30th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


KP government reopens 561 non-functional schools

Peshawar: The KP government on Saturday claimed it had made around 561 schools in different parts of the province functional since 2013, including around 350 institutions which had been closed for decades.

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None of 29 colleges okayed by PTI govt established, PA told

Peshawar: Not a single college approved by the current PTI-led government has been established in the province during the last four years, the higher education department disclosed in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Friday.

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Inter-school annual competitions start in Pabbi

Pabbi: Govt primary schools in Pabbi are holding sports competitions as sports are necessary for students’ health and well-being, said the SDEO Pabbi Circle Yousaf Shah.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682969&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030


Inter-school annual competitions start in Malakand

Sakhakot: sports competitions start in district Malakand.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675738&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171028


Teachers on way to Bani Gala from district Katlang

Katlang: All NTS Teachers Association of district Katlang have started traveling to Bani Gala for sit-in. A total of 110 teachers in 11 vehicles are en-route.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682218&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030


Education boards in KP to register seminaries

Peshawar: The elementary and secondary education department has directed all boards of intermediate and secondary education in the province to register seminaries in their respective areas as a first step towards their mainstreaming.

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Education is the only way forward in modern times - Inayatullah

Peshawar: Youth is already talented - results will improve when they are provided guidance and motivation.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682212&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030


Govt should regularize NTS teachers - Aizaz-ul-Mulk

Timergara: Govt leader MPA Aizaz-ul-Mulk has said to finish the school-based policy and make permanent 40 thousand NTS teachers. He also said female teachers in boys schools are not acceptable.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104679306&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171029


NTS teachers’ protest postponed after assurance from education minister

Peshawar: Atif Khan has ordered NTS teachers to be regularized within 30 days on emergency basis.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104677913&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171028


Master trainers to be paid Rs. 1000 for Primary Teachers Project

Peshawar: In an initiative to train 83000 primary school teachers, trainers were promised Rs. 3000 per day but after months of non-payment will now be given Rs. 1000 only.Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104677930&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171028




Local teachers union elections

Wari: Teachers Union Wahri elected Kaleemullah as president.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675746&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171028




Bara elders demand rebuilding of school

Bara:The tribal elders have asked the government to rebuild schools destroyed by militants as the shattered debris has put the lives of many at risk.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-30-2017/page2.asp


Quetta gladiators inter-school cricket tournament

Quetta: Inaugural match of Quetta Gladiators Cricket Tournament saw victory of FG School with 7 wickets.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675342&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171028


District Schools Sport Week begins

Loralai: Football, cricket, table tennis, tug-of-war among sports in which students excelled during the sports week in district Loralai.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675437&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171028


We will bring transparency to education dept at any cost - Majeed Achakzai

Quetta: Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has called for investigation into the funds released in name of scholarships for students.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675894&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171028


Protest outside Balochistan Assembly

Quetta: Balochistan Private Schools Grand Alliance decides to protest on 31st October outside Balochistan Assembly
Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-30-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Action against Sibi teachers is beyond understanding

Quetta: In a statement by Watan Teachers Association, they condemned the action against teachers in Sibi and different policies by DEO.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-30-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Mini Drama Festival comes to it

Quetta: Mini Drama Festival arranged by “Gehwara Fun” comes to its end in All Quetta Inter Girls Schools.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-30-2017/Quetta/page7.asp


Restoration of student unions inevitable - Sana Agha

Quetta: Insaf Students Federation provincial president Sana Agha said the federation is working tirelessly to solve students’ issues.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104681806&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030


No nation can succeed without education, Assistant Commissioner

Qila Abdullah: In an award giving ceremony at a school, Assistant Commissioner of Qila Abdullah said no nation can succeed without education.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-28-2017/Quetta/page4.asp


Taking steps for educational development - Abdul Raheem

Quetta: Provincial education minister Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal said we are trying to provide support and opportunities to our [Balochistan’s] talented students at every level.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104681814&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030


Education dept reduces winter vacations to 1.5 months

Quetta: The Balochistan Education Department has issued a notification reducing the winter vacations from 2 to 1.5 months and summer vacations from 15 days to 10 days.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682317&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030


Education dept’s allotment of land to fruit vendors is condemnable - Haq Nawaz

Noshki: BSO Pachar Noshki Zone General Secretary Syed Haq Nawaz Shah opposed the education dept’s allotment to fruit and vegetable sellers.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682086&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030


