5th Oct 2017


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Unemployed youth protest education policy

Buner: Hundreds of unemployed educated youth demonstrated here on Wednesday against the provincial government’s education policy, under which, they said women teachers would be recruited at primary level, thus depriving them of jobs in the education department.

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Government supporting private schools

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa senior president advised students to invest in education as a beacon of hope. He stressed on the need to acquire upgraded education as part of development.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602471&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005


Recruitment of females only, dismissed

Peshawar: All primary teachers association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa dismissed the idea of only recruiting female teachers in primary schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602469&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005


Government is providing full patronage to private educational institutions - Inayat Ullah

Peshawar: KP Senior Minister Local Government, Elections and Rural Development Inayat Ullah Khan advised students to stay determined and make education their life purpose during an event at FAST-NU Peshawar Campus.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602471&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005


APTA rejects hiring of only female teachers at primary level

Peshawar: All Primary Teachers Association (APTA) has announced protest against the policy of hiring female primary teachers only in KP’s govt schools as per the new job advertisements claiming it is an unfair policy.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602469&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005


Colleges teachers to hold ‘Black Day’ on Teachers Day

Banu: KP teachers not to celebrate World Teacher Day but to observe it as black day - educational activities will be suspended and protests will take place. The govt had made promises of upgradation and professional allowances which were not fulfilled.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104603512&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005





Education Plays important role in development

Zhob: Chairman Government Teachers Association (GTA) Safar Muhammad Mandokhel has termed teachers as important segment of society & said that Education plays an important role in socioeconomic development of a nation.

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Teachers commit to focus on children’s education

Quetta: in an event marking teachers day, a number of teachers have expressed their intent to continue adorning children with the treasures of education as these young ones will one day take responsibility of the country and help in the progress of their province.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104601375&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171005


No compromise on quality of education

Lehri: DEO Lehri said that they will not compromise on quality of education and teachers’ attendance.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/10-05-2017/quetta/page10.asp




30 FATA students handed scholarship

FATA: the government is working on providing quality education to students from tribal areas.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201710050120&EN_ID=11201710050085&EMID=11201710050021


AJK education secretary transferred

Muzaffarabad: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government on Wednesday transferred secretary elementary and secondary education Irshad Ahmed Qureshi in the midst of litigation over an ‘education package’ by the opposition PPP in AJK Supreme Court.

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Youth, education to be at the forefront of future Pakistan-Germany cooperation

Martin Kobler, the new German Ambassador to Pakistan, said that youth and education would be at the forefront of future Pakistan-Germany cooperation, as over 60 pc young and talented Pakistanis are the future of a vibrant and thriving Pakistan.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/05/islamabad-e-paper-october-05-2017/


World Teachers Day to be observed today

World Teachers Day will be observed across the globe, including Pakistan, on October 5 (today) to commemorate the work of teachers and their contributions to society.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/05/islamabad-e-paper-october-05-2017/





17 schools to be fined on fee hike

Lahore: 17 private schools have been fined of Rs. 20,000 on a daily basis for violating law regarding fee increase.

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Teachers construct new school building by raising Rs 6m donation

Rawalpindi: Staffers of Govt Boys Primary School, Dhoke Roshan Din, have constructed the building of a school that used to be housed inside a mosque by collecting donations.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/05/islamabad-e-paper-october-05-2017/


Chief Minister values the role of teachers

Faisalabad: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has appreciated the role of teachers and their lifelong contribution in the society.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104603895&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171005


Science and Arts clubs to be formed in Government Schools

Multan: Science and Arts clubs to be formed in government schools including Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools. Students and teachers will actively participate in the pre-planned club activities.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-2




Except Zamir Public School, all schools to be put to sale

Multan: Chief Education officer District Education Authority said that all schools except Zamir public will be sold off. On the decision of Zamir Public School he reassured that the school is registered legally.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-3


Primary school lacks facilities

Kout Islam: Government Primary School Islam Hiraj lacks facilities and has been in a substandard condition. There are only 2 teachers available for 6 classes although a good number had been recruited to perform duties.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-5


Students being used in construction activities

Basti Malook: Headmaster of the Government School in Basti Islampur has been charged with using students as labours for construction purposes.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-5


132 lecturers for 8 thousand students

Chaman Shah: In district Layyah, 199 vacancies lie unfulfilled, 52 seats of the boys college could not be filled coupled with other major colleges still lacking the provision of teachers.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-16


Salam teachers walk to be initiated

Multan: Known Educational professor Inayat Ali Qureshi and other members including Muhammad Ansari Teachers play a pivotal role and their presence in the society adds meaning. Nations that have acquired and extracted the best out of their teachers have been the ones that have advanced to new heights.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-16


School or a residence area?

Bara Meel: The conditions of the Primary School have been presenting a haunting sight and have transformed into caves which are being used as cattle pens and call for authorities’ attention.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-16


Security risk at M.A Jinnah High School

Multan: Security risks still there in  M.A Jinnah High School Qasim Pur. Educationals units have requested to clear security risks in all the schools including M.A Jinnah High School Qasim Pur.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104604300&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171005


Government school technical technology remains out of order

Gujranwala: Technical Technology of 30 Government schools remains dysfunctional and most electrical equipment fail to work.  Additional DPI secondary Punjab has ordered a report to be submitted on the prevailing issue.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602925&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171005


Education teaches generosity towards animals

Gujranwala: Education teaches the feelings of generosity towards animal who must be nurtured and cared for in the same ways.

