Over 14,000 students to appear in UET entry test
Thousands of students are planning to appear in EATA entry test for admission at University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar, stated a press release issued on Tuesday
UET entry test on Aug 2
Around 14,208 candidates would appear in the entry test for admission to various undergraduate disciplines of University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar on August 2.
Dir students demand laptops, recognition of campus
Over 200 students of the Timergara campus of the Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan on Tuesday demonstrated here on Tuesday to demand laptops for the deserving students under the prime minister’s laptop scheme.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1197048
KP govt bans students, employees unions in public sector varsities
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has banned all the students and employees unions/associations in the 18 public sector universities and asked them to delink their pay scale from the government pay scale.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-07-29/page-3/detail-4
KP Bar Council to get lawyers degrees verified
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bar Council has decided to get degrees of all lawyers in the province verified from the relevant national and foreign educational institutions.
ISPR says 12 APS students are visiting US
Inter-Services Public Relations has issued a clarification about Army Public School students who are currently visiting the US. According to a statement issued on Tuesday, the army’s media wing has said 12 and not five students from APS on Warsak Road have gone on the overseas visit.
Pashtoon SF said that open the hostel of science college Quetta
Administration is silent on this issue students are coming from very far areas and they have lots of problems regarding residence. Hostel is the basic right of students so open the hostels of science college otherwise we start protest.
Complete Story: https://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page2.asp
Gift will be given to the first 3 position holders of Loralai
Dr Abdul malik said that students of residential college get 1 lakh each student. They get first 3 positions in the board.
Complete Story: https://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page12.asp
Limiting the age for matric restricting the private students
Balochistan board of secondary education announced the minimum age for admissions to matric examinations. On the other side private schools admitting students in very younger ages which may create problem for them in future while pursue matric exams.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/quetta/page3.asp
No governance regarding female education
In Balochistan there are a lot of schools that have no facilities like drinking water and basic need for educating. People are facing difficulties regarding female education.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/quetta/page8.asp
Pakistan’s child rights efforts stunted
Pakistan is lagging in its commitment to educate its children and is simply “sugarcoating statistics” to appease the outside world. This was said by Marium Soomro, the advocacy and communication manager at Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child.
Pakistan ‘has failed to achieve any MDG related to children’
Participants of a workshop organised to review ‘Pakistan’s Performance on Child Rights Convention’s (CRC) Implementation’ expressed concern over the lack of resources and political will to implement initiatives linked to child protection and welfare in the country.
‘Forced marriage a hindrance to girl education’
Forced marriages are a major obstacle in accessing girls’ right to education in rural areas of Pakistan, said Sameena Nazir, Executive Director of Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA), at an event organised to underscore the importance of making practical steps to implement article 25 (a) of the Constitution of Pakistan.
Mehmooda stresses for children’s proper upbringing
Begum Mehmooda Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that welfare organisations are doing a commendable service by paying special attention on education, training and health facilities of the children of the nation.
Arshia bags top position in SSC exams
Maintaining its past outstanding performance in Board of Intermediated and Secondary Education Rawalpindi examinations, Grammar Public School Saidpur Road, Satellite Town, came up with 100 percent pass percentage in secondary school certificate (SSC) examinations with Arshia Ehsan securing top position in general group by getting 1,024 marks.
Mobilink partners with PCP to provide ICT labs to schools
Mobilink and Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) held a signing ceremony under which the Telco would provide six state-of-the-art information communication technology (ICT) labs to schools run by the non-government organisations (NGOs) across Pakistan.
Admission-seekers cautioned against unaccredited courses
The national watchdog for higher education, the Higher Education Commission (HEC), has cautioned students about the universities offering admission to un-accredited degree programmes.
Meeting in chair of deputy controller examinations AIOU
Dr Arif Salem is appointed as director regional services. He is a senior professor and also the regional director. Deputy controller exams congratulated Dr. Arif Salem for taking this position.
Federal directorate of education Islamabad change the pattern of 5th class paper
Federal directorate of education changed the pattern of English paper. Three questions are including in the subjective paper. Old pattern of paper is changed.
125 Pakistanis selected for USEFP scholarships
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme in Pakistan (Global UGRAD-Pakistan) program builds the capacity of a diverse group of youth leaders from underserved populations across Pakistan, said an official of USEFP.
