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April 15, 2016

Integration of ICT in teaching, learning reviewed

Islamabad

 
April 15, 2016

Islamabad

Minister of State for Education Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman chaired the advisory committee meeting here on Thursday to review the process of integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in teaching and learning processes in schools, reviving Education Management Information System for a proactive role in policy, research, planning and management and outline of sustainable development goals plan.

Preparing children for the digital world, integrating ICT in teacher learning programme through MS technologies, equiping children with employable IT skills, setting up a chain of PC laboratories in schools and teacher training institutes, providing access to ICT in schools, using ICT to strengthen teaching quality, using ICT to enhance student learning, developing complementary approaches to ICT in education, development of capacity at the Federal Education Ministry & Provincial Education Departments were discussed in the meeting.

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the present education system in Pakistan offers only minimal curricular resources for students. “In primary schools, computer studies is in textbooks only without any practical application.

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