Lecturers vow not to allow sell-off of govt colleges
The college lecturers took out rallies in Kohat, Timergara and Lakki Marwat against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government's plan to privatise the government colleges and put them under the board of governors.
The propaganda of those against teachers will not held them
Director Education KP says that some people are misinterpreting some words in new teachers service Act and they are confusing others. This propaganda will bear no fruits for those with agendas against teachers.
School without roof
It came to be a shock to see students of a school in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa sitting on the ground along with bushes under the open /sky and covering their heads with books to protect themselves from the heat.
Steps taken for educational development
Nasrullah Zayray stated that they are working for educational development in the province.
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Government Boys High School Sohbat Pur ignored
Headmaster Government Boys High School Sohbat Pur discussed with journalists that school has around 900 students but is still deprived of basic facilities like availability of classrooms.
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Interactive session at IST
An interactive session was organised by the Institute of Space and Technology in connection with World Space Week, 2017 on Tuesday in which faculty members from 30 educational institutions in the twin cities participated.
Corporal punishment still in practice
Schools run by the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) still subject students to corporal punishment, even though the practice is prohibited according to school policy.
Education critical for thriving Pakistan: Thomas Drew
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew said that education remains critical for a vibrant and thriving Pakistan, and United Kingdom would assist Pakistan is achieving its public policy goals.
Secretary Education Punjab will visit Rawalpindi again next month
Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik will visit the city in the first week of next month to review the condition of schools he visited on 9th september. Seeing the dismal condition of the schools, he ordered improvements to be made which he will follow up with in his next planned visit.
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More power to be given to Assistant Education Officers (AEOs)
It has been decided that more responsibilities will be given to AEO’s in the new school year, including monitoring and evaluation of middle, high, and higher secondary schools. Notification has been issued in this regard.
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Education Board told to observe transparency
Punjab Higher Education Minister Syed Raza Ali Gillani has asked all education boards of the province to set up their centers to ensure transparency in how the exams are conducted.
LHC declares ninth class age restriction unconstitutional
A division Bench of Lahore High court declared the ninth class restriction unconstitutional. They stated that the age restriction should not be a hurdle in attainment of education as it is the fundamental right of every citizen.
Government school in Union Council 31 giving a look of ghost school.
Efforts needed to achieve 100% literacy in Punjab
Commissioner Lahore Division Abdullah Khan expressed that in order to achieve 100% literacy it is essential to dedicate all efforts.
In order to achieve the country’s progress, the provision of education, healthcare and justice has to prevail and made available to the citizen of the country.
Government steadfast in improving literacy rate
In order to achieve maximum literacy rate the government is taking necessary steps for improvement. Thus, parents must also ensure they send their children to school as it is their fundamental right.
Government dedicating all resources to achieve maximum literacy rate
Additional Commissioner Multan stated that in order to achieve maximum literacy rate the government is using up its resources. Through sound and constructive policies the number of children going to public schools is also increasing.
3 years fee record demanded
Private schools are inquired to present a record of their 3 years fee details. A record of the additional fees and increased expenses has also has been demanded.
Court sets aside age bar to sit Class IX exam
Announcing a reserved judgment, the Lahore High Court on Thursday set aside minimum age limit of 12-year to sit Class IX examination under the rules of Punjab Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Act 1975.
Cluster centers will be created for board exams - Syed Raza Ali Gillani
Provincial education minister Syed Raza ALi Gillani said that this move will help in holding better-organized exams in a secure environment.
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Decision has been made to upgrade Government high School Chak RS Shujah to Higher Secondary
Department for school Education Punjab has made a decision to upgrade all the high schools with more than 100 students in matric and 4 kanals land.
Mohammad Samdani secured 3rd position in Faisalabad Board by scoring 499 marks out of 505. Muhammad Shahbaz secured 5th position by scoring 497 marks.
Parents should send their children to schools
Provincial Minister of Schools Education stated that parents should send their children to school and not promote child labour.
Secretary School Education Sindh meeting in Lahore
Secretary School Education Sindh met MDPF in Lahore and discussed about provision of facilities through public-private partnership in educational institutes.
Minister irked by school fee hike
Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Dahar has warned of action against educational institutions that have illegally raised their fee.
