21st Sep 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Government urged not to close down schools due to few students

Mansehra: The Balakot Tehsil Council demanded the provincial government not to close primary and mosque schools with low enrolments. The representatives will strive to bring an increase in the number of students.

Complete story:http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=21_09_2017_183_006


Ministerial staff outnumbers WWB school teachers

Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was informed that the ministerial staff outnumbered teachers of the most Working Folks Grammar Schools working under the Workers Welfare Board.

Complete story:http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=21_09_2017_181_006


Promotion of women education hallmark of KP government’s policy: Khattak

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak has said that the promotion of women education, along with providing them proper education environment to undertake advanced research and provision of resources were some of the allied factors of their [KP government’s] educational emergency policy.

Complete story:https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/09/20/promotion-of-women-education-hallmark-of-kp-govts-policy-khattak/


College professors protest against proposed privatization plan

Peshawar: College teachers boycotted their classes yesterday and threat to have a sit in in Bani Gala if privatization plan is not pulled off.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560362&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170921


A survey for proposed Education Service Act

Peshawar: Government of KP after opposition from stakeholders towards Education Service Act held a survey to know public opinion. For the purpose public was asked to give their opinion at sogedu@gmail.com. Out of a total of 557 people, 530 were against the Act.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560365&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170921


200 schools in KP to be standardized

Peshawar: The standardization of 200 schools on KP is a significant manifestation of actualization of provincial government,s commitment to bring-forth vital reforms in Elementary & Secondary education sector.

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CM says efforts on to impart Quality Education to girls

Swabi: Chief Minister Pervez khattak said the provincial Government is taking steps to impart quality education to girls as the progress and development of any nation is dependent on the acquisition of knowledge.

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JUI-F to oppose privatization of educational institutes

Peshawar: Central leader of Jamiat Ulema Islam & former Senator Ghulam Ali has said that his party would strongly oppose privatization of educational institutes in KP & would standby teachers against Education Act.

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Renovation work to completed in boys high school and girls middle school

Harnai: Tribal leader stated that renovation work should be completed in boys high school and girls middle school which has been delayed.

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Women and development

Islamabad: Progress or development of any nation depends on the equal participation of both males and females in every aspect of the society including social, economic, political and educational regime.

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Plans to start nursery classes in FDE schools hits snags

Islamabad: Plans to start pre-primary classes at schools of Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) have run into problems even before the programme could properly take off.

Complete story:  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709210061&EN_ID=11201709210027&EMID=11201709210010


Literary activities in schools to be starting from October

Rawalpindi: Literary activities in middle, high and higher secondary schools of province punjab will start from the month of October.

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New Literary schools to be established

Lahore: Punjab Minister for Literary and Non Formal Basic Education Dr Farrukh Javed expressed that the government will build new Literary schools in each district. It is the government’s prime duty to provide free and quality education to the citizens of the country.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/9-21-2017/page19.asp

Multan Education Board’s Governing body holds its meeting today

Multan: The meeting of Multan Education Board’s holds today at 11 am.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560982&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170921

Punjab committed to 100% literacy goal

Lahore: Punjab Minister for Literacy and Non-Formal Basic Education Dr. Farrukh Javed said, poverty, disease and unemployment can only be eradicated through literacy.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709210031&EN_ID=11201709210015&EMID=11201709210006


60 government schools without a headmaster since 6 years

Lahore: Member of the provincial assembly Khadija Umar Farooq, has forwarded the concern of non-appointment of headmasters in 60 government schools. She also reiterated that due to the negligence of the Education department teachers of grade 17 are still deprived of promotion.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-21/page-9/detail-26

Leeds School System conducts pre-teacher training session

Lahore: The pre-training workshop was conducted at corporate office Kalma Chowk, Project Director Manzoor Hassan was also present at the session. The basic purpose of conducting this session was to improve teaching methodologies and devise upgraded methods of imparting education.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-09-21/page-9/detail-31

New CIO District Education Authority takes charge

Multan: New District Chief Education officer, Raees Ahmed has taken charge of his duties and responsibilities. He also participated in a meeting conducted recently and gathered updates.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-21/page-2

