Intel Pakistan and PGC sign MoU

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Staff Report LHR: Intel Pakistan and Punjab Group of Colleges (PGC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve learning standards at PGC and its affiliate education institutions. Both parties will work together to further improve quality of teaching resources and provide opportunities to youth to excel by acquiring 21st century knowledge skills and bring about a social change in the rural far-flung areas of the country.

Under this initiative, Intel® Teach, Intel® ISEF, Intel Entrepreneurship Basics and Intel® Learn Easy Steps course content and the respective professional development trainings will be implemented by Intel Pakistan. ICT based trainings for teachers in the affiliated schools as well as other periphery schools will also be provided. Intel will also train teachers, students and out-of-school adolescent and adults to enhance their competencies in the effective use of ICT and entrepreneurship skills. The purpose of these trainings is to facilitate participation of teachers and students in the national and provincial science fairs and leverage the Punjab Group of Colleges (PGC) platform for community outreach programs. Intel Pakistan will also be holding regular technology update sessions for PGC to accelerate the adoption of ICT in classrooms across the entire network of education institutions. PGC is already evaluating deployment of Intel-power tablets amongst teachers to help foster creativity and critical thinking in the students.


Published in: Volume 06 Issue 20

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