25th Aug 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Shortage of space in colleges deprives students of education

More than 12,000 students, who passed Secondary School Certificate examinations, were deprived of getting further education due to shortage of space in the government colleges in the district.

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School assembly and other activities to be delayed due to risk of Dengue

Director General Health Services issued order to Department of Education to order schools for prevention of Dengue fever.

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Government striving for education

Quetta, Government is striving for education stated Speaker Balochistan Assembly in a ceremony.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-25-2017/quetta/page16.asp


Collective efforts can only help promote education

Speaker Balochistan assembly Raheela Durrani, stated that the current government is taking all essential steps to promote education thus it is each citizen's right to ensure their child gets the right education.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104479593&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170825





Funds shortage mars work on PM’s Education Reforms Program

Shortage of funds has halted the progress of vocally advocated Prime Minister’s Education Reforms Program (PMERP), which was introduced for the up-gradation of public sector educational institutes under Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), an official said on Thursday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-08-25/page-2/detail-4


FDE`s policy hinders opening of new schools

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE)`s vague policy for getting land in the rural areas for establishing new schools is creating problems in the establishment of educational institutions.According to the policy, the public is to donate land for new schools and till the year 2000 people did donate land for schools in various areas. However, property prices have hiked in Islamabad and people are therefore reluctant to donate land for schools.

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Govt schools beat private schools in SSC part 1

Students of government schools have performed exceptionally well in SSC part 1 annual examination.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104464336&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170820


Government taking all necessary steps

Chief Minister of Punjab is taking all necessary step in focusing on education and also allocating resources that can contribute towards education growth.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_MUX&Page=City_Page002&Date=20170825&Pageno=2


Education and health authorities provided with 17 billion and 97 crore grant

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/Index.aspx?Issue=NP_FSB&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20170825&Pageno=9


Teachers demand upgrading of posts

Teachers in large number demonstrated a protest and raised their voices against the Punjab government on delaying their posts and not paying due attention to their issues. This took place in different cities of Pakistan, collectively raising their voice against the delay.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/8-25-2017/page13.asp



Project aimed at promoting peace:

The higher education commission stressed on the role of institutions to strengthen the need of peace in the society. He also talked of how institutes play a role in modifying attitudes and their role must be highlighted.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/8-25-2017/page14.asp


TEVTA to upgrade syllabus:

Technical Education and Vocational training Authority in collaboration with JICA has asked for industries and companies to upgrade their syllabus for global needs and match demands of International standards.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/8-25-2017/page14.asp



Educators school, Allied  branch arranged a ceremony for her student in an effort to acknowledge her remarkable performance and motivate her further.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-08-25/page-9/detail-34


Education can act as a power in improving the standing of coming generations

The Punjab Government is taking constructive steps to improve and upgrade the quality of education. Thus, it is essential to continue to promote the positive impact of education in order to bring about a change in the lives of coming generations.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-25/page-6


Students can acquire skills in accounting and ensure a prosperous future

ACCA and school of accounts organized a ceremony for the students of matric and assisted them by encouraging that they should pursue fields of accountancy, as most companies have invested in Pakistan that provide ample opportunities.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-25/page-8


Mechanism of Merit sets a precedent

Khwaja Idrees expressed his views at a ceremony by saying that the chief minister has devoted all his efforts towards promoting education in the country. By introducing a system based on merit and recruiting teachers based on providing them the fair and transparent way of advancing.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-25/page-14


Punjab govt releases funds for missing facilities in schools

The Punjab government has released Rs. 284.024 million for providing missing educational facilities in the seven tehsils of the Rawalpindi district, work on which will be started after Eid.

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Teachers hold protest demo

The local chapter of the Punjab Teachers Union held a protest demonstration at the University Chowk against the Punjab government`s proposed move to hand over the district education authorities (DEAs) to the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF).

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Girls schools should not have less than 95% attendance - Deputy DEO Female

The deputy education officer, female, has warned all schools in Rawalpindi that the attendance should not be less than  95%. The responsibility to make sure this happens has been given to the principals. They would have to explain their school’s low attendance rate at DEO’s office after school hours.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-25/page-2/detail-11


Roof of Changa Mira Boys Secondary School flooded with water

Poor quality building of the boys school inundated with water and boundary walls have wallen fallen down after the monsoon rains.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-25/page-4


Increments to be given to teachers

Punjab Teachers Union praised the efforts of teachers and plans to givethem increments.

