Maktabs merged into primary schools
Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has ordered merger of all the Maktab schools in the province into the government primary schools, while rejecting a proposal to abolish about 1,000 such institutions.
Unconditional admissions at government schools
Education department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has instructed all district education officers of KP region to admit all children at primary and secondary schools without imposing any conditions.
Recruitments at Islamic College University
Recruitment process for 26 posts of teachers on different subjects in continues since 16 April 2015. It will complete on 26 April 2015. Post will be related to subjects of Botany, Economics, Islmyat, Management Sciences, Zoology, and Physics etc.
‘University students can serve as probation officers’
In a bid to ensure prisoners on probation are properly re-assimilated into society, a forum suggested steps be taken to allow the K-P Home and Tribal Affairs department to contact universities for volunteers to monitor such individuals.
Education and Health on priority
Education Advisor, Balochistan said that education sector is on priority along with health. He said that teachers and doctors have to serve at grass root level. In this regard, they will be monitored.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-21-2015/quetta/page3.asp
Professors and lecturers are protesting for their dignity
Balochistan Lecturers and Professors Association said that if dishonoring of professors and lecturers and monitoring by junior staff will continue to happen then they will protest and will not cooperate in marking of practical exams of Intermediate.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-21-2015/quetta/page3.asp
HEC has to support the students from Balochistan for progress in Balochistan
Dr Abdul Malik attended the inter university consortium at Gawadar. He said that HEC should specially support the Balochi students. He said that government is establishing three new medical colleges and Universities at Balochistan.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-21-2015/karachi/page8.asp#;
No, inter Science College at Gandhawa
There is no interscience college at Gandhawa. A number of students passed on the matric exams but cannot purse to college education. As results, they left education after matric. There is only one high school at Gandhawa Tehsil.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-21-2015/quetta/page7.asp
Students still waiting for textbooks
The new academic year started in the FDE’ run institutions a week ago but still the students of various classes have not received their complete textbooks.
SSC paper postponed
Owing to security arrangements for Chinese president Xi Jinping, the FBISE has cancelled SSC paper slated for Tuesday in five sectors.
Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1177261/ssc-paper-cancelled
New school timings announced
The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has announced new timings for Islamabad’s government schools – the schools will now open at 8:00am and close at 2:00pm from Mondayto Thursday and Staurday. Friday timings will be 8:00am to 12:00pm.
Complete story: The News, Islamabad, Page No. 13
Indian HC invites HEC head to SAU convocation
Indian High Commissioner Dr TCA Raghavan called on Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, Higher Education Commission (HEC) on Monday to discuss South Asian University (SAU) activities.
Student electrocuted while hoisting flag
A 16-year-old seminary student was electrocuted while hoisting a flag in Shahzad Town on Monday.
Third Islamabad Literature Festival begins on Friday
Oxford University Press Pakistan (OUPP) has finalised arrangements for the capital’s third literature festival which begins on Friday.
185 universities functioning without NOC from HEC
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has failed to take action against illegal universities in the country. According to the HEC’s own record, currently 185 degree awarding institutions, functioning in various parts of the country, are unrecognised.
HEC bars 19 institutes from doling MPhil, PhD degrees
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has barred around 19 universities, their sub-campuses and other institutes from carrying out postgraduate programmes after they failed to meet the commission’s set criteria.
Governor inaugurates Balochistan Books Corner
Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai Monday inaugurated Balochistan Books Corner at The National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research (NIHCR), Centre of Excellence, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
CRI team visits Roots
A high profile delegation from China Radio International (CRI) visited Roots Millennium Schools One World Campus, E-11/4, to see CRI-Roots Confucius Classroom Initiative.
Urdu varsity crisis deepens
The crisis at the Federal Urdu University of Arts and Sciences deepened on Monday when the syndicate terminated the services of the officiating vice chancellor, Dr Salman D. Mohammad, on plagiarism charges.
Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1177253/urdu-varsity-crisis-deepens
Village school: expose of govt indifference
The Government Primary School for Boys, Kot Farid Mahmood Kathia, Shorkot is a classic example of the public educational institutes with missing facilities as it has no boundary wall, toilets, potable water and electricity and comprises only one room.
Good news for Grade V, VIII students
The Punjab School Education Department decided on Monday to conditionally promote to the next grade all students who appeared in grades V and VIII examinations.
PEF books distribution drive in Punjab
The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has started distributing more than two lakh and 11 thousand free textbooks to 139 partner schools in the district of Layyah from April 20.
Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262497
Boy ‘burns self’ over teacher’s reproach
An 11-year-old boy, who was admonished by his teacher, allegedly attempted suicide by setting himself ablaze outside a private school in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, police said on Monday.
PEC promoting the 100,000 failed primary middle candidates
Punjab Examination Commission Decided to promote one hundred thousand candidates who failed in primary and middle exams. Although they will retake the exams in summer vocations.
AC disclosed the corruption in construction of higher secondary school
Assistant Commission visited the site construction of boy’s higher Secondary Schools, Kallar Sayedan Rawalpindi. He found miss use of material and incomplete work. Cm Punjab granted 20 million for its construction. AC highlighted the corruption.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-04-21/page-4
Every child will be in school by 2018
Provincial Education Minister, Punjab said that government targeted to enroll every child of Punjab by 2018. He said that development is highly depending upon education. Minister said that their mission is “Parho Punjab Barho Punjab.”
Action against schools producing poor results
Punjab Examination Commission listed 242 schools that produced 25% primary and middle results at Rawalpindi Division. Commission decided to take action against these schools for their poor performance.
Punjab teachers union protesting against education officer for his misbehave
Education Officer attended a rally by Punjab Teachers Union. Education officers warned the teachers union for their rally. Punjab teachers union says the Education officer is altering and worsening the situation deliberately.
Students protest for laptops
NUML university (Lahore) students protested for getting the laptops after Punjab Assembly. They demanded that they need the laptops.
Training of 450 youth at Tevta institutes
Training of another 450 unskilled youth in nine trades has begun at the institutes of Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) under Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Programme.
‘Punjab government will do everything for children’
Punjab Law Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman on Monday said that the Punjab government would do everything for the welfare of children. He said, "Our children may enrich with education and habit of hard work therefore parents and teachers have to play basic role in this regard."
‘Nawaz believes in the youth of the country’
Minister of State for Education, Professional Training, Interior and Narcotics Control Baleeghur Rehman said on Monday that restoring law and order, resolving the energy crisis, economic development and education were the four top priorities of the government.
Pef Schools : ‘Probe corporal punishment report’
Punjab Education Foundation Director (Monitoring) Samina Nawaz was on Monday directed to hold a departmental inquiry into a news report about an incident of corporal punishment in a PEF partner school in Layyah.
Master’s degree exams from June 9
The Punjab University on Monday announced its schedule for annual and supplementary exams for various post-graduate degrees. Annual exams for degrees of master of arts (MA) and master of science (MSc) part-II examinations will commence on June 9.
ITU launches library website
A website for the Information Technology University library was launched at a ceremony held on the opening day of a Library Week on Monday.
Nursing schools being upgraded to colleges in Punjab: minister
Adviser to Chief Minister on Health Khwaja Salman Rafiq has said the Punjab government is upgrading nursing schools of the province to colleges and revising their curriculum.
UoS favourite with colleges for affiliation
University of Sargodha (UoS) Vice Chancellor Muhammad Akram Chaudhry says the university has become the top priority among the public and private colleges of the province but only such institutes are given affiliation as play a leading role in teaching techniques, research and co-curricular activities.
UoG first book fair opens
The University of Gujrat launched its first three-day book fair here on Monday at its Hafiz Hayat Campus.
