30 November 2015

National Press:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


KP to donate Rs100m for GIK programme

The Khyber Pakhtun-khwa government would initially provide Rs100 million to the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology for launching of the Energy System Engineering (ESE) programme.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-354040-KP-to-donate-Rs100m-for-GIK-programme


Absent employees dismissed in Karak

Three absent employees of Education Department were terminated from their services in the district. Sources in the department said on Saturday that three absent employees, junior clerk Hazratullah, teacher Rizwanullah and naib qasid Riazullah were dismissed.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-354041-Absent-employees-dismissed-in-Karak


Education Scheme: Government to reconstruct over 200 schools

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government will reconstruct over 200 higher secondary schools in nine districts of the province. This was stated in a handout issued by the information directorate on Saturday. According to the document, the decision was announced during a meeting held in Islamabad.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1000297/education-schemes-govt-to-reconstruct-over-200-schools/



Govt. to reconstruct over 200 high, higher secondary schools

Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is to reconstruct more than two hundred high and higher secondary schools in nine districts of the province. This reconstruction is besides those which have been hit by earth quake or those primary schools in which all basic amenities are provided under a comprehensive program or the reconstruction of hundreds of primary schools throughout the province.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/29/national/govt-to-reconstruct-over-200-high-higher-secondary-schools/


KP government allocates Rs 1b for Scholarship

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated one billion rupees for provision of scholarships to the students of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa studying in top educational institutions in the country.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/29-Nov-2015/kp-govt-allocates-rs-1b-for-scholarships


Students resent action against private hostels

The Hayatabad Students Federation on Friday expressed concern over the expulsion of students from hostels by the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA). Addressing a press conference here, president of the federation Ghulam Rasool said the PDA authorities have started expelling students from private hostels in the name of closing commercial activities in residential areas.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-7-353841-Students-resent-action-against-private-hostels


Usurpation of universities’ autonomy won’t be allowed, says Imran Khan

Imran Khan held a meeting of the vice chancellors of KP’s universities. He apprised the VCs of his expectations from universities in the field of education and research. Imran Khan asserted that PTI government believed in complete autonomy and independence of universities.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103200100&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151128


Researchers should explore innovative ideas for education

Khyber Medical University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hafeezullah has said that the basic purpose of universities is to analyze the contemporary issues and give research based solutions for them.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103200146&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151128


Legal action against heads of educational institutions

Provincial government has initiated legal action against the heads of the educational institutions of Swabi for their inaction to install CCTV cameras and raise the boundary walls of their institutes. Social activists have declared the FIRs to be ridiculous because the actual responsibility of security actually lies on the heads of government itself.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103200237&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151128


Secret of development is education

Atif Khan has said that in fulfillment of Imran Khan’s vision ‘easy-load culture’ has been obliterated. The developed countries reached the pinnacle of growth only through education and research.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103199782&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151128


Centenary celebrations in Islamia College

The preparations for three days long centenary celebrations are underway with full zeal and zest. The celebrations will continue from 11thDecember to 13th December.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103202012&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151129




Education emergency ineffective

After more than one year the successful candidates of NTS teacher test could not get their positions. It has created the unpleasant and depressive situation among these candidates. Education emergency is found to be ineffective in the region.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/quetta/page8.asp


Approval of demands results from teachers union

Government teachers Association Sohbat Pur said that approval of their demands is a result of powerful union of teachers. They said that teachers should unite together for their rights.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/quetta/page8.asp


Education emergency is a faux

Leader of All Balochistan Education Merit Mutasrin 2011 said that education emergency is a faux. It has no positive development prospects in the region. They said that they are struggling for their rights for four years but nothing has happened.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/quetta/page8.asp


JTI is a shield against liberalism

District Committee of JTI held its meeting in Science College Circular Road. Hafiz Muhammad Iqbal chaired the meeting. The participants agreed that JTI would always be a shield against the ideology of liberalism. JTI’s members have strived hard to eradicate the ethnic politics from educational institutes.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103199497&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151128


Revivification of BSO

New chairman of Baloch Students organization has said that all the zones of BSO will be established afresh. The students of BSO will be advised to use their energies in constructive way and use dialectical method to study the contemporary issues.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103199490&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151128



Role of Education in Polio Campaign

Secretary Education said that after 18th amendments funding to some vertical programs is stopped that has declined the rate of immunization. He said that Education Department Playing important role in routine immunization campaign.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203149&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151130


Action against absent teachers

Education Officer visited a number of government schools at Panjgur. He said that teacher absenteeism will not be tolerated.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203247&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151130




715 students conferred degrees at NUML convocation

The National University of Modern Languages (NUML) held its 3rd Convocation at Jinnah Convention Centre here on Friday. President of Pakistan and Chancellor of the University Mamnoon Hussain was the chief guest on the occasion, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353849-715-students-conferred-degrees-at-NUML-convocation



Concert to raise funds for education

To raise funds for its educational projects, Developments in Literacy (DIL) is organising a concert of 'sufi' music today (Saturday) at the Pakistan-China Friendship Centre on Garden Avenue featuring 'sufi' vocalist Asrar.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353850-Concert-to-raise-funds-for-education


Schools to remain closed on LG polls day in capital

All government educational institutions in Islamabad will remain closed on Monday (November 30) on account of local government elections. The privately-owned schools and colleges in Islamabad have also announced a closed day on November 30.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353852-Schools-to-remain-closed-on-LG-polls-day-in-capital



Master degree teachers to overseas

Government of Pakistan decided to send the teachers holding Masters Degrees to Qatar with collaboration of Overseas Employment Corporation. They will be sending for five years.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203403&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151130


RIS celebrates Universal Children’s Day

The countrywide branches of Roots International Schools (RIS) celebrated Universal Children’s Day under the umbrella of Global Citizenship Club. It was celebrated by holding a variety of events in which children read out poems, delivered speeches on child rights and held stage shows to raise voice for their rights.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353854-RIS-celebrates-Universal-Childrens-Day


