Govt striving to introduce national curriculum by April 2020 : Shafqat

ISLAMABAD, Sep 23 (APP):Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Monday said the government was making all-out efforts to introduce Uniform Education System in the country by April 2020.

Addressing a press conference after chairing the meeting of National Curriculum Council, he said the new curriculum would likely be formulated and finalized by March 2020.

He said few members of the curriculum committee had suggested to extend the date of timetable for formally introducing the new curriculum.

The minister said the new curriculum was being prepared with the consultation of federal, provincial, Madaris and private sector schools.
“We have to move towards the uniform educational certificate system,”Shafqat remarked.