Edu institutes ink coop pact
Vice Chancellor Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) Dr Javid Akram and Rector COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Dr Junaid Zaidi have formally signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between SZABMU and COMSAT University to promote academic and research programmes for mutual development
IIU staffer to represent Pakistan at Cambridge
Ali Tariq, consultant and editor at the Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue of the International Islamic University (IIU), is set to represent Pakistan at the Interfaith Programme Summer School 2015 of the University of Cambridge, UK, after selection
Alia Bibi, student of The Citizens Foundation Secondary School, secured 885 marks in the annual matriculation examination.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-07-29/page-14/detail-11
7500 Punjab schools to get 2500 extra rooms
Punjab government has released funds for the provision of basic facilities to public schools and construction of extra classrooms. As many as 7500 schools across the province would be facilitated and 2500 extra rooms be constructed with this funds allocation.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=269251
Chinese language centre at UET
A newly established Chinese Language Centre was inaugurated at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET).
Inaugural ceremony of day care center at PIFD
Pakistan institute for fashion and design, Lahore has established a day care center to facilitate its female faculty and staff members.
Aitchison’s Governors vote against principal
The Aitchison College Board of Governors, decided in its meeting on Tuesday, to oust the principal, Dr Agha Ghazanfar, The Express Tribune has learnt. Requesting anonymity, a BoG member said several administrative issues had emerged between the principal and rest of the staff.
More than 45 thousands contract teachers are promoting
Department of education promoting teachers of grade 9 to 16. In this regard education department sent a summary to finance ministery for approval. These teachers were appointed in 2011 as temporary basis bot now their contract is end so they are promoting as permanent.
Mutual meeting was held between Virtual University and Aurat Foundation
Collaboration of virtual university and Aurat Foundation started an internship program for women in modern information technology. The meeting was held about grant opening ceremony about the internship in local hotel. In this internship program 120 women are participating. Vice chancellor women university Dr. Shahida Hussain was delivered a speech.
Chinese language center in the UET Lahore
Vice chancellor inaugurated this center. Special classes of Chinese language are started in humanities department. Vice chancellor said in the opening ceremony that cooperation in the social science, engineering and business and modern technology improvement in Chinese language.
Agriculture University signed the agreement with Chinese University
South china university of china with centre for polymer and renewable resources signed agreement. According to that both universities work together in the field of research, workshop, conference and seminars and give assistance to teachers.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-07-29/page-3
Two days education and career expo of express media group start from today in Lahore
Many companies and educational institutions opened their stalls through which students can get information Governor Punjab will inaugurate this expo. Expo will continue till 9 pm. Documentaries, dances, bands performances and many functions are part of this expo.
Decision of Urdu medium of instruction taken back
Punjab government started to convert scheme of studies into Urdu medium. First of all they converted math of class three from 2013 but now it is ended.
Divisional educational directorate of all Punjab started work
Government of Punjab has retrieved the divisional director posts. 20 grade officers are appointed as divisional director and two other deputy directors are also appointed in every district of Punjab.
Interviews for grade 4 postponed
Government of Punjab, Multan, has postponed the interviews for posts of grade four employees at Colleges. They decided to reserve a quota for disabled candidates.
Ban on teachers’ transfer could not be taken back
Government of Punjab announced to take back the decision of banning the transfer of teachers before 15th June. But till now it’s not banned.
PhD award by BZU
Bahuddin Zakariya University has passed on the defense of 11 Scholars from the department of Arabic and chemistry. University approved their public defense.
Swat board announced results today.
Peshawar board announced results on 10 August. Malakand announced on 31 July and D I khan announced on 8 July. All the boards of KP announced results in this month.
Poor results due to irresponsibility by SWAT Board
Poor matric results happened due to irresponsible behavior by higher officials at SWAT board of Education. Papers checked on by some irrelevant persons that have given poor marks to the students.
Teachers await salaries for past eight months
It has been eight months since Bushra Begum joined Government Girls Secondary School in Malir City but has yet to receive a single rupee from the government for her salary.
People’s issues remain neglected as politics hogs media coverage: PPF report
Politics hogs the most space and airtime in print and electronic media, respectively, while human rights and related issues are usually on the sidelines, according to the findings of a survey released by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) on Tuesday.
The survey called for directing the attention of the media on issues directly related to public interest, such as health, education, gender and environment.
SAU students to be facilitated for internship in China
Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, has signed a Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with four Research Institutes of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing, China for bilateral and multilateral co-operation and collaboration in order to increase the capacity building of SAU, Tandojam
Complete Story: http://www.brecorder.com/general-news/172/1211514/
Karachi University announces BDS exam result
The University of Karachi on Tuesday announced the result of BDS First and Second Professional Annual Examinations 2015.
