19th Sep 2017



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


PTI is targeting teachers - JUI-F Chief

PTI wants to now target teachers and their job security. Before this they tried to bring about imam registration process, so they could gain a stronghold over madrassas and introduce western plans, says JUI-F Chief.

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Teachers protest proposed education law

The teachers of state-run schools on Monday held a protest demonstration against the proposed education law.

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DEO Hangu pays surprise visit to girl’s schools

DEO Hangu, Madam Farzana Sardar visited girl’s schools in the district where she monitored infrastructure and attendance of students and teachers in schools.

Complete school:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104552783&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170919


‘NTS-qualified teachers to be regularised in a week’

Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on tourism Haji Abdul Munim has assured the teachers having qualified the NTS of regularisation within a week.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_09_2017_182_006




Need for Robotics education on school level

A collective initiative is needed for science, technology and robotics in schools, stated Secretary Education.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-19-2017/Quetta/page2.asp


Curriculum not provided to schools in Kachi

There has been a delay in finalized curriculum for schools in Bolan district. Students face difficulty.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-19-2017/Quetta/page8.asp


Constructive efforts are required to introduce technology in schools

Secretory Education Quetta Abdul Fateh Bhangar addressing a forum on Robotics organized by Alif Ailaan says that constructive planning is required to introduce technology and robotics in schools of province.  Forum was also attended by 9 robotics  organizations and representatives of Alif Ailaan.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104552355&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170919


All ICT children to be in schools

Every child living in the Islamabad Capital Territory who aspires to seek admission would be granted an entry into the public sector school at any cost. The government is taking full efforts to ensure the number of out of school is reduced to the minimum.

Complete Story:https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/230990-All-ICT-children-to-be-granted-admission-in-schools

State Minister Dr. Fazal Chaudhry looks into progress of FG Home Economics College

Minister CADD Dr. Fazal Chaudhry visits FG College for Home Economics and Management Sciences F-11/1 which is under construction. He gave directives to make construction fast so that classes start next year.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/islamabad/19-Sep-2017/664629


The students of Hassan Public School have shown excellent results in annual language examination of “Alam Punjabi” 2017 of the board of Intermediate and Secondary Education.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/9-19-2017/page14.asp

Efforts stressed to engage stakeholders towards achieving higher literacy rate  

There is a need to upgrade and expedite efforts in order to achieve higher literacy rate especially in the field of adult literacy and non-formal education. Foreign donors have also pledged their support in the noble cause.

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Program to promote literacy

As part of the initiatives of the traditional training, Lok Virsa has introduced a new addition titled “Craft is knowledge”. The program aims to revive the traditional skills, promote folk crafts and raise awareness about the traditional heritage of Pakistan.

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Students come to grips with trucking colours

40 students from 6 years of age all the way through to 14 years of age studying in various schools and colleges working under the administrative control of Federal Department of Education (FDE) are participating in the four-day truck art training.

Complete story:  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709190064&EN_ID=11201709190034&EMID=11201709190010

Renovation of schools to be completed in October

Renovation of 2 schools in Sector G-6 Islamabad will be completed in October.

Complete story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/2017/09/19/httpwp-mep3wa3i-hb7/

FDE told to look into allegations of `illegal` admission fees

Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Secretary Nargis Ghaloo has directed the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) to look into allegations that the Islamabad Model College for Boys (IMCB) I-10 charged admission fees from students.

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Teachers upgradation

Notice issued for teachers’ scale upgradation. Primary teachers will be upgraded from grade scale 9 to 14 and elementary schools teachers will be given grades 14, 15 and 16.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104552890&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170919


Demand of up gradation of teachers and additional increments has been accepted: Multan

Finance Department has passed a summary that EST Teachers will be given grade 16 and additional 2 increments will be added to salaries.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104554249&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170919

Scale upgrade, increments of teachers notified

The Punjab Finance Department notified on Monday upgrade of primary and elementary schoolteachers as well as granted increments to secondary school teachers implying financial impact of Rs. 3 billion a year, benefitting as many as 379,300 teachers.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=19_09_2017_176_001

Introspection into the medical entry test issue

Prime Minister has taken a step towards investigating the medical test issue and bringing an end to the injustice caused to students by equating fairer means of entry.

