Positive attitudinal change was must among teacher to enrol maximum students and stop the alarming dropout rate to enhance literacy ratio in the province

Peshawar: Positive attitudinal change was must among teacher to enrol maximum students and stop the alarming dropout rate to enhance literacy ratio in the province.

These views were presented by different educationists while addressing a special ceremony held in connection with the World Literacy Day at Government Higher Secondary School No 1 Peshawar. High ups of education department, teachers and students from different schools of city circle Peshawar attended the ceremony.

Speakers on this occasion shed light on the importance of education. The speakers stressed that getting education was the basic right of every child. They called for steps to protect this right.

Syed Sakhawat Shah , ADO City Circle ,Peshawar while addressing the function asked the teaching community to create favourable learning atmosphere in public sector schools to attract maximum number of the out of school children. He also directed teachers to honour the basic right of getting education of every child.

Similarly, Sajjad Rasheed, ADO highlighted the importance of co-curricular activities. He said that curricular activities were indispensable for character building of the students.

. Earlier a walk was also arranged to observe the day. The walk which started from EDO office culminated at Government Higher Secondary School No 1 Peshawar. The participants were carrying banners and play cards inscribed with the slogans of “Education is the right of every Child”.

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