4th May 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Watchdog for private schools in sight as KP cabinet okays bill

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-delayed Private Schools Regulatory Authority Bill 2017.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=04_05_2017_007_003





Monitor system to check teacher attendance in Schools started

Province-wide measures are being taken to improve the quality of education being imparted in schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104170652&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170504




India sends 50 Pak students delegation back

India sent 50 Pakistani students and their teachers back to Lahore from New Delhi after the recent row between two countries.








CADD facilitation committee resolving students admission issues: Maiza

Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) Parliamentary Secretary Maiza Hameed on Wednesday said that under Prime Minister Education Reforms programme, every eligible child had been facilitated to get admission in the public sector schools.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/05/03/cadd-facilitation-committee-resolving-students-admission-issues-maiza/


Addressing key issues of child rights at brick kilns through collective support stressed

Speakers stressed for diverse approach to address the key issues of child rights at brick kilns through collective support of children rights movement, animal owners, brick kiln owners, CSOs, government departments and media.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/202315-Addressing-key-issues-of-child-rights-at-brick-kilns-through-collective-support-stressed


Poor hygiene, unsafe drinking water at schools causing infections among students

The incidence of gastrointestinal infections, particularly water-borne infections including hepatitis A&E, diarrhea etc on the rise among school going children.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/5-4-2017/page20.asp


PEC paper leak case: after 3 years, 8 officers proved ineligible  

PEC examinations for class 5 conducted in 2014 were leaked and the 8 officers involved in the case have been proved ineligible.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/309003-todays-print-city-news



Books supply procedure to be completed by next week

The procedure for provision of textbooks to students studying in the public sector schools of the federal capital would be completed by the next week. Director General, Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), Hasnat Qureshi told APP that the FDE has completed 98.5 per cent process of books provision to students so far.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-04/page-14/detail-2


RMS holds Youth Chinese Test

CRI-Roots Confucius Classroom conducted Youth Chinese Test (YCT) at Roots Millennium Schools (RMS), One World Campus E-11/4, says a press release. As many as 15 Chinese language teachers from CRI-Roots Confucius Classroom supervised the YCT test.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/202321-RMS-holds-Youth-Chinese-Test http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-04/lahore/11380/83285

http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Islamabad/2017-05-04/page-14/detail-5 http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/04/page10.php





Department Schools Education plans to hold motivational survey for teachers

Department Schools Education plans to hold a motivational survey for teachers in order to improve their performance.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/309296-todays-print-city-news


Call to focus on health, education in budget 2017-18

Allocation of more resources for health and education, besides practical steps for employment generation should be the focus in the forthcoming budget while the government priorities should be set in accordance with the public requirement.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/202384-Call-to-focus-on-health-education-in-budget-2017-18



Students being sold study material for double the price in Government Schools

Government Schools, all over Lahore, were discovered to be selling summer vacation study material for double the market price.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104171458&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20170504


Saturday to be teacher training day, Teacher’s Unions Protested

All over Punjab, Saturday was decided to be the teacher training day which led to Punjab Teacher Union protesting vehemently.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104171137&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170504



Court orders custody transfer of seven accused in school demolition case

The Provincial Anti-Corruption Court (PACC) has ordered the relevant prison authorities to hand over the custody of seven suspects allegedly involved in demolition of the Jufelhurst School to the investigation officer (IO) concerned, Inspector Imtiaz Channa.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/202281-Court-orders-custody-transfer-of-seven-accused-in-school-demolition-case


CM demands cheating cases report/ cheating cases in Mirpur Khas

Cheating has been on the rise during the ongoing inter examinations, where students are being caught using WhatsApp during their exams.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/308876-todays-print






Last day of Matric examinations, Chairman visits examination centres

Chairman Matric Board, Prof Dr Saeed-ud-Din visited many examination centres during the last matric exam.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/308885-todays-print



Separate Cadet colleges to be established for girls and boys

Prof Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat has announced the established of two separate cadet colleges for boys and girls.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/308878-todays-print


Class IX, X exam results to be released on July 31

On the concluding day of the annual examinations of Class IX and X, the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) chief announced that results of the Secondary School Certificate Part-I and II will be released by July 31.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/202286-Class-IX-X-exam-results-to-be-released-on-July-31



Awareness rally for providing admissions in public schools

Teachers of Tehsil Qasimabad held a rally to promote maximum enrolment in public schools.

Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/309110-todays-print-city-news


Proceedings against the Raising of Fees in Private Schools Commences from 9th May everyday

Proceedings against fees increases in Private Schools will commence every day from 9th May under Justice Munib Akhter of Sindh High court, Karachi.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104170745&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170504




Education beyond literacy


Ehsanullah and our crisis of education



Education held hostage?



Letters to the Editor


Education reforms



Junk food at schools



Decline of education



Examination schedule should be changed in Ramzan




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