27th Oct 2017



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Reinstated teachers demand induction

Mansehra: Hundreds of teachers reinstated by the Supreme Court orders staged a protest rally against the K-P government on Thursday in front of the press club.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710260475&EN_ID=11201710260241&EMID=11201710260077


30 schools being upgraded in Kohat and Swabi

Kohat: Provincial minister for education Mohammad Atif Khan has approved upgradation of 30 schools to the next level up to high in Kohat and Swabi as a pilot project to control dropout rate in the far-flung areas.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=27_10_2017_182_004


Shangla teachers plan sit-in at Bani Gala

Shangla: The teachers recruited through National Testing Service (NTS) have announced to hold a sit-in on Sunday outside the Banigala residence of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan for regularisation of their services.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=27_10_2017_183_003


We are working for education with sincerity - Muhammad Atif

Mardan: Provincial education minister Atif Khan said his govt has increased the education budget from 62 billion to 137 billion and have made significant strides in the education sector, including hiring  4,000 teachers and hiring 16,000 more soon.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104673333&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171027


12 DEOs, 15 headmasters transfers and postings

Peshawar: Raj Muhammad made DEO Kohistan, DEO Moinuddin transferred to Upper Dir Education Directorate.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675062&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171027


Provincial govt teachers again deadlocked on end of Service Structure

Peshawar: Teachers Alliance has rejected the proposed bill and called for a protest if the issue is not resolved.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675036&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171027




Solve issues faced by Girls High School Kachi Baig

Quetta: Parents and students of the area have raised concern over a number of issues including lack of buses, teachers, computer and science labs, auditorium and canteen. They have appealed for these issues to be resolved promptly.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672319&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171027


Literary event at a primary school

Manjhi Pur: On the directives of Secretary Education, literary event was arranged at a primary school in Manjhi Pur

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-27-2017/Quetta/page7.asp




Private school elections in Mohmand Agency

Mohmand Agency: Bakhti Khan has been elected the president of All Private Schools Association in Mohmand Agency.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672707&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171027




Realistic plan needed to boost enrollment, literacy

Islamabad: Pakistan requires a realistic plan of action for addressing 22.6 million out of school children and 57million adult illiterates while National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) is endeavoring hard to fulfill its limited role in promoting non-formal education and enrollment of OOSC  

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Focus on quality for better performance of schools

Islamabad: All Private Schools Education had a meeting with Joint Action Committee in which problems of private schools were discussed that could be resolved through Private Regulation Authority.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672804&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171027


Modern education in FATA seminaries

Islamabad: Phase III will be approved soon and will include the hiring of teachers to impart modern education in FATA religious seminaries.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672629&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171027


Pakistan’s youthful population creates educational challenges

Islamabad: Pakistani private schools, charitable institutions, and religious seminaries are stepping in to supplement government-run schools to help deal with the education needs of a fast-growing nation with an estimated 50 million school-age children. Despite 220,000 schools nationwide, Pakistan has over 20 million out-of-school children, according to a 2016 government report. The government has pumped money into schooling, with the education budget swelling by 15 per cent every year since 2010, according to education consultancy Alif Ailaan.

Complete story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1542659/3-pakistans-youthful-population-creates-education-challenges/




Teachers need attention

Lahore: A meeting of Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association was held here the other day at Government MAO College.  President Lahore Division Tauseef Sadiq chaired the meeting while Central Vice President Prof Zahid Awan was the special guest.  The meeting adopted a resolution calling upon authorities concerns to take steps for betterment of teachers. “In December 2016, the education minister’s promises proved to be a pack of lies,” the meeting rued.

