National Curriculum Commission to be formed soon: Minister

Islamabad, July 19, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Minister of State for Education Training and Standards in Higher Education, Eng. Baligh-ur-Rehman has, in line with PML (N) Manifesto, proposed a National Curriculum Commission. The Commission would be formed with the consultation of all the provinces. Letters in this regard have been sent to the Chief Ministers of all the provinces. The structures and main feature of the Commission would be formulated with the recommendation from the provinces.

The purpose of constituting a National Curriculum Commission is to ensure uniform standard in syllabus and education in both public and private schools at all levels across the country. The Commission would give recommendation regarding National ideology, common values and the minimum standards in the entire subject at all levels.

The proposed Commission would give representation to all the provinces and the Federal territory. Educational Experts and secretaries education would be its members. The commission would be headed by all the provinces and the federal government by turn.

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