KP to open 1,000 community girls schools APP
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Wednesday said that as many as 1,000 community-based girls schools were being established throughout the province during the current year.
Appointment of Mardan education board controller declared illegal
A Peshawar High Court bench on Thursday declared illegal the last year appointment of the Mardan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education controller of examination on deputation.
Malala fund to help poor kids in AJK
The International Fund established by a renowned Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai, for raising girls literacy and education in Pakistan, has decided to finance education expenses of poor children in Azad Kashmir as well, said UNESCO representative.
Little artists highlight culture of Peshawar
School children highlighted various aspects of the rich culture of Peshawar at a painting and calligraphy contest arranged by Gandhara Hindko Academy here on Thursday.
Pharmacy students at UoS call off strike
Pharmacy students of University of Swabi (UoS) called off their strike on Thursday after the vice chancellor assured facilities would be provided to their department.
Laptops to Balochistan University
An event was held for the second round of distribution of laptops at Balochistan University. Almost 60 students were awarded via Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-15-2015/quetta/page7.asp
Benevolent Funds not required by Balochistan
Teachers Association, Balochistan said that Government has not released their benevolent funds since three years. They said that teachers and employees of education department are waiting for it.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-15-2015/quetta/page7.asp
Lack of Basic Education Facilities at Infrastructure
A report reveals that there are almost 90% schools near Mastung that do not have water and sanitation facility and almost 150 SST teacher positions are vacant.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-15-2015/quetta/page8.asp
Plan to speed up progress towards educational goals ready, says Baligh
Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Baligh-ur-Rehman on Thursday said the government had prepared a national plan of action to accelerate progress towards educational goals.
Literacy rate remains stagnant at 58pc
According to a report on Pakistan Social and Living Standard Measurement (PSLM) survey for 2013-14 released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) the Gross Enrolment Rate (GER) for primary schools (Age 5-9) is 90 percent in 2013-14 as compared to 91 percent in 2011-12.
FDE needs funds to run O/A Levels programme
In 2012, then-prime minister Raja Pervalz Ashraf inaugurated the IGCSE O and A level programme at two public schools of the capital in the hopes of bringing public school students at par with students at private schools.
Senators want increase in age-limit for CSS exam candidates
The Senate urged the government on Thursday to immediately do necessary legislation for increasing the age-limit of candidates appearing in the CSS examinations.
Two-day Express Education Expo concludes in capital
With a jam-packed venue on the last day, the two-day Express Education Expo 2015 which concluded on Thursday turned out to be a mixed bag of opportunities for students, universities and education consultants.
Special students laud Express Education Expo
A large number of special students were among the visitors at the third Express Education and Career Expo, organised here to explore study opportunities abroad on Thursday. While appreciating the organisers’ effort, they urged the government to play its due role in facilitating special students in pursuit of education.
RMS Greenwich Campus G-13, Islamabad inaugurated
Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) is spreading nationwide under the dynamic leadership of CEO RMS Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq TI. Roots Millennium Schools Greenwich Campus in Sector G-13, Islamabad was inaugurated by Jesper Moller Sorensen, Ambassador of Royal Danish Embassy in Islamabad, who was invited as the chief guest on this special occasion.
Human rights workshop ends
The Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights organised a two-day consultative workshop on ‘Public Awareness on Human Rights’ with the objective to develop Information, Education & Communication (IEC) Material for public awareness programme on promotion and protection of human rights.
Students to solve traffic awareness paper
For the first time in city’s history, the City Traffic Police have decided to make it compulsory for the university students to conduct another paper of traffic awareness at the time of admission test.
Students showcase their Chinese skills
Addressing participants 14th Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition at the National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong, said that friendship between Pakistan and China is touching new heights with each passing day.
Air University has gained excellent ranking in a short span: VC
The Air University will announce scholarships for PhD programmes, through which, it will not only give free education to intelligent and deserving students but also give them stipends, said Air University Vice Chancellor Air Vice Marshal (r) Faaiz Amir (Hilal-e-Imtiaz Military, S.Bt.), in an interview with ‘The News’ International.
Toba schools selected for early childhood education project
At a gathering of teachers and people at Government Women Degree College`s auditorium, Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmad inaugurated a program by which UNICEF selected 1,146 Toba Tek Singh schools for its early childhood education (ECE) project.