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PML-N’s MPA protests over alleged transfer of public schools to Ahmadis

Lahore: A ruling party lawmaker Maulana Ghiyas-ud-Din protested over the alleged handing over of public sector schools to Ahmadis in the guise of transferring these schools to the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) on Thursday.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/27/lahore-e-paper-october-27-2017/


Private educational institutes have a played a positive role

Attock: Chairman Baldia Attock Nasir Muhammad Sheikh said that private educational institutes have played a positive role in education sector by 70% of their contribution.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672796&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171027


Coordination imperative among educational institutes

Lahore: Vice Chancellor Punjab University Professor Doctor Zafar said that coordination between institutes is necessary for social development.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-27/page-2/detail-17


Apart from academic, focus must also be on character building

Jalalpur: Teachers apart from syllabus must also focus on shaping the character of students. Education and both grooming are essential components of raising as responsible citizens and contributing back towards a society.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-27/page-8


Secretary schools demands a report

Multan: Secretary Education School Punjab have demanded the education officer District Education Authority for a report. It took into consideration the number of students enrolled in 2016 to be reported.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-27/page-12/detail-32


800 teachers only facilitated with one teacher

Malowal: Government Girls High School lacks the provision of adequate teachers as more than 850 students are facilitated with just one teacher. It has been a concern for students as this is the only high school in the region for a mass of one lakh population.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171027&Pageno=2&View=1


Worker welfare school still awaits attention

Tanda: Worker welfare school Surakh pur, could not be made functional. No new staff could be appointed neither could new classrooms be allotted thus raising many questions for authorities.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104673123&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171027


Private schools must ensure all facilities

Zafarwal: Deputy commissioner Narowal Ali Anan, stated and reinstated that private schools must ensure their water quality is tested.It gave a deadline to ensure the requirements are met till 4 November otherwise action will be taken.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104673114&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171027


Teachers must be role models in conduct

Rahim Yar Khan: Teachers must ensure that they maintain standard conduct with students as teachers are recognized by the conduct they adopt and further instill it in students who follow their shadow.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_RYK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171027&Pageno=2&View=1


Teachers must follow the timing rules

The Punjab Government has taken action against teachers who haven’t been following the time rules under the head act. Most teachers have resorted to leaving early and reporting late as their daily activity.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104674590&Issue=NP_RYK&Date=20171027


Special emphasis should be placed on Education

Sukkur: Education should be the top most priority of all bodies and contacts must be developed with parents who do not wish to send their children to school.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672259&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171027


Industry- Academia linkages stressed for economic development

Lahore: Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Zafar Moeen Nasir has stressed on the need to promote Industry- Academia linkages for country’s economic development and resolving socio-economic issues.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-27-2017/page20.asp


Contract teachers should be made permanent

Rawalpindi: Punjab Educators Association presented a Charter of Demands and requested that the contract teachers should be made permanent.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104673459&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171027


Literary events by Education Board

Multan: Education Board has arranged literary events at different higher secondary schools and colleges

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104674789&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171027




Over 200 schools closed, thousands without facilities

Umer Kot: Chief monitoring officer SamiULLAH briefed Deputy Commissioner about schools state in District Umer Kot.207 schools were closed, 1349 schools are without drinking water,1409 schools are without boundary wall , 1778 without electricity, 1325 without toilets & 694 without furniture.

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9th grade mark sheets to be issued today

Karachi: Chairman Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dr. Saeed ud Din has announced that mark sheets of grade 9 result will be issued today.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672126&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171027


Parents to start movement against fee hike

Karachi: Education Department failed to derive a mechanism to control fee hike in private schools therefore the affected parents have decided to start a movement against the problem.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672333&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171027



Letters to the editor


Students in danger



Cases on students







Thousands of school children deprived of books

Vehari: Reportedly, millions of children getting education in thousands of government schools by Ministry for Federal Education have been deprived of education due to non-provision of textbooks.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-27/page-2



Debate competition among students

Multan: A debate competition of all higher secondary schools and colleges will be held on 28th October on a divisional level under Education Board Multan.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104674789&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171027


Civil Judge raids on schools

Islamkot: Civil Judge Islamkot paid a surprise visit of different government schools of the city and its adjacent area. Most of the schools were found under shortage of basic facilities of furniture, washrooms and safe drinking water.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565243&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171027


