16th Aug 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Private schools to be taken into confidence

The KP Elementary & Secondary Education Minister Atif Khan in consultative meeting assured the provinces private schools that they would be taken into confidence before any new education law is implemented.

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Primary School in Daag B- Hasoud distributes award

DSP banu graced the occasion of distributing awards designed for Martyrs which took place at the Government High School Daag-B. A large influx of individuals attended the ceremony who enjoyed the national anthem and national songs played. The guests talked of how independence is a blessing and and we must celebrate this happiness as a united nation.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104451691&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170816




Ban imposed on sale of sugary drinks in GB schools

The sub-division administration has imposed a ban on all sugary drinks at educational institutes of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-16/page-15


Limited Opportunities for student scholarships

There are rarely any opportunities for poor students to pursue their education and advance in their fields. Saleem Ul Haq stressed on how the prime minister of Balochistan should institute and introduce schemes on scholarships to improve and fulfill their education dreams.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_QTA&Page=EHWALE_BALOCHISTAN&Date=20170816&Pageno=6


Government high school initiates Independence Day event:

An independence day event was conducted in the government high school that went on by conducting different events particularly contests, exhibitions and competitions among students to make them participate and feel the National day.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Negligence in the education sector will not be accepted

Chairman Javed Baloch expressed while hearing the missed facilities for girls and boys in schools that investigation will be done to ensure that education is not neglected by any means. Education is our top priority and all the issues relevant to it will be dealt with courage and spirit.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Government boys school celebrates Independence

Government high school in Chairman celebrate independence with true spirit and patriotic sentiments. Students in large number attended and participated the occasion where teachers and faculty expressed their views on the sacrifices of our heroes and how they must be remembered.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-16-2017/Quetta/page7.asp




750 teachers protest in Islamabad

After demands were not met by AJK government, 750 teachers travelled to protest infront of national press club in Islamabad in order to make their jobs permanent.

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FATA stepping ahead in education

The federal Government has decided to set up model schools in areas of FATA with the aim to impart and provide quality education to the far flung areas. It plans of building seven such schools where students will be taught education in an effort to create a future that promises them a better tomorrow.

Complete story:https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/16/islamabad-e-paper-august-16-2017/




Schools reopen in Punjab

Schools in Rawalpindi and the rest of Punjab have reopened after summer vacations.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-16/page-2



Attendance remains less as educational institutions reopen

All educational institutions in Punjab have opened but the attendance in all districts including Rawalpindi is only 10-15%.

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New generation should focus on education to play their role in national development - Mirza Ahmed Hussain

The Tehreek-e-Pakistan leader spoke at an event celebrating 14th of August in Lahore

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-08-16/page-9/detail-13


Soft, energy drinks banned in educational institutions

Punjab Food Authority has banned the sale of all types of soft and energy drinks at educational institutions.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/2017/08/16?page=18


Rise in the school fees of private schools

Private schools have increased the fees of students once again. The amount charged for F.SC has been increased to 8 thousand 350 rupees whereas O’levels fee has been increased to 12 thousand 525 rupees. No authorities were contacted to approve the rise in fee.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=National_Page003&Date=20170816&Pageno=3



I have promised to help in all sectors of society including education - Jahangir Siddiqui

Inauguration of Jahangir Siddiqui government school in Thatta; education secretary Aziz Aqeeli says education sector is grateful for the help.

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Taking necessary steps to improve the quality of education

The basic issue is the elementary education in countries like Pakistan, but with the interference and intervention of private sector in assisting this problem a lot has improved and continues to be better with each passing day. Online certificates will allow for many students to acquire education through the ease being created.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104450812&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170816


Teachers’ recruitment

Sindh minister for education and literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that the recruitment of the junior school teachers and high school teachers will begin soon and IBA Sukkur will conduct written texts for the purpose district-wise to ensure transparency and evaluate merit of the candidates.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/2017/08/16?page=2




Schools repopulated



Letters to the editor


Education in Sindh

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Students worried about mark sheets

Students are getting worried on not issuing 9th and Matric class mark sheets by Education Board Multan. They held a protest against Board Management.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-16/page-2




Education emergency did not work: CM

Karachi: The Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah has said that education emergency was imposed in Sindh, but that did not work up to the mark. He was addressing at Iqra University.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542502&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170816




Junior School Teachers will be recruited soon

Karachi: The Minister for Education Jaam Mehtab Dahar has said that recruitment of junior school teachers will be processed very soon. Pact has been signed with Sukkur IBA.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542506&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170816


Teacher deputed in School, despite shortage of basic facilities

Dadu: Education Department has shown Primary School in record in Village Wika, union Council Gozo and a teacher has been deputed in the school from another running school.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542313&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170816


Middle School dysfunctional for past eight months

Badin: The Government Middle School village Pir Ali Asghar Shah Rashdi has been left dysfunctional for past eight months, leaving student education at stake.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542292&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170816


Protest against Director and DEO

Hyderabad: GSTA District Jamshoro stood against Director Secondary Education and District Education Officer, alleging them of taking bribe from Teachers.

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Protest against recruitment of headmasters through IBA

Hyderabad: Teachers and other Social Organization from Hyderabad carried a protest against recruiting 17 Scale Head Masters through IBA.

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Girls School dysfunctional for past six years

Thatta: Residents of Ghulam Allah protested against closure of Village Girls Primary School, demanding from Deputy Commissioner Thatta to take notice of the issue.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/16-08-2017/Page2/P2-37.jpg


Girls Primary School closed for past eight years

Larkana: The Government Girls Primary School Village Piyaro Wahan is left dysfunctional; whereas teachers are accustomed to get salary at homes.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/16-08-2017/Page2/P2-39.jpg


Teachers’ salaries stopped due to biometric system

Karachi: Biometric verification system was started in the time of former Secretary Education Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho, but it has become a hurdle in the ways of teachers. Salaries of countless Teachers are stopped due to it.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=361695


Youth should promise for development of country and education

QUETTA: Independence Day was celebrated in JUI youth Office, Provincial General Secretary Hidayatullah Rahman Baloch and others said that youth should play role in promoting country development and Education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104450285&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170816


Students are kept aloof of getting scholarships

Chagi: Intelligent Students are being kept deprived of getting scholarships; there is no any opportunity for them to receive free and cheap education. The views were shared by the then Press Secretary Peoples Students’ Federation Shoaib Baloch.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104450420&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170816

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Inter College Tournament failed despite collection of millions of rupees

Peshawar: The Education Board Peshawar and eight other boards of Province collected millions of rupees from students for sports events, but they have been failed to organise the activities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104451971&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170816


Education Boards should provide sports facilities to students

Peshawar: The Minister for Education KPK Muhammad Atif Khan has directed the all education boards to provide sports facilities to students which are included in Board mandates.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104452023&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170816



Directive to provide admission to students of Landi Kotal College

Khyber Agency: The President Awami National Party Shah Hussain Shenwari has said while talking to media that he had meeting with Director Education for student admission. The Director has issued directions to provide admission to all students of Landi Kotal College.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104450814&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170816


107 Professors upgraded

Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued to upgrade 107 female professors to grade 19.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3