PEF shortlists 110 schools from 21 districts
Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has shortlisted 110 partner schools from 21 different districts including Lahore and offered to join the pilot of PEF’s “School Improvement Programme” (SIP).
Growth Rate In Punjab To Increase By Eight Percent
The Provincial Minister for Law, Excise & Taxation, Finance Mujtaba Shuja ur Rehman said that the budget allocated for education is Rs.274 billion which is 26.25% of total expenditures whereas the budget allocated for health Rs.121.80 billon which is 11.66% of total expenditures of the government.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263968
Teachers warn government to take back case
Rawal Teacher’s Alliance said that government has to take back their case against school heads for not fulfilling security requirements. They said that if government will not do it they would hold a protest.
A week on, protesting teachers stand their ground
Teachers associated with the Muttahida Mahaaz Assatiza (MMA) have been protesting on The Mall for a week demanding that the government take notice of the plight of the teachers’ community and stop issuing false indicators of the status of education in the province.
PGS Dropout In BMS Gives UHS Heebie-Jeebies
University of Health Sciences (UHS), a top medical university in Pakistan, is facing an embarrassing situation when its postgraduate students studying in the various disciplines of Basic Medical Sciences (BMS) started joining other public sector institutions for the sake of much higher stipends as compared to those which are being given to them in UHS.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=263928
The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan (ICA) has announced results of CA Assessment of Fundamental Competencies and certification in Accounting and Finance Examinations Spring 2015.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-15/page-14/detail-11
MOU b/w Punjab group of colleges and INTEL
Recently an MOU signed between Punjab group of Colleges and Intel Company. Aim of the MOU is to support student to get education through advanced technology.
‘TEVTA aims to impart skills in demand’
The district board of management can play an important role in promoting technical education and vocational training, and create linkages between the industry and the academia, TEVTA chairperson Irfan Qaiser Shaikh said on Thursday.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Punjab in collaboration with University of Central Punjab (UCP) arranged a seminar on “Role of Women in Anti-Corruption Awareness Campaign.”
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-05-15/page-13/detail-7
Punjab University (PU) has awarded PhD degree to Salma Umber in the subject of Communication Studies after approval of her thesis entitled “Media and Conflict Resolution: Portrayal of Kashmir Issue in the Editorials of US Press 1998-2008”.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-318153-PhD-degree
AKU-EB exams held
The schools operating under the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) conducted all exams at their facilities as per schedule on Thursday.
Professional and Technical Education
In Jung Economic Forum, it was said that professional and technical education could improve the economic and education situation in the country. In this regard, role of private sector is important.
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ADHOC heads leading the Sindh Technical Board
Government of Sindh Decided to let ADHOC lead the Sindh Technical Board. In this regard, government appointed Principal of Government College of Technology Site as acting chair of the Board.
RSU to windup the students scholarships/stipend before 31 May
Reform Support unit said that all winning candidates should have to get their full money through provided ATMS/Easy Cards before 31 May. Government of Sindh introduced this program in 2006 to support education especially for females.
ASWJ, JUI-F warn of protests over scholars, students’ arrests
The country’s Deobandi religious parties are up in arms over the arrest of prominent cleric Maulana Dr Manzoor Ahmed Mengal who, along with several students of his seminary, was arrested in the wee hours of Thursday.
Worrying education stats
The Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM), conducted by the Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS), puts the federal and provincial governments in an even more awkward position. The literacy rate, never Pakistan’s strong point, has apparently dropped another two percentage points in the outgoing year.
Seminaries of violence by Zeeba T Hashmi
It is important to know that the seminaries here are not a recent development as commonly perceived. The roots of madrassas date back to the colonial days when there was a general Muslim distrust in the British system of governance. They set up their seminaries in reaction to the discriminatory and even oppressive policies of the Raj and have remained active ever since, hardened their roots with radical Islamic ideologies and created a legacy as such.
One solution fits all by Ashaar Rehman
The Pakistan Peoples Party has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly demanding `one dress code` for both public and private sector schools in Punjab. PPP MPA Khurram Jehangir Wattoo submitted the resolution at the assembly secretariat here on Monday.
Letters to the Editor
Although largely commendable, the recent decision of the FPSC to change the groupings and marks scheme of various subjects is not wholly justified.
