1st Nov 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


KP govt admits 1.5m children still out of school in province

Peshawar: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had pledged that enrolling all children in schools was the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government’s top priority but 1.5 million children were still out of school in the province, according to a latest survey conducted by the KP Elementary and Secondary Education Department.



KP govt to regularise 36,000 recruited through NTS

Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to regularise the services of 36,000 employees recruited through the National Testing Service in education and other departments during the last four years.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=01_11_2017_007_005


PPSC teachers demand restoration of pension

Peshawar: The former employees of Peshawar Public School and College (PPSC), including teachers, have demanded of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to restore their pensions as they were facing worst financial problems.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=01_11_2017_182_006




KP govt issue directives to affiliate seminaries with education boards

Peshawar: The KP govt has directed the education dept to complete the process of registration of seminaries within one month, followed by affiliation with boards in order to integrate them into national mainstream.

Complete story: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pBec-HSWE66U2cY1FsVgtXDe5FN5_SfjsLBkSw29TBc/edit?ts=59f94a64


Time scale is the ‘certificate that will solve all teachers’ problems’ - Azizullah

Peshawar: All Primary Teachers Association Peshawar leader Azizullah Khan said making NTS teachers permanent is a positive step while time scale has been a demand from teaches for a long time.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104689532&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101


Rote-learning to be completely eradicated from school

DI Khan: The provincial govt has announced eradication of rote system in all schools at provincial level. According to Chairman Board Abid Hussain, letters have been issued to all school heads.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104689573&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101


Teachers should focus on students rather than on strikes - Atif Khan

Peshawar: KP Minister of Education said that NTS teachers will be regularised very soon.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104690052&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101


16 schools get modern IT labs

Peshawar: 16 schools have be provided with state-of-the-art IT labs. Soon, the whole district is to have schools equipped with modern IT labs.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104689103&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101




We will keep highlighting education issues on every forum - Nasir Baloch

Quetta: Baloch Students Association leader Nasir Baloch said educational institutions are being deteriorated due to so-called policies.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688146&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171101


Girls education is extremely important - Eesa Roshan

Quetta: PkMAP Provincial Secretary Education Eesa Roshan said the incompetence of previous representatives neglected girls education in Pishin but the present leadership will promote education at every level.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688114&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171101


Board exams for 5th, 8th grade will increase cheating - Karim Kadezai

Loralai: During a press conference, Director of Tameer-e-Nau Public School, Abdul Karim Kadezai said taking board exams in 5th and 8th grades will encourage culture of cheating in younger students.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688237&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171101


Issues plaguing village primary schools to be resolved

Bhag: A single-room school in Dildar Abro has a large number of students but only one teacher. Locals have appealed the issues to be resolved.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688254&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171101


Govt should resolves issues faced by private educational institutions - Nawaz Pindrani

Quetta: All Balochistan Progressive Private Schools Association leaders said that the Chief Minister needs to play his role in clearing the way for students and making their future.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688040&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171101


Private Schools Grand Alliance denies 5th and 6th grade examination

Quetta: Private Schools Grand Alliance denied board examination system for 5th and 6th grade and protested against Regulatory Authority Bill 2015.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-01-2017/quetta/page2.asp


Schools should start annual examination at the same time

Quetta: Gul Muhammad Kakar said schools should start annual examination at the same time.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-01-2017/quetta/page3.asp




School education dept introduces new attendance system

Lahore: According to the new system, attendance will be taken on tablets instead of registers and the tablets will be connected to the education dept’s School Information System.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-01-2017/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_07.gif


Balochistan teachers visit city college

Lahore:  A delegation of Balochistan Lecturers and Professors Association has visited Government Islamia College Railway Road, says a press release.

The delegation, led by Prof Muhammad Saeed, took a tour of the college and was briefed about its historical importance.
Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-11-01/page-14/detail-6

Teachers Union announces protests

Lahore: Teachers who have not received in-service promotion and teachers packages have decided to carry out protests for their demands to be met.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104689884&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171101


5,000 teachers to be sent abroad for training

Rawalpindi: Government has decided to send teachers from primary, middle and secondary schools abroad for quality improvement in education.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688583&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171101


Provincial Minister meets Provincial President Education Wing

Multan: Provincial Minister for Education met Shaukat Malik to discuss matters related to security in schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104690696&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171101


Students face difficulty in M.C. Boys Primary School

Multan: Students of Government M.C. Boys Primary School face difficulty because of shortage of teachers.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104690715&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171101


Pakistan Agahi Program: Students and teachers visits different educational institues

Lahore: Students and teachers of Government Girls Secondary School Ravi Road visited different educational institutes for a learning session.  

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-11-01/page-9

Students facing difficulties in receiving stipend through education cards

Chief Minister Punjab had issued one thousand rupees scholarship stipend for students through education cards. But the students are facing difficulties in receiving the amount.


Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-01/page-8




Ban on transfer, posting of teachers

Karachi: Sindh Minister of Education Jam Mehtab Dahar has said that a ban has been imposed on transfers, posting of teachers for two months.

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Female students discuss business ideas

Hyderabad: Students of Government Girls High School Saeedabad presented brief ideas for business during an event arranged by Sindh Community Foundation in cooperation with Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund (SGAFP).

