23rd May 2017

K-P’s first girls cadet college inaugurated

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government inaugurated its first-ever public sector cadet college for girls in Mardan on Monday and presented its first batch of 80 students selected from 250 applicants country-wide.

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School awaits building since 1991

It is hard to believe that in this day and age of advanced digital technology where education and knowledge can be accessed by the click of a mouse we still have a school system that is incapable of providing basic facilities to its schools and students.

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Landikotal students demand facilities

Scores of students gathered outside the governor house to protest against the lack of facilities available at the only degree college in Landikotal Tehsil, on Monday.

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Blast at Panjgur school

Panic gripped students and staff of a private school in Panjgur on Monday when an explosive device hurled by unidentified people into the institute went off, sources said.

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Notice should be taken of abolished school: Social Activists

Social Activists, Abdul Jabbar Adeel Ahmed and Mushtaq Ahmed said that demolishing a school without giving prior notice is depressing.

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In order to compete with other nations, importance should be given to education: Dr Inayat Ullah

Member Awami Party, Dr Inayat Ullah said that if we want to compete with other nations, we should give importance to education.

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Government should take care of educational institutes: Abdul Wahid Hashmi

Provincial President of Jamiaat-e-Talba Islam Nazriyati, Abdul Wahid Hashmi and others said that the issues of students in Balochistan should be resolved.

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Children to compete in global event

Up to nine children, who won the ‘11th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest Pakistan’ will compete in World contest to be held in Japan. Three times previously world winners included Pakistani children. This contest is an annual contest, held in two sections, the local contest organised by IMC followed by the World contest hosted by Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. Children are encouraged to paint their dream car.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/children-compete-global-event/




Cheques for education expenditures of 100 Baloch students given to Rear Admiral, Asif Khaliq

Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, at a ceremony at Naval Headquarters, gave 100 cheques for education expenditures of Baloch students to Rear Admiral, Asif Khaliq.

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PNCA invites entries from students for ‘Summer Art Camp’

Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has invited entries from students for its annual ‘Summer Art Camp’ to be started from June 5 to August 30.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/pnca-invites-entries-students-summer-art-camp/



Vacations in public schools from June 5

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) on Monday announced summer vacations for the public sector schools and colleges of the Islamabad Capital Territory from June 5 to August 6.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-23/page-14/detail-1


Meet the change makers who brought 225,000 students to schools across Pakistan

Over 150 British Council Pakistan volunteers, 'ILMbassadors', community mobilisers, teachers, students and partners from 65 districts convened in Islamabad at the ILMSUMMIT 2017, to celebrate and share inspirational stories and achievements of the 225,000 students admitted to schools under the 'ILMPOSSIBLE' programme.

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Learn today, lead tomorrow: Coca-Cola’s commitment to education

The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a private-sector-concerted effort to support the overall development of a country is a relatively new label, although not a new phenomenon. The global influence of corporate entities like Coca-Cola poses a great opportunity for host countries by linking national development priorities to the business development of the multinational companies.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-23/page-9/detail-0


Govt firm to promote education sector

Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif said on Monday that the government was striving to remove the darkness of ignorance from society by promoting education sector.

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Pindi lags behind other districts of Punjab in science, math education (21st May 2017)

The government schools are producing low levels of learning outcomes in math and science which represents a significant and deep-rooted challenge to Pakistan’s economic growth in the 21st Century. Alif Ailaan Regional Campaign Organiser Mohsin Naseem said this at a math and science competition held between government schools of Rawalpindi organised by the Rawalpindi Education Authority [REA] and Alif Ailaan.

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Notices issued in textbooks printing case

Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza of the Lahore High Court on Monday issued notices to the provincial government and Punjab curriculum textbook board in a petition against alleged malpractices of the board in awarding the contract to its own agencies and excluding the publishers from the development and publication of textbooks of class v, vi and vii.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/206081-Notices-issued-in-textbooks-printing-case


Private schools to close on 1st June

Private schools will be closed for summer vacations from 1st June.

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Progress takes place through education, not through construction of roads and buildings: Siraj-Ul-Haq

Jamaat-e-Islami Chief, Siraj-Ul-Haq said that our leaders think that construction of roads and buildings is synonymous with the progress of a nation when in reality, it is education that paves the way for development.

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Punjab School Education Department to establish ‘Academic Development Unit’

In order to improve the quality of education, Punjab’s School Education Department has decided to establish ‘Academic Development Unit’ through which the performance of teachers will be assessed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104205496&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170523


Progress not possible without education: Waqas Anjum Jafri, MNA Jamshed Dasti

During a charity dinner organised by Ghazali Education Trust, Vice Chairman Ghazali Trust, Waqas Anjum Jafri and MNA Jamshed Dasti said that progress without education is not possible in the 21st century.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104204758&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170523


Intermediate Part-1 examinations to start from today

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-23/page-4/detail-14



SHC reserves ruling on Turkish teachers’ deportation

The Sindh High Court (SHC) reserved on Monday its verdict on a petition against the deportation of Turkish nationals teaching at the Pak-Turk school chain run by United States-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

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Controller examination and secretary to be appointed in Sindh Education Boards

Instead of going through an examination, it has been decided that controller examination and secretary will be appointed without taking a formal interview.

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Special secretary education given show-cause notice over fake degree

Syed Zakir Ali, who has been removed from his position as Special Secretary Education, has been given a show-cause notice by CM Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah over his bachelor's degree being fake.

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Samaro: Action committee formed to protest against seizing of Government Boys High School

During a session held at the empty plot of Government Boys High School, the principal of the school, Syed Aslam Shah said that this school was the second largest school in the district where more than 1600 students were being educated.

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Construction of school should be completed: Ghulam Mustafa Junejo

In Goth Ibrahim village in Dagri, a middle school is still awaiting construction for the past four years.

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Biometric system for teachers has failed: Iqbal Qaim Khani

Members of Masjid Schools Teachers Association, Iqbal Qaim Khani and others requested CM Sindh, Minister and Secretary for Education that TEOs should be removed and be replaced with Grade-18 ADEs.

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Al-Khidmat foundation is working day and night on education: Muhammad Abdul Shakoor

President Al-Khidmat Foundation, Muhammad Abdul Shakoor said that the foundation is working tirelessly to educate the destitute children of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-23/page-3/detail-29


FCS to give Rs 0.15 million monthly grant to school in Jazeera Bhatt

FCS has decided to give a monthly grant of Rs 0.15 million to a school and hospital in Jazeera Bhatt.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-05-23/page-5



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