9th Nov 2017



Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Primary school being run in rented shops

Mingora: Students of the government primary school, Sher abad, here have demanded of the government to construct their school building and provide them basic facilities.

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Annual fee charged by private schools declared illegal

Peshawar: A Peshawar High Court bench on Wednesday declared illegal the promotion fee charged by private schools and colleges in the province.

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Student’s ear drum ruptures after corporal punishment

Peshawar: Teacher at a local school became violent with 8th grade student Kazim Khan and the report has been registered at Michni Gate Police Station.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104715223&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171109


10 billion allocated to promote secondary education

Peshawar: All higher secondary schools will have the same classrooms, sports facilities and clean drinking water, said Muhammad Atif Khan.

Complete story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104714289&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171109




Students worried about exams, teachers about decrease in holidays

Quetta: Provincial govt’s education decisions were protested against. The protestors said govt has made education department an experimentation center - where new ways adopted every day are adding to students’ and teachers’ issues.

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New education policy by provincial govt rejected - Munawara Munir

Quetta: PTI Provincial President Women’s Wing Munawara Munir said PTI will bring an exemplary education system to the province.

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Parliamentarians, teacher's role important for promoting peace

Quetta: Member provincial assembly Yasmeen Lehri has said that role of parliamentarians & teachers is most important for promotion of law to achieve lasting peace & promotion of human rights in society.

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No compromise on better education for students - Mir Ahmed Sial

Dera Murad Jamali: Headmaster of govt high school said teachers should provide modern education to students in order to ready them for better service to the country.

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Developing students’ role is critical for change - Dr. Kashif

Quetta: Parliamentarian Dr. Kashif said the role of teachers is crucial in solving and eradication religious and political issues.

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Development of social sciences and humanities emphasised

Islamabad: No society can progress without the values and character building of its people and therefore, it is very important to focus on humanities and social sciences.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/11-9-2017/page13.asp


NCHD developing plan for 90% literacy rate

Islamabad: National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) is formulating a national action plan (2018-2025) to tak literacy rate in the country to 90%.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/11-9-2017/page20.aspte


PSF holds exhibition of science models

Islamabad: In order to celebrate the World Science Day, Pakistan Museum of Natural History will remain open for students.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/11-9-2017/page20.asp




Schools fees: parents’ committee to protest today

Lahore: The Parent Action Committee (PAC) on Wednesday announced that they would launch another protest drive against the private educational institutions over increase in fees without explanation.

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Hiring of female teachers in boy high school started

Rawalpindi: Hiring of female teachers started in government boys high school has started in the province of punjab.

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British Council Award won by girls middle school

Kunjwani: British Council Award 2017 is one by Girls Middle School Rehmay Shah.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104716831&Issue=NP_FSB&Date=20171109


Lack of sanitary workers in schools

Rawalpindi: 30 thousand schools of punjab lack sanitary workers and therefore the hygiene is affected.

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10 schools of NA-52 lack school heads

Rawalpindi: There is a shortage of headmasters and headmistresses at 10 schools of NA-52 which is affecting the education in those schools.

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60 PST and EST teachers promoted

Hafizabad: On directives of Secretary Schools Education Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik 60 PST and EST Teachers promoted.

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DC Gujrat visit PP-114 schools

Gujrat: Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali Randhawa along with Muhammad Hanif visited schools of of PP 114.

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Reforms for improving education

Bhakkar: Deputy Commissioner Bilal Haider said that there is a lot of work going in the district for welfare and reforms are being done to improve education.

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PEF-CDA venture 72 primary schools handed over to 144 teachers

Bahawalpur: The Cholistan Development Authority (CDA), Bahawalpur and the Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) handed over the administration of 72 government community primary schools to the 144 female teachers already employed at these institutions.

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Education is a tool of success

Multan: Vice Chancellor Bahauddin Zakariya University has said that education is a tool of success. Nations which failed to promote education fell behind in development.

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Higher Education Department to offer appointment letters

Multan: Public Service Commision has called passed candidates to offer job letters as Assistant Professors. Letters to be issued on 15th & 16th November.

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Education Emergency to increase literacy rate in Muzaffargarh

Muzaffargarh: District Chairman Sardar Umer Gopang has said to launch educational emergency in district to increase literacy rate.he said this after inauguration of IT lab.

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Protest against policies of Higher Education Deptt

Multan: PPLA Abdul Hakeem group protested against anti employee policies of Higher Education Department. Protesters urged to review casual leave policy for teachers & staff.

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School uniforms distributed among deserving students

Multan: School uniforms distributed among deserving students at Government Elementary School New Multan.

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Students visit Quaid avenue & Johar Town

Lahore: Students & teachers of various schools visited Quaid Avenue, Johar Town & Pakistan Movement Workers Hall under Pakistan awareness programme organised by Pakistan Ideology Trust.

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Inter exam to be held as per schedule

Lahore: Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education has said that board office will remain open & paper will be conducted as per issued date sheet despite holiday announced by city government.

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Sir Syed Education has occupied 2 schools

Wah Cantt: Two schools built by former federal Minister Nisar Ali Khan are occupied by Sir Syed education.It's difficult for a lay man to get their children enroll in these schools.

