16th Nov 2017



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


1,000 KP students to compete in National Youth Carnival

Peshawar: Over 13,000 students from various educational institutions and religious seminaries from across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa competed in the divisional round of the National Youth Carnival at the Qayyum Sports Complex, Peshawar.

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540 headmistresses, SS, promoted to grade 17

Peshawar: An announcement was issued about the promotion of 185 teachers to headmistress and 355 to SS posts on the recommendation of KP education dept.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104738905&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171116


Government girls primary school floods after rainfall

Peshawar: Government Girls Primary School Zargarabad flooded after the recent rain. Education Dept had taken responsibility of the school’s repair before but it is being said those were only claims as no action has been taken since 2 years.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104737755&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171116




No compromise to teacher absenteeism

Harnai: During a meeting, Abdus Salam Achakzai said that education is an important indicator for a society's development. He said that there should be no compromise to teacher absenteeism.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-16-2017/Quetta/page8.asp


Ninth and first year practical exams cancelled for students’ ease

Quetta: The controller of secondary board said that the practicals will be taken in matric and second year to ease the students who have migrated from Punjab board.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104736540&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171116




FDE to get mobile bus library today

Islamabad: The United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID) will handover a mobile bus library set up for students of Islamabad’s government schools.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/11-16-2017/page13.asp


Experts call for democracy in educational institutes

Islamabad: Participants of a roundtable dialogue on Thursday discussed governance issues in higher education sector including funding, quality education, and many others.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/140787/experts-call-democracy-educational-institutes/


Ministry of Federal Education deprived of Secretary

Islamabad: Ministry of Federal Education is deprived of Secretary since last 2 weeks that is causing managerial problems in the department.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104737790&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171116




SLS schools hold badminton tournament

Rawalpindi: A four-day badminton tournament was held at Sadeeqa’s Learning School (SLS) School System, says a press release.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/11-16-2017/page14.asp


Education, health not on government’s agenda: PPP leader

Gujranwala: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Gujranwala Information Secretary Sagheer Butt has said that government has failed to provide basic facilities to the public.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/140897/education-health-not-govts-agenda-ppp-leader/


Girls Higher Secondary School Chak 104 awarded by British Council

Sargodha: Government Girls Higher Secondary School Chak 104  North was awarded as ‘International School’ based on its performance by British Council.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104737044&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171116


Teachers demand an end to PEDA Act

Rawalpindi: Teachers and Clerks Association negated an amendment in PEDA Act and asked to completely end the act.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104737802&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171116


Students protest against poor condition of school

Narowal: Students protest against poor condition of government primary school. The school has only 3 rooms for 5 classes.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104737120&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171116


Teachers and school heads to work according to CM’s roadmap

Nowshera Virkan: DEO Secondary Education said that school heads and teachers should perform their duties according to Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s roadmap.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104738033&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171116


Teachers visit college

Lahore: A delegation of Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) visited Islamia College for Women, Cooper Road the other day. The delegation included President Lahore Division Prof Tauseef Sadiq, Ghulam Mustafa, M Zahid Awan, Prof Andleeb and Prof Mrs Uzma. Addressing the college faculty they demanded of the government to take notice of the woes and anxiety of the college teachers otherwise they would be compelled to siege the civil secretariat on Nov. 29 for further action.

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District wise report demanded from education officers

Multan: Director Budget and Planning has demanded report of admissions of grade 9th and 10th from all Chief Executive Officers, District Education Officers and District Education Officers Secondary.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104738677&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171116


Punjab All Teacher Alliance meeting

Lahore: Sufi Muhammad Rizwan of All Teachers Alliance met Opposition Leader Punjab Assembly and MPA Shoaib Siddiqui.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104739366&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171116




Educational institutes of Sujawal city without facilities

Sujawal: Citizen Alliance Sujawal demonstrated against lack of facilities in educational institutes of city.

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Minister to inaugurate school today

Sukkur: Provincial Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar will inaugurate a school built by USAID under Sindh Basic Education Programme.

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Lack of facilities at Jam Ali School

Jam Nawaz: Students & staff of Govt High School Jam Niaz Ali are suffering from lack of facilities.Boundary wall has been collapsed,no drinking water & washrooms available for students.

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School without toilet and security guard

Karachi: MC Government Primary School is facing shortage of facilities like toilets and security.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104736711&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171116


Two days book fair ended

Karachi: Two days book fair organised by Indus valley school of arts has ended.

Books & arts lovers participated in event along with publishers.

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Health, education top priority: Minister

Karachi: After the inauguration of Family Medicine Center at Chanisar Goth, Provincial Health Minister Dr Sikandar Ali Mandhro said without the help of civil society and elected representatives no project of health and education could be completed.

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School opened after 2 months

Karachi: MC Government Primary School ST 38 in Frontier Colony was opened after 2 months on the demands of parents.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104736710&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171116


School’s building a danger for children

Karachi: School building of MC Government Primary School is in critical condition.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104736709&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171116


Summary sent to end fee for DMCs Schools

Karachi: Summary from students is sent to Chief Minister to end fee for DMCs schools. Municipal Commissioner has requested that no enrollment or admission fee should be taken from grade 9th to 12th.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=404805


Government schools to submit forms for matric examination

Karachi: Dr. Saeeduddin, Chairman Secondary Education Board has asked all candidates to submit forms for matric examination of year 2018.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=404873


Government unsuccessful in improving education

Karachi: Despite efforts by education department, schools in Sindh still lack facilities.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=404865




Are teachers learning what they must teach?