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School monitoring through evaluation assistance

The Punjab Government has approved an evaluation assistance to monitor the conditions of public schools.

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Police start school in Mianwali

Just like armed forces’ fund raising ventures, the Mianwali police have come up with a plan to open the ‘Police Educator Public School and College’ by utilising its District Police Welfare Funds and donations from philanthropists.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_09_2017_178_005


Protesting teachers and dismissed policemen baton-charged

Police on Monday resorted to baton charge and used water cannon to disperse school teachers and dismissed policemen who were holding separate protests against non-payment of their salaries and for their reinstatement in front of the Karachi Press Club.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=19_09_2017_118_004



Underprivileged children to gain access to art education

With the aim of providing underprivileged children access to art, an education project, “Art Khatola’ was launched on Monday evening.

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Teachers calls off protests after salary assurance from Sindh Government

Sindh Government has assured protesting teachers that in a meeting on Wednesday with Secretary Education Sindh. After these assurances Teachers Action Committee has called off protests.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/karachi/19-Sep-2017/664621

Government could not give 2 billion to Education Board for concession on enrollment and exam fee

Sindh Government could not give 2 billion to Education Board for concession on enrollment and exam fee for inter and matric students. The board faces financial problems.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=377247

Matric supplementary exams to begin on 19th October

SSC part II supplementary examination to begin on 19th October in Sukkur.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=377249

120 teachers with fake degrees fired

120 teachers with fake degrees have been fired. Former Secretary Education stated that during his tenure, more than 400 teachers were highlighted that were either absent or were with fake degree certificates.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104553763&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170919

Teachers injured

Teachers in Girls Primary School Jhando got injured as the roof of the classroom was crumbling.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104553179&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170919

Dismissal of teachers

After publishing of reports on closure of schools and visit of Secretary Education, teachers in Mithi have been dismissed.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104553222&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170919


Education first


Letters to the editor

Teachers’ negligence






Decision to bring change in teachers recruitment policy

Punjab Schools Education Department has decided to bring change in teachers’ recruitment policy. NTS is cancelled.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-19/page-8/detail-15


Two extra Increments increased for teachers

Multan: Finance Department has approved two extra increments for PST, SST Teachers, after revising their up gradation scale.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104554249&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170919


Intermediate result cards issued

Dera Ghazi Khan: According to Deputy Controller Examination Education Board Dera Ghazi Khan, students have been issued result cards of intermediate results.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-19/page-12


60 schools of Federal Government without headmasters  

Lahore: It was reported that 60 government schools of Provincial Capital Government have been left without headmasters for past 9 years.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/lahore/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=2&dt=19-09-2017




March against unavailability of teachers in school

Tando Muhammad Khan: A protest march was took out by the students and gentle citizens of Tando Muhammad Khan against unavailability of teaching staff in Government Middle School Bhai Khan Talpur and due to that academic process of the school is closed down.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553015&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170919


School construction work bunged

Thatta: The Chief Justice Sindh High Court took notice of work stoppage of construction of Government Higher Secondary School Daro, directing the District Session Judge to look into matter and report.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553044&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170919


Abundant schools found to be dysfunctional in Jati

Sujawal: It has been reported that numerous government schools were left dysfunctional in Union Council Gul Muhammad Baran. Protests were already taken, but response was seemed on the part of concerned education authorities.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553074&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170919


Students cramped to get education due to closure of school

Thatta: The Government Primary School Village Muhammad Siddique Bochani was left closed, keeping students deprived of getting basic education.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553059&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170919


