Participants at the ILM Conference, organized by the Center for Social Justice, expressed concerns that the SNC will result in a generation unable to keep up pace with the rest of the world.
Minorities urge Government to raise standard of education, and avoid discrimination
June 8th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; All eyes are on the Supreme Court's hearing on June 11 as removal of religious content from compulsory subjects other than Islamiayat in SNC is at an impasse following the Punjab government’s refusal to do so.
May 12th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; "Students require solid deadlines to prepare themselves for assessment. The Govt’s lack of planning will adversely impact the performance of our students in the most important exams of their lives. This is unforgivable negligence," remarks a teacher.
April 27th, 2021; By Suneel Malik; LAHORE; "The matter of religious inclusivity in the SNC has been presented in public as a religious issue in order to create confusion and generate controversy, despite the fact that in actuality it deals with the curricula, and its provisions relating to basic human rights protected under the Constitution," writes Suneel Malik.
April 27th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; ISLAMABAD; Punjab Minister For Human Rights and Minority Affairs Ijaz Masih said on Monday said his department has withdrawn its letter to Punjab Curriculum Text Board (PCTB) for excluding Islamic content from textbooks of subjects other than Islamiyat following opposition within government circles.
The People’s Commission on Minority Rights (PCMR) has expressed dismay over the reported remarks of Chela Ram, the chief of the state-appointed National Commission on Minorities (NCM), expressing his disagreement with the content of the report presented by the one-man Shoaib Suddle commission to the Supreme Court.