Talent competitions continue at Ivy Youth Leadership Olympiad

The three-day international inter-school and college annual talent competitions at Ivy Youth Leadership Olympiad continued at Roots Ivy International, Westridge and University Campus with zeal and fervour, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353860-Talent-competitions-continue-at-Ivy-Youth-Leadership-Olympiad




IIU opens three new female hostel block

The International Islamic University (IIU) has opened three new female hostel blocks on main campus. With the addition of 465 new rooms of three blocks, university will now accommodate more than 1,300 new female students on the campus.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353863-IIU-opens-three-new-female-hostel-blocks


Every individual should boycott corrupt elements

President Mamnoon Hussain has directed the youth that they should wage a war against the corrupt elements of the society. Every individual should do social boycott of the outlaws and corrupts. He highlighted the importance of personality grooming along with traditional education. He was addressing the convocation of NUML.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103200128&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151128



IIUI’s Training Course for clerics ends

Three month long training course for clerics finished yesterday. The course was organized by Shariah Academy in Faisal Mosque Campus. The trainees were educated regarding Fiqh, Jurisprudence, Computer and Islamic Finance.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103200480&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151128


Business Conference in FAST

Business Summit 2015 was held in FAST University with the collaboration of FAST and Express Group. The purpose of summit was to brainstorm on successful business strategies.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103199843&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151128


Press Officers to get higher education in Islamic University

Federal government has signed an MoU with Islamic University for higher education of press officers under training in Information Service Academy.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103202613&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151129


University starts awareness campaign on climate change

 Riphah Institute of Media Sciences (RIMS), an affiliated department of Riphah International University (RIU), launched its mass awareness campaign on climate change yesterday. In this connection, a rally was also carried out on Mall Road which was participated by prominent political and social leaders who appreciated this noble cause of students of Riphah media sciences.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/28-Nov-2015/university-starts-awareness-campaign-on-climate-change


Education manager milking foreign travel opportunities

Most of the senior management at the country’s education ministry is currently outside Pakistan, reportedly for international meetings, conferences and workshops, at the cost of policy and management affairs.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999858/accounting-for-time-education-managers-milking-foreign-travel-opportunities/


Teachers avoiding new admission in class 5th and 8th

Teachers of Govt schools have stopped sending exam admissions forms to hundreds of students of grade five and eight to hide their negligence and poor teaching skills while some teachers are forcing student to buy key books for the preparations of examinations.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/11/27/city/islamabad/teachers-avoiding-new-admissions-in-classes-5th-and-8th/


Two-month Non-Teaching Staff Training Programme

A two-month Higher Education Commission’s (HEC) training programme for non teaching staff of capital public sector universities concluded here Friday. The programme was launched by the Institute of Professionals Development, International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), said a press release on Friday.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280606


Employment workshop held for scholarship recipients

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) held a two-day employment skills workshop at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi under the USAID-funded merit and need-based scholarship programme (MNBSP). The event facilitated approximately 70 scholarship recipients to prepare for job interviews and develop their resumes.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-28/page-13/detail-4


Over 100 teachers for early retirement

 As many as 104 teachers across the district have applied for early retirement between August and November, after being asked by the state to participate in anti-dengue and anti-polio campaigns as well as improve examination results.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1222831


Students join teachers protest

Around two dozen students joined daily-wage teaching and non-teaching staff of model colleges on Friday, protesting for the last 12 days against nonpayment of their salaries.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1222820



IIU, Germany discuss academic programmes

German academicians Dr. Ullrich Gunther of Senior Expert Services Germany and Dr Lars Bergmeyer of German Academic and Exchange Service (DAAD), Islamabad, called on International Islamic University (IIU) Rector Dr. Muhammad Masoon Yasinzai and discussed matters of mutual interest, including start of new academic programmes and development of scholarship linkages between IIU and German universities and other educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-354185-IIU-Germany-discuss-academic-programmes


Success of ‘Kaarvan’ celebrated

Students of FAST-NUCES, under the supervision of their teacher Sarfraz Ali Kiyani, worked on a social cause named ‘Kaarvan’. It was primarily an educational campaign and dedicated to the needs of underprivileged children of twin cities. The campaign was designed to encourage the inner drive of the students to complete their education and strive for a better future, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-354190-Success-of-Kaarvan-celebrated


Call for preserving Kalash culture

IQRA University in collaboration with Foundation for Arts, Culture and Education (FACE) has organized a panel discussion to raise awareness among the youth on the importance of cultural diversity and preservation of cultures at the verge of extinction in Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280817


Josh conference on December 8

Josh Adabi Foundation is holding a national literary conference to mark 121st birth Anniversary of great revolutionary poet Josh Malihabadi at Rawalpindi Arts Council on December 8.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-354195-Josh-Conference-on-December-8



AIOU conference

Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold a national conference soon for developing media-academia collaboration to promote community based research study and introduce new innovations in social sector that relevant to society s overall development.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-354196-AIOU-conference



MGEW 2015 festivities end at TMUC

The Millennium Global Entrepreneurship Week (MGEW 2015) -- an undertaking that commemorates startup innovators and job creators -- concluded with a Mega Fashion Show at The Millennium University College, H-11/4, on Saturday, says a press release.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-354199-MGEW-2015-festivities-end-at-TMUC


No leave for FDE staff, teachers on November 30

The Federal Directorate of Education has announced none of its staff members and those of attached educational institutions will be on leave on Nov 30, the day set for local body elections in Islamabad’s urban and rural areas.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353982-No-leave-for-FDE-staff-teachers-on-November-30


Sports Day celebrated at Roots Garden Schools

The Sports Day was celebrated at Roots Garden Schools Montessori & Roots Montessori, DHA-I Campus. The main purpose of Sports Day was to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353983-Sports-Day-celebrated-at-Roots-Garden-Schools


