12th July 2017

174 government schools to be served notices


Dismayed over their poor performance in the recently concluded Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Education Minister Atif Khan has said show causes will be served to 174 government schools in the province.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1455840/174-govt-schools-k-p-served-notices-poor-performance/



Student achieves distinction

Alishba Nawaz, a student of Presentation Convent High School Peshawar won a distinction by securing 1,031/1100 marks in Matriculation examinations.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/7-12-2017/page4.asp


The government is working hard for the improvement of the education sector: Atif Khan

KP education minister, Atif Khan has said that our children are our future and it is our top priority to provide them with quality education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342381&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170712  


Students awarded

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Scholarship test at Muslim Education System

Muslim Education System conducted FSc admission tests.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342377&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170712


Rs 50 million grant approved for good performing colleges

According to higher education department, 36 colleges will be given grants worth Rs 50 million which will be used for renovation purposes.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343441&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170712    


E&SE prioritizes teaching quality, conceptual learning

In a high level meeting chaired by Minister Elementary and secondary education Muhammad Atif Khan, representatives of all boards were advised to continue focusing on the quality of education and improvements in the learning outcomes of students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201707/12/page03.php





Intervention of NGOs in schools should be stopped: Nazr Ali

President Government Teachers Association Kila Abdullah, Nazr Ali and others said that apart from construction work, intervention of NGOs will not be tolerated in any other matters of our schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341336&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170712


Teachers should not get worried about rumours: Rahim Ullah

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341350&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170712


Students of The City School Quetta have been sent to China for a summer school

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341208&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170712    




‘O’, ‘A’ level students facing discrimination in allocation of equivalent marks’

A senate panel on Tuesday agreed that there is serious discrimination against O and A level students in the allocation of marks in equivalence certificates issued to them by the IBCC.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=12_07_2017_004_001


Plan afoot to enable dropouts to continue studies from sixth grade

The National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) chairperson, Razina Alam Khan, on Tuesday said a non-formal 32-month education programme and multi-grade teaching techniques would enable dropouts to continue their studies from sixth grade in the regular system.

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1344765/plan-afoot-to-enable-dropouts-to-continue-studies-from-sixth-grade



Students receives distinction

Hareema Majid, student of Bahria Foundation College Rawalpindi, secured 485 marks out of 520 in 9th Grade examinations organised by the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-07-12/page-14/detail-9


Standing committee approves bill for free and compulsory education

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343708&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170712


NCHD employees stage protest

After staging a sit-in in front of the NCHD offices in Blue Area, the men and women, mostly teachers, including those from provincial offices, marched towards the National Press Club, where they also protested against the appointment of former senator, Razina Alam Khan, as chairperson, NCHD.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=12_07_2017_153_002



Bill approved for compulsory quran education in public and private schools of the capital

Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education & Professional Training on Tuesday approved the Quran Education Bill 2017, unanimously.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343572&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170712








Education is important for the removal of extremism: Experts

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342517&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170712


Book club entertains children of twin cities

Children from twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad enthusiastically participated in the Summer Book Club activities started by National Book Foundation (NBF) in its main auditorium from Tuesday. Summer Book Club was formally inaugurated by Federal Secretary for National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH) Division, Engineer Aamir Hasan.

Complete Story: https://pakobserver.net/children-summer-book-club-entertains-children-twin-cities/





No hostels in Federal schools

Students are facing problems because federal school do not have hostel facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-07-12/page-3/detail-17




Lapse of non-salary budget: DC seeks action against education, accounts officials

The deputy commissioner (DC) has recommended that the School Education Department take appropriate action against the Layyah education authority chief executive officer (CEO) over her negligence in the lapse of the non-salary budget (NSB).

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1344754/lapse-of-non-salary-budget-dc-seeks-action-against-education-accounts-officials


Students visit Aiwan-e-Karkunaan Tehreek-e-Pakista

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343292&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170712



Private school owners laid down their demands

Private school owners laid down their demands in front of Rana Mashood Ahmed in Lahore.

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Punjab government should reduce summer vacations: Adeeb Jaodani

President All Pakistan Management Schools Association, Adeeb Jaodani has said that due to a lot of days being given for summer vacations, it becomes difficult for students and teachers to complete the syllabus.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342172&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170712   



Students given monetary awards

Punjab Group of Colleges has awarded cash prizes to position holders in matriculation examination conducted by the Lahore Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in 2016.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-07-12/lahore/12776/96117


Countless private schools opened

Countless private schools have opened in Lodhran which the education department has largely ignored and not registered yet.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-07-12/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1499815050.gif


Filtration Plant in School

The inauguration of the filtration plant in a government girls high school in Multan was done by Sheikh Tariq Rasheed.

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Despite restrictions, private schools still demanding 2-months’ fees

Parents have been complaining to the education dept to resolve this issue but to no avail.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342552&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170712


Malala an inspiration for students: CM

CM Shehbaz Sharif defined Malala Yousafzai as a glowing example for women students of Pakistan due to her bravery and audacity.

