9th June 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Tanzeem-e-Asatza rejects the provincial budget

The local teachers have rejected the provincial budget and demanded of the government to fulfil its pledge regarding timescale promotion.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_06_2017_183_005  



Financial crunch forces KP govt to drop education projects

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government ousted two most important projects of the education department from 2017-18 budget shows priority of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government relatively diverted from education sector.

Complete Story: http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-06-09/lahore/12128/90176


KP budget balanced & pro-poor, says minister

He said ADP of upcoming budget was 29 pc higher than current fiscal year including foreign assistance of Rs.82 billion. As many as Rs.127.91 billion were allocated for education, Rs.49.27 billion for health and Rs.39.73 billion for police departments in budget 2017-18, he said, adding the government has set aside Rs.127.91 billion including Rs.115.92 billion for elementary and secondary education, Rs.11.99 billion for higher education sector that was 18 percent higher than that of the current financial year.

Complete Story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/06/09/13-page/881066-news.html



KP Govt's budget increase claims found incorrect

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government’s claim that there is an increase in allocations for priority sectors – including health, education, local governments, agriculture, and law and order – in the K-P’s budget for 2017-18 is contrary to facts.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706090324&EN_ID=11201706090132&EMID=11201706090052




Session on behalf of minister of education

A session was headed by Minister of Education, Abdul Rahim Khan Ziaratwal, which was attended by Director Schools, Additional Director Schools and other educational officers where it was decided that a session will be held monthly to discuss the educational system.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104248357&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170609    




KP’s education budget higher than Sindh, Punjab in terms of percentage

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province has allocated the highest amount for education earmarking 21.2 per cent of the total budget followed by Sindh with 19.4 percent and Punjab 17.5 percent for the financial year 2017-18, comparison of provincials budgets revealed.

Complete Story:http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/06/09/13-page/881065-news.html


New curriculum for early education finalised

A revised curriculum for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) and for classes 1 through to 5 has been finalised by a group of educational specialists, curriculum experts, teachers and government officials under the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training on Wednesday.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_06_2017_153_003




25,000 teachers promoted to Grade-17

Secretary CADD, Nargis Ghaloo has promoted 25,000 teachers in the federal capital and a notification of their promotion will be issued next week.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104250655&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170609


FDE forms online complaint cell

As part of bids to improve student learning environment in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has created an online cell for the speedy resolution of their grievances about public sector educational facilities in the region and staff members.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/209490-FDE-forms-online-complaint-cell




Education and Health are top priorities of the Government

MPA Hina Pervaiz Butt stated in Lahore that health and education are top priorities of the government.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-09/page-9/detail-27



Punjab govt allocates Rs1trn for current expenditure

Expenditure on the Education Sector has been estimated at Rs.44,339.058 million in FY 2017-18 at provincial level while expenditure on the Education Sector at district level has been estimated at Rs.230,100.000 million.

Complete Story: http://epaper.brecorder.com/2017/06/09/3-page/880953-news.html


Another body for education sector in the offing

The Punjab government is creating yet another authority to design, implement, and manage special initiatives in the public and private education sector, having control over the Public School Support Programme (PSSP) of the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF).

Complete Story: http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=09_06_2017_002_007


International Aid for education increases in Pakistan

Despite a decline in the amount of aid allocated to education worldwide, a recent paper reveals that spending in Pakistan has increased, with a majority of it being spent on early basic educations.

