Sindh Education Department decides to recruit IT specialists for online classes

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

27th Jun, 2020. 06:10 pm
Online classes

KARACHI: The Sindh Education Department has decided to have IT experts for online classes, a notification has also been issued.

According to the notification, school directors across Sindh have been directed to have 8 IT specialists from each district while IT specialists will train teachers for online classes.

The notification said that the teachers would be given 2 to 3 hours of training daily while the directors of all the cities have been directed to submit the details by June 28.

According to the notification, the teachers will teach online to the students of government schools after receiving the training.

Note that, Sindh Education & Literacy Department (SELD) has announced online classes for students of public schools.

A notification issued in this regard stated that The department in a tripartite collaboration with UNICEF and Microsoft has established an online digital classroom platform for 6 to 12 graders.

The online classes will be launched with the help of The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Microsoft, with 75 masters trainers to train teachers regarding holding online classes.

IT experts have been hired to conduct the online classes, the notification read. The secretary education issued directives for all district directors to provide data of teachers and students by June 17.

However, private educational institutions were permitted to start online education. All of these schools must fully comply with coronavirus SOPs, Sindh Education Minister Ghani had added.

The education minister Saeed Ghani said earlier that there is no final decision taken yet on the reopening of schools in the province as COVID-19 cases continued to rise all over Pakistan. Ghani said “Once we have taken a look at the situation at hand, we will decide about reopening schools,”

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