Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood has said according to a survey seven to eight million children benefited from the Teleschool launched by the government to teach them during the COVID 19.
Speaking in the Senate, he said the government took a range of measures to make it possible for children in educational institutions to continue their education during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Minister said government is working on facilitating blended learning with use of all the available technologies.
He said now the focus will shift on teacher training, adult learning and education of out of school children.
The Senate passed a resolution calling on Government to devise comprehensive distance learning strategies in collaboration of provinces and utilizing modern technologies to save the save educational future of the children affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.