Complete story:https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602927&Issue=NP_GRW&Date=20171005


Big fine on low enrolment: teachers for probe into data

Jhang: All Punjab Teachers Alliance President Sufi Ramzan Inqalabi demanded on Wednesday that the authorities take notice of imposing fines and other penalties on teachers over students enrolment and attendance matters.

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Daanish School to enrol better-performing students to improve results

Lahore: The Daanish Schools will replace average/poor performing students with better performers from other schools in an attempt to improve the below-average matric results.

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Decision to upgrade 3500 schools as model schools

Khi: 6,157 school buildings declared dangerous in a report. Despite of declared educational emergency results are discouraging. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has directed authorities to resolve power issues in schools across province.

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CM shows dissatisfaction over Education Dept performance

Karachi: Despite Education Emergency, outcomes are not according to the planned strategy says Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. He further said to increase enrollment ratio and teachers’ performance, a lot has to be done.  

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Minister says 1,027 headmasters, 800 teachers receiving training

Karachi: Sindh Ministers for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that presently training is being given to 1,027 headmasters who were recruited through Sukkur IBA, as well as 800 newly promoted teachers.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/10/05/karachi-e-paper-october-05-2017/


Sindh aims at increasing Literacy by 70pc

Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah directed the Education Department to prepare a detailed plan for preparing a plan on improving the education standard, Infrastructure and capacity building of teachers as well as drop out.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-05/lahore/14523


Rs 1.2 Billion being utilized to improve teachers training

Karachi: Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that two types of teachers training programmes are currently in progress at the cost of around Rs 1.2 billion - one for in-service teachers and second for pre-service teachers.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-05/lahore/14523/110163


Sindh Governor urges students to concentrate on studies

Dadu: Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair has urged students to concentrate on their studies and become productive members of the society.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-05/lahore/14521




Questions on educational career and their answers



Educating Women

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-05/lahore/14518


Equality of Educational Opportunities needed

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-10-05/lahore/14516


Teacher’s day

Complete story: www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-10-05/page-15


Remember the teachers



World Teachers Day



Letters to the editor


Why is education necessary?






Directives to seal branches of Zameer Public School

Multan: In the light of inquiry committee, Chief Executive Officer District Education Authority Multan has issued orders to cancel the registration of all branches of Zameer Public School, except branch of Chungi no 6.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104604263&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171005



Decision to form Science and Arts Club in Schools

Multan: The Directorate of Public Instructions Secondary Education Punjab has decided to form science and arts clubs in government schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104604256&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171005



Chief Minister Sindh shows concern over critical condition of Sindh education, orders to resolve

Sindh’s Chief Minister has directed the Education Department to identify and resolve the weaknesses in the current system, which includes reducing the dropout rate of students and capacity building of teachers.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130558166&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171005




School dysfunctional for past two years

Walidad Pali: The Government Primary School Village Soonpur Pali, Union Council Ata Muhammad Pali was left dysfunctional for past two years; whereas the school was running with the volunteer help of a villager.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557940&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171005


School building cracking

Thatta: Building of Government Primary School Faiz Muhammad Samejo, near Golarchi, has reached to cracking condition due to not repairing since long time.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130557944&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171005


Salary released to 69 teachers

Mirpurkhas: Treasury Department Mirpurkhas has released salary of 69 drawing and Physical Education Teachers. They were alleged of keeping bogus certificates.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130558163&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171005


Three more schools dysfunctional in constituency of CM Sindh

Dadu: Reports have identified three more Schools dysfunctional in the constituency of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah; their buildings are left in dilapidated state.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-10-05/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Karachi Inter Board scandal

Karachi: Anti-Corruption Establishment has taken into custody 19 officers of Education Board Karachi, including two former Chairmen on the allegation of violation in funds and marks.

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


Protest on not constructing school building

District Naushehro Feroz: A protest was carried by the residents of new Samtia against not constructing school building in the village; while students have to sit under open sky.

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


Sindh Textbook Board left unattended by Sindh Government

Hyderabad/Jamshoro: Sindh Textbook Board Jamshoro is left in a critical position by Sindh Government; the board is running without Chairman and Secretary; while employees are looking for salaries for past six years.

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


WTA President shows concern over education

Noshki: President Watan Teachers Association Noshki, Lal Muhammad Jamaldini has said junior teachers have been promoted on the place of senior ones.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/47395/59d52b01b7b50


Demand to remove filth in front of school

Kalat: The Principal Government Daud Model High School Kalat Ali Ahmed Mengal has demanded for removal of garbage in front of the school gate.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/47418/59d52c948a9ce


Education system of Tehsil Dasht reached to critical condition

Gwadar: Most of school students are sitting under tree and open sky due to critical condition of school buildings in Tehsil Dasht. The education system has reached to devastating condition. It has been demanded from concerned education authorities to take notice.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/47465/59d5452138b4f


High School Sakran hub of problems

The Central Senior Vice Chairperson Baloch Students Organization, Imran Baloch and others have said that Government High School Sakran has become a hub of problems.

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


Celebration of World Teachers’ Day

Quetta: Teachers have promised on the World Teachers’ Day to work hard for provision of education to children.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104601375&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171005

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Secretary Education took charge

Peshawar: Education Secretary Dr. Khalid Khan took his charge as Special Secretary on the directives of Provincial Government.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104603473&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005


APTA opposed recruitment of female teachers in schools

Peshawar: All Pakistan Teachers Association Khyber Pakhtunkhwa agitated against policy of recruiting only female teachers in schools.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104602469&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171005


Provision of educational facilities to tribal students is top priority: Governor

Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that it is governments’ top priority to provide all educational facilities to the students of tribal areas.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar