SMIS will bring change in Education Department
Mohammad Atif Khan Provincial President Primary and Secondary Education has said that Government Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has make it possible the access of parents, students, researchers and many more to the information’s regarding government schools through School Management Information System.
Education House Foundation is working to promote Education
Communication secretary Shabina Nayab of Education house foundation sends in her statement that aim of this department is to provide free education to poor children who are unable to afford studies in this era of high prices.
Girls Colleges will be provided modern busses on priority basis
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will provide transport facility to all students in girl and boy’s colleges of Deerpaen plus empty positions of teachers will be filled soon.
Appointment of VC's to nine Varsities in final stage
The process for appointment of vice-chancellors to nine public sector universities has entered its final stage as the academic search committee has recommended a panel of three candidates for each university, according to sources. They said that the academic search committee recommended a total of 27 candidates three each for a single university.
Students call for rebuilding damaged schools in Kurram
Students belonging to Kurram Agency have expressed their serious concern over delay in repair and reconstruction of damaged buildings of educational institutions and urged the federal government to take immediate steps for restoration of educational activities in the tribal region.
Bajaur Colleges have suspended bus service, complain students
Students have complained that their respective educational institutions have suspended bus service for several weeks now over unknown reasons. Talking to Dawn, Fawad Khan, a student of Governor Model School & College, Khar, said the institution suspended bus service at the start of new academic session in mid-March.
SMIS launched in KP Govt Schools
Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government ensured the access of parents, students, researchers and other people to government schools by introducing School Management Information System (SMIS).
Rebuilding lives: Student body demands increase in Scholarship money
Members of Kurram Students Organization (KSO) have pressed Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra to increase the scholarship amount for students, reconstruct educational institutes and start educational activities across the province. The demands were put forward during a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday. Members said they were making concerted efforts to resolve problems being faced by people of their area.
FATA teachers vow to protest until demands are met
The protesting teachers of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have refused to budge from their stance and vowed that they will not end their protest until a notification for their promised elevation has been issued. The students of the militancy-ridden area may have to suffer for a long time due to the closure of schools across the FATA region, as the federal government appears to be in no mood to settle the long-standing issue of the teachers’ elevation. None of the government promises regarding making the teachers permanent and increasing their scale have materialised yet.
Fata teachers Up-gradation issue resolved
As per the directives of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and efforts of Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, the longstanding issue of up-gradation of Fata teachers has been resolved. The issue of the up-gradation of Fata teachers remained unresolved since 2012 and was creating unrest among the teachers in tribal region.
Progress of country isn’t possible without education
Secretary of Secondary Educational Board, Mr Shokat Ali said cheating practice in exams is destroying our educational system he said this on surprise visit of examination centers. He ordered to strictly close the photo copy machines during paper of first and second shift.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-12-2016/Quetta/page8.asp
Child ‘assaulted’ by fellow students
A 10-year-old child, who was hospitalised after being sexually assaulted and beaten, allegedly by two fellow students, is struggling to recover at the Benazir Bhutto Hospital (BBH). The child was hospitalised on Friday night after he brought his father to BBH because his father had suffered from a stroke and was paralysed.
Islamic Varsity’s VC apprises Senators of problems
In a meeting on Wednesday, the Vice-Chancellor of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) told senators about the problems the varsity is facing, including being denied the construction of a boundary wall, concerns for students’ health and a shortage of armed security personnel.
Two days Express Education and Career Expo in Islamabad
Express Media Group arranged ‘Express Education and Career Expo 2016’ in Pak China Friendship center, thousands of students and their parents joined the event and get information of national and international educational Institute.
President awards degrees to 406 students
The 15th convocation of Bahria University was held on Wednesday at Jinnah Convention Centre to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its students, says a press release. Students were honored with gold and silver medals for their outstanding achievements in their academic career at the convocation.
COMSATS facilitating S&T cooperation in developing world
Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, executive director of the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS), informed during a media briefing here that development-focused cooperation in science and technology was gaining momentum through COMSATA-facilitated collaboration among 20 apex research and development organisations from different countries of the world.
Students of Anglo Arabic School win Laurels at ETC 2016
The students of Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School, Rawalpindi, won laurels for the school in the Expo of Talent and Competitions (ETC) 2016, one of the major events for the schools of the region, says a press release. Different competitions were part of the expo of talent where students from around 38 schools of the Rawalpindi region participated including Qira’at, Essay Writing, Speech, National Song, Calligraphy and Science Models.