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Chairman Board visits different schools

Chairman Board along with his team visited different schools.

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Government schools lack basic facilities:

The schools in the sub-urban areas run by the state, reflect a condition that awaits the authority’s attention. The school lacks basic furniture and other facilities due to which students are forced to sit on muddy grounds, leaving no option behind. The Sindh government has ignored the state of the education institutes that was their prime responsibility.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-08-25/lahore/13713/103729


Teacher retires

Senior school teacher Jameel Ahmed retires after completing 41 years of service.

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Health & education

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Letters to the editor


Outdated textbooks



Hiring in Punjab Education Department






Punjab Teachers Union protests for demands

Dera Ghazi Khan: The Punjab Teachers Union carried protests in different cities for provision of their demands.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104481363&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170825


There in need to follow international research standard: Dr. Ashraf

Multan: The Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation Islamabad professor Dr. Muhammad Ashraf has said that there is need to follow the international research standard.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104481361&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170825


Chief Minister is using all efforts for provision of education

Jaam Pur: The District Education Officer Elementary Fayyaz Ahmed has said that Chief Minister Punjab is using al efforts for provision of education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104481361&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170825


Directives to submit admission forms

Multan: Directives have been issued to the students to submit admissions forms of different disciplines up to 29th August.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104481361&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170825


Primary school dysfunctional for past two weeks

Thatta: The Government Boys Primary School village Ishaq Jokhio is left unattained for past two weeks, while residents have demanded from higher authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130545559&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170825


Heavy rain affects school building

Shahdadpur: The Government Boys Primary School Eid Muhammad Brohi is badly affected by the recent heavy rains; while students are compelled to sit under trees.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130545301&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170825


Villagers protest against closure of girls school

Sindhri: The residents of Village Faqeer Muhammad Shar stood against the closure of girls primary school of the village.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130545321&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170825


School roof parts fallen

Larkana: The Students of Government Primary School Haji Mashori remained safe after falling of roof pieces of the School.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130545468&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170825


Secretary Education visited different Schools of Mirpurkhas

Mirpurkhas: The Secretary Education Sindh Abdul Aziz Uqeli had a visit of different schools of Mirpurkhas and inquired about the school progress from teachers and students. He told media that there is need to improve education.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-25/news/page2/1%20(12).htm


Protest against unavailability of Teachers in School

Kaloi: The residents of Village Jaam Khan Lund held a protest against unavailability of teachers in school, demanding from education authorities to restore the school.

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Primary School dysfunctional for past two years

Sohbatpur: The Government Primary School Sohbatpur could not be restored after two years. The school remains closed due to unavailability of teachers.

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Library work under violation

Jacobabad: The Construction work of Iqbal Memorial Library Kandhkot is left incomplete. The scheme could not be completed in five years.

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Shortage of basic facilities in girls school

Faridabad: The Students of Government Girls Primary School Faridabad have to face difficulties due to unavailability of basic facilities in school.  The citizens have demanded for provision of facilities.

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Shortage of furniture in 200 Schools

Two hundred primary schools running under non-governmental organization in Hosiri, Tando Hyder and Tando Qaisar are reported to be under shortage of furniture.

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Number of running schools closed after biometric system in Nangar Parker

Nangar Parker: After the installation of biometric verification system in schools, most of the schools of Nangar parker have been closed.

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12000 children are out of schools in Gwadar: DEO

Gwadar: The District Education Officer Gwadar Muneer Ahmed Bloch has explained that currently 46000 children are getting education, but still 12000 are out of Schools and there is dire need to take them to schools.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/42610/599f0efb54c6d


Youth educational rights struggle will be continued: BSO

QUETTA: General Body Meeting Balochistan Students Organization was held in Quetta, focusing that struggle for the educational rights of youth will be carried on.

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No provision of books to government schools

Noshki: Provision of Free text books could to be accessed to government schools of Noshki.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104479181&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170825

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Announcement of recruiting IT teachers and lab attendants

Peshawar: On the directives of Provincial Government, Education Department has decided to announce recruitment of IT teachers and IT lab attendants for Science Project phase III.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104481055&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170825


Student future at stake due to non-provision of admissions

Sakha Kot: Student future put at stake due to not providing admission in Government Higher Secondary School Sakha Kot.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=24399&date=2017-08-25