24th May 2017

PTI doing well in KP health, education sectors, claims report

The PTI in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, however, is a close second, with significant improvements in the health and education sector. Sindh lags far behind Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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College teachers stage protest for their rights

Action Committee Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Professor’s and lecturers association staged a protest in front of Peshawar Press Club. They said that demand of up gradation and professional allowance was agreed upon in 2016 however, no implementation has been done so far.

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Matric examinations, 2400 UFM (unfair means) cases, parents shocked

Peshawar Education Board booked 2400 cases of cheating in the ongoing examinations of 2017. Majority cases have been those booked in the private schools.

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Education department, requests for transfers approved

Provincial government decided to finalise the transfers of Additional Director Establishment Directorate of Education along with numerous grade 19 officers.

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Child maid to sit an exam

The juvenile housemaid, who had to be rescued after being tortured at the home of a judge earlier this year, has had a change of fortunes and is now expected to sit for an academic examination on May 24 (today) - seemingly for the first time.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705240278&EN_ID=11201705240103&EMID=11201705240049


‘The Centaurus’ to support 100 children of Balochistan

The management of the ‘The Centaurus’ mall has decided to take responsibility of bearing expenses on education of 100 needy children of Balochistan.  In this connection, Sardar Muhammad Yasir Ilyas, the group director of Pak-Gulf Construction Company handed over a check to Rear Admiral Asif Khaliq, a senior officer of Pakistan Navy.

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Millennium campus gets IB World School status

Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) has achieved the status of IB World School for International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP) for its state-of-the-art Flagship Millennium Campus, I-9/3, says a press release

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Pakistan ranks first among 183 countries getting Chinese scholarships: Madam Bao

While addressing the annual day function of Islamabad Model College for Boys, F-7/3, wife of Chinese Ambassador Madam Bao told emotionally-charged students, who during the during function kept on vigorously chanting slogan ‘Pakistan-China Doosti zinda bad’ that the Pakistani students would be the major beneficiary of Belt & Road Initiative that provides numerous opportunities of study and jobs.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/pakistan-ranks-first-among-183-countries-getting-chinese-scholarships-madam-bao/


24,000 Teachers demand issuance of notification

Delay in issuing of notification by CAAD has left teachers insecure about their promotions.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705240268&EN_ID=11201705240099&EMID=11201705240050



Planning commenced over the procedure of training primary school teachers during summer vacations

Decisions on how to conduct 26 days of Teachers' training during summer vacations are undergoing scrutiny.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-24/page-2/detail-21



Basic Education is the requirement of time: Dr. Tariq Ansari

In Multan Dr. Ansari stated that basic education is the necessity of today’s world at an event.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-05-24/page-8


British School System 100% success rate

British School System has always given a 100% success rate, Sheikh Nadeem Akbar Muhammad Javid stated.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-05-24/page-8


Teachers of Science and English called to Danize School for the allocation of location of postings

Rawalpindi Education Department called primary school english and science teachers to Danize school today at 9 am to allocate postings.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-24/page-2/detail-20


32 percent increase in education budget to boost facilities

The Punjab government is allocating Rs 56bn in the 2017-18 development budget for the education sector, a 32pc increase from the last budget.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=24_05_2017_176_007


Tackle between school education department and bureaucracy over teachers’ transfer

The bureaucracy agrees on transferring teachers based on merit whereas the school’s education department relies on nepotism.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104207461&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170524


Session of schools’ representatives today

A meeting has been called today in Multan by CEO District Education Authority for school representatives.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206972&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170524


IT teachers protest against their poor treatment

Punjab Teachers Union and IT Teachers Union protested against certain practices such as schools’ principals giving IT teachers clerical tasks and also threatening to suspend them.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206979&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170524


Those nations succeed that prioritise education: MPA Azad Ali Tabassum

During a prize distribution ceremony at Government Girls Elementary School, MPA Azad Ali Tabassum said that only through education can our younger generation be equipped to serve our country.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104207768&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170524


Salaries of second shift teachers causing stress

Teachers and other staff who have been upgraded to serve in the schools’ second shift are undergoing problems as their salaries are to be given from a total schools’ budget of Rs 70-80,000 per month.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104207781&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170524


Education paves the way for the development of nations: Khalid Mughal

During a prize distribution ceremony at Government Workers Welfare School, chief guest of the event, Chairman All Pakistan Cutlery Association, Muhammad Khalid Mughal said that nations who educate their youngsters are respected by the global community.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208119&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170524


SLS School observes Cleanliness and Hygiene Week

Students of all campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School observed Cleanliness and Hygiene Week, says a press release.

Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/206296-SLS-School-observes-Cleanliness-and-Hygiene-Week


Private college vandalised, case filed against PML-N member’s son

A local police station filed a report against the son of a member of PML-N for vandalising a private college’s property.

Complete Story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208326&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170524


Gujranwala school lacks basic facilities

A Government Primary School in Gujranwala lacks basic facilities such as furniture, ceiling fans and clean drinking water.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104208330&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170524


Chiniot: Despite names on merit list, 30 students didn’t get laptops

Despite having their names on the merit list, 30 students didn’t get laptops under the PM’s Laptop Scheme.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104207988&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170524


Seminar held on Science in Urdu: In the light of 21st century

Urdu Science Board, National History and Literary Division held a seminar to shed light on science and technology in Urdu language.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/319860-todays-print-city-news





Officials reluctant to resolve issues of teachers

The officials of College Education Department, Sindh, are reluctant to take up the issues of teaching faculties regarding promotions and professional services structure, Daily Times has learnt.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-24/lahore/11803/87179


Private schools raise fees

Due to lack of a monitoring unit in both schools and college education departments, no one is able to stop private schools from raising their fees.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206233&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524


Appointing teachers, non-teaching staff at town level agreed

For the first time, teaching staff will be appointed based on written tests and in the first phase, around 6,000 teachers will be appointed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206252&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524


SHC asks for funding details of ‘Let Girls Learn’

A case has been filed against Maryam Nawaz due to which SHC has asked the Deputy Attorney General to provide funding details of ‘Let Girls Learn’ initiative.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206189&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524  


FIA to target seminaries over illegal foreign students

A network of private agents and administrations of some renowned seminaries, with the connivance of officials of the Directorate Passport and Immigration’s Karachi and Lahore offices, has been sheltering illegal foreign students through fake visa extension stamps for many years

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-24/lahore/11806


Textbooks still not provided after two months

The new academic session started two months ago and Sindh Textbook Board has been unable to provide free textbooks to students of public schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206131&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524


Feud between Chairman Education Board and his employees escalated

An ongoing feud has escalated between Chairman Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board regarding agreement of charter of demands.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206142&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524


Four matches in Kardar School Cup

Four cricket matches were played between different schools and were organised by Pakistan Cricket Board.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104206143&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524



Education, health sectors suffering due to government’s incompetency: Ameer Shirazi

PML-N’s MPA, Syed Ameer Haider Shah Shirazi said that education and health sectors of district Thatta are in poor condition.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104205894&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170524


TCF’s 19,100 alumni set to bring about positive social change

At the juncture of 22 years of its service in the education sector, the TCF highlighted the power of education through its alumni success stories in an awe-inspiring conversational discourse.

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Inter-school squash championship

NBP Inter-school squash championship has reached its final stage. In under-11 boy’s competition, Amaar Ali and Muhammad Zaman have reached the finals.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-24/page-7/detail-9


2nd round of Inter examinations (Arts) start

2nd round of annual examinations of Inter Board kicks off from 25th May, under Education Board Karachi.

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Educated youth capable of changing fate of our nation: Khursheed Shah

MNA Khursheed Ahmed Shah said an educated youth has the capability of changing the fate of our nation and parents should invest heavily in their children’s education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-05-24/page-12


Action committee set up followed by demolition of Government Muniba School

Taleem Bachao Action Committee representatives said that documents were being forged to wrongfully take over the school premises, which will leave 300 children out of school.

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