Postgrad exams delayed due to monsoon
University of Sindh annual examination controller Ghulam Murtaza Siyal said that the annual post graduate exams of MA, MSc, MCom 2014 have been postponed due to the monsoon rains in the province.
Annual exhibition of books starts from 1st August in welcome book port in Karachi
The annual exhibition of welcome book port will be continue on 31 august 2015.Exhibition will contain the books of famous poets and publishers from all over the country. Books of science, political science, computer science, novels, and digest s and poetry.50% discount for all the books in the exhibition.
Result announcements of BDS 1st and 2nd professional year.
According to results 1st position get by the Alta mish institute of dental medicine by marjan khuram and 2nd position get by Fatima Fawad.
Final examinations of BA BSC are still waiting by University of Karachi
Students are facing problems due to 5 months delay in the results of university of Karachi. Examination department still not announced the date. Controller examinations said that result announcement chances are in August.
Education via corruption
The overall literacy rate in Pakistan tumbled down from 60 percent in 2012-13 to 58 percent in 2013-14 according to the Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey (PSLM) carried out by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics from August 2013 to June 2014.
Higher education in Scotland
The way the system seems to work generally in Scotland is that the universities regard overseas postgrads as an easy income stream; they deliver poor courses and the students learn inadequately but the universities are required to award degrees
Letters to the editor
Many people think that we need PhDs in the field of science alone. This is wrong. We need PhDs in all subject areas.
Peshawar, teachers of Kurram Agency are not getting their salaries for two and half years
Peshawar: Kurram Agency teachers are not getting their salaries for two and half years and now they demanded to clear their all salaries otherwise they will protest. For this issue they have also met the education officers and political agents but all went in vain and still they are deprived of their salaries.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page02.aspx
Headmistress of Government Higher Secondary School Kasab Khana has dismissed
Peshawar: Deputy Commissioner Peshawar Riaz Khan Masaood has dismissed the headmistress Grade 17 Neelam Qayoom. She was dismissed on the basis of a report, according to which those staff was fired which has refused from the duties. Deputy Commissioner has declared her dismissal according to RSO.
Complete Story: Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No.2
Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No.8
Daily Awam-un-nas, Peshawar, Page No.8
Sorting out of the cases of up gradation and promotion of teachers
Peshawar: Khair-ul-llah huwari stated that Education department tries to sort out all the issues of teachers so that teachers will not be interrupted in schooling and educating the students.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No.5
Government should stop harassing the teachers
Charsadda: Chairman Sarfaraz Khan said that government should stop harassing the teachers and resolve all their issues rather than arresting them otherwise they will protest. Government in this insulting the nation builders and they should be in schools and playing their role in educating the brilliant students whereas government is making them to be on roads.
Private schools are showing better results than government schools
Mirpur: Chaudhry Muhammad Naeem stated that Private schools are showing better results than government schools and modern way of education is the basic need of today’s time. Without education, nation cannot have success. Some children of Pakistan still can’t get education and are the victim of child labor so government has to work hard to overcome it as they are our asset.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain , Peshawar, Page No.2
Children should be ornamented with education
District Lasbela: Senator PTI Mir Abdullah Sarmastani said PTI fighting against elite class who are grasping the rights of common people. He said youth has to play vital role in this movement and he forced on parents to ornament their children with education to fight against these evil deeds of society.
Useless efforts for female education propagation
District Jafferabad: After spending giant amount on female education propagation by Government, World Bank, Asian development Bank and other International organizations its effects are invisible in Baluchistan. Girl’s schools in villages are dilapidated & lacking behind in basic facilities like water, electricity, furniture and absenteeism of teachers.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page8.asp
Demand to upgrade GBPS to Middle
District Lasbela: Government Boys primary School village Sheikh Kangar should be upgraded to Middle demanded by area residents. Due to unavailability of Middle school children are facing problem in getting education.
False claims of educational emergency
District Quetta: Comrade Aabid Baloch of WSF Aali said jungle laws are implemented in Baluchistan. On the other hand educational institutions are administered by corrupt officials; he said educational emergency claims in Baluchistan are white lies.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page2.asp
Science college hostel rooms should be allotted
District Quetta: PSF said in statement that hostel rooms of Science College should be allotted to students on early basis which is basic right of students. PSF said students are living in hotel rooms and cannot afford the heavy charges so administration should understand the genuine issue of students.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page2.asp
Conditions for Matriculation examination by Board
District Quetta: Private schools are admitting children in little age while board has put condition of 15 years age for eligibility of matriculation examination. These new conditions of every day are headache for parents and putting future of children in puzzle.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page3.asp
Nations development is associated with education
District Quetta: Nations development & progress in associated with education; class education system has ruined the roots of education in our country. Class education system is widening the gap between people views shared by Councilor Inayat Qasi.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/07-29-2015/Quetta/page3.asp
Betterment in BMC educational system
District Quetta: Baloch Doctors Forum said betterment in BMC educational system is good sign. Principal is tackling mafia with strictly and timely conductance of examination is good omen.
