30th March 2017



Difficult to deal with challenges without quality education: Agha Nawab Shah

Representative IPC Department, Agha Syed Nawab Shah said that without education, no country can progress and apart from educating children, teachers should also focus on building their character.

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Ethnic segregation should end in educational institutes: JTI

Provincial President at Jamiat Talba Islam, Jalal Shah and others, during their visits Science Colleges said ethnic segregation should be removed from educational institutes.  

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Notice should be taken of closing of Government Primary School: Hida Action Committee

Members of Hida Action Committee in a press release requested CM Balochistan to take notice of closure of such schools 

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290744-todays-print-city-news


Sealing Madrassahs is a conspirancy against us: Jamiat-Ulema Islam

Leaders of Jamiat Ulema Islam, Ameer Abdul Haleem and others said that sealing madrassahs is a conspirancy against them.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290743-todays-print-city-news  


Balochistan is running on the basis of trade rather than education: Student Unions

Several student unions said that despite living in the 21st century, Balochistan is still suffering from unavailability of education.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290753-todays-print-city-news


Education leads to progress: Governor Balochistan

Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai said that education leads to progress in a country.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104108022&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170330


Enforcement of Education emergency didn’t change anything: Abdul Ghaffar

President Senior Education Staff Association, Haji Abdul Ghaffar said that that even after increase in budget from 4% to 24%, no positive change has been seen.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104107587&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170330




Students’ artwork promotes pro-democracy narrative

Students of different educational institutions on Wednesday received awards and cash prizes for securing positions in competitions held across the country under the ‘Hum Sab ka Pakistan’ campaign. The themes for the competitions were democracy, tolerance and inclusiveness.

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Al-Huda International School inspire people towards Islam

Al-Huda International School Islamabad hosted its 4th Islamic Science Exhibition at its flagship campus, H-11/4 Islamabad. The theme of the exhibition was ‘Space – Beyond the Horizon’. The main objective of the exhibition was to show the connection of the Islamic teachings with the modern day Science and Technology and to provide a forum for children to pursue their natural curiosity and inventiveness to quench their thirst for creativity.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/195429-Al-Huda-International-School-inspires-people-to-Islam


City School holds nationwide open day

The City School System on Wednesday organised a nationwide performance in all its branches to announce its open day.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/195418-City-School-holds-nationwide-open-day

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Japan assists 4 NGOs for social development

The government of Japan on Wednesday extended financial support of US $290,148 to four Pakistani NGOs for the implementation of social development projects in disadvantaged communities of the country. These included LAMP which promotes child education and safe drinking water schemes in the tribal areas of Pakistan.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/30/page10.php

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/islamabad/30-Mar-2017/japan-assists-four-ngos-for-social-development-in-pakistan


IT Labs to be established in 117 Girls Schools of nearby villages

Girls schools in villages close to Islamabad will soon have IT labs in accordance with Ministry of IT’s ‘Women Empowerment: ICT for Girls’ Programme.

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High Court restricts teacher’s recruitment

Justice High Court Rawalpindi Bench, Atir Mehmood has taken notice of recruitment of teachers that are not in accordance with merit.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104108223&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170330


Young IT professionals invited to attend a course in Malaysian company

4 young IT professionals of the same family have been invited to attend a 5-months course at a Malaysian company named GetthissInnovation.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104108173&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170330


Boy’s Scouts to be continued in the federal capital

After 3 years, Boys scouts are going to start again in Government schools in the federal capital.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104108228&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170330


Govt striving to improve education system: Yousaf

Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Sardar Muhammad Yousaf on Wednesday said federal government was striving to improve education system in the country and making all out efforts to promote religious tolerance and interfaith harmony.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/30/page09.php


Budget should be equal for both boys and girls education: National   Session

Several MPAs have stressed the importance of increasing the budget for education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104108980&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170330


Teachers struggling to claim medical expenses refund

Many teachers of Islamabad’s government colleges, mostly suffering from serious health problems are in distress.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-30-2017/page13.asp


Officials of Education Dept should play their roles to improve quality of education in government schools

At Deputy Commissioner Office Rawalpindi, while reviewing the performance of Education dept officers, deputy commissioner, Talat Mehmood Gondal said that 100% attendance of both teachers and students should be ensured.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-03-30/page-5


Recommendation rejected regarding inclusion of Cantt Board educational institutes with FG Cantt Garrison Schools

Rawalpindi Cantt Board Education Committee has rejected the recommendation to include catt board educational insitutes with FG Cantt Garrison Schools and advised that providing primary education to children residing in the Cantt area is the responsibility of Cantt Board.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290775-todays-print-city-news


Results of 5th, 8th grades tomorrow

The Federal Directorate of Education will announce the results of the centralized annual examinations of 5th and 8th grades tomorrow (Friday).

