Female teachers block road to protest FIR
Female teachers took to the streets on Tuesday, demanding withdrawal of an FIR registered against their colleagues and exemption from polio vaccination duty. The protesters led by All Government Primary School Association president Ms Nabeela and Ms Farhat Bibi blocked the main artery of Kohat city to traffic and raised slogans in favour of their demands.
Two KP teachers suspended for seeking information
The education department of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has suspended two primary school teachers after they tried to seek information about their seniority under KPK Right to Information (RTI) Act 2013.
Pak scientists visit Belarus, sign MoUs on higher education
A two-member delegation of scientists has returned home after a visit to Belarus during which memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed for exchange of scholars and students and for finding common ground for promotion of higher education.
Filling the Gaps
600 schools have been opened by the K-P Government, said minister for elementary education Muhammad Atif Khan
Three research scholars awarded
Three distinguished research scholars were honoured with research and development awards for this year in recognition for their scientific research works. The awards were given under the “Research and Development Effort Award Programme” of Science and Technology Department of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said a handout.
Youth society set up to create awareness of rights
Students hailing from parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, tribal areas and Afghanistan have founded a society which will create awareness of human rights among youth in a unique way of observing international UN days and promoting their themes. `We observed the UN special day to promote human rights and we want the world to know that we want peace as we are sick of the decade long violence.
Violation of merit alleged in appointment of assistant professor
The doctors, who appeared in interview for the post of assistant professor at Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), have alleged that the selection has been made in violation of merit. According to sources, 11 candidates applied for the post of assistant professor at the depart-ment of medicine, Khyber Girls Medical College/HMC in January this year.
Peshawar school victims among 112 recipients of awards
President Mamnoon Hussain conferred on Monday civil and military awards on those who had achieved distinction in their fields.
A total of 112 awards – 52 civil and 60 military – were given away at an investiture ceremony held on the occasion of Pakistan Day.
First volume of poetry on APS tragedy launched
Renowned Pashto poet Ameenullah Daudzal became the first bard to have versified the tragic incident of Army Public School. His poetic volume `Da Gulonoo Marsiyah` (Dirge of flowers) is the first regular collection of poetic pieces in Pashto free verse on the tragedy.
Department lacking postings and promotions
Due to negligence by Education Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, posts for computer teachers and computer labs projects are pending since three years. Moreover, no development works undertaken since three years.
Poor response by security departments for training the guard of colleges
Higher Education Commission Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hold a meeting to discuss the security of educational institutions. They asked the Commissioner Police officers to train guards of colleges for security but HEC did not receive any response from their side.
R&D Awards to researchers
Government of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa awarded awards to scientists and researchers. Senior Minister for Science and Technology said that government would support this sector.
Protest for time scale taken by teacher’s coordination council
Teachers Coordination council taken back their decision to protest against education department Peshawar. They were protesting for their time scale. Beside this their overall protest in province stopped. Their meeting with education department succeeded.
School enrolment campaign
Pushtunnkhwa Student Organization is continuing with school enrollment campaign at Quetta and Qila Saifullah. They went to almost 400 doors to provide awareness about enrolling children to parents.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/03-25-2015/quetta/page2.asp
HEC committee scrutinises abstracts of research papers
A two-day meeting of the Scrutiny Committee was held at Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad, to discuss and scrutinise abstracts of research papers to be presented in the third ‘International Conference on State and Society of Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities’, to be organised by HEC in collaboration with the University of Peshawar from May 13-14.
HEC removes names of plagiarists from list of approved supervisors
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has removed names of six academics, found guilty of plagiarism, from its list of approved PhD supervisors. “Today, we informed their universities that these scholars are no longer HEC approved supervisors,” said Ayesha Ikram, a spokesperson for the HEC.
Seminaries should be registered with education departments, says Ashrafi
Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) Chairman Maulana Tahir Ashrafi has said that ‘madaris’ should be registered with provincial educationdepartments as the government and ‘madaris’ leadership are dragging their feet on ‘madrassa’ reforms.
Millennials celebrate Pakistan Day at Aiwan-e-Sadr
The students of Roots Millennium Schools (RMS) had the honour of participating and hosting the Pakistan Day celebrations recorded at Aiwan-e-Sadr in presence of the President Mamnoon Hussain and the First Lady.
