19th June 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pukhtoons continuously neglected when it comes to getting jobs or resources

Reham Khan stated in Barikot that the Pukhtoons are being constantly neglected when it comes to getting jobs and the distribution of resources. Pukhtoons need to provide quality education to their children.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-06-18/page-6


Upgradation of seminary schools demanded

The Jamaat-i-Islami has demanded the primary school status for the educational institutions run in mosques across the provinces under a government scheme.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=18_06_2017_182_007


KP Assembly clips powers of private schools watchdog

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday amended a law to clip the powers of the watchdog for private schools even before its creation. Now, after the amendment to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Private Schools Regulatory Authority Act, 2017, which was passed three weeks ago, the authority can’t close down private schools for violating terms and conditions set for their functioning.

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1340033/pa-clips-powers-of-private-schools-watchdog


KP Assembly passes bill to create watchdog for private schools

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday concluded its budget session. During its session the assembly approved the Rs603 billion budget for fiscal year 2017-18 and Rs47.2 billion supplementary budget for the outgoing 2016-17.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1437599/proceedings-kp-assembly-passes-bill-create-watchdog-private-schools/


KP govt planning to enhance stipend for female students

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is planning to promote girls’ education through further incentives.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/211546-KP-govt-planning-to-enhance-stipend-for-female-students





We will defend the rights of senior teachers: Ghaffar Kadezai

During a session of Senior Educational Staff Association, Ghaffar Kadezai said that the appointment of junior employees on the posts of senior employees in the school education department is worrisome.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104276298&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170619


Efforts of Deputy District Education Officer applauded

DDEO Noor Ahmed Rodeni was applauded for his monitoring activities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275980&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170619


Primary school Basti Hassan Khan Barkhan lack building and basic facilities

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Educational emergency claims are just a political juggling: ANP

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Govt has given relief to all sectors in budget 2017-18 : PML N

Security, health and education has been given priority; Naseeb ullah Bazai

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Services of Headmaster of Boys High School Khad Khoja applauded

The headmaster was applauded for his efforts to increase the enrolment of children in his school.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275951&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170619


Construction work of Inter college still not completed: Khanak Hamzazai

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275966&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170619


Student of Muslim Baig awarded

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275985&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170619 


It is our religious duty to take care of teachers: Habeeb-Ul-Rehman

During a session of Government Teachers Association Balochistan, Habeeb-Ul-Rehman said that this platform has provided teachers with a lot of benefits.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104273559&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170618


There is a lack of educational planning: Ateeq Baloch

Member Baloch Students Organisation, Ateeq Baloch said that due to incompetency of the education department, the education budget has lapsed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104273579&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170618


Results of Railway Girls High School stopped due to fees: Ghaffar Jamali

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104273490&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170618





Bajaur students demand early summer vacation

The students and teachers of government schools and colleges in Bajaur Agency have demanded of the education department to immediately announce summer vacations, saying they are unable to attend their institutions while fasting in the current hot weather.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=17_06_2017_182_007




Govt allocates Rs 2.7 bn for women empowerment

Waseela-Taleem (Primary Education) under BISP encourages beneficiary families to send their children ages 5-12 years to school through a co-responsibility cash transfer of Rs200 per child (limit to three per family).

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706190243&EN_ID=11201706190083&EMID=11201706190050



Punjabi, Brahvi language camp

The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, will be holding its annual children’s summer camp in the Punjabi and Brahvi languages.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706190237&EN_ID=11201706190082&EMID=11201706190050


College lecturers, assistant directors to be promoted

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104276268&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170619


Teacher Timescale Promotion notification issued

Notification of timescale promotion of 25000 teachers from FG Schools has been issued by CADD.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-17/page-3/detail-5




2,400 teachers promoted from grade 16 to 17  

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Ministry has issued a time scale promotion notification of 2,400 teachers who have been promoted to Grade 17 from Grade 16.

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Private schools collecting three-month fee despite directive

PEIRA is the regulatory body of private educational institutions functioning in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). Last month, PEIRA had directed to all private educational institutes not to receive advance fee for the summer holidays at the same time.

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NCHD establishes teachers training institute

The National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) has established the National Training Institute (NTI) to enhance the capabilities of the teachers through training. A NCHD official said that the main purpose of the NTI was to promote the informal education and others who were connected with this profession to enhance people's capability.

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1355 students participated in letter writing competition

The competition was conducted under the initiative of Universal Postal Union (UPU) Berne, Switzerland.This year topic of the competition was “Imagine you are an advisor to the new United Nations Secretary General; which world issues would you help him tackle first, and how would you advice him to solve it?

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Over 1,300 students participated in letter writing competition

Around 1,355 students below the age of 15 from different schools all over the country participated in the 46th letter writing competition organised by Pakistan Postal Department (PPD).

