29 April 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Teacher recruitment and compensation

A teacher workforce of 1.5 million (Alif Ailaan 2014) indisputably makes government the largest employer in a single public sector discipline. Almost eighty per cent of budgetary allocation and spending for all tiers of education is earmarked for salaries. Teacher compensation is an important input in translating teaching and learning process into better learning outcomes (Save the Children, 2011). 

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201504290241&EN_ID=11201504290080&EMID=11201504290037

Foolproof security at schools of D I Khan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has introduced foolproof security systems at schools of Dera Ismail Khan. In any unstable situation this system can send alerts to security departments.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102819973&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20150429




CM opens police training school

Chief Minister Pervez Khattak on Tuesday inaugurated the police school of public disorder management in Mardan. The school would train police force in professional handling of public protests and riots with due regard to human rights and dignity, according to a statement.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_04_2015_007_002 



Uniform curriculum to be introduced

Addressing a press conference at the conclusion of a two-day Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) in Quetta on Tuesday, Minister of State for Education and Professional Training Mohammad Baligh-ur-Rehman has said that a standardised national curriculum of Islamic studies, Pakistan studies and other important subjects will be introduced in all educational institutions in the country.
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Balochistan governor calls for teaching in local languages

Speaking at the 5th Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference in Quetta on Monday, the Balochistan Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai has called for introducing syllabus in local languages for improving the standard of education in the country.

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New school at Qilla Abdullah

Governor Balochistan inaugurated new boy’s high schools at Tehsil Gulistan, Qilla Abdullah. He said that only those nations achieve their targets who upgrade their educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-29-2015/quetta/page1.asp



Early Child Education policy and new education policy 2009

Governor Balochistan said that government has designed a new early child education policy. He said that early child education is linked with primary education. Federal Minister of State, Balig ur Rehman said that government is working on implementing the upgraded Education Policy 2009 in every region of the country.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102819760&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150429





Early child education is significant for improving the education standards

Provincial Education Advisor attended a workshop on professional / technical training and said that early child education policy bears significant impacts on education standards. He said that government is successfully conducting their enrollment campaigns.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-29-2015/quetta/page2.asp


Saving Balochistan University

Students Action Committee said that Balochistan University is under corruption. Non-merit recruitments are high at university. They said that we need to save the university from this corruption on urgent basis.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-29-2015/quetta/page2.asp



Education Voucher Scheme at Balochistan

Managing Director, Balochistan Education Foundation said that they are starting education voucher scheme to increase the literacy. He said that summery of voucher scheme has been sent to Chief Minister Balochistan.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102819104&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150429





Govt, teachers` unions asked to work for education reforms

Political, social and legal barriers instituted by various governments and education managers prevent development of teachers` associations resulting in weakened capacity to act as constructive agents in the reforms process, says a report on the role of teachers` union launched on Tuesday. The report `Reclaiming Dignity: The State of Teachers` Unions and Their Future` called on government and unions to collaborate on education reforms.

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CIE launches qualification courses for teachers at RMS

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the world’s leading qualification and assessment provider, has launched new professional development qualifications programmes (PDQ) in teaching and learning fields that the Millennium Roots Schools is offering nationwide for its teachers and school leaders.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/29-Apr-2015/cie-launches-qualification-courses-for-teachers-at-rms


TI asks HEC to review laptops distribution policy

Transparency International (TI) has asked Higher Education Commission (HEC) to review the policy of distribution of laptops among students and shift to detachable tablets which are cost-effective and user-friendly.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315368-TI-asks-HEC-to-review-laptops-distribution-policy


TI reservations over laptop scheme tender notice discussed

The Technical Committee on the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme on Tuesday discussed the reservations raised by Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) on the newly advertised tender notice floated for procurement of 2-in-1 laptops for university students.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315369-TI-reservations-over-laptop-scheme-tender-notice-discussed


US-UNHCR to educate Afghan, Pakistani students

The UN Refugee Agency in collaboration with United States Embassy Tuesday inaugurated two education projects under Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas (RAHA) initiative that will benefit more than 1,850 Pakistani and Afghan school students in Rawalpindi and Taxila.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/29-Apr-2015/us-unhcr-to-educate-afghan-pakistani-students



