PhD thesis successfully defended

Miss Rukhsana Aziz has successfully defended her PhD thesis on education at the public defence held in Northern University, Nowshera, and qualified for the award of doctorate degree. She did her research on “Comparative study of job satisfaction of public and private university teachers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” under the supervision of Dr Rabia Tabassum. Director […]

Protesting teachers oppose cluster schools system

The primary teachers staged a protest demonstration here on Thursday against the government’s plan of introducing cluster schools system in the province. The protesting teachers demanded of the government to set up a separate directorate for primary education at the provincial level. Carrying banners and placards, the members of All Primary Teachers Association (Apta) chanted […]

UoP senate member elected

Prof. Dr. Ghazala Nizam of Friends Group has been elected as member of the senate of the University of Peshawar.Dr Ghazala, who teaches at College of Home Economics, would represent the faculty of management science in the senate. The seat fell vacant on retirement of Prof Dr Shah Jehan Syed of the Department of Journalism […]

Call for rebuilding ruined schools in Fata

      The Fata Students Organisation (FSO) has demanded of the government to take tangible steps for reconstruction of destroyed educational institutions in Federally Administrative Tribal Area (FATA), besides provision of basic facilities to tribal students. The protesting students led by SFO President Shaukat Aziz and General Secretary Haroon Khan were holding banners and […]

KPK govt to help poor students

  Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf MPA Zarin Zia has said that the provincial government will help the orphan students and those from poor families to continue their education. She was speaking as a chief guest at the cheque distribution ceremony here at District Headquarters Complex Tajazai on Thursday. Among others DEO Nazir Khan, SDEO Ikramullah Khan, ADOs […]

Teachers rally for regularisation

The district chapter of All Primary Teachers Association (APTA) took out a rally on Thursday to record their protest against ad hoc based recruitments and political interference in education department. APTA’s Provincial Vice President Shafiq Ahmad and local president Haji Abdul Rahim led the rally which started from Eidgah and converged on Kargil Chowk. Primary […]

New girls schools to be set up soon in Bajaur: MNA

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader and Member National Assembly from Bajaur Agency, Shahabuddin Khan, has said that the federal government is making efforts to improve girls education in the tribal areas, and several new girls schools would be established soon in various areas of the Agency. He was talking to a delegation of women […]

Out with the old: Separate directorate demanded for primary education

The All Primary Teachers Association (APTA) has called for the establishment of a separate directorate for primary education in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa to replace the current cluster school system for monitoring local government primary schools. Flanked by teachers from across the province at a protest in front of the Peshawar Press Club on Thursday, the association members […]

Right to education: FATA students demand destroyed schools be rebuilt

The FATA Students Organisation (FSO) on Thursday demanded the government take tangible steps for the reconstruction of destroyed educational institutions in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and provide basic facilities to students. Students from the tribal areas protested outside the Peshawar Press Club holding banners and placards inscribed with slogans in favour of their […]