3rd Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Teachers asked to resist bids to ‘westernise’ education

Timergara: Speakers at an educational conference here on Monday urged the teachers’ community to strongly resist ‘privatisation’ and ‘westernisation’ of education in Pakistan and prepare the coming generations to serve the nation in a better way.

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IJT to launch drive for restoration of student unions

Peshawar: Islami Jamiat Talba has announced to launch a campaign on November 2 to restore student unions in educational institutions and force the government to implement compulsory education law besides increasing educational budget.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=03_10_2017_182_001


Shangla village lacks health, education facilities

Shangla: The people of Sangrai village here on Sunday complained during a jirga that their area had been deprived of basic facilities like road, health and education.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=03_10_2017_183_005


Staff of 240 schools to be rewarded for better results in matric exams

Peshawar: Cash prizes worth 11 crore will be awarded province-wide to male and female principals and 7 teachers each of 240 schools as per notification by the KP provincial govt.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597120&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171003


One-week deadlines given for return of Class 4 schools

Timergara: Leaders of Class 4 Association have said that they will have no choice but to protest if govt workers occupying school buildings are not evacuated within one week.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104596912&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171003




Government is focusing on girls education and quality, Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party

Pishin: PK MAP, Provincial Secretary for Information Esa Roshaan in a seminar stated that government is focusing on girls education and quality. Quality education is a dire need of the time.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-03-2017/Quetta/page2.asp


Announcement for the District Education Officer

Quetta: District Education Officer for the Quetta Region has inquired all Private and Secondary Schools who have submitted forms of middle standard exams for class 5 and 6 to be rechecked before 15th October.

Complete Story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104594773&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171003


Corruption in the name of schools’ renovation should be stopped

Harnai: In a statement by ANP, it is said that corruption in the name of renovation of schools should be stopped.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-03-2017/Quetta/page8.asp


No compromise on education, DEO Dera Bugti

Dera Bugti: DEO Dera Bugti said that educational activities in all the schools of Dera Bugti are being carried out. No compromise on the education would be made.

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School teacher suspended after student`s eyes damaged

Muzaffarabad: A school teacher who had appointed a ‘surrogate’ instructor in her stead at a girls’ primary school in Upper Tengerran village of Abbaspur tehsil, was suspended on Monday after the surrogate subjected a nine-year-old to harsh corporal punishment on Thursday.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=03_10_2017_005_006




Teachers play pivotal role in development of nations

Islamabad: Teachers play a pivotal role in the development of the nations. In order to fulfill their important roles with excellence they need training, motivation as well as regular mental, emotional and spiritual transformation.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-3-2017/page19.asp


World Teachers Day to be observed

World teachers Day will be observed across the Globe including Pakistan on October 5 to commemorate the work of teachers and value their contributions for the society.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/10-3-2017/page14.asp


PEIRA fails to take action against unjust fee hikes by private schools

Islamabad: Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA) official says govt is responsible for providing free education even though around 22.6 million children are out of school, no tangible steps have been taken by the government to increase enrolment.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/03/islamabad-e-paper-october-03-2017/




Registration for examination of 5th and 8th grade till 31st October

Multan: Under Punjab Examination Commission, registration for examination of 5th and 8th grade is till 31st October.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597430&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171003


Education Department grants TADA to star teachers
Multan: The Education schools Punjab have announced a TADA for star teachers. The amount will be handed over to the Education officers District Education Authority.
Complete story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-03/page-12


Registration ends on 31st October

Multan: Under the hold of Punjab Examination Commission for grade 5 and 8, the registrations have opened up. The last date to apply is 31st October.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_MUX&Page=City_Page002&Date=20171003&Pageno=2&View=1


Education Rights Commission to award 20 teachers

Tikhriwala: Education Rights Commission in Faisalabad has announced awards for 20 teachers to be given out on 5th October.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597511&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171003


New timings for schools

Education Department has changed the timings of the government schools following the winter season.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104596496&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171003


Lectures to train students

Gujranwala Cantt: A training session will be held at the Government Elementary School for 3 days a week that will comprise of Road safety and regulations disseminated to students.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104596925&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171003


Private Schools to assist in literacy

Gujranwala: The Government Schools will assist collectively in increasing the literacy rate and is steadfast in eradicating unemployment constraints from the society.  These views were disclosed by the president of private schools association Sajjad Masood.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104595996&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171003


System disrupted due to non-availability of teachers

Gujranwala: Disruption has occurred due to non-appointment of two teachers, thus the educational session will resume throughout Punjab on 15th August.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104595999&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171003


Teachers raise voice on relocation

Gujranwala: Government Higher Secondary School G.T road teachers protest against the relocation of teachers. The students also protested outside the office to show disagreement over the relocation decision.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/index.aspx?Issue=NP_GRW&Page=Metropolitan_Page009&Date=20171003&Pageno=9&View=1


Intermediate Results

Intermediate first Annual exam results will be announced on 10th October.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-03/page-12


Session held at Girls Middle School

Multan: A session was attended by the Government Girls Middle School Munday Wala in which Chairman, Ijaz Ahmed participated. They expressed that the school committee has not been performing well and little interest is inculcated through their activities.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-03/page-13


Queen’s Baton Relay reaches the City School

Lahore: The City School co-hosted the “Lahore Leg” of the Queen’s Baton Relay – part of the pre-games ceremonies of the commonwealth games.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-03/lahore/14465/109825


Schedule for Practical Examination to be followed

Multan: Controller Multan Education Board stated that schedule for practical examination should be followed. Students should ensure their attendance by following schedule on their roll number slips.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597431&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171003


20 teachers to be awarded by Education Rights Commission

Thikriwala: Education Rights Commission has announced to give 20 teachers awards on their good performance on 5th of October.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597511&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171003


500 teachers, DEOs to get awards for good performance

Lahore: The Punjab government has announced rewarding 500 schoolteachers and district executive officers (DEOs) of the School Education Department for good performance in the annual exams of the boards of intermediate and secondary education (BISEs) during the academic year 2016-17.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=03_10_2017_178_003



LHC takes notice of hiring advertisement of new teachers

Lahore: The Lahore High Court has demanded clarification from the Secretary Education on why an advertisement for hiring new teachers was published by dismissing older educators. The termination notices have been dismissed by the court as well.

