2nd Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


KP plans to link teacher`s promotion with student`s performance

Peshawar: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has assured that the KP government is linking teacher`s promotion with student`s performance.

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Ad hoc, contractual teachers to be regularised

Karak: The provincial government will regularise the ad hoc and contractual teaches as a bill on the matter will be tabled in the provincial assembly soon, says Director Elementary and Secondary Education, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Rafique Khattak.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=01_10_2017_182_002


Khattak links teachers promotion to promotion

Peshawar: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said that this government would give better future to teachers by linking their promotion with performance. He also expressed satisfaction over regularization of teachers recruited through National Testing System.

Complete Story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-1-2017/page3.asp


42 primary and middle schools closed

Peshawar: Despite promises of KP government, 42 primary and middle schools are closed in Kohistan district.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=382743



Government emphasizing on promotion of education

Peshawar: Education is the top priority of the PTI government and without investing in it development pace cannot be achieved. It is the responsibility of the board to promote sport activities as well as educational growth.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104592251&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171001


Award ceremony at Higher Secondary School Rashkai

Risalpur: Parents and students from all over the area attended the certificate distribution ceremony of the Higher Secondary School Rashkai.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588768&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170930


Fazalullah Daudzai  will win in private school elections - Nafeesullah

Charsadda: Private Schools Network leaders’ stated that Daudzai from Charsadda will win the Private Schools Regulatory Authority elections with a vast majority.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588778&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170930




Parents should focus on education - Malik Amanullah

Quetta: JUI leader Amanullah said that the future is bleak for those nations who do not focus on education.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588114&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


Need to focus on education for prosperity - Eesa Kakar

Muslim Bagh: Decline can only be stopped with development in health and education sectors, said local leaders during a development foundation stake-holders meeting.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588085&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


Call for ending revenge tactics against Watan Teachers

Quetta: In a press release by Watan Teachers Association Balochistan (WTAB), the behaviour of DEO Musakhel has been criticized and it has been claimed that the teachers of WTAB are being made the target of revenge proceedings.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588107&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


‘Education emergency’ promises left unfulfilled - Abdul Wahid Hashmi

Quetta: Leaders of the region gathered to discuss the role of JTI (Jamiat Talba-e-Islam) in educational institutions.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104591209&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171001


No hurdle in the way of education is bearable

Quetta: In order to cure the issues of teachers as well as enhance the services offered to students, teachers as well as the community must play their due rule for gearing towards betterment.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104591140&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171001


In order to prosper, Education has to be the focus

Muslim Bagh: Taraki Foundation organized an event for the stakeholders in which he emphasized that each province must place grave attention on the need of education to make it the focal point.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588085&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


Issues of private schools to be resolved

Quetta: All Balochistan Private Schools association president Muhammad Nawaz expressed his views concerning the performance of private schools.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588080&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


Parents must focus on the promotion of education

Quetta: Societies that emphasize on education are likely to grow more, however in the past ones that failed to place attention are left behind in the era of development.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588114&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


Educational institutes lacking facilities, face problems - Imran Baloch

Hub: Baloch Students Organization (BSO) leaders held press conference at Lasbela Press Club where they stated the deteriorating condition of school buildings and lack of facilities a cause for concern.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104591214&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171001




Mashal Model School students visit telecom company

Islamabad: On the special Invitation of a telecom company 10 students visited its headquarters from Mashal Model School to get an insight into the telecom functioning.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/9-30-2017/page19.asp


FDE directs schools to implement Quran Bill

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) through a letter has directed the heads of 423 public sector schools of the Federal Capital and Area Education Officer (AEO’s) to ensure implementation of Quran Education Bill 2017 recently passed by Parliament.   

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709300067&EN_ID=11201709300038&EMID=11201709300010




Girls school building turned into stable

Jhl: Construction of Raryala Girls School Jhelum started 5 years back & still no signs of completion. Abandoned building is used as stable & dumpster.