Govt and private schools tied up

Quetta: The private schools have rejected the Regulatory Authority Act and say the 5th, 8th grade board exams are ‘cruel’. Protest will occur in front of Balochistan Assembly and if demands are not met, protests will be held on the roads.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104681734&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030


Many schools of Zhob are closed

Zhob: Awami National Party District Zhob in a press release said that most of the schools are closed in Zhob.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-28-2017/Quetta/page7.asp


DDEO meets with headmasters of middle schools

Quetta: Deputy District Education Officer Chalten Town Gul Muhammad Kakar along with his team met with the headmasters of the southern zone middle schools. The headteachers were asked to complete the syllabus and provide education situation reports in the upcoming weeks.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104681734&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030




Ratio of students unregulated in private schools: report

Islamabad: Even though parents continue to fight against unbridled fee hikes at private schools, lack of regulations determining the ratio of pupils to teacher has emerged as another headache.  

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RIS organizes student council Oath-taking ceremony

Islamabad: Roots international School held an oath taking ceremony of student council 17 at Richmond campus in an effort to encourage young individuals to regularize student body.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-30-2017/page14.asp


PNCA to organize National Theatre festival today

Islamabad: National Council of the Arts would organize National theatre festival today.

Complete story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-10-30/page-13


KP teachers protest outside Imran’s residence

Islamabad: Hundreds of teachers from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa assembled outside the chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-insaf's residence and raised their voices so their demands will be meet.

Completely story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-10-30/page-13


Urdu language book on social contract launched

Islamabad: Speakers at a book launch ceremony stressed on Saturday on the need for addressing challenges faced by existing social contract in Pakistan.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/epaper/29-10-2017


Baloch Paskhtun musical night at lok Virsa

Islamabad: Baloch Pakhtun musical night enthralled audience at an open air theater at National Institute of folk and traditional heritage.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/


Implementation of compulsory teaching of Holy Quran bill underway

Islamabad: In compliance with the ‘Compulsory Teaching of Holy Quran Bill 2017’, all educational institutions under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) have started teaching naazrah Quran (reading Quran) to students from classes one to five.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/30/islamabad-e-paper-october-30-2017/


Textbooks portray gender biased roles, reveals study

Islamabad: A study has found that Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) textbooks perpetuate gender disparity in the society by portraying misogynistic images which affect the minds of children from an early age.

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Bulging youth population poses education challenges

Islamabad: Private schools, charitable institutions and religious seminaries are stepping in to supplement government-run schools to help deal with the education needs of fast-growing nation with an estimated 50 million school-age children.

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Teachers to run Cholistan primary schools

Bahawalpur: The Punjab government has approved the proposal of the Cholistan Development Authority (CDA) to lease out the 76 community government primary schools to women teachers who will be provided monetary assistance by the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) to run these institutions.

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Muslim Higher Secondary School needs attention

Rawalpindi: The historical Government Higher Secondary School No.1 Saidpur road needs immediate attention of authorities concerned to protect its natural beauty as it has been converted into residential cadet college.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-30-2017/page16.asp


PEF makes a deal with mobile schools

Multan: PEF has decided to sign a contract with 35 mobile schools for “New School Programme” under a new plan

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104677609&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171028


Thousands of children admitted to private school- A negligence of Government

Lahore: Thousands of children have been admitted to private schools that shows negligence at hands of the government.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-30/page-7


Water Filtration plant inaugurated

Multan: A water filtration plant has been inaugurated at Government Higher Secondary School Samija bad to ensure clean drinking water facilities are provided.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-30/page-2/detail-10


No nation can succeed without investing in education

Robay Wala: An event held at defense English Grammar School in which emphasis was placed upon the need for education and the necessary need for investing in education as the most useful tool for future growth.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-29/page-8


Free education Schools

Multan: Punjab Education Foundation according to its free education initiative has planned to approve 35 mobile schools.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-28/page-2


Education of a girl equal education of the entire family

Multan: The need to stress over girls education remains the most integral talk as her education leads to the entire family being educated.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-28/page-8


Educate to learn not only to earn

Multan:Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, while addressing a seminar expressed that education plays a pivotal role in building the society but a correction must be made that education must not be merely acquired to attain a job but rather instill a sense of learning in the beings.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-28/page-13


Maker-fest 17 infuses love for science and technology

Lahore:For the first time in the city, the Maker-fest ’17 was held under the auspices of Information technology university in collaboration with Project plan X and DIY Greeks.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/epaper/29-10-2017


Drama fest concludes with a message of peace

Lahore:The three-day Peace Drama festival concluded at the Alhamra Arts council. The event included theatre performance which was attended by large number of artists.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/epaper/28-10-2017


33rd Annual spelt conference concludes

The 33rd Annual International conference for the society of Pakistan English language teachers offering professional development opportunities to teachers concluded in the city.

