The Punjab Authorities warned Aitchison School, a college for boys in Lahore, through a letter on Tuesday for not implementing Single Nationwide Curriculum (SNC) inside its campus.
In a tweet, Training Minister Punjab Murad Raas, whereas sharing the official letter said, “Letter despatched to Aitchison School Lahore for not implementing SNC in its entirety by Punjab Curriculum Textbook Board. Zero exemptions. I can’t let anybody problem the writ of the federal government.”
The letter was issued to Aitchison School Principal Michael A Thomson by the Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) stating, “You’re once more requested/suggested to kindly don’t prescribe these books which haven’t been given Non-Objection Certificates (NOCs) by PCTB.”
Moreover the letter reads “It’s to apprise you that the PCTB evaluations and points NOCs to the books after due course of not on the request of an academic establishment (faculty/school), however on the request of e-book developer (individual/company/non-public writer) who apply for a similar.”
Dad and mom at Aitchison advised Dawn that the administration had carried out the SNC from Tuesday. Science, Islamiat and historical past books have been launched in Urdu.
Previous to this discover, Federal Minister Training Shafqat Mahmood additionally stated that there could be no exemption for Aitchison School or another faculty.
Aitchison School Principal Mr Thomson hasn’t commented on this challenge but. Earlier, when an official questioned him about it, he replied that the varsity didn’t fall inside the division’s purview.
It’s a ‘uniform system of training, which implies the identical curriculum for everybody however has been extremely controversial due to the content material and pictures within the books accredited for the curriculum. Sindh has determined to not implement the curriculum since training is a provincial challenge.
Based on the brand new curriculum, Faculties can be free to show further materials and even further topics. To start with, three topics — Islamic Research, Social Research and Common Data can be taught within the Urdu language on the major stage (Grade 1-5). Quranic studying with translation may even be necessary in Grade 6-12.
Mehmood had earlier introduced the SNC could be carried out from the brand new tutorial session on August 2 in all private and non-private faculties in addition to madrassah of Punjab.