Minor dies on way to school
A five-year-old girl was killed and six others were injured in a road mishap in Shahbaz Garhi, Mardan on Monday. Rescue 1122 officials said some students were en route to their schools in a Qingqi rickshaw when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it collided with a pickup.
Governor orders shifting of cadet college back to NWA
In view of the improving security situation, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan has directed the relevant authorities to shift the Cadet College Razmak back to North Waziristan Agency from Nowshera.
11 professors, librarians suspended
The provincial Department of Colleges and Higher Technical Education suspended on Monday 11 professors, lecturers and librarians belonging to the Balochistan Professor and Lecturers Association (BPLA) for allegedly refusing to conduct practical exams and paper markings.
Seven schools lack permanent staff, budget
At least seven girls’ schools in the federal capital have been functioning without a permanent teaching staff and a regular budget while the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has turned a deaf year to the issues of these institutes, sources said.
Rashid’s statement about Seminaries Misconstrued
Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Monday offered an unqualified apology for calling religious seminaries “hubs of ignorance and illiteracy” clarifying that he was only referring to a handful of seminaries that promote the culture of terrorism.
HEC, PAEC to collaborate in applied research
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will extend all-out support to the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) through universities to develop research groups and clusters in various sectors.
Ghost employees at FUUAST
It is investigated that almost 40 ghost employees has been highlighted. They are identified and investigations started against them. All these cases have been forwarded to FIA.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-05-19/page-3
Capital varsity bill passed amid walkout
Amid opposition protest, the treasury benches bulldozed a bill to set up the `Capital University of Science and Technology` in Islamabad.
Sihala college awaits inauguration
The inauguration of Federal Government Degree College for Men, Sihala is facing delay due to a dispute over a boundary wall. The only degree college in rural areas, constructed at a cost of Rs149 million, has become victim of Federal Directorate of Education`s (FDE) pathetic approach as it has failed to retrieve its land on which the boundary wall will be constructed.
Good faculty is the main strength of a university, says NUCES rector
The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES or FAST-NU) with headquarters in Islamabad and campuses in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Faisalabad is one of the leading technical universities in Pakistan.
School computer lab without a teacher
Students of Government MC Middle School (GMCMS), Block No 11, Chichawatni, have not been allowed to enter into a computer labforthelastone yearbecause of unavailability of a computer teacher.
New Model Madrassa
Chief Minister Punjab has upgraded Principal Jamia e Hijveria to grade 17 officers. Government has introduced this madrassa as a model madrassa. CM also increased the scholar ships from 100 to 200 and new teachers’ appointments.
No improvement after release of funds for maintenance of schools
Government of Punjab Released millions for maintenance of schools with poor infrastructure but until now nothing is started. School education department says they identified such schools but it is a case of engineering department
Action against seminaries will harm education: Haider
Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haider said on Sunday that seminaries were providing free education to almost five million male and female students across the country.
‘Action if seminaries found involved in militancy’
Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana has said terrorism has caused colossal damage to the country and the country leadership is committed to defeating the menace.
Teachers protest union leaders` arrest
Scores of teachers of government schools staged a protest demonstration on Monday outside the press club to condemn the arrest of Punjab Teachers` Union central chief Hafiz Ghulam Muhayuddin and other office bearers in Lahore for demanding raise in salaries.
Free education for Baloch students lauded
Adviser to Balochistan Chief Minister on Education Sardar Raza Muhammad Barrech has lauded Punjab University Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran for providing free education and residential facilities and monthly scholarship to Baloch students.
Tevta vows to improve tech education
The Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) has pledged to bring about change in the technical education curriculum by including in it some new courses, modifying the existing courses in all the government technical education institutions.
Minister remonstrated against education woes
Following complaints against the EDO (education), Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood visited his office where the complainants including local public parliamentarians blamed him for non-cooperation and incompetency to tackle the educational issues in the district.
WWB employees, teachers reject pay cut
WAZIRABAD-The teachers of Workers’ Welfare Board (WWB) of the Punjab Social Security Department boycotted classes and took out a protest rally against decision of reduction in house rent and conveyance allowance by the Punjab Labour Secretary.