Complete Story: https://epaper.tribune.com.pk/DisplayDetails.aspx?ENI_ID=11201706090050&EN_ID=11201706090024&EMID=11201706090010


No summer vacations in many private schools

In order to take three months fees from students, private schools are not giving summer vacations to their students.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104250417&Issue=NP_ISB&Date=20170609    


Elementary School upgraded to girls High School

Elementary school in Choa Sayedan Shah upgraded to Girls High School. Funding promised for new building.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2017-06-09/page-4


Zakat money should be spent on Education

Sirda Khalid from the youth sub-committee of Aiwan e Tijarat o Sadarat Multan stated that the money from zakat should be spent on education.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/assets/nawaiwaqt/uploads/epaper/2017-06-09/Multan/epaper_images/epaper_img_1496957848.gif



DEO Elementary (Female) Grade-18 Deputy DEO replaced, charge given to Grade-19 school principal

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104249540&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170609 


Merit list released for Assistant Education Officer

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104249551&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170609


Completion of school building ordered

The district administration has ordered the Danish School administration to ensure the completion of the school building within the stipulated time, and expressed concerns over the delay in its completion.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-09/page-22/detail-6


Court moved against MPA’s highhandedness

The court has been moved against MPA Haji Naeem Safdar Ansari for naming the new 30-room academic block in Government Islamia Degree College after his father’s name. Earlier, the MPA inaugurated the block, constructed at a cost of Rs53 million, and named it after his father Haji Safdar Ansari which raised concerns among the citizens and social and political figures of the district.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-09/page-22/detail-1


Baitul Maal launches new programme

Baitul Maal is extending financial help to those students who cannot continue their academic activities due to lack of funds.

Complete Story: http://nation.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-09/page-22/detail-11


Revolutionary Steps being taken for Education

Provincial Minister for Schools Education stated in Lahore that revolutionary steps were being taken for education.

Complete Story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/06/09/lahore-e-paper-june-9-2017/





We are struggling to achieve an educated, peaceful society: Mustafa Kamal

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104248698&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170609


Pakistani students at their innovative best

The finalists of this year's Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) and the alumni of previous years were acknowledged in Education Ambassadors and Alumni Awards in Karachi.

Complete Story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/6-9-2017/us_page6.asp



Investigation report of Jufelhurst school completed

The investigation committee formed by IG Sindh has completed its investigation of demolition of Jufelhurst school.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104248865&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170609


Treatment underway of student of Cadet College, Larkana

The medical treatment of 14 year old student, Ahmed Ali is still underway in the US.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104248946&Issue=NP_KHI&Date=20170609


Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy launches SOC outreach

One constantly sees the Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy banner introducing new and innovative ideas to Pakistan and this announcement is no different. The Academy award winning director is launching a new platform, called SOC Outreach that aims to encourage debate and discussions in schools and colleges.

Complete Story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/magazine/instep-today/209419-Sharmeen-Obaid-Chinoy-launches-SOC-Outreach







Facets of inequality



KP’s balanced Budget






CM Punjab — remember education is non-negotiable state responsibility



Punjab Budget 2017-18: Growth sans justice



China-Pakistan Faqeer School Project




Schedule of vacations put in place in educational institutions



Letters to the Editor


Illiteracy Plaguing Pakistan



Sindh budget



Child labour





Technical Education is necessary for eradication of joblessness

Faisalabad: The Vice President Chamber of Commerce and Industry Engineer Ahsan Ahmed has said that Technical Education is necessary for eradication of joblessness in the country.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-06-09/page-6/detail-21


Zakaria University forms committee for distant education

Multan: A meeting of Deans of Faculties and other officer was organized under the chair of Vice Chancellor of Zakaria University to opine about starting distant education, in order to overcome financial problems.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104249530&Issue=NP_MUX&Date=20170609


Regional Director IOU visits Examination Centers

Chinab Nagar: The Regional Director Allama Iqbal Open University Dr. Nighat Shahid had a surprise visit of Girl Degree College and Islamia High School and inspected the candidates.

