22nd Aug 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Overview of 5th grade results finalized:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Educational department has finished analyzing the results of grade 5. The Peshawar board was assigned with the duty of analyzing the subjects with the results, to strategically take decisions for future.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104470817&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170822


Higher secondary schools projects could be finalized:

No final decision could be reached between the meeting organized between the Education minister and members of provincial government. The Technical issues and other complexities cannot be ignored however, an accumulated amount of 40 billion and 30 crore have been allocated for this project.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_PEW&Page=Back_Page008&Date=20170822&Pageno=8


Hangu`s backward tehsil witnesses increase in literacy rate

Thall, the small and backward tehsil of Hangu district, has witnessed a newfound love for education, particularly among girls, thanks to social and cultural changes taking place in the region. Girls obtained high scores in recent exams.

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School`s possible closure concerns Sikh community

The possible closure of a private school in Jogan Shah, a locality of Sikhs here, has caused unrest among the community people, who are unwilling to shift their children to any school away from their area over security concerns.

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Microbiology to be introduced at college level:

Microbiologist at a meeting expressed that science and arts subjects are being taught at college level, but micro biology has not been introduced in depth.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104469405&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170822


Watan teachers association represents teacher’s right:

Association has been working day and night to protect and preserve the rights of its teachers, promotional issues have been dealt with, senior junior relations, Scholarships, this was expressed by Muhammad Amin Baloch at a meeting held.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104469550&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170822


Government schools will be supervised through all measures:

District Chairman Muhammad Isa assured that provision of quality education will be made available and the current facilities will be upgraded to provide a promised environment.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_QTA&Page=Back_Page008&Date=20170822&Pageno=8


All propagandas against educational institutes will be made unsuccessful

Pishin, Muhammad Roshaan stated that provision of quality education, resolving issues of students as well as providing them with facilities is government’s responsibilities and all propagandas against them will be made unsuccessful.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-22-2017/Quetta/page2.asp


Teachers demands to be met

President Government Teachers Association stated that we are working for teachers rights and to resolve their issues and will therefore demands of all the teachers will be met.

Complete story:  http://e.jang.com.pk/08-22-2017/Quetta/page10.asp


Conspiracies against excellent educational institutes:

Teachers have been posted to areas in their vicinity and relocation of other teachers is detrimental for students. Although many bodies have been involved in claiming their efforts towards education, in reality no constructive steps have been taken.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104469354&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170822




Lone girls school in Safi tehsil short of teachers

The lone girls middle school in Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency is short of teaching staff.

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Investment in literature- emphasis on book reading

Emphasis on literature, book reading and social sciences is a vital step towards promotion of peace and tolerance in society. Muhammad Malik, a renowned academician shared his views by expressing universities must play their role by highlighting the need for literature, promoting dialogue and making way for ideologies.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/8-21-2017/page3.asp


Educationists urge caution on drug test law

Following a recent scare over alleged drug use among students in the federal capital, a ruling party lawmaker is looking to introduce a law seeking mandatory drug tests for college and university students.

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Task forces made to enforce drug ban

5 task forces have been mobilized by the federal police in order to enforce ban on selling and using drugs in educational institutions after an alarming drug situation has been found in the capital’s schools

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Implementation of Article 25-A remains a dream

Under the bill, every child, regardless of sex, nationality or race, shall have a fundamental right to free and compulsory education in a neighbourhood school, but the governments have miserably failed to get all the children in this age bracket into schools.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/21/implementation-of-article-25-a-remains-a-dream/


Educational review report is important for policy making, Prof. Rafiq Tahir

Joint Education Advisor Professor Rafique Tahir said that the educational review report is important for educational policy in the country. The National Curriculum Council, the National Curriculum Process Framework and the formation of the National Educational Policy are major achievements.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-22/page-3/detail-28




77 schools to be set up in Cholistan

The Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) has decided to open 77 more schools in Cholistan. For the purpose, applications have been sought from the candidates while 170 applications of candidates have been selected after scrutiny.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-08-22/page-22/detail-3

Private school student achievers not given discount in education

Students with more than 75% grades are eligible for reduced fees but private schools refuse to do so saying that free seats have already been filled.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-22/page-5


Matric achievers appreciated through a ceremony organized

All those students who secured remarkable positions at the government higher secondary school were lauded at the ceremony organized.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104471526&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170822


Security to be deployed at educational institutes

To tackle the menace of terrorism, Punjab police has instructed all schools and colleges to take necessary measures by keeping a strict check on Identity cards, verification of cards from authorized departments.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104470195&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170822


Girls College Shujabad still await the construction work

People of Shujabad protested on the delay in the construction work of the girl’s degree college. MNA and MPA’S have failed to pay consideration to the delay in work and demanded a Quick process to be initiated without wasting more time.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-22/page-2


Government High School Ahmadani deprived of a bus service

Government Secondary high school is not provided with a bus due to which inconvenience is caused to many students.  

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-22/page-5


Schools funds put to question

Judge Imtiaz Hussain dismissed the bail of representatives involved in misplacing and misuse of school funds, these funds were derived from NGO’S and had not found their real place.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-08-22/page-4/detail-5


All forces will act against secular syllabus

Pir Syed Mazhar and Nazir expressed Riaz Hussain if the syllabus is reshaped as secular then all forces will stand up in rejection. The exclusion of Islamic syllabus is a conspiracy, those acting in favor will be answerable to law.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-08-21/page-7



No radical changes in textbooks

Rana MASHOOD, Minister for School Education informed that no major changes have been made to text books of class 1-10. He reassured that after careful scrutiny it is said that the rumors of changes in Islamic books were merely lies. Rumors about deletion of certain content were falsified opinions only.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/8-22-2017/page19.asp


Protest continues

A large number of students belonging to private schools protested against the administration on issuing them invalid degrees. They lamented that they had been issued degrees from an unregistered university and had tainted their career.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/8-22-2017/page2.asp



Education Department to provide more facilities to private schools

Department of Education has issued order to provide more facilities to private schools regarding renovation of buildings and registration purposes.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104470677&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170822


Punjab Govt reverts changes to curriculum

The Punjab Govt has decided to revert the changes made to the curriculum for the current academic year.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201708220172&EN_ID=11201708220105&EMID=11201708220025


Quaid-e-Azam & Pakistan’s map part of all textbooks: Mashood

Provincial school education minister Rana Mashood has said that picture of Quaid-e Azam, map of pakistan & essays on Quaid-e Azam & other Pakistan movement personalities are included in textbooks.

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Conference on school reforms in cantt area

Educational institutions need to be affiliated with federal board and quality of education should be improved - Maj Gen Najam-ul-Hassan

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Private schools increase fees illegally:

Sindh private educational institutions regulations has failed to keep a vigilant eye on the rise in the fees charged by private schools as an unapproved rise has taken place. A lot of complaints have already been registered but no action has yet been taken.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-08-22/lahore/13634


Foundation Public School cooperates with inquiry team

Foundation Public School despite illegitimate fee addition cooperated with inquiry team and provided them with required information.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104469708&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170822


Educated Citizens are the future of our country:

Malik Rizwan Ul haq expressed his views that educated citizens are the future of our country thus parents must provide them with advance education that meets the parameters of today’s complex world. At the conference, he also outlined ways on how current systems can be improved.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104469462&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20170822


Education camp installed in Badin

The Laar education emergency camp has been installed in Badin for the provision of quality education to people. The aim of installing these camps, besides providing quality education, is to lay stress on the government and concerned authorities to maximise their efforts in providing quality education to the students.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/21/education-camp-installed-in-badin/


Education vital for country’s prosperity

Sukkur ADC Abdul Qadeer Ansari has said that no country can prosper without providing proper education and training to its youth.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/08/22/karachi-e-paper-august-22-2017/


College admissions website down

Students face difficulty as Sindh education department’s IT section not able to handle thousands of first year applications.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-08-22/page-8/detail-47




Japanese Education System

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Letters to the editor


Education is a treasure for all

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Teachers worried about transfer

Multan: Teachers, who submitted application for transfer, have to face worries due to ban on transfers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104471745&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170822


High School Sooraj Miani’s result in matriculation examination

Multan: Government High School Sooraj Miani’s result in matriculation Examination remained 77.5 percent.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2017-08-22/37452/10.jpg


Teachers get forced work by School children

Gagu Mandi: The Teachers of Government Boys Primary School get forced work by their school children.