Complete story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1177249/uog-first-book-fair-opens
Postgraduate doctors walk the ramp
As many as 141 degrees and 34 gold medals were awarded to postgraduate doctors who walked the ramp at the Postgraduate Medical Institute’s sixth convocation on Monday.
Amid brazen cheating, students take technical exams
Amid rampant cheating and power outages in the scorching summer heat, over 4,000 students of class IX and X have been appearing for their Technical School Certificate exams, being held under the supervision of the Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE), since April 15.
Teachers protested severely at PPP rally
New Teachers Action committee protested in rally of Pakistan People’s Party. They protested for their 26 months salaries, which they did not receive.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2015-04-21/page-8
Ten closed schools are activated at Sujawal
On the instruction of District Education Officer, the staff of education department is busy in opening the closed schools. Recently ten schools opened and activated at Sujawal.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-04-21/page-11
Expensive school material by private institutions
Private educational institutions are charging high for learning copies from students. They are printing their own work copies and selling these on unreasonable high charges.
Khairpur medical college to become one of the best in Sindh: Qaim
Following in the footsteps of Pakistan Peoples Party’s leader Benazir Bhutto, the Sindh government has established nine more universities and provided jobs to countless people in Sindh in recent years
GSI Institute, SMI University to establish linkage
The Manager, Education & Training GSI Institute Terry Papadis had a meeting with Vice Chancellor, Sindh Madressatul Islam University Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh and heads of various departments of the University at Conference Hall Monday.
Complete story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=262486
Education and Media By: Dr. Mujahid Mansoori
In 2007-08 impact factors of almost 160 journal released but 2014 this quantity raised to 615 journals. Although the PhD scholars were, 210 in 2007-08 and it also increased to 510 scholars in 2014.
Letter to the editor
A huge white and green bus with paint coming off, students hanging out of the door, tilted at one side and giving off huge clouds of carbon monoxide is what the so-called ‘point’ of Karachi University looks like.
Complete story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-313904-KU-point
In Tank private schools destroyed the education standard
Tank: In Tank the private schools were destroyed j the standard of the education. The Jobless youth open the private schools in every street of the area. There is no any standard in these institutions and any check & balance. The education department concerned official totally silence. These institutions increased their fees without any justification.
Pervaiz Khattak order action against fake doctors & absent teachers
Peshawar: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak issued the orders for the strict action again the fake doctors and teachers who are absent from their duties in schools. One teacher Maktab one thousand schools finished and merge into Primary schools by the order of the Chief Minister during the high level meeting.
Mutahida Tulaba Mahaz protest against the Peshawar University financial frauds
Peshawar: Mutahida student Mahaz Peshawar holds protest against the financial corruption in Peshawar University. Mahaz demanded action against the financial corruption & Merit killing in the University by the Vice Chancellor of University. These views shared by the leaders of the Mahaz during the press conference in Peshawar Press Club.
Complete story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
No decision was taken about the 1613 teachers of the Dera
D.I.Khan: The government of the ANP unemployed the 1613 teachers in the regime of the ANP. They are still unemployed. The number of the teachers was dead due to the unemployment. Some teachers are mentally disturbed.
Complete story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2
Workers Welfare Board employees hold protest in front of the Peshawar Press Club
Peshawar: Workers Welfare Board employees hold the protest against the bad performance of the welfare schools and the end of the transport & Uniform for the students in front of the Peshawar Press Club.
Complete story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3
Educated Youth can change the nation. Muhammad Zubair Khan
Battagraam: Educated youth can change the nation & play the positive role in the society development. These views shared by the Muhammad Zubair khan, Head Master, GMS Kund Bala Torghar in enrollment campaign ceremony.
Complete story: Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.3
Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education established Control Room in the Board Office
Peshawar: Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education established the Control Room for HSSC Intermediate Annual Examination 2015 for the students, parents and general masses facilitation.
