8 May 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 

 

Regularizing the employees of school

Minister for elementary and secondary education had a meeting with board of governors of Mufti Mehmood schools and College, Di Khan. Principal delivered the briefing on core issues of employees. Consequently in end of dialogue, minister established committee for solving their issues.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834337&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150507

Students stop staff from entering Kohat varsity

The students of Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST) on Wednesday stopped the staff from entering the campus, pressing the administration to start summer semester and provide pick and drop transport facility to them.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_182_006

 

Bara administration releases professor

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) was told on Wednesday that a professor who had been picked up along with his brother about three months ago had been released. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-316870-Bara-administration-releases-professor

 

PHC summons varsity registrar

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has summoned registrar of the Islamia College University Peshawar in contempt of court petition for stopping the salaries of teachers of Islamia Collegiate School despite the court orders restraining the administration not to take adverse action against the teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-316951-PHC-summons-varsity-registrar

 

KUST students leaving hostels as strike continues

Hundreds of students of the Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST) vacated hostels voluntarily on the call of agitating activists of Kohat Students Federation on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1180726

 

MoU signed to promote medical education

A memorandum of understanding has been inked between Khyber Medical University and Islamabad-based NGO Association for Excellence in Medical Education to bring medical education experts together at a conference in Peshawar.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/882813/inked-mou-signed-to-promote-medical-education/

 

Career fair kicks off in Swabi

A two-day career fair kicked off in Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology in Swabi on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/882816/employment-opportunities-career-fair-kicks-off-in-swabi/

 

Reservations voiced about Medical Institution Reforms Act

The Post Graduate Medical Institute Teaching Staff Association Thursday asked the provincial government to address the reservations of the employees of the Health Department over the recently enacted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Medical Institution Reforms Act.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-316959-Reservations-voiced-about-Medical-Institution-Reforms-Act

http://tribune.com.pk/story/882724/left-out-on-sidelines-of-medical-teaching-institutions-reforms-act/

 

Balochistan

 

VC Hatao and Balochistan University Bachao campaign

Baloch Student Organization started their campaign against irregularities being committing by administration and Vice Chancellor of Balochistan University. BSO said that no rules are being following by university administration.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-07-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Protesting against mismanagement at Balochistan University

Student Action Committee, Balochistan University, said that recruitments are not on merits. Administration is selecting candidates of their own choice but not on merit and talent. Committee said that they would hold a big protest against administration of University.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-07-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

Wrong policies declining the Balochistan University

Watan Student Federation said that there no proper police implementing at Balochistan University. In appropriate and wrong policies are declining standards at Balochistan University.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-07-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

To implement the promotion quota as soon as possible

Government teachers association said that three months has gone but lists for promotions are not finalized. Teachers are depressed due to this slow processing. They said to implement the new promotion quota as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102833938&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150507

 

GB/FATA/AJK

 

Two killed, 10 injured in Kurram school attack

Two people died while 10 others were injured when unidentified gunmen hurled hand grenades and fired shots at people watching a football match in Alizai School in Kurram Agency on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/07/national/two-killed-10-injured-in-kurram-school-attack/

 

Security officials saved schools from terrorism

Recently security officials have saved the school from terrorists attack at Kurram Agency. Terrorists were attacking through football ground. Main while security officials caught them.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-05-07&edition=LHR&id=1684704_16476859

 

Islamabad

 

Education sector – deep crisis prevails despite progress

According to the Alif Ailaan District Education Rankings report 2015, launched on Thursday, a deep crisis prevails in the education sector despite mild improvements while major work is needed to improve the quality of education, reduce gender parity and increase enrolments.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/08/national/education-sector-deep-crisis-prevails-despite-progress/

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263381

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/08-May-2015/quality-of-education-single-biggest-challenge-for-education-system

http://www.dawn.com/news/1180139/pakistan-shows-modest-improvement-in-standard-of-education-says-report

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-08/page-14/detail-8

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505080112&EN_ID=11201505080046&EMID=11201505080016

http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1184164/

http://www.brecorder.com/top-news/108-pakistan-top-news/241334-govt-to-increase-budgetary-allocations-for-education-upto-4pc-baligh.html

 

Parents struggle to get kids enrolled in public schools

As the new academic year has just started, residents of the city who wish to get their children admitted in public schools are forced to call in favours from politicians, bureaucrats and journalists to secure admissions for their children.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505080110&EN_ID=11201505080046&EMID=11201505080016 

 

Assistance offered to Myanmar in education, defense sectors

Pakistan has offered technical help to Myanmar in different fields, including education, trade and defense. According to the president’s spokesperson, Mr Hussain offered to provide training to Myanmar in education, defence and other sectors.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1180703

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-08/page-14/detail-5

 

Pakistan and Maldives ink four MOUs

Pakistan and Maldives on Thursday inked four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on cooperation in areas including health, education, sport and combating illegal trafficking.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-183966-Pakistan-and-Maldives-ink-four-MOUs-

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505080099&EN_ID=11201505080042&EMID=11201505080015

 

Students receive laptops

As many as 800 laptops were distributed among the students of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, under the Prime Minister Youth Laptop Scheme here on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1180713

 

Quality education only for urbanites

While old model schools only allow teachers who have completed their Bachelors and Masters degrees to teach, new model schools employ hundreds of teachers who have only completed FA and CT.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1180713

 

‘Islamic Education Commission should streamline all madaris’

Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yusaf Addressied the “Dastarbandi” function at Darul Aloom Taleem ul Quran. Talking to media-persons, Sardar Yusaf said that the government has been making all out efforts to implement uniform policies to streamline the religious festivals, besides education.

