18th August 2017

PHC to probe private colleges:

The Peshawar high court directed the education department to check and assess whether all private schools all following the preset criteria or not. A case was presented to justice Ikramullah on how their work was accepted by the college management and fees were amassed but it further went to be declared unsuccessful by Khyber University.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-18-2017/page5.asp


KP girls to be enlightened with the reading project:

Peace Education and Development Foundation launched a reading project for girls in Peshawar named as “Learn to read project” in an effort to enhance the reading abilities of students. The project will work with 10 government schools and will include activities to target Urdu skills.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-18-2017/page5.asp


WFP to launch CCTs programmes in girls schools

The World Food Program (WFP) will launch Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) programmes in girls middle and high schools of tribal areas to ensure 80 percent attendance of girls students in the Mohmand tribal region, as part of this project.

Complete story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/08/18/11-page/899816-news.html  




Not possible to eradicate backwardness without advance education:

Balochi students should all direct their education towards education. In a meeting held recently all aspects of Educational, political and social parameters were discussed.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2017/Quetta/page2.asp

Need for additional teachers to be recruited at Aghbarg Girls Middle school:

The access to education is every child’s birthright without which no nation can succeed nor grow. Thus, teachers play an essential role in leading. There is a dearth of teachers compared to the greater proportion of students enrolled. They appealed and demanded of the government to extend the number of teachers recruited.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2017/Quetta/page4.asp


Issues of education department must be addressed:

Deputy District Education Department evaluated the performance of schools, attendance of teacher, facilities and condition of the schools. Those not showing up in schools will be strictly dealt with and an inquiry will be demanded of their negligent behavior.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2017/Quetta/page7.asp


Promotion of teachers to grade 16 demanded:

According to the Aghaaz e Haqooq, teachers demanded that despite holding a B.A degree they are in grade 14 and those with BSC are made to take charge of grade 16. They demanded that fair and equal opportunities must be provided.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2017/Quetta/page7.asp


Boys Degree College receives accolade:

A student of Pishin Boys Degree College Zia Ur- Rahman secured first position in the debating contest on Independence Day. He was awarded with 22,500 cash prize and congratulated by a panel of personalities present.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/08-18-2017/Quetta/page7.asp




Govt to bring education revolution in GB: CM

CM GB Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman said gigantic projects by PML-N when launched will bring revolution in education sector in the province.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/2017/08/18?page=2




Academia must also intervene to curb terrorism:

Prime Minister Khaqan Abbasi expressed his views while talking on how terrorism has been controlled and the fight shall continue until the last trace of terrorism is erased from the society. He pointed out the role of academia and how it can actively play its role in curbing the menace of extremism, sectarianism and terrorism.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-18-2017/page5.asp


Sale of sugary drinks banned:

A local non-governmental organization has filed a petition in the supreme court seeking a ban on the sale of soft drinks in education institutes. The sale of soft drinks is replaced with the sale of fresh juices as a measure to promote healthy intake of food. The problems associated with soft drinks is at rise and is detrimental to the health and growth of children’s upbringing.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-18-2017/page13.asp


Malala wins a place at Oxford:

Malala, who was shot dead by Talibans has managed to win a place at Oxford University. She showed triumph and jubilance on getting enrolled in the philosophy and politics program. Her struggle to promote education and be an advocate of change for all those girls in remote areas lives as an inspiration.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-18-2017/page4.asp


Frontier Corps organizes Parents Day:

The annual parents’ day was held at Corps Public School where Major General Ali Amir Awan was invited as the chief guest. Children sang songs and recited naats with speeches and debates that were also part of the event. He emphasized on the role of how students must play their due role in development and prosperity of the country.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/8-18-2017/page3.asp


Students play an important role in national development - SSP Traffic

This was said by the SSP at an event commemorating the end of internship of 29 students from Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST)

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Inclusive education for transgenders stressed

All educational institutions funded or recognized by the govt shall provide inclusive education and opportunities to transgenders in order to bring them into the mainstream.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/2017/08/18?page=2




PFA starts raid in school canteens

The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has started its raid against educational institutes to stop selling soft drinks.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201708180060&EN_ID=11201708180029&EMID=11201708180009



Volunteer traffic scouts should be appointed

The CTO Traffic said school and college administration should be taken on board to appoint volunteers who will spread traffic and safety awareness among the public.

