15th Nov 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Inter-school sports festival begins in Khyber

Landi Kotal: Additional Chief Secretary FATA Sikandar Qayyum on Tuesday inaugurated a five-day all-Fata inter-schools sports festival at the Jamrud Sports Stadium.

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Steps taken for reforms in Education Department

Quetta: Secretary Education Abdul Fateh Bhangar said that steps are being taken for provision of education in the province and reforms are being made in the Education Department.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-15-2017/Quetta/page2.asp


Collapsing school buildings in Usta Muhammad

Osta Muhammad: Headmaster Niaz Ahmed said that matters have been escalated to the concerned authorities but nothing could be gained from it. Many buildings are on the verge of collapse and students are studying in a dangerous situation, among other education issues.

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FATA Inter-School Sports Gala kicks off

Khyber Agency: The FATA Inter-School Sports Gala opened in Sports Complex, Jamrud on Tuesday.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/139801/fata-inter-school-sports-gala-kicks-off/




Increase in Islamabad model schools fund will be under consideration

Islamabad: Director schools of Federal Directorate Of Education Saqib Shahab has said that problems in schools will be tackled by support of school heads.

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Govt to continue patronising study of science, technology: Mamnoon

Islamabad: The President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain Tuesday said that government has accorded high priority to the study of science and technology and despite having limited resources, it would continue to patronise this vital area for a brighter future of the country.

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Revamping of 200 capital schools to be completed by Dec

Islamabad: Capital Administration and Development Division will complete up-gradation work of 200 educational institutions by the end of December under the Prime Minister’s Education Reform Programme.

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Over 4m new students enrolled

Islamabad: Minister for Education Baleegh Ur Rehman has said that first time ever services of international experts along with local experts were hired to revise curriculum. He also said that due to better facilities provided over 4,000,000children enrolled in educational institutes.

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Entrepreneurial training concludes at local school

Islamabad: A training programme titled “Social Entrepreneurship” under parwan preschool concluded here on tuesday at Islamabad Model School G-9/3 Islamabad.

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Call to improve sanitation in schools

Islamabad: The govt will be establishing toilets for girls in 12 schools under the Federal Directorate of Education, says minister. The Ministry of Climate Change and partners under the Saaf Sehatmand Pakistan campaign observed Global Hand Washing Day on Tuesday at the Government Girls Model College, G-6, in order to raise awareness about the importance of hand washing, hygiene and sanitation.

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Teachers asked to promote learning culture

Islamabad: The participants of a policy dialogue on Wednesday urged the teaching community to promote learning culture and encourage students to ask questions.

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BECS launches health support programme

Islamabad: The Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) programme, in collaboration with HADI Foundation, on Tuesday launched a health support programme to provide free education to children of 145 community schools of two districts.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/139922/becs-launches-health-support-programme/




Application filed against educational institutions charging fees from students

Lahore: Application was filed in the High Court to stop public and private schools from charging fees from students. The application, filed by Advocate Azhar Siddique, states that according to Article 25-A, providing free education to citizens is the state’s responsibility.

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International schools award for 5 schools

Kallar Syedan: 5 schools of Kallar Syedan has won International Schools Award by British Council out of 108 schools. Award was given on various curricular & extracurricular activities.

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Schools Deptt Punjab issued notification of Teacher’s promotion

Rawalpindi: Schools department punjab has issued notification of promotions of teachers.Primary school teachers are promoted to Grade 14 from 9. Elementary teachers are given one scale promotion.

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Concerns as girls’ school lacks facilities, staff

Lala Musa: The Govt Girls Higher Secondary School Thutha Rai Bahader was upgraded years back but still it lacks the basic facilities and teaching staff while all the posts of subject specialists are lying vacant.

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Spelling Bee champions do parents, teachers proud

Lahore: The 13th Dawn in Education Spelling Bee Contest’s national championship round concluded after sessions of a thrilling competition among well-prepared students here on Tuesday.

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Punjab govt endeavouring for an ‘educated Punjab’: Minister

Gujranwala: Punjab Local Government and Community Development Minister Mansha Ullah Butt said that information technology (IT) was a must for progress and development of any nation.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/140039/punjab-govt-endeavouring-educated-punjab-minister/


Registration for private schools to be made easy

Gujranwala: Jinnah Association of Private Schools has demanded that registration process for private schools should be made easy.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104735258&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171115


Fun Fair at girls school

Sialkot: Mayor Sialkot inaugurated fun fair event at girls high school.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104735256&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171115


Scholarships announced for children of board officials

Multan: Education Board has decided to award scholarships to children of board officials on the basis of their intermediate result in 2017.

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Headmaster fired

Dijkot: Taking notice of news, Deputy District Education Officer fired headmaster of Government Elementary School R.B. Gokhuwal.

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Sports event comes to an end

Makuana: Sports event comes to an end in A.G. Boys High School. Awards were distributed among students.

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Decoration contest to be held among schools

Rawalpindi: Decoration contest among public schools of Punjab will be held. Secretary Schools Education, Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik issued circular to education officers.

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GOP’s present education policy is cruel - Ghulam Sarwar Khan

Taxila: PTI leader and MNA Haji Ghulam Sarwar Khan said the Punjab Government’s education policy keep teachers busy in unnecessary duties.

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Education department decides to give 3 more schools to NGO

Karachi: On directives of Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Education Department has decided to give 3 more schools to an NGO named Akhoowat.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-11-15/page-12/detail-72




Education deptt to handover 3 more schools to NGO

Karachi: Education department Sindh has decided to handover 3 more schools to “Aukhuwat” NGO.Said NGO is already running a school


State-of-the-art school built in Rehri Goth

Karachi: A purpose-built school, that will enroll over 400 students of an impoverished locality of fishermen in Karachi, was completed in four months and will be formally inaugurated on November 18.  

