15th April 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Solar Panels installed in 405 schools across KP

Solar panels have been installed in 405 government schools across the province and this initiative will be introduced to other institutes in future. Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan shared these views while speaking to The Express Tribune.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1084629/adding-facilities-solar-panels-installed-in-405-schools-across-k-p/


Appointment of teachers, Charsadda

Education department ordered the immediate appointment of successful candidates on the post of teachers in Charsadda based on merit.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/%D9%BE%D8%B4%D8%A7%D9%88%D8%B1%D8%B5%D9%81%D8%AD%DB%81-%D8%A2%D8%AE%D8%B1/15-Apr-2016/365188


Workshop in Agriculture University Peshawar

A workshop on quality insurance  was organized at the Agriculture University of Peshawar by the quality insurance directorate of the university. The resource person was the Deputy Director of the Khyber Medical University.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103459212&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160415


Weekly meeting in library of Urdu science board

The weekly meeting of the Halqa Arbab Zoq was held at the library of the Urdu Science Board Khyber Market. Famous Pushto poet Ibrahim Roman presented his work for discussion.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103459219&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20160415


Power of reading: MPAs spin stories to bring children closer to books

At least 49% of class five students cannot read a sentence in English, 50% cannot solve a two-digit arithmetic division and 55% are unable to read Urdu books designed for grade two.  This was shared by Mustafa Shahbaz, a facilitator for School Reading Programme 2016, at a workshop organised at a hotel in the city on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1084682/power-of-reading-mpas-spin-stories-to-bring-children-closer-to-books/


Enrolment drive launched in Dir

The Education Department in Lower Dir launched enrolment campaign for out-of-school children in the district on Thursday. The inaugural ceremony was held at Government Centennial Model High School, Timergara.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112732-Enrolment-drive-launched-in-Dir


Importance of storytelling in education stressed

Ministers, politicians, local government officials and education managers from across the province participated in a storytelling workshop held here on Thursday under the School Reading Programme 2016 – a project of Children’s Literature Festival and Alif Ailaan.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252205/importance-of-storytelling-in-education-stressed


Walk held to kick off enrolment drive in Swat

The campaign for 100 per cent enrolment in schools was launched with an awareness walk here on Thursday. The campaign was jointly organised by the district education department, Alif Ailan and Rural Support Programme Network. A large number of students, teachers, and parents, officials of education department, district administration, local organisations and civil society members attended the walk that concluded at Wadudia High School in Saidu Sharif.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252204/walk-held-to-kick-off-enrolment-drive-in-swat




College’s data computerization started

The provincial department for Colleges, Higher and Technical Education press release stated that the computerization of the data of all the government as well as private colleges has started under the Education Management Information System (EMIS).

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458500&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160415


No interference bearable in the Education Department

The Government Teachers Association has said that any kind of interruption in the education department would not be allowed and would be resisted strongly.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458569&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160415


Harassment of female teachers condemned

The Government Teachers Association Khuzdar chapter has strongly condemned the harassment of the female teachers by the local councilors. The senior members of the association expressed deep concerns over the issue.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458565&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160415


Veteran Principal Razia Ghafoor honored in a Farewell Ceremony

The veteran principal of the Government Girls High School Railway Colony, Razia Ghafoor was honored in a ceremony held by the Gehwara Fun. It was attended by all the head mistresses of the government girl’s schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458565&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160415




Turkish Council and HEC sign MoU

The Turkish council and the Higher Education Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding different research fields and exchange programs of faculty members and students.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=ISL&id=2303301_25050987


Multimedia support for the Open University

The Commonwealth Educational Center has decided to provide multimedia support to the Allama Iqbal Open University for 12 new courses in vocational and agricultural studies.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458803&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160415


Roots IVY University College holds 13th Graduation Ceremony

Roots IVY University College celebrated its 13th graduation ceremony here on Wednesday. The ceremony started with the National Anthem followed by recitation from the Holy Quran. The subsequent ceremonial and breathtaking graduation walk was witnessed by a jam packed hall with parents and Riffat Mushtaq the Founder Director & Khadija Mushtaq, CEO of Roots IVY education group.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112745-Roots-IVY-University-College-holds-13th-graduation-ceremony



CEMCA to give multimedia support to AIOU for 12 Courses

The Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) has decided in principle to provide multimedia support to the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) for introduction of twelve skill-based courses in the fields of multimedia, vocational training and agriculture.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112746-CEMCA-to-give-multimedia-support-to-AIOU-for-12-courses


