25th May 2016

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Needs of healthy environment along with the education

Minister for Primary and Secondary Education Mohammad Atif khan said that with the provision of quality education there is a need of healthy environment for students that is why Government of KPK is also focusing on this and make it mandatory to have play ground in every new school.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Peshawar/2016-05-25/page-8/detail-8

Poor performance of schools in Landi Kotal

In Khyber Agency Landi kotal performance of Government schools is zero. English teacher in Government higher secondary school didn’t come to perform their duty. Notice of these issues must be taken.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2016-05-25/page-2


Dir schools get funds for Rehabilitation

Khwendo Kor, an NGO, has distributed cheques worth Rs7.1 million to government girls’ schools and community organisations in Brawal tehsil for rehabilitation of infrastructure, construction of additional rooms, water supply, etc.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260437/dir-schools-get-funds-for-rehab


Principals, Headmasters lament delay in rank up-gradation

Hundreds of principals and headmasters awaiting up-gradation of rank have expressed concern over the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government’s failure to process their pending cases. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, schools officers association’s Lower Dir office bearers said over 600 principals and headmasters were awaiting up-gradation to 19 and 18 grades, respectively.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260440/principals-headmasters-lament-delay-in-rank-upgradation


Needing impetus: K-P’s rank remains stationary in country-wide report

The climate, security and eventually economic crises of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa seem to have impeded growth in the education sector as the position of the province has not changed from last year’s in Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Ranking 2016. With an average of all its districts, K-P stands on the fifth position among the eight regions of Pakistan, including the federal capital.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1109585/needing-impetus-k-ps-rank-remains-stationary-country-wide-repor/




Secretary Colleges visited Poly Technical College in Muslim Bagh

Secretary Colleges Dawood Khan make a surprise visit op Poly Technical College, Girls Degree College and Boys Degree College, he appreciated the performance of Girls Degree College and said that steps are being taken for providing them all resources.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/quetta/page12.asp


Divisional Director visited the examination Center

Divisional Director Nizam ud Din visited middle standard examination center at High School Maanjhi Pur said if the students received good healthy environment than their hidden talents come on front.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/quetta/page12.asp


One day salary deduction of an absent teacher

Deputy District Education Officer inspected some primary schools in Quetta and said to take action against absent teachers and deduct their salary.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103535228&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160525




‘Ignored’ AJK ranks highly in Education Rankings

Tired of waiting for government to fulfill their promise to rebuild school damaged in the 2005 Kashmir earthquake, school principal Tahira Mughal has hired out a dilapidated old building, on rent, to house the Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Muzaffarabad’s Gojra area.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260539/ignored-ajk-ranks-highly-in-education-rankings




Ranking of schools according to infrastructure

On the eve of launch of the Pakistan District Education Ranking organized by Alif Ailaan, Education Minister Baleegh-ur-Rehman said before this Government there were 66 lakhs of children who were out of school but now there number is decreased to 60 lakhs. He further said education in Sindh’s condition is worst with respect to school infrastructure.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_01.gif


District Education Rankings 2016 Launched

The District Education Ranking for the year 2016 has been launched by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Alif Ailaan. District Lahore ranked 22nd in the list while Pervez Elahi’s constituency topped the table.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=LHR&id=2384695_79970865


According to District Education Ranking Islamabad maintain its position

Alif Ailaan has issued the District Education Ranking Report 2016, according to the report Islamabad continue to maintain its position on being number one in education ranking, Azad Kashmir being on number two, Punjab on third, Gilgit Baltistan fourth, Khyber Pakhtunkhwan on five, Sindh on sixth, FATA on 7th and Balochistan on 8th.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_02.gif


Quality Education can improve by promoting mother language

Former Information Minister of KPK Mian Iftikhar Hussain said on the eve of launch of the Pakistan District Education Ranking organized by Alif Ailaan that the quality of education can only be improved by promoting our own mother language ‘Urdu’.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_05.gif


Education Program in Sindh closed due to non-availability of funds

Education fund for Sindh due to non-availability of funds has closed education program that was open for poor kids to enroll them in schools. This organization was formed by a British Organization ‘Department for international development’ in 2012.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_08.gif

                                                                                                                        Summer Vacation in FDE schools from June 1st

A notification by the Ministry of CADD on Tuesday said all public schools and colleges under the administrative control of Federal Directorate of Education will observe summer vacation from June 1st to Aug 7th. “All educational institutions will reopen on Aug 8th,” highlighted in the notification. FDE, which supervises 422 educational institutions of the federal capital, is a subordinate organization of Ministry of CADD.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260550/summer-vacation-in-fde-schools-from-june-1



Minor allegedly raped by schoolteacher

A-four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her teenage school teacher, police said on Tuesday. The child’s father brought her to a hospital, where a team of two doctors examined her in the presence of Noon police station officials. A police official said the doctors did not find any evidence of sexual violence. However, a medico-legal officer then thoroughly examined the girl and suggested that she had been raped, and a case was registered against the suspect.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260549/minor-allegedly-raped-by-schoolteacher

Model Colleges get new Principals

New Principals have been posted to the federal capital’s two government colleges. The postings have been made by the Federal Directorate of Education, which regulates the city’s more than 400 government schools and colleges.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122624-Model-colleges-get-new-principals


Husn-e-Sehr Zaidi, lecturer of botany at Government Degree College for Women, Mohanpura, Rawalpindi, has completed her PhD in botany from Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, says a press release.   She received her degree in the convocation of the university held recently.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122632-Honour


Teacher brain drain a serious issue: Dr Arshad Ali

For leading educationist Dr. Arshad Ali Shahid, the educated and experienced teachers flocking abroad for greener pastures is a serious issue that local universities currently grapple with.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122633-Teacher-brain-drain-a-serious-issue-Dr-Arshad-Ali


Romanian envoy proposes revival of old accords

Ambassador of Romania to Pakistan, Emilion Ion Tuesday proposed to Minister of State for Education Engineer Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rahman for revival of the agreement between both the countries, which was signed in 1968.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/05/25/romanian-envoy-proposes-revival-of-old-accords/


Rabbani Inaugurates NCA students’ work

Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani Tuesday inaugurated an exhibition at the Potohar Gallery at NCA Rawalpindi featuring the works of students of its seven departments. The Senate Chairman along with Secretary Senate Amjed Pervez Malik visited the NCA on special invitation of the director of Rawalpindi campus Nadeem Tarar.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/05/25/rabbani-inaugurates-nca-students-work/


Islamabad dominates Education Rankings in the Country, a report reveals

The quality of education remains the biggest challenge for Pakistan. Islamabad, Chakwal and Kotli districts dominate the education rankings, while Qila Abdullah, Dera Bugti, and Lakki Marwat remain at the lowest ebb. This was revealed in the Pakistan District Education Rankings 2016, a report launched jointly by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Alif Ailaan on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/05/24/city/islamabad/islamabad-dominates-education-rankings-in-the-country-a-report-reveals/


‘RIS Developing Students’ modern skills’

Roots International Schools (RIS) are continuously discovering the technologies that ensure development of modern skills, including communication, collaboration, problem solving, and global awareness, for students.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/25-May-2016/ris-developing-students-modern-skills


Summer holidays schedule, Islamabad

Islamabad Capital Administration and Development Division announced summer holidays for Federal Educational Institutes. According to announcement holidays will start from 1st of June and will end on 17th August.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103536305&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20160525


52pc schools have toilets, drinking water, power, walls

Pakistan’s District Education Ranking 2016 shows that only 52 per cent of all government schools in the country have all four basic facilities including toilets, drinking water, boundary walls and running electricity. Punjab also continues to provide a superior school infrastructure to its students, where 93 per cent of the schools have all four basic facilities. In Sindh, 77 per cent schools lack basic facilities whereas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 50 per cent of schools lack basic facilities. In Azad Jammu Kashmir, only 13 per cent of the schools provide all basic facilities to children.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122532-52pc-schools-have-toilets-drinkingwater-power-walls-NGOs


Needing Impetus: K-P’s Rank remains stationary in country-wide report

The climate, security and eventually economic crises of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa seem to have impeded growth in the education sector as the position of the province has not changed from last year’s in Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Ranking 2016. With an average of all its districts, K-P stands on the fifth position among the eight regions of Pakistan, including the federal capital.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1109585/needing-impetus-k-ps-rank-remains-stationary-country-wide-repor/




The Government is implementing radical reforms to strengthen education

Provincial Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed khan has said that Government is taking radical steps to strengthen the education system. We are working for the provision of quality education in the province.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2016-05-25/page-12/detail-9


FAPUASA demands income tax cut for teachers

Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association has demanded the government to waive off the income tax for the teachers in the budget. The government had decreased the tax cut from 75% to 40% two years ago.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=LHR&id=2384710_60063287


Teachers race for director of colleges post

The teachers are in a race for the vacant post of director of colleges. The seat was left vacant after the retirement of Professor Humayun. Five names have been sent for selection among them for the post.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=ISL&id=2384805_32967279


Conference from University fund is wrong

Youth Council of Pakistan has stated that the conferences that are held at the expenses of the universities are a wrong act. The leaders also stated that the vice chancellors conference has also failed.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=LHR&id=2384701_91506148


Lahore private school is being attacked after teacher ‘rapes’ student

A private school was allegedly attacked and its property damaged by area residents to protest sexual assault and subsequent disappearance of an eight-year-old boy by his teacher in Green Town on Tuesday. A heavy contingent of police reached the site to maintain law and order as charged protesters gathered more people to intensify the agitation.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260534/private-school-attacked-after-teacher-rapes-student


Notice to GCU VC

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the Government College University (GCU) Vice Chancellor and others on a petition challenging appointment of Prof Dr Ikramul Haq as “Professor Emeritus” in violation of rules. Opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed assailed the appointment and asked the court to set aside it for being unlawful.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260533/notice-to-gcu-vc




Contempt Notice to HEC Chairman

The Lahore High Court issued contempt notices to Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Federal Higher Education Commission, Secretary Cabinet division and other officials for announcing scholarships tests despite restraining order.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/25-May-2016/contempt-notice-to-hec-chairman


Flouting vacation order: 40 schools served notices

The education department has issued notices to a number of private schools in Lahore and elsewhere in the province for continue functioning in violation of its notification. The Punjab government has announced summer vacations for public and private schools from May 24 to Aug 14. However, the private schools, which are holding exams, are allowed to open the campuses to complete the exams.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260531/flouting-vacation-order-40-schools-served-notices



GCU sets up ‘UN Wall’

The Government College University (GCU) on Tuesday set up “United Nations Wall” on the campus to commemorate the 70th anniversary of United Nations in Pakistan. Vittorio Cammarota, the director of the United Nations Information Centre, and Stefanie Burri, the head of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, unveiled the wall painted by a group of university’s fine arts students. It is aimed at spreading peace, education and awareness.

Complete Story: www.dawn.com/news/1260524/gcu-sets-up-un-wall



‘81pc of all schools in Pakistan are primary’

A staggering 81pc of all government schools in Pakistan are primary schools, which implies that after the primary level, most children have limited opportunities to continue their studies. This statistic was revealed in the District Education Rankings 2016, jointly launched by education campaigners Alif Ailaan and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260547/81pc-of-all-schools-in-pakistan-are-primary


Medical students petition against closure of College

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Saqib Nisar on Tuesday heard a case regarding the Al-Razi Medical College in Peshawar being closed down by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) because of a lack of facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260541/medical-students-petition-against-closure-of-college


Teachers warn of sit-in

All Asataza Alliance Punjab (AAAP) Central President Sufi Ramazan Inqilabi has warned that they would stage a sit-in in front of Chief Minister’s House on June 3 against Punjab government for handing over public sector schools to Punjab Education Foundation (PEF).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122602-Teachers-warn-of-sit-in


Approves establishment of university for special children  

In the last week of the continuing parliamentary year, the first ever private member’s bill has been taken up by the Punjab Assembly, which was also referred to the concerned standing committee for further consideration on Tuesday. Punjab Assembly session started one hour and three minutes late than its scheduled time on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/25-May-16/approves-establishment-of-university-for-special-children


