Islamabad’s Private Schools Reject Decision on Timings and Early Summer Vacations

Islamabad Private Schools Association (IPSA) has categorically rejected the Federal Directorate of Education’s (FDE) decision of early summer vacations in public and private schools in the federal capital.

According to details, IPSA has also summoned an emergency meeting of its Supreme Council later today. All IPSA members will attend the meeting to decide the future course of action.

Speaking in this regard, President IPSA, Zafran Elahi, said that the FDE has announced early vacations for pre-primary to class five in private schools without taking input from IPSA.

He added that the closure of schools on account of the Coronavirus pandemic has already borne a negative impact on the academic process in schools.

When asked about the reduction in timings of classes six and above, President IPSA suggested the FDE decrease its working hours as educational institutes only open for five to six hours.

The development comes a few hours after the FDE announced to shut down public and private schools for pre-primary to class five till the commencement of the next academic year.

The FDE also changed the timings for classes six and above as they will now operate from 8 AM to 11 AM till the start of summer break. The FDE will announce the detailed summer vacation schedule for these classes later.


  • Not negative impact on the academic process in schools, but impact on the money minting of private schools.

  • Money matters not lives. The ones who make laws also runs private schools. This is all drama

  • Itni garmi mein bachon ki halat khrb hai wo ni dikh raha … bs paise dikh rahy hain…

  • Kof e kuda khatam khatam ho gya hai en mein apne paise k agay ehain masoom bachon k chehray nazar nhi AA Rahe Hain, qatil baan jaynge bachon k par paise k gulam paise ki gulami nhi chorainga pata nhi qabar mein Sath le k Jaana hai enhon nay paise, bando karo apne ac rooms baith k liay Jane wale ye sub dramay darindo aur reham karo bachon pa, chotay masoom bachon ny konse board k exams daynay hain

  • Private schools are only after money. They have already taken hefty fees for summer vacations


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