Punjab Govt Decision 50% Syllabus Reduced
The Punjab government has taken the decision to reduce the syllabus of all subjects for all classes for the academic year 2021.
According to an issued notification by the Punjab Textbook Board, the syllabus for all subjects has been lessened by 40 to 50%.
Only particular topics would be part of the syllabus, which has been proposed keeping in view that the 2021academic year will be for just 6 months– September to February– due to the Coronavirus pandemic and resultant disturbance of the academic process.
The academic process is decided to restart all across the country from 15 September as declared by Shafqat Mahmood the Federal Minister of Education and Professional Training.
All provinces have been advised to follow strict Coronavirus SOPs for the smooth reopening of educational institutions from 15 September 2020.
The School Education Department (SED) Punjab has recently prepared The COVID-19 SOPs for reopening schools across the province to ensure the safety of both students and staff members.
According to the SOPs, only 20 students will be allowed to be in one classroom. Two students will be permitted to sit on a desk. The body temperature of everyone will be checked before entering the school premises.
Availability of hand sanitizers would be ensured and all sorts of functions, ceremonies, and breaks are prohibited