ISLAMABAD: Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) Islamabad has formed teams for door to door collection of data to identify and analyse the current number of Out of School Children (OSC) in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).
Promotion of education in Islamabad is the priority of the Federal Education and Professional Training Division for which it has adopted measures, especially in areas of high priority as identified in the National Education Policy Framework 2018.
Official sources on Sunday said after the 18th Amendment, education has been devolved but Federal Government has been engaging/coordinating with provinces
to ensure uniformity of education across Pakistan.
The sources said the government was considering to enforce National Education Emergency to upgrade the quality of teaching and learning processes and outcomes.
It is also working on building a public-private partnership to impart vocational trainings and Skill Development Programmes.
The sources said free textbooks, developed as per policy/guideline of the government, were being provided to students from class Prep to 10 while biometric machines have been installed in institutions to ensure timely attendance of teachers.
Moreover, provision of missing facilities i.e. labs, washrooms, clean drinking water, renovation of classrooms, boundary wall etc. in more than 200 educational institutions have been ensured.