WWF provided financial help to 47,789 children
The Workers Welfare Fund (WWF) has provided financial assistance worth Rs2, 998 million in form of Post-Matric Scholarships to 47,789 talented children of industrial workers since the year 2013 till present. A total of 26,802 talented students were given scholarships worth Rs1, 569 million in the Punjab from May 2013 to April 2016, said an official of WWF while talking to APP on Monday.
Millennials Celebrate Brazil/Portuguese Week
A Portuguese movie show was organised here at The Millennium University College (TMUC) for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme learners from Roots Millennium Schools.
Economy embarked on positive trajectory: Mamnoon
About 406 students of Bahria University yesterday received their degrees at the 15th convocation of the university here at Convention Centre. President of Pakistan and Chancellor Bahria University Mamnoon Hussain awarded 20 gold medals and 18 silver medals to various students, who achieved top positions in their respective departments. Gold medals and silver medals were awarded to the students from each discipline to acknowledge their outstanding performance.
PGC stall center of attention
The stall of the Punjab Group of Colleges remained the center of attention at the education expo. More than 400 students showed their interest in different scholarship programs and admission policies of the PGC.
Deserving students awarded Rs1m Scholarships
Cash prizes worth Rs1 million were distributed among 109 brilliant and deserving students on Wednesday under the Imam Bibi Endowment Fund for encouraging students. The third annual prize distribution ceremony was held at the University of Gujrat (UoG) Sialkot campus.
English paper ‘leaked’ through Whatsapp
Police on Wednesday registered an FIR against unknown persons for taking the image of the English paper of (Part-II) Intermediate Annual Examination 2016 and made it available online through mobile phone application WhatsApp.
Case was registered for using WhatsApp during inter paper
FiR has been registered against sending picture of question paper of intermediate part 2 outside the examination center. Prime Minister Punjab formed a committee of senior officer for the enquiry of this case.
Millions of funds embezzled, hazardous water in 390 schools, children were suffering from diseases.
Report on the use of hazardous water in 390 schools of the provincial capital, poor storage tanks, samples of smelling water coming from several years old musty supply lines has exposed the poor performance of officials of Lahore Education Department.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan1/12-May-2016/379861
Deputy Controller denies center at Government College
The deputy controller examinations of technical education board have denied to form examination center at the government college. The deputy controller’s action has resulted in centers far from homes despite the orders from the chairman of the board.
CM orders inquiry over leaking of paper
The chief minister of Punjab has ordered an inquiry into the matter of paper leaking. The English paper of 12th class was leaked in Lahore. The paper had to start at 8 am while the students were distributing Photostat copies at 6 am.
Projects expo at UET
The expo of the final year projects of the students of University of Engineering and Technology has started at the university campus. The expo will continue till 13th May.
Students unhappy over ignoring Imam Hussain (RA) Martyrdom Day
The students of Punjab University expressed their distress over celebrating the Europe Day while on the other hand ignoring the martyrdom day of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).
Teachers sit in on 14th May
The teachers union will stage a sit-in in front of Punjab Assembly on 14th May. The protest is against the policy of the Punjab government to hand over the government institutions over to Punjab Education Foundation.
Education budget must be 5% Of GDP
The ATI has demanded the Higher Education Commission that the education budget of the country must be raised to 5% of the GDP.
Book on the educational policy is best effort by Dr.Shahid
PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran said that Vice –Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui has covered all the questions about the educational situation in his book, ' Education Policies in Pakistan'. He explained how and when new educational policies in Pakistan was introduced.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/12-May-2016/379816
Positive contribution towards elimination of educational backwardness by PEF
The Foundation has made possible free educational access to millions of needy families in remote, underdeveloped rural areas in partnership with the private sector.
137 more schools given to NGO’s
The Punjab government on Wednesday announced handover of 137 more primary schools to the private sector/NGOs in Sialkot district in a bid to improve the educational standard. As many as 5,237 students are studying in these schools and all male and female teachers will be appointed to other nearby schools. The private sector will hire teachers for these schools.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1257863/137-more-schools-given-to-ngos
Six Master Trainers, three advisers arrive
Six master trainers and three advisers from Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TIKA), Turkey arrived Lahore to impart 21 days training to 90 Tevta teachers in automotive, construction and agriculture machinery sectors. Cooperation between Turkish and the Punjab government is successfully in progress through a MoU signed between Industries Department and TIKA.
Workable education policy stressed
Speakers have called for a comprehensive and a workable education policy that meets the contemporary challenges and helps the youth to have a better life in society. They were speaking at a book-launching ceremony, arranged by the Institute of Education and Research, University of Punjab on Wednesday.