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High school staff salaries stopped

Faridabad: The Head Mistress Girls High School Faridabad told while talking to media that staff salaries were stopped for past ten months, despite their regular duties.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130544361&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170822


Shortage of basic facilities in government schools

Jamshoro: Students Education is highly affected due to shortage of basic facilities in Government Schools of Taluka Manjhand.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130544335&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170822


Only five Teachers to teach 400 students in High School

Badin: Ninth and Tenth Classes could not be started in Government High School Khoorwah; only five teachers are teaching 400 students.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130544362&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170822


Education promotion rally

Badin: Laar Education Movement continued education promotion rally on 4th day, stating that it will remain continued till restoration of 500 schools.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130544355&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170822


Higher secondary school without lecturer

Larkana: The Government Boys Higher Secondary School Gerelo is running without deputation of Lecturer; 1st year and 2nd Year classes could not be started.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130544448&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170822


School building did not construct

Nawabshah: The Government Boys Higher Secondary School Qazi Ahmed is found under acute shortage of basic facilities of classes and furniture.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-22/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


School left closed, furniture vanishing

Tando Meer Ali: The Government School of Village Deenpur Bakhyari is dysfunctional, facing acute shortage of basic facilities. Its furniture is missing.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-22/news/page3/1%20(3).htm


Protest against not deputing teachers in school

Jacobabad: Future of more than 300 students is at stake due to unavailability of teachers in Government Primary School Wahid Bakhsh Jafri, near Tangwani.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-22/news/page3/1%20(50).htm


Tando Allahyar District Council meeting regarding schools

Tando Allahyar: District Council meeting was held at Tando Allahyar, regarding critical condition of Schools.

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Primary school under shortage of basic facilities

Khairpur Mir: The Government Primary School Tando Meer Ali, near Setharja, is found to be acute shortage of basic facilities, leaving students to face difficulties.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/22-08-2017/Page2/P2-29.jpg


Shortage of furniture in schools

Qamber: Most of the Government Schools of District Qamber Shahdadkot are facing acute shortage of basic facility of furniture and class rooms.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/22-08-2017/Page3/P3-17.jpg


Raid on Government Schools of Nawabshah

Nawabshah: The Chief Monitoring Officer Nawabshah had a surprise visit of government schools of the district and found 40 employees absent from their duties.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/22-08-2017/Page3/P3-19.jpg


School building in dilapidated state

Kaloi: The building of Government Primary School Haji Budho Junejo, near Taluka Kaloi, has reached to crumbling state; its different parts are falling.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Aug/22-08-2017/Page12/P12-26.jpg


Senate passes resolution of sparing 20 percent seats in all cadet colleges

Islamabad: A resolution has been passed by the Senate to spare 20 percent seats for Students from Baluchistan in all cadet colleges of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/42320/599b510829819


Provincial government is prioritizing education and health

QUETTA: The Political Secretary Malak Zahir Khan Kakar has said that provincial Government is giving priority to Health and Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/42267/599b15628fdb8


JTI is struggling for peaceful education atmosphere

Walbanden: A meeting of Jamiat Tulbai Islam was held, stating that JTI is struggling for peaceful educational atmosphere.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/42285/599b163867356


Teachers’ problems should be solved for improvement of education

Khuzdar: The president Senior Education Staff Association District Khuzdar Muneer Ahmed Sasoli has said that Teachers problems should be resolved to bring promotion in Education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/42399/599b548d0598b


HDP demands for deputation of teachers in College

QUETTA: Hazara Democratic Party has demanded for deputation of Teachers in Government Mosa College to resolve students’ issues.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/42398/599b5481b9d55



Pakhtunkhwa Map shows favor to lead Educational Institutes

Pishin: The Provincial Secretary information District Chairman Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party Muhammad Esa Roshan has said that all support will be forwarded to solve teachers and student problems, along with Educational Institutes.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104470035&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170822

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Blended Learning project could not be decision finally

Peshawar: Project of Blended Learning could not be implemented in higher secondary schools by the provincial government.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104472255&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170822


Teachers’ education centers should be blended with IT: Atif Khan

Peshawar: Education Minister Atif Khan has said that provincial government has increased the education budget 114 percent; high school number extended 100 percent; whereas number of high schools was increased from 1800 to 2200. He also directed to attach teachers’ education centers with IT, adding that IT culture will be promoted in government schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104472270&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170822



449 Teachers upgraded to next grade

Mardan: The Education Department KPK has upgraded 449 Teachers to their next grades.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104471370&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170822