KP nursing students face rustication over participation in protest
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department on Thursday issued a ‘charge sheet’ against 150 nursing students for taking part in the ‘illegal’ protest by the District Nursing Association, saying they’re liable to be rusticated.
Politics in Education Department Buner
District Council Buner passed resolution in which it is said that education department is filled with corruption they demanded to change the clerical staff. Teachers in district get high pays but the students’ performance is zero.
‘70pc education budget to be allocated to girl schools’
Provincial Minister for Education Mohammad Atif Khan said here on Thursday that it was top priority of the government to promote female education. Addressing a ceremony, held here to start work on a model school for girls, he said that 70 per cent funds of the education budget would be allocated to educational institutions for girls while 30 per cent funds would be spent on schools for boys.
Governor calls for updating education system
Governor Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that Pakistanis can survive as a respectable nation if education system is updated in accordance with the requirements of the modern age.
Annual Art & Design Degree show arranged
Thirteen theses were displayed in the annual Art and Design Degree show 2016 arranged by the Department of Art and Design, University of Peshawar. Vice-Chancellor UoP Prof Dr Muhammad Rasul Jan inaugurated the exhibition at the Community Centre of the University of Peshawar. He visited the stalls and appreciated the creative work of the students.
Book Fair attracts the large number of visitors
The US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Energy, (USPCAS-E) & the University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, in collaboration with the National Book Foundation organised a daylong book fair at the New Academic Building here on Wednesday.
Education report paints the bleak picture of Kohat Schools
Most schools in Kohat district lack staff, and other basic facilities like good buildings, electricity, latrines and drinking water, according to a report compiled by NGO Alif Ailaan.
University teachers threaten to go on strike
The provincial chapter of Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) has threatened to go on strike after June 6th if federal government fails to pay heed to its demand regarding restoration of 75 per cent rebate in income tax in the coming annual budget. The rebate had been reduced to 40 per cent by the incumbent government two years ago.
Students & teachers have build school boundary wall with shawls in Mardan
Walls have been constructed out of shawls at Government Girls Middle School (GGMS) Narshak in Shahbaz Garhi union council (UC) in Mardan as little has been done to reconstruct walls to secure the premises.
Monitoring teams for third term exams
Gul Mohammad Kakar Deputy District Education officer gave instructions to Head teachers of all school to make sure the preparations of third term exams by completing the syllabus of third term. He further said special monitoring teams will be formed for third term exams as well.
Orders to NTS qualified teachers
Leader of Afghan National Movement Saif ud din Khan has demanded from Minister Education to issue orders to NTS qualified teachers of Qila Abdullah. Teachers of other district have already received salaries with orders but in Qila Abdullah teachers didn’t get their orders after passing 15 months.
Printing of board books of Class 5th
President of Al Balochistan Private Schools Association criticized on shortage of board social studies book of 5th class. He said board issued schedule of 5th class exams and still Pakistan studies book isn’t available in the market.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-02-2016/Quetta/page8.asp
Registrations of Madrasas is unacceptable
General Secretary Information Shah Chishti has said in a dialogue on registration of private schools that education department unable to control few schools as their syllabus is formed by NGOs then how could they manage large network of madrasas.
Youngsters and kids must focus on their education
Provincial General Secretary Hidayat Rehman Baloch has said that kids and youngsters must give attention to their education so that illiteracy can be eliminated from the province.
Killing flies not us: Professor from GB selected for coveted UNESCO grant
A young Professor from Gilgit-Baltistan has been selected for the UNESCO Green Chemistry of Life grant after he came up with an innovative idea in the field of pesticides. Dr Muhammad Ismail, 32, is not only the first scientist from Pakistan, but also the first candidate from any developing country to be selected. It is a highly competitive grant given to only six scientists across the globe in 2016.
AJK govt completes first phase of seminaries registration under NAP
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government concluded the first phase of registration of seminaries and mosques as part of the National Action Plan (NAP). NAP was formed by a consensus of political parties in the country after December 16 attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar that killed around 140 people, mostly children.
Teachers demand increase in tax rebate
Saying that tax rebate is the only facilitation given to teachers in the country in recognition of their services, the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association Islamabad Chapter has demanded for the reinstatement of 75pc rebate in income tax in the budget for 2016-17, which was reduced by the federal government to 40pc a few years ago.
World Model Confucius Institute inaugurated at NUML
World Model Confucius Institute was inaugurated at the National University of Modern languages (NUML) on Thursday. Deputy Director, Hanban, China and representative of Confucius Headquarters, Shao Xubo, inaugurated the state-of-the-art Confucius Institute.
Next education assessment without support
The government will hold the national education assessment survey in the country this year without the financial and technical support of international partners. This was stated by Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman while chairing the certificate distribution ceremony at the National Education Assessment System (NEAS) here on Thursday.