Complete Story:http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/08-May-2015/islamic-education-commission-should-streamline-all-madaris

 

NDU’s role key in formulation of security policy: President

President Mamnoon Hussain said that National Defence University (NDU) has a status of a key think tank in formulation of policy for national security and defence in the country.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-05-08/page-13/detail-5

               

‘Youth Carnival’ inaugurated at IST

A three-day ‘Youth Carnival’ started at the Institute of Space Technology (IST) here on Thursday. It is one of the largest events nationwide featuring about 60 segments with the participation of more than 50 universities from all over Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-316948-Youth-Carnival-inaugurated-at-IST

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005080380&EN_ID=11201005080116&EMID=11201005080055

 

Ph.D Degree Awarded

The PARC Institute of Advanced Studies in Agriculture (PIASA) on Thursday awarded the first-ever Ph.D degree in Plant Genomics and Biotechnology for developing cold tolerant tomato plant. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263424

 

Pindi board’s HSSC examination starts today

As many as 63,921 candidates, including 37,106 regular and 26,815 private, have been issued roll number slips to appear in the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) Annual Examination 2015 which will start in the Rawalpindi division today (May 7).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-316789-Pindi-boards-HSSC-examination-starts-today

 

Model college principals asked to be polite to visitors

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has directed principals of model schools and colleges to be courteous with people visiting the institutions for admission purposes.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_152_003

 

Teachers suggest measures for education uplift

Islamabad - A seminar was organised here at Islamabad Model Postgraduate College H-8 on the topic of “Essential Measures for the uplift of Education. Teaching staff from all the departments showed keenness through active participation in the programme.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/07-May-2015/teachers-suggest-measures-for-education-uplift

 

CADD rejected tender for CCTV cams for schools

Ministry of CADD has rejected the tender of CCTV cams for schools. According to details, only one of these interested companies was registered to engineering council. CADD rejected other two unregistered companies.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-05-07&edition=ISL&id=1684114_58892994

 

Minister for transparency in FDE CCTV tender award

Islamabad - Barrister Usman Ibrahim, Minister of State for Capital Administration & Development Division, has taken notice of the tender of installation of CCTV Cameras in ICT public schools and colleges.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/07-May-2015/minister-for-transparency-in-fde-cctv-tender-award

 

Students being prepared to face challenges: Maiza

Rawalpindi - A laptop distribution ceremony under the Prime Minister Laptop Scheme was held here at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Wednesday. A total of 800 laptops and internet devices, provided by Higher Education Commission (HEC), were distributed among students by MNA Maiza Hameed who was chief guest on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/07-May-2015/students-being-prepared-to-face-challenges-maiza

 

Rootsians dazzle at Spring Sports Extravaganza 2015

The Montessori and Junior Section students of the Roots School System, DHA-1, mesmerised and captivated their mothers with breathtaking and scintillating performances, amidst dazzling lights and showering confetti at the ‘Annual Spring Sports Extravaganza 2015’.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-316800-Rootsians-dazzle-at-Spring-Sports-Extravaganza-2015

 

Students Facing Residential Problems In Twin Cities

Students are facing residential problems because of the acute shortage ofaccommodation facilities in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263352

 

800 Pmas-Aaur Students Get Laptops

A laptop distribution ceremony under the Prime Minister Laptop Scheme was held here at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263356

 

Mehfil-E-Mushaira At IIUI

Student Advisor Office Female Campus, International Islamic University Islamabadorganized Mahfil-e-Mushaera in connection with Spring Carnival 2015 at IIUI. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263314

 

FJWU Organizes Seminar On ‘Fiqar-E-Iqbal’

Urdu Department, Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) has arranged a seminar titled ‘Fiqar-e-Iqbal’ to pay tribute to Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal, a great poet and philosopher.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263353

 

NIHCR holds Historians’ moot on Thursday

The National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Centre of Excellence, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad will hold a moot of local historians at its premises located at Quaid-e-Azam University, New Campus, Shahdarra Road, at 10:00am today.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/07/city/nihcr-holds-historians-moot-on-thursday/

 

QAU seminar

A seminar titled ‘Freedom of Expression and Islam in Europe’, organised by Department of Anthropology, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-316790-QAU-seminar

 

NUST professor gives idea for power generation through still water

Dr. Ehsan Ali, Associate Professor at the Centre for Advance Studies in Energy, National University of Sciences and Technology, has given an idea to promote wind energy in low/high windy areas using standing water, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-316797-NUST-professor-gives--idea-for-power-generation-through-still-water

 

Punjab

 

Education minister adopts school

Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan formally adopted the Government Middle School, Sikandria Colony, Bund Road, here on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316938-Education-minister-adopts-school

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-08/page-14/detail-7

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201005080347&EN_ID=11201005080105&EMID=11201005080050

 

Another setback for abandoned children

All the children with unknown paternity can neither appear in matriculation examination nor get their national ID cards or passports as Nadra has blocked their B-Forms, a private TV channel reported Thursday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-08/page-4/detail-4

 

Historic Chakwal school demolished

The 105-year-old historic building of the Government High School No 1 Chakwal was demolished on Thursday. The building was built by five members of the Sikh community in 1910 but due to the constant neglect and apathy by the officials concerned, the building kept on crumbling.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1180710/historic-chakwal-school-demolished

 

Educating youth through Sufi poetry

Center for Education and Gender Equality (CHANGE) has taken upon itself to hold a series of Sufi poetry Mushairas in educational institutions to inculcate into the youth the message of peace of the great Sufi poets of the Indian sub-continent with the underlying objective of preventing them from acquiring extremist tendencies.   

