LAHORE: The Punjab authorities has warned the Aitchison Faculty for not implementing the Single Nationwide Curriculum’s pointers.
In response to the main points, the Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) Tuesday wrote a letter to the faculty and warned in opposition to issuing books for grades I-V which haven’t but been issued NOCs by the board.
“It’s to apprise you that the PCTB opinions and points NOCs to the books after due course of not on the request of an academic establishment (college/faculty), however on the request of ebook developer (particular person/company/non-public writer) who apply for a similar,” reads the letter.
The board known as upon the faculty to direct publishers of the books to submit their work for assessment and issuance of NOCs. “You might be once more requested/ suggested to kindly don’t prescribe these books which haven’t given NOCs by PCTB,” reads the letter.
Punjab Schooling Minister Murad Raas posted the letter on Twitter, saying that there might be “zero exemptions” so far as implementing the Single Nationwide Curriculum pointers are involved.
“Letter despatched to Aitchison Faculty Lahore for NOT implementing Single Nationwide Curriculum in its entirety by Punjab Curriculum Textbook Board. Zero exemptions. I can’t let anybody problem the writ of the federal government,” he tweeted.
College didn’t inform us about unified curriculum, say mother and father
Final month, Geo.television spoke to oldsters of scholars on the all-boys Aitchison Faculty Lahore, who mentioned that there appears to be no indication that the varsity is implementing the federal government’s unified academic curriculum this tutorial yr.
“To this point we’ve not obtained any notification from the varsity saying it’s shifting in direction of the Single Nationwide Curriculum,” the mom of a Grade four pupil at Aitchison advised advised Geo.television, over the telephone, asking to not be named. “All the topics, besides Urdu, are in English for now. I don’t know if that may change.”
Geo.television had mentioned that it has seen the category 5 textbooks for the topics of Social Research and Islamiat at Aitchison Faculty. Each are in English, despite the fact that Social Research/Normal Information and Islamiat are to be taught within the Urdu language, below the SNC, which has been rolled out throughout a lot of the nation this month for major courses.
The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s new curriculum goals to make sure that all colleges, public, non-public and non secular seminaries comply with a uniform syllabus. The SNC has already been carried out in Punjab, Islamabad and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Grade 1- 5 this yr.
Federal Minister for Schooling Shafqat Mahmood had earlier denied that the all-boys colleges is not going to be implementing the SNC. In a tweet on August 14, Mahmood wrote: “There isn’t a exemption for Aitchison faculty or some other college.”