ISLAMABAD – Online Learning An Effective Source Of Education. Federal Minister for Education, Shafqat Mehmood, on Wednesday, said that online learning is an effective source of education.
According to details, the federal minister said it was a bold decision to close all educational institutions for three months in wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
Talking to a private news channel, he said the government with collaboration of Pakistan television has initiated a learning program. It is essentially for students who are inside their home due to Coronavirus outbreak.
Tele schooling is a great initiative of running a literacy program on television to educate the students at home. He said Higher Education Commission (HEC) advised universities to arrange online classes. However, this plan could not succeeded due to technical issues and unavailability of the internet in some parts of the country.
PTV has great outreach in Pakistan. And we can connect with maximum number of students all over the country. Meanwhile we are also working to improve the connectivity issues, he added.