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-08/page-13/detail-6

 

PU Geology director told to stay put after VC tiff

A day after Lahore High Court (LHC) removed Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran’s wife Dr Shazia Qureshi from the post of Law College dean, the varsity’s Institute of Geology Director Dr Shahid Ghazi, who was appointed director in 2014 for three years, was stopped from performing his duty on account of “misconduct”.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/08/national/pu-geology-director-told-to-stay-put-after-vc-tiff/

 

TEVTA Introduces Demand Driven Short Courses

TEVTA has successfully introduced demand driven short courses in first phase for the youth of the Punjab. The purpose to launch short courses is to train youth in employable trades.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263417

 

GCU flower decoration, painting contest

HORTICULTURE Society of Government College University (GCU) held Dry Flower decoration and Painting Competitions on the themes of ‘Peace’ and ‘Colours of Life’ here Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316942-GCU-flower-decoration-painting-contest

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263419

 

Speech contest

The Debating Society of University of Education’s Bank Road Campus arranged a speech competition here Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316934-Speech-contest

 

UHS considers theses

The 101st meeting of Advanced Studies and Research Board of University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held Thursday with Vice-Chancellor Maj-Gen (R) Prof Muhammad Aslam in the chair.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316939-UHS-considers-theses

 

PU approves 18 PhD synopses

PUNJAB University’s Advanced Studies and Research Board (AS&RB) in its meeting held Thursday approved 18 PhD synopses, 16 evaluation reports and 30 panels of examiners.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316941-PU-approves-18-PhD-synopses

  

PEF funding education of 1.6 million needy students

The sustained reforms initiated by the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) in school education sector have produced long-lasting effects to ensure that no child is left unattended. As a result of these reforms, the foundation has emerged as a strong hope for the unattended children by opening the doors of schools to them.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-07/page-13/detail-5

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263326

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-07/page-12/detail-8

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-05-07&edition=LHR&id=1684954_59677151

 

Two leaves per month allowed to teachers

Secretary schools education said that teachers have two leaves per month. Only Head Master and Head Mistress will be eligible to approve this leave. He said that a review to upgrade the pay scales of teachers at primary, elementary, and secondary teachers is going on.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-05-07/page-2

 

Teacher’s professional issues solving

Punjab Teachers Alliance said that Education Department (School Education Department) agreed on solving all issue of teachers. In this, regard department said to all EDOs to produce report on 31 May 2015.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102835537&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150507

 

Teachers’ Charter of Demand accepted

Government of Punjab has accepted the 13 points charter of demand produced by teachers unions to the government. It was advised to regularize all contractual teachers and filling the head masters in 1300 schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102835121&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150507

 

Female students transferred to boy’s school

Due regular defaulting the building owner of Girls Middle Schools, hussain abad, Rawalpindi has closed the schools. Owner thrown all articles of the school. Education department has transferred 350 female students of this school to MC schools of 500 male students.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834206&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20150507

 

GCU’s two students to get training in Denmark

Pakistan Red Crescent Society Punjab has nominated two students of Government College University Lahore Disaster Risk Management Society for the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Youth Leadership Academic Training which is going to be held in August this year at Valikielde High School Copenhagen Denmark.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316772-GCUs-two-students-to-get-training-in-Denmark

 

HEC allows GCWU to award degrees

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has recognised the Govt College Women University (GCWU) Sialkot as a degree-warding university. Vice Chancellor Dr Farhat Saleemi has termed it a milestone in the history of Sialkot.               

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/07-May-2015/hec-allows-gcwu-to-award-degrees

 

UAF, NTU to collaborate for development of textile sector

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad and the National Textile University will collaborate in research for the development of the textile sector. It was discussed in a meeting between NTU Rector Dr Arshad Ali and UAF Vice-Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at the VC chamber here on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-316860-UAF-NTU-to-collaborate-for-development-of-textile-sector

 

Nanochemistry lab at GCU

Eminent chemist Prof Dr Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh will be the director of a nanochemistry laboratory established at the Government College University (GCU).

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_177_011

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316770-GCU-sets-up-latest-Nano-Chemistry-Lab

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-07/page-13/detail-4

http://tribune.com.pk/story/882176/furthering-research-nano-chemistry-lab-opens-at-gcu/

 

Curricula revision on priority, says Tevta chief

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) chairperson Irfan Qaiser Shaikh Wednesday said priorities are being given to revise old curricula through special gap analysis study.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316773-Curricula-revision-on-priority-says-Tevta-chief

 

Reception for PU VC

 Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance’s Principal Prof Dr Mubbsher Munawar Khan and faculty members has hosted a reception in the honour of PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran to celebrate the bestowal of Sitara-i-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316767-Reception-for-PU-VC

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-07/page-12/detail-14

 

‘Promote Hali, Shibli thoughts’

Addressing a seminar organised by PU Department of Urdu at Sherani Hall, Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said the teachings and thoughts of Maulana Altaf Hussain Hali and Maulana Shibli Naumani, the two big names of Urdu literature, must be promoted among the young generation.

 Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316778-Promote-Hali-Shibli-thoughts

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263322

 

First int`l scholar completes PhD at UET

A research scholar from the Islamic Republic of Iran has become the first international student to complete her PhD from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=07_05_2015_002_004

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-316780-Iranian-student-gets-PhD-from-UET

http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263324

 

Convict with academic distinction executed

Dr Zulfiqar Ali, who taught himself and many others during his 17-year imprisonment, was executed at the Kot Lakhpat Jail here on Wednesday for committing double murder.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_002_010

 

Newly-recruited policemen in Punjab highly educated

Though the government had set BA/BSc basic qualification for the post of sub-inspector, 235 cops out of the total 411 successful candidates are either PhD and M Phil scholars or master degree holders. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-316872-Newly-recruited--policemen-in-Punjab-highly-educated

 

Sindh

 

200 students fall prey to poisonous food

Around 200 students were admitted to CMH and college hospital in serious condition on Thursday, after eating poisonous food at the Jamshoro cadet college.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/08/city/karachi/200-students-fall-prey-to-poisonous-food/

http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505080027&EN_ID=11201505080010&EMID=11201505080005

 

KU extends last date for job applications

The Karachi University (KU) administration on Thursday extended the last date for submission of applications for different posts recently advertised. KU Registrar Professor Dr Mozam Ali Khan issued notification that now the candidates can submit their applications till the extended last date of May 11, 2015 for their respective posts.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/08-May-2015/ku-extends-last-date-for-job-applications

 

‘I Am Karachi Dialogue’

Amin Hashwani was the first one among the three panelists to speak to a large young audience at the alHamd Accountancy School on Wednesday. The session was part of the’ I Am Karachi’ dialogue series, a social campaign that aims to bring a positive change in society.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505080038&EN_ID=11201505080015&EMID=11201505080006

 

KU Seminar On Balochistan

In spite of, and in part inspired by Sabeen Mahmud’s murder, faculty members at the Karachi University (KU) held a seminar highlighting the issues surrounding the missing people in Balochistan. Mama Qadeer, Farzana Majeed and Mohammad Ali Talpur, whose activities have irked the government, were the main speakers at the event – titled ‘Baloch missing persons and the role of state and society’. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-08/page-6/detail-0

 

Over 40 Petaro students fall victim to food poisoning

More than 40 students of the Cadet College Petaro suffered from food poisoning on Wednesday morning after taking dinner on Tuesday night at the college mess, college Principal Commodore Mehboob Elahi Malik confirmed to Dawn.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_119_002

http://tribune.com.pk/story/882256/bad-dinner-200-cadet-college-kids-suffer-food-poisoning/

 

Barring Karachi, all districts at rock bottom in nationwide rankings

More than two years since the enactment of the free and fair education law by the Sindh Assembly, a first in the country, the only region from Sindh to be included in the top 50 performing districts of education is Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-316741-Barring-Karachi-all-districts-at-rock-bottom-in-nationwide-rankings

 

Children ask Khuhro to repair their schools

A delegation of student representatives, comprising 25 students from different government schools, held a meeting with Senior Minister Education and Literacy Nisar Ahmed Khuro on Tuesdayevening.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-316747-Children-ask-Khuhro-to-repair-their-schools

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/06/city/karachi/students-want-implementation-of-compulsory-education-law/

 

BISE aanounces schedule of practical exminations

Controller of Examinations, BISE, Sukur, Abdul Sami Soomro has announced the schedule of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part I and Part II annual practical examinations.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-07/page-13

 

Today Last Date For Forms Submission

The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi Controller of Examinations Muhammad Imran Khan Chishti has in his fresh advice to the candidates interested to appear in annual exams-2015 for CommerceGroup (regular and private) to submit their exams form till May 7, which is the last day.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263320

 

BIEK Vigilance Teams Paying Surprise Visit To Examination Centres

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi’s high-powered vigilance team continued to paying surprise visits at the examination centres to ensure the fool proof mechanism for curbing the use of unfair means by the candidates in examinations was implemented in letter and spirit.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263319

 

Compulsory Education Act

Chief Minister met students in global Action Vote for Education headed by ED Foundation for Research and Human Development. He said that “Compulsory Education Act” would make dream of universal education in Sindh. He said that it is very import for achieving our targets.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-07/page-2

 

Significant cheating cases

In intermediate examinations Rangers monitored the examination centers at Hyderabad. During monitoring they caught a couple of students cheating during paper. 94 cheating cases are registered.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834094&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150507

 

Cheating could not controlled at Larkana Sukkur

Management could not control the cheating during intermediate examinations. Almost 84 candidates caught while cheating during paper. Fake candidates also highlighted.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-07/page-18

 

School lacking basic facilities

Government Middle School, Joot Mill site, Kotri, is lacking basic educational and proper infrastructure facilities. School is operationalize in premises of a factory. Fifty students protested for their schools condition.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834032&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150507

 

Schools lacking textbooks at Tando Jam

Government schools lacking textbooks at Tando Jam, Sindh. Students are studying with books and facing difficulties. One month of New Year has spent but they have no book.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834033&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150507

 

Students protest continues on 22nd consecutive day

The students of Benazir Institute of Nursing & Community Health Sciences (BINACHS) held a peaceful protest demonstration outside their college on Wednesday on 22nd consecutive day demanding registration of their institute to save their future and for acceptance of their other fundamental demands.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/06/city/karachi/students-protest-continues-on-22nd-consecutive-day/

 

