January 9, 2015

National Press:

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

 

Educational institutions to reopen on 12th

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced the reopening of all educational institutions in the province on Jan 12.It also asked schools, colleges and universities to strictly implement security plan. The announcement was made by provincial information and culture minister Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani during a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Thursday evening.         

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_01_2015_007_006

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-5/detail-7

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/national2.php

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618484&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150109

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-3/detail-19

 

Self-defense: ‘Arms permits will be given to educational institutes’

Kohat Commissioner Syed Jamaluddin has said arms permits will be provided to government and private schools to ensure the security of students and staff. He said this at a meeting held on Thursday at Kohat Commissioner House to discuss security issues of educational institutes across the region.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201501090089&EN_ID=11201501090037&EMID=11201501090014

 

Schools yet to receive funds for construction of boundary walls

 As many as 63 government schools in the district are exposed to security threats as the District Accounts Office has yet to transfer funds for construction or raising of the boundary walls of schools to eight feet. 

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-295030-Briefs

 

Security for schools in Kohat

Commissioner Kohat said that there should be high security at schools of Kohat. School administration should have to complete all requirements of security plans as soon as possible.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618607&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150109

 

City Municipal implementing the requirements of schools security

Municipal administrations are focusing of increasing heath of school walls. They are fulfilling the basic security requirements of their educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618653&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150109

 

Balochistan

 

To account Balochistan University

Pushtun SF said that, there should be investigations against merit recruitment at Balochistan University. Employees hired are not eligible to fulfill tasks. They have no capacity.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

AJ&K/GB/FATA

 

No salary to teachers of FATA

Teachers of Basic Education Community School Bajour Agency did not receive their salaries for last 5 months. Teachers said that if they will not get their salaries this month they will close all schools.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618587&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150109

 

Islamabad

 

Quality education still a distant dream: Report

About 21 per cent of Pakistan’s children aged between 6 to 16 years still remain out of school and the remaining 79 per cent that are enrolled in the same age bracket are not learning much.
According to the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2014 national survey, student competencies in learning English, arithmetic, and language are deplorable as half i.e. 54 per cent of the children from Class V cannot read Class II level text in Urdu/Sindhi/ Pashto. Sindh has the lowest learning level of English in Class-V i.e. 24 per cent.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-01-09/page-14/detail-6

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/islamabad-1.php

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_01_2015_152_006

http://tribune.com.pk/story/818959/in-reverse-gear-learning-levels-enrolment-going-down/

 

PWD to estimate cost of security checks at schools

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has tasked the Pakistan-Public Works Department (Pak-PWD) with estimating how much the strict security checks at Islamabad’s government schools and colleges will cost. The CADD will bear the expenses of the measures to be taken for the security of educational institutions, Minister of State for CADD Barrister Usman Ibrahim told the participants of a meeting here on Thursday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-295021-PWD-to-estimate-cost-of-security-checks-at-schools

http://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__09-01-2015__isb/7?e=3820687/10849076

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/islamabad-2.php

http://www.dawn.com/news/1155802/schools-asked-to-raise-funds-to-hire-guards

 

Reopening of schools on 12th not clear as yet

Though the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has announced the reopening of Islamabad’s government and private schools on January 12 after extended winter vacation, parents are not sure if classes of their children will resume as scheduled. 

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-295030-Briefs

 

Educational institutions will open Monday

Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Barrister Usman Ibrahim told the National Assembly during the question hour Thursday that educational institutions in the federal capital are being opened from Monday.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/01/09/city/islamabad/educational-institutions-will-open-monday/

 

Security for federal schools

Federal government is deciding all schools after fulfilling requirements of security plan. They decided that security forces will monitor the educational institution in opening and closing timings.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01- 

 

Debate competition held for seminary students

The Majlis-e-Saut-ul-Islam, Pakistan, organized a debate competition for students of seminaries at Jinnah Convention Centre here on Thursday, says a press release.

 Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-294925-Debate-competition-held-for-seminary-students

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-01-09/page-14/detail-4

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/islamabad-1.php

 

Empowering generations: Striving for a better future in the mountains

Gilgit-Baltistan, known for its scenic beauty, present an irony. A majority of the residents of the region live a life of poverty marred by illiteracy in an underdeveloped set-up.

To help the people of the northern areas, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in collaboration with Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has begun an initiative to educate and train underprivileged children of underdeveloped and far-flung areas, especially in Pakistan’s north, in order to promote education and sports activities.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/818960/empowering-generations-striving-for-a-better-future-in-the-mountains/

 

AIOU to introduce academic reforms this year

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) would introduce academic reforms this year to ensure quality education by bringing qualitative improvement in its various educational programs and students' services.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-294932-AIOU-to-introduce-academic-reforms-this-year

 

AIOU to open SSC to PhD admissions from Feb 1

 Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will open its SSC to PhD-level admissions for the Spring semester, 2015 in various disciplines from February 1.
Last date for the admission will be March 5.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/09-Jan-2015/aiou-to-open-ssc-to-phd-admissions-from-feb-1

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/islamabad-2.php

http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-01-09/page-3

 

AIOU completes admission process

The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has announced it has completed admissions of Autumn Semester 2014 and posted particulars of students on its website.

 Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-294919-AIOU-completes-admission-process

 

QAU to decide about campus reopening today

The top management of the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) is likely to meet today (Friday) to decide about the resumption of academic activities on the campus. The country’s leading public sector university had announced suspension of classes on the campus on December 27 for an indefinite period over terror threats. 

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-294916-QAU-to-decide-about-campus-reopening-today

 

University of Western Sydney envoy visits Pakistan

University of Western Sydney (School of Business) official representative Dr Aila Khan paid a special visit to AEO Pakistan Resident Director Saad Mahmood in the federal capital to discuss and further strengthen the collaborations between the two. Both organizations agreed to capitalize on alumni networks in promoting Australia as one of the top study destinations of the world.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-2/detail-7

 

Australia donates plasmapheresis machines to SZAB Medical University

 The Australian government, through its AUSAid programme, donated plasmapheresis machines to Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (SZAB) Medical University, PIMS, here on Thursday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-294921-Australia-donates-plasmapheresis-machines-to-SZAB-Medical-University

 

Students take trip to Malaysia

The Roots Millennium School (RMS) organized a cultural and recreational trip to Malaysia this week, says a press release. A group of eight RMS students accompanied by Ms. Faizah Tasawar (Senior Manager Communications, Coordination & PR at RMS) got the opportunity to explore Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, through this trip.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-294924-Students-take-trip-to-Malaysia

 

Punjab

 

Schools to follow security SOP before reopening

Lahore DIG (Operations) Dr Haider Ashraf has asked the schools’ administration to ensure proper security arrangements as per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) before reopening the educational institutions on January 12. 
The operations police chief stated this while presiding over a meeting held at his office to review the security of educational institutions on Thursday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-13/detail-6

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-13/detail-6

http://tribune.com.pk/story/818904/on-alert-police-planning-helpline-for-schools-security/

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/lahore.php

 

Punjab promulgates two ordinances to curb terrorism

As a part of its efforts to curb terrorism and hunt down terrorists, the Punjab government on Thursday promulgated two ordinances -- one about security of all kinds of vulnerable establishments, including educational institutions, and another for keeping a record of tenants and temporary residents in hotels, guest houses or hostels.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_01_2015_004_011

 

Education institutes lament hike in security gadgets price

The managements of public as well as private educational institutions have complained of an unprecedented hike in the prices of security gadgets such as metal detectors, walk-through gates and barbed wire, following the government’s strict directions for beefing up security of their campuses.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1155872/education-institutes-lament-hike-in-security-gadgets-price

 

Precautions: Schools with poor security advised to defer opening

As many as 8,798 schools in Dera Ghazi Khan division have been advised not to reopen until they have met the security guidelines issued by the government. Addressing a meeting on Friday, Dera Ghazi Khan Commissioner Muhammad Saqib Aziz said school administrations had been asked to activate scouts, conduct emergency drills and display emergency contact numbers in classrooms.

