Police educate school heads on use of security software
The district police on Monday educated the principals and headmasters of public and private educational institutions on special software to be installed into mobile phones to help inform the police in case of any emergency at the schools.
Students continue protest against hostel eviction orders
KOHAT: The local political and social activists on Monday joined the protest of the Kohat Medical College students against the college administration and police for ordering them to vacate all the private hostels over security reasons.
Work of 5,000 students from India, Pakistan showcased
ISLAMABAD: The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP), in collaboration with Routes2Roots (R2R), has successfully completed the 18-month project ‘Exchange for Change: Pakistan India 2013 - 2015’. The largest exchange programme of its kind, the work of 5,000 students from 31 schools from across India and Pakistan was showcased at the National Art Gallery.
Campaign for enrolment started
Pukhtunkhwa Student Organization playing important part in educational campaign “Every Child in School.” They are going door to door for enrolling the children in schools.
Balochistan private schools seek protection
Balochistan Private Schools Foundation has urged the provincial government to provide security to private schools as some institutions are receiving threats from unidentified persons. In a statement issued here on Monday, the Chairman of the Foundation, Jaffar Khan and the General Secretary, Nazar Muhammad said that unidentified men demanded extortion from the management of a private school in Nawan Killi area of Quetta city and gave threats of dire consequences.
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Tribal urged to send their women in university
At the Vice Chancellors Forum, ‘The News’ got the opportunity to interact with the VC of Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University (SBKWU) Professor Dr. Rukhsana Jabeen. This university is based in Quetta and it is the only women university in Baluchistan. The vice chancellor said that we need to change the mindset of the tribal so that they send their daughters to a university to acquire Higher Education.
Education experts promoting regional languages
On International day of language education, experts emphasized on importance of regional languages. Education experts agreed on promoting these languages.
Distribution of Textbooks
Secretary Balochistan Text Book Board said that they will distribute nearly 5.3 million textbooks to remote and colder areas of the region. Through MIS, nearly 7.1 million textbooks were demanded.
Today’s wars fought with power of education: Ahsan
Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal has said that all the leaders of national and international academia are the core commanders and the generals of education because today the wars are fought with the power of education. They hold the key to the success and development of a country.
Indo-Pak ties: Exhibition highlights commonalities
Massub Naseem, a seventh grader at a Rawalpindi school, recently went to India on an exchange visit and returned with interesting experiences to share. “We went with a message of peace and love for friendship and visited different schools and historical buildings and monuments,” he said, adding that he particularly enjoyed visiting the Kingdom of Dreams and Taj Mahal.
Inclusion of Mughal history in curriculum demanded
President of the Mughal Society Baig Raj on Monday said new generation should not be kept aloof from their glorious past. The young generation is embracing newest of ideas with little knowledge of past which can be overcome by including part of our magnificent past in the syllabus, he said. Speaking to Mughal Convention in Sindhoi, Jhelum, he said that Mughal era is a strong reference of Muslim rule in the subcontinent on which we still feel proud.
Youth parliament of Pakistan delegation off to Denmark on study tour
A delegation of 6 Members of Youth Parliament Pakistan alongside two Members of the National Assembly of Pakistan has departed for Study Visit to Denmark here Monday. The study programme aims to facilitate learning about the democratic and Parliamentary systems, institutional measures of public accountability and transparency of Governments.
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Urdu varsity engineering students continue protest
The engineering students of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology continued their protest on the fifth consecutive day against the university administration’s failure to get accreditation from the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).
Deduction in salaries of education staff
Nearly twenty colleges under ‘Nizamat e Talimat’ deducted the salaries of their daily wage staff. They deducted their salaried for vacations and those days in which PTI did protest against government.
For recruitment of educators, the final list of candidates after interview has displayed.
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Schools still without boundary walls, other facilities, Punjab PA told
Acting Punjab Assembly Speaker Sher Ali Gorchani Monday in the House censured Parliamentary Secretary for Schools and Education Joyce Rufin Julius for being ignorant of her department and failing to give satisfactory answers on the state of public schools in the province.
Punjab enacts law on guidebooks, guess papers business
The booming and flourishing business of guidebooks and guess papers, which has continued unchecked and unregulated over years, is going to be regulated at least in Punjab with the new Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board Act 2015.
Most youngsters enter college with an aim to become a doctor or an engineer. I was determined from day one to become a teacher, COMSATS University lecturer Shazia Hafeez saidon Monday.