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Private schools holding students hostage over fee issue, allege parents

Lahore: Owners of private schools are holding students hostage and keeping them in illegal detention over fee issue, alleged parents on Wednesday.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/11/08/private-schools-holding-students-hostage-over-fee-issue-allege-parents/





Schedule for bi-annual exam

Mirpur Khas: Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Mirpur Khas has announced schedule of bi-annual exam.Exam to start from 14th November.

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Sindh education minister warns of action against negligent officers

Karachi: Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that action would be taken against the officers and contractors who are unable to complete development work.

Complete story: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2017/11/08/sindh-education-minister-warns-of-action-against-negligent-officers/


SHC extends stay order on school fee increase till Dec 12

Karachi: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday extended till Dec 12 its interim stay order that restrained private schools from raising their fee by more than five per cent.





Moot urges girls’ empowerment through education

Hyderabad: Emphasising the need for girls` empowerment, speakers at an education festival on Wednesday said that without ensuring women literacy, this goal could not be achieved. The festival titled `Empowering Girls, Empowering Pakistan` was attended by educators, writers, women teachers and over 200 girl students from 10 government girls` secondary schools of Matiari.

Complete story: https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?StoryImage=09_11_2017_119_003


Decision on fee concession

Karachi: Provincial government has decided to give fee concession  to schools under welfare board.

Complete story: http://e.jang.com.pk/detail.asp?id=401479




Manipulation of expensive education



Letters to the editor


International Science Day






Decision to establish 26 satellite schools

Multan: The District Education Officer Secondary Multan Riaz Ahmed Khan has issued list of establishing 26 satellite schools in district Multan.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-09/page-3


Distribution of uniform among poor students

Multan: Fifty poor students of Government Elementary School No. 1 New Multan have been given uniforms, as their financial position was weak.

Complete Story: http://dailypakistan.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-09/page-3


Teachers’ temporary seniority list released

Lodhran: It has been issued in press release statement from District Education Officer Secondary that a temporary list of promotion of SST teachers has been declared.

Complete Story: http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/multan/2017-11-09/page-5/detail-29



Demand for approval of girls’ high school

Kakkar: A protest was carried by the residents of Kakkar city, demanding for approval of girls high school in the city. While talking to media, they told that girls are confined to only five class and they are unable to continue education due to unavailability of high school.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130569597&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171109




Student future at risk due to closure of school

Gharo: Hundreds of children are unable to continue education due to closure of Government Primary School Ali Murad Halani Jkhio since last year.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130569608&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171109



Girls deprived of scholarship stipend

Sakrand: Girls studying in government schools of Sakrand have been kept aloof of getting amount of scholarship stipend since long time. Higher authorities have been contacted to issue their scholarship, but no response seemed.

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Civil Judge pays visit to government schools  

Naushero Feroz: First Civil Judge and Judicial Magistrate Naushero Feroz Abdul Hafiz Chachar paid a surprise visit of Government Girls’ Primary and Middle School Lala Bakhsh Lund and Government Primary Masjid School Talib Solangi and inquired about school matters.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130569455&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171109


School facing shortage of furniture

Jacobabad: Monitoring teams visited the government schools of Jacobabad enquiring about the shortage of furniture and school staff; most of the schools were having teachers in excess.

Complete Story: http://sindhexpress.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=130569683&Issue=NP_HYD&Date=20171109


70 percent children from UC Garesh deprived of education facilities

Garesh: Reportedly, 70% children belonging to Union Council Garesh are facing acute shortage of education facilities of books and safe drinking water. On the other hand, Government is silent to take any notice of the issue.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/52533/5a0339123d045


Teachers should perform duties honestly

Quetta: The Director Technical Education Engineer Muhammad Rafique Gulzai has said that teachers and other staff should perform their duties to confront modern challenges. He was talking to a teachers’ delegation.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/52522/5a0338b87f2dd


All resources are utilized for development of Education: Ziaratwaal

Quetta: Provincial Minister for Education Raheem Ziratwaal has said that current provincial Government is paying special attention to education and in that context all resources are being utilized for the development of Education. He added that children also take part in extracurricular activities along with their curriculum.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/52588/5a036c04eb751



Workers Model School brought to brink of destruction: BNP

Quetta: It has been declared in the joint statement of Balochistan National Party that Workers Model School Saryab has been brought to the edge of devastation deliberately.

Complete Story: http://dailyazadiquetta.com/epaper/m/52592/5a036c1e16fb4
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Decision to recruit 8617 female teachers

Peshawar: Provincial Government of KP has decided to recruit only female teachers against existing 8617 vacancies in the province under new rule of 2017-18.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104716433&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171109


10 billion rupees spared for provision of education

Peshawar: Provincial Minister for Education Muhammad Atif Khan has said that ten billion rupees will be spend on primary and secondary education on program standardization and under that all secondary schools will be standardized.

Complete Story: https://www.express.com.pk/epaper/PoPupwindow.aspx?newsID=1104714289&Issue=NP_PEW&Date=20171109



Shortage of facilities in girls school

Hangu: Government Khuwaja Girls Middle School Hangu is engulfed by problems of insufficient facilities; students have to face difficulties.

Complete Story: http://www.dailysubh.pk/peshawar?date=2017-11-09&page=3