The Ministry of Federal Education will begin paying salaries to seminary teachers who teach contemporary subjects at madrassas, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood said on Monday.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) made education and education reforms the cornerstones for its election manifesto and campaigns, terming its plans for reforming the sector “the most ambitious education agenda in Pakistan’s history”. Yet, the first full budget presented by the new provincial government has left much to be desired in terms of funds funneled towards education, falling even short of allocations made by the previous Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government in some areas.
The Punjab Minister for School Education (SED), Murad Raas, has said that the department was focused on improving education quality in the province and a roadmap had been prepared to improve the standards.
Punjab Minister for School Education Murad Raas on Thursday led the launch of a new education policy for the province, aimed at transforming educational outcomes for the pupils of the most populous province in the country. The launch ceremony of the new policy, named Punjab New Deal 2018-23, was presided over by Punjab Chief Minister, while noted officials, intellectuals, scholars and educationists were in attendance.
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The Government of Punjab will introduce an e-transfer policy for teachers to make the postings and transfers process fair, merit based and transparent, School Education Minister Murad Raas said on Tuesday.
Provincial Minister for School Education Murad Raas has proposed n all-encompassing ‘education tower’ to bring all matters and personnel related to education in the province under a single roof.
Significant changes in curriculum are underway and the government is committed to taking all measures to facilitate children by improving the conditions of the public sector schools in the province, Punjab School Education Minister Murad Raas said on Thursday.
Punjab Minister for School Education Dr Murad Raas has said that the provincial government would ensure implementation of the Supreme Court orders regarding private school fees at all costs. During a press talk on Friday in Lahore, Raas said the recommendations regarding an authority to monitor private schools and their affairs were with the provincial law ministry and the government would presented it in the Punjab Assembly soon.
The Punjab government is working to bring three new education bills that aim to change the mechanisms of school education in the province.