KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali has launched Sindh Education Foundation’s android based e-learning software (Introducing Smart Teaching and Learning) aimed at installation of software at school level through the provision of 21,000 tablet computers at 700 SEF supported schools.
The programme was launched in Sindh Education Foundation (SEF), programme which celebrates its Silver Jubilee with the theme “Hope on; Journey on” depicting the Foundation’s voyage over the last twenty-five years.
The programme witnessed the participation from luminaries from various walks of life, including; members from National and Provincial Assemblies, bureaucracy, academia, members from civil society & donor agencies.
The programme started with the national anthem that was sung by students’ choir followed by a welcoming address by Naheed Shah Durrani, Managing Director SEF. She in her address reaffirmed to strengthen education outcomes in accordance with Government of Sindh’s vision.
Speaking on the occasion, Syed Murad Ali Shah commended SEF’s role for strengthening the cause of quality education among the marginalised strata through building sustainable partnerships with the private sector in the province.
Further, he expressed that in coming days the foundation is expected to play a robust role in post primary education. It is envisaged that the Foundation would have at least 1000 post primary schools providing quality education across the province especially in remote areas in coming few years.
He reaffirmed his government’s commitment to overcome all impediments and improve access as well as quality of education across the province.
Jam Mahtab Dahar, Minister for Education & Literacy Sindh, expressed his appreciation and congratulated the Foundation on completing 25 years of its journey. Counting on the strength of the Foundation, he added, the government is giving viable closed schools in Thatta, Badin, Jamshoro, Sujawal and Dadu to SEF for functionalizing these through Public Private Partnerships.