19 June 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkha


Speakers stress use of resources for education

VC Khursheed Khan University Karak has stressed to utilize the available resources for the improvement tin education. Further said that only pinpointing the issues is not the solution.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-06-19/page-15

KP gov announces Rs 100m for Razmak Cadet College

PESHAWAR - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan said that tribal people have played pivotal role in maintaining peace and prosperity for their country. "Operation Zar-e-Azb has entered in its final phase and hideouts of terrorists have been destroyed from North Waziristan Agency," he added. 

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-19/page-5/detail-5


University teachers protest against the illegal use of authority

Bannu University Teaching Staff Association on Thursday demanded of the Govt. KPK to take notice of baseless cases against the teaching staff by the university admin.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-06-19/page-15


BISE Kohat announces SSC results

The Board of Intermediate and Secondary (BISE) Kohat announced the Secondary School Certificate (SCC) results on Thursday. According to a press release, a total of 66,752 candidates took part in the examination, of whom 39943 students were declared successful.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-324474-Briefs



Professors clarifying the blames by University admin

Teachers association Bannu University clarified all the blames imposing on them by University admin. They said that they went to syndicate meeting of the university but they could not reached to it and thrown out of venue. At this moment some un pleasant moments came.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102912268&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150619




Education service in Balochistan

Actionaid organized one day conference on “Education services in Balochistan”. Provincial Minister SNGDA said that government is working for progress and improvement in education sector. He said that government is taking initiative like tracking of ghost teachers and new schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-19-2015/quetta/page2.asp




DDEO found teachers absent during monitoring visit

DDEO Chiltan town Quetta had monitoring visits to number of schools. He found teachers absent from their duties during visit. He started taking action against these absent teachers.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-19-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Water resource management graduates unemployed

Baloch student action committee said that it’s unfair to not consider the jobs for water resource management graduate in budget 2015-16. Thousands of such graduates are unemployed.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102911361&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150619




Securing educational institutes: CADD issues yet another directive as work remains incomplete

Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Minister of State Usman Ibrahim’s office on Thursday issued another directive to ministry officials concerning the completion of boundary walls around educational institutes in the federal capital.

A press release issued by his office on Thursday said that a meeting was held on Tuesday to discuss the latest status of raising of boundary walls around 23 educational institutions functioning under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/906123/securing-educational-institutes-cadd-issues-yet-another-directive-as-work-remains-incomplete/






New timings for FDE schools and colleges

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has announced new working hours for the capital city's government educational institutions. With a two-day weekend, the schools and colleges overseen by FDE function from Monday to Friday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324481-New-timings-for-FDE-schools-and-colleges


Still no CCTV cameras at some FDE schools

Over six months have passed since the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), following brutal attack at the Army Public School in Peshawar, decided to install CCTV cameras at educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1189064


US diplomat welcomes homecoming youth scholars

ISLAMABAD: United States (US) Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Thomas Williams on Thursday greeted 108 returning scholars of the Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programme who spent an academic year in US.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/19-Jun-2015/us-diplomat-welcomes-homecoming-youth-scholars



FBISE extends date for online exam registration

The Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (FBISE) has extended the date for the online registration of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination data for one week.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324482-FBISE-extends-date-for-online-exam-registration


Metro provides relief to students

Islamabad - The students of twin cities appreciated respectable transport system of Metro bus service, which has facilitated all the commuters with luxurious travel. Students of about nine universities and numerous colleges along the bus route are getting benefits due to metro bus service. The metro bus project is providing speedy, comfortable and economical transport facility to a large number of students of the twin cities.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-06-19/page-14/detail-9


AIOU concludes training session for low cadre employees

ISLAMABAD: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Thursday concluded three-day training workshop for its 48 members of clerical staff who have recently been upgraded from the posts of ‘Naib-qasid’. It was second such workshop that was aimed at enhancing the professional skills of the employees to provide best possible services to the university’s 1.4 million students across the country.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/19-Jun-2015/aiou-concludes-training-session-for-low-cadre-employees




Montessori certification programme ends at RIS

A ceremony for the Montessori Certification Programme (MCP) was held at the Roots Academy for Professional & Intellectual Development (RAPID) at Wellington Campus.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324489-Montessori-certification-programme-ends-at-RIS


Two-day workshop for IB middle years programme held at RMS

An extensive two-day Workshop for International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme was held at Roots Millennium School, One World Campus, E-11/4, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-324491-Two-day-workshop-for-IB-middle-years-programme-held-at-RMS




Commitment to schooling: ‘290,000 children out of schools in City’

Alif Ailaan network coordinator Umair Asif said on Thursday that the development budget earmarked for last year had not been utilised fully. He made the remarks at a consultation meeting convened by Alif Ailaan and Kafka to discuss budget hurdles and implementation of Article 25-A. Asif said 290,000 children were out of school in Lahore. 

