Sindh takes digital route to impart education
KARACHI: Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani said on Tuesday that the provincial government has launched a mobile educational application for kindergarten to grade five students, ARY News reported.
Addressing a news conference, he said that mobile app was launched to mitigate the loss faced by the students due to the closure of educational institutions in the wake of coronavirus pandemic
“Through this app, students can study in English, Urdu and Sindhi,” said the minister.
He added that provincial govt was not in a position to reopen schools. “We are not in a position to reopen schools, even if schools were reopened, many parents would not send their children”.
The minister said that learning application can be downloaded on the Android device.
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto also shared a video on Twitter of the application designed by the provincial government for educational purposes for students.
— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) May 19, 2020
Last week, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood while speaking on the floor of the National Assembly announced to open Radio School for students.
It is pertinent to mention here that govt had canceled all board exams across the country and extended the closure of schools till July 15 as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-I9.
Earlier in April, Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the Teleschool, an educational television channel, to broadcast academic content for students stuck at their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic.