25th Oct 2017



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Education resources an investment in the future - Marvi Memon

Peshawar: Minister of State and Chairwoman BISP Marvi Memon visited two govt primary schools in Kohat where she met students admitted on the education fund.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104667885&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171025


Demand for quota for children of teachers

Peshawar: Teachers Association leaders said there should be quota in employment for children of govt school teachers as children of those who served for 40 years are facing unemployment.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666404&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171025




Leaders responsible for deterioration in education - BSAC

Quetta: Baloch Students Action Committee (BSAC) spokesperson said one of the biggest causes of education crisis in the province is it’s rulers.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104665929&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171025


No compromise on problems in health, education and sanitation

Loralai: Provincial Ombudsman, Abdul Ghani had a meeting in DC Office and discussed problems of people.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-25-2017/Quetta/page2.asp




Teachers’ salaries crux of problems in Pakistan: UNESCO

Islamabad: Low quality learning outcomes around the world are often blamed on teachers, however, in Pakistan the level of teacher salaries has been identified as the crux of educational problems, according to a report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=25_10_2017_005_011


Education is key to success - Marvi Memon

Islamabad: Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon said that BISP is working for gender equality, poverty alleviation and improving of quality of education.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104668033&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171025


Walk highlights importance of education

Islamabad: The student of governance and public policy department of National University of Modern Languages organized a literacy awareness walk to mark the foundation day of the United Nations.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/


SZIA students take the lead in WWF plantation drive

Islamabad: The Kachnar Park located in sector I-8 hummed with cheerful voices as students of Sheikh Zayed International Academy converged at the beautiful park on Tuesday to establish themselves as custodians of nature.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-25-2017/page14.asp


Revamping of 200 capital schools to be completed by December

Islamabad: Physical up-gradation of 200 schools under the Prime Minister’s Education Reform Program (PMERP) would be completed before the end of December, an official said on Tuesday.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-10-25/page-13/detail-5




Eight schools make it to Spelling Bee regional final

Lahore: Eight schools from as many pools on Tuesday qualified for the Lahore regional final round of the spelling bee competition organised by the Dawn Media Group at the Ali Institute of Education.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=25_10_2017_177_013


Educationists call for education emergency in country

Lahore: The number of out of school children is alarming in Pakistan. 2.26 million children have no access to schooling as government policies were not addressing the core issue.  

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710250032&EN_ID=11201710250018&EMID=11201710250006




Nasira Zubairi’s book lauded

Lahore: Appraisal ceremony of the book authored by renowned poetess and journalist Nasira Zubairi’s Tesra Qadam.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-25-2017/page13.asp


Notification issued

Gujranwala: Education Department of Punjab has taken notice of the position of controller Education thus Nasir Awan has taken charge as controller examination education Gujranwala.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666950&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171025


Session of Teachers Association Khushab held

Khushab: Teachers Association district Khushab spearheaded by Muhammad Usman Ghazi in which large number of stakeholders and different representatives participated. A discussion on the issues and problems faced was brought into consideration.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104667675&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171025


Chakwal ranks 1st in the province

Chakwal: CEO Education Dr. Ghulam Murtaza said Chakwal ranks 1st among all districts in Punjab.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-25-2017/pindi/pic.asp?picname=18_20.gif


Uniforms distributed

Kot Momin: Uniforms were distributed among students of Government Middle School Chak 20. Munir Ahmed, Deputy D.I.O expressed that no student shall miss any opportunity to due being poor and the government has been in the process of ensuring provision of quality education.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104667691&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171025


Heritage festival held

Bhera:Under the program initiated by Principals and head masters association Sargodha, a heritage festival is organized at Government High School Bhera.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666575&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171025


Computer lab and kids room under progress

Rahim yar Khan:Computer lab and kids room is being constructed at Government Boys High School Chak 109. Safety and cleanliness measures are also being taken.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666637&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20171025


Father protests against dismissal of daughter from school

Moru: Father protested after dismissal of daughter from Primary School due to a petty issue of having written the wrong information.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666278&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171025


Schedule for inter school and college games announced

Lahore: The Punjab Olympic Association (POA) announced schedule of 8th Inter School and Inter College Games, which will be held from November 1 to 5 in Lahore.