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/818881/precautions-schools-with-poor-security-advised-to-defer-opening/

 

PEF reviewed security arrangements across Punjab

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) on Thursday held a meeting to review security arrangements in PEF partner schools across Punjab. 

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-294886-Security

 

PEF instructs school to ensure security steps

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has directed its regional offices to Multan, Rawalpindi and Lahore to complete physical inspection of schools having  500 strength affiliated with it by Friday (tomorrow).

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/national.php

 

Government schools did not meet security plans

Due to ignorance of education department, most of the government schools did not meet the security plan requirements. Most of the schools have not high walls, not security barricades, and wires.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_38.gif

 

90% schools complete security

Almost 90 percent of schools complete the security requirements. All the schools in Punjab and KP will be opening from 12 of January.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01-09&edition=LHR&id=1484770_65949553

 

To end all evening shifts and shorten the timings

Parent and citizens demanded on the grounds of security situation in the region, all educational institutions should end all evening shifts. Police and volenteersshould be hired for security.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_39.gif

 

Auditing of categorized schools

IG Police Lahore, said that schools will be monitored for security with respect to their categories.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_18.gif

http://www.khabraingroup.com/today/pages/p2/story.aspx?param=sekolo.jpg

 

City administration to monitor institutions

DCO Lahore hold a meeting with city administrators. He said that city administration Irresponsibly for monitoring thr security at educational institutions of the region.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01-09&edition=LHR&id=1484309_73851284

 

CM accounted for fake security reports

Chief Minister Punjab accounted education department and school owners after receiving school security report by interior minister. Nearly 66512 CCTV cams, and nearly 31260 schools required high walls.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01-09&edition=LHR&id=1484768_11156836

 

Scholarships to be provided UVAS

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) and a poultry feeds’ company to provide scholarships to UVAS students here on Thursday.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-294885-Scholarships

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/lahore.php

 

PU’s Distinction in National Seerat Conference

The faculty members and students of Punjab University Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre (SZIC) have outshined in National Seerat Conference 2015 held in Islamabad recently.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-294881-Distinction

 

Lecture by PU’s Director Quality Enhancement Cell

PUNJAB University’s Director Quality Enhancement Cell Dr Aamir Ijaz delivered a lecture recently on “Impact of QEC on Higher Education Institutions” at University of Engineering and Technology (UET).

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-294882-Lecture

 

LGH unit starts angioplasty

Post Graduate Medical Institute/Lahore General Hospital (PGMI/LGH) Principal Prof Dr Anjam Habib Vohra has said radiology unit of the hospital has started angioplasty and stenting of lower limbs to ensure flow of blood, which will save patients of diabetes from amputation of their lower limbs and help in the treatment of gangrene.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-294879-LGH-unit-starts-angioplasty

 

Nursing curriculum will be updated

Secretary attended a ceremony of Nursing Examination board for distribution of prizes to position holders. He said that their curriculum will be updated. He said that ministry will send nurses abroad for trainings.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-2/detail-16

 

Extension in hearing of Urdu as Medium of Instruction

High Court has extended date of case hearing of Urdu as Medium of Instruction up to 23 January.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2015-01-09/page-4

 

Sindh

 

Governor assents to `Sindh School Education Standards, Curriculum Act 2014’

Governor Sindh Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan has assented `Sindh School Education Standards and Curriculum Act, 2014’ for improving quality of education from early years to grade 12. The Act to be enforced throughout the province, said a statement on Thursday.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/09-Jan-2015/governor-assents-to-sindh-school-education-standards-curriculum-act-2014

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-01-09/page-14

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-294854-Schools-told-to-secure-premises-before-reopening-on-Jan-12

http://issuu.com/abidoon/docs/e-paper_pdf__09-01-2015__khi/7?e=3820687/10849083

http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/karachi.php

 

