Elementary and Secondary Education Foundation and Peshawar Board of Education inked a MoU for conversion of ESEF to digital technology.

Elementary and Secondary Education Foundation and Peshawar Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Wednesday inked a MoU for conversion of all system of Elementary and Secondary Education Foundation (ESEF) to digital technology.

Provincial Minister for Education Shahram Khan Taraqai and Managing Director Zarif Al-Mani signed the agreement under which all the details of teachers and students of ESEF schools and their performance would be available on the dashboard.

Talking to media on the occasion the minister said the foundation has an imperative role in reducing drop-out ratio of students and bringing new students to schools, adding that after digitalization of the entire system of ESEF the merit and transparency would be maintained and there would no room for error. He said that under the voucher scheme Rs 450 million has been released to the schools which were performing well while a summary has been sent to the finance department for other payments.

Replying to a question, Taraki said that work on uniform education system is in progress under which the uniform education system would be introduced from grade-1 to grade 5 from new academic year.

In order to curb practice of cheating in examinations it would be mandatory for all public and private schools to install cameras at examination halls and exams would not be allowed at halls without cameras, he warned. Appreciating the performance of Managing Director Elementary and Secondary Education Zarif Al-Maani and his team, Shahram Khan Tarkai said that a series of reforms has started in this institution and it will soon rise to the heights of popularity.

Originally published at Pak Observer