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Summary against school heads sent to Chief Minister

Multan: Summary against school heads of schools that performed poorly in matric examination is sent to Chief Minister.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104593440&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171001


School students to get technical education across Punjab

Lahore: Public school institutions will provide technical education to students of selected high and higher secondary institutions in each district of the province.

Complete story:  https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709300032&EN_ID=11201709300021&EMID=11201709300006


Teachers to be awarded for their hard work

Lahore: Punjab Government has decided to give awards and cash prizes to school teachers and officials of School Education Department (SED) based on their performance.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201709300443&EN_ID=11201709300234&EMID=11201709300066


Students paint peace

Rawalpindi: As many 113 posters prepared by the students of fifteen secondary schools from the region were put on display at Rawalpindi council of arts.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/9-30-2017/page19.asp


Action against more than 300 schools that showed low performance

Multan: Punjab Department Schools has taken due action against schools that have shown low performance, this includes both Boys Girls high and higher secondary schools.Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104589989&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170930


Increase in school fees of private schools unfavorable

Faisalabad: Association of private school Pakistan Chairman Khalid Hayat stated that more than 97% schools have been operating within reasonable fees but 3% have been un unreasonably increasing the fees overtime.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104589260&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170930


Educational Department discharges private schools of difficulties

Faisalabad: President Private Schools association Sheikh Muhammad Naseem stated that private schools have been released of difficulties.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104589405&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170930


Star officer award

Hafiz Abad: CIO Education Hafiz Abad Iftekhar has been nominated as the star officer and an award has been given out.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104589774&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170930


Audit on updated labs commenced

Multan: The government had allocated money for upgradation of labs in different areas thus an audit has been initiated to check the performance and standard in one thousand and 80 schools for assessment.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104593438&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171001


Secretary Schools to visit Multan

Secretary Schools Doctor Allah Bakhsh will visit Multan on 9th October to participate in an event organized.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104593423&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171001


Principal under inquiry

Multan: Government high school Samij Abad’s principal has been under inquiry because of the non-cleanliness of the washroom and non-maintenance of clean standards.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104593428&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171001


5th October to be teachers’ day

Throughout Punjab teachers day will be celebrated and for this the preparation are in full swing.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_MUX&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171001&Pageno=2&View=1


Upgradation of teachers is a favorable change

Lahore: President of the Headmasters Association, Rashid Ahmed Bhatti as well as other dignitaries expressed satisfaction over the upgradation of grade 16 teachers and the contributions towards enhancing literacy.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-01/page-9


Rankings Upgraded

Rahim Yar Khan: World economic forum has set out its country ranking characterized through better educational facilities.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-01/page-8


4 teachers selected per performance

Rahim yar khan: Teacher's day to be held on 5th October, for which 4 brilliant teachers have been nominated.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-01/page-12


Scarcity in Education Institutes

Lahore: Member of the PTI party, Nabila brought to notice that 60 educational institutes are facing scarcity of facilities as some of the seat are lying vacant including the clerk, lab assistant etc.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_LHE&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20171001&Pageno=9&View=1


Action to be taken against absent teachers

Most teachers are permanently not showing up whereas others are on leave. Thus the Baluchistan High court has ordered educational departments to conduct unannounced visits to schools and colleges.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588314&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


No Nation can prosper without education

Multan: On an occasion organized for the students of 9th grade, Rana Mahmud ul Hassan expressed that no nation can prosper without investing in education.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-30/page-8


Punjab Government must ensure attendance

Khanewal: The Punjab government must ensure attendance of the teachers in the rural areas as most teachers have opened up their private schools and do not attend schools.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-09-30/page-8


Teachers stage a demo

Toba Tek Singh: Teachers of Government Secondary School staged a demonstration against District Education Officer Secondary.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/9-30-2017/page9.asp


Let Pak-Turk School ex-head family live in peace

Lahore: Following the alleged kidnapping of Rum Forum Director and his family, the Turkish community have expressed grave concern over the security issues and demanded the government to let them live in peace.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/9-30-2017/page13.asp