Integration of ICT in teaching, learning reviewed

Minister of State for Education Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman chaired the advisory committee meeting here on Thursday to review the process of integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in teaching and learning processes in schools, reviving Education Management Information System for a proactive role in policy, research, planning and management and outline of sustainable development goals plan.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112743-Integration-of-ICT-in-teaching-learning-reviewed


FJWU holds Fair

Office of Research Innovation & Commercialisation (ORIC) at Fatima Jinnah Women University organised entrepreneurship fair here on Thursday at the university premises. The Founding President of Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce, Samina Fazil was the chief guest of the ceremony.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112748-FJWU-holds-fair


Education watch

Islamabad’s model colleges for boys and girls have been denying student’s admission due to overburdening. The schools offer classes from the first grade up to the intermediate and graduation level.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252168/education-watch


Pakistan working on ambitious plan for building knowledge economy: Ahsan

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Prof Ahsan Iqbal Thursday said, “Pakistan is embarked upon an ambitious plan to lay strong foundations for building knowledge economy in the country. “We have to become beneficiary of 21st century in terms of reaping the dividends of knowledge economy through proactive action rather to fall victim to new challenges, he said.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/pakistan-working-on-ambitious-plan-for-building-knowledge-economy-ahsan/




Rajwana for opening more avenues of Quality Education

Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has stressed the need of opening more avenues of quality education in the country and abroad for all talented students so that more excellence in education sector could be achieved.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/rajwana-for-opening-more-avenues-of-quality-education/


Rise and Shine: Need for inclusive Education stressed

Speakers at an awards ceremony organised on Thursday emphasised the importance of inclusive education saying it had been adopted by the developed world due to its positive impact on the society, the economy and its ability to spur growth. They made the remarks while speaking at the event—organised in connection with the Training of Trainers for Special Needs and Inclusive Education—at the Rising Sun Education and Welfare Society.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1084811/rise-and-shine-need-for-inclusive-education-stressed/


Reply sought in Education Case

Justice Shahid Waheed of the Lahore High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Punjab government and principal of Aitcheson College, Lahore for not providing free education in the college and sought their replies within a week.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112719-Reply-sought-in-education-case


‘Self-Aware learners better prepared for Life’

Building students’ capacity to understand how they think and become ‘self-aware learners’ brings about marked and sustained improvement in their educational achievement, say academicians at the Pakistan Schools Conference organised by the Cambridge International Examinations here on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252226/self-aware-learners-better-prepared-for-life


Belarus Varsities delegation visits PU

On the invitation of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, high powered delegation from eight universities of Belarus on Thursday visited Punjab University and met PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran at Al Raazi Hall. The foreign delegation was led by Vodem Bogush, deputy at Ministry of Education, Belarus while the delegation was consisted of rectors and vice rectors of eight universities.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/belarus-varsities-delegation-visits-pu/


Distribution of free textbooks to schools underway

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has started distributing free textbooks to its school partners in the provincial metropolis from April 14. During this three-day drive, around three lakh textbooks will be given to 358 school heads. For this purpose, a distribution point has been set up at food go downs in Gulberg.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/distribution-of-free-textbooks-to-schools-underway/


7-Year-old student tops Australian Varsity exam

Seven-year-old student hailing from Kot Momin area has topped mathematics examination in Australian university’s International Assessment for Schools. Muhammad Abou Hafs of Bhabra Government Higher Secondary School has won a gold medal out of hundreds of students from 16 different countries.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/7-year-old-student-tops-australian-varsity-exam/


Prize distribution Ceremony at DHA School

A prize distribution ceremony was held at the DHA senior school where the chief guest Brig (R) Raheel Ashraf distributed prizes among 75 prominent students.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303611_52207920


19 buses served with challan on complaint of educational institutes

19 busses were served with challan on complaint by different educational institutes on account of pressure horns, over speeding, stopping at wrong stops etc.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303733_69535564



UCP and Chinese Universities accord

The University of Central Punjab and the Chinese university have accorded to exchange the faculty members and students in different exchange programs at a business seminar.

