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Contract Signing Ceremony on Blended E-Learning Project held

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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: A Contract Signing Ceremony on Pilot Project for Blended E-Learning between Federal Directorate of Education and PTCL was held at the Ministry of Federal Education in Islamabad on Friday.

The Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood and the President PTCL Hatem Bamatraf observed the contract signing ceremony.

Initially, the project is piloted for 17 schools, 80 classrooms, and 3,500 students.

The main objective of the project is to assess the research-based outcomes through the use of different technologies on the learning level of students of different grades.

“Mera Sabaq” EdTech partner is providing the contents while PTCL is providing various technology tools including LDE screens, tablets, and clickers and integrating everything by establishing technology labs in primary Learning Management System.

Shafqat Mahmood highlighted that ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training is making efforts to come up with such initiatives which would not only bridge the digital divide gap by enhancing connectivity but will also strive to adopt technology for enhancing quality of education for the students.

The federal minister also stated that the new SNC incorporates the use of modern technology for the dissemination of quality education. International agencies including World Bank and UNICEF are also taking interest in this project to assess which technology is more useful to accelerate learning for a specific grade and this research-based assessment will be shared with different countries, he added.

The President PTCL Hatem Bamatraf said that it’s our national responsibility to support the government, particularly collaborating with the Ministry of Education has a mounting significance for us.

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