Karachi: The government has completed preparations to introduce a uniform education system across the country. In this regard, instructions have also been issued to the provincial governments to publish books.
According to the Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood, when this system is implemented across the country, no other curriculum will be allowed to be taught in any private school or madrassa.
In this regard, Punjab Education Minister Murad Rass while talking to ARY News program Bakhbar Sawira said that the government has made some changes in this regard which will be unveiled soon.
He said that all the concerned institutions including private school owners have been taken into confidence for a uniform education system and all reservations would be removed for its implementation.
It may be recalled that Federal Minister for Education and Vocational Training Shafqat Mahmood had announced to introduce a curriculum for the first phase of implementation of uniform national curriculum across the country i.e. nursery and first to fifth class from next academic year.
The second phase from sixth grade to eighth grade will be implemented in the year 2022 while the third and final phase of the same national curriculum from ninth to twelfth grade will be implemented in the year 2023, the year of the next general elections in the country.
The basic points on which a uniform national curriculum is being formulated by the Federal Ministry of Education of Pakistan include the teachings of the Qur’an and Sunnah, the introduction to the Constitution of Pakistan, the ideas of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, and Allama Muhammad Iqbal. ۔
In addition, the promotion of conservative and constructive thinking regarding national policies, aspirations and national standards, gender, race, or religion is also an important part of it.
According to the key points outlined, Pakistan’s international agreements to improve the education system, especially the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the increase in educational institutions, teachers, and vocational training in the country, are being determined to ensure that children What to read, what to learn and what effect these teachings will have on children.