Education for all: Most beneficiaries hail from South Punjab: PEF
The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has achieved many milestones by introducing a bevy of intervention in the education sector. PEF MD Tariq Mahmood said on Wednesday while speaking to a nine-member Department for International Development (DFID) delegation at his office. The delegation was led by DFID Senior Education Adviser and Policy Lead Barbara Payne.
Training course on Procurement Management
A four-day short training course on “Public Sector Procurement Management” started yesterday at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Following the directives of Punjab Chief Minister, this training course has been organised by Punjab Resource Management Program (PRMP) Planning & Development Department in collaboration with PPRA (Punjab Procurement Regulatory Authority) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
IUB Veterinary Doctors visit Cholistan
A medical team of College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Islamia University of Bahawalpur (IUB) visited different areas of Cholistan desert and examined respiratory disease in camels. The team members visited desert Ranger’s camel farm in Mojhgarh, Chak No. 335 and 430 and Tobajat Kun-dal and Munshiwala.
Europe Day Celebrated in PU
Punjab University Directorate of External Linkages celebrated Europe Day on Wednesday at the Al Raazi Hall. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, Punjab School Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan, Portuguese Ambassador Dr Joao Paulo Sabibo Costo, Chief Minister Youth Mobilization Committee (CMYMC) CEO Chaudhary Amir Sohail, and External Linkages Director Dr Maria Maldonado were present on this occasion. Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan said that Pakistan’s relations with European Union were improving and European investors wanted to invest in Pakistan.
Book with detailed research on Pakistan’s Education POLICIES Launched
Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that the book written by Allama Iqbal Open University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui covers all questions regarding education policies in Pakistan and he was in need of such a book as he wanted to seek answer to those questions.
Green Campus project of NED Varsity awaiting funds
Lack of funding is holding back a major public sector university project that, if implemented, would be the first ‘green campus’ of the country, it emerged on Wednesday. Sources said the Rs300 million green campus project of the NED University of Engineering and Technology has been waiting for financial support for the past three years.
Protest by female teachers
Female Teachers protested in front of Administrator and deputy commissioner’s office korangi. According to details they protested for net getting their salary for last 3 months.
Many candidates found who were giving paper of other students
Mohammad Akhtar Ghori Chairman of higher secondary educational board has praised the work of board employees, vigilance teams, examination staff and teachers who helped in controlling cheating practice in exams. He further told high authority vigilance team caught 137students while cheating, and 71 such candidates caught who were giving paper of other students.
Lack of facilities in Examination centers
Load shedding is continuing in many intermediate examination centers and also drinking water isn’t available in board centers of Hyderabad.
Girl’s school in Mithi has been closed from
A girl’s middle school in the village of Mithi has been closed from 20 years, School Headmistress, 2 teachers and 5 workers are getting salaries in home. School building is almost damaged. Education department terminated the whole employees and stopped their salaries.
KU students protest against hanging of JI Chief
The students of Karachi University protested against the hanging of the chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh. The students had placards and banners against the Bangladeshi court. The students also condemned the silence of the Pakistani leadership.
Registration date extended
The registration date has been extended for the form submission of MA, double MA and improvement examinations of Karachi University. The date has been extended till the 2nd of June. The subjects can also be changed till this date.
Admit cards for 2nd phase ready
The admit cards for the 2nd phase of the intermediate examinations have been prepared. The controller examinations of the higher secondary education board has announced that the students who do not receive their admit cards till the 16th of May must contact the board administration.
Teachers’ association demands powerful VC
The teachers association of the Federal Urdu University has demanded that a permanent and powerful vice chancellor must be appointed for the university. The association also demanded to change the university ordinance.
Unemployment helps in boosting terrorism in country
Highly Educated Students of Universities are becoming terrorists due to non-availability of jobs. Economic Policies is actually against the progress of our country.
Biometric report of teacher’s attendance
5936 teachers were absent in the province, according to the biometric attendance Education 1085 Teacher salaries have been freeze by declaring them fugitive.
The tragedy of Human Development
What is development? How do we measure progress? Is development about economic growth? These are some of the fundamental questions international development practitioners seek to address. While development is incredibly broad phenomena, policymakers and public in Pakistan have a restricted understanding of the term. The mainstream perception focuses on infrastructural transformation viewing physical and tangible aspects of development as criterion for progress. This thinking has traditionally dominated national development policy and planning since the inception of Pakistan. What is wrong with this approach?