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25 students awarded visit to turkey

Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab chief Minister disclosed that 25 male and female students are going to Turkey in order to learn Turkish language through a scholarship offered .A function was held where Punjab chief was invited as the chief guest, expressing that in historical years merit was not given much consideration but in recent times merit system had not just been promoted but also institutionalized as a mechanism.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/8-18-2017/page5.asp



Teacher Academy setup

An academy for the training of teachers has been set up and will be inaugurated on the 21st August. It has been set up under the initiative of Punjab Government to boost the quality of education and direct efforts that can improve the services offered.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/8-18-2017/page19.asp


Dengue fever continues to threaten students

With the reopening of government and private schools the rise in dengue fever continues to cause fear among parents. The parents lamented that schools must take all necessary precautionary measures to ensure that all safety measures are adopted. The students and teachers must collectively work to tackle this menace.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/8-18-2017/page19.asp


153 school buildings still not out of the worse

Even after spending an amount of 2.449 billion, 15 buildings are still in dilapidated condition that leaves an alarming situation out for masses. Although the condition of many schools have also improved but students still await the extension of improved services in other schools. The number of institutes declared in this condition rise beyond 270 that look out for authorities’ attention.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-18-2017/page2.asp


Educated youth is the only way forward:

General Bajwa expressed that Educated youth is our prime target, to students undergoing internship programs. The army has been working hard on curbing violence and terrorism thus the students have to work collectively to ensure and promote peace. Pakistan is a country that is blessed with youthful and devoted students and the future belonged to them.

Complete story:https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/18/lahore-e-paper-august-18-2017/


Allied awards achievements of high achievers:

Allied school awarded cash prizes worth of 12 lakh 61000 among its competent and high achievers as a reward to their hard work and dedication in the BISE exams. Allied schools a project of Punjab group of colleges works to provide the students with a platform to boost their emotional, intellectual, spiritual and artistic skills.

Complete story:https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/18/karachi-e-paper-august-18-2017/


Ultimatum announced:

Chairman Education board Multan has taken notice of 3 officers by calling them in for an inquiry. He also demanded that future cases of investigation must be dealt with one months or one and a half month and submit it to the chairman.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458783&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170818


Ali Zaman receives Laurels:

By performing exceptionally high in the Cambridge examination, Ali Zaman managed to attain first position. He was appreciated and encouraged  by his own mentors who stood proud in having facilitated Ali in his educational journey.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458783&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170818


Commerce teachers meetup:

Commerce teachers association will hold their session today, it will be attended by commerce teachers to ensure their growth and development is brought into consideration.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458783&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170818


Two teachers dismissed on the basis of poor performance

Sakheki CIO education dismissed two teachers on the basis of poor performance that was witnessed on a visit to the relevant school.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458998&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170818


Numerous teachers left without promotions

Many teachers in Lahore have not been promoted in the latest meeting of the education authority after allegations were made by representative of the School Allegation Department.

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Punjab Teachers Union Multan threaten to strike

The president has said that they will call for unrest after Eid-al-Azha if teachers’ demands are not met.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-18/page-5


Faculty of govt college Jhalian meet with DSP

The DSP showed his concern for the missing son of principal of GC Jahalian

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-18/page-5


Technical, vocational education vital for country’s uplift

CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif added that 60% of the total population consists of 15 to 30 year olds who can be utilized by giving them latest knowledge and skills.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/2017/08/18?page=2



We can reduce difficulties in the country with education - Shahid Tanveer

Said at event at AIOU regional campus Multan

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-18/page-16




Fake appointments in the Education Ministry- Peer Mazhar discharged

NAB official informed the Sindh high court the inquiry against peer Mazhar Ul haq has been finished. There is no further need to investigate and look into the depth of these matters. The labels that were placed on these officials were merely allegations and thus they have been discharged without any charges.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=362891



Major changes in the Educational Department of Sindh:

Changes are being made to the Education Department of Sindh with job rotation and shifting that are taking place. Naveed sheikh is likely to be replaced with Muhammad Hussain and secretary school education to be replaced too.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=362821


Rise in school fees of private schools

Failure to comply by the instruction and precedents set forth by courts, schools have started charging high fees. The parents and students have no choice but to accept the rise and fall prey to these attempts. The court must pay timely attention to this issue in order to address the prevalent epidemic.

Complete story:http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=362835


Cake cutting ceremony to commemorate Independence Day

Students of different schools and colleges continued their Independence Day celebrations even after so many days have passed. There were contests and exhibitions preplanned and are thoroughly enjoyed by students who are in friendly competitions with each other.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_SUK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20170818&Pageno=2


Sukkur Board HSSC-II results announced

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Sukkur on Thursday announced result of annual examination of Higher Secondary School Certificate Parbll (Class-XII) in pre-medical and pre-engineering groups.

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Schedule given for provision of mark sheets to matric students

Chairman Matric Board announced that schedule for providing mark sheets to both regular and private students is given.

Complete story:  http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-08-18/page-2/detail-11


Instead of students, buffaloes found in girls` school

The district and sessions judge of Dadu issued notices to three education officers on Thursday for turning the primary girls` school of Kheero Panhwar into a cattle pen.Sessions Judge Ashok Kumar issued notices to district primary education officer Abdul Aziz Chachar, taluka primary education officer Abdul Majeed Thahim and taluka education officer Apa Nishat to appear in the court on Aug 21 along with the school record explaining why it had been turned into a cattle pen.

