The Punjab government has announced an eight-day training program for teachers of IT and computer science schools in all the districts of the province. The training aims to equip them with 21st century digital skills.
According to details, the Quaid-e-Azam Academy for Educational Development (QAED) will conduct training for in-service and pre-service training of government school teachers.
Training will begin on Monday, May 30 and end on Monday, June 6. During this time teachers will be given face to face training for three days and online training for five days.
In a formal notification, DG QAED directed the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of all District Education Authorities (DEAs) and District QAED Heads to ensure the participation of all IT and computer science teachers in their respective districts.
Earlier this month, the Punjab School Education Department (SED) decided to conduct an English language proficiency test for English teachers in all primary schools.
QAED will also conduct this test. The test will be conducted on June 12 and 19 in Lahore, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi. SED Punjab will provide Rs. 1,000 per teacher as a travel allowance.