Billions of rupees spent on education provision: Muzaffar Saeed
KP Finance Minister, Muzaffar Saeed visited Talaash, Lower Dir where he said that a Girls Degree College will be established soon.
Over 500 Primary Schools functional in KP
Education official says that the government is prioritizing provision of basic and missing facilities at schools.
Future of Gwadar is bright, cadet schools and colleges should be used for benefit: Naval Officer
Pakistan Navy Officer, Commodore Awais Haider said that Gwadar’s future is very bright and he encouraged the locals to send their children to schools.
DEO visits schools in Mastung
DEO, Muhammad Saleem visited a number of schools in Mastung and ordered for an investigation against teachers who are continuously absent.
Prime Minister’s Laptop scheme
Under the Vice-President Laptop scheme, 50 laptops will be distributed to students in Islamabad, Azad Kashmir, Baltistan and other areas.
Government to start Montessori classes in 70 public schools of ICT
Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) has all set to launch Montessori classes this year in more 70 public schools of the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) under Prime Minster Education Reforms Programme. This programme would be launched with the help of private sector schools and NGO’s who are specialized in early childhood education, said Parliamentary Secretary for CADD Maiza Hameed on Tuesday.
10,000 Schools out-of-service
Rana Liaquat Ali stated in multan that to declare 10,000 schools out-of-service is unacceptable.
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Budget for education, health increased, financial loss could not be lessened: Jang Forum
During Jang’s discussion forum, several economic experts were of the view that yes, the budget for education and health has increased but the Punjab government has been unable to reduce financial losses.
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CCTV footage shows student jumping off roof in Shahdara School
The CCTV footage has shown that the student herself jumped off the roof of her school.
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Bricks replaced with books
Provincial Minister for Cooperative Societies, Malik Muhammad Iqbal Channar has said that CM Shehbaz Sharif dreamed of an educated Punjab and added that resultantly, bricks have been replaced with books as child labourers have been enrolled in schools.
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Pakistan Awareness Programme
Under the Pakistan Awareness Programme students of local schools and their teachers visited the Awan-e-Karkuna-e-Pakistan and lectures were held in mobile unit classrooms.
Extreme Temperatures in Exam centers
In Lodhran, students felt unwell after extreme heat in the exam room and lack of cooling facilities due to which the parents protested.
Renovation and construction at schools during summer break
DC Lodhran stated that during the summer break renovations and constructions in schools will be conducted and should be complete before the start of school.
Unacceptable treatment of teachers
Rana Altaf Hussain stated in Multan that the Government will conduct proper investigation into the maltreatment of teachers at schools.
Teachers of Grade 17-20 did not get relief
In the recent Punjab budget, PST and EST have been upgraded whereas Grade 17-20 teachers have not been upgraded.
Meeting of Boys schools representatives
A meeting was organized at Directorate of Staff Development Lahore, where opinions for technical and Vocational courses were taken.
For the first time, paper of Computer Science will be conducted in the examinations of intermediate part one, under Education Board Multan.
Upgradation of Teachers
Teacher’s upgradation will commence from 1st June on the behalf of Chief Minister Punjab. A large number of teachers will take part in the programme..
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5,000 teachers to get training abroad
A meeting, presided over by Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, approved on Monday a teachers’ training programme under which 5,000 school heads will attend a 28-day training abroad.
Teachers accuse information seeker of blackmailing
A public school headmaster and his two colleagues have filed a harassment application with the Chichawatni Saddar police station against a member of the public who sought on May 23 information about Class VIII enrolment, results, school funds under the information Act.
Library closed for want of salaries, utility bills
Jinnah Library, having more than 4000 registered members, has been closed due to nonpayment of employee’s salaries, utility and internet bills.
Schools stopped from spending ‘non-salary’ budget
School Education Department Punjab has stopped schools from spending non-salary budget.
Teacher unhappy over government’s privatization plans
As many as 10,000 school may come under the private sector and teachers are not happy with this proposed development.
Nazaria-e-Pakistan Trust’s 17th Summer School has started
Standard of Education and standard of living needs to be improved
Muhammad Nasir Iqbal Khan stated in Lahore that the standard of living as well as the standard of education in Pakistan needs to be improved.
Female students of class 6th-10th will be given a monthly scholarship of Rs 1,000
Under the ‘Parho Punjab, Barho Punjab’ project, Punjab government has decided to speed up enrolment of children at all levels, under which a monthly scholarship of Rs 1,000 will be given to female students to encourage enrolment in schools.
Punjab to outsource 10,000 govt schools to private sector
The Punjab Education Department has decided to outsource around 10,000 government schools located across the province, including the Rawalpindi Division, to the private sector.
Educate a Girl celebrates first 100 scholarships for Lahore
Educate a Girl celebrated its first 100 scholarships for Lahore. Educate a Girl is a project that aims to educate 1,000 deserving girls in 1,000 cities each - a 1 million girl pledge - a partnership of Dawood Global Foundation and Facebook.
Democracy and Education
Murad Ali Shah stated Roosevelt and Franklin’s teachings and stated that democracy is best guarded with education.