MUET, Chinese  varsity sign MoU

The Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) signed a MoU with China University of Mining and Technology.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505070099&EN_ID=11201505070031&EMID=11201505070013

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834092&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150507

 

Traffic police seek ideas from university students to enforce rules

Speaking at a seminar ‘Road Accidents due to Breach of Traffic Rules’, organised by the Department of Mass Communication and Media Studies at the Greenwich University, the Karachi Traffic Police asked the university students on Wednesday to come up with new ideas to help the department enforce traffic rules in the city.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-316754-Traffic-police-seek-ideas-from-university-students-to-enforce-rules

 

Seminar on Balochistan missing persons held at KU despite curbs and fears

The university administration had barred the holding of the seminar because of the `sensitivity of the subject` and also because it followed the discussion held on the same theme and with the same panellists at T2F, whose director Sabeen Mahmud was killed shortly after the discussion ended.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_117_003

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-316755-Cancelled-seminar-at-KU-turns-into-small-public-meeting

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/06/national/ku-faculty-un-silences-balochistan-despite-admin-pressure-2/

http://tribune.com.pk/story/882104/in-defiance-ku-faculty-marches-on-with-talk-on-missing-persons-despite-opposition/

 

KU teacher`s murder: forensic report received

 Police investigating the murder of a Karachi University teacher have formally conducted the forensic examination of the bullets used in the killing and found no past record of the weapon in any other case, said a senior police officer on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_118_007

 

Editorial/op-ed

 

The right to think

The state of higher learning in the country and our failure to produce excellence, creativity or high levels of research has come under discussion many times.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-8-316975-The-right-to-think

 

What Is Wrong With Our Education System? By Khalif Baig

If providing sound knowledge and developing critical thinking capabilities are any goals of an education system, the answer highlights the miserable failure of the education system prevalent in the Muslim world today on both counts.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263442

 

Untapped utility of teacher unions by Syed Mohammad Ali

Despite reiterating goals of ensuring universal education, however, Pakistan continues to struggle with problems of illiteracy and the inadequate quality of education, especially in its public schools, where a majority of the children in the country are enrolled.

Complete Story:http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201505080007&EN_ID=11201505080002&EMID=11201505080002

 

Dual shades of darkness by Kamila Hyat

Lack of education contributes to poverty and the inability to gain upward mobility. But our system also delivers education of such poor quality that most of those who complete primary, secondary or higher education still remain essentially completely ignorant about many of the factors that most influence their lives. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-316814-Dual-shades-of-darkness

 

The right to speak by S Akbar Zaidi

A seminar at Karachi University entitled Baloch Missing Persons and the Role of State and Society on May 6, organised by Dr Riaz Ahmed of the ‘Teachers Against War and Oppression’ was to be held in the university’s Art’s Auditorium, but the Karachi University disallowed the holding of the event there. It was eventually held, with fewer speakers but still well-attended, in the Art’s Lobby.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-316816-The-right-to-speak

 

Letters to the Editor

 

Taxing teachers

Now that the government is working on proposals for the next budget it is suggested that either the income of teachers and researchers is totally exempted from tax or at least the previous exemption of 75 percent is restored.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-316965-Taxing-teachers

 

Salaries of the HED employees

The salaries of all government employees are transferred to their bank accounts on the first day of every month, but the Punjab Government’s Higher Education Department (HED) employees have to wait for a week or so to get their salaries transferred.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/07/comment/salaries-of-the-hed-employees/

 

Cheating At Its Peak

Education is the key to success. I don’t understand why people take extreme steps to get a good grade by cheating. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263453

 

School fees

It is a matter of concern that private schools all over the country charge fees for summer vacations. This is a matter of concern for inflation-stricken parents.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_05_2015_009_005

 

Tribute to a teacher

The death of Dr Waheed-ur-Rehman is an immense loss, especially for his students. He was not only an exemplary human being but a dedicated teacher too.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-316807-Tribute-to-a-teacher

 

Killing of teachers

Teachers are not common people. Rather, they are the assets of a country. The murder case of Professor Waheed should be taken seriously and the government should take major steps in providing security to teachers so that our country is not deprived of these assets.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/07-May-2015/killing-of-teachers

 

State Of Our Education

The world is a global village today as science and technology have revolutionised all the aspects of life. You sit in your room in any part of the world, you just tune to any information, and it is at your disposal. The developed countries have invested in education and we are investing in non-educational projects like recruiting people for law enforcement agencies and making metros and roads etc.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263351

 

Teach for Pakistan

Nelson Mandela rightly said that education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world. Education is utterly empowering and the key to unlock the doors of freedom.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/05/06/comment/teach-for-pakistan/

 

BISE in Turbat

Turbat has only one branch of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Quetta, which seems to be unable in solving most educational problems that the area faces. The students of Turbat and those living in its close vicinity come with enormous hopes to this branch of BISE in order to resolve their problems but, soon after, they only get disappointed after seeing the way things operate here.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/882047/bise-in-turbat/

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Corruption in the Education Department rooted out to enhance dignity of teachers

Peshawar: Chief Minister Special Assistant for Law Arif Yousaf said that PTI government empowered the officials of department to eliminate the corruption in institutions. 

