Shafqat visits Cambridge exam centre: ISLAMABAD: Federal Education And Learning Priest Shafqat Mehmood on Monday paid a visit to a Cambridge assessment centre where he saw a great deal of students crowded into one room.
The preacher required to Twitter to state that he talked to the Head of the British Council as well as Cambridge Pakistan, asking them to guarantee test centres were not jampacked.
“Visited an exam centre today with Head of British Council as well as Cambridge Pakistan. SOPs were being strictly observed including social distancing etc. But, the variety of people in one room was large.
Have asked to substantially minimize it,” he tweeted.
Regardless of the mounting stress from trainees that required the cancellation of tests in the middle of an increasing coronavirus circumstance, Cambridge evaluations have begun with today (Monday) with strict coronavirus standard operating procedures in place across Pakistan.
Extending great dreams to the showing up candidates on Twitter, Federal Minister for Education and Specialist Training Shafqat Mehmood claimed that these are tough times and also tough decisions have been made maintaining the trainee’s benefit in view.
“British Council is committed to rigorous implementation of SOPs as well as we will monitor them very closely. Good Luck!” the federal minister said in a tweet.
A Degree evaluations under Cambridge International began across Pakistan on Monday in about 100 exam centres in which around 35,000 prospects are appearing.
In the very first phase, A Degree assessments will certainly continue till June 11 while in the 2nd phase, O Level exams will start on May 10. Some 55,000 students are expected to show up across Pakistan in O Degree examinations.
In Lahore, Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun Sarfraz saw an examination centre and showed his fulfillment.
It is pertinent to mention below that a large number prospects had actually been highlighting their worries on social media concerning the examinations while demonstrations were also held in various parts of the country consisting of Lahore in the recent past.
The pupils had argued COVID-19 getting worse circumstance along with little time for preparation following closure of education and learning intuitions.
On the other hand, the conduct of A Degree tests despite rise in COVID-19 situations drew in extensive objection from different sections of the
culture, especially on social networks. In a tweet, PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz shared problems hereof.
“Muddle-headed to understand why GOP hell bent on endangering lives of kids by forcing them to take Cambridge exams when it has miserably failed to offer a risk-free environment.
GOP to be called to account if a solitary kid contracts COVID-19. Will IK take the very same choice for his boys?” she wrote in her tweet.
In a similar way, noted lawyer Jibran Nasir tweeted: “The enter A Level examinations is nothing contrasted to O Level examinations.
A Degree students pick a maximum of 4 subjects generally for a listing of several instead of O Levels which have obligatory 8 to 9 documents. In simple words, every O Level student gives a mathematics examination however not every A Level one.”