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/10-30-2017/page14.asp


Unique Drama festival a step towards eradication

Lahore: Provincial Minister for Excise and Taxation, Information and Culture Mian Mujtaba said that cultural and educational activities like unique drama festival would help project a soft image of the country.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/


Student beaten by govt school teacher

Taxila: A 9-year-old student of a local primary school was allegedly subjected to corporal punishment by his teacher for not learning his lesson, his family said on Friday.

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Class IX student’s death Headmaster, three teachers penalised

Vehari: The district education authority on Sunday imposed different penalties on the headmaster and three teachers of the Government M C High School, Burewal, for showing negligence under Peeda Act in the light of findings of a probe into death of a Class IX student, Sharon Masih, on Aug 30.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_10_2017_002_006


Equip youth with modern education

Taxila: The participants of the second board of governors’ meeting of Sir Syed Education Foundation on Sunday stressed the need for equipping the youth with modern education to meet the emerging challenges.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_10_2017_152_008


Spelling Bee regional competition ends

Lahore: The 13th Dawn in Education Spelling Bee regional competition concluded at the Ali Institute of Education on Saturday. As many as 1,000 schools from across the country participated in the competition -the largest school event in Pakistan organised under the Dawn in Education programme.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=29_10_2017_002_008


Seven more schools win pool round of Spelling Bee

Lahore: Students aged between 15 and 17 years representing seven schools from Lahore region were declared winners on Friday in the seventh pool round of 13th Dawn in Education Spelling Bee Competition held at the Ali Institute

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Dengue Awareness Campaign in schools of Iqbal Town

Lahore: On the directives of government, Dengue Awareness Campaign is being conducted at different schools of Iqbal Town.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104683309&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171030


Filtration plant inaugurated at a higher secondary school

Multan: Filtration plant introduced at Government Higher Secondary School Samiabad.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104684410&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171030


Schools and colleges closed because of Urs

Multan: 3 colleges and 11 schools were closed because of Bahauddin Zakriya Urs for 4 days.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104684380&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171030


Action against unregistered schools

Faisalabad: Secretary Education has asked DEO to conduct survey and report unregistered schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682637&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171030


Student honored

Samundri: Student from Government Girls Elementary School Ashrafabad Samundri secured 1st position in Spell Bee Competition.   

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104684718&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171030


Education Department will be online

Toba Tek Singh: Decision to make Education Department online from 1st November is made.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104684727&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171030


Punjab Teachers Union ended annual fee

Rawalpindi: Central President of Punjab Teachers Union has decided to end annual fee of Rs. 100.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682383&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171030


The future can be achieved through education

Sargodha: Doctor Shahid Siddiqui, Vice Chancellor of Allama Iqbal Open University expressed that in order to bring about a tsunami it is essential to place education as the focal point.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SGD&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20171030&Pageno=9&View=1


Future of Students our priority

Sadiqabad: All efforts are being directed to placing education of students as the top priority. The relationship that students and teachers must build  to empower each other as unique beings.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_RYK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171030&Pageno=2&View=1


High School Council hold a session

Miani: Government High School Miani spearheaded by Master Muhammad Bashir Gondal held a session that talked of the need of education for the underprivileged and he was informed of the major upgradation work pending.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104680498&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171029


Lack of facilities in school

Rani Pur: Students and teachers protested on the lack on facilities and unavailability of provision of clean drinking water, bathroom service as well as a secure building.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SUK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171029&Pageno=2&View=1


Students must utilize all energy

Gujranwala: The students are the future of the county thus it is essential for them to dedicate and utilize their energies towards achieving the highest ranks in education.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104680934&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171029


Teachers must fulfill their duties wholeheartedly

Gujrat: An event titled as ‘taray zameen par’ was conducted to promote the exposure in extracurricular activities and build stamina in students to be all rounders.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171029&Pageno=2&View=1


Project to enrol children in schools unsuccessful

Rawalpindi: Government’s project to enrol out of school children has failed. 30% of children dropped out of school as compared to last year statistics.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682392&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171030


