Pakistanis want the government to ensure that seminaries disassociate themselves from extremism and teach pupils a variety of modern subjects.
A series of virtual lectures and trainings allowed young journalists to exchange experiences, expertise and reporting.
Observers view education as key to socio-economic development and countering terrorism.
The Punjab government is hiring more than 4,000 guards to deploy at public schools across the province, authorities say.
The Citizens Foundation is building 141 Schools for Peace in defiance of violent extremism and in memory of the Army Public School martyrs.
The improved security situation enabled authorities to re-open a college in FATA that had been closed for 7 years because of militancy.
Security arrangements were reviewed and enhanced after the summer break.
Local officials hope to bring peace to the region with the opening of FATA University.
The University of Peshawar's Criminology and Forensic Science Institute will help control crime and militancy, analysts say.
200 more are coming to militancy- and calamity-stricken areas, KP government says.