4,450 schools across Sindh to be made model schools

Model schools will be provided all necessary facilities


News Desk December 20, 2017
Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar urges officers to enhance education standards in Sindh. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The education department is going to covert as many as 4,450 schools to model schools across the province. The model schools will be provided with all the necessary facilities in order to achieve high enrolment.

This was stated by Education Minister Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar while talking to a delegation of Alif Ailaan, a nonprofit organisation working in the field of education, at his office on Tuesday. Dahar met Alif Ailaan representatives Salman Naveed and Maliha Umer with education department officials Dr Fouzia Khan and Mazhar Ali Siddiqui.

Dahar informed the delegation about steps taken by the education department for improving education in the province, which included stipends to female students, and waiving of the admission, enrolment and examination fees for matriculation and intermediate students.

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The education department was also conducting seminars and laboratory classes in rural areas of Sindh to facilitate students in displaying their talents in the field of science. Dahar added that around 56 English medium schools were soon to be inaugurated in the province. It would enhance the standard of education in the province, he said.

The education minister added that data collection of the teaching and other facilities in the province helped the government take appropriate actions to improve the education sector.

Dahar said the government was keen to increase enrolment and decrease the drop-out rate in the public schools across the province.

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