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PEF to launch interactive classroom technology project in three districts

Dr Aneela SalmanLahore: PEF shall launch interactive classroom technology project from September, this year. It will be launched in 25 selected schools in Lahore, Multan and Khushab in the first phase. These schools are attached under Education Voucher Scheme (EVS) with the foundation.

This was told in a meeting held in PEF head office today with managing director PEF Dr. Aneela Salman in the chair. PEF director (CPDP) Bushra Saeed Khan and other concerned officers, including representatives of Social Engineering Consultants, attended the meeting.

The meeting was told that 6 to 8 class teachers, teaching the subjects of English, math and science, will be given necessary training by PEF from first of july in Lahore, Multan and Khushab districts to adroitly operate this interactive technology in classrooms to teach their students.

Addressing the meeting, MD PEF said that introduction of this educational technology is part of PEF’s commitment to arrange best education for its students who mostly belong to under-privileged communities. A technologically-equipped multipurpose classroom ensures active engagement of students and teachers in learning process and this motivates students to get involved in their studies, she observed. She hoped that this project will enhance learning outcomes; and this will benefit the whole society.

Earlier, a representative of SEC gave a presentation about baseline survey of selected schools.

It may be added here that a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between PEF and Social Engineering Consultants (SEC) this year for the launch of this pilot project in three districts. Under this pilot project, SEC will provide computerized electronic boards and multimedia projectors, free of cost, to EVS partners for teaching

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