Uncertainty looms over the reopening of educational institutions across the country, as the provincial and Federal governments have failed to agree on potential dates for easing the lock-down and resuming academic sessions.
Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has said that maximum efforts were being made to complete the national curriculum by March next year in order that a uniform education system is implemented across the country.
The federal government on Monday launched new curriculum and text books aimed at raising the quality of education in public schools in the federal capital. The new curriculum and text books are part of the government’s 100/100/100 programme that envisions 100% enrolment, 100% retention and 100% passing out of children in schools in the federal capital.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Thursday said educational emergency in FATA had started yielding results as 143,000 students had been enrolled in public sector educational institutes across the tribal areas in 2017.
The Punjab School Education Department (PSED) has banned dance performances by students in all private and government schools across the province.
Private schools operating in Punjab have decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s (SC) October 24, 2017 judgement in which it ordered that all private schools/colleges situated in cantonment areas be shut down.