Primary school dysfunctional since long twenty five years

Miro Khan: Civil Judge Miro Khan paid a visit to Government Boys Primary School Gabbar Kalhoro and found it closed for past twenty years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565344&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171027


Four schools dysfunctional in Jacobabad

Jacobabad: Education Monitoring Team, under District and Session Judge, visited eight schools of Jacobabad and found four schools closed; while two buildings were occupied.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565458&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171027


Schools of Samaro and its adjacent area dysfunctional

Samaro: Federal Government had established schools in twenty five Villages of Samaro some ten years ago, but they have been closed due to carelessness of Education Department.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-27/news/page2/1%20(1).htm



Children deprived of school building

Drigh Bala: Government main Primary School Gahano Gopang was approved in 1980, but since then no building was constructed; while students are compelled to sit under tree and carry on study.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-27/news/page3/1%20(37).htm


School construction work left incomplete

Mehar Shah: Construction work of Government Primary School Muhammad Siddique Ujan could not be completed after eight months; its contractor vanished away.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-27/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


School building dilapidating

Tando Muhammad khan: An application was submitted to Circle Officer Anti-Corruption against Education Works Department, explaining that 18 lac rupees were issued for repairing of High School Saeed Khan Lund building, but the contractor has ran away leaving the work in between.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-27/news/page3/1%20(6).htm


Director Education pays visit to schools

Jhudo: The Director Education Mirpurkhas Ghulam Rasool Kerio paid a surprise visit of different schools during their assembly timing. While inspecting school feasibility, he directed the concerned head to focus on education and its improvement.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-27/news/page8/1%20(52).htm


Primary school closed for past eight months

Jaati: Government Primary School Haji Husssain Memon was closed for past eight months, due to biometric system.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_26102017200904.jpg


School building cracking intermittently

Larkana: Building of Government Primary School Village Chakro, is left in crumbling condition; its different parts are falling intermittently, causing students to face difficulties.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/27-10-2017/Page3/P3-4.jpg


Primary school dysfunctional since years

Mehrabpur: Government Primary School Alan Chandio, Union Council Debarja, was left dysfunctional due to carelessness of Education Department. The School building is occupied by villagers.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/27-10-2017/Page3/P3-3.jpg


207 government schools closed in District Umerkot

District Umerkot: Government claims of education betterment have been null and void. Reportedly, 207 government schools are dysfunctional and 469 teachers announced ghost.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/27-10-2017/Page5/P5-1.jpg


Primary school closed for past six years

Kaloi: Primary School Noor Muhammad Pasayo is dysfunctional for past six years due to carelessness of Education Department, putting education of hundreds of students at stake.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/27-10-2017/Page5/P5-2.jpg


Primary school without building since long years

Darya Khan Mari: Girls Primary School Darya Khan Khaeskhli running without building facility since 1992.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Oct/27-10-2017/Page5/P5-16.jpg


Debate competition in high school

Turbat: A debate competition was organized at Government High School Turbat with by Education Department Kech on Anti-Corruption Day.

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


Demand to resolve Issues of Girls College Kechi

Quetta: Parents and residents of Kechi Baig have appealed from Government to resolve the issues of Government Girls College Kechi.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104672319&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171027

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Education budget extended to 137 billion

Peshawar: Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said that Government has extended Education Budget from 62 billion to 137 billion rupees.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=ODc4Njg=




Teachers should provide students education atmosphere

Takht Bai: Sub-Divisional Education Officer Takht Bai Arshad Hussain Bacha has stressed that it is teachers duty to provide education atmosphere to their students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=30194&date=2017-10-27


Government is struggling to bring change in Education Department

Takht Bai: Member District Council Mardan Engineer Adil Nawaz has said that KPK Government is serious to bring change in Education Department on priority basis.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=5&edition=peshawar&date=2017-10-27&type=newspaper


Education Emergency despoiled in District Karak

Karak: Education Emergency in District Karak is sentenced to death; more than hundred schools are running on the favor of only one teacher.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=5&edition=peshawar&date=2017-10-27&type=newspaper