17th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Over 156,000 students switch to govt schools: Atif

Peshawar: The KP Government on Monday claimed that they had managed to convince over 156,000 students to switch their private schools for government run schools in the province.

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Over 500 teachers retire, 100 ready to quit

Haripur: At least 525 teachers have retired this month in Haripur, while another 100 have filed applications for early retirement from services, sources said.

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Girl dies after falling off school’s stairs

Peshawar: A girl student of grade three died after allegedly falling off the school’s stairs in Hazarkhawni neighborhood of the city on Monday, police and locals said.

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858 vacancies of 17 and 18 grade in Education Department could not be filled

Peshawar: The positions have remained vacant for 8 months. Public Service Commission (PSC) has been contacted by the education department to request immediate hiring.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104641482&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171017


Teachers facing action over Banigala protest

Peshawar: Adviser to the chief minister on higher education Mushtaq Ghani on Monday announced that departmental action would be taken against the college teachers, who demonstrated against the provincial government outside the mansion of ruling PTI’s chairman Imran Khan in Islamabad.

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Not handing over colleges to the private sector - Mushtaq Ghani

Peshawar: Advisor to CM oh Higher Education Mushtaq Ghani said we are not handing over colleges to private sector but we are using their advice to bring reforms in the education sector.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104641392&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171017


Female teachers to be hired on open merit

According to a draft of new policy send to PSC, only female teachers will be hired for primary education. All hirings will now be done on open-merit system and not the professional education system. Education Dept says both decisions are based on principle.

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Harnai enrollment campaign - 2560 students admitted

Harnai: DEO Arif Tareen in a press conference stated that Harnai enrollment campaign has been a success and around 2560 students have been admitted in school.

Complete story; http://e.jang.com.pk/10-17-2017/quetta/page8.asp


Matric supplementary exams result announced

Quetta: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education announced result of matric supplementary examination.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-17-2017/quetta/page3.asp


Zehri claims betterment in health and education

Quetta: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that concrete steps are being taken for improvement of education and health sectors in the province.

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Unlawful activities in education dept must be investigated - BNP

Quetta: BNP address stated that there is large scale corruption in the Balochistan Education Department and the province’s investigation agencies should take notice.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104641019&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171017


8th grade positions holders praised

Nokkundi: PSF leaders praised the positions holder and paid tribute to their achievements.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104640694&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171017


Health and education promises remain promises - Shams Mengal

Quetta: Vice Chairman Balochistan Muttahida Mahaz (BMM)Shams Mengal said that the provincial government's claims of reforms in health and education remain unfulfilled.

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Role of Pak Forces in health and education services commendable - Nawab Zehri

Quetta: CM Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri said the provincial govt is taking fundamental steps for education and health reforms.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104641060&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171017




Education system at decline in FATA

While major political forces & leadership of tribal area has been demanding of an early merger of FATA with KP.The education system in FATA run by Federal Govt’s at decline.

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‘AJK focuses on quality education’

News desk: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Masood Khan has said that the universities, colleges and schools in the liberated state are focusing on the quality education after having achieved the targets on the quantity.

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Baloch and FATA students to get free education at AIOU

Islamabad: This is the first time in history of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) that free education at secondary level was being made available for marginalized or less developed areas of the country.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-17-2017/page19.asp


Sir Syed’s 200th birthday celebrations light up the town

Islamabad: Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s 200th birthday was celebrated in town with great enthusiasm and fervor. His commendable contributions were recalled and acknowledged to pay a rich tribute to his lifelong dedication.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-17/page-3/detail-6


Over 100 FDE schools, colleges functioning without heads

Islamabad: Around 100 schools and colleges in the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) are functioning without permanent principals.

Cover story:  https://dailytimes.com.pk/126514/100-fde-schools-colleges-functioning-without-heads/


FDE plans hiring of teachers on contractual basis

Islamabad: The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has formally contacted the Establishment Division to seek no-objection certificate for the hiring of teachers on contractual basis.    

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-17-2017/page13.asp


Court moved against private schools in F-8 sector

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court yesterday issued notices to Capital Development Authority (CDA) in a petition moved against the non-confirming use of houses by private schools in sector F-8 of the federal capital.

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Limit to private schools’ fee and provision of quality in government schools

Lahore: For any nation’s development, education is the key indicator. Pakistan faces a lot of problems in the education sector and there is a need of provision of quality in the government schools. MPA Farzana Nazir said education is one of the basic priorities of the government.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104643509&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171017


Daily tests to be conducted

Khanewal: Punjab Government has advised government schools of khaniwal and other adjoining areas to conduct daily tests and assess performance of the students.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-17/page-2/detail-24


Increased number of girls - a good indicator of future development

Khanewal: Girls pacing up and taking steps to pursue their education is a sign towards better and more prosperous future. An educated mother leads to an entire family being educated.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-17/page-2/detail-34


Road safety lectures delivered

Multan: Patrolling police delivered road safety lectures in different institutes of Khanewal in an attempt to provide guidance and advice on the precautionary measures to be undertaken.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-17/page-4


Private School fee hike to be supervised

Sargodha: A monitoring system has been introduced that will supervise the private school fee hike.  