Breach of vacations schedule to prompt action: Minister

The Punjab government has introduced revolutionary reforms for strengthening education sector and the mission of “Paro Punjab Baro Punjab” will be completed under the vision of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/25-May-2016/breach-of-vacations-schedule-to-prompt-action-minister


Hamza gives hopes to Baloch students

PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz has said Pakistan cannot afford politics chaos and unrest, urging the opposition to shun the efforts to chock democracy and development in the country.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/25-May-2016/hamza-gives-hopes-to-baloch-students


Punjab HEC demands Rs. 4 billion budgets

The Punjab Higher Education Commission has demanded a budget of Rs. 4 billion. The Punjab HEC has become more active for the up-gradation of universities and colleges. Punjab HEC will start eight new projects.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=LHR&id=2384377_77563797


UN Wall at GCU

The students of department of fine arts have made the United Nations Wall at Government College University Lahore. The students painted the wall with the messages of peace and education.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=LHR&id=2384359_83255396




Rs. 25 million approved for Navy Education Trust

Sindh government has approved Rs. 25 million for Navy Education Trust. The government has granted money for establishing Pakistan Navy Model School in Karachi. The Chief Minister approved the grant during a meeting with Commander Karachi Pakistan Navy.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=KCH&id=2384039_93853022


Many schools have not closed yet

Many schools have not closed yet thereby defying the orders of the education department. The registration of many schools has been cancelled even then the schools are opening. The Secretary Education has stated that action would be taken against such schools.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=KCH&id=2384042_36979015


Examination papers to be checked today as well

The examination papers of intermediate examination held by the higher secondary education board would be checked today as well. The process would take place in the library of the board. All the eligible teachers should contact the board office immediately.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=KCH&id=2383611_58806398


Interview date announced

The interview date for admission into PhD program in Law department of Karachi University has been announced. The interviews of the candidates who passed the written test would be held on 6th June from 9 am.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2016-05-25&edition=KCH&id=2383612_40951146


Malir University launched

The Malir University of Science and Technology (MUST) was launched at a local hotel on Tuesday. Prof Tipu Sultan, Chancellor of the University, said MUST was run by Zafar and Atia Foundation Charitable Trust, a non-profit organisation, and was established through a bill passed by the Sindh Assembly and assented by the governor of Sindh as an act through a gazette notification in October last year.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260513/malir-university-launched


Madrissah finances being analysed to trace source of their funding

 After geo-tagging of the seminaries across the province, the Sindh police have started analysis and audit of their finances to trace the source of their funding and spending, in line with the National Action Plan’s initiatives which requires the database of all Madrissah operating across the country, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1260523/madressah-finances-being-analysed-to-trace-source-of-their-funding


NGO shuts down schools across province

Around 130,000 students belonging to underprivileged families would not have a school to go to anymore after the funding of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) running hundreds of schools decided to shut its programme down, it was reported on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122583-NGO-shuts-down-schools-across-province


Increasing Education Budgets translating into little change on ground: Report

Alif Ailaan releases annual District Education Rankings with Karachi the only region of Sindh to have made it to list of top 50 areas that ‘performed well’: With every passing year since 2013, the Sindh government has consecutively increased the total amount of funds allocated for education spending. Or so it seems.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122584-Increasing-education-budgetstranslating-into-little-change-on-ground-report


Interview date for PhD admission

Karachi University’s (KU) Dean Faculty of Law Tuesday notified that all those candidates who have passed written test for Ph.D. programme in Law should submit their research proposals/synopsis. He further stated that these should be duly approved and signed by their research supervisors as well as marks sheets of LL.M. in the office of Law till June 2. Interviews by the Departmental Research Committee (Law) Karachi University will be held on June 6 at 9 am in the office of the Dean Faculty of Law KU.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/05/25/interview-date-for-phd-admission/


Private schools demand relaxation in vacations schedule

The All Sindh Private Schools Association (ASPSA) has urged the provincial government to let them open their private schools for three more days till Thursday so that they could finish their activities.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/05/24/city/karachi/private-schools-demand-relaxation-in-vacations-schedule/


Funds for Pakistan Navy Education Trust

Prime Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah approved twenty five millions of funds to Pakistan Navy Education trust for opening of a school in Younas Abad Karachi.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_09.gif                 


Students of Sindh Madrasa University will go to China for Internship

Sindh Madrasat-ul-Islam University first group of students of final year 2016 will go to China University ‘Henan Tropical and Ocean University’ for five weeks on internship program.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_03.gif


For change in Society Education must be given preference.

Chief Editor of Daily Pakistan Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami said in a conference that for bringing a positive change in the society preference must be given to education and specially to primary education.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2016-05-25/page-8/detail-14 http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Rawalpindi/2016-05-25/page-8/detail-0                                                                                                                   



Media studio By ‘Uroosa Jadoon’

The KU’s Department of Mass Communication does not have a news or TV laboratory or a studio which is a usually every year, hundreds of students are tempted by the description given in the online and printed prospectus about a separate news laboratory, recording studio etc. The reality is that there is nothing of the kind there. The KU administration should take measures to upgrade the department.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/122457-Media-studio


Letters to the Editor


Confused education system

Pakistan is a developing country where education percentage is very low. The reason of this is the monopoly in the education system. Private Schools and universities are promoting high quality if education whereas condition if education in Public schools are pitiable. But private schools put so much fees burden on parents that a poor man is unable to afford the expenses of a Private education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/lahore/pic.asp?picname=10_10.gif


Heavy school bags

Children carrying heavy school bags are a major issue not only in Pakistan, but all over the world. Children are forced to carry unnecessary burden on their shoulders everyday with no reason. Children, who travel by buses, may suffer less, but those who make their way to school on foot suffer badly.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/letters/25-May-16/heavy-school-bags


Sports in students’ lives

Games and sports are an integral part of student’s life, outdoor games build up a healthy body and make mind energetic. But in the modern education system, importance of physical activities are undermined, most of the schools do not even have a game period. These schools concentrate only on marks percentages & positions. Due to extended working hours at school , students are fully tired when they reached home & they only want to relax, lack of physical exercise leads to obesity and increasing health problems.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/letters/25-May-2016/sports-in-students-lives



Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Lack of facilities in government high school Gharebabad


Bat Khela: The Government High School Ghareebabad facing lack of facilities. The school has four rooms for 800 girl students and due to hot weather students get fainted.


Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2 <http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2


Sit-in camp of unpaid ad-hoc lecturers continues


The sit-in camp of ad-hoc lecturers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa outside the Peshawar Press Club for regularization of their services and release of salaries entered fourteen day on Friday. Ad-hoc Lecturers’ Association President Afsar Khan and General Secretary Saifullah are leading the protest camp.


Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx <http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx>


Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3


Recreation time: Play areas established in schools under new policy


Play areas have been established at new government schools across the province under a new education policy to ensure a healthy environment at these institutes and give priority to quality education. The Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Muhammad Atif Khan shared these views while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a play area in Government Girls Primary School Sardar Garhi in the city.


Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2


Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3


Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3


Construction work to be started in Government High School Mathra


Swabi: The Members of Union Council Bajpai have demanded starting of Construction work in Government High School Mathra. They further said fund of this year must not be wasted otherwise district officer of education department will be responsible. They said that land issue is made by few selfish and education enemy forces and they want to stop construction work.


Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


Students forced to study under sky in an open area


Katlung: In girl’s primary school Alu Katlung, students are forced to study under the sky in an open area without any shade in this hot summer. There is 300 girls students has 5 teachers for them which manage studies very problematically. These views were shared by the Head Teacher with media discussion. Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.5


Primary teachers protest for their demands


Batkhela: All Teachers Coordination under Malakand Division protested against the lack of adherence to their demands of increasing salary up to 50%.


Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.2


More than 50 Schools of Charsadda deprived of Principals


Charsadda: More than 50 high and higher Male and female Schools of Charsadda are deprived of Principals, due to which the management system has affected badly and is showing that provincial government claims of Education emergency were only confined to papers and the vacancy of the principals is a question mark on the performance of Government.


Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3


Mutahida Teachers protest for demands


Mingora: Mutahid Teachers Protest in the favor of their demands of no political interference in Education department and to make teachers permanent on the basis of NTS. The Protest was led by Zakaria Bacha,Shaheen Shokat Ali,Mian Noor Bacha,Muhammad Zahir Shad,Hafiz Muhammad Ali,Sajid,Nisar Khan, Muhammad Ayud and many others.


Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


Teachers announce to end protest after negotiations


Peshawar: All the issues of teachers with government have resolved in a 2 hour stretched meeting, in which education minister has assured the teachers to resolve all their issues regarding up gradation and others after which teachers announced to end their protest.


Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.3


Educational emergency totally falls, millions of children are out of school


Katlung: Labor Education Organization Executive Member Iram Atia and the chairman Hasan Abbas said during the media discussion that there is no place to entertain new admissions in government schools. They said that government is not serious about Education Enrollment Drive and millions of students still are deprived of admission in schools. The government school needs new classrooms but there is no action taken in this regard and all the facilities provided to schools including furniture, power, water etc. are poor in these schools.


Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.4


Workers board teachers protest against non-availability of salaries


Peshawar:  Teachers of 3 districts who have been deprived of their salaries, for 4 months. They have announced protest, which will waste the student’s precious time. These teachers said that they have only option of protest to get their salaries otherwise there is no chance as they have been deprived of their legal right for the last four months due to which they are facing starvation in their homes and unable to pay electricity, gas and other bills which shows that teachers are in miserable condition despite of performing their duties.


Complete Story:  Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.3


Millions of children out of school


Mardan:  The executive member Labor Education Organization, Ms. Iram Atia said during the media discussion that there is no place for admission in government school. We put the students for admission in the government schools, but there is no place for new admissions. She said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government construction and development work for government schools is very slow. The government school needs new classrooms, but there is no action seen in this regard.


Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page02.aspx 


No precautions for students in schools in summer heat


Nowshera: Weather in Nowshera is very hot; there are no safety arrangements in government schools. Hot weather may continue in the upcoming days. The parents demanded summer vacation as soon as possible.


Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No.8


No check and balance for private schools


Peshawar: Private Schools are also doing their corruption by hiking the fees and making the condition of poor people miserable. Poor parents are instructed to pay fees of 3 months of vacations. Khyber Paktunkhuwa government must interfere in this matter, otherwise parents will be forced to move their children out of the school due to fee hike and all the claims of education emergency proved bogus.


Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3



470 children without roof in school



Mingora: 470 Girls from Girls High School Shahidara are deprived of roof on heads and despite of hot summer they are forced to sit in burning weather. The school consists of only two rooms which are forcefully occupied by high school principal. Parents have given application to school principal and EDO female on the miserable condition of girls but months have passed but still no action has taken place and parents are also worried about the future of their children.


Complete Story:  Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


School security is not responsibility of teachers: Muhammad Siraj


Katlung: The District Education Officer Mardan, Muhammad Siraj said that the security of the schools is not the responsibility of the teachers. He said that we will never tolerate the FIR against the educational institute Heads in Mardan. The teachers are not answerable to the police for security reasons. These views he shared in the Government Primary School Singao during the CPD meeting. Complete Story:  Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3


No Principal in more than 50 schools of Charsadda


Charsadda: More than 50 high and higher schools of Charsadda are short of principals, due to which the management system is affected badly and shows that provincial government claims of education emergency was only confined to papers and the vacancy of the principals is a question mark on the performance of Government .In this regard, Schools Officers Association meeting held in the supervision of District President in which different schools participated. They demanded from government and Chief Minister to increase salaries and must organize Professional Selection Board.


Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.3


Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.8


Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.8


Lack of facilities in Government Primary School


Rustam:  The Government Primary School Qamarabad, Nawan Killi is lacking facilities. There is no furniture, clean water in the school and students are forced to sit in an open sky during hot weather which puts a question mark on education emergency. These views were shared by the Union Council Rustam member Mufti Kamran during the media briefing. He said the two rooms of the school were used for stocking free books and students of these classes are forced to sit in an open sky.


Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx <http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.3


Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.5


Adhoc lecturers association continues protest


Peshawar: The Adhoc Lecturers Association continued their protest on the eleventh consecutive day for the regularization of their service.


Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2


Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3


Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.1


Provision of quality education is our duty


Mardan: The elected district representatives, Saiban Development Organization and Alif Ailaan jointly organized Jirga (meeting) in different union councils of Garhi Ismail Zai, Garhi Dolat Zai, Kot Dolat Zai, Mohib Banda, Chak Hoti and Par Hoti. Teachers, PTC members and area elders also participated in great numbers.


Complete Story:  Dialy Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


Teachers protest for demands


Batkhela: All Teachers Coordination under Malakand Division protested against the lack of adherence to their demands. Their demands asked govt. for a 50% increase in their salaries and stated that government must observe that prices are soaring day by day.


Complete Story: http://www.naibaat.com.pk/pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Government Girls Primary school dysfunctional for past five months


Bat Khela: Government Girls primary school Shulvi area in Malakand Agency is dysfunctional for past five months, leaving the girls of the area deprived of education.


Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=3


Demand to decrease teacher’s shortage


Peshawar: Shortage of teachers is affecting the future of female students badly in government high school Landi Arbab. Parents are showing serious concern about the alarming situation and demanding from the government officials, education department to take notice and provide the teachers on emergency grounds.


Complete Story:  Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No.2


Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.1


Over 400 high and higher secondary schools without head in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Peshawar: Over 400 government high and higher secondary schools, which comes to over half of the total schools in the province, have been functioning without permanent heads since long having a negative impact on the students, according to sources.  Schools Officers Association has demanded from Chief Secretary Khyber Paktunkhuwa that before 31st May Provincial Selection board must call a meeting.


Complete Story:  Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.3


Abdul Malik demands new schools and hospitals in Aryanai Pashmaal


Chakdara: There is no school for the female education in the area of Aryanai and Pashmaal and also there is no availability of hospitals and dispensaries for residents. There are no basic facilities provided in the area. The Government must pay special attention to these issues. These views were shared by the UC Balakot, Muslim League (N) president Malik Abdul Malik in a press statement. He said that due to non-availability of these facilities public is having serious concern.


Complete Story:  Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No.3


Students facing lot of problems


Khyber Agency: The Students of Government Degree College Landi kotal are facing a lot of problems. Principal and other authorities are not interested in resolving issues, due to which students are very disappointed. The college lacks the basic facilities like power, potable water, security; even scholarships were not provided hitherto to students.


Complete Story:  Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No.3




Dawood Model High school Qalat building is dilapidated; it may victim of accident at any time


District Qalat: The building of Dawood Model High school Qalat is dilapidated; at any time can become a victim of the accident.


Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p3/story.php?param=daod.jpg


Action will be taken against absent teachers: DDO Chalton town


District Quetta: The Deputy District Education Officer Calton town Mr. Gul Muhammad Kakar visited the primary school Muslimabad, Akhtarabad, Hazarganji & others and deducted one day salary of absent teachers and said absent & ghost teachers will not be tolerated any more. He advised school principals to keep open & close schools on timings.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-25-2016/Quetta/page3.asp


Kolpur High school teachers sould be make bound: Sardar Yar Muhammad Kurd


District Muchh: A Tribal leader Mr. Sardar Yar Muhammad Kurd said Kolpur High school teachers sould be make bound of duties because they are not punctual, due to absenteeism children Education is suffering. He demanded from CM, Education department to take action against absent/ghost teachers.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103535477&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160525


Educational emergency is limited up to statements: Ameer Muhammad


District Loralai: The Senior Educational staff Association President Mr. Ameer Muhammad along with other cabinet members said that rulers of time and Educational officials have kept Educational emergency up to statements and dragging Education department towards swamp. Senior administrative posts are governed by junior officials and promotion cases are in halt which are the prime causes of Educational deprivation in Baluchistan.


Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6


Text books should be provided to government schools: Molana Agha Muhammad


District Quetta: The JUI central leader Mr. Molana Agha Muhammad said that Educational claims of Government are baseless, Children are facing music in getting Education without text books. He said it is Government failure not to provide text books yet. He added that Educational budget of current year is also high but yet delay in providence of text books is a question mark for Government.


Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 8


Most of Balochistan Educational Instututions are prey of dilapidation: Ihsanullah


District Quetta: The President Insaf Student Federation Government science college Quetta unit, Mr. Ihsanullah Kakar said most of Balochistan Educational institutions are prey of dilapidation. Most of primary  schools are being run by sole teachers while scholarships of students have been stopped and increase in fees has been shattered the hopes of both parents and students to keep continue Education.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-24-2016/Quetta/page7.asp


Many schools are closed in Hassanzai area: Molvi Muhammad Akram


District Chaman: The JUI leader Mr. Molvi Muhammad Akram along with others said in joint statement that 6 schools are closed in Qilli Hassanzai area while Government is solely arranging seminars, walks and campaigns which are unbenefitable and non practical steps. 


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103533426&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160524


Education & health issues increased in Panjgoor: Haji Zahid Baloch


District Quetta: The member BNP central committee, Mr. Haji Zahid Baloch said Education & health issues increased in Panjgoor, people are suffering due to unavailability of facilities and Government is in deep slumber. He said it is regrettable that Government is unable to tackle these two issues in its tenure. 


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-24-2016/Quetta/page3.asp


Education is a basic need of human: Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Muhammad Hassani


District Kharan: The Provincial Minister of Sports & Culture Mr. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Muhammad Hassani said there is need to focus on immediate basis for the betterment of Education in district Washuk. He said Education is the basic need of human so all Educational policies will be implemented. He distributed scholarships among poor students in new Qilli Jungian.


Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 8


Government has made Education department an experimental lab: GTA


District Quetta: The Government Teachers Association central Head office prince road Quetta stated in statement that Government Educational development plans are in front of public, while officials are blaming on teachers. The Government has become fail in delivering text books in all schools due to which students are facing problems. Government has made Education department an experimental lab.