Education needed By ‘Liaqat Hasil’
Pakistan is a country facing a serious problem – that of education. Education is the most powerful weapon which can be used to change the world and bring development. But unfortunately, half of the Pakistani population is illiterate. The poverty rate increases due to this lack of education. And it is because of this that the country is undeveloped. So I request to the government of Pakistan to take great steps to create an educational enhancement in our country.
Tuition Culture By ‘Tooba Khan’
An increasingly growing problem in our country is tuition culture. Nowadays, all education and teaching takes place in tuition Centre’s, rather than in schools. In the streets you can see tuition Centre’s and their advertisements on billboards almost on every turn and in every other plaza. And every child is either already taking tuition for every subject or is otherwise still trying to convince his or her parents that they would absolutely fail if they do not take classes from one of the big names.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/05/12/tuition-culture/
Letters to the Editor
Transport fares for students
This letter is written to raise awareness about the transport issue that the students face daily. The transport for buses and rickshaws should be subsidized for students who cannot afford private vans. The transport fares that once go high, in the name of increasing fuel prices never come down even after the fuel prices are reduced in the country.
Ad-hoc lecturers announce a protest boycott for regularization
Peshawar: The ad-hoc lecturers serving in different government colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on deputation have called for regularization of their services. They have set up a protest camp against non-regularization of their job in front of Peshawar Press Club. Speaking on the occasions, president of the ad-hoc lecturers, Afsar Khan and general secretary Saifullah said that 213 female and male lecturers on deputation working in different government colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and had been ignored to regularize.
Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx
Demand for arms for security in government girls school Sardar Meer
Jamrud: The area elders of Mula Gori area Sher Bridge demanded arms provision to watch man of government girls’ school Sarda Meer for security purposes, as the said watchman is without arms (gun) performing duty, for security of the schools.
Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2
More than 100 educational institutes destroyed in operation waiting to be reconstructed
Peshawar: The Political administration has become still & more than 100 educational institutes destroyed in the operation has not reconstructed yet. It is only confined to ‘Country’. The Governor KPK must take notice of it. Kurram Students Organization & Society President Waheed Khan & Qayum Mingal said in combined Press Conference that Political administration Kuram must pay attention towards students & education because education makes prosperous society, demanding for reconstruction of damaged school in operation & KPK Governor & Political Agent must provide scholarships to students.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.8
Attendance machine out of order in Lady Grift Girls School
Peshawar: Teachers in Lady Grift Girls High School used a specific Machine for attendance, which is out of order these days. It was gifted by well-known Singer Mr. Shehzad Roy. This was the only machine for attendance.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3
School Management Information system: would bring betterment in education: Atif Khan
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said that the KPK government ensured the access of government, parents, students, researchers and other related people to government schools by introducing the School Management Information System (SMIS) adding that now the parents and government functionary could get information on single click. This he stated while addressing the launching ceremony of SMIS in GGHSS Lady Griffith Peshawar on Wednesday.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.2
Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.2
Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3
Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.3
Increase in budget and educational emergency claims prove false: TAC
District Quetta: The Baloch Student Action Committee spokesperson said that Balochistan Educational institutions are still deprived in Educational facilities like lecturers’ scarcity and deprivation of basic facilities. The Dalbandin Degree College is closed from previous one year due to deprivation of lecturers & professors and Students are worried about hostel facilities and worries about career persuasion.
Teacher’s absenteeism will not be tolerated in any case: Pashtoonkhwa SO
District Sibi: The district secretary Pashtoonkhwa Student organization, Mr. Jalal Khan along with others said teacher’s absenteeism in Girls & Boys schools/colleges will not be tolerated and Educational principles will not be compromised at any cost. They said ghost and absent teachers are enemy of the nation and are loss of public treasury.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-12-2016/quetta/page2.asp
Scientific instruments will be provided to schools soon: BSTU
District Qalat: The Balochistan Science Teachers union BSTU applauded statement of Federal Secretariat Ministry of Science & Technology & Chairman Pakistan Science Federation Mr. professor Muhammad Ashraf Khan that scientific instruments will be provided to all schools of Baluchistan. In first round scientific instruments will be provided to all Girls & Boys Model schools of district head quarter.