Russia announces 50 scholarships for Pakistani students

Russian Ambassador Alexey Yurievich Dedov along with Habib Rafiq, Honorary Consul General, to share his views on the friendly ties and cooperation to Pakistan especially in field of education. Habib Rafiq announced 50 scholarships for Pakistani students to Russian universities.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-29/page-2/detail-1


ERRA to train students, teachers for braving disasters

The Earthquake Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Authority (ERRA) has chalked out a vigorous plan to sensitise and train students and teachers of various educational institutes across country to understand risks involved with man-made and natural disasters and prepare themselves to minimise the fallout.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-29/page-3/detail-7


Chinese team visits FJWU

A fifteen-member delegation from the Communication University, China, visited the Fatima Jinnah Women University in Islamabad on Tuesday. They met FJWU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Samina Amin Qadir and other senior officials of the university.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315370-Chinese-team-visits-FJWU




Academicians win ASA poll at IIUI

The Academicians Panel won the election of Academic Staff Association (ASA) of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) on Tuesday.  

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/877591/teachers-union-academicians-win-asa-poll-at-iiui/


Oman grand ‘mufti’ opens IIU bookfair

A week-long book fair organised by the Dawah Academy of the International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, commenced at Faisal Masjid campus of the university. It was inaugurated by Grand Mufti of Oman Ahmad Bin Hamad Al-Khalili.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-315372-Oman-grand-mufti-opens-IIU-bookfair


Dr Shahid Hashmat  launches book

Dr Shahid Hashmat’s book International Conflict Resolution: Role of the UN and the OIC was launched on Tuesday. National University of Science and Technology (NUST) organized the launching ceremony

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/islamabad/29-Apr-2015/dr-shahid-hashmat-launches-book




15 schools` land occupied by grabbers

Various portions of 15 public schools` land have been occupied by the illegal occupants who have also got stay from the courts against the government. The issue was raised during a meeting held at Town Hall on Tuesday to discuss various problems faced by the city schools, includingland grabbing, teachers` absenteeism and missing facilities.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_04_2015_177_011


Teachers protest against govt

Teachers say the money is being spent on the advertisement of `Paro Punjab, Baro Punjab` that is not improving the standard of education. Chanting slogans and carrying banners and placards, they said the money being spent on advertisements should have been spent on streamlining educational policies.

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CM orders survey of dangerous buildings of schools

Shahbaz Sharif has termed the incident of collapse of roof of a primary school in Mujahid Abad, Dera Ghazi Khan highly tragic. Addressing a high-level meeting through a video link, here Tuesday, he said a comprehensive survey regarding dangerous buildings of schools should be carried out and third party audit should be compulsory.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315328-CM-orders-survey-of-dangerous-buildings-of-schools


4,000 schools to run on solar energy

Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood has said 4,000 government schools will be converted to solar energy during the first phase and the preference will be given to the schools of South Punjab.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315330-4000-schools-to-run-on-solar-energy







LHC seeking explanation from HEC for substandard private universities

Cases against 46 private universities have been filed for acting like businesses. They have only one room for the students. Lahore High Court called on HEC for its explanation.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102820574&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150429




No teacher will be granted with uninformed leave

District Coordination Officer, Lahore, said that they declared strict instructions about teacher’s absenteeism at government schools. He said that none of the teacher would get leave without any intimation.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102819380&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20150429




Absent teachers to face music

District Coordination Officer Muhammad Usman has said that action will be taken against the absenteeism of teachers from schools of metropolitan city.  He expressed these views while chairing a meeting of District Review Committee held at Town Hall. The meeting was attended by DO (C) Lahore, EDO (Education), EDO Works and Services Lahore, DO Education and other officials concerned.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/29-Apr-2015/absent-teachers-to-face-music


Inter exams

Intermediate Annual Examination (Part-II) 2015 has been scheduled by all the nine Boards of Intermediate & Secondary Education (BISEs) of the province on May 7.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315344-Inter-exams


Man arrested for raping student

City SHO Saifullah Korai said that the boy, a resident of Taheemabad near Khanpur, had been raped by a prayer leader on Monday. “He assaulted the boy when he went to the mosque to study.”

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201504290358&EN_ID=11201504290119&EMID=11201504290058



Thousands of PU students declared ineligible in laptop scheme

A controversy has sparked in the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme, as the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has declared thousands of students of the Punjab University (PU) ineligible in the merit list of the scheme, Daily Times learnt on Tuesday.

