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  • Teachers threaten protest against changes in university law

    PESHAWAR: The Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (FAPUASA) has opposed amendments to University of Peshawar Act, 1974 and warned to resist the same at all costs...

    “We have formed an action committee to keep liaison with representatives of teachers in rest of the 19 public sector universities in the country so that we together devise an effective strategy for launching protest drive to get our demands...

  • Bacha Khan University teachers forced to go on battlefront to save students’ futures

    CHARSADDA: Stuck with 15 of his students on a third floor balcony of a campus building as gunmen came up the stairs, university director Mohammad Shakil urged police personnel arriving at the scene to toss him a gun so he could fight back...

    but were unarmed,” said Mr Shakil, narrating the events that unfolded on Wednesday when four militants attacked Bacha Khan University in Charsadda...

  • University teachers observe ‘black day’ in Sindh

    Wearing black armbands, teachers and the non-teaching staff held walks and demonstrations on and outside the campuses...

    The protest was called by the Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association (Fapuasa) and associations of administrative officers...

  • University teachers opt for talks with CM on new law

    KARACHI: While accusing the government of ‘deceit’ in negotiations over the autonomous structure of universities, an issue persisting since 2013, the leadership of university teachers once again opted for talks and announced on Monday at a press conference that their delegation would meet the chief minister on Tuesday which, they said, would be observed as a ‘black day’ at all public sector universities in protest...

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  • Higher Education Commission team visits Turbat University

    GWADAR: A team of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) visited Turbat University to review management practices and quality assurance at the newly established institution...

    During a meeting with the university management, the HEC team headed by Dr Khawaja Azam Ali, former director general of HEC’s Quality Assurance Agency, incumbent Director General Dr Rafiq Baloch, HEC’s Quality Assurance Division DG Dr Mohammad Ismail and Dr Abdul...

  • Biometric attendance system pushes ghost teachers to seek early retirement, PA told

    KARACHI: Following the introduction of biometric verification system to record attendance of teachers, over 20 per cent of them have applied for early retirement, claimed Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar...

    Responding to a question by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf lawmaker Seema Zia regarding the biometric verification of teachers, the minister said the system had been introduced in the education department to flush out ghost...

  • Teachers protest as biometric system to check ghost employees put in place

    LARKANA: Members of the Government Secondary Teachers Association (GSTA), Larkana district, observed a boycott of their duties as the education department put in place the biometric system to scrutinise its workers with a view to identify ghost employees and check absenteeism...

    Education secretary Dr Fazlullah Pechuho formally inaugurated the system at a ceremony held in the Larkana district education office on Monday...

  • Govt, teachers’ unions asked to work for education reforms

    ISLAMABAD: Political, social and legal barriers instituted by various governments and education managers prevent development of teachers’ associations resulting in weakened capacity to act as constructive agents in the reforms process, says a report on the role of teachers’ union launched on Tuesday...

    The report ‘Reclaiming Dignity: The State of Teachers’ Unions and Their Future’ called on government and unions to collaborate on...

  • Teachers’ paucity hits school for special education

    SAHIWAL: Around 44 percent of special education teachers’ posts are lying vacant at the Government Higher Secondary School for Special Education (impaired hearing), Farid Town, for the last five years or so...

    The teachers’ shortage is seriously hindering provision of quality education to some 300 students (from Grade 1 to 12) with special needs enrolled at the school that is the only institution for children with impaired hearing in...

  • Balochistan cleansing education department of ghost teachers

    QUETTA: Balochistan Education Department has terminated more than 800 illegal teachers in the province in an ongoing scrutiny, according to Balochistan Education Secretary Saboor Kakar...

    com, Kakar said, “Ghost teachers had been drawing salaries from the national exchequer for the last few years...

  • Teachers demand removal of education minister

    HYDERABAD: Women were among a number of primary school teachers who staged a protest sit-in under the banner of the All Sindh Primary Teachers’ Association (SPTA) on Monday at the Hyderabad bypass for some hours while pressing the Sindh government to remove the provincial education minister and implement their charter of demands forthwith...

    Carrying banners and placards, office-bearers and members of the SPTA raised vociferous...

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