30th May 2017

262 postion for IT teachers to be filled

Many schools don’t have computer science teacher.

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Notice has been taken of no summer vacations in private schools

Chairman Peshawar Education Board has taken strict notice of private schools that are not yet closed for summer vacations.

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Free clothes distributed among students in Utmanzai

Free clothes were distributed among 40 students coming from poor economic backgrounds at Government Girls Primary School, Utmanzai No.1.

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People demand staff for lone girls’ higher secondary school in Oghi

The lone higher secondary school for girls in Oghi tehsil has been running with a skeleton teaching staff as posts of 31 teachers, out of a total of 46 sanctioned, are lying vacant for a long period of time.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/207439-People-demand-staff-for-lone-girls-higher-secondary-school-in-Oghi



Senior officers should be appointed in education department

SESA raise voice against appointment of junior officer in education department

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-30-2017/Quetta/page8.asp

24% of provincial budget should be allocated for education: FUASA

President Federation of Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FUASA), Dr Kaleem Ullah and others expressed regret over the federal budget 2017-18.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104221076&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170530

We will not tolerate involvement of NGOs in our education institutions: Shabbir Ahmed

Organisers of GTA Kila Abdullah Tehsil Shabbir Ahmed Achakzai and others said that if the involvement of NGOs is not finished then teachers union will protest against them after Eid.

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Educational budget is less than required in Federal budget

Sohaib Uddin Kakar said; Low budget allocated to education.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/05-30-2017/Lahore/page13.asp#


Purpose of NTI is to education provision and training our teachers: Razina Alam Khan

Chairperson NCHD, Razina Alam Khan said that the country’s first National Training Institute (NTI) aims to provide non-formal education and train our teachers.

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Summer vacations in Government Schools of Pakistan to commence from 5th June

Government schools in the capital to have summer vacations from 5th June to 6th August. During the break, Dr. Hasnat Qureshi stated that schools will be upgraded.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-30/page-3/detail-5



Senate session: opposition declares new budget a public enemy

The opposition thrashed the new budget and called it unsatisfactory as it doesn’t address issues like health and education and has focused its priority on metro busses.

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Minor thrashed for not paying two month fee

A five-year-old student of Ali Model School Kot Sabzwal was allegedly thrashed by the school principal and class teacher over non-payment of two-month fee before summer vacations.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-30/page-22/detail-4

Teacher's push school-girl off school roof

Two teachers of a government school have been charged with attempted murder after they allegedly pushed a schoolgirl off the roof for refusing to clean the classroom.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201705300176&EN_ID=11201705300069&EMID=11201705300025



Over 2tr Punjab budget on Friday

Punjab Minister for Finance Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha will present provincial budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 at 2:30pm in the Punjab Assembly on June 2 (Friday).

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-30/page-2/detail-5




Unemployment can be reduced by promoting education: Rana Mashood

Minister of School’s Education (Punjab) Rana Mashood said that department of schools education budget will be of utmost significance.

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Senior teachers should be given incentives

Punjab teachers union demanded incentives for 17-20 grade teachers

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No summer vacations for teachers, headmasters

Punjab government has ordered teachers to be present in schools during student’s summer vacations.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104222210&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170530

Rawalpindi: Due to security reasons Summer Camps are not allowed in schools

DC Talat Gondal ordered that schools should be closed due to security reasons in summer.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104221515&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170530

Action to be taken against private institutions still open despite Government’s summer vacation declaration

The Government of Punjab had declared summer holidays and yet private schools in Punjab remain open. The authorities have ordered action against these schools.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-30/page-5

Private Schools have charged two months of fees

Despite government orders private school administrations have charged 2 months of summer fees.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-30/page-5

Parents worried over FG school not starting summer break

FG Cantt schools in Wah Cant have still not started summer break.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-05-30/page-5

Department of School’s Education’s 2017-18 budget would be historical

Provincial Minister of School’s Education Shahoor Ahmad Khan stated that their 2017-2018 budget will be historical.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-30/page-2/detail-10

Doltala: some schools still didn’t get summer vacations

In some areas of Gujjar Khan, some private schools are still not closed for summer vacations. Such private schools, in order to get fees from students, have scheduled examinations in the month of June.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104221579&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170530

Reforms to bring improvements in health, education sectors

A 15-member delegation comprising of participants of 21st Senior Management Course of National Institute of Management, Islamabad visited the Civil Secretariat Lahore, today in connection with its inland study tours. The delegation was led by Chief Instructor of NIM, Islamabad Mr. Khalid Mehmood.

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Religious education is also important

For children religious education is as important as academic education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-05-30/page-4

Recruitment of teachers

A new process is underway for recruiting teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104223337&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170530

Three intermediate exams to take place today in Multan

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104223337&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170530

Education and health have been ignored in the federal budget: Abida Bukhari

President Sirakistan Democratic Party (Women’s wing), Abida Hussain Bukhari commented that the federal budget, instead of providing relief has further overburdened the people of Pakistan.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104221798&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170530  

Education Budget largely ignored

Abida Bukhari has stated that in Federal budget education and health have been largely ignored.

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Out of 180 schools in Tharparkar 90 schools are closed in Tharparkar

More than 5000 students lack the facility of school in Tharparkar.


Revolutionising education, one government school at a time

Spread over seven acres of land, Government High School Arain Goth is a hub of high-quality education for the children of 1,000 families living in the small village of New Sukkur in Arain Goth.

Complete Story: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1422381/revolutionising-education-one-government-school-time/

Sindh CTD traces men behind exam cheating

The counter terrorism department (CTD) of Sindh Police traced the active role of workers of a Sindh based political party and student wing of another political party in cheating scandal of Karachi’s Intermediate Examination.

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‘Govt not serious about tackling ghost schools’

With less than three percent of the GDP being spent on education and no effective strategy in sight to tackle alarming issues, including thousands of ghost schools and over 22 million out-of-school children in the country, it is the non-governmental sector that has to discharge social obligations in place of the government

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Federal Budget for Education is less: Sohaib Udeen

Nazim e Ala IJT Pakistan’s President stated that education budget is less than what is needed.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Karachi/2017-05-30/page-3/detail-24

New policy for teacher recruitment

Education and Literacy Department Sindh has introduced a new policy in which the process of teacher recruitment has changed.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104221310&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170530


Educational infrastructure in Pakistan



Give a thought


Essentials of teachers training


Priorities in the budget


Essentials of teachers training


Should we double the education budget, or seek 100pc literacy?


School excesses


Letters to the Editor

Essentials of teachers training


End to beating students to discipline