Students of FSC-1 given FSC-2 question paper
During FSC-1 examination of home economics, after realizing that students have been given FSC-2 exam paper, controller examination rather than cancelling the exam, gave students an emergency question paper.
Private schools reject notices over assessment exams
The Private Educational Association, Kohat (PEAK) has rejected the show cause notice issued to schools by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education for not participating in the class 5th assessments.
Improved facilities at government schools attract students
Parents have started withdrawing their children from private schools and putting them into the public sector educational institutions owing to improved teaching methods and facilities in the latter.
Teachers protest alleged victimisation
The members of Tanzeem Asatza staged a protest against the government outside Press Club here on Monday to call for a halt to the alleged victimisation of teachers.
Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/5-2-2017/page4.asp
K-P to hire only women as primary school teachers
Acting on a proposal made earlier this year, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) government has approved that only female teachers will be hired in government-run primary schools across the province.
Public schools in Lower Dir go solar
Rs 200 million have been spent to shift 1543 public schools in Lower Dir to solar energy.
Education package for students coming from low-income households
Sub-Divisional Education Officer Mardan, Abdul Haleem distributed prizes and educational package for students during a prize distribution ceremony at a local primary school.
Only female teachers to be appointed in primary schools
KPK government has taken the decision to appoint only female teachers in primary schools.
No nation can develop without education: Meer Zia Langove
Tribal and Political leader, Meer Zia Langove said that the Baloch community should act coherently and without education, no nation can prosper.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/307889-todays-print-city-news
1195 schools in FATA destroyed due to terrorism
Director Education FATA, Hashim Khan Afridi said approx. 1195 schools have been destroyed in FATA due to terrorism of which 1000 schools have so far been rebuilt.
AJKs ad hoc teachers want their services regularsied
Ad hoc teachers from AJK have asked the government to make their services permanent and be exempted from going through NTS.
Non-profit organisations playing vital role in spreading education: Maleeha
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, has lauded The Citizens Foundation (TCF), a charitable organization providing quality education to underprivileged children in Pakistan, for its contribution in addressing the country’s education crisis.
Intermediate exams from 6th
The higher secondary school certificate (HSSC) annual exams 2017 under the Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) will start on May 6.
Ban imposed on transfer of teachers
The Punjab Education Department has imposed a ban on transfer and recruitment of teachers for the government education institutions across the Rawalpindi Division.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-01/lahore/11320/82717
20,000 students in Rawalpindi Division to get laptops
The Punjab government has now purchased over 0.1 million new laptops worth Rs 7 billion to distribute in selected areas, including Rawalpindi Division.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-01/lahore/11320/82710
Rs 290 million released for FDE pensioners
The government has eventually released Rs290 million to clear the long-pending salaries of the daily-wage staff serving in various educational institutions being overseen by the federal directorate of education (FDE). However, the amount has been released from special grant of Rs400 million allocated for constructing boundary walls and repairing the damaged schools.
1000 guards to be appointed in schools
In order to protect facilities such as science and computer labs, 1000 guards are going to be appointed in different schools in District Rawalpindi.
Punjab mulls ban on soft drinks in schools
The Punjab food watchdog is assessing a proposal to ban carbonated drinks in school canteens to address the growing health problems associated with high sugar intake among children.
Delay in educators’ recruitment irks candidates
The candidates have expressed their anguish over prolonged delay in recruitment of Educators led by local authorities despite completion of the process.
Zamindara Public High School: Rural Punjab’s first high school
With its perfect past and long history of imparting education, Government Zamindara Islamia High School —the first high school in rural areas of United Punjab — needs immediate attention of the authorities.
Evening shifts to be started in 348 schools
Govt to upgrade primary schools in areas without middle or higher secondary schools. Rs 600 million released for repair, reconstruction of 178 schools
Delays hitting e-library
An e-library is being constructed adjacent to the sports gymnasium along Bhimbher Road. The Punjab government’s project was launched two years ago with Rs30 million. The project has consistently been facing delays.
Shahbaz increases Punjab Education Endowment Fund by Rs 5bn
Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has announced an increase of Rs 5 billion in the budget of Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) from July 1. CM said that with the addition of Rs 5 billion, the total volume of endowment fund would increase to Rs 23 billion. He was addressing an awareness programme about PEEF at University of Sargodha today.
Minister in favour of knowledge based education
Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ehsan Iqbal has stressed the need for the promotion of knowledge-based education and personality building of students.
Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-01/page-22/detail-2
Primary school headmistress misbehaves with position holders
Headmistress of Primary School Dhok Fatah misbehaved with position holders.
Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-01/page-4
Call for making Punjabi compulsory subject at secondary level
Punjabi Parchar, an organisation for the promotion of Punjabi language, Sunday organised Bisakhi Mela (spring festival) at the Punjabi Complex. Jamshed Iqbal Cheema, a Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Auriga Group chairman participated in the festival as chief guests.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-01/lahore/11330/82756
Training given to examination invigilation staff
Due to the examinations of Secondary Board Lahore coming up, trainings are being given to the invigilation staff
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/307763-todays-print
Parents should educate their children: Abdul Rauf
During admissions of 1st year students at Superior Science Higher Secondary School, Muzaffargarh, Principal Abdul Rauf Chaudry said parents should educate their children in order to secure their future.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104168488&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170502 (Total 7 stories)
Teachers not allowed to hold rally outside Bhuttos’ mausoleum
Police stopped several hundred primary schoolteachers from holding a sit-in outside the Bhutto’s mausoleum in Garhi Khuda Bukhsh Bhutto on Sunday.
Padidan: Construction of Girls Degree College still incomplete
A Girls Degree College at Padidan has been incomplete for the past 5 years, despite the approval of Rs 95 million for its construction.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/307819-todays-print
There will no summer camps in private and public schools this summer
The decision to not have summer camps in both public and private schools this season is due to private schools taking exorbitant amount of fees.
Seven Pakistani students win gold medals
Seven students of a private school have won gold medals at an event aiming to solve the most pressing problems of the world.
Teenage migrant labourers lose their childhood in Karachi’s Machar Colony Slum
Every morning when most of the children leave their home for school, teenager Asef ur Rehman, rushes to a fish processing factory to work instead of going to school as helper to the workers in the factory.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-02/lahore/11338/82915
Former employee of Education dept protests
A former employee of Department of Education, Mirpur Khas, Qasid Shahid protested due to being forcefully retired.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/307748-todays-print
Schools lacking basic facilities: Child Rights Advocacy Network
Members of Child Rights Advocacy Network, Nawabshah, during a press conference at press Club said that 22.6 million children in Pakistan are out of school whereas around 2,000 are out of school in Nawabshah.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/307749-todays-print
‘National Book Fair’ held
‘National Book Fair’ was held in different schools of Karachi.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/307757-todays-print
Cheating continues in Inter examinations
Cheating is ongoing in examinations conducted by Higher Secondary Education Board. Due to lack of proper furniture, students are sitting close to each other during exams.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-01-2017/karachi/pic.asp?picname=307231
98 students caught while cheating
Photocopy shops have been selling solved examination papers for Rs 200-300. Invigilators have caught around 98 students in Hyderabad while cheating and were asked to leave the examination halls.
Education system needs reform
Rethinking the curriculum
The advice ‘Use your head while cheating’ has got old
Letters to the Editor
Libraries in Turbat
Sindh Intermediate exams
Private school fees