December 30, 2014

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Rs0.5m recovered from teachers for being absent

The anti-corruption establishment recovered over Rs 500,000 from the absent female teachers of Lakki education department and deposited this amount in the government kitty on Monday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-5/detail-3

 

Difficult to protect schools unless borders are sealed: Khattak

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khatak on Monday said that it was difficult to provide security to all the schools unless the borders were sealed to prevent terrorist ingression.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-2/detail-7

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201412/30/national2.php

 

Amassing information: Bio data from all schools being collected

Acting on the directives of the provincial government, the district administration of Swat has started collecting bio data of all public and private schools. The decision has been taken in the wake of the Army Public School attack in Peshawar.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/814215/amassing-information-biodata-from-all-schools-being-collected/

 

Security official at each school

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said that there would be a police officer at each school. It is important to save region from terrorism. We need to work had for it.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602680&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

 

Security of schools is responsibility of government

All Pakistan Private School Management Association said the security is responsibility of government. Police department and security forces should collaborate with government for security of schools.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602296&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

 

Schools in KP directed to ensure foolproof security

The management of educational institutions across the province has been directed to ensure foolproof security to forestall December 16-like attacks as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police on Monday launched One-Click SOS service for schools in Peshawar. Thousands of students and their parents across the country are scared following threats of more Army Public School like-attacks. The federal and provincial governments are also concerned about the security of schools and their students due to which the winter vacations have been extended till January 12.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-293230-Schools-in-KP-directed-to-ensure-foolproof-security

 

Headmaster training for KP districts

Provincial government said to education department for head masters training. In this regard including Peshawar, thirteen districts are nominated for conducting the training wilt collaboration of Training Pipe and Curriculum and Teachers Training institute.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602282&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

 

Closure of educational institutions extended in KP

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Monday extended the closure of the government and private educational institutions until January 12 on security grounds. The decision to this effect was made during two separate meetings, one chaired by elementary and secondary education minister Mohammad Atif and the other by higher education department secretary Mohammad Ali Shahzad.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_12_2014_007_001

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602683&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

 

SOS service launched for schools, sensitive institutions

Police have launched a ‘one-click’ SOS alert service for the sensitive and vulnerable institutions including all schools in Peshawar. The android alert service would enable people at all the vulnerable and sensitive places to inform police about any emergency, whatsoever, through just a click of the mobile phone, said a handout issued here on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1154005/sos-service-launched-for-schools-sensitive-institutions

 

Over 200 Afghan seminary students held

Police on Monday detained over 200 seminary students from an Afghan refugee camp situated on the outskirts of Haripur.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201412300068&EN_ID=11201412300025&EMID=11201412300009

 

NOC for opening institutions

Information Minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa said that they will also the educational institutions to open with NOC. With NOC, they will not allow them to open.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602684&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

 

Identification of unidentifiable peoples at University

Vice Chancellor Peshawar University said to identify the irrelevant person in the university. Our aim is make sure the foolproof security system in the University. Security department should work properly.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602712&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

 

Contact HEC for Laptops

Admin said that the deserving student should validate themselves from HEC website for laptop schemes.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602720&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20141230

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-1/detail-1

 

Balochistan

 

Website launched to identify ghost schools

Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch has emphasised the importance of `Education Management Information System (Emis) to ensure presence of teachers in schools and identify ghost schools and improve the quality of education in the province. Addressing the launching ceremony of the Emis website, jointly prepared by the Education Department and Unicef, the chief minister said that the aim of the website was to strengthen the system through information enrichment and technical up gradation.
Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_12_2014_005_002

 

New Text books for new educational Year

Senior Educational Staff association said that in 2014, education Department distributed textbooks quite late and due to this, students faced many problems. Education Department should make sure timely availability of Test Books for year 2015.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page10.asp

 

NTS for recruitment will elevate the purposive support

Chief Minister Balochistan said that EMIS system is important for monitoring the activities of teachers. It will help to detect the ghost teachers. He said NTS would help to recruit based on merits.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page1.asp

 

Long-term positive results of NTS tests

Director Education Schools, Gulab Khan said that recruitments through NTS would yield long-term positive results in the system.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page3.asp

 

Biometric for teachers

Education advisor said that government is seriously working for development in education sector. In this regard, government is about to launch a biometric system for monitoring activities of teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page2.asp

