Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Kohistan holds walk to attract out-of-school children

The people from different walks of life organised an awareness walk to attract out-of-schoolchildren to schools in Upper Kohistan on Tuesday. Started from Kamila Bazaar, the walk culminated outside the deputy commissioner house.

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Educationists urge joint efforts for early year education

Speakers urged the educationists and parents to make joint contributions, using appropriate sources of learning and development.

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Education schemes to be completed on time in Swabi

KP Education Minister, Atif Khan, headed a meeting where it was decided that education schemes in Swabi will be completed on time.

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Shangla people urged to enrol their children in schools

District Nazim Niaz Ahmed Khan has urged people to enroll their children in schools for their bright future.

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Distribution of free food improves attendance in Chitral schools

Free distribution of boiled eggs and oiled bread among students by army on daily basis has improved attendance in state-run primary school of Gahirat, a backward village of Chitral.

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PA, Education Dept officials visit schools

 The Khyber Agency Political Administration (PA) and Education Department officials on Tuesday unanimously visited different male and female education institutions in tehsil Landi Kotal.

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Officials visit state-run schools in Landikotal

Officials of political administration and Education Department on Tuesday paid surprise visits to the state-run educational institutions in Landikotal tehsil.

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22.6 million Children between the ages of 5-16 out of school in Pakistan

In Punjab, 9.9 million children are out-of-school whereas in Sindh, 6.7 million, KPK 2.5 million, Balochistan 1.9 million and in ICT, 41,000 are OOSC.

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Senate body concerned over ‘discrimination’ against O/A level students

A parliamentary committee on Wednesday expressed concerns over discrimination against ‘O’ and ‘A’ level students in the allocation of marks in the equivalence certificates issued to them by the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC).

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NCHD plans to enrol 60,000 children

After enrolling around 82,000 out-of-school children last year, the National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) has set the 60,000 enrolment target for the current year along with the training of teachers in the multi-grade instruction techniques.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198109-NCHD-plans-to-enrole-60000-children


The most famous student in the world

At an impressive ceremony at United Nations headquarters in New York, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Monday gave Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai the top award, stating he was inspired by her "unwavering commitment to peace" and "resolve to foster a better world."

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2400 teachers promoted to Grade-17

2400 Grade-16 teachers who have performed exceptionally well have been promoted to Grade-17.

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Committee established to investigate Admissions issue

Minister of CADD has established a committee that will resolve the admissions issue and will also listen to the queries of parents.

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Schoolteachers, lab staff unpaid for over two years

Despite ensuring provision of computer sciences education to around 10,000 students uninterruptedly, several dozen schoolteachers and laboratory staff members of Islamabad’s 11 government schools have gone unpaid for 27 months.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/4-12-2017/page20.asp


Promotion of literary activities help wipe out extremism: Mamnoon

Adviser to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui on Tuesday invited President Mamnoon Hussain to be chief guest at the inaugural session of the 8th National Book Day i.e. April 22, 2017. National Book Foundation celebrates the day as National Book Day every year to promote a book reading culture in the society and to bring the people close to books and creative activities. 

Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/promotion-literary-activities-helps-wipe-extremism-mamnoon/


Workshop at SLS School held

A team of delegates from the Canadian High Commission, Pakistan visited Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School, Tufail Road branch for a workshop, says a press release.

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Millennials delight at annual parents day

The third instalment in a series of successfully conducted parents’ day events is no easy task. Roots Millennium Schools’ One World Campus E-11/4 and Wahid Campus F-10/2, Islamabad thrives on rising up to the occasion and taking on this challenge heads-on.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-04-12/page-14/detail-7




New education policy also to cover child health

The new education policy being worked on will incorporate a separate chapter on early childhood development, care and pre-primary education.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198106-New-education-policy-also-to-cover-child-health




Punjab College student tops provincial speech, essay writing competitions

Mehr al Qamar, a brilliant student of the Punjab Group of Colleges, topped the Chief Minister’s Speech and Essay Writing Competitions and received a cash prize of Rs 161,000 here on Tuesday.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/04/11/punjab-college-student-tops-provincial-speech-essay-writing-competitions/    

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The college hostels which never hosted students

The hostels at two main girls’ colleges in Daska and Pasrur have been non-functional for the last 11 years. These hostels were meant for providing the residential facilities for the female students.

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1,474 kiln kids enrolled in schools

The district administration has stated that 1,474 children of kiln labourers have been enrolled in non-formal schools while 720 families have got national identity cards in Gujrat.
It said that besides free education, a monthly stipend of Rs 1,000 will be given to every schoolchild. For the purpose, it added, 1,200 Khidmat cards have been issued to different labours of brick kilns.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-04-12/page-22/detail-9


Time scale promotions to be expected soon: Federal Teachers Association

President Federal Teachers Association, Malik Ameer Khan thanked Additional Secretary, Dr Jamal Yusuf and his team for approving teacher’s promotions.

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Education Department’s teacher promotions and recruitment system changed

The government has changed the system of teacher’s promotions and recruitment, causing distress amongst teacher unions.

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SBCA bylaws prohibit future building plans at demolished Jufelhurst School structure

No further construction can ever take place at the site of the 86-year-old Jufelhurst Government School’s demolished building, according to the Sindh Building Control Authority’s (SBCA) bylaws.

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14 candidates get certificates for completing SMTTI training course 

Addressing the certificate-distribution ceremony, SMTTI Managing Director Engr. Mohammad Ahsan Khan said the course had been approved by Sindh Board of Technical Education and it would enhance the skills of montessori teachers and also create awareness about effective ways to teach children. 

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/198063-14-candidates-get-certificates-for-completing-SMTTI-training-course


Intermediate board: IT Manager Dr Shaheer Waqar to be removed from his position

Couple of officers of the education department, including controller examinations Imran Chisti have been removed from their positions.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/297376-todays-print


Prize distribution ceremony at Education and Literacy Department

Prizes were distributed amongst position holders from 108 schools.

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13 absent teachers called to court

A surprise visit to Government Boys Higher Secondary School in Kandhkot by Civil Judge, Muhammad Ashraf caused stress amongst the teachers and 13 absent teachers were called to court.

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