10th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Hundreds of Haripur school teachers not paid for 3 months

Haripur: Hundreds of teachers working, working in the computer labs of government schools in Haripur, have not been paid for the past three months.  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710100063&EN_ID=11201710100031&EMID=11201710100011


College teachers announce class-boycott across KP against BOG

Peshawar: The college teachers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have announced class-boycott and suspension of co-curricular activities.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-10-2017/page3.asp


3 officers transferred including Deputy Secretary Education

Peshawar: The Establishment Department has issued notification of transferring three officers to new posts on the instructions of the provincial government. The Deputy Secretary Elementary Education (DSEE) Muhammad Shoaib will now be in service of the Food Safety Authority while the previous Director SRU Sardar Asad Haroon will be made the DSEE.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104620855&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171010


Teachers should be given time scale without delay - Mushtaq Kakakhel

Peshawar: Teachers Union leaders say the government made a wise decision by taking back the Education Act 2017.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104618706&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171010


Education emergency should be imposed completely - Parents

Peshawar: Parents of students in govt schools and colleges have requested that art model books to be provided to the students to keep from their time being wasted.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104618704&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171010


Govt High School Pahar Khel Pakka locked

Lakki Marwat: The condition of schools in far-flung areas in Lakki Marwat is deteriorating day-by-day making the students’ future a question mark. After the closure of this school, the Village Nazim has promised and inquiry while the DEO has also ordered an investigation.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104620808&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171010


Restoration of schools destroyed in 8th October 2005 earthquake

Peshawar: KP Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Atif Khan has requested funds worth PKR 10 Billion donated by different countries and organizations be utilized to restore schools destroyed in the earthquake. Atif Khan said that we have no issues with govt running Metro and Orange Train as long as children's’ future is not at stake.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104620844&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171010




Teachers transfer not understandable - Abdul Aziz

Quetta: Govt Teachers Association Quetta President Abdul Aziz and other leaders expressed their confusion on the teachers transferred seemingly without any reason. They said that transferring teachers at this point in the term affects the student's studies.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104617736&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171010


Jamot Youth should focus on education - JQM

Dera Murad Jamali: The leaders of Jamote Qaumi Movement said that steps are being taken to bring the Jamote nations parallel to others.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104617868&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171010


Education emergency only claim - BNP

Quetta: Balochistan National Party President Malik Abdul Wali Kakar said that the province’s announcement of education emergency is only a claim as BSP wanted to arrange an education seminar in Khuzdar but they were not allowed to due to ‘security reasons’.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104618510&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171010


CCTV cameras to be set up

Quetta: CCTV cameras to be set up in headquarters of examination centres in Quetta and other districts.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Working for teachers’ rights - WTO

Quetta: Representative from Watan Teachers Organization (WTO) said they have been working for teachers’ rights.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Long march against shortage of facilities in health and education

Noshki: Announcement for long march against shortage of facilities in health and education.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/Quetta/page8.asp




Buildings & labs of educational institutions will be upgraded in Capital

Islamabad: Director General of the Federal Directorate of Education Hassan Qureshi said that in the next one year the buildings and laboratories of all the federal government institutions and laborers will be upgraded according to the modern requirements.

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Female teachers deprived, male teachers promoted twice

Islamabad: Education Department doing discrimination against female teachers as the male elementary school teachers have been promoted twice on time scale.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104619309&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171010


Teachers protest outside Imran’s Banigala residence

Islamabad: Hundreds of ad hoc teachers of the government schools and colleges in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa protested outside Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran khan’s residence demanding their services should be regulated.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-10-2017/page1.asp


Over 800 school heads, deputies trained

Islamabad: Under the Prime Minister’s Education Reform Program the capital Administration and Development Division carried out training of 844 heads and Deputy Heads of Educational institutes in August and September.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-10-2017/page13.asp


Adoption of education diplomacy for resolving everyday problems stressed

Islamabad: Chairman of Higher Education Commission Professor Mukhtar stressed upon the adoption of Education diplomacy for resolution of everyday problems.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/10-10-2017/page5.asp


200 education institutes will be upgraded - Tariq Fazal

Islamabad: It was stated that PKR 2.7 billion will be spent on upgrading education institutes out of which work is underway in 200 institutes. Books are already provided free of cost in govt schools and it is now being planned that uniforms and bags will be given for free as well.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/pindi/pic.asp?picname=616.gif




Government working for bettering education system

Multan: DPI Secondary Mumtaz Shah stated that government is working for education. There is a shift from private schools to government schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104620576&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171010


5 buses to be provided for 4 special education centres

Faisalabad: Chief Minister has issued an order to provide children of special education centres with buses for pick and drop service.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104619356&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171010


406 posts approved in district Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: 406 vacancies arose in 67 schools of the district after upgradation of teachers. Hence the District Education Authority has sanctioned 406 new vacancies after the approval from Finance Department Punjab.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/pindi/pic.asp?picname=42.gif


Schools enrolment goes up to 15.3m

Multan: Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad disclosed on Monday the enrolment at public schools rose to 15.3 million from nine million in the province. "About 10,000 schools of South Punjab are being switched to solar power while technical education will be introduced at 1100 schools across Punjab."