 

Population based recruitments

Quetta Metropolitan Corporation said that, education department has unevenly distributed 278 posts at Quetta. They said that recruitments should base on population of the area.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page3.asp

 

Results by Balochistan Board

Balochistan board of intermediate and secondary announces results of intermediate. 67.11 % of 5698 appears students have cleared the exam.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page3.asp

 

Unsatisfactory construction of Cadet College Boundary

Recently construction of boundary wall for Cadet College Jaffarabad is started. The wall being constructing with unsatisfactory standards.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/quetta/page7.asp

 

AJ&K/GB/FATA

 

Primary School at Kahuti

Secretary Sira inaugurated a primary school at Kahuti that was constructed from 8.0 million PKR grant from Japan.

Complete Story:http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-30&edition=ISL&id=1468174_21065793

 

Islamabad

 

Students, teachers receive first aid training

Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has organised a first aid training for the students and staff of Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) here at RCI Millennium Campus, I-9/3.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-30/page-14/detail-2

 

NUML scholars proceed to US for research

The fourth cohort of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Islamabad, comprising nine young graduates, scholars and faculty members, received their tickets and health insurance cards in order to attend a two-month long UNT-NUML Research Fellowship programme at University of North Texas (UNT), USA. The cohort is proceeding to UNT under Research Fellowship Programme, which is part of a three-year long academic partnership between NUML and UNT, aimed to boost the research and academic culture in the university. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-30/page-14/detail-0

http://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__30-12-2014__isb/7?e=3820687/10711715

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201412/30/islamabad-2.php

 

HEC meets to plan a better future for private universities

The Ninth Progress Review meeting of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) of 15 W- Category private universities was held at Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__30-12-2014__isb/7?e=3820687/10711715

 

High-level meetings of administration with schools

High-level officers of administration are holding meetings with school heads and education officers for managing the security plan for schools.

Complete Story:  http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2014-12-30/page-4

 

Boundary wall for school

Government high school Jasyal has land of 40 kanals but has no boundary wall. School needs 130-foot long boundary wall.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-30/page-4

 

Madrassa Board to revive

A board working on amendments for working of Maddaris said to “the Daily News” that the Madrassa Boards should be reviving. It is important for signify them and make their level best nearer to other educational boards.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/pindi/pic.asp?picname=617.gif

 

Saudi grant for schools

Shah Abdullah Welfare trust said that Saudi Arabia is investing 5 million USD for development of primary, middle, and higher schools in the region. They will develop 40 educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-30&edition=ISL&id=1468703_22225695

 

PAT starts working on anti-terrorism subject syllabus

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has constituted a committee that has started preparing syllabus on anti-terrorism subject.PAT Chairman Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has constituted a 5-member committee under Rahiq Abbasi which will work out recommendations on syllabus for the general public, students of colleges and universities, armed forces, teachers, religious scholars and media within 15 days.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-30/page-13/detail-5

 

IIUI extends admission date

International Islamic University Islamabad has extended the last date of submission of admission form till December 31 (Wednesday).

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-12-30/page-13/detail-6

 

Authorities in capital to decide extension in winter vacation

The concerned authorities would decide extension in winter vacation for all the schools and colleges of federal capital soon. The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) announced the winter vacation in all public and private educational institutions from December 22-31 and were supposed to open from January 1. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/30-Dec-2014/authorities-in-capital-to-decide-extension-in-winter-vacation

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-293147-Uncertainty-about-reopening-of-Islamabad-schools

 

Universities close campuses for two more weeks

The National University of Modern Languages, the Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology and the Bahria University have delayed the reopening of their campuses in the federal capital for two weeks on security grounds. After the Taliban attack on a Peshawar school on December 16, the Islamabad police alerted local schools, colleges and university to possible terrorist attacks.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-293148-Universities-close-campuses-for-two-more-weeks

 

AIOU holds workshops on quality assurance

Two separate training workshops on ‘quality assurance and writing skill’ began on Monday at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) for professional development of human resource. Officers and non-academic staff of various universities are attending the workshops, which have been organised in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/30-Dec-2014/aiou-holds-workshops-on-quality-assurance

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201412/30/islamabad-2.php

 

