Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday met a delegation led by World Bank President David Malpass to discuss possible ways about how Pakistan’s learning poverty could be addressed.
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has denied any budgetary cut in the allocation of fund for Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan. Responding to the queries put forth by students and educationists, following his thorough presentation on “Education System of Pakistan: Challenges and Way Forward” organized by Karachi School of Business and Leadership (KSBL) on Thursday, he dismissed the news concerning slashing of HEC budgetary allocations.
The federal government and Ittehad Tanzimat Madaris Pakistan have agreed that the Federal Board of Education will be conducting examinations of all compulsory subjects in Madrassas and will be issuing Matriculation and Intermediate level results. to students
Government has changed the master plan of the federal capital to establish a university at the Prime Minister House. The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved to change the master plan of the city to fulfil the promise made by premier Imran khan during his election campaign 2018.
In continuation of its efforts to enable the country’s higher education sector to become more effective in academic excellence, management and problem-oriented research, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan held the launch conference of the National Academy of Higher Education (NAHE) on Wednesday.
Technology is a game changer and the government is striving to introduce technology at different levels of education, Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood said on Friday. Addressing the Pakistan Summit 2019 in Islamabad, he said the government was committed to improving the standard of education and was striving hard to deliver results.
Skill development is one of the forefront concerns of government that is diligently working to synchronize education with market requirements, has said by Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood, on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister’s startup programme will soon take-off to assist one million youngsters to launch up to 10,000 ventures, said Special Assistant to PM Youth Affairs Usman Dar, on Wednesday.
The federal government has allocated an amount of Rs 749 million for setting up seven new educational institutes in Islamabad Capital Territory, along with the up gradation of seven old public sector schools and colleges in the federal capital. Per details , the decision has been taken under the Ministry of Education and Professional Training’s plan for the upgrading educational institutes that are functional under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE).
Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said skills building and development were crucial to ensuring youth employability prospects, as 65 percent youg population of the country would fail to secure jobs without technical education .
Addressing the launch ceremony of “Training of Master Trainers” organized by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) on Monday, the minister said “our education sector holds no linkages” with the local industry due to which our PhDs have limited job prospects.