COMSTECH targets 50 Universities of OIC to be included in rank of top 500
The 15th session of the general assembly of the OIC Standing Committee on Science and Technology (COMSTECH) decided to facilitate enhancement of education and skills in the member states, with the target of 50 universities of member states to be included in the rank of the top 500 universities.
PMDC conducts exam for 3,000 foreign qualified MBBS Graduates
Around 3,000 graduates of MBBS from various foreign universities Thursday appeared in Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) National examination board (NEB) step I held at Pak-China Center with support from Shaheed Zulifqar Ali Bhutto Medical University/ PIMS Islamabad. The step II exam is going to be held today (Friday) in which 721 candidates would appear. In the Step I & II examination almost 3,000 candidates are appearing in total which is the highest no of candidates appearing in the NEB exam in the history of PM&DC.
HEC targeting to make access to higher education easier
The Rector of International Islamic University Islamabad Dr. Masoom Yaseenzai has stated that the Higher Education Commission is targeting to make higher education in the country easier to access. Dr. Yaseenzai also received the International Good Governance award on behalf of Chairman HEC in Turkey.
Audit of education and health expenses
Auditor General of Pakistan Rana Asad gives orders to field audit offices to conduct performance audit of government expenses especially in education and health departments and also organize special studies. In coming years audit quality can be improved under better surveillance.
High court gave order in favor of Private schools regarding increased fees
Islamabad high court favored private schools regarding their fees structure and repealed the notification against increase in fees structures of private schools.
Scholarships offered for least developed Muslim countries
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar announced on Wednesday that Pakistan would award 100 scholarships every year to students of least developed countries for graduate studies in Pakistan in fields of science, agriculture, engineering and medicine.
IHC sets notification for restraining private schools from increasing fees
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) gave its verdict in the long-awaited fee hike case on Wednesday, and set aside the government notification that restrained private school owners from increasing school fees.
Three Pakistani students released by Afghanistan
Afghanistan government has released three Pakistani students following their unlawful arrest in Lugar province where they were on a media project, shooting the ancient and historical sites. The three students namely Khalil Aman, Shah Mohammad and Bazigh Khan from Riphah Institute of Media Sciences (Riphah International University Islamabad) were assigned to visit Afghanistan on lawful visas and documentation, and had a known programme of visiting the province of Lugar.
Graduation Ceremony of PAF finishing school
The graduation ceremony of the 40th batch of PAF Finishing School, Islamabad, was held at the Officers' Mess, Air Headquarters, and Islamabad. Lok Virsa Executive Director Dr. Fouzia Saeed was the chief guest on the occasion. Begum Talat Sohail, president of the Pakistan Air Force Women Association and patron-in-chief of the PAF Finishing School, Islamabad, was also present in the ceremony. The chief guest awarded certificates to the graduating students.
Innovation Model Expo 2016 held at PMAS-AAUR
The Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) organised the Innovation Model Expo 2016 with an aim to highlight creative business products and services developed by students and to provide them self-employment opportunities in order to cope with the challenge of unemployment.
Riphah gets quality assurance award
Riphah International University has won 2016 Asia Pacific Quality Network's (APQN) Best/Model Internal Quality Assurance (QA) Award. The award ceremony was held at APQN platform, in Intercontinental Hotel, Natadola, FIJI Islands. The award was received by Director QEC Riphah International University.
HEC to enhance collaboration with French Universities
A Pakistan Day ceremony was organised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan and Campus France in Paris, France, on Wednesday. The aim was to bring French institutions of higher learning closer to Pakistani universities so to enhance collaboration for developing human resource and strengthening research in Pakistan’s institutions.
A two-day seminar on Teaching and Research was organised by Department of English of Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR) project of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/124572-FJWU-seminar
Scholarships encourages talented students: POF Chief
Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) is one of the institutions of the country where numerous schemes are introduced for the welfare of employees and distribution of scholarships among talented students is an important welfare measure.
HEC & Campus France Organise Pakistan Day
Pakistan Day was organized by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Campus France in Paris on Wednesday. The aim was to bring French institutions of higher learning closer to Pakistani universities to enhance collaboration for developing human resource and strengthening research in Pakistan’s institutions, said a news release.
IHC directs FBISE to remove book with controversial content from market
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the Federal Board of Education and Secondary Education (FBISE) to remove a sociology book from the market containing objectionable content about the Baloch nation.
Ceremony in honor of position holders by tomorrow
The ceremony in honor of the position holders of Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education would be held tomorrow at the President house. Medals would be awarded to the position holders of Matric and Intermediate examinations 2015.
HEC Organizes Pakistan Day in Paris
Higher Education Commission has organized Pakistan Day in Paris in order to bridge the gap between the higher education institutions and universities of France and Pakistan. Chairman HEC expressed that Pakistan is willing to foster its industrial ties with France.
Elected members of FGTA sworn in
The newly elected members of the Federal Government Teachers Association have taken their oaths. The president of the head association of federal educational institutes, Chaudhry Sarwar took the oaths.