Complete Story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-19/page-14/detail-8





Upgradation summary to be prepared according to demands

Secretary Schools stated that the upgradation summary will take into account the teacher’s demands.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-18/page-2


Government wants enrollment data reverified

The Provincial Government has order all District Education Authorities to re-verify the enrollment data for fiscal year 2017-18.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706170025&EN_ID=11201706170011&EMID=11201706170005


Women’s development sees marked increase

In the Human Rights Commission 2016 report, women’s education lagged behind in Pakistan. Therefore a 7% increase in budget on the development of education is much appreciated.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706180031&EN_ID=11201706180014&EMID=11201706180006


Education to counter extremism

Pakistan Allama Council stated in Lahore that to counter extremism, education revolution needs to be brought about in Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-17/page-2/detail-7


Rs 53.36 billion have been allocated to education: Rana Mashood

Minister for School Education, Punjab, Rana Mashood said that by next year, we will ensure 100% enrolment of children in schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104277155&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170619


Payscale notice: a fake

The notice of the upgradation of teacher’s pay scales turned out to be a fake.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-19/page-12


NTS test to be abolished

It has been decided that the NTS test will be abolished for admission into educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-18/page-13


Zewar-e-Taleem programme underway

Shehnaz Chaudhry stated in Rahim yar Khan that the start of Zewar-e-Taleem means that the literacy rate will definitely increase.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-18/page-137


Dangerous material used in the construction of schools

In the construction of Primary School 128-R, dangerous materials were used.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-19/page-8


Exceptional measures for education to change its face

6.5 billion rupees reserved for Zewar-e-Taleem programme, under this programme 465,000 girls will benefit from education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-17/page-1


New training programme rejected

Teacher’s Association in Multan has rejected the new teacher’s training programme.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-17/page-1


Stay order issued on hiring

In Murree, stay order issued on the hiring of female teachers after a writ was filed by two teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-06-18/page-4



Private school building on fire

In  the fire on the private school building belongings worth hundreds of thousands were lost.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-06-18/page-4



A consolidated plan for education underway

Provincial Minister Bilal Yasin stated in Lahore that the government was working on a consolidated plan for education under which within 5 years every school-going children will be in school.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-17/page-9/detail-10


Pakistan Awareness Programme

Under the Pakistan Awareness Programme Virtual university has been delivering lectures in different schools in Lahore in their mobile units.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-17/page-9/detail-7


A country can prosper through education: Chaudhary Mansha

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104277309&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170619


Educators, AEOs should be given appointment letters by June 30

School Education Department Punjab has ordered all CEOs of education authority to speed up the appointments of educators and AEOs.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104276720&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170619


Hiring of educators will now be monitored by Intelligence agencies

Due to unfairness in hiring of educators, it has been decided that intelligence agencies are going to monitor the hiring process.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104277844&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170619


Rs 3 billion allocated for educational institutions

Over Rs3 billion has been allocated for the development projects in various colleges and universities across the Punjab, including Rawalpindi Division.The Punjab government has allocated around Rs 3.9 billion for 73 development schemes of universities and colleges located across the Punjab.

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Measures to be taken against robbery in schools during summer vacations

Education officers of bahawalpur division have asked school headmasters to take all measures possible to avoid robberies in schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104277017&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20170619

Quran, computer studies teachers to be upgraded

Government of Punjab has ordered the upgradation of teachers teaching the Holy Quran and computer studies and computer lab attendants.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104274681&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170618

Results of investigations against teachers will be released soon: Secretary Schools

Secretary Schools Education, Dr Allah Buksh said that teachers’ upgradation summary will be prepared in accordance with their expectation.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104274850&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170618

AEO (Male) to be appointed on AEO (Female) positions

Dept of education has said that since they have received less application on female posts, therefore men will be appointed on these posts.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104274823&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170618

Classes of Fatima Girls College to be held at Wallayat Hussain College

Due to construction of Fatima Girls College in the upcoming week, classes will now be held at Wallayat Hussain College.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104274850&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170618

Report demanded regarding building three colleges in Multan division

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104274850&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170618

Rs 860 million allocated for education board

During the 163rd meeting of board of governors of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Faisalabad, attendees discussed the budget allocated to the education board.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275214&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170618

Educators themselves decide where they want to be posted

Educators filled forms for 1600 vacant positions.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275337&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170618


Matric examination result will be announced on 25th July

Yearly matric examination exam results will be announced on 25th July, 2017. Whereas, inter exam results will be announced in September.

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Results of students to be affected by substandard marking and grading

Teachers made to check as many as 100 papers per day even though the board rules clearly mention that 50 papers per day is the limit.

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Matric results announced

Education board Abbottabad matric results have been announced.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-19/Islamabad/epaper_images/epaper_img_1497816721.gif


‘Govt committed to providing youth better educational facilities’

Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has said that the government was committed to providing maximum facilities to the youth to get better education close to their doorstep.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-06-18/page-15


Education leads to progress: Adeeb Javdani

President All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association, Adeeb Javdani said that our government has never prioritised education.