BA/BSc exams: Students cry foul over discrepancies in mark sheets

Aneela Razzaq, a fourth year student at a model college in Islamabad, bewildered when she found out that she has secured 78 marks in statistics — a subject she never appeared in — instead of economics. Since the colleges in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) were affiliated to the QAU almost two years, students and college administrations have been crying foul over the poor state of affairs at the university’s examination section.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/814188/babsc-exams-students-cry-foul-over-discrepancies-in-mark-sheets/

 

Arts College to volunteer wall painting

To get rids of wall chalking at Rawalpindi, the administration is doing something to cover it. In this regards, students of Rawalpindi Arts College desired to do wall painting volunteer with support of brushes etc.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-30/page-2

 

Teacher’s seniority list at education office

Education Department has released and displayed the seniority list for promotions of elementary teacher at District Education Office.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-30/page-2

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-30&edition=ISL&id=1468102_47016880

 

To bring laptops for degree is compulsory

HEC said that students who received laptops should bring it to their institutions. It was done to cover the illegal sales of systems of this scheme.HEC said that possession and showing laptop is now compulsory for availing the degree.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-3/detail-25

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Book fair at Hussan Abdal High School

National Book Foundation holding two-daybook fair at Higher Secondary school Hassan Abdaal. It will create reading habits among teachers and students.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-12-30/page-4

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Punjab

 

Terrorist attacks put children at risk for psychiatric disorders

Despite being profoundly affected by terrorism, Pakistani society is not yet demoralized by it, and in this respect the terrorists have failed to achieve their aim. Talking to Pakistan Observer, illustrious educationalist Farehana Anjum, Assistant Education Manager of The Citizen Foundation , said about 90 percent students are being affected about terrorism through information they get from their parents while 91 percent of them get stress through different television channels  which highlight bloodshed scenes.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201412/30/national2.php

 

Steps being taken to provide security to schools in Gujranwala

 Commissioner Shumail Ahmad Khawaja has said that steps are being taken to provide security to private and public schools in Gujranwala Division.He said this while addressing a video conference organised in connection with making security plans for educational institutions here on Monday. RPO Dilawar Abbas, DCO Azmat Mahmood, CPO WaqasNazir, Additional Commissioner Khalid Nazir and AC ZaheerLiaqat attended the conference. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-293256-GUJRANWALA-City-News

 

CCTV for private and government schools

Government of Punjab released its security plan for schools. In this regards, it was said that nearly two thousand private schools should have CCTV cameras. There will be a close camera for schools having strength more than 500 students.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602496&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20141230

 

Another school receives threatening text message

The principal of a private school in Taxila on Thursday received a threatening text message on her mobile phone warning her that a bomb had been planted in the school which would go off at 9am. She immediately called the police who cordoned off the school building, diverted traffic and vacated adjacent shops and buildings and called bomb disposal squad (BDS).

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_12_2014_004_003

 

Reopening of 132 schools hinges on completion of security arrangements

The education department on Monday made the reopening of 132 schools in the city conditional upon completion of security arrangements. Earlier, all schools in the districtwere to reopen on January 12. However, 132 schools have been identified as being sensitive in terms of security and their administrators have been directed to make recommended security arrangements, otherwise they will not be allowed to reopen after winter holidays.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_12_2014_004_006

 

Training by PEF

Punjab education Foundation organized a training workshop for teachers associated with voucher scheme for evening classes. The main purpose of evening classes is to educate the employed children.

Complete Story:http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-12/detail-3

 

PEF asked to participate in free education

Punjab Education Foundation has asked for applications from NGOs working for education. PEF said the NGOs should have at least 5 years working experience on this area.

Complete Story:http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-12/detail-4

 

Teachers’ orientation to security planned

Khanewal police have decided to arrange security orientation for school teachers and students to avert any untoward incident.It was stated by District Police Officer Rana Muhammad Ayaz Saleem while talking to Dawn here on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1153924/teachers-orientation-to-security-planned

 

Consequences of extension in vacations

Due to extension in winter vacations for educational institutions, many schools are now facing some financial problems. Security guards of private institutions are leaving their jobs.