Rs 274bn earmarked for development
The government has allocated the highest percentage of resources towards education in the year 2017-18. It will see an increase of 24pc over current year’s allocation.
Opposition slams government over cut in education budget
Amid sloganeering in intervals from female legislators of the treasury, Opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed criticized the government for decreasing allocation for education and not taking measures to minimise the sufferings of growers.
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Teacher’s protest outside Sindh Assembly on Budget day
3,622 teachers in Karachi and 222 in Ghotki have not received salaries since 2012 due to which they protested outside Sindh Assembly on budget day.
Rs 1 bn earmarked for Matric and Intermediate examination fees
For the first time, the Sindh government has decided to bear the registration costs of students’ intermediate and matric examinations and has earmarked Rs 1bn for it.
City School netball team to compete in Australia
The City School’s Southern Region team will participate in the Waverley International Schools Netball Championship to be held in Melbourne, Australia from July 4-7 2017, president of the Pakistan Netball Federation (PNF) Mudassar Arain announced on Monday.
Rs 25.5 million earmarked for reconstruction, renovation of Jufelhurst School
24% increase in education budget
Education budget for fiscal year 2017-18 is 202 billion, which is a 24% increase from last year.
With allocation of Rs202bn, education budget up by 24pc
From Rs 163.7 billion last year, the Sindh government increased the education budget for 2017-18 by a massive 24 percent, raising it to Rs202.2 billion.
Teachers ‘working without pay since 2012’ stopped from protesting outside PA
While Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah was announcing a 24 percent increase in the provincial education budget, a number of Arabic and Sindhi language teachers along with drawing and physical training instructors staged yet another protest on Monday against non-payment of their salaries by the provincial government since their appointments in 2012
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Right man for the right job
Summer camp please
Different Schools visit Awan e Quaid E Azam
Lahore: Different School Teachers and Students of Vision Public School, Rasool Pura, Johar Town and others visited Awan E Quaid E Azam Johar Town Lahore, on an educational tirp.
Government to watch against impermissible behavior with Teachers: Rana Altaf
Multan: The Senior Vice President Punjab teachers Union Mr. Rana Altaf has said that Government should pay heed to impermissible behavior with Teachers, adding that teachers up gradation has remained a joke. The distant attitude with teachers is bringing them on roads.
School Holders of Grade 17 and 20 did not get relief
Multan: The Grades of Primary School Teachers and SST scales have been revised after the Budge of 2017-18, while Officers of Grade 17 and 20 could not get relief.
Meetings of Boys School holders
Multan: A Meeting of Comprehensive Schools and Boys Schools was organized at Directorate of Staff Development Lahore, where opinions for technical and Vocational courses were taken.
Multan: Paper of Computer Science will be conducted for the first time in the examinations of intermediate part one, under Education Board Multan.
Protest against SEF management
District Thurparker: A protest rally was organized against the management of Sindh Education Foundation, on closing Schools in different villages of thurparker. The protestants demanded for action against SEF management.
Teacher protests for release of Salary
District Qamber: Teachers Rights Forum held a protest for the right of Mr. Muhasin Chnadio, on closing of his salary, due to Biometric system.
Physical School Teacher protested against closure of Salary
Hyderabad: A Physical School Teacher from Education Department Hyderabad held a protest strike against closing of his salary, appealing from higher authorities to take notice of the issue and early releasing of salary.
Illegal Promotions rejected in Education Board Mipurkhas
District Mirpurkhas: The Chairman Education Board Mipurkhas Mr. Barkat Ali Hyderi issued a notification, rejecting the illegal promotions of five Officers. The officers were illegally promoted on out of tern promotions, but now they have been reverted on their actual posts.
Teachers stood against Taluka Education Officer
District Dadu: Teachers from Taluka Johi protested against taluka Education Officer Johi, alleging him of asking for bribe.
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Chief Minister issues six new vehicles to Mirpurkhas Board
Mirpurkhas: Six New Vehicles have been issued by the Chief Minister SIndh Mr. Syed Murad Ali Shah to Education Board Mirpurkhas.
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Student Unions cotinue protests
Quetta: The Student Organisations of Balochistan University continued hunger stirke on 27th Day against the Univesity management on increasing feeses.
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Protest against Teacher’s Transfer
Quetta: The Senior Leader GTA Nasirabad Mr. Meer Ahmed Shah and others have condemned the transfer of Senoir teacher of Special High School Mr. Nazeer Ahmed.
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One lac and fifty thousand children transferred to Government Schools from Private
Peshawar: The number of children transferring from Private Schools to Government Schools is increasing up to one lac and fifty thousand, whereas last year it was 34000 only.
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KPK Government approves building for Medical College
Peshawar: The Government of Peshawar has issued the approval for Medical College in Deer.
Millions of rupees funds were spent on Education facilities: Muzafar Hussain
Peshawar: The Finance Minister Khyber Pakhtoonkhuwa Mr. Muzafar Syed Advocate has said while issuing immediate directives for construction of Girls Degree College and Boys Degree College that education facilities are being provided to people by spending Millions of rupees funds.
Permission granted for Science Classes in Commerce College
Bajaur Agency: Permission for running Inter Science Classes in Government Commerce College Khaar has been granted.