Complete Story:https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201707120035&EN_ID=11201707120013&EMID=11201707120006




Higher Education Department decides to provide training to college teachers

An academy will be formed in Lahore where college teachers will be trained.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344149&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712


Inauguration of water filtration plant at Girls Comprehensive School

Complete Story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344151&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712



Education officers tasked with improving quality of education

Education officers have been tasked with increasing enrolment and improving quality of education in Punjab.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344189&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712



Matric results to be announced on 25th July

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344191&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712  


Inauguration ceremony of new year

The inauguration ceremony of the new academic year at the Jamia Ghausia Zia-ul-Uloom will be held today in Rawalpindi.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-07-12/page-2/detail-13


Without teachers, we cannot achieve enrolment target: Altaf Hussain

Senior President of Punjab Teachers Union, Altaf Hussain has said that we are not against 100% enrolment but such a target cannot be achieved without taking teachers into confidence.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344174&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712


CM’s Education Roadmap team visits Faisalabad

Team Leader, Minahil Niazi said that all of us have to work hard to improve quality of education and bring OOSCs back to schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342030&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170712


Punjab Education Board Employees Association session to held on 15th July

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342001&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170712


PTU deadline

PTU has given August 15 as deadline to Schools Department for issuing a notification of upgradation of teaching posts.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/7-12-2017/page13.asp


Inefficiency of the Education department

The inefficiency of the education department in Lodhran has meant that hopefulls for jobs have still not heard back their results.

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Student given an award

Student Ammara Rashid of Army Public school attock was given an award for gaining exceptional marks in FBISE.

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Teacher Upgradation

Punjab Teachers Union has declared that if the notification for teachers’  upgradation is not issued, they will protest on 24th August.

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Construction of Quaid-e-Azam Public School will be completed within the given time limit: Ali Randhawa

Deputy Commissioner Ali Randhawa has said that the construction work of Quaid-e-Azam Public School will be completed within the given time limit. He further added that there are around 400 students who got admission in this school which shows the amount of trust that parents have on us.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343956&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170712


3-days training workshop for teachers at Primary School, Jhawarian

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343026&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20170712


Student’s achievement in Matric examination

Ehtesham Raheem Rana achieved 790/1050 in matric examinations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343001&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20170712


School principals forced to appoint certain people irrespective of merit

School principals who refuse to take such an action were then called upon by certain influential people and answers were demanded for their inaction.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341911&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20170712


Construction work of Daanish Schools to be speeded up

Deputy Commissioner took notice of the construction work that is being carried out at one of the Daanish Schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344326&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20170712


0.4 million children have been enrolled in schools

0.4 million children have been enrolled in schools this year and the target is to get 0.5 million into schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344330&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20170712


Education dept celebrates Cleanliness week

During this week, renovation of different schools will be carried out and cleanliness of school buildings will be ensured.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342460&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20170712


Some private schools have opened during summer break

Principals of some private schools have opened their schools against the government’s orders.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-12-2017/multan/page2.asp


Principals and teachers worried over funds not being timely given to schools

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-12-2017/multan/page10.asp  




Investigation should be carried out against corruption in education dept’s budget

Representatives of Jamiat-ul-Mudasereen have said that an investigation should be carried out against corruption in the education dept’s budget and the amount of money received from World Bank and other organisations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341282&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170712


ACE probing corruption in BIEK on multiple levels

Allegations of the tampering of results, corruption and facilitating wrong means in examination continue to haunt the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi’s (BIEK) officials as the anti-corruption body is not letting the matter go off easily.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1455596/ace-probing-corruption-biek-multiple-levels/  


Islamic education should be made a part of education curriculum

Shah Anas Noorani stated in Karachi that the education curriculum should have elements of islamic education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-07-12/page-3/detail-31

Affiliation of 12 schools that rejected formation of an examination centre has been cancelled

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341321&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170712




Special attention being given to improve our schools: Waseem Ali

Deputy Commissioner Naushero Feroze Waseem Ali has said that Sindh government is giving basic facilities to schools and training teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341569&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170712      


CED could not ensure appointments of need based faculty members in the colleges

The College Education Department has failed to post subject-wise faculty members in the government colleges across Sindh, resulting that a number of colleges lack subjects specialists while some of the existing colleges have been over staffed, Daily Times has learnt.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-07-12/lahore/12774/96038



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Emerson College Examinations

Multan: B.Sc 3rd and 5th Semester Examinations of Emerson College will be starting from 14th July, 2017.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-07-12/page-2


Laptop distribution among Students

Multan: Laptop distribution program was held to distribute Laptops among the students of Government College of Technology under Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-07-12/page-3



New condition hurdle in way of School councils

Multan: New conditions in Province have been hurdle in the formation of School councils. Doctor and Engineer are compulsory to include in each council.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-07-12/page-3


Installation of Water filtration plant in Girls School

Multan: First filtration plant has been installed in Government Girls Comprehensive Secondary School.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-07-12/page-3





Every Child to be trained with technical education along with Education

A meeting was held in Commissioner Office Bahawal Pur to explore Khushhal Cholistan Project chaired by Provincial Minister Malak Iqbal Chanar. He praised the services of teachers of Cholistan and ensured to provide them with facilities and added to train every child with technical education.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/daily-mashriq-lahore-akhbar-urdu.html


Education Officers given task to improve Quality Education

Multan: PMIU Team reached Multan and gave a task to the concerned Education Officers to improve Quality Education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344189&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712


HEC decides to train College Teachers

Multan: Higher Education Commission has decided to train College Teachers with modern trends in Education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344149&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712


Verification of degrees of against recruitments in University

Multan: It has been decided to verify degrees of recruitments of new employees in Zakaria University.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344149&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712


Entry Test in Engineering College

Multan: Combined Entry Test of College of Engineering and Technology of Zakria University will be held on 16th July, 2017.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104344149&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170712



Approval of Quran Kareem Bill

Islamabad: Quran Kareem Bill has been approved by the standing committee. According to the Bill Nazira Quran will be taught from class one to five and teaching of Quran Kareem with translation from class six to twelve will be compulsory in Federal Educational Institutes.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/lahore/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=8&dt=12-07-2017


Punjab Teacher’s Union protest for demands

Multan: Punjab teachers union has warned to held protests if their demanded of up gradation was not fulfilled.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-12-2017/multan/page2.asp




Approval of Quran Kareem Bill

Islamabad: Quran Kareem Bill has been approved by the standing committee. According to the Bill Nazira Quran will be taught from class one to five and teaching of Quran Kareem with translation from class six to twelve will be compulsory.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-7-12/news/page1/1%20(29).htm



Demand for notice against recruitments in Sufi University

District Matiyari: PPP MPA Dr. Makhdoom Rafiq ul Zaman took notice of appointments in Sufi University illegally. He has also demanded from the Chief Minister Sindh and Secretary Education to take notice of the issue.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130530978&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170712



Primary teacher continued protest for salary

Qamber: Primary teacher Muhsin Chandio continued protest against stoppage of his salary before Press Club.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-7-12/news/page2/1%20(13).htm


Seminar on Education

District Ghotki: A local Social Organization organized a Seminar on “Education is the basic right of every child” in Hayat Pitafi, with purpose to bring change in people and informing them about their basic right of Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-7-12/news/page3/1%20(42).htm


Demand for investigation against violation of funds in Education Department

Hyderabad: The members of Jamiat Ul Madarseen Mahfooz KK, Khalid Afridi and others have demanded for investigation against violation of funds of education department and demanded for specific funds for Primary Schools.

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Karachi University is on priority to take-in to line of precedent universities

Karachi: The Vice Chancellor Karachi University Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan has said Karachi University was his mother institution and it is his duty to bring it to front line of precedent Universities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342868&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170712



Board Chairman cancels registration of two Schools

Karachi: The Chairman Education Board Karachi has canceled the registration of two Schools on their denial of being Examination Center.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=345009




GTA alleges Additional Director Schools

QUETTA: Watan Teachers Association held a meeting, declaring that Additional Director Schools is a corrupt Officer.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/36649/59652648e5fa8


Pasheen Teachers should not be worried: Raheem Ullah

Pasheen: Government Teachers Association Pasheen cabinet meeting was held under president ship of Raheem Ul Allah. The teachers were informed not to be worried about propaganda by the apposition.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341350&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170712


Demand to stop NGOs involvement in Schools

Chaman: The President Government teachers Association District Kila Abdullah and others have said that involvement of NGOs should be stopped in Government Schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104341336&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170712


Thieves sweep away School material

Kalat: Unidentified thieves took away costly material from Government Girls Public Middle School Kalat.

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


Laptop distribution in Lorlai University

Lorlai: Laptops were distributed among students of Lorlai University under Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-12-2017/quetta/page8.asp


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Government struggles to bring improved Education

Peshawar: The Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said children are our future and their care and education is our first priority. He added that Government is struggling to bring improvement in Education and performance of Schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104342381&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170712


Six Associate Professors upgraded to grade 20

Peshawar: Establishment Department KPK has issued orders of 6 Associate Professors of 19 grade to grade 20 on the directives of provincial Government.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104343467&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170712


Decision to issue Show Cause Notice to 174 Principals on poor performance

Peshawar: The Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said provincial Government has decided to issue show cause notice to 174 Principals on Poor performance.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-07-12&page=2



Private Education Network directs to investigate poor performance of Government Schools

Peshawar: The Spokesperson Private Education Network Anas Takreem told media that poor performance of Government Schools should be put under investigation and education experts should be included in that process.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/797/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/2