Complete Story:http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=41.gif

 

Extended vacations for Railway Schools

Director Education Railways extended winter vacations up to 12 January 2015 from All railway Schools.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-30&edition=LHR&id=1469162_17294320

 

Psycho trauma centres to be set up

The Punjab government has decided to establish Psycho Trauma Centres in the province for resolving the issues of psychiatric traumas of victims of natural disasters, accidents and terrorist activities. The meeting decided to take on board the Health Department, Information, Home, PDMA, Medical Colleges, Universities, Higher Education, School Education and other institutions for preparing guidelines, social mobilization, awareness campaign and other activities so that a comprehensive and consolidated way forward be prepared for implementing the action plan.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-13/detail-4

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-13/detail-6

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2014/12/30/city/lahore/psycho-trauma-centres-to-be-developed-at-national-level/

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201412/30/page7.php

 

CM sees peace thru Daanish schools

British High Commissioner Philip Barton met Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday. Matters of mutual interest, bilateral relations and promotion of cooperation in health, education and other social sectors were discussed in the meeting. “Education is an effective weapon against extremism and terrorism, therefore, Punjab government is paying special attention to the uplift of education sector. State-of-the-art Daanish schools have been set up in backward districts of the province where modern educational facilities are being provided. Daanish schools are playing an important role in controlling the trend of extremism,” the CM maintained. 

Complete Story:  http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-14/detail-8

 

GCU, Suparco to promote satellite technology

Government College University (GCU) and Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) on Monday signed an accord to promote the satellite technology and involve the university students in developing indigenous designs and units for Pakistan National Student Satellite (PNSS).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-293252-Briefs

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-13/detail-4

http://www.dawn.com/news/1153957/suparco-gcu-sign-mou-on-satellite-technology

 

ITU seminar on leveraging ‘Big Data’

The Information Technology University (ITU), in collaboration with Teradata Inc. will hold a seminar titled “Leveraging Big Data for Empowering Your Enterprise”, on Tuesday. The aim of this event is to enable executives and business managers to use data from customer and citizen interactions to create value for their businesses. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-13/detail-5

 

Fake Oxford Book Seller Captured

FIA captured a bookseller for selling Fake Oxford Books from Awami book Depot and registered case against Shop owner.

Complete Story:http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-30&edition=LHR&id=1469176_89499219

 

Malala ranked Third for Americans

Malala Yousaf Zai is ranked at third place of most favorite personalities in America. Gallup survey revealed that Malala got the popularity after their first lady and Hillary Clinton.

Complete Story:http://e.jang.com.pk/12-30-2014/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=1112.gif

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-12-30&edition=LHR&id=1469086_11494013

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-2/detail-2

 

PU spokesman clarification

Punjab University spokesman has clarified a news item in which a question of Punjab Assembly during Assembly session regarding “ad hoc” appointment of PU Vice Chancellor has been reported.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-4/detail-6

 

Sindh

 

Unhindered: A lesson for ghost teachers, lawmakers

The provincial president of the Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q), Haleem Adil Sheikh, lauded the services of a physically-impaired teacher, Haseena Umrani, saying the confident girl is a lesson for ghost teachers and Sindh Assembly’s lawmakers. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/814042/unhindered-a-lesson-for-ghost-teachers-lawmakers/

 

Summery for extension in vacations

Provincial Education Secretary Sindh has sent summery for the extension of vacations up to 11 more days to Minister of Education Sindh.

Complete Story: All schools and college will be open from 12 January 2015.

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102602918&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141230

http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-12-30/page-1/detail-8

 

Recovery of land for Law College

KM has taken against land mafia who occupied and built a number of houses illegally. It was a land for Zulfiqar Bhutto Law College.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2014-12-30/page-2

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Meeting of KU affiliated colleges

Karachi University will be holding tomorrow at 12 pm.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102601977&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141230

 

Law students, junior lawyer support military courts for eradication of terrorism

The peculiar situation that exists in the country demanded urgent provision for special security courts to counter terrorism and get rid of militants for good, said quite a number of law students and junior lawyers.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201412/30/karachi.php

 

Ending of Liari university VC tenure

Vice Chancellor, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Liari University completes his tenure after serving four years. Vice chancellor Sindh Mudarsatul Islam took its additional charge of VC of Liari University.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102601981&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20141230

 

School without Teacher

No Teacher is appointed in Boys Primary School village Arib Mallah near Naro District Sanghar since 10 years. Students’ Education is being destroyed due to non availability of Teachers. Villagers have told that in their village no one is Educated who could read any letter even. They have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and appoint Teachers in their village school.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130223163&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141228\

http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-28/news/page8/1%20(24).htm

 

