KARACHI: The current education program, in particular the examination policy and approaches, needed urgent corrective methods to make it an powerful and credible instrument of disseminating the most recent world understanding by marketing competence and true price of college students.
This was articulated by Main Government Officer, The Meritorious Instruction Network, Dr. Safiuddin Siddique while addressing major variety of Males college students at the ‘Honor’s Day’ ceremony below on Sunday held to accept the learners with awards who done exceptional in diverse stage examinations below his educational network, and individuals Meritorians obtaining admissions on merit in distinct skilled institutions inside of and exterior the region.
He identified major concerns with the education method largely relating to the matric and intermediate tests, and to the curriculum in the province.
He stated that for good administration and pursuance of the total educational cycle —- from admissions to exams – the instruction calendar for the 12 months be fixed and announced right before the starting of the educational 12 months. Primarily, the dates or programmes had been not final. Even the examinations program utilised to be introduced 1 or two months prior to and often all of a sudden improved couple of days ahead of the tests.
The exams dates ought to be set in the training calendar and exact timetable be announced at minimum 6 months before. Instead, he regretted, the boards of examinations did announce timetables just fifteen days just before the examination, he stated.
“Students do not know about the tests program and timetable until past thirty day period. This generates shame amid them and is not a fantastic indicator to reliability of schooling method,” he talked about.
He cited the examples of O and A stage tests method, and of Aga Khan Board where by the dates and timetables of exams had been preset and out there at their websites effectively on time.
Second significant issue, he pointed out, was non-availability of the revised/up to date curriculum textbooks in Sindh even new tutorial yr experienced began. This would put pupils in issues as they would have to examine outdated publications for few months until availability of new guides.
“For 1st calendar year, new syllabus was finalized past yr but e book are not in the sector till now,” he explained.
Thirdly, the pattern of exams requires to be improved to present day methodology. Desk of specification was either missing or not followed which was needed to make sure equal representation of all the chapters of a issue in the concern paper. And, generally the issues had been recall based (rataism) and they did not decide competence of college students but encouraging them for “rataism.”