7th Nov 2017



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Another Swat student nominated for International Peace Prize
Swat:Fourteen-year-old Hira Akbar became the second student from Swat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa after Malala Yousafzai to be nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize.
She was among the six students shortlisted out of 200 across the world for the award.  
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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa education boards to change exam pattern

Peshawar: All educational boards of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will conduct the upcoming annual examinations for matriculation and intermediate courses by replacing the decades old pattern of question papers with a new one to assess the learning outcomes of the students.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_11_2017_007_006


Appointment of women teachers at primary schools opposed

Nowshera: The local chapter of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl has rejected the proposed appointment of women teachers in primary schools and termed it agenda of foreign NGOs followed by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=07_11_2017_183_008


Peshawar Education Board on strike in support of workers’ demands

Peshawar: Workers walked out of the offices and began strike as their concerns were not heard, including late promotions, refusal of living in colony and giving bonus on biometrics.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709371&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107


Professional education no longer a condition for teacher hiring

Peshawar: Grade 16 service officers with regular education can also apply for teachers jobs in govt schools.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709352&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107


Protest by school students in Mingora

Mingora: Male and female students of Itifaq Labor Union and Working Folks Grammar School protested for their rights on the roads on their way to the Swat Press Club. They held placards and banners with different slogans.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707986&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107


Threat of locking schools in protest in Buner

Buner: Several labor leaders said that teachers’, clerks’ and grade 4 officers’ pays are being cut for absences, which is not acceptable. They threatened that if the issue isn't resolved within a week, locks will be put on the school doors of the whole district.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707984&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107




Purposeful curriculum is need of the hour - Abdul Fatah Bhangar

Quetta: The Educational Secretary for Secondary Education said that a strong curriculum is needed in today’s times as the importance of curriculum in strengthening minds of the students cannot be neglected.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707584&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171107



Government Sundaimon High School is a role model for other schools

Quetta: Government Sundaimon High School is a role model for other government educational institutes. School’s Principal Dr. Naseer Ali and other staff should be appreciated for their efforts said Zia Khan.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Problems to be solved for Pashtoon students

Quetta: In a statement by Pashtoon Students Federation, it was said problems of education should be solved for Pashtoon students. Facilities like infrastructure should be provided to educational institutes.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


Juniors to be removed from senior posts

Quetta: Juniors should be removed from senior posts in Kila Abdullah and other districts to improve performance of the education sector.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/Quetta/page3.asp


English language classes started a government school

Hub: Government Boys High School Sakran started english language classes. The inauguration ceremony was attended by a large number of people.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/Quetta/page8.asp


Annual holidays for schools

Kila Saifullah: Leader from Government Teachers Association, Sultan Muhammad Kakar said that decision for annual holidays of schools should be looked into.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/Quetta/page8.asp


Facilities to be provided in school

Quetta: Government school in Kili Allahabad faces shortage of facilities like furniture and boards.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/Quetta/page10.asp


Competition in the education sector reflective of development - Muhammad Farooq

Khanozai: Additional Secretary Schools was the chief guest at quiz and speech competitions held among high schools in Balozai.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707574&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171107


Students sitting under sky

Daudkhel: Due to shortages of classrooms in Government Elementary School Hazara North Piplan, students are forced to sit under sky to get education.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709185&Issue=NP_SGD&Date=20171107


No compromise on quality education - Abdul Nabi Magsi

Dhadar: The DEO said that barriers in the promotion of education in Kachi will be removed and strict action will be taken against absent teachers.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707676&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171107


Vacancies in education department could not be filled

Quetta: 1301 teaching staff vacancies still unfilled as the process of hiring and upgradations is delayed again.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707422&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20171107




FATA education sector faces daunting challenges

The FATA Directorate of Education earlier claimed to have enrolled 681,042 male and female students in FATA during academic year 2015-2016. However, the figures projected by the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training for the same period state that 736,929 students are out of school in the area.

Complete story: https://dailytimes.com.pk/135474/fata-education-sector-faces-daunting-challenges-teachers/




Plan to bring dropouts back to education - AIOU

Islamabad: Vice Chancellor Allama Iqbal Open Uni has said that university has decided to expand its enrolment drive to bring dropouts backto education.

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Semester final to start from 20th Nov. AIOU

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal open Uni has announced 20th Nov as start date of semester final exam for various disciplines.

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Sports day marked at Westminster International School

Islamabad: It was all fun and enjoyment at the annual sports day organised by the Westminster International School at the Pakistan Sports Complex. The event was widely and enthusiastically enjoyed by the students who took part in athletics, gymnastics and karate display.

Complete story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-11-07/page-14/detail-7


Inspection to be done on early basis in schools

Islamabad: On the demands of private educational institutes of Federal capital, Private Educational Institutions Regulation Authority has decided to inspect schools on early basis.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709142&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20171107




Appeal for construction of 2 more rooms in school

Melsi: District Chairman of Pakistan Kisan Ittehad Mehr Akmal in a letter to Deputy Commissioner has asked for construction of 2 more rooms in school.

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Girls College still under construction

Jilla Jeem: Government Girls College Jilla Jeem is still under construction, as the work started several years before.

