PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Secretary Muhammad Azam Khan on Thursday directed the authorities of education department to include different topics on ethics in the curriculum before the commencement of the next academic year, according to an official statement.
He also instructed the authorities to prepare summaries of these lessons which should be sent to all educational institutes within a month. The aim behind this move is to focus on the behavioural and moral development of the new generation, he added.
The chief secretary identified about 35 topics of moral, social, civic and ethical nature and instructed the education department to include these in the curriculums they prepare for different classes and levels.
He also instructed that lessons on these topics for students of different age groups should be prepared through the involvement of educational experts from the curriculum wing. These topics should be included in the textbooks of all levels and should be made available for students by the next academic year, he added.
He further said that the chosen topics were based on the teachings of Islam and Pakistani socio-cultural values, adding that they would help the new generation build their personalities and contribute to bringing harmony in the society.