Complete Story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No. 3


District Sherani is deprived of education in modern age: Pashtoon Action Committee


District Sherani: The President Pashtoon Action Committee, Mr. Abdul rehman Sherani along with others said that District Sherani is deprived of education in modern age. Teachers are absent from duties and taking salaries at home. Educational emergency claimed by Government is baseless and deteriorating the education system in Balochistan.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-23-2016/Quetta/page7.asp


Budget should be increased more of educational institutions: Muhammad Raheem


District Jaffarabad: The Government should increase more budgets for betterment of educational institutions in Balochistan. ADEO Mr. Muhammad Raheem DEO Jaffarabad Madam Zulaikhan Shahnawaz & PTI leaders participated in BRSP & Alif Ailaan project meeting.



Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p3/story.php?param=taleemi-adry.jpg


Female teachers protest regarding closure of salaries in Panjgoor


District Panjgoor: Female teachers are protesting regarding closure of salaries in panjgoor. Teachers are protesting in front of Deputy Commissioner office to take notice agaisnt illegal closure of salaries.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103531669&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160523


Primary school Manjhipur facing enormous problems


District Suhbatpur:  The Government Boys primary school Manjhipur is facing enormous problems building is dilapidated, boundary wall is damaged, washrooms are scarce and furniture is unavailable. Students are getting education on pavement. Social groups demanded to resolve school issues on priority basis.


Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No: 03


Uniforms change is reprehensible: Hafiz Muhammad Tahir


District Quetta: The President JTI Quetta, Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Tahir along with others said that uniform change is reprehensible in educational institutions of Balochistan. They said adopting western culture of pent shirt will not uplift and standardize the education system of Balochistan but fair educational policy, teacher’s punctuality and availability of facilities will bring the positive change in education system of Balochistan.


Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 8


Merit violation in cadet college Mastung; institution has been destroying


District Mastung: One of the professional and standardized educational institutions, cadet colleges Mastung has reached on the verge of destruction, because the merit violation and copy culture has ruined the image of the institution. Parents/Guardians are worried about the future of their children. Main reason for the deterioration condition of institution is negligence of Government & education ministry.


Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/epaper/p3/story.php?param=kadatad.jpg


Education Minister visits different schools


District Quetta: The Provincial Education Minister Mr. Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal visited different schools & issued notices to absent teachers. He warned concerned EDO to take legal actions against absent teachers & stop salaries. Provincial minister ensured to provide necessary educational material in schools.


Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-22-2016/Quetta/page16.asp


Most of zamran schools are closed from previous ten years: Zahid Muhammad


District Turbat: Social activist Mr. Zahid Muhammad said most of zamran schools are closed from past ten years and schools have been occupied by drug addicts. Youth of zamran are inclining towards drugs due to poor state of education. CM Baluchistan & Education department should take practical steps to revive education in the area.


Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6


Salaries should be issued to NTS pass teachers: Ameer Muhammad Sherani


District Zhob: Salaries should be issued to NTS pass teachers, such views were shared by GTA Sherani president Mr. Ameer Ahmed Sherani. He said noble professionals are wondering on the roads for their legitimate rights and facing financial stigmas. Government & Education department have to be awaken from slumber to pay salaries instead of making lame excuses.


Complete Story: Daily Baakhabar Quetta, Page No. 3


Steps should be taken for quality Education: Jaffer Ali


District Quetta: The Provincial Secretary General Majlis Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen Quetta Mr. Jaffer Ali Jafferi said that Government should ensure quality education in whole province & parents should encourage their children in extra curriculum activities for their mental and physical growth. He said Government should also keep an eye over the performance and presence of teachers in schools on routine basis.


Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 8


Coherent policy to be made for exams: Ali Kosar


District Quetta: President Iqra Schools Association Balochistan Mr. Hazrat Ali Kosar along with others said that coherent policy should be made for 5th & 8th class examinations in which educational institutions from private sector should also be taken into confidence.


Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103527404&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20160521


Teacher’s scarcity should be reduced in Girls High School Naukundi: Sultan Ali


District Quetta:  The President BSO Pachar Naukundi zone, Mr. Sultan Ali Baloch said government’s educational emergency claims are limited up to newspaper statements and photo sessions. He said Girls High school Naukundi upgraded by former CM Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik but regrettably staff is still not appointed; vacancies in science and general groups are vacant. He demanded from concerned officials and Government to pay heed towards the issue instead of just raising slogans.


Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 3


School deprived of building from previous 30 years


District Quetta: The Provincial sports secretary of Balochistan Mutahidah Mahaz Mr. Jeelani Khan Barech said that he school is established in rental home from 1986 in Qilli Alizai which is still waiting for Government school building. Area residents are paying rent for school which discloses government educational emergency in Balochistan, while no officials have visited school yet. Concerned MNA & education department should take notice of the story.


Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6



Primary school village Barah should be facilitated with basic facilities: Noor Bux


District Lasbela: After the construction of one class room of Primary school village Barah, school is still missing basic facilities like electricity, fans & other facilities. Mr. Noor Bux resident of village Barah demanded to facilitate students in hard summer weather as soon as possible.


Complete Story: Daily Nai-Baat Quetta, Page No. 8




Government schools still open during summer vacation


Dera Ghazi Khan: Many Government and private schools are still opened although Government of Punjab issued a notification regarding summer vacation. While Parents are in distress situation and compelled to send their children to school in such a hot climate. They requested to District Coordination Officer Dera Ghazi Khan to take notice and controlled the school management to act upon the notification strictly.


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7


Students protest against change of examination schedule


Dera Ghazi Khan: The Students of Ghazi University protested in the front of Vice Chancellor’s office against the change in examination schedule for the third time. The Vice Chancellor called the police to control the students. Student’s shared that if examination will not conducted on time there is a chance of loss of their semester and they will also have to pay more dues.