NPC acknowledges golden deeds with gold medals
Nazriya Pakistan Council (NPC) on Tuesday organized a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Quaid to acknowledge the contributions of committed pakitani’s who rendered in their respective fields some good for the people and the country.
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Govt trying to bring back YouTube, says education minister
The government is ‘keen’ to bring back YouTube to the people, State Minister for Education Baleeghur Rehman said on Tuesday. Acknowledging that a large repository of educational materials are available on the popular video-sharing website, which has been inaccessible in Pakistan since September 2012, the minister said that the government was serious in trying to restore access to the website.
Daily wage teachers being paid only Rs6,000 per month
One may believe it or not but it is true that the services of over 1,237 highly-qualified teachers serving in the federal government institutions, cantonment and garrison, have not been regularised in 20 years and they are being paid monthly salaries of Rs6,000 only.
UET VC for revising technical education syllabi
Some 3,715 graduates were awarded degrees at the 21st convocation of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) held at its auditorium on Tuesday.
Among the 114 distinguished graduates decorated, Amina Rajput with seven GOLD medals, Kunwal Shabbir, Nimra Sahu and Anig Aslam each with four while Shahid Manzoor, Arslan Chaudhry, Fahad Farooq, Muhammad Ali, Rana Junaid and Zubair Basra each with three GOLD medals were prominent.
Stagnant sewage and water is the permanent nuisance for the students of Government Girls Elementary School Chaweka in absence of sewerage and sanitation systems there while the classes have to be managed on the streets linked to the school amidst unbearable stink of the sewage.
Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-25/page-22/detail-6
Students should be prepared like Iqbal’s Shaheen to enable them face the future challenges and the new generation should be taught ideology of Pakistan, said Commander 60 Brigade Brig Muhammad Munir at the annual prize distribution ceremony of Army Public School and College on Tuesday.
Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-03-25/page-22/detail-4
The Government Cluster Training and Support Centre (GCTSC) organized three days training workshop for primary school teachers in Govt High School while a large number of PST’s participated in the workshop.
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Hostel for female students
A new building of “hostel for female students “has been constructed, District Jinnah Public school and college Principal Col. Javed Iqbal Niama tld media persons the other day.
Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201503/25/national2.php
LCWU holds competition on theme “Make it Happen”
To mark International Women’s day 2015, the All Pakistan Women’s Association in collaboration with Lahore College for Women University held exclusive competition based on the categories: Arts & Crafts, Flower Arrangement, Dress Show, Singing and Mehndi Designing.
Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201503/25/lahore.php
Edo Rawalpindi Said that first phases of recruitment process for educators posts will be completed by end of March 2015.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-03-25/page-2
Distribution of textbooks to schools
Government of Punjab started distribution of textbooks at Rawalpindi Division. Textbooks and education material including Slates are also being distributing by government-to-government schools.
Universities in every district
Prime Minister of Pakistan established a committee “Council of Common Interest” comprising all Chief Ministers of Pakistan. Major aim is to improve the education sector and establish a university in every district of the country.
DPC cancelled for teachers’ promotions
DPC cancelled for promotion of teachers through Cm package. Beside their DPC for EST and PST teachers also cancelled. SST teachers said that there might be some issues with seniority lists.
MOU b/w Lahore board and NEFT suspended
Lahore High Court has suspended the MOU between Lahore Education Board and NEFT. The MOU suspended because of poor quality of work of producing results of matric exams. Court said to DG audit to produce audit report as soon as possible.
Located in Old Clifton is Civitas, an elementary school project that aims to cater to students from nursery to class six. The project has been initiated by Nadeem Ghani, the school’s dean and founder as well as the brains behind Nixor College, and Almas Riaz, the project director. Ghani highlighted Civitas’ mission and spoke with some passion on the need to develop students with the skills to become independent, life-long learners
Accord signed to teach Chinese in Sindh schools
The Sindh education department on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese education department of Sichuan province of China for their cooperation in teaching the Chinese language in schools of Sindh.
Mind mapping workshop for teachers
Butterfly universe International holds a workshop of Mind Mapping for teachers. A number of male and female teachers attended the workshop. Chair butterfly universe international delivered lectures to the participants.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-03-25/page-3
BSEK reschedules matric exams for NA-246 by-poll
In order to ensure that the by-election to National Assembly constituency NA-246 in Karachi is held according to schedule, the examination authorities have rescheduled Secondary School Certificate (classes IX and X) Annual Examinations 2015.