TDF announces 2nd Magnifi-Science exhibition
After the success of The Dawood Foundation (TDF) grand science exhibition last year, TDF is organising “TDF magnifi-Science exhibition 2017” from 6th to 8th October at Dawood Public School.
Schools that refuse polio vaccination will lose registration
The Provincial Education Department has asked all private schools in Karachi to cooperate with polio vaccination during the upcoming six-day vaccination drive. Those who fail to show compliance with the set out details they shall be subjected to cancellation of school’s registration.
Sindh Education Board to prepare exam in accordance with other Provincial Education Boards
The idea of uniform examination system has been proposed to Sindh Education Board.
After failed negotiations, unpaid teachers continue protest
Teachers who have not been paid for last five years have been protesting for last few days. Yesterday after negotiations with special secretary education Sindh which failed, teachers continue their protests.
Educationist Leela Dadi passes away
Renowned scholar, writer, educationist, philanthropist, and intellectual Leelawati Harchandani, popularly known as ‘Dadi Leela’, passed away Thursday morning after a prolonged illness.
Judicial officers to inspect government schools
The Sindh High Court (SHC) has deputed judicial officers in different districts to carry out inspections of government schools.
Culture of admissions in government schools is increasing
Multan: The Additional Commissioner Multan Sarfaraz Ahmed has said that culture of getting admissions in government schools is increasing and Chief Minister’s dream of “Parho Punjab Barho Punjab” will be implemented.
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Fees record demanded from private schools
Multan: The Executive Officer District Education Authority has demanded for fees record of three years from Private Educational Institutes.
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Decision to upgrade high school
Multan: It has been decided to upgrade the Government High School Chak RS Shujabad to higher secondary.
Session Judge raids on a school
District Ghotki: The District Session Judge Ghotki Syed Sharifuddin Shah visited the Government Higher Secondary School Ghotki on the directives of Sindh High Court. He found the school building in a crumbling condition and even there was no any facility of safe drinking water. He directed the DEO Secondary to appear in the court along with the school record.
Villagers protest against closure of school
The residents of village Dosu Khan Pali held a protest against the closure of village primary school, pointing that teachers are not available for past three years.
Primary school dysfunctional for past six years
Sanghar: The residents of village Lal Bakhsh Lighari carried a protest against closure of their school for past six months, stating that right to education of more than 200 students was snatched, confining them to work in the field. They demanded from responsible authorities to take notice.
Primary school closed for past six months
Jacobabad: The government primary school Ali Bakhsh Lashari is left unattended for past six months, while residents have protested for its early restoration.
Court takes notice of closing school, restored
Larkana: The District Session Judge took notice of closing the government primary school by the plot owner and restored it after successful talks with the plot owner.
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50 percent educational institutes of Pano Akil exposed to be dysfunctional
Pano Akil: It has been exposed that 50% government educational institutes of Pano Akil are left to be dysfunctional due to carelessness of the higher authorities, while citizens have warned to start movement against the critical conditions.
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School Education Department demands for record of teachers for time scale
Karachi: The Government of Sindh has directed the Directors to submit the record of teachers eligible for time scale.
Girls school building in poor condition
Sohbat Pur: The building of government Girls Middle School Sohbat Pur is standing idle in a dilapidated state. Four teachers have got injured due to falling of its roof pieces.Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Sep/15-09-2017/Page5/P5-12.jpg
No Nation can develop without education
The Commissioner Kalat division Muhammad Hashim Gulzai and Deputy Commissioner have said that no nation can receive education without attaining education, directing the students to specially focus on education.
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Demand to take notice of closed schools
Loralai: The district council members have said in a press conference that most of the government schools of Daki are dysfunctional, while teachers are getting salary at homes. They demanded for notice against closure of the schools.
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Corruption will not be allowed on name of repairing of educational institutes
Dera Murad jamali: The Director Education, Muhammad Rafique Tareen has said that all resources rare being utilized for provision of education in Balochistan and no corruption will be allowed on the needle of repairing of education.
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Upgradation of Principals and SD Teachers
Peshawar: In the light of Placement Committee of Education Department principals, vice principals and subject specialist will be announced to promote in grade 18.