Use of gas cylinders poses threats to the lives of young students

Shujabad: Various transport facilities available in the city are dependent upon gas cylinders that is marked as a dangerous activity. Thousands of students avail these services thus the dependence can be life threatening and must be tackled.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-21/page-5

Teacher’s efforts have led to greater success

District Basira: Through the teacher’s relentless efforts and struggle, the teachers scale upgradation notice has been made possible.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-21/page-5

Increasing the number of school going children is our target

Rahim Yar khan: In order to bring about an improvement in the current standard of education all resource are being deployed as well as being utilized. Surprise visits are also being conducted to ensure all systems are fully in line with the objectives.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-21/page-16


SHC restrains private schools from increasing fee

Karachi: The Sindh High Court (SHC) restrained on Wednesday the management of two private schools from charging tuition fee hiked beyond 5%, as decided by the provincial government. Detailed reports on security has been requested as well.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709210013&EN_ID=11201709210006&EMID=11201709210002



Posts for Controller Examination and Secretary to be advertised again

Karachi: Taking notice on the suggestion of Deputy Secretary Board Schools, Chief Minister's Office has decided to advertise posts of Controller Examination and Secretary.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=378247

After reopening of a closed school in district Khairpur parents get their children polio vaccinated

Khairpur: In a village of Khairpur, Mehran Khan Bajarani, 300 children get vaccinated. Villagers refused to get their children vaccinated till the school that was closed for a long time gets reopened. Once the school gets reopened and a teacher was appointed in the school, parents get their children vaccinated.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104559660&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170921

Unpaid teachers clash with police during protest in Karachi

Karachi: Teachers protesting non-payment of salaries clashed with police outside the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. The protesters were trying to march toward the high-security Red Zone where the Chief Minister’s House is located to protest and present their demands.

Complete story:https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/09/18/unpaid-teachers-clash-with-police-during-protest-in-karachi/


Last opportunity for old candidates to take part in Matric Board examination

Karachi: Chairman, Secondary Education Board stated that this is the last opportunity for students who enrolled in 2011, 2012 and 2013 for their matric examination but could not take part in it.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=378252

Private schools can’t raise fees by more than 5P

Karachi: The Sindh High Court has restrained and warned private schools from increasing tuition fees by more than 5 percent.

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Poet, Educationalist Hasan Akbar Kamal remembered

Karachi: Hasan Akbar Kamal was remembered by his friends, colleagues, poet and family for the contributions he has made. He was known as the poet of his time

Complete story:http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=21_09_2017_118_006

Upgraded JICA run school makes small girls dream big

Walidad jokhio: The students of the Government Girls Elementary School shared the dreams regarding their future, which was a source of joy for them. The school was limited to providing education till class 5 but it had been upgraded to class eight through the support of Japanese International Cooperation Agency.

Complete story:http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=21_09_2017_118_007

Answer demanded from Chief Secretary and other Education Department members

Hyderabad: Hearing on contempt of court by school headmasters. Answer is demanded from Chief Secretary and other members of Education Department.

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Headmaster could not be deputed in high school

The Government High School Jhok Lashkar was left without Head Master, which has caused difficulties in management.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-21/page-2


Education Board meeting

Multan: Meeting of Governing Body of Education Board Multan will take place today.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560982&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170921


CEO Education takes charge

Multan: The New Chief Executive Officer District Education Authority Raees Ahmed took the charge.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560982&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170921


Non Salary Budget for 1301 schools

Multan: More than 11 billion rupees non salary budget was issued for 1301 government schools by the Government of Punjab.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560156&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170921




Students stood against teachers’ transfer

Hundreds of students from Islamkot held a protest against transferring of teachers and closure of schools.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553660&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170921


Protest against closure of schools in Mithi

Mithi: A protest was carried by the residents of Village Ahmed Sahar against closure of Government School of Taluka Kaloi, pointing that education of more than 40 students was affected.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553661&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170921


Girls school construction work stopped

Dadu: The construction work of government girls’ school building Village Dotira Panhwar could not be completed for past seven years; leaving more than 150 girl students sit in open and study.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553680&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170921



Primary school under shortage of basic facilities since long years

Kadhan: The Government Primary School Ali Muhammad Jamali is left under acute shortage of basic facilities since long 24 years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553797&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170921


Girls middle school dysfunctional for past 15 years

Jarwar: The Government Girls Middle School Jarwar is left dysfunctional for past 15 years; putting girls’ education at stake.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553814&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170921


High Court restrained schools to collect extra fees

Karachi: A hearing of special applications was held in Sindh High Court, where the court issued orders to private schools restraining them of collecting extra fees.

