- The meeting focused on “expanding the UK’s ongoing support for education in Pakistan”
- Annabelle Gary, UK Director for Development in Pakistan, was also present at the meeting
- Single national curriculum was also discussed
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Tuesday said that he had discussed with British High Commissioner Christian Turner the support of UK for education in Pakistan and other issues.
The Pakistani minister took to Twitter to share photos of his meeting with Annabelle Gary, the UK’s turner and director of development.
He tweeted, “The British High Commissioner, His Excellency Christian Turner, met with the Federal Minister for Education and National Cultural Heritage, Shafqat Mahmood. The meeting focused on expanding the UK’s ongoing support for #Education in #Pakistan. Ms. Annabelle Gary was present, “he tweeted.
When will the syllabus be presented?
The single national curriculum, which began in August 2021, will be rolled out across the country from next academic year.
The Ministry of Education had said that under the direction of Federal Minister for Education and Vocational Training Shafqat Mahmood, the new year would start in August 2021 due to extension of examination dates in May / June and long closure of schools. 2020 academic year “.
The ministry said the SNC was developed in consultation with regional governments, adding that pre-1 to 5th grade students in all public and private schools would follow it.
The ministry said a letter has been sent to all provincial and regional governments regarding the textbook policy under the agreed curriculum.