Chairman Anti-corruption took notice of illegal appointments

District Jacobabad: Chairman Anti-corruption has issued letter to E.D.O male and female and has called them to his office in Karachi, on their involvement in the corruption of fake IDs of illegally appointed Teachers and other staff. He has declared that he was receiving complains against illegal appointments, and he had demanded record of the newly appointment staff, but Education officers did not cooperate in that matter.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130223309&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141228

 

Two School buildings in decaying condition

Primary Boys and Middle School buildings at village Ghulam Allah District Khairpur Mirs are destroyed and their wall and roof pieces are falling; looking as if they are about to fall. Villagers have told that no any person from Education Department yet has visited schools; future of their children is being destroyed.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_27122014221525.jpg

 

Secretary Education called to Sindh High Court

Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho is called to Court on the petition of former Principal and Assistant Professor Degree College Johi District Dadu. He has said that, he was retired in 2012, but since then Sindh Government is not issuing him notice of retirement. Secretary Education does not show any compliance in this matter to issue him retirement allowance and other benefits.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130223198&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141228

 

Final show cause notice issued to Education and Treasury staff

District Qamber Shahdadkot:  Education and Treasury staff did not appear before Anti-corruption circle officer since 4 months. They have been issued final show cause notice to verify their record of corruption in the department on fake bills and difference bills of the employees.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130223988&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141230

 

Primary School Building near to collapse

District Tando Allah yar:  The building of Primary School village Baqa Dahri is in decaying condition; students feel themselves insecure and do not attend school; villagers told that they have informed higher authorities many times, but no any response is seen.

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

 

Villagers protest for school opening

The residents of village Ali Dost District Khairpur Mirs stood against closure of school of their village. They said school is closed since 21 years and their children are roaming here and there working in the fields. They have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and restore school building and save future of their children. They added that school furniture is taken away by the people and building is standing idle.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-30/news/page3/1%20(32).htm

 

Primary School closed, students future on the verge of destruction

District Larkana: Primary School village Latif Abad Mugheri near Gerelo is closed since a year and students’ future is on the verge of destruction. The Teachers of the school are getting their salaries without attending school. Funds are violated and furniture is taken away. They have demanded to restore school and save future of their children.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-30/news/page3/1%20(34).htm

 

Commissioner issued show cause notice to Ghost Teachers and stopped salaries

Sukkur: Commissioner Sukkur Division Mr. Muhammad Abbas Baloch has stopped salaries of 34 Ghost Teachers including 4 from sukkur, 8 Khairpur Mirs and 25 Ghotki District and has issued them show cause notice to explain the matter of remaining absent from the schools.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2014-12-30/news/page8/1%20(37).htm

 

No Education reforms seem, 60 lac students out of schools

Hyderabad: In this currents year Education remained backwards and no any reformative policy seemed; no any innovative idea seemed; Ghost Schools could not be opened. 60 lac children are put of schools due to non-compliance and non-cooperation of Education Department. 75% students of Pakistan can not continue their study above the level of Matric. 72% adults in 2014 of 15 to 24 years age remained uneducated. 78% sindhi students remained aloof of Primary Education in Sindh.

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Editorial/ Opinion

 

A citizens’ cry

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, in a recently held press conference, claimed that 90% madrassas were clean, which means 10% madrassas are involved in terror activities. According to several credible sources there are 23,000 madrassas in Pakistan. It means 23,00 Madressah are involved in terror activities. 

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Declining Educational research by Dr. Farooq Choudhry

Currently our education being criticized from all directions. Its basic reason is that it is built not on basis of true research standards. Education needs research for its credibility and development.

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Letters to the editor

 

Teachers` voices

THIS is apropos Zubeida Mustafa`s article `Teachers` voices` (Dec.3) wherein the writer asserts that it is universally recognised that the quality of education and learning output of students depend preponderantly on teachers` performance and academic standards. It is, therefore, essential that the teacher`s improvement be given focus while planning education. Teachers, students and curriculum are the components of the education sector and need revisiting time and again. Teacher performance is continuously brought to light by the social media and educational organisations Alif Ailan.

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Tackling madressahs

According to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, 90pc of madressahs are not involved in promoting militancy and terrorism in the country (Dec 22). No one knows the exact number of madressahs in Pakistan as most of them have bluntly refused to get registered and open their books for financial audit.

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