VC for KMU
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities (Amendment) Act, 2015, passed last week, mandates that the vice-chancellor of Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, should have an MBBS or equivalent medical degree from a foreign university, with a fellowship or a PhD in relevant discipline.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1182036/vc-for-kmu
NTS’s unfair test
On May 8, two days before the stenotypes test in the federal government through the NTS, I contacted the latter to ask about the test pattern outline. They replied that I would come to know about it at the examination centre.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1182038/ntss-unfair-test
The main responsibility in reducing child labour is on us. We should not allow underage children to do work, provide them financial support, create welfare groups, provide them education, shelter and food.
Education is one of the neglected fields in this part of the world. Its deficiencies are causing numerous economic and social problems. Educating a privileged segment of society only is not solving such problems.
Express Education Expo
Express Media Group has recently finished their third round of Education and Career Counseling Expo. It was holding at Pak China friendship Center, Islamabad. Almost 88 national and International universities participated in this expo.
Action would be taken against negligent staff: Hameedullah Jan
Peshawar: Peshawar Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Controller Examination, Hameedullah Jan Marwat said we are strictly monitoring the Intermediate Examination & we will no compromise with the negligent staff.
Thousands of rupees collected but up gradation issue still in pending
Peshawar: More than twenty organizations of the teachers are busy in collection of funds in connection of the teasers issue resolution. More than Lakh funds reserve but the issue of the teachers pending for their up gradation etc.
Students threatened for protest on road against employees and administration
Peshawar: The students of the University of Engineering gave the threat against the behavior of the employees and administration of the University as the employees of the University hold daily two hours protest in favor of their demands but administration no taken any interest which effect on the students so their precious time is wasted.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.2
Prize distribution ceremony in government high school tarlandi, Charsadda
Charsadda: Under the National Youth Organization Tarlandi Prize distribution ceremony was held in the Government High School Tarlandi. The Ceremony was attended by the Sr. Vice President Nadeem Hussain, Principal Rtd, School Principal Tahir and others. They said without any discrimination we would provide our services to everyone on priority basis.
Teacher Association Bacha Khan University welcomed the amendment act
Charsadda: The Teacher Association Bacha Khan University Charsadda Chowk welcomed the University amendment act 2015 and announced their full support & favor to this act. They announced this during the meeting was held in the Bacha Khan University under the headed by the Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
Demand for Science Teachers appointment in Government Higher Secondary School Charsadda
Charsadda: The resident of Charsadda and student of the Engineering University Farhad Ali demanded from provincial Minister for Education to take notice of un justice with the girls student of government Higher Secondary School Charsadda as they are deprived the education of the science due to the non-availability of science teacher in this school. These views he shared during the press conference in Peshawar Press Club.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2
Dara Adam Khel: government female teachers whims, they are owner of their wishes
FATA: Dara Adam Khel the whims of the female teachers are very high side. There is no any rule and regulations implementation. The teachers of the government schools are coming to the school 8.30 and returned back 11.00 o’clock. The schools are closed after they leave the schools. The most of the female teachers are coming from the Peshawar and Kohat and whenever their pick & drop vehicles come they leave the schools.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.2
Malakand University and UNDP signed Memorandum of understanding
Swat: Chakdara: Malakand University and UNDP signed the Memorandum of understanding to protect the Tourism, wildlife, biodiversity in the area our first priority.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3
Private institutions helping in school census
Quetta: MD Baluchistan education foundation Abdul Tawab khan said we pay thanks to all owners & administration of private schools that are helping in school census.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
Developed nations are touching the sky due to education
Quetta: Dr. Sikander Baloch of peoples association said darkness of ignorance can be changed with light of education.
Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
Expressed concern on deterioration of education
Qawader: Civil society, teachers, elected representatives expressed concerns on deteriorated conditions of education and educational institutions.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No.8
Without education nation cannot progress
Quetta: different speakers of Islami Jameat Tulba said no nation can achieve success without getting education.
Misconduct in lecturer appointments
Quetta: BSO said in transgression of lecturer appointments a lingual influential minister is involved. Mismanagement in university is at the top now days.
Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.3
Educated youth is the future of Baluchistan
Quetta: Education plays a vital role in development of province. Educated youth is the future of Baluchistan.
Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.12
Reason of Baluchistan crises
Hub: BSO (Pachar) said in statement prime reason of Baluchistan crises is the distance between youth and education.
