26th April 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Notice issued to close private schools in University Town

Peshawar high Court has issued notices to Peshawar Education Board to close 19 private schools in University Town.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156211&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170426



Girls education next to nil in Kohistan

Girls in the backward Kohistan district have been deprived of education oppurtunities as most schools are without teachers and basic facilities, while others await rehabilitation after having been damaged in the 2010 flash floods.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=26_04_2017_183_003


Educational institutions should be named after Mashal

Seminar held at the Peshawar Press Club ‘How will Mashal get justice’, the guests unanimously demanded the arrest of the students involved in the lynching and also, to honor Mashal by naming educational institutes after him.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304747-todays-print-city-news


Icms Education System is icon in KP

Tajamul Hayat is a name not unknown to many. His vision and struggle as an educationist and philanthropist gained him a name countrywide. Tajamul Hayat, the chief executive officer (CEO) of ICMS Education System, is the owner of 10 educational institutions both schools and colleges.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/200792-Icms-Education-System-is-icon-in-KP


7 members identified for corruption charges in the Education department

In speculation of Rs. 15 million, former SDEO (Female), 4 Head Teachers of girl’s primary schools and 7 other members referenced for corruption charges.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304751-todays-print-city-news




“Every child should be provided with education”

Balochistan Basic Education Program (BBEP) of UNICEF has been inaugurated in which basic education will be provided to children from 11 districts of Balochistan.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104155858&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170426


Character building of students is our top priority: Sardar Nadeem Baloch

Nazim Islami Jamiat Taliba Quetta, Sardar Nadeem Balochs said that building the character of our students is the need of the hour and instead of promotion of western culture, students should be informed with the teachings of Islam.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104155803&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170426




Motorcycles and smartphones provided to FATA Education Department for Monitoring

Governor KPK, Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said that in order to curb education emergency in the area and to ensure maximum attendance of students and teachers, monitoring needs to be carried out.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156469&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170426


Furniture handed to militancy-hit FATA schools

Governor KP Iqbal Zafar Jhagra said on Tuesday that provision of facilities to students of FATA and promotion of quality educatin in the tribal region was the top most priority of the government.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-04-26/page-15




35,000 Matric degrees wasted

Due to the incompetency of Education Board Rawalpindi, 35,000 degrees of students who have passed their Matric examinations have been wasted due to errors in them.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156343&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170426


Flawed education system hampering innovation among students

Pakistan’s flawed education system is creating serious problems for the students in the education field. The improvement in the standard and quality of education in Pakistan seems like a dream that will never come true. Rote learning, lack of practical approach and paucity of creativity are few factors responsible for the failure of the education system.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/26/flawed-education-system-hampering-innovation-among-students/


Monthly transport fees taken from students at Model Girls High School G-11

It has been found that Rs 700 per month transport fees is taken from students at Model Girls High School in G-11.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156351&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170426


CADD to honour high achievers

The Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) decided that cash prizes would be given away to students, teachers and educational institutions in the federal capital over the outstanding performance in the recent final examinations.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/200783-CADD-to-honour-high-achievers


AIOU Matric, BA, BSc examinations to start from 8th May

Final examinations of students coming from all provinces of Pakistan and registered with AIOU will start from 8th May 2017.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156355&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170426


Developments in the education sector is an important step taken by the government: Baligh-ur-Rehman

Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Engineer Baligh-ur-Rehman said that since the current government came into power, there were 27 million children out of school and the number has now reduced to 24 million.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156354&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170426



Unfair treatment by private schools

As soon as a student progresses to the next class in a private school, the amount of fees increases exponentially.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-04-26/page-4




National and International Level Education conferences to be held in Punjab

Schools Education Minister (Punjab), Rana Mashood, said that in order to improve the quality of education in schools, national and international level conferences are going to be held in Punjab in order to get expertise from famous educationists.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-26/page-2/detail-9



New phase of census in process, teachers to begin duties outside of classroom

Second round of census is to be completed on 25thMay, till then the absence of teachers due to involvement in census duties will have an adverse effect on the schooling.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304924-todays-print-city-news


50pc children enrolment target achieved

The 50 percent target of the enrolment of 77,000 students in schools has been achieved, a government officer claimed. Director Admin Elementary Education Faizullah Khan Tareen addressing a seminar on “Progress in Admission Campaign 2017” here at Government Girls High School Daniwal Town.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-26/page-22/detail-6


Dual Education System should be finished, Quality of Public Schools should be improved: Express Survey

Education has become so expensive that school’s fees now exceeds a house’s monthly expenses. Such views were found by a survey conducted by Express News.

Complete Story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156828&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170426


Decision to privatize schools of Punjab postponed

The decision to privatize primary, middle and high schools and handing over of good performing schools to Daanish Authority has been postponed to an indefinite period.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104156335&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170426


List of Educators promoted displayed

CEO District Education Authority Attock has said that the merit list of educators of both Senior and Elementary Schools has been displayed.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-04-26/page-5




Teachers devoid of promotions for years should be promoted

President Jamiat-al-Madasereen Mehfooz KK, Khalid Afridi and others said that they condemn the decision to appoint those teachers who gave Grade-17 tests to middle and primary schools.

Complete Story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104155886&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170426


Action underway against illegal appointments in education dept, says minister

At least 15 people were appointed and various teachers were promoted illegally in Qambar, Larkana; one senior official has so far been sacked for it with action initiated against others involved, said Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=26_04_2017_118_007


Jufulhurst school case, culprits sent to jail on judicial remand

4 sent to jail over demolition of school in Soldier bazaar. The accused have filed for bail, the judgment of which will be announced in 2 days.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304620-todays-print


Prize distribution ceremony held at Al Mustafa academy

Prizes distributed to the high achievers of the first term examinations.

Complete story: https://jang.com.pk/print/304583-todays-print



Letters to the Editor


Marking of Papers: The future of students should not be compromised



Music in school busses and wagons



Educational institution should be monitored



Congratulations Malala Yousafzai



Education woes in Bajaur



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