LAHORE: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood declares the government is having measures to introduce a centralized education and learning policy and uniform syllabus for all public and private institutions of the nation.
He was approaching the mass media after 4th inter-provincial education and learning meet at an inner city hotel here on Monday. Punjab Minister for School Education Murad Raas, KP education consultant Ziaullah Bangash, federal and provincial secretaries knowledge and chairmen of the education boards were also present.
Mr. Shafqat declared the objective of the meeting was to talk about measures for creating education in the nation and all the provinces should take procedures to supply the most recent and better education to the students. He said there should be no political difference in supplying and creating education field and meetings were being held at the provincial levels to find troubles in the process.
“The government is focusing to develop the literacy rate of the country and all out-of-school infants should be brought back to schools to restart their education. A comprehensive plan is being created and recently 5,000 infants out of 11,000 were given admission to schools in the federal government capital.”
The federal minister said they would also update the syllabus of the religious seminaries and schools and consultations were going at the provincial stage in this respect. The minister declared they were also planning to problem document for the grade-8 and it would be discussed in the next interprovincial stage conference.
He declared the next interprovincial stage conference on education would be held in Quetta in July 2020. He said it was the simple responsibility of the government to supply cost-free education to the masses and they would have measures to fulfill this responsibility.
He recommended to the federal government to hold a meeting with the education sector’s officials of all the provinces to discuss centralized and uniform education plan. “All the provinces should also ensure across the board implementation of the education plan in its specific areas.”
The federal and provincial ministers, advisers and secretaries and other officials talked about the education, particularly school education issues at length and calculates were suggested to update schools.