Tuesday, April 20, 2021  | 7 Ramadhan, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > News

Private schools to stage protests in Islamabad

Protesters demand government reopens schools

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 5, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Apr 5, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Private schools to stage protests in Islamabad

Photo: File

Listen to the story
Private schools association across Pakistan have announced two protests in Islamabad over the government's decision to close schools. The All Private Schools Management and Association and the All Pakistan Private Schools Federation will stage a protest on April 7, while the Supreme Council of all Pakistan Schools and Colleges Association has scheduled its demonstration on April 6. Both of the protests will be held near Islamabad's Shahra-e-Dastoor. The protesters have demanded that the government should take back its decision to close schools. "Across the world, online classes have given dissatisfactory results," All Private Schools Management Association Sindh Chairperson Haider Ali said. "Closing schools will mean educational losses for millions of students and risking livelihoods of thousands of teachers," he added. The associations have warned if anyone interferes in the protests, the Islamabad district administration will be responsible for it. "Kindly resume classes at educational institutions as per norm by April 11," one of the protesters said. On Sunday, the Sindh government suspended physical classes at schools for grades nursery to eight for 15 days. According to Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani, classes will go online from April 6, Tuesday at all private and public schools. The NCOC has, on the other hand, called a meeting of all education ministers on Tuesday to discuss the fate of schools as coronavirus infections rise.
FaceBook WhatsApp

Private schools association across Pakistan have announced two protests in Islamabad over the government’s decision to close schools.

The All Private Schools Management and Association and the All Pakistan Private Schools Federation will stage a protest on April 7, while the Supreme Council of all Pakistan Schools and Colleges Association has scheduled its demonstration on April 6.

Both of the protests will be held near Islamabad’s Shahra-e-Dastoor.

The protesters have demanded that the government should take back its decision to close schools. “Across the world, online classes have given dissatisfactory results,” All Private Schools Management Association Sindh Chairperson Haider Ali said.

“Closing schools will mean educational losses for millions of students and risking livelihoods of thousands of teachers,” he added.

The associations have warned if anyone interferes in the protests, the Islamabad district administration will be responsible for it.

“Kindly resume classes at educational institutions as per norm by April 11,” one of the protesters said.

On Sunday, the Sindh government suspended physical classes at schools for grades nursery to eight for 15 days. According to Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani, classes will go online from April 6, Tuesday at all private and public schools.

The NCOC has, on the other hand, called a meeting of all education ministers on Tuesday to discuss the fate of schools as coronavirus infections rise.

 
HOME  
 
 
RELATED STORIES

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp
 
 
 
schools, islamabad protest, schools closed, schools and coronavirus
 

MOST READ
MOST READ
Bushra Zaidi – a case that changed Karachi by accident
Pakistan unblocks WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook after 4hrs
Two TLP supporters killed in clash with Lahore police
TLP ends Lahore sit-in as govt accedes to demands
Pakistan to ban Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan: Sheikh Rasheed
 
 
 
 
 
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp