He further said that Kirpal Singh's removal as chairman at this critical juncture, when the syllabus
was being reviewed in a rational and apolitical manner, indicated a clear attempt by SAD to sabotage the efforts of the Congress government to resolve the issue in the larger interests of the students.
The chairman STBB, Agha Suhail Ahmed, while talking to media persons after inaugurating the distribution of syllabus
the other day, said that besides government schools, the students of the field schools would also receive the syllabus
free of cost whereas the books would also be available in the market.
Regardless of the issue at hand, the provincial education department must have the authority to decide on the syllabus
and the curriculum for schools in the province, even if they are being operated by an international NGO or the children studying in those schools are not Pakistani nationals.
It is said that no prior approval was taken either by the federal or provincial government to change the syllabus
being taught to grades 1-6 in the province.The controversial syllabus
is being taught to Afghan refugee children in grades 1-6.
"In two months, we are planning to reduce the syllabus
for classes 9- 12 by 20 per cent.
Energy giant Shell, known for its meticulous methods of identifying and developing talent, surveyed some of its CIMA-qualified staff and mapped the accountancy body's syllabus
to Shell's required competences.
"We are now covering up the left-over syllabus
in school as our studies were hampered due to the restrictions imposed in the state.
'Provincial Education Department has been utilizing all resources for educational development while introducing a syllabus
alike with Balochistan's geographical circumstance remained our priority.' Tayab Lehri told the delegation of CEF.
Expressing serious reservations on this matter, Chaudhry Shujaat said giving authority to provinces to develop academic syllabus
would be detrimental.
He said that demand of the government even today that the power for making the syllabus
should be with the Federation after this such deplorable conspiracies will be buried.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) President and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has said that adverse results of empowering each province for preparing academic syllabus
instead of the federation under 18th Amendment have started coming to the fore.