Punjab plans to operate 13,000 government schools with private sector assistance

Punjab plans to operate 13,000 government schools with private sector assistance

Education

The School Education Department of Punjab has decided to integrate 13,000 government schools with private sector support. This initiative comes in response to the alarming data revealing that 567 government schools are operating without a single teacher, and a staggering 25,000 schools have only one teacher on staff.

Phased Approach for Integration

In response to the critical shortage, the department has devised a phased strategy. Initially, schools devoid of teachers or with just one, coupled with a minimum of fifty students, will be overseen by the Private Education Management Authority (Pema). This structured approach ensures a systematic transition to improved management. By entrusting Pema, they aim to enhance education and ease staffing strain.

Transition Plan

The subsequent phases will see 4,453 schools in the second phase and 2,903 schools in the third phase being entrusted to the private sector and non-governmental organizations, respectively.

Enhancing Educational Outcomes

This strategic integration aims to enhance educational outcomes and address staffing challenges in Punjab’s schools.

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