Google team visits Ministry of Education – Journal

ISLAMABAD: The Google for Education and Tech Valley Pakistan team visited the Federal Ministry of Education and Skills Training to understand the current challenges facing Pakistan’s education sector and discuss the execution plan of the first Center of Excellence for Educational Innovation in Pakistan (EICE).

The EICE is part of a vast digital education transformation journey that has already been launched in 9 countries around the world, says a press release issued here by the Ministry of Education.

He said that the experience, research, production and challenges accumulated in different countries will be duplicated in Pakistan with the help of the local national partner of Google for Education,

The program will help to promote the skills of teachers and students with regard to the digital transformation of the education sector.

Aamir Ashraf Khawaja, Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, appreciated the provision of the Center of Excellence for Educational Innovation in Pakistan and mentioned that it can transform the educational ecosystem of Pakistan by giving teachers with the means to improve their professional skills and by equipping schools with technology.

Posted in Dawn, September 24, 2022