4th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Students are the asset of the country

Peshawar: Vice Chancellor Jamia Peshawar Professor Doctor Muhammad Asif khan expressed that students are the asset of the country and all efforts must be directed to provide them with Quality Education.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104599487&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171004


Teachers to cease corporal punishment

Pabbi: Sub-Divisional Education Officer Abdul Malik said that teachers must stop physically punishing student and those who do dole out corporal punishment will face strict legal action.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104599522&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171004


We will not let children go uneducated - Fazal Hakeem

Mingora: Fazal Hakeem Khan (Chairman DDAC Swat) said that every educational facility will be provided to the students of govt primary school Rahimabad as education is one of the first priorities of PTI.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598485&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171004




Teachers’ increment will be suspended on poor performance

Quetta: DDEO Chiltan Town Gul Muhammad Kakar visited schools and said that teachers who have shown poor performance will not be given pay increment - absentee teachers will also face strict action.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598089&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004


Negligence of teachers will not acceptable

Quetta: In order to address the issues of students and improve the facilities provided to them students must play their due role. All stakeholders must join hands to tackle the issues constructively.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598106&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004


Unacceptability of grade 5 and 6 examinations

Quetta: All Baluchistan Program Private Schools Association’s Provincial President Muhammad Nawaz placed allegations on the Educational Department that they have amassed money from NGO’S and other bodies and rather than improving they are coping standards of one another. They also chalked out plan that examination of class 5 and 6 will be held through board, but great disagreement was shown.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598076&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004


Action taken

Multan: Chief Education Officer District Education Authority have asked two teachers to surrender for not having maintained a standard attendance.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600068&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171004


Teachers’ complaint leads to action

Multan: District Education Officer Riaz Khan Baloch has said that on the complaints of a teacher, chairs have been removed as students used to fall asleep.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600079&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171004


Absent teachers unacceptable in an case - Secretary Education

Quetta: Secretary Education Fatah Bhangar said that teachers should play their complete role for better quality education and that everyone should work together for the betterment of education in the province, including solving the problems of female students.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598106&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004


5th and 8th grade board exams not acceptable - Nawaz Pindrani

Quetta: Lack of invigilation in govt board exams results in teaching culture, said the provincial president of the All Balochistan Progressive Private Schools Association. He also said that the govt is taking funds from NGOs worth millions but there is still not betterment in the public school system - and now they are trying to promote the cheating, nepotism and corruption culture in private schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598076&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004


Corruption on the rise in education department - Abdul Wahid Hashmi

Quetta: Provincial president of JTI said that the nation’s caretakers, instead of providing livelihood to the people, have instead become involved in commission and corruption and the cases of corruption in education department are unacceptable.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598036&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004




Furniture, books supplied to FATA, KP schools

FATA: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched two projects under its FATA Transition and Recovery Programme (FTRP) to strengthen education, social cohesion and build peace in the tribal areas.    

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710040088&EN_ID=11201710040050&EMID=11201710040015


A teacher’s betrayal

Kashmir: The physical abuse of a 9-year old by her teacher caused unrest in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Abuse has always been a grave issue but being carried out by a teacher is even more reprehensible.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-04/lahore/14496/109910




844 heads, deputy heads trained under PMERP

Under the Prime Minister’s Education Reform Programme (PMERP), the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) carried out training of 844 heads and deputy heads of educational institutions in August and September this year.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/04/islamabad-e-paper-october-04-2017/





Depression at rise

According to research, majority of people suffering from depression are students. Depression has detrimental effects on the health of students.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-04/lahore/14496/109910




14 officers transferred in Education Board

Faisalabad: Chairman Education Board, Ghulam Muhammad Jhagar transferred 14 officers in Education Board.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600488&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171004


Female employment vital for development

Lahore: Punjab Minister for Women Development Department Hameeda Waheed ud Din said promotion of female employment is necessary for development and prosperity.

Complete story:http://e.thenews.com.pk/lahore/10-4-2017/page20.asp


Students’ lives at risk in shabby school building

Sialkot: More than a century old building of Govt DC Boys High School Chawinda, Pasrur tehsil has been crumbling due to official negligence and needs urgent repair or reconstruction.

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Admissions couldn’t reach an end

Multan: It is the negligence of the Educational officials that the admissions could not be finalized for grade 9. The targets that were preset could not be achieved.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-04/page-2


Teacher enhancement is our goal

A society that imbeds the dignity and integrity of its teachers is one that rises against all odds. These words were spoken in preparation of the World Teacher’s Day.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-04/page-5


Provision of facilities in schools is our top priority

Multan: The government is taking necessary steps to ensure the functionality of schools and provision of clean drinking water. The active participation of teachers and students is encouraged.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-04/page-8


All government schools must accommodate the disabled

Multan: Members of the special society members met with the principle of the Government College of science as well as other heads and discussed the need to cater the disable and provide them with better educational facilities.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-04/page-8


552 Gaf Bay Primary School reopens

Chief Education Officer took action of a school and managed to reopen it. On the first day, 161 students showed up.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600499&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171004


Old school building in a much worse condition

Chunda: Government D.C High School Chunda building is in a dilapidated condition thus it poses threat to the lives of the students studying therein. The authorities responsible have turned a deaf ear and have been paying no attention.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600403&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171004


12 crore funds released

Sialkot: In order to provide the missing facilities to government schools of district Sialkot funds have been released. A set of books worth 3 lakh have been distributed among students.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598698&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171004


Girls primary school reopened after many years

Mamu Kanjan: Under Chief Minister’s Education Sector Reforms Programme, school in 552 GB has been reopened after many years.  

