October 23, 2014

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Students urged to use RTI law

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Commission has urged students to use the RTI Act, 2013 to ensure social wellbeing and prevent corruption and nepotism. During an awareness session organised for students at Edwardes College Peshawar on Wednesday, RTI officials emphasised the importance of the law as a tool for social change. The seminar was attended by a large number of students and teachers. “Every one of you has the right to use the law for the wellbeing of society,” said Chief Information Commissioner of the RTI Commission Major (retd) Sahibzada Khalid. Speaking on the occasion, RTI Commissioner Professor Kalimullah said K-P is the first province to enact the RTI law. According to Kalimullah, the legislation enables the people of province to take a stand against corruption. He urged the student to use the law in an appropriate manner to bring a positive change in society.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779566/spreading-the-word-students-urged-to-use-rti-law/


Record, valuables gutted as fire erupts at tent school

The valuables and other record were reduced to ashes as fire erupted in a school for the children of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Jalozai Camp in Nowshera, an official said on Wednesday. The official said the fire broke out in the tent school and burnt the record and other valuables. The members of the Tribal Affectees Shura expressed concern over the frequent incidents of fire eruption in the school and asked the government to order a probe into the incident. It is worth to mentioning here that fire had erupted in the school some two weeks ago that had reduced the valuables to ashes.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-279908-Briefs




Educationists Need To Prepare Youth To Compete Every Life Level: Mamnoon

Gilgit—President Mamnoon Hussain has urged the youth to concentrate on acquiring modern education not only to compete at every level and excel in their lives but also to put the country onto the path of progress and prosperity. Addressing the gathering during his visit to the first public sector university of Gilgit-Baltistan, Karakoram International University, here on Wednesday, the President said that our youth was blessed with huge talents and it is only through quality education that their true potential can be exploited for the benefit of the society. He said that the vast potential of the country can be best tapped only by an educated nation. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=254963




Distribution of Laptops

600 Laptops have been distributed in Balochistan University and seven universities of the countries has also been included in Smart varsities Project.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-23-2014/quetta/page3.asp


Empty Posts and shutting down of Schools

In Noshaki 290 Posts of Teachers are Empty. Eight schools have been shut down and 85 % of Educational Institutes are lacking the basic facilitates.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-23-2014/quetta/page8.asp


Increase in Number of Students

In Ostaa Muhammad Girls High School Number of Students as been increased, shortage of class rooms has been observed.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-23-2014/quetta/page8.asp




Students protest over doctor’s arrest

Dozens of students from the Government College for Paramedics staged a protest demonstration on Wednesday over the arrest of a doctor working at the institute. The demonstrators gathered in front of the Faisalabad Press Club and staged a sit-in. They chanted slogans against the Anti-Corruption Department for arresting Dr Muhammad Hamid and demanded his immediate release. Talking to reporters, the protesters said that Dr Hamid was innocent and had been framed in a false case.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779581/corruption-asserted-students-protest-over-doctors-arrest/


Nine electrocuted at govt school for boys

Eight students and a teacher of a government school received burn injuries when an iron pole came in contact with a livewire in Ghazi tehsil, police and teachers said on Wednesday. Students of Government Primary School for Boys Aldard in Aldo Ghazi village were preparing for their morning assembly when the accident took place. Some students were shifting a 20-feet long iron pole for hoisting the national flag as is their routine practice. However, the pole accidentally came in contact with 11KV high-voltage lines passing overhead, leaving eight students of fourth and fifth grades along with a teacher injured. They were shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Ghazi from where seven students were referred to POF Hospital Wah Cantt where the condition of three students was said to be critical, according to police and hospital sources.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779546/livewire-nine-electrocuted-at-govt-school-for-boys/


Fee-free quota at private schools for poor

The Punjab Education Department has evolved a mechanism of effective implementation on quota system allocated for providing free educational facilities to needy and talented children in all the private schools of the province. Recommendations have been prepared in a meeting presided over by Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood on Wednesday which will be implemented after final approval of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. According to the recommendations, ten per cent quota for admission of deserving children from nursery to 10th class will be ensured, under section 13B of the Punjab Free & Compulsory Ordinance 2014 which will benefit more than 0.2 million children. Children, desirous of getting admission in private schools, whose parents have a total income less than Rs25,000 will submit admission forms for free education in private schools after verification of income certificate from employer or concerned Tehsildar.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-10-23/page-14/detail-5


A Successful Negotiation

Negotiation on five point charter of Demand between Teachers and EDO remained Successful. Main agenda was to point out that, seniority list should be released.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102488310&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20141023


Teacher’s Delegation to EDO for Their Problems

Rawal teacher’s alliance meet EDO to inform him about their issues of job.

