Signing of a memorandum of understanding to pilot a learning application in six primary schools

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Islamabad: As part of the government’s plans for digital Pakistan, the Federal Ministry of Education and Vocational Training on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a mobile network to pilot the learning application “Taleemabad” in six public primary schools called model virtual schools.

The MoU signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Education in the presence of Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood, Mobile Network CEO Irfan Wahab Khan and General Affairs Director Kamal Ahmad.

Under the partnership, the mobile network will extend standardized, high-quality digital education to underserved students and schools through its award-winning EdTech platform, “Taleemabad”, which is the world’s first digital education platform. country based on the Single National Curriculum (SNC) and is approved by the Ministry of Education.

At the pilot stage, the mobile network will equip six model virtual schools with basic hardware and a digital learning management system for teachers, students and administration, while providing them with the necessary tools and skills. to face the new normal.

The development is part of a broad partnership to empower learners and educators through Taleemabad’s digital platform and ensure uninterrupted, uniform and affordable education for all.

The mobile network CEO said that with more than 23 million children out of school across the country, there is a need for innovation and the introduction of sustainable solutions that allow people to go through digitalization and that could stand the test of time.

“It is through interventions like ‘Taleemabad’ and collaborations like this that we aim to address the socio-economic disparities affecting out-of-school children across the country. We are pleased to partner with the Ministry of Education through ‘Taleemabad’ app to bring the One National Curriculum online and move forward together towards the vision of digital Pakistan,” he said.

Irfan Wahab said his organization is committed to reducing inequalities and will bring digital learning to one million out-of-school children.

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