POA Chairman Sheikh Rohail Asghar MNA and President Iftikhar Ali Malik announcing the schedule said that teams and athletes of schools and colleges outside Lahore can also participate in these games.

Complete story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/10/25/15-page/678311-news.html


Action against teachers ordered

Bahawalpur: The officials of Directorate of Public Instruction, Primary Education, Government of Punjab, ordered the authorities concerned to take departmental action against teachers who were showing poor performance in schools.   

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710250044&EN_ID=11201710250022&EMID=11201710250007


Secretary Education leaves event attended

Multan: Secretary Education School Punjab Government Muslim Girls High School left without attending an event held at Qalma Chowk. The inauguration of the technical lab is also left uncompleted due to his unannounced absence.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-25/page-2/detail-13


Use of substandard material in construction

Dokota: Government public high school Dokota had been in a deplorable condition thus the authorities ordered construction of 8 rooms worth one crore. However, the use of material used is substandard and low in quality.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-25/page-5/detail-6


Star teachers receive award

Ladan: A recent event organized with Shahbaz Sharif as the Chief Guest at Elementary School, two teachers were presented the star award.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-25/page-8


Students compelled to study under the open sky

Khanpur: Parho Punjab has failed to deliver its promises and claims as Government Boys Elementary School lacks classrooms due to which students are compelled to study under the open sky.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-25/page-13


Meeting of District Education Review Committee

Lahore: A meeting of District Education Review Committee was held in which condition of schools was declared dangerous. Inquiry of 110 cases was still pending.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104668941&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171025


Secretary Schools Education left without attending inauguration of technical lab

Multan: Secretary Schools Education left without inauguration ceremony of technical lab in Government Muslim Girls High School Kalma Chowk.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104668151&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171025


Notice to school heads on poor performance

Rawalpindi: Secretary Education is giving notice to school heads oh higher secondary schools that performed poorly in intermediate examination.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666770&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171025


Students face difficulty in learning modern education

Kallar Syedan:Candidate from Kallar Syedan has requested for school’s upgradation. He stated that students of Girls Primary School Daryal still face difficulty in learning modern education.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-10-25/page-4/detail-35




Sindh declares restructuring of schools a priority

Karachi: The education department began prioritising 4,524 high enrollment primary schools across Sindh to provide missing facilities such as boundary walls, classrooms, washrooms, electricity, water and sanitation.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710250015&EN_ID=11201710250009&EMID=11201710250003



Electricity shortage in girls high school

Tando Allahyar: There is shortage of electricity since 10 days in girls high school in Tando Allahyar.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666094&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171025

Pays of schools’ teachers and non-teaching staff issued

Karachi: Department of Schools Education has started issuing pays of teachers and non-teaching staff of thousands of schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666167&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171025

Matric Board to give medals to public schools

Karachi: Board of Secondary Education has decided to give medals to public schools that performed well in matric examination.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=393988




Government school heads directed to finalize enrollment target

Multan: All government school heads have been directed by Department of Education Punjab to finalize enrolment target up to 31st October.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2017-10-25/42425/serka-------hdayt.jpg


Decision to act against teachers not punctual of timing

Multan: The Director Colleges Multan has decided to act through PEDA Act against teachers who are not punctual of timing.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-25-2017/multan/pic.asp?picname=02_14.gif


No school building, students adjusting in Otaq

Bakhsha Pur: More than 100 students of Government Primary School Peroz Golato have been kept aloof of getting education due to destroying of school building in the floods of 2012. They have been confined to local landlord’s sitting place (Otaq)

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564648&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171025


Lack of basic facilities in girls and boys school

Jacobabad: Jacobabad High Court’s Education Monitoring Team visited different girls and boys schools of the city, inquiring about mismanagement, shortage of washrooms and other basic facilities. A report was sent to the District and Session Judge.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564678&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171025