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Education Sector is improving: Mashhood
Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood has said the province’s education system has seen substantial progress, however, a lot of work needs to be done, particularly on education quality. He said this while chairing a meeting to review education reforms in the province. DCOs, EDOs and key officials of the Schools Education Department and affiliated agencies attended the meeting, the first in a series of consultative meetings to be held with different stakeholders to get input into the future of education reforms in government schools across the province.
Unidentified miscreants have sent a threatening letter to the management of Government Girls Primary School situated in the remit of Alpa Police, media reported here on Monday.
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Member assembly talked about equating their salaries with that in other districts. Interior Ministry reveals that there are nearly four thousand ghost maddaris.
School Reform Program
With collaboration of DFID, government of Punjab is holding final round of schools reform program. It aimed at strengthening the teachers and students.
PEF focusing on partner schools
MD Punjab Education Foundation said that PEF focusing on partner schools. She said that PEF is targeting the out of schools children.
Class V exams like competitive exam
Punjab Examination commission developed different papers with different pattern of same subject. Students facing many difficulties while solving.
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Monitoring for corrupts at textbook board
Chairman Punjab text Book Board Lahore assigned to detect the corrupt people attached to this board. Recently eight fake publishers detected.
Irresponsibility by examination staff
Due to irresponsible behavior of staff at examination centers of class five examinations, students facing difficulties. Staff distributed papers that were not enough for all students. They start taking papers quite late.
Teacher’s evaluation by PEC
Punjab Examination Commission has set down the standard of teacher’s evaluation. Teachers will be evaluated based on the results produced by their students.
Revised curriculum to be distributed from March
Sindh Senior Minister for Education and literacy Niasr Ahmed Khoro on Monday said that the education department had revised textbooks’ syllabus till class VIII.
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Sindh assembly for supply clean water to schools
Sindh assembly members on Monday stressed that clean water should be supplied to government schools to save the schoolchildren from waterborne diseases, besides which proper washrooms should be provided to schools, especially the girls’ schools.
Seminary teacher found killed
HYDERABAD: A seminary teacher who had gone missing on Feb 4 in Tandojam was found tortured to death on Monday.
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MA private exams results announced
The Karachi University on Monday announced results of MA private annual examinations Part-II of English, International Relations and Islamic Studies. In English exams 57 students appeared out of which six students succeeded while in international relations 932 out of 1582 passed and in Islamic studies 446 out of 726 students succeeded.
Provincial education minister said that children should not be blamed for poor results. He said that they are introducing the teacher’s evaluation system.
Teachers who have cleared the NTS test protest for not receiving their salaries. It is altering them to leave their posts.
Study timings at Universities are very low
Chair mass Communication, Karachi University, said that our universities are isolated. They have short time interval of studying at campus. He said we need to work hard to gain success in our goals.
School safety awareness and clean city
In a meeting chaired by Commissioner Karachi, commissioner youth decided to participate in neat, clean, and peaceful city campaign in Karachi. In this campaign schools and colleges will also approached for awareness about cleanliness and safety.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-02-24/page-3
Seminar on Mother Language
Sindh University holds an international seminar on importance of mother languages. Every fourteenth day a regional language vanishes.
Irregularities at Education Department
AG report revealed that there are irregularities of almost 13 billion in education department. A high corruption evident in grants given to education department.
Letters to the Editor
Every country is taking education seriously and providing it to their people. Education is key to a nations development. In Pakistan there seems to be no education and what is, is more of a joke, than what our people need.
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My son is a student of Government Degree Boys College, Jungle Shah, Keamari. He enrolled last year in pre engineering first year. The college administrations provided free books to the students which is good, but the bad thing is that classes have not started.
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The madressah factor
APROPOS “The Madressah factor (Feb 22). I partially agree with the writer that reforms must be made by the state in madressahs. It is also true that many of these seminaries pose serious challenges to society.
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Female teachers face many problems: Umer Orakzai
Umer Orakzai Coordinator Alif Ailaan has said that promises of improvement in education department has become just formal senteces. He said that one cannot refuse the problems which female teachers face inside and outside the school. Female teachers are transferred hundreds kilometer far away from their homes due to which they face serious problems.