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Students Burned

Students Burned of Electric shock by Intersection of Flag pole and Electricity Power Lines. Burned children put to the hospital.

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Government School Building Is Lacking Basic Facilities

School established in 1964 is still orphaned from basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2014-10-23&edition=ISL&id=1349891_81343219


School Principal Has Cover Down The Case Of Molestation Of Blind And Deaf Girl

Bus conductor has molested female student of 10th grade and principal is covering the conductor.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-10-23/page-12


11 students injured as power cable snaps

At least 11 students received burn injuries when a high voltage electricity wire collapsed on their school. According to reports, the incident took place at the Government Primary School. AN electricity wire of 11kV fell on the students during assembly time, and as a result 11 students received severe burn injuries. The injured students were later shifted to Wah Ordinance Hospital where five of them were stated to be in a critical condition. According to the school administration they had conveyed their concern to WAPDA authorities several times and asked it to remove the wires but no one paid heed to them.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/national/23-Oct-2014/11-students-injured-as-power-cable-snaps


BZU students get laptops

The Punjab government awarded laptops to students of Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) at its Lahore Campus on Wednesday. Laptops were awarded to position holders of undergraduate programmes while scholarships were also awarded to position holders of other programmes. Adviser to Chief Minister Khawaja Ahmad Hassan, BZU Vice Chancellor Dr Syed Khawaja Allama and BZU Lahore Campus Director Muneer Bhatti attended the ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, Alqama advised students to work hard in every field of life. He said that hard work was the key to success not only in academic fields but also in professional careers. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/23-Oct-2014/bzu-students-get-laptops


`Faulty` marking Students` protest continues

A large number of intermediate students continued their protest demonstration on Wednesday against what they said substandard marking of their answer scripts. The male and female students, carrying placards against the board administration, staged a protest demonstration in front of the Lahore board. They also marched from Lahore board to the Governor House. They demanded that the government take a policy decision of re-assessing students` scripts and save them from becoming victim of incompetence of the subexaminers and their supervisor head examiners. TalkingtoDawnonTuesday, they said male and female students from different institutions like Government College University, FC College, Kinnaird College and Punjab Group of Colleges were protesting because they had been given marks particularly in English and Urdu far below than their expectations.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=23_10_2014_177_003


12 buses meant for girl students rusting away

All 12 buses being used for transporting girl students under the supervision of former federal minister Dr Firdous Ashig Awan`s NGO have been rusting away right under the nose of the district administration for the last one year. Dr Firdous Awan has asked the authorities concerned to save these buses from rusting and unscrupulous elements who are stealing valuable parts of these buses parked at the Police Lines. These buses are dumped due to an alleged political tussle between the two political bigwigs -PPP`s Dr Firdous Ashig Awan and PMLN`s Khawaja Muhammad Asif, now holding a portfolio of Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power. The district administration had confiscated the buses meant for free public welfare on the charge of their alleged misuse about a year back.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=23_10_2014_178_011


Mechanism To Ensure 10 Percent Quota Of Poor Children In Private Schools Has Developed

Almost 200,000 poor children will be enroll in private sector institutions to get free education under Act of Free and Compulsory Education ordinance of fixing 10% quota for such students.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-10-23/page-2/detail-20


EDO Transferred For Closing School Early For Political Activity By A Political Party

Education Department transferred EDO Mianwali for not pursuing official timings of the school.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2014-10-23/page-3/detail-28





President urges youth to acquire modern education

President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday urged the youth to concentrate on acquiring modern education not only to compete at every level and excel in their lives but also to put the country onto the path of progress and prosperity. Addressing the gathering during his visit to the first public sector university of Gilgit-Baltistan, Karakoram International University, the President said that our youth was blessed with huge talents and it is only through quality education that their true potential can be exploited for the benefit of the society. He said that the vast potential of the country can be best tapped only by an educated nation. The President, who is also the chancellor of the University, underscored the need for focusing on faculty development programmes in education institutions in order enable them impart quality education to the youth. He stressed on strict adherence to merit and transparency in the education sector.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2014/10/22/city/islamabad/president-urges-youth-to-acquire-modern-education/


Government Planning To Establish New Model Schools

Usman Ibrahim announced to open new model school.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-10-23/page-3


Female Education Is Priority

Rasheed javed says, Plan international propagates female education. Baligh Ur Rehman says government is promoting female education and against child marriages.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102488631&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20141023


‘HEC striving to secure future of young generation’

