British Council to train 100,000 female Pakistani teachers

British Council to train 100,000 female Pakistani teachers

LONDON: The British Council Pakistan will impart training to 100,000 female Pakistani teachers, media reports said on Thursday.

The federal minister for finance Ishaq Dar, who is accompanying Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on a three-day official visit to the United Kingdom, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard with the British secretary of state for foreign affairs William Hague in London.

The prime minister also witnessed the signing ceremony.

The British Council works with a wide range of schools across Pakistan in both the public and private sectors through projects, events, courses, workshops and digital resources and platforms.

From policy level engagement to head teachers’ leadership skills development, teachers’ continuing professional development, student competitions, school to school partnerships; the British Council brings the best of UK expertise and innovation in school education and facilitates mutually beneficial relationships between school systems and professionals in Pakistan and the UK.