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/906085/commitment-to-schooling-290000-children-out-of-schools-in-city/


Article 25-A deliberations: ‘Allocation without utilisation counts for little’

LAHORE: Merely increasing allocation for the education sector in the annual fiscal plan is of no use if it is not utilised fully, say most participants in a roundtable conference on ‘Budget hurdles and implementation status of Article 25-A.’

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1189127/article-25-a-deliberations-allocation-without-utilisation-counts-for-little


FJWU policy denies gold medal to student

An archaic policy of the Fatima Jinnah’s Women University (FJWU) deprived a brilliant student of a gold medal she was initially told she would be receiving.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=19_06_2015_153_002


TEVTA to export 8,000 skilled workers                      

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will export 8,000 skilled personnel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the course of this year, Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Shaikh said on Thursday. He was addressing Tevta officials after returning from a tour of the emirates.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/906087/tevta-to-export-8000-skilled-workers/


Pak toppers visit Cambridge varsity

The 35-member student delegation from Pakistan, which is on a study tour of European countries under the educational programme of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, paid a visit to one of the oldest and most prestigious universities across the world: The Cambridge University.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-324439-Pak-toppers-visit-Cambridge-varsity



PEF to benefit from Nadra database

Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) Chairman Engr. Qamar-ul-Islam Raja has said the Foundation has planned to benefit from the database of Nadra to verify antecedents of parents/guardians of students in the private schools partnering with different free educational programmes of PEF.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-324459-PEF-to-benefit-from-Nadra-database



Amendments in 8th grade syllabi

It is found that some changes has made in text books of class eighth. Some topics related to Allama Iqbal and Siratunnabi has been replacing by other topics in the books. Students and parents have rejected these books. Board has stopped these books for correction.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Rawalpindi/2015-06-19/page-1


Assigning teachers to monitor Ramadan Bazar

School education department, Punjab, is assigning teachers to Ramadan bazars for monitoring. Executive Education Officers assigning work to teachers for Ramadan bazar from today. All teachers decided to hold a national level protest against these instructions.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-19/page-8/detail-2


Promoting 400 teachers to SSTs

Education department, Rawalpindi Division, compiled seniority list of almost 1600 teachers. Department has promoted 400 teachers to SST posts on approval of DPC.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-19&edition=ISL&id=1752163_88037924


Connecting students database with NADRA

Punjab Education Foundation    decided to connect PEF student data with that of NADRA. Chairman PEF said that PEF is education 1.7 million deserving children.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-06-19&edition=ISL&id=1752178_84747268


Teachers Union merging

Mutahidda muhaz teachers association said that recently education minister says that protesting teachers association are not true representatives of all teacher in Pakistan. They said it’s not true. They said that five big union are merging including Punjab teachers Unions, SST teacher association, It teachers association and Educators teachers association are merging.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-06-19/page-12/detail-2




In-depth analysis: ‘Sindh should be a role model in education by now’

In a post-budget dialogue on ‘Sindh Budget 2015-16 Fiscal Allocation – Who Gets What’ conducted on Wednesday, speakers discussed the education, health and social protection allocations.

A principal economist at the Social Policy and Development Centre, Muhammad Sabir, pointed out that education was kept as a top priority in last year’s budget at 28 per cent followed by general services at 30 per cent, while 30 per cent was kept for public order.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/906122/in-depth-analysis-sindh-should-be-a-role-model-in-education-by-now/


In his shoes: KU student doesn’t let polio get in the way of his ambitions

There are many students at the University of Karachi (KU) but there is one in particular who stands out among his peers. Ali Hasan, 33, is a mass communication student who was diagnosed with polio around the age of seven.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/906061/in-his-shoes-ku-student-doesnt-let-polio-get-in-the-way-of-his-ambitions/


KU VC opens renovated hostel

Vice Chancellor University of Karachi (KU) Professor Dr Muhammad Qaiser opened the newly renovated Federal Boys Hostel at the campus on Thursday, and it was imperative to provide a better and sophisticated learning atmosphere to the foreign students residing in hostels.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-324418-KU-VC-opens-renovated-hostel


Lyari students set up area’s first art school

With an aim to bring out the historically rich and positive image of Lyari’s culture and folk literature besides also focusing on fine arts and media education, The Lyari Films and Photography School was inaugurated by the Sindh chief minister's co-ordinator for human rights, Nadia Gabol, on Thursday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-324427-Lyari-students-set-up-areas-first-art-school


Minister inaugurates “The Lyari Films & Photography School”

It aims to portray historically rich, healthy and positive image of Liyari’s culture, folk, literature, games and history through fine arts and media education, Coordinator to Chief Minister Sindh for Human Rights Ms Nadya Gabol said this while inaugurating first of its kind in the area “The Lyari Films & Photography School”.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/06/18/city/karachi/minister-inaugurates-the-lyari-films-photography-school/




