Pakistan launches first radio school for distance learning


The government has launched the country’s first radio school and education portal for distance learning. Te radio school aims to educate over eight million children across the country. It will run educational programmes for four hours every day in two slots. The morning slot is from 10am to 12pm. The education portal is a digital platform where students will be able to take online classes. The initiatives were introduced to help students continue their education as schools remain closed during the pandemic.

Speaking at the launch of the programmes, Prime Minister Imran Khan lauded the efforts of the Education Ministry and all those involved in the projects. “The government will ensure hiring trained, well-qualified teachers to make the facility of distance learning effective,” he said, adding that a single national curriculum will soon be launched to ensure that the country is together as a nation.

PM Khan added that it was important to provide students skill-based education so it’s easier for them to gets jobs after graduating.


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