Private schools are sensitive

Most of the government schools are meeting the basic requirements of security plans. However, some of private schools are not meeting these requirements. There are under threat.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01-09&edition=KCH&id=1484091_12532514

 

Special force for school security

Private school management association said that police should appoint SSP to establish a special force for the security of schools. There should be emergency help line for security concerns and school administration should be provided with licensed security weapons.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-01-09/page-2

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102617743&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150109

 

Most of schools without boundary

Most of the schools in Sindh lacking basic infrastructure and educational facilities. Most of the schools do not have boundary wall. In Karachi 150 schools lacking boundary wall.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102617740&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150109

 

Rescue training to institutions

Commissioner Karachi said that nearly 10 schools, colleges and universities security got rescue trainings.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102617742&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150109

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01-09&edition=KCH&id=1484095_36716411

 

All schools may not reopen on 12th

The Sindh government decided on Thursday that only those schools should reopen for classes on Jan 12 after the winter vacation where foolproof security arrangements have been made. It also decided to implement a ‘short-term security plan’ for all educational institutions in the metropolis. These decisions were taken at a meeting in Governor House chaired by Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad 

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1155762/all-schools-may-not-reopen-on-12th

http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-01-09&edition=KCH&id=1485192_37248423

 

The good versus the ghost: ‘Political appointments in public schools are destroying our future’

The issue of politically-motivated teacher appointments is the main reason why the public education system is in a state of dysfunction, said educationists at the ‘Teachers’ Conference, 2015’, held at the Mövenpick Hotel on Wednesday. The conference was organized by the Sindh Education Foundation (SEF).

Complete story:  http://tribune.com.pk/story/818927/the-good-versus-the-ghost-political-appointments-in-public-schools-are-destroying-our-future/

 

BIEK announces schedule for submission of exam forms

Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) has announced new schedule for submission of examination forms for first year annual examinations. According to a statement on Thursday, students should submit their examination form in their respective colleges till January 19. 

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/09-Jan-2015/biek-announces-schedule-for-submission-of-exam-forms

 

Conference at Ziauddin University

The Ziauddin University is organizing a three-day conference,  in collaboration with Pakistan Science Foundation,  on ‘Advances in Health Sciences’ with the theme ‘Research and Innovation for Better Health’ from today (January 9) till January 11 at its Clifton Campus.

Complete story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201501090033&EN_ID=11201501090014&EMID=11201501090006

http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-294864-Three-day-health-conference

http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618057&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150109

 

Two- day international conference on literature

Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU) has arranged two-day international conference on ‘literature, society and reconstruction, Past, Present and Future’ on 14th- 15thJanuary.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201501/09/national2.php

 

Three days international conference at KU

Karachi university is holding three days international conference by chemistry department on natural environment for animals and plants.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-01-09/page-2

 

Police officers promise to quit historical school’s playground

Two police officers on Thursday undertook before a division bench of the Sindh High Court, Hyderabad circuit, that they would not interfere in the affairs of the Government Higher Secondary School, Tando Bago, over the matter of its playground in future. The court disposed of the petition as the principal of the school did not press his petition.

Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1155735/police-officers-promise-to-quit-historical-schools-playground

 

Colleges to establish management committee

Directorate colleges said to all colleges and their principles that they should operationalize the management committees in their institutions to linkup the civil society, teachers, students and parent.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-01-09/page-2

 

Protest by non-academic staff against VC

Non Academic Staff Association of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology decided to do protest against Vice Chancellor for their rights.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618046&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150109

 

Land mafia occupied University Land

Land mafia again occupied the land of University of Sindh Jamshoro. The land was for residence of University employees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=11_07.gif

 

Irregularities at Benazir University

Irregularities happening at Banazir Bhutto University, Nawabshah. Grade 19 Assistant Professors are working under command of Grade 18 Lecturers.