LCWU VC eyes Professor Emeritus status to stay in power
While the process of appointment of vice chancellors (VCs) by Punjab Higher Education Department is in its final stages, in a bid to be given the status of Professor Emeritus, the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) vice chancellor has put her case before the Syndicate meeting for approval.
Two-Day Workshop Held At University Of Education Campus
In collaboration with University of Education (UE) and Higher Education Commission(HEC), two days orientation workshop on policy guidelines for the implementation of uniform semester system in Higher Education Institutes of Pakistan held at Division of Education, Township Campus.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=264252
Call to change mindset for women empowerment
A seminar on “We are not oppressed” organised by an NGO in collaboration with Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) at Lahore College for Women University on Monday. Over 200 students and faculty members participated.
Government College University (GCU) Psychology Department Monday started observing Mental Health Week to highlight the latest trends and researches in the field of developmental psychology.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-318878-Poster-contest
411 SI’s trained in policing minorities graduate
A ceremony was held at the Police Training College, Sihala, where 411 Cadets graduated as SI’s , of these 335 were men and 76 women.
Development obsession harms health, education: PTI
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab President Ejaz Chaudhry has said that Sharif Brothers obsession with expensive infrastructure development projects is damaging country’s health and education sectors.
15 seminaries sealed in Mirpurkhas
Police on Monday carried out raids on a number of seminaries in Mirpurkhas city as well as Mirwah Gorchani, Kot Ghulam Mohammed and some other towns and sealed at least 15 of them.
Increment in fees of Medical Colleges
Health Department has not revised the admission policy for medical Colleges. They have increased fees up to 10%. There will be no admission holding simultaneously in the region. This summery is sent to CM for approval.
Education development at Malir
New teachers are appointed and upgraded in more than 100 schools of Malir. MPA Sajid Jokhio said that this is a positive attitude by government of Sindh.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-05-19/page-3
Cheating is significant at exams
Final examinations of Intermediate are ended. 22 vigilance teams visited that examination centers. In last paper, monitoring teams has registered 705 copy cases and 46 fake students identified at Hyderabad.
Operation against absent teachers
Commissioner Sukkur Division instructed to monitor the schools and team has identified 23 teachers absent at spot. They expelled them from their duties. Beside this in school premises police also caught two criminals and arrested them.
Over 1,000 deaf female students to receive vocational training
DuPont, a company focused on making scientific developments with respect to global problems, in collaboration with the Family Education Services Foundation (FSEF) on Mondayannounced to initiate a community outreach programme to enhance life skills and provide vocational training to female students of the Deaf Reach School, a project of Family Education Services Foundation (FESF) in Karachi and Hyderabad.
Senate decision to remove Urdu varsity VC upheld
The Sindh High Court on Monday threw out a constitutional petition of the former vice chancellor of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology against the decisions taken by the university senate that also included his removal from the post of VC.
Four suspects arrested in murder case of Prof Waheedur Rehman
Sindh chief minister Qaim Ali Shah disclosed on Monday the arrest of four suspects involved in the targeted killing of a Karachi University (KU) assistant professor, Dr Syed Waheedur Rehman, better known by his pen name, Yasir Rizvi.
Teachers defer protest after CM`s assurance
University teachers` leaders said on Monday that they had postponed their protest after a meeting with the chief minister who, they said, had assured them of meeting all their demands, including arrest of culprits involved in the killing of Dr Syed Waheed-ur-Rehman.
SALU VC ordered to appoint recommended staffers
The Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, cancelled on Sunday the appointment orders of 23 watchmen (Chowkidars) who had been appointed in the month of April 2015.
NYT accuses software firm of running fake degree empire
The parent company of an infant media conglomerate came under the spotlight on Monday when The New York Times accused it of selling fake diplomas and degrees online through `hundreds of fictitious schools` in the United States.