Complete Atory: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303741_40983536




Dengue surveillance ordered in schools

Member of the Punjab Assembly, Majid Zahoor has asked the administration to start dengue surveillance in the schools. He has asked for the indoor and outdoor dengue surveillance to be up-graded.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303750_62721921


37,000 new schools needed

In order to achieve the target of 100 percent enrollment in the schools, there is a need to build 37000 new schools to cater the new enrolled students. 95% children should be enrolled until October 2016 while 100% to be enrolled till 2018.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303756_72391098


PEF partner schools to get free books tomorrow

The 358 partner schools of the Punjab Education Foundation would continue to get 0.3 million free books till tomorrow. Meanwhile books distributions completed in Bahawalnagar and continued in Mandi Yazman.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303762_57365921



Prize Distribution Ceremony of Customs Public School

The prize distribution ceremony was held by the Customs Public School in Al-Hamra Arts Council where prizes and scholarships were awarded to the prominent students.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103459912&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20160415


Rationalization of Government teachers to start next month

The rationalization of the teachers at the government institutes would start from the next month in which schools with less than 100 students would be terminated.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458798&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160415


Project Director apologizes to UET Teachers

The project director of the University of Engineering and Technology apologized to the faculty members in a meeting of the heads of all the departments summoned by the VC of the university.

Complete story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=LHR&id=2303770_15590018


Unhygienic water issue, Punjab University

Students of Punjab University demanded facility of pure water in the campus according to report water coolers fixed in hostels and departments are either outdated or water filters are not cleaned due to which there is fear of different viral disease among the students.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-04-15/page-12/detail-21


Vice Chancellor of Russia Universities visited PU

Vice Chancellor of Bella Russia eight Universities visited PU and discussed on the exchange program for teachers and students. Vice Chancellor Punjab University briefed the ongoing projects of Natural Sciences, Life Sciences and other sciences.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/15-Apr-2016/365034



Central Punjab and Qingdao, Hang Young University signed MOU

Central Punjab and Qingdao, Hang Young University signed MOU. The contract was bring into focus in a business seminar. According to this MOU, teachers and students of Central Punjab interchanged with that of Hang Young University of China.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/15-Apr-2016/365023


Training of students is also necessary along with Educations

Along with education there is utmost NED of children training. Education cannot be improved with creating education emergency. For the alleviation of extremism and poverty it is necessary to bring educational reforms.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/15-Apr-2016/365032


TEVTA, PAF ink accord

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has signed memorandum of association with Pakistan Air Force (PAF) few days ago. The training program to Govt. teacher has already been started from 1st  April.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2016-04-15/page-18


Notice to Government and Atchison College on non-provision of free education

Justice Shahid Waheed has given Notice on basis of filed application to government and Atchison College to answer for not giving free education. It is the responsibility of government to provide free education but Atchison College is not following laws.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/back-page/15-Apr-2016/365065


Lahore College Associates to open two Centers for Women Development

Lahore College Associates, the alumni body of the Lahore College for Women University has decided to start two centers for the development of the women including an old home.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-15-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_05.gif


PU declares results

The Punjab University has declared the results of MA Arabic, MSc Applied Psychology, MSc Mountain Conservation and Water Shed Management 2015 and the 6th semester of 4-year BS program 2015.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-15-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_17.gif


Belarus Universities delegate visits PU

A high level delegate consisting of the vice chancellors of 8 different universities of Belarus visited the Punjab University where the possibilities of exchange programs for teachers and students were discussed.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-15-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_17.gif


Books shortage in the markets

The books have gone out of stock in the schools whereas an artificial shortage has been created in the markets causing utmost difficulty for the students as well as their parents.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=ISL&id=2301886_55852542




Graduation Ceremony: KU set to host Convocation on sat

The University of Karachi (KU) is organising their 26th convocation on April 16. The convocation is a source of prestige and honour for the students, said KU’s registrar Professor Dr Moazzam Ali Khan.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1084716/graduation-ceremony-ku-set-to-host-convocation-on-sat/


Need to focus on healthy activities

On a debate competition organized on the advice of HEC by Abdul Latif University, Khairpur vice chancellor Dr. Perveen said such healthy activities must be promoted along with education. She also said character building of students is very important.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-04-15/page-2


School fee hike unacceptable

Nazim Islami Jamiat Talaba Hashim Yousuf Abdali has stated that the unchecked hike in the school fees by the schools would not be accepted at any cost and the act would be strongly resisted.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=KCH&id=2302767_55941397