Complete Story: http://express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102617715&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150109

 

Opinions/ Editorials

 

Investing in quality teachers by Pauline Rose

In the aftermath of the tragic attack on a school in Peshawar, killing over 100 children, who were merely realising their right to go to school, the results of the latest ASER survey turn the spotlight to an ongoing simmering catastrophe that is affecting millions of children in Pakistan. 

Complete story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/818855/investing-in-quality-teachers/

 

Disability and higher education by Irfan Abbas

The right to education is a fundamental human right. Every individual, irrespective of race, gender, nationality, ethnic or social origin, religion or political preference, age or disability, is entitled to have equal access to education.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-7/detail-1

 

Looking beyond the clichéd norms of higher education by Nazish Shekha

To move forward in the future as a country, our society must begin to envision its multiple needs from a number of viewpoints. We have been taught to think in a single perspective and this aspect becomes visible in our lifestyles and the choices we make for our family, our community and for society at large. Education typically has been teaching us to accept the norm rather than challenge the norm.

Complete story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-01-09/page-7/detail-3

 

Our educational Institutions and security problem by Sikandar Khan Baloch

Country’s power does not lie in money, forces but it is hidden in Education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-01-09/page-11

 

School security

Security for schools is currently the subject of discussion everywhere, following the horrific attack in Peshawar on December 16. The concern is of course very real. News reports say private schools have lagged in taking adequate security measures, while the Punjab CM, visiting the Elite Police Training School said campus security will be a key priority and there will be no compromises on it.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-8-294945-School-security

 

Call the bluff

After accepting the National Action Plan (NAP) and praying for its success the JUI-F chief is now out to wreck it. The mention of religion and sect is unacceptable to him. So is any oversight by the state in the affairs of the ‘Deeni Madaris’ or seminaries. Any reference to religion or sect amounts to degrading Islam, he maintains. He also claims that the terrorists are not the products of the madaris.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/01/08/comment/call-the-bluff/

  

Letters to the Editor

 

A long winter

There has been a great deal of confusion regarding the date of opening of schools. Winter vacations, which would have ended on December 31, have been extended to January 12 on security grounds. Now, rumour has it that universities, especially in Islamabad, will remain closed till the end of January.

Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-294938-A-long-winter

 

Regional Press:

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhua

 

Schools will be opened from Monday: KP Government

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa announce that all the government & privates schools will be open from the coming Monday 12th January. Police will be posted in unsecure institutions in this connection a complete action plan designed for KP Province. A High level meeting was held which chaired by Mr.Mushtaq Ghani, Minister for education, Government of KP.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Peshawar, Page  no. 01

 

Officers of educational departments took keen interest in Workshop

Education Departments officers had taken interest in nongovernmental organization workshops. They stay in the 5 stars hotels in Islamabad. During these workshops the ngo not only given hoteling to the officers they also paid him heavy TA.  The networking of teachers and NGO strengthen very will due to which officers leave their offices and every workshop of the ngo attended very keen manners. 

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102618506&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150109

 

Government must take solid steps for the security of educational institutions, Abdul Manan

Government must provide security to the educational institutions.  More closure of the educational institutions caused to lose the valuable year of the students. It is stated by the Abdul Mannan, Ameer JUI PK-1 v here in Peshawar through press release. He said due to closer of the institutions affect the future of the students. Government till time do not have any fool proof plan for the  student security.

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

 

Govt. keeping tracks of pick & drop facilities

In the entire province including Peshawar government has kept record of all those vehicles which are giving pick and drop facilities to school students.  On the other hand government institutions drivers, conductors, Hostels staff, in university shops staff data will be received by the government and is keeping the complete record due to the security issues  in the province.

Complete Story: Daily Aaj Peshawar, Page no. 08

 

Only security-clear schools will be re-opened, CM

A high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, KP.  The security situation & plan for schools were discussed in detail. It was decided that only those institutions will be allowed to re-open in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 12th January who has security clearance.

 Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Peshawar, Page no. 01

 

Extension of holidays of educational institutes shows government failure, JI

Educational Institutions holidays extension showed government failure.  Educational Institutions closer increase fear among the children. It was stated by Khalid Waqar Chamkani, General Secretary JI, District Peshawar.   

Complete Story: Daily Surkhab Peshawar, Page no. 02

 

Two mortar shells discovered near a school

A few feet away from government Primary School Pinyan No.1, Haripur, two mortar shells are found. Police take the hold of the area in their custody and started the operation.  This area is situated near the Afghan Muhajir Camp. Police stated that yesterday unknown person informed the police station Kot Najeebullah , two mortar shells are found near GPS Pinyan #1.

Complete Story: Daily Subh Peshawar, Page no. 08

 

The TPO’s emergency meeting held in Peshawar

The Teachers Provincial Organization’s Executive Body Emergency meeting was held in Peshawar under the chairmanship of provincial president Hameed ul Haq & demanded from the government after necessary arrangements for security the education institution immediately re-open.

Complete Story: Daily Awamunas Peshawar, Page no. 02

 

Balochistan

 

Government and some Elements have turn Education into a source of income, BSO

NASEERABAD: According to BSO central spokesman, the Educational situation of the Balochistan is pathetic and shows their reaction on the poor situation of the Education department. He further added in his statement that merit and ability is being bypass by the Government and favoritism is on peak in Education department. Government is biased with Baloch nation in Baluchistan and shows biasness through several acts such as cancelation of 600 posts of lectures, several post of SST and other technical position for Baloch belt. Government has started corruption on the name of Educational emergency.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

We can compete the challenges through Education, Amir JI

CHAMAN: the Amir e Jamiat Islam Kari Imdadullah addressing to a meeting session in a Public school, and said that we can compete the challenges only through Education. Education is compulsory for both male and female in Islam and beside Islamic Education the other formal Education through schooling is also necessary for all. The representatives of Jamiat ulama Islam nazaryati, ANP and other were also present in the meeting. 

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page7.asp

 

PPSF demands for the inquiry of irregularities in University of Baluchistan 

In a statement of PSF it is mentioned that the committee comprised by university of Baluchistan is a dummy committee for examination which is taking decision of favoritism we demand for a neutral committee to inquire the irregularities in examination of university of Baluchistan and also conduct an inquiry on the illegal promotion and posting in the university. In the statement the two cases of promotion and appointment have been highlighted wherein in one case a herbarium keeper (Grade-16) promoted to grade 19 in one day and in other case the employee of grade 16 given charge of 19. They also mention the plan of misusing the authority by the committee comprised for the examination, this committee has decided to put fine and penalty on 3000 student of Rs.10000 PKR, which will not be accept by PSF and we will show agitation against any unlawful decision.  

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page2.asp

 

F.A/ F.sc exam fee submission announcement

Baluchistan board of intermediate and secondary education announces the exam date sheet. According to the HSC (intermediate) F.A, F.sc exam starting date will be Jan 7, 2015. There will be no late fee charges till to the Jan 26, 2015. The late submission of fine will start from Feb 03, 2015 till to the Feb 16, 2015. After this deadline no one can submit their admission form with any amount of fee.

Complete Story: http://e.intekhab.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page8.asp

 

Only education progress can escape Baluchistan from poverty and terrorism

QUETTA: Provincial leader of Jamat-e-Islam Abdul Mateen Akhundzada said to the press reporter. Due to below average condition and environment of Government institutes the private institutes going up according to the current statistics. Government should focus their institutes and take in a reproductive account. It is the sole remedy for the development of Baluchistan.

Complete Story:  http://e.intekhab.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page2.asp                            

 

Stop cheating in exams and will be strictly prohibited

QUETTA: Abdul Saboor Kakar says we will eradicate idea of cheating in this session CCTV cameras will be set up in every examination centre. Through this CCTV camera every single candidates will be check during exam hours, if anyone case of cheating will occurs in the exam, then; BISE will take strictly action against the victim student, so there will be no personal judgment and case will send to the court and the Government will deal it through proper channel. CCTV cameras will also be providing to the district level throughout Baluchistan. The virus of cheating paralyzed our youth in the field of competition. Now it’s time to move on and treat the education system properly.