IIU Shariah Academy trains ‘muftis’

A three-month long training programme for ‘muftis’ organised by the Shariah Academy of the International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, concluded here on the university’s Faisal Masjid campus.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-6-353990-IIU-Shariah-Academy-trains-muftis


No leave for FDE staff, teachers tomorrow

The Federal Directorate of Education has announced none of its staff members and those of attached educational institutions will be on leave on Nov 30, the day set for local body elections in Islamabad’s urban and rural areas.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354017-No-leave-for-FDE-staff-teachers-tomorrow


Education a neglected subject in capital

Even mainstream political parties have little to offer in the way of out-of-the-box solution for issues that the capital’s public education sector faces, especially schools and colleges.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1000397/education-a-neglected-subject-in-capital/




Only 34pc of those who passed matric admitted to Punjab public colleges

Only 34 percent of the total students who had passed Secondary School Certificate (Matriculation) Examination in Punjab this year have secured admissions to 700 public sector colleges of the province for intermediate (1st year) level education.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354157-Only-34pc-of-those-who-passed-matric-admitted-to-Punjab-public-colleges


PU decides to provide 8-Kanal land for metro train

Punjab University (PU) syndicate on Saturday decided to give eight-Kanal land of the varsity’s ground near Chouburji for Orange Train Project on the request of LDA.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354011-PU-decides-to-provide-8-Kanal-land-for-metro-train


Taming the beast

Dealing with education challenges meaningfully has never been easy for any country, especially poverty stricken or conflict ridden. Besides these two, Pakistan has its own dynamics, making the provision of quality education an insurmountable challenge.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354015-Taming-the-beast


Governor stresses education

Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said that history remembers the notions that make education the purpose of life. Addressing convocation of FC College (A Chartered University) here on Saturday he said nations and societies could not decay if they give priority to education. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354026-Governor-stresses-education



Provision of education to get rid of child labor

Chairman Human Safety Commission of Pakistan said that Education should be sustainable solution especially for children indulge in labor and violence.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_16.gif


Playing ground not available at Manga Mandi School

Playing Ground of Government Higher Secondary School Manga Mandi is not opened for games. Young people have no playing ground in their area.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_17.gif


Punjab University declares results for masters

Punjab University has declared the results for MA Archeology, Defense and Strategic Studies, Punjabi, Economics and English.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103201007&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20151128


Privatization of Gordon College and Murray College postponed

Govt. of Punjab has postponed the privatization of Gordon College and Murray College. Professors have abrogated their protests in this regard.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103202602&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151129


CM Shahbaz to woo UK for collaboration in health and education

CM Shahbaz Sharif has embarked upon a five day visit to UK. While talking to media persons at the airport, he said that the purpose of his visit was to solicit British help in the fields of health, education, energy and technical skills.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103202734&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20151129


Computerized School Management System in Lahore’s Schools

In order to improve quality of schools, the government has decided to introduce computerized school management system in 352 schools of Lahore.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-28-2015/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=02_09.gif


Permanent principal at colleges

Secretary higher Education Commission finalized the interviews of candidates for post of principals for Government Gordon College, Asghar Maal and Khayaban e Sir Syed College Rawalpindi.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203388&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20151130


Belgian award for school welcomed

Punjab Minister for Minority Affairs & Human Rights Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said the Belgian Heritage Award for Sacred Heart Cathedral Lahore by Belgium is a great honour for Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354028-Belgian-award-for-school-welcomed


BZU student’s academic year to be saved at all costs

The Punjab government has said the precious academic year of students of Lahore Campus of the Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, will be saved at all costs.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1223036/bzu-students-academic-year-to-be-saved-at-all-costs




PU surrenders eight kanals to orange line train

The Punjab University Syndicate on Saturday decided ‘in principle’ to give its eight kanal of land near Chauburji for the Orange Line Metro Train project to the Lahore Development Authority (LDA).

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1223041


Convocation 2015: FCC awards degrees to 667 students

 Forman Christian College (FCC), in its passing out ceremony on Saturday, conferred degrees upon 667 students of various disciplines. Governor Punjab Rafiq Rajwana was the chief guest on occasion, where FCC Rector Dr James Tebbe, Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Nizamud din among others were also present.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-29/page-14/detail-0



GCU wins All Pakistan Intercollegiate Declamation Contest

Government College University (GCU) Lahore Saturday won 21st All Pakistan Intercollegiate Declamation contest hosted by Sadiq Public School Bahawalpur. The speakers from GCU Lahore won first prizes in both English and Urdu categories among 34 speakers from 17 educational institutions.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280670


Four PhD degrees awarded

Punjab University has awarded PhDs to four scholars in different subjects. Drakhshan Liaqat, daughter of Liaqat Ali, has been awarded PhD in the subject of Urdu after approval of her thesis entitled “Agha Babar: Hayat Aur Adbi Khidmat”.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-354163-Four-PhD-degrees-awarded


Land acquire for Maulana Zafar Ali Urdu University

The Punjab government has acquired 4.5 acres of land for the establishment of Urdu University at the native village of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan under the auspices of Zafar Ali Khan Trust. Commissioner Gujranwala Division Shumail Ahmed Khawaja disclosed while addressing a symposium held in connection with the 59th annual death anniversary of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/30-Nov-2015/land-acquired-for-maulana-zafar-ali-urdu-university


School Management System

Punjab IT Board (PITB) and City District Government Lahore (CDGL) have decided to launch a web-based pilot project named as School Management System. According to a press release, it was conceded by the Chairman PITB Dr Umar Saif and DCO Lahore Capt (r) Muhammad Usman in a meeting held at Arfa Software Technology Park on Friday. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353826-School-Management-System


Land for IT varsity approved: minister

Punjab Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said that approval has been given for providing land for construction of Information Technology University (ITU) in Lahore Knowledge Park.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353836-Land-for-IT-varsity-approved-minister