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The bad condition of Education in Sindh is because of corruption

All Pakistan Clerks Association (APCA) representative in Karachi stated that they blame corruption of government officials for the bad condition of education in Sindh.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-06-19/page-3/detail-30


Speedy provision of Education

Hussain Masoodi stated in Karachi at the Qari Academy that education is necessary and provision of education should be speedy.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-06-18/page-3/detail-8


55% children out of school in Sindh

55 per cent children aged between 5-16 are currently out of school in Sindh. The supreme land of the law, the Constitution of Pakistan, enshrines the right to free and compulsory education for children as a fundamental right under Article 25-A. The Sindh Government has failed to ensure the implementation of this basic human right and has invariably, failed the children of its province.

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Serious efforts for better provision of education

For betterment in the department of education, speedy and effective measures need to be taken.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-06-17/page-2/detail-20




The Career of teaching: a responsibility or a time-pass



ICT in education, reached? Nowhere



Education concerns



Real efforts for quality education?



Drastic changes in Education department making schools and teachers worried



The new fiscal budget and education



People speak



Our flawed admission system



Education and social safety nets: what budget numbers say



Roads are crucial, but education needs to be prioritised along the way



Letters to the Editor


Saving our children



Cheating culture



Education reforms



Balochistan budget



Flaws in education


Mental pressure on children             




Educators’ recruitment process to be finished through Intelligence

Multan: Government of Punjab has decided to take the services of Intelligence Department to monitor the recruitment process of Educators. The step was taken after cry of applicants on different forums.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104277844&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170619


345 Arab rupees budget spared for Education: Rana Mashhood

Lahore: Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan said 345 Arab rupees budget has been allocated for Education Department, which is 33 arab rupees extra as compare to current year.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-19/page-9/detail-5


Transfer and Deputation in Hazara University

Maansehra: Hazara University Mansehra, following the amendment act, 2012, has decided to transfer officers of management posts on a huge level.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/punjab/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=8&dt=19-06-2017


Protest against usage of substandard material in School construction work

Makhdoom Pur: The residents of Makhdoom Pur stood against local contractor on using of substandard material in the construction work of Government Primary School Chak 12 R8.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-06-19/page-8




Education Office dilapidated

District Naushehro Feroz: Building of Taluka Education Office Moro has reached to crumbling condition; its different parts are falling due to not repairing since long time.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-19/news/page3/1%20(9).htm


Protest against grabbing of School building

District Nawabshah: Residents of Shah Pur Jahania took out a protest against a Local Mill administration on grabbing High School Building.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_18062017193400.jpg


Secretary Education calls for DPC

Karachi: Secretary Education has called for DPC on 7th July for promotions of Subject Specialists and Assistant Professors. The concerned directors are directed to collect the documents.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_18062017193417.jpg


KU declares admissions in Evening Program

Karachi: Karachi University announced admissions in Masters and Diploma evening Program 2017-18.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104276014&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170619


APCA alleges Officers responsible for education decline

Karachi: A meeting of All Pakistan Clerks Association Karachi Division was held under chair of Divisional President Mr. Toqueer Hussain Shah protesting to allege the corrupt Officers for education decline in Sindh.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-06-19/page-3/detail-30




Head Master’s efficiency commendable

Mastoong: Social and Political leaders Mr. Basheer Ahmed and others have said that efficiency of Head Master Boy’s High School Khad Kocha is praiseworthy, whose struggle has extended the number of Students in the School.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104275951&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170619


Hunger Stirke reached to 40th Day

Quetta: Hunger Stirke under Student Unions continued on 40th Day against Vice Chancellor of Balochistan University.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/



WTA warns DEO to refrain from Teacher’s Transfers

Noshiki: Watan Teacher’s Noshiki has declared in an statement that District Education Officer should keep himself aside in transfering Teachers.

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SESA is struggling for Teachers’ rights: Shams Pandrani

Kalat: The District President SESA Mr. Shams Pandrani and others have said in a joint statement that SESA is would continue struggle for promotion of rights of Teachers; education is the only source to development of Nations.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/34906/5946cfe9a593e


Primary School without Building facilities

Lorlai: The Government Primary School Basti Hassan Khan Barkhan is deprived of building and lacking in basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-19-2017/quetta/page7.asp


Challenges can not be faced without attending modern Education

Mastoong: The District Education Officer Saleem Raza Muhammad has said if nations want to develop in this modern era, then modern education is necessary to attend to face challenges.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-19-2017/quetta/page7.asp


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


FEF college administration staff deprived of rights

Charsida: The administration staff of all FEF colleges Khyber Pakhtookhuwa is still deprived of their due legal rights.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/index.php?city=peshawar&page=18&date=2017-06-19


Subject Specialists show concern over Monitoring System

Sawat: Subject Specialists protested against EDO Education, DMO and Monitoring System in Schools, pointing that teachers are illegally shown absent from Schools.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-06-19&page=7


Abotabad to declare result on 20th June

Abotabad: The Board of intermediate and Secondary Education Abotabad declare to announce Matriculation result on 20th June, 2017.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-06-19&page=7


Providing standard education to students is top priority: Bakhtiar Khan Khatak

Dera ismail Khan: The Pro-Vice Chancellor Gomal University Dr. Bakhtiar Khan Khatak has said University is improving standard education is top priority.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=8&edition=peshawar&date=2017-06-19&type=newspaper