25th April 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Assessments for grade 8th will be held starting the following school year: After grade 5, the provincial government has decided to introduce assessments  for grade 8th as well. Students from both private and government schools will take part in it.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304221-todays-print-city-news


Health, edu facilities: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal  Zafar said that it’s the top most responsibility of the government to provide health and education facilities to tribal people and taking concrete steps for it.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201704/25/page02.php


MPA brings focus on Math and Science education in Kohat: Member of Provincial Assembly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ziaullah Bangash brings fresh focus on the importance of Maths and Science in public schools. Speaking at a science activity organized by the Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science (PAMS), Ziaullah Bangash reiterated the need to improve the learning levels in general.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/national/23-Apr-2017/mpa-brings-focus-on-math-and-science-education-in-kohat


Teachers of Focus Grammer School without wages

The teachers of Focus Grammer School, established to provide education to children of workers, have not been given their wages for the past one year.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104154798&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170425


Teachers should give special attention to building character of students: Inayat Ullah

Minister for Rural Development, Inayat Ullah said that teachers, apart from imparting education, should also focus on building the character of their students.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104154787&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170425




Teachers are being assigned duties tehsil’s other than their own: Phase 2 of census has begun and teachers are being sent to far away tehsils in the extreme weather.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304340-todays-print-city-news




The condition of schools in Khyber Agency

Teachers coming from far flung areas have established a proper timetable of when they won’t be coming to schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104154500&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170425



USAID promotes reading on World Book Day: To mark the World Book Day, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke on Monday visited a school in Islamabad and read books with students.

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-04-25/lahore/11199/81604

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-04-25/page-13/detail-8



Heads for Health and Education authorities still not finalised

After 3 months, the names for heads of health and education authorities at the district level in Punjab, have still not been finalised.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104154608&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170425



Teacher damages sixth grade student’s eardrum: Girl student of grade 6 was hospitalized after being subject to extreme torture by the teacher that led to eardrum damage over trivial issues.

Complete story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201704/25/page02.php


Contempt plea moved against BISE officers: A contempt of court petition has been filed against the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Sahiwal high-ups which did not allow the student to appear in examination despite the High Court orders.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-25/page-22/detail-3




Soldier bazaar school case main culprit is an underworld don: The investigation team is of the view that the prosecutor is being biased and favoring the main culprit who happens to be a don of the underworld.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304144-todays-print


‘Teachers and parents should focus on the moral upbringing of the children’: Head of Primary School Teachers Association, Ghulam Qadir Memon addressed the audience in a rally held for school enrolment.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/303955-todays-print


Matric board, annual examinations will be held from May 5th as per the schedule: Exams for science and general group for grade 9thand 10th will be held as per the schedule.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/303939-todays-print


9th class examination to be held on schedule today:

Despite the holiday of Shab-e-Miraj, the examination of class 9th will be conducted today.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104154172&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170425


Edhi sets up labs at 15 schools in Lyari: Edhi foundation in collaboration with District Municipal Corporation set up 15 laboratories at the cost of Rs. 4 million.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_04_2017_118_002


Little space deprives students of quality education: Owing to acute shortage of space in most of private schools and colleges, students are deprived not only of extra-curricular activities like games, dramas, seminars etc. but also quality education.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-04-25/page-14/detail-5


School holiday today: All schools in Sindh will remain closed today on account of Shab-i-Mairaj.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=25_04_2017_117_001


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