Head Of State Dr Arif Alvi is to launch a Science, Innovation, Design and Math (STEM) program for greater secondary school students in the nation on Wednesday.
According to a report by Radio Pakistan, the programme, which will certainly train pupils in STEM topics, will be introduced by the Ministry of Science as well as Modern technology in 50 government-run higher secondary schools throughout the nation.
Trainees of grades 9 to 12 will be enlisted in the pilot programme and also selected “based on their capacity as well as ability”, it added.
Info Priest Fawad Chaudhry, that previously held the portfolio of scientific research as well as modern technology, labelled the programme a “game changer”.
He claimed he had developed the program because the country will “not transform” up until government colleges are modernised.
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“I am really happy that this plan is turning into a reality in spite of delays,” he claimed in a tweet.
The preacher shared hope that more colleges would certainly embrace the STEM design following its execution in 450 institutions at first. Colleges have been advised to “adopt” institutions and enhance the degree of science education and learning, he shared.
In 2014, Head of state Imran Khan had authorized the STEM task in collaboration with universities.
The Prime Minister’s Workplace (PMO) had claimed at the time that unique laboratories for scientific research and innovation, engineering and also mathematics would be established in 40 schools in the very first phase.
Around 100,000 youngsters in 400 colleges will certainly have accessibility to education as well as training in modern-day scientific researches through the job.