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 8


FIR registered against Education Department clerk


District Rahim Yar Khan: A resident of Essa Colony Mr. Umer Farooq presented an application to Director Anti Corruption Bahawalpur, that Mr. Mohsin Shah Clerk in District Education Office (female) has taken a huge amount (1,15000 Rs.) against his sister’s (teacher) transfer to suitable place. Investigation was started against the clerk, on the directives of Director Anti Corruption Circle Officer.


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 14


Notification issued regarding summer vacations in colleges


Multan: The Director Colleges Multan issued a notification regarding the summer vacations in colleges from 4th June 2016. He also shared keeping in view the hot season it may take place from 1st June 2016.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-25/page- 08 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-25/page-%2008>


Summer vacations started but Private Schools Associations against the closure of Schools


 District Multan: The Provincial Secretary Education, Mr. Rana Mashood announced the summer vacations, due to extreme heat.  But the Federation of Registered Schools and private School owner denied to obey the order of Secretary Education and announced that private School would be closed on 1st June 2016. The Executive District Officer Education ordered strict for strict action against the Private School Management.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-24/page- 08 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-24/page-%2008>  


Teachers forced class 2nd & 3rd students for laboring


District Muzaffargarh: The Head Teacher of Government Boys English Medium Primary School Kotla Afghan forces innocent students for laboring. Parents shared that Head Teacher have the contract of constructions, he want to save labor charges and forced Students for work. They demanded from the Education Department to take action against the School Head Teacher.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-24/page- 02 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-24/page-%2002>  


TMA obliterate Welfare School‘s Security arrangements


District Khanewal: The Welfare School Mother Teresa Khurram Pura is deprived of proper security arrangements, as TMA has demolished all Security barriers and other necessary security arrangement of Schools. More than 150 poor and marginalized Students studying in that School comes under life threat.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-24/page- 02 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-24/page-%2002>  


Private Schools refuse to shut during summer vacations


District Multan: In defiance of the Government directives to keep Education Institutions shut from June 24th for summer vacations, mostly Private Schools in Punjab Districts refused to close School until 8th June and for receiving 3 months School fee. Scorching heat creating problems for the Students and leaving Parents worried. The Government have made decision for legal action against the relevant District EDOs, DEOs if any Private School have found opened.


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 1


Provincial Mohtasib ordered to allocate facilities


District Dera Ghazi Khan: Mr. Abdul Rehman, the head master of Government Boys Primary School Khandakh has tendered an appeal for allocating appropriate facilities to School. After hearings from both parties, inquiry report forwarded to Provincial Secretary. Later Provincial Secretary ordered to provide facilities in said School.


Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 9


MC school students suffer from government negligence


District Multan: The education department seems to be least bothered, as students at Municipal primary school suffer because of a dire condition of school building and education facilities as shortage of furniture, unavailability of drinking water and teacher irregularities.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-23/page- 03 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-23/page-%2003>  


Students fainted due to unavailability of fans


District Rajanpur: Due to Negligence of Education Officer, Government Primary School Basti Shaheed is without fans in scorching heat. Many students fainted during classes. Students demanded district coordination officer along with higher authorities to take action and immediately provide fans in schools. 


Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 7


Students worried on shortage of drinking water in school


District Lodhran: Students of Dhanot facing huge difficulties in hot weather, as various schools in Dhanot have shortage of basic facility like drinking water, electricity and they demanded immediate affirmation of summer vacation. 


Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 2


Parents demand for provision of Text Books


District Rahim Yar Khan: Educational season has started but government of the Punjab has failed to provide text books in various Schools of Fateh Pur; thousands of students are facing difficulties and are compelled to purchase books from market. Concerned Parents suggested Punjab Government to review the educational policies and ensure delivery of text books before academic session.


Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 7


High School Students compel to sit under tents


District Dara Ghazi Khan: The building of Sardar Wali High School was sanctioned in 1984, consists 14 rooms in which 5 rooms have been declared dangerous since two years by district administration. Till then students are compelled to sit under tents regardless of weather conditions. Parents have demanded commissioner Dara Ghazi Khan for construction of new building.


Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 9


Summer vacation from May 24th


Distinct Multan: The Punjab Government has notified the schedule of summer vacations 2016 for all the Government and Private sector schools in Punjab due to hot weather and security concerns. All schools will remain closed from 25th to August 14, 2016 while school examination centers will continue their exams after relevant EDO’s instructions. Private Schools Associations refused to accept the notification


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-23/page- 01 <http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-23/page-%2001>  


Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 1


Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 1


Education department declares new school timings


District Multan: The education department has changed school timings, due to high temperature in Punjab, as per decision now government schools timings will be 7am – 11am 


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-22/page-8


Delay in school timings; students fainted 


District Rajan Pur: Schools in Rajan Pur remained open till 1:30 Pm as they did not receive school timings notification from Punjab Government. Many students fainted in scorching heat. Parents demanded the   Punjab government for not delaying summer vacations.


Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-05-22/page-3


Parents protest against collapsing of school roof


District Rahim Yar Khan: More than 500 Students are enrolled in Government Girls Elementary School Chak 12-P where school roof collapsed last night as building is in bad condition. Residents protested and demanded education department for renovation of school building to avoid any calamity.  


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 14


Student forced to donate


District Dera Ghazi Khan: Student of class 7th of Government Middle School Khakhi alleged that Principle tortured him for not paying donation. While taking to the newspaper, Father of the student demanded Chief Minister to take action against the principle.   


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7


Need to focus on school management:  EDO Dera Ghazi Khan


District Dera Ghazi Khan: The education development officer Dera Ghazi Khan has visited education institutes of Sakhi Serwar and found different management issues such as teacher absenteeism, lack of rooms and water facility. He said to share the report with higher authorities.


Complete Story: Daily Dunya Multan, Page No. 9


Student’s protests against missing facilities


District Dera Ghazi Khan: Students of Government Boys High School Wawa have no safe drinking water facility during summers. Parents have demanded from Sardar Amjad Farooq Khosa (MNA) and District Coordination Officer to take notice.