Schools ordered to start technical education

Lahore: The school Education Department directed the heads of District Education Authorities to hold vocational training workshops in 1080 selected high and higher Secondary Schools across the province.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/9-30-2017/page14.asp


PTl motion against educational institutes ‘crisis’

Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MPA Nabeela Hakim Ali has submitted an adjournment motion to the Punjab Assembly against crisis in over 60 educational institutions in Lahore.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=01_10_2017_176_006


Teachers protest EDO`s enrolment demands

Toba Tek Singh: Scores of secondary schools’ teachers staged protest demonstrations on Friday demanding transfer of District Education Officer Amin Bhatti.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_09_2017_178_010




A manifesto for primary education



Education: a solution for Pakistan



Why maths is necessary for science education



Science of teaching pre-school children



Education on mobile phones



New ways of education on smart phones



Physical punishment kills intellect and desire for education



Letters to the editor


Fine at schools





Acting against 300 school heads on poor results

Multan: Punjab Education Department has started acting against heads of 300 schools on their poor matriculation results under PEDA Act.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104589989&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170930


Civil Judge visits school

Badin: The Civil Judge Golarchi at Badin paid a visit to Government Main Primary School Golarchi and asked questions from students. He showed concern over crumbling condition of the school building.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130556777&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170930


Girls middle school did not receive furniture

Larkana: Furniture could not be provided to Government Girls Middle Village Gabar Masan near Badah; whereas girl students of the school are kept aloof of getting education due to insufficiency of teachers.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130556845&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170930


383 schools exposed to be dysfunctional in Benazirabad

Nawabshah: The Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad presided over a meeting of Reform Over Side Committee, stressing to improve monitoring system better and teachers shortage should be sufficed. While briefing to the meeting, District Education Officer explained that 383 government schools, out of 2677, are dysfunctional.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130556806&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170930


More than 50 schools dysfunctional in District Sujawal

Daro: It has been reported that more than 50 government schools of Bachal Gago and Hussain Pur Union Councils are dysfunctional due to carelessness of Education Department.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-30/news/page3/1%20(3).htm


Protest for restoration of school

Khairpur Mir: Residents of Village Haji Allahdad Baloch held a protest against closure of government girls primary school of the village for past 20 years.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-9-30/news/page3/1%20(2).htm


School under shortage of basic facilities

Mehrabpur: A protest was carried against unavailability of basic facilities in newly constructed primary school with the cooperation of World Bank in Village Pir Qaim Shah.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Sep/30-09-2017/Page3/P3-22.jpg


Scandal of illegal recruitments

Quetta: Corruption of Education Department Balochistan and Accountant General Office has been exposed, while recruiting hundreds of teachers illegally.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/46948/59cea9c8c81f4


Absent teachers will not be tolerated

Walbanden: District Education Officer Chagi Niazullah Samalani paid a surprise visit of different educational institutes, checking attendance registers. He said during a visit, absent teachers will not be tolerated.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/46876/59ce8cf555580


Action continued against absent teachers in Nasirabad

Dera Murad Jamali: District Education Officer continued acting against absent teachers; further a teacher was sent show cause notice. The action was taken after visit of different government schools.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


Parents should pay attention on education of their children

Quetta: Member Jamiat e Ulmai Islam Nazariati Malak Amanullah Khan said nations which made education as their aim, those nations are educated today. He stressed parents to focus on education of their children.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588114&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170930


High Court directs to act against absent teachers

Quetta: Directives have been issued by High Court Balochistan to Deputy Commissioners to take action against absent teachers of schools colleges.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/09-30-2017/quetta/page1.asp
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Action will be taken against teachers not performing duties

Hangu: Sub Divisional Education Officer, Naeem Shah has said development is impossible without development of education, adding that there is need to send our children to schools. He added that action will also be taken against teachers who are not performing duties.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/index.php?city=peshawar&page=21&date=2017-09-30


Takhtbai teachers warn to march towards Assembly

Takht Bhai: All Teachers Association has warned to march towards Provincial Assembly, opposing Education Act, 2017.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104588780&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170930