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School building turned into cattle shed

Sialkot: The local influential people have converted an ancient government school's building into a cattle shed terming it the proper use of the school building.

Fifty years old building of Govt Boys Primary School Kangaal, Pasrur tehsil has been closed for the last 10 years as the Education Department had vacated the school building after it was declared as dangerous by the Buildings Department while the school was shifted to the other nearby school.

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Hiring of teaching interns begins

Gujarkhan:Recruitment of college teaching interns (CTIs) has begun in colleges falling under the jurisdiction of the Higher Education Department (HED).

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_10_2017_152_005


Poverty, lack of education, and lack of awareness leads to illnesses

Multan: District Health Officer Doctor Waseem expressed his views by saying poverty, lack of education coupled with lack of awareness is leading to the breeding of illnesses and a control over the epidemic is difficult to control.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-10/page-13


Charity drive held at SLS School

Rawalpindi: All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System Montessori and High School held multiple activities and events in the Charity week drive.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-10-2017/page19.asp


Government girls hostel catches fire

Gujrat: Government girls hostel catches fire due to which property worth thousands was destroyed.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171010&Pageno=2&View=1


Schools alumni for release of Turkish family

Lahore: The alumni of the Pak-Turk schools have demanded the immediate release of the Turkish family who were kidnapped from their home in Lahore.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-10-2017/page20.asp



Allied School conducts road safety lecture

Midh Ranjha: On the directives of Motorway I.G Doctor Kalim Imam, road safety lectures were delivered at Allied School. He stressed on the need to spread awareness about the safety measures.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104619777&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171010


Seminar held to increase awareness of education

Kandh Kout: A seminar was conducted at the Degree College to increase awareness about the education and its growing need. The principle reiterated that education is the third eye and children must be equipped with this power.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104618019&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171010


Private school registration cases will be solved soon - DEO Secondary

Rawalpindi: The All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association held a gathering where the District Education Officer (Secondary) was the guest of honor.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/pindi/pic.asp?picname=419.gif


Teachers have always worked to reform society - Waqar Qazi

Gujarkhan: He said that the credit of a better society first goes to teachers,

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Minister calls for alternative energy solutions in government schools

Karachi: Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar on Monday asked the authorities to replace the schools’ power supply system with alternative energy in soonest possible time to get rid of the permanent scourge of loadshedding.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=10_10_2017_118_006


Dahar wants schools’ condition improved

Karachi: The government will not tolerate a lethargic attitude in the education department and the biometric system for attendance will soon be implemented in the remaining districts.

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Two Day event held to mark World Space Week 2017

Umerkot: Students of Higher Secondary Schools of Umerkot district showcased their models at a 2-day event of Science, Arts and Technology held at Higher Secondary School No.1 Umerkot.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-10/lahore/14613/111004


Primary boys’ school shut since long

Rani Pur: The dilapidated school building and unavailability of teachers have led to the closure of school. The local residents have demanded restoration of the school and measures to ensure that educational institutes work functionally.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104617992&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171010


School fell under the Judges Raid

Rani Pur: A raid was conducted by the judge at the Primary Boys School Bakar Shah, on arrival it was witnessed that a lock had be imposed. Action has been taken against those responsible and a report has been demanded.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104618016&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171010


Lethargy in education deptt not to be tolerated

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Education & Literacy Jam Mehtab has said that lethargic attitude in education department will not be tolerated & scope of biometric will be expanded to all districts.

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PSP demands new education policy at federal, provincial levels

Karachi: The Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) has urged the Federal and Sindh governments to formulate a new education policy on priority basis while keeping the existing policies in view.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710100012&EN_ID=11201710100005&EMID=11201710100002



Secretary Education called for reports

Karachi: Secretary Schools Education, Dr. Iqbal Durrani said there has been a decrease in enrollment in government schools. He said schools will be provided with missing facilities. He has demanded reports from schools on this matter.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/karachi/page13.asp#;



Education Officer raided school, school was found closed

Mirpur Sakro: Education Officer raided a girls primary schools in Mirpur Sakro and found out that the school was closed since 15 months.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/karachi/page13.asp#;


Science exhibition in Mithi

Mithi: Science exhibition was held in Mithi where different schools participated and presented their models.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/karachi/page13.asp#;


Dumps of trash in front of girls school

Digri: There is a school in Ward no. 10, Jhando where there is a dump of trash as a result students have difficulty coming.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/karachi/page13.asp#;


