Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood headed a meeting of Ed-Tech partners on Monday for the promotion of the technology-driven education across the country.
Shafqat Mehmood on Monday said that there are lots of traditional hurdles in the way of education which can just be extricated by using the technology. The Federal Minister for Minister highlighted that the both government and private sector organizations are needed to work together for the noble cause of education.
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Mehmood has set up a committee, under the leadership of Additional Secretary Mohiyuddin Ahmed Vani, to come up along with the mechanism and terms of reference to move forward this strategy on education.
Tele-Schools To Continue Services after Reopening of Institutes
Federal Minister also appreciated the Ed-Tech organizations which assisted the ministry in the development of online content for tele-school saying that the tele-school will continue even after the reopening of educational institutes.
He further added that all the earlier models of ‘adult education’ remained unsuccessful, and now a model based on technology is needed for this main cause. Similarly, a technology-based education program will assist in the development of online content, teachers training programs, development of rural area schools, as well as monitoring of teachers and aspirants.
Federal Secretary Appraises Services of ED-Tech Partners
Federal Secretary Dr. Sajid Yusfani said, because of the outbreaks of COVID-19 pandemic and due to the closure of schools, Ed-Tech partners paid their national duty by offering the free online content for tele school in the hour of the need.
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