Students told how to better fight challenges

Speakers have called upon the students to understand and protect their Khudi - self respect or realisation of self around which the whole literary works of Allama Iqbal (RA) revolves - so as to better fight all the challenges with courage and bravery.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/national/28-Nov-2015/students-told-how-to-better-fight-challenges


Education cess on leisure clubs revoke

The Lahore High Court yesterday declared education cess levied on Lahore Gymkhana and other leisure clubs as null and void. The court held that it was double taxing on the citizens. Gymkhana and a number of clubs filed the petition against Excise & Taxation department for recovering tax in the head of education cess.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/28-Nov-2015/education-cess-on-leisure-clubs-revoked





Land approved for IT varsity

Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said that approval has been given for providing land for the setting up of Information Technology University in Lahore Knowledge Park. The IT University will be constructed over an area of about one hundred acre in the park.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/lahore/28-Nov-2015/land-approved-for-it-varsity


Public Schools: Parents to get access to monitoring portal

A web-based school management system will soon be launched by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the city district government (CDGL). This was decided at a meeting between PITB Chairman Umar Saif and DCO Muhammad Usman at the Arfa Software Technology Park.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999891/public-schools-parents-to-get-access-to-monitoring-portal/


Training workshop for administrative staff at UHS

The second 3-day workshop, as part of indigenous on-campus training (IOT) for administrative and non-teaching staff, ended at University of Health Sciences (UHS), on Friday, amidst rounds of applauses and accolades by the participants.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280590


Standardized education urged to ensure peace

Speakers at a seminar urged the need for standardised education system as a way to promote peace and social cohesion without discrimination in Pakistan. They said this could be achieved by formulating a policy based on strategy, supported by the government related institutions, ministries, various state organanisations, students, their parents, teachers, functional school management committees, civil society, political party leaderships, parliamentarians, local government representatives, media, journalists, teacher unions and international community.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-28/page-14/detail-1


Illegal hiring of academics in PU alleged

Two Punjab University (PU) Syndicate members have written to their colleagues (on Syndicate) calling for a thorough inquiry into “illegalities” committed in the contractual appointment of more than 400 teachers during the last couple of years.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1222795/illegal-hiring-of-academics-in-pu-alleged


Education should groom, build confidence

University, college or school education should not remain limited to classroom teaching, but must equally concentrate on grooming, confidence-building and personality development of students through their active participation in co-curricular activities and sports.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1222793/education-should-groom-build-confidence


Interviews of Chairman Boards

Talash Committee for recruitment of Chairmen of Six Educational Boards of Sindh said that interviews for the candidates are completed. However, their marks are not aggregated to finalize nominees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_01.gif


CCTV cams to examination centers

VC Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad said that there will be strict monitoring of exams in degree colleges affiliated with university. He said that in this regard their will be CCTV cams in the examination halls.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_10.gif


No response on changing school building

There is no working happened on shifting government Girls Higher Secondary School Khapro into building of Islamia High School male. Four years have gone but nothing shifted.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_06.gif


Curriculum against country

Chairman National Forum for human Rights said that curriculum against country is implemented in some schools of Sukkar and Shikarpur. He said that there should be some court trail against the implementers of this curriculum.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-30&edition=KCH&id=2014989_96591352


Book fair

A book fair ended at Federal B Area, Ancholi Karachi. It was four days event. More than 100 thousand books sold by 240 publishers. Organizer said that youth is diverting away from the books during last 1 decade.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-30&edition=KCH&id=2014987_69496986


International Conference at MAJU Karachi

Dean Economic and Administration Department, Malaya University said that government should encourage the universities for research. In this regard government should provide funding to the Universities.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-30&edition=KCH&id=2014993_79852558


Protest against Violence on teachers

Police committed violence on All Primary teachers Association Members at Jacobabad. Teachers are totally against the secretary education. They demanded to suspend the secretary. They protested in from of Press club.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-30/page-5




Do we really need schools?

The two-day 'School of Tomorrow' educational conference that ended on Sunday came up with some fairly unconventional sessions and concepts. One of these was a session titled, “Do we need schools?” This was a lecture delivered by Prof Roger Schanks, Professor Emeritus, North-Western University, Chicago, Illinois, USA. With a specialisation in cognitive learning, Prof Schanks was of the opinion that children learnt through what they observed and experienced in their daily life. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-354156-Do-we-really-need-schools





KU hold moot on challenges for media in coming years

 Good old days for Pakistani media have gone and the coming years for journalists are highly unpredictable in this country, said a moot organised by the students of Karachi University Mass Communication Department. Various challenges to media were discussed on at the seminar held at the Karachi Press Club.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-30/page-2/detail-7


Waseela-a-taleem Program: Education can eliminate corruption, terrorism, says President Mamnoon

President Mamnoon Hussain has said poverty and illiteracy are the main causes of corruption, crime and extremism which can be countered by promoting education at the grassroots level.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1000452/waseela-a-taleem-programme-education-can-eliminate-corruption-terrorism-says-president-mamnoon/


Necessity of private schools linked to govt’s failure

The State has handled the sector of education so poorly that private schools have become necessary even though the gap between them and the public ones is seriously denting the society, internationally acclaimed physicist Dr Parvez Hoodbhoy said on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-353995-Necessity-of-private-schools-linked-to-govts-failure


Schools need to do away with narrow-mindedness

We will have to change our collective psyche if we wish to become a responsible nation, Dr Ishrat Hussain, the dean of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), said on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-354005-Schools-need-to-do-away-with-narrow-mindedness


Over 350 students get degrees at AKU convocation

“You are very fortunate to have received professionally sound education and training. Make the best use of it. But don’t forget that you have opted for a health service,” said Dr Ruth Pfau, an icon of service to humanity in Pakistan, while speaking as the chief guest at the 28th convocation of the Aga Khan University (AKU) held on its premises on Saturday.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1222925