Complete Story:  http://e.baluchistan.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page8.asp

 

Corruption and Robbery will be investigated in examination branch of UOB

QUETTA: Provincial Statement of Pashtun Student Federation. PSF demands for the investigation of administration specifically examination branch. The organization body claimed that the upper level of faculty members wants to trap the lower scale employees in the corruption cases of examination branch. The Pro Vice Chancellor has made a committee which is unaffected in the result of accountability. There is no check and balance and meditation over the same branch. We demanded for transparent investigation and we regret personal judgment of their criteria. The concern branch have disappeared the Rs. 15000000 a thick amount of fee as a black money Before the forthcoming result of B.A, in the reward examination branch have impose fine over the student of same university, and it is impossible to generate this thick amount of fee through the students penalty. This is injustice with the students.  

Complete Story:  http://e.express.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page2.asp

Qudrat News, Page no. 02

12 Jan is the opening date of all federal institutes

ISLAMABAD: In national assembly during query break minister of capital administration Usman Ibrahim said; all the federal institutes will be open Jan 12, 2015. The institutes will be open with a full security. He further said our security forces have to alert all the time of study hours, we need the safe and sound Education environment for our children. After the massacres of APS children Peshawar all the cities have made strong there institution security system.

Complete Story:  http://e.bakhber.com.pk/01-09-2015/quetta/page1.asp

 

Punjab

 

Principal of Primary School Chak No.89 sells the trees

An application has been given to the CM Punjab Chairman of School Council that the Principal of Primary School Chak No.89 sold the trees and eaten up the amount of RS.50, 000/- instead of depositing it in the school account. 

Complete Story:  Daily Naya Daur Multan, Page no. 01

 

All concerned persons must learn about security arrangements and follow the same

Natiq Hayat Ghalzai, District Emergency Officer Rescue 1122, Dera Ghazi Khan, while addressing a 3 day Basic Life Fire & Safety Course at Central Station Dera Ghazi Khan said all concerned persons must learn about security arrangements and follow the same. Thirty three staff members from different colleges attended the said course.  They would be given training in the areas of medical first aid, fire-fighting and to handle any sudden situation. 

Complete Story:  http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-01-09/page-2

 

Private Schools Association determined to open schools on 12th January, 2015

Zia Islam Zahid, Central Vice President of Private Schools Association, while addressing a meeting of the owners of private schools at Dera Ghazi Khan, said that it was Constitutional duty of the government to provide security to the life and property of the citizens. The closure of schools should not be extended and if the government does so, the private schools will be opened on 12th January in any case.  The meetings were attended by 200 principals of private schools. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-01-09/page-2

 

Vacations about to end, most educational institutions failed to complete security arrangements

Educational institutions of Multan, Shujaabad, Qutubpur, Khangarh, Ahmedpur Sharqia, Rahim Yar Khan, Rajanpur, and Kot Chatta are still sorting on improving the security arrangements and most private and public schools have still not able to complete security arrangements. Deputy Secretary High Education Commission visited Bahauddin University and pointed out the insecure spots.  He was accompanied by Chief Security Officer Col. Ibrahim.

Complete Story:  http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-01-09/page-8

 

NTS Tests and interviews for vacant positions at Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Multan to be held today

NTS Tests and interviews at Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Multan to be held today for the vacant positions of Hardware Technician, Deta Manager and Junior programmer to be held today.

Complete Story:  http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-01-09/page-8

 

Civil Society Organizations urge early opening of Schools for educational activities

Civil Society Organizations of Manthar have urged the government to open Schools for educational activities so that the time of the children is not wasted further.