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

 

Notice issued on Islamia Collegiate teachers’ salaries stoppage 

 Peshawar: Peshawar High Court issued the notice to the Registrar Islamia College University on contempt of court as the High Court before issued the order for payment of salaries to Islamia Collegiate School teachers but still the Registrar stop the salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102836624&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150508

 

Teachers shortage in Government Girls Primary School Peer Sabaaq

Nowshera: Akora Khattak: Government Girls Primary School Peer Sabaaq has the shortage of the teachers. There is only teacher for the four hundred which affect the education and future of students. Parents demanded from the government, Secretary and Director Education to take notice of the situation and remedial measures.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/index.php?Issue=PEW&page=5&date=2015-05-08

 

Primary School Teachers hold protest in favor of their demands

Peshawar:  Primary school teachers hold protest in front of Peshawar Press Club in favor of their demands. The demanded time scale, equal curriculum and up gradation according to the National Policy.

Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx

 

Teachers’ shortage in Wandah Shahab Khel High School

Nowshera:  Ex-Nazim Abdul Qadoos Advocate shown his reservation on the shortage of the teachers & Head Master in Wandah Shahab Khel High School and said the school was running without the Head Master from the last few month. He said the teacher’s shortage effect on the education of the students.

Complete story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.11

 

Severe shortage of teachers in Government Girls Primary School

Nowshera: Government Girls Primary School#2 peer Sabaq Nowshera has the severe shortage of the teachers which affect the standard education of the students.  There is only one teacher for 400 hundred students. The parents of the teacher demanded from the secretary Education and Directorate of Education to take notice.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5

 

University Campus will soon be upgraded to University grad, Dr.Ihsan Ali

Mardan: The Vice Chancellor, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Professor Dr.Ihsan Ali visited the Boner Campus. He inspected the different departments of the Campus and reviews the construction work. Boner Campus Coordinator Arif Memon gives him the detail brief.

Complete Story:http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834348&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150507

http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx

 

Teaching Assistant Survival Society hold protest against provincial government

Peshawar: Teaching Assistant Survival Society hold protest against the provincial government and demanded to stop bad behavior against them from the government, government should gave them the holidays salary and other facilities.

Complete Story:  Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No.2

 

Teachers work is to give education to the children, Atif Khan

Peshawar: The Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education participated in high level meeting with Mufti Mehmood Public School and College, D.I.Khan Board of Governors. He showed his disappointment on the teachers’ involvement in the political activities. He said if teachers desire the political activities than they resign from the jobs and fulfill their interest.

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

 

Balochistan

 

No focus is paid on girls’ Education

Quetta: In District Qila Saifullah 80% of schools are lacking behind in essential exigencies of education. Due to such scenario especially girl student’s literacy rate is decreasing in district.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/

 

Poor students ignored in scholarships

Waki: Social leader Jamal Khan said it is regret to say MPA scholarships are awarded amongst the well to do students instead of poor students. He said right should be given to right person with honesty and justice.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/

 

Teachers fulfill responsibility in promoting education

Zoab: DC Zoab said in some schools due to the honest efforts of teacher’s enrollment of candidates is so high while in some schools teachers have created monopoly system which will not be bear in any condition.

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

 

Education system became better with meritorious appointments

Turbat: Education committee chairman Qadir Bux Baloch said CM Baluchistan has a clear vision regarding education. With meritorious appointments of teachers educational revolution will appear in province.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

Educational crises situation in the country

Baluchistan stood on 7th number in educational ranking of provinces of Pakistan.

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

 

Education is top priority of Provincial government

Quetta: Member of Provincial Assembly Nasrullah Zeray said education is 1st priority of provincial government, many revolutionary steps taken for the betterment of education and educational budget increased at high level.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.02

 

Educational deterioration brought Baluchistan University towards decline

Quetta: BSO spokesperson said due to educational deterioration Baluchistan University has reached at the verge of destruction. In present age of Education University administration is being run for the sake of business and lingual purposes.

Complete Story:

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102835880&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150508

 

Political interference in education profession should be ended

Quetta: President Teacher organization Pakistan professor Dr. Mian Ikram said it should be end of political interference and favoritism for the promotion of merit and justice. Curriculum should be designed unanimously for all private and public schools on the basis of thought and idealism.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-05-07/page-2

 

Islamic curriculum should also be included in educational institutes

Quetta: Ameer JUI District Quetta Molana Wali Muhammad Turabi said Islamic curriculum should also include in educational institutes as scientific education is included in Islamic institutions.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-05-07/page-3

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102834309&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150507

 

Educational emergency is just confined to newspapers

Usta Muhammad: Parent committee has said that educational emergency headline only remain related to Baluchistan in newspapers that are nothing but a white lie. In ground realities many schools are still closed and teachers are getting salaries without any tension.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/

 

No nation can develop without education

Khuzdar: Sadullah Langah of BNP said life without education is incomplete. No nation can be developed without excelling in education.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3

 

Demand for up gradation of School

Pasni: Government Girls school Baghana should be up graded to high school because of increasing population and student strength.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html

 

UC Kail Kor educational institutes are closed

Panjgoor: Head of student committee said in Kail kor education standards has declined. Schools of area closed.

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

 

Change VC, Save University

Quetta: BSO has planned to start a campaign against Vice Chancellor because in his tenure university went backwards in ranking than to increase its graph.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.2

 

Punjab

 

Govt. of Punjab made decision to permanent 50,000 teachers

District Rahim Yar Khan: Government of Punjab have made decision to permanent 50,000 teachers working in different districts including District Rahim Yar Khan on contract bases for last six years. After recommendation of Chief Minister, summary will be prepared. Further educational department has been informed that forcefully we will never retire or dismissed any teacher and the actions against the teacher’s poor performance in 5th and 8th class examination have been stopped.

