Teachers play key role in shaping nation's future
14 October, 2013
KARACHI: Teachers' role in shaping the future of the country is pivotal and crucial for a society to achieve strong character, and to face challenges in the world.
It is through the guidance of teachers that students are able to attain a better future. Nasir Raza Jafri, Director Administration Colleges and Schools, speaking as a chief guest at a ceremony held recently at Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), underlined the contribution teachers make towards nation building, while paying a glowing tribute to educationists in connection with World Teachers Day.
He mentioned the future generation of our country gets direction from instructors, who not only educate students, but also ensure strong character development of the youth. The chief guest stressed upon the need for better primary education and allocation of ample resources towards training of young students, including girls and disabled children. He said that there should be equal learning opportunities for everyone.
ITA Regional Manager Sindh Saba Ishrat, shed light on the different education and development initiatives being undertaken by ITA and its positive and long-lasting impact on society. She pointed out that ITA's Learning for Access programme promotes formal schooling among the underprivileged and deserving children.
She mentioned the success of ITA's Whole School Improvement Programme for girls' education, training and development. On the occasion, the panellists briefed the participants about the importance of capacity building among teachers, and emphasised the role of various departments and bodies for training and development programmes.
The panellists included Private School Association Director Haider Ali, SAPLA President Mohammad Siddiqui Unar, Bureau of Curriculum Deputy Director Aftab Ali, Bureau of Curriculum Deputy Director Idrees Jatoi, PITE Director General Noor Ahmed Khoso and GSTA Vice President Niaz Hussain Dawich. Policymakers, government officials, educators, teachers' trainers and members of the civil society attended the event.