Performance based appraisal system to be evolved for teachers, school heads: Dr Tariq

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 3 (APP): Minister of State for Capital
Administration and Development Division Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry has directed officials of Prime Minister Education Reform Program to prepare Performance Based Appraisal System (PERP) to evaluate and assess the performance of teachers and heads of educational institutes.

The Minister of State made these remarks while chairing a
meeting to review the progress of projects on the schedule of PERP, says a press release.

Dr Fazal said Prime Minister has tasked him to improve
the education and health sector of the capital as per international standards.

“The measures will improve the service delivery and quality of education in the education sector,” he continued.

Key performance indicators will be prepared for the Appraisal
System to assess the performance on scientific lines using best practices prevalent in the world.

The Reform team will coordinate with the Punjab Information
Technology Board (PITB) to seek technical assistance in preparing IT-based systems and training of staff.

He stated that teachers training is of paramount importance
and our prime focus.

Only trained and highly qualified teachers can realize the
Prime Minister’s vision of quality education.

He said schools will be graded on the basis of their
performance and timelines. “Incentives will be given to schools management to improve their performance and move into the next grade,” he added.

The minister directed the reform team to set up monitoring
teams for evaluation and teachers training and to equip them with latest IT technology.

He said these steps will be the motivating factors for
the teachers to put in their best efforts.