National Curriculum Council Gives Authority to Provinces to Teach Their Own Languages in Schools – Research Snipers

National Curriculum Council Gives Authority to Provinces to Teach Their Own Languages in Schools

National Curriculum Council

The National Curriculum Council (NCC) have agreed with unison to redraft the already composed Single National Curriculum, permitting the provinces to teach various mother tongues to the students in the schools.

The draft of the Single National Curriculum has ignored the mother languages completely, which has surged the reservations among the various stakeholders and members of the different cultural groups.

The adviser to the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, Javed Jabbar has called a meeting of all the stakeholders to address their reservations on excluding these languages from the national syllabus.

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The meeting was held at the NCC secretariat at the capital city was attended by the members of the civil and cultural societies from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan. The members of the Agha Khan Foundation, LUMS and Beaconhouse group were also present at the meeting. But, the representatives of the Pubjab and Sindh were not present.

Javed Jabbar has said that all the reservations have been addressed and the provinces are given authority to include their mother languages in their respective curriculums. The revised draft of the Single National Curriculum would be presented to the NCC before the end of the week.

Other than this, the meeting has taken the decision of broadening the scope of Islamiat by including the chapter about various religions.

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