IT lab established

Kotli Lohartan: Kotli loharan welfare Foundation through its efforts established an IT lab at Government Boys Primary School which was inaugurated by AIO education.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104679422&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171029


Sports Gala held at Johar Memorial

Johar Abad:Deputy District Officer Education Khushab Ilyas stated that special measures are being taken to promote the passion of sports in students.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SGD&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171029&Pageno=2&View=1


Unemployment can be tackled through education

Sargodha: District Chairman Hamid Raza Bhatti emphasized on promoting education to tackle issues of unemployment.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104679550&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171029


Upgraded schools still lack staff

Rahimyar khan: Through efforts of the education department upgradation work that took place 3 years earlier has yet to be labelled as successful as it majorly lacks teaching staff.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_RYK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171029&Pageno=2&View=1


Flood Affected schools being restored

Dera Murad Jamali: Deputy Commissioner Nasira Abad Naseer Ahmed assured that work has been resumed to rectify and restore the flood affected schools. More than 70 schools have been provided with basic facilities yet others are in line.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SUK&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171028&Pageno=2&View=1


Better behavior of teachers leads to better outcomes

Liaquat Pur: After filling in 8 vacancies at Government Boys Degree College, the performance is likely going to improve. The improved relation between a teacher and student instills a greater sense of interest in students.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_RYK&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20171028&Pageno=9&View=1\


Visit of Authorities

Bhalwal: Assistant Commissioner Bhalwal Adnan stated that the government is steadfast in constructively improving the health care and education sector.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104676907&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171028


Increase in school fees irks parents

Sargodha: Teachers protested to the fee hike of private schools and demanded that authorities must take due action in order to tackle this inequality proposed.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_SGD&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20171028&Pageno=9&View=1


Teachers not paid for their double shifts

Multan: Teachers face difficulty as they were not paid for their double shifts.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104680778&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171029


AEOs to be fired on not fulfilling target

Faisalabad: Education Department has issued directives to fire AEOs on not fulfilling targets in 54 government schools by 31st October.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104676165&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171028



Schools issue high alert as the visit of Secretary Education expected

Faisalabad: Due to expected visit of Secretary Education, schools have issued high alerts. Teachers to come by 8 a.m. in the morning.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104676167&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171028




International trainers and educators attend 33rd SPELT conference

Karachi: I learned to teach in ways we were not taught, said Director of Teachers Development Centre, Abbas Hussain, during a session titled, “The Global Class” at the 33rd SPELT International Conference 2007.    

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710290012&EN_ID=11201710290005&EMID=11201710290002



2nd Sindh Literature festival enthralls audience:

Karachi: The three day 2nd Sindh Literature Festival aiming to promote the language art, culture and literary talent of the province continues to enthrall the audience.

Complete story:https://dailytimes.com.pk/epaper/29-10-2017


Scholars call for making historian Taj Sehrai’s books part of syllabi

Dadu: Speakers at a programme held here on Sunday to mark the 15th death anniversary of historian Taj Sehrai demanded the Sindh government should reprint Sehrai’s books and make them part of syllabus in schools, colleges and universities to help students learn research skills in history.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=30_10_2017_117_009


Opposition against changing higher secondary schools to colleges

Karachi: A committee was made to change Sindh’s higher secondary schools to degree colleges but the decision was opposed.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=396412


Modern education is right of every Pakistani

Sanghar: Minister for Overseas Pakistani and Human Resource Development Pir Sadruddin Shah Rashidi said that modern education is right of every Pakistani.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=396416


Chairman Matric Board meets representatives from APCA

Karachi: APCA Matric Board Karachi members met Chairman Matric Board Dr. Saeed ud Din and discussed about different matters.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=396414


Walk against fee hike

Karachi: Walk against fee hike in private schools was arranged. Mayor Karachi and different persons from politics and showbiz participated.  

