9th February 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Plan to introduce co-education at primary level in KPK criticized

Jamaat-e-Islami's education wing Tanzim-e-Asatiza Pakistan (TAP) Upper Dir chapter has rejected the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa (KP) government's decision to introduce the co-education system at the primary level and vowed that the TAP would soon start a moment against the bill.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-02-09/lahore/9639/66487

 

G-B/FATA/AJK

 

ReT teachers stage protests in Bandipora

Hundreds of ReT teachers on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration on Deputy Commissioner Office Bandipora. Protesting teachers were demanding the release of pending salaries.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201702/09/page11.php

 

Federal

 

All institutional institutes to go solar in capital

The government has evolved a comprehensive strategy to shift all government educational institutions including schools, colleges and universities in the rural and urban areas of Islamabad on solar energy.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-02-09/lahore/9638/66510

 

Model College for Women F-6/2’s week-long event comes to an end

On the last day of the week-long event, students of Model College for Women participated in competitions like Poetry reading and singing.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-02-09/page-3/detail-8    

 

Drugs case in educational institutes in Islamabad, a student and 4 others arrested

During a crackdown by the police in the federal capital, they have arrested a student and 4 other people who were caught selling drugs in colleges and universities of Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-09-2017/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=628.gif

 

2 million children to be given admissions in schools: Marvi Memon

Till December 2017, 2 million children will be sent to schools and this is one of the missions of BISP.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104021133&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170209  

 

‘Private schools to be moved out of RCB’s residential areas’

The matter of private schools and educational institutions in Westridge was discussed at a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on the Defence on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_02_2017_153_007

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1321132/non-conforming-use-schools-operating-residential-areas-closed/

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201702/09/page10.php

 

Punjab

 

23,000 students made aware of traffic rules: DIG

Under its awareness campaign on traffic rules in different educational institutions, the City Traffic Police (CTP) has made aware as many as 23, of traffic rules during the last two months.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-02-09/lahore/9629/66536

 

Traffic accident: A student and 2 other people lost their lives

In different areas of Lahore, traffic accidents led to the death of three people.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-02-09/page-4/detail-15

 

Punjab Government to include teaching of the Quran in curriculum

Punjab Government has now made it compulsory for students from grade 1 to grade 12, to study the Quran along with Urdu translation.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104021811&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170209  

 

Sindh

 

IO reluctant to initiate action against DEO

Despite passage of three weeks, the inquiry against District Education Officer Agha Khalid Jamal on charges of sexual harassment, using of abusive language with a lower staff and misuse of powers is yet to start.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-02-09/lahore/9637/66501

 

Sindh PM permits appointment of 977 head teachers instead of 1,080

With a gap of more than one and half years, the chief minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah, has finally approved the appointment of 977 headmasters instead of a total 1,080 qualified who passed written test conducted by the IBA-Sukkur.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-02-09/lahore/9637/66504

 

Decision to establish Sindh Curriculum Authority approved, 1461 closed schools will be reopened

Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah has given the green signal for establishing Sindh Curriculum Authority and has allowed reopening of 2000 schools and recruitment of around 6000 teachers based on merit.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-09-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=264288

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-02-09/page-12/detail-68

 

Steering Committee’s session: CCTV cameras to be installed in examination centres to prevent cheating

In Government schools, the new session starts on 1st April whereas in O/A levels and government colleges, it starts on 1st August.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-09-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=264322

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/184927-All-secondary-board-exam-centres-to-have-CCTVs

 

Students should resolve their disagreements and make the united ummat their mission: Mehnti

Naib Ameer Jamat-e-Islami Sindh and Ex-MNA, Hussain Mehnti said that religious institutes are the caretakers of the vision of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/02-09-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=264274

 

Editorials/Op-eds

 

The future of education in Paksitan

https://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__09-02-2017_-isb/8

 

Health and Education

https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104021307&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170209

 

Letters to the Editor

 

An exemplary teacher

http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-02-09/lahore/9624/66436

 

Education board in Balochistan

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201702/09/page05.php