Truer words not spoken by Ayaz Amir
“These universities of ignorance, to whom we give donations and hides, are giving an ideology of hatred and conservativeness to the society.” Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid
A malicious campaign
When religious organisations got wind of the minister`s remarks, a storm of condemnation broke, particularly from the Deobandi elements. The Wafaqul Madaris Al Arabia, the board representing the country`s Deobandi seminaries, in a demonstration outside the National Press Club in Islamabad demanded the minister`s resignation and the registration of cases against him.
Our inefficient education system By Shakeel Farooqi
Our education system is declining. Political influence is worsening the situation and destroying the educational institutions. Private sector is working for the improvement in this sector but they have limited roles.
Letters to the editor
Blunders in revised CSS-2016 syllabi
The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has recently revised the syllabi of the Central Superior Services (CSS). The previous syllabi seemed not to fall in line with modern standards of competitive examinations.
Threat to education
They can kill as many of us as they want but as long as we remain faithful to this country and adhere to the education policy first introduced by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, we can always outweigh the enemies of this nation in ways beyond their thinking.
Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/888399/threat-to-education/
Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University (SBBU) Sheringal Dir has levied 25 percent annual tax on 65 private colleges in Chitral district. The affiliated colleges say this is ransom money. As a matter of fact 7.5 percent contribution was levied at the time of affiliation and it was believed that SBBU will have a senate, a syndicate, an academic council, where affiliated colleges will have representation.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/19-May-2015/distressed-students
Engineering University teachers continued symbolic protest for two hours
Peshawar: Engineering University teachers and class four, three employees continued their pen leave symbolic protest about their demands.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.1
Ban on teachers organizations in schools
Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recommended the ban on the teacher’s organizations in governmental institutions.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.1
Khyber PakhtunKhawa education rates increased in 21 districts and decrease in four districts
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa education rates increased in 21 districts and decrease in four districts. In the last six years 59 thousands enrolled in the primary schools. In District Peshawar and Swat mostly students enrolled in the schools.
Engineering University Faculty members hold protest in favor of their demands
Peshawar: University Teachers Association demanded from the disqualified administration of the Engineering University to accept their valid demands. They said if their demands not accepted by the administration than they hold protest in shape of boycott of the examination and protest sit in front of the V.C. office.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3
Orakzai Agency five government schools provided the basic facilities
Peshawar: In Orakzai Agency five government schools provided the basis facilities. Through the provision of these facilities the children can motivate to the enrollment.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
Bajawar Agency, Welcome to separation of the Commerce Wing from the Technical Education
Bajawar Agency: Commerce Teachers Association Ex. President Professor Mubarak Hussain and others welcome the separation of the commerce wing from technical education.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3
Educational Department Hangu negligence, assigned the duties to deceased and retired teachers
Hangu: Educational Department Hangu negligence found that some dead teachers were given election duties and some teachers assigned two different places in same time. It is also found that some retired teachers name also include in the election duties lists.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3
Parachinar Private schools kingdom ; Education department useless
Parachinaar: Private schools have their kingdom in the Parachinaar their business in peak from all respect they are looting the poor people. General masses demanded from the government to take action against them.
Non-technical principal made college corruption place
Quetta: BSO spokesperson said Zarai college principal and vice-principal has vanished tour money of students, non-technical principal has made the college a corruption place.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.3
Students of Lasbela University boycott classes
Othal: Students of Lasbela University hold demonstration against administration failure of Lasbela University and boycotted classes.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.5
Eradicating illiteracy is possible by improving educational institutions
Khuzdar: Vice chairman District Khuzdar Abdul Hammed said teachers are the role model for youth, with parent and teacher’s collaboration educational falling standards can be drifted up.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi, Quetta, Page No.8
Success of educational institutions is depending upon implementation of discipline
Othal: Mr. Sher Ali Lasi said success of educational institutions is depending upon implementation of discipline, he added Lasbela University is like a fruit bearing tree and should be cared by both students and teachers.
Demonstrations by BMC entry test pass students
Quetta: BMC entry test pass students hold a demonstration against BMC administration. Students said new session of classes is still not started in college so for that precious time of students is wasted like water.
Fake degree Fraud Company
According to American newspaper a company namely Exact is issuing fake degree in different disciplines in whole world and earning millions of dollars in single day. Company fraud has trapped many of people worldwide. Finally company is under grasp by law.
Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.1
Coming generation will be facilitated in field of education
Khaliq-Abad: Advisor Finance Mir Khalid Khan said present government is taking revolutionary steps in education department for the betterment of education. In Khaliq-Abad new schools are under construction and middle schools are under process of up gradation.
Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.12
Aside from education is tantamount to inviting death
Panjgoor: Provincial Health Minister Rahmat Salih said keeping aside from education is like inviting illiteracy, unemployment and destruction for nation. Most powerful tool of present age is education.
Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.12
The auction continues for lecturer positions
Quetta: BSO said auction is continues in Baluchistan university for lecturer positions, education in university has become a profession for earning.
Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-05-19/page-8
Girls Primary School Nandy lal without building, students get education in open sky.
District Bahawalpur: Headmistress of Government Girls Primary School Sharif said that 100 students get education in hot summer season open sky. Many years ago constructed single room declare a dangerous. Boundary Wall is constructed by the contribution of teachers. EDO Female taking no interest for the construction and school not exist even in record and funds are eaten up. Residential of the area demanded to CM Punjab and Secretary Education Punjab for the construction new building and provision of furniture.
Complete Story: Daily Sang-E-Meel, Multan, Page No.6
Parents Protested against the oppointment of a Young male teacher in Girls School.
District Bahawalpur: Parents of Students protested against the administration of their children’ s school. According to them Govt. Girls High School Chak # 89/F,Hasil Pur have four SST females teachers but they have locally oppointedted a Young Male teacher in Girls School for the students of 9th 10th Class which is also illlegal.Parentes demanded to CM Punjab and EDO Educatiom to take the action.While after media release Head teacher of the school Bushra Ijaz contacted with the parents of the children and shared that not a single teacher is capable to teach science subjects.
Complete Story: Daily Nay Daur, Multan, Page No.8
Daily Sang-E-Meel, Multan, Page No.3
Teachers cannot be appointed in Primary School since five years.
District Bahawalpur: Govt Boys Primary School Solangia Moza Mud Peer Wah, have been inaugurated July 2010 but after five years Education Department failed to require staff there. Local people demanded to CM Punjab to take immediate action for the appointment of staff.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan, Page No.10
Girls High School without sufficient educational facilities and teachers
District Vihari: Residents of UC Jahan Pur talking to the press has said that Govt Girls High School’s building has completed many years ago but still its is facing numerous problems as teachers are not appointed. Parents of children and students are worried about the question mark of their education. Residential demanded to DCO Vehari and Education Department for the appointment of staff in the school immediately
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-05-19/page-02
Girls School without Boundary Wall and basic facilities.
District Rahim Yar Khan: Government Girls Primary School Chak 105/ML has no boundary wall and basic facilities. That is an only school of the area so local people demanded to resolve the miserable situation of school.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Govt. Girls Primary School should be established in Haji Pur-Rahim Yar Khan
Rahim Yar Khan: The local resident of Rukan Pur UC Haji Pur requested to the Government to establish the Govt. Primary School in the area due to which the future of the student are at risk. They also shared that two Kanal lands for school is already sanctioned in the area.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Strict actions will be taken against the school heads for not fulfilling the targets of UPE
Bakhar: During a meeting district Education Officer Secondary shared that Govt. is trying his best for the success of the UPE program as per the vision of the Chief Minister. In cases if any school head showed laziness to achieve the targets a strict actions will be taken against them as per the PIDA Act.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.9
Corruption identified during the usage of 30.4 million of school funds
Muzaffargarh: Executive District Officer Education shared that in spite of issuing millions of funds to the school the conditions of the schools are not improving. First time they have decided to establish audit team to identify the corruption. He stopped the funds of three schools that are not in working conditions.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan, Page No.8
Non-availability of drinking water created huge problems for the students of Degree College
Dera Ghazi Khan: The students of Dera Degree College protest against the non-availability of drinking water and the electricity which is the creating hindrance to get the education in the institution. The management shared that they are fully aware about the issues and are struggling to overcome the situation. Students declared that if their demands will not be fulfilled soon the extent of protest will be increased.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.3
Students protested against attitude of College Principal
District Qamber: The Students of Shah Abdul Latif Degree College Qamber protested against the attitude of their Principal and against not taking Practical. They declared that they are given schedule for conduction of Practical, but it is not conducted on the same day.