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Teachers to protest on not getting salary

Karachi: Under New Teachers Action Committee, teachers have decided to protest on not receiving payments.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171101&Pageno=2&View=1


Matric supplementary examination

Karachi: Chairman Secondary education Board has announced schedule for matric supplementary examination that will begin from 11th November.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=397505


Focus on education for special children

Karachi: Commissioner Karachi Aijaz Ahmed Khan said it is important to focus on education for special children.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=397503


Results announced for humanities group

Karachi: Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education has announced results for intermediate humanities group.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=397499




The knowledge divided



Student unions - legal barriers



Getting education - secret of country’s development



Letters to the editor


This isn’t education



Reconstruction of schools






Students facing difficulties due to teachers shortage

Multan: Government MC Boys Primary School TB Hospital Road is facing teacher’s shortage and that insufficiency is causing difficulties to students.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104690715&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171101


Show cause to headmaster

Multan: The District Education Secondary Manzoorabad has issued notice of headmaster of Government MC High School on giving leave to students earlier the school timings.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104690696&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171101


Students facing difficulties in receiving stipend through education cards

Chief Minister Punjab had issued one thousand rupees scholarship stipend for students through education cards. But the students are facing difficulties in receiving the amount.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-01/page-8


Three schools exposed to be dysfunctional in Jacobabad

Jacobabad: Education Monitoring Team Jacobabad paid a scheduled visit to 7 government schools on the directives of Sindh High Court and found Government Boys and Girls Primary Schools of Syed Kamal Shah completely dysfunctional; whereas Building of Girls Primary School Haji Lakhmeer Brohi was used as shop by its peon.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130566886&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171101


Protest against insufficient facilities in school

Khairpur Mirs: A protest strike was took out by the residents of Hingorja and students against shortage of basic facilities in Government Primary School Malherani Solangi, telling that building was not repaired for past ten years; only one teacher is available to teach about 300 students.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130566890&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171101



Protest for construction of new school building

Qamber Shahdadkot: Residents of Village Meer Hassan Khan Khoso protested for construction of new Primary School building in the Village, explaining that present building has reached to collapsing condition.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567004&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171101


23 schools dysfunctional in Gadap Karachi

Malir: Reportedly, 23 Government Schools of Moedadan Area of Gadap Karachi are left closed due to continued absence of teachers. Only one school is functional.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130566964&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171101


Teachers’ transfers banned

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Education has issued directives of ban on teachers’ transfers for next two months. Reportedly, in that context Secretary Education is directed to act against rule breakers. He was presiding over a meeting in his office.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-01/news/page1/1%20(25).htm



Students deprived of school building

Shah Panjo Sultan: Government Primary School Village Abdul Kareem Dholo, near Saeedi Mosani, is running for past twenty nine years without building; the students have to sit under open sky. It has been demanded for provision of building.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-01/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Students compelled to sit under trees

Kakar: Government Boys’ Primary School Kakar Jamali Muhalla is running without building due to carelessness of Education authorities; whereas students are compelled to sit under trees and carry on their study.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-01/news/page3/1%20(37).htm



Teachers to protest before Education Minister’s House

Karachi: Teachers Deprived of Salaries have decided to hold protest before the House of Education Minster against stoppage of salary.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_KHI&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171101&Pageno=2&View=1


Thar education interned by local landlords

Mithi: Group Members of District Education said during a meeting that about 50 percent government school buildings in Tharparker have been apprehended by local influential; 4 crore and 67 lac rupees budget were lapse by Deputy Commissioner.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688394&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171101


Schools of Laik Pur, Hussain Pur Unions closed

Daro: Residents of Union Council Laik Pur and Hussain Pur have declared that more than 70 Government, boys and girls, are dysfunctional in the Union Councils; most of school buildings are dilapidating; student future is at stake.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Nov/01-11-2017/Page3/P3-18.jpg


Higher secondary school facing problems

Kunri: The Historical Higher Secondary School of Kunri has been under acute problems of building and class rooms; more than 1400 students have to adjust in 13 rooms.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Nov/01-11-2017/Page3/P3-12.jpg


Youth should focus on education along with sports

Sanjawi: Member Provincial Assembly Jamia Ulmai Islam Khalil Ul Rahman Damar said during inauguration of Kakar Cricket Tournament that young generation should focus on education along with their sports activities.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51366/59f8c7acdd9a6


Primary School Dildar Abro deprived of facilities

Bhaag: Government Primary School Village Dildar Abro is left behind in provision of basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51387/59f8c92272655

No amendment accepted on education

Quetta: It has been said in released statement of Government Teachers Association Balochistan that no any amendment will be accepted on the matters of education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51477/59f8e88845d9f


High school dysfunctional since long time

Muslim Bagh: Public of Muslim Bagh has declared that Government High School Deni Muslim Bagh is dysfunctional since long time, demanding for its restoration.

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


Girls education is direly needed

Quetta: Provincial Secretary Information Pashtoon Khuwa Mili Awami Party Esa Roshan has said that girls education is direly needed; pointing that district Pishin took harms due to controversial policies of enemies.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104688114&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171101


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Demand to restore teachers’ pension

Peshawar: The former Principal Peshawar Public School and College Muhammad Jameel Khan has demanded from Chief Minister KPK and Education Minister for restoring of pension of retired employees of the college.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104689547&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101


Teachers should refrain from protest

Peshawar: KPK Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has directed the teachers to keep themselves away from protests and keep focusing on student education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104690052&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101


Installation of IT laboratories in 16 schools

Peshawar: District Nazim Peshawar Muhammad Asim Khan inaugurated Modern IT laboratories in Government High School Bashir Abad.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104689103&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171101


Students protested for provision of water in school

Mingora: Students of Government Higher Secondary School Mingora stood against unavailability of safe drinking water in the school.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=30693&date=2017-11-01


Education Minster assures NTS teachers

Peshawar: KPK Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has assured for regularization of teachers recruited through NTS.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/