8th December 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 K-P revises primary school textbooks

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Curriculum and Teachers Education (DCTE) has ‘revised’ text books for 1st grade to 5th grade.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612080090&EN_ID=11201612080032&EMID=11201612080013

National disaster management exhibition at Peshawar varsity

The two-day fair was organized by the Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management volunteer club in collaboration with Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) United Nation Development Program (UNDP), Handicap International, Action Aid and World Foundation in the lawns of the Sheikh Muhammad Taimur Academic Block.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-08/lahore/8282/54201

http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103903439&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20161208

 

Balochistan

 

To compete with challenges we should focus on education and research

University of Balochistan and Momina Foundation signed a MoU to increase coordination in education and research fields.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-08-2016/Quetta/page3.asp

 

We will take every possible step to eliminate cheating

Controller Examinations Syed Ibad ullah Shah said that we will take every possible step to minimize the factor of cheating. Our focus is on cheating free exams.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-08-2016/Quetta/page10.asp

 

Federal

 

IHC bench suspends order on Turkish teacher’s expulsion

A two judge division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has suspended the order of a single judge bench regarding the expulsion of Turkish teachers from the country, while hearing an intra court appeal filed by the Pak-Turk Educational Foundation (PTEF).

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_12_2016_004_007

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-08/lahore/8283/54204

http://pakobserver.net/pak-turk-school-staff-temporarily-saved-from-expulsion/

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-08/page-4/detail-3

http://e.jang.com.pk/12-08-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=228396

 

Three area education officers appointed

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) appointed three new education officers as part of the Prime Minister’s Education Reform Programme.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_12_2016_153_004

 

Literacy programme aims to educate women via mobile phones

Laiba Ali, a teenager from Khan Qilla, a village near Nowshera, says she could not get formal education due to the unavailability of schools near her village and because her father, who is a farmer, could not afford to send her to school in Nowshera city.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_12_2016_153_006

 

TMUC organizes millennial national moot court competition 2016

The law society at the Millennium University College (TMUC) H-11/4 Islamabad organised the inter-college Millennial National Moot Court Competition-MNMCC 2016 here last days, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/08/islamabad-1.php

http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/12-8-2016/page14.asp

 

International conference on energy starts at NUML

The Two-Day International Conference on “Challenges and opportunities in Emerging Markets: Innovation in Business Management” organised by faculty of management sciences of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) started here at NUML.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201612/08/islamabad-2.php

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-12-08/page-3

 

PMDC vows to enforce merit formula for admissions

The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has announced there will be merit formula for the entry test of medical and dental colleges and that will be strictly implemented.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/170504-PMDC-vows-to-enforce-merit-formula-for-admissions

 

Punjab

 

PU Students launch cleanliness drive

Female students of social work department of the Punjab University, Lahore, launched on Wednesday a cleanliness campaign.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_12_2016_178_004

 

PU teams up with Abacus to go digital

The Punjab University and Abacus Consultants teamed up to develop an examination management information system (EMIS) to replace the existing one.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612080032&EN_ID=11201612080013&EMID=11201612080006

http://pakobserver.net/pu-to-replace-existing-examination-system/

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/170495-PU-signs-MoU-to-make-exam-system-online

 

Under-probe Profs cannot partake in VC race

The Punjab government has set a principle that senior most teachers facing inquiry won’t be considered for the slots of vice-chancellors which fell vacant following the Lahore High Court decision to unseat acting VCs in four public sector universities.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-08/page-13/detail-2

 

CM Shehbaz Shareef made a special committee to increase the quota of FATA students in Danish Schools

CM Shehbaz Shareef made a special committee to look at the possibilities to increase the quota of FATA students in Danish schools.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-08/page-1/detail-18

 

The purpose of Prime Minister Laptop scheme is to encourage student

Laptops distributed among the students of Fatima Jinnah Women University under Prime Minister Youth Initiative programme.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2016-12-08/page-5

 

Dropouts and low enrollment in Primary and Middle schools of Punjab, resolution submitted in Punjab Assembly

After spending billions on education sector still the dropout rate ratio is increasing day by day. All this is because of poor policies of government.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/punjab/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=8&dt=08-12-2016

 

92pc Candidates failed in English in CSS exam

In this year only 202 candidates passed the CSS exam Standing Committee briefed about it.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/punjab/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=8&dt=08-12-2016

 

Sindh

 

USAID, other plan non-formal education

The provincial government’s School education department (SED), in collaboration with the Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has finalized a policy on non-formal education and alternative learning pathways, which has yet to be approved by the government of Sindh.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201612080010&EN_ID=11201612080004&EMID=11201612080002

 

No space available in Degree College Lyari

Many students, who wanted to get admission into Government Degree Science and Commerce College Lyari (GDSCL), were denied of the opportunity on the ground of non-availability of space in the college, as there has been a considerable increase in the number of students in a post-operation scenario, Daily Times learnt on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2016-12-08/lahore/8284/54212

 

Out of box basic education in Sindh: Dahar

The Minister for Education and Literacy, Mr. Dahar, reiterated that the Government of Sindh is committed to education and marked it as the highest priority while Chief Minister Sindh has declared an education emergency and focuses on it personally.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/out-of-box-basic-education-in-sindh-dahar/

 

Iqra Literacy Program launched

The launch of the IQRA Literacy Program was announced at a ceremony held at a local hotel on November 30, 2016, by Deaf Reach Schools, a project of Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF).

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/170477-IQRA-Literacy-Program-launched

 

Muhammad Ali Jinnah University declared 60 hours compulsory volunteer work for students

Muhammad Ali Jinnah University declared 60 hours compulsory volunteer work for students to get their degree.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-12-08/page-3

 

Editorial/Oped

 

CSS exam result

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_12_2016_008_002

 

A memorable tour from students of Balochistan

http://e.jang.com.pk/12-08-2016/Quetta/page7.asp

 

Letter to Editor

 

Girl’s education

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_12_2016_009_008

 

Achieving global educational goals

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-12-08/page-7/detail-4