Complete Story: www.dailytimes.com.pk/punjab/29-Apr-2015/thousands-of-pu-students-declared-ineligible-in-laptop-scheme


Aftab urges students to gear up for national prosperity

Sports and cultural activities at Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) continued on the second day of the 1st Potohar Art & Literature Festival on Tuesday.
Regional dance, debates, singing contest and documentaries competition were held in the university.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-04-29/page-14/detail-6


Sufi teachings can end terrorism’

Addressing a peace Musahira at Government College Ravi Road, Poet Abbas Tabish said: “Sufi’s education can be delivered in the perspective of peace to our youth and this education would be much helpful to end terrorism. Young students should play their positive role to end terrorism”.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315336-Sufi-teachings-can-end-terrorism


Laptops distributed

Provincial Minister for Population Welfare Begum Zakia Shahnawaz has said the distribution of laptops among students for the promotion of the latest education is a historic achievement of the government.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315340-Laptops-distributed


Court seeks record of Aitchison BoGs

THE Lahore High Court Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah on Tuesday issued notice on a petition challenging appointment of Aitchison College’s Board of Governors (BoG).

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315324-Court-seeks-record-of-Aitchison-BoGs


UHS result

University of Health Sciences (UHS) has announced the result of First Professional MBBS Part-II Supplementary Examination on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-315338-UHS-result


Treehouse holds graduation ceremony

The Treehouse Nursery and Kindergarten on Tuesday held its annual graduation ceremony in the federal capital. Children aged 5 to 7 held the audience captive with their drama and singing performances.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2015-04-29/page-14/detail-3


UCP holds its 17th convocation

The University of Central Punjab held its 17th Convocation at Expo Center in a graceful ceremony on Tuesday. UCP Chairman Board of Governors Mian Amer Mahmood was the chief guest while Prof Dr Nizamuddin, founder Chairman of newly established Punjab Higher Education Commission, and Mr Liu Dianfeng, Chairman and CEO of China Mobile Pakistan Limited Zong were the guests of honour.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-04-29/page-14/detail-12


NCA faculty displays her jewellery designs

Iram Zia Raja, head of Textile Department at the National College of Arts, on Tuesday exhibited her jewellery designs at X-2 Café.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201504290361&EN_ID=11201504290120&EMID=11201504290058





Money matters: Sindh must increase education budget by 40%

If the Sindh government sets about today with the goal of uplifting the public education system in the next 15 years, it needs to increase the existing education budget of Rs.149 billion by around 40 per cent in the next financial year.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/877461/money-matters-sindh-must-increase-edu-budget-by-40/


Report finds nearly 70,000 cases of violence against children in 2014

The State of Pakistan`s Children 2014,  prepared by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) was formally launched by its representatives Kashif Bajeer and Zahid Thebo in Karachi on Tuesday. The report presented some dismal facts about their condition in every aspect ranging from education and health to labour, abduction, sexual assault and murder.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_04_2015_117_003


Rs5bn needed to clear just one-fourth backlog of missing facilities

The Sindh government requires a minimum amount of Rs5 billion to be able to clear the one-fourth backlog of missing faculties in more than 50 percent schools of the province. Moreover, in the next fiscal year, the government should increase its education budget by at least 30 percent, inclusive of inflation, to help begin meeting education-related challenges.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-315319-Rs5bn-needed-to-clear-just-one-fourth-backlog-of-missing-facilities




Scores of students yet to get textbooks

As much as 20 to 50 per cent textbooks have been found short supplied by the Sindh Text Book Board (STBB) in Larkan due to which the new academic year has not so far kicked of which was to start from April.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/04/28/city/karachi/scores-of-students-yet-to-get-textbooks/


A visit to intermediate exam centre for madressah students

Urdu might not have been a problem, but English certainly was as the HSC part I and II examinations organised by the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) kicked off on Tuesday. Mohammad Mansoor, associate professor of commerce at the Government College for Men, Nazimabad said, Madrassahs should also think about their compulsory board exams and have teachers to teach them these subjects as well.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_04_2015_118_003


