued by the District Education Officer Female on a merit basis.


Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=17086&date=2017-06-07




Girls High School building crumbling


Chakdara: The building of Government Girls High School Chakdara is left in crumbling condition since months. The Students are shifted in Higher Secondary School building.


Complete Story: http://www.dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=5&edition=peshawar&date=2017-06-07&type=newspaper






Shortage of Classrooms in Primary School


Chatar Pilen: The Head Teacher Government Primary School Chatar Pilen Syed Pir Hussain Shah has told that there are only three classrooms in the School and there is need to construct two to three Classrooms.


Complete Story: http://ummat.net/2017/06/07/news.php?p=p-44.gif