ISLAMABAD: Education standards in Pakistan can only be improved by using trained and qualified teachers, said leading educationists and field experts. Educationists and field experts while addressing a dialogue session held on Friday to discuss the findings of this year’s annual status of education report discussed about improving education standards in the country.
This Year the theme of the ASER policy dialogue was “Improving Learning Outcome – Teacher Effectiveness and its impact on student achievements”. The data from the 6th edition of the annual status of education report is indeed encouraging with enrollment rates increasing in nearly all the provinces.
However, a great deal still needs to be done especially when it comes to learning levels. The aim of this Policy dialogue is to build a narrative as to what measures must be undertaken to ensure quality education for all in the country. Teachers lie at the heart of the learning enterprise and quality education for all that cannot be possible without teacher effectiveness.
Representatives of provincial education ministry, education experts, teachers and parents as stakeholders of the educational sector and with the interest to contribute insights to the upcoming education policy for 2016 attended the policy dialogue. “Daily Times”