13th April 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Education provision is our top priority: Atif Khan

KPK Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan said that education is PTI’s top priority.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133741&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170413


College lecturers appointed as superintendents for Intermediate examinations

Several lecturers of Grade 17 have been appointed as superintendents for Intermediate examinations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133735&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170413


Parents, tribal elders urged to make enrolment drive a success

Local authorities in Lakki Marwat kicked off the enrolment drive and encouraged the parents to send their children to school as education is vital for development of the region.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=13_04_2017_182_004




Youth of the province are being kept away from education

Islami Jamiat Quetta held an important meeting where Vice Chairman of BSF Prince Tanveer Baloch addressed the audience.

Completel story: https://jang.com.pk/print/298129-todays-print-city-news

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/298149-todays-print-city-news




Student enrolment campaign continues in FATA

A special campaign for enrollment of tribal students was started in FATA where 200,000 children would be admitted in schools during the ongoing drive that would continue till May 31.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/12/student-enrollment-campaign-continues-in-fata/




Students performing poor in Middle examinations are discouraged from taking science subjects

Principals of the schools in the federal capital are discouraging students (who got less marks in their middle examinations) from taking science subjects as it will deteriorate the reputation of these schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133544&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170413


Annual Prize Distribution ceremony of Beaconhouse School System

Beaconhouse’s Annual Prize distribution ceremony was held at Jinnah Convention Centre.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133560&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170413


Restrictions imposed on teacher recruitment have been lifted

Punjab Government has lifted the restrictions that were imposed on the recruitment of 35,000 teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133605&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170413


Teachers to protest on 19th April

In order to put forward their concerns, Teacher unions have planned a protest on 19th April.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133619&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170413




“Focus of education to shift from scholarship to vocational training in light of CPEC”

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif urged all political parties to stand united on strengthening health, education, economy, and defence for the progress and prosperity of the country. He said whichever party comes into power it should focus on these sectors for the country’s development.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/13/focus-of-education-to-shift-from-scholarship-to-vocational-training-in-light-of-cpec/





Children forced to study under the open sky in PP-159

Due to lack of infrastructure, students of Government Primary School Katchwana are forced to study under the open sky.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-13/page-9/detail-3


Teachers of city district government Shahlimar have not received their salaries for March

Teachers protested at District Government Boys Middle School, Raj Gharh for not getting their salaries for the month of March.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-13/page-9/detail-12  


NGOs can now have PR schools and colleges

The Pakistan Railways (PR) has decided to transfer the management of railway schools and colleges to NGOs. NGOs and CSOs with good reputation running 200 are eligible to run the above mentioned schools and colleges.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-04-13/lahore/10950/79152


Girl students resent sewage pond around school

Students of government school hold protest against the concerned authorities for turning a blind eye to the large, stinking pond on both sides of the school.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=13_04_2017_178_009


Early childhood development training program organised

The trainees of Early Childhood Development Training Program showcased their creative and critical thinking through ‘Low Cost No Cost Material’ here on Wednesday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-04-13/page-14/detail-8


‘Progress is impossible without Education’ - Allama Naseer Ahmed

Children are the future of this country and progress without education is impossible.

Complete story:  http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-04-13/page-17




Govt for providing quality education

The current government is fully committed to providing latest scientific and technical education to the youth to enable them to face the challenges of the modern world.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/12/govt-for-providing-quality-education/


Protesters demand Sindh government release funds to rebuild Jufelhurst School

Students, alumni, teachers, and officials from the education department and members of civil society gathered in front of the remains of Sybil D’Abreo’s house in Soldier Bazaar to protest against its illegal demolition which was carried out over the weekend.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=13_04_2017_118_002




Teacher dismissal issue taken to court

Sindh High Court, on behalf of the teachers of NCHD, has called the management of NCHD on why these teachers were dismissed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104133088&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170413   


Admit cards ready for Annual Matric Examinations

Matric examination for Science group are starting from 15th April and Admit cards have been provided to students.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-04-13/page-2


Providing education to poor children is our top priority: Tanveer Zehra Khan

Providing education to the poor children of the country is our top priority. Such views were expressed by GM Academic The Smart School, Southern Region, Tanveer Zehra Khan.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-04-13/page-3


2,000 schools still closed, admits secretary

Sindh secretary of Education Abdul Aziz uqaili admits that 2,000 schools still remain closed despite the education emergency.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=13_04_2017_119_007


Results announced for primary and secondary classes

Education department North Karachi DMC announced the result for primary and secondary classes.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/297878-todays-print




“Education is the only solution”



Letters to the Editor


Those working for education reforms should pay some attention to the athletics department



Dual system of education should be finished




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