8th February 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Committee formed regarding compulsory Quran education in KPK

Under the supervision of Chief Minister KPK Pervez Khattak, a session to discuss the compulsion of education of Quran was held and it was decided that a committee will be formed.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-02-08/page-3/detail-23

 

We appreciate the bill passed to promote attendence of students at School’s assembly: Punjab Teachers Union

Members of Punjab’s Teachers Union said that the bill passed by KPK assembly regarding lack of attendance of students in assemblies has been passed while keeping in mind the current situation. After the bill being passed, parents of students not attending assemblies will be fined Rs100 and even sent to jail.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-02-08/page-9/detail-7

 

Free coaching classes launched for brilliant students of Buner public sector schools

It was fascinating to see top officials of the district government, civil and military administration flocking together at a simply arranged stage at a government school here to make pledges before students and their parents that all energies and resources would be utilised for promotion of education in the district.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/184770-Free-coaching-classes-launched-for-brilliant-students-of-Buner-public-sector-schools

 

 

Federal

 

Education is foundation of civilization, prosperity and progress: Mayor

Education is foundation of civilisation, prosperity and progress. Future of Pakistan is conditional to education.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201702/08/islamabad-2.php

 

Census training for teachers started

Training of teachers regarding the 6th national census has started. Teachers expressed their fear regarding the security situation and they were assured by the DCG.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-08-2017/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=02_09.gif

 

Speed up of investigation against usage of drugs in Educational institutes

The district management closed down 21 shops and 16 sheesha cafes in the federal capital so as reduce the usage of drugs amongst students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-08-2017/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=42.gif

 

Asian Development Bank has agreed to give $325 million for the sectors of health, education and energy

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to give $325 million for the development of sectors such as health, education and energy. According to the decision, 17,400 schools will be built in Punjab.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104019999&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170208

 

Punjab

 

Our aim is to provide education to every child: Rana Mashood

Provincial Minister for Education, Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan said that our aim is to provide education to every child in Pakistan and that no child, due to poverty, should be kept away from education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-08-2017/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_06.gif 

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-02-08/page-2/detail-9

 

Pakistan awareness program: students and teachers visit Aiwan-e-Karkunaan Tehreek-e-Pakistan, lecture given on Mobile units

Students and teachers of Mohmadiya School of Sciences visited Aiwan-e-Karkunaan Tehreek-e-Pakistan and also visited its photo gallery.  

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-02-08/page-9/detail-14

 

Best education facilities priority: CM

Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said lecturers of foreign professors will help the students get modern and standardised education, and a programme in this regard should be finalised immediately and implemented. 

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/184746-Best-education-facilities-priority-CM#

 

Two first-graders die after ‘eating snacks’

Two first-grader girls, who were first cousins, of a government girls school died while their class fellow’s condition deteriorated after eating snacks from the school canteen on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_02_2017_178_009

 

Online lectures by foreign teachers

Punjab has planned online lectures by foreign professors in a bid to improve education standards at government run universities and colleges.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=08_02_2017_177_009

https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201702080228&EN_ID=11201702080071&EMID=11201702080039

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201702/08/lahore.php

https://dailyjinnah.com/islamabad/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=8&dt=08-02-2017

 

Sindh

 

Students can establish their future if they keep in mind the rules laid out by Quaid-e-Azam: Syed Nasir Abbas

Secretary General of Pakistanis Heroes Welfare Organisation, S.M Sibtain Naqvi was the Chief Guest at PEC Private School Association’s Speech competition. While addressing the audience, he said that students can build their future if they keep in mind the rules laid out by Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah. 

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-08-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=263661

 

Editorial/Op-eds

 

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