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/3-30-2017/page14.asp




Punjab government will install solar power system in 20,000 public school starting from southern Punjab where maximum 15,000 schools will be put on the solar energy system, Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-03-30/lahore/10646/76445

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No plans to deport Pak-Turk staff and students, LHC told

The federal government Wednesday assured the Lahore High Court that it would not deport the Turkish national teachers and students of PakTurk International Schools.

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26 booked for trying to occupy school land

Gojra Sadar police registered on Wednesday a case against 26 persons of Chak 245-GB Talwandi on the charge of attempting to occupy school land, attacking teachers and torturing students.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-30/page-22/detail-3

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Admission’s Drive: Investigation against bogus admissions

Investigations ordered under PEIDA Act against institutions offering bogus admissions.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104108985&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170330


Students protest cancellation of laptop distribution event

Students on Wednesday protested cancellation of chief minister’s visit to the city, who was to distribute laptops among college and university students at Islamia University’s Baghdadul Jadid campus.



Prime Minister should also focus on improving the conditions of government schools of Punjab: Adeeb Jawidani

President All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association Adeeb Jawidani while addressing a session applauded PM’s decision to give Rs 10 million to Hyderabad University and added that the PM should also focus on the betterment of government schools in Punjab.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-03-30/page-18/detail-4




KU student’s highlight street children’s plight

A large number of migrant children are living without support and socio-economic security in Pakistan.This was informed by a group of 10 students of Departments of Sociology and Criminology (University of Karachi) at a seminar here on Wednesday.

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Free textbook for schools before new session starts

Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, while taking serious notice of disconnection of the supply of electricity to 224 school, has directed secretaries Schools and Colleges to look into the matter and resolve the issue at earliest in order to provide a peaceful environment to the students.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/30/page17.php


Girl’s education is crucial for country’s progress: Waseem Akhtar

During a speech competition at Sir Syed College, Mayor Waseem Akhtar said in order to progress further, we need to prioritize girl’s education.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290373-todays-print

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/195372-Mayor-vows-to-resolve-problems-of-Sir-Syed-Girls-College


K-Electric shuts down electricity in 224 schools

K-Electric has issued another letter to the Director School and Education regarding non-payment of dues pending on Government Schools' end. A KE release said that 1,457 schools owe more than PKR 202 million to the power utility and these dues have been pending since some time. Despite several notices complete payments have not been made.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-03-30/page-2

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/sindh/30-Mar-17/dahar-terms-disconnection-of-power-supply-to-schools-human-rights-violation

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No one can stop Mahira Miyanji for educating Lyari women for free

Miyanji, who is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration and is the fourth of six siblings, has always wanted to be a teacher.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201703300013&EN_ID=11201703300006&EMID=11201703300003


Cambridge International Examinations holds seminar on ‘reflective learning’

Principals of educational institutions discussed how to encourage reflective practice among both students and teachers, including techniques for managing and evaluating reflective learning and how to encourage an open and honest school culture where mistakes are viewed as opportunities to learn.

Complete Story: https://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2017/03/cambridge-international-examinations-holds-seminar-on-reflective-learning/


Minister suspends headmaster

Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar, while taking notice of falling plaster of the ceiling at Government Primary Boys School village Ali Muhammad Khaskheli Sonda district.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201703/30/page17.php

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Notice issued to provide clean drinking water in examination centres

Chairman Secondary Education Board, Dr Saeed-ul-Deen and District Central Commissioner Captain Fareed-ul-Deen visited examination centres to check their conditions. During the visit, Dr Saeed ordered to provide drinking water and fans in these centres.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290379-todays-print


Cheating cases

47 cheating cases were registered on the 2nd day of class 9th and 10th annual examinations.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290380-todays-print

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Matric board chairman meets teachers

President Government Schools Teachers Association, Muhammad Aslam met Chairman Matric Board, Prof Dr Saeed ud Deen and the situation related to admit card distribution was discussed.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290384-todays-print


Teachers protest due to non-payment of wages

After getting appointments in 2012, teachers have still not being paid which led them to protest in front of Karachi Press Club.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290386-todays-print  


Government is taking adequate measure for the provision of quality education: Nasir Hussain Shah

Minister for Transport and Mass Transit, Nasir Hussain Shah said that several initiatives have been taken to improve the provision of education in schools.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2017-03-30/page-2 


Open day at MAK School System

MAK School system held an open day on ‘Education and its importance’.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/290378-todays-print




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Letters to the Editor


Education is third eye of man



Post-modern education