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Continued protest by Working Focus Grammar School Teachers
Working Focus Grammar School and College Charsadda have continued their strike for the last three days. The teachers are demanding to stop illegal suspension, to make them regular, to increase house rent,to resolve the suspended employees and to pay their salaries immediately. The president khtar Munir Dagai, Javid Imtiaz, Hamida Akbar and Miss Taskeen said if our demands were not resolved we will occupy the provincial Assembly on 5th March.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Page no .5
Appointment of male professor in Girls College not acceptable
Muhammad Irshad President Sports and Culture PTI said that appointment of male professor in Girls Degree College Booni is not acceptable. He said that appointment of male professor is against the culture of Chitral. He further said that the people of Chitral are sensitive and Islamic minded therefore we cannot bear male professor for girls students. He demanded secretary higher KPK to take notice of the appointment.
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HEC to act against fake degrees holders
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to start operation against those who have fake degrees. The Higher Education Commission wrote a letter to Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) to start legal action. According to HEC sources 600 degrees are brought for verification in which half of the degrees are fake.
Complete Story: Daily Awamunas Peshawar Page no. 1
All Primary Teachers Association demands for scale promotion
All Primary Teachers Association protested against provincial government in Peshawar press club last day. The sit in was led by Abdul Ghaffar Khan President All Primary Teachers Association. Leaders of the Association said that provincial government is not giving the teachers their legal rights. They demanded the government to promote them from scale 14 to scale 15.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab Peshawar Page no. 2
DMO’s school inspection
Muhammad Ali District Monitoring Officer Haripur inspected many schools. During his inspection, on delay in construction of room the officer was astonished. The officer directed the contractor to construct the room immediately so that to ensure security.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Page no.3
Enrollment Campaign by PSO starts
HARNAI: Pashtun Students Organization has started the admission campaign in the different region. The organization’s mission is to educate the every children either its male or female.
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Security in Schools to be increased: CCPO
QUETTA: Capital City Police Quetta Abdul Razzaq Chema has said that we are trying our best for the increasing of school security system. According to the national action plan all the security system will be modified and secure.
Lack of teaching staff: education of girls at risk
Layyah: Hundreds of girl’s students are at home due to non availability of teachers in Govt. Girls Primary School UC Marchan-Layyah. Girl’s students of Govt. Girl’s Primary School Marhan Beroon and 425/B/TDA are not going to school due to non availability of teachers as teachers has left the job and some got transferred. Local residents along with the education network organization in the leadership of Mr. Saeed Niaz Ahmed Gillani District Coordinator Alif Ailaan requested to higher authorities to pay proper attention towards this situation for the betterment of the girls education.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain Multan Page No. 4
Safe and clean drinking water facility not available in the Govt. Girl’s High School Mithay Wali
Dera Ghazi Khan-Wahowa: Local residents of the Wahowa-Mithay Wali requested to Chief Minister Punjab, Commissioner, DCO, EDO Education- Dera Ghazi Khan to fulfill the missing facilities of Govt. Girl’s High School like availability of safe and clean drinking water, boundary wall, SST-Science, Computer teacher etc.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-02-24/page-11
Teacher of Govt. Girl’s Primary School Fatehpur is absent from last two months
Fatehpur: Local residents of the 231/TDA requested to higher authorities like EDO-Education to take strict actions against the teacher of Govt. Girl’s Primary School 231/TDA as school is closed due her absenteeism from last two months and future of the students are at risk.
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Children of workers of education department can apply for the post of junior clerk
Bahawalnagar: As per the circular of Executive District Officer Education district Bahawalnagar, children of retired workers of education department can apply for the post of junior clerk up to 10th March 2015. None of the applications will be treated after the closing date.
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Students of school at risk due to poor security arrangements and building conditions
Ahmed Pur Sharqia: Local residents of Theta Waran Tehsil Ahmed Pur Sharqia came out for demonstration against the poor security arrangements and terrible school building conditions of Govt. Arabic Primary School. Presently, school has no boundary wall and many incidents occurred during recess time so school management has stopped the recess period. Local residents requested to Chief Minister to pay proper attention towards this situation.
Complete Story: DAILY AUSAF MULTAN Page No. 12
Transfer of education funds for the betterment of education and missing facilities
Multan-Khanewal: Secretary Finance transferred billions of Rupees to different districts for the betterment of the education development and fulfilling the missing facilities.
Complete Story: DAILY AUSAF MULTAN Page No .12
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Superintendent dismissed during unexpected monitoring visit by the DCO
Muzafargargh: DCO Muzafargargh during his unexpected monitoring visit to the Center of Excellence Govt. Boys High School examination center suspended superintendent and invigilators for the use of mobile phone which is against the rules of Punjab Examination Commission.