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=396419



Schedule for elections of Student Unions should be issued

Karachi: Central President, Sohaib-ud-Din Kakakhel have demanded 5% budget on education, he also said that schedule for elections of student unions should be issued.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=396090


Reforms for hired teachers in time of ex-Prime Minister

Karachi: During the time of ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, thousands of teachers were hired without tests from third party like IBA or NTS.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=395670


School building in Manghopir in a bad condition

Karachi: Primary school in Manghopir is in a bad condition because of ignorance of officials from Education Department.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104679054&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171029




Misogyny at schools



Students Union betterment



Education supplement





Extra-curricular activities necessary along with studies



Fate of nation lies in hands of teachers



Free and quality education - a review



Letters to the editor


The power of education

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-28/page-16


Schools under scrutiny

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/10-30-2017/page7.asp


Student problems

Complete story:http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-30/page-7


Hold on to education

Complete story:https://e.thenews.com.pk/10-29-2017/page6.asp


Insult of teachers must stop

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/lahore/2017-10-30/page-15


Education, right of every daughter




Education reforms



GB’s education issues





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Students compelled to clean school washrooms

Phool Nagar: Chief Minister Punjab’s dream of “Parha Likha Punjab” darkened; students of Government Primary School Phool Nagar are compelled to perform cleanliness work in the school.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/daily-mashriq-lahore-akhbar-urdu.html


Inauguration of filtration plant in school

Multan: MPA Shaukat Hayat performed inauguration of water filtration plant in Government Higher Secondary School Sami Abad.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104684410&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171030


Punjab Government has given attention on education: Naeem Akhtar Bhabha

Matro: Provincial Minister for Agriculture Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha has said that nations which are educated are developed nations of the world.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-30/page-5/detail-20



Punjab Government to recruit 16637 educators

Khanewal: Government of Punjab has taken decision to recruit 16637 educators. In that context, applications will be invited up to 15th November.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-30/page-12


Teachers teaching in double shifts deprived of salary

Multan: Second shifts were started in prominent schools of Multan, but the teachers which were teaching in those schools have been kept aloof of salaries.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104680778&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171029


Cluster school heads called for training

Multan: The seads of cluster schools of Multan were called for training on a holiday, but attendance remained thin.

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No society can develop without education

Rohilanwali: Middle Class Students of English Grammar School received Scholarships from Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif. On the occasion, Head of the School farzana Hafeez said that no society can develop without Education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-29/page-8


CEOs meeting

Multan: CEOs Education meeting will take place in Lahore Tomorrow.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104680778&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171029


School records did not change despite transfers of heads

Multan: Despite the transfers of school heads to other schools; their school record was not changed.

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Decision to act against school heads on not completing targets

Khanewal: Government has decided to act against heads of schools of Khanewal on not completing admission targets.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104680778&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171029


Primary school grant suspended; students sitting in open

Noor Garh: Member School Council Rao Nisar, Rao Kamran, Rao Umar Daraz and others have said that condition of Government Primary School Noor Garh is critical due to insufficient basic facilities, pointing that grant was approved in 2016, but that has been cancelled due to political involvement, confining students to sit under open sky.


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PEF’s free education plan

Multan: Punjab Education Foundation has planned to prove free education and in that context a pact has been signed with 35 mobile schools.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-28/page-3




Three schools turned into garage and house

Moro: On the directives of Sindh High Court, first Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Moro visited different schools of Moro. During his visit of Primary School Ameer Bakhsh Lund, the building was turned into tractor garage. He was appealed from the residents to take depute teachers in schools after restoring it.

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Corruption in school budget

Jarwar: The headmaster Government Main Primary School Jarwar has exposed that millions of rupees budget was violated in the construction work of the school by its contractor.

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Local influential occupies two school buildings

Ghari Khero: Government Girls and Boys Primary School Raheem Dad Buledi have been occupied by a local influential on the force of weapons. School walls were destroyed for personal use.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-28/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Schools of Taluka Warah left to dilapidated state

Warah: Education Emergency claims of Sindh Government are only confined to papers. Reportedly, 90% of government schools of Taluka Warah have been left to crumbling condition, having shortage of basic facilities; buildings seem to be haunted houses; whereas student education is at stake.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-28/news/page3/1%20(32).htm


Primary school without building since years

Drigh Bala: Government main Primary School Village Muhammad Hassan Garmani was approved fifteen years ago, but since then no building was constructed and due to that hundreds of children are confined to a thatched hut to carry their study.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-28/news/page3/1%20(2).htm


Teachers deprived of salary

Malir: Hundreds of teachers protested before Press Club Malir, on the call of Teachers Association Sindh against stoppage of their salary since 2012.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-28/news/page8/1%20(12).htm


Intermediate humanities group result announced  

Karachi: According to the Chairman Board of Intermediate Secondary Education Karachi, annual result of Humanities Group (Private) was declared.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675299&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171028


Primary school dysfunctional for past four years

Gerelo: Government Boys Primary School Village Lali Ja Bhan, near Garelo, is left unattended for past four years; whereas children of the village have to attend school in another village at a long distance.