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Underqualified teachers in private schools of Multan

Multan: Matric pass teachers in different private schools of Multan are playing with future of children.Parents has asked authorities to take action about it.

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Positions vacant in Govt High School Jatli

Doltala: 4 Class four & 1 clerk vacancy is still vacant in Government High School Jatli.

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Pakistan Tourism Deptt to offer special packages for students

Rawalpindi: Director Pakistan tourism Ch. Abdul Ghafoor after a meeting with Minister of Provincial Higher Education has said that Pak Tourism will offer special packages for students.

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Corruption of Millions in Edu Deptt

Chakwal: Secretary Education punjab has ordered to investigate corruption cases reported in Education department Chakwal.

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Free education and health is responsibility of government - Liaqat Baloch

Lahore: Secretary General Jamaat e Islami Liaqat Baloch said that free education and health facilities are responsibility of the government.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709789&Issue=NP_LHE&Date=20171107


Parents protest on violence against children in schools

Multan: Parents protest against corporal punishment in Government Primary School Pir Colony No. 2.

Complete story:  https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709987&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171107


Classrooms to be constructed in 50 schools

Multan: Education Department has decided to construct classrooms in around 50 schools of the district.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104710017&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171107





SHC issues notices to former education secretary for lodging false cases

Karachi: The Sindh High Court (SHC) sought on Monday a reply from Former Education Secretary Fazlullah Pechuho on allegations of implicating a suspended school teacher in a false case for refusing to pay a bribe for reinstatement.

Complete story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201711070018&EN_ID=11201711070009&EMID=11201711070003


Marksheets issued for grade 9th

Karachi: Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) has issued mark sheets for grade 9 science group result.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=400441





Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to transform the world



Letters to the editor


Plea to restore school





Physical punishment to students

Multan: Two students of Government Primary School Peer Colony No. 2 were severely beaten by their teachers. Their parents carried protest against the physical torture.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709987&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171107


College teachers to protest for rights

Multan: On the appeal of PPLA, all teachers have decided to hold protests in favor of their demands.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104710016&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171107


Decision to construct new classrooms in 50 schools

Multan: Department of Education Punjab has decided to construct new classrooms in 50 government high and higher secondary schools of the province.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104710017&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20171107


P.T.Alif announced movement against D.O Jamshoro

Kotri: Primary Teachers’ Association Kotri has started movement against D.O Education Jamshoro on not responding to their documents.

Complete Story:  http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130568751&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171107


High school facing shortage of staff

Sanghar: Government High School Tando Mitha Khan was completed six years ago, but since then no staff was deputed in the school. Students have to attend another school in other villages.

Complete Story; http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130568766&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171107


High school building did not repair

Faridabad: Building of Government High School Faridabad could not be repaired for past six years due to carelessness of Education Department. Its different parts are cracking.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130568906&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171107


Student future ruined due to closure of school

Chelhar: Government Primary School Village Borli Bheel, near Chelhar, is dysfunctional for past three years, leaving students to attend school in another village.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-07/news/page3/1%20(1).htm


Four teachers to teach 600 students

Diplo: Student’s education is being affected due to shortage of teachers in government college of Diplo. Only four teachers are present to teach more than 600 students.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-07/news/page3/1%20(45).htm


Session Judge raids on special education school

Dadu: District Session Judge Dadu Ashoke Khan paid an unscheduled visit to government special education schools and found the school staff absent.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-11-07/news/page8/1%20(46).htm


Teacher did not depute in school

Kandiaro: Government Primary School Village Shafi Muhammad Chandio is left without teachers. Protests were also carried for deputation of teachers, but no response seemed.

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


Unavailability of books in public library

Bhan Saeedabad: Building of public library was constructed in Higher Secondary School Bhan Saeedabad, but no books have been provided to it.

Complete Story: http://www.thekawish.com/beta/epaper-details.php?details=2017/Nov/07-11-2017/Page3/P3-30.jpg


Struggling for provision of education in Nokundi

Nokundi: The member District Council Chagi Khan Muhammad Asif Khan Sanjrani has said that struggle is underway for provision of educational institutes and education. He was visiting boys higher secondary school.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/52230/5a00907b4c7c1


There is need to form curriculum

Quetta: Secretary Education Abdul Fateh Bhangar said endeavored purposeful curriculum is need of time and it is also important for mental development of students; it brings change in them.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/52312/5a00dccf61a03


District government is taking up steps for reinstatement of schools

Harnai: Deputy Commissioner Abdul Salam Achakzai said all concerned steps are being taken for restoration of dysfunctional schools.

Complete Story: http://e.jang.com.pk/11-07-2017/quetta/page8.asp

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Eight subject specialists recruited through Public Service Commission

Peshawar: In the light of recommendation of Public Service Commission KPK eight female Subject Specialists were recruited.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104708869&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107


Requisite of professional degree ended for teachers recruitments

Peshawar: Provincial Government of KPK has issued approval of ending mandatory professional degree for the recruitments of teachers in Education Department.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104709352&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107


Students protested for their rights

Mingora: Students of Itefaq Labor Union and Working Focus Grammar Schools carried a protest infavor of their rights, raising voice.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104707986&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171107