Complete Story: DAILY AUSAF MULTAN Page No .12
Students in stress due to slow construction of the Govt. Girl’s Primary School Rehman-a-bad
Shahpur Sharif: Local residents and students requested to higher authorities to pay proper attention towards the slow construction of the Govt. Girl’s Primary School Rehman-a-bad. Students are being taught in a home where due to loudness they cannot pay proper attention towards their studies.
Complete Story: DAILY KHABRAIN MULTAN Page No.7
Primary School building under control of Land Mafia since four years
District Ghotki: All claims of Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro are futile about Education Promotion of Sindh. The condition of Education is even going to be worst due to closure of Schools. According to reports, Primary School SabgatUllah Irfan is under the control of local land mafia since four years. The Education officers did not take any step for its restoration. 450 Students of the School are deprived of their basic right of getting Primary Education.
NTS Pass Teachers protest for their salaries
District Mirpur Khas: The newly taken-up Teachers from Mirpur Khas and Dighri have protested for their salaries. They told media that their salary is not issued since nine months. They have demanded from Sindh Government to take notice and issue them salary.
Teachers protest for salary
District Sijawal: NTS Pass HST, JST and PST Teachers protested for their salary before Press club. On the occasion they told that their salary is not issued since 13 months and they have demanded from Government to issue them their right.
Education Officer issued notice to Ghost Teachers
District Qamber: Taluka Education Officer Shahdadkot Mr. Ayaz Hussain Chandio has issued notice to the Ghost Teachers and has directed them to join their duties respectively and regularly otherwise their ID for salary would be blocked forever.
Thousands of Staff appointed through Fake Ids
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Mr. Qaim Ali Shah inquired about fake appointments of on forged IDs in Education Department during meeting at C.M House. He has directed AG Sindh Department to inquire them matter and submit the report within 3 days. The staff is appointed in the following districts including Larkana, Qamber, Jacobabad, Benazirabad and Naushehro Feroz and it has been indicated that during the inquiry of the illegal appointments in Education Department these districts would be affected.
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Primary School building decaying and students lives in danger
District Badin: The building of main Primary School village Sagar Ghulam Hyder Chandio is completely decaying and its pieces are falling. Students’ lives are in danger due to poor condition of the building. The students are getting Education under tree in open sky. Education Department is silent to take any notice of the decaying school building and issue any budget for its repairing.
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Boys High School under acute shortage of basic facilities
Hyderabad: Government Boys High School Hosri is lacking basic facilities of Electricity, Teachers, Classes, Drinking Water and hand pump. The Teachers of the School along with Students protested for basic facilities in the school. They have demanded from Higher authorities to take notice and resolve the issue.
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Minority Students should be given their own religious Education: Education Minister
Karachi: Sindh Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that minorities should also be given their own religious Education. He also added that there would be changing in Curriculum turn wise. He said Teachers evaluation system is established for the evaluation of Teachers. On the occasion he said students cannot be blamed that they are not studying, but it is also responsibility of the Teachers who are teaching them.
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Female Teacher protested against E.D.O Education Jhudo
District Mirpur Khas: The female Teacher of Primary School Jhudo town protested against E.D.O Education Ms. Fozia Akram on her non-compliance and disallowing her from joining of the Teacher in the School. Ms. Shabana kosar told that she has served in the school for ten years and now she has been transferred somewhere else, but when she got her order in the same school then E.D.O Ms. Fozia Akram does not allow her to join.
More than 30 Schools of Jam Nawaz Ali closed since years
District Sanghar: Dut to Ghost Teachers Schools are closed since years and building are decaying and many of the school buildings are under control of landlords and other influential. The closed schools include Union Council Nao Abad, U.C Hot Wasan, Village Ali Abad, village Chand pur, Primary School AK Chandio and others. The Teachers are free of their duties and getting salary at their homes. Thousands of students are deprived of Primary Education due to closure of Schools. The villagers have demanded from Education Minister to take notice and restore these schools.
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Benazir Bhutto Veterinary University under financial Problems
District Nawabshah: Benzir Bhutto University of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry is under financial problems. It was established in 2012, but since then it is running in Girls College due to non-availability of own plo and building. Students have to face problems due to non-availability of university buses. Sindh Chief Minister Mr. Syed Qaim Ali Shah had issue 30 cror to the University, but that are not issue yet.