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600499&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171004




Girls secure all 3 top positions in BIEK exams

Khi: Girls students secured all three top positions in Board of Intermediate Education karachi (BIEK) second year annual examination 2017.

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Funds approved for Sindh Education Board

Karachi: Murad Ali Shah has given approval for funds for Sindh Education Board to increase enrollment ratio.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104599294&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171004


Magnifi-Science exhibition by TDF

Karachi: The Dawood Foundation is organizing TDF Magnifi-Science Exhibition 2017, from October 6 to October 8.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710040010&EN_ID=11201710040006&EMID=11201710040002


Civil judge finds three dispensaries non-functional, one school closed in Naudero

Larkana: During a surprise visit to government health and educational institutions in several villages of Naudero, Ratodero`s Civil Judge Mohammad Ali Ruk found three dispensaries non-functional and occupied by some people while one middle school was closed for 15 years.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_10_2017_119_006


Govt restrained from deporting Turkish school teachers

Karachi: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday restrained the federal government from deporting Turkish teachers working for the Pak-Turk International Schools.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=04_10_2017_117_004





Civil Judge raids schools

Thana Bola Khan: Civil Judge raids schools in Thana Bola Khan. Many teachers were found absent and furniture was missing.  

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Good performance of Board of Secondary Education



Letters to the editor


Education for all



Education for all!





Teachers’ day celebration all over

Lahore: World Teachers Day to be celebrated throughout the world including Pakistan on 5th October.

Complete Story: http://epaper.pknewspapers.com/daily-mashriq-lahore-akhbar-urdu.html


Two school head’s report sent to DC

Multan: The Chief Executive Officer District Education Authority has sent a report of two school heads to Deputy Commissioner, alleging them of remaining absent.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600068&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171004


Protest against closure of school

Kaloi: Residents of Village Ahmed Sahar carried a protest against closure of Primary School of the Village, pointing that school remains closed due to unavailability of teachers.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557746&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171004


School building turned to herd form

Dadu: The Government Primary School Kamal Khan Solangi has been turned into a herd form despite education emergency in Sindh. Education authorities are silent to take any notice.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557844&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171004




Protest against transfer of school teacher

Bulri Shah Kareem: A protest was carried by the students of Government Primary School Khiryaari, near Bulri Shah Kareem, against transferring of teacher.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-04/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Protest against usage of substandard material in school construction work

Adil Pur: Residents of Village Ali Sher Kalwar carried a protest against usage of substandard material in the construction work of Government Primary School of the village. They demanded from concerned authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-04/news/page3/1%20(44).htm


Girls school deprived of building

Ghotki: The Government Girls Primary School Union Council Berota Village Abdul Wahid Samejo is deprived of building for past 14 years. At least 300 girls have been compelled to sit under trees and continue study.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-04/news/page3/1%20(45).htm


Primary school building dilapidated

Thatta: Building of Government Primary School Habib Kheskheli, near Gharo, is left in a dilapidated state for past 10 years. More than 100 students have to sit under trees and continue study.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_04102017013013.jpg


Approval of funds distribution in Education Boards

Karachi: The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has given the approval of funds of one Arab Rupee for all Educational Boards of Sindh, for deputation of Secretaries and enrolment.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104599294&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171004


Intermediate commerce results

Karachi: The Education Board Karachi declared result of Intermediate Commerce and Home Economics private examination, 2017. First Three positions were secured by boys.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=384330


Sindh Government decides to recruit 6953 teachers to restore 3000 dysfunctional schools

Karachi: Government of Sindh has declared the annual school census report, taking a decision to start recruiting 6953 new teachers to restore 3000 closed schools since long time. It is also decided to form 286 cluster schools by appointing 6000 junior elementary school teachers, including 953 early child teachers. Regional Committees will be formed on regional and district level.

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


1500 teachers absent despite B

biometric system in Dadu

Dadu: Despite biometric verification system in district Dadu, 1500 teachers are still reported to be absent from schools. A concerned report was sent to higher authorities.

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


Private schools to protest on World Teachers’ Day

Quetta: Balochistan Private Schools Grand Alliance will celebrate World Teachers’ day as Black Day on 5th October.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/47313/59d3f8e8c1338


DC visits schools

Kalat: The Deputy Commissioner Kalat paid a visit to different government schools and showed his anger on absence of teachers, giving priority to education.

Complete Story: https://www.dailybaakhabar.com/category/page2/


Teachers’ absence is not bearable at any cost: Secretary Education

Quetta: There is need for joint efforts for provision of student education and teachers should play a role. All resources will also be utilized for solution of problems of female teachers.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598106&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171004


GTA is struggling for Kech Teachers’ rights

Turbat: A meeting of Government Teachers Association was held. The program was presided over by the District President Haji Murad Bakhsh Baloch focusing on provision of education and struggle for the rights of the teachers.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyintekhab.com.pk/newspaper/p2/story.php?param=g-t-a.jpg

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

42 management officers transferred

Peshawar: On the directives of Provincial Government, Establishment Department KPK has issued directives for transfer of 42 officers of management including Additional Secretary Higher Education.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104600194&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171004


Children will not be kept aloof of education: Fazal Hakeem

Mingora: The Chairman Deedak Sawat Fazal Hakeem Khan has ensured that children of Government Primary School Raheem Abad will not be deprived of education; they will be availed with all facilities.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104598485&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171004


Decision to recruit educated youth in schools

Peshawar: Government takes the decision of recruiting educated youth into government schools of FATA.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-10-04&page=2


Protest against deputation of female teachers in boys schools

Peshawar: The President All Primary teachers Association KPK has issued a statement, opposing the deputation of female teachers in government boys’ primary schools. It has been warned to start protests, if the decision was not taken back.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=27961&date=2017-10-04