A meeting held at PEF secretariat attended by Secy. Schools Capt. Retired Muhammad Mahmood, Special Secy. (Operations) Ghulam Fareed and Special Secy. (Planning) Jahanzaib Awan, Director (Monitoring) SED Rana Abdul Qayyum.
A meeting held at PEF secretariat attended by Secy. Schools Capt. Retired Muhammad Mahmood, Special Secy. (Operations) Ghulam Fareed and Special Secy. (Planning) Jahanzaib Awan, Director (Monitoring) SED Rana Abdul Qayyum, PESP Team Dr. Irfan Muzaffar, Naveed Saleh, Ali Tariq, Asif Muneer and Areeb Javed and all PEF HODs regarding briefing on Punjab Education Foundation.
Anent the PEF’s establishment, DMD (SS) Col. Imran Yaqub (Retd.) initially briefed Secy. Schools regarding organizational structure and design.
DMD Col. Imran Yaqub (Retd.) informed regarding seven committees comprised on Directors of the PEF Board i.e. Program Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Risk and Audit Committee, Recruitment and Selection Committee, Academic Review Committee and Appellate Committee.
Col. Imran Yaqub proceeded the briefing on PEF performance wherein he apprised that PEF has already successfully achieved its future targets of enrolment apropos of the World Bank’s DLIs (Disbursement Linked Indicators) for New School Program, Education Voucher Scheme and Foundation Assisted Schools with the fee package per student Primary 550 PKR, Elementary 600 PKR, Secondary (Arts) 900 PKR and Secondary (Science) 1100 PKR.
While explaining on covering gaps by PEF in provision of quality education he added that PEF team identified the sites for new schools from Mapping on Geographical Information System. 1800 new schools has been established where there is significant population is present and no Govt. or PEF school exits within one kilometer of the location in last two years through GIS mapping- he reiterated. He also added regarding 34 mobile schools inside the Cholistan desert.
During briefing regarding certification project of Continuous Professional Development Program for certifying PEF schools teachers, Secy. Schools endorsed this certification project as it helps in teachers’ recognition.
Secy. Schools appreciated PEF’s performance and deliberation in provision of quality education to the disenfranchised strata of the society in nook and corner of the province alongwith directions of few essential reforms in the models – PEF spokesperson concluded.