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School roof leaves four students injured

Larkana/ Moen jo Daro: Building of Government Primary School Village Chakro has reached to collapsing state due to not repairing since long time. Recently four students have got serious injuries due to falling of its roof parts.

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Only one teacher to teach 300 students

Mehrabpur: Residents of Village Allah Dad Khaki protested against unavailability of school building in the village and shortage of teachers. Only one teacher comes to teach more than 300 students.

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School building did not construct in 17 years

Thatto: Primary school building was approved Village Muhammad Sadiq Bajeer 17 years ago, but it could not be constructed; even no teachers were appointed. The students are sitting in a Madrassa to carry their education.

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Mirpurkhas Comprehensive School dilapidating

Mirpurkhas: Government Comprehensive Higher Secondary School Mirpurkhas is fading away due to not repairing since years. Students and other staff feel insecure during school hours.

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Girls school dysfunctional for past ten years

Sakrand: Government Girls Primary School of Village Dang is left closed for past ten years due to heedlessness of education department. It is also exposed that the school is running in papers.

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Protest for school building

Qamber Shahdadkot: A protest strike was carried by the residents of Qubo Saeed Khan against not repairing of school building. They demanded for new building.

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Primary school building occupied, turned into cattle farm

Lalo Raink: Government Primary School Warand Machi is dysfunctional since many years; the building is occupied by villagers, turning it into cattle farm.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130565998&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171029


No school building, students sitting under trees

Hingorja: Government boys primary school established since 2012 in Muhalla Palija is running without building; whereas students are getting primary education under trees.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-29/news/page3/1%20(30).htm



School building in crumbling state

Nawabshah: The building of Government Primary School Mitho Khan Khoso, Union Council Bucheri, is found in dilapidated state, putting student lives at stake. On the other hand, villagers expressed to media that higher authorities were informed about the situation, but no response seemed.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-29/news/page3/1%20(35).htm


High school under shortage of basic facilities

Jacobabad: Government Boys High School Kareem Bux Khoso is facing acute shortage of basic facilities for past five years; whereas students are also facing difficulties while attending the school.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-29/news/page3/1%20(8).htm


Local influential occupies school building

Ghotki: All claims of Sindh Government about Education Emergency are in vain; the building of Government Girls Primary School Village Sultan Mazari has been occupied by a local influential since many years.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-29/news/page8/1%20(11).htm




Primary school building in crumbling condition

Karachi: The Building of Government Primary School Mangho Peer No.2 seems as a haunted house due to carelessness of Education Department; walls are cracking and furniture is broken.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104679054&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171029


No school building, students sitting under open sky

Phull: Primary School Muhammad Chutal Rind is established since 1995, but no building was provided. Students have to sit under open sky.

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School building in collapsing condition

Mehrabpur: Building of Government Boys Primary School Wahid Bux Nangraj is cracking, while students have been stopped to enter the building, so they have been compelled to sit under open sky.


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School building in decaying position

Jarwar: Building of Main Primary School Jarwar reached to collapsing condition; whereas students feel insecure. Villagers have demanded from higher authorities to take notice of it.

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High school building in accusation of Mukhtiarkar

Mithi: Building of Government High School Kaloi was occupied by Mukhtiarkar, after sending more than 1200 students to higher secondary school building. Revenue record was kept in the high school.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130566341&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171030


Lack of facilities in primary school

Samaro: Government main Primary School Samaro City is facing acute shortage of basic facilities even in the modern era; its compound wall has destroyed.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-30/news/page3/1%20(41).htm


Primary school building dilapidating

Mirpur Mathelo: The Government main Primary School Ghari Chakar, near Mirpur mathelo, has reached to collapsing condition due to carelessness of education authorities; its different parts are tumbling on day basis.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-30/news/page8/1%20(14).htm


Protest against non-completion of library work

Khairpur Nathan Shah: A protest was carried by Youth Rights Forum Khairpur Nathan Shah against not completing the construction work of Public Library of the city.

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Many schools dysfunctional due to biometric system

Bhan Saeedabad: Taluka Education Officer Sehwan admitted before media that number of government schools is dysfunctional in the Taluka; many of them are having shortage of water, furniture and Teachers.