Poor Quality Education






Water purification plan in completion phase in 100 schools

Multan: It has been told by Deputy Commissioner that process of installing modern water purification plan in 100 schools is near completion phase.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-16/page-2




Call for report of deputation of head teachers

Multan: Chief Executive Officer Education has demanded for report against deputation of head teachers in all government boys’ and girls’ school of the district.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104738693&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171116


District wise admission report demanded from Education Officers

Multan: The Director Budget and Planning for DPI Secondary Punjab has called for report of admission in class 9th and 10th throughout province from the concerned Education Officers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104738677&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171116


Villagers stood against unavailability of school building

Nao Kot: A protest was carried by the residents of Nao Kot against unavailability of school building, stating that the primary school was running in a thatched hut with the self of villagers since 1994.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130571737&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171116



Protest against non-deputation of teachers in school

Mithi: The residents of Village Narnoon Kolhi held a protest against non-deputation of teachers in the village school, pointing that school was running with the help of volunteers.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130571756&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171116



Protest against crumbling condition of school building

Sujawal Junejo: A protest strike was taken out by the residents of Village Chak Chandio against Education Works and Services staff on not taking any interest in repairing of school building of the Village.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130571866&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171116



Deputy Commissioner admits shortage of basic facilities in hundreds of schools in Ghotki

Ghotki: American Council General Karahi Grace Shelton held meeting with the Deputy Commissioner Ghotki Aijaz Shah in his office to opine about conditions of the district. It was admitted by the Deputy Commissioner that 770 government schools were running without compound wall; whereas 1201 are lacking the facility of electricity, while 846 are under shortage of required furniture; 661 having no facility of washrooms and remaining 203 are facing acute shortage of safe drinking water.

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Education Emergency claims in vain, 75 schools closed

Hyderabad: Education Emergency claims of Sindh Government and Education Department have been futile, while 75 Government Schools are left dysfunctional in Hyderabad, declares monitoring evaluation report of the department.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130572009&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171116


Students take out protest against insufficient facilities in school

Badin: The students of Government Noor Muhammad Primary School Bajeer Colony carried a protest, convoyed by the teachers, against shortage of basic facilities in the school.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-16/news/page3/1%20(42).htm


Education department silent to take notice of insufficient facilities in school

Nabi Sar Road: Future of more than 80 children is at stake due to unavailability of teachers in Government Primary School Bhambho Khan Chandio. The education process was continued by a private teacher, but Education department is silent to take notice and suffice the shortage.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-16/news/page3/1%20(9).htm


Villagers protested for restoration of school

Khanpur Junejo: Government Primary School Bakar Saharan is left dysfunctional since last month. The school could not be restored after protests.

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Buildings of 34 schools announced dangerous

Hala: The Education Department Hala has announced more than 34 government school buildings dangerous after their complete survey. On the other hand, public has demanded for early repairing of the school buildings.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_16112017012503.jpg


Countless schools of Tharparkar under shortage of basic facilities

Mithi: Reportedly, 1133 Government Schools of Tharparkar are facing acute shortage of basic facilities; while thousands of children are compelled to sit under open sky and thatched huts. On the other hand 2430 school buildings are without compound walls and many school buildings are dilapidated.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_16112017012622.jpg


School building turns to be dangerous for children

Karachi: The building of Frontier Colony Karachi has turned to be dangerous for its students; they have to face difficulties.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104736709&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171116


Government failed to improve schools despite millions of rupees

Karachi: Condition of schools could not be improved despite spending millions of rupees on Government level; the conditions still prevail.

Complete Story: https://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=404865


1133 teachers retired in two years tenure

Badin: Reportedly, 1133 Government teachers have been retired from secondary schools in last two years, while 125 schools are dysfunctional due to stoppage of new recruitments, putting student future at stake.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Nov/16-11-2017/Page3/P3-1.jpg


All resources will be utilized for improvement of education

Bhaag: Deputy District Education Officer Bhaag Abdul Hameed Abro said all possible resources will be utilized for the improvement of education, pointing that all schools of Tehsil Bhaag are functional.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/53463/5a0c7c731c0fc


No lack of talent among Balochistan students: Bhangar

Quetta: The Secretary Education Abdul Fateh Bhangar has said that students of Balochistan are intelligent and there is no lack of talent among them.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/53538/5a0cb9c706df6


Education-friendly policies can fill dreams

Quetta: Provincial Minister for Education Abdul Raheem Ziratwala stated that Government’s education friendly policies can make dream of “Parha Likha” Balochistan true.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/backpage/

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Upgradation of 540 headmistresses

Peshawar: On the directives of Provincial Government,                 Education Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued the notification of upgrading 540 headmistresses as Subject Specialists in grade 17.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104738905&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171116


Girls primary school building Inundated with rain water

Peshawar: The building of Government Girls Primary School Zargarabad is encircled with rain water. On the other hand, education department is silent to take notice.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104737755&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171116