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7


Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 5


School staff involved in corruption


District Rahim Yar Khan: A Social worker Mr. Rana Altaf has alleged that staff from Government High School Kot Sabzal has sold school water facility resulting in damage of the greenery in school. School headmaster has not responded, higher authorities must take action.


Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11


School timings summary forwarded to Chief Minister


District Multan: The Punjab Education Department has forwarded the school timings and summer vacations summary to Chief Minister, new timings are from 7:30am to 11:00am. 


Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 8


Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 1


Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 8


Fort Manro facing health & education management issues


District: Dera Ghazi Khan: The Chairman M. Iqbal has raised management issues of Fort Manro. He said that students are deprived of quality education as teachers are enjoying their salaries at home due to poor monitoring system.


Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 11




Sindh stands back in Education ranking all over Pakistan


Islamabad: A Non-Governmental Organization Ailf Ailaan has issued district wise ranking of Education of Pakistan, declaring that Islamabad stands on first number, Chakwal on Second, Kotli on 3rd and Gujrat stands on 4th number. On the Provincial ranking of the Education, Sindh stands on last number, whereas Islamabad on 1st, Azad Kashmir on 2nd, Punjab on 3rd, Gilgit Baltistan on 4th and Khyber Pashtoonkhwa stands on 5th number. According to the report 33% Schools in Pakistan are without facility of Compound, whereas 37% Schools are lacking the facility of Drinking water, 49% are running without Electricity, likewise 35% Schools are without availability of Bathrooms. It is also reported that 60 lac Children out of Schools do not attend High Schools.


Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130397080&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160525




Director Private Schools suspends registration of seven schools


District Larkana: Despite the announcement of Summer Vacation by Sindh Government, the Private Schools were still functioning in Larkana. The Director Private Schools, Mr. Ahmed Bux Bhutto, along with Additional Deputy Commissioner Larkana, Mr. Ameer Ali Meerani visited different Schools, while suspending registration of Seven Schools.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-25/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Daily Kawish, Page No. 2


Teachers protest on not passing of difference bills


District Dadu: The NTS Teachers Committee protest against TEO Mehar on not passing of difference bills.


Complete Story: Daily Awami Awaz Page No. 5


Chief Minister Sindh approves five Million for NAVY Education Trust


Karachi: The Chief Minster Sind, Mr. Syed Qaim Ali Shah has approved five Million Rupees Grant for Pak- NAVY Education Trust Younis Abad Karachi.


Complete Story: Daily Ibrat, Front Page




HST Supervisors to work as teachers


Karachi: A notification has been issued all HST Supervisors in Sindh to suspend their duty as Supervisors. Henceforth, they will perform their duty as Teachers.


Complete Story:  Daily Ibrat front page


Daily Kawish, Front Page


Teacher’s Action Committee’s hunger strike for releasing of Salary


District Matiyari: The Matiyari teachers Action Committee held hunger strike against not releasing of salary, for past year.


Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_25052016020508.jpg


JSQM JSSF protests against shortage of basic facilities in Technical College


District Tando Muhammad Khan: The members of Nationalists Organizations JSQM and JSSF stood against the shortage of basic facilities of teachers, machinery and not running of classes in Technical College Tando Muhammad Khan.


Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130396197&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160523


Protest for repairing of school building


District Jacobabad: The residents of village Hairo Khoso, near Garhi Hassan protested against delay in repairing of school building.


Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130396266&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160523


120 closed schools did not restore


District Sujawal: 120 government schools of Sakiro could not be restored, after introducing of biometric verification system.


Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130396459&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20160523


Citizens continue protests against grabbing of school plot


District Dadu: The Citizens of Bhan Saeedabad continued protest on 113th Day, against local land mafia, on capturing of Government High School plot.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-23/news/page2/1%20(17).htm


School building did not construct, students worried


District Tharparkar: The building of Government Primary School, village Denkario, near Islamkot, could not be constructed since 2005. Students have to sit in mud.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-23/news/page3/1%20(23).htm


Daily Awami Awaz, Page No. 3


Girl’s degree college building could not be constructed


District Naushehro Feroz: The Building of Government Girls Degree College Shahpur Chakar could not be constructed since 2006. Education of thousands of Girls remains affected.


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Private Schools still functioning in summer vacation


District Ghotki: A Private School of Sarhad, near Ghotki, is still functioning after announcement of summer vacation by Sindh Government. Students have been forced to study, after taking off their shirts.


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Thousands of school in sindh deprived of facilities despite international funding


Karachi: Education in Sindh could not progress, despite international funding. Hundreds of schools still dysfunctional; millions of children are out of schools; plan to increase enrolment in primary schools could not be successful; seventy percent budget could not be utilized; fifty percent funds for School construction and computer education could not be spent.


Complete Story: Daily Kawish. Page No. 3


Students will be distributed books through biometric system


District Badin: The Chairman Sindh Text Book Board Jamshoro and special secretary education department Sindh, Mr. Syed Zakir Ali Shah has said during his meeting with TEO, DEOs and Head Masters in Badin those Students will be provided Text Books though Biometric Verification.


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Registration suspended for 46 private schools


Karachi: The Education Department Sindh has suspended registration of 46 private schools as they were still open despite announcement of summer vacation.


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Girls Primary School building is in crumbling condition


District Qamber Shahdadkot: The Teachers of Government Girls Primary School, village Theth Chandio, do not attend School since long time. More than 200 students are taught by a Private teacher. Even the School building is in crumbling condition.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-24/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


School building did not construct since long time


District Tharparkar: A Primary School building was approved for Village Denkario by the Provincial Government in 2005. But since then it could not be constructed.


Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-05-24/news/page3/1%20(44).htm


PST pass teachers protest for joining orders


District Kahirpur Mirs: The Primary Teachers Test Pass candidates from Mehrabpur held protest against not issuance of joining orders.


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Notice should be taken against 46 private schools: Hyder Ali


Karachi: The Chairman All Sindh Private Schools Association, Mr. Hyder Ali has demanded from Sindh Government to take back the notice against 46 private schools.


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Other Cadre Teachers continue protest over nonpayment of salary


District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of Other Cadre continued hunger strike against stoppage of salary, for past 42 months.


Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 11