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Resolution for revival of students welcomed

Karachi: An alternative and new leadership which can steer the country to the path of prosperity can only emerge from student unions. This was said by Pasban-e-Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor who was appreciating on Tuesday the Sindh Assembly for passing a resolution for lifting the ban on student unions in the province.

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Completion of three-year contract, teachers should be transferred on performance

Karachi: Director Colleges (Secondary or Higher Secondary Schools Karachi) Hamid Kareem has left decision of future of teachers hired through NTS to Secretary Schools Education.

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Asif Riaz deputed as AD Education Authority

Multan: On the directives of Schools Education Department, Asif Riaz was deputed as Assistant Director District Education Authority Multan.

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Punjab Government decided for rationalization before educators’ recruitments

Multan: Government of Punjab has decided for rationalization prior to the recruitments of educators and through that teachers will be transferred from schools having low enrolment.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-15/page-2/detail-12



CM Punjab is paying special attention on education

Khan Garh: Former MPA Mian Imtiaz Aleem Qureshi and others said during speech at Government High School Thatta Qureshi that Chief Minister of Punjab is paying special attention on the improvement of education.

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Primary school building dilapidating

Kadhan: Building of Government Boys’ Primary School one Kadhan is hundred years old; the building could not be repaired since years. It different parts are falling.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_HYD&Page=District003&Date=20171115&Pageno=3&View=1


Teachers could not be deputed in primary school

Jongal: Government Primary Masjid School Naseer Samejo is left dysfunctional after the retirement of teacher. Future of more than 200 students is at stake.

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School deprived of building

Mubarak Pur: Primary School Abdul Hakeem Khoso was approved in 1997, but it could not be provided building since years, despite protests.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-15/news/page3/1%20(34).htm


Schools of ten villages dysfunctional

Drigh Bala: More than ten primary schools of Drigh Bala are left closed, putting education of hundreds of students at stake.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-15/news/page3/1%20(37).htm


High school deprived of building

Chelhar: Government High School Bhorelo Tharparkar 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.

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Protests against TEO

Khairpur Mirs: A protest strike was carried by different social personalities and public against Taluka Education Officer female Pano Akil against her heartless attitude.

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200 schools dysfunctional in Mirpur Sakiro

Ghulam Allah: More than 200 government schools of four Talukas Mirpur Sakiro, Ghora Bari, Keti Bander and Kharo Chan are reported to be dysfunctional, while higher authorities are silent to take any notice.

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Government school engulfed with problems

Wagan: Government Girls Primary School Union Council Yaro Dero is facing acute shortage of basic facilities.

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Staff did not depute in girls school

Mithi: Six staff employees of Government Girls School Islamkot were relieved, but they could not be reinstated after protests.

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Judge raids on school

Khairpur Nathan Shah: First Civil Judge Khairpur paid unscheduled visit to Government Girls Primary School Senani Lakher. The building was turned into storage house.

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School running in a hut

Sangi Farho: Students of Government Primary School Haji Mahro are carrying their study in a self-made thatched hut, having shortage of basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://pknewspaper.com/awami-awaz-epaper-today


Recommendations for regularization of contract teachers

Karachi: The Director Colleges Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools Karachi Hamid Kareem has left the decision of regularization of teaches recruited through NTS on the Secretary Schools Education. It has been recommended to regularize the teachers after completion of their three years’ probation.

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Committee formed to issue 7000 ghost teachers’ salary

Karachi: It has been exposed that Sindh Government has decided to form a committee for the third time to issue salaries of 7000 ghost teachers.

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BSO is playing front role in betterment of education

Noshiki: A meeting of Baloch Students Organization Noshiki was held under president ship of Zonal Senior vice President Wajid Baloch to opine about education matters, pointing that BSO is playing a front role to improve education.

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DEO Othal shows favor to bring change in education standards

Othal: The District Education Officer Lasbela Abdul Wahid Shakir has said that all resources will be utilized for the improvement of Education Standards.

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Library Service Structure should be managed

Quetta: A meeting of Pakistan Library Association was Balochistan Chamber was held under chair of Provincial President Abdul Baki Baloch. Mr. Baki issued directives to formulate service structure of Library.

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


Educational Institute buildings dilapidating in Osta Muhammad

Osta Muhammad: According to a report, educational institutes of Osta Muhammad have been left to crumbling condition; students are compelled to continue education in dangerous buildings. On the other hand, education department is silent to take notice.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104733322&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171115


Controller Examination visits Loralai Board

Loralai: The Controller Examination Balochistan Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Quetta Ibadullah Shah Garsheen paid visit to Education Board Loralai and educational academy.

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All resources will be utilized for improvement of education

Bhaag: Deputy District Education Officer Bhaag Abdul Hameed Abro said all possible resources will be utilized for the improvement of education, pointing that all schools of Tehsil Bhaag are functional.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-15-2017/quetta/page7.asp
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Hardworking teachers will be supported

Peshawar: KPK Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has directed the educational institutes to pay more attention on the improvement of education without any hesitation and laziness and in that context hardworking teachers will be fully supported.

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All Primary Teachers’ convention

Peshawar: Convocation of All Primary Teachers’ Association was held regarding Primary Teachers coordination movement.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104735065&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171115


Police occupies school building

Buner: It has been declared in monthly meeting of District Council Buner that building of Government Higher Secondary School Gadezai was occupied by Police.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/1102/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/4