10th May 2017

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


Owners oppose bill to regulate private schools

The private sector educational institutions in KP have rejected the provincial governments proposed Private Schools Regulatory Authority Bill 2016 and announced a 2 days strike in protest of it.






Schools of Turbat without computers

Turbat is a major city of Balochistan where thousands of students from nearby villages come to get education. There are more than 20 high schools in Turbat city which don’t have the facility of computers.

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Teachers, students do not lack talent, Abdul Ghaffar

Senior Educational Staff Association provincial Chairman said that the senior teachers should play their part in imparting quality education to the students of the province.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/312298-todays-print-city-news




Teachers should focus on the quality of education: District Education Officer, Bagh

District Education Officer Sardar Rashid Azaad Khan said that he’s visiting the educational institutes and concluded that the teachers are working hard, results of which are also showing.

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Education, professional training center established

Sir Syed Education Society Wah Cantt established Teachers’ Training Centre namely ‘Sir Syed College of Education and Professional Training’ in order to keep abreast teachers regarding the latest teaching techniques to impart better education to the students.

Complete story:http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/10/page02.php



Low enrolment in Higher Secondary schools, Punjab Government orders inquiry into the matter

Throughout Punjab, enrolment for class 9th till 12th has remained extremely low. Government of Punjab has ordered the authorities to increase enrolment to meet the goal for 2017.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/312316-todays-print-city-news


United Teachers Council protest, upgradation of teachers demanded

United Teachers Council protested in front of the Education Complex Hall. They said that Primary teachers on grade 14, Elementary teachers on grade 16, and Secondary teachers were to be upgraded to grade 17. So far, only Primary teachers have been promoted to grade 12.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/312222-todays-print-city-news



‘Great teachers’ finally get recognition

The Pakistan Education Specialists Group (PESG) and the British Council held a report launch for their teachers in Punjab. The report selected teachers based on a search carried out by the delivery chain of education in the province.

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Testing service to recruit teachers

The Punjab government has decided in principle to establish Punjab Testing Service to recruit and hire best staff for the Schools Education Department.

Complete story:https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/203541-Testing-service-to-recruit-teachers




Chiniot schools: models of decline and decay

At most government school students attend classes under open sky. 70% of the schools buildings in the province are dilapidated and not fit for use.

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2 teachers, 120 students held

The vigilance team of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Studies (BISE) Larkana caught students red handed using cheating material. 32 vigilance teams conducted surprise raids at various examinations centers.

Complete story:http://epaper.pakobserver.net/201705/10/page03.php


Admissions in govt. schools declining

The Sindh government claims improvement in the education system but 8896 schools across Sindh have no basic facilities due to which the student enrolment is decreasing while the teachers are also not coming regularly to the schools.

Complete story:http://dailytimes.com.pk/e-paper/2017-05-10/lahore/11499


Papers leaked, culprits will be punished: Murad Ali Shah

CM Sindh said that he has been observing the cheating cases since the past few days and has ordered the authorities to be stricter in these matters. He further said that those caught in leaking the papers and facilitating cheating will be punished.

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6 arrested of the cheating mafia, rangers involved

Due to the government’s failure to curb cheating in the intermediate exams, services of rangers had to be employed to perform a crackdown operation on the cheating mafia.

Complete story:http://www.nawaiwaqt.com.pk/E-Paper/Lahore/2017-05-10/page-3/detail-35


Students and teachers of footpath school protest against the governor’s protocol

The students reported that the protocol passed by the same route every day and creates hurdles for the school. The protocol also advised the school to not be held on the footpath as it disrupts the governor’s daily route.

Complete story:https://jang.com.pk/print/312063-todays-print


Cheating eating into education system like termite: Murad

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah says the copy culture in the education system is like termite, which is eating into vitals of the system.

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College principal assaulted for preventing students from cheating

Sohail ur Rehman, the principal of Government College of Education, FB Area, was attacked by unidentified people on Tuesday for attempting to stop students from cheating in their intermediate exam.


Complete story: https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/203518-College-principal-assaulted-for-preventing-students-from-cheating






Mobile phones found with 13 students, teachers

Chairman Inter Board paid a visit to the government colleges and recovered mobile phone kepy for cheating purpose from students and teachers alike.

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SU school students enthrall audience


The SU school students have highlighted the importance of education through their tableaux, dances and other performances at a function held at Syed Panah Ali Shah (SPAS) Model School Sindh University Jamshoro here on Tuesday.

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