16th June 2017

Revolutionary steps needed for the betterment of the education sector: Atif Khan

KPK Education Minister, Atif Khan while addressing a session at the education department said that under the ‘Standardization of Schools’ project, 42 schools are now ready.

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Registration schedule announced for Class-8 board examinations

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Peshawar Board: Matric examination results to be expected in first week of July

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Fun and games return to KP schools

Since 2013, 34,000 students have migrated from private to public schools.

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Education directorate’s advisory role finished

Advisory roles of grade-17 and senior officers in the education directorate have now been put to an end.






Promoting education by community schooling: Dr Abdul Tawab

633 community schools set in different regions.

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No compensation will be offered to absent teachers: DEO Quetta

To improve school and educational infrastructure all possible resources will be utilized.

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Nations excel when they focus on education: Sultan Kakar

All possible resources will be utilized to improve educational infrastructure in Muslim Bagh.

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Possible resources will be utilized to improve educational infrastructure in Qalat: DC

Secretary education will be informed about the condition of schools.

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People of Zhob lack basic health and educational facilities: ANP

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Balochistan unveils Rs 328.5b budget

The biggest allocation of Rs 45.79 billion has been allocated for education affairs and services. A separate allocation of Rs 2billion has been made for the Balochistan Education Endowment Fund.

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Five year education plan: 14,000 students to be given prizes

500 primary schools to be upgraded to middle schools.

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BEF Community working hard for quality education: Abdul Tuwaab

28,000 children studying in BEF schools out of which 43% are girls.

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Education sector’s condition is worrisome: Shafqat Naz Baloch

BSO’s Information Secretary, Shafqat Naz Baloch said students should focus on education because without education, progress is not possible.

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Teachers should be given their deserved status in society

Niaz Baloch stated in Quetta that legislation needs to be made to help teachers attain their right status in society.

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Schools and Hospitals surrounded by unhygienic conditions

A girls school and college in Quetta surrounded by rubbish.

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Development Expenditure doubles in Rs.94.41b budget

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday unveiled their Rs. 94.41b tax-free budget for the new fiscal year. In the budget education has been termed as one of the key sectors.

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Primary school’s building  in poor condition

Primary School in Shujabad is in a bad condition and many students have gotten injured in the rubble.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-16/page-2


345 billion allocated for education in 2017-18 budget

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that durable promotion of education sector is the basis of sustainable development of the nation and different developed nations have earned a niche globally due to their developed educational systems.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/06/15/345-billion-allocated-for-education-in-2017-18-shehbaz-sharif/





Better facilities in schools

To provide better facilities in schools PEF partner schools will be continuously monitored, stated the spokesperson in Multan.

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Education dept abolishes 4515 posts, 4960 people to be appointed

Education dept has abolished 4515 posts, which included posts of teachers and employees of other categories.

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New Star Award for teachers

Ministry of Education has decided to start ‘New Star Award’ for teachers this year. Teachers will be given this award on the basis teaching skills and students’ examination results

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Merit list of Educators not updated

Department of Education in Muzaffargarh has not updated their merit list for educators. This has caused a great measure of concern to the hopefuls.

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Pakistan Awareness Programme

Under the Pakistan Awareness Programme Virtual University has been delivering lectures in various schools around Lahore in their mobile units.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-16/page-9/detail-24


Rs 11.14 billion allocated to District Education Authorities

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Deputy Commissioner School should stop land grabbers from taking over school: High Court

Justice Sadaqat Ali Khan of High Court Rawalpindi Bench has taken strict notice of illegal confiscation of a school building on Dhala Adyala Road and has ordered Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi to stop land grabbers from taking over the school building.

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Matric pass primary teachers to give another test

There are around 85,000 Matric pass teachers in Punjab and the Ministry of Education has ordered these teachers to give another test.

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Timmings of intermediate practical examination

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Orders for sacking 25,000 teachers on contract withdrawn

Decision for sacking 25,000 teacher on contract after the close of their 5-year contract in Punjab, has been withdrawn.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/06/16/lahore-e-paper-june-16-2017/


There is a dire need to focus on education and health: Karamat Sheikh

Member Pak Sarzameen Party, Karamat Sheikh that government schools look like haunted houses.

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Several high schools in Multan to be upgraded to higher-secondary

Reason for upgrading schools is to make it easier for students to continue their education in the same school.

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PEF staff visits 7500 partner schools

PEF spokesperson has shared that during the months of April & May 2017, a total of 7500 schools were monitored. These visits were aimed at identifying and facilitating partner schools sans infrastructural and educational facilities to ensure effective implementation of PEF benchmarks.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-16/page-9/detail-0


Three booked for intervening in school affairs

Three persons a same family were booked for intervening in school affairs and threatening the school management with dire consequences here the other day. According to police, the suspects Peera, Abbas and Irfan had allegedly occupied a piece of ground of Govt Girls Primary School in Village 35/GD, some 15 km in north of the city on Okara-Faisalabad Road.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-16/page-22/detail-9


Orders for sacking 25,000 teachers on contract withdrawn

The decision to sack 25,000 teachers on the expiry of their 5 year contract has been taken back and renewal of contracts has also been advised.

