3rd Nov 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Education Code of Conduct 1935 still in use

Peshawar: Even after the Education Act 1991 was passed by Provincial Government, the 1935 code is still implemented in education department.

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Co-education ‘a ticking time bomb’ for youth

Peshawar: JI’s KP chief Mushtaq Ahmed rejects the ‘westernisation’ of education system and lambasted the KP govt over its decision to implement co-education system in degree colleges and schools, terming it a “ticking time bomb” for the youth.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201711030256&EN_ID=11201711030132&EMID=11201711030039


Scores of schools still operate in rented buildings

Peshawar: Around 411 schools are operating in rented buildings in 20 districts of KP. Mansehra, DI Khan are among the districts with most rented school buildings.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201711030065&EN_ID=11201711030038&EMID=11201711030011


NWA youth seek free education, movement

Peshawar: Youth from North Waziristan Agency have demanded of the government to recognise them as Pakistani citizens and give them access to free and quality education, freedom of movement and compensation to rebuild destroyed houses.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=03_11_2017_182_001


Over 150 quake-hit schools yet to be rebuilt in Shangla

Shangla: The local people have said that 170 schools, demolished by Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) after developing cracks due to earthquake some 12 years ago, are still awaiting reconstruction.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=03_11_2017_183_004




Candidates who passed NTS exam should be appointed in Education Department - High Court

Quetta: Chief Justice Balochistan High Court Justice M. Noor has directed government to appoint candidates who has passed NTS test in education department.

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Boys primary school restored in Qilla Abdullah

Quetta:On directions of provincial Ombudsman Boys primary school in Qilla Abdullah has been restored & classes are started again.

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Strict actions to be taken against absent teachers

Quetta: Provincial Education Minister A.Rahim has said that no hurdle in course of education will be tolerated.He also said that absent teachers will be handled as per law.

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Cheating free exam is the goal

Quetta: Controller Education Board Quetta IbadULLAH has said that students are our assets. He also said that cheating free exam is goal set by board.

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Board should review decision of deduction in annual holidays

Quetta: Insaf Student Federation has urged Educational Board to review the decision of deduction of seasonal holidays in schools. Provincial President Sana ULLAH also said that administration should take measures to facilitate students in winter.   

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Issues of teachers to be resolved

Chamman: District President Watan Teachers Union Shah Wali & others has asked Minister Of Education to take interest to resolve matters of teachers.

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Students should work hard for a developed Pakistan - PM Abbasi

Islamabad: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said talented youth is the future of Pakistan in a conversation with a group of students from different schools.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-02-2017/lahore/pic.asp?picname=1914.gif


Issues faced by private educational institutions must be resolved - Minister CADD

Islamabad: Dr. Tariq Fazal Choudhary took notice of issues faced by private educational institutes in the capital and showed his serious concern over solving these issues.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104695168&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20171103




No entry of visitors in schools without permission

Gujranwala: Deputy Commissioner has directed that entry of visitors in schools is banned without authorities’ permission.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104695560&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171103


Filtration plants to be made functional

Multan: Schools Deptt Multan has directed to make all installed filtration plants in schools functional as soon as possible.

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Damaged road closes education door on girls

Chiniot: The damaged Bhowna-Aminpur Road has been causing problems for the villagers especially the female students who are forced to discontinue their education due to absence of public transportation.

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Matric exam to be held on 1st March by RBISE

Rawalpindi: Board of Secondary Education Rawalpindi has announced the date for Matric exam 2018. Exam to be held on 1st March 2018. Fee schedule has been issued.

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Discrepancies found in Punjab school enrollment

Lahore: Major difference appear in actual number of enrolled students and govt database. Taking notice of the irregularities, the Punjab School Education Department sent a letter to all district authorities (DEAs) and chief officers (CEOs).

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201711030162&EN_ID=11201711030099&EMID=11201711030027


Punjab governor stresses importance of education for youth

Wah Cantt: Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said that education is the only way to attain the objectives of socio-economic development and prosperity.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/11/03/lahore-e-paper-november-03-2017/



Focal person deployed to make sure SOPs are being acted upon

Lahore: CEO Education Authority Lahore has set a focal person in all education institutions to make sure SOPs are being acted upon.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104695978&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171103



Notification issued to designate primary schools’ graduate and senior teachers as headmasters

Sikandrabad: Those senior teachers who have passed at least BA can be nominated as headmasters in all Punjab schools.

Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-03/page-2/detail-25




Education can counter evils in society. Dr. Ajmal

Karachi: VC Karachi Uni Dr. Ajmal while addressing a seminar has said that education & awareness can counter evils prevailed in society.

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BSE Sukkur has extended end date to get transfer certificate

Sukkur: Board of Secondary Education has extended end date for intermediate students to get their Transfer certificates (TC).

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Education Festival held in generation school

Karachi: Generation school south campus has organised an educational festival at campus. Director school Ms. Ghazala has said that it is a chance for youth to engage with books & literature.

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Private schools admin has to make sure implementation of safety rules

Karachi: Minister for Education Sindh Jam Mehtab Dahar has said that steps been taken to release funds to provincial educational boards.He also said that implementation of safety rules is a must to do for private schools administration.

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Performance of govt educational institutes is appreciable

Karachi: Performance of government schools in  Science Gala was appreciable. In some fields, they performed even better than private institutes.