Medical College by Karachi University
University of Karachi decided to establish their own medical college. A meeting holding on affiliating Karachi Medical and Dental College.
Sindh takes the lead again
The Sindh government’s recent commitment to introduce the Quaid’s August 11 address in the school curriculum is another historic decision by the province. The speech which is spread over nearly four pages has to be treated as a special chapter and taught to students when they are at the formative stage.
Five day training course at Lyari Varsity concludes
Thefive day training program on “Modern University Governance” organized in collaboration with the HEC was aimed at enhancing compatibilities of the officer, faculty members and other staff members of the University.
Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201503/25/karachi.php
A graveyard of book by Hurmat Majid
Maybe if we start making the effort, of visiting libraries more than malls, it may not take yearly festivals to remind us of how literary we are. We could then go to these festivals to, actually, celebrta eliterure.
Islamiat in CSS exam by Bhagwan Bhatti
According to FSPc policy, general recruitment tests include English, Everyday Science, Current Affairs, Pakistan Affairs and Islamiat. So, it becomes hard for religious minority candidates to tackle such tests as they do not have in-depth knowledge of Islamiat.
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Learning through our museums by Zaffar Junejo
Pakistan has a limited number of museums, which display this region’s history, geography, art, heritage and flora and fauna. The exhibits in our museums can be used as tools of education if they are presented in a way that caters to the learning needs of our younger generation.
Aug 11 speech in textbooks
THEY are among the most well-known words spoken by Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Uttered on Aug 11, 1947, they are often quoted by those seeking to reiterate that the founder of this nation envisaged it as a country where religion and state would be entirely separate from each other. `You are free, you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or any other place of worship in this State of Pakistan.
Education System of Punjab by Azhar Munir
Punjabi Nation was a renowned nation regarding education in western history books. Now this nation is declining in this sector. In “History of Indigenous Education in Punjab,” it is written that the standard of education among Punjabi was upper then western nations.
Letters to the Editor
Pakistan stands in the camp of an underdeveloped world, though it has a large number of youths constituting its population. The situation can improve only when we are able to improve our education system.At present education is provided by public and private institutions, as well as by madressahs. There is no uniform medium of instruction and no proper career counselling.
Naz High School, Khairpur, after nationalisation Govt. Naz Pilot Secondary High School, Khairpur, was one of the few good educational institutions of pre-partition days, established by the prince to provide free education to the people of Khairpur. Unfortunately, the educational institution of such historical significance has been deprived of 80 acres of its valuable possession.
Gwadar needs libraries
It is an undeniable fact that education and knowledge play an important role in changing the fate of a nation. Unfortunately, Gwadar, the most focused city is deprived of public libraries.
Dialogue succeeded between government and teachers, Protest postpone
Peshawar: Dialogue succeeded between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government & All Teachers Coordination Council, protest postpone. A Seven members committee has been established under the head of Deputy Secretary for the approval of demands. The next meeting will be held on 30th March.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page no. 8
Female teachers protest rally & Sitting in Kohat
Kohat: Due to polio duty negligence and security reasons female teachers step out for protest & sitting. Females sit on road for four hours and block road for all kind of traffic.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page no.1
Education Department negligence after the three years the Computers labs are not established in schools
Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa education department high official’s negligence to be seems that after the laps of the three years the project of installation the Computer Labs was not completed. The ten important vacancies including the Manager Post are still vacant from the 2012. The Furniture for the computer labs not purchased due to the acting Manager have another assignment not give due attention to this project.
One thousand teachers of the FATA employed in abroad
Peshawar: It was found one thousand teachers of FATA working in abroad and getting their salaries here. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor issued the order for the immediate enquiry and dismissal of such type of the teachers. Governor also issued orders for the disciplinary action against those teachers who are working as a journalist.
In Wana two schools construction & repair project completed
Peshawar: According to the FATA Secretariat press release issued informed that Musa Pulblic School Wana and Government Primary School Sheen Barsak Khwaza Khan Kot construction and repair work completed under the Governor Special Development Program.
Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
During this fiscal year 245 new schools were opened, Afif Khan
Peshawar: In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 245 new schools were open for the fiscal year 2014-15. Lash six months 9 new schools opened. To build the standard of the education in the province we take practical steps. These views shared by the Education Minister Atif Khan during the Assembly session question answer.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar Page no.3
Rasheed Garhi High School without the Head Master, Officials silent
Peshawar: Provincial Head quarter Peshawar main city Government High School Rasheed Garhi without Head Master for the last six months, public demanded from provincial government to take notice. Without Head Master school student’s different problems and there is not solution because of the un availability of the Head Master.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar Page no. 3
Government taken steps for the promotion of the education, Jamshid Mohmand
Takht Bhai: MPA Jamshid Mohmand said the world that country who ruling on the world due to the cause of the education. If we want to develop than the top priority we consider the education. These views he shared during the public gathering. He said our government is given top priority to the quality education in the province.
Complete story: Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page no. 3
Provincial Govt. is special focusing over the promotion of Education, Rehmat Baloch
QUETTA: Provincial Health Minister Meer Rehmat Saleh BAloch said that the Provincial Govt is giving special attention over the promotion of Education and also said that admit your children in school for their bright future and will contribute to the our country. Provincial Govt. also bans over the absence of teachers from their duties and the Education budget has boosted up to 25% which will make possible the each and every facility in the school.
Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/balochistan
Emergency steps should be taken for the elimination of Educational backwardness, Action Committee
KHARAN: Students Action committee has chaired a meeting under the presidency of Daadh Shah Mengal on Tuesday. In the meeting senior member were participated. Daadh Shah Mengal said that the plight Educational Institutes of Kharan are waits for Govt. attention. They said the entire world have the facility of latest scientific technology while we are deprived from the basic facilities of Education.
Complete Story: Azadi news Page No. 8
For the promotion of Education Govt. is measuring on a war footing, Liaqat Agha
PISHIN: Member of Provincial Assembly Liaqat Agha said that our success and development is not possible without Education, so we need to promote the quality of Education. Govt. has been started their home work against the anti-Educational ways such as; elimination of cheating, recruitment through personal judgment and absent of teachers from their respected duties. If any case will be possible in the future then strict action will be taken against them.
Complete Story: Awam News, Page no. 3
Class based Education is being affected over the new generation, Zahid Akhter
QUETTA: Escaping from the effect of the class based Education is to introduce a high standard Education institutes from Govt. side it will be the only remedy for new generation. Govt. institutes can be parallel to the private institutes, if they complete the basic and compulsory facilities in the institutes and make possible the attendance of teachers otherwise there will be a big gap between the standard of Private and Govt. institutes. Shafqat Langove said that private institutes are providing the English subject from their infant level, but unfortunately Govt. institutes are missing that subject from infant level.
Complete Story: Mashriq News, Page no. 2
Campaign for School enrolment
QUETTA: Provincial Health Minister Rehmat Saleh Baloch leading a walk of school enrollment campaign by National Party and BSO (P). Their demand is to increase the Education in Baluchistan and reduce or eliminate the illiteracy throughout Baluchistan.
Complete Story: Balochistan Times, Page no. 11
People protest against use of sub-standard material in school building
Jajja Abbasian: The residents of Thal Arrain have protested against the use of sub-standard material in the construction of building of Govt. Boys High School Thal Arrain. The Headmaster closed down the construction work on the complaint of the people. People have demanded strict action against the contractor. DCO Rahim Yar Khan had released a grant of RS.1660000/- and construction was started on March 4, 2015.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.9
Insulting behaviour of Headmaster, Marking Centre closed down
Jatoi: The Marking Centre at the Govt. Boys High School Jatoi has been closed down due to the insulting behaviour of the Headmaster of the said school. The said Headmaster Abdur Razzaq Chacharr is quite famous for his insulting behaviour towards teachers and teachers have often protested against his insulting behaviour and many teachers have got themselves transferred from the school.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.2
Corruption in Schools equipment, DCO Layyah gives no dam to the court order
Fatehpur: DCO Layyah has reported done a corruption of RS.90 Million in equipment and goods distributed to schools. The matter was brought before the Multan High Court, the said High Court issued orders to the DCO to stop distribution of the said goods to schools, but the DCO did not give a dam to the High Court Orders and pressurized and threatened the teachers to receive the goods.
Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No. 8
Class 9 student tortured by teacher
Multan: A 9th Class student Sharjeel was beaten and tortured by the teacher of the Al-Nasir Govt. High School, Jalalpur. The injured student was admitted to the Nishtar Hospital.
Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No. 2
Principal involved in sexual harassment of female teachers
Kot Chatthah: The female teachers of Govt. Boys Secondary School Mannah Ahmedani have complained that Principal of the said school is sexually harassing them and tells the female teachers using hijab and abbaya to come to the Principal office without hijab and abbayya. The behaviour of the said Principal is very insulting towards male teachers as well. People have demanded transfer of the said Principal.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-03-25/page-2
Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 8
RS.81.9 Millions to be spent for reconstruction and repairs of 566 schools
Rahim Yar Khan: EDO Rahim Yar Khan has informed the press that RS.81.9 Million will be spent on reconstruction, repairs, and provision of basic facilities of 566 schools of District Rahim Yar Khan.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 9
Government policies creating unrest among teachers
Kehrorr Pakka: Teachers bodies have said that the government policies are creating unrest among teachers and educational progress is suffering so government must take a notice.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 12
Examination Superintendant sexually harassing male students
Khanpur: Mohammed Tariq, Examination Superintendant at the Govt. Taraqi-e-Taleem High School is sexually harassing the boys appearing for their Matriculation Examinations. He charges the students with cheating allegations and then searches their bodies unethically to satisfy his sexual lust.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 9
Primary School building in crumbling condition
District Badin: The Building of Primary School village Alam Khan Rind and Sinjhoro is cracked and its parts are decaying. The residents have protested and demanded from government to take notice and resolve the issue.
Protest against crumbling condition of School building
District Sijawal: The residents of village Muhammad Khan Khipri stood against crumbling condition of their Village School. They told that school building is damaged and its pieces are falling. They demanded from higher authorities to take notice and resolve the issue on priority basis.
61 Girls Schools closed in Khipro
District Sanghar: 61 Girls Schools are closed since years due to carelessness of Education Department. The closed schools include 8 in Union Council Bilawal Hingorjo, 9 in Hanthongo, 6 in Kamil Hingoro, 9 in Khahi, 8 in Khipro, 6 in Khori, 5 in Qazi Faiz Muhammad and others. Whereas, 11 girls schools are shown closed on government record; while more than 32 guards and 110 Teachers are Ghost and getting their salary at homes. The Education officers are involved in corruption and get monthly bribe from the guards and Teachers to leave them on Visa. The residents and villagers of the said Union Councils have demanded from higher authorities to take notice and find the lasting solution for ruined Education to save future of the girls.
Newly constructed High School building ruined due to stagnant water
District Badin: The building of high School village Andhloo near Kadhan is completely surrounded with stagnant water. The water is stored and poured in the school premises by the local influential. The inhuman act of the landlord has ruined future of more than 250 Students. The villagers told that they have informed Secretary Education, but nothing has happened yet. They demanded to take notice of the school building and save future of their children.
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Primary School building in crumbling condition
District Tando Muhammad Khan: The building of Government Primary School village Hafizabad is poor in condition and its different parts are decaying. The Students’ lives are in danger. The villagers have declared that school is lacking basic facilities of drinking water, washrooms, electricity and others. They demanded from Government to take notice.
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Girls School building construction work left incomplete
District Tando Muhammad Khan: The building of Government Girls High School village Sulaima Soomro is closed due to its construction work. But the construction work is stopped since years and students’ future is ruined. The staff and Teachers of the School are getting their salary without attending it. The villagers have demanded from higher authorities to take notice of the closure of the school and save future of the poor girls.
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Sindh Government starts Sindh Women Literacy Program for Uneducated Women
Karachi: Sindh Government starts a program for uneducated and unskilled women of Sindh Province with the name of “”Sindh Women Literacy Program”. The Summary is sent to Chief Minister for approval.
Complete Story: (Daily Kawish front page)
GSTA Protests against Secretary Education
Hyderabad: GSTA Members have alleged that Secretary Education is responsible for destruction of Education in Sindh; he has privatized Schools of Sindh and wants to make students deprived of getting Education.
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Chinees Language made compulsary from 6th class
Karachi: An agreement has been signed between China and Sindh Education Department to teach Chinese language as compulsory from class six. The MOU has been signed by Sindh Education Secretary Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho and Chinese Vice Director.