24 December 2015

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Government decides to introduce digital curriculum in government schools

Peshawar:  The Minister for Education, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Atif Khan, said that the PTI government is introducing digital education curriculum in government schools.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103247966&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151224 
Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 8

Provincial Minister Education’s constituency deprived of basic facilities

Bakhshali: The residents of Bakhshali are deprived of the basic facilities in this modern era. The educational institutions are facing deficiency of teachers which is affecting the education of students.

Complete Story:  http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Secondary school teachers hold protest

Bannu:SST The Secondary School Teachers, under the Subject Specialist Association, held protest in favor of their demands of time scale and up-gradation.

Complete Story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/epaper-detail.php?image=MTUxNTkx
Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No. 3



Protest against shifting of school building

Hangu: The parents and children held protest in front of Baitul Maal Office Hangu, against the shifting of the school building from Bannu to Mansehra. 
Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/115/akhbar-e-khyber/page/5


Earthquake destroys 291 schools in Swat

Mingora: The recent earthquake has destroyed 291 schools in Swat, which has affected 66,557 students and 2023 teachers.

Complete Story:  Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No. 3


Security guard takes possession of Girls Primary School

Basham: Shangla: A security guard has taken the possession of Girls Primary School Shangla depriving the girls enrolled in the school of primary education.

Complete Story:  Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No. 3




Slogan of educational emergency is a faux: BSO

District Turbat: The Central Ex-secretary BSO Pachar of Maqran, Mr. Zareef met with a delegation of position holders in NTS exams have been deprive of recruitment. He said rulers have maligned the credibility of NTS. Educational officials have forged in results and appointed their kith and kin. Educational emergency in Balochistan is nothing more than eyewash of public.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html




Demand to revert decision of increase in university’s fee

District Lasbela: The organizer, BSO Hub Zone, Mr. Javeed Baloch and others declared the decision taken by Lasbela University to increase examination and semester fees an act of injustice with poor students and demanded the university administration to revert its decision.

Complete story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Provision of quality education to students will be made possible: Essa Roshan

Bostan: The Provincial Secretary Information, PashtoonKhuwa MAP, Mr. Muhammad Essa Roshan and other leaders said that the present government is taking good steps for development in education & health sectors as compares to the last government regime. They said hindrances in education will be eradicated and quality education will be provided for both male and female students without any discrimination.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/12-24-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Teachers’ credentials should be verified: Secretary Education

District Quetta: The Secretary Education, Mr. Abdul Saboor Kakar said educational and professional credentials of teachers all over the province should be verified so that teachers with fake credentials can be identified and expelled from the department.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103247626&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151224


Supremacy lies in education rather than Kalashnikov culture

District Kuchlak: While addressing an annual prize distribution ceremony at Field Marshal Grammar School Kuchlak, tribal leader Mr. Malik Hashim Khan Kakar said that supremacy lies in education rather than Kalashnikov culture. Teachers and parents should drive their children towards education for becoming productive citizens of the society.

Complete Story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page No. 02




Privatization of government schools will destroy education system

District Rajanpur:  The concerned citizens and members of Teachers' Associations, while taking a strong stand against the privatization of government schools, said that 200 government schools of District Rajanpur are going to be handed over to the private sector under PEF which will destroy the education system in the country.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 07


Government elementary school becomes a garbage dump

District Rahim Yar Khan: The Government Elementary School Ghafoorabad Sadiqabad has become a garbage dump which is obstructing the educational activities of its students. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 06


Land mafia unlawfully occupies school land

District Bahawalpur: A land mafia has unlawfully taken possession of 362 acres of land which were allocated for a proposed Danish School in Yazman Mandi. They are selling the land at RS.1150/- per marla. 

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 02


Land mafia occupies Girls’ School land despite stay order by Court

District Bahawalpur: The land mafia has begun construction on the land of a girls’ school despite a stay order from the local court prohibiting them to do so. The 16 Kanals of land are situated in Chak No.3/PB Faqirabad.  Residents have appealed DPO, DCO and Commissioner to take immediate action against the culprits.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-12-24/page-HYPERLINK "http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-12-24/page-02"02


PEF Partner Schools charging fees from students

District Muzaffargarh:  The PEF Partner Schools of District Muzaffargarh are charging fees from the students.  According to the agreement signed between the Private Schools and the PEF, the schools are not allowed to charge any kind of fees from the students. 

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 02




Meeting between NRSP and LSOs

District Thatta: A meeting was held between NRSP (National Rural Support Program) and Local Support Organizations (LSOs) of 6 Union Councils in Thatta in collaboration with Alif Ailaan at Baghaan, District Thatta. A large number of local people participated in the event. The agenda of the event was the formation of an organization for oversight of educational issues at district level having representation from all stakeholders at the union level. On the occasion, Ms. Humaira Baloch, member NRSP said that District Thatta lags behind the most in the field of education and that parents should send their children to schools.

Complete Story: http://epaper.awamiawaz.com/fullsize/Page-06.jpg


NCHD teachers protest for regularization

District Sukkur: NCHD teachers, on the call of Joint Feeder Teachers Association, held a protest demanding for their regularization and increase of salary.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130344242&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151224



Teachers protest over nonpayment of salary

District Ghotki: The teachers of other cadre from Mirpur Mathelo and Daharki held protest over nonpayment of salary for the past three years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130344215&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151224



Teachers protest for increase of salary

District Badin: The NCHD teachers from District Badin gathered at Press Club Chowk and demanded for an increase in their salary. They have been performing their duty on a monthly payment of five thousand rupees only.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130344092&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151224



Local influential occupies school building

District Ghotki: A local landlord, resident of village Saleemabad, took illegal possession of the Government Primary School situated in the village. 
Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130344156&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151224


Villagers protest against non-maintenance of school building

District Matiyari: The residents of village, Hayat Arain, held protest against non-maintenance of their village Primary School building.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-12-24/news/page3/1%20(28).htm


Injustice with students in examination fees

District Larkana: The Head Master, Government High School, Taluka Dokri, collects illegal fees from the students in the name of examination fees.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-12-24/news/page3/1%20(8).htm


Larkana Education Board announces result

District Larkana: The Education Board Larkana, declared the annual examination result for first year Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering, Humanities and Commerce Group.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2015-12-24/news/page8/1%20(6).htm



Several schools closed in Union Council Kotri Kabir

District Naushehro Feroze: A large number of government schools are nonfunctional in Union Council Kotri Kabir, District Naushehro Feroze owing to the negligence of Education Department.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_24122015021646.jpg


Anti-corruption raids on Taluka Education Office

District Sijawal: The anti-corruption police raided on the Office of the Taluka Education Officer and took office records in their custody. They inspected the Contingency Plan Budget, Special Budget and appointments of officials in the office.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Dec/24-12-2015/Page1/P1-21.jpg


Teachers continue protest against Secretary Education

Karachi: Sindh Education Alliance continued protest against the Secretary Education, Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho, demanding for restoration of suspended teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Dec/24-12-2015/Page2/P2-3.jpg


Construction of school building left incomplete 

District Kamber Shahdadkot: The construction work of Government Primary School building, village Lal Bux Brohi, near Saijawal Junejo, has been left incomplete by the contractor, leaving students sitting under the open sky to study.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Dec/24-12-2015/Page2/P2-52.jpg


Teachers continue hunger strike over nonpayment of salary

District Khairpur Mirs: The teachers of other cadre continue hunger strike against suspension of their salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Dec/24-12-2015/Page3/P3-9.jpg