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PPP to introduce new education policy
Islamabad, Dec 19: The Pakistan People's Party
(PPP) led government has decided to introduce new education policy by early next
year to bring uniformity in the education system across the country, sources at
the Federal Education Ministry said.
They said that the
government had decided to bring necessary amendments in the draft policy
prepared during the tenure of the previous government.
The sources said
under the proposed new policy the government has decided to introduce uniform
syllabus for all the government and private school. Under this policy new
academic year will also start simultaneously all over the country.
senior official of Education Ministry said once the draft of the new policy was
ready it would be put on the ministry's website and published in the press for
suggestions from the general public and educationists to finalise
Source also said that Education Minister would visit all the four
provinces of the country and would examine the provincial educational system. He
said that the ghost schools in all the four provinces would be operationalised. Daily Times
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Rawalpindi 600 teaching assistants without pay since August
Rawalpindi: Around 600 teaching assistants, including women, in
the district are without salary since their appointment in August because the
provincial government has not allocated the budget as yet, it has been
The teaching assistants were appointed by the principals of
different colleges on the directives of the education secretary to make up for
the shortage of regular lecturers.
Some 2,200 assistants were appointed
on six-month contract throughout Punjab and they were to be paid Rs8,000 every
month as salary. As per the plan, they would be removed from the assignment
after appointment of regular lecturers through the Punjab Public Service
Commission. However, in case no regular teachers are available their contract
would be extended.
As these assistants had to work on the post of
lecturers, the minimum qualification for them was a postgraduate degree in the
relevant subject, Punjab Professors and Lecturers Association (PPLA) President
He said they had written to the education department in
Lahore about the issue, but they learnt that no funds had been allocated for the
A representative of the college teachers said it was
beyond comprehension that the teachers were appointed to run the business
smoothly without arranging their salary. A teaching assistant inducted for
teaching Urdu at Gordon College said that many male and female teachers had
given up their assignments for not being paid for the last four months. He said
highly qualified boys and girls accepted the honorable teaching job but they
were being exploited as no payment was being made to them.
who insisted on anonymity, said it was ironical that the education department
succeeded in utilising them in the peak period of the academic year from
September to December but had not paid them the salary.
District Officer (DO) Colleges Ulfat Janjua said the appointments were made by
the heads of the respective colleges and the teachers were to be paid through
the district accounts office.
The district accounts officer, on the other
hand, said he had received no funds for the salaries of the contract teachers,
adding that as soon as the budget was allocated, the salaries would be
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International conference 'Future Vision of Pakistan: Alternative Scenarios' at QAU
Islamabad: Quaid-i-Azam University, is organizing an international conference on 'Future Vision of Pakistan:
Alternative Scenarios' on the occasion of birth anniversary of the father of the
nation Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Islamabad on December 24, 2008. The conference
would be attended by national and international experts, academicians and
researchers on Pakistan, says a press release issued here Thursday. The News
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