30th Aug 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Teachers asked to treat students with affection

Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam MPA Munawar Khan Marwat has called upon the teachers to avoid corporal punishment and treat their students with affection.

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Privatization of public schools is not appropriate

CTM’s provincial officials made a statement that the conspiracy against children of poor households will be neutralized and privatization of government schools will not be allowed.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104497278&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170830


Public school teachers protest against privatization of government schools

School teachers from twin district Upper Dir and Lower Dir organized a protest in front of press club. They strongly rejected the idea of privatization of public schools reasoning that this will impact poor students and private fee structure will be a burden on pockets of parents.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104496369&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170830


KP govt to regularise 40,000 teachers soon

The KP govt may soon regularise the services of around 40,000 school teachers had been hired across the province after clearing tests conducted by the National Testing System (NTS).

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201708300149&EN_ID=11201708300077&EMID=11201708300023


Teachers hired on merit

Provincial Minister for education stated that 24% of budget is allocated for bringing betterment to this sector and teachers are being hired on merit basis.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2017/Quetta/page3.asp

Teachers demands to be met

District President for Government Teachers Association that provincial government has failed to resolve teachers’ problems. He further stated that their demands should be met immediately and students should be given scholarships.

Complete story:  http://e.jang.com.pk/08-30-2017/Quetta/page8.asp

Aghraigh faces shortage of teaching staff in schools

In the government girls middle school only 3 teachers are available for two years and they are insufficient for teaching middle school students.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104495680&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170830


First modern school of FATA being set up in Bara

The Khyber Agency political administration has invited applications for admission to a newly established private school in the militancy-ravaged Bara subdivision Landi Kotal.

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CDA promotes Master Ayub for services to education

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) promoted education campaigner Master Ayub at his school, in recognition of his services to promote education.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_08_2017_153_004

Federal Board Matric supply exams date sheet announced

FBISE secondary supply exams for Matric will start on 12th September.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-30/page-3/detail-16



FG Public Boys School No. 1 Tariqabad outperforms other schools

The result for Matric exams held under FBISE is 100 percent for FG Public Boys School No. 1.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-30/page-5


Footpath school

The privilege of having the opportunity to attend school without thinking over the fact that many are deprived of this birth right.  

Complete story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-08-30/lahore/13801/104567

Inquiry ordered into lack of facilities at schools in four districts

Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh ordered on Tuesday a judicial inquiry into lack of basic amenities and teaching staff at government schools in four districts.

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Low cost material used in schools

Prime Minister’s Education Reforms Programme spokesperson has said that low cost material has been used in public schools of islamabad.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104496970&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170830



Progress through skill development

Skill development and technical training are imperative for any country’s socio economic development, a statement issued by Minister for Federal Education Baligh ur Rehman. The current challenges can be tackled through skill development and also contribute towards the overall development.

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Government employees practice politics and teachers protest by closing schools

Allowance previously granted to teachers has been put to an end. An amount of more than Rs. 18000/- as research allowance has been stopped through an issued notification.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-08-30/page-3/detail-16

Several retired teachers struggle for pension

It has been two months since several retired teachers haven’t been paid their pension dues. July and August dues have not been paid thus resulting in distress and discomfort of the retired officials.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-08-30/page-3

Mock exercise at Dhanot High School

Dhanot High School conducts drill to ensure security is foolproof, Police Officials were part of the drill and they showed their stunts to set out an example for others to follow.

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Government high school to be upgraded to higher secondary

A meeting took place in Sadiqabad in which Rana Mohsin stated that Government Bukhari High School will be upgraded to higher secondary as part of the plan.

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Private schools fee hike brought to notice

The second meeting conducted by Shahbaz Sharif pertaining to the unlawful increase in school fees and educational charges was held in civil secretariat. The increased amount as a result of accumulated charges were viewed and scrutinized.

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Another student electrocuted at school

Another minor student of a government school was electrocuted at Chak 65-GB, Awagat, Jaranwala Road, on Monday. On Saturday last, nine-year-old Noor Fatima, a Class-H student, was electrocuted at her school at Chak 258-RB, Lama Pind, while she was drinking water from a tap that was electrified.

