KP government celebrates with KP’s board position holders
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan distributed Rs14.76 million in cheques, and gold medals among 41 students who took top positions in matric, F.A and F.Sc examinations.
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Prize distribution ceremony at University Public School
An annual prize distribution ceremony was held at University Public School and Chief Guest of the event was VC University of Peshawar, Prof Dr. Muhammad Abid.
Top students to be given laptops
District Government has decided to give laptops to students who have topped in matric examinations in their respective schools.
Teenager realises dream of educating poor children
Born to a labourer in Abdara village on the outskirts of Peshawar, Somaya Farhat Khan had a dream to do something for poor children so that they could also live a normal life like others belonging to well off families.
Education ladder to progress: Reham Khan
Reham Khan, social activists and former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, said on Thursday that education worked like a ladder for the uplift of nation, without which the dreams of progress could not be materialised.
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‘Without consultation, private school watchdog unacceptable’
The private schools in Hazara division on Thursday asked the government not to put a watchdog for them in place without their consultation.
We will resolve issues faced by senior cadre teachers: Abdul Ghaffar Kadezi
President of Senior Educational Staff Association Balochistan, Abdul Ghaffar Kadezi said that certain policies are needed that will resolve the issues faced by teachers.
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Cheques distributed to rebuild 11 schools in Orakzai Agency
Frontier Corp, KPK has distributed cheques to chairmen of school communities for rebuilding of 11 primary schools in Orakzai Agency.
CADD seeks Rs100 million for welfare of special children
Minister for CADD, Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhary said on Thursday that devices will be distributed to assist special children in their studies.
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Teachers of ICT schools not paid for the past seven months
Member PTI, Asad Umar has said that for the past seven months, teachers in ICT have not been paid and 80% of these teachers are women.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-12/page-5
Model College organises science show
Pakistan Science Club organised a science show at Islamabad Model College for Girls F-7/1 on Monday in collaborations with Prime Minister’s Education Reform Programme.
Science education key to nation’s future
Science education is the key element for the future of a nation. This was stated by Dr Pierre Léna, a visiting French scientist, who spoke at a forum in Islamabad on Thursday which had been organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF).
First lady stresses sensitizing new generation on importance of moral values
Addressing the students of Islamabad Model School for Girls here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the first lady mentioned the significance of upcoming Holy Month of Ramazan.
Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/12/page09.php
HEC organises ‘Forum on Inquiry Based Science Education’
The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan in collaboration with ECO Science Foundation (ECOSF), organised ‘Forum on Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE)’ -- La main a la pate, to emphasize the importance of inquiry in science education and strengthening science base in schools.
Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/203926-HEC-organises-Forum-on-Inquiry-Based-Science-Education
Corruption in Rawalpindi Red Crescent Education Fund
It has been found that for the past 8 years, District Rawalpindi Branch of Red Crescent has not been getting admission fees collected from dozens of schools and Red Crescent Fund in its account.
Govt to distribute laptops among seminary students
The Punjab government has decided to distribute laptops among students studying in various madrassas in Punjab, including the Rawalpindi Division.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-12/lahore/11541/84851
Rs 2bn to be spent on development schemes
Deputy Director Development Hafizabad, Shahid Iqbal Bhatti has said that the Punjab government was spending more than two billion rupees to execute different development schemes including building a new girls college in the eastern side of the city.
Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/12/page02.php
Prizes to be given to students gaining admissions in public schools
In order to increase enrolment, senior headmasters have set prizes for students gaining admissions in Government High School Shuja Abad.
Sale of energy, carbonated drinks banned at educational institutes
The Punjab Food Authority has banned sale of energy and carbonated drinks at educational institutions and within 100 meters from their premises.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-12/page-14/detail-1
Special package for teachers, school representatives
Government of Punjab has decided to provide a special package for teachers and school representatives, in which teachers will be given up gradation.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-12-2017/Multan/page2.asp
Posts of 4340 of District Teachers/Educators finished, teachers look for more openings
On behalf of the School Education Department, 4340 posts of District teachers/educators has been finished and these teachers have started looking for vacant positions in other schools.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-12-2017/Multan/page5.asp
Special measures taken to ensure cleanliness in schools
A special notice has been issued by School Education Department regarding cleanliness in schools where it has been made compulsory to provide soaps in school washrooms.
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Top Matric students to be provided laptops
Students who have achieved good marks in their matric examinations will be given laptops.
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‘Qarz-e-Hasna’ scheme for teachers approved
Government of Punjab has approved the ‘Qarz-e-Hasna’ scheme for teachers and Punjab Minister for Education, Rana Mashood will officially announce the approval soon.
Case against three teachers in student’s death case
Police registered a case against three teachers of the chak-190/EB public elementary school on Thursday for the death of a grade eight student, allegedly due to torture in school.
Government taking measures for the betterment of students: MNA Shaheen Shafiq
MNA Shaheen Shafiq said that our students are an asset of our nation and certain measures are being taken for their betterment.
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CM for bringing out-of-school children back to school
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that education is high priority and a multi-pronged approach should be adopted to bring out-of-school-children to quality schools.
Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/12/page17.php
Schools to be closed today, Inter examinations to be on schedule
Due to Shab-e-Baraat, schools and colleges all over the province will be closed today but Inter examinations will take place.
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Students should get digital literacy: Mehtab
Sindh Education Minister, Jam Mehtab Dahar said that students, in order to solve the problems of today, should have digital literacy.
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CM for using public-private partnership to reopen 2,000 schools
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday said education reforms remain a high priority for his government, which is why a multi-pronged approach must be adopted to provide access to schooling to the burgeoning number of out-of-school children.
Bid to defame education department foiled: Mehtab
Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that cheating mafia has made an unsuccessful attempt to defame the education department; however, the department took timely measures to foil their ugly move.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-12/page-14/detail-4
Education Minister visits examination centres
Sindh Education Minister, Jam Mehtab Dahar visited different examination centres to help eliminate cheating during Inter examinations.
Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/12/page17.php
During the surprise visit to Government High School, AC Sheikh found two High School Teachers guilty of helping students in the use of unfair means (copying answers) in examination centre.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-12/page-14/detail-9
BIEK refers 20 cheating cases to probe committee
The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) on Thursday reported 20 cases of cheating to the board’s committee looking over the matter.
Cheating case against 1106 students
Inter examinations have come to an end and last exam of Islamic studies was leaked an hour before the exam.
4 suspects arrested over robberies in schools, hospitals
Gulberg Division Police has arrested 4 suspects on issue of robberies in schools and hospitals.
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Chairman Mirpur Khas Board asks for help from CM Sindh
Barkat Ali Haideri, Chairman Mirpur Khas Board has written a letter to CM Sindh to help resolves within the board.
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