The Higher Education Commission Chairman, Professor Mukhtar Ahmed, said here on Wednesday that the HEC planned to spread its outreach to every district of the country in the next four years to secure the future of young generation as education was panacea for all ills. He was addressing the prize distribution ceremony of the three-day GIK Institute Model United Nations (GIMUN) conference at the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology here. The conference was organized by the Society for Promotion of Higher Education in Pakistan (SOPHEP). Delegates from all over the country were in attendance.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1139825/hec-striving-to-secure-future-of-young-generation


Malala: It encourages me to continue my drive for education

Less than two weeks after winning the Nobel Peace Prize Malala Yousafzai received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday. The child rights activist pledged the $100,000 award for education in Pakistan. According to National Constitution Center, Malala won the annual prize for her “courage and resilience in the face of adversity and for serving as a powerful voice for those who have been denied their basic human rights and liberties.” The ceremony was attended by dignitaries including Malala’s father and Pakistan’s permanent ambassador to the UN Masood Khan. Addressing the ceremony, the 17-year-old child rights activist outlined her desire to see 57 million children out of school given the right to an education.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779784/liberty-medal-malala-receives-top-us-award/


Cheques given to ICT principals

Cheques worth Rs200 million were distributed by the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) among principals of capital’s colleges as hiring allowance for employees of 20 model colleges. CADD Minister of State Barrister Usman Ibrahim took part in the cheque distributing ceremony on Wednesday at Islamabad Model College for Boys F-8/4. Several employees of the 20 model colleges had not been given their dues for the past three months.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779550/hiring-allowance-cheques-given-to-ict-principals/



Legal education in Islamabad

Illani: I am not the product of Harvard and Cambridge-but truly the product of continuing legal education. It has made all the differences in my professional life.

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Islamabad Public Library lacks basic attributes

Islamabad Public Library lacks all basic attributes of a modern library. Before 1970 it was situated in Karachi and was shifted to Islamabad when the latter got the status of the federal capital. “Before acquiring a proper building in H-9 sector, the library had no proper infrastructure. We had to shift the library many times,” said Iqrar Hussain Sheikh, in-charge Islamabad Public Library. “After a tedious struggle we were able to get the present building, as the library remained without its own building for some 44 years. After shifting from Karachi, the library was set up at Embassy Road and then at Super Market and later at G-8 Markaz,” he added.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-10-23/page-13/detail-4


HEC, BC launch active citizens programme for students

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and British Council (BC) on Wednesday launched the Active Citizens Programme for students of all degree awarding institutions. The programme launched for undergraduate students includes a compulsory course where students will be attending certain number of hours in classroom and in community to find solutions to local social issues. Ahsan Iqbal, minister for planning, development and reforms, was the chief guest on the occasion. Chairman HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Deputy High Commissioner of UK Alison Blake, Executive Director HEC Dr Mansoor Akbar Kundi and vice chancellors of different universities were also present on the occasion.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2014-10-23/page-13/detail-6


Govt working on new model schools in every sector of capital: Usman

The government is working on new model schools in every sector of the federal capital and matters would be resolved soon according to the Minister of state for capital administration and development division.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201410/23/islamabad-2.php


Malala bags yet another prestigious award for promoting girls’ education

Close at the heels of her Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai was on Tuesday honoured with the Liberty Medal, a prestigious American award. “I ask all countries all around the world: Let us say no to wars. Let us say no to conflicts,” Malala said in accepting the honour at an impressive ceremony in the National Convention Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to media reports. The Liberty Medal, established in 1988, commemorates the bicentennial of the US Constitution. Given annually, it honours “men and women of courage and conviction who strive to secure the blessings of liberty to people around the globe”. Recipients are chosen by a committee of the National Constitution Center board. Among past winners are human rights crusaders and world leaders.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-280016-Malala-bags-yet-another-prestigious-award-for-promoting-girls-education




Medical colleges face dilemma as females make up majority of entrants

With the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s (PMDC) new admission policy based on the gender-parity quota, a great discrepancy emerged at the onset of the admissions to public-sector medical colleges and universities on Sunday when around 70 per cent female students sat the entrance test, compared to 30 per cent of their male counterparts across the province. The entrance test for admissions to six medical colleges and universities, conducted by the National Testing Service, had a total of 11,570 female students eligible to sit, compared to 5,115 boys. The institutions included Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, the Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi, the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro, the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana, the Peoples University of Medical and Health Sciences, Nawabshah, and the Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College, Sukkur.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779625/gender-balance-medical-colleges-face-dilemma-as-females-make-up-majority-of-entrants/


