Protesting owners threaten to shut private schools
The owners of private educational institutes held a rally here on Monday against the regulatory authority bill and threatened to close all private schools and colleges on May 19 and May 20.
Teachers should be paid Rs 0.1 million: Samandar Qasi
Chairman Pakistani Qaumi Justice Party, Samandar Khan Qasi and others said that more budget should be allocated for education.
Private schools will not be allowed to collect advance fee for 3 months
Federal minister for CADD Tariq Fazal Chaudhary said that private schools will not be allowed to collect advance fee for three months of summer vacations as per the new regulatory policy.
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Schools have insufficient capacity for students
Lawmakers on Monday criticised the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) for failing to grant admission to all eligible students in state-run schools and colleges. The observations were made during a meeting of a sub-committee of the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat.
PM allocates Rs2.7 bn for upgrading of schools
Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry has said Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has allocated Rs2.7 billion for up gradation of schools and procurement of buses for educational institutions.
Students’ council of CDA Model School sworn in
The 30th Investitrue Ceremony of newly elected Students’ Council of CDA Model School was held in the school auditorium, says a press release.
A recommendation of establishing 60 new schools in Islamabad
Area Education Officers have recommended establishing 60 schools in the federal capital. The reason behind this is that a shortage of schools is expected for an exceeding number of students, especially after the annual census is completed.
Denial of admissions to students in model schools, unclean toilets concern MPs
A parliamentary committee on Monday expressed concerns over choked toilets in many government schools and denial of admission to a large number of students in the model schools of Islamabad.
‘Curriculum, classrooms and citizens transform societies,’ says Faisal Mushtaq
Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq - Tamgha-i-Imtiaz, is one of the 500 most influential Muslims of the world for three consecutive years 2015, 2016 and 2017, a YPO member of world's leading Young Presidents Organisation, member of the Governing Board of Cadet College Hasanabdal, member of Board of Governor World Wide Fund for Nature WWF, Book Ambassador for the years of 2016-17 by the National Book Foundation, national student 'counselor', 'academician', 'school practitioner' and a 'social entrepreneur'.
Education can help us rule the world: minister
Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raza Ali Gillani has said that we are proud of our young talent in IT and soon we would leave India behind in this field.
FDE schools likely to be closed for summer vacation ahead of June 2
Schools and colleges working under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) are closing on June 2, 2017 for summer vacation, says the annul calendar of the FDE activities. However, the government is also mulling to announce the summer vacation a week before the scheduled time i.e. May 26, 2017 as the holy month of Ramazanul Mubarak is commencing from May 28, said a senior official of the FDE while talking to Pakistan Observer on Monday.
‘Psychological treatment for special children’
Speakers at a workshop stressed the need for psychological treatment of special children so that they could become a useful citizen of the country. The two-day workshop was organised for psychologists working at Institutions of Special Education Department Rawalpindi Division at Government Girls High School for Blind Girls Rawalpindi on Monday.
RCB yet to move private schools from residential areas
The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) is yet to move private schools out of residential areas, even though the Senate Committee on Defence directed it to do so over three months ago.
Grace marks to be awarded to students in three subjects
Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education has decided to provide grace marks to students of FSc part one in three subjects.
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Circulars distributed to schools to warn against not reaching enrolment target
Punjab Minister of Education has distributed circulars to different schools in Punjab to warn them to reach the target before summer vacations.
Recommendations for UPE-Phase 2 demanded from educational officers
School Education Department, Punjab has demanded recommendations from educational officers regarding UPE-Phase 2.
Teachers to protest in front of CM house
Teachers will protest in front of CM house today due to certain issues such as conducting trainings on weekends and up gradation of teachers.
Education dept stops private schools for taking three months summer vacation fees in advance
Education department has issued notices to private schools to stop taking three months fees in advance and if any private school is found doing so then strict action will be taken against them
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Teachers end protest
After getting their demands fulfilled, teachers from all over Sindh have decided to end their protest.
Fake appointments of teachers defamed Sindh government: Jam Mehtab
Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that those who were involved in fake appointments of the teachers especially SLT, OT and non-teaching staff, are under scrutiny these days and will be taken to task soon since more than 30 thousands staff in different cadres were appointed in 2012.
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Yearly Eid card competition held at Hamdard Public School
The principal and Chairman Hamdard Foundation Pakistan along with a number of students were present at the ceremony.
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Nusrat Wahid awarded for educational efforts
SVP women’s wing PTI was awarded by the rotary club for her social work in Sindh regarding provision of water in interior Sindh, access to education and health etc.
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Islamic school for disabled hearing holds ceremony
Top management of the school was present at the event. Magic show and award ceremony was also conducted for the high achievers.
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Inter examinations, total cases of cheating reported 221
The breakdown of the total cases till now has been: Cheating through gadgets 34, 74 through mobiles, 92 material for cheating, 21 running away with exam copy.
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Teachers demand removal of education minister
Women were among a number of primary school teachers who staged a protest sit-in under the banner of the All Sindh Primary Teachers’ Association (SPTA) on Monday at the Hyderabad bypass for some hours while pressing the Sindh government to remove the Complete Story:
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