Students suffer due to biased transfers of school teachers
An unnecessary and biased transfer of the faculty in the educational institutions across the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has badly impacted on the teachers' performance which has led to the suffering of enrolled students. The Daily Times, through an investigation, has learnt that despite the sanctioned teaching staff many schools and colleges of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) were functioning without a permanent faculty.
Bilawal denounces ghastly murder of a woman teacher
Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday strongly condemned the ghastly murder of a woman teacher Maria by a mob in Murree and accused Punjab government and its Chief Minister for neglecting atrocities against women in the province.
Permission for summer camp will not be granted
Provincial education minister Rana Mashood Ahmed said during an address with the owners of private schools that permission will not be granted for summer camps during holidays. Action will be preceded against those who will take lump sum fees for three months of summer vacations.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-03-2016/lahore/pic.asp?picname=06_01.gif
Evacuation of all University hostels during summer holidays
By keeping focus on security issues, notice has been issued regarding evacuation of all University hostels during summer holidays.
Teachers arrested for protesting in front of National Assembly
Members of Teacher’s Union has said that they will continue protesting in front of National Assembly unless decision of Privatization of schools has been taken back and they will stay in Islamabad till the acceptance of charter of demand. Police started to arrest protesting teachers.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/front-page/03-Jun-2016/391844
TEVTA distributed scholarship among students
Technical education and vocational training authority has distributed scholarship of amount nine trillion and ten million rupees among students.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/rawalpindi/2016-06-03/page-3
Rs. 91 million scholarships distributed
Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority has approved scholarships for students worth Rs. 91 million. Chairperson Irfan Qaiser stated that a private firm is being hired to monitor the teachers’ attendance through biometric system.
PMDC conducts registration test for Pakistani students from abroad
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council conducted the NEB registration test for the students who have graduated from foreign universities. A record 3000 students took the step one test. 721 students would take step two test.
Government orders to close down academies
The government has ordered to close down the educational academies due to the heat wave. The government has also announced to take strict action against the institutions that would not comply to the government orders.
Academic and research board meeting of UHS
The meeting of Academic and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences was held. The 114th meeting was chaired by the pro vice chancellor of the university Professor Dr. Junaid Sarfaraz Khan.
IIUI and GCU sign pact
International Islamic University Islamabad and Government College University have signed a pact to enhance the co-ordination between the two universities. Professor Dr. Ahmad Yousuf visited the GCU and also had a meeting with the VC of GCU.
BS exams schedule to be released after Eid
The registrar Punjab University has issued a notification stating that the schedule for the examinations of the BS programs would be released after Eid.
Girls’ schools consist of single room
Four schools in the Tehsil Raiwind consisted of just single room. 19 schools have two rooms. 14 schools have only two teachers each. 8 boys schools consist of two rooms. These schools are located in the area where the Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Punjab reside.
Teachers to stage sit-in today
The teachers would stage a sit-in in front of the parliament today. The teachers have decided to resume their protest against the ongoing privatization process. The charter of demand of the teachers also consists of a rise in the pay of the teachers.
PU exams rescheduled
The Punjab University has rescheduled external and BS (4-Years) examinations at its sub-campuses and affiliated colleges and now they will be held after Eid. On the direction of Punjab Higher Education Commission, the University has notified on Thursday about the rescheduling of exams.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1262439/pu-exams-rescheduled
Medical student’s ‘fatal fall’ from hostel roof top
A medical student allegedly died on Thursday after he fell from the second story of a private medical college’s hostel building during Wednesday night windstorm in Hayer area. Police said Naqash, 20, of Kamoki, a first-year medical student at Avi Sena Medical College had gone to the rooftop of the hostel building on Wednesday night to make a phone call.
Students protest ‘strange questions’ in paper
Government Emerson College students of MSc have demanded grace marks or re-examination of bacteriology and virology paper, which they say was out of syllabus.
Though the federal government has been spending a huge amount of money on renovating government schools, it is yet to task the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) with constructing schools in new sectors and housing societies.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1262457/education-watch
PM&DC step-I exam
The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s (PM&DC) National Examination Board (NEB) Step-I exam was held at Pak China Centre Thursday in collaboration with Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Medical University / PIMS Islamabad.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/124840-PMDC-Step-I-exam
UHS considers synopses, Thesis reports
The 114th meeting of Advanced Studies and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held on Thursday with Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Junaid Sarfraz Khan in the chair. The board considered the proposal of starting postgraduate certificate in Family Medicine and MS Programme in spine surgery.
PIFD to remain closed
Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD) will remain closed with effect from June 2 as per notification of Punjab Higher Education Department. It is also informed that the thesis display scheduled from June 1 to June 7 has been postponed for general public.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/124847-PIFD-to-remain-closed
PU exams after Eid
On the direction of Deputy Secretary (Universities) HED Government of the Punjab, the Registrar University of Punjab has notified that all the External and BS (4-Year) Examinations to be held in sub-campuses and affiliated colleges will be rescheduled after Ramazan/Eid Holidays.