Government assists Baby Bagri (a self-help school runner)

Shahdadkot: Woman resident of Bago Dero district Qamber and Shahdadkot was running a self-help school since many years. She has been assisted with 30,000 rupees by MNA Faryal Talpur, along with efficiency certificate.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564681&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171025



Schools of Pakho and adjacent area deprived of basic facilities

Qamber Shahdadkot: Pakho and more than 50 villages of its round area have been kept deprived of basic facilities and buildings are in crumbling condition. It has happened due to carelessness of education department.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-25/news/page3/1%20(4).htm


Civil Judge finds two schools dysfunctional

Kotri: The First Civil Judge Kotri paid an unscheduled visit of schools of Village Karam ul Din Chaudhry and found both schools closed. The buildings were occupied by local influential and used as their home.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-25/news/page8/1%20(12).htm



Girls primary school dysfunctional for past eight years

Allah Dino: A protest was carried by the resident of Allah Dino Sandh against closure of girls primary school of the village, demanding for notice from the Chief Justice for its reinstatement.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_24102017203642.jpg


Education employee’s corruption is hindrance in education reforms

Mirpurkhas: The DEO Primary Education Officer Syed Wajid Ali Shah has told media that T.O and other education employees are responsible for corruption and mismanagement in the department; and their corruption is responsible for hindrance in education improvement.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_24102017203730.jpg


Session judge visits girls schools of Badah

Larkana/ Badah: The Session Judge Larkana paid a surprise visit of different government girls schools of Badah and it’s adjacent area inquired about shortage of facilities in schools.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_24102017203802.jpg


Education Department started releasing salaries of thousands of teachers

Karachi: Salaries of thousands of teachers and other employees are being released by the Department of Schools Education. Their salaries were stopped due to biometric verification.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666167&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171025


Girls high school without electricity

Tando Allahyar: The students of Government Girls High School Tando Allahyar are facing difficulties due to unavailability of electricity for past ten years.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104666094&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171025


Two schools of Warah dysfunctional

Warah: Girls and boys school of Warah City are left unattended since years. Teachers and other staff are getting salaries without attending duties; whereas both school buildings are occupied by donkeys.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/25-10-2017/Page2/P2-32.jpg


Education in Sindh Suffers due to lack of basic facilities

Karachi: Sindh Government admitted lack of safe drinking water in 14930 government schools; 13239 without bathrooms; 17130 schools have no facility of electricity and 12689 schools are without compound walls. Despite the acute shortage, only 4500 schools are approved to avail basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/25-10-2017/Page12/P12-33.jpg


Education makes future brighten

Quetta: For Making Balochistan Brighten, there is needed to provide free admission by BISC, because poor can’t afford heavy fees.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50336/59ef8d73950f8


No compromise on health and education

Loralai: Provincial Ombudsman Abdul Ghani Khiliji held open discussion forum in DC office and received public complaints. He told that most of the complaints were about health and education. He ensured to resolve health and education issues on priority basis.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50397/59efb1dbc6d44

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

180 posts to be filled through ETA

Peshawar: Decision has been taken by Provincial Government to fill 180 vacant posts in different commerce colleges through ETA.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104667835&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171025


Threats to start protests in Bani Gala

Rustam: 40000 NTS teachers of KPK have threatened to start protests in Bani Gala on 29th October for their demands.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-10-25&page=3


Sports teachers upgraded to grade 17

Peshawar: Senior sports teachers of FATA schools have been up graded from grade 16 to 17 and deputed in colleges.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-10-25&page=7


JUI opposed deputation of female teachers in male schools

Alpuri: Jamiat Ulmai Islam (F) has shown concern over deputation of female teachers in boys primary schools. If their demand was not heard, then movement would be started.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=30007&date=2017-10-25


Inter supplementary examinations under Malakand Board

Chakdara: Intermediate supplementary examinations under Malakand Education Board have been started on different 16 examination centers.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=5&edition=peshawar&date=2017-10-25&type=newspaper