Complete Story: Daily Express Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9

 

Girls School Nandy lal without building; students getting education in open sky

District Bahawalpur: Sobia Malik Headmistress of Government Girls Primary School Uch Sharif said that due to lack of school building almost 100 students in hot summer season are vulnerable to get education in open sky. The condition of one room constructed 50 years ago is very poor, as construction department declare it dangerous. Now school management is compelled  to put record in bathrooms. Local community requested higher authorities to pay proper attention towards this issue regarding construction of the building.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12

 

Parents protested against change of Govt. Girls Normal Boys High School’s status in to Danish School

District Muzaffargarh: Parents and Students of Govt. Girls and Boys Normal High School’s Muzaffargarh protested that status of these schools to Danish School is not acceptable as these schools from last 150 years providing education to the students of surrounding areas of Muzaffargarh. Many well known personalities got education from these schools. They further shared that if Govt. will not change his decision students and parents will come out to stop this action.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.8

               

Peon of Girls Middle School involve in unethical activities

District Chok Azam: Peon of Girls Middle School chak No.492-TDA involve in unethical activities with the students in the school, due to which many students has left the school. The parents and local residents requested to Chief Minister Punjab, EDO Education and DCO Liyyah to take strict actions after have proper investigation against the responsibles.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2

 

Poor security arrangements in local schools, seems to be dangerous for the students

District Rahim Yar Khan: The parents of the students of the private schools requested to DCO-Rahim Yar Khan, DPO and EDO-Education to take strict actions against the private schools management as they are not paying proper attention towards the security arrangements. Neither they have arrangements for security guards nor having eight feet walls.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-08/page-03

 

Closed School since 40 years opened with in four days

Local residents of Rukan Pur Hafiz Amam-ul-Din Sangi are happy when Govt. Girls Primary School opens within four days due to different Media reports. Govt. Official EDO Education DEO Education and AEO Male/Female even Director Education visited the School and initiated educational activity closed for last 40 years.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7

 

6 Million children out of school- Chief Coordinator PM Youth Program

District Rahim Yar Khan: Adeelur Rahman Hashmi, Chief Coordinator, PM Youth Programme has said that 6 Million children are out of schools.  He also said that both formal and non-formal means are being utilized for promoting literacy and RS.25 Billion have been sanctioned for the youth, and number of non-formal schools will be increased from 20,000 to 30,000.   

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

 

Construction of new schools banned in areas with old buildings

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Government of Punjab has banned construction of new schools in the areas which have old buildings with miserable condition.  All the DCOs have been issued notices so that unpleasant incidents could be avoided. 

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

 

Lizard in drinking water - 6 Students fainted after drinking poisoned water

District Rahim Yar Khan: A lizard was found in drinking water, and 6 students got fainted after drinking poisoned water.  The incident took place at Govt. Boys High School Nawan Arrain, Khanpur where a lizard fell in cooler of drinking water.  The civil society members complained that school has 8 peon level staff, but the Headmaster forces students to do everything.  

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.8

 

Corruption in construction of boundary walls of many schools

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Civil Society members have complained that corruption has been done in the construction of boundary walls of most of the schools in District Dera Ghazi Khan.  They said that the boundary wall constructed with poor material will collapse with few months.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2

 

Headmaster charged whole year school fees in one installment, sells school trees

District Bahawalpur: The management of Govt. Boys High School has charged the school fees from the students for the whole year in one installment.  The civil society members also complained that the management has also sold out school trees and pocketed the money.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10

 

Encroachments block main gate of Girls High School

District Bahawalpur: The civil society members have said that the encroachers have blocked the main gate of the Govt. Girls High School Ahmedpur Sharqia and the school management takes monthly money from the shopkeepers and keeps its mouth shut.  The students are forced to use the rear gate.  They have demanded that DCO Bahawalpur must take action to remove encroachments on permanent basis.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10

 

Primary school closed for the past 6 years, repair funds eaten up

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Govt. Boys Primary School, Shahdeen Saddar has been closed for the past 6 years and the teachers are getting their salaries while staying at home.  The repair funds have been eaten up by management, school main-gate has been stolen, the building is turning into ruins and is being used by criminals and drug-addicts as a den, and children are herding cattle instead of going to schools.    

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.7

 

Professors continue protest rallies for reinstatement of College

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The Lecturers and Professors of Govt. Post Graduate College continued their protest rallies against the merger of the said College into the Ghazi University.  They also held a sit-in in front of the house of Abdul Aleem Shah, MPA.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.8

 

50,000 teachers to be regularized by Punjab Government

District Lahore:  The Punjab Government has decided to regularize the jobs of 50,000 teachers and the action against teachers who showed poor results has also been suspended.

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8

 

Primary school with 150 children without basic facilities

District Bahawalnagar:  Government Primary School Chak No.104 Fateh, Chishtian has 150 children, but has no basic facilities like classrooms etc.  The children are compelled to sit under trees and they do not have even mats to sit on.  The school was established 40 years ago.  Civil society members have demanded facilities for school. 