Film festival for kids combines art and education

The Fourth Karachi International Children’s Film Festival (KICFF) saw film enthusiasts of all ages, especially schoolchildren, turn up to watch some of the best films made for, by and about children from across the globe. A joint collaboration between non-profits art organisation The Little Art and the Teachers’ Resource Centre, the festival kicked off on Monday at the Cinepax cinemas in Ocean Mall, Clifton and City Auditorium in FB Area. “The main aim of the festival has always been to incorporate the arts and education and to promote film as a visual medium for learning,” said Omar Ijaz Khan, the programme manager at The Little Art. The festival will be screening 58 films from 28 countries across the world, including several films by Pakistani filmmakers.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/779637/opening-eyes-film-festival-for-kids-combines-art-and-education/


An education Matters

15,679 is the area of faculty education at Shah Abdul Latif University, which has been funded by USAID. Rs. 1.9m is the cost of building.

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At CAS School, pop music rocks students

The only never-changing reality in the universe is change. All things change with the passage of time. So does music. If our ancestors were to come alive again after centuries and listen to the kind of music that was performed at the CAS School on Wednesday evening, they would be mystified. Even 50 years ago, none could imagine that one day, soon, music would assume a totally different shape and what was called din back then would be the ‘in’ kind of music five decades later. That is precisely what it was at the CAS School at the pop concert with the Mateo from Germany in attendance. The band had been flown in especially from Bautzen, formerly East Germany.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-279854-At-CAS-School-pop-music-rocks-students


Almost half of Sindh’s children out of school: report

A year after Sindh promised free and compulsory education for all children aged between five and 16, it has been learnt that almost half of the province’s children are out of school. In a recent report on the state of out-of-school children, titled ‘25 Million Broken Promises’, abysmal education figures have been revealed. The report released by Alif Ailaan, an education advocacy alliance, stated that 25.2 million of the 52.9 million children in Pakistan between the ages of five and 16 were out of school. Balochistan topped the list with 66 percent of its children out of school, followed by FATA (62 percent), Gilgit-Baltistan (48 percent), Punjab (47 percent), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (43 percent) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (34 percent).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-279859-Almost-half-of-Sindhs-children-out-of-school-report


Consul General: US Committed To Advance Education In Pak; Opens Edu Faculty At Sal Varsity

Reinforcing the United States’ long-term commitment to advancing education in Pakistan, U.S. Consul General in Karachi, Mr. Brian Heath, along with Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmad Khuhro, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, VC SALU, Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho, Secretary for Education & Literacy, Govt. of Sindh and Prof. Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Member, HR, HEC inaugurated the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded US$1.9 million Faculty of Education building at Shah Abdul Latif University. “We are committed to help Pakistan develop strong educational institutions, and the inauguration of this new building is a symbol of our resolve to promote education in Pakistan,” said Mr. Heath, addressing a large gathering of students, faculty and members of the SALU community. He added, “Over the years, the U.S. and Pakistan governments have worked closely together to build many higher education institutions that have since become premier centers of knowledge and learning in Pakistan.”

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=254971



PTA made Secretary Education, Government of Sindh responsible for the worst education system in Sindh

In a press conference at Bhit Shah, district Matiari, the central member of Primary Teachers Association Mr Haji Nazir Hussain showed his concerns against the secretary education Mr Fazillullah Pechooho . His of the view; that Mr. Pechooho is misusing his powers against the teachers. He alleged that he is sheltered by PPPP chairman Mr. Bilawal Bhutto on whose behalf he has been illegally dismissed the teaching and non-teaching staff. 

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130201361&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141023


Rumors of the visit of secretary education left the ghost teachers in panic in Dadu

Many ghost teachers were seen in the schools who never had visited their schools, however; having heard the visit of secretary education huge number of ghost teachers stayed in schools even after the school time. They remained interconnect with each other through cell phones to have accurate information about the visits of secretary education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130201364&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141023



A protest rally was organized by the students against the forced transfer of teacher in Seerani district Badin

Students of the government high school Seerani organized a rally against the transfer of teacher Mr Muhammad Yaqoob Malah .  Rally was headed by student Mr Ashiq Ali Junejo, Mr Shabir Ahmed Khaskheli and others. Rally started from press club and ended at the Bhugra Memon road. They demanded to stop transferring the regular teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130201366&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141023



JSQM March for education reached at Bhit Shah

Hundreds of the people in a caravan of March for the 70 closed schools in Matiari district stretching from Saeed Abad reached at Bhit Shah under supervision of leading persons Mr. Abdul Rasheed Detho JSQM and Abid Ali Shahani where they talked to the media reports showing concerns about the irresponsible education administration and teachers and bureaucrats as well. He further shred his views that silence of the people on this very sensitive issue is a question indeed for them where their own generation is going to be destroyed.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130201389&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141023





