Education sector most neglected, says Mujahid
Posted on 11 months ago
LAHORE (Online): Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that government should have to pay special attention for the development of education sector as it was the most neglected sector in Pakistan.
Talking to a private news channel, Dr Mujahid Kamran stressed on the need of infrastructural development of universities as well as training of teachers which by the government.
He said that no government in Pakistan had kept education on priority in the history. He said all the developed countries were spending at least 5 percent average of GDP on education but in Pakistan it was less than 2 percent, which is not sufficient for growth and even sustainability of education in the country.
Expressing his concerns on the education system of the country, he said that our schools and colleges lacked infrastructure and trained teaching staff because of which quality education could not be imparted there. He said Pakistan needed consistency in education policies, like the case when Pakistan undertook an impossible task of building nuclear capabilities despite change of governments.
He further said that presence of PhD faculty enhances students' development and standard of institution as compared to those without PhD faculty.
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