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    Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training launched Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub

    Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training launched Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub

    Chitral Times Report

    ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, 7th September 2023, at 11.30am, the Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training launched the Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub. The Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub has been set up with the generous support of the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the World Bank. The Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub is an initiative of the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training (MoFEPT) tasked to drive systemic improvements in foundational learning in Pakistan.

    The Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub will become a “keystone” in Pakistan’s Learning Movement, working with all partners to enable quality learning opportunities for all by providing evidence-based strategies and support to policymakers across Pakistan to make tangible improvements in foundational learning.

    The launch was attended by the Federal Minister of Education, Madad Ali Sindhi, Federal Secretary of Education Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, UK High Commissioner Jane Marriott and a range of key educational leaders, including provincial Ministers and Secretaries of education, civil society and development partners. “Foundational learning is the right of all children. As Federal Minister of Education, I am committed to ensuring that all children will enjoy their right to a quality education and the Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub, within the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, will help Pakistan to achieve this mission.” Madad Ali Sindhi, Federal Minister of Education, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training. “Together, we want to create a Learning Movement in Pakistan. The Pakistan Foundational Learning Hub will be a key contribution to this effort, working with all provinces and key partners to drive learning improvements across the country.” Said by Waseem Ajmal Ch. Federal Secretary MoFEPT British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Ms Jane Marriott, said: “Too many Pakistani children are missing out on a quality education and being held back by poor literacy skills.

    The UK is proud to support the Foundational Learning Hub, helping children with basic literacy skills which we know makes them more likely to stay in education.” Secretary Baluchistan on behalf of Baluchistan education department ensured his commitment for this initiative of federal ministry British high Commissioner presented Letter of Support to Federal Minister in establishing the PFLHUB Mr Mushraf Zaidi, CEO tabadlab, Soth South Fellow appreciated the launch of PFL HUB and showed his expectation for the betterment of quality of education in across the country.

    Mr Javaid malik, Country Director, Malala fund said that Malala Fund Pakistan is running STEAM Pakistan program and will support Ministry’s initiatives to mainstream learning specially ensuring that each STEAM partner school commit to an additional learning hour. Broadly our support continues to provide technical resources to the Government to deliver on its girls Education goals. Hnin Hnin Pyne, Program Leader for Human Development, World Bank assured that World Bank will provide technical assistance to the Hub to support the provinces to deliver and keep track of their commitments to Foundational Learning.

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