The National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture on Tuesday unanimously beneficial that the Pakistan Institute of Education Bill, 2021 could also be handed by the National Assembly.
The advice was made through the 20th assembly held right here underneath the chair of MNA Mian Najeebuddin Awaisi.
Federal Education and Professional Training Division extra secretary apprised the committee that the Pakistan Institute of Education (PIE) could be an establishment of excellence meant for wide-ranging analysis, evaluation, coaching and administration info techniques in schooling. He stated that the PIE will forge a nationwide consensus with respect to a long-term agenda for schooling, analysis, improvement, dissemination by collaborative efforts.
The official stated that the primary capabilities of the PIE embody all complete schooling knowledge assortment, evaluation and reporting at nationwide and worldwide ranges to assist coverage, planning and analysis in addition to for future schooling reforms. The institute may also seize all outputs of the schooling sector for evaluation together with studying techniques, summative evaluation and standardized scores, he added.
After detailed deliberations, the committee unanimously beneficial that the invoice could also be handed by the National Assembly.
Parliamentary Secretary for Federal Education and Professional Training Division Wajiha Qamar requested the committee to defer the agenda relating to Single National Curriculum (SNC) because the schooling minister will temporary the committee. On the request, the committee deferred the agenda until its subsequent assembly.
The committee additionally mentioned the present admission coverage in ICT faculties. The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) director-general said that the kids of residents of Islamabad Capital Territory, youngsters of the federal authorities and semi-government staff residing in Islamabad have been eligible for admission in a location as shut as doable to their residences.
He stated that precedence is given to the residents of the identical union council/sector whichever the case could also be. He stated that youngsters belonging to the identical household have been accorded choice for admission to the establishments the place their brothers/sisters are already enrolled.
He added that admission exams have been carried out for admission to establishments the place the variety of candidates for admission exceeds consumption capability. The committee determined to take up the agenda in each assembly and members of the committee will go to the FDE for a briefing on the admission coverage in ICT faculties.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 15th, 2021..