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Student scholarship funds must be looked over

Quetta: Chairman Public Accounts Committee Majeed Khan Achakzai has said that no step will be back from any of sacrifice for bringing transparency in education department and all things will be declared publically, demanding for investigation against drawing of scholarship funds for students.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50855/59f38c20563d3



Minister Revenue condemns injustice with students

Quetta: Provincial Minister for Revenue and Transport Jaffar Mandokhel has said that physical torture on students is condemnable act; he feels pity on the injustice.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104675939&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171028


Demand to upgrade middle school

Othal: Government Middle School Chota Goth should be upgraded. Its compound wall should be provided and basic facilities of safe drinking water and others should be availed. The views were shared by master Peer Ghulam Muhammad Shah.

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Students facing problems due to teachers absenteeism

Osta Muhammad: Finance Secretary National Party Tehsil Jhat Pat has said in an issued statement that no teachers are available in Girls Primary School Nabi Bakhsh Sirpira for past ten days; while students are facing problems.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50933/59f4cabfc671e


Every possible struggle is on way to improve education

Quetta: Provincial Minister for Education Abdul Raheem Ziarat said that every possible ways are used for the improvement of education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/50978/59f4e45b83432


Working for improvement of education in high school: Illahi Bux Mari

Sohbatpur: Senior Head Master Government High School Sohbatpur, Illahi Bux Marri has said that all resources are utilized for the improvement of education in the school.


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Teachers’ shortage in Model High School

Dhadhar: Watan Teachers Association has pointed that Government Model High School Dhadhar is facing shortage of teachers; its laboratories remain locked.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51061/59f618a690c4a


Demand to ensure facilities in middle school

Mastung: Residents of Kuli Meer Hassan have demanded from Secretary Education and Director Schools to resolve all issues of Government Boys Middle School Kuli Meer Hassan after provision of basic facilities.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51074/59f61b0d50e76


There is need to play part to over-come education backwardness

Kharan: District Education Officer Washik Muhammad Azeem Sajidi held a meeting of concerned education officers to opine about education matters. He said that there is dire need to play a role in eradication of education backwardness.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51085/59f61d850844f


Demand to suffice teachers shortage in school

Bhaag: Government Primary School Bhaag is facing acute shortage of teachers. Nawab Khan Abro, resident of the Village, has demanded provision of teachers to the School.

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


Need to focus of training along with education

Quetta: Provincial Minister for Education Raheem Ziratwala has said that role of society, parents and teachers crucial for improvement of education; whereas steps are also being taken to bring education equal to other provinces; there is dire need to focus on trainings along with education.

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DDO’s meeting with school heads

Quetta: Deputy District Education Officer Chaltan Town held a meeting with the head masters of Kuchlak Zone, Agirak, Zargoo, Buleli and other areas, directing them to complete syllabus within a week and present education report to him.


Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104681732&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171030

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

373 KPK schools running in rented buildings

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly was informed about 373 schools of twenty districts of the province were running in hired buildings and Government has to pay millions of rupees rent.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-10-28&page=2


Teachers cancelled protest call

Peshawar: NTS Teachers had to protest in Bani Gala on 29th October, but that has been cancelled on the insurances of Education Minister Muhammad Atif Khan.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/index.php?page=3&edition=peshawar&date=2017-10-28&type=newspaper




Provision of furniture to different schools

Peshawar: According to Commissioner Peshawar, schools affected due to earthquake have been facilitated with basic necessities, along with provision of furniture.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-10-29&page=2


Teachers suspended protest on assurance of Education Minister

Kohat: Teachers recruited through NTS suspended their call for protest after they were assured by Education Minister.


Complete Story:  http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/1050/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/3


Decision to end NTS teachers’ school based policy

Peshawar: Provincial Government of Peshawar has finally decided to end the school based policy of NTS teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104684144&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030


Completion of provision of furniture of schools

Peshawar: Government school affected due to earthquake in 2015 have been provided with furniture and other basic facilities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682921&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030


Provision of Education is current Government’s agenda

Peshawar: Finance Minister KPK Muzafar Syed Advocate has said that current government is going on right direction in development and it is also agenda of the current Government to provide education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682936&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030


Education is only way to development: Inayatullah

Peshawar: Senior Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Inayatullah Khan has said that all issues can only be resolved through education and in this modern era education is necessary.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104682212&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171030



Position holders deprived of gold medals

Bannu: The Position holder students of Education Board Bannu have been deprived of receiving gold medals. Their parents have appealed Chief Minister to take notice.


Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/1054/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/4