Cry against crumbling condition of school

Khairpur Mir: A protest was carried by hundreds of students led by teachers against the crumbling condition of Government Primary School Jaam Shahmsull Din Sahito, declaring that more than 300 students were kept aloof of getting education in that dangerous situation.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553110&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170919


Girls school building near to collapse

The building of government Girls School Samaro has reached to crumbling condition. Recently its roof parts tumbled down, but teachers and students remained safe.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553238&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170919



Students carried protest against not repairing of school building

The building of Government Primary School Dad Lighari has cracked from several places, confining more than 100 students to homes. A protest was carried for its early repairing.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-19/news/page2/1%20(8).htm


Student lives at risk due to poor condition of school building

Qamber: The building of Government Primary School Union Council Dera has reached to dilapidated state due to not repairing since long time; whereas student lives are at risk.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-19/news/page2/1%20(2).htm


Baton charge against protesting teachers in Karachi

Karachi: More than 100 teachers were arrested and others were charged with baton during their protests before press Club and Marching towards C.M house.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_19092017024304.jpg



Management and financial changes in Education Department by Sindh Government

Karachi: Sindh Government has taken a revolutionary step on a huge level in bringing financial and management changes in Education Department.

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105 government schools exposed to be dysfunctional in Taluka Samaro

Samaro: According to a report about 105 Government Girls and Boys Schools, out of 304, are left to be dysfunctional in Taluak Samaro. Most of the school buildings are found in a dilapidated state, leaving students sit in open and carry their study.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_19092017024338.jpg


120 teachers were suspended on keeping forged degrees

Karachi: The Former Secretary Education Fazal Ul Allah, told that during his stay in the department, 400 teachers were exposed to be with fake degrees and on the first phase 102 were suspended on the matter of forged educational degrees.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104553763&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170919


Teachers’ absence will not be tolerated

Bakhtiarabad: The Assistant Director Education Admin Sibi Division Liqauat Ali Lighari and Divisional Director Education Abdul Aziz Kurd held a meeting to look into matters of education, declaring that teachers’ absence will not be tolerated at any cost.

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



Education dream can be actualized

Quetta: Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai has said that education is not only base of everything, but it also a sense of responsibility along with source of finance. He added that dream for education can be implemented and it tangible.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


Teachers play role in changing of society

QUETTA: Mr. Abdul Nasir told that during a training workshop of Faculty and Training and Development Center (FTDC) that teachers being a collective change in the society.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/



GTA to start protest movement from 27th September

QUETTA: The Joint Chairman Government Teachers Association Balochistan Muhammad Nawaz Jatak said in his statement that teachers’ demands should be full filled on immediate basis and they will not step back from their demands.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104552344&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170919


Poor students are unable to pay high fees

Quetta: A meeting of Senior Educational Staff was held to discuss the matters of education and taking decisions. It was highlighted that high fees for intermediate students are overburden; they are unable to pay.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104552331&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170919

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Opposition of education is aimless, says Parvaiz Khatak

Peshawar: The Chief Minster Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Parvaiz Khatak called the teachers’ opposition to service act is aimless and that it does not have any connection with privatization.

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



Education Service Act shared with teachers

Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa shared the Education Service Act with teachers, explaining that instead of calling teachers public servant, it was written civil servant.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104554778&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170919


Teachers stood against Education Service Act

Peshawar: A huge protest strike was taken by teachers against Education Service Act.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-09-19&page=2


Demand to take back Education Act

Temar Gira: The Former Divisional President PTI has demanded from Government to take back the Education Service Act.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=26610&date=2017-09-19



NTS Teachers will be regularized soon

Shangala: The member Provincial Assembly Haji Abdul Munam has said that NTS teachers will be regularized soon.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/952/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/3


Emergency claim of government remained futile

More than 100 Students of Government Primary School Muhabbat Khanabad have been compelled to sit in open.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/952/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/3