Meritorious appointments in board are impossible
District Quetta: GTA said illegal appointments, mismanagement; nepotism in sole board of Baluchistan has destroyed the image of Board. Fired employees are still working which is violation of court orders.
Teachers not regularized despite notification
District Rahim Yar Khan: RanaRiaz Ahmed, President, Bahawalpur Teachers Association tole the press that it was very unjust on the part of the government not to regularize the jobs of teachers despite the issuance of notification in 2013 by the government. The said it was very depressing for teachers so the government must regularize the jobs of the unconfirmed teachers.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.2
46,680 educators to be regularized
District Rahim Yar Khan: The government has decided regularize the jobs of 46,680 educators of grade 9 to 16 that were recruited in the year 2012.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No.2
Teachers want Urdu syllabus for schools
District Rawalpindi: Leaders of teacher’s bodies have protested against the deferring of the government decision to implement its decision of having Urdu Syllabus for schools and have said that teachers will launch a campaign if the school syllabus in Urdu is not implemented.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No.01
Schools to be set up in makeshift slums
District Dera Ghazi Khan: NadeemurRehman, DCO, Dera Ghazi Khanhas said that the schools will be opened in temporary test slums of flood affected people and education, both religious and normal would be continued for the flood affected children.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 08
Teachers concerned over ban on teacher transfers
District Multan: The teachers’ bodies have shown concern over the ban on the teachers’ transfers despite the fact that the ban was lifted on 15 June, 2015. They also said that the administrator officials of the Education Department are being transferred and the ban is only on the teachers’ transfers.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-07-29/page-08
Teachers protested against stoppage of IDs and Salaries
District Larkana: The Mehran Teachers Association and other Teachers from larkana protested against stoppage of their IDs and Salaries before press club larkana. They declared that teachers have not been issued their IDs and Salaries since last two years.
Two Sisters protested for offer Orders
District larkana: Ms. Khushbo and Rabail from Muhammad Pur Muhalla protested before press club for offer order of teaching posts. They declared that they had passed NTS examination, but still their offer orders are not issued by Education Department.
Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 3
8 Lac sets of text books disappeared; thousands of children deprived of books
Karachi: The Sindh Text Book board had printed 50 lac sets of text books for the schools, but out of that 8 lac sets of the text books are disappeared from the schools while leaving thousands of children deprived of free education. The director education sukkur has written letter to chairman board. The chairman has decided to get the investigation from NAB.
NTS Pass Teachers protested for their salaries in Karachi
Karachi: The NTS pass Teachers, HST, JST and PST protested before press club Karachi for their salaries. They told media that they were performing duty with regularity, but their salries are not issued. They demanded for issuance of salaries.
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7 Employees of Veterinary University Restored
District Nawabshah: fifteen employees of Veterinary University Sakrand were suspended, but out of that seven employees have been restored.
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NAB Raided on Education Board Hyderabad
Hyderabad: The NAB Team has a surprise visit of Hyderabad Education Board. The staff got surprised on the presence of NAB Team. The Team asked about the Chief Security Officer of the Board and went back.
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Sindh University decided to promote 70 Teachers; SUTA Protested
District Jamshoro: Sindh University Jamshoro has decided to promote 70 teachers of the campus. The decision has been taken by the Selection board under President ship of Vice Chancellor. On the other hand SUTA members have objected the decision and protested.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 2
Protest against suspension of Teachers from Technical College Daharki
District Ghotki: The GSQM members from Daharki protested against suspension of 5 teachers from technical college. They gathered before college gate and raised slogans against management.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Page No. 11
Corruption in the budget of closed schools
District Kashmore: The President P.T. Alif Kashmore has written letter to Secretary Education, Secretary Finance and NAB authorities about the corruption in the budget of closed schools while showing them functional in the record. It is declared that in 2014-15 SDO Education and others had grabbed millions of rupees of school budget.
Complete Story: Daily Kawish, Karachi, Page No. 12