Around 200,000 students get admission in enrollment drive

Enrollment campaign of the Elementary and Secondary Education (E&SE) Department is in full swing in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as over 200,000 children–128,464 boys and 72,502 girls–have been brought to schools in the first three weeks of the drive. The enrollment drive was kicked off by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan at a ceremony held at […]

Tribesmen demand provision of teachers for girl school

Residents of Mashom Baba village in Mullagori area of Jamrud tehsil demanded staff for a government built Girls’ primary school established six years ago in 2008. Ajab Gul, who bestowed land for the school, told this scribe that on the request of former federal minister Noorul Haq Qadri he gave his land for the construction […]

In Swat, schoolgirls pray for Malala’s Nobel in secret

In Malala Yousufzai’s home town, schoolfriends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this week but they dream in secret, under pressure from a society deeply ambivalent about the teenage activist. Malala, who survived being shot by the Taliban on October 9 last year, has become a global ambassador for education, feted by […]