26th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Sacked teachers ask KP government to implement SC order

Mansehra: The sacked teachers on Wednesday threatened to commit self-immolation if the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government didn't follow the court orders to reinstate them.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/10-26-2017/page3.asp



Students Week held at Govt Girls College Mithra

Peshawar: Recitation, English, Urdu and Pashto literature competitions as well as performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet were held, finishing with prize distribution ceremony.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104670337&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171026


Furniture provided to several govt schools in Peshawar

Peshawar: Under the Peshawar Uplift Program, the KP govt has been prioritizing the restoration of schools destroyed in the 2015 earthquake. Furniture has been provided to the affected schools, including 2389 chairs for students and 68 for teachers.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669577&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171026


Dengue elimination, performance of Education Dept to be monitored

Peshawar: Chairman DIDAC Arbab Jahandad said the work of eduaction dept will be reviewed as well as the ongoing developmental plans in the city.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669572&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171026


48 lac allocated for Sheikh Junaid Abad schools

Peshawar: District Councillor of Union Council 13 Sheikh Junaida Abad, Saeed-ur-Rehman Safi allocated 48 lac to primary, middle and high schools in the area for their developmental fund. He said quality furniture will be bought for providing best facilities to the students.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669582&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171026




Speech competition held at Govt School Sohbatpur

Sohbatpur: A speech contest was held by the Debating Society because extra-curricular activities are also important to be held side side with education.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669400&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171026


Every effort for promotion of education is lauded

Quetta: DEO Male Muhammad Zaman Khan and DEO Female Abida Kakar’s efforts lead to the restoration of closed schools and their efforts are appreciated.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669402&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171026




Study UK exhibition tour in Islamabad

Islamabad: Students from Islamabad and across Pakistan will have the chance to meet representatives from some of the best British universities as part of the study exhibition.

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


CADD officers told to examine schools upgradation

Islamabad: The meeting of the steering committee was held to oversee the quality and progress of work on the physical upgradation of its Islamabad Educational institutes under the prime minister's Educational reform program.

Complete Story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-26-2017/page14.asp


5000 teachers to be sent abroad for training

Schools Education Department held a briefing for the members of the Punjab assembly belonging on different educational reforms. A briefing was given on the ongoing program of school education.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-26-2017/page20.asp


Football tournament held at Roots

Islamabad: Roots Ivy International school girls football team swept the tournament to become the champions.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-26-2017/page14.asp




No schools, universities built in Pindi in four years

Rawalpindi: It is worrying that the government has not build any schools or universities in Rawalpindi in the last four years, said Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) Amir Sirajul Haq on Wednesday.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=26_10_2017_152_005


PU issues BA/BSC date sheet

Punjab University Examinations department has issued the date sheets for BA/BSC part I, part II, and composite compulsory examination.

Complete Story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-26-2017/page19.asp


New generation to learn modern education

Multan: Commissioner Bilal Ahmed Butt said that new generation should be taught to learn science and technology in their education system. There should be more focus on provision of quality education.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104671235&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171026


Lectures delivered at different Institutes

Lahore: Students of Government High School Kout Abdul Malick under the Agahi Program visited Quaid e Azam Town and Johar Town and saw the gallery. Different institutes were also visited for lecture deliverance.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-26/page-9/detail-0


Government schools advised to achieve enrollment target

Khanewal:Punjab government including Khanewal has reminded the 36 government schools to achieve their enrollment targets otherwise action will be taken.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-26/page-2/detail-12


Lecture on traffic regulations delivered

Multan: Regional Police officer on the directives of traffic head delivered lectures in private institutes to make them aware of the traffic needs and necessary measures to ensure safety.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-26/page-4


Muslim league (N) focusing on education

Vehari:At an event held, Muslim league representatives emphasized on how education has been the main focus and they have been taking constructive steps to bring about noticeable improvements.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-26/page-5


Event held to commemorate Sir Syed’s birthday

Multan: Under an initiative taken by Government Iqbal Secondary School Sir Syed’s 200th birthday was celebrated with a discussion on the contribution of Sir Syed towards the educational advancement.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-26/page-5


NA-92 ignored in terms of health and education

Gujranwala: Tehreek e Insaaf NA-92 member Chaudry Rizwan stated that in the name of promised no work has yet been done in action and health care and education have been gravely ignored.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171026&Pageno=2&View=1


Farrukh Naveed visits schools

Sialkot: Deputy Commissioner Sialkot visited government schools and witnessed the quality of education coupled with immediate changes made. The principle of the Girl’s High School has been transferred and Elementary School headmaster has been dismissed.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171026&Pageno=2&View=1


Upgradation in full swing

Gujranwala :Commissioner Caption Muhammad Asif said the increase in literacy rate has brought about developmental betterment and has geared the country towards progress and growth. Thus upgradation work is in the pipeline, directing towards the broader objective.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104670959&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171026


Fee hike by private schools

Multan: CEO District Education Authority raises a concern over private schools fee hike.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104671250&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171026


Teachers protest on closure of school

Rawalpindi: Punjab Teachers Union protested on closure of Zia ul Uloom High School Raja Bazaar due to construction of a commercial plaza.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104670267&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171026




Lack of teachers in govt college for women

Dhudial: Students at the college may end up wasting one year due to lack of teachers. Promises have been made to hire staff as soon as possible.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-26-2017/pindi/pic.asp?picname=15_07.gif


Children’s educational future should be protected

Jand: Parents requested that Primary Girls School No. 2 Jand should not be given to Punjab Education Foundation (PEF).

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-10-26/page-12




5th International conferences starts

Karachi: The 3-Day International Karachi conference will be held from October 27-29 at the Arts Council of Pakistan to showcase current research and critical discourse.