Complete Story: http://www.thenews.com.pk/print/124850-PU-exams-after-Eid
PU Workshop on food safety
Punjab University Institute of Agricultural Science (IAGS) in collaboration with PEPSICO organized a 2-day national workshop on “Food Safety Internship Program”. The workshop was attended by SDCM, Pepsi Cola International Izhar-ul-Haq Awan, Mufti-SANHA International Ehsan Zafar, Trainer, SGS International Shahid Soomroo, Sales Manager, PESTEX Environmental Solutions Saeed Alam, Director IAGS Prof Dr Muhammad Saleem Haider, faculty members and students.
Tevta disburses over Rs90m to students
Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has distributed more than Rs. 90 million to enrolled students of Industry Demand Driven (IDD) Short courses. Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said this while addressing a meeting at TEVTA Secretariat here Thursday to review the progress of 3rd phase of demand driven short courses.
Cheating prevalent in Aitchison College entrance tests
Aitchison College has long boasted of instilling scrupulous values in its red brick building, generation after generation. The spirit of proficiency that the institute enthuses in its students in order to prepare them to excel in all walks of life is secret to none. Nevertheless, over the years, the college has made headlines for not its achievements, but interesting controversies. Only last year, the sacking of Dr Ghazanfar, the then principal, at the hands of the board of governors, for his refusal to bow down to the practices of nepotism prevalent in the administration, stimulated debates on all tables with regard to the institute’s credibility.
UVAS, engro sign MoU to strengthen industrial academia linkages
The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and Engro Food Limited Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), for strengthening industrial academia links. Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and Chief Executive Officer Engro Food Limited Pakistan Babur Sultan signed the MoU at a ceremony held at City Campus (UVAS) Lahore while faculty members Prof Dr Habib-ur Rehman, Prof Dr Aleem Bhatti and Dr Muhammad Nasir were also present on the occasion.
Teachers’ 75% exemption in income tax must be restored
President of Federation of All Pakistan Academic Staff association, Professor Dr. Humayun Khan and other members has demanded restoration of 75% exemption in income tax which was reduced to 40% two years ago.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/metropolitan4/02-Jun-2016/391157
New research on dairy industry by LUMS
On National Milk Day has introduced new research on Lessons from the past to build a resilient dairy industry. A ceremony was organized in this regard on Wednesday in which all stake holders of dairy sector participated.
High Court ordered to stop action against private schools
Lahore High court gave orders to Education Department for not taking any action regarding those private schools which are taking their final exams. This order was passed due to an application of a private school.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/back-page/02-Jun-2016/391329
The News Education Expo starting today in Multan
Pakistan biggest expo ‘The News Education Expo’ organized by Jang Media Group is starting today in Multan after its success in other cities.
Ready to support educational institutes, Saudi Minister
Saudi Minister Dr. Suleiman bin Abdullah on his visit to Pakistan met Pakistan Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed. Saudi Minister said they will support Punjab government for establishing more educational institutes in Punjab.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-02-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=63.gif
Entry tests for Post-graduation programs
King Edward Medical University conducted entry test for admission in post-graduate programs 33.8 percent candidates failed in clearing the test. Only 136 doctors passed the exams out of 1253 doctors of the province.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-02-2016/Lahore/pic.asp?picname=1521.gif
UVAS for 100pc duty on Milk Powder import
The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) has called for slapping 100 percent duty on import of whey and milk powder to discourage its import. The varsity, in collaboration with the Livestock and Dairy Development Punjab, organised a milk conference in connection with the World Milk Day here on Wednesday.
PU postpones exams
The Punjab University has postponed B.Com part-I & II and MA/MSc part-II annual examinations 2016, BS in computer sciences and MSc I.T second annual examinations 2015 till further notification.
Complete Story: http://www.dawn.com/news/1262225/pu-postpones-exams
School Enrolment in Layyah improves
Layyah has secured 12th position in education ranking of 36 districts of Punjab by dint of its better school infrastructure, says a report compiled by NGO Alif Ailaan.
Young researchers taught useful skills
A two-day seminar on Teaching and Research was organised by Department of English of Fatima Jinnah Women University in collaboration with English Language Teaching Reforms (ELTR) project of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad.
Ceremony held about the Dairy Industry
A ceremony was held at the Lahore University of Management Sciences on the dairy industry on the occasion of international day on milk. Dr. Abid Amin Burki presented his new research at the occasion.
Exams schedule changed
Punjab University has announced change in the examinations schedule of B.Com, M.A, M.Sc part two annual 2016, BS Computer Science, M.Sc Information Technology second annual 2015 untill further notification.
Exams postponed due to emergency closure
The examinations of the public sector universities have been postponed due to sudden announcement of vacations. The managements of the universities have expressed their concerns about not informing them before issuing the notification about the holidays.
Welcome Party in honor of new-comers
A welcome party was thrown in honor of the new students at Lahore Leeds University. The party was organized by M.Phil. English Literature second semester students. The dean of humanities, Riyaz Naseem Butt was the chief guest on the occasion.