International education and cultural festival

Educationists have stressed upon the importance of public private partnership (PPP) for the promotion of education in order to shun out-of-school children. The experts in a panel discussion at International Education and Cultural Festival said that public private partnership can help decrease the number of out-of-school children in Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-29/page-3/detail-5



Interviews of Chairman Boards

Talash Committee for recruitment of Chairmen of Six Educational Boards of Sindh said that interviews for the candidates are completed. However, their marks are not aggregated to finalize nominees.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_01.gif


AKU awarded 412 degrees

Agha Khan University hold 28th annual event of distribution of educational degrees to successful students. AKU awarded 412 degrees to students of different disciplines. It also includes undergraduate students.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_07.gif


CCTV cams to examination centers

VC Benazir Bhutto University, Shaheed Benazirabad said that there will be strict monitoring of exams in degree colleges affiliated with university. He said that in this regard their will be CCTV cams in the examination halls.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_10.gif


No response on changing school building

There is no working happened on shifting government Girls Higher Secondary School Khapro into building of Islamia High School male. Four years have gone but nothing shifted.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_06.gif


Curriculum against country

Chairman National Forum for Human Rights said that curriculum against country is implemented in some schools of Sukkar and Shikarpur. He said that there should be some court trail against the implementers of this curriculum.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-30&edition=KCH&id=2014989_96591352


International Conference at MAJU Karachi

Dean Economic and Administration Department, Malaya University said that government should encourage the universities for research. In this regard government should provide funding to the Universities.

Complete Story: http://e.dunya.com.pk/detail.php?date=2015-11-30&edition=KCH&id=2014993_79852558


Protest against violence against teachers

Police committed violence on All Primary teachers Association Members at Jacobabad. Teachers are totally against the secretary education. They demanded to suspend the secretary. They protested in from of Press club.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-30/page-5


Govt asked to revise admission policy in medical college

Health experts on Saturday demanded the Sindh Health Department to revise the open merit admission policy in medical colleges of Sindh to overcome shortage in future. Former Pakistan Orthopedic Association (POA) president Prof Dr Muhammad Parwez Anjum said were 75 percent female and 25 percent male students in medical colleges of the province.

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-29/page-3/detail-4


8th Annual Urdu Conference

Honorary Secretary of Arts Council of Pakistan has announced that the 8th Annual Urdu Conference of will commence from 8th December. He said that the conference is a significant cultural event that is awaited for all the year.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-29-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=02_02.gif


Public Private Partnership is needed for better quality of education, says Nisar Khoro

Beachon House School System has started a new project of ‘School of Tomorrow’. Addressing at the occasion, Nisar Khoro said that public private partnership is needed for improved quality of education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-29-2015/karachi/pic.asp?picname=04_07.gif


Merit list for Jinnah and Dow University

Jinnah Sindh Medical University and Dow University will display the first merit list for admission in MBBS program.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103199376&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151128


Environmental Protection Awareness Should be Made Part of the Curriculum

A private school organized a two days long international educational and cultural fair. Foreign experts also attended the seminar. They stressed that environmental protection content should be made part of the curriculum.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103201330&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20151129


Educationists ask government to collaborate fairly with private institutions

Educationists from the public and private sector discussed whether or not partnerships between the government and private educational institutions can help raise the standard of education in the country.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/1000316/in-this-together-educationists-ask-govt-to-collaborate-fairly-with-private-institutions/


102 get degrees at liaquat medical college convocation

The Liaquat medical college held its 3rd convocation of medical graduates on Sunday at the Liaquat National Hospital convention centre.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_11_2015_116_005


Police get four-day custody of ‘pervert teacher’

An anti-terrorism court remanded a schoolteacher accused of harassing and filming his female students to police custody on a four-day physical remand on Friday. Accused Parvaiz Ahmed was arrested on Thursday after scores of parent and students held a protest demonstration outside the Future Foundation School situated near the met office, off University Road.

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-4-353814-Police-get-four-day-custody-of-pervert-teacher


AKU opens pakistan’s first medical simulation centre

Medical students and nursing staff will now have a chance to practice surgeries on manikins in a safe environment, rather than learning surgeries on human bodies.

Complete Story: http://tribune.com.pk/story/999789/modernising-medicine-aku-opens-pakistans-first-medical-simulation-centre/




The fault in our priorities by Marria Qibtia Sikandar Nagra

Education, clichédly termed as a panacea for all ills by men in the corridors of power is the least invested domain. Governmental claims of the literacy rate being around 58% is something farfetched and seems quite unrealistic since Pakistan has the world’s second highest population of out of school at the primary level. According to Alif Ailaan Report, around 10% of the world’s children who do not go to school live in Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/columns/30-Nov-2015/the-fault-in-our-priorities


Pakistan education system

In a list of countries that have the highest shortfall of teachers, Pakistan was the only non-African country on the list. The teachers are under trained, under paid and de-motivated; how can we expect them to educate others?

Complete Story: http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2015-11-29/page-7/detail-4


National Education Commission by Dr Farooq Chowdhry

The main reason for poor condition of our education system is that our standards and teachers are substandard because there are no institutions for their certifications. There is need to establish National Educational and Training Council.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2015-11-30/page-15


Career counseling; questions and answers

Q: My marks in matriculation were 75 percent and in ICS I have scored 65 percent. In LLB (Hons), I have managed to secure 79 percent. I want to go abroad in any renowned American or British University for LLM in Human Rights Law on scholarship basis. Please advise me what should I do?

Ans: If you have completed your LLB Hons with 79 percent and you are registered with the Bar in Pakistan. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-353819-Career-counselling;-questions-and-answers


Letters to the Editor


Reviewing Universities’ Mission

The main mission of our universities is to provide good and quality education to the students. In my opinion, good education alone is not enough; the student must know the practical implementation of knowledge. The main reason behind educating our youth is that one day they will contribute in solving the problems of our country.