Practical exams to start from 30th April

The practical examinations of the secondary education board Karachi for the classes 9th and 10th would commence from the 30th April.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=KCH&id=2303128_94260013



Dow University has become a global brand

The governor of Sindh and the vice chancellor of the Dow University stated that the university has become a global brand in the health department.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=KCH&id=2303131_44998842




Universities should promote the Culture of Research

Director of the American research institute, Dr. Roshan Sheikh has expressed that the universities must promote the culture of research in the society. He expressed his views at the lecture in Muhammad Ali Jinnah University.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=KCH&id=2303143_83269646



Prize Distribution Ceremony of KU tomorrow

The 26th prize distribution ceremony of the Karachi University would be held tomorrow where the position holders would be awarded the “Martyrs of Army Public School Gold Medal”.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103458429&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20160415




Symposium in Jinnah University for Women

The departments of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the Jinnah University for Women organized a symposium which was attended by eminent scholars and researchers of the field.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-04-15&edition=KCH&id=2303141_98687107


New textbooks include Chapters on basic human rights, SHC told

The provincial education department was developing textbooks for grade VIII to XII under the new curriculum wherein the Student’s Learning Outcomes (SLOs) focused on forming a child’s basic concepts of fundamental human rights; the Sindh High Court (SHC) was informed on Thursday. The court was hearing a petition seeking inclusion of human rights education in the educational curriculum.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112696-New-textbooks-include-chapters-on-basic-human-rights-SHC-told


DUHS signs accord for Campus, Liver Transplant Centre at DCK

A ceremony was held in DHA City Karachi (DCK) for the signing of an agreement and groundbreaking for the establishment of a new campus of Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) and a state-of-the-art liver transplant Centre at the healthcare district of DCK.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/112703-DUHS-signs-accord-for-campus-liver-transplant-centre-at-DCK

http://www.dawn.com/news/1252108/pact-signed-to-establish-duhs-campus-at-dck http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/groundbreaking-ceremony-of-duhs-campus-liver-transplant-centre/


Benazir Varsity Agrees To Accept Three Rusticated BADC Students’ Apology

The Shaheed Moh­tarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) management on Thursday finally agreed to revoke the rustication order against three students of the Bibi Aseefa Dental College (BADC).

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252120/benazir-varsity-agrees-to-accept-three-rusticated-badc-students-apology


Teachers observe ‘Black Day’ at SU

The Sindh University (SU) witnessed another day of turmoil and disturbance as the faculty observed a black day on Thursday. The Sindh University Teachers Association (Suta) President Dr Arfana Mallah, who is also the provincial chapter president of the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (Fapuasa), stated this. Teacher’s body of the Shah Abdul Latif University (Salu) also held a meeting to express solidarity with their SU counterparts.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252118/teachers-observe-black-day-at-su


SPLA-U holds Protest

College teachers staged a protest rally under the aegis of the Sindh Professors and Lecturers Association-Unnar group (SPLA-U) on Thursday outside the local press club for acceptance of their demands and to condemn torture against teachers in Karachi.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252117/spla-u-holds-protest


Baby-Care Centre inaugurated at FUU

A Baby-care Centre for children of female employees was inaugurated at Federal Urdu University (FUU), here on Thursday. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Dr Suleman D. Muhammad performed its inauguration ceremony.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/baby-care-centre-inaugurated-at-fuu/




Home is school By ‘Zubeida Mustafa’

THE paradox of education in Pakistan is that the children of the poor are not getting enough of it, while the offspring of the rich get a surfeit. Neither is good for the child.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1252144/home-is-school


Medium of Instruction By ‘Urooj Imran’

Most of our new generation does not know how to speak either Urdu or English properly. The reason for this is the dual medium of instruction in schools. Even in pre-primary classes, students are taught both languages simultaneously without any particular emphasis on any one language.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/medium-of-instruction/


Enroling Girls By ‘Nazgul Faiz’

This refers to the claim of government of Balochistan which seems to be pleasured with the increasing enrolment of girls in schools, but the question arises, Can these girls achieve best quality of education in schools of some backward areas such as Pasni, Ormara, Nalent and Dasht where the schools are not more than ‘ghost schools’ due to negligence of authorities?