168 students display thesis
As many as 168 students displayed their final year projects/ thesis at an inaugural ceremony of Thesis Display 2016 at Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD) on Wednesday. The students have put an untiring effort under the guidance of faculty. Their projects are diverse in nature and not only capture the essence of academic programme but also realities of the corporate world.
Muzaffargarh school teacher held in ‘fake’ blasphemy claim
A Muslim school teacher in Mehmoodkot was accused of blasphemy by parents of his students, sparking anger from school officials and activists who said the law is being abused to carry out personal vendettas.
PVTC Training People to meet market needs
The Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC) is striving for producing a skilled workforce, which is able to meet the demands of the job market and industry, chairman PVTC Mr. Faisal Ijaz Khan said while briefing reporters here on Wednesday. “No vocational training programme can be effective if it is not designed and delivered according to what is needed in the industry,” he remarked, saying “we are trying our level best to make our training programmes in line with the needs of the market.
GCWUS teachers not paid for three months
Teaching staff of Government College Women University Sialkot (GCWUS) have not been paid salaries for the last three months. The GCWUS is basically merger of Government Women College and the newly established university. The staff belonging to the Government Women College had not gotten salaries for last three months, a teacher, and requesting anonymity, told APP on Wednesday.
GCU Seminar pays tribute to Hazrat Sultan Bahu
The contemporary Urdu literature on Sufism should be taught to the youth by incorporating the translations of great Sufi saints’ works by eminent poets and scholars in their curriculum. This was stated by speakers while addressing a seminar on the teachings of Hazrat Sultan Bahu (RA) at the Government College University (GCU) Lahore on Wednesday.
Approval of budget for Federal Urdu University
Budget of two thousand million has been approved for the year 2016-2017 for federal Urdu University. This budget will be used for development and construction projects in the University.
Guidance Program by BASF for needy students
The Volunteers of BASF providing help and guidance to more than 500 needy students. Their mission is to provide education to less resource children.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/karachi/2016-06-03/page-3
SU VC Abida Taherani passes away in London
Sindh University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Abida Taherani passed away at a hospital in London on Thursday after a long illness. She was 61. She has left her husband and two daughters. Besides being a scholar, she was a strict administrator. She held the posts of professor of economics at the SU’s department of economics, director of the Sindh development studies, dean of the faculty of social sciences in 2012 and pro-vice chancellor in 2014.
Dawood University appoints focal person
Dawood University of Engineering and Technology has appointed a focal person for co-ordination and communication with foreign universities. This step has been taken to enhance its efforts to step up the students exchange programs.
Tussle between CM, Ebad continues over DUHS VC appointment
Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad is not willing to appoint Professor Dr Saeed Qureshi as the next vice chancellor of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) even though Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has forwarded his nomination for the second time. The chief minister believes that Dr Qureshi is the ‘most suitable person’ for the post of DUHS vice chancellor, official’s privy to the developments told The News on Thursday.
Izhar flays govt over state of NED, KU
Sindh Assembly opposition leader and Muttahida Qaumi Movement lawmaker Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hassan on Wednesday paid a visit the NED University of Engineering and Technology, and University of Karachi. During his visit, he held meetings with vice chancellors and other officials of the both the institutions. He expressed that both the government-run universities were in a dire need of attention from the authorities.
Dr Zahir Syed assumes charge as UIT Director
Usman Institute of Technology – Pakistan’s premier technology institution that now enjoys affiliation with NED University of Engineering & Technology – is honored to appoint Dr. Zahir A. Syed as the new Director. In addition to his present position at Usman Institute of Technology, Dr. Zahir also serves as Co-Chair of MIT Enterprise Forum Pakistan, Member Selection Committee of the Sultan Qaboos, IT Chair at University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore.
B.Com part 1 result announced by Karachi University
Karachi University has announced result of B.com private annual exams 2015 part one according to results 3428 students appeared in exams.
B.Com results declared
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari has declared the B.Com part two results. The controller examinations declared that the copies of the result have been sent to all the affiliated colleges. The result is also available on the university website.
KU announces BA private results
Karachi University has announced the results for B.A private 2015. 3428 students appeared in the examinations. Only 744 students could pass the examination whereas the pass percentage was 21.70.
Study tour of MAJU over
The study tour of the students and the faculty members of Muhammad Ali Jinnah University has come to an end. The delegate visited Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Jammu Kashmir and gathered information on the problems faced by the people.
Financial Assistance to Hamdard University students
Hamdard University and Ihsan Trust (IT) of Meezan Bank have signed an MoU for providing Qarz-e-Hasna to students of Hamdard University (HU), purely on need-cum-merit basis. The purpose of this MoU is to strengthen each other’s capacity and playing their role in providing education to those communities and individuals who have been admitted to Hamdard University on merit and are not in a position or cannot afford the tuition fees.