Complete story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_08_2017_178_002

A high school’s hall beam falls due to inferior material used during construction

Educational administration of district Jehlum did not give due attention to the matter and passed the issue with everyday procedural inquiry. Stakeholders demand a proper inquiry since whole school building is at risk.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-30/page-6


CM Punjab will meet brilliant student of district Chakwal

A student of a poor household in district Chakwal score 1042 marks in Matric exams who will be meeting Chief Minister Punjab. The student will be gifted with a cheque of Rs.1 million.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-08-30/page-6


Induction training of newly hired teachers completed

After the completion of four weeks induction training of educators, they will start teaching after Eid holidays. Initially induction training was supposed to be for eight weeks but due to shortage of teachers in schools it was limited to four weeks.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104496471&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20170830

Computer science education is a way forward for the nation: Gujranwala

Addressing to a seminar on science and technology, teaching faculty made consensus that thorough education of computer science at school level is the only way forward for the nation.
Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104498601&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20170830


SHC takes notice of closed schools and absent teachers

Muhammad Ali M Sheikh, Chief Justice of Sindh High Court instructed judges of Tando, Mithi, Khairpur and Kashmore to introspect the closed schools and absent teachers at government run institutes.

Complete story:https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/226907-SHC-CJ-orders-inquiry-over-media-reports-about-absent-teachers-closed-public-schools


Classroom punishment


Letters to the editor

Importance of education



Balochistan Education




Explanation demanded from school heads on not attending meeting
Multan: The District Education Officer Secondary Multan Riaz Khan Baloch has demanded answer from 79 school heads on not attending three days meeting.

Closed school restored

Larkana: The Assistant Commissioner Dokri Taluka took notice of closure of Government Primary School Ali Muhammad Mamnani and restored it.       Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130547117&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170830


Civil Judge directs to install solar system in schools                     

Jacobabad: Different government schools of Taluka Thal were visited by Civil Judge. School headmasters were directed to install solar system in schools.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130547117&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170830


School buildings in a dilapidated condition

Dadu: The buildings of government girls and boys schools of Thorha Village, near Mehar, have been declared dangerous. Furniture of these schools has also been stolen by the locals. The residents cried and demanded Education Minister and Chief Minister Sindh to take notice.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130547093&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170830



 Primary School dysfunctional since long years

Qamber: The government boys’  primary school has been dysfunctional for the past 15 years, leaving education of 300 children at stake.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130547104&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170830

Protest against crumbling condition of primary school building

Khairpur Mir:  Students and teachers of Government Primary School Village Kholra protested about their school's poor condition.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130547188&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170830

Session Judge took notice of shortage of facilities in school

Khairpur Mir: The Additional Session Judge took notice of insufficient basic facilities in Government Primary School Nawaz Rajper.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130547225&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170830


Villagers protest against unavailability of school building

Dadu: The resident of Village Wali Muhammad Shar held a protest for provision of school building in the village and other necessary facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-30/news/page2/1%20(8).htm


Education Board Sukkur declared result

Sukkur: The Education Board Sukkur declared intermediate result of three groups.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-30/news/page8/1%20(46).htm


GSTA member occupies girls school building

Tando Muhammad Khan: The building of Government Girls Primary School Nizamani Muhalla Tando Muhammad Khan is occupied by GSTA member, showing his ownership of the school plot.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-8-30/news/page8/1%20(27).htm


Sindh High Court passes order to finish fees for all educational certificates

Hyderabad: Orders have been passed by Sindh High Court Circuit bench Hyderabad to finish collection of fees for all educational certificates from boards, advising to act against boards collecting fees.

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Intermediate results to be declared today

Karachi: Result of intermediate pre-medical group will be announced today. SMS service was also introduced for students to check results.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104496920&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170830


Nawabshah Education Board denied conducting 2018 examination

Sukkur: The Education Board Nawabshah Education Board has denied conducting examinations for 9th and 10th classes in 2018. More than 50000 students will be facing the consequences.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


Directives to provide admission to matric pass girls in Kohistan

Jamshoro: Directives have been issued by Secretary Education to begin admissions of female students after a story was published about lack of colleges in Thano Bola Khan.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html

Youth should take part in sports along with Education: Raheem Ziratwala

QUETTA: Provincial Minister for Education Abdul Rahim Raheem Ziratwal and others have said that youth should also take part in sports along with education, adding that education standard will be made equal to other provinces.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/43265/59a5ac0330b98



Teachers’ rights will not be ignored: Khan Mandokhel

Zhob: The President Government Teachers Association Ayub Khan Mandakhel and others have said that no one will be allowed to ignore teachers’ rights.

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


Efforts of DDO Bhag to improve state of education

Bhag: DDO Bhag has expressed that he is been working tirelessly to improve the state of education and welcomes help of people from all backgrounds in this regard.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page3/
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Tests against vacant posts in education boards

Peshawar: Tests will be conducted today against 12 vacant posts in 8 Education Boards. 230 candidates will be appearing.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104497270&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170830


SSTs separate themselves from Coordination Council

Peshawar: The SST Association has decided to separate itself from Coordination Council to fight for their demands.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104497253&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20170830

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=2&edition=peshawar&date=2017-08-30&type=newspaper