Education progress is on priority of this government By Sabahuddin Saba

CM Balochistan is focusing on education in the region. Provincial government of Balochistan has increased education budget from 4% to 24%. Government is also distribution free text books to schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-19-2015/quetta/page7.asp


Letters to the Editor


School teachers’ pay

THIS refers to meagre salaries of private school teachers. It is no secret that the management of various renowned private schools exploit teachers. Mostly these teachers are paid salary far below the minimum wage announced by the government. There are certain schools which pay as little as Rs5,000 a month to teachers, who are required to work for six to eight hours.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1189072/school-teachers-pay

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Provincial Govt paying special attention to education sector,Dr Amjad Ali

Peshawar: Provincial Govt is  paying special attention to education , stated by Dr Amjad Ali.He further said that govt has set a good amount for betterment of education in Kpk .

Complete story:  Daily Akhbar-e- Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.2


Task of construction of municipal college has completed.

Peshawar:Education plays a vital role in development of a state and todays education requires technology which we can’t neglect .So municipal college is provided by computers and other requirements to make the education better . For this purpose planning has been done in which the college will be provided by the facilities  of chairs,tables,700 chairs for teachers ,50 chairs for library and 50 stools for science lab. School is raising, building is a making well established.

Complete story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.2


Four days workshop in biotechnology department of Kohat University

Kohat: Four days’ workshop held in biotechnology department of Kohat University in which students of Peshawar University,Malakand University,Agriculture University,Benazir Women University ,Bannu University and Gomal University were trained. Many biotechnology techniques were introduced and taught in the workshop.

Complete story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3


Protest of all primary teachers in front of press club

Timer gara: Teachers have rejected the provincial budget and demanded their rights. They will proceed their protest till they get their rights.

Complete story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3


Gomal university will be included in famous universities,VC Hamid shafiq

Dera Ismail Khan:Vc Hamid Shafiq has showed this hpe that he will make Gomal University the top University and provide the best possible education to students.

Complete story:  Daily Subah, Peshawar, Page No.3


Providing education to nation’s children is a sort of Jihad,Ayub Khan ,Shakir ullah

Bat khaila: Sectors deprived of education leads towards the cime and educated sectors becomes the pride of nation, females are providing the education.

Complete story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.2




School ceiling dropped

Loralai: Girls school ceiling collapsed, 07 injured. Eedhi foundation volunteers reached and rescued.

Complete story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/frontpage/


Injustice of degrees verification

Turbat: Watan Teachers Association said it is injustice with unemployed youth to get degrees verification before selection of any candidate. WTA said government has made test and interviews conduction a source of money generation not to facilitate and provide employment to paupers.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Government Girls primary school should be upgraded

Othal: Government Girls primary School village Daood Moza Kangar should be upgraded to middle so that falling ratio of girls education in area can be maximized.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Copy culture is cancer

Quetta: Provincial convener Jalal Shah of Jameat Tulba-e-Islam said copy culture is like cancer prevailing in society. He said we support completely to stoppage of copy culture in Baluchistan University.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102911350&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150619


Absent teachers will not be supported

Quetta: Newly elected president Muhammad Nawaz Jatak of GTA said absent teachers will not be supports in any sense, he said all teachers should attend duties punctually.

Complete story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102911360&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150619


Deliberate crises producing in Baluchistan University

Quetta: Provincial president of JTI Safiullah Mengal said some educational enemy elements deliberately producing chaos situation in University to demolish education in Baluchistan University. 

Complete story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102911352&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150619




RS.230 Millions sanctioned for basic facilities in Dera Schools

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Syed Abdul Aleem Shah, MPA, while talking to different delegations said that Punjab Government is paying special attention to the school education and has sanctioned RS.230 millions for 168 projects for provision of basic facilities in schools, and 500 new schools will be constructed in 36 districts and for this purpose RS.1300 Millions have been sanctions.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12


No Summer Vacations for Literacy Programme Schools

District Bahawalpur:  The children of Brick Kiln workers studying in schools of Literacy Programme have not been given summer vacations. The teachers have complained that it is difficult for them to teach in such hot weather.  The project director was contacted for his views but was not available.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-06-19/page-02  


PEF Schools Record to be linked to NADRA DATA Base:

District Dera Ghazi Khan: PEF has decided to link the record of PEF partner schools to the NADRA DATA Base for instant checking of the information on students of these schools.  This is being done to improve transparency and accountability.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2


Private Schools to be registered within 15 days

District Bahawalpur: EDO Education, Bahawalpur has issued notices to the unregistered private school to get registered within 15 days, otherwise action will be taken against unregistered schools.  

