Uniform Curriculum to be finalized by December 2019: Shafqat Mahmood

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said that the Single National Curriculum will be finalized by December 2019 in light of the input received from the federating units.

While addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Monday, Shafqat Mahmood said that the government is committed to implement uniform curriculum throughout the County. He said that we are heading towards one nation one curriculum, and efforts are being made in this regard.

Shafqat Mahmood said that in recent joint meeting of the National Curriculum Committee, we suggested that new uniform curriculum should be implemented before March 2020 but experts from all provinces asked to extend the time limit.

The minister said that different institutions from all provinces including private schools have unanimously welcomed the government’s initiative of uniform syllabus.

In addition, he said that the National Curriculum Committee has decided to provide curriculum in national as well as mother language for junior classes.

The minister said that we have also decided to implement uniform certification throughout the Country.