Complete Story: https://www.dailyjinnah.com/punjab/main.php?action=epaper&id=main&page=3&dt=09-06-2017




Teacher’s forum continued protest salary

District Qamber Shahdadkot: The members of Teachers forum continued protest on 4th day for releasing of salary of Primary Teacher Mr. Mohsin Chandio.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130520489&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20170609



Teachers protest against usage of substandard material in construction work

Duistrict Naushehro Feroz: The Teachers along with Students of Main Government Primary School Tharoo Shah held a protest against contractor on usage of substandard material in the construction work of the School.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_09062017012746.jpg


Sindh University promotes 36 Employees

Jamshoro: Thirty Six Employees of different departments of University of Sindh have been promoted through Technical Scheme.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_09062017012757.jpg


Protest continued against Qaid E Azam University

Hyderabad: Sindh United Youth Front, Young Lawyers Forum and others continued protest in Hyderabad against the management of Qaid E Azam University Islamabad, on cancellation of admissions of Sindhi and Baloch Students from the University.

Complete Story: http://www.dailyibrat.com/beta/pages/jpp_09062017012757.jpg




Mehran University distributes 1169 Laptops

Jamshoro: About 1169 Students were given Laptops by the Mehran University of Engineering and technology, the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.

Complete Story: http://pknewspaper.com/awami-awaz-epaper-today


Protest against formation of New Education Policy

Larkana: A protest strike was held by the Forum for All Sindh Students and teachers against formation of new Education Policy, pointing that B.A and B.Sc Degrees have been included with ADE and B.Ed Hons.

Complete Story: http://dailyjeejal.com/e-paper/2017-6-09/news/page3/1%20(22).htm




Development is impossible without Education: AD Zob

Lorlai: The Assistant Director Zob Division Mr. Sardar Abdul Rasheed Jogezai paid a visit to Middle School Gano Khan. He said wihle talking to Teachers that development is impossible without acquiring Eduaction.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/33455/59398810266cb


Teacher’s Problems should be resolved

Kharan: Five Thousand Teachers were appointed against existing vacancies some eight years ago, whereas in 2012 SST Posts were promoted from 16 grade 17, but teachers package was not revised after the decision of Court. So teachers problems are still existing.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/33470/593988e43f993


High School building in crumbling condition

Kalat: The building of Government High School Kalat is left in crumbling conditio; teachers vacancies are vacant, but still no recruitment is processed.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/33478/5939893952dd1



Education  Minister chairs meeting with Officers

Quetta: The Education Minister Mr. Abdul Raheem chaired a meeting with high officials of the department, focusing on development of edcuation and directives to restore 12 suspended DEOs were issued.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104248357&Issue=NP_QTA&Date=20170609


Demand for Promotion employees of Higher Secondary School

The Workers Model Higher Secondary School has been started, but its employees are not pormoted. Mr. Muhammad Iliyaas has demnded for provision of facilities to employees along with promotion.

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


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Education Department promotes Junior Clerks

Peshawar: The Department of Education has promoted 204 Junior Clerks in grad 14 as senior clerks, whereas their deputation and transfer have been processed.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyaaj.com.pk/epaper-detail.php?image=NTU4ODI=


Teachers warn protests after Eid

Peshawar: The Professor and Lecturers have warned to hold protests after Eid Ul Ramzan for their up gradation.

Complete Story: http://www.mashriqtv.pk/E-Paper/Peshawar/2017-06-09/page-2/detail-13


Government Employees should educate their children in Government Schools

Paharpur: The Provincial Government should make Government Employees to send their children into Government Schools, instead of Private, so that education atmosphere of Government Schools could be improved.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-06-09&page=10


Teachers appose 10 percent increment

Derpain: The Teachers Association DerPain held a protest against non provision of time scale and increasing of only 10 percent in the budget.

Complete Story: http://epaper.dailyausaf.com/page?station_id=3&page_id=17262&date=2017-06-09


Provision of Bags and Furniture in Government Schools

Parachnaar: Provision of School Bags and Furniture in School has been started in Schools of Khuram Agency with the cooperation of HDOP and UNDP.

Complete Story: http://www.akhbarekhyber.com/epaper/edition/735/akhbar-e-khyber/page/3