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Villagers restored government school

Khanpur: The residents of Khanpur got their government school restored after the notice of higher authorities.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130553831&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170921


Girls school dysfunctional since last year

Dadu: The Government Girls Primary School Village Moondar, Taluka Dadu, is left dysfunctional since last year due to carelessness of education authorities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-21/news/page2/1%20(11).htm


Education authorities helpless on crumbling condition of schools in Ghotki

Ghotki: Around 50% of government school buildings of District Ghotki has reported to be in dilapidated condition, while education authorities did not take any notice of the schools and their early repairing.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-21/news/page3/1%20(38).htm


Protest against shortage of facilities in school

Bakrani: Education emergency claims of Sindh government could not be implemented; even no steps were taken for improvement of education. The main primary school of Bakrani is running without electricity since years; even there is acute shortage of other facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-21/news/page3/1%20(43).htm


Primary school building dilapidating

Gulab Lighari: The Building of Government Primary School Haji Mitho Shahani was constructed in 1992, but now its condition has reached to dilapidated state; due to carelessness of Education Department, students are compelled to sit in open and study.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_21092017014442.jpg


Provision of safe water in Hyderabad schools could not be implemented

Hyderabad: Plan of filtered water was initiated by Education Works Department to access safe drinking water in the Government Schools of Hyderabad, but it could not be implemented. The scheme was violated by contractors.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_21092017014442.jpg


Students compelled to sit in open due to unavailability of building

Malir: There is no government school building for the students of secondary education in Village Yousif Arfani; they have to sit under tree and carry on their study.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_21092017014442.jpg


Contractor left school work incomplete

Khairpur Mir: A protest was held by the students of Government Primary School Zawar Sulaiman Channo against contractor on leaving the construction work of the school incomplete.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


Civil Judge visits schools

Jacobabad: The Civil Judge Ghari Khero paid a visit to different government schools of the area and found Primary School Alhando Jamali accused by a local influential. He took notice of the building and restored it.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


Closed schools restored after protests

Khanpur: The closed schools of Khanpur have been restored after the protests of villagers.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


Protest rally for restoration of school

Islamkot: Students from Village Soniat held a protest rally for restoration of school of the village and deputation of teachers in it.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


523 teachers got retirement due to biometric system

Badin: About 523 government teachers have got early retirement after biometric system in Badin.


Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html




Working of education and health plans, says Jaffar Mando Khel

Quetta: The President Pakistan Muslim League Balochistan and Provincial Minister Revenue and Transport Jaffar Mando Khel said that work is in progress on the different plans of education and health in Zhob.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/45862/59c2f1158c0e8


Demand for provision of textbooks in schools

Dhadhar: Most of the schools of District Khachi have been left without textbooks, even after starting of new education year.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104559128&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170921


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Education Act will not be implemented without teachers’ consent

Peshawar: The Chief Minister KPK Pervaiz Khattak said that New Education Act will not be compulsory without consent of the teachers.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3


Provincial Government’s steps for education improvement

Peshawar: Standardization of 200 higher secondary schools of KPK by the Provincial Government is a prominent work. This will add a lot in provision of education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104560369&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170921


Privatization of educational institutes is enmity

Bannu: The Chairman Standing Committee KPK Azam Khan Durani and others have called the steps of government for privatization of schools is enmity.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104559607&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170921


Teachers’ concession and basic facilities provided to schools

Peshawar: KPK Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan said that First Girls Cadet College will be inaugurated by December, 2017 with the cost of 2 arab and 30 crore. He also added that government has paid concession to teachers along with provision of basic facilities in government schools.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-09-21&page=2