UNESCO Will Provide Support to Pakistan Educational Sector is updated here. The United Nations Educational Scientific and Culture Organisation UNESCO has promised sufficient support for Pakistan’s Education Sector. At the moment, World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education is taking place in Tashkent (Uzbekistan).
On the sidelines of the Conference, Rana Tanveer, Federal Minister of Education, and Ms. Giannini Assistant Director of General Education held a bilateral meeting. ADG assured Pakistan’s educational sector that UNESCO will support it during the meeting.
UNESCO Will Provide Support to Pakistan Educational Sector Details Below
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UNESCO Centre of Excellence In Islamabad
Ms. Giannini, the Assistant Director General of Education, agreed to create the Centre of Excellence ( COA), for teacher training in Islamabad. The COA will offer training for teachers in Science Technology Arts and Mathematics ( STEAM).
This center will also be primarily focused on primary and early childhood education. The Assistant Director General assured that all global partners would provide support and assistance for Pakistan’s Education Sector.
ADG also agreed with UNESCO that it will increase its efforts to build the capacity of Pakistan’s National Commission for UNESCO ( PNCU ) officials and Pakistan’s education minister will ensure that PNCU has a sufficient workforce.
Ms. Giannini was impressed by Pakistan’s efforts to improve the Education Sector. She was impressed by Pakistan’s determination to overcome major challenges in education, especially those relating to girls’ education and out-of-school children.
Ms. Stefania Giannini, a senator, was the minister for Education in Italy. Now, she is the Assistant Director-General of Education at UNESCO. The Federal Minister for Education also spoke out about the impact of the floods in Pakistan on the education sector. He stressed the need to help rebuild the schools and educational institutions damaged in flood-affected regions.
It is a positive development for Pakistan’s Education Sector that UNESCO has agreed to establish PAK – UNESCO Joint Centre of Excellence for Teachers Training.