April 9th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; A campaign has been launched to call for greater investment in education to stem drop out of a further one million children from schools amid the COVID pandemic in the country.
April 5th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Ex-Fata students of the IUB have announced an end to their hunger strike following successful negotiations with the Punjab Governor on Sunday. Students say that if the Govt fails to keep its word, they will announce a grand march to Islamabad.
April 2nd, 2021; By Hamid Riaz & Hassan Raza; LAHORE; Ex-FATA students of Islamiya University Bahawalpur have decided to ‘starve to death’ after negotiations with Punjab Governor for the reinstatement of quotas & scholarships fell apart today.
March 19th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; Students of the former FATA area continue their sit-in for the 3rd day outside the Governor House Punjab. Students claim that despite a govt notification their University has refused to restore reserved seats of ex-Fata students.
March 4th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Members of the Sindh Students Council have been on a 100-hour hunger strike in Karachi and Hyderabad to demand the restoration of student unions, as well as better accommodation and transport facilities.
February 28th, 2021; Bureau report; PESHAWAR; Female students and teachers of Hazara University in Mansehra and Bacha Khan University in Charsadda have been barred from wearing jeans and T-shirts per a new dress code which will be instituted in all universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in phases.
February 27th, 2021; Bureau Report; SAWAT; The education of girls continues to be mired in difficulties in Swat as elders again demand government vacate buildings of institutions in use of security forces for the last 12 years.
February 2nd, 2021 By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE: Prominent educationists have expressed concerns over the passage of the bill in the Senate for compulsory teaching of Arabic language in schools across the federal capital territory.
January 29th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; After students held a huge protest outside the Punjab Assembly on Friday, 4 out of 5 of arrested students were released by the police, while one remains in their custody till Monday
A student leader who headed protests against a private university in Lahore for mandating in-person examinations has been picked up by police along with four other activists, the wife of one of the detained activists claimed on Thursday. Protesters are vehemently opposed to on-campus examinations, stating that as all classes were conducted online, so should exams. For now, the whereabouts of the detained activists are unknown.