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Careem TCF campaign raises Rs 1.9m for education

Karachi: Marking the successful conclusion of Careem`s TCF car type campaign, The Citizens Foundation (TCF) received a cheque of PKR1.9 million from Careem in a small ceremony at TCF headquarters here in Karachi.

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Art of photography being explored

Karachi: Armed with cameras many youngsters take to the streets and other recreational sports to capture the scene as part of their photography quest and up live their passion.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-03/lahore/14462


We appreciate teacher’s upgradation-Sardar Waqas Naseem

Sajawal Cantt: Chief Minister and the Punjab Government have greatly lauded the upgradation of teachers. This is a continuation of the government activities that are centered on educational growth.

Complete Story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-10-03/page-4/detail-13


Session Judge Pays a surprise visit

Kondh kot: Session Judge paid a surprise visit to the Girls Primary School Sohrab khan, and raided the place by extracting illegal alcohol bottles and cars.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104595135&Issue=NP_SUK&Date=20171003




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Digital literacy and education reforms






Education Department decides to offer TADA to Star Teachers

Multan: Department of Education Punjab has decided to offer Advance TADA to Star Teachers according to rules.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-03/page-12


Inter Part 1st annual result to be announced on 10th October

Multan: According to decision of Punjab Board Committee of Chairman Inter part 1st annual result will be declared on 10th October.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailykhabrain.com.pk/popup.php?newssrc=issues/2017-10-03/40649/inter.jpg




Two school buildings occupied

Thal: Civil Judge Thal paid a visit to government schools of the city and issued directives to restore occupied school buildings Primary School Wahid Bakhsh Sarki and Edan Sarki.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557387&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003


Protest for new school building

Larkana: Residents of Village Noorullah Hesbani carried a protest for provision of new school building in the village, declaring that students are sitting in open.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557406&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003


Civil Judge raids on schools

Tangwani: The Civil Judge Tangwani paid a visit to different schools and found two schools closed.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557417&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003


Primary school dysfunctional for past 30 years

Dadu: A protest was carried by the residents of Village Tabai Lund against closure of government primary school of the village for past thirty years, putting education of hundreds of students at stake.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557280&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003


Civil Judge raids on school

Khairpur Mir: The Second Civil Judge Kot Diji paid a surprise visit of Government Faiz Higher Secondary School Kot Diji, checking its record. Fourteen employees were found absent during the visit.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557300&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003


Girls school building occupied

Jacobabad: The District Session Judge Kandhkot paid a visit to Government Girls Primary School Village Suhrab Khan Pathan and found it closed and occupied. The building was utilized as a sitting place.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557482&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003



383 schools dysfunctional in Nawabshah

Nawabshah: The Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad presided over a meeting of Reform Oversight Committee, stressing to improve monitoring system better and teachers’ shortage should be sufficed. While briefing to the meeting, district education officer explained that 383 government schools, out of 2677, are dysfunctional.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557471&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171003


School building did not construct

Kandiaro: The building of Government Primary School New Samtia could not be constructed; its contractor vanished, leaving the work in between.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-03/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Intermediate results

Karachi: According to Controller Examination Education Board Karachi, results of Intermediate commerce and home economics will be declared today.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104595061&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171003


Steps to merge higher secondary schools to College Education Department

Karachi: Government of Sindh has started taking decisions through a committee to merge government higher secondary schools of Sindh to College Education Department.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/the-kawish.html


Only education is responsible for nations’ development

Musa Khel: The Deputy Commissioner Habib ul Rahman Jamot said during his speech at training program of PITE Balochistan that only education is responsible for development of education, stressing to take action against teachers who are irresponsible in their duties.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/47094/59d287d252439


Steps are being taken for provision of education: DEO Chaghi

Nok Kundi: The District Education Officer Chagi Niazullah Samalani said during inauguration of first year classes in Boys Higher Secondary School, steps are being taken for provision of education.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/47111/59d288805cf99


Teachers’ demands should be accepted

Kharan: It has been demanded by President Kharan during a meeting that teachers’ demands should be accepted according to their charter of demands.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/newspaper/p6/story.php?param=astad.jpg


Girls Education and Standard Education is top priority: Pashtoonkhwa MAP

Pishin: The Provincial Secretary Information Awami Party has declared that girls education and standard education is the top priority.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-03-2017/quetta/page2.asp

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Transfer and deputation of Deputy Secretary and other officers

Peshawar: The Establishment Department has announced the deputation and transfer orders of grade 18 Officers of Education Department on the directives of Provincial Government.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597109&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171003


240 schools to get cash prize on best performance in Matric

Peshawar: The Education Department KP has decided to offer cash prizes to 240 government girls and boys schools of the province on their best performance in matriculation results. The decision was taken on the directives of Provincial Government.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104597120&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171003


Recommendation of 222 primary teachers’ promotions

Peshawar: The Departmental Promotion Committee District Education Department has issued recommendation of promotions of 222 primary teachers in grade 14.

Complete Story: http://dailyaeen.com.pk/


Free uniform distribution in primary school

Mardan Youth Parliament distributed free uniform among the students of Souldhri Primary School No 1.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/980/akhbar-e-khyber-peshawar/page/11