15th Sep 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


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.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=15_09_2017_183_006


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.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104541473&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170915


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.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/9-15-2017/page7.asp




Steps taken for educational development

Nasrullah Zayray stated that they are working for educational development in the province.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-15-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


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.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-15-2017/Quetta/page7.asp




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.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=15_09_2017_153_003


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.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=15_09_2017_153_004


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.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/09/15/lahore-e-paper-september-15-2017/




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.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-15/lahore/14110/106945



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.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-09-15/lahore/14110/106944



Ghost School

Government school in Union Council 31 giving a look of ghost school.

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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.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-15/page-2/detail-14


Pakistan’s growth

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.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-15/page-2


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.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-15/page-6


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.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-15/page-6


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.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-15/page-3


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.

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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.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104541113&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170915


Student’s honor

Mohammad Samdani secured 3rd position in Faisalabad Board by scoring 499 marks out of 505. Muhammad Shahbaz secured 5th position by scoring 497 marks.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104542412&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170915


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.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104542204&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170915


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.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104542365&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170915




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.

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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.

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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.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/9-15-2017/page13.asp



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.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104539483&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170915


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.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/karachi/15-Sep-2017/662667


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.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/09/15/karachi-e-paper-september-15-2017/





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.

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Trading education






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.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-15/page-2


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.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-15/page-3


Decision to upgrade high school

Multan: It has been decided to upgrade the Government High School Chak RS Shujabad to higher secondary.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2017-09-15/39215/govt.jpg




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.

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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.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130551764&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170915


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.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130551759&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170915



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.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130551795&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170915


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.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-15/news/page2/1%20(10).htm


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.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-15/news/page3/1%20(5).htm


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.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Sep/15-09-2017/Page1/P1-18.jpg


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.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/45125/59bae96b6ef75


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.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/45157/59baea340c3bb


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.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/اخبار/

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104541854&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170915