Lahore: Provincial Minister for Education, Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan has said that Education Department Punjab is working vigorously for achieving the targets of harmonizing educational syllabus with modern demands, properly monitoring performance of male and female students and training of teachers for ensuring quality education in educational institutions. He said that the biggest programme of teachers training is being started in Punjab through best companies of the world working in education sector including University of London.
He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting held with regard to provision of quality education, here today. A consultative company Aitken of Bahrain gave a detailed briefing for ensuring quality education in educational institutions working under the control of Punjab government. Senior officials of School Education and Higher Education attended the meeting.
Rana Mashhood Ahmed told the participants that after reviewing in detail the model of teachers’ training in England during his recent visit to Britain, on the direction of Chief Minister Punjab, dialogues were held with the officials of University of London and MoU was signed. He said that according to the vision of Chief Minister Punjab, training of teachers who are backbone of educational system is very vital.
Rana Mashhood said that British Council has also been taken on board for training of teachers. Moreover, talks are also continuing with various foreign companies having good repute in this sector, he added. He said that a committee comprising senior officers of Education Department will consider the strategy of focusing the method adopted for setting up quality education by Aitken of Bahrain the teachers, students and educational institutions and further progress will be made in this matter according to the decision of the committee. He said that after final approval of Chief Minister Punjab, this project of quality education will be started in education sector.