All intermediate examination centers Karachi exempted for load shedding

Karachi Electric Supply Company has exempted the intermediate examination centers at Karachi for Load Shedding. They said that there are almost Rs. 300 million outstanding bills for directorate of education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/04-29-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=13_12.gif


Handing over schools to NGOs may harm poor students

Government teachers association met with president Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and industries. They discussed the issue of handing over government schools to NGOs. They told their concerns and problems that parent might face due to this initiative.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-04-29&edition=KCH&id=1670907_58810480



Intermediate exams begin across interior of Sindh

The Intermediate (Class XI & XH) examinations in all four boards of the interior of Sindh Hyderabad, Sukkur, Mirpurkhas and Larkana got under way on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_04_2015_119_005


Widespread cheating as Intermediate exams begin in upper Sindh

Despite precautions taken by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Sukkur, and district administrations, the annual Higher Secondary School Certificate I and II exams began amid rampant cheating across upper Sindh on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201504290338&EN_ID=11201504290114&EMID=11201504290055





Sweltering heat, power outages make inter students sweat during first exam

It wasn’t the question paper which made the students break out in cold sweat but the heat and lack of electricity in examination centres. Hundreds of candidates who appeared in the annual examinations of Higher Secondary School Certificate had a difficult time answering questions solving their papers in the absence of power supply. The Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) claimed that it had requested the K-Electric not to conduct load shedding during exam hours, but to no avail.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-315317-Sweltering-heat-power-outages-make-inter-students-sweat-during-first-exam



M.Phil. and PhD commence and business studies programs stopped at Karachi University

Karachi University has stopped M.Phil programmers and PhD programmers in Commerce and business studies. The students are depressed. Master degree holders are not able to pursue for high education.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102819573&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20150429



SALU daily wage workers

Shah Abdul Latif University regularized 48 daily wagers on Tuesday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-04-29/page-14


FUUSAT extends  registration date

Federal Urdu University of Science, Arts and Technology’ (FUUSAT) administration on Tuesday has extended the registration forms submitting date for BA, B.com, seminaries and homeopathic (private) degrees till May 7, 2015.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/29-Apr-2015/fuusat-extends-registration-date


KU awards PhD degree

The vice chancellor of the University Karachi, on behalf of the Academic Counicl and the Syndicate, has approved the award of a PhD degree in political science to Shahla Tehseen, daughter of Malik Muhammad Zakaria.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-315321-KU-awards-PhD-degree




The desire to learn by Rafai Zakaria

According to UNESCO’s Education for All report, of all the countries in West and South Asia, Pakistan had the largest number of out-of-school children in the year 2012, a whopping 5.4 million.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_04_2015_008_006


Education as commodity by Dr. Shahnaz Khan

Education is a basic human right – like food, healthcare, shelter and many other necessities of life. The concept of social contract was promoted with the advent of the nation-state; under this social contract the state is responsible to guarantee us certain basic human rights.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-9-315391-Education-as-commodity


Letters to the editor


Missing facilities

It is apt to say that the lack of basic facilities in schools and other institutes affects students negatively in many ways. It badly affects their learning capability. Students need a clean environment conducive to learning for their educational progress.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/letters/29-Apr-2015/missing-facilities

Regional Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Demand to appoint succeeded candidates on SST posts

Peshawar: President Trained B.Ed unemployed Teachers Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Manzoor Ahmad demanded to appoint succeeded candidates on SST posts on the basis of the merits. He said due the appoint work is to stop by the government the people have in trouble.

Complete Story:  http://dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper/index.php?city=peshawar&page=16&date=2015-04-29


The inhabitant of the Peshawar child do not taken admission in any school

Peshawar: In Peshawar schools admission taken is a great task for the people.  The administration of the Peshawar schools avoiding the admissions of the children. Government has the enrollment campaign but on ground is totally different.

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


The biggest University worst condition is increasing day by day

Peshawar: IJT Khyber Pakhtunkhwa emergency meeting was held provincial Nazim Shah Zaman and provincial General Secreatry Muhammad Waqas headed the meeting. They showed their reservation on the worst condition of Peshawar University.

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


Bannu: SSTs protest against the administration of the educational board

Bannu: All subject specialist teachers hold protest against the misbehavior & discriminatory measures of the administration of the Bannu Educational Board. Organization decided boycott of the all assignments of Board in future like inspection, marking and practical etc. 