PSF Aazad demands to provide facilities in Educational institutions
District Quetta: The PSF Aazad stated in provincial statement that Educational institutions of Baluchistan are lingering on last legs. Educational emergency claimers have not yet established any standardized Educational institution. Most of the Primary and High schools are deprived of scientific instruments; 50% children have failed in Middle examinations which is lamentable moment.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 6
Social Group demands for school approval
Naal: School approval should be given in Jalalabad, so that children can take benefits of Education; due to unavailability of school children time is going astray. The Social groups demanded from Government to approve school in the area.
Complete story: Daily Bakhabar Quetta, Page No. 3
Girls Collage bus out of order for long time
District Khanewal: The Girls Degree Collage is situated in center of the city Khanewal, but Collage bus is out of order, for long time due to negligence of collage management. The Students of the collage bear huge transportation charges, but they have to come from so far areas by private transportation.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-12/page-02
Irresponsibility of principal causes student Hepatitis
District Rahim Yar Khan: Mr. Muhammad Saleem Principal of Government Boys Model High School, Khan Bela could not provide basic facility to students. The Students compel to drink unsafe water in school timing and having different diseases like Hepatitis.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7
School still without teachers after up gradation
District Rahim Yar Khan: The Government Middle School Chak No.104/ML, Feteh Pur was approved long time ago, but the building was constructed two years before, having 300 Students. But still teacher is not deputed, which has affected education activities badly.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 3
Girls student decreased due to negligence of teacher
District Muzaffargarh: The Government Girls Primary School Basti Brbra had 200 students, but now 30 students have left due to negligence of Teacher. The Teacher did not pay proper attention to their education.
Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, page No. 9
Girls school still without head teacher
District Rahim Yar Khan: The Government Girls Primary School and Government Girls High School have two separate portions and Education Department assigned the charge to High School Head, it has affected the Eructation activity badly. The concerned citizens have demanded that the Authorities must appoint separate Head Teacher.
Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 9
Four students get injured due to falling of roof pieces
District Sanghar: Four Students got injured due to falling of roof pieces at Government Primary School, village Chanesar Bagrani. The school building is completely deteriorating.
Primary School building in crumbling condition
District Khairpur Mirs: The building of Government Primary School, village Mengho Faqeer Shar, is in a crumbling condition, whereas the students are sitting under open sky and study.
Biometric team visits girl’s school
District Khairpur Mirs: The Biometric Team visited Government Girls High School Mithiani and found 3 Female Teachers including two other staff absent from the duty.
Only four teachers for 350 students
District Ghotki: Only Four teachers are teaching 350 students at Government High School Raharki, whereas 15 posts are lying vacant.
More than 30 schools closed due to biometric system
District Naushehro Feroz: More than 30 Government Schools have been closed due to biometric system in Taluka Mehrabpur.
Complete Story: Daily Jeejal, Page No. 3
P.T. Alif protests against TEO
District Thatta: The Primary Teachers Organization held protest against Taluka Education Officer Sakiro, alleging him of not doing their legal works.
Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 3
Four students get beating on weak reading of lesson
District Larkana: The four students of Government main Primary School Sheikh Zaid Colony got severe punishment on poor reading of lesson in Class. Their parents protested against the responsible Teacher, demanding for justice.
Scandal of extension of Vice Chancellor Shah Abdul Latif University
Sukkur: The different employees of Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur Mirs have written letters to NAB, declaring that favoritism, illegal appointments and violation of terms have brought ruin for the University. Adding that tenure of the Vice Chancellor was ended on 29th July, 2016, but it was extended up to October, 2016; whereas most of the PhD passes teaching staff has been deputed on management posts thought favoritism policy.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 12
71 students have been caught while impersonation in examination: Chairman Inter Board
Karachi: The Chairman intermediate Education Board Karachi has declared, during his meeting with Board Employees and Teachers that all steps of board employees and vigilance teams are praiseworthy, in order to conduct fair examinations of 2016. He added that 71 Students have been caught while impersonation during examination, whereas 137 candidates were caught while cheating.
Female teachers of Baldia Korangi protest over unpaid salary
Karachi: The number of female Teachers of Schools of Baldia Korangi held protest strike before the office of Commissioner Korangi over unpaid salary.
13 bogus candidates caught during intermediate examinations
Hyderabad: Thirteen bogus candidates were caught while appearing in intermediate examinations and 26 were copied case.
Complete Story: Daily Express News, Page No. 9
First year and second year examinations enter last phase
Hyderabad: The examination of First and Second Year, under Education Board Hyderabad, have entered the last phase. Along with that, SSC assessment process is being done and trial copies were checked by the Head Examiners.
Complete Story: http://ummat.net/2016/05/12/news.php?p=d-32.gif