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/detailnews.asp?id=280800


Laptop discrepancy

This refers to the letter, ‘Laptop promises’ (November 19) by Mona Afzal. I agree with the writer. If the Punjab government had promised to give laptops to class X students, then they should be given laptops. It is their right. They have worked hard to meet the eligibility criteria for the laptop distribution scheme. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-353872-Laptop-discrepancy


Corrupt Education

Teaching is a very respectable field. But due to the induction of unqualified persons, hard-working and qualified teachers are facing difficulties in performing their duties sincerely.  Due to the existence of such unscrupulous elements, the education department is now known as one of the most corrupt departments in the country. When will our rulers wake up to this grim reality?

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-354044-Corrupt-education


Education in Sindh

The education sector in Sindh is worsening day by day. Now, more than two million children of school-going age are unable to attend school because of several problems, including dirty water, unhygienic bathrooms, and a lack of teachers. 

Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-11-354052-Education-in-Sindh


Education system

The multiple education system has badly hurt the quality of education. The Cambridge system is producing a lot of high quality students who get themselves easily admitted to the top medical and engineering universities and business schools.

Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1222775

Regional Press:



Action plan ready for reinstatement of earthquake affected schools

Peshawar: A high level meeting of the officials of Education Department was held under the chairmanship of the Minister for Education KP Muhammad Atif Khan. The reinstatement of government schools plan under which the reconstruction of 200 high and higher secondary schools in 9 districts of the province has been approved.

Complete Story:  http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203526&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151130

Daily Masriq, Peshawar, Page No. 2


Kurram Agency: Teachers announce boycott of classes

Kurram Agency:  In Lower Kurram Agency, All City Teachers Association’s meeting was held under the chairmanship of Muhammad Ayub. The participants of the meeting decided to boycott classes starting from 7th December and organize a protest rally in Islamabad if their demands for promotion and other demands were not met.

Complete Story:  http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Students should be educated: Shakeel Afridi

Peshawar: Jamiat Tuleb-e-Islam provincial leader Shakeel Khan Afridi said that the hike in school fees by the provincial government, private colleges and universities is closing the doors of education for the students belonging to lower and middle income groups. The government needs to revise its’ education policies.

Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=2


Absentees will be suspended immediately

Rustam: Absentees and staff that come in late to the schools will be suspended immediately. These views were shared by the District Education Officer Mardan Siraj Muhammad Khan on his surprise visit to High School Gumbat, Garhi kapora, Shahbaz Garhi, Muhib Banda and High School Bala Garhi.

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


Only 2 teachers available for 250 students

Mardan: In the Government Primary School No.2 Singao, only two teachers are available for 250 students. The school is deprived of basic facilities of drinking water, furniture and latrines. 
Complete Story:  Daily Khabrain, Peshawar, Page No. 2

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


Only one room for three hundred students in Primary School Matkai Ghareebabad

Batkhela: In Government Primary School Ghareebabad, only one room is available for three hundred students.  Residents of the area have demanded the government for construction of more classrooms in the building.
Complete Story:  http://naibaat.com.pk/Presentation/peshawar/Page03.aspx


Student societies announce participation in Save University campaign

Peshawar: Different student societies of Peshawar University have announced their participation in Save University Campaign on 2nd December. The members of Pakhthun Students Federation and Peoples Students Federation met with the Disabled Students Organization to extend invitation for the 2nd December demonstration in favor of students. 

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


Sports facilities to be provided to Girls High School Sheikhabad

Peshawar: The Aqsa Welfare Association demanded the provincial government to provide sports facilities to Government Girls High School Sheikhabad.

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



Protest will be held in Islamabad: All Teachers Association Mohmand Agency

Mohmand Agency: All Teachers Association Mohmand Agency organized a meeting which was chaired by President Haji Mushtaq Ahmad. During the meeting, SST promotion and others issues of the teachers were discussed. The teachers decided to wear black ribbons on their arms as a protest starting from the 1st December till 7th December.
Complete Story:  http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?cat=10


Bakhshali, GPS Roghano Banda without education staff

Mardan: Bakhshali: Despite the elapse of several years, no development work for education has been initiated in Education Minister’s own constituency’s Government Primary School Roghano Banda. The building of school has been turned into a barn.

Complete Story:  http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/peshawar/2015-11-29/page-3


Demand for notice on students’ eviction from hostels

Peshawar: The Hayatabad Students Federation appealed from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to take notice of PDA’s eviction of students from hostels without any notice.

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


Demand to ban on entry of ex-education officer in Khyber Agency

Peshawar: The All Teachers Association Khyber Agency executive body member Sher Khan, Sadiq Ahmad & others demanded from the political administration to ban the entry of ex-AEO Ateeq-ur-Rehman in Khyber Agency as he handed over the charge of his duties to AEO Abdur Rauf Afridi on 24th November, 2105. They claimed that he was trying to interfere with the work of new AEO.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103200145&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20151128


Swabi, FIR lodged against Principals/Head Masters of different schools

Swabi: The District Administration of Swabi lodged an FIR against the Principals and Head Masters of different schools and colleges of Swabi for not making proper security arrangements in their institutions. The Heads of the department said that as their institutions were working under the government, it was the duty of the government to provide funds for the provision of security.

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


Bannu: Construction and development work of schools continue

Bannu: After Zarb-e-Azab, the IDPs migrated from Waziristan to Bannu in large numbers. The governments gave shelter to the IDP in government schools on temporary basis and transferred them to camps afterwards. During their shelter at government schools, the schools went through dilapidation. The provincial government is giving full attention to the development of these schools.

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


Primary school nonfunctional

Mardan: Government Primary School Roghano was built 30 years ago and has been non-functional since.

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


Teachers’ shortage will be met

Peshawar: ADO Sircle Badh Bher Farmanullah with Village Nazim Mashu Khel, Amjad Khan paid a surprise visit different schools of the area. They instructed the teachers to utilize PTC funds optimally and sincerely and to encourage students to participate in co-curricular activities. He said that the shortage of teachers the in the school will be met soon.