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Fee waiver for schools under District Corporation denied

Karachi: Examination & enrolment fee waiver for schools under District Corporations has been denied by Board Of Secondary Education Karachi. Decision may affect badly future of thousands students.

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Protest against appointment of male head teacher in girls school

Pangrio: Students & teachers of Primary Girls School Pangrio protested against appointment of male head master in girls school.

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BSEK will announce 9th result today

Karachi: Board of Secondary Education Karachi will announce 9th class result today.

Result can be viewed at board`s website.

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Safety of students in school vans be ensured

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Dahar on Thursday asked the director general of private institutions to ensure safety of students who travelled in school vans carrying substandard gas cylinders.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=03_11_2017_118_008


Funding for education boards coming soon: minister

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Education & Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar said that Sindh Education Department was fully aware of the problems faced by education boards across the province. He said the department had made all arrangements to release funds to the education boards on the basis of enrolment of students in classes IX, X, XI and XII, in public sector schools.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/133983/funding-education-boards-coming-soon-minister/


Action will be taken against govt schools charging fees - Education Minister

Karachi: Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar said no school can charge registration or examination fees from students.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104694750&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171103




Education Watch: New education policy still awaited






Directives to active water plants in schools

Multan: All schools of Multan are issued directives by Education Department to activate their water filtration plants.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-03/page-2



PSF holds rally in Zakaria University

Multan: A rally was organized by PSF followed by Amjad Nawaz in Zakaria University.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104697242&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171103


Hundreds of students deprived of scholarship stipend

Qatab: Hundreds of students have been deprived of getting scholarship stipend amount due to private franchise.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2017-11-03/43339/001.jpg




Protest against closure of school

Nawabshah: Government Primary School Gulbahar Rind was closed due to carelessness of Education Department. School students, along with parents, held a protest for its reinstatement.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567464&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171103


Primary school dysfunctional for past five months

Kadhan: A self-run Government Primary School Village Farid Chandio remains closed after the retirement of Teacher for past five months. About 150 students are kept aloof of getting primary education.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567509&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171103


Protest for construction of school building

Qubo Saeed Khan: Residents of Village Meer Hassan Khoso carried a protest strike for the construction of school building in the village.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567580&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171103


Protest against unavailability of teachers in school

Mirpur Mathelo: A protest was carried by the residents of Village Rasool Bux Bozdar against unavailability of school building in the village, crying that student future was being ruined.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567582&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171103


Children protest against shortage of furniture

Khairpur Mir: Teachers and students of Government High School Shah Marda Shah protested against the shortage of furniture in the school.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567605&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171103


Three schools of KN Shah restored

Dadu: Three government schools of Khair Pur Nathan Shah have been restored on the directives of Sindh High Court. The school buildings were occupied by local landlords since years.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130567659&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171103



Five schools running without school buildings

Kakar: More than five government schools of Union Council Mitho Babar are running without government buildings; hundreds of children have to sit under tree and carry on their study. No steps are taken by the Education Department.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-03/news/page3/1%20(38).htm


Girls’ school building left unattended

Qamber: Building of Government Girls High School Ghoghro, near Pakho, is left unattended due to carelessness of rulers.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-03/news/page3/1%20(4).htm


Education Minster to act against government schools collecting fees

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Dahar has said that board problems are familiar to him and all steps are being taken to release the funds, adding that action will also be taken against government schools collecting illegal fees.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104694750&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171103


Girls Middle School dysfunctional for past twenty years

Ghaji Khuhawar: Government Girls Middle School Ghaji Khuhawar could not be restored after twenty years; the school staff is taking salary without performing duties.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Nov/03-11-2017/Page5/P5-22.jpg




Girls’ education is responsible for bright future

Jaffarabad: Deputy Commissioner Jaffarabad has opined that girls’ education is responsible for bight future and there is need to educate girls.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51642/59fb59583d819



BSO is working for betterment of education

Noshiki: Meeting of Baloch Students Organization was chaired by Zonal Senior Vice President Wajid Baloch. It was highlighted that BSO is to the front for betterment of education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51624/59fb4af562cc5


No hindrance will be tolerated in ways of education: Ziaratwal

Quetta: Provincial Minister for Education Raheem Ziaratwal has said that no hindrances will be tolerated at any rate in the ways of education and current Government is struggling for provision of education on emergency basis.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/51723/59fb94b18526b


Teachers’ training is necessary for education system

Mastoong: The District Education Officer Mastoong said during his talks with teachers getting training under PITE Balochistan that teachers’ trainings are inevitable process for education system.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/newspaper/p3/story.php?param=nazam.jpg


Percentage of school going children in Balochistan is 35

Quetta: It has been declared by educationists that percentage of school going children between age 6 to 16 in Balochistan is 35.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/newspaper/p3/story.php?param=balcoshtan-ma.jpg


Academic process in school of Qila Abdulla activated

Quetta: On the directive of Provincial Ombudsman Balochistan Abdul Ghani, academic process of Government Primary School Qila Abdullah was restored after deputing teachers in the school.

Complete Story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104694837&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171103


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Financial Condition of Wali Khan University is critical

Peshawar: Provincial Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan said that during his visit of Wali Khan University that there is dire need to focus on improvement of education, adding that financial condition of the university is critical.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104695833&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171103




Protest against Education Department

Bannu: A protest strike was carried by the all teacher organizations of Banu against Education Department.


Complete Story: http://naibaat.com.pk/Pre/peshawar/Page03.aspx