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.3

 

Sindh

 

Sindh Education destruction advancing; it is on 6th Number in ranking of Education ruin: Alif Ailaan

Islamabad: The district level report of Education is displayed by the Non-Governmental Organization Alif Ailann. It is declared that Education in Sindh Province is advancing towards destruction due to various reasons. According to calculation of Education ranking report Islamabad is on first number, Azad Kashmir is on 2nd number, Punjab 3rd, Gilgit Baltistan on 4th, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 5th, Balochistan on 7th and FATA on 8th number. Punjab is one step down as compared to last year; whereas KPK is one step upwards where admission ratio is up to 83%. While one District of Sindh is in first 50 districts of the country and other remaining districts are down on in 148 districts of the country. According to Alif Ailaan’s report that FATA is advancing in Education and in Sindh District Sukkur is on 73 numbers. The report declares that 47.60 percent Schools are without facility of electricity; whereas 48.57 percent Schools are without facility of water and 54.17 percent Schools are without Bathrooms. While 57 percent School of Sindh are without compound walls and 52 percent Schools in crumbling condition. The report claims that district thatta is in worst condition. The great challenge is standing to be faced in Sindh through better policies and steps.

Complete Story: http://www.bbc.com/urdu/pakistan/2015/05/150508_sindh_education_report_zs

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Only two Teachers for 224 Students in School

District Thurparker: Education and future of 224 Students of Government Primary School village Shahmeer Wikiya near Islamkot is ruined due to shortage of Teachers. The residents of the village protested before press club and declared that there is acute shortage of drinking water and furniture in the school. The villagers have appointed Private Teacher for their children to save their future.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130267348&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150508

 

Surprise visit of D.E.O Education female of the School; 11 Female Teachers absent

District Thatto: District Education Officer female Ms. Gul Zain had surprise visit of Government Girls High School Uderolal and found 11 Teachers absent along with Head Mistress of the School; whereas only two teachers including a male were present in the School. She got angry on it and directed the male teacher to leave the School premises on immediate basis. The Students complained about absence of Teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130267426&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150508

 

Impersonation: 100 Students exposed while cheating in English Paper

District Larkana: Education Board team visited different Examination centers during intermediate English paper and found more than 100 students who were appeared in the paper instead of other students. On the other hand English paper was cancelled in Kandhkot due to mismanagement.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-08.jpg

 

A.J.P Restored a School by breaking its lock

Hyderabad: Awami Jamhori party had started movement for upgrading Education of Sindh and through that movement they have restore the Primary School of village Mubarak Qambrani by breaking its door locks; they have appointed a female Teacher in the School to teach Students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-08.jpg

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-05-08/news/page3/1%20(26).htm

 

Landlord occupied School building and locked its gate

District Khairpur Mirs: The influential landlord of the village Ghilam Rasool Kaladi has occupied the building of Primary School and he is using it as his (Ottaq) sitting place. Due to his inhuman act of grabbing School building, the future of more than 100 students is on the verge of devastation. The residents have appealed from government to take notice.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130267365&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150508

 

Divisional Commissioner directed to complete Degree College Construction work

District Umar Kot: Divisional Commissioner Mirpur Khas Mr. Shafique Ahmed Mahesar visited under construction work of government Girls Degree College Samaro. On the occasion he directed Superintendent Engineering Works Services Umar kot to complete the construction work on immediate basis that class from August 2015 could be started.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102835937&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150508

 

Girls School Students protested against contractor

District Dadu: The students of Government Girls Primary School one Johi protested against contractor of the School on his illegally taken away the gate of the School. They declared that one year is passed, but works department did not return to construct the school gate. The residents declared that school building is being used for gambling by the local people due to absence of its main gate.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130267021&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150507

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Most schools still running without free text books

District Nawabshah: The four Talukas of Districts, Sakrand, Kazi Ahmed, Daur and nawabshah of Shaheed Benazirabad are still deprived of free government Books. The students are worried about their study due to non-availability of books. On the other hand it is also notified that supervisors take 50 rupees for the students for their leaving certificate.

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Movement against closed schools of Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Awami Jamhori party has started education movement to restore closed Schools of Hyderabad. The party members visited different Schools of Siri and people welcomed them. On the occasion they told that they have started this mission to save education of Sindh.

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Government Books have not been issued; students worried

District Ghotki: The Schools of Union Council Ali Bagh, including Primary School Muhammad Ali MAhar, Pir Attaullah Shah, Menhoon Mahar, Sathi Mahar, Dr. nabi Bux, Rais Muhammad Phulpoto and others have not been issued government books and students of the schools are still worried about their study. The poor parents have demanded from government to issued free books to their children to carry over their study.

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Protest for School building and furniture

District Kahirpur Mirs: The residents of village Kot Bhambhro protested before press club for School building and furniture. They told that more than 100 students are getting education under trees due to non-availability of School building.

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Treasury officers demanded bribe from NTS Pass Teachers for their salary

District Umar Kot: The NTS Pass teachers have protested against Treasury Officers of the district on their illegal collection of commission from them for issuing their salary. Most of the Teachers have promised to pay that bribe for their legal work of salary. It is also notified that no work is done without taking bribe.

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Education Board Karachi declares closing date for submission of forms of Inter Commerce

Karachi: Education Board Karachi has declared the last date of submission of Intermediate Commerce Regular and Private Examination forms. Today is the last date of submission of examination forms and is notified to concerned students to contact their colleges.

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Sindh Government acts to root out copy culture: Nazir Ahmed Chakrani

District Sanghar: Chief Minister’s Advisor Mr. Nazir Ahmed Chakrani while on his visit of Examination center of Government Boys High School Sinjhoro has said that Sindh Government is taking better steps to root out copy culture from Sindh Province. He added that copy culture is incurable disease for the society and that must be stopped.

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