Complete story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.3
Merit is violated in current situation filling in Lasbela University
Othal: Muslim League (N) leader khamon Jamot said current vacancies in Lasbela University filled with non meritorious people. Jobs are given on favoritism and nepotism basis. In this mishap right of poor and meritorious people violated.
Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-21/page-2
Youth can bring change with the tool of Education
Dalbandin: Chairman District Council chaghi Mir Daood Khan said youth should incline all his attention towards education, in such a way they can serve the nation and humanity. Without education no one can achieve desired goals in life. He further said generator, science room and scientific instruments should be given on earliest basis to high school kili Qasim khan.
Complete story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-21/page-3
Dozens of Primary school closed in Usta Muhammad, Gandakha
Usta Muhammad: Ghost teacher without fulfilling duty is getting salary in home, absenteeism of teacher is prime reason in increased rate of illiteracy. Government slogans of eradicating illiteracy are proven wrong here. Government officials and courts should take notice of this issue.
Complete story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
Basic facilities should be provided in schools
Gawader: With positive step of eradicating copy culture, basic facilities like electricity, water, books, seats and bathrooms should be given in all schools so that standard of education and interest of children increased.
Unavailability of College in Gandakha, students are deprive to get higher Education
Gandakha: Because of unavailability of college in Gandakha students are leaving education after completion of SSC. Provincial government launched admission campaign but not focused on constructing new colleges in required areas. Eager students have to travel for other districts to get higher collegiate education.
Complete story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.7
The class Education system should be eliminated
Quetta: Chairman Khilji tehreek Lala Yousif said class education system should be eliminated from whole country and one curriculum should be designed and followed by all over the country. He said stoppage of copy culture is just a drama and photo session than nothing else. He said we have to go down the root causes of copy culture and have to find solutions for such shortcomings.
College land vacation from land mafia demanded
District Multan: Residents of Nawabpur have demanded vacation of land of Government Girls Degree College Nawabpur from the land mafia. The government has released funds for construction of the college building, but the construction could not be initiated due to the occupation of land by the land mafia.
Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.8
1000 educators remain without appointment letters
District Khanewal: Around 1000 selected educators of district Khanewal could not get their appointment letters. The process of issuence of letters is moving on slowly because of the political interference in the functioning of the Education Department. Educators threatened to protest infront of the DCO, EDO offices.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.8
400,000 student of class 5 and 8 drop from schools
District Lahore: More than 400,000 students of class 5 and 8 have dropped from the schools because of the double policy of the Education Department. The Punjab Examination Commission had decided to fail and not promote the children who failed in one or more subjects in the Class 5 and 8 Examinations. More than 2200,000 students had appeared in the said exams, and more than 800,000 had failed in one or more subjects and they will not be promted to next classes.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.8
Who is responsible for poor results of Government Schools?
District Rahim Yar Khan: Just contrary to the CM’s Parrho Punjab, Barrho Punjab programme, the government schools are showing very poor rsults. Teacher come late and leave early, schools have insufficient teachers, many schools have only one teacher for several hundred students, teachers have charged money from student for distributing them free textbooks. Many schools are without buildings and the teachers are just passing time and waiting for their retirement.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.10
Boys Secondary School without basic facilities
District Rahim Yar Khan: Govt. Boys Secondary School Jajja Abbassian is without basic facilities. The school has only 5 rooms, students have to sit under treas which have different insects that cause illnesses among children.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-21/page-11
Absentee teachers of District Rajanpur enjoying salaries at home
District Rajanpur: The absentee teachers of District Rajanpur are enjoying salaries at home and the reports of the Monitoring Teams have disclosed the that the reports of “All is Good” had been fake. More than 88 schools are completely locked.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-21/page-8
School without electricity for 10 days
District Bahawalpur: The trasnfarmer of Rafiq Middle School Sanjar had broken down ten days ago, the matter was reported to the WAPDA Subdivision Satellite Town, Bahawalpur, but no action has been taken so far. The children are suffering in hot weather without electricity.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.9
PPP has ruined Education from Primary to Higher: Ayaz Latif
Hyderabad: President Qauomi Awami Tahreek Mr. Ayaz Latif has said that Pakistan Peoples Party has ruined Sindh Education from Basic to higher level. Teachers have been appointed on bribe and they are not willing to attend schools and now schools are being handed over to NGOs.