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.2


Lahore High Court suspends Board of Governors of 26 Colleges of Punjab Province

District Lahore: Chief Justice Lahore High Court, after hearing a writ petition filed by the Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association, has suspended the board of directors of 26 colleges of Punjab Province.  The Punjab Professors & Lecturers Association had taken the view that the board of governors were not functioning since 2010 and were not contributing to improvement in the education system.  

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.5


Prizes worth RS.11.3 Millions for teachers showing best results

District Rahim Yar Khan: DEO Ch. Aslam to the press that the Punjab Government has announced RS.11.3 millions as prizes for the 531 teachers of District Rahim Yar Khan who showed best results in examinations of Class 5 and 8.  The 116 teachers are from Tehsil Rahim Yar Khan, 119 from Tehsil Sadiqabad,, 139 from Tehsil Khanpur, and 157 from Tehsil Liaquatpur. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9




Teachers protested for teaching allowance and time scale

District Dadu: Primary Teachers from Taluka Mehar protested before press club for their teaching allowance and time scale. They told that teachers from other districts are given the same facility according to rules, but they are kept aloof of their right of availing the facility of teaching allowance and time scale.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281916&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150619





NTS Pass teachers protested for their salaries

District badin: The NTS Examination pass teachers from Golarchi protested for their salaries before press club.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Hyderabad Page No. 3


Education lower staff continued protested for salaries

District Khairpur Mirs: The lower staff of Education Department of Khairpur Mirs protested before Session Court for their salaries. They told media that salary is nit issued since 4 years. They declared that they were performing their duties with honesty, but salary is not issued.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281921&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150619



Demand for increasing education budget up to 4 percent

Hyderabad: Non Governmental Organization Ailf Ailaan is working for Education. A Seminar was organized by the organization at local hotel on the title of Education budget and its proper utilization. On the occasion Ms. Parveen Magsi, Abbas Khoso, Professor Mr. Idrees jatoi, Mr. Wajid Laghari, Mr. Asghar Laghari and other shared their views about the education budget. Ms. Parveen Magsi told that 67 arab rupees have been spared for education out of total budget of 739 arab rupees, which becomes 2 percent and out of which 106 arab rupees are for salaries. She said that 4 percent budget is necessary and must for education.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130281989&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20150619



Seminar on Education at District nawabshah

The local Social Organizations Shah Sachal Sami and Bacs Education Community School organized a seminar on education. On the occasion District Officer Secondary said that giving education rural area is Jihad on low expenses. He said both social organization and bacs are working for the betterment of the society.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-03.jpg



20 coror rupees lapsed in district Dadu

20 Coror rupees of budget of schools has been lapsed due to non compliance of Taluka Education Officers. Most of the bills of Stationary, Furniture, sports material and other are shown with huge amount. The committee was formed to investigate the matter and suggest the solution, but nothing happened.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Hyderabad, Page No. 3


Seminar on standard Education and Education Budget

District larkana: A Seminar was organized by social organization Alif Ailaan at Sir Shah nawaz Bhutto Library in larkana on the title of standard of education and education budget. On the occasion Coordinator Alif Alilaan larkana Region Mr. Junaid Ahmed Dahar said that no attention is paid on the budget of education for coming year; 51 percent schools of sindh are without facility of electricity, 53 without drinking Water and 71 percent schools are without building facilities; only 7.6 budget is increase which is only for salaries. He said education standard in larkana is very low due to carelessness of education department. It was highlighted in the seminar that social organizations should play join role to promote education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-06-19/news/page2/1%20(3).htm


Public library was restored on the protests of students

District larkana: Deputy Commissioner restored the public library of taluka dokri while taking the notice of the protests of the students. The library was provided with basic facilities and other necessary material.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-06-19/news/page2/1%20(23).htm


Educational pact between Sindh University and Center for Peace Islamabad

District jamshoro: An Educational pact has been signed between University of Sindh and Center for Peace and Development Institutions Islamabad. According to that both institutions will boost up Education and research among students through seminars. MOU has been signed.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102911524&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150619


P.T. Alif decided to present charter of demand

Hyderabad: Primary Teachers Association has decided to present their charter of demand before Secretry Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho. They have warned that if their demands would not be full filled they would start movement.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Hyderabad, Page No. 12


30 Coror rupees budget lapsed in District Qamber

The budget of 30 coror rupees has been lapsed due to lacking of DDO Powers to the officers. The charge was handed over to Deputy Commissioner; the Taluka Education officers were replaced.

Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Hyderabad, Page No. 3


Girls School closed since years

District Sukkur: Government Girls High School sangrar city is closed since years due to carelessness of education department. The School building is decaying and most of the girls have left their education. The residents have demanded for restoration of schools and its repairing.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_19062015014050.jpg