Educators in need! By ‘Rida Hanif’
As we all know school fees are increasing every year. Parents have a difficult time paying them and sending their children to school. Receiving an education nowadays is just not easy. Most people are backing away from education because they can’t afford it.
Education quality By ‘Hira Ishaque’
‘Quality’ continues to be an issue that gravely confronts education in our part of the world. One of the areas prioritised by the World Bank report on quality education is that learning outcomes should become the central goal of the education policy. Student learning in South Asia is far behind local and international standards. Students do not get even the basic numeracy and literacy skills after putting in a reasonable time in school.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/2016/06/03/education-quality/
Burning of lady teacher in Murree
Just few weeks after the chilling murder of a sixteen year old girl who was strangled and set on fire in Abbottabad, the torching of a school teacher by a mob in Murree on Tuesday once again reminds us how vulnerable the women are to violence that anybody can pick and kill them at free will – something that is unimaginable and unthinkable in the 21st century.
Letters to the Editor
Journey of knowledge and skills
We are living in era of technology. Technology is bringing new changes in human life. Technology is the product of research and there is a need to do more in the field of technology. Muslim scientist made their names in different discoveries on the basis of education and knowledge. Punjab Government is promoting education they allocate 27% of budget for education.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/columns/03-Jun-2016/391789
Education department Lower Dir addresses teachers’ complaints, Aizaz-ul-Mulk Afkari
Lower Dir: MPA Aizaz-ul-Mulk Afkari said to the Education Department Lower Dir to address the teachers’ complaints. The Appointment and transfer policy made according to the justice. We will take strict action where we see the irregularities and corruption.
Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx
Dream of development cannot be achieved without education
Mingora: Swat University awarded scholarship to 390 talented position holders’ students. The Vice Chancellor of the University Jehan Bakht instructed to students to work hard. He said the development of nations depend upon education. Dr. Hassan Sher, Registrar of the University gave the congratulations to the position holders students.
Complete Story: http://peshawar.ausaf.pk/?pg=2
Teacher’s violence against a student and broke his arm
Swat: The class IV students arm was broken due to the teacher violence against him, at Government Girls Primary School.
Complete Story: Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No. 8
Sit-in camp of unpaid ad-hoc lecturers continues
The sit-in camp of ad-hoc lecturers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa outside the Peshawar Press Club for regularization of their services and release of salaries entered 24th day.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No. 2
Daily Surkhab, Peshawar, Page No. 2
Education department approves 22 bathrooms for a school
Peshawar: The Elementary and Secondary Education unique act to approve 22 bathrooms for a school. The Government Primary School Garhi Fazal Raheem issued 2.2 million and forty thousand fund for bathrooms construction. On the other hand the number of schools of province deprived of single bathroom.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No. 3
Allocation of 70 percent for girls & 30 percent for boys’ schools in Education Budget: Atif Khan
Mardan: Mohammad Atif Khan, Provincial Minister for Secondary and Elementary Education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday inaugurated Residential Girls Primary and Secondary Model School Mardan located on Bashkhali Road .In this regard, an inaugural ceremony was held at the site of the above mentioned girls’ school. He claimed that they had allocated Rs500 million fund last year; while this year the provincial government was allocating Rs250 million for development of educational institutions in district Mardan.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No. 2
Primary School is facing teacher shortage
Bajaur Agency: Due to unavailability of the teacher, the students of the Bajaur Agency Lararung Naranj Primary School students hold protest demonstration and blocking the road for many hours but he Education Department Officials keep silence.
Complete Story: Daily Subh, Peshawar, Page No. 3
Private school violates the instructions of District Government about fee collection
Takht Bhai: In the wake of upcoming annual summer vacation, most of the private schools of Takht Bhai have started collecting fees for three months in advance, adding to the miseries of inflation-stricken people. As the government banned on private schools on collection of summer vacation fees in advance together.
Complete Story: Daily Akhbar-e-Khyber, Peshawar, Page No. 3
Appointment of regular staff solves the student’s problems
Khyber Agency: The Union President Government Degree College Landi Kotal Shafaat Shinwari appreciated the Principal and DDO efforts for the provision of regular staff to the college and said the regular staff provision is a step toward the solution of the problems of the students. He said the Principal taken charge of the college which provides a development path to the college. The new administration solved the basic problem of students after the appointment of the regular staff.
Complete Story: Daily Awam-un-Nas, Peshawar, Page No. 3
Students and parents protest against the non-construction of school
Peshawar: The Students and the parents of Government PS Audit Colony hold protest against the non-construction of the Audit Colony School in front of the school building.