Villagers enraged against the education administration of Qazi Ahmed, district Shaheed Bebazirabad

Villagers of Mir Muhammad Juno of taluka Qazi Ahmed protested for the closed government girl’s primary school of Mir Muhammad Juno. Female teachers are taking salaries without attending the school, however; many times villagers approached to the concerned authorities, but, their all efforts went into vain.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130201395&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20141023



Unsafe school building for the students in Tando Jam, district Hyderabad

Tando Jam government high school building is unsafe for students to keep continues the education.  Students are studying in the open sky without having school building and furniture as well.  On the other hand, the mid-term examinations have been started and the students are uncertain while sitting in the examination. School administration told the media reporters that the old building is unsafe for sitting in, however; new building has not yet been completed.

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Commissioner Hyderabad visits damaged school buildings

Mr Syed Asif Ali Shah showed concerns while visiting the damaged government school buildings. He also visited the health centers of the area where situation was no better for the people.

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More than 50 government schools are closed in Taluka Deeplo, District Mithi

50 government of union council Bhittaro, Kaloi and Mahrano are closed which have left hundreds of thousands of students deserted to get education. The children of the area are wandering here and there frequently due to closure of these schools. On the other hand teachers and other education staff are enjoying salaries without serving their responsibilities. Parents are intending to send their children.

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ADOE Tando Ghulam Hyder visited the schools

ADOE Mr Ali Dino Memon along with the supervisor made surprise visits to the government primary schools of Tando Ghulam Hyder district Badin. 11 teachers including  Abdul Hafeez , Ghlam Qadir , Haji Parvez Ali, Ali Nawaz , Sahab Khan , Arz Ali Muhamamd , Ghulam Muhyudin and others. He visited the villages of Mir Muhamamd Lashari, Saen Dad Lashari, , Ismail Abro, Naseer Lashari Wali Muhamamd Bohar , Kando Bohar, Gamani Nizamani and others were found absent.

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Protest was observed in Unar pur against the corruption and shortage of teachers

Protest was observed in Unarpur near Manjhand district Jamshoro against the corruption and shortage of teachers in the primary school of Unar Pur.  The protest was headed by Abdul Rasheed Khoso, Ghulam Rasool Khoso and Ashiq Ali who staged sit in at main chowk of  the city and demanded for immediate solution to the problem. On the other hand, ADO male himself is involved in all matters of the failure of education in this area.

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Education resumed in Jungshahi by the ADO Thatta after 8 years

Schools in Jugshahi in district Thatta has been reopened after taking the strict actions by the ADO Mr Ashiq Ali Memon. Following villages of stone areas Shor Makan, Halo Soomro, Haji roohudin Jokhio,  Sidique Mirbahar, Rahamal Jokhio , Gazi jokhio and others were reopened. Parents are glad to see their children in the schools again.

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Masjid school teachers protested for their salaries in Bhiria City district Nausheroferoz

Masjid school teachers protested for their salaries in front of press club. The leading persons Abdul Salam Keerio, Faiz Muhammad  Mallah told the media that due to absence of ADO male the salaries are not processed yet which creates problems for us. They appealed to the higher authorities to take notice in delaying the salaries.

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GSTA protests against the Sindh education department

Government Secondary Education Association (GSTA) has announced provincial level strike against the secretary education. The decision has made with the consultation of provincial bodies of the GSTA.  As regards, in the first phase all district headquarters of the education will be remained closed in so far which will be effective for two days. This movement against the education department will be continued till the final solution of the issues.

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Schools has to be turned as cattle yard in Thatta

Hundreds of the schools are closed in district of Thatta where future of the children is at the stake owing to closure of the schools. School buildings have been turned into cattle yards where they pet animals. Education department is silent on the issue, however; many schools teachers driving rent A. Car and Auto-rikshaw as well. No one among the education higher authorities is ready to take action against the ghost teachers.

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Education in a shambles

HE information may not be new, but the issue is so crucial that it bears repetition: Pakistan will have no future unless it invests heavily in the young and this investment begins with the long-neglected, even forgotten, sector of education. Despite having a clause on the law books that makes education a universal right for all children, the country is still struggling to put every child in school. On top of that, we now have stark facts and figures about the difficulty in keeping children in school, even if they make it there in the first place. On Tuesday, education campaigner Alif Ailaan released its latest report, Broken promises: The crisis of Pakistan`s out-of-school children. The figures are worrying: of those that do enrol in school, only one in four make it to Grade 10; as indicated by data from various sources used by Alif Ailaan. That means some 25 million children drop out of school.

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