The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2019, published after a National Rural survey by Idara-e Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), revealed that language and arithmetic skill in grade five students have remarkably improved over the last couple of years.
Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Tuesday said that standard of New National Single Curriculum would hopefully surpass current syllabus of premier English medium schools of the country.
Education is our top priority and the government is committed to improve the quality of college education at par with global standards. For this, we have introduced qualitative reforms in this sector.
With ministers of the new Punjab cabinet beginning to take stock of their portfolios with briefings from officials and discussions about reforms, school teachers in the province have called upon Punjab Education Minister Dr Murad Raas to take them on board before making a decision on any major policy reform.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Private Schools Regulatory Authority (KP-PSRA) has approved the new PSRA regulations under Section-30 of the KP-PSRA Act-2017 in compliance with the Peshawar High Court judgment passed on November 8, 2017, banning the increase in fees by private educational institutions until further directives.
Terming its work for reforms in Punjab’s public sector schools successful, the Department for International Development (DFID) United Kingdom on Monday said it would continue supporting education reforms in Punjab until 2020.
A committee formed by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah is to review the Sindh School Education Standards and Curriculum (SSES&C) Law 2015 and has been tasked with offering suggestions and recommendations making amendments to improve the public education system in province.