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




Education reform



Basics of education





Government schools taken front position in education standards

Multan: Headmaster Government High School District Jail Muhammad Bashir has said that government schools have taken front position in education standards and government is focusing the department.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-26/page-2


District Muzaffargarh has got prominent position in education field, Dr. Allah Bakhsh

Muzaffargarh: Provincial Secretary Education Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik said during meeting with officers of Muzaffargarh that Muzaffargarh has remained prominent in the field of education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-26/page-5/detail-9


Decision for transfers on board level to stop cheating in examinations

Multan: Department of Higher Education Punjab has decided to transfer board officer and other staff in order to over-come cheating during matriculation, FA and FSc.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104671360&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171026


Elementary school students sitting in open due to insufficient classrooms

Noor Shah Gilani: The Government Elementary School Kamal Pur Jathiyal is having only five classrooms; whereas number of students is 287, so the students have to sit under open sky.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2017-10-26/42501/govt.jpg



Five primary schools dysfunctional despite education emergency

Garhi Yaseen: Despite Education Emergency in Taluka Garhi Yaseen, five government schools are still unattended. Reportedly, Primary School Guhram Khan Jafri, Village Faqeer, Primary School Ata Muhammad Tunio, Village Sahta and Nazar Muhammad Wadho are dysfunctional. Teachers of the said schools are getting salary at homes.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564859&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


Two middle schools closed in Taluka Dokri

Dokri: Government Boys and Girls Middle School Village Abdul Kareem Unar are left dysfunctional since years and teachers do not attend their duties. Protests were also carried for deputation of teachers and restoration of the schools.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564870&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


Primary school construction work did not complete

Sanghar: Construction work of Government School Union Council Bobi was started some nine years ago, but it is left in the same condition.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564917&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


Protest against closure of school

Nao Kot: A protest was carried by the residents of Village Faqeer Syed Wali Muhammad Shah against closure of primary school of the Village, stating that school is left closed due to unavailability of teachers.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564908&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


Students stood against crumbling condition of school building

Samaro: The Students of Government Girls High School Samaro carried a protest against dilapidated condition of the school, stating that its different parts are falling intermittently.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130564925&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026



Primary school under shortage of basic facilities

Lakhi Ghulam Shah: Government Primary School Village Muhammad Pariyal Mahar is facing acute shortage of basic facilities of furniture; even its building is in critical condition and walls are cracking.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565028&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


Judge raids on school

Jacobabad: Civil Judge Tangwani paid an unscheduled visit to different schools of the city and found girls primary closed; thatch and household were kept in the building. He ordered to vacant the building.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565001&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


School building occupied by its headmaster

Jacobabad: The building of Government Primary School Ghous Bakhsh Pechuho was occupied by its headmaster. He has turned the building as his house.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565070&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026



Naudero Model English School engulfed by issues

Naudero/ Larkana: The Government Model English Medium High School Naudero is left without teachers since 2014. Protests were held for deputation of different subject teachers, but no response was received.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565076&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171026


DEO transferred on allegations of corruption

Dadu: The District Education Officer Dadu Abdul Aziz Chachar was transferred by the Secretary Education on allegations of corruption. He was directed to report the Director Office Karachi.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-26/news/page2/1%20(2).htm


School roof collapses, students remained safe

Mirpurkhas: Roof parts of Government Comprehensive Secondary School Mirpurkhas tumbled down suddenly, but students and other staff remained safe.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-26/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Two girls school buildings dilapidating

Adil Pur: Buildings of Government Girls Middle School Dhameji and Girls High School Adil Pur were constructed some eight years ago; still their SNE was not approved and both buildings have reached to crumbling condition.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-26/news/page3/1%20(42).htm


Illegal promotions exposed in Education Department Jamshoro

Kotri: Reportedly, illegal promotions have been exposed in the Education Department Jamshoro by keeping eligible teachers at the back. Juniors have been promoted by receiving huge amount of bribery.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-26/news/page3/1%20(46).htm

Extracurricular activities are necessary in educational institutes

Quetta: The District Education Officer Quetta Abdul Mateeb Afridi has said that extracurricular activities are compulsory, along with academic activities in educational institutes and present government is trying to providing all concerned facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50476/59f0da88911cb


Demand for primary school in Naal

Naal: It has been demanded by the public of Naal for provision of primary school, pointing that hundreds of children are kept aloof of basic education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50498/59f0dc40ce63c


Baloch students are being kept distant from education

Gwadar: Organizer BSO Gwadar Naseer Ahmed Nagori has opined that Baloch students are being kept at distant position deliberately.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50572/59f0fbc07e532


BSAC alleged rulers of education backwardness

Quetta: Spokesperson Baloch Students Action Committee has said in an issued statement that rulers are responsible for backwardness of education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669287&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171026


Better education is our priority

Othal: Provision of better education is our priority; our firm belief is to provide our youth standard education and effective steps are being taken in that context. The views were shared by DDO Abdul Majeed Bhatti.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/newspaper/p2/story.php?param=batreen.jpg
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Eleven professors to be transferred on Government directives

Peshawar: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to transfer and deputed 11 professors (male and female). Directives have been issued in that regard.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=ODc3NzU=



Funds of 48 lac rupees spared for Junaidabad schools

Peshawar: The District Councilor Union Council 13 Saeed ur Rahman has spared 48 lac rupees funds for all primary and middle Schools of Shaikh Junaidabad.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669582&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171026


Students deprived of safe water facility

Khyber Agency: Students in Government Schools of Landi Kotal have been deprived of safe drinking water facility. It has been demanded for provision of the required facilities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104669605&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171026


School closed on teachers transfers

Malagori: Government Community Primary School Murad Dhand was closed by Education Department Khyber Agency by transferring its teachers.

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