14th Nov 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Inter-school games conclude in Shangla

Shangla: Game competitions among the government primary schools of the Butyal circle in Shangla district concluded here on Monday.

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Law readied against corporal punishment

Peshawar: A bill has been drafted and sent to Law Dept by the Education Dept which prohibits violence against children by schoolteachers and outlines the punishment and fines for the offence.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104732186&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171114  




Government unable to improve teacher attendance

Quetta: Teachers rejected biometric system even before it was installed. Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal said biometric system is necessary to make sure teachers are present.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104730111&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171114


Notification for holidays to be taken back by schools

Quetta: In a meeting, Provincial President for All Balochistan Progressive Private Schools said that notification for holidays should be taken back by schools.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-14-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Teachers should raise voice for their rights

Quetta: Aziz Agha, President for Government Teachers Association said that teachers should stand for their rights.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-14-2017/Quetta/page5.asp




Teachers community rails against lack of facilities

Khyber Agency: Teachers community has criticised education officials for not addressing their miseries being faced by them while executing their duties.

Tanzeem-s-Asateza President Sharifullah Afridi said that a number of schools in remote areas of Bazaar Zakha Khel were missing basic facilities such as boundary walls and furniture.Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/139301/teachers-community-rails-lack-facilities/


Govt indifferent to education as 22.6m children continue to remain out of school in Pakistan

Islamabad: Though lack of formal education remains a grave concern in the country and almost 22.6 million children continue to be out of schools, the government has yet to take any remedial measures to fix the problem.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/11/13/govt-indifferent-to-education-as-22-6m-children-continue-to-remain-out-of-school-in-pakistan/



DC Bhakkar visits schools and hospitals

Jandanwala: Deputy Commissioner (Bhakkar) Syed Bilal Haider visited schools and hospitals of city Jandanwala.

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Facilities should be provided to students - Ijaz Butt

Shakargarh: Deputy Education Officer Shakargarh visited Government Primary School Number 1. He said students should be provided with facilities and there should be more enrollment.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104731409&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171114


Satellite schools to be opened for students

Multan: To fulfill the requirement of 100 students in classes, decision to make satellite schools is made.

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Education minister warns teachers to quit non-governmental jobs

Karachi: Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar on Monday warned those government teachers who were working in newspapers, electronic media or in any non-governmental organisations to quit their non-governmental responsibilities and pay full attention to teaching their respective students.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/11/13/education-minister-warns-teachers-to-quit-non-governmental-jobs/


Teachers to protest against education officers

Hyderabad: Sindh Primary Teachers Association Hyderabad has decided to protest against education officers.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104730441&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171114


Engineering exhibition held at PAK-KIET

Karachi: The college of Engineering at the Pakistan Air Force - Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (PAF-KIET) held an engineering event, “Student Engineering Exhibition 2017” between November 6 and November 7. More than 500 students from various universities and schools participated.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201711140016&EN_ID=11201711140006&EMID=11201711140003


Action will be taken against teachers working for NGOs and other organizations

Karachi: Provincial Minister for Education, Jam Mehtab Dahar, said those teachers who are working for print or electronic media and other organizations should leave their jobs and focus on kids education otherwise a strict action will be taken against them.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104731232&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171114




Office of Executive Engineer in girls school

Karachi: Office of Executive Engineer for Education and Works Department has been set in girls middle school.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=403832


Dearth of teachers at two major schools

Naudero: Head masters of two major schools of Naudero and Kehar village have complained that they were facing acute shortage of teachers, mostly science subjects and despite informing to higher education authorities no remedy has so far been provided to them forcing students to learn at their own at private coaching centres.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/139465/dearth-teachers-two-major-schools/


‘Sindh govt committed to improving education standard’

Khairpur: Pakistan People’s Party MNA Dr Nafessa Shah has said that Sindh government is committed to improving quality, access, equity and governance in education sector.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/139437/sindh-govt-committed-improving-education-standard/


Letters to the editor


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Satellite schools to be initiated for 100 students

Multan: Process of initiating satellite schools for 100 grade 1 students has been started.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104732950&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171114





TEO issues notice for verification of teachers documents

Hyderabad: One thousand teachers of Taluka Hyderabad have been issued notice to get their documents verified, under doubts of illegal appointments.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130571228&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171114


High school deprived of building

Chelhar: Government High School Bhorelo Thurparker is engulfed with problems; teachers attend the school on a formality level; the school is running without building; the students have to sit in old crumbling building.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-14/news/page3/1%20(37).htm


Primary school dysfunctional for past 23 years

Piryaloi: Government Primary School Mor Khan Jatoi is left dysfunctional for past twenty three years, but the Education department is showing school running in record.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-14/news/page3/1%20(6).htm


23 schools dysfunctional in Moidan

Malir: Twenty three government schools of Kohistani area of Moidan have been left unattended; buildings are standing idle, putting education of thousands of students at stake. On the other hand, local members and parents have decided to start movement for reinstatement of the schools and their restoration.

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Protest against TEO

Hyderabad: A protest strike was carried by Sindh Primary Teachers Association Hyderabad against Taluka Education Officer.

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Balochistan can't develop without education: BNP

Tambo: It was declared in an important meeting of BNP and its senior members that developed can’t be achieved without spreading education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/53181/5a09f0e0c7693


Loralai University has reached brink of devastation

Loralai: The chairman of Citizens' Action Committee Ikhlaas Hamzazai has said that Loralai University was brought to brink of destruction through corruption; there is acute shortage of teachers and other staff.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


All resources will be utilized for improvement of education

Othal: District Education Officer Lasbela Abdul Wahid Shakir has said in his statement that all resources will be utilized for improvement of education in the district, directing the teachers to perform their duties with honesty.

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Government failed to ensure teachers’ attendance

Quetta: The installation of biometric verification system in colleges and schools for verification was underway, but the project has been rejected by the teachers before installation.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104730111&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171114


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Law made to stop violence against children in schools

Peshawar: On the directives of provincial government, law has been made to stop physical torture on students in government and private schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104732186&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171114


Only three teachers in girls’ high school

Kohat: All claims of government have been in vain. Government Girls High School Murai Bala is running with only three teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/1099/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/4