1st June 2017



Teachers should be punctual during Ramazan: DDEO

Deputy District Education Officer Chilton Town, Gul Muhammad Kakar due to complaints by the residents of the area, visited several schools and took notice of the quality of education and attendance of teachers and students in these schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104226361&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170601



Teachers’ rights will be defended: Ghaffar Kadezi

President Senior Educational Staff Association Balochistan, Haji Abdul Ghaffar Kadezi and others said that there will be no compromise when it comes to defending the rights of senior cadre teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104226477&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170601




Literature event at Higher Secondary School Shahmozai Swat

A literature event was held at Higher Secondary School Shahmozai Swat where students got a chance to show their talents. Moreover, free uniforms were also distributed amongst poor students and position holders were given prizes.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104226857&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170601


Literacy in Azad Kashmir has risen but standard of education has dropped

Raja Farouk stated that the literacy rate in Azad Kashmir has risen but standard of education has dropped which is why we need to focus on quality of education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-01/page-3/detail-8



Summer Art Camp to start from 5th

The Summer Art Camp of Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) would start on June 5 to engage students and amateur artists in healthy activities during their summer vacations.

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Careem Partners With TCF to Promote Education this Ramadan

This Ramadan, Careem has come up with an exciting campaign in collaboration with TCF. This partnership will promote education in Pakistan through ride hailing App, Careem. Careem Partners With TCF to Promote Education this Ramadan.

Complete Story: https://www.phoneworld.com.pk/careem-partners-with-tcf-to-promote-education-this-ramadan/


Lok Virsa announces summer camp for children   

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-01/page-13/detail-3


Federal School should treat christian students without bias

In Islamabad PMLN’s Union Council 28’s Chief Organizer Chaudhary Mansoor Randhawa stated that Federal Schools should treat Christian students without racial bias.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-01/page-3/detail-12


Rs 100 million allocated to Smart School System

Rs100 million has been allocated in the budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 for shifting 32 government schools operating under federal directorate of education in federal capital to smart school system .

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FDE authorities yet to comply with CADD directives

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has so far failed to comply with the directives of the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) to streamline the education system to improve the quality and standard in public sector educational institutions.

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1000 Millennials on internship, community service

Roots Millennium Schools – RMS Flagship Millennium Campus I-9/3, Islamabad aims to engage 1000 Millennials in various internships and community service programs nationwide. Chief Executive RMS Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq launches Millennial Portfolio Development Program which will involve students in community service, volunteerism and internships to build strong and well-rounded portfolios.

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Despite Secretary Education’s orders, 343 male educator posts could not be regularised

Orders to hire 343 male teachers in 2010 were approved but still no appointments have been made.

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Private education institutes in Daska refuse to announce summer vacations

Despite the scorching heat and rising temperature, private schools refuse to give summer vacations, parents protest.

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All Schools have forwarded the lahore secretariat the reservations of students

Under the department of education’s directives all schools have sent in their student’s reservations.

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Teachers deplore torture on teen   

Teachers from all over the country have strongly condemned the torture on a teen girl at City District Government Girls’ High School Kot Shahab Din, Shahdara. In a statement from around 18 unions, it was demanded that the May 23 incident be probed thoroughly and perpetrators be brought to justice.

Complete Storyhttp://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-01/page-13/detail-3



Home School Education project concludes   

This is a multi-grade learning approach and designed to address the needs of out of school children in the underdeveloped two districts of Punjab (Lahore & Muzaffargarh).

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-01/page-14/detail-7



Education can help overcome challenge of extremism: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that war against poverty, unemployment, ignorance and extremism can only be won through education.

He said this while chairing a meeting, which reviewed plan of bringing improvement of teachers’ training programme.

Complete Story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/06/01/9-page/879014-news.html


Answer demanded from school principals for high dropout rates

Schools Education Department Punjab has demanded answers from school principals regarding students who are dropping out.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104228553&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170601


Increase in Salary

Punjab Education Board’s chairman’s salary increased.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-01/page-1/detail-31

Latest Education needs to be imparted

Naeem Iqbal Naeem stated that for progress students need to be imparted current education.

