6th March 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has recruited forty thousand teachers to overcome shortage of staff in schools.
Chairing a meeting in Nowshera, Chief Minister Pervez Khattak said fifteen thousand schools have been provided furniture and other basic facilities.
Complete Storyhttp://www.radio.gov.pk/05-Mar-2017/kp-govt-to-recruit-40-000-teachers-in-province


Government Girls Degree College Chaghar Mitti held a book fair
The National Book Foundation held a 2 day book fair at Government Girls Degree College Chaghar Mitti.
Complete Storyhttps://jang.com.pk/print/278071-todays-print-city-news


Government schools have no data available for minority students
Frederick Azeem Ghauri Standing committee member of minorities, KP Assembly, has found out that the government schools data does not have any data available for minority students and this is the reason behind why no policy has been implemented for the improvement of these students.
Complete Storyhttps://jang.com.pk/print/278064-todays-print-city-news




Free books and textbooks to be distributed among underprivileged students in Dheer Kot
Al-Aqbar Khan Foundation has decided to start a programme to distribute books among the poor and underprivileged students of Dheer Kot, Rangla Nangal.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/278095-todays-print-city-news




Zahoora Begum invigilated examination centers 
District Education Officer Zahoora Begum took a tour of the examination halls and centers of the Elementary District Education Board.
Complete Story: https://jang.com.pk/print/278093-todays-print-city-news




GB teacher among top 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize
A Pakistani teacher, Salima Begum, from a remote village of Gilgit-Baltistan, has reached the list of ten finalists for the Global Teacher Prize 2017, an initiative of the Varkey Foundation.
Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/190409-GB-teacher-among-top-10-finalists-for-Global-Teacher-Prize

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/03/05/pakistani-teacher-among-10-finalists-for-global-teacher-prize/

Pak-Turk schools hold graduates moot
Graduates of the Pak-Turk Schools have voiced their concerns over the reported transfer of administration of the schools to the Turkey-based Maarif Foundation.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/05-Mar-17/pak-turk-schools-hold-graduates-moot

AIOU admission last date today
Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) announced that Monday (March 6) is the last date for admission in Spring 2017 semester, without late fee.
Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/03/05/aiou-admission-last-date-today/


LUMS School of Education organises its first Annual Education Festival 2017

The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) School of Education (SOE) successfully concluded its First Annual Education Festival 2017 on March 1, 2017. The three-day event, which began on February 27, aimed to draw attention to the challenges faced by Pakistan’s education sector, whilst highlighting the sector’s important role for national success.
Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/pakistan/05-Mar-17/lums-school-of-education-organises-its-first-annual-education-festival-2017

Education necessary for character building
Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has said only education can produce better citizens and can prepare them to shoulder the responsibilities of the challenging world. He said this while addressing here a Parents Day function held in Alsadiq Public Secondary School.
Complete Story: http://pakobserver.net/education-necessary-for-character-building/

The quality of Maths and Science in educational institutes is not up to standards
Regional Coordinator of Alif Ailaan, Noman Akhtar, has reported that maths and science play an important role in this contemporary world. He emphasised on the importance of maths and science for the progress of nations and reported that the quality of these subjects in schools is not up to standards.
Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104066843&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170306

English Matric exam will be held today
Special education board of Multan will hold its Matriculation level English exam today on the 6th of March.
Complete Storyhttps://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104066843&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170306


PECHS school pond of sewerage water, deprived of electricity
A PECHS school has become a pond of sewerage water and the children, the architects of our future, are forced to study in these unhygienic conditions without even electricity, reported Dunya News.
Complete Story: http://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/373690-Karachi-PECHS-school-pond-of-sewerage-water-depr

Editorials/ Op-eds

Female education

Disparity in education