LAHORE: The government of Punjab initiated a project in order to train the teachers according to the professional need of the market. For this purpose, Quaid-e-Azam Academy for Educational Development (QAED)who is ISO certified training institute of Punjab joined hands with Microsoft Pakistan to teach advanced computer science skills through industry-recognized certifications of Microsoft.
This project is initiated by the Education Minister Mr. Murad Raas who announced the 10,000 Microsoft Certifications for teachers who complete their training in QAED institutes in Phase 1of this project.
This program is titled “Imagine Academy” which will enhance the knowledge of digital computer skills among the educators of Punjab.
Minister for Education, Punjab Minister Mr. Murad Raas shared his thoughts about this project and said,“This partnership between Microsoft and Government of Punjab is another step towards the PM’s vision of Digital Pakistan. Government is committed to support these collaborations helping to bring digital revolution in our society. Our Primary focus is to enhance the capability and capacity of our teacher’s to best utilize available Digital technology to adopt modern techniques for learning purposes and as a first step Government will train 10,000 teachers in the first Phase which will be upscaled to all public sector teachers under School Education Department. We believe that digitalization of education will definitely bring more transparency to the whole system ”.