Complete Story:  DAILY EXPRESS Rahim Yar Khan, Page no. 09

Dail Ausaf Multan,  Page no. 03

 

Most Educational Institutions of District Rahim Yar Khan are still without Security Arrangements

Most Educational Institutions of District Rahim Yar Khan are still without Security Arrangements and most even do not have boundary wall.  The dealers of security instruments have increased the prices of the products to exploit the situation.  The District of Rahim Yar Khan has more than 4000 educational institutions, which include 3271 public schools, 615 private schools and 70 Public colleges.  

Complete Story:  Daily KHABRAIN Multan, Page no. 08

 

The education of students should not be further harmed by closing schools

Dr. Salim Kamboh, Distric Vice President of Jamat-e-Islami, Rahim Yar Khan has said that the education of students should not be further harmed by closing schools due to the security threats.  He said that the government was using security arrangements as an excuse to close down the schools.

 

Training of security guards of Education Department Rahim Yar Khan continues  

The security guards of education department of District Rahim Yar Khan are being provided training at the District Police Lines.  The Assistant Director visited the Police Lines to inspect the process of the training.  The guards are struggling to get weapons, uniforms and shoes.

Complete Story:  Daily Sujja Rahim Yar Khan Edition, Page no. 01

 

The security arrangements of Punjab Educational Institutions remain up to paper formalities

The security arrangements of Punjab Educational Institutions remain up to paper formalities because RS.75 billion were required for the up gradation of boundary walls, barbed wire, walkthrough gates, CCTV Cameras and other equipment, but the Punjab government was only able to provide RS.2 billion.  

Complete Story:  Daily Sang-e-Meel Rahim Yar Khan, Page no. 03

 

Schools without security arrangements will not be allowed to open

EDO Bhakkur Mian Ismail, while visiting the schools of Tehsil Bhakkur and Tehsil Kalorkot said that the schools without security certificates and security arrangements will not be allowed to open.

Complete Story:  Daily Naya Daur Multan, Page no. 03

 

Workshop on Campus Security issues held at Islamia University Rahim Yar Campus

A Workshop on Campus Security issues was held at Islamia University Rahim Yar Campus on the instructions of Punjab Govenemnt and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Qaisar Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor, Islamia University Bahawalpur.  Campus Director Dr. Jamal Abdul Nasir visited the visited all the campuses and hostels and inspected the working of CCV cameras and Walkthrough Gates. 

Complete Story:  Daily Express Rahim Yar Khan, Page no. 09

 

Free Class to be given to students of Open University

Mohammed Arshad, President of Services for Education & Welfare Advocacy, Khanpur has said he will give free English Language Classes to FA, BA, and MA students on every  Friday from 2 to 4 pm.

Complete Story:  Daily KHABRAIN Multan, Page no. 02

 

Sindh

 

School closure left 4000 students uneducated since 42 years

Hyderabad: Primary School village Wali Muhammad Rind Tando Muhammad Khan road is closed since 42 years. Due to its closure generations of the village population have been uneducated. Villagers told that school is closed due to non-compliance of Education Department. In this era of Science and Technology, students are deprived of their basic right of getting Primary Education; and 99% population of the village is uneducated due to closure of school. They have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and provide their children right of Education. They further added that Politicians only come to their village during their time of Elections, but do not pay any attention on school closure.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-01-09/news/page8/1%20(35).htm

 

Sindh University offers admission in Evening Program

A meeting was chaired by the Vice Chancellor University of Sindh Jamshoro regarding admission of students who could not qualify merit list of Entry Test of Bachelors Program (Morning). It was decided that Sindh University would provide them opportunity to get admission in evening program. Students can submit their applications for evening admission in Bachelors Program.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130226727&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150109

 

Sindh Agriculture University and affiliated Colleges declare to start Examinations from 19th January

The Examinations of Bachelor Program at Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam and its affiliated College Z.A Bhutto Dokri District Larkana will start from 19th January 2015. The last date for form receiving is 13th January; all students have been informed about the Examination schedule.

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