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




Struggling for Islamic Education system: Abdul Wahid Hashmi

District Quetta: JTI Nazriyati District Quetta President, Mr. Abdul Wahid Hashmi and others said in a press conference that Lord Macaulay’s outdated education system cannot go on any longer. Islamic education system should be implemented all over the country in educational institutions for development of the country. The west is propagating immodesty and secularism among the nation. JTI Nazriyati will strive hard for the implementation of Islamic education system throughout the country.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/Quetta/page2.asp


Teacher’s recruitment process pending for 1.5 years

District Mastoong: Imposition of educational emergency is futile. The recruitment process of teachers in Mastung has been pending for 1.5 years. Nepotism and political favoritism by education officials are the main hindrances in the recruitment process.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/Quetta/page8.asp


Government’s educational claims are baseless: Abdul Wahid Kakar

Sorab: Mr. Abdul Ahad Kakar and others said that the educational claims made by the provincial government are baseless. They said that the recruitment process of teachers is being consistently delayed since 4 years but the provincial government, Ombudsman and Secretary Education are not paying any heed towards the issue.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-30-2015/Quetta/page8.asp


Action will be taken against ghost teachers

District Panjgoor: Education Officer Panjgoor Mr. Lal Buc Baloch said while visiting different schools that action will be taken against absent teachers and salaries will be stopped.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203247&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151130


Vacancies should be displayed: Gulzar Achak

District Chaman: President Khidmat-e-Khalq Welfare Society Mr. Gulzar Achak and others demanded the Secretary Education, Director Education and DEO to display vacancies so that NTS pass candidates can be accommodated on these vacant positions.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203836&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151130


BMC admission entry test date should be announced: Pashtoon Qaumi Tehreek

District Quetta:  Central Deputy Chairman of PQT Mr. Ghulam Hassan demanded the Principal & Vice- Chancellor Balochistan University to announce BMC admission entry test date soon so that classes may commence in time.

Complete Story: http://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1103203282&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20151130


Hundreds of ghost schools and bogus enrollment of children

District Quetta: 900 ghost schools, 3 lac bogus enrolments of children and 3000 ghost teachers have been identified in Balochistan. 78% of the children aged 05 to 16 years in Balochistan are out of schools. Officials in Directorate of Education are involved in misappropriation and embezzlement of funds. Transparency needs to be ensured in all wings of the Education Department Balochistan.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-29-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Steps should be taken for ensuring employment opportunities for underprivileged educated youth

District Gawadar: Steps should be taken for ensuring employment opportunities for the underprivileged educated youth.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_2.html


Impact of educational emergency will be seen soon: Qazi Ghulam Rasool

District Turbat: Mayer district Cooperation Turbat Mr. Qazi Ghulam Rasool said the resolution of educational issues has been the priority of present government. He said that impact of educational emergency will appear soon.

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


Worldly education necessary along with religious education: Chairman Uthal

District Lasbela: The Chairman Municipal Committee Mr. Sardar Rasool Bux said that education is a tool that empowers a person to face the challenges of modern world. He said parents, teachers and public should focus on both religious and worldly education of their children. He added that the government should focus on resolving schools’ problems, teachers should be punctual and parents should send their children for schools regularly.

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


Vacancies should be displayed: Gulzar Achak

District Chaman: President Khidmat-e-Khalq Welfare Society Mr. Gulzar Achak and others demanded the Secretary Education, Director Education and DEO to display vacancies so that NTS pass candidates can be accommodated on these vacant positions.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_6.html


BMC admission entry test date should be announced: Pashtoon Qaumi Tehreek

District Quetta:  Central Deputy Chairman of PQT Mr. Ghulam Hassan demanded the Principal & Vice- Chancellor Balochistan University to announce BMC admission entry test date soon so that classes may commence in time.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-29-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Problems cannot be resolved without education: Dost Ali Baloch

District Lasbela: The Vice Chancellor Lasbela University Dr. Doslt Ali Baloch while addressing the foreign qualified faculty of Economics and other teachers said that teachers were striving hard for the uplift of education in Balochistan. He added that resolution of problems is impossible without education.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_8.html


Pens to be in the hands of children rather than weapons: IGFC

District Quetta: 50 students of FC Public School & College visited frontier core Balochistan where they spent 3 days. IGFC Major General Sher Afgan while speaking to the students said that pens should be in the hands of children rather than weapons. He also stressed the importance of co-curriculum activities.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/Multimedia/online_pages/current/page_1.html


Modernization of provincial educational institutions: Muhammad Anwar Shah

District Quetta: Director Education Mr. Muhammad Anwar Shah said all resources will be utilized for the betterment and modernization of education system. 
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-28-2015/Quetta/page3.asp


Educational emergency is a faux: BSO (Pachar)

District Kachhi: The Central Leader of BSO Pachar Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Baloch along with others visited Government Degree College where he conveyed the message and mission of BSO Pachar saying that with the tool of education, youth can face the challenges of the modern world. He criticized the provincial government for its false claims of educational emergency which had little but no real impact on ground. He asserted that BSO Pachar will strive hard for ensuring educational rights.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-28-2015/Quetta/page7.asp


Struggling for Islamic Education system: Abdul Wahid Hashmi

District Quetta: JTI Nazriyati District Quetta President, Mr. Abdul Wahid Hashmi and others said in a press conference that Lord Macaulay’s outdated education system cannot go on any longer. Islamic education system should be implemented all over the country in educational institutions for development of the country. The west is propagating immodesty and secularism among the nation. JTI Nazriyati will strive hard for the implementation of Islamic education system throughout the country.

Complete Story:



Adverse impacts of educational emergency: Sadiq Umrani

District Nasirabad: PPP Provincial President Mr. Sadiq Umrani while speaking to the rally criticized the provincial government for closing the last door of education for poor children through the closure of private schools under Private Schools Regulatory Bill. He demanded for the cancellation of private schools regulatory bill and declared it an enmity with the private education sector.