Present government took revolutionary steps in education
Turbat: BSO (pachar) said in statement present government has taken revolutionary steps in field of education.
Usage of sub-standard material in Mund schools
Mund: Circle supervisor education Mund Abdul Hayee said substandard material is under usage in construction work of schools. Government should take notice of this construction malfunctioning.
75 Schools are working successfully under Literate Cholistan Project
District Bahawalpur: During the meeting in Literate Cholistan Project office Commissioner Bahawalpur shared that seventy five schools are working successfully to provide education facilities to vulnerable communities. He also shared that Chief Minister Punjab has sanctioned 15 million rupees for the construction of school buildings.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-15/page-8
Strict actions will be taken against the schools that will not fulfill the enrollment targets
District Bakhar: Executive District Officer-Education district Bakhar shared during the meeting of UPE and USE that strict action will be taken against the schools that will not fulfill the targets of enrollment during the enrollment Campaign 2015. As the district target is to enroll 80,000/- out of school children. He said to the relevant responsible to get and feed the data on daily bases to analysis the progress properly.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-15/page-2
Unregistered Private Schools causing loss of Lacs of Dera Board annually
District Dera Ghazi Khan: Unregistered mushroomed private schools in surrounding of Shah Sadar Deen, are functioning by Governemnts SST teachers as a side business of money. Management of these schools used to send the admissions and registration of the children through Government schools which is causing loss for the Dera Board.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2
School boundary wall constructed with poor quality material
District Dera Ghazi Khan; The contractors who were given the contract for construction of the different schools building (Govt. High School Mian Pheru, Govt. Primary School Ghulam Sadiq Langah) is using low quality material. Local people of UC Darkhast Khan Jamal Complaint in Press media and demanded for correctional measures.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.4
Three Suspicious persons tried to enter in Govt. Girls Middle School.
District Rahim Yar Khan: Security Guard successfully stopped the strangers to enter in Govt. Girls Middle School Basti Haider Nagar by reporting the area police. School Teacher Shagufta Kouser registered FIR by nominating M.Asif and M. Imran.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9
EDO ordered to take inquiry against the absentee teachers
District Rahim Yar Khan: On surprised visits of various schools of Tehsil Liaqat Pur Rana Azhar (EDO Education) ordered to stand inquiry against the teachers who were absent.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.2
27 Boys Primary Schools closed in Taluka Faiz Gang
District Kahirpur Mirs: Taluka Education officer Mr. Haji Walidad Kheskheli visited the different Schools of Union Council akri Chodagi including, Primary School main Akri Chodagi, Primary School Karam Ali Shar, Abdul Aziz Shar, Muhammad Matal lashari and Muhammad Khan Shar. He checked attendance registers of the Teachers and inquired from the Students. While talking to media he said that people should help him to inform about closure of the schools to restore them and along with that he declared that 50 schools were closed but out of that 23 have been functionalized, whereas 27 are still closed.
PPP Taluka President occupied Middle School building
District Dadu: The building of Government Middle School village Murad Chandio is occupied by the PPP Taluka President Mr. Aijaz Ali Chandio. He is using school building as his personal otaq, whereas animal farm is formed inside compound wall of the school. Hundreds of students are kept aloof of getting Education due to capture of building. On contact D.E.O Education Dadu Mr. Maqsood Qureshi told thatg he is unaware of the matter and it is duty of Taluka Education Officer Mr. Ghulam Hussain Panhwar to restore schools.
School Building in crumbling condition; students worried
District Sijawal: The building of Primary School village Rawal Khan Kandra is completely damaged and it is near to collapse. The students are getting education under open sky in sizzling heat. The residents declared that they have informed D.O Thatto and T.O Sijawal about condition of the school, but no notice is taken.
Girls primary and Middle School closed since years
District Thatto: Government Girls Primary School and Middle School village Jhok Sharif are closed since years due to noncompliance of Education Department. Girls are worried about their education and future. The residents declared that protests have been held for restoration of the schools, but no notice is taken by the Education department. They demanded for their restoration.
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Fake vigilance Team visited Examination center and snatched copies from Students
District Khaipur Mirs: The fake vigilance team visited Government Degree College Karoondi during examinations and they snatched answer copies from the students by directing them to stand outside in the sizzling heat of the Sun. on that college management contacted Police to verify the team and as the police arrived at examination center they arrested the fake team.