Complete Story:  Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No.5


Girls Middle School Hund insured the admissions of the Matric students

Swabi: Girls Middle School Hund insured the admissions of the Matric students. The school was up graded before 8th Month before but still the classes are not started. For this reason the students of the high classes are deprived to get education. These views were shared during the Awaaz union council forum.

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


Working Focus Grammar Schools and Colleges near to damage, Muslim Khan

Takht Bhai: Mutahidda Labor Federation Central Secretary Information said Working Focus Grammar Schools and Colleges near to damage. There are no books for the children’s of labor for the reading.

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


Protest in Hangu against the teachers transfer

Hangu: Balia Mena Union Council social worker PTI candidate Tehsil Council Haji Usman Ghani with the elders of the area hold protest against Education Hangu.

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




Government decides to bring change in curriculum of schools and colleges

Quetta: Minister of state for education Muhammad Baleegh ur Rehman said in past appointments of teachers made on corruption but present government is dedicated to merit and justice. He said curriculum changes will be brought soon to aware students from real heroes and equip them with modern education.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Education plan of government of Baluchistan is a good act

Quetta: BSO members said BSO struggling with collaboration of government of Baluchistan to bring revolutionary changes in education. Today Baluchistan society has not only a political sense but also literacy rate is also increasing in Baluchistan with coming days.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-29/page-2



Baluchistan government has focused all attention on education

Quetta: Provincial advisor of education Raza Muhammad Barech said strong planning has been strategized in early education in Baluchistan education sector plan.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-04-29/page-2


Universities budget increased from 400 to 700 billion

Quetta: Minister of state for education Muhammad Baleegh ur Rehman said universities budget has been increased so that set targets should be achieved in education.

Complete Story: http://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/


Parents should provide sports environment with education

Othal: parents should provide sports environment to children with education so that they can take interest in education with healthy activities of sports.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Shopkeeper arrested for selling government books

Kharan: Shopkeeper arrested on orders of DC for selling government books of 9th and 10th classes.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_3.html


Decision to take strict actions against absent teachers

Awaran: District education authority decided to take strong actions against absent teachers and directed the Deputy District officer female to visit schools regularly and present record of absent teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Encouraging results of early childhood education policy

Quetta: Mr. Raza Barech said majority of children admitted in schools through admission campaign, he said results are encouraging of Baluchistan education sector plan.

Complete Story: Daily Jang, Quetta, Page No.2


Further efforts are required to bring betterment in education

Quetta: Mr. Abdul Malik CM Baluchistan said government of Pakistan is able to congratulate on introducing the early child education policy.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1102819760&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20150429




Private schools spoiling future of children

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Civil society of Sakhi Sarwar has said that the private schools of the area are making millions of rupees in the name of fees, but are spoiling the future of the children.  The education is just a business for the school owners.  People demanded that DCO must take action against such schools.

Complete Story: Daily Sang-e-Meel, Multan, Page No.8


Professors protest against merger of College into Ghazi University

District Dera Ghazi Khan: Professors and Lecturers Association of Dera Ghazi Khan protested against the merger of Govt. Post Graduate College, Dera Ghazi Khan into the Ghazi University.  They boycott the teaching activities, held a protest rally.  The participants of the rally said funds are not being issued to the College.    

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


Low boundary wall causes security risk for Girls High School

District Muzaffargarh: The civil society members have protested that the boundary wall of Govt. Girls High School Khairpur Sadat is very low which causes violation of Chadar and Chardevari and is also a security threat for the students and the staff.

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.4


PEF School without basic facilities, books being sold out

District Bahawalpur: Sardar Amir Alam Khan, Former Chairman Education Baldia, while addressing a press conference said that the 70 PEF partner schools in Ahmedpur are receiving millions of rupees from PEF, but the children are not provided even cold water, the books and copies are being sold out in the market and not given to the children, and fake attendance registers are prepared wherein students are shown to be present on daily basis.      

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No.12


School security guard performing duty at Education Office

District Bahawalpur: The civil society members have given a written application to the Secretary Education Punjab that the EDO Education Bahawalpur has asked the security guard and a clerk of the Girls Middle School One Unit Colony, Bahawalpur at his office instead of performing duty at the School.  This has caused security threat to the lives of the children.  

