In an effort to shine pc programming expertise in kids, the Punjab authorities has approached tech giants Microsoft and Google, inviting them to return to Pakistan.
In a tv speak present, Punjab Schooling Minister Murad Raas, stated that he’s in touch with each corporations and hoping to persuade them to introduce Google and Microsoft certifications for kids in grades 9 and 10.
From this yr @SchoolEduPunjab will collaborate with Microsoft and Google for the talent growth of faculty children so they’re geared up to discover a job in the event that they dropout. @DrMuradPTI @MehrTarar @fsherjan #PTI #EducationReforms #NayaPakistan pic.twitter.com/o8mSa2SSRY
— Tehreek-e-Insaf (@InsafPK) February 11, 2019
Raas shared that in his journey to London, he known as on Google and Microsoft officers and “requested them about coming to Pakistan ─ formally coming to Pakistan.”
“They are going to be right here this summer time, hopefully,” he added.
The training minister pressured on imparting specialised expertise to college students as he famous that, “Not each youngster who drops out of faculty ought to really feel compelled to tackle a job that doesn’t require specialised expertise.”
“The brand new world is [driven by] expertise, so in grade 9 and 10, let’s supply them software program growth programs.”
Additional explaining the motive behind the initiative, Raas stated, “If a baby drops out of faculty after grade 10, [they can] stroll into an workplace with nothing else besides a Microsoft certification.”
“Not all kids will likely be persevering with their education after the tenth grade, that’s simply the best way it’s. It can’t be modified,” he continued.
“Expertise is the longer term,” Raas concluded.