Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training has sought suggestions from stakeholders and general public for open consultation to introduce Pakistan’s first ever National Education Policy 2021. The Federal Education Ministry was formulating the National Education Policy under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan with an aim to bring uniformity among the nation.
Sources told on Saturday that the Education Ministry, in that regard, has started consultation with all stakeholders to complete the process. The general public has also encouraged to be part of new policy and send their suggestions to the Education ministry, they said. The Ministry has started open consultation for everyone’s suggestion which would count for national harmony and inclusive future.‘The Ministry has asked the citizens and stakeholders to be part of this historic process and send their suggestions at [email protected]’ they said. ‘First time ever every Pakistani made Policymaker of Pakistan’, they added.
Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood while talking about the initiative tweeted, ‘While we have taken a number of initiatives including single national curriculum, A formal Education policy for the country is necessary. So on my direction a process has been started by the Ministry of Education which includes widespread consultation. All suggestions welcome’.
The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training (MFEPT) is likely to finalise ‘Pakistan Education Policy 2021’ through a consultative process by March next year. Well-informed sources disclosed to Pakistan Today that the ministry has asked the four provinces to give input for developing a policy that ensures equitable opportunities of education for all children across the country.
The sources said that the ministry has sought input and feedback regarding the key aspects and topics of the policy, which should be included in the document. The ministry has desired to develop a policy document, which should ensure a national cohesion across the religious.