560 Teachers still deprived of Salaries
District Umar Kot: The NTS Pass Teachers protested before accounts office and declared that their salaries are not issued since 11 months. They said accounts officer take commission to issue salary. They have demanded from Sindh Government to take notice of their issue.
Agriculture University Students protested against Hostel Provost
The Students of Sindh Agriculture University Tando Jam protested against the injustices of their Hostel Provost. They demanded for his removal, otherwise they would expand their protests.
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Intermediate examinations over; cheating remained on top
Hyderabad: The examinations of first and second year are over. About 705 students were caught while cheating in the examination by 22 vigilance teams.
Construction of Public Library Thatto; Contractor vanished with budget
District Thatta: The citizens and other socialists have declared during their Press Conference that Construction work of Public Library of the district is left incomplete since years. The contractor has vanished from the site by grabbing budget of the construction work.
14 Girls Schools closed despite the charge of two E.D.Os
District Shikarpur: After the retirement of E.D.O Female Neear Sultana, the charge was handed over to Shahjahan Sethar, but Ms. Zahida Parveen also came to join the same office with the joining order. But the Schools of taluka Khan Pur are still closed in spite the both E.D.Os in the same office. On contact Ms. Zahida Parven told that there are 33 Girls Schools in Taluka, but only 19 are functional, whereas 14 are still closed.
Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Karachi, Page No. 3
S.D.M visited different Schools; 8 Ghost Teachers suspended
District Larkana: S.D.M Ratodero Mr. Suhail Soomro visited the Schools of Union Council Waris Dino Machi Taluka Rato Dero. He suspended 8 Ghost teachers of village Basir Ul Din Khoso, Village Waris Dino Machi, Village Wasayo Bhutto and others. He said that he should be informed about the absence of Teachers in any School.
Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Karachi, Page No. 3
Girls Primary School closed; girls future on the verge of devastation
District Kahirpur Mirs: Government Girls Primary School near ahmed Pur is closed due to carelessness of Education Officers. The residents of the village protested against Education Department on their noncompliance in its restoration. They declared that hundreds of girls are deprived of getting Primary Education and their future is ruined.
Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz, Karachi, Page No. 3
Students protested for free text books
District Khairpur Mirs: The students of Government Middle School Malherani Solangi at Dur Muhammad Solangi Rani Pur Protested for free government text books and against shortage of basic facilities in the school. They told media that poor students do not have that much resource to get their own books and there is acute shortage of electricity in the school. They demanded to resolve the issue.
School Compound wall collapsed; girls remained safe
District Tando Muhammad Khan: The compound wall of Government High School Bulri Shah karim tumbled down suddenly and girls remained safe. The Teachers of the School protested and told media that school building is poor and its different parts are falling, but Education Department is not ready to take notice of it.
Operation against Ghost Teachers; 23 suspended
District Sukkur: Commissioner Sukkur Division Mr. Muhammad Abbas Baloch has issued directives to the concerned Education Officers to take part in operation against Ghost Teachers by organizing surprise visits in the schools. By following the directives of commissione, concerned officers visited different schools and suspended 23 Ghost Staff.
Deputy Commissioner visited Schools; suspended Teachers
District Sukkur: Deputy Commissioner Mr. Shahzad Fazal Abbasi visited the Government Boys High School Sangi and Government Boyd High School Tofan Buriro. During his visited he suspended a teacher and other lower staff.
Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz,Karachi, Page No. 3
HEC decides to focus on New verification system of Degrees
Islamabad: Higher Education Commission has decided to focus on the new system of verification of Degrees. It has also issued and declared that if any person would be exposed to be involved in fake degrees, a serious action would be taken against him, or the case would be sent to FIA to verify the matter. The action is taken after receiving of number of fake degrees for the verification.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No.1