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Child labourers enrolled in schools should be provided with facilities: Riaz Khan Baloch

District Education Officer Secondary, Multan, Riaz Khan Baloch during a meeting with school principals said that child labourers enrolled in schools should be provided with facilities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104228553&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170601


Four intermediate exams to take place today

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104228553&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170601


Student caught cheating during Intermediate Part-1 exam

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104228553&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170601


Admission phase this year in three colleges

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104228553&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170601


Girls’ school vacated for DHQ hospital expansion

A month ago, the district administration handed over the Government girls high school building and land to the DHQ Hospital, displacing 250 students though the hospital is yet to use the building and land for hospital expansion.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=01_06_2017_152_003


Anomalies ‘delay’ laptops of a number of students

Anomalies in documents (B Form) have deprived more than 150 students, 60 girls among them, of laptops being awarded under the chief minister’s scheme.

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1336683/anomalies-delay-laptops-of-a-number-of-students


Government has regularised college librarians

The government has regularised college librarians all over Punjab.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104227564&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170601


Legislation on Private Schools need to be monitored

Abrar Ahmed in Rawalpindi stated that legislation  on Private schools need to be monitored and updated.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-01/page-2/detail-36

Department of Education and Department of Health Pensionees demanding answers

Retired and near retirement employees of department of education and health are asking questions from district authorities.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-06-01/page-2/detail-5



Private schools will hold summer camps this year

All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association has rejected the decision put forward by deputy commissioner that there will be no summer camps in private schools this year and those schools who don’t follow these orders will be sealed and strict action will be taken against their owners/management.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104226956&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170601


School administration and teachers to be prosecuted

School administration and teachers to be prosecuted under the PEEDA act.

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Multi grade teaching to help improve literacy, says Shazia

Youth Commission for Human Rights-Centre for Research and Training (YCHR-CRT) Chief Executive Officer Shazia Khan has said that the multi grade teaching techniques would help improve literacy in Pakistan.

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Khalid Perveen Trust to give away scholarships to 20 students in Chakwal

Khalid Perveen Trust will provide scholarships worth Rs 0.1 million to 20 outstanding students of Government College for Women.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104226995&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170601


Department of school education budget suggestion:

36 thousand new classrooms, 300 new schools and 40 thousand teachers should be appointed.



LHC demand answer from secretary school



Education answer to societal problems

Education is the answer to societal problems, stated Khalil Tahir Sindhu.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-01/page-2/detail-20


Pakistan Awareness Programme

Students and teachers took a trip to Pakistan Shahra-e- Quaid-e-Azam under Pakistan Awareness Programme.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-01/page-9/detail-5


It’s Party Time!

Private schools in Lahore start their summer vacation today.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706010027&EN_ID=11201706010010&EMID=11201706010006



Spike in house rent, education expenses fuelling inflation

Education also registered notable inflation last month, particularly for the middle and lower-middle classes. It jumped 12.5pc year-on-year in April. Tuition fees rose and the prices of books and stationery also increased. Private schools are seldom held accountable for increasing tuition fees. The provincial government keeps announcing that it is going to control hikes in school fees. But it never takes any serious step to check the practice.

Complete Story: https://www.dawn.com/news/1336587/spike-in-house-rent-education-expenses-fuelling-inflation


Sindh govt decides to keep private schools in check

The Sindh government has decided to undertake an 'annual school census' for private schools to bring them under a proper check. In the recent past, the atrocities of the private schools in the province, particularly in Karachi have increased causing serious issues for parents such as sudden rise in tuition fees, demanding various charges etc.

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A question of priorities



Provision of Private and Government Education is leading to formation of Vehari CIty of Education



Extremism and Education in Pakistan


Letters to the Editor


The budget




Education system needs improvement