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Education spending by the federal govt

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201708180160&EN_ID=11201708180072&EMID=11201708180027


Letters to the editor

Change system of education




Inquiry against Education Board Officers

Multan: Chairman Education Board Multan has called to conduct an inquiry against three officers on their carelessness in degrees verification.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458783&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170818


Decision to adjust upgraded professors

Multan: Department of higher Education has decided to adjust upgraded Professors of scale 17 and 18.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458783&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170818


9th class results on SMS

Multan: According to Education Board Multan, results of 9th class can be checked through Sending SMS on 800293.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104458783&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170818


P.T.A protests against teachers’ transfer

Jacobabad: Hundreds of teachers in connection with Primary Teachers Association held a protest rally against transfers of Teachers.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-18/news/page2/1%20(18).htm


School roof collapses, leaving three Students injured

Badin: Three Students got injured due to collapsing of roof pieces of Government Middle School building Village Lala Bukhsh Noohani. The building has reached to collapsing condition.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542926&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170818



School under shortage of basic facilities

Tando Allahyar: Students at Government Girls Primary School Raheem Abad Colony near Tando Allahyar have to face difficulties due to acute shortage of basic facilities in the School.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542947&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170818


Contractor leaves school work in between

Thatta: Residents of village Ali Ahmed Shoro cried while protesting that a local contractor has left the construction work of Primary School incomplete.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130542936&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170818


Teachers free of duties, student future at stake

Mirpurkhas: Countless of teachers and other non-teaching staff of schools of Mirpurkhas have reported to be free of duties while paying monthly bribe to concerned. State of education in the district has reached to a critical condition, despite announcements of education emergency.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-18/news/page3/1%20(43).htm


Course books could not be provided to School

Dadu: New Education Years has been started, but still course books have not been provided to Government Boys Higher Secondary School Seeta Road.

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Decision to transfer Secretary Education

Karachi: Sindh Government has decided to transfer provincial Secretary School Education Aziz Ahmed Uqeli on his failure in Education emergency and other complaints.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104457345&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170818


Clash on boys and girls shift in primary school

Jacobabad: Clash of starting girls shift in Boys Primary School Allah Bukhsh Soomro Colony could not be resolved. Education is affecting.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


Text Books could not be distributed in schools

Pirjo Goth: Free Text Books could not be distributed in different Government Schools of Kingri.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


No provision of School building, children under trees

Sukkur: Students of Primary School Adam Shah are compelled to sit under tree, due to unavailability of School building.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/18-08-2017/Page5/P5-10.jpg


Primary School dysfunctional for past nine months

Mirpurkhas: Government Primary School building village Wangi Otha, near Chimber, is standing idle and dysfunctional for past nine years, putting education of 400 students at stake.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/18-08-2017/Page5/P5-12.jpg


Sukkur Education Board declares results

Sukkur: The Education Board Sukkur declared results of Intermediate Pre-medical and Pre-engineering group.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/18-08-2017/Page5/P5-1.jpg


SEESA Haqiqi is struggling for teachers problems

Sohbatpur: Provincial Committee Member SEESA Educational Staff Haqiqi Balochistan has said during a meeting that SEESA Haqiqi is struggling for solution of teachers’ problems.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/41705/5995da2b9a734


Watan Teachers Association’s call for teachers to remain united

Noshki: The District President Watan Teachers’ Association Balochistan has said in an issued statement that no compromise will be tolerated on the rights of teachers, directing the teachers to remain united.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/41711/5995da58c261c


Deputy Commissioner stresses on restoration of educational institutes

Khuzdar: Deputy Commissioner Suhail Rahman has said while stressing that no compromise will be on teachers absence and dysfunctional School. Last option will be used for restoration Educational Institutes.

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


Results can be received through provision of education

Quetta: Secretary Education has said that with vision of provision of education results can be achieved.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104456988&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170818

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Hardworking student gets 2nd position

Sirai Gambeela: Hazrat Bilal, an intermediate student, got second position in engineering group.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104459218&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170818


Summer Camp in High School

Dir Bala: Summer Camp was organized at Government High School Panah Kot.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104457278&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170818


School construction work enters last phase

Sirai Norang: Construction work of Government High School Norang has entered into last phase of completion.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-08-18&page=4


High School building becomes dangerous for students

Malakand: Crumbling condition of Government High School building Warteer has reached to collapsing condition, leaving student lives in danger.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-08-18&page=4



Seats increased in Bannu Colleges

Bannu: Fifty, fifty seats have been increased in government colleges of Bannu.

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


Steps are being taken to facilitate teachers: District Nazim

The District Nazim Deerpain has said that steps are being taken to ensure provision of facilities to Teachers.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=23728&date=2017-08-18


Government Schools are getting better

Chakdara: SDEO Fazal Khaliq has said that government schools are going towards better position.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=23728&date=2017-08-18