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SGD&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20171017&Pageno=9&View=1


Awareness campaigns regarding Dengue Virus in schools

Lahore: On Government’s orders, awareness campaigns have been started in educational institutions of all the provincial capitals.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104643523&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171017


Schools administration ordered to take written test after every 2 months

Faisalabad: Despite Education Department’s order to take written test after every 2 months, school's’ administration has failed to do so.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104642223&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171017


New timings for schools

Multan: Education Department has issued new timings for schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104642585&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171017


Teachers await first salary for four months

Jhang: A large number of teachers recruited to public schools in far-flung areas of the district have been awaiting their first salary since their appointment three to four months ago, as the respective clerical staff is allegedly sitting on their files.

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More than 62pc private schools unregistered

Rawalpindi: More than 62pc private schools have not been registered with District Education Authority in Rawalpindi, as a result the government could not enforce its policies with regard to fee reduction or improving quality of education in these schools.

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Govt of Punjab has no vision when it comes to education - Aziz ur Rehman Chan

Lahore: President People’s Party Lahore Aziz ur Rehman Chan said that building roads bridges and buildings do not mean development and the real focus should be on health and education reforms.

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Grade 11 result announced

Sukkur: Board of Intermediate and Secondary education (BISE) Sukkur announced result of groups of pre-medical, pre-engineering and commerce of grade 11.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=389945



Voice raised against closure of schools:

Johi: The residents have raised their voice against the closure of schools and also protested outside the press club. The also raised their concern against authorities responsible.

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CIE students in the lurch






Secretary Education’s visit schedule changed

Multan: Provincial Secretary Education Rana Mashood Khan, Secretary Education Schools Punjab Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik and others schedule of visiting of Multan has been changed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104642566&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171017


Primary school building dilapidating

Pangrio: The building of Government Primary School Muhammad Umar Dilwani has reached to collapsing condition; about 95 students are compelled to sit under open sky.

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Protest against not repairing of school building

Kaloi: A protest was held by the residents of Village Saban Khohi on condition of primary school building, stating that student lives are in danger.

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Schools of Kot Mir Muhammad prey of dilapidation

Piryalo: Primary girls’ and boys’ schools of Kot Mir Muhammad are said to be in crumbling condition due to carelessness of Education Department. Even there is acute shortage of furniture teachers.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-17/news/page3/1%20(32).htm


Primary school facing shortage of basic facilities

Naushero Feroz: The main primary school of Allah Warayo Dahiri is left to face acute shortage of basic facilities; education of hundreds of students is being affected.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-17/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Education Department Khipro issued show cause notice to 284 teachers

Khipro: The Department of Education Khipro has issued show cause notice to 284 teachers on remaining absent from their duties.

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Government seeks steps to improve education

Quetta: The Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that government is taking steps for the improvement of education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/49253/59e53e927394e



Government not taking notice of Education Department

Quetta: Balochistan National Party has jointly show concern over Governments’ attitude of not taking any notice of violation of rule and forgery in Education Department.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/49264/59e53ecc85074


Teachers should play role in formation of student attitudes

Chaman: Teachers should play an effective role in promoting students’ abilities of attitudes, if they pay no heed to their duties, an action will be taken against them. The views were shared by the district President Pakistan Workers Party N Abdul Haleem Jawad and others.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/49164/59e4ee35a4e6e


DC Zhob directs to make teachers bound to duties

Zhob: The Deputy Commissioner Zhob said during his address NCH joint meeting that teachers should be made bound to their duties and no there should not be any compromise with them on that matter.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


Admission movement continued successfully

Harnai: The District Education Officer Harnai has declared that admission movement in schools is being continued successfully; up to 2560 Children have been enrolled in the first phase.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-17-2017/quetta/page8.asp
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Education Department finished professional degree against recruitments

Peshawar: The Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has taken firm decision of finishing professional degree against teachers’ recruitments along with decision of deputing female teachers in boys’ primary schools henceforth. In that concern, Public Service Commission has been informed through a draft.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104641478&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171017


Eight 17 grade officers of Education Department promoted to next grade

Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa issued promotion orders of eight officers of Education Department in next grade on the recommendation of Provincial Selection Board.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=ODU1Mjg=


858 posts in Education Department still waiting to be filled

Peshawar: The process of recruiting 858 officers of grade 17 and 18 could not be finalized after eight months of period by the department of education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104641482&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171017


Protests continued on 7th Day

Peshawar: Professors and Lecturers Association continued protests on 7th Day warning to starts agitation before Bani Gala.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar


Former government alleged to be responsible for education ruin

Alpuri: The Central Deputy Secretary Information Tehrik e Insaaf Shoukat Yousafzai has alleged to say that former Government has ruined the education system of the Province.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=29233&date=2017-10-17