526 schools closed in Umerkot

Umerkot: 526 schools were closed in district Umerkot and 456 teachers have been absent. DO Umerkot presented a report regarding situation in schools to Deputy Commissioner.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-10-2017/karachi/page13.asp#;


Decision to give public school to private party

Karachi: Sindh Government has decided to give a public school from Naseerabad to a private organization.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=386899


Public school emerging as model educational institute

Mirpurkhas: Mir Sher Muhammad Talpur Public School’s performance in board examination has been excellent. The school is emerging as a model for other institutions.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104617981&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171010


Raid conducted on different schools

Thari Mirwah: Judge conducted a raid on several schools, supervised the facilities available and the availability of school furniture.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104617997&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171010




STEM crisis



Letters to the editor


Lack of libraries

Women’s Education


Shelter less schools


Career counseling







Provision of pick and drop facility for students

Multan: Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashood Khan has taken a decision of providing pick and drop facility to students under School Sawari project.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-10/page-8/detail-0


Government is struggling for better education

Multan: DPI Secondary Mumtaz Shah has said that government is taking steps for provision of better education through spending good amount of budget.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104620576&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171010


School Secretary pays visit to middle school

Multan: The Secretary Schools Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik paid a visit to middle school in Multan.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104620576&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171010




School development work did not start in Taluka Hala

Matiari: Development work of different schools of Taluka Hala could not be started; showing the reasons of budget was not released.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130559641&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171010


Protest against usage of poor material

Tando Raheem Khan: A protest was carried by the residents of Village Bagho Khan Shahani against grabbing of school plot and usage of substandard material in the construction work of primary school.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130559649&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171010


Protest against crumbling condition of school building

Jarwar: Residents of Jarwar cried during a protest strike that building of government primary school of the village has reached to dilapidated state, putting lives of 400 students at stake.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130559683&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171010


Primary school running in Madrassa

Thari Mirwah: Government Primary School Thari Mirwah was running in Madrassa due to unavailability of building since years. The residents cried before Judicial Magistrate.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130559794&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171010


School building dilapidated

Hayat Pitafi: Building of Government Primary School Garhi Chakar, near Hayat Pitafi, has reached to collapsing state due to carelessness of education authorities; while residents carried protest for its early repairing.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-10/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Admissions are dropping in schools due to lack of facilities

Karachi: Newly deputed Secretary Education Sindh Iqbal Durani has explained that admission in government schools are dropping due to unavailability of necessary basic facilities and there is dire need to stop it. He has also demanded for report.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104618125&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171010



526 schools dysfunctional in Umerkot

Umerkot: It is exposed that 526 government schools are left closed in District Umerkot and 456 teachers are ghost. DEO presented a report to Deputy Commissioner.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=386705


Only 3 teachers to teach 330 Students

Golarchi: There are only three teachers in Government High School Khorwah for 330 students.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/10-10-2017/Page3/P3-16.jpg


Girls high school facing shortage of basic facilities

Mithiyani: Education is being affected in Government Girls High School Mithiyani due to shortage of basic facilities.


Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/10-10-2017/Page3/P3-18.jpg



Teachers are responsible nations’ development

Sikandarabad: Teachers are responsible for bringing nations to the ways of development. The views were shared by famous Educationist Ali Muhammad Reki on Salam Teachers day.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/48145/59dbbde9943ff


Teachers’ honor is not weighed

Sohbatpur: The President Government Teachers Association District Sohbatpur Wahid Khoso said that teachers’ respect is not mulled-over in weight machine; teacher has remained respectful in all times.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/48154/59dbbf2ae900c


Education claims of provincial government are confined to statements

Quetta: President Balochistan National Party Abdul Wali Kakar has said that claims of provincial government are confined to statements only; BSO wanted to hold seminar in Khuzdar, but government did not allow.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/48206/59dc093041043


Tanzeem Asateza Pakistan is struggling for education in province

Suhbat Pur: Allah Dino Manrio, member Tanzeem Ustadza Pakistan, has opined that organization is struggling for education in the province and it is a non-political organization.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


Teachers’ reasonless transfers are not understandable

Quetta: The President Government Teachers Association Quetta Syed Abdul Aziz and others have said that teachers’ reasonless transfers are not understandable.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104617736&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171010


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


1000 teachers recruited through NTS

Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to recruit one thousand teachers through NTS to suffice teachers’ shortage.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104619410&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171010


Education Minister orders for investigation against mismanagement in Education Board

Peshawar: Orders have been issued by the Provincial Minister for Education Atif Khan for investigation against mismanagement in matriculation results and financial mismanagement.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar


Orders for deputation of 34 lecturers

Peshawar: Orders have been issued by KP Government, on the recommendation of Public Service Commission, for deputation of 34 Lecturers of different disciplines.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/


Female teachers absent from rural area schools

Peshawar: Millions of rupees budget is being spent on education by the government, but still schools of rural areas are without female teachers. Female teachers remain absent from schools.


Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/996/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/2