At a launch attended by Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Shireen Mazari, on Thursday Oct. 23rd, Pakistan introduced a first-of-its-kind a smartphone application geared towards helping parents of Pakistani students with special needs. This application marks the beginning of the introduction of much needed tech-based improvements in the special needs education sector.
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.
Special students of Punjab University (PU) Child Welfare Centre (CWC) on Tuesday showcased their talents to tell the world of their special strengths and to call for efforts to polish and utilize their abilities for making them productive members of the society.
The Government of Punjab has launched the first-ever Special Education Policy to ensure People With Disabilities (PWDs) in the province have access to an inclusive and improved education system that meets their needs. Deputy Head of Department For International Development and representatives from a number of organizations attended the launch of Punjab Special Education Policy.
Educators, academicians and researchers are now much more aware of the problems and difficulties faced by children with special needs and endorse the utilization of technology to support and assist them. Special education needs can refer to the individual requirements of children with learning difficulties and disabilities, including verbal, cognitive, sensory, developmental and neuropsychological handicaps. Special children require additional assistance from teachers and parents in order to perform well in academic settings and new educational trends for special children are emerging across the first world.