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.8


School becomes a den of criminals

District Lodhran: Civil society members have protested that Ghazali Public School Noor Shah Galani has become den of criminals and children avoid going to school due to the occupation of the school premises by criminals and loafers.

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No.2


M.A., BED teachers at primary schools must be promoted

District Rahim Yar Khan: Mohammed Afzal Durrani, District President of Punjab Teachers Association has demanded that teachers serving at Primary schools who have M.A. or BED should be promoted.  

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-04-29/page-11


Students who failed in one or more subjects have a bleak future

District Rahim Yar Khan: School Councils and parents of children of schools of Manthar have demanded that the children of class 5 and 8 who failed in one or more subjects have a bleak future due to the confusion in the government policies.  They have demanded admission to such children in next classes. 

Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.9


Sewerage water inundated school and mosque passage

District Rahim Yar Khan: The sewerage water has inundated the passage to Govt. Girls Secondary School Thul Hamza and the students are having problems to go to school.  Civil society members have demanded clearance of the school and mosque passage.  

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


Teachers demand removal of Punjab Secretary Education

District Rahim Yar Khan: Punjab Teachers Association District Rahim Yar Khan has demanded removal of Punjab Secretary Education because of his anti-teacher policies.

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




College Building turned to grain store

District Qamber: The building of Government Mono Technical College warah is turned to grain store due to carelessness of Education Department. On the other hand Regional Director Technical College Larkana Mr. Aijaz Ahmed Jamali has declared that he is unaware about the turning of building into grain store. Whereas, on the others side social parties protested against it and demanded for restoration of the collage.

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First year Inter examination; first Question paper out; 400 copied case

Karachi/ Hyderabad/ Sukkur: Due to low and poor management, the first paper of first year and inter exposed in the market. During the examination about 400 students have been caught while cheating in the paper; while 56 students have been exposed to be illegal.

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Hearing of students caught in cheating case

District Nawabshah: The students caught while cheating in the intermediate examinations will be heard from today. Different dats have been fixed for their hearing on 29th April in Sanghar and Dadu; on 30th in Shaheed Benazir Abad and on 2nd May in Naushehro feroz.

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Students did issued examination slips; protest

District Khairpur Mirs: The students of Government Degree College Noor Muhammad Shah protested against noncompliance of college management. Still they have not been issued examination slips.

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Chief Minster took notice of injured students in School

District larkana: Three Students had got injured due to collapsing of school roof at Government High School Lashari. This news was published in the newspapers, on that Chief Minster Sindh Mr. Qaim Ali Shah has taken the notice of injured students. On the other hand Deputy Director Admin Syed Imtiaz Ali Shah and other visited the school and declared it as dangerous building and directed to shift students in other nearby school building till its repairing.

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Teachers protested for salaries

District Thurparker: The NTS pass appointed Teachers protested for their salaries at Press Club. They declared that their salaries have not been issued since 11 months and they are leading difficult life. They told that despite the notification from Secretary Education, their salary is delayed.

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Teachers and Students protested for repairing of school building

District Thurparker: The Teachers and students of Primary School and Middle School village Garohar Sharif protested for repairing of their schools. They told media that both buildings are cracked and damaged; their pieces are falling, but no one is ready to take notice. More than 700 students’ education is affected due to crumbling condition of the schools.

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Students sit on ground due to crumbling condition of their School

District Shikarpur: The building of Government Primary School village Wahan Hoti near Lakhi ghulam Shah is poor. The students are sitting in open sky under trees due to crumbling condition of their school. The villagers told that they have informed higher authorities about condition of the school, but noting is happened yet.

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Electricity breakdown during intermediate examinations

Hyderabad: Intermediate examinations have been staretd in 10 districts of sindh, necessary arrangements were taken for stoppage of cheating during examinations. The vigilance team found 37 students while cheating and 3 illegal students. The great breakdown of electricity in the examinations centers brought difficulties for students.

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Substandard material used in School building construction

Hyderabad: The construction work of Government High School Haji Manik Bhatti was started three years ago, but since then it is under construction. Recently it is notified that substandard material is being used in its construction whereas, students of the school are shifted to primary School which is under problem of basic facilities. On the other hand head Master of the School has demanded for construction of the building on priority basis.

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