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Education vital for sustainable development, says Shahbaz

The chief minister said a comprehensive policy had been adopted to mould the educational system according to the requirements of modern-day challenges.  He said only those nations were able to develop which had a developed education system and that’s why the Punjab government made promotion of education a priority.

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Kamal-ul-deen high school wins Abdul Hafeez Kardar Cup

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Spending on Education in Punjab



Provincial budget against the 18th amendment



Is education a priority?




Letters to the Editor


No libraries



Oversized school bags



Child labour





Partner Schools to ensure availability of Educational Facilities to children

Lahore: The Spokesman Punjab Education Foundation Monitoring and Evaluation represents parents to ensure the partner Schools the necessary educational facilities available to the children; this year 7500 PEF Partner Schools were monitored to point out unavailability of facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-16/page-12/detail-4


Zakaria University Academic Council meeting

Multan: The First Academic Council Meeting of Zakaria University was chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the University; 146 items were approved in the Session.

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Intermediate Practical

Multan: Intermediate Practical under Education Board Multan will be held today from 2:30 to 5:00 Pm.

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Education is basic right to everyone: PM

Lahore: Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said resiliency of Education is the base of development of the nations and Education is the basic right to everyone.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/punjab/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=1&dt=16-06-2017


Primary School building dilapidated

Shujabad: The building of Government Girls Primary School Railway market is in crumbling condition, number of students have been injured due to falling of its different parts.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-16/page-2




Hundreds of School buildings dilapidated in Dadu

District Dadu: Sindh Government’s claims for Education remained futile. 298 School buildings out of 2105 are in critical condition; 763 waiting to for repairing; 1073 without facility of electricity; 1137 lacking facility of safe drinking water; 679 are without compound walls; and 78 percent Schools are under shortage  of furniture. Even School funds are lapsed.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-16/news/page2/1%20(14).htm


Library building dilapidated

District Badin: The building of Public Library Raichand Rathore is completely dilapidated, its books have been stolen and funds are grabbed. The residents of Chelhaar city have demanded from responsible authorities to take notice of the library building.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-16/news/page3/1%20(38).htm


School building leaves hundreds of student’s education at stake  

Larkana: The building of Government Primary School village Wariyani has been destroyed completely, leaving future of hundreds of students at stake.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-16/news/page3/1%20(40).htm


Mehran Teacher’s Association protests for releasing seniority lists

Larkana: Mehran Teacher’s Association stood against non-releasing of seniority list of Teachers.

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Protest against grabbing of School plot

The residents of Bhangoo Bahan stood against the local land mafia on grabbing the plot of Higher Secondary School.

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Education Department forms committee to survey Cambridge School System

Karachi: Sindh Government forms Technical Committee on a division level to look after English Medium Cambridge School System in each district. The Cambridge School System was established to teach English to the Students of Pre Primary up to Matric Level.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/images/2017/June/16-06-2017/Page11/P11-17.htm


Protest in Karachi University, M.A Paper suspended

Karachi: Annual Paper of M.A was suspended due protests of employees at Karachi University.

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Massive amount of Budget spared for promotion of Education

Quetta: The Provincial Finance  Minister Sardar Aslam Bazanjo has said during spech declaration of Bugdet that  Turbat University and Lorlai University wiil b established for promotion of Hiugher Education, adding that Balochistan Edcuation endownment Fund has been increased to 8bn from this year’s Rs6bn. 14000 Students will  be given scholarships from Middle to University level to get quality eduation.

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Hunger Strike camp against VC

Quetta: The Students of differnet Unions continued hunger strike camp against the Vice Chancellor of Balochistan University, on increasing of fees in the campus.

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BSO shows concern over poor student’s education

Quetta: The Provincial Information Secretary and others have said that poor students of Balochistan are kept aloof of education.

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Support ensured for endorsement of Sawabi University

Sawabi: The President Staff Welfare Association University of Sawabi had a meeting with New Vice Chancellor of the University and ensured him for endorsement of development in the university.

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Education Minister directs to expedite education plans

Peshawar: The Minister for Education Mr. Atif Khan has directed the concerned authorities to complete all education plans speedily.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=17929&date=2017-06-16


Number of School in Jahangeer lacking facilities

Jahangeer: Number of Schools of Jahangeer are left without basic facilities of Solar System, rooms, furniture and funds. The citizens have demanded for notice for provision of the required facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=5&edition=peshawar&date=2017-06-16&type=newspaper


Promotion of 34 Teachers

Lakhi Murawat: 34 Senior Teachers belonging to Lakhi Murawat have been promoted as Primary School Head Teachers by the District Education Officer.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=8&edition=peshawar&date=2017-06-16&type=newspaper


Violation in education recruitments

Alpori: Violation in the recruitments of Computer Operator, Junior Clerks, CT and PST in education department has been reported diploma holders are recruited instead of degree holders.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/745/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/4