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/enrolling-girls/


Text books of Balochistan By ‘Niaz Meer’

Textbooks play a vital role in the development of a generation and so that of a country. No doubt, textbooks constitute the authentic source which promotes the reading culture and makes us aware about manifold information. Unfortunately, the textbooks designed, prepared and prescribed by the Balochistan Textbook Board are not satisfactory.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/04/15/text-books-of-balochistan/


Letters to the Editor


Who is the culprit – NTS or our education system?

The recent failure of the majority of the candidates to pass the NTS test for recruitment of Educators teachers in Punjab has raised a question whether the NTS test system is flawed or the education system is full of loopholes.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-15-2016/Pindi/pic.asp?picname=07_10.gif


Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Primary Education Committee visits different schools

Peshawar: The District Government issued instructions to the primary school heads to enroll the children in schools as much as possible. In this regard the Primary Education Committee Chairman and District Member Fazlullah, the Vice Chairman, Mr. Muhammad Nadeem, District Member Malik Din and District Member Saeed-ur-Rehman Safi met with Primary Education Department officials. The Officials gave a briefing about the Primary Education. The Committee gets the awareness about the issues of the schools.

Complete Story:  http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx

350 students given admission in government Hayatullah High School Rajjar

Rajjar: The Principal of School welcomed the students in a ceremony which was held for new admission students. The Officers, teachers, Social Workers, Political personalities & religious figures were also there. The Principal Zahidullah on this occasion that they were admitted 350 students in the school. He emphasized on teachers to provide a better environment to students and make take care of their facilities. The Councilor Fayaz Ali Shah was distributed free Uniform & shoes among the newly admitted students.

Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.3

Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3

Walk for annual admission in government primary school

Takht Bhai: The teachers and students of government primary school Gari Baba hold an awareness walk for annual admission. The participant of the walk holds banners and play cards in their hand.

Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3

Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.4

Teachers announce sit-in

Peshawar: The General Secretary All Teachers Association Khyber Agency, Mr. Ateeq-ur-Rehman and others announce sit –in in front of Parliament on 18th April in favor of their demands and rights. These views they share in Press Conference in Jamrud Press Club and said if their demands not accepted than they will boycott the Governor, Pakhtunkhwa enrollment campaign.

Complete Story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.4

Fake appointments, Inspection of five year record of Education & Health department

Lahore: During 2010-2015, Fake and bogus way appointment occurred in education & health department grade 12 and above cadre uncovered. The government started checking the record very thoroughness of the five years. It is reported that during this period appointment the candidates having bogus degrees.

Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.8

Government committed to improving medical education: KP governor

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Governor Mr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Wednesday said that the incumbent government is committed to improve medical education adding that all efforts are being made to foster excellence in health education and research to educate and train medical students in accordance with the highest professional standards. He said, “We can meet the health care needs through dissemination of knowledge and service and advised the doctors to work hard for the betterment of the country and to serve ailing humanity”. He expressed these views while addressing medical graduates, their parents and faculty members during a function arranged on the occasion of the third convocation of Khyber Girls Medical College, Peshawar.

Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.1


Demand for notice against dilapidation of Girls High School

District Khuzdar:  The socio political leader Khuzdar, Mr. Sarfaraz Ahmed along with others said that Government Girls High school Khatan is prey of Educational dilapidation. Future of students is at risk due to negligence of school administration; teacher’s scarcity is creating hindrances in Educational system. Government and Education department should truly implement Educational emergency for betterment of such schools and society.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/karachi/today/p6/

GTA Jhal-Magsi demands for salaries to NTS Teachers

District Jhal-Masgsi: The President GTA Jhal-Magsi, Mr. Muhammad Azam Magsi along with others said in joint statement that NTS pass teachers are still deprived of salaries from previous five months due to such circumstances teachers are facing financial criticalities, demanding from the Education Minister, Secretary Education and concerned officials to release salaries of teachers.   

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-14-2016/Quetta/page7.asp


Government has made education department an experimental lab

District Quetta: The Government Teachers Association central Head office prince road Quetta stated in statement that Government Educational development plans are in front of public, while officials are blaming on teachers. Government has become fail in delivering text books in all schools due to which students are facing problems. Government has made Education department an experimental lab.

Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6

Text books should be provided to government schools: Molana Agha Muhammad

District Quetta: The JUI central leader Mr. Molana Agha Muhammad said that Educational claims of Government are baseless, Children are facing music in getting Education without text books. He said it is Government failure not to provide text books yet. He added that Educational budget of current year is also high but yet delay in providence of text books is a question mark for Government.

Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 3

Educational facilities are inadequate in Balochistan: PSF

District Quetta: The PSF stated that Provincial Education Minister Claims of Educational development are quite changed than reality. On the other hand Educational facilities are inadequate in Baluchistan. Student bus provided to district Harnai, which is still standing, but students are commuting which is lamentable.

Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 3


Missing facilities and teachers absenteeism in a High School

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Residents of Union Council Sabzani demanded from the Higher Officials to notice the shortage of furniture, teachers; unavailability of Books and Electricity at Government Boy’s High School. Even the School funds are not properly utilized, which affects education of about 300 Students.

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7

Shortage of facilities and security measure in Government Schools Tehsil Jatoi

District Muzaffargarh: The Civil Society and residents of Tehsil Jatoi demanded from the Prime Minister to make adequate security arrangements in Rural Schools, where 270 Schools (125 Boys & 145 Girls) have poor security arrangements as well as lack of facilities; while the Students are scared to go to Schools while Parents are unwilling to send their children in school. 

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-04-14/page-11   

Government Boys High turns to be a political hub

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Parents of Students’ of Government Boys’ High School Ahmed Pur Lamma are worried about future of their Children’s Education, as School Teacher Mr. Ali Mardan often involved in political meetings against the Government of Punjab Policies and wastes school time in political activities, demanding from the Chief Minister Punjab, the District Coordination Officer (DCO) Rahim Yar Khan and Higher Authorities to investigate against the issue. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 6

Parents protest against Head Teacher

District Bahawalnagar:  The Parents protested against the Head Teacher of Government Primary School Basti Molvi Wala, on forcing students for cleanliness and forced contribution of money.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.  9

School Head Teacher remains absent from school

District Rajan Pur: The Backward Union Council Kachha Sabzani of District Rajan Pur has only one Government Boys High School, consisting 300 Students; its Head Teacher and School staff remain absent most of long days, leaving Student’s future at risk.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 8


Teachers protest for salary and difference bills

District Dadu: The NTS pass teachers from Wahi Pandhi protested against nonpayment of salary and difference bills remaining for the past one year.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130382773&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160414

Teachers continue protest on second day

District Matiari: The Teachers Action Committee continued protest on the second day, against stoppage of salary, declaring that salary was stopped without showing any reasons.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130382809&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160414


Villages without school buildings

District Khairpur Mirs: Village Yousif Shah, Haji Imdad Korai, Molvi Inayatullah Korai are without school building and due to it the students have to sit under tree and study. The residents told that building was approved in 2008, but it was not constructed.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130382854&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160414

Protest against unavailability of teachers

District Khairpur Mirs: The residents of village Muhammad Harif Shar held protest against unavailability of Teachers in Primary and Middle Schools.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130382862&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160414

Daily Jeejal, Page No. 3

Students stood against GSTA members

District Jacobabad: The Students of High School Abdul Majeed Khoso and Syed Esan Shah stood against the GSTA members, on clash with the School Principal.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130382833&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160414

Education Department sends Urdu books to Sindhi Medium Schools

District Dadu: Due to carelessness of the Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro, about 400 Schools of Taluka Khairpur Nathan Shah have been sent Urdu Medium Books of Forth Class, instead of Sindhi Medium, which has hindered study of hundreds of students.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-14/news/page2/1%20(21).htm

Special education Employees deprived of salary

District Shikarpur: The Employees of Special Education Khanpur have been deprived of salary, for past nineteen months. They had submitted petition to Chief Ombudsman Sukkur against the former Secretary Special Education and acting Secretary. They have been called to the Ombudsman to explain the matter.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-04-14/news/page8/1%20(11).htm

Education movement rally on the title of education for all

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Government Girls and Boys Schools of Pechuha organized education movement rally on the title of “Education for All” highlighting that parents should enroll their children in Government Schools.

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Students deprived of free books this year

District Dadu: The Students of Government Main Primary School Siri told media that free test books were not distributed among them, even in this year.

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Need to train students to fight different challenges: Governor Sindh

Karachi: The Governor Sindh, Mr. Dr. Ishratul Ibad has said during his speech at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Liyari that there is dire need to train students to face different challenges along with standard Education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-14-2016/karachi/pic.asp?picname=08_03.gif

Primary School building in crumbling condition

District Umarkot: The Building of Government Primary School, village Janahro is in crumbling condition, due to not repairing since years.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 3