Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa govt to wage jihad against illiteracy: Imran Khan

Imran was speaking at the launch of a school enrolment program in Peshawar. “The problems faced by Pakistan are not simple problems, but they are not impossible,” he said. Calling literacy a big challenge, Imran said that the schools in K-P are in very bad condition. “I knew the education situation was not good but […]

Private schools decry ‘illegal’ auction of plots

National Education Council (NEC) deputy chairman Nazar Hussain told a news conference at Peshawar Press Club that the Peshawar Development Authority had given an advertisement in the press to sell plots of private education institutions through an open auction but the private schools’ owners would oppose it at all costs as it was against the […]

Admitting newcomers a tall order for KP schools

However, the headmasters of the government primary schools, especially those in urban areas, are worried about how to adjust the newcomers due to an acute shortage of space. The enrolment campaign is meant to create public awareness of their children’s admission to schools, mostly primary ones. According to the headmasters of primary schools, their classrooms […]

Fata Scouts Week begins

The FATA Scouts week comprising ofdifferent program opened in City with Abid Majeed, Principal Secretary Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Shaukat Ullah, was the chief guest on this occasion. Director Sports and Youth Affair Faisal Jamil Shah, Assistant Director Awan Hussain and senior and junior scout fellow were also present onthis occasion. Governor Principal Secretary Abid […]

Shaukat orders to establish endowment fund in FATA

The Gov­ernor Khyber Pakhtun­khwa, Engineer Shaukatullah has directed for establishment of an endowment fund in FATA to promote education, sponsor talented students and meet deficiencies in educational institutions. The Governor in a formal directive to FATA Secretariat here Monday has further elaborated that the fund would be envisaged to extend sponsorship to FATA students including […]

Investing in the future: Low literacy rate blamed for stunted growth of country

Addressing students and teachers at an event held in collaboration with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Peshawar University Teachers Association (PUTA), speakers said education moulds public opinion and diverts young minds towards positive activities. In her address, Jamhoori Watan Party (JWT) MPA Begum Meraj Hamayun said not only parents, but the […]