Complete Story: http://qudrat.com.pk/ePaper/quetta/2015-11-28/page-4




Principal Danish School sells trees illegally

District Bahawalnagar: Naveeda Shahzad, Principal Danish Girls School Chishtian sold trees illegally to a contractor without undertaking any auction process. The truck carrying the trees was stopped and taken into custody by the police. The Assistant Commissioner assured strict action would be taken against the culprits.   

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


Schools showing 5 percent results to be handed over to NGOs

District Multan/Khanewal: Government of the Punjab has decided to denationalize and hand over schools showing 5% results in 5th class examinations to NGOs.  The Chief Minister has issued orders for collection of data on such schools.

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


Teachers appeal to students for money to run Zikria University Vehari Campus

District Vehari: The Zikria University Vehari Campus is out of budget. Teachers have appealed to the students to lend money to the university which will be reimbursed when funds will be received. 

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


Museum plays an important role in extra-curricular activities

District Bahawalpur: Dr. Zafarullah, Director Fatima Aims Education System, during a visit to the Bahawalpur Museum said that museums play an important role in extra-curricular activities of students.  

Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 6


Offices and schools closed due to elections in South Punjab

District Multan: The government officials and school teachers have been involved in election trainings and duties in South Punjab due to which educational and official activities have been suspended creating hurdles for the students and the general public.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2015-11-29/page-06


Four-day workshop for teachers by UNICEF ends

District Rahim Yar Khan: Mudassar Ishtiaq and Sher Afghan, British Consultants, in collaboration with UNICEF, conducted a 4 day workshop for 52 teachers from District Rahim Yar Khan regarding the use of English language as medium of instruction in the classrooms.  

Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 13


Zikria University transfers Controller Examinations

District Multan: Zikria University has only transferred Controller Examinations on account of corruption allegations, but no action has been taken against the other officials involved.

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


21000 teachers being paid illegal increments for 5 years

District Multan: The audit teams have unveiled that 21,000 teachers of Punjab have been paid illegal salary increments on grounds of bogus qualifications and degrees for the past five years. The report has been to Schools Departments, Ministry of Education.

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


Students protest against headmaster

District Dera Ghazi Khan: The Students of Government Middle School, Basti Chatri locked the main gate of the school in protest against the Headmaster of the school that verbally and physically abuses them a day prior and locked them in the classroom. DDEO Taunsa Sharif suspended the Headmaster and held successful dialogue with the protesting students.

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


Competition among students important for their progress

District Rahim Yar Khan: Mrs. Mahmooda Anwar while addressing the function of speech competitions between high schools of District Rahim Yar Khan said that the competitions were very important among students for their growth, progress and for building confidence among them. She said the competitions will commence from December again.       

Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 2




36 schools under shortage of teaching staff in District Mirpurkhas

District Mirpurkhas: Government Higher Secondary Schools operational for years have been facing shortage of teachers. Only 75 teachers are teaching instead of the prescribed 218.

Complete Story: http://www.sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130335983&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20151130



Other cadre teachers protest against nonpayment of salaries

District Khairpur Mirs: The other cadre teachers from Kahirpur Mirs continued their protest over payment of salaries.

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Deplorable condition of school building

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The building of Government Primary School village Nao Goth near Pakho is in dilapidated condition. The building was last repaired in 1987 and has not undergone any repair or maintenance ever since.
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Entry test held for MBBS at Peoples Medical University

District Nawabshah: Entry test for the year 2016 was held at Peoples Medical University of Health and Sciences for Women at Nawabahah for MBBS. 4966 candidates appeared for 233 seats.

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Protest against torture of teachers in Karachi

Hyderabad: Primary Teachers from District Jacobabad condemned the inhumane act of police against the protesting teachers in Karachi during their peaceful protests before the Chief Minister House. They demanded for the removal of Secretary Education Mr. Fazal Ul Allah Pechuho.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2015-11-30/page-5


Shortage of teachers and other basic facilities in schools

District Sujawal: The building of Government High School Sujawal was constructed in 2005, but since then, no staff has been appointed, whereas, the other high school building is facing acute shortage of furniture where 100 students sit in one class.

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Degree College building non-functional

District Sijawal: Classes in Government Degree College Sujawal have not commenced since its construction. Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2015/Nov/30-11-2015/Page3/P3-39.jpg


Private schools on rise; government teachers serving in private NGOs

District Ghotki: Most of the schools in Sindh have been turned into barns and are being used as storage house for grain and agricultural produce. The ratio of private schools is increasing in Pano Akil due to the low standard of government education. It has been reported that more than 80 private schools are running in Pano Akil.

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Professors continued their protest against Principal of Degree College Larkana

District Larkana: The professors of Government Degree College Larkana continued their protest against Principal of the college despite the assurances of Education Minister, Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro.

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Doors open for teachers; they may file complaints in writing: Education Minister

District Larkana: The Education Minister Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro has said that the doors of his office are always open for teachers’ complaints. They should share their problems in writing, however, the act of protesting in the red zone is not acceptable.

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Mehran University conducts entry test for Center of Excellence and Art

Jamhsoro: Mehran University of Engineering Science and Technology conducted entry test for its Center of Excellence in Arts and Design. 343 candidates appeared in the test from all provinces of Pakistan.

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Protest against torture of teachers in Karachi

Karachi: The members of SAGA from Tharo Shah and Wada Bozdar protested against the torture of primary teachers protesting against Secretary Education Sindh in Karachi. They demanded action against the Secretary Education.

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Protest rally against torture of teachers in Karachi

District Sanghar: Hundreds of teachers from Matli organized a protest rally against the torture of the teachers in Karachi during their protest against the Secretary Education. They raised slogans against Sindh Police and demanded action against Secretary Education.

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