Capital to have state of art teacher training institute

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Minister Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Professor Ahsan Iqbal on Friday announced the establishment of a state-of-art Teacher Training Institute, in the capital for the training of the teachers.

“Teacher training is the most important element after the curriculum but unfortunately, it remains missing, ‘’ said the Minister, who sought opinion from the education experts for the establishment of the Teacher Training Institute in ICT, which will be a model for the provinces. The Minister has sought the opinion from the experts while chairing a roundtable, organized by the Ministry of Planning commission. The roundtable was attended by the several experts in the field of education who shared the ideas with the Minister.

Educational techniques and style of teaching has not changed in the past 50 years. Besides transforming the curriculum, and teaching techniques, efforts should be made to revolutionize the madressah and system of evaluation, remarked the Minister, while addressing at the roundtable.