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July 29, 2016

Sindh to upgrade education system

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July 29, 2016

KARACHI: The Education and Literacy Department, government of Sindh, is endeavouring to upgrade its education system across the province, through partnerships, a statement said on Thursday.

This is being done in collaboration with INTEL Education Pakistan and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), it said.

Around 8,800 trainees will be provided ICT skills, including 800 teachers, 4,000 in schoolchildren (Grades 6-9) and another 4,000 out of school children / adolescents (OOSC) and adults from the local communities in seven northern districts and five towns of Karachi.

The initiative is being rolled out by the Sindh Capacity Development Project (SCDP), a three-year project under the Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP) funded by USAID.

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