Complete Story: Daily Aaj, Peshawar, Page No. 2
More than 355 Primary and Middle schools are closed in Khyber Paktunkhuwa
Peshawar: More than 355 Primary and middle schools are exposed to be closed for a long time in many districts of Khyber Paktunkhuwa, including Peshawar. Fifty Four in Mansehra, 45 in Bannu, 30 in Swat and 38 schools are closed in District Peshawar and surrounding area due to which educational activities are highly affected. There are 28 thousands 178 Government Schools in the province ,out of which 27 thousands 823 schools are functional whereas almost 355 schools are non-functional which are mostly primary and high Levels Schools. This includes both girls and boys schools.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq, Peshawar, Page No. 8
Offer orders of NTS pass teacher’s should be released: AQM
District Quetta: AQM leader, Mr. Saif-ud-Din demanded from CM Baluchistan and Education officials to release offer orders of NTS pass teachers of district Qilla Abdullah. He said fifteen months have been passed but yet teachers are awaiting for offer orders and facing financial crises.
Steps should be taken for betterment of education standard in Balochistan: Hamdard Welfare Society
District Suhbatpur: The chairman Hamdard Welfare Society district Shubatpur, Mr. Fatah Ali along with others said that due to negligence of previous Governments Educational standard of Baluchistan has been grounded; Educational institutions in Baluchistan are going back with passing days in Educational rankings and basic facilities are unavailable. Hamdard Welfare Society demanded by Government to focus over Educational issues and to their early resolution.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-03-2016/Quetta/page8.asp
Dawood Model High school Qalat building is dilapidated; it may collapse suddenly
District Qalat: Dawood Model High school Qalat building is dilapidated; at any time can become a victim of the accident.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 6
Kolpur High school teachers sould be make bound: Sardar Yar Muhammad Kurd
District Muchh: A Tribal leader Mr. Sardar Yar Muhammad Kurd said Kolpur High school teachers should be make bound of duties because they are not punctual, due to absenteeism children Education is suffering. He demanded from CM, Education department to take action against absent/ghost teachers.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 3
Action will be taken against absent teachers: DDO Chalton town
District Quetta: The Deputy Ditrict Education Officer Calton town Mr. Gul Muhammad Kakar visited primary school Muslimabad, Akhtarabad, Hazarganji & others and deducted one day salary of absent teachers and said absent & ghost teachers will not be tolerated any more. He advised school principals to keep open & close schools on timings.
Complete Story: Daily Qudrat Quetta, Page No. 8
Middle school “Chota goth” should be upgraded to High
District Lasbela: A Social figure Mr. Pir Ghulam Muhammad Shah stated in statement that Middle school “Chota goth” should be upgraded to middle & boundary wall should be given to school. He said due to absence of boundary wall children are bunking the classes. He demadned from CM Baluchistan and Education department to resolve mentioned school problems on prior basis.
Educational emergency is limitted to newspaper statements: JTI Nazriyati
District Quetta: The Provincial Convener JTI Nazriyati Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Asghar along with other party officials said that Educational emergency claimers have imposed emergency in corruption, while Educational emergency in real means is limitted upto newspaper statements. They said it is tyranny of fate is that schools are going on in rental homes. They demanded to bring positive change in Education sector instead of hallow slogans.
Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/06-02-2016/quetta/page2.asp
Education Minister visits different schools issuing notices to absent teachers
District Quetta: The Provincial Education Minister, Mr. Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal visited to different schools & issued notices to absent/ghost teachers. He warned concerned EDO to take legal actions against absent teachers & stop salaries. Provincial Minister ensured to provide necessary Educational material in schools.
Complete Story: Daily Express Quetta, Page No. 6
Most of Zamran schools are closed for last ten years: Zahid Muhammad
District Turbat: The Social activist Mr. Zahid Muhammad said most of zamran schools are closed from previous ten years and schools has become lands of drug addicts. Youth of zamran due to Education deprivation are inclining towards intoxication. CM Baluchistan & Education department should take practical steps to revive Education in the area.
Complete Story: Daily Aazadi Quetta, Page No. 3
District Sherani is deprived of education in modern age: Pashtoon Action Committee
District Sherani: The President Pashtoon Action Committee, Mr. Abdul rehman Sherani along with others said that district Sherani is deprived of Education in modern age. Teachers are absent from duties and taking salaries at home. Educational emergency claims of Government are baseless and deteriorating the Education system in Baluchistan.
Complete Story: Daily Mashriq Quetta, Page No. 8
Privates Schools violating Vacation notification
District Layyah: The management of Private Schools Chock Azam are not obeying the Government instructions and still continuing their activities are running as summer camps by closing main gates. The Students are instructed to come in color dresses. Even the District Pubic School under management of DCO is violating summer vacation notification.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 8
Private Schools demands three month fees in advance
District Rahim Yar Khan: The Private Schools of Tranda Muhammad Panhaa neglected Government order for not demanding 3 months fee in advance. They have directed the Students to come in color dresses till Summer Vacations circular. Due to this policy Students come under sun stroke threat. While the Parents have demanded Higher Authorities to take immediate action against concern Schools Management
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11
Teachers protest, police in action
District Lahore: In response of Teachers’ protest declaration in front of Punjab Assembly, Punjab police started crack down and arrested 330 Teachers and 552 clerks from different districts of Punjab last night, while Teachers are determinant to approve their Charter of demand against School privatization.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-06-03/page-01
Private Schools become business trades
District Bahawalpur: The Chairman Bahawalpur of Civil Society Mr. Sheikh Abbas Raza shared with media that every year Private Schools disobey Government’s instructions and orders. School Managements have converted Education as business. He appreciated the High Court’s order to start inquiry against the Schools not following Government‘s instructions.
Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2016-06-03/page- 02
500 head teachers demoted as teachers, notification released
District Rawalpindi: In 2014 Ministry of Education promoted 500 Elementary Teacher as Head Teachers of Primary Schools, but now notification released for the demotion of these Head Teachers as Middle Teachers and transferred in far areas.
Complete Story: Daily Express, Rahim Yar Khan, Page No. 3
Cheating mafia at peak in Examination Center
District Bahawalpur: Students at Examination Center of Government Higher Secondary School 36 DNB are freely facilitated with books for cheating and solving, causing badly violating the rights of hardworking Students. Students and their Parents Protested and demanded District Coordination Officer to put immediate inquiry against the mafia.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 11
Missing facilities at Examination Center
District Rahim Yar Khan: During Examination of intermediate Students are facing snag due to unavailability of fans at examination centers. The Residents demanded from Higher Authorities to provide fans at examination center.
Complete Story: Daily Khabrain, Multan, Page No. 7
Private schools still open in Color Wali
District Bahawalpur: Private Schools in Murad Purr Color Wali still open and Schools Management have denied closing Schools. Due to intensiveness of hot weather Students are highly anxious to attend the Schools.
Complete Story: Daily Ausaf, Multan, Page No. 2
School without teachers
District Rahim Yar Khan: The Residents of Fateh Purr shared with media that they had only one Government Boys Primary School in the area. After retirement of one and only Teacher of the said School, new appointments were not considered; even Teacher’s unavailability at school leaving Students miserable. They demanded from Education Department to recruit Teachers immediately.
Complete Story: Daily Dunya, Multan, Page No. 2
Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 3
Security plan at Examination Centers
District Bahawalpur: The Regional Police Officer Mr. Ahsan shared with media that comprehensive plan have been prepare to insure security arrangements at Examination Centers, in addition all Institutions should follow instructions in this regard to avoid any inquiry.
Complete Story: Daily Naya Daur, Multan, Page No. 3
512 non-teaching employees protest for restoration
District Khairpur Mirs: The 512 Suspended College Side Employees took out protest strike for their restoration, alleging that Director Colleges was demanding for bribe for restoration.
Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2016-06-03/news/page8/1%20(8).htm
Protest on usage of substandard material in construction work
District Qamber Shahdadkot: The members of JSSF stood against the contractor on using substandard material in the construction work of School building and its compound wall at Government High School Nasirabad.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_03062016012449.jpg
Budget of 2 billion approved for Federal Urdu University
Karachi: 30th Senate Meeting was held of Federal Urdu University, under the leadership of Deputy Chair Senate, Mr. Javed Ashraf Hassan, where important decisions were taken, including approval of 2 billion rupees budget for the year, 2016-17.
College side employees continue protest
Sukkur: The College Side Non-Teaching Staff from Tharoo Shah continued protest strike against stoppage of salary, for past 55 months.
336 schools dysfunctional in Thatta
District Thatta: A meeting of parents union was held at Thatta, where MPA N League Mr. Syed Ameer Hyder Shah, PPP MNA Miss Shamsul Nisa Memon, Taluka Education Officer, Mr. Nazeer Ahmed Chandio and others were present. Mr. Hyder Shah declared that currently 336 Government Schools are dysfunctional in District Thatta and standard of education in rural areas in very low.
Protest on usage of substandard material in construction work
District Qamber Shahdadkot: The members of Jeay Sindh Students Federation protested against the contractor, on usage of substandard material in construction work of Compound wall of High School Nasirabad.
Complete Story: Daily Jeejal, Page No. 3
Other cadre teachers continued protests for salary
District Khairpur Mirs: The Teachers of Other cadre continued protest strike and Hunger Strike against stoppage of salary.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_02062016010920.jpg
Girls College budget grabbed
District Naushehro Feroz: The Principal of Government Girls Degree College Naushehro Feroz has violated the College Budget, on the bogus bill of Uniforms, stationary and Furniture. The School Gardner is given the charge of Accountant of the College.
Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_02062016011806.jpg
Karachi University declares B.Com result
Karachi: Karachi University has declared the result of B.com first year, 2015. According to the result, 3428 candidates appeared in the examination.
No regular Controller Examination appointed in Matric Board
Karachi: Due to heedlessness and carelessness of Sindh Government Secretariat Boards and Universities, the Education Boards of Sindh have been prey of Adhocism. The Controller examination did not appoint in Matriculation Board Karachi, after the retirement of regular controller examination. The charge of has been given to deputy controller.