Teachers protest for salaries
District Dadu: NTS Pass Teachers from Dadu protested for their salary. They said salary is not issued since 6 months and they are facing difficulties.
School roof collapsed; two students and a Teacher injured
District Dadu: The Building of Government Boys Primary School village Piyaro Goth is weak. The roof of the school tumbled on the students and in result two students and along with a Teacher got injured. They were shifted to nearby hospital.
Free Books distribution in Schools
District Sanghar: Program for Free Books distribution was organized at Government Primary School Ali Murad Sanjarani near Jhol. The Chief Guests of the Program were Taluka Education Officer Mr. Niaz Ali Naich and SMC Chairman Mr. Fqeer Muhammad Bux Sanjarqani. On the occasion Naich said Teachers are responsible members of society and they should pay attention on Students’ Education.
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Karachi Board issues Admit cards to students
Karachi: Intermediate Board Karachi has declared to issue admit cards to the regular students who had submitted examination forms from 14th to 16th April. The students of all groups can collect their admit cards from their colleges from 23rd April; whereas the private students have been issue their admit cards by post.
Copy culture has ruined sindh Education: Karam Wasan
Karachi: Awami Jamhori Party Sachal Goth organiozed program and discussed the issues related to Sindh Education. On the Occasion member Awami Jamhori Party Mr. Karam Wasan said Taluka Level Government Schools should be made Model Schools. It was discussed that Sindh Education Boards are selling marks and degrees on bribe. They also said Curriculum should be revised.
Director Secondary Education visited Middle School
District Larkana: Government Girls Middle School Baqrani Railway Station is closed since 2 years. While on the complaint of villagers, Director Secondary Education Ms. Razia Pathan visited the School. The school was found closed and Female Teachers were not available; even the record of the school was absent. She told media that she has visited school on the complaints of villagers and has found this school closed and she assured that school would be restored; whereas action would be taken against Ghost Teachers.
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Seminar on Career counseling at Mehran University
Jamshoro: The Department of Computer System Engineering organized seminar on career counseling where students of Final year attended in great number. On the occasion Vice Chancellor of the University Mr. Professor Dr. Muhammad Aslam Uqeli said career counseling is given great importance in the institutions of North Side. He said to the final year students that after a short time they would start their own professional career and their seminar would extend their interest and skills.
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Government Girls High School under problems of basic facilities
District Nawabshah: Girls Education is ruined due to carelessness and noncompliance of the Education Officers and their high corruption. Government Girls High School Daur is under problem of basic facilities of Teachers, Furniture and others. Girls are facing innumerable problems due to non-availability of sufficient Teachers. The compound wall of the school is damaged and Boys are teasing Girls while on the school times. Whereas the building of Secondary School is completed but the staff is not recruited.
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70% Schools under shortage of furniture; 50% School buildings damaged; Teacher free of duties
District Umerkot: There are 86 Primary Schools and 2 High Schools in Taluka Kunri Union Council Talhi, but out of that seventy percent Schools are under shortage of furniture, compound walls, Teachers and others. Students are compelled to sit on the ground and study due to 50 percent School buildings damaged and cracked. Teachers are free of their duties; whereas Supervisors of the schools are helpless to take any notice and action against Ghost teachers. Newly appointed teachers are on visa and the committee for the restoration of the schools is failed to take any notice. On the other hand a Private teacher is teaching in Primary School Gul Muhammd Jalbani. While 40 percent children are engaged in labor to earn livelihood and they are deprived to get Primary Education. The committee chairmen have opined that furniture of the Ghost Schools should be transferred to schools that are running.
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