British HC, SELD agree to promote education among transgenders

Efforts to be made to promote education in minority groups, children with disabilities


Our Correspondent August 19, 2022
A teacher wearing a face mask teaches inside a classroom during a government-organised media tour at a high school as more students returned to campus following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China May 7, 2020. REUTERS

KARACHI:

A two-member delegation from British High Commission called on the Sindh Minister for Education and Culture Syed Sardar Ali Shah at his office on Thursday.

During the meeting they discussed the possible areas of cooperation between the British High Commission and the Sindh Education and Literacy Department (SELD). They agreed in principle to promote better opportunities for minority groups including transgenders and children with disabilities, and to enhance learning outcomes of students in government schools.

The delegation, led by the Education Advisor, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), British High Commission, Freya Perry, congratulated the Sindh minister on the landmark achievement of recruiting around 50,000 primary and secondary school teachers.

Freya Perry discussed in detail